The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Yorkshire region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 15 32 21
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Contract jobs citing Java 208 106 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 8.09% 5.14% 6.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.19% 14.91% 19.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 49 93
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £418 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Average hourly rate - £24.75 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
Programming Languages Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1084 711 804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 42.15% 34.48% 31.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 736 366 454
Average daily rate £315 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 21
Average hourly rate £29.00 £16.46 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.15% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £12.15 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.75 £37.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Java
England

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 April 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
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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +14 168 £325 +6.12% 81
North Yorkshire -3 16 £318 -9.28% 20
South Yorkshire -3 15 £302 +11.42% 10
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 147 (35.51%) SQL
2 109 (26.33%) Oracle
3 106 (25.60%) Spring
4 95 (22.95%) JavaScript
5 94 (22.71%) HTML
5 94 (22.71%) J2EE
6 91 (21.98%) XML
7 77 (18.60%) Web Services
8 74 (17.87%) MVC
9 73 (17.63%) Hibernate
9 73 (17.63%) CSS
10 69 (16.67%) .NET
11 67 (16.18%) jQuery
12 63 (15.22%) Linux
13 58 (14.01%) C#
14 56 (13.53%) Finance
15 55 (13.29%) TDD
16 54 (13.04%) Maven
17 53 (12.80%) SQL Server
18 50 (12.08%) UNIX
18 50 (12.08%) Scrum
19 49 (11.84%) PL/SQL
20 48 (11.59%) Java EE
21 47 (11.35%) Agile Software Development
22 46 (11.11%) Tomcat
23 44 (10.63%) SOAP
24 43 (10.39%) OO
24 43 (10.39%) Microsoft
24 43 (10.39%) Oracle Database
25 42 (10.14%) Enterprise Software

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 46 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 38 (9.18%) WebLogic
3 29 (7.00%) WebSphere
4 17 (4.11%) Apache
5 16 (3.86%) CMS
6 11 (2.66%) SharePoint
7 10 (2.42%) Apache Solr
8 8 (1.93%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (1.93%) IIS
9 7 (1.69%) Jetty
10 6 (1.45%) Mule
11 5 (1.21%) Oracle Coherence
11 5 (1.21%) nginx
11 5 (1.21%) Apache ServiceMix
12 4 (0.97%) Node.js
12 4 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.72%) Adobe CQ
13 3 (0.72%) Oracle Spatial
13 3 (0.72%) LiveCycle
13 3 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 25 (6.04%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.69%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.45%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.45%) MS Office
4 5 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (2.17%) Tridion
2 7 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.45%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (0.97%) Oracle Retail
4 4 (0.97%) Workday HCM
4 4 (0.97%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.72%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.72%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.72%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.24%) Magento
7 1 (0.24%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.24%) HFM
7 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.24%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.21%) Amazon S3
2 5 (1.21%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (0.97%) Heroku
4 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.69%) HTTP
1 7 (1.69%) Internet
2 5 (1.21%) SAN
3 4 (0.97%) Firewall
4 3 (0.72%) DNS
4 3 (0.72%) LDAP
5 2 (0.48%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.48%) SSH
5 2 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.48%) NAS
6 1 (0.24%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.24%) 2G
6 1 (0.24%) FTP
6 1 (0.24%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.24%) X.509
6 1 (0.24%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (12.80%) SQL Server
2 43 (10.39%) Oracle Database
3 31 (7.49%) MySQL
4 20 (4.83%) Oracle Reports
4 20 (4.83%) Oracle Database 10g
4 20 (4.83%) Relational Database
5 18 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (2.42%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.93%) Crystal Reports
8 8 (1.93%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.45%) Oracle ODI
9 6 (1.45%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (1.21%) Jackrabbit
10 5 (1.21%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.72%) DB2
12 3 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (0.72%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 54 (13.04%) Maven
2 30 (7.25%) JUnit
3 28 (6.76%) Selenium
3 28 (6.76%) Git (software)
4 26 (6.28%) Subversion
5 19 (4.59%) Eclipse
6 18 (4.35%) Hudson
7 16 (3.86%) Jenkins
8 13 (3.14%) PhoneGap
8 13 (3.14%) Visual Studio
9 12 (2.90%) Cucumber
10 10 (2.42%) Toad
11 9 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
11 9 (2.17%) WebDriver
12 8 (1.93%) TeamCity
13 7 (1.69%) JMeter
14 6 (1.45%) NUnit
14 6 (1.45%) JIRA
15 5 (1.21%) Oracle APEX
15 5 (1.21%) Ant
General
1 56 (13.53%) Finance
2 13 (3.14%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.42%) Retail
4 8 (1.93%) Banking
5 5 (1.21%) Electronics
6 4 (0.97%) Marketing
7 3 (0.72%) Automotive
8 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.48%) Advertising
8 2 (0.48%) Publishing
9 1 (0.24%) Games
9 1 (0.24%) Back Office
9 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.24%) Law
9 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.24%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 260 (62.80%) Developer
2 140 (33.82%) Java Developer
3 35 (8.45%) Analyst
4 31 (7.49%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 21 (5.07%) PHP Developer
6 19 (4.59%) Tester
7 18 (4.35%) Consultant
8 17 (4.11%) UI Developer
9 16 (3.86%) UI Programmer
10 13 (3.14%) Architect
10 13 (3.14%) Administrator
11 12 (2.90%) Software Engineer
11 12 (2.90%) Oracle Developer
11 12 (2.90%) Java Software Engineer
12 11 (2.66%) Manual Tester
12 11 (2.66%) Functional Tester
13 10 (2.42%) Mobile Developer
13 10 (2.42%) .NET Developer
13 10 (2.42%) Test Analyst
13 10 (2.42%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (25.60%) Spring
2 94 (22.71%) J2EE
2 94 (22.71%) HTML
3 91 (21.98%) XML
4 77 (18.60%) Web Services
5 73 (17.63%) Hibernate
5 73 (17.63%) CSS
6 69 (16.67%) .NET
7 67 (16.18%) jQuery
8 48 (11.59%) Java EE
9 44 (10.63%) SOAP
10 42 (10.14%) JSP
11 41 (9.90%) Spring MVC
11 41 (9.90%) HTML5
12 40 (9.66%) REST
13 38 (9.18%) Struts
14 34 (8.21%) Ajax
15 31 (7.49%) ASP.NET
16 27 (6.52%) JMS
17 23 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.14%) Enterprise Software
2 33 (7.97%) Open Source
3 23 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 15 (3.62%) Mobile App
5 7 (1.69%) 3D Graphics
6 6 (1.45%) Clustering
6 6 (1.45%) Graphic Design
6 6 (1.45%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.21%) Social Media
8 4 (0.97%) Client/Server
8 4 (0.97%) AS400
9 3 (0.72%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.72%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.72%) GIS
9 3 (0.72%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.48%) DataPower
10 2 (0.48%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Exalogic
11 1 (0.24%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.24%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 63 (15.22%) Linux
2 50 (12.08%) UNIX
3 30 (7.25%) Windows
4 18 (4.35%) Android
5 7 (1.69%) Solaris
6 4 (0.97%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (0.97%) AIX
6 4 (0.97%) BlackBerry OS
6 4 (0.97%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.72%) HPUX
7 3 (0.72%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.72%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.48%) Debian
8 2 (0.48%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (17.87%) MVC
2 55 (13.29%) TDD
3 50 (12.08%) Scrum
4 47 (11.35%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (10.39%) OO
6 30 (7.25%) SOA
7 28 (6.76%) Software Engineering
7 28 (6.76%) BDD
8 24 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (5.56%) Configuration Management
10 22 (5.31%) Web Design
11 21 (5.07%) ITIL
12 20 (4.83%) Test Scripting
13 18 (4.35%) Unit Testing
14 17 (4.11%) User Stories
15 16 (3.86%) OOP
15 16 (3.86%) Project Management
16 15 (3.62%) Workflow
16 15 (3.62%) Performance Testing
16 15 (3.62%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 147 (35.51%) SQL
2 95 (22.95%) JavaScript
3 58 (14.01%) C#
4 49 (11.84%) PL/SQL
5 42 (10.14%) PHP
6 25 (6.04%) C++
7 20 (4.83%) Python
8 18 (4.35%) Shell Script
8 18 (4.35%) Perl
9 13 (3.14%) Ruby
10 10 (2.42%) VB
11 7 (1.69%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.45%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.45%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.97%) XAML
13 4 (0.97%) C
13 4 (0.97%) RPG
13 4 (0.97%) Scala
14 3 (0.72%) Korn
14 3 (0.72%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 7 (1.69%) Degree
2 6 (1.45%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.97%) ISEB
4 3 (0.72%) PMP
4 3 (0.72%) PMI Certification
4 3 (0.72%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.24%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.31%) QA
2 3 (0.72%) SLA
2 3 (0.72%) COBIT
3 1 (0.24%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 3 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (0.72%) Sendmail
2 1 (0.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.24%) SRDF
2 1 (0.24%) Varnish
2 1 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.24%) Samba
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 7 (1.69%) Puppet
2 5 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.72%) HAProxy
3 3 (0.72%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.48%) Control-M
5 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.24%) SCCM
5 1 (0.24%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.24%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.24%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 109 (26.33%) Oracle
2 43 (10.39%) Microsoft
3 23 (5.56%) JBoss
4 17 (4.11%) Zend
5 16 (3.86%) IBM
6 14 (3.38%) Adobe
7 13 (3.14%) SAP
8 10 (2.42%) Perforce
9 9 (2.17%) hybris
9 9 (2.17%) BMC
10 8 (1.93%) Sencha
11 7 (1.69%) JD Edwards
11 7 (1.69%) Remedy
12 6 (1.45%) Sybase
13 5 (1.21%) Sun
13 5 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (1.21%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.21%) Twitter
14 4 (0.97%) QNX
14 4 (0.97%) Business Objects
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified NEG
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LA International
Rate: market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £280 to £330 per day depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £380 to £425 per day depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £304.50 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis IT
Rate: £250 - £312 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis IT
Rate: £250.00 - £312.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago