Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +6
Contract jobs citing Java 483 394 622
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 19.41% 18.49% 20.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.34% 37.63% 41.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 317 489
Leeds median daily rate £438 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £345 £343 £319
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +4.17% -1.18% +6.25%
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% -77.50%

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 1,329 1,047 1,510
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 53.42% 49.13% 50.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 940 778 1,105
Leeds median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £318 £304 £306
90th Percentile £530 £525 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 9
Leeds median hourly rate £18.99 £39.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.32% +188.89% -35.71%
10th Percentile £16.16 £19.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £46.25 £40.70 £16.55
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.24 £38.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -51.99% +171.43% -60.00%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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.

1 321 (66.46%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (34.99%) TDD
3 166 (34.37%) Microservices
4 147 (30.43%) Git (software)
5 145 (30.02%) Spring
6 135 (27.95%) Jenkins
7 129 (26.71%) Test Automation
8 124 (25.67%) JavaScript
9 111 (22.98%) Linux
10 110 (22.77%) Spring Boot
11 107 (22.15%) Scrum
12 101 (20.91%) BDD
13 100 (20.70%) SQL
14 99 (20.50%) NoSQL
15 97 (20.08%) Continuous Integration
16 94 (19.46%) Docker
17 93 (19.25%) Java 8
18 91 (18.84%) Software Engineering
19 78 (16.15%) Open Source
20 76 (15.73%) OO
21 72 (14.91%) Selenium
21 72 (14.91%) Kafka
22 68 (14.08%) DevOps
23 67 (13.87%) Hibernate
24 65 (13.46%) REST
25 61 (12.63%) Maven
25 61 (12.63%) C#
26 60 (12.42%) Scala
27 58 (12.01%) Amazon AWS
27 58 (12.01%) 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 45 (9.32%) Apache
2 29 (6.00%) Tomcat
3 28 (5.80%) Confluence
4 20 (4.14%) Apache Spark
5 14 (2.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 13 (2.69%) WebSphere
7 11 (2.28%) nginx
8 9 (1.86%) Anypoint
8 9 (1.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (1.66%) IIS
9 8 (1.66%) Jetty
9 8 (1.66%) Mongrel
10 6 (1.24%) WebLogic
11 5 (1.04%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
12 4 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.62%) CMS
13 3 (0.62%) Oracle Service Bus
14 2 (0.41%) JBoss
14 2 (0.41%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 58 (12.01%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (5.59%) GitHub
3 26 (5.38%) Slack
4 20 (4.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (2.48%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 12 (2.48%) Serverless
6 11 (2.28%) PaaS
6 11 (2.28%) SaaS
7 10 (2.07%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (2.07%) AWS Lambda
8 9 (1.86%) Force.com
8 9 (1.86%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (1.66%) Google App Engine
9 8 (1.66%) IaaS
10 6 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (1.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (1.04%) Amazon S3
11 5 (1.04%) Boomi
12 2 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.18%) HTTP
2 13 (2.69%) SSL
3 11 (2.28%) TCP/IP
4 9 (1.86%) DHCP
4 9 (1.86%) DNS
4 9 (1.86%) FTP
4 9 (1.86%) IPsec
5 5 (1.04%) Firewall
6 4 (0.83%) Internet
7 3 (0.62%) Skype
8 2 (0.41%) FIX Connectivity
8 2 (0.41%) SMS
9 1 (0.21%) DVB
9 1 (0.21%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (20.50%) NoSQL
2 47 (9.73%) MongoDB
3 45 (9.32%) PostgreSQL
4 44 (9.11%) MySQL
5 33 (6.83%) Big Data
6 30 (6.21%) Apache Hive
7 27 (5.59%) Relational Database
8 25 (5.18%) Hadoop
9 24 (4.97%) Apache Cassandra
10 16 (3.31%) HBase
11 13 (2.69%) RDBMS
12 11 (2.28%) Oracle Database
12 11 (2.28%) SQL Server
13 9 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (1.66%) Impala
15 7 (1.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 7 (1.45%) Sqoop
16 5 (1.04%) Couchbase
16 5 (1.04%) CouchDB
16 5 (1.04%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 147 (30.43%) Git (software)
2 135 (27.95%) Jenkins
3 72 (14.91%) Selenium
4 61 (12.63%) Maven
5 55 (11.39%) Cucumber
6 45 (9.32%) JIRA
7 34 (7.04%) JUnit
8 24 (4.97%) WebDriver
9 21 (4.35%) Subversion
10 18 (3.73%) Mercurial
11 17 (3.52%) Jasmine
12 13 (2.69%) Mockito
13 12 (2.48%) Appium
13 12 (2.48%) Artifactory
13 12 (2.48%) Sonatype Nexus
14 11 (2.28%) Eclipse
14 11 (2.28%) IntelliJ
14 11 (2.28%) SoapUI
15 10 (2.07%) SonarQube
16 9 (1.86%) Travis CI
General
1 24 (4.97%) Finance
2 19 (3.93%) Banking
3 12 (2.48%) Retail
4 10 (2.07%) Marketing
5 8 (1.66%) Law
6 6 (1.24%) Games
7 2 (0.41%) Online Betting
7 2 (0.41%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.21%) Advertising
8 1 (0.21%) Electronics
8 1 (0.21%) Legal
8 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 281 (58.18%) Developer
2 206 (42.65%) Java Developer
3 35 (7.25%) Java Engineer
4 34 (7.04%) Software Engineer
5 26 (5.38%) Analyst
6 25 (5.18%) DevOps Engineer
6 25 (5.18%) Test Engineer
7 24 (4.97%) Tester
8 23 (4.76%) Software Developer
9 21 (4.35%) Architect
9 21 (4.35%) Scala Developer
10 20 (4.14%) Automation Tester
10 20 (4.14%) Test Analyst
10 20 (4.14%) Test Automation Engineer
11 18 (3.73%) Java Software Developer
12 16 (3.31%) AWS Developer
13 15 (3.11%) Java Software Engineer
14 14 (2.90%) Agile Developer
15 13 (2.69%) Agile Java Developer
15 13 (2.69%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (30.02%) Spring
2 110 (22.77%) Spring Boot
3 72 (14.91%) Kafka
4 67 (13.87%) Hibernate
5 65 (13.46%) REST
6 58 (12.01%) Node.js
7 53 (10.97%) HTML
8 51 (10.56%) RESTful
9 43 (8.90%) RabbitMQ
10 40 (8.28%) SOAP
11 36 (7.45%) CSS
12 35 (7.25%) ActiveMQ
13 33 (6.83%) Web Services
14 31 (6.42%) .NET
15 26 (5.38%) AngularJS
16 22 (4.55%) J2EE
17 20 (4.14%) Dropwizard
17 20 (4.14%) HTML5
17 20 (4.14%) XML
18 18 (3.73%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.31%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (2.28%) User Experience
5 7 (1.45%) Mobile App
5 7 (1.45%) NHS
6 6 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (1.04%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.04%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.41%) Clustering
8 2 (0.41%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.41%) Equities
8 2 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.41%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.41%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.21%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.21%) Fintech
9 1 (0.21%) STB
9 1 (0.21%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 111 (22.98%) Linux
2 44 (9.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (4.97%) Android
4 19 (3.93%) Apple iOS
5 18 (3.73%) Unix
6 9 (1.86%) Windows
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.41%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.21%) AIX
8 1 (0.21%) CentOS
8 1 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.21%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (66.46%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (34.99%) TDD
3 166 (34.37%) Microservices
4 129 (26.71%) Test Automation
5 107 (22.15%) Scrum
6 101 (20.91%) BDD
7 97 (20.08%) Continuous Integration
8 91 (18.84%) Software Engineering
9 78 (16.15%) Open Source
10 76 (15.73%) OO
11 68 (14.08%) DevOps
12 49 (10.14%) Kanban
13 39 (8.07%) Mentoring
14 35 (7.25%) API Testing
15 34 (7.04%) SDET
16 33 (6.83%) Configuration Management
17 30 (6.21%) OOP
17 30 (6.21%) Problem-Solving
18 29 (6.00%) Coaching
18 29 (6.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 124 (25.67%) JavaScript
2 100 (20.70%) SQL
3 93 (19.25%) Java 8
4 61 (12.63%) C#
5 60 (12.42%) Scala
6 53 (10.97%) Python
7 28 (5.80%) PHP
8 25 (5.18%) Groovy
8 25 (5.18%) Shell Script
9 20 (4.14%) Ruby
10 18 (3.73%) Bash Shell
11 16 (3.31%) C++
12 14 (2.90%) Perl
13 11 (2.28%) Clojure
13 11 (2.28%) Go
13 11 (2.28%) Kotlin
14 9 (1.86%) Apex Code
14 9 (1.86%) SOQL
14 9 (1.86%) T-SQL
15 6 (1.24%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (6.83%) Security Cleared
2 26 (5.38%) SC Cleared
3 15 (3.11%) Degree
4 5 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.83%) ISEB
6 3 (0.62%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.41%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.41%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.21%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.73%) QA
2 7 (1.45%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.04%) SLA
4 3 (0.62%) GDPR
4 3 (0.62%) PMO
5 2 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.21%) GCP
6 1 (0.21%) WCAG
System Software
1 94 (19.46%) Docker
2 16 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.69%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (1.66%) Xen
5 7 (1.45%) Apache Flume
6 6 (1.24%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.41%) HDFS
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.41%) vSphere
8 1 (0.21%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 58 (12.01%) Puppet
2 40 (8.28%) Ansible
3 26 (5.38%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (5.18%) Terraform
5 15 (3.11%) Grafana
6 14 (2.90%) Rancher
7 13 (2.69%) Salt
8 12 (2.48%) Graylog
9 5 (1.04%) CFEngine
10 4 (0.83%) Oracle Identity Management
10 4 (0.83%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 3 (0.62%) Control-M
12 2 (0.41%) CA Wily
12 2 (0.41%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.41%) Failover Clustering
12 2 (0.41%) Kibana
12 2 (0.41%) Marathon
12 2 (0.41%) Mesos
12 2 (0.41%) OpenView
12 2 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 39 (8.07%) Oracle
2 36 (7.45%) Red Hat
3 21 (4.35%) Splunk
4 17 (3.52%) VMware
5 13 (2.69%) Adobe
6 12 (2.48%) Informatica
6 12 (2.48%) Microsoft
6 12 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (2.28%) MuleSoft
8 10 (2.07%) Google
9 8 (1.66%) Coverity
9 8 (1.66%) IBM
10 7 (1.45%) Talend
11 6 (1.24%) AppDynamics
11 6 (1.24%) Xamarin
12 5 (1.04%) Apigee
12 5 (1.04%) Dell
12 5 (1.04%) MapR
12 5 (1.04%) ServiceNow
12 5 (1.04%) Software AG