Period
to 17 December 2018

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 17 December 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
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 7 3
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 +5
Contract jobs citing Java 119 81 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 18.00% 11.34% 19.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.39% 32.53% 43.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 74 141
Sheffield median daily rate £475 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% -4.44% -
10th Percentile £375 £357 £343
90th Percentile £550 £645 £625
South Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £436 £450
% change year-on-year +8.88% -3.06% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Sheffield median hourly rate - - £50.00
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £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 310 249 425
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 46.90% 34.87% 44.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 179 326
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £289 £307 £313
90th Percentile £550 £603 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.35% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Sheffield median hourly rate £43.75 - £45.00
10th Percentile £21.75 - £13.41
90th Percentile £73.75 - £48.75
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £45.00

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 17 December 2018.

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 17 December 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Java.

1 80 (67.23%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (42.02%) JavaScript
3 46 (38.66%) Spring
3 46 (38.66%) Node.js
4 44 (36.97%) Test Automation
5 36 (30.25%) DevOps
5 36 (30.25%) Spring Boot
5 36 (30.25%) Java 8
6 32 (26.89%) Linux
7 31 (26.05%) Hibernate
8 29 (24.37%) Docker
9 25 (21.01%) TDD
10 24 (20.17%) Git (software)
11 23 (19.33%) REST
11 23 (19.33%) Web Development
12 22 (18.49%) HTML
12 22 (18.49%) Microservices
13 20 (16.81%) Continuous Deployment
14 19 (15.97%) .NET
15 18 (15.13%) SQL
15 18 (15.13%) CSS
15 18 (15.13%) Python
15 18 (15.13%) Maven
15 18 (15.13%) GitHub
15 18 (15.13%) Security Cleared
16 17 (14.29%) C#
16 17 (14.29%) React
17 16 (13.45%) Windows
17 16 (13.45%) BDD
18 15 (12.61%) 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 10 (8.40%) Apache ServiceMix
2 9 (7.56%) Tomcat
2 9 (7.56%) WebSphere
3 8 (6.72%) Apache
4 7 (5.88%) nginx
5 5 (4.20%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (3.36%) IIS
6 4 (3.36%) Jetty
6 4 (3.36%) Mongrel
7 3 (2.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (1.68%) Alfresco
8 2 (1.68%) Confluence
8 2 (1.68%) Documentum
8 2 (1.68%) Drupal
8 2 (1.68%) FileNet
8 2 (1.68%) JBoss
8 2 (1.68%) Liferay
8 2 (1.68%) LiveCycle
8 2 (1.68%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.13%) GitHub
2 13 (10.92%) Heroku
3 11 (9.24%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (6.72%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (6.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (3.36%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (3.36%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.84%) IaaS
6 1 (0.84%) npm
6 1 (0.84%) PaaS
6 1 (0.84%) SaaS
6 1 (0.84%) Serverless
6 1 (0.84%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.88%) HTTP
2 6 (5.04%) SSL
3 5 (4.20%) DNS
3 5 (4.20%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.36%) DHCP
4 4 (3.36%) FTP
4 4 (3.36%) IPsec
4 4 (3.36%) LAN
4 4 (3.36%) NAS
4 4 (3.36%) SAN
4 4 (3.36%) WAN
5 3 (2.52%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.84%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.84%) Internet
6 1 (0.84%) Multicast
6 1 (0.84%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.72%) NoSQL
2 7 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.36%) MySQL
4 4 (3.36%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.52%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.52%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.68%) SQLite
7 1 (0.84%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.84%) Big Data
7 1 (0.84%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 24 (20.17%) Git (software)
2 18 (15.13%) Maven
3 15 (12.61%) Jenkins
4 14 (11.76%) Selenium
5 11 (9.24%) JIRA
6 6 (5.04%) IntelliJ
6 6 (5.04%) Subversion
6 6 (5.04%) WebDriver
7 5 (4.20%) Cucumber
8 4 (3.36%) Gatling
8 4 (3.36%) JMeter
8 4 (3.36%) Travis CI
9 3 (2.52%) GitLab
9 3 (2.52%) JUnit
10 2 (1.68%) Ant
10 2 (1.68%) Artifactory
10 2 (1.68%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.68%) NeoLoad
10 2 (1.68%) Xcode
11 1 (0.84%) Jasmine
General
1 9 (7.56%) Finance
2 2 (1.68%) Retail
3 1 (0.84%) Banking
3 1 (0.84%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 77 (64.71%) Developer
2 57 (47.90%) Java Developer
3 19 (15.97%) Full Stack Developer
4 12 (10.08%) Test Engineer
5 11 (9.24%) Test Automation Engineer
6 8 (6.72%) .NET Developer
6 8 (6.72%) Architect
6 8 (6.72%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (5.04%) Agile Developer
7 6 (5.04%) Node.js Developer
7 6 (5.04%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.20%) Agile Java Developer
9 4 (3.36%) AWS Developer
9 4 (3.36%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (3.36%) Lead Developer
9 4 (3.36%) Lead Java Developer
10 3 (2.52%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (2.52%) Digital Developer
10 3 (2.52%) Java Engineer
10 3 (2.52%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (38.66%) Node.js
1 46 (38.66%) Spring
2 36 (30.25%) Spring Boot
3 31 (26.05%) Hibernate
4 23 (19.33%) REST
5 22 (18.49%) HTML
6 19 (15.97%) .NET
7 18 (15.13%) CSS
8 17 (14.29%) React
9 15 (12.61%) Web Services
10 14 (11.76%) Express
11 13 (10.92%) JPA
12 12 (10.08%) ActiveMQ
13 11 (9.24%) RESTful
14 10 (8.40%) Apache Camel
14 10 (8.40%) Apache CXF
14 10 (8.40%) Kafka
15 9 (7.56%) JMS
15 9 (7.56%) XML
16 8 (6.72%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.20%) N-Tier
2 4 (3.36%) Clustering
2 4 (3.36%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.68%) NHS
4 1 (0.84%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.84%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.84%) DataPower
4 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.84%) iSeries
4 1 (0.84%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.84%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.84%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (26.89%) Linux
2 16 (13.45%) Windows
3 8 (6.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (5.04%) Unix
5 4 (3.36%) Mac OS X
5 4 (3.36%) Solaris
6 3 (2.52%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.68%) Android
7 2 (1.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (67.23%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (36.97%) Test Automation
3 36 (30.25%) DevOps
4 25 (21.01%) TDD
5 23 (19.33%) Web Development
6 22 (18.49%) Microservices
7 20 (16.81%) Continuous Deployment
8 16 (13.45%) BDD
9 14 (11.76%) OO
10 12 (10.08%) Configuration Management
11 11 (9.24%) SOA
12 10 (8.40%) Migration
13 9 (7.56%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (7.56%) Open Source
13 9 (7.56%) Web Operations
14 8 (6.72%) API Testing
15 6 (5.04%) API Development
15 6 (5.04%) Deployment Automation
15 6 (5.04%) SDLC
15 6 (5.04%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 50 (42.02%) JavaScript
2 36 (30.25%) Java 8
3 18 (15.13%) Python
3 18 (15.13%) SQL
4 17 (14.29%) C#
5 11 (9.24%) Ruby
6 10 (8.40%) Shell Script
7 9 (7.56%) Bash Shell
8 5 (4.20%) Scala
9 4 (3.36%) Kotlin
10 3 (2.52%) PHP
11 2 (1.68%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.84%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.84%) C++
12 1 (0.84%) ES6
12 1 (0.84%) Go
12 1 (0.84%) R
12 1 (0.84%) SOQL
12 1 (0.84%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (15.13%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.08%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.24%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (3.36%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (3.36%) Degree
5 2 (1.68%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) QA
2 2 (1.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.68%) PMO
System Software
1 29 (24.37%) Docker
2 9 (7.56%) Active Directory
3 8 (6.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.72%) Xen
4 4 (3.36%) NFS
4 4 (3.36%) SRDF
4 4 (3.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.84%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.84%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (9.24%) Ansible
2 8 (6.72%) SCCM
3 6 (5.04%) Kubernetes
3 6 (5.04%) Puppet
4 3 (2.52%) Kibana
5 2 (1.68%) Grafana
5 2 (1.68%) Terraform
6 1 (0.84%) Graylog
6 1 (0.84%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.84%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (9.24%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.40%) Oracle
3 8 (6.72%) Google
3 8 (6.72%) VMware
4 4 (3.36%) Cisco
4 4 (3.36%) EMC
4 4 (3.36%) MuleSoft
4 4 (3.36%) NetApp
5 2 (1.68%) Adobe
5 2 (1.68%) FatWire
5 2 (1.68%) IBM
5 2 (1.68%) Interwoven
5 2 (1.68%) OpenText
5 2 (1.68%) Sencha
5 2 (1.68%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.68%) Vignette
5 2 (1.68%) Xerox
6 1 (0.84%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.84%) F5
6 1 (0.84%) Veritas