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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 12 23 11
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Contract jobs citing Java 202 146 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 8.71% 6.88% 9.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.88% 19.21% 23.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 86 110
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £374
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 £40.00 £43.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Programming Languages Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
846 760 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 36.50% 35.80% 41.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 407 597
Average daily rate £320 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £418 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 42 28
Average hourly rate £21.25 £32.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.59% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £14.25 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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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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 +3 147 £325 +4.00% 59
North Yorkshire +17 27 £320 -8.57% 14
South Yorkshire +6 24 £310 -7.46% 24
East Yorkshire - - - -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 107 (25.54%) SQL
1 107 (25.54%) Spring
2 104 (24.82%) J2EE
3 93 (22.20%) Hibernate
4 92 (21.96%) Oracle
5 84 (20.05%) HTML
6 83 (19.81%) JavaScript
7 77 (18.38%) MVC
8 76 (18.14%) CSS
9 74 (17.66%) jQuery
10 71 (16.95%) TDD
11 69 (16.47%) XML
11 69 (16.47%) Tomcat
12 68 (16.23%) Linux
13 62 (14.80%) Maven
14 60 (14.32%) PHP
15 56 (13.37%) Finance
16 51 (12.17%) Spring MVC
16 51 (12.17%) Enterprise Software
17 50 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
17 50 (11.93%) BDD
18 48 (11.46%) C#
19 47 (11.22%) OO
20 46 (10.98%) Scrum
20 46 (10.98%) Software Engineering
21 45 (10.74%) Open Source
22 44 (10.50%) Apache
22 44 (10.50%) .NET
23 43 (10.26%) REST
24 42 (10.02%) Web Services

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 69 (16.47%) Tomcat
2 44 (10.50%) Apache
3 40 (9.55%) WebLogic
4 21 (5.01%) WebSphere
5 15 (3.58%) CMS
6 12 (2.86%) Apache Solr
6 12 (2.86%) Oracle Service Bus
7 9 (2.15%) Jetty
8 8 (1.91%) IIS
9 7 (1.67%) Magnolia
10 5 (1.19%) Apache ServiceMix
11 4 (0.95%) WebSphere Portal
11 4 (0.95%) nginx
11 4 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.95%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.72%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.72%) LiveCycle
12 3 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.72%) Confluence
13 2 (0.48%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 8 (1.91%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.67%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (1.43%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.24%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.24%) Magento
3 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.19%) Heroku
2 4 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.48%) Force.com
5 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.24%) SaaS
5 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.53%) HTTP
2 18 (4.30%) OpenLDAP
3 10 (2.39%) Internet
4 7 (1.67%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.43%) Firewall
6 4 (0.95%) LDAP
6 4 (0.95%) DNS
7 3 (0.72%) LAN
7 3 (0.72%) WAN
7 3 (0.72%) FTP
8 2 (0.48%) VLAN
8 2 (0.48%) PuTTY
8 2 (0.48%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.48%) SSL
8 2 (0.48%) SAN
8 2 (0.48%) VPN
8 2 (0.48%) SSH
9 1 (0.24%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.24%) Wireless
9 1 (0.24%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 33 (7.88%) MySQL
2 33 (7.88%) Oracle Database
3 22 (5.25%) Relational Database
4 20 (4.77%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (4.53%) Redis
6 15 (3.58%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (3.34%) Oracle Database 10g
8 13 (3.10%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (1.91%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.91%) MongoDB
10 7 (1.67%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.67%) Jackrabbit
10 7 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.95%) DB2
13 3 (0.72%) SQLPlus
13 3 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 62 (14.80%) Maven
2 38 (9.07%) Git (software)
2 38 (9.07%) Selenium
3 29 (6.92%) JUnit
3 29 (6.92%) Cucumber
4 25 (5.97%) Hudson
4 25 (5.97%) Jenkins
5 24 (5.73%) Subversion
6 20 (4.77%) Eclipse
6 20 (4.77%) JMeter
7 12 (2.86%) JIRA
7 12 (2.86%) WebDriver
8 10 (2.39%) TeamCity
9 9 (2.15%) SoapUI
10 8 (1.91%) PhoneGap
10 8 (1.91%) Ant
10 8 (1.91%) Oracle Forms
10 8 (1.91%) JBehave
11 5 (1.19%) NUnit
12 3 (0.72%) LoadRunner
General
1 56 (13.37%) Finance
2 12 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.39%) Banking
4 7 (1.67%) Retail
5 6 (1.43%) Electronics
6 2 (0.48%) Automotive
6 2 (0.48%) Marketing
6 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.48%) Advertising
7 1 (0.24%) Law
7 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 245 (58.47%) Developer
2 161 (38.42%) Java Developer
3 39 (9.31%) Tester
4 32 (7.64%) Architect
5 26 (6.21%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 25 (5.97%) Software Engineer
7 24 (5.73%) Analyst
8 22 (5.25%) PHP Developer
9 20 (4.77%) Technical Architect
10 19 (4.53%) Java Software Engineer
11 17 (4.06%) Oracle Developer
11 17 (4.06%) Administrator
12 15 (3.58%) UI Developer
12 15 (3.58%) UI Programmer
13 14 (3.34%) Functional Tester
13 14 (3.34%) Senior Developer
13 14 (3.34%) Manual Tester
14 12 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
15 11 (2.63%) Systems Administrator
16 10 (2.39%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (25.54%) Spring
2 104 (24.82%) J2EE
3 93 (22.20%) Hibernate
4 84 (20.05%) HTML
5 76 (18.14%) CSS
6 74 (17.66%) jQuery
7 69 (16.47%) XML
8 51 (12.17%) Spring MVC
9 44 (10.50%) .NET
10 43 (10.26%) REST
11 42 (10.02%) Web Services
12 41 (9.79%) JSP
12 41 (9.79%) Ajax
13 39 (9.31%) Java EE
14 33 (7.88%) HTML5
15 28 (6.68%) JMS
16 23 (5.49%) SOAP
17 21 (5.01%) Struts
18 20 (4.77%) JSON
18 20 (4.77%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 51 (12.17%) Enterprise Software
2 45 (10.74%) Open Source
3 16 (3.82%) Computer Science
4 14 (3.34%) Mobile App
5 10 (2.39%) Reference Data
5 10 (2.39%) Data Integration
6 5 (1.19%) DataPower
7 4 (0.95%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.95%) N-Tier
7 4 (0.95%) NHS
7 4 (0.95%) Clustering
7 4 (0.95%) VLE
8 3 (0.72%) Statistics
8 3 (0.72%) GIS
8 3 (0.72%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.48%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.48%) iSeries
9 2 (0.48%) iPhone
10 1 (0.24%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.24%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 68 (16.23%) Linux
2 25 (5.97%) UNIX
3 24 (5.73%) Windows
4 16 (3.82%) Android
5 8 (1.91%) Debian
6 4 (0.95%) Ubuntu
6 4 (0.95%) AIX
6 4 (0.95%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.72%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.72%) HPUX
7 3 (0.72%) Solaris
8 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.48%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (18.38%) MVC
2 71 (16.95%) TDD
3 50 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (11.93%) BDD
4 47 (11.22%) OO
5 46 (10.98%) Scrum
5 46 (10.98%) Software Engineering
6 28 (6.68%) User Stories
7 27 (6.44%) Test Scripting
8 23 (5.49%) Configuration Management
9 21 (5.01%) Web Design
9 21 (5.01%) Performance Testing
10 20 (4.77%) Unit Testing
11 18 (4.30%) SOA
11 18 (4.30%) Performance Tuning
12 16 (3.82%) Data Modelling
13 15 (3.58%) OOP
13 15 (3.58%) Validation
13 15 (3.58%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (3.10%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 107 (25.54%) SQL
2 83 (19.81%) JavaScript
3 60 (14.32%) PHP
4 48 (11.46%) C#
5 36 (8.59%) PL/SQL
6 32 (7.64%) C++
7 19 (4.53%) Ruby
8 17 (4.06%) Python
9 16 (3.82%) Shell Script
10 11 (2.63%) Perl
11 8 (1.91%) VB
12 5 (1.19%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.19%) C
13 4 (0.95%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.95%) Objective-C
13 4 (0.95%) XQuery
14 3 (0.72%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 2 (0.48%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.48%) ABAP
16 1 (0.24%) VC++
Qualifications
1 15 (3.58%) Security Cleared
2 10 (2.39%) ISEB
3 9 (2.15%) Degree
4 7 (1.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.48%) PMP
5 2 (0.48%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.48%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.24%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.59%) QA
2 6 (1.43%) COBIT
3 4 (0.95%) SLA
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 4 (0.95%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.48%) Xen
2 2 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.48%) qmail
2 2 (0.48%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.24%) Samba
Systems Management
1 11 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.91%) Puppet
3 3 (0.72%) HAProxy
3 3 (0.72%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.48%) Hyperic
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.24%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.24%) Control-M
5 1 (0.24%) SCCM
Vendors
1 92 (21.96%) Oracle
2 27 (6.44%) Red Hat
3 17 (4.06%) Zend
4 15 (3.58%) IBM
5 14 (3.34%) JBoss
5 14 (3.34%) hybris
6 12 (2.86%) Microsoft
6 12 (2.86%) Adobe
7 11 (2.63%) Twitter
7 11 (2.63%) Perforce
8 6 (1.43%) SAP
9 5 (1.19%) Splunk
10 4 (0.95%) FatWire
10 4 (0.95%) Cisco
11 3 (0.72%) Business Objects
11 3 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.72%) MKS
12 2 (0.48%) ATG
12 2 (0.48%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.48%) VMware
North Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £350 to £390 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bradford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
York, Yorkshire
Square One Resources
Posted: 5 days ago
South Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 27 days ago