Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +3
Contract jobs citing Java 480 419 569
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 18.92% 19.93% 19.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.98% 38.55% 41.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 291 430
Leeds median daily rate £425 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% -6.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £325 £344 £325
90th Percentile £550 £550 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £450
% change year-on-year +1.19% -6.67% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Leeds median hourly rate £42.50 - £9.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £9.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +344.44% -76.00%

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 1,334 1,087 1,365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 52.58% 51.71% 46.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 945 761 978
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £305 £300 £300
90th Percentile £535 £538 £545
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year - +1.14% +13.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 6
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.53% +34.51% -59.64%
10th Percentile £35.60 £10.69 £11.00
90th Percentile £45.25 £28.90 £16.81
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year +77.78% +42.86% -55.00%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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.

1 336 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (43.54%) TDD
3 187 (38.96%) Microservices
4 184 (38.33%) Git (software)
5 173 (36.04%) Jenkins
6 169 (35.21%) Spring
7 157 (32.71%) JavaScript
8 155 (32.29%) Test Automation
9 137 (28.54%) Scrum
10 124 (25.83%) BDD
11 123 (25.63%) Software Engineering
12 120 (25.00%) Spring Boot
13 116 (24.17%) SQL
14 115 (23.96%) NoSQL
15 112 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
16 110 (22.92%) Linux
17 98 (20.42%) Java 8
18 87 (18.13%) Kanban
18 87 (18.13%) Node.js
18 87 (18.13%) Open Source
19 84 (17.50%) OO
20 83 (17.29%) REST
21 81 (16.88%) Docker
22 78 (16.25%) Maven
22 78 (16.25%) Hibernate
23 75 (15.63%) Kafka
24 72 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
25 71 (14.79%) DevOps
26 61 (12.71%) Selenium
27 60 (12.50%) Puppet

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 48 (10.00%) Confluence
2 37 (7.71%) Apache
3 28 (5.83%) Tomcat
4 18 (3.75%) nginx
5 17 (3.54%) Apache Spark
6 16 (3.33%) WebSphere
7 10 (2.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 10 (2.08%) Cloud Foundry
8 8 (1.67%) IIS
8 8 (1.67%) Jetty
8 8 (1.67%) Mongrel
9 7 (1.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (1.25%) Anypoint
11 5 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.83%) JBoss
12 4 (0.83%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.63%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.42%) WordPress
15 1 (0.21%) GlassFish
15 1 (0.21%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 72 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (7.50%) Slack
3 30 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (4.17%) GitHub
5 15 (3.13%) PaaS
5 15 (3.13%) SaaS
6 13 (2.71%) IaaS
7 9 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (1.88%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (1.67%) Google App Engine
8 8 (1.67%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 7 (1.46%) Serverless
10 6 (1.25%) Amazon S3
11 5 (1.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (1.04%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (1.04%) Force.com
12 2 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.42%) Boomi
12 2 (0.42%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.38%) HTTP
2 11 (2.29%) SSL
3 8 (1.67%) DHCP
3 8 (1.67%) DNS
3 8 (1.67%) FTP
3 8 (1.67%) IPsec
3 8 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.04%) Internet
5 3 (0.63%) AMQP
5 3 (0.63%) BIG-IP
5 3 (0.63%) Skype
6 2 (0.42%) Firewall
6 2 (0.42%) FIX Connectivity
6 2 (0.42%) SAN
6 2 (0.42%) SMS
7 1 (0.21%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (23.96%) NoSQL
2 58 (12.08%) PostgreSQL
3 52 (10.83%) MongoDB
4 50 (10.42%) MySQL
5 35 (7.29%) Apache Cassandra
6 32 (6.67%) Big Data
7 25 (5.21%) Apache Hive
8 22 (4.58%) Relational Database
9 19 (3.96%) Hadoop
10 9 (1.88%) HBase
10 9 (1.88%) RDBMS
10 9 (1.88%) Redis
11 8 (1.67%) Impala
12 7 (1.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 7 (1.46%) SQL Server
12 7 (1.46%) Sqoop
13 6 (1.25%) Oracle Database
13 6 (1.25%) Riak
14 4 (0.83%) Couchbase
14 4 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 184 (38.33%) Git (software)
2 173 (36.04%) Jenkins
3 78 (16.25%) Maven
4 61 (12.71%) Selenium
5 59 (12.29%) Cucumber
6 58 (12.08%) JIRA
7 50 (10.42%) JUnit
8 32 (6.67%) Subversion
9 27 (5.63%) Jasmine
10 24 (5.00%) Mercurial
11 16 (3.33%) Artifactory
12 13 (2.71%) Mockito
13 12 (2.50%) Appium
13 12 (2.50%) SoapUI
13 12 (2.50%) WebDriver
14 10 (2.08%) Gradle
14 10 (2.08%) gulp
14 10 (2.08%) SonarQube
14 10 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
14 10 (2.08%) Travis CI
General
1 22 (4.58%) Finance
2 16 (3.33%) Banking
3 14 (2.92%) Games
4 10 (2.08%) Law
5 8 (1.67%) Retail
6 7 (1.46%) Marketing
7 3 (0.63%) Legal
7 3 (0.63%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.42%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.21%) Advertising
9 1 (0.21%) Electronics
9 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 269 (56.04%) Developer
2 198 (41.25%) Java Developer
3 59 (12.29%) Software Engineer
4 49 (10.21%) Java Engineer
5 39 (8.13%) Architect
6 32 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
7 27 (5.63%) Java Software Developer
8 25 (5.21%) Analyst
9 24 (5.00%) Software Developer
10 23 (4.79%) DevOps Engineer
10 23 (4.79%) Test Engineer
11 21 (4.38%) Test Analyst
11 21 (4.38%) Tester
12 19 (3.96%) Solutions Architect
13 18 (3.75%) Senior Developer
13 18 (3.75%) Senior Java Developer
14 17 (3.54%) Agile Developer
14 17 (3.54%) Automation Tester
14 17 (3.54%) JavaScript Developer
15 16 (3.33%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (35.21%) Spring
2 120 (25.00%) Spring Boot
3 87 (18.13%) Node.js
4 83 (17.29%) REST
5 78 (16.25%) Hibernate
6 75 (15.63%) Kafka
7 58 (12.08%) RESTful
8 56 (11.67%) HTML
9 46 (9.58%) RabbitMQ
10 37 (7.71%) SOAP
11 35 (7.29%) CSS
12 33 (6.88%) ActiveMQ
12 33 (6.88%) Web Services
13 29 (6.04%) AngularJS
14 28 (5.83%) .NET
14 28 (5.83%) Dropwizard
15 22 (4.58%) XML
16 20 (4.17%) J2EE
17 18 (3.75%) HTML5
18 16 (3.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (3.75%) User Experience
3 16 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (2.08%) Mobile App
5 7 (1.46%) Clustering
5 7 (1.46%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.04%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.04%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.63%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (0.63%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.63%) NHS
7 3 (0.63%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.42%) Equities
8 2 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.42%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.42%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.21%) STB
9 1 (0.21%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 110 (22.92%) Linux
2 50 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 38 (7.92%) Android
4 36 (7.50%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.67%) Windows
6 5 (1.04%) Unix
7 3 (0.63%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.21%) AIX
8 1 (0.21%) CentOS
8 1 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 336 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (43.54%) TDD
3 187 (38.96%) Microservices
4 155 (32.29%) Test Automation
5 137 (28.54%) Scrum
6 124 (25.83%) BDD
7 123 (25.63%) Software Engineering
8 112 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
9 87 (18.13%) Kanban
9 87 (18.13%) Open Source
10 84 (17.50%) OO
11 71 (14.79%) DevOps
12 55 (11.46%) Mentoring
13 41 (8.54%) Coaching
14 34 (7.08%) SFIA
15 28 (5.83%) API Testing
15 28 (5.83%) Configuration Management
15 28 (5.83%) Test Scripting
16 27 (5.63%) Continuous Delivery
17 25 (5.21%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 157 (32.71%) JavaScript
2 116 (24.17%) SQL
3 98 (20.42%) Java 8
4 50 (10.42%) C#
5 48 (10.00%) Python
6 42 (8.75%) Scala
7 38 (7.92%) PHP
8 19 (3.96%) Ruby
9 18 (3.75%) Shell Script
10 14 (2.92%) C++
11 13 (2.71%) Bash Shell
11 13 (2.71%) Kotlin
12 12 (2.50%) Groovy
13 11 (2.29%) T-SQL
14 9 (1.88%) Objective-C
15 7 (1.46%) Perl
16 5 (1.04%) Apex Code
16 5 (1.04%) SOQL
17 4 (0.83%) C
17 4 (0.83%) Go
Qualifications
1 29 (6.04%) Security Cleared
2 23 (4.79%) SC Cleared
3 8 (1.67%) Degree
4 4 (0.83%) ISEB
5 3 (0.63%) BC Cleared
5 3 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.42%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.42%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.21%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.63%) QA
2 10 (2.08%) SLA
3 3 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.21%) GCP
5 1 (0.21%) PMO
5 1 (0.21%) WCAG
System Software
1 81 (16.88%) Docker
2 14 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.67%) Xen
4 7 (1.46%) Apache Flume
4 7 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.25%) VMware Server
6 3 (0.63%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 60 (12.50%) Puppet
2 36 (7.50%) Ansible
3 24 (5.00%) Terraform
4 17 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (3.33%) Grafana
5 16 (3.33%) Graylog
6 14 (2.92%) Rancher
7 12 (2.50%) Salt
8 9 (1.88%) Kubernetes
9 7 (1.46%) Marathon
9 7 (1.46%) Mesos
10 4 (0.83%) CFEngine
10 4 (0.83%) Oracle Identity Management
10 4 (0.83%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 2 (0.42%) CA Wily
11 2 (0.42%) OpenView
12 1 (0.21%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 45 (9.38%) Red Hat
2 35 (7.29%) Oracle
3 19 (3.96%) Splunk
4 14 (2.92%) VMware
5 13 (2.71%) Microsoft
6 11 (2.29%) Xamarin
7 10 (2.08%) Adobe
7 10 (2.08%) F5
8 9 (1.88%) Google
8 9 (1.88%) Informatica
8 9 (1.88%) MuleSoft
8 9 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (1.67%) Atlassian
10 7 (1.46%) Coverity
10 7 (1.46%) Talend
11 6 (1.25%) AppDynamics
11 6 (1.25%) Brocade
12 5 (1.04%) Cadence
13 3 (0.63%) CA
13 3 (0.63%) IBM