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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 18 17 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing Java 167 194 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 7.07% 8.58% 11.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.44% 22.35% 26.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 108 145
Average daily rate
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£350 £340 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £440 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £44.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.99% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £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
779 868 1185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 32.97% 38.37% 43.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 473 653
Average daily rate £320 £310 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 56 23
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £21.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +29.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £86.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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
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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 0 114 £360 +5.88% 51
North Yorkshire +18 29 £325 -1.51% 30
South Yorkshire -6 17 £325 -7.14% 22
East Yorkshire - - - -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 116 (26.30%) J2EE
2 107 (24.26%) SQL
3 103 (23.36%) Spring
4 96 (21.77%) Oracle
5 89 (20.18%) JavaScript
6 86 (19.50%) Hibernate
7 82 (18.59%) HTML
8 80 (18.14%) CSS
9 75 (17.01%) jQuery
10 74 (16.78%) MVC
11 72 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
12 71 (16.10%) Tomcat
13 68 (15.42%) XML
13 68 (15.42%) TDD
14 66 (14.97%) Linux
15 62 (14.06%) Software Engineering
16 59 (13.38%) Maven
17 58 (13.15%) PHP
18 54 (12.24%) Finance
19 49 (11.11%) OO
19 49 (11.11%) Spring MVC
20 47 (10.66%) C#
21 46 (10.43%) BDD
22 44 (9.98%) Web Services
23 43 (9.75%) .NET
23 43 (9.75%) JUnit
24 41 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
25 40 (9.07%) Ajax
25 40 (9.07%) Git (software)
25 40 (9.07%) Enterprise Software

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 71 (16.10%) Tomcat
2 40 (9.07%) Apache
3 39 (8.84%) WebLogic
4 29 (6.58%) WebSphere
5 15 (3.40%) CMS
6 12 (2.72%) Apache Solr
6 12 (2.72%) Oracle Service Bus
7 9 (2.04%) Jetty
8 8 (1.81%) WebSphere Portal
8 8 (1.81%) Magnolia
8 8 (1.81%) IIS
9 6 (1.36%) Apache ServiceMix
10 4 (0.91%) nginx
10 4 (0.91%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.68%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.68%) Confluence
11 3 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.45%) Adobe CQ
12 2 (0.45%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 8 (1.81%) MS Visio
2 7 (1.59%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.13%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (2.27%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.68%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.23%) Magento
3 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.13%) Heroku
2 4 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.68%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.45%) Force.com
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.23%) SaaS
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.90%) HTTP
2 18 (4.08%) OpenLDAP
3 12 (2.72%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.81%) Internet
5 6 (1.36%) DNS
5 6 (1.36%) FTP
6 5 (1.13%) SSL
7 4 (0.91%) DHCP
7 4 (0.91%) LDAP
8 3 (0.68%) LAN
8 3 (0.68%) WAN
8 3 (0.68%) Firewall
8 3 (0.68%) IPsec
9 2 (0.45%) SSH
9 2 (0.45%) VLAN
9 2 (0.45%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.45%) VPN
9 2 (0.45%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.23%) 2G
10 1 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (7.26%) SQL Server
2 30 (6.80%) Oracle Database
3 28 (6.35%) MySQL
4 25 (5.67%) Relational Database
5 22 (4.99%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (4.54%) Redis
7 15 (3.40%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (2.72%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (2.04%) RDBMS
9 9 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (1.59%) MongoDB
10 7 (1.59%) NoSQL
11 6 (1.36%) Jackrabbit
12 5 (1.13%) Oracle BI EE
12 5 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.91%) DB2
14 3 (0.68%) SQLPlus
14 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (0.68%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 59 (13.38%) Maven
2 43 (9.75%) JUnit
3 40 (9.07%) Git (software)
4 36 (8.16%) Jenkins
4 36 (8.16%) Selenium
5 33 (7.48%) Cucumber
6 23 (5.22%) Subversion
7 20 (4.54%) JMeter
7 20 (4.54%) Hudson
8 17 (3.85%) Eclipse
9 14 (3.17%) JIRA
10 12 (2.72%) WebDriver
11 9 (2.04%) SoapUI
12 8 (1.81%) JBehave
12 8 (1.81%) Oracle Forms
13 7 (1.59%) Ant
13 7 (1.59%) TeamCity
14 6 (1.36%) DbUnit
15 5 (1.13%) NUnit
16 4 (0.91%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 54 (12.24%) Finance
2 12 (2.72%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.49%) Banking
3 11 (2.49%) Retail
4 6 (1.36%) Electronics
5 2 (0.45%) Automotive
5 2 (0.45%) Law
5 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.45%) Marketing
6 1 (0.23%) Advertising
6 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 259 (58.73%) Developer
2 171 (38.78%) Java Developer
3 36 (8.16%) Tester
4 33 (7.48%) Architect
5 31 (7.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 28 (6.35%) Software Engineer
7 24 (5.44%) Analyst
8 22 (4.99%) PHP Developer
9 21 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
10 20 (4.54%) Technical Architect
10 20 (4.54%) Oracle Developer
11 19 (4.31%) Administrator
12 17 (3.85%) Senior Developer
13 14 (3.17%) Senior Java Developer
14 13 (2.95%) UI Developer
15 12 (2.72%) UI Programmer
16 10 (2.27%) Automation Tester
16 10 (2.27%) J2EE Developer
16 10 (2.27%) Systems Administrator
17 9 (2.04%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (26.30%) J2EE
2 103 (23.36%) Spring
3 86 (19.50%) Hibernate
4 82 (18.59%) HTML
5 80 (18.14%) CSS
6 75 (17.01%) jQuery
7 68 (15.42%) XML
8 49 (11.11%) Spring MVC
9 44 (9.98%) Web Services
10 43 (9.75%) .NET
11 40 (9.07%) Ajax
12 39 (8.84%) REST
13 38 (8.62%) JSP
14 37 (8.39%) Java EE
15 29 (6.58%) HTML5
16 25 (5.67%) JSF
17 24 (5.44%) JMS
18 23 (5.22%) SOAP
19 20 (4.54%) Struts
20 19 (4.31%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.07%) Enterprise Software
2 34 (7.71%) Open Source
3 17 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 14 (3.17%) Mobile App
5 10 (2.27%) Reference Data
5 10 (2.27%) Data Integration
6 6 (1.36%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.36%) iSeries
7 5 (1.13%) NHS
7 5 (1.13%) Clustering
8 4 (0.91%) VLE
8 4 (0.91%) N-Tier
8 4 (0.91%) GIS
8 4 (0.91%) DataPower
9 3 (0.68%) Smart Meter
9 3 (0.68%) Statistics
10 2 (0.45%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.45%) iPhone
10 2 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.45%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 66 (14.97%) Linux
2 30 (6.80%) UNIX
3 18 (4.08%) Windows
4 13 (2.95%) Android
5 7 (1.59%) Debian
6 5 (1.13%) AIX
7 4 (0.91%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.68%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.68%) HPUX
9 1 (0.23%) Solaris
9 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (16.78%) MVC
2 72 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (15.42%) TDD
4 62 (14.06%) Software Engineering
5 49 (11.11%) OO
6 46 (10.43%) BDD
7 41 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
8 38 (8.62%) Scrum
9 26 (5.90%) User Stories
10 22 (4.99%) Test Scripting
10 22 (4.99%) Performance Testing
11 21 (4.76%) Unit Testing
12 20 (4.54%) Configuration Management
13 18 (4.08%) Validation
13 18 (4.08%) Web Design
13 18 (4.08%) SOA
13 18 (4.08%) Test Automation
14 16 (3.63%) Data Modelling
14 16 (3.63%) Performance Tuning
15 13 (2.95%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 107 (24.26%) SQL
2 89 (20.18%) JavaScript
3 58 (13.15%) PHP
4 47 (10.66%) C#
5 34 (7.71%) PL/SQL
6 30 (6.80%) C++
7 23 (5.22%) Ruby
8 17 (3.85%) Python
9 15 (3.40%) Shell Script
10 14 (3.17%) Perl
11 7 (1.59%) VB
12 6 (1.36%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.91%) Objective-C
13 4 (0.91%) XQuery
14 3 (0.68%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 3 (0.68%) C
15 2 (0.45%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.45%) Erlang
15 2 (0.45%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 11 (2.49%) ISEB
3 10 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.04%) Degree
5 2 (0.45%) PMP
5 2 (0.45%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.45%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.71%) QA
2 6 (1.36%) COBIT
3 4 (0.91%) SLA
4 1 (0.23%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 5 (1.13%) Xen
2 4 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.91%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.45%) qmail
4 1 (0.23%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.23%) Samba
Systems Management
1 10 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.13%) Puppet
3 2 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.45%) Hyperic
4 1 (0.23%) SCCM
4 1 (0.23%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 96 (21.77%) Oracle
2 25 (5.67%) Red Hat
3 17 (3.85%) Zend
4 15 (3.40%) hybris
4 15 (3.40%) IBM
5 13 (2.95%) Microsoft
6 12 (2.72%) Twitter
7 11 (2.49%) Perforce
7 11 (2.49%) JBoss
8 10 (2.27%) Adobe
9 7 (1.59%) SAP
10 5 (1.13%) VMware
11 4 (0.91%) FatWire
12 3 (0.68%) MKS
12 3 (0.68%) ATG
12 3 (0.68%) Google
12 3 (0.68%) Cisco
12 3 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.68%) TIBCO
13 2 (0.45%) JD Edwards
West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £270.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
South Yorkshire
Recital Consulting
Rate: £200 - £270 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day Dependent on experiance
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
QUANTICA
Rate: £275 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £455501 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Sheffield
Annapurna
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable upon skillset
Posted: 7 days ago
Sheffield
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £360 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Sheffield
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 12 days ago
Sheffield
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
South Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
North Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £260 - £320 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago