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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 23 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 155 200 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 6.50% 9.15% 11.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.67% 23.39% 27.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 115 163
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£340 £335 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% +7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £260 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
788 855 1138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 33.05% 39.13% 42.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 484 598
Average daily rate £325 £315 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 51 25
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +34.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.33 £13.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 17 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Java Hourly Rate Histogram 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 17 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -6 99 £355 +6.76% 71
North Yorkshire +7 33 £323 -0.76% 27
South Yorkshire -7 18 £325 -7.14% 21
East Yorkshire - - - -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 160 (36.95%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (26.56%) J2EE
3 108 (24.94%) SQL
4 105 (24.25%) Spring
5 97 (22.40%) Oracle
6 88 (20.32%) Hibernate
7 86 (19.86%) JavaScript
8 78 (18.01%) HTML
9 76 (17.55%) MVC
10 70 (16.17%) CSS
10 70 (16.17%) jQuery
11 69 (15.94%) TDD
12 68 (15.70%) Linux
13 65 (15.01%) Tomcat
14 64 (14.78%) XML
15 63 (14.55%) Software Engineering
16 60 (13.86%) Maven
17 57 (13.16%) PHP
18 56 (12.93%) OO
19 52 (12.01%) Spring MVC
20 49 (11.32%) BDD
20 49 (11.32%) Finance
21 48 (11.09%) Web Services
22 46 (10.62%) REST
23 42 (9.70%) Ajax
23 42 (9.70%) Continuous Integration
23 42 (9.70%) C#
24 41 (9.47%) .NET
24 41 (9.47%) JSP
24 41 (9.47%) JUnit

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 65 (15.01%) Tomcat
2 36 (8.31%) Apache
3 35 (8.08%) WebLogic
4 27 (6.24%) WebSphere
5 14 (3.23%) CMS
6 12 (2.77%) Oracle Service Bus
7 11 (2.54%) Apache Solr
8 9 (2.08%) Jetty
9 8 (1.85%) Magnolia
9 8 (1.85%) WebSphere Portal
10 6 (1.39%) Apache ServiceMix
11 5 (1.15%) IIS
12 4 (0.92%) MQSeries
12 4 (0.92%) Adobe CQ
12 4 (0.92%) nginx
13 3 (0.69%) Confluence
14 2 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.46%) Node.js
14 2 (0.46%) Mule
15 1 (0.23%) GlassFish
Applications
1 6 (1.39%) MS Visio
1 6 (1.39%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.69%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (2.31%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (0.69%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.15%) Heroku
2 4 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.69%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.46%) Force.com
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.23%) SaaS
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.93%) HTTP
2 18 (4.16%) OpenLDAP
3 12 (2.77%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.62%) Internet
5 6 (1.39%) FTP
6 5 (1.15%) DNS
6 5 (1.15%) SSL
6 5 (1.15%) LDAP
7 4 (0.92%) DHCP
8 3 (0.69%) LAN
8 3 (0.69%) WAN
8 3 (0.69%) IPsec
8 3 (0.69%) Firewall
9 2 (0.46%) PuTTY
9 2 (0.46%) SSH
9 2 (0.46%) VPN
9 2 (0.46%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.46%) VLAN
10 1 (0.23%) SAN
10 1 (0.23%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (6.93%) Oracle Database
2 28 (6.47%) SQL Server
3 25 (5.77%) MySQL
4 23 (5.31%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (4.85%) Relational Database
6 20 (4.62%) Redis
7 13 (3.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (2.77%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (1.62%) Oracle BI EE
9 7 (1.62%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.39%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.39%) Oracle ODI
10 6 (1.39%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.39%) NoSQL
11 5 (1.15%) Jackrabbit
11 5 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.69%) DB2
12 3 (0.69%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 60 (13.86%) Maven
2 41 (9.47%) JUnit
3 39 (9.01%) Selenium
4 38 (8.78%) Cucumber
5 37 (8.55%) Git (software)
6 33 (7.62%) Jenkins
7 23 (5.31%) Subversion
8 19 (4.39%) JMeter
9 17 (3.93%) Hudson
9 17 (3.93%) Eclipse
10 14 (3.23%) WebDriver
11 12 (2.77%) JIRA
12 8 (1.85%) QuickTest Pro
12 8 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
12 8 (1.85%) DbUnit
12 8 (1.85%) JBehave
12 8 (1.85%) SoapUI
13 7 (1.62%) Ant
14 5 (1.15%) TeamCity
15 3 (0.69%) Behat
General
1 49 (11.32%) Finance
2 11 (2.54%) Retail
2 11 (2.54%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.08%) Banking
4 5 (1.15%) Electronics
5 2 (0.46%) Automotive
6 1 (0.23%) Marketing
6 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.23%) Law
6 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 255 (58.89%) Developer
2 172 (39.72%) Java Developer
3 38 (8.78%) Tester
4 33 (7.62%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 31 (7.16%) Architect
6 28 (6.47%) Software Engineer
7 22 (5.08%) Analyst
8 21 (4.85%) Technical Architect
8 21 (4.85%) Java Software Engineer
9 18 (4.16%) Oracle Developer
10 17 (3.93%) PHP Developer
11 16 (3.70%) Administrator
12 14 (3.23%) Senior Developer
13 13 (3.00%) Senior Java Developer
14 12 (2.77%) Automation Tester
15 11 (2.54%) Android Developer
16 10 (2.31%) J2EE Developer
16 10 (2.31%) UI Developer
17 9 (2.08%) UI Programmer
17 9 (2.08%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (26.56%) J2EE
2 105 (24.25%) Spring
3 88 (20.32%) Hibernate
4 78 (18.01%) HTML
5 70 (16.17%) CSS
5 70 (16.17%) jQuery
6 64 (14.78%) XML
7 52 (12.01%) Spring MVC
8 48 (11.09%) Web Services
9 46 (10.62%) REST
10 42 (9.70%) Ajax
11 41 (9.47%) .NET
11 41 (9.47%) JSP
12 36 (8.31%) Java EE
13 30 (6.93%) SOAP
14 24 (5.54%) JSF
15 23 (5.31%) HTML5
16 22 (5.08%) JMS
17 18 (4.16%) JDBC
17 18 (4.16%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.24%) Enterprise Software
2 31 (7.16%) Open Source
3 15 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 13 (3.00%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.31%) Reference Data
6 10 (2.31%) Data Integration
7 9 (2.08%) User Experience
8 6 (1.39%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.39%) NHS
8 6 (1.39%) iSeries
9 4 (0.92%) VLE
9 4 (0.92%) DataPower
10 3 (0.69%) Smart Meter
10 3 (0.69%) Clustering
10 3 (0.69%) GIS
11 2 (0.46%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.46%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.46%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 68 (15.70%) Linux
2 27 (6.24%) UNIX
3 20 (4.62%) Android
4 17 (3.93%) Windows
5 6 (1.39%) Debian
6 5 (1.15%) AIX
7 4 (0.92%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.69%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.46%) HPUX
10 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (36.95%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (17.55%) MVC
3 69 (15.94%) TDD
4 63 (14.55%) Software Engineering
5 56 (12.93%) OO
6 49 (11.32%) BDD
7 42 (9.70%) Continuous Integration
8 40 (9.24%) Scrum
9 26 (6.00%) Test Scripting
10 24 (5.54%) Performance Testing
10 24 (5.54%) User Stories
11 19 (4.39%) Unit Testing
12 18 (4.16%) Validation
12 18 (4.16%) Configuration Management
13 17 (3.93%) Test Automation
14 16 (3.70%) Data Modelling
15 15 (3.46%) Migration
15 15 (3.46%) Web Design
16 14 (3.23%) Android Development
16 14 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 108 (24.94%) SQL
2 86 (19.86%) JavaScript
3 57 (13.16%) PHP
4 42 (9.70%) C#
5 33 (7.62%) PL/SQL
6 29 (6.70%) C++
7 24 (5.54%) Ruby
8 16 (3.70%) Shell Script
9 15 (3.46%) Python
10 13 (3.00%) Perl
11 9 (2.08%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.62%) VB
13 5 (1.15%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.15%) C
14 4 (0.92%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.92%) XQuery
15 3 (0.69%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 2 (0.46%) BeanShell
16 2 (0.46%) Apex Code
16 2 (0.46%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 18 (4.16%) Security Cleared
2 11 (2.54%) ISEB
3 9 (2.08%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.62%) Degree
5 2 (0.46%) PMP
5 2 (0.46%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.46%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.85%) QA
2 3 (0.69%) COBIT
2 3 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.15%) Xen
2 4 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.69%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.46%) qmail
Systems Management
1 10 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.85%) Puppet
3 2 (0.46%) Hyperic
4 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.23%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.23%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 97 (22.40%) Oracle
2 25 (5.77%) Red Hat
3 16 (3.70%) IBM
4 14 (3.23%) Zend
5 13 (3.00%) hybris
6 12 (2.77%) Microsoft
6 12 (2.77%) Twitter
7 10 (2.31%) JBoss
8 8 (1.85%) Adobe
8 8 (1.85%) SAP
9 7 (1.62%) Perforce
10 5 (1.15%) VMware
11 3 (0.69%) Google
11 3 (0.69%) HP
11 3 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.69%) Cisco
11 3 (0.69%) TIBCO
11 3 (0.69%) ATG
11 3 (0.69%) MKS
12 2 (0.46%) FatWire
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £ Market Rates
Posted: 5 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £330 - £380 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £255.00 - £355.00 per day + Negotiable upon skills
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Sheffield
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Sheffield
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £275 - £340 per day
Posted: 19 days ago