The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 29 18
Rank change year-on-year +16 -11  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 28 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 11.48% 4.76% 5.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.33% 5.01% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 11
Median daily rate £500 £413 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £363 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £473 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +3.03% +5.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £35.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year +29.57% -8.38%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 227 359 262
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 93.03% 94.97% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 930 603
Median daily rate £401 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £256 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £563 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 26
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £8.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.00 £16.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 81 (100.00%) Java
2 66 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (65.43%) Git (software)
4 51 (62.96%) CSS
5 48 (59.26%) Linux
5 48 (59.26%) JavaScript
6 47 (58.02%) TDD
7 43 (53.09%) Unix
7 43 (53.09%) Mac OS X
8 36 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (43.21%) Relational Database
10 34 (41.98%) Web Development
10 34 (41.98%) HTML
11 33 (40.74%) Configuration Management
11 33 (40.74%) DevOps
11 33 (40.74%) Mentoring
12 32 (39.51%) Line Management
13 31 (38.27%) Web Services
13 31 (38.27%) Python
14 30 (37.04%) Test Automation
15 29 (35.80%) Ruby
15 29 (35.80%) Continuous Delivery
16 24 (29.63%) Web Design
16 24 (29.63%) BDD
17 23 (28.40%) Responsive Web Design
18 22 (27.16%) REST
18 22 (27.16%) HTTP
19 21 (25.93%) Security Cleared
20 20 (24.69%) User Experience
21 19 (23.46%) Front End Development

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 2 (2.47%) Apache ServiceMix
1 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.23%) Apache
2 1 (1.23%) CMS
2 1 (1.23%) nginx
Business Applications
1 11 (13.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (27.16%) HTTP
2 1 (1.23%) Internet
2 1 (1.23%) Intranet
2 1 (1.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (43.21%) Relational Database
2 9 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.94%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.70%) MySQL
5 2 (2.47%) Big Data
5 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 53 (65.43%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.94%) Mercurial
2 4 (4.94%) Subversion
3 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.70%) JUnit
4 2 (2.47%) DbUnit
4 2 (2.47%) JIRA
4 2 (2.47%) jMock
4 2 (2.47%) Maven
4 2 (2.47%) Mockito
4 2 (2.47%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.23%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.23%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.23%) Grunt
5 1 (1.23%) gulp
5 1 (1.23%) NUnit
5 1 (1.23%) Selenium
5 1 (1.23%) TestNG
General
1 11 (13.58%) Electronics
1 11 (13.58%) Finance
1 11 (13.58%) Manufacturing
1 11 (13.58%) Marketing
1 11 (13.58%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.23%) Banking
2 1 (1.23%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (62.96%) CSS
2 34 (41.98%) HTML
3 31 (38.27%) Web Services
4 22 (27.16%) REST
5 13 (16.05%) RESTful
6 11 (13.58%) Spring
7 9 (11.11%) Node.js
8 8 (9.88%) AngularJS
9 7 (8.64%) Hibernate
9 7 (8.64%) React
10 5 (6.17%) HTML5
10 5 (6.17%) J2EE
10 5 (6.17%) SOAP
11 4 (4.94%) Apache Camel
11 4 (4.94%) CSS3
12 3 (3.70%) jQuery
12 3 (3.70%) Sass
13 2 (2.47%) ActiveMQ
13 2 (2.47%) Ajax
13 2 (2.47%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.69%) User Experience
2 9 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.94%) Algorithms
3 4 (4.94%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.47%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.47%) iPad
4 2 (2.47%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 48 (59.26%) Linux
2 43 (53.09%) Mac OS X
2 43 (53.09%) Unix
3 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (58.02%) TDD
3 36 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (41.98%) Web Development
5 33 (40.74%) Configuration Management
5 33 (40.74%) DevOps
5 33 (40.74%) Mentoring
6 32 (39.51%) Line Management
7 30 (37.04%) Test Automation
8 29 (35.80%) Continuous Delivery
9 24 (29.63%) BDD
9 24 (29.63%) Web Design
10 23 (28.40%) Responsive Web Design
11 19 (23.46%) Front End Development
12 18 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
12 18 (22.22%) Rapid Prototyping
12 18 (22.22%) Visualisation
13 15 (18.52%) Prototyping
14 14 (17.28%) Scrum
15 11 (13.58%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 81 (100.00%) Java
2 48 (59.26%) JavaScript
3 31 (38.27%) Python
4 29 (35.80%) Ruby
5 6 (7.41%) Scala
6 5 (6.17%) SQL
7 2 (2.47%) Go
8 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.23%) PHP
8 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.05%) Degree
3 11 (13.58%) CTC Cleared
3 11 (13.58%) SC Cleared
4 9 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (8.64%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.47%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Docker
2 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (13.58%) Oracle
1 11 (13.58%) SAP
2 1 (1.23%) Google
2 1 (1.23%) MuleSoft
2 1 (1.23%) VMware
2 1 (1.23%) Zend