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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 19 8 20
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Contract jobs citing Java 232 251 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 8.07% 10.95% 7.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.88% 27.22% 19.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 149 87
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£375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.25 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.38% -20.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £15.25 £31.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.25 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.16% -4.00%
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
1111 922 773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 38.63% 40.23% 37.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 563 407
Average daily rate £325 £320 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +11.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £237 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 33
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.50 £37.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -10 173 £375 +15.38% 82
South Yorkshire +3 51 £328 +7.55% 7
North Yorkshire -19 8 £325 +0.77% 22
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 278 (54.19%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (31.97%) HTML
3 145 (28.27%) Linux
4 140 (27.29%) JavaScript
5 129 (25.15%) TDD
6 128 (24.95%) SQL
7 126 (24.56%) Continuous Integration
8 106 (20.66%) Oracle
9 105 (20.47%) CSS
10 104 (20.27%) MongoDB
11 92 (17.93%) XML
12 89 (17.35%) UNIX
13 86 (16.76%) Spring
14 81 (15.79%) Configuration Management
15 80 (15.59%) Git (software)
16 78 (15.20%) Jenkins
17 76 (14.81%) J2EE
18 71 (13.84%) Web Design
19 70 (13.65%) Hibernate
20 69 (13.45%) Open Source
21 67 (13.06%) Web Services
22 63 (12.28%) BDD
22 63 (12.28%) NoSQL
23 62 (12.09%) HTTP
24 61 (11.89%) Responsive Web Design
25 60 (11.70%) Relational Database
25 60 (11.70%) Ruby
25 60 (11.70%) WebSphere
26 59 (11.50%) Cucumber
26 59 (11.50%) .NET

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 60 (11.70%) WebSphere
2 43 (8.38%) Apache
3 38 (7.41%) Tomcat
4 26 (5.07%) JBoss
5 21 (4.09%) Node.js
6 20 (3.90%) WebLogic
7 18 (3.51%) Cloud Foundry
8 16 (3.12%) IIS
9 15 (2.92%) Jetty
10 13 (2.53%) nginx
11 12 (2.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 11 (2.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 11 (2.14%) Apache Solr
12 11 (2.14%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (1.17%) CMS
13 6 (1.17%) Confluence
14 5 (0.97%) FileNet
14 5 (0.97%) CICS
15 4 (0.78%) WebSphere Portal
15 4 (0.78%) GlassFish
Applications
1 11 (2.14%) Photoshop
2 9 (1.75%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.78%) MS Office
5 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.17%) BASE24
2 3 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.39%) Tridion
4 1 (0.19%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.19%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.19%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.19%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.19%) INSURE/90
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
2 19 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (2.92%) GitHub
4 14 (2.73%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (2.53%) Google App Engine
5 13 (2.53%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.58%) Office 365
8 2 (0.39%) SaaS
8 2 (0.39%) IaaS
9 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.19%) PaaS
9 1 (0.19%) Route 53
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 62 (12.09%) HTTP
2 18 (3.51%) TCP/IP
3 15 (2.92%) Firewall
4 14 (2.73%) SSL
4 14 (2.73%) DNS
5 13 (2.53%) DHCP
5 13 (2.53%) FTP
5 13 (2.53%) IPsec
6 10 (1.95%) LDAP
7 7 (1.36%) ATM
7 7 (1.36%) WAN
7 7 (1.36%) Internet
8 4 (0.78%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.58%) Converged Networks
10 2 (0.39%) AMQP
11 1 (0.19%) Network Security
11 1 (0.19%) SAN
11 1 (0.19%) DMZ
11 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.19%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (20.27%) MongoDB
2 63 (12.28%) NoSQL
3 60 (11.70%) Relational Database
4 30 (5.85%) MySQL
5 29 (5.65%) Neo4j
6 24 (4.68%) SQL Server
6 24 (4.68%) CouchDB
7 21 (4.09%) Oracle Database
8 13 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
8 13 (2.53%) DB2
8 13 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (2.34%) RDBMS
9 12 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (1.56%) Oracle ODI
11 7 (1.36%) Big Data
12 6 (1.17%) Couchbase
13 4 (0.78%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.58%) Adabas
14 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 80 (15.59%) Git (software)
2 78 (15.20%) Jenkins
3 59 (11.50%) Cucumber
4 44 (8.58%) Subversion
5 41 (7.99%) JUnit
6 37 (7.21%) Eclipse
7 32 (6.24%) Maven
7 32 (6.24%) Selenium
8 20 (3.90%) TeamCity
9 19 (3.70%) Capybara
9 19 (3.70%) IntelliJ
10 16 (3.12%) HP UFT
11 15 (2.92%) Ant
12 12 (2.34%) WebDriver
13 11 (2.14%) GitLab
14 10 (1.95%) JIRA
15 9 (1.75%) Sahi
15 9 (1.75%) WATIR
16 8 (1.56%) Oracle APEX
16 8 (1.56%) NetBeans
General
1 56 (10.92%) Finance
2 16 (3.12%) Telecoms
3 15 (2.92%) Games
4 13 (2.53%) Retail
5 8 (1.56%) Banking
6 7 (1.36%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.58%) Publishing
8 2 (0.39%) Marketing
8 2 (0.39%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.19%) Local Government
9 1 (0.19%) Billing
9 1 (0.19%) Russian Language
9 1 (0.19%) Back Office
9 1 (0.19%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 309 (60.23%) Developer
2 175 (34.11%) Java Developer
3 43 (8.38%) Analyst
4 29 (5.65%) Test Analyst
5 27 (5.26%) Architect
6 22 (4.29%) DevOps Engineer
7 21 (4.09%) Software Engineer
7 21 (4.09%) Senior Developer
8 18 (3.51%) Ruby Developer
9 16 (3.12%) Software Developer
9 16 (3.12%) Java Software Engineer
10 15 (2.92%) Senior Java Developer
11 14 (2.73%) Agile Coach
12 11 (2.14%) UI Programmer
12 11 (2.14%) UI Developer
12 11 (2.14%) ScrumMaster
12 11 (2.14%) Lead Developer
13 10 (1.95%) Programmer
13 10 (1.95%) Project Manager
13 10 (1.95%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (31.97%) HTML
2 105 (20.47%) CSS
3 92 (17.93%) XML
4 86 (16.76%) Spring
5 76 (14.81%) J2EE
6 70 (13.65%) Hibernate
7 67 (13.06%) Web Services
8 59 (11.50%) .NET
9 55 (10.72%) REST
10 49 (9.55%) HTML5
11 48 (9.36%) jQuery
11 48 (9.36%) CSS3
12 41 (7.99%) RESTful
13 38 (7.41%) Spring MVC
14 35 (6.82%) JSP
15 34 (6.63%) JAX-RS
16 30 (5.85%) Sass
17 29 (5.65%) RabbitMQ
18 28 (5.46%) Servlets
19 21 (4.09%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (2.34%) Data Centre
2 12 (2.34%) Visualisation
3 8 (1.56%) Private Cloud
4 7 (1.36%) User Experience
4 7 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (1.36%) Chemistry
5 6 (1.17%) EPoS
5 6 (1.17%) Client/Server
5 6 (1.17%) Mobile Games
5 6 (1.17%) Cryptography
5 6 (1.17%) Algorithms
6 5 (0.97%) Mainframe
6 5 (0.97%) Life Science
7 4 (0.78%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.78%) Online Games
7 4 (0.78%) NHS
7 4 (0.78%) W3C
7 4 (0.78%) Clustering
8 3 (0.58%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 145 (28.27%) Linux
2 89 (17.35%) UNIX
3 47 (9.16%) Mac OS X
4 29 (5.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (4.48%) Windows
6 20 (3.90%) CentOS
7 7 (1.36%) AIX
8 5 (0.97%) Android
9 3 (0.58%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.39%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.39%) Solaris
10 2 (0.39%) zOS
11 1 (0.19%) SUSE
11 1 (0.19%) Debian
11 1 (0.19%) Fedora
11 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (54.19%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (25.15%) TDD
3 126 (24.56%) Continuous Integration
4 81 (15.79%) Configuration Management
5 71 (13.84%) Web Design
6 69 (13.45%) Open Source
7 63 (12.28%) BDD
8 61 (11.89%) Responsive Web Design
9 59 (11.50%) Scrum
10 58 (11.31%) Software Engineering
11 57 (11.11%) MVC
12 43 (8.38%) E-Commerce
12 43 (8.38%) DevOps
13 42 (8.19%) Continuous Improvement
13 42 (8.19%) Test Automation
14 39 (7.60%) OO
15 31 (6.04%) Automated Testing
15 31 (6.04%) Microservices
16 29 (5.65%) Mentoring
16 29 (5.65%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 140 (27.29%) JavaScript
2 128 (24.95%) SQL
3 60 (11.70%) Ruby
4 43 (8.38%) Python
5 42 (8.19%) C#
6 29 (5.65%) Perl
7 27 (5.26%) C++
8 22 (4.29%) PHP
9 20 (3.90%) PL/SQL
10 18 (3.51%) C
11 15 (2.92%) Scala
11 15 (2.92%) Bash Shell
12 13 (2.53%) Groovy
12 13 (2.53%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.36%) XPath
14 6 (1.17%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.78%) JCL
15 4 (0.78%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.78%) COBOL
16 3 (0.58%) Jython
Qualifications
1 27 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 20 (3.90%) Degree
3 15 (2.92%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.97%) BC Cleared
4 5 (0.97%) DV Cleared
4 5 (0.97%) Sun Certification
5 3 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.58%) ISEB
6 2 (0.39%) CISSP
6 2 (0.39%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (8.97%) QA
System Software
1 36 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (3.90%) Docker
3 13 (2.53%) Xen
4 5 (0.97%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.19%) Squid
5 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.19%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 59 (11.50%) Opscode Chef
2 41 (7.99%) Puppet
3 21 (4.09%) Salt
4 19 (3.70%) Graphite
5 18 (3.51%) Graylog
6 13 (2.53%) Ansible
7 2 (0.39%) OpenView
8 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.19%) Control-M
8 1 (0.19%) Nagios
8 1 (0.19%) SCOM
8 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.19%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.19%) OpenIDM
8 1 (0.19%) StatsD
Vendors
1 106 (20.66%) Oracle
2 38 (7.41%) VMware
3 37 (7.21%) Microsoft
4 25 (4.87%) IBM
5 23 (4.48%) Splunk
6 19 (3.70%) Adobe
7 18 (3.51%) New Relic
7 18 (3.51%) Akamai
8 16 (3.12%) Google
9 14 (2.73%) Red Hat
10 12 (2.34%) hybris
11 10 (1.95%) Sun
12 9 (1.75%) SAP
13 6 (1.17%) Sybase
13 6 (1.17%) HP
13 6 (1.17%) Lotus
14 4 (0.78%) Atlassian
15 3 (0.58%) Novell
15 3 (0.58%) PeopleSoft
16 2 (0.39%) Cisco
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
York, North Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ISL
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates - 6 Months initially
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: C£350-£400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £315 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago