Period
to 18 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 3 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 407 430 488
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 17.46% 19.15% 16.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.76% 38.39% 38.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 283 368
Leeds median daily rate £425 £440 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.41% -7.37% +22.58%
10th Percentile £324 £338 £325
90th Percentile £542 £575 £663
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £438 £455
% change year-on-year -2.86% -3.85% +21.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Leeds median hourly rate - £42.50 -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £42.50 -

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,138 1,120 1,268
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 48.82% 49.89% 42.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 852 767 877
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £281 £294 £281
90th Percentile £538 £538 £560
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 8
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.53% +8.57% -46.15%
10th Percentile £39.10 £10.69 £14.13
90th Percentile £40.90 £26.25 £68.63
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +110.53% +2.70% -43.94%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Leeds

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Leeds

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Leeds over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Leeds

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Java.

1 272 (66.83%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (43.73%) Git (software)
3 174 (42.75%) JavaScript
4 169 (41.52%) Spring
5 154 (37.84%) TDD
6 142 (34.89%) Test Automation
7 140 (34.40%) Microservices
8 132 (32.43%) Jenkins
9 131 (32.19%) SQL
10 118 (28.99%) BDD
11 108 (26.54%) Spring Boot
12 105 (25.80%) Software Engineering
13 103 (25.31%) Scrum
14 95 (23.34%) Node.js
15 90 (22.11%) Hibernate
16 89 (21.87%) NoSQL
17 87 (21.38%) Continuous Integration
18 86 (21.13%) Maven
19 80 (19.66%) Linux
20 77 (18.92%) OO
21 72 (17.69%) Kanban
21 72 (17.69%) MongoDB
21 72 (17.69%) Open Source
22 69 (16.95%) REST
23 66 (16.22%) DevOps
24 62 (15.23%) JIRA
25 61 (14.99%) Oracle
25 61 (14.99%) JUnit
26 56 (13.76%) Docker
27 55 (13.51%) Python

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 51 (12.53%) Confluence
2 22 (5.41%) Tomcat
3 12 (2.95%) Apache Spark
4 11 (2.70%) Cloud Foundry
5 10 (2.46%) Apache
5 10 (2.46%) JBoss
6 9 (2.21%) nginx
7 6 (1.47%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.23%) Jupyter
9 4 (0.98%) Jetty
9 4 (0.98%) Tornado
9 4 (0.98%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.74%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.74%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.49%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.49%) Tuxedo
12 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 54 (13.27%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (8.35%) Slack
3 21 (5.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (2.70%) GitHub
5 10 (2.46%) PaaS
6 9 (2.21%) IaaS
7 5 (1.23%) SaaS
8 4 (0.98%) Heroku
8 4 (0.98%) npm
9 3 (0.74%) CloudBees
9 3 (0.74%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.49%) Google Play
11 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.25%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.72%) AMQP
2 4 (0.98%) HTTP
3 3 (0.74%) BIG-IP
3 3 (0.74%) Firewall
4 2 (0.49%) DNS
4 2 (0.49%) Internet
4 2 (0.49%) SAN
4 2 (0.49%) SSL
5 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (21.87%) NoSQL
2 72 (17.69%) MongoDB
3 54 (13.27%) MySQL
4 43 (10.57%) PostgreSQL
5 42 (10.32%) Apache Cassandra
6 22 (5.41%) Big Data
7 18 (4.42%) Relational Database
8 17 (4.18%) Hadoop
9 12 (2.95%) Apache Hive
10 10 (2.46%) Redis
10 10 (2.46%) Riak
11 9 (2.21%) Oracle Database
12 7 (1.72%) Couchbase
13 4 (0.98%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.98%) SQL Server
14 2 (0.49%) HBase
14 2 (0.49%) Sqoop
15 1 (0.25%) Event Store
15 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2014
15 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 178 (43.73%) Git (software)
2 132 (32.43%) Jenkins
3 86 (21.13%) Maven
4 62 (15.23%) JIRA
5 61 (14.99%) JUnit
6 53 (13.02%) Cucumber
7 46 (11.30%) Subversion
8 40 (9.83%) Mercurial
9 33 (8.11%) Selenium
10 25 (6.14%) Jasmine
11 15 (3.69%) Gradle
12 13 (3.19%) SoapUI
13 11 (2.70%) CircleCI
13 11 (2.70%) Mockito
13 11 (2.70%) WebDriver
14 10 (2.46%) gulp
15 8 (1.97%) AppVeyor
15 8 (1.97%) Artifactory
15 8 (1.97%) Flyway
15 8 (1.97%) Grunt
General
1 26 (6.39%) Finance
2 19 (4.67%) Banking
3 14 (3.44%) Games
4 11 (2.70%) Retail Banking
5 6 (1.47%) Retail
6 3 (0.74%) Local Government
7 2 (0.49%) Law
7 2 (0.49%) Legal
7 2 (0.49%) Marketing
8 1 (0.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 238 (58.48%) Developer
2 178 (43.73%) Java Developer
3 49 (12.04%) Software Engineer
4 41 (10.07%) Java Engineer
5 33 (8.11%) Java Software Engineer
6 29 (7.13%) Architect
7 25 (6.14%) Senior Developer
8 22 (5.41%) Senior Java Developer
9 20 (4.91%) DevOps Engineer
10 18 (4.42%) Java Software Developer
10 18 (4.42%) Tester
11 16 (3.93%) Agile Developer
11 16 (3.93%) Analyst
11 16 (3.93%) JavaScript Developer
12 15 (3.69%) Agile Java Developer
13 14 (3.44%) JavaScript Engineer
14 13 (3.19%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 13 (3.19%) Solutions Architect
15 12 (2.95%) Test Engineer
16 11 (2.70%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (41.52%) Spring
2 108 (26.54%) Spring Boot
3 95 (23.34%) Node.js
4 90 (22.11%) Hibernate
5 69 (16.95%) REST
6 51 (12.53%) AngularJS
7 49 (12.04%) HTML
8 46 (11.30%) Kafka
8 46 (11.30%) RESTful
9 40 (9.83%) RabbitMQ
10 35 (8.60%) Web Services
10 35 (8.60%) XML
11 34 (8.35%) CSS
12 27 (6.63%) SOAP
13 23 (5.65%) React
14 21 (5.16%) JSON
15 20 (4.91%) Dropwizard
16 17 (4.18%) ActiveMQ
16 17 (4.18%) HTML5
16 17 (4.18%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.41%) Algorithms
2 22 (5.41%) Data Structures
3 16 (3.93%) User Experience
4 14 (3.44%) Mobile App
5 11 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.21%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (1.72%) Clustering
8 5 (1.23%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (0.74%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.49%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.25%) Chromecast
11 1 (0.25%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.25%) EPoS
11 1 (0.25%) Fintech
11 1 (0.25%) IPTV
11 1 (0.25%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 80 (19.66%) Linux
2 43 (10.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (7.62%) Apple iOS
4 29 (7.13%) Android
5 17 (4.18%) Unix
6 7 (1.72%) Windows
7 2 (0.49%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (66.83%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (37.84%) TDD
3 142 (34.89%) Test Automation
4 140 (34.40%) Microservices
5 118 (28.99%) BDD
6 105 (25.80%) Software Engineering
7 103 (25.31%) Scrum
8 87 (21.38%) Continuous Integration
9 77 (18.92%) OO
10 72 (17.69%) Kanban
10 72 (17.69%) Open Source
11 66 (16.22%) DevOps
12 39 (9.58%) Mentoring
13 34 (8.35%) SFIA
14 31 (7.62%) SDLC
15 29 (7.13%) Coaching
16 24 (5.90%) Test Scripting
17 23 (5.65%) Integration Testing
17 23 (5.65%) User Stories
18 22 (5.41%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 174 (42.75%) JavaScript
2 131 (32.19%) SQL
3 55 (13.51%) Python
4 37 (9.09%) C#
5 34 (8.35%) PHP
5 34 (8.35%) Ruby
6 32 (7.86%) Scala
7 20 (4.91%) Bash Shell
8 11 (2.70%) C++
8 11 (2.70%) Objective-C
9 9 (2.21%) Kotlin
9 9 (2.21%) TypeScript
10 7 (1.72%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.47%) COBOL
11 6 (1.47%) Go
12 5 (1.23%) ES6
12 5 (1.23%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.98%) Groovy
13 4 (0.98%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.74%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (2.95%) Sun Certification
2 7 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (1.47%) Degree
4 4 (0.98%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.49%) ISEB
5 2 (0.49%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.25%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.63%) QA
2 5 (1.23%) SLA
3 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.25%) PMO
3 1 (0.25%) PSD2
3 1 (0.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 56 (13.76%) Docker
2 3 (0.74%) Varnish
2 3 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.49%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 43 (10.57%) Puppet
2 25 (6.14%) Ansible
3 20 (4.91%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (2.95%) Kubernetes
5 11 (2.70%) Terraform
6 8 (1.97%) Grafana
6 8 (1.97%) Graylog
7 7 (1.72%) Salt
8 5 (1.23%) Marathon
8 5 (1.23%) Mesos
9 3 (0.74%) CFEngine
10 2 (0.49%) Oozie
11 1 (0.25%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 61 (14.99%) Oracle
2 33 (8.11%) Red Hat
3 20 (4.91%) Splunk
4 10 (2.46%) Atlassian
4 10 (2.46%) F5
4 10 (2.46%) Xamarin
5 7 (1.72%) Microsoft
6 6 (1.47%) Google
7 5 (1.23%) IBM
7 5 (1.23%) MuleSoft
8 4 (0.98%) Brocade
9 3 (0.74%) Apigee
9 3 (0.74%) AppDynamics
9 3 (0.74%) Cadence
9 3 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.49%) Apple
10 2 (0.49%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.49%) Cloudera
10 2 (0.49%) Dynatrace
10 2 (0.49%) New Relic