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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 9 12 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Contract jobs citing Java 220 177 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.00% 9.96% 6.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.52% 23.76% 19.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 114 46
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£375 £325 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £14.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
862 745 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 43.10% 41.90% 33.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 525 241
Average daily rate £338 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £406 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 20
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% +55.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 201 £375 +15.38% 66
Bradford -19 4 £565 +25.55% 1
Halifax 0 1 £300 -27.27%
Bingley - 1 - -
Java
Yorkshire

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 233 (60.21%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (39.79%) HTML
3 112 (28.94%) Linux
4 95 (24.55%) TDD
5 89 (23.00%) Continuous Integration
6 88 (22.74%) CSS
7 86 (22.22%) Oracle
8 85 (21.96%) Web Design
9 83 (21.45%) Configuration Management
10 82 (21.19%) MongoDB
11 80 (20.67%) SQL
12 78 (20.16%) JavaScript
13 77 (19.90%) UNIX
13 77 (19.90%) HTTP
14 76 (19.64%) Responsive Web Design
15 74 (19.12%) REST
16 72 (18.60%) Hibernate
17 67 (17.31%) Git (software)
18 66 (17.05%) Relational Database
18 66 (17.05%) Mac OS X
19 64 (16.54%) Open Source
20 61 (15.76%) J2EE
21 60 (15.50%) Subversion
22 54 (13.95%) Ruby
23 51 (13.18%) Python
24 50 (12.92%) Jenkins
25 49 (12.66%) XML
26 48 (12.40%) JAX-RS
27 46 (11.89%) BDD
28 45 (11.63%) Mentoring

Java
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 27 (6.98%) Apache
2 26 (6.72%) WebSphere
3 21 (5.43%) Tomcat
4 17 (4.39%) WebLogic
5 14 (3.62%) Node.js
6 13 (3.36%) nginx
6 13 (3.36%) Cloud Foundry
6 13 (3.36%) IIS
7 12 (3.10%) Jetty
8 11 (2.84%) JBoss
9 10 (2.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 9 (2.33%) Apache Solr
11 8 (2.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 6 (1.55%) Oracle BPEL
12 6 (1.55%) Apache ServiceMix
13 4 (1.03%) CMS
13 4 (1.03%) SharePoint
14 3 (0.78%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.78%) Lotus Domino
14 3 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (1.81%) MS Excel
1 7 (1.81%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.81%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.13%) Cloud Computing
2 15 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (3.62%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (3.10%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (3.10%) Google App Engine
5 5 (1.29%) SaaS
6 2 (0.52%) GitHub
6 2 (0.52%) IaaS
6 2 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.52%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.52%) Route 53
7 1 (0.26%) PaaS
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 77 (19.90%) HTTP
2 23 (5.94%) TCP/IP
2 23 (5.94%) Firewall
3 18 (4.65%) DNS
4 16 (4.13%) SSL
5 12 (3.10%) IPsec
5 12 (3.10%) DHCP
5 12 (3.10%) FTP
6 8 (2.07%) LDAP
7 5 (1.29%) Internet
8 2 (0.52%) ATM
9 1 (0.26%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (21.19%) MongoDB
2 66 (17.05%) Relational Database
3 43 (11.11%) Neo4j
4 36 (9.30%) NoSQL
5 23 (5.94%) MySQL
6 20 (5.17%) Oracle Database
7 19 (4.91%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (2.58%) RDBMS
8 10 (2.58%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (2.33%) SQL Server
10 7 (1.81%) Pentaho
11 5 (1.29%) Big Data
12 4 (1.03%) DB2
12 4 (1.03%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.03%) Redis
13 3 (0.78%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
15 1 (0.26%) Riak
Development Applications
1 67 (17.31%) Git (software)
2 60 (15.50%) Subversion
3 50 (12.92%) Jenkins
4 28 (7.24%) JUnit
4 28 (7.24%) Cucumber
5 23 (5.94%) Eclipse
6 18 (4.65%) Maven
6 18 (4.65%) Selenium
7 13 (3.36%) TeamCity
7 13 (3.36%) Capybara
7 13 (3.36%) IntelliJ
8 10 (2.58%) QuickTest Pro
9 9 (2.33%) JMeter
10 8 (2.07%) NetBeans
10 8 (2.07%) WATIR
10 8 (2.07%) Sahi
11 7 (1.81%) Hudson
11 7 (1.81%) Ant
12 6 (1.55%) QUnit
12 6 (1.55%) DbUnit
General
1 28 (7.24%) Finance
2 11 (2.84%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.55%) Retail
4 4 (1.03%) Law
4 4 (1.03%) Games
5 3 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 255 (65.89%) Developer
2 159 (41.09%) Java Developer
3 26 (6.72%) Senior Developer
3 26 (6.72%) Lead Developer
4 24 (6.20%) Architect
5 22 (5.68%) Analyst
6 20 (5.17%) Lead Java Developer
7 16 (4.13%) Senior Java Developer
8 13 (3.36%) Ruby Developer
8 13 (3.36%) Test Analyst
9 11 (2.84%) Software Developer
10 10 (2.58%) Software Engineer
11 9 (2.33%) UI Programmer
11 9 (2.33%) UI Developer
11 9 (2.33%) Front-End Developer
12 8 (2.07%) QA Analyst
12 8 (2.07%) Java Software Engineer
12 8 (2.07%) SOA Developer
13 7 (1.81%) Designer
13 7 (1.81%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (39.79%) HTML
2 88 (22.74%) CSS
3 74 (19.12%) REST
4 72 (18.60%) Hibernate
5 61 (15.76%) J2EE
6 49 (12.66%) XML
7 48 (12.40%) JAX-RS
8 45 (11.63%) Spring
9 42 (10.85%) Web Services
9 42 (10.85%) .NET
10 34 (8.79%) jQuery
11 28 (7.24%) HTML5
12 26 (6.72%) CSS3
13 24 (6.20%) RESTful
14 23 (5.94%) Sass
15 18 (4.65%) Mustache
16 17 (4.39%) JSON
17 15 (3.88%) JSP
18 14 (3.62%) Ajax
18 14 (3.62%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 64 (16.54%) Open Source
2 9 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.33%) Chemistry
3 8 (2.07%) Visualisation
4 7 (1.81%) Algorithms
5 6 (1.55%) PKI
5 6 (1.55%) Smartcard
6 5 (1.29%) Life Science
6 5 (1.29%) User Experience
6 5 (1.29%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.29%) Cryptography
7 4 (1.03%) Ontologies
7 4 (1.03%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.78%) Online Games
8 3 (0.78%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.78%) NHS
8 3 (0.78%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.78%) Statistics
9 2 (0.52%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.52%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 112 (28.94%) Linux
2 77 (19.90%) UNIX
3 66 (17.05%) Mac OS X
4 11 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.81%) Android
5 7 (1.81%) CentOS
6 5 (1.29%) Windows
7 3 (0.78%) HPUX
8 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.26%) Fedora
9 1 (0.26%) SUSE
9 1 (0.26%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (60.21%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (24.55%) TDD
3 89 (23.00%) Continuous Integration
4 85 (21.96%) Web Design
5 83 (21.45%) Configuration Management
6 76 (19.64%) Responsive Web Design
7 46 (11.89%) BDD
8 45 (11.63%) Mentoring
9 36 (9.30%) Scrum
10 31 (8.01%) Enterprise Architecture
11 30 (7.75%) OO
12 29 (7.49%) Web Development
13 28 (7.24%) Automated Testing
13 28 (7.24%) Continuous Improvement
14 27 (6.98%) DevOps
14 27 (6.98%) E-Commerce
14 27 (6.98%) MVC
14 27 (6.98%) Software Engineering
15 24 (6.20%) Web Application Development
16 21 (5.43%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 80 (20.67%) SQL
2 78 (20.16%) JavaScript
3 54 (13.95%) Ruby
4 51 (13.18%) Python
5 38 (9.82%) PHP
6 28 (7.24%) C#
7 15 (3.88%) Scala
7 15 (3.88%) Perl
8 12 (3.10%) C++
8 12 (3.10%) C
9 10 (2.58%) PL/SQL
10 9 (2.33%) Groovy
10 9 (2.33%) VB
11 8 (2.07%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.03%) SPARQL
13 3 (0.78%) PHP5
13 3 (0.78%) LotusScript
14 2 (0.52%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.52%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.26%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 32 (8.27%) Security Cleared
2 15 (3.88%) Degree
3 11 (2.84%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.26%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (10.59%) QA
System Software
1 25 (6.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (3.10%) Xen
3 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (0.26%) iptables
3 1 (0.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 31 (8.01%) Puppet
2 25 (6.46%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (3.36%) Ansible
3 13 (3.36%) Graylog
4 7 (1.81%) OpenIDM
5 2 (0.52%) OpenView
5 2 (0.52%) Salt
6 1 (0.26%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.26%) StatsD
6 1 (0.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 86 (22.22%) Oracle
2 26 (6.72%) VMware
2 26 (6.72%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.36%) Akamai
3 13 (3.36%) New Relic
4 12 (3.10%) Google
4 12 (3.10%) Red Hat
4 12 (3.10%) hybris
5 10 (2.58%) Adobe
6 9 (2.33%) Splunk
7 7 (1.81%) IBM
8 6 (1.55%) Cisco
9 5 (1.29%) Sun
10 3 (0.78%) Lotus
10 3 (0.78%) HP
11 1 (0.26%) Tableau
11 1 (0.26%) Percona
11 1 (0.26%) Apigee
11 1 (0.26%) Mashery
11 1 (0.26%) SaltStack
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Intapeople
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £500pd
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £330 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 23 days ago