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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 20 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing Java 183 215 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 7.26% 9.70% 10.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.33% 24.32% 27.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 120 150
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £468 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.20% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.63 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.78% -2.77%
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
858 884 994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 34.06% 39.89% 38.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 517 502
Average daily rate £325 £310 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 30 21
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.42 £14.39 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 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
West Yorkshire -4 125 £350 - 62
North Yorkshire +1 33 £325 - 41
South Yorkshire -10 16 £325 -7.14% 10
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

1 143 (37.24%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (29.17%) J2EE
3 108 (28.13%) Oracle
4 83 (21.61%) SQL
5 72 (18.75%) Spring
6 66 (17.19%) JavaScript
7 64 (16.67%) TDD
8 59 (15.36%) Software Engineering
8 59 (15.36%) HTML
9 58 (15.10%) Hibernate
10 57 (14.84%) Linux
10 57 (14.84%) Tomcat
11 52 (13.54%) MVC
12 51 (13.28%) OO
13 50 (13.02%) Continuous Integration
14 49 (12.76%) jQuery
14 49 (12.76%) CSS
15 48 (12.50%) XML
16 47 (12.24%) PHP
17 43 (11.20%) C#
18 42 (10.94%) BDD
19 40 (10.42%) Spring MVC
20 38 (9.90%) Cucumber
20 38 (9.90%) HTTP
21 37 (9.64%) .NET
21 37 (9.64%) JSP
21 37 (9.64%) Web Services
21 37 (9.64%) UNIX
21 37 (9.64%) Apache
21 37 (9.64%) Ruby

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 57 (14.84%) Tomcat
2 37 (9.64%) Apache
3 29 (7.55%) WebSphere
4 19 (4.95%) WebLogic
5 11 (2.86%) Oracle Service Bus
6 10 (2.60%) CMS
7 9 (2.34%) Jetty
7 9 (2.34%) JBoss
7 9 (2.34%) Apache Solr
8 8 (2.08%) Magnolia
9 7 (1.82%) WebSphere Portal
9 7 (1.82%) Node.js
10 4 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (1.04%) nginx
10 4 (1.04%) Adobe CQ
10 4 (1.04%) Apache ServiceMix
11 3 (0.78%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.78%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.78%) ColdFusion
12 2 (0.52%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 6 (1.56%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.30%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (2.60%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (0.78%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.78%) Google App Engine
2 3 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.78%) Heroku
3 2 (0.52%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.52%) Force.com
4 1 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.26%) Route 53
4 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (9.90%) HTTP
2 21 (5.47%) LDAP
3 18 (4.69%) OpenLDAP
4 14 (3.65%) TCP/IP
5 8 (2.08%) Internet
6 7 (1.82%) SSL
7 6 (1.56%) DNS
8 5 (1.30%) DHCP
8 5 (1.30%) FTP
9 4 (1.04%) Firewall
10 3 (0.78%) IPsec
10 3 (0.78%) SSH
10 3 (0.78%) LAN
10 3 (0.78%) WAN
10 3 (0.78%) PuTTY
11 2 (0.52%) VLAN
11 2 (0.52%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.52%) VPN
12 1 (0.26%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (0.26%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
2 32 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 27 (7.03%) Redis
4 21 (5.47%) MySQL
5 20 (5.21%) SQL Server
6 16 (4.17%) Relational Database
7 12 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
8 10 (2.60%) Oracle ODI
9 9 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (2.08%) MongoDB
11 7 (1.82%) NoSQL
11 7 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.30%) Riak
12 5 (1.30%) Jackrabbit
12 5 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (1.04%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (1.04%) DB2
14 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 38 (9.90%) Cucumber
2 33 (8.59%) JUnit
3 32 (8.33%) Selenium
4 27 (7.03%) Maven
4 27 (7.03%) Jenkins
5 21 (5.47%) Git (software)
5 21 (5.47%) JMeter
6 14 (3.65%) Subversion
7 12 (3.13%) WebDriver
8 11 (2.86%) Hudson
8 11 (2.86%) JIRA
8 11 (2.86%) Eclipse
9 8 (2.08%) QuickTest Pro
9 8 (2.08%) Ant
9 8 (2.08%) DbUnit
10 6 (1.56%) JBehave
10 6 (1.56%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.78%) Behat
11 3 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.52%) Toad
General
1 34 (8.85%) Finance
2 11 (2.86%) Retail
3 8 (2.08%) Banking
4 6 (1.56%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.78%) Electronics
6 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.26%) Law
6 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.26%) Advertising
6 1 (0.26%) Games
6 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 187 (48.70%) Developer
2 127 (33.07%) Java Developer
3 37 (9.64%) Tester
4 32 (8.33%) Architect
5 27 (7.03%) Analyst
5 27 (7.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 20 (5.21%) Technical Architect
7 19 (4.95%) Software Engineer
8 18 (4.69%) Agile Coach
9 16 (4.17%) Administrator
10 15 (3.91%) Oracle Developer
10 15 (3.91%) Android Developer
11 14 (3.65%) Senior Developer
12 13 (3.39%) Support Analyst
12 13 (3.39%) Senior Java Developer
13 12 (3.13%) Java Software Engineer
14 11 (2.86%) Automation Tester
15 10 (2.60%) J2EE Developer
15 10 (2.60%) Consultant
16 9 (2.34%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (29.17%) J2EE
2 72 (18.75%) Spring
3 59 (15.36%) HTML
4 58 (15.10%) Hibernate
5 49 (12.76%) CSS
5 49 (12.76%) jQuery
6 48 (12.50%) XML
7 40 (10.42%) Spring MVC
8 37 (9.64%) Web Services
8 37 (9.64%) JSP
8 37 (9.64%) .NET
9 36 (9.38%) Ajax
10 33 (8.59%) REST
11 23 (5.99%) SOAP
11 23 (5.99%) JSF
12 22 (5.73%) Java EE
13 18 (4.69%) JDBC
14 16 (4.17%) Middleware
15 14 (3.65%) JPA
16 12 (3.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.77%) Open Source
2 21 (5.47%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.13%) User Experience
4 12 (3.13%) NHS
5 11 (2.86%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.60%) Reference Data
6 10 (2.60%) Data Integration
7 6 (1.56%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.56%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.30%) GIS
8 5 (1.30%) iSeries
9 4 (1.04%) DataPower
9 4 (1.04%) VLE
10 3 (0.78%) Smart Meter
10 3 (0.78%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.52%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.52%) Clustering
11 2 (0.52%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 57 (14.84%) Linux
2 37 (9.64%) UNIX
3 22 (5.73%) Android
4 16 (4.17%) Windows
5 6 (1.56%) AIX
5 6 (1.56%) Debian
6 4 (1.04%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.04%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.04%) Solaris
7 3 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.52%) HPUX
9 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (37.24%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (16.67%) TDD
3 59 (15.36%) Software Engineering
4 52 (13.54%) MVC
5 51 (13.28%) OO
6 50 (13.02%) Continuous Integration
7 42 (10.94%) BDD
8 30 (7.81%) Configuration Management
9 28 (7.29%) Performance Testing
10 27 (7.03%) Scrum
11 26 (6.77%) Test Scripting
12 25 (6.51%) Test Automation
13 22 (5.73%) User Stories
14 20 (5.21%) SOA
15 19 (4.95%) ATDD
16 18 (4.69%) Android Development
16 18 (4.69%) Validation
17 17 (4.43%) Refactoring
18 15 (3.91%) DevOps
19 14 (3.65%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 83 (21.61%) SQL
2 66 (17.19%) JavaScript
3 47 (12.24%) PHP
4 43 (11.20%) C#
5 37 (9.64%) Ruby
6 26 (6.77%) C++
7 21 (5.47%) PL/SQL
8 17 (4.43%) Python
9 12 (3.13%) Perl
10 11 (2.86%) Shell Script
11 9 (2.34%) VB.NET
11 9 (2.34%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.30%) C
13 4 (1.04%) XQuery
13 4 (1.04%) Objective-C
13 4 (1.04%) VB
14 2 (0.52%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.52%) BeanShell
14 2 (0.52%) Erlang
14 2 (0.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 18 (4.69%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.34%) ISEB
4 5 (1.30%) Degree
5 2 (0.52%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.99%) QA
2 4 (1.04%) COBIT
3 2 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.30%) Xen
2 4 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.78%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.52%) qmail
5 1 (0.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 26 (6.77%) Puppet
2 14 (3.65%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.52%) Hyperic
4 1 (0.26%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.26%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.26%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 108 (28.13%) Oracle
2 27 (7.03%) Red Hat
3 17 (4.43%) IBM
4 16 (4.17%) Splunk
5 14 (3.65%) hybris
5 14 (3.65%) Microsoft
6 8 (2.08%) Adobe
7 7 (1.82%) ATG
7 7 (1.82%) Twitter
8 6 (1.56%) SAP
9 5 (1.30%) VMware
10 4 (1.04%) HP
11 3 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.78%) Cisco
11 3 (0.78%) Google
11 3 (0.78%) Zend
12 2 (0.52%) Perforce
12 2 (0.52%) FatWire
12 2 (0.52%) MKS
12 2 (0.52%) Sybase
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