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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 10 12 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing Java 185 147 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 10.25% 9.44% 7.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.03% 24.54% 19.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 80 72
Average daily rate
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£394 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £215 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £500 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.20% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £36.50 £27.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.72% -31.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -4.16%
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
660 599 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 36.59% 38.47% 37.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 367 337
Average daily rate £350 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 16
Average hourly rate £33.00 £20.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.97% +20.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.48 £13.65 £11.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £27.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +5 154 £400 +22.13% 48
Bradford +5 12 £411 +91.13% 4
Huddersfield - 2 £325 - 2
Castleford - - - -
Halifax - - - - 3
Otley - - - - 2
Pontefract - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 2
Wetherby - - - -
Java
Yorkshire

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (44.48%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (27.76%) Oracle
3 70 (23.41%) HTML
4 66 (22.07%) SQL
5 62 (20.74%) J2EE
6 58 (19.40%) Hibernate
7 53 (17.73%) Linux
8 49 (16.39%) PHP
9 46 (15.38%) Configuration Management
10 45 (15.05%) HTTP
10 45 (15.05%) TDD
11 42 (14.05%) PostgreSQL
11 42 (14.05%) REST
12 40 (13.38%) Open Source
12 40 (13.38%) Continuous Integration
12 40 (13.38%) Mentoring
12 40 (13.38%) UNIX
12 40 (13.38%) Ruby
13 39 (13.04%) Spring
14 38 (12.71%) C#
15 36 (12.04%) JavaScript
15 36 (12.04%) CSS
16 35 (11.71%) XML
16 35 (11.71%) .NET
17 34 (11.37%) Software Engineering
17 34 (11.37%) MVC
18 33 (11.04%) MongoDB
19 31 (10.37%) jQuery
20 30 (10.03%) Security Cleared
20 30 (10.03%) Python

Java
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 28 (9.36%) Tomcat
1 28 (9.36%) Apache
2 14 (4.68%) WebSphere
2 14 (4.68%) WebLogic
3 9 (3.01%) Apache Solr
4 8 (2.68%) Apache ServiceMix
5 6 (2.01%) JBoss
5 6 (2.01%) Node.js
6 5 (1.67%) Jetty
7 4 (1.34%) nginx
7 4 (1.34%) Oracle Service Bus
7 4 (1.34%) Adobe CQ
8 3 (1.00%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.00%) Oracle BPEL
8 3 (1.00%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.67%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.33%) Confluence
10 1 (0.33%) CMS
10 1 (0.33%) ATG Dynamo
Applications
1 4 (1.34%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (2.34%) Oracle Retail
2 4 (1.34%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.67%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (1.34%) SaaS
2 3 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (1.00%) Google App Engine
3 2 (0.67%) Force.com
4 1 (0.33%) Route 53
4 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 45 (15.05%) HTTP
2 18 (6.02%) LDAP
3 16 (5.35%) OpenLDAP
4 14 (4.68%) TCP/IP
5 10 (3.34%) SSL
6 7 (2.34%) Firewall
7 5 (1.67%) DNS
8 4 (1.34%) DHCP
8 4 (1.34%) FTP
9 3 (1.00%) IPsec
10 2 (0.67%) Internet
10 2 (0.67%) SSH
10 2 (0.67%) PuTTY
11 1 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (14.05%) PostgreSQL
2 33 (11.04%) MongoDB
3 28 (9.36%) Redis
4 27 (9.03%) Oracle Database
5 23 (7.69%) Relational Database
6 21 (7.02%) Neo4j
7 13 (4.35%) NoSQL
8 9 (3.01%) MySQL
9 8 (2.68%) SQL Server
9 8 (2.68%) Oracle BI EE
9 8 (2.68%) Oracle ODI
10 7 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.67%) Riak
11 5 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (1.67%) Pentaho
12 3 (1.00%) DB2
13 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.67%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 26 (8.70%) Cucumber
2 25 (8.36%) JMeter
3 21 (7.02%) JUnit
3 21 (7.02%) Selenium
4 17 (5.69%) Jenkins
5 16 (5.35%) Subversion
6 12 (4.01%) Git (software)
7 11 (3.68%) Maven
8 8 (2.68%) JIRA
9 7 (2.34%) QuickTest Pro
10 6 (2.01%) DbUnit
11 5 (1.67%) WebDriver
11 5 (1.67%) Ant
12 4 (1.34%) Eclipse
12 4 (1.34%) QUnit
13 3 (1.00%) Hudson
14 2 (0.67%) JProfiler
14 2 (0.67%) Gradle
15 1 (0.33%) Jasmine
15 1 (0.33%) Behat
General
1 14 (4.68%) Finance
2 11 (3.68%) Retail
3 5 (1.67%) Law
4 4 (1.34%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.67%) Banking
5 2 (0.67%) Games
6 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.33%) Marketing
6 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 145 (48.49%) Developer
2 94 (31.44%) Java Developer
3 42 (14.05%) Architect
4 23 (7.69%) Tester
5 22 (7.36%) Technical Architect
6 20 (6.69%) Analyst
7 18 (6.02%) Agile Coach
8 17 (5.69%) Senior Developer
9 16 (5.35%) Lead Developer
10 11 (3.68%) Senior Java Developer
11 10 (3.34%) Lead Java Developer
11 10 (3.34%) Designer
12 9 (3.01%) Support Analyst
13 8 (2.68%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 8 (2.68%) UI Developer
13 8 (2.68%) SOA Designer
13 8 (2.68%) DevOps Engineer
14 7 (2.34%) UI Programmer
14 7 (2.34%) Android Developer
14 7 (2.34%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (23.41%) HTML
2 62 (20.74%) J2EE
3 58 (19.40%) Hibernate
4 42 (14.05%) REST
5 39 (13.04%) Spring
6 36 (12.04%) CSS
7 35 (11.71%) XML
7 35 (11.71%) .NET
8 31 (10.37%) jQuery
9 27 (9.03%) Web Services
10 24 (8.03%) Ajax
11 23 (7.69%) Spring MVC
12 20 (6.69%) JAX-RS
12 20 (6.69%) JSP
13 19 (6.35%) SOAP
14 16 (5.35%) JPA
15 12 (4.01%) RESTful
15 12 (4.01%) JSON
16 10 (3.34%) Java EE
17 9 (3.01%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 40 (13.38%) Open Source
2 10 (3.34%) NHS
2 10 (3.34%) Reference Data
2 10 (3.34%) User Experience
3 9 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.01%) Data Integration
4 7 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.67%) Algorithms
5 5 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.34%) Smartcard
6 4 (1.34%) PKI
7 3 (1.00%) DataPower
7 3 (1.00%) Statistics
7 3 (1.00%) GIS
7 3 (1.00%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.67%) VLE
8 2 (0.67%) Ontologies
8 2 (0.67%) Chemistry
8 2 (0.67%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.67%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 53 (17.73%) Linux
2 40 (13.38%) UNIX
3 21 (7.02%) Mac OS X
4 8 (2.68%) Android
5 7 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.34%) Windows
6 5 (1.67%) AIX
7 4 (1.34%) Solaris
7 4 (1.34%) CentOS
7 4 (1.34%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (44.48%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 45 (15.05%) TDD
4 40 (13.38%) Continuous Integration
4 40 (13.38%) Mentoring
5 34 (11.37%) Software Engineering
5 34 (11.37%) MVC
6 27 (9.03%) OO
6 27 (9.03%) Web Design
7 26 (8.70%) Performance Testing
8 25 (8.36%) DevOps
9 23 (7.69%) Web Application Development
10 22 (7.36%) Test Scripting
11 20 (6.69%) Responsive Web Design
12 19 (6.35%) Enterprise Architecture
12 19 (6.35%) Scrum
13 18 (6.02%) Test Automation
13 18 (6.02%) Validation
13 18 (6.02%) Data Modelling
14 17 (5.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 66 (22.07%) SQL
2 49 (16.39%) PHP
3 40 (13.38%) Ruby
4 38 (12.71%) C#
5 36 (12.04%) JavaScript
6 30 (10.03%) Python
7 18 (6.02%) C++
8 14 (4.68%) PL/SQL
9 10 (3.34%) VB
9 10 (3.34%) C
9 10 (3.34%) Scala
10 8 (2.68%) VB.NET
11 7 (2.34%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.67%) Perl
13 4 (1.34%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.00%) XQuery
15 2 (0.67%) SPARQL
15 2 (0.67%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.67%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 30 (10.03%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.68%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.34%) ISEB
4 2 (0.67%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.67%) Degree
5 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.35%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (1.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (8.70%) Puppet
2 6 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.67%) OpenIDM
4 1 (0.33%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.33%) Hyperic
4 1 (0.33%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 83 (27.76%) Oracle
2 26 (8.70%) Red Hat
3 19 (6.35%) Splunk
4 16 (5.35%) hybris
5 14 (4.68%) IBM
6 10 (3.34%) Microsoft
7 7 (2.34%) ATG
8 5 (1.67%) VMware
8 5 (1.67%) Adobe
9 4 (1.34%) Cisco
9 4 (1.34%) HP
9 4 (1.34%) SAP
9 4 (1.34%) Twitter
10 3 (1.00%) Google
11 2 (0.67%) Sun
11 2 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.67%) Novell
11 2 (0.67%) Sybase
11 2 (0.67%) PeopleSoft
12 1 (0.33%) Percona
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 Per Day public limited company
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ISL
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £330 - £380 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Huddersfield
Real Staffing
Rate: £330 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 27 days ago