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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 18 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing Java 115 134 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 6.76% 8.66% 10.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.99% 23.43% 23.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 75 98
Average daily rate
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£360 £340 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £258 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £440 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £44.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.99% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-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
548 572 839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 32.20% 36.97% 43.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 311 475
Average daily rate £325 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 35 13
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 £21.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% +29.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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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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 +2 84 £360 +5.88% 28
Bradford -9 9 £320 -8.57% 7
Halifax -15 3 £500 +24.22% 5
Huddersfield - - - - 3
Otley - - - - 2
Wakefield - - - - 3
Wetherby - - - -
Java
Yorkshire

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 86 (26.54%) SQL
2 82 (25.31%) J2EE
2 82 (25.31%) Oracle
3 73 (22.53%) Spring
4 58 (17.90%) XML
5 57 (17.59%) JavaScript
6 56 (17.28%) Hibernate
7 55 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (16.98%) PHP
8 53 (16.36%) jQuery
9 52 (16.05%) HTML
10 51 (15.74%) TDD
11 50 (15.43%) Software Engineering
11 50 (15.43%) MVC
12 48 (14.81%) CSS
13 47 (14.51%) OO
14 45 (13.89%) Maven
15 44 (13.58%) C#
16 40 (12.35%) Tomcat
17 37 (11.42%) Finance
18 36 (11.11%) Linux
19 35 (10.80%) .NET
19 35 (10.80%) JSP
19 35 (10.80%) WebLogic
20 32 (9.88%) REST
20 32 (9.88%) Enterprise Software
21 31 (9.57%) BDD
22 30 (9.26%) PL/SQL
23 29 (8.95%) C++
23 29 (8.95%) Web Services

Java
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 40 (12.35%) Tomcat
2 35 (10.80%) WebLogic
3 29 (8.95%) Apache
4 12 (3.70%) Oracle Service Bus
4 12 (3.70%) Apache Solr
5 11 (3.40%) WebSphere
6 8 (2.47%) Jetty
6 8 (2.47%) IIS
7 7 (2.16%) CMS
8 5 (1.54%) Apache ServiceMix
9 4 (1.23%) MQSeries
9 4 (1.23%) nginx
10 3 (0.93%) Confluence
10 3 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.62%) Adobe CQ
11 2 (0.62%) Mule
12 1 (0.31%) TIBCO EMS
12 1 (0.31%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.31%) AquaLogic Service Bus
12 1 (0.31%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 7 (2.16%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.93%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (3.09%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.62%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.31%) Magento
3 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.93%) Google App Engine
3 2 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.62%) Force.com
4 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.31%) SaaS
4 1 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.86%) HTTP
2 16 (4.94%) OpenLDAP
3 8 (2.47%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.85%) FTP
5 5 (1.54%) DNS
6 4 (1.23%) DHCP
6 4 (1.23%) SSL
7 3 (0.93%) IPsec
7 3 (0.93%) LAN
7 3 (0.93%) WAN
8 2 (0.62%) Internet
8 2 (0.62%) Firewall
9 1 (0.31%) Wireless
9 1 (0.31%) SSH
9 1 (0.31%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.10%) Oracle Database
3 21 (6.48%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (6.17%) Redis
5 14 (4.32%) MySQL
6 13 (4.01%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (3.70%) Relational Database
8 10 (3.09%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (2.16%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.85%) NoSQL
11 5 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (1.23%) DB2
13 3 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.93%) SQLPlus
13 3 (0.93%) Oracle ODI
14 2 (0.62%) Couchbase
14 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (0.62%) Oracle BI EE
14 2 (0.62%) CouchDB
14 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 45 (13.89%) Maven
2 28 (8.64%) Selenium
3 26 (8.02%) Git (software)
4 24 (7.41%) Cucumber
5 21 (6.48%) JUnit
6 20 (6.17%) JMeter
7 16 (4.94%) Jenkins
8 14 (4.32%) Subversion
9 12 (3.70%) JIRA
10 11 (3.40%) WebDriver
11 9 (2.78%) SoapUI
12 8 (2.47%) Hudson
12 8 (2.47%) JBehave
12 8 (2.47%) Eclipse
13 7 (2.16%) Oracle Forms
13 7 (2.16%) Ant
14 6 (1.85%) DbUnit
15 5 (1.54%) TeamCity
15 5 (1.54%) NUnit
16 4 (1.23%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 37 (11.42%) Finance
2 12 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.09%) Retail
4 6 (1.85%) Banking
5 2 (0.62%) Law
5 2 (0.62%) Marketing
6 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.31%) Advertising
6 1 (0.31%) Automotive
6 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.31%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 186 (57.41%) Developer
2 109 (33.64%) Java Developer
3 33 (10.19%) Tester
4 31 (9.57%) Architect
5 24 (7.41%) Software Engineer
6 22 (6.79%) PHP Developer
7 20 (6.17%) Technical Architect
8 19 (5.86%) Java Software Engineer
9 18 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 16 (4.94%) Senior Developer
10 16 (4.94%) Oracle Developer
11 13 (4.01%) Analyst
11 13 (4.01%) Senior Java Developer
11 13 (4.01%) UI Developer
12 12 (3.70%) UI Programmer
13 9 (2.78%) Automation Tester
13 9 (2.78%) PHP Zend Developer
13 9 (2.78%) Functional Tester
13 9 (2.78%) Manual Tester
14 7 (2.16%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (25.31%) J2EE
2 73 (22.53%) Spring
3 58 (17.90%) XML
4 56 (17.28%) Hibernate
5 53 (16.36%) jQuery
6 52 (16.05%) HTML
7 48 (14.81%) CSS
8 35 (10.80%) JSP
8 35 (10.80%) .NET
9 32 (9.88%) REST
10 29 (8.95%) Web Services
11 27 (8.33%) Spring MVC
12 22 (6.79%) Ajax
12 22 (6.79%) Java EE
12 22 (6.79%) JMS
13 21 (6.48%) SOAP
14 20 (6.17%) HTML5
15 19 (5.86%) JDBC
16 16 (4.94%) CSS3
16 16 (4.94%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.88%) Enterprise Software
2 23 (7.10%) Open Source
3 12 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.09%) Reference Data
4 10 (3.09%) Data Integration
5 9 (2.78%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.54%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.23%) VLE
7 4 (1.23%) DataPower
8 3 (0.93%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.93%) NHS
9 2 (0.62%) GIS
9 2 (0.62%) Clustering
9 2 (0.62%) Statistics
9 2 (0.62%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.62%) iPhone
9 2 (0.62%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.31%) RIA
10 1 (0.31%) Animation
10 1 (0.31%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 36 (11.11%) Linux
2 20 (6.17%) UNIX
3 13 (4.01%) Windows
4 8 (2.47%) Android
5 4 (1.23%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.23%) AIX
6 2 (0.62%) HPUX
7 1 (0.31%) Debian
7 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (15.74%) TDD
3 50 (15.43%) MVC
3 50 (15.43%) Software Engineering
4 47 (14.51%) OO
5 31 (9.57%) BDD
6 29 (8.95%) Scrum
7 25 (7.72%) User Stories
8 23 (7.10%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (6.79%) Performance Testing
10 20 (6.17%) Test Scripting
11 19 (5.86%) Unit Testing
12 18 (5.56%) Validation
13 17 (5.25%) Web Design
13 17 (5.25%) SOA
13 17 (5.25%) Test Automation
14 16 (4.94%) Configuration Management
14 16 (4.94%) Performance Tuning
15 15 (4.63%) Data Modelling
16 12 (3.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 86 (26.54%) SQL
2 57 (17.59%) JavaScript
3 55 (16.98%) PHP
4 44 (13.58%) C#
5 30 (9.26%) PL/SQL
6 29 (8.95%) C++
7 22 (6.79%) Ruby
8 13 (4.01%) Python
9 11 (3.40%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.16%) VB
11 4 (1.23%) XQuery
11 4 (1.23%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.93%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 3 (0.93%) C
12 3 (0.93%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.62%) Perl
13 2 (0.62%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.31%) COBOL
14 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.31%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 15 (4.63%) Security Cleared
2 11 (3.40%) ISEB
3 8 (2.47%) Degree
3 8 (2.47%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.62%) PMP
4 2 (0.62%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.62%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.02%) QA
2 4 (1.23%) COBIT
3 3 (0.93%) SLA
4 1 (0.31%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 3 (0.93%) Xen
1 3 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.31%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (0.62%) Puppet
2 1 (0.31%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.31%) Hyperic
2 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 82 (25.31%) Oracle
2 18 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 17 (5.25%) Zend
4 15 (4.63%) hybris
5 13 (4.01%) IBM
6 8 (2.47%) Adobe
7 7 (2.16%) Perforce
8 6 (1.85%) Microsoft
8 6 (1.85%) SAP
9 5 (1.54%) JBoss
10 4 (1.23%) Twitter
11 3 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.93%) ATG
11 3 (0.93%) Google
11 3 (0.93%) Cisco
11 3 (0.93%) FatWire
11 3 (0.93%) VMware
12 2 (0.62%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.62%) HP
12 2 (0.62%) TIBCO
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