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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 22 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing Java 101 136 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 5.98% 8.67% 10.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.91% 23.17% 23.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 76 96
Average daily rate
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£355 £340 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £259 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £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 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.04% -0.66%
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
534 587 827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 31.62% 37.41% 43.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 319 466
Average daily rate £323 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 36 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 2 September 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 2 September 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 70 £355 +4.41% 30
Bradford -8 10 £310 -11.42% 7
Halifax -14 3 £500 +24.22% 5
Huddersfield - - - - 3
Otley - - - - 2
Wakefield - - - - 1
Wetherby - - - -
Java
Yorkshire

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 83 (25.62%) Oracle
3 82 (25.31%) J2EE
4 73 (22.53%) Spring
5 58 (17.90%) XML
6 57 (17.59%) Hibernate
7 56 (17.28%) JavaScript
8 55 (16.98%) PHP
9 54 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 52 (16.05%) TDD
11 51 (15.74%) jQuery
12 50 (15.43%) Software Engineering
12 50 (15.43%) HTML
13 49 (15.12%) MVC
14 47 (14.51%) OO
15 46 (14.20%) CSS
15 46 (14.20%) Maven
16 44 (13.58%) C#
17 40 (12.35%) Tomcat
18 37 (11.42%) Linux
18 37 (11.42%) Finance
19 36 (11.11%) .NET
20 35 (10.80%) WebLogic
21 33 (10.19%) JSP
22 32 (9.88%) BDD
22 32 (9.88%) REST
22 32 (9.88%) Enterprise Software
23 30 (9.26%) Web Services
23 30 (9.26%) PL/SQL
23 30 (9.26%) Scrum

Java
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 6 (1.85%) 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 20 (6.17%) 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
1 24 (7.41%) Oracle Database
2 21 (6.48%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (6.17%) Redis
4 14 (4.32%) MySQL
5 13 (4.01%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (3.70%) Relational Database
7 10 (3.09%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (2.16%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.85%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.23%) DB2
11 4 (1.23%) Oracle ODI
12 3 (0.93%) SQLPlus
12 3 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
13 2 (0.62%) CouchDB
13 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.62%) QlikView
13 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 46 (14.20%) Maven
2 29 (8.95%) Selenium
3 26 (8.02%) Git (software)
4 25 (7.72%) Cucumber
5 22 (6.79%) JUnit
6 20 (6.17%) JMeter
7 16 (4.94%) Jenkins
8 15 (4.63%) Subversion
9 12 (3.70%) JIRA
10 11 (3.40%) WebDriver
11 9 (2.78%) Hudson
11 9 (2.78%) SoapUI
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
1 185 (57.10%) Developer
2 110 (33.95%) 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 14 (4.32%) Analyst
12 13 (4.01%) Senior Java Developer
13 11 (3.40%) UI Developer
14 10 (3.09%) UI Programmer
15 9 (2.78%) PHP Zend Developer
15 9 (2.78%) Automation Tester
15 9 (2.78%) Functional Tester
15 9 (2.78%) Manual Tester
16 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 57 (17.59%) Hibernate
5 51 (15.74%) jQuery
6 50 (15.43%) HTML
7 46 (14.20%) CSS
8 36 (11.11%) .NET
9 33 (10.19%) JSP
10 32 (9.88%) REST
11 30 (9.26%) Web Services
12 26 (8.02%) Spring MVC
13 22 (6.79%) Ajax
13 22 (6.79%) Java EE
13 22 (6.79%) SOAP
13 22 (6.79%) JMS
14 19 (5.86%) JDBC
14 19 (5.86%) HTML5
15 16 (4.94%) JPA
16 14 (4.32%) RESTful
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 8 (2.47%) 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 37 (11.42%) 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 54 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (16.05%) TDD
3 50 (15.43%) Software Engineering
4 49 (15.12%) MVC
5 47 (14.51%) OO
6 32 (9.88%) BDD
7 30 (9.26%) Scrum
8 25 (7.72%) User Stories
9 23 (7.10%) Performance Testing
10 22 (6.79%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (6.48%) Test Scripting
12 19 (5.86%) Unit Testing
13 18 (5.56%) Validation
14 17 (5.25%) SOA
14 17 (5.25%) Test Automation
15 16 (4.94%) Performance Tuning
16 15 (4.63%) Data Modelling
16 15 (4.63%) Configuration Management
16 15 (4.63%) Web Design
17 12 (3.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 86 (26.54%) SQL
2 56 (17.28%) 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 5 (1.54%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.23%) XQuery
13 3 (0.93%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.93%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 3 (0.93%) C
14 2 (0.62%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.62%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.62%) Perl
15 1 (0.31%) COBOL
15 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 83 (25.62%) Oracle
2 18 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 17 (5.25%) Zend
4 14 (4.32%) hybris
5 13 (4.01%) IBM
6 7 (2.16%) Perforce
6 7 (2.16%) Adobe
7 6 (1.85%) SAP
7 6 (1.85%) Microsoft
8 5 (1.54%) JBoss
9 4 (1.23%) Twitter
10 3 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.93%) ATG
10 3 (0.93%) Google
10 3 (0.93%) Cisco
10 3 (0.93%) FatWire
10 3 (0.93%) VMware
11 2 (0.62%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.62%) HP
11 2 (0.62%) TIBCO
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