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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 19 13 21
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing Java 196 195 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 8.04% 8.63% 6.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.90% 21.36% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 95 70
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.35 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.08% -1.80%
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
820 913 829
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 33.62% 40.42% 37.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 546 439
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £405 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 39
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.93% +40.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £175.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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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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 +2 158 £400 +23.07% 69
South Yorkshire +10 22 £340 +25.92% 14
North Yorkshire -15 11 £325 - 21
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 181 (45.94%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (29.19%) HTML
3 97 (24.62%) Oracle
4 89 (22.59%) J2EE
5 87 (22.08%) Linux
6 71 (18.02%) UNIX
7 70 (17.77%) Continuous Integration
8 68 (17.26%) SQL
9 67 (17.01%) CSS
9 67 (17.01%) Hibernate
10 66 (16.75%) TDD
11 65 (16.50%) JavaScript
12 62 (15.74%) REST
13 61 (15.48%) HTTP
14 56 (14.21%) Spring
15 53 (13.45%) JUnit
15 53 (13.45%) Configuration Management
16 51 (12.94%) MVC
16 51 (12.94%) Web Services
16 51 (12.94%) Ruby
17 48 (12.18%) .NET
18 45 (11.42%) XML
19 44 (11.17%) MongoDB
20 43 (10.91%) C#
20 43 (10.91%) Web Design
21 42 (10.66%) Subversion
21 42 (10.66%) Relational Database
21 42 (10.66%) Mentoring
22 41 (10.41%) Python
22 41 (10.41%) jQuery

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 30 (7.61%) WebSphere
2 28 (7.11%) Tomcat
3 18 (4.57%) WebLogic
4 15 (3.81%) Apache
5 13 (3.30%) Apache Solr
6 10 (2.54%) JBoss
6 10 (2.54%) CMS
7 9 (2.28%) Node.js
8 8 (2.03%) Adobe CQ
9 7 (1.78%) WebSphere Portal
10 6 (1.52%) nginx
10 6 (1.52%) Jetty
10 6 (1.52%) Apache ServiceMix
10 6 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (1.27%) Oracle BPEL
12 4 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.76%) IIS
13 3 (0.76%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.76%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.76%) Magnolia
Applications
1 6 (1.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.02%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.52%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.51%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.25%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.25%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.76%) Google App Engine
2 3 (0.76%) SaaS
2 3 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.51%) Route 53
3 2 (0.51%) GitHub
3 2 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.51%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (15.48%) HTTP
2 23 (5.84%) LDAP
3 19 (4.82%) TCP/IP
4 11 (2.79%) Firewall
5 10 (2.54%) SSL
6 9 (2.28%) DNS
7 4 (1.02%) DHCP
8 3 (0.76%) FTP
8 3 (0.76%) Internet
8 3 (0.76%) IPsec
9 2 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.51%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.51%) NAS
9 2 (0.51%) FCoE
9 2 (0.51%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (0.51%) Multicast
9 2 (0.51%) SAN
9 2 (0.51%) ATM
9 2 (0.51%) LAN
9 2 (0.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (11.17%) MongoDB
2 42 (10.66%) Relational Database
3 29 (7.36%) PostgreSQL
4 27 (6.85%) Oracle Database
4 27 (6.85%) Neo4j
5 21 (5.33%) NoSQL
6 12 (3.05%) SQL Server
7 10 (2.54%) Oracle BI EE
7 10 (2.54%) Redis
8 9 (2.28%) MySQL
8 9 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (2.03%) Oracle ODI
10 6 (1.52%) Couchbase
10 6 (1.52%) Pentaho
11 5 (1.27%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.27%) CouchDB
11 5 (1.27%) Riak
12 4 (1.02%) Big Data
12 4 (1.02%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.02%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 53 (13.45%) JUnit
2 42 (10.66%) Subversion
3 33 (8.38%) Jenkins
4 32 (8.12%) Git (software)
5 22 (5.58%) Cucumber
6 19 (4.82%) Selenium
7 18 (4.57%) Maven
8 12 (3.05%) DbUnit
9 11 (2.79%) Eclipse
10 10 (2.54%) QuickTest Pro
10 10 (2.54%) JMeter
11 7 (1.78%) JIRA
11 7 (1.78%) Hudson
12 6 (1.52%) WebDriver
13 5 (1.27%) JProfiler
13 5 (1.27%) QUnit
13 5 (1.27%) Ant
14 4 (1.02%) SoapUI
15 3 (0.76%) Gradle
15 3 (0.76%) LoadRunner
General
1 36 (9.14%) Finance
2 9 (2.28%) Telecoms
2 9 (2.28%) Retail
3 5 (1.27%) Law
4 4 (1.02%) Games
5 3 (0.76%) Banking
6 2 (0.51%) Marketing
7 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.25%) Publishing
7 1 (0.25%) Electronics
7 1 (0.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 222 (56.35%) Developer
2 152 (38.58%) Java Developer
3 27 (6.85%) Architect
4 25 (6.35%) Analyst
5 20 (5.08%) Senior Developer
5 20 (5.08%) Agile Coach
6 17 (4.31%) Lead Developer
7 16 (4.06%) Android Developer
7 16 (4.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 13 (3.30%) Designer
8 13 (3.30%) Tester
9 12 (3.05%) Senior Java Developer
10 11 (2.79%) Test Analyst
10 11 (2.79%) Lead Java Developer
11 10 (2.54%) DevOps Engineer
11 10 (2.54%) Consultant
12 9 (2.28%) Solutions Designer
12 9 (2.28%) SOA Developer
12 9 (2.28%) UI Developer
13 8 (2.03%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (29.19%) HTML
2 89 (22.59%) J2EE
3 67 (17.01%) CSS
3 67 (17.01%) Hibernate
4 62 (15.74%) REST
5 56 (14.21%) Spring
6 51 (12.94%) Web Services
7 48 (12.18%) .NET
8 45 (11.42%) XML
9 41 (10.41%) jQuery
10 30 (7.61%) Spring MVC
11 26 (6.60%) SOAP
11 26 (6.60%) Ajax
11 26 (6.60%) JAX-RS
12 23 (5.84%) JSP
13 22 (5.58%) JSF
14 20 (5.08%) RESTful
15 16 (4.06%) JPA
16 15 (3.81%) HTML5
16 15 (3.81%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.36%) Open Source
2 13 (3.30%) User Experience
2 13 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.54%) NHS
4 7 (1.78%) Client/Server
4 7 (1.78%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.78%) Algorithms
5 5 (1.27%) Smartcard
5 5 (1.27%) PKI
5 5 (1.27%) Ontologies
5 5 (1.27%) Chemistry
6 4 (1.02%) Online Games
6 4 (1.02%) iSeries
6 4 (1.02%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.76%) Statistics
7 3 (0.76%) GIS
8 2 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.51%) Clustering
8 2 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.51%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 87 (22.08%) Linux
2 71 (18.02%) UNIX
3 34 (8.63%) Mac OS X
4 18 (4.57%) Android
5 12 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (2.28%) Windows
7 6 (1.52%) Solaris
8 5 (1.27%) AIX
8 5 (1.27%) CentOS
9 3 (0.76%) HPUX
10 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (45.94%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (17.77%) Continuous Integration
3 66 (16.75%) TDD
4 53 (13.45%) Configuration Management
5 51 (12.94%) MVC
6 43 (10.91%) Web Design
7 42 (10.66%) Mentoring
8 37 (9.39%) Software Engineering
9 36 (9.14%) OO
9 36 (9.14%) BDD
10 35 (8.88%) Responsive Web Design
11 32 (8.12%) DevOps
12 29 (7.36%) Web Application Development
13 24 (6.09%) Scrum
14 23 (5.84%) Enterprise Architecture
15 22 (5.58%) SOA
15 22 (5.58%) ATDD
16 20 (5.08%) Test Automation
17 19 (4.82%) Web Development
18 18 (4.57%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 68 (17.26%) SQL
2 65 (16.50%) JavaScript
3 51 (12.94%) Ruby
4 43 (10.91%) C#
5 41 (10.41%) Python
6 38 (9.64%) PHP
7 16 (4.06%) Perl
8 12 (3.05%) C
9 11 (2.79%) C++
9 11 (2.79%) Scala
10 10 (2.54%) VB.NET
11 9 (2.28%) PL/SQL
11 9 (2.28%) VB
12 7 (1.78%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.27%) SPARQL
14 4 (1.02%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.76%) ABAP
16 2 (0.51%) VBScript
16 2 (0.51%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.51%) Jython
Qualifications
1 37 (9.39%) Security Cleared
2 19 (4.82%) SC Cleared
3 3 (0.76%) Degree
4 2 (0.51%) ISEB
4 2 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.08%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) SLA
2 1 (0.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.27%) Xen
3 3 (0.76%) KVM
4 2 (0.51%) NFS
4 2 (0.51%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.51%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.51%) SRDF
5 1 (0.25%) Varnish
5 1 (0.25%) Corosync
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 30 (7.61%) Puppet
2 8 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.52%) OpenIDM
4 3 (0.76%) Graphite
5 2 (0.51%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.25%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 97 (24.62%) Oracle
2 22 (5.58%) Microsoft
3 19 (4.82%) Splunk
4 15 (3.81%) hybris
5 14 (3.55%) Red Hat
6 10 (2.54%) SAP
6 10 (2.54%) IBM
7 9 (2.28%) VMware
8 7 (1.78%) Cisco
9 6 (1.52%) HP
10 5 (1.27%) ATG
11 4 (1.02%) Adobe
12 3 (0.76%) Sybase
12 3 (0.76%) TIBCO
12 3 (0.76%) Intel
12 3 (0.76%) Percona
12 3 (0.76%) Google
13 2 (0.51%) DataSynapse
13 2 (0.51%) NetApp
13 2 (0.51%) Novell
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