Period
to 16 June 2019

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 16 June 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
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 6 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 +10
Contract jobs citing Java 148 112 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 16.93% 15.89% 24.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.31% 43.41% 54.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 79 94
Sheffield median daily rate £525 £425 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% -9.33% +1.35%
10th Percentile £425 £374 £356
90th Percentile £565 £540 £538
South Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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 334 258 271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 38.22% 36.60% 44.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 179 159
Sheffield median daily rate £498 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.61% -2.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £313 £268 £324
90th Percentile £563 £550 £538
South Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +15.15% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 2
Sheffield median hourly rate £27.50 £23.12 £20.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.94% +10.25% +61.31%
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £27.50 £24.92 £20.97
% change year-on-year +10.38% +18.81% -6.80%

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 16 June 2019.

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 16 June 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Java.

1 96 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (42.57%) Test Automation
2 63 (42.57%) Node.js
3 60 (40.54%) Spring
4 56 (37.84%) Git (software)
5 55 (37.16%) Bash Shell
5 55 (37.16%) JavaScript
6 51 (34.46%) Open Source
6 51 (34.46%) RESTful
6 51 (34.46%) DevOps
7 47 (31.76%) Java 8
8 46 (31.08%) Spring Boot
9 45 (30.41%) TDD
10 43 (29.05%) HTML
10 43 (29.05%) Python
11 41 (27.70%) CSS
11 41 (27.70%) Microservices
12 40 (27.03%) Linux
13 37 (25.00%) Unix
13 37 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
14 34 (22.97%) JUnit
14 34 (22.97%) Ruby
15 33 (22.30%) HTTP
16 32 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
16 32 (21.62%) React
17 31 (20.95%) Spock
18 30 (20.27%) Ansible
18 30 (20.27%) Microsoft Azure
18 30 (20.27%) Continuous Deployment
19 28 (18.92%) Configuration Management

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 15 (10.14%) WebSphere
2 10 (6.76%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (5.41%) Apache
3 8 (5.41%) Confluence
3 8 (5.41%) Oracle Coherence
4 7 (4.73%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.05%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (4.05%) Mule
6 5 (3.38%) Anypoint
6 5 (3.38%) Jetty
7 4 (2.70%) CMS
7 4 (2.70%) JBoss
8 3 (2.03%) Apache ServiceMix
8 3 (2.03%) IIS
8 3 (2.03%) Mongrel
8 3 (2.03%) nginx
9 2 (1.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (1.35%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (1.35%) IBM Transformation Extender
9 2 (1.35%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.68%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 37 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (20.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (8.78%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (3.38%) Google App Engine
5 4 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.03%) GitHub
6 3 (2.03%) PaaS
7 1 (0.68%) Heroku
7 1 (0.68%) IaaS
7 1 (0.68%) Kong
7 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (22.30%) HTTP
2 25 (16.89%) SSL
3 23 (15.54%) TCP/IP
4 8 (5.41%) Kerberos
5 4 (2.70%) DHCP
5 4 (2.70%) DNS
5 4 (2.70%) FTP
5 4 (2.70%) IPsec
5 4 (2.70%) WebEx
6 2 (1.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.41%) MySQL
2 4 (2.70%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.03%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.35%) Hazelcast
4 2 (1.35%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.35%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.68%) Big Data
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 56 (37.84%) Git (software)
2 34 (22.97%) JUnit
3 31 (20.95%) Spock
4 24 (16.22%) Jenkins
5 13 (8.78%) Maven
6 8 (5.41%) Bitbucket
6 8 (5.41%) Eclipse
6 8 (5.41%) JIRA
6 8 (5.41%) Rational Application Developer
6 8 (5.41%) Visual Studio
7 5 (3.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (3.38%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (2.03%) GoCD
8 3 (2.03%) Travis CI
9 2 (1.35%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.35%) Selenium
10 1 (0.68%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.68%) JBehave
10 1 (0.68%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.68%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (9.46%) Finance
2 8 (5.41%) Banking
3 2 (1.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 87 (58.78%) Developer
2 55 (37.16%) Java Developer
3 21 (14.19%) DevOps Engineer
3 21 (14.19%) Full Stack Developer
4 10 (6.76%) Senior Developer
4 10 (6.76%) Web Engineer
4 10 (6.76%) WebOps Engineer
5 8 (5.41%) Architect
5 8 (5.41%) Operations Engineer
6 7 (4.73%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (4.73%) Senior DevOps
6 7 (4.73%) Technical Architect
7 6 (4.05%) Java Engineer
8 5 (3.38%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (3.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 5 (3.38%) MuleSoft Developer
8 5 (3.38%) Node.js Developer
9 4 (2.70%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (2.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 4 (2.70%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (42.57%) Node.js
2 60 (40.54%) Spring
3 51 (34.46%) RESTful
4 46 (31.08%) Spring Boot
5 43 (29.05%) HTML
6 41 (27.70%) CSS
7 32 (21.62%) React
8 25 (16.89%) AngularJS
9 24 (16.22%) Vue.js
9 24 (16.22%) Web Services
10 21 (14.19%) Hibernate
11 18 (12.16%) XML
12 17 (11.49%) SOAP
13 16 (10.81%) JSON
14 15 (10.14%) REST
15 13 (8.78%) .NET
16 10 (6.76%) Java EE
16 10 (6.76%) JAX-RS
16 10 (6.76%) JAX-WS
17 9 (6.08%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.41%) User Experience
2 4 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (2.70%) Mainframe
2 4 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (2.03%) iSeries
3 3 (2.03%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.35%) Blog
4 2 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.68%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 40 (27.03%) Linux
2 37 (25.00%) Unix
3 3 (2.03%) Windows
4 2 (1.35%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (42.57%) Test Automation
3 51 (34.46%) DevOps
3 51 (34.46%) Open Source
4 45 (30.41%) TDD
5 41 (27.70%) Microservices
6 32 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (20.27%) Continuous Deployment
8 28 (18.92%) Configuration Management
9 24 (16.22%) Pair Programming
10 23 (15.54%) Asynchronous Programming
10 23 (15.54%) Progressive Web App
11 17 (11.49%) Web Development
12 11 (7.43%) Deployment Automation
12 11 (7.43%) Software Engineering
12 11 (7.43%) Web Operations
13 8 (5.41%) AOP
13 8 (5.41%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (5.41%) Problem-Solving
14 6 (4.05%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (37.16%) Bash Shell
1 55 (37.16%) JavaScript
2 47 (31.76%) Java 8
3 43 (29.05%) Python
4 34 (22.97%) Ruby
5 25 (16.89%) ES6
6 11 (7.43%) SQL
7 9 (6.08%) C#
7 9 (6.08%) PHP
8 6 (4.05%) Go
9 4 (2.70%) Scala
10 2 (1.35%) Perl
10 2 (1.35%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.68%) COBOL
11 1 (0.68%) Groovy
11 1 (0.68%) Jython
11 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (14.86%) BPSS Clearance
2 21 (14.19%) Security Cleared
3 12 (8.11%) DBS Check
4 5 (3.38%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.35%) Degree
6 1 (0.68%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.68%) OCA
6 1 (0.68%) OCAJ
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.43%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.03%) QA
3 2 (1.35%) NCSC
System Software
1 15 (10.14%) Docker
2 3 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (20.27%) Ansible
2 25 (16.89%) Puppet
3 14 (9.46%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (4.73%) Terraform
5 4 (2.70%) CloudHub
6 3 (2.03%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.35%) Cobbler
7 2 (1.35%) Consul
7 2 (1.35%) Packer
8 1 (0.68%) Rancher
Vendors
1 13 (8.78%) MuleSoft
2 12 (8.11%) Oracle
3 11 (7.43%) Google
4 10 (6.76%) IBM
5 8 (5.41%) Microsoft
6 6 (4.05%) EMC
6 6 (4.05%) NetApp
7 5 (3.38%) Atlassian
8 4 (2.70%) TOWER Software
8 4 (2.70%) Veritas
8 4 (2.70%) VMware
9 2 (1.35%) Hortonworks
9 2 (1.35%) Mercator
9 2 (1.35%) Unilink
10 1 (0.68%) Adobe
10 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.68%) Talend