Period
to 18 July 2019

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 18 July 2019 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
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 0
Contract jobs citing Java 322 504 424
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 17.08% 19.85% 19.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.89% 36.87% 38.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 375 324
Leeds median daily rate £475 £430 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +2.38% -1.18%
10th Percentile £375 £333 £349
90th Percentile £575 £550 £524
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +8.57% +4.17% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Leeds median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% +344.44%

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 923 1,367 1,109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 48.97% 53.84% 50.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 972 810
Leeds median daily rate £440 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £319 £313 £300
90th Percentile £563 £525 £523
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 3
Leeds median hourly rate £20.86 £40.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.86% +110.53% +24.59%
10th Percentile £14.37 £17.38 £14.80
90th Percentile £32.49 £44.30 £35.70
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.86 £38.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year -46.18% +76.14% +44.26%

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 18 July 2019.

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 18 July 2019, 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.

1 204 (63.35%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (33.23%) Microservices
3 102 (31.68%) Test Automation
4 97 (30.12%) Git (software)
5 95 (29.50%) Docker
6 92 (28.57%) Spring Boot
7 90 (27.95%) Java 8
8 89 (27.64%) Amazon AWS
9 86 (26.71%) Jenkins
10 81 (25.16%) Spring
11 78 (24.22%) TDD
12 71 (22.05%) Scrum
13 70 (21.74%) Maven
13 70 (21.74%) DevOps
14 58 (18.01%) Node.js
15 57 (17.70%) Linux
16 55 (17.08%) Mockito
17 50 (15.53%) SQL
17 50 (15.53%) REST
17 50 (15.53%) BDD
18 49 (15.22%) Kanban
19 48 (14.91%) JIRA
20 47 (14.60%) Cucumber
21 45 (13.98%) Kubernetes
22 44 (13.66%) JavaScript
23 43 (13.35%) MongoDB
24 42 (13.04%) GitHub
24 42 (13.04%) Confluence
25 41 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
25 41 (12.73%) Sonatype Nexus

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 42 (13.04%) Confluence
2 27 (8.39%) Apache Spark
3 16 (4.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 12 (3.73%) Cloud Foundry
5 11 (3.42%) Mule
6 6 (1.86%) Apache ServiceMix
7 5 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.55%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.24%) Apache
9 3 (0.93%) CMS
9 3 (0.93%) IIS
9 3 (0.93%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.93%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.62%) nginx
10 2 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.31%) FileNet
11 1 (0.31%) JBoss
11 1 (0.31%) Jetty
11 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.62%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 89 (27.64%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (13.04%) GitHub
3 41 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (9.63%) Slack
5 18 (5.59%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (3.11%) Serverless
7 9 (2.80%) AWS Lambda
8 8 (2.48%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (2.48%) AWS CodePipeline
8 8 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (1.86%) Akamai
9 6 (1.86%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (1.55%) Apigee
10 5 (1.55%) Google App Engine
11 4 (1.24%) Power Platform
12 3 (0.93%) Kong
12 3 (0.93%) npm
13 2 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.62%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.62%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.04%) HTTP
2 9 (2.80%) Internet
3 7 (2.17%) DNS
3 7 (2.17%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.86%) FTP
4 6 (1.86%) SSL
5 5 (1.55%) DHCP
5 5 (1.55%) IPsec
6 1 (0.31%) ICMP
6 1 (0.31%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (13.35%) MongoDB
2 35 (10.87%) Big Data
3 31 (9.63%) Hadoop
3 31 (9.63%) NoSQL
4 24 (7.45%) Relational Database
5 22 (6.83%) Neo4j
6 19 (5.90%) RDBMS
7 18 (5.59%) HBase
8 15 (4.66%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (4.35%) Apache Hive
9 14 (4.35%) MySQL
10 7 (2.17%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.55%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (1.55%) Impala
12 5 (1.55%) SQL Server
13 4 (1.24%) Power BI
13 4 (1.24%) Spotfire
14 3 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 97 (30.12%) Git (software)
2 86 (26.71%) Jenkins
3 70 (21.74%) Maven
4 55 (17.08%) Mockito
5 48 (14.91%) JIRA
6 47 (14.60%) Cucumber
7 41 (12.73%) Sonatype Nexus
8 32 (9.94%) Selenium
9 25 (7.76%) JUnit
10 18 (5.59%) Xcode
11 15 (4.66%) Eclipse
12 12 (3.73%) SonarQube
13 11 (3.42%) Subversion
14 10 (3.11%) IntelliJ
15 9 (2.80%) GitLab
16 8 (2.48%) gulp
17 6 (1.86%) Artifactory
17 6 (1.86%) Mocha
17 6 (1.86%) SoapUI
17 6 (1.86%) Travis CI
General
1 36 (11.18%) Finance
2 18 (5.59%) Banking
3 12 (3.73%) Retail
4 5 (1.55%) Law
5 4 (1.24%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.24%) Social Science
6 3 (0.93%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.62%) Back Office
7 2 (0.62%) Front Office
7 2 (0.62%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.31%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 199 (61.80%) Developer
2 112 (34.78%) Java Developer
3 36 (11.18%) Senior Developer
4 31 (9.63%) Senior Java Developer
5 22 (6.83%) DevOps Engineer
6 20 (6.21%) AWS Developer
7 19 (5.90%) Tester
8 18 (5.59%) Agile Developer
8 18 (5.59%) Automation Tester
8 18 (5.59%) iOS Developer
9 17 (5.28%) Agile Java Developer
10 13 (4.04%) AWS Engineer
11 12 (3.73%) AWS DevOps
11 12 (3.73%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 12 (3.73%) Full Stack Developer
11 12 (3.73%) Scala Developer
12 10 (3.11%) Analyst
12 10 (3.11%) Java Engineer
12 10 (3.11%) Test Analyst
13 9 (2.80%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (28.57%) Spring Boot
2 81 (25.16%) Spring
3 58 (18.01%) Node.js
4 50 (15.53%) REST
5 36 (11.18%) Kafka
5 36 (11.18%) RESTful
6 34 (10.56%) JSON
7 33 (10.25%) AngularJS
8 31 (9.63%) HTML
9 26 (8.07%) React
10 24 (7.45%) Hibernate
11 21 (6.52%) ActiveMQ
11 21 (6.52%) CSS
11 21 (6.52%) RabbitMQ
12 20 (6.21%) JAX-RS
13 19 (5.90%) Web Services
14 17 (5.28%) GraphQL
14 17 (5.28%) J2EE
15 15 (4.66%) HTML5
16 14 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.87%) User Experience
2 34 (10.56%) Mobile App
3 25 (7.76%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (3.73%) NHS
5 8 (2.48%) Cloud Native
5 8 (2.48%) Mobile Banking
6 6 (1.86%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.86%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.62%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.62%) Wiki
8 1 (0.31%) PKI
8 1 (0.31%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.31%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.31%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.31%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 57 (17.70%) Linux
2 32 (9.94%) Unix
3 31 (9.63%) Apple iOS
4 25 (7.76%) Mac OS X
5 22 (6.83%) Android
6 5 (1.55%) Windows
7 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.62%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.31%) CentOS
8 1 (0.31%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (63.35%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (33.23%) Microservices
3 102 (31.68%) Test Automation
4 78 (24.22%) TDD
5 71 (22.05%) Scrum
6 70 (21.74%) DevOps
7 50 (15.53%) BDD
8 49 (15.22%) Kanban
9 34 (10.56%) Web Development
10 27 (8.39%) Pair Programming
11 26 (8.07%) Continuous Deployment
11 26 (8.07%) Responsive Web Design
11 26 (8.07%) Software Engineering
12 25 (7.76%) iOS Development
12 25 (7.76%) Web Design
13 23 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
13 23 (7.14%) Unit Testing
14 20 (6.21%) OO
15 17 (5.28%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 90 (27.95%) Java 8
2 50 (15.53%) SQL
3 44 (13.66%) JavaScript
4 39 (12.11%) Python
5 31 (9.63%) Scala
6 25 (7.76%) C#
7 18 (5.59%) Apple Swift
8 16 (4.97%) C++
9 14 (4.35%) Ruby
10 12 (3.73%) PL/SQL
11 10 (3.11%) Kotlin
12 7 (2.17%) C
13 6 (1.86%) PHP
14 5 (1.55%) Perl
15 4 (1.24%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.24%) ES6
15 4 (1.24%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.93%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.93%) VBScript
17 2 (0.62%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (3.73%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.11%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (2.17%) Degree
4 4 (1.24%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.31%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.31%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.86%) WCAG
2 5 (1.55%) GDPR
3 4 (1.24%) HL7
4 3 (0.93%) QA
5 2 (0.62%) PMO
6 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 95 (29.50%) Docker
2 4 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.31%) OpenDJ
3 1 (0.31%) OpenIDM
3 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.31%) Xen
Systems Management
1 45 (13.98%) Kubernetes
2 15 (4.66%) Terraform
3 14 (4.35%) Puppet
4 10 (3.11%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (2.48%) Ansible
6 7 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (1.86%) Rancher
8 3 (0.93%) Packer
9 2 (0.62%) Grafana
10 1 (0.31%) Kibana
10 1 (0.31%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 36 (11.18%) Splunk
2 30 (9.32%) AppDynamics
3 20 (6.21%) Microsoft
4 17 (5.28%) Google
5 13 (4.04%) Oracle
6 8 (2.48%) Adobe
6 8 (2.48%) MapR
6 8 (2.48%) Tableau
7 6 (1.86%) ForgeRock
7 6 (1.86%) Micro Focus
8 4 (1.24%) HP
9 3 (0.93%) Blue Coat
9 3 (0.93%) F5
10 2 (0.62%) BeyondTrust
10 2 (0.62%) Hortonworks
11 1 (0.31%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.31%) Black Duck
11 1 (0.31%) hybris
11 1 (0.31%) Sonatype
11 1 (0.31%) Veracode