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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 16 12 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Contract jobs citing Java 270 226 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 9.37% 9.03% 6.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.17% 21.18% 18.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 143 73
Average daily rate
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£400 £320 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £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 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
1218 1067 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 42.26% 42.61% 36.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 789 722 385
Average daily rate £325 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 25
Average hourly rate £38.00 £29.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% +96.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.28 £15.10 £12.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.20 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +3.42%

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 4 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 4 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 +2 213 £375 +15.38% 65
South Yorkshire +6 42 £400 +31.36% 23
North Yorkshire -7 11 £400 +25.00% 9
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 270 (56.72%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (34.45%) HTML
3 144 (30.25%) Linux
4 114 (23.95%) TDD
5 113 (23.74%) SQL
6 109 (22.90%) JavaScript
7 104 (21.85%) Oracle
8 102 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
9 95 (19.96%) CSS
10 90 (18.91%) MongoDB
11 87 (18.28%) UNIX
12 85 (17.86%) J2EE
12 85 (17.86%) Git (software)
13 82 (17.23%) HTTP
14 81 (17.02%) Hibernate
15 80 (16.81%) Web Design
15 80 (16.81%) REST
16 79 (16.60%) Configuration Management
17 76 (15.97%) XML
18 71 (14.92%) Open Source
18 71 (14.92%) Responsive Web Design
18 71 (14.92%) Relational Database
19 70 (14.71%) Spring
20 66 (13.87%) Jenkins
21 65 (13.66%) Subversion
22 63 (13.24%) Web Services
22 63 (13.24%) .NET
23 61 (12.82%) Mac OS X
23 61 (12.82%) BDD
24 60 (12.61%) Ruby

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 47 (9.87%) WebSphere
2 34 (7.14%) Apache
2 34 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 24 (5.04%) JBoss
4 20 (4.20%) WebLogic
5 18 (3.78%) IIS
6 15 (3.15%) Node.js
6 15 (3.15%) Jetty
7 14 (2.94%) Cloud Foundry
7 14 (2.94%) nginx
8 11 (2.31%) Apache Solr
8 11 (2.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 10 (2.10%) CMS
9 10 (2.10%) WebSphere Application Server
10 9 (1.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 6 (1.26%) Apache ServiceMix
11 6 (1.26%) Oracle BPEL
11 6 (1.26%) WebSphere Portal
12 4 (0.84%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.84%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 11 (2.31%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.47%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.68%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.42%) Tridion
3 2 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.21%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.21%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.21%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.21%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
2 16 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (3.15%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (2.73%) Google App Engine
4 13 (2.73%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (1.05%) SaaS
7 2 (0.42%) IaaS
7 2 (0.42%) Route 53
7 2 (0.42%) GitHub
7 2 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.42%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.21%) PaaS
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 82 (17.23%) HTTP
2 25 (5.25%) Firewall
3 24 (5.04%) TCP/IP
4 19 (3.99%) DNS
5 17 (3.57%) SSL
6 13 (2.73%) DHCP
6 13 (2.73%) FTP
6 13 (2.73%) IPsec
7 11 (2.31%) LDAP
8 5 (1.05%) Internet
9 3 (0.63%) SAN
10 2 (0.42%) Multicast
10 2 (0.42%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.42%) ATM
10 2 (0.42%) LAN
10 2 (0.42%) WAN
10 2 (0.42%) DMZ
10 2 (0.42%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.42%) NAS
10 2 (0.42%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (18.91%) MongoDB
2 71 (14.92%) Relational Database
3 54 (11.34%) NoSQL
4 37 (7.77%) Neo4j
5 24 (5.04%) MySQL
5 24 (5.04%) SQL Server
6 22 (4.62%) Oracle Database
7 19 (3.99%) PostgreSQL
8 18 (3.78%) CouchDB
9 12 (2.52%) RDBMS
9 12 (2.52%) DB2
10 11 (2.31%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (1.47%) Pentaho
11 7 (1.47%) Couchbase
12 5 (1.05%) Hadoop
12 5 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.05%) Big Data
13 4 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.63%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 85 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 66 (13.87%) Jenkins
3 65 (13.66%) Subversion
4 39 (8.19%) JUnit
5 33 (6.93%) Eclipse
6 31 (6.51%) Cucumber
7 28 (5.88%) Maven
8 23 (4.83%) Selenium
9 15 (3.15%) TeamCity
9 15 (3.15%) IntelliJ
9 15 (3.15%) Capybara
10 13 (2.73%) QuickTest Pro
11 11 (2.31%) Ant
12 10 (2.10%) JMeter
13 9 (1.89%) Hudson
14 8 (1.68%) NetBeans
14 8 (1.68%) WATIR
14 8 (1.68%) Sahi
15 7 (1.47%) Visual Studio
16 6 (1.26%) QUnit
General
1 46 (9.66%) Finance
2 13 (2.73%) Games
3 12 (2.52%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.10%) Retail
5 4 (0.84%) Law
5 4 (0.84%) Banking
6 3 (0.63%) Marketing
6 3 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.21%) Russian Language
7 1 (0.21%) Electronics
7 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.21%) Publishing
7 1 (0.21%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 292 (61.34%) Developer
2 180 (37.82%) Java Developer
3 33 (6.93%) Architect
4 31 (6.51%) Analyst
4 31 (6.51%) Senior Developer
5 19 (3.99%) Senior Java Developer
5 19 (3.99%) DevOps Engineer
6 17 (3.57%) Test Analyst
7 16 (3.36%) Lead Developer
8 14 (2.94%) Lead Java Developer
8 14 (2.94%) Ruby Developer
9 13 (2.73%) Software Engineer
10 12 (2.52%) Software Developer
11 10 (2.10%) Java Software Engineer
11 10 (2.10%) Front-End Developer
11 10 (2.10%) Designer
12 9 (1.89%) UI Developer
12 9 (1.89%) Technical Architect
12 9 (1.89%) UI Programmer
13 8 (1.68%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (34.45%) HTML
2 95 (19.96%) CSS
3 85 (17.86%) J2EE
4 81 (17.02%) Hibernate
5 80 (16.81%) REST
6 76 (15.97%) XML
7 70 (14.71%) Spring
8 63 (13.24%) Web Services
8 63 (13.24%) .NET
9 48 (10.08%) jQuery
10 43 (9.03%) JAX-RS
11 36 (7.56%) RESTful
12 32 (6.72%) HTML5
13 29 (6.09%) CSS3
14 26 (5.46%) JSP
15 25 (5.25%) JSON
15 25 (5.25%) Sass
16 24 (5.04%) Spring MVC
17 22 (4.62%) Ajax
18 21 (4.41%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 71 (14.92%) Open Source
2 17 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (1.89%) Chemistry
4 8 (1.68%) Algorithms
4 8 (1.68%) Private Cloud
4 8 (1.68%) Visualisation
5 7 (1.47%) Online Games
5 7 (1.47%) User Experience
6 6 (1.26%) Smartcard
6 6 (1.26%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.26%) PKI
7 5 (1.05%) Cryptography
7 5 (1.05%) Life Science
7 5 (1.05%) NHS
7 5 (1.05%) Clustering
8 4 (0.84%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.84%) Ontologies
9 3 (0.63%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.63%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 144 (30.25%) Linux
2 87 (18.28%) UNIX
3 61 (12.82%) Mac OS X
4 26 (5.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (3.99%) CentOS
6 16 (3.36%) Windows
7 8 (1.68%) Android
8 3 (0.63%) HPUX
8 3 (0.63%) Solaris
9 2 (0.42%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.21%) AIX
10 1 (0.21%) SUSE
10 1 (0.21%) Debian
10 1 (0.21%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (56.72%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (23.95%) TDD
3 102 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 80 (16.81%) Web Design
5 79 (16.60%) Configuration Management
6 71 (14.92%) Responsive Web Design
7 61 (12.82%) BDD
8 53 (11.13%) MVC
9 50 (10.50%) Scrum
10 44 (9.24%) DevOps
11 37 (7.77%) OO
12 32 (6.72%) SOA
12 32 (6.72%) Mentoring
13 31 (6.51%) E-Commerce
14 30 (6.30%) Web Development
14 30 (6.30%) Software Engineering
15 29 (6.09%) Automated Testing
15 29 (6.09%) Continuous Improvement
16 27 (5.67%) Pair Programming
17 25 (5.25%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 113 (23.74%) SQL
2 109 (22.90%) JavaScript
3 60 (12.61%) Ruby
4 55 (11.55%) Python
5 43 (9.03%) C#
6 37 (7.77%) PHP
7 25 (5.25%) Perl
8 18 (3.78%) Scala
9 16 (3.36%) PL/SQL
10 13 (2.73%) C++
11 12 (2.52%) C
12 11 (2.31%) VB
13 10 (2.10%) Bash Shell
14 9 (1.89%) Groovy
14 9 (1.89%) Shell Script
15 7 (1.47%) XPath
15 7 (1.47%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.84%) Jython
16 4 (0.84%) SPARQL
17 3 (0.63%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 32 (6.72%) Security Cleared
2 17 (3.57%) Degree
3 12 (2.52%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.21%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.21%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.21%) ISEB
6 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (9.24%) QA
System Software
1 29 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (3.15%) Xen
3 14 (2.94%) Docker
4 3 (0.63%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.42%) KVM
5 2 (0.42%) NFS
5 2 (0.42%) SRDF
5 2 (0.42%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (0.21%) Squid
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.21%) iptables
6 1 (0.21%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 45 (9.45%) Opscode Chef
2 43 (9.03%) Puppet
3 15 (3.15%) Salt
4 14 (2.94%) Graylog
5 13 (2.73%) Ansible
5 13 (2.73%) Graphite
6 7 (1.47%) OpenIDM
7 2 (0.42%) OpenView
8 1 (0.21%) SCOM
8 1 (0.21%) Nagios
8 1 (0.21%) Control-M
8 1 (0.21%) StatsD
8 1 (0.21%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 104 (21.85%) Oracle
2 45 (9.45%) Microsoft
3 32 (6.72%) VMware
4 22 (4.62%) Splunk
5 16 (3.36%) Red Hat
6 15 (3.15%) IBM
7 14 (2.94%) New Relic
7 14 (2.94%) Akamai
8 13 (2.73%) Google
9 12 (2.52%) hybris
10 10 (2.10%) Adobe
11 9 (1.89%) SAP
12 8 (1.68%) Cisco
13 6 (1.26%) Sun
14 4 (0.84%) Nuxeo
14 4 (0.84%) Intel
14 4 (0.84%) Sybase
15 3 (0.63%) HP
15 3 (0.63%) Lotus
16 2 (0.42%) TIBCO
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