Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 24 November 2017 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
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 4 10
Rank change year-on-year -4 +6 +7
Contract jobs citing Java 72 168 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 10.59% 17.41% 11.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.64% 39.81% 31.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 129 87
Sheffield median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +30.77%
10th Percentile £358 £340 £300
90th Percentile £645 £575 £538
South Yorkshire median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +30.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - £50.00 -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £50.00 -

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 Sheffield with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 235 422 272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 34.56% 43.73% 35.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 318 199
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £311 £309 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £535
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Sheffield median hourly rate - £45.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +160.87% +5.57%
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £45.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +104.55% -

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Sheffield

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Sheffield

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Sheffield over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Sheffield

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for Java.

1 49 (68.06%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (56.94%) TDD
3 30 (41.67%) Test Automation
4 28 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 23 (31.94%) Web Services
6 22 (30.56%) BDD
7 21 (29.17%) Git (software)
8 20 (27.78%) Linux
8 20 (27.78%) CSS
9 19 (26.39%) HTML
9 19 (26.39%) DevOps
9 19 (26.39%) Continuous Delivery
10 18 (25.00%) Mentoring
10 18 (25.00%) Unix
11 17 (23.61%) Selenium
11 17 (23.61%) RESTful
11 17 (23.61%) Open Source
12 16 (22.22%) Software Engineering
12 16 (22.22%) Mac OS X
13 15 (20.83%) Python
13 15 (20.83%) Web Development
13 15 (20.83%) WebDriver
14 14 (19.44%) Node.js
14 14 (19.44%) SQL
14 14 (19.44%) Finance
15 13 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (18.06%) Ruby
15 13 (18.06%) REST
16 12 (16.67%) Cucumber
16 12 (16.67%) Jenkins

Java
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 4 (5.56%) JBoss
2 3 (4.17%) Apache ServiceMix
2 3 (4.17%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.78%) CMS
3 2 (2.78%) Confluence
4 1 (1.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.78%) GitHub
2 2 (2.78%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 9 (12.50%) MySQL
2 6 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 6 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.78%) Big Data
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (29.17%) Git (software)
2 17 (23.61%) Selenium
3 15 (20.83%) WebDriver
4 12 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 12 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 6 (8.33%) JUnit
5 6 (8.33%) Maven
6 4 (5.56%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (4.17%) Ant
7 3 (4.17%) Jasmine
7 3 (4.17%) JIRA
8 1 (1.39%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.39%) Subversion
General
1 14 (19.44%) Finance
2 10 (13.89%) Banking
3 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.56%) Marketing
5 3 (4.17%) Electronics
5 3 (4.17%) Games
5 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.39%) Online Betting
6 1 (1.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (45.83%) Developer
2 26 (36.11%) Java Developer
3 12 (16.67%) Architect
3 12 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 12 (16.67%) Tester
4 8 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Java Automation Tester
5 7 (9.72%) Software Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Technical Architect
7 5 (6.94%) Lead Software Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 5 (6.94%) Selenium Tester
8 4 (5.56%) Integration Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Agile Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Agile Java Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Java Architect
9 3 (4.17%) Java Technical Architect
9 3 (4.17%) SQL Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Web Automation Tester
9 3 (4.17%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (31.94%) Web Services
2 20 (27.78%) CSS
3 19 (26.39%) HTML
4 17 (23.61%) RESTful
5 14 (19.44%) Node.js
6 13 (18.06%) REST
7 11 (15.28%) React
8 9 (12.50%) AngularJS
9 8 (11.11%) Spring
9 8 (11.11%) XML
10 7 (9.72%) Java EE
11 6 (8.33%) Angular 2
11 6 (8.33%) CSS3
11 6 (8.33%) HTML5
11 6 (8.33%) J2EE
11 6 (8.33%) jQuery
11 6 (8.33%) JSP
11 6 (8.33%) SOAP
12 5 (6.94%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (6.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (5.56%) User Experience
3 3 (4.17%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.78%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.39%) iPad
5 1 (1.39%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.78%) Linux
2 18 (25.00%) Unix
3 16 (22.22%) Mac OS X
4 3 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (68.06%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (56.94%) TDD
3 30 (41.67%) Test Automation
4 22 (30.56%) BDD
5 19 (26.39%) Continuous Delivery
5 19 (26.39%) DevOps
6 18 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 17 (23.61%) Open Source
8 16 (22.22%) Software Engineering
9 15 (20.83%) Web Development
10 13 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (16.67%) Scrum
12 11 (15.28%) Microservices
13 10 (13.89%) Configuration Management
14 9 (12.50%) Data Modelling
14 9 (12.50%) Integration Testing
14 9 (12.50%) Web Design
15 8 (11.11%) OO
16 7 (9.72%) Responsive Web Design
16 7 (9.72%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (38.89%) JavaScript
2 15 (20.83%) Python
3 14 (19.44%) SQL
4 13 (18.06%) Ruby
5 6 (8.33%) C++
5 6 (8.33%) PHP
6 5 (6.94%) Scala
7 2 (2.78%) C#
8 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.17%) CTC Cleared
2 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) BC Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.78%) CISA
3 2 (2.78%) CISSP
4 1 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (9.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (5.56%) Oracle
2 4 (5.56%) Symantec
3 3 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (1.39%) Adobe