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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 16 19 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Contract jobs citing Java 156 113 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 9.25% 7.44% 5.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.96% 19.52% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 63 42
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£375 £350 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +10.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.13% +2.77%
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
601 579 559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 35.65% 38.12% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 376 302
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 24
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £16.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.93% +44.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £13.65 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £175.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 +8 126 £375 +15.38% 55
Bradford +8 19 £370 +17.46% 5
Huddersfield - 2 £325 -
Castleford - - - -
Halifax - - - - 2
Otley - - - - 1
Wakefield - - - - 1
Wetherby - - - -
Java
Yorkshire

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 145 (48.66%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (32.55%) HTML
3 77 (25.84%) Oracle
4 68 (22.82%) Linux
5 58 (19.46%) J2EE
6 57 (19.13%) Hibernate
7 53 (17.79%) UNIX
8 52 (17.45%) CSS
8 52 (17.45%) SQL
8 52 (17.45%) Continuous Integration
9 51 (17.11%) Configuration Management
9 51 (17.11%) TDD
10 50 (16.78%) HTTP
10 50 (16.78%) REST
11 48 (16.11%) Ruby
12 44 (14.77%) MongoDB
13 43 (14.43%) Web Design
14 42 (14.09%) JavaScript
15 41 (13.76%) Python
16 40 (13.42%) Mentoring
17 39 (13.09%) Subversion
18 37 (12.42%) Spring
18 37 (12.42%) C#
18 37 (12.42%) PHP
19 35 (11.74%) Security Cleared
20 34 (11.41%) jQuery
20 34 (11.41%) Responsive Web Design
20 34 (11.41%) .NET
21 33 (11.07%) Mac OS X
21 33 (11.07%) MVC

Java
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 16 (5.37%) WebLogic
2 12 (4.03%) Apache
2 12 (4.03%) Tomcat
2 12 (4.03%) WebSphere
3 11 (3.69%) Apache Solr
4 8 (2.68%) Node.js
4 8 (2.68%) Adobe CQ
5 7 (2.35%) JBoss
6 5 (1.68%) Oracle BPEL
6 5 (1.68%) Apache ServiceMix
6 5 (1.68%) nginx
7 3 (1.01%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.01%) Jetty
7 3 (1.01%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.67%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.67%) CMS
9 1 (0.34%) ATG Dynamo
Applications
1 5 (1.68%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.01%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (1.01%) SaaS
2 3 (1.01%) Google App Engine
2 3 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.67%) Route 53
3 2 (0.67%) GitHub
3 2 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 50 (16.78%) HTTP
2 21 (7.05%) LDAP
3 16 (5.37%) TCP/IP
4 10 (3.36%) SSL
4 10 (3.36%) Firewall
5 9 (3.02%) DNS
6 4 (1.34%) DHCP
7 3 (1.01%) IPsec
7 3 (1.01%) FTP
8 2 (0.67%) ATM
8 2 (0.67%) Internet
8 2 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.34%) SSH
9 1 (0.34%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (14.77%) MongoDB
2 30 (10.07%) Relational Database
3 28 (9.40%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (8.72%) Neo4j
5 23 (7.72%) Oracle Database
6 16 (5.37%) NoSQL
7 10 (3.36%) MySQL
8 9 (3.02%) Redis
9 8 (2.68%) Oracle BI EE
9 8 (2.68%) Oracle ODI
10 7 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (2.35%) SQL Server
11 6 (2.01%) Pentaho
12 5 (1.68%) Riak
13 4 (1.34%) Apache Hive
13 4 (1.34%) Big Data
13 4 (1.34%) Hadoop
14 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
15 2 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
15 2 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 39 (13.09%) Subversion
2 32 (10.74%) JUnit
3 25 (8.39%) Git (software)
4 21 (7.05%) Jenkins
4 21 (7.05%) Cucumber
5 17 (5.70%) Selenium
6 12 (4.03%) DbUnit
7 10 (3.36%) JMeter
8 8 (2.68%) QuickTest Pro
8 8 (2.68%) Maven
9 7 (2.35%) Eclipse
9 7 (2.35%) Hudson
10 5 (1.68%) QUnit
11 4 (1.34%) JProfiler
11 4 (1.34%) WebDriver
11 4 (1.34%) JIRA
12 3 (1.01%) LoadRunner
13 2 (0.67%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.67%) Gradle
13 2 (0.67%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (6.04%) Finance
2 9 (3.02%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.01%) Retail
4 5 (1.68%) Law
5 4 (1.34%) Games
Job Titles
1 160 (53.69%) Developer
2 108 (36.24%) Java Developer
3 23 (7.72%) Architect
4 22 (7.38%) Analyst
5 19 (6.38%) Agile Coach
6 17 (5.70%) Lead Developer
7 15 (5.03%) Senior Developer
8 12 (4.03%) Tester
9 11 (3.69%) Lead Java Developer
10 10 (3.36%) DevOps Engineer
10 10 (3.36%) Designer
10 10 (3.36%) UI Developer
11 9 (3.02%) Senior Java Developer
11 9 (3.02%) Test Analyst
11 9 (3.02%) UI Programmer
12 8 (2.68%) SOA Designer
12 8 (2.68%) Support Analyst
13 7 (2.35%) Front-End Developer
14 6 (2.01%) Android Developer
14 6 (2.01%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (32.55%) HTML
2 58 (19.46%) J2EE
3 57 (19.13%) Hibernate
4 52 (17.45%) CSS
5 50 (16.78%) REST
6 37 (12.42%) Spring
7 34 (11.41%) jQuery
7 34 (11.41%) .NET
8 31 (10.40%) XML
9 27 (9.06%) Web Services
10 25 (8.39%) JAX-RS
11 23 (7.72%) Ajax
12 21 (7.05%) SOAP
13 20 (6.71%) Spring MVC
14 15 (5.03%) JSP
15 13 (4.36%) RESTful
16 12 (4.03%) JSON
17 11 (3.69%) Java EE
17 11 (3.69%) JPA
17 11 (3.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.06%) Open Source
2 11 (3.69%) User Experience
3 7 (2.35%) NHS
4 6 (2.01%) Algorithms
4 6 (2.01%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.68%) PKI
5 5 (1.68%) Smartcard
6 4 (1.34%) Online Games
6 4 (1.34%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.34%) Ontologies
6 4 (1.34%) Chemistry
7 3 (1.01%) Statistics
7 3 (1.01%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.01%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.67%) GIS
9 1 (0.34%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.34%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.34%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.34%) Social Media
9 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 68 (22.82%) Linux
2 53 (17.79%) UNIX
3 33 (11.07%) Mac OS X
4 12 (4.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.35%) Android
6 5 (1.68%) CentOS
7 4 (1.34%) Solaris
7 4 (1.34%) Windows
8 3 (1.01%) AIX
8 3 (1.01%) HPUX
9 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (48.66%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (17.45%) Continuous Integration
3 51 (17.11%) Configuration Management
3 51 (17.11%) TDD
4 43 (14.43%) Web Design
5 40 (13.42%) Mentoring
6 34 (11.41%) Responsive Web Design
7 33 (11.07%) MVC
8 29 (9.73%) DevOps
9 28 (9.40%) Software Engineering
10 25 (8.39%) Web Application Development
11 24 (8.05%) OO
12 23 (7.72%) Enterprise Architecture
13 19 (6.38%) BDD
13 19 (6.38%) Test Automation
14 18 (6.04%) E-Commerce
15 17 (5.70%) Scrum
15 17 (5.70%) Refactoring
15 17 (5.70%) ATDD
16 16 (5.37%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (17.45%) SQL
2 48 (16.11%) Ruby
3 42 (14.09%) JavaScript
4 41 (13.76%) Python
5 37 (12.42%) C#
5 37 (12.42%) PHP
6 11 (3.69%) Perl
6 11 (3.69%) Scala
7 10 (3.36%) C
8 9 (3.02%) VB
8 9 (3.02%) C++
9 8 (2.68%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.01%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.68%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.34%) SPARQL
12 4 (1.34%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.67%) BeanShell
14 1 (0.34%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (11.74%) Security Cleared
2 17 (5.70%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.01%) Degree
4 2 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.34%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.70%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (1.01%) Xen
1 3 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (9.73%) Puppet
2 7 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.01%) OpenIDM
4 3 (1.01%) Graphite
5 2 (0.67%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.34%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 77 (25.84%) Oracle
2 19 (6.38%) Splunk
3 16 (5.37%) hybris
4 13 (4.36%) Microsoft
4 13 (4.36%) Red Hat
5 7 (2.35%) IBM
6 6 (2.01%) HP
7 5 (1.68%) VMware
7 5 (1.68%) ATG
7 5 (1.68%) Adobe
7 5 (1.68%) Cisco
8 3 (1.01%) Google
9 2 (0.67%) Percona
9 2 (0.67%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.67%) SAP
9 2 (0.67%) Sybase
9 2 (0.67%) Novell
9 2 (0.67%) Sun
10 1 (0.34%) Mercator
10 1 (0.34%) BEA
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