The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title 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 Developer
Rank 47 44 67
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 81 80 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.06% 3.57% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.32% 3.82% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 42 36
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £210 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £470 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £349 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.69% -0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
Java Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2442 2095 2328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.40% 93.49% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1499 1205 1131
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 113 138
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.65 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.09% -14.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £9.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the 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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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
West Yorkshire +9 63 £400 +23.07% 24
North Yorkshire -9 10 £325 - 8
South Yorkshire -1 7 £308 -35.26% 6
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title.

1 137 (100.00%) Java
2 70 (51.09%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (44.53%) HTML
4 60 (43.80%) Hibernate
5 56 (40.88%) J2EE
6 44 (32.12%) Spring
7 41 (29.93%) REST
8 34 (24.82%) JavaScript
9 32 (23.36%) CSS
9 32 (23.36%) Linux
10 31 (22.63%) MVC
11 30 (21.90%) UNIX
12 29 (21.17%) JUnit
12 29 (21.17%) HTTP
12 29 (21.17%) MongoDB
13 27 (19.71%) SQL
14 26 (18.98%) Spring MVC
15 24 (17.52%) BDD
15 24 (17.52%) Mentoring
15 24 (17.52%) TDD
16 22 (16.06%) Oracle
16 22 (16.06%) Mac OS X
16 22 (16.06%) Neo4j
16 22 (16.06%) Web Application Development
16 22 (16.06%) jQuery
17 21 (15.33%) JAX-RS
17 21 (15.33%) Relational Database
17 21 (15.33%) JSF
18 20 (14.60%) Web Design
18 20 (14.60%) Tomcat

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (14.60%) Tomcat
2 14 (10.22%) WebSphere
3 8 (5.84%) WebLogic
4 6 (4.38%) Apache
5 5 (3.65%) JBoss
5 5 (3.65%) CMS
6 4 (2.92%) Apache ServiceMix
6 4 (2.92%) Apache Solr
6 4 (2.92%) Node.js
7 3 (2.19%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (2.19%) Magnolia
8 2 (1.46%) Jetty
8 2 (1.46%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.73%) ATG Dynamo
9 1 (0.73%) Alfresco
Business Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 29 (21.17%) HTTP
2 1 (0.73%) Intranet
2 1 (0.73%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (21.17%) MongoDB
2 22 (16.06%) Neo4j
3 21 (15.33%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.11%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.38%) Redis
6 4 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.19%) Couchbase
7 3 (2.19%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.46%) Riak
9 1 (0.73%) DB2
9 1 (0.73%) MySQL
9 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (21.17%) JUnit
2 16 (11.68%) Maven
3 14 (10.22%) Jenkins
4 9 (6.57%) Selenium
4 9 (6.57%) Git (software)
5 8 (5.84%) Subversion
6 6 (4.38%) JIRA
6 6 (4.38%) Ant
7 5 (3.65%) Eclipse
7 5 (3.65%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.92%) Hudson
8 4 (2.92%) JMeter
9 3 (2.19%) Gradle
9 3 (2.19%) DbUnit
10 1 (0.73%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.73%) JProfiler
General
1 7 (5.11%) Finance
2 4 (2.92%) Retail
3 2 (1.46%) Electronics
4 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.73%) Automotive
4 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.73%) Publishing
4 1 (0.73%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (44.53%) HTML
2 60 (43.80%) Hibernate
3 56 (40.88%) J2EE
4 44 (32.12%) Spring
5 41 (29.93%) REST
6 32 (23.36%) CSS
7 26 (18.98%) Spring MVC
8 22 (16.06%) jQuery
9 21 (15.33%) JAX-RS
9 21 (15.33%) JSF
10 20 (14.60%) Web Services
11 18 (13.14%) XML
12 16 (11.68%) JSP
13 15 (10.95%) Ajax
14 14 (10.22%) JPA
15 9 (6.57%) RESTful
16 7 (5.11%) JDBC
16 7 (5.11%) Java EE
16 7 (5.11%) HTML5
17 6 (4.38%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.38%) Open Source
2 5 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.92%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.19%) GIS
5 2 (1.46%) User Experience
5 2 (1.46%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.46%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.46%) Chemistry
5 2 (1.46%) Ontologies
5 2 (1.46%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.73%) DTV
6 1 (0.73%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 32 (23.36%) Linux
2 30 (21.90%) UNIX
3 22 (16.06%) Mac OS X
4 4 (2.92%) Android
5 1 (0.73%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (51.09%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (22.63%) MVC
3 24 (17.52%) BDD
3 24 (17.52%) Mentoring
3 24 (17.52%) TDD
4 22 (16.06%) Web Application Development
5 20 (14.60%) Web Design
5 20 (14.60%) Responsive Web Design
6 19 (13.87%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (13.14%) Configuration Management
8 15 (10.95%) Software Engineering
9 13 (9.49%) Unit Testing
10 11 (8.03%) Scrum
11 10 (7.30%) Enterprise Architecture
11 10 (7.30%) OO
12 9 (6.57%) E-Commerce
13 6 (4.38%) Web Development
14 5 (3.65%) Multithreading
15 4 (2.92%) Low Latency
15 4 (2.92%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 137 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (24.82%) JavaScript
3 27 (19.71%) SQL
4 5 (3.65%) C++
4 5 (3.65%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.19%) XQuery
6 2 (1.46%) SPARQL
6 2 (1.46%) Ruby
6 2 (1.46%) PHP
6 2 (1.46%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.46%) Python
7 1 (0.73%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (6.57%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.92%) Puppet
2 2 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (16.06%) Oracle
2 6 (4.38%) hybris
3 5 (3.65%) ATG
4 4 (2.92%) Twitter
4 4 (2.92%) IBM
5 1 (0.73%) Mercator
5 1 (0.73%) BEA
5 1 (0.73%) SAP
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