Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 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
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 6 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 193 287 419
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 12.52% 12.50% 17.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.63% 26.40% 35.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 230 363
Leeds median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.86%
10th Percentile £380 £363 £320
90th Percentile £580 £563 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 630 1,087 1,194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 40.88% 47.34% 49.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 787 885
Leeds median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £325 £313 £281
90th Percentile £575 £538 £535
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 22
Leeds median hourly rate £22.55 £20.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.36% -49.39% +110.53%
10th Percentile £14.69 £14.92 £39.10
90th Percentile £35.00 £40.32 £40.90
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.11 £20.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -0.67% -49.39% +110.53%

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 28 February 2020.

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 28 February 2020, 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 72 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (26.94%) Spring
2 52 (26.94%) Microservices
3 48 (24.87%) DevOps
4 46 (23.83%) Docker
4 46 (23.83%) Spring Boot
5 45 (23.32%) AWS
6 41 (21.24%) Jenkins
7 40 (20.73%) Git (software)
8 39 (20.21%) Continuous Integration
8 39 (20.21%) Kafka
9 37 (19.17%) TDD
10 35 (18.13%) Python
11 34 (17.62%) Software Engineering
12 31 (16.06%) Linux
13 30 (15.54%) JavaScript
13 30 (15.54%) Kubernetes
13 30 (15.54%) Java 8
14 27 (13.99%) Kotlin
14 27 (13.99%) GCP
14 27 (13.99%) Test Automation
15 26 (13.47%) Greenfield Project
16 24 (12.44%) NoSQL
16 24 (12.44%) SQL
17 23 (11.92%) RabbitMQ
18 22 (11.40%) Node.js
18 22 (11.40%) Terraform
18 22 (11.40%) Open Source
19 20 (10.36%) Scrum
20 19 (9.84%) Finance

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 14 (7.25%) Apache Spark
2 10 (5.18%) Apache
3 8 (4.15%) OpenStack
4 7 (3.63%) Confluence
5 6 (3.11%) IIS
5 6 (3.11%) Jetty
5 6 (3.11%) Mongrel
5 6 (3.11%) nginx
5 6 (3.11%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.11%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.04%) Mendix
8 1 (0.52%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.52%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.52%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Acrobat
1 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (5.18%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.04%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 45 (23.32%) AWS
2 27 (13.99%) GCP
3 17 (8.81%) Azure
4 15 (7.77%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (5.70%) Serverless
6 10 (5.18%) GitHub
7 7 (3.63%) Amazon Kinesis
7 7 (3.63%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (3.63%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (3.63%) Google App Engine
8 6 (3.11%) Amazon S3
9 5 (2.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (2.59%) Amazon Cognito
9 5 (2.59%) Amazon EMR
9 5 (2.59%) Slack
9 5 (2.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (1.55%) Apigee
10 3 (1.55%) BlazeMeter
10 3 (1.55%) Google Play
11 2 (1.04%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.29%) HTTP
2 11 (5.70%) DNS
3 7 (3.63%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.11%) DHCP
4 6 (3.11%) FTP
4 6 (3.11%) IPsec
5 5 (2.59%) SSL
6 4 (2.07%) Firewall
7 2 (1.04%) CTI
7 2 (1.04%) Internet
7 2 (1.04%) Unified Communications
7 2 (1.04%) VoIP
8 1 (0.52%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.52%) MPLS
8 1 (0.52%) NFC
8 1 (0.52%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.44%) NoSQL
2 19 (9.84%) Big Data
3 15 (7.77%) MySQL
4 13 (6.74%) Hadoop
4 13 (6.74%) SQL Server
5 12 (6.22%) Apache Hive
5 12 (6.22%) MongoDB
5 12 (6.22%) Relational Database
6 11 (5.70%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (5.70%) RDBMS
7 10 (5.18%) HBase
8 9 (4.66%) Spotfire
9 7 (3.63%) Flink
10 3 (1.55%) BigQuery
11 2 (1.04%) Electronic Patient Records
11 2 (1.04%) Impala
11 2 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 41 (21.24%) Jenkins
2 40 (20.73%) Git (software)
3 14 (7.25%) Maven
4 13 (6.74%) JIRA
5 10 (5.18%) Selenium
6 9 (4.66%) SoapUI
7 8 (4.15%) Katalon Studio
7 8 (4.15%) Postman
8 7 (3.63%) Bitbucket
9 6 (3.11%) Travis CI
10 5 (2.59%) Cucumber
10 5 (2.59%) GitLab
10 5 (2.59%) JMeter
10 5 (2.59%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (2.59%) Xcode
11 3 (1.55%) CocoaPods
11 3 (1.55%) Gatling
11 3 (1.55%) JUnit
11 3 (1.55%) LoadRunner
11 3 (1.55%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (9.84%) Finance
2 15 (7.77%) Public Sector
3 9 (4.66%) Retail
4 2 (1.04%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.04%) Publishing
5 1 (0.52%) Law
5 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 110 (56.99%) Developer
2 64 (33.16%) Java Developer
3 23 (11.92%) DevOps Engineer
4 20 (10.36%) Software Engineer
5 11 (5.70%) Architect
5 11 (5.70%) Java Engineer
5 11 (5.70%) Java Software Engineer
6 10 (5.18%) AWS Developer
6 10 (5.18%) Test Engineer
7 9 (4.66%) Android Developer
8 8 (4.15%) Software Test Engineer
8 8 (4.15%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (4.15%) TIBCO Developer
9 7 (3.63%) DevOps Systems Engineer
9 7 (3.63%) Senior Developer
9 7 (3.63%) Tester
9 7 (3.63%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
10 6 (3.11%) Big Data Architect
10 6 (3.11%) Senior DevOps
10 6 (3.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (26.94%) Spring
2 46 (23.83%) Spring Boot
3 39 (20.21%) Kafka
4 23 (11.92%) RabbitMQ
5 22 (11.40%) Node.js
6 18 (9.33%) .NET
6 18 (9.33%) Web Services
6 18 (9.33%) XML
7 16 (8.29%) AngularJS
8 14 (7.25%) RESTful
9 13 (6.74%) J2EE
10 11 (5.70%) JMS
10 11 (5.70%) React
10 11 (5.70%) REST
10 11 (5.70%) SOAP
11 10 (5.18%) JDBC
11 10 (5.18%) TIBCO EMS
12 9 (4.66%) JSON
13 8 (4.15%) Servlets
14 6 (3.11%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.47%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.77%) Public Cloud
4 12 (6.22%) User Experience
5 10 (5.18%) Algorithms
6 9 (4.66%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (3.63%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.07%) Cloud Native
8 4 (2.07%) Clustering
8 4 (2.07%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.04%) IVR
10 2 (1.04%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.04%) Video on Demand
10 2 (1.04%) VUI
11 1 (0.52%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.52%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 31 (16.06%) Linux
2 12 (6.22%) Android
3 10 (5.18%) Unix
4 6 (3.11%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.07%) CentOS
6 3 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.55%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.04%) Windows
8 1 (0.52%) Solaris
8 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (26.94%) Microservices
3 48 (24.87%) DevOps
4 39 (20.21%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (19.17%) TDD
6 34 (17.62%) Software Engineering
7 27 (13.99%) Test Automation
8 22 (11.40%) Open Source
9 20 (10.36%) Scrum
10 19 (9.84%) Kanban
11 15 (7.77%) BDD
12 14 (7.25%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (6.74%) Migration
13 13 (6.74%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 12 (6.22%) Android Development
14 12 (6.22%) Data Science
14 12 (6.22%) Mentoring
15 11 (5.70%) Data Ingestion
15 11 (5.70%) Integration Testing
16 10 (5.18%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (18.13%) Python
2 30 (15.54%) Java 8
2 30 (15.54%) JavaScript
3 27 (13.99%) Kotlin
4 24 (12.44%) SQL
5 16 (8.29%) Go
6 15 (7.77%) Scala
7 13 (6.74%) Bash Shell
7 13 (6.74%) C#
8 10 (5.18%) Perl
8 10 (5.18%) XPath
9 9 (4.66%) Ruby
10 8 (4.15%) PHP
11 6 (3.11%) Apple Swift
11 6 (3.11%) Shell Script
11 6 (3.11%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.55%) C++
13 2 (1.04%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.04%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (5.70%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.15%) Degree
3 6 (3.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (3.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.04%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.52%) CCNP
5 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.07%) QA
2 2 (1.04%) SLA
3 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (23.83%) Docker
2 8 (4.15%) HDFS
3 6 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.11%) Xen
4 2 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.52%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 30 (15.54%) Kubernetes
2 22 (11.40%) Terraform
3 16 (8.29%) Puppet
4 15 (7.77%) Ansible
5 12 (6.22%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (4.15%) Hadoop YARN
7 4 (2.07%) Prometheus
8 3 (1.55%) CFEngine
8 3 (1.55%) Salt
9 2 (1.04%) Grafana
9 2 (1.04%) Nagios
10 1 (0.52%) Ambari
10 1 (0.52%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.52%) HockeyApp
10 1 (0.52%) Kibana
10 1 (0.52%) logstash
10 1 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.52%) Oozie
Vendors
1 17 (8.81%) Oracle
2 16 (8.29%) Google
3 10 (5.18%) TIBCO
4 9 (4.66%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.66%) VMware
5 7 (3.63%) AppDynamics
5 7 (3.63%) Tableau
6 5 (2.59%) Splunk
7 4 (2.07%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.04%) Avaya
8 2 (1.04%) Cisco
8 2 (1.04%) Genesys
8 2 (1.04%) OpenText
8 2 (1.04%) OutSystems
8 2 (1.04%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.52%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.52%) Databricks
9 1 (0.52%) Demandware
9 1 (0.52%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.52%) Spotify