Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 348 381 501
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 14.70% 17.19% 18.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.69% 35.98% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 340 379
Leeds median daily rate £450 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% -1.15%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £313
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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 1,134 1,059 1,315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 47.89% 47.79% 49.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 827 823 925
Leeds median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £298
90th Percentile £538 £525 £527
West Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 2 7
Leeds median hourly rate £17.91 £40.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.23% +196.30% -32.50%
10th Percentile £14.50 £39.10 £12.90
90th Percentile £37.50 £40.90 £32.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.91 £40.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -55.23% +196.30% -31.65%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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.

1 210 (60.34%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (32.18%) JavaScript
3 111 (31.90%) Microservices
4 106 (30.46%) TDD
5 98 (28.16%) Git (software)
6 90 (25.86%) Spring
7 86 (24.71%) Test Automation
8 79 (22.70%) Spring Boot
8 79 (22.70%) Linux
9 77 (22.13%) SQL
9 77 (22.13%) Docker
9 77 (22.13%) BDD
10 74 (21.26%) Java 8
11 63 (18.10%) Software Engineering
12 61 (17.53%) Jenkins
13 59 (16.95%) NoSQL
14 56 (16.09%) JIRA
14 56 (16.09%) Python
15 55 (15.80%) Node.js
16 53 (15.23%) C#
17 47 (13.51%) DevOps
18 45 (12.93%) MongoDB
19 44 (12.64%) Cucumber
19 44 (12.64%) Kafka
19 44 (12.64%) Scala
19 44 (12.64%) Selenium
19 44 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
19 44 (12.64%) Scrum
20 43 (12.36%) Hibernate
20 43 (12.36%) HTML

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 40 (11.49%) Confluence
2 20 (5.75%) Apache
3 15 (4.31%) Apache Spark
4 13 (3.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 10 (2.87%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.15%) Anypoint
6 4 (1.15%) nginx
6 4 (1.15%) Oracle Service Bus
6 4 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (1.15%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.86%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.57%) CMS
8 2 (0.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (0.57%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.29%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.29%) JBoss
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.29%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 42 (12.07%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (9.77%) Slack
3 18 (5.17%) GitHub
4 10 (2.87%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (2.59%) Serverless
6 8 (2.30%) AWS Lambda
6 8 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (2.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 7 (2.01%) Amazon S3
8 6 (1.72%) PaaS
8 6 (1.72%) Route 53
9 4 (1.15%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (1.15%) Force.com
9 4 (1.15%) IaaS
9 4 (1.15%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 3 (0.86%) Apigee
10 3 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.86%) Boomi
11 2 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.74%) HTTP
2 5 (1.44%) Firewall
3 4 (1.15%) SSL
4 3 (0.86%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.29%) DHCP
5 1 (0.29%) DNS
5 1 (0.29%) FTP
5 1 (0.29%) Internet
5 1 (0.29%) IPsec
5 1 (0.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (16.95%) NoSQL
2 45 (12.93%) MongoDB
3 41 (11.78%) MySQL
4 30 (8.62%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (5.75%) Big Data
5 20 (5.75%) Hadoop
6 19 (5.46%) Apache Hive
7 16 (4.60%) Relational Database
8 12 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (3.16%) HBase
10 9 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (2.01%) SQL Server
12 6 (1.72%) Oracle Database
12 6 (1.72%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.44%) Couchbase
13 5 (1.44%) CouchDB
14 4 (1.15%) Data Lake
15 3 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
15 3 (0.86%) Oracle Database 12c
15 3 (0.86%) Redis
Development Applications
1 98 (28.16%) Git (software)
2 61 (17.53%) Jenkins
3 56 (16.09%) JIRA
4 44 (12.64%) Cucumber
4 44 (12.64%) Selenium
5 30 (8.62%) Maven
6 19 (5.46%) WebDriver
7 13 (3.74%) JUnit
8 10 (2.87%) Eclipse
8 10 (2.87%) SonarQube
9 9 (2.59%) IntelliJ
10 8 (2.30%) JMeter
10 8 (2.30%) Mercurial
11 7 (2.01%) GitLab
11 7 (2.01%) Mockito
11 7 (2.01%) Subversion
12 6 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (1.44%) Artifactory
13 5 (1.44%) Bitbucket
13 5 (1.44%) Jasmine
General
1 29 (8.33%) Finance
2 17 (4.89%) Banking
3 12 (3.45%) Retail
4 5 (1.44%) Marketing
5 4 (1.15%) Advertising
5 4 (1.15%) Games
6 3 (0.86%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.57%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.29%) Back Office
8 1 (0.29%) Front Office
8 1 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 215 (61.78%) Developer
2 143 (41.09%) Java Developer
3 21 (6.03%) AWS Developer
4 20 (5.75%) Test Engineer
4 20 (5.75%) Tester
5 19 (5.46%) DevOps Engineer
6 18 (5.17%) Automation Tester
6 18 (5.17%) Software Engineer
6 18 (5.17%) Test Automation Engineer
7 17 (4.89%) Java Engineer
8 15 (4.31%) Agile Developer
8 15 (4.31%) Agile Java Developer
8 15 (4.31%) Scala Developer
8 15 (4.31%) Senior Developer
8 15 (4.31%) Senior Java Developer
8 15 (4.31%) Software Developer
9 12 (3.45%) Developer in Test
10 11 (3.16%) Analyst
11 10 (2.87%) Java Automation Tester
11 10 (2.87%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (25.86%) Spring
2 79 (22.70%) Spring Boot
3 55 (15.80%) Node.js
4 44 (12.64%) Kafka
5 43 (12.36%) Hibernate
5 43 (12.36%) HTML
6 38 (10.92%) REST
7 35 (10.06%) CSS
8 30 (8.62%) RESTful
9 28 (8.05%) AngularJS
10 25 (7.18%) RabbitMQ
11 24 (6.90%) React
11 24 (6.90%) Web Services
12 21 (6.03%) SOAP
13 17 (4.89%) HTML5
14 15 (4.31%) ActiveMQ
14 15 (4.31%) Apache Camel
15 13 (3.74%) .NET
15 13 (3.74%) CSS3
15 13 (3.74%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (4.02%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (2.87%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (1.44%) NHS
5 4 (1.15%) Mainframe
6 3 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (0.86%) Mobile App
6 3 (0.86%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.57%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.29%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.29%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.29%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.29%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.29%) iPhone
8 1 (0.29%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.29%) PKI
8 1 (0.29%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.29%) User Experience
8 1 (0.29%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 79 (22.70%) Linux
2 38 (10.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (5.75%) Unix
4 6 (1.72%) CentOS
5 3 (0.86%) Android
5 3 (0.86%) Windows
6 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.57%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.29%) AIX
7 1 (0.29%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.29%) HPUX
7 1 (0.29%) Solaris
7 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (60.34%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (31.90%) Microservices
3 106 (30.46%) TDD
4 86 (24.71%) Test Automation
5 77 (22.13%) BDD
6 63 (18.10%) Software Engineering
7 47 (13.51%) DevOps
8 44 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
8 44 (12.64%) Scrum
9 39 (11.21%) OO
10 38 (10.92%) Open Source
11 30 (8.62%) SDLC
12 26 (7.47%) Configuration Management
13 25 (7.18%) Mentoring
14 24 (6.90%) Coaching
14 24 (6.90%) E-Commerce
15 22 (6.32%) Problem-Solving
16 21 (6.03%) API Testing
17 20 (5.75%) OOP
18 18 (5.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 112 (32.18%) JavaScript
2 77 (22.13%) SQL
3 74 (21.26%) Java 8
4 56 (16.09%) Python
5 53 (15.23%) C#
6 44 (12.64%) Scala
7 22 (6.32%) Groovy
8 18 (5.17%) Ruby
9 17 (4.89%) PHP
10 14 (4.02%) Bash Shell
10 14 (4.02%) Perl
11 12 (3.45%) Clojure
11 12 (3.45%) Shell Script
12 9 (2.59%) C++
13 8 (2.30%) Go
14 7 (2.01%) Apex Code
14 7 (2.01%) C
14 7 (2.01%) SOQL
15 5 (1.44%) T-SQL
16 4 (1.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (4.60%) Degree
2 10 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (2.59%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.30%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.57%) ISEB
5 2 (0.57%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.29%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.30%) QA
2 5 (1.44%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.86%) GDPR
3 3 (0.86%) PMO
4 2 (0.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 77 (22.13%) Docker
2 9 (2.59%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.86%) HDFS
3 3 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.57%) vSphere
5 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.29%) Varnish
5 1 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (10.06%) Puppet
2 25 (7.18%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (6.32%) Terraform
4 21 (6.03%) Ansible
5 12 (3.45%) Grafana
6 9 (2.59%) Salt
7 8 (2.30%) Kubernetes
7 8 (2.30%) Packer
8 5 (1.44%) Control-M
8 5 (1.44%) Graylog
9 4 (1.15%) CFEngine
9 4 (1.15%) Prometheus
9 4 (1.15%) Rancher
10 2 (0.57%) Consul
10 2 (0.57%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.57%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.57%) Kibana
10 2 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.29%) QRadar
11 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 22 (6.32%) Oracle
2 14 (4.02%) Red Hat
3 9 (2.59%) Adobe
3 9 (2.59%) Splunk
4 8 (2.30%) IBM
5 7 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.44%) Axway
6 5 (1.44%) Hortonworks
6 5 (1.44%) MapR
6 5 (1.44%) MuleSoft
7 4 (1.15%) Black Duck
7 4 (1.15%) Coverity
7 4 (1.15%) TIBCO
7 4 (1.15%) VMware
8 3 (0.86%) Dell
8 3 (0.86%) Google
8 3 (0.86%) IBM Sterling
8 3 (0.86%) Informatica
8 3 (0.86%) Microsoft
8 3 (0.86%) Software AG