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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 21 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 99 122 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 5.99% 8.39% 10.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.61% 22.76% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 75 103
Average daily rate
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£355 £340 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
532 536 758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 32.20% 36.86% 40.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 310 409
Average daily rate £325 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 31 14
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% +44.73%
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 18 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 18 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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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 -4 70 £355 +4.41% 48
Bradford -14 8 £290 -17.14% 1
Halifax -19 3 £500 +24.22% 4
Huddersfield - - - - 4
Otley - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 3
Wetherby - - - - 1
Java
Yorkshire

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 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.

1 124 (39.37%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (27.62%) SQL
3 86 (27.30%) Oracle
4 82 (26.03%) J2EE
5 70 (22.22%) Spring
6 60 (19.05%) XML
7 56 (17.78%) Hibernate
8 51 (16.19%) Software Engineering
8 51 (16.19%) JavaScript
8 51 (16.19%) PHP
9 50 (15.87%) OO
10 49 (15.56%) TDD
11 47 (14.92%) MVC
11 47 (14.92%) HTML
12 46 (14.60%) jQuery
13 44 (13.97%) Maven
14 40 (12.70%) C#
15 38 (12.06%) Linux
16 37 (11.75%) CSS
17 36 (11.43%) JSP
18 35 (11.11%) Finance
18 35 (11.11%) REST
19 34 (10.79%) .NET
19 34 (10.79%) Tomcat
20 33 (10.48%) Web Services
21 32 (10.16%) Enterprise Software
22 31 (9.84%) Selenium
22 31 (9.84%) WebLogic
23 30 (9.52%) PL/SQL
23 30 (9.52%) Scrum

Java
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 34 (10.79%) Tomcat
2 31 (9.84%) WebLogic
3 27 (8.57%) Apache
4 12 (3.81%) Oracle Service Bus
5 11 (3.49%) WebSphere
6 10 (3.17%) Apache Solr
7 8 (2.54%) Jetty
8 6 (1.90%) CMS
9 5 (1.59%) Apache ServiceMix
10 4 (1.27%) Adobe CQ
10 4 (1.27%) IIS
10 4 (1.27%) MQSeries
10 4 (1.27%) nginx
11 3 (0.95%) Confluence
12 2 (0.63%) Mule
13 1 (0.32%) TIBCO EMS
13 1 (0.32%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.32%) AquaLogic Service Bus
13 1 (0.32%) SAP Portal
13 1 (0.32%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 6 (1.90%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (3.17%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.63%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.95%) Google App Engine
3 2 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.63%) Force.com
4 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.32%) SaaS
4 1 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.67%) HTTP
2 16 (5.08%) OpenLDAP
3 8 (2.54%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.90%) FTP
5 5 (1.59%) DNS
6 4 (1.27%) DHCP
6 4 (1.27%) SSL
7 3 (0.95%) IPsec
7 3 (0.95%) LAN
7 3 (0.95%) WAN
8 2 (0.63%) LDAP
8 2 (0.63%) Internet
8 2 (0.63%) Firewall
9 1 (0.32%) Wireless
9 1 (0.32%) SSH
9 1 (0.32%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.62%) Oracle Database
2 22 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (6.35%) Redis
4 19 (6.03%) SQL Server
5 13 (4.13%) MySQL
6 11 (3.49%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (2.22%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.90%) Oracle ODI
10 5 (1.59%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.95%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.95%) DB2
12 3 (0.95%) SQLPlus
13 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.63%) QlikView
14 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 44 (13.97%) Maven
2 31 (9.84%) Selenium
3 29 (9.21%) Cucumber
4 24 (7.62%) Git (software)
4 24 (7.62%) JUnit
5 19 (6.03%) JMeter
6 17 (5.40%) Subversion
7 15 (4.76%) Jenkins
8 13 (4.13%) WebDriver
9 10 (3.17%) JIRA
10 8 (2.54%) DbUnit
10 8 (2.54%) JBehave
10 8 (2.54%) Eclipse
10 8 (2.54%) QuickTest Pro
10 8 (2.54%) SoapUI
11 7 (2.22%) Hudson
11 7 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
12 6 (1.90%) Ant
13 3 (0.95%) Behat
13 3 (0.95%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (11.11%) Finance
2 11 (3.49%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.17%) Retail
4 6 (1.90%) Banking
5 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.32%) Marketing
5 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.32%) Automotive
5 1 (0.32%) Law
5 1 (0.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 175 (55.56%) Developer
2 109 (34.60%) Java Developer
3 35 (11.11%) Tester
4 30 (9.52%) Architect
5 24 (7.62%) Software Engineer
6 21 (6.67%) Technical Architect
7 19 (6.03%) Java Software Engineer
7 19 (6.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 16 (5.08%) PHP Developer
8 16 (5.08%) Oracle Developer
9 13 (4.13%) Analyst
10 12 (3.81%) Senior Developer
11 11 (3.49%) Senior Java Developer
11 11 (3.49%) Automation Tester
12 9 (2.86%) UI Developer
13 8 (2.54%) Functional Tester
13 8 (2.54%) UI Programmer
13 8 (2.54%) Manual Tester
14 7 (2.22%) Test Analyst
14 7 (2.22%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (26.03%) J2EE
2 70 (22.22%) Spring
3 60 (19.05%) XML
4 56 (17.78%) Hibernate
5 47 (14.92%) HTML
6 46 (14.60%) jQuery
7 37 (11.75%) CSS
8 36 (11.43%) JSP
9 35 (11.11%) REST
10 34 (10.79%) .NET
11 33 (10.48%) Web Services
12 27 (8.57%) SOAP
13 26 (8.25%) Spring MVC
14 24 (7.62%) Ajax
15 22 (6.98%) Java EE
16 20 (6.35%) JMS
17 18 (5.71%) JDBC
18 16 (5.08%) JPA
19 12 (3.81%) HTML5
19 12 (3.81%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.16%) Enterprise Software
2 22 (6.98%) Open Source
3 10 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.17%) Reference Data
3 10 (3.17%) Data Integration
4 9 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.90%) User Experience
6 5 (1.59%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.27%) VLE
7 4 (1.27%) NHS
7 4 (1.27%) DataPower
7 4 (1.27%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.63%) GIS
8 2 (0.63%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.63%) iPhone
8 2 (0.63%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.32%) Animation
9 1 (0.32%) RIA
9 1 (0.32%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.32%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 38 (12.06%) Linux
2 17 (5.40%) UNIX
3 12 (3.81%) Windows
4 8 (2.54%) Android
5 4 (1.27%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.27%) AIX
6 1 (0.32%) HPUX
6 1 (0.32%) Solaris
6 1 (0.32%) Debian
6 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (39.37%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (16.19%) Software Engineering
3 50 (15.87%) OO
4 49 (15.56%) TDD
5 47 (14.92%) MVC
6 30 (9.52%) Scrum
6 30 (9.52%) BDD
7 25 (7.94%) Test Scripting
8 23 (7.30%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (7.30%) Performance Testing
8 23 (7.30%) User Stories
9 18 (5.71%) Validation
10 17 (5.40%) Unit Testing
11 16 (5.08%) Test Automation
12 15 (4.76%) Data Modelling
13 14 (4.44%) SOA
13 14 (4.44%) Configuration Management
13 14 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
14 13 (4.13%) Migration
14 13 (4.13%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 87 (27.62%) SQL
2 51 (16.19%) JavaScript
2 51 (16.19%) PHP
3 40 (12.70%) C#
4 30 (9.52%) PL/SQL
5 26 (8.25%) C++
6 21 (6.67%) Ruby
7 12 (3.81%) Shell Script
8 11 (3.49%) Python
9 7 (2.22%) VB
9 7 (2.22%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.27%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.27%) XQuery
11 3 (0.95%) Objective-C
11 3 (0.95%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 3 (0.95%) C
12 2 (0.63%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.63%) BeanShell
13 1 (0.32%) VB6
13 1 (0.32%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 17 (5.40%) Security Cleared
2 11 (3.49%) ISEB
3 8 (2.54%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.90%) Degree
5 2 (0.63%) PMP
5 2 (0.63%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.63%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.25%) QA
2 2 (0.63%) SLA
3 1 (0.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (0.95%) Xen
1 3 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.59%) Puppet
2 2 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.32%) Hyperic
3 1 (0.32%) Cobbler
3 1 (0.32%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 86 (27.30%) Oracle
2 19 (6.03%) Red Hat
3 14 (4.44%) IBM
4 13 (4.13%) Zend
5 12 (3.81%) hybris
6 7 (2.22%) Adobe
6 7 (2.22%) SAP
7 6 (1.90%) Perforce
8 5 (1.59%) JBoss
8 5 (1.59%) Microsoft
9 4 (1.27%) VMware
9 4 (1.27%) Twitter
10 3 (0.95%) Google
10 3 (0.95%) ATG
10 3 (0.95%) Cisco
10 3 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.95%) HP
11 2 (0.63%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (0.63%) Novell
11 2 (0.63%) TIBCO
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £ Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £330 - £380 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £255.00 - £355.00 per day + Negotiable upon skills
Posted: 7 days ago