The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the York 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 24 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Contract jobs citing Java 2 27 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 1.54% 17.31% 9.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.45% 29.03% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 4
Average daily rate
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£320 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.20% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -4.16%
Java
North 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 York region.

Programming Languages Category
York
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
58 93 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 44.62% 59.62% 39.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 52 11
Average daily rate £300 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £253 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £46.50 - £12.42
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 York

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the York region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in York

Java
Daily Rate Trend in York

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the York region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in York

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in York

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the York region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in York

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the York 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 21 (72.41%) JSF
2 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (62.07%) J2EE
3 16 (55.17%) JUnit
4 13 (44.83%) Tomcat
4 13 (44.83%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (44.83%) Jenkins
5 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
5 12 (41.38%) CSS
6 9 (31.03%) jQuery
6 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
7 8 (27.59%) WebSphere
8 7 (24.14%) HTML
8 7 (24.14%) BDD
9 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
10 5 (17.24%) Linux
10 5 (17.24%) MVC
10 5 (17.24%) Spring
10 5 (17.24%) Hibernate
11 4 (13.79%) SQL
11 4 (13.79%) TDD
11 4 (13.79%) Ajax
11 4 (13.79%) Spring MVC
11 4 (13.79%) Apache Flex
11 4 (13.79%) Selenium
11 4 (13.79%) Open Source
11 4 (13.79%) HTML5
11 4 (13.79%) Cucumber
11 4 (13.79%) REST
11 4 (13.79%) Spring Integration

Java
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the York 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 13 (44.83%) Tomcat
2 8 (27.59%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.45%) nginx
3 1 (3.45%) EPiServer CMS
3 1 (3.45%) Jetty
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Heroku
1 1 (3.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
1 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (55.17%) JUnit
2 13 (44.83%) Jenkins
3 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
4 4 (13.79%) Selenium
4 4 (13.79%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.90%) Maven
5 2 (6.90%) Subversion
5 2 (6.90%) Hudson
6 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1 (3.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (93.10%) Developer
2 21 (72.41%) Java Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (13.79%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Java Web Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) C++ Developer
6 2 (6.90%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (72.41%) JSF
2 18 (62.07%) J2EE
3 12 (41.38%) CSS
4 9 (31.03%) jQuery
5 7 (24.14%) HTML
6 5 (17.24%) Spring
6 5 (17.24%) Hibernate
7 4 (13.79%) Ajax
7 4 (13.79%) Spring MVC
7 4 (13.79%) Apache Flex
7 4 (13.79%) HTML5
7 4 (13.79%) REST
7 4 (13.79%) Spring Integration
8 1 (3.45%) RichFaces
8 1 (3.45%) EJB
8 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Open Source
1 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.90%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Android
3 1 (3.45%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
4 7 (24.14%) BDD
5 5 (17.24%) MVC
6 4 (13.79%) TDD
7 3 (10.34%) Scrum
8 2 (6.90%) OO
8 2 (6.90%) Android Development
9 1 (3.45%) Service Continuity Management
9 1 (3.45%) Low Latency
9 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
9 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
9 1 (3.45%) Web Development
9 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
9 1 (3.45%) Multithreading
9 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.45%) ITIL
9 1 (3.45%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
2 4 (13.79%) SQL
3 2 (6.90%) C++
4 1 (3.45%) Ruby
4 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.45%) Perl
4 1 (3.45%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Varnish
1 1 (3.45%) KVM
1 1 (3.45%) Corosync
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
1 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Percona
1 1 (3.45%) VMware
1 1 (3.45%) EPiServer
1 1 (3.45%) Red Hat