Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 +5
Contract jobs citing Java 388 495 436
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 17.12% 18.87% 13.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.79% 37.93% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 374 333
Leeds median daily rate £425 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +14.67%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £315
90th Percentile £538 £538 £558
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £430 £430
% change year-on-year -1.16% - +14.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Leeds median hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -20.00%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -3.61%

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 1084 1305 1332
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 47.82% 49.75% 41.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 842 918 944
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £300 £296 £275
90th Percentile £525 £538 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 15
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.30% -22.86% -46.15%
10th Percentile £39.70 £12.90 £14.13
90th Percentile £40.30 £32.50 £43.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +196.30% -30.77% -30.97%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Java.

1 245 (63.14%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (39.95%) Spring
3 139 (35.82%) JavaScript
3 139 (35.82%) Git (software)
4 131 (33.76%) TDD
5 130 (33.51%) SQL
6 124 (31.96%) Test Automation
7 102 (26.29%) Jenkins
8 99 (25.52%) Microservices
9 98 (25.26%) NoSQL
10 93 (23.97%) BDD
10 93 (23.97%) Hibernate
11 85 (21.91%) Software Engineering
11 85 (21.91%) Continuous Integration
12 84 (21.65%) MongoDB
13 79 (20.36%) Scrum
14 73 (18.81%) Oracle
15 72 (18.56%) Maven
16 70 (18.04%) Python
17 69 (17.78%) DevOps
18 68 (17.53%) Linux
19 67 (17.27%) Node.js
20 64 (16.49%) Open Source
21 61 (15.72%) JIRA
22 60 (15.46%) Spring Boot
23 59 (15.21%) Docker
23 59 (15.21%) Cucumber
24 56 (14.43%) MySQL
25 55 (14.18%) REST
26 54 (13.92%) JUnit

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 37 (9.54%) Confluence
2 25 (6.44%) Tomcat
3 23 (5.93%) Apache Spark
4 10 (2.58%) JBoss
5 9 (2.32%) Apache
6 7 (1.80%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.29%) Apache Solr
7 5 (1.29%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (1.29%) Jetty
7 5 (1.29%) Jupyter
7 5 (1.29%) Tornado
8 4 (1.03%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.77%) GlassFish
9 3 (0.77%) SAS
10 2 (0.52%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.52%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.52%) Tuxedo
10 2 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.67%) Amazon AWS
1 22 (5.67%) Slack
2 19 (4.90%) GitHub
3 7 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.03%) Heroku
5 2 (0.52%) Google Play
5 2 (0.52%) npm
5 2 (0.52%) PaaS
6 1 (0.26%) Akamai
6 1 (0.26%) CloudBees
6 1 (0.26%) Firebase
6 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.26%) IaaS
6 1 (0.26%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.06%) 3G
1 8 (2.06%) GPRS
1 8 (2.06%) GSM
1 8 (2.06%) LAN
1 8 (2.06%) LTE
1 8 (2.06%) SGSN
1 8 (2.06%) WAN
1 8 (2.06%) Wireless
2 5 (1.29%) AMQP
2 5 (1.29%) Firewall
2 5 (1.29%) HTTP
2 5 (1.29%) Kerberos
3 3 (0.77%) DNS
4 1 (0.26%) Internet
4 1 (0.26%) Network Security
4 1 (0.26%) SSH
4 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (25.26%) NoSQL
2 84 (21.65%) MongoDB
3 56 (14.43%) MySQL
4 40 (10.31%) Apache Cassandra
5 38 (9.79%) PostgreSQL
6 30 (7.73%) Big Data
7 28 (7.22%) Hadoop
8 15 (3.87%) Apache Hive
8 15 (3.87%) HBase
8 15 (3.87%) Relational Database
9 12 (3.09%) Sqoop
10 11 (2.84%) Impala
10 11 (2.84%) Oracle Database
11 8 (2.06%) Couchbase
12 7 (1.80%) Riak
13 5 (1.29%) Redis
13 5 (1.29%) SQL Server
14 4 (1.03%) RDBMS
15 1 (0.26%) CouchDB
15 1 (0.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 139 (35.82%) Git (software)
2 102 (26.29%) Jenkins
3 72 (18.56%) Maven
4 61 (15.72%) JIRA
5 59 (15.21%) Cucumber
6 54 (13.92%) JUnit
7 47 (12.11%) Selenium
8 44 (11.34%) Subversion
9 38 (9.79%) Mercurial
10 24 (6.19%) WebDriver
11 19 (4.90%) Jasmine
12 16 (4.12%) SoapUI
13 14 (3.61%) Hudson
13 14 (3.61%) Mockito
14 13 (3.35%) IntelliJ
15 12 (3.09%) Gradle
16 10 (2.58%) Talend Open Studio
17 9 (2.32%) Vagrant
18 8 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 6 (1.55%) Flyway
General
1 37 (9.54%) Finance
2 16 (4.12%) Banking
3 13 (3.35%) Electronics
3 13 (3.35%) Manufacturing
3 13 (3.35%) Marketing
3 13 (3.35%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.32%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.03%) Games
6 3 (0.77%) Retail
7 2 (0.52%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 234 (60.31%) Developer
2 175 (45.10%) Java Developer
3 36 (9.28%) Tester
4 28 (7.22%) Software Engineer
5 25 (6.44%) Automation Tester
6 24 (6.19%) Senior Developer
7 19 (4.90%) Agile Developer
7 19 (4.90%) Java Engineer
7 19 (4.90%) Scala Developer
8 18 (4.64%) Java Software Engineer
9 17 (4.38%) Agile Java Developer
9 17 (4.38%) Senior Java Developer
10 16 (4.12%) Analyst
10 16 (4.12%) DevOps Engineer
11 15 (3.87%) Android Developer
11 15 (3.87%) Data Engineer
12 13 (3.35%) Architect
13 11 (2.84%) Java Automation Tester
13 11 (2.84%) Selenium Automation Tester
13 11 (2.84%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (39.95%) Spring
2 93 (23.97%) Hibernate
3 67 (17.27%) Node.js
4 60 (15.46%) Spring Boot
5 55 (14.18%) REST
6 53 (13.66%) HTML
7 44 (11.34%) XML
8 41 (10.57%) RESTful
9 39 (10.05%) AngularJS
10 32 (8.25%) CSS
10 32 (8.25%) JSON
11 30 (7.73%) Web Services
12 27 (6.96%) Kafka
13 26 (6.70%) RabbitMQ
14 22 (5.67%) React
15 21 (5.41%) SOAP
16 18 (4.64%) Apache Camel
16 18 (4.64%) Play Framework
17 14 (3.61%) HTML5
18 13 (3.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.02%) Algorithms
2 30 (7.73%) Data Structures
3 26 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (4.90%) Mobile App
5 14 (3.61%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (2.32%) User Experience
7 5 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.03%) Media Streaming
9 3 (0.77%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.52%) Clustering
10 2 (0.52%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.26%) AS400
11 1 (0.26%) Chromecast
11 1 (0.26%) DataPower
11 1 (0.26%) Fintech
11 1 (0.26%) IPTV
11 1 (0.26%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 68 (17.53%) Linux
2 40 (10.31%) Unix
3 31 (7.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 30 (7.73%) Android
5 22 (5.67%) Apple iOS
6 15 (3.87%) Windows
7 8 (2.06%) Mac OS X
7 8 (2.06%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.52%) Solaris
9 1 (0.26%) AIX
9 1 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (63.14%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (33.76%) TDD
3 124 (31.96%) Test Automation
4 99 (25.52%) Microservices
5 93 (23.97%) BDD
6 85 (21.91%) Continuous Integration
6 85 (21.91%) Software Engineering
7 79 (20.36%) Scrum
8 69 (17.78%) DevOps
9 64 (16.49%) Open Source
10 53 (13.66%) OO
11 39 (10.05%) Kanban
12 29 (7.47%) Test Scripting
13 28 (7.22%) SDLC
14 26 (6.70%) Mentoring
15 24 (6.19%) Coaching
16 22 (5.67%) Integration Testing
16 22 (5.67%) SFIA
16 22 (5.67%) User Stories
17 19 (4.90%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 139 (35.82%) JavaScript
2 130 (33.51%) SQL
3 70 (18.04%) Python
4 45 (11.60%) Scala
5 37 (9.54%) PHP
6 33 (8.51%) C#
7 28 (7.22%) Ruby
8 27 (6.96%) Bash Shell
9 14 (3.61%) Shell Script
10 8 (2.06%) PowerShell
10 8 (2.06%) VB
11 7 (1.80%) C++
12 6 (1.55%) COBOL
12 6 (1.55%) Go
12 6 (1.55%) Kotlin
12 6 (1.55%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.03%) C
13 4 (1.03%) Groovy
14 3 (0.77%) Prolog
14 3 (0.77%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (3.09%) Sun Certification
2 10 (2.58%) BPSS Clearance
2 10 (2.58%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.55%) Degree
4 5 (1.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.26%) ISEB
5 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.61%) QA
2 1 (0.26%) PSD2
2 1 (0.26%) WCAG
System Software
1 59 (15.21%) Docker
2 11 (2.84%) Apache Flume
3 7 (1.80%) HDFS
4 5 (1.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 41 (10.57%) Puppet
2 36 (9.28%) Ansible
3 20 (5.15%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (3.09%) Kubernetes
5 8 (2.06%) AirWatch
5 8 (2.06%) Terraform
6 2 (0.52%) CFEngine
6 2 (0.52%) Cobbler
6 2 (0.52%) Oozie
6 2 (0.52%) Salt
7 1 (0.26%) Grafana
7 1 (0.26%) Graylog
Vendors
1 73 (18.81%) Oracle
2 21 (5.41%) Red Hat
3 17 (4.38%) Splunk
4 13 (3.35%) SAP
5 10 (2.58%) Informatica
5 10 (2.58%) Talend
6 9 (2.32%) Google
7 8 (2.06%) MobileIron
8 7 (1.80%) IBM
9 5 (1.29%) Xamarin
10 4 (1.03%) Microsoft
11 3 (0.77%) Apigee
11 3 (0.77%) AppDynamics
11 3 (0.77%) Cisco
11 3 (0.77%) Cloudera
11 3 (0.77%) HP
11 3 (0.77%) MuleSoft
12 2 (0.52%) Dynatrace
12 2 (0.52%) F5
12 2 (0.52%) New Relic