The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 15 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Java 182 151 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 8.47% 8.84% 7.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.22% 24.55% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 90 68
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£388 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +14.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £50.00 £31.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.37% -6.66%
Java
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
819 615 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 38.11% 36.01% 35.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 382 297
Average daily rate £335 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £246 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £412 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 26
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -44.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Java
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the West Yorkshire region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the West Yorkshire region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Java
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -5 148 £400 +23.07% 89
Bradford -6 12 £325 +1.56% 3
Huddersfield - 4 £305 -
Wakefield - 3 £305 - 1
Halifax -3 1 - -
Java
Yorkshire

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Java.

1 232 (57.57%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (34.99%) HTML
3 120 (29.78%) Linux
4 118 (29.28%) JavaScript
5 111 (27.54%) Continuous Integration
6 110 (27.30%) TDD
7 91 (22.58%) SQL
8 89 (22.08%) CSS
9 85 (21.09%) Configuration Management
10 77 (19.11%) Oracle
10 77 (19.11%) UNIX
10 77 (19.11%) MongoDB
11 72 (17.87%) Git (software)
11 72 (17.87%) Spring
12 71 (17.62%) XML
13 68 (16.87%) Web Design
14 67 (16.63%) Jenkins
15 64 (15.88%) Responsive Web Design
16 62 (15.38%) Open Source
17 61 (15.14%) Ruby
18 57 (14.14%) Hibernate
19 56 (13.90%) Cucumber
20 55 (13.65%) HTTP
21 53 (13.15%) J2EE
22 52 (12.90%) Web Services
23 50 (12.41%) Relational Database
24 49 (12.16%) Software Engineering
25 48 (11.91%) REST
26 47 (11.66%) BDD
27 44 (10.92%) HTML5

Java
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 42 (10.42%) WebSphere
2 40 (9.93%) Apache
2 40 (9.93%) Tomcat
3 20 (4.96%) Node.js
4 18 (4.47%) Cloud Foundry
5 16 (3.97%) JBoss
6 15 (3.72%) WebLogic
7 14 (3.47%) IIS
8 12 (2.98%) Jetty
8 12 (2.98%) nginx
9 11 (2.73%) Apache Solr
9 11 (2.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 10 (2.48%) Confluence
11 9 (2.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.99%) CICS
13 4 (0.99%) CMS
13 4 (0.99%) GlassFish
14 3 (0.74%) Apache Pig
14 3 (0.74%) FileNet
Applications
1 11 (2.73%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.24%) MS Office
2 5 (1.24%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.74%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.21%) Cloud Computing
2 18 (4.47%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (3.72%) GitHub
4 13 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (2.98%) Google App Engine
5 12 (2.98%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.74%) Office 365
7 2 (0.50%) SaaS
7 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.50%) IaaS
8 1 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.25%) PaaS
8 1 (0.25%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 55 (13.65%) HTTP
2 18 (4.47%) TCP/IP
3 16 (3.97%) Firewall
4 15 (3.72%) DNS
5 14 (3.47%) SSL
6 12 (2.98%) DHCP
6 12 (2.98%) FTP
6 12 (2.98%) IPsec
7 9 (2.23%) LDAP
8 7 (1.74%) WAN
9 6 (1.49%) Internet
10 4 (0.99%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.74%) Converged Networks
12 1 (0.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (19.11%) MongoDB
2 50 (12.41%) Relational Database
3 40 (9.93%) NoSQL
4 36 (8.93%) MySQL
5 28 (6.95%) Neo4j
6 18 (4.47%) Oracle Database
7 13 (3.23%) SQL Server
8 10 (2.48%) RDBMS
8 10 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.74%) DB2
9 7 (1.74%) Big Data
10 5 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.99%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.74%) Adabas
12 3 (0.74%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.50%) Redis
13 2 (0.50%) CouchDB
13 2 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.25%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 72 (17.87%) Git (software)
2 67 (16.63%) Jenkins
3 56 (13.90%) Cucumber
4 32 (7.94%) Subversion
5 30 (7.44%) JUnit
6 26 (6.45%) Eclipse
7 24 (5.96%) Maven
8 21 (5.21%) Selenium
9 19 (4.71%) TeamCity
10 18 (4.47%) IntelliJ
10 18 (4.47%) Capybara
11 14 (3.47%) JIRA
12 11 (2.73%) Ant
12 11 (2.73%) HP UFT
12 11 (2.73%) GitLab
13 9 (2.23%) WATIR
13 9 (2.23%) Sahi
14 8 (1.99%) NetBeans
15 5 (1.24%) WebDriver
16 4 (0.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (6.45%) Finance
2 12 (2.98%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.73%) Retail
4 5 (1.24%) Games
5 3 (0.74%) Banking
5 3 (0.74%) Publishing
5 3 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.25%) Back Office
6 1 (0.25%) Billing
6 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 252 (62.53%) Developer
2 137 (34.00%) Java Developer
3 31 (7.69%) Analyst
4 22 (5.46%) Architect
5 21 (5.21%) Test Analyst
6 20 (4.96%) Senior Developer
7 19 (4.71%) Software Engineer
8 18 (4.47%) Ruby Developer
9 16 (3.97%) Software Developer
10 13 (3.23%) Agile Coach
11 12 (2.98%) UI Programmer
11 12 (2.98%) UI Developer
11 12 (2.98%) C Developer
11 12 (2.98%) C++ Developer
11 12 (2.98%) Senior Java Developer
12 11 (2.73%) Java Software Engineer
12 11 (2.73%) Lead Developer
12 11 (2.73%) Applications Developer
13 10 (2.48%) Project Manager
13 10 (2.48%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (34.99%) HTML
2 89 (22.08%) CSS
3 72 (17.87%) Spring
4 71 (17.62%) XML
5 57 (14.14%) Hibernate
6 53 (13.15%) J2EE
7 52 (12.90%) Web Services
8 48 (11.91%) REST
9 44 (10.92%) HTML5
10 41 (10.17%) .NET
11 40 (9.93%) CSS3
12 32 (7.94%) JAX-RS
13 31 (7.69%) Spring MVC
13 31 (7.69%) jQuery
14 30 (7.44%) JSP
15 28 (6.95%) Sass
16 27 (6.70%) RESTful
17 22 (5.46%) Servlets
18 18 (4.47%) Sinatra
19 17 (4.22%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (2.98%) Visualisation
3 9 (2.23%) EPoS
4 7 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.49%) Cryptography
5 6 (1.49%) User Experience
6 5 (1.24%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.24%) Chemistry
6 5 (1.24%) Life Science
7 4 (0.99%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.99%) W3C
7 4 (0.99%) Client/Server
7 4 (0.99%) Algorithms
7 4 (0.99%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.74%) NHS
8 3 (0.74%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.74%) Streaming Video
8 3 (0.74%) APACS
8 3 (0.74%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.74%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 120 (29.78%) Linux
2 77 (19.11%) UNIX
3 44 (10.92%) Mac OS X
4 17 (4.22%) Windows
5 16 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.49%) Android
6 6 (1.49%) AIX
7 4 (0.99%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.74%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.50%) CentOS
9 2 (0.50%) zOS
10 1 (0.25%) SUSE
10 1 (0.25%) Debian
10 1 (0.25%) Fedora
10 1 (0.25%) Solaris
10 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (57.57%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (27.54%) Continuous Integration
3 110 (27.30%) TDD
4 85 (21.09%) Configuration Management
5 68 (16.87%) Web Design
6 64 (15.88%) Responsive Web Design
7 62 (15.38%) Open Source
8 49 (12.16%) Software Engineering
9 47 (11.66%) BDD
10 44 (10.92%) Scrum
11 42 (10.42%) MVC
12 39 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
13 37 (9.18%) Test Automation
14 35 (8.68%) E-Commerce
15 30 (7.44%) OO
15 30 (7.44%) Automated Testing
16 26 (6.45%) DevOps
16 26 (6.45%) Mentoring
17 24 (5.96%) Pair Programming
18 23 (5.71%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 118 (29.28%) JavaScript
2 91 (22.58%) SQL
3 61 (15.14%) Ruby
4 43 (10.67%) Python
5 39 (9.68%) C++
6 30 (7.44%) C#
7 26 (6.45%) C
8 25 (6.20%) PHP
9 22 (5.46%) Perl
10 13 (3.23%) Shell Script
10 13 (3.23%) Groovy
11 12 (2.98%) Scala
12 10 (2.48%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.99%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.24%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.99%) COBOL
15 4 (0.99%) JCL
16 3 (0.74%) LotusScript
16 3 (0.74%) BeanShell
16 3 (0.74%) Lua
Qualifications
1 25 (6.20%) Security Cleared
2 20 (4.96%) Degree
3 14 (3.47%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.24%) BC Cleared
4 5 (1.24%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.99%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.50%) ISEB
6 2 (0.50%) CISSP
7 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (9.93%) QA
System Software
1 36 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (2.98%) Xen
3 6 (1.49%) Docker
4 4 (0.99%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 35 (8.68%) Puppet
1 35 (8.68%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (4.47%) Graylog
3 15 (3.72%) Ansible
4 5 (1.24%) logstash
4 5 (1.24%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.99%) Salt
6 2 (0.50%) OpenView
7 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.25%) Nagios
7 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.25%) OpenIDM
7 1 (0.25%) StatsD
7 1 (0.25%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 77 (19.11%) Oracle
2 36 (8.93%) VMware
3 19 (4.71%) Microsoft
3 19 (4.71%) Adobe
4 18 (4.47%) Akamai
4 18 (4.47%) New Relic
5 17 (4.22%) IBM
6 16 (3.97%) Red Hat
6 16 (3.97%) Google
7 12 (2.98%) hybris
8 9 (2.23%) Sun
9 7 (1.74%) Lotus
10 4 (0.99%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.99%) Splunk
10 4 (0.99%) HP
11 3 (0.74%) Sybase
11 3 (0.74%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (0.74%) SAP
11 3 (0.74%) Cisco
11 3 (0.74%) Novell
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
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TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
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The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
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Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Oliver Bernard
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: 25 days ago
Leeds
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 26 days ago