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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 10 13 25
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Contract jobs citing Java 197 147 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 10.54% 9.31% 6.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.98% 23.94% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 81 67
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£400 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £215 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
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
657 614 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 35.15% 38.89% 38.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 384 346
Average daily rate £350 £300 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £236 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 21
Average hourly rate £33.00 £14.63 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.64% -12.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £13.65 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £22.30 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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 +3 168 £425 +30.76% 37
Bradford +2 15 £423 +34.42% 7
Huddersfield - 2 £325 -
Castleford - - - -
Halifax - - - - 2
Otley - - - -
Pontefract - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 2
Wetherby - - - -
Java
Yorkshire

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 133 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (29.05%) Oracle
3 80 (27.03%) HTML
4 64 (21.62%) Linux
5 62 (20.95%) SQL
6 60 (20.27%) J2EE
7 59 (19.93%) Hibernate
8 51 (17.23%) UNIX
9 48 (16.22%) TDD
10 47 (15.88%) Configuration Management
10 47 (15.88%) HTTP
11 46 (15.54%) REST
12 45 (15.20%) Ruby
13 40 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
14 39 (13.18%) MongoDB
14 39 (13.18%) Mentoring
15 38 (12.84%) Spring
15 38 (12.84%) PHP
15 38 (12.84%) JavaScript
15 38 (12.84%) CSS
16 36 (12.16%) Python
17 35 (11.82%) XML
17 35 (11.82%) .NET
18 34 (11.49%) Web Design
18 34 (11.49%) Security Cleared
19 32 (10.81%) MVC
19 32 (10.81%) C#
20 31 (10.47%) Software Engineering
21 30 (10.14%) PostgreSQL
21 30 (10.14%) Relational Database

Java
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 19 (6.42%) Tomcat
1 19 (6.42%) Apache
2 16 (5.41%) WebLogic
3 15 (5.07%) WebSphere
4 8 (2.70%) Apache Solr
5 7 (2.36%) Node.js
5 7 (2.36%) Apache ServiceMix
6 6 (2.03%) JBoss
7 5 (1.69%) nginx
7 5 (1.69%) Adobe CQ
8 4 (1.35%) Oracle BPEL
9 3 (1.01%) Jetty
9 3 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.01%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.01%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.68%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.34%) Confluence
11 1 (0.34%) CMS
11 1 (0.34%) ATG Dynamo
Applications
1 4 (1.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.01%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.69%) Oracle BPM
1 5 (1.69%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.68%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.35%) SaaS
2 4 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.01%) Google App Engine
3 3 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.68%) Route 53
4 2 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.68%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.34%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 47 (15.88%) HTTP
2 21 (7.09%) LDAP
3 19 (6.42%) TCP/IP
4 10 (3.38%) SSL
4 10 (3.38%) Firewall
5 9 (3.04%) DNS
6 5 (1.69%) OpenLDAP
7 4 (1.35%) DHCP
8 3 (1.01%) IPsec
8 3 (1.01%) FTP
9 2 (0.68%) Internet
9 2 (0.68%) ATM
9 2 (0.68%) SSH
9 2 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.68%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.34%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (13.18%) MongoDB
2 30 (10.14%) PostgreSQL
2 30 (10.14%) Relational Database
3 29 (9.80%) Oracle Database
4 25 (8.45%) Neo4j
5 17 (5.74%) Redis
6 13 (4.39%) NoSQL
7 9 (3.04%) MySQL
7 9 (3.04%) SQL Server
8 8 (2.70%) Oracle ODI
8 8 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
9 7 (2.36%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.69%) Pentaho
10 5 (1.69%) Riak
11 4 (1.35%) Big Data
11 4 (1.35%) Apache Hive
11 4 (1.35%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.01%) DB2
13 2 (0.68%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (9.12%) JUnit
1 27 (9.12%) Subversion
2 24 (8.11%) Cucumber
3 21 (7.09%) Git (software)
4 19 (6.42%) Selenium
5 17 (5.74%) Jenkins
6 14 (4.73%) JMeter
7 10 (3.38%) DbUnit
7 10 (3.38%) Maven
8 7 (2.36%) JIRA
9 6 (2.03%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (1.35%) QUnit
10 4 (1.35%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.01%) Hudson
11 3 (1.01%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.68%) Ant
12 2 (0.68%) Gradle
12 2 (0.68%) JProfiler
13 1 (0.34%) Jasmine
13 1 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (5.74%) Finance
2 9 (3.04%) Retail
3 5 (1.69%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.69%) Law
4 4 (1.35%) Games
5 2 (0.68%) Banking
6 1 (0.34%) Marketing
6 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 151 (51.01%) Developer
2 100 (33.78%) Java Developer
3 30 (10.14%) Architect
4 23 (7.77%) Analyst
5 18 (6.08%) Agile Coach
5 18 (6.08%) Senior Developer
6 17 (5.74%) Tester
7 15 (5.07%) Lead Developer
8 12 (4.05%) Senior Java Developer
9 10 (3.38%) Designer
9 10 (3.38%) DevOps Engineer
9 10 (3.38%) Technical Architect
9 10 (3.38%) Lead Java Developer
10 9 (3.04%) Support Analyst
11 8 (2.70%) Android Developer
11 8 (2.70%) SOA Designer
12 7 (2.36%) UI Developer
12 7 (2.36%) Front-End Developer
12 7 (2.36%) Test Analyst
13 6 (2.03%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (27.03%) HTML
2 60 (20.27%) J2EE
3 59 (19.93%) Hibernate
4 46 (15.54%) REST
5 38 (12.84%) Spring
5 38 (12.84%) CSS
6 35 (11.82%) XML
6 35 (11.82%) .NET
7 27 (9.12%) Web Services
8 26 (8.78%) jQuery
9 24 (8.11%) JAX-RS
10 21 (7.09%) Ajax
11 20 (6.76%) Spring MVC
12 17 (5.74%) SOAP
13 15 (5.07%) JSP
14 14 (4.73%) JPA
15 13 (4.39%) RESTful
16 12 (4.05%) Java EE
16 12 (4.05%) JSON
17 8 (2.70%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.46%) Open Source
2 11 (3.72%) User Experience
3 9 (3.04%) NHS
4 8 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.69%) Algorithms
5 5 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.35%) Smartcard
6 4 (1.35%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.35%) PKI
6 4 (1.35%) Online Games
7 3 (1.01%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.01%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.01%) DataPower
7 3 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.01%) Statistics
7 3 (1.01%) GIS
8 2 (0.68%) Ontologies
8 2 (0.68%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.68%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.68%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 64 (21.62%) Linux
2 51 (17.23%) UNIX
3 28 (9.46%) Mac OS X
4 12 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (3.38%) Android
6 8 (2.70%) Windows
7 5 (1.69%) AIX
8 4 (1.35%) Solaris
8 4 (1.35%) CentOS
8 4 (1.35%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.01%) HPUX
10 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.34%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (16.22%) TDD
3 47 (15.88%) Configuration Management
4 40 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (13.18%) Mentoring
6 34 (11.49%) Web Design
7 32 (10.81%) MVC
8 31 (10.47%) Software Engineering
9 29 (9.80%) DevOps
10 28 (9.46%) Responsive Web Design
11 23 (7.77%) Web Application Development
11 23 (7.77%) OO
12 20 (6.76%) BDD
12 20 (6.76%) Enterprise Architecture
12 20 (6.76%) SOA
13 18 (6.08%) Test Scripting
13 18 (6.08%) Test Automation
13 18 (6.08%) Scrum
14 16 (5.41%) ATDD
14 16 (5.41%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 62 (20.95%) SQL
2 45 (15.20%) Ruby
3 38 (12.84%) PHP
3 38 (12.84%) JavaScript
4 36 (12.16%) Python
5 32 (10.81%) C#
6 12 (4.05%) PL/SQL
7 11 (3.72%) C++
7 11 (3.72%) Scala
8 10 (3.38%) C
9 9 (3.04%) VB
10 8 (2.70%) VB.NET
10 8 (2.70%) Perl
10 8 (2.70%) Bash Shell
11 7 (2.36%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.68%) SPARQL
12 2 (0.68%) BeanShell
13 1 (0.34%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.34%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (11.49%) Security Cleared
2 17 (5.74%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.35%) Degree
4 3 (1.01%) ISEB
5 2 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.68%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.74%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (1.01%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (9.80%) Puppet
2 7 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.69%) OpenIDM
4 3 (1.01%) Graphite
5 2 (0.68%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.34%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.34%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 86 (29.05%) Oracle
2 18 (6.08%) Splunk
2 18 (6.08%) Red Hat
3 15 (5.07%) hybris
4 13 (4.39%) IBM
5 10 (3.38%) Microsoft
6 7 (2.36%) ATG
7 5 (1.69%) VMware
8 4 (1.35%) Cisco
8 4 (1.35%) HP
8 4 (1.35%) Adobe
8 4 (1.35%) SAP
9 3 (1.01%) Twitter
9 3 (1.01%) Google
10 2 (0.68%) Sun
10 2 (0.68%) Novell
10 2 (0.68%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.68%) Sybase
10 2 (0.68%) Percona
11 1 (0.34%) Kony
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LA International
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £330 - £380 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
Annapurna
Rate: £475 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago