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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 7 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing Java 355 216 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.22% 8.42% 8.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.47% 24.71% 20.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 154 96
Average daily rate £450 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.88 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -3.22%
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
1128 874 921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 38.82% 34.07% 40.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 585 577
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 9 12
Average hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +50.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £33.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £43.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 +9 272 £450 +20.00% 104
South Yorkshire +8 57 £450 +32.35% 30
North Yorkshire +2 7 £405 +24.61% 19
Humberside - 1 - -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 489 (64.34%) Agile Software Development
2 273 (35.92%) Linux
3 254 (33.42%) JavaScript
4 238 (31.32%) HTML
5 196 (25.79%) Jenkins
6 184 (24.21%) TDD
7 178 (23.42%) Spring
8 169 (22.24%) CSS
9 161 (21.18%) DevOps
10 158 (20.79%) Maven
11 154 (20.26%) Git (software)
12 152 (20.00%) .NET
13 146 (19.21%) Oracle
14 142 (18.68%) Puppet
15 140 (18.42%) MongoDB
16 139 (18.29%) Python
17 138 (18.16%) SQL
18 128 (16.84%) Security Cleared
19 121 (15.92%) Ruby
20 118 (15.53%) Unix
21 116 (15.26%) Scrum
21 116 (15.26%) Continuous Integration
22 111 (14.61%) Hibernate
23 107 (14.08%) REST
24 101 (13.29%) C#
25 96 (12.63%) BDD
26 92 (12.11%) Configuration Management
27 91 (11.97%) NoSQL
28 90 (11.84%) HTML5
28 90 (11.84%) XML

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 86 (11.32%) Tomcat
2 83 (10.92%) Node.js
3 76 (10.00%) Apache
4 64 (8.42%) nginx
5 58 (7.63%) Confluence
6 51 (6.71%) WebSphere
7 33 (4.34%) IIS
8 27 (3.55%) OpenStack
9 26 (3.42%) JBoss
9 26 (3.42%) Jetty
10 17 (2.24%) WebLogic
11 16 (2.11%) WebSphere Application Server
12 15 (1.97%) CMS
13 9 (1.18%) SharePoint
14 8 (1.05%) Apache Solr
14 8 (1.05%) WebSphere Portal
15 5 (0.66%) SAS
16 4 (0.53%) GlassFish
17 3 (0.39%) CloudStack
17 3 (0.39%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 13 (1.71%) MS Visio
2 8 (1.05%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.92%) MS Excel
4 3 (0.39%) MS Office
5 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.13%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (0.53%) Eloqua
2 3 (0.39%) BigMachines
3 2 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.26%) BASE24
4 1 (0.13%) Magento
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.13%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.13%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.13%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 84 (11.05%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (5.53%) Cloud Computing
3 27 (3.55%) Amazon EC2
4 26 (3.42%) Google App Engine
4 26 (3.42%) Google Cloud Platform
5 21 (2.76%) GitHub
6 20 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
7 15 (1.97%) IaaS
8 9 (1.18%) SaaS
9 5 (0.66%) Google Analytics
9 5 (0.66%) PaaS
10 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 78 (10.26%) HTTP
2 46 (6.05%) TCP/IP
3 44 (5.79%) Internet
4 32 (4.21%) SSL
5 28 (3.68%) DNS
6 24 (3.16%) IPsec
7 23 (3.03%) DHCP
7 23 (3.03%) FTP
8 14 (1.84%) SNMP
9 10 (1.32%) LDAP
10 6 (0.79%) Firewall
11 5 (0.66%) Network Security
11 5 (0.66%) SMS
12 4 (0.53%) LAN
12 4 (0.53%) WAN
13 3 (0.39%) DVB
13 3 (0.39%) IMAP
13 3 (0.39%) SMTP
13 3 (0.39%) VPN
13 3 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (18.42%) MongoDB
2 91 (11.97%) NoSQL
3 62 (8.16%) MySQL
4 60 (7.89%) Relational Database
5 54 (7.11%) PostgreSQL
6 48 (6.32%) Oracle Database
7 47 (6.18%) Apache Cassandra
8 43 (5.66%) SQL Server
9 21 (2.76%) Oracle Database 11g
10 19 (2.50%) Neo4j
11 18 (2.37%) Redis
12 14 (1.84%) Big Data
12 14 (1.84%) Hadoop
12 14 (1.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 13 (1.71%) CouchDB
13 13 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (1.58%) RDBMS
15 10 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
16 9 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
16 9 (1.18%) DB2
Development Applications
1 196 (25.79%) Jenkins
2 158 (20.79%) Maven
3 154 (20.26%) Git (software)
4 84 (11.05%) JIRA
5 74 (9.74%) JUnit
6 73 (9.61%) Selenium
7 61 (8.03%) Cucumber
8 54 (7.11%) Subversion
9 45 (5.92%) SonarQube
10 36 (4.74%) Mockito
11 29 (3.82%) GitLab
12 26 (3.42%) Sonatype Nexus
13 25 (3.29%) Liquibase
14 23 (3.03%) Appium
14 23 (3.03%) Artifactory
14 23 (3.03%) Eclipse
14 23 (3.03%) Mocha
15 22 (2.89%) Ant
16 19 (2.50%) JMeter
17 17 (2.24%) LoadRunner
General
1 65 (8.55%) Finance
2 31 (4.08%) Retail
3 16 (2.11%) Games
4 15 (1.97%) Banking
5 5 (0.66%) Law
5 5 (0.66%) Legal
6 4 (0.53%) Billing
6 4 (0.53%) Local Government
6 4 (0.53%) Marketing
7 2 (0.26%) Advertising
7 2 (0.26%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.13%) Front Office
8 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 455 (59.87%) Developer
2 319 (41.97%) Java Developer
3 101 (13.29%) Architect
4 97 (12.76%) Senior Developer
5 87 (11.45%) Agile Developer
6 81 (10.66%) Agile Java Developer
7 71 (9.34%) DevOps Engineer
8 69 (9.08%) Senior Java Developer
9 41 (5.39%) Digital Developer
10 34 (4.47%) Technical Architect
11 31 (4.08%) JavaScript Developer
12 29 (3.82%) Analyst
13 27 (3.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 26 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
15 19 (2.50%) DevOps Architect
15 19 (2.50%) HTML Developer
15 19 (2.50%) Java Architect
15 19 (2.50%) Test Analyst
16 18 (2.37%) Test Leader
17 17 (2.24%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (31.32%) HTML
2 178 (23.42%) Spring
3 169 (22.24%) CSS
4 152 (20.00%) .NET
5 111 (14.61%) Hibernate
6 107 (14.08%) REST
7 90 (11.84%) HTML5
7 90 (11.84%) XML
8 87 (11.45%) J2EE
9 72 (9.47%) AngularJS
10 69 (9.08%) Web Services
11 55 (7.24%) jQuery
12 52 (6.84%) Servlets
13 50 (6.58%) JSON
14 48 (6.32%) RESTful
15 45 (5.92%) CSS3
16 36 (4.74%) RabbitMQ
17 33 (4.34%) Apache Camel
18 31 (4.08%) JSP
18 31 (4.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 61 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (4.74%) User Experience
3 18 (2.37%) Mobile App
4 13 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (1.71%) PKI
5 10 (1.32%) Online Games
5 10 (1.32%) Visualisation
6 8 (1.05%) Algorithms
6 8 (1.05%) Client/Server
6 8 (1.05%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.05%) Ontologies
6 8 (1.05%) Social Media
7 7 (0.92%) EPoS
8 5 (0.66%) Blog
8 5 (0.66%) iSeries
9 4 (0.53%) Clustering
9 4 (0.53%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.39%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.39%) DTV
10 3 (0.39%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 273 (35.92%) Linux
2 118 (15.53%) Unix
3 73 (9.61%) Mac OS X
4 50 (6.58%) CentOS
5 46 (6.05%) Windows
6 36 (4.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (4.47%) Android
8 21 (2.76%) Ubuntu
9 8 (1.05%) Apple iOS
10 7 (0.92%) Mac OS
11 6 (0.79%) AIX
12 4 (0.53%) CoreOS
12 4 (0.53%) SUSE
13 3 (0.39%) Debian
13 3 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
13 3 (0.39%) HPUX
13 3 (0.39%) Solaris
14 2 (0.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 489 (64.34%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (24.21%) TDD
3 161 (21.18%) DevOps
4 116 (15.26%) Continuous Integration
4 116 (15.26%) Scrum
5 96 (12.63%) BDD
6 92 (12.11%) Configuration Management
7 79 (10.39%) Microservices
8 72 (9.47%) SOA
9 69 (9.08%) Open Source
10 49 (6.45%) Test Automation
11 45 (5.92%) OO
12 43 (5.66%) Unit Testing
13 40 (5.26%) Web Design
14 38 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
15 36 (4.74%) MVC
16 35 (4.61%) Front End Development
16 35 (4.61%) SDLC
17 34 (4.47%) Web Development
18 33 (4.34%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 254 (33.42%) JavaScript
2 139 (18.29%) Python
3 138 (18.16%) SQL
4 121 (15.92%) Ruby
5 101 (13.29%) C#
6 74 (9.74%) C++
7 68 (8.95%) Perl
8 52 (6.84%) Scala
9 43 (5.66%) Bash Shell
10 42 (5.53%) PHP
11 32 (4.21%) C
12 24 (3.16%) PowerShell
13 21 (2.76%) PL/SQL
14 18 (2.37%) Shell Script
15 12 (1.58%) Groovy
16 11 (1.45%) VB
17 10 (1.32%) Go
18 9 (1.18%) FQL
18 9 (1.18%) R
19 8 (1.05%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 128 (16.84%) Security Cleared
2 90 (11.84%) SC Cleared
3 23 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 14 (1.84%) BC Cleared
5 8 (1.05%) Degree
6 6 (0.79%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.39%) ISEB
7 3 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.26%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.13%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.13%) MBA
9 1 (0.13%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (6.18%) QA
2 39 (5.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (0.66%) SLA
4 4 (0.53%) WCAG
5 2 (0.26%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.26%) ISO 8583
5 2 (0.26%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.13%) GPG13
6 1 (0.13%) HL7
6 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.13%) WAI
System Software
1 50 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (5.13%) Docker
3 27 (3.55%) Xen
4 26 (3.42%) vSphere
5 6 (0.79%) Active Directory
6 5 (0.66%) KVM
7 4 (0.53%) Ceph
7 4 (0.53%) GlusterFS
8 3 (0.39%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.39%) Varnish
9 1 (0.13%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (0.13%) HDFS
9 1 (0.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 142 (18.68%) Puppet
2 57 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (4.47%) Ansible
4 26 (3.42%) logstash
4 26 (3.42%) Nagios
5 22 (2.89%) Bareos
5 22 (2.89%) yum
6 19 (2.50%) Opsview
7 17 (2.24%) Salt
8 16 (2.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 16 (2.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 15 (1.97%) Piwik
10 13 (1.71%) Graphite
11 9 (1.18%) Grafana
11 9 (1.18%) Kibana
11 9 (1.18%) Oracle Identity Management
11 9 (1.18%) StatsD
11 9 (1.18%) Uchiwa
12 4 (0.53%) Cacti
12 4 (0.53%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 146 (19.21%) Oracle
2 57 (7.50%) VMware
3 46 (6.05%) Google
4 39 (5.13%) Microsoft
5 25 (3.29%) Atlassian
6 24 (3.16%) IBM
7 23 (3.03%) Red Hat
8 14 (1.84%) Splunk
9 13 (1.71%) HP
10 12 (1.58%) Apigee
11 11 (1.45%) Dynatrace
12 10 (1.32%) Tableau
13 9 (1.18%) Adobe
13 9 (1.18%) Citrix
13 9 (1.18%) Mashery
13 9 (1.18%) Teradata
14 8 (1.05%) New Relic
15 7 (0.92%) SaltStack
15 7 (0.92%) Sitecore
16 6 (0.79%) AppDynamics
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