Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 13 40
Rank change year-on-year -25 +27 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 23 79 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 3.44% 8.33% 3.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.58% 8.85% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 64 23
Sheffield median daily rate £475 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -2.78% +46.34%
10th Percentile £371 £343 £363
90th Percentile £525 £534 £524
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +48.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - £50.00 -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £50.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Sheffield
Contract vacancies in Sheffield with a recognized job title 643 893 722
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.26% 94.20% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 595 513
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £195 £263 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £549
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £375
% change year-on-year +6.12% +6.80% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 38
Sheffield median hourly rate £20.30 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.00% +12.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £12.10 £9.60 £9.78
90th Percentile £39.48 £34.71 £21.18
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year - +17.65% -15.00%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Sheffield

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java Developer in Sheffield.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Sheffield

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Sheffield over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in Sheffield

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer in Sheffield.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in Sheffield

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sheffield region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (60.87%) TDD
4 13 (56.52%) CSS
5 12 (52.17%) HTML
5 12 (52.17%) Web Development
6 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
7 10 (43.48%) Mentoring
7 10 (43.48%) Unix
7 10 (43.48%) Linux
7 10 (43.48%) Mac OS X
8 8 (34.78%) Web Services
8 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
9 7 (30.43%) DevOps
9 7 (30.43%) Python
9 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (30.43%) Ruby
10 6 (26.09%) Web Design
10 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
10 6 (26.09%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (26.09%) Node.js
10 6 (26.09%) REST
10 6 (26.09%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (21.74%) React
11 5 (21.74%) Rapid Prototyping
11 5 (21.74%) RESTful
11 5 (21.74%) Line Management
11 5 (21.74%) Docker
11 5 (21.74%) Scrum
11 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 3 (13.04%) JBoss
1 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.04%) Ant
2 3 (13.04%) Maven
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) Mercurial
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Electronics
2 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
2 3 (13.04%) Marketing
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) CSS
2 12 (52.17%) HTML
3 8 (34.78%) Web Services
4 6 (26.09%) Node.js
4 6 (26.09%) REST
5 5 (21.74%) React
5 5 (21.74%) RESTful
6 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
6 4 (17.39%) SOAP
6 4 (17.39%) XML
7 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
7 3 (13.04%) Java EE
7 3 (13.04%) JAX-RS
7 3 (13.04%) JAX-WS
7 3 (13.04%) Play Framework
7 3 (13.04%) Spring
8 2 (8.70%) CSS3
8 2 (8.70%) HTML5
8 2 (8.70%) JSON
9 1 (4.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.35%) iPad
3 1 (4.35%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Linux
1 10 (43.48%) Mac OS X
1 10 (43.48%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) TDD
3 12 (52.17%) Web Development
4 10 (43.48%) Mentoring
5 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (30.43%) DevOps
6 6 (26.09%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (26.09%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (26.09%) Web Design
7 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
7 5 (21.74%) Line Management
7 5 (21.74%) Rapid Prototyping
7 5 (21.74%) Scrum
8 4 (17.39%) Data Visualisation
8 4 (17.39%) Open Source
8 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
8 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
8 4 (17.39%) Visualisation
9 3 (13.04%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 7 (30.43%) Python
3 7 (30.43%) Ruby
4 4 (17.39%) Scala
5 1 (4.35%) SQL
5 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) CTC Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) BC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle
1 3 (13.04%) SAP