The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills 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 over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 18 10 20
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs citing Java 251 271 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 9.05% 10.88% 6.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.25% 25.91% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 173 77
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£375 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £413 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +180.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
Java
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1181 1046 677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 42.57% 42.01% 35.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 692 371
Average daily rate £335 £320 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £237 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 28 19
Average hourly rate £37.50 £29.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% +70.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.85 £13.00 £12.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Java
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 within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
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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
West Yorkshire -9 183 £385 +18.46% 73
South Yorkshire +1 54 £375 +23.15% 13
North Yorkshire -9 13 £400 +21.21% 18
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 272 (55.40%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (34.42%) HTML
3 144 (29.33%) Linux
4 127 (25.87%) JavaScript
5 123 (25.05%) TDD
6 113 (23.01%) SQL
7 112 (22.81%) Continuous Integration
8 105 (21.38%) Oracle
9 101 (20.57%) CSS
10 94 (19.14%) UNIX
11 92 (18.74%) MongoDB
12 85 (17.31%) Git (software)
13 82 (16.70%) XML
14 80 (16.29%) Web Design
15 79 (16.09%) J2EE
16 78 (15.89%) Configuration Management
16 78 (15.89%) Spring
17 73 (14.87%) HTTP
18 71 (14.46%) Hibernate
19 70 (14.26%) Responsive Web Design
19 70 (14.26%) Jenkins
20 69 (14.05%) REST
20 69 (14.05%) Relational Database
21 66 (13.44%) Ruby
22 61 (12.42%) BDD
23 60 (12.22%) .NET
24 59 (12.02%) WebSphere
25 58 (11.81%) Web Services
26 57 (11.61%) Mac OS X
26 57 (11.61%) Scrum

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 59 (12.02%) WebSphere
2 41 (8.35%) Apache
3 36 (7.33%) Tomcat
4 23 (4.68%) JBoss
5 20 (4.07%) WebLogic
6 19 (3.87%) Node.js
7 17 (3.46%) Cloud Foundry
8 16 (3.26%) IIS
9 15 (3.05%) Jetty
10 14 (2.85%) nginx
11 13 (2.65%) WebSphere Application Server
12 11 (2.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 10 (2.04%) Apache Solr
13 10 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 8 (1.63%) CMS
15 6 (1.22%) WebSphere Portal
15 6 (1.22%) Confluence
16 5 (1.02%) FileNet
16 5 (1.02%) CICS
17 4 (0.81%) GlassFish
Applications
1 8 (1.63%) MS Excel
1 8 (1.63%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.22%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.81%) MS Office
4 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
1 4 (0.81%) BASE24
2 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.41%) Tridion
3 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.20%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.20%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.20%) INSURE/90
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.28%) Cloud Computing
2 19 (3.87%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (3.05%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (2.65%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (2.65%) Google App Engine
5 11 (2.24%) GitHub
6 7 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.41%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.41%) SaaS
7 2 (0.41%) IaaS
7 2 (0.41%) Route 53
7 2 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.20%) Office 365
8 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (14.87%) HTTP
2 23 (4.68%) TCP/IP
3 20 (4.07%) Firewall
4 18 (3.67%) DNS
5 14 (2.85%) SSL
6 13 (2.65%) DHCP
6 13 (2.65%) FTP
6 13 (2.65%) IPsec
7 11 (2.24%) LDAP
8 7 (1.43%) Internet
8 7 (1.43%) ATM
9 4 (0.81%) WAN
9 4 (0.81%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.61%) Converged Networks
11 2 (0.41%) AMQP
11 2 (0.41%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.41%) DMZ
12 1 (0.20%) SAN
12 1 (0.20%) Kerberos
12 1 (0.20%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (18.74%) MongoDB
2 69 (14.05%) Relational Database
3 52 (10.59%) NoSQL
4 33 (6.72%) Neo4j
5 27 (5.50%) MySQL
6 24 (4.89%) SQL Server
7 22 (4.48%) Oracle Database
8 20 (4.07%) CouchDB
9 15 (3.05%) Oracle Database 11g
10 14 (2.85%) DB2
11 13 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (2.44%) RDBMS
13 10 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (1.63%) Big Data
15 7 (1.43%) Couchbase
16 5 (1.02%) Oracle ODI
16 5 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
16 5 (1.02%) Hadoop
16 5 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 4 (0.81%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 85 (17.31%) Git (software)
2 70 (14.26%) Jenkins
3 57 (11.61%) Subversion
4 53 (10.79%) Cucumber
5 43 (8.76%) JUnit
6 36 (7.33%) Eclipse
7 26 (5.30%) Maven
8 25 (5.09%) Selenium
9 18 (3.67%) TeamCity
9 18 (3.67%) IntelliJ
9 18 (3.67%) Capybara
10 14 (2.85%) QuickTest Pro
11 10 (2.04%) JIRA
11 10 (2.04%) Ant
12 9 (1.83%) Visual Studio
13 8 (1.63%) WATIR
13 8 (1.63%) Sahi
13 8 (1.63%) WebDriver
13 8 (1.63%) NetBeans
14 7 (1.43%) GitLab
General
1 54 (11.00%) Finance
2 16 (3.26%) Games
3 14 (2.85%) Retail
3 14 (2.85%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.02%) Financial Institution
5 4 (0.81%) Banking
6 3 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.41%) Marketing
7 2 (0.41%) Publishing
8 1 (0.20%) Automotive
8 1 (0.20%) Back Office
8 1 (0.20%) Russian Language
8 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 306 (62.32%) Developer
2 186 (37.88%) Java Developer
3 35 (7.13%) Analyst
4 26 (5.30%) Architect
5 22 (4.48%) Senior Developer
6 19 (3.87%) DevOps Engineer
6 19 (3.87%) Test Analyst
7 17 (3.46%) Senior Java Developer
7 17 (3.46%) Ruby Developer
8 15 (3.05%) Software Engineer
9 14 (2.85%) Software Developer
9 14 (2.85%) Agile Coach
10 13 (2.65%) Lead Developer
11 12 (2.44%) Java Software Engineer
12 10 (2.04%) UI Developer
12 10 (2.04%) ScrumMaster
12 10 (2.04%) Front-End Developer
12 10 (2.04%) Lead Java Developer
12 10 (2.04%) UI Programmer
13 9 (1.83%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (34.42%) HTML
2 101 (20.57%) CSS
3 82 (16.70%) XML
4 79 (16.09%) J2EE
5 78 (15.89%) Spring
6 71 (14.46%) Hibernate
7 69 (14.05%) REST
8 60 (12.22%) .NET
9 58 (11.81%) Web Services
10 45 (9.16%) jQuery
11 41 (8.35%) HTML5
12 40 (8.15%) CSS3
13 38 (7.74%) JAX-RS
14 35 (7.13%) RESTful
15 31 (6.31%) Spring MVC
16 28 (5.70%) Sass
17 27 (5.50%) JSP
18 25 (5.09%) RabbitMQ
19 24 (4.89%) Servlets
20 18 (3.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (2.44%) Visualisation
3 10 (2.04%) Data Centre
4 8 (1.63%) Private Cloud
4 8 (1.63%) User Experience
5 7 (1.43%) Chemistry
6 6 (1.22%) Online Games
6 6 (1.22%) Mobile Games
6 6 (1.22%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.02%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.02%) Clustering
7 5 (1.02%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.02%) Life Science
7 5 (1.02%) Cryptography
8 4 (0.81%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.81%) Client/Server
8 4 (0.81%) NHS
8 4 (0.81%) W3C
9 3 (0.61%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.61%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 144 (29.33%) Linux
2 94 (19.14%) UNIX
3 57 (11.61%) Mac OS X
4 27 (5.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (3.67%) Windows
6 17 (3.46%) CentOS
7 7 (1.43%) Android
8 4 (0.81%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.81%) AIX
9 3 (0.61%) HPUX
10 2 (0.41%) zOS
10 2 (0.41%) Solaris
11 1 (0.20%) Fedora
11 1 (0.20%) SUSE
11 1 (0.20%) Debian
11 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (55.40%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (25.05%) TDD
3 112 (22.81%) Continuous Integration
4 80 (16.29%) Web Design
5 78 (15.89%) Configuration Management
6 70 (14.26%) Responsive Web Design
7 61 (12.42%) BDD
8 57 (11.61%) Scrum
8 57 (11.61%) Open Source
9 53 (10.79%) MVC
10 51 (10.39%) Software Engineering
11 42 (8.55%) OO
12 40 (8.15%) E-Commerce
13 38 (7.74%) DevOps
14 36 (7.33%) Continuous Improvement
15 30 (6.11%) Test Automation
16 29 (5.91%) Pair Programming
17 28 (5.70%) Automated Testing
17 28 (5.70%) SOA
17 28 (5.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 127 (25.87%) JavaScript
2 113 (23.01%) SQL
3 66 (13.44%) Ruby
4 50 (10.18%) Python
5 42 (8.55%) C#
6 32 (6.52%) Perl
7 28 (5.70%) PHP
8 19 (3.87%) C++
9 15 (3.05%) PL/SQL
10 14 (2.85%) Scala
11 13 (2.65%) Shell Script
11 13 (2.65%) Bash Shell
12 12 (2.44%) Groovy
13 9 (1.83%) C
14 7 (1.43%) T-SQL
14 7 (1.43%) XPath
15 5 (1.02%) Objective-C
16 4 (0.81%) COBOL
16 4 (0.81%) JCL
16 4 (0.81%) Jython
Qualifications
1 30 (6.11%) Security Cleared
2 21 (4.28%) Degree
3 16 (3.26%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (0.61%) BC Cleared
4 3 (0.61%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.41%) ISEB
5 2 (0.41%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (8.35%) QA
System Software
1 32 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (3.26%) Docker
3 13 (2.65%) Xen
4 3 (0.61%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.20%) vCloud
5 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.20%) Squid
Systems Management
1 53 (10.79%) Opscode Chef
2 41 (8.35%) Puppet
3 17 (3.46%) Graylog
3 17 (3.46%) Salt
4 15 (3.05%) Graphite
5 13 (2.65%) Ansible
6 2 (0.41%) OpenView
6 2 (0.41%) OpenIDM
7 1 (0.20%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.20%) StatsD
7 1 (0.20%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.20%) Nagios
7 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.20%) Control-M
7 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 105 (21.38%) Oracle
2 37 (7.54%) Microsoft
3 34 (6.92%) VMware
4 21 (4.28%) IBM
5 20 (4.07%) Splunk
6 17 (3.46%) New Relic
6 17 (3.46%) Akamai
7 15 (3.05%) Red Hat
8 14 (2.85%) Google
9 13 (2.65%) Adobe
10 11 (2.24%) hybris
11 8 (1.63%) SAP
12 6 (1.22%) Lotus
12 6 (1.22%) Sun
13 4 (0.81%) Atlassian
14 3 (0.61%) Sybase
14 3 (0.61%) Cisco
15 2 (0.41%) HP
15 2 (0.41%) Intel
15 2 (0.41%) Software AG
West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £325 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East Riding
Mason Frank International
Posted: Yesterday
South Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £700.00 - £900.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £360.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago