Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 6 4
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 105 93 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 17.95% 14.58% 17.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.70% 38.91% 38.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 76 120
Sheffield median daily rate £438 £494 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.39% +9.72% +5.88%
10th Percentile £360 £360 £340
90th Percentile £538 £645 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £444 £481 £450
% change year-on-year -7.79% +6.94% +9.09%
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 258 239 407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 44.10% 37.46% 45.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 159 307
Sheffield median daily rate £403 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £265 £313 £310
90th Percentile £558 £580 £568
South Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £420 £407
% change year-on-year -3.57% +3.32% +16.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Sheffield median hourly rate £24.92 - £45.00
10th Percentile £22.42 - £12.43
90th Percentile £27.41 - £48.75
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £34.96 - £38.75

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 74 (70.48%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (39.05%) Spring
3 40 (38.10%) DevOps
4 38 (36.19%) Java 8
5 29 (27.62%) Docker
5 29 (27.62%) TDD
6 26 (24.76%) Linux
6 26 (24.76%) Git (software)
6 26 (24.76%) Microservices
7 25 (23.81%) Spring Boot
7 25 (23.81%) Test Automation
8 22 (20.95%) JIRA
9 21 (20.00%) Jenkins
10 20 (19.05%) SQL
11 19 (18.10%) JavaScript
11 19 (18.10%) REST
12 17 (16.19%) BDD
12 17 (16.19%) Hibernate
13 16 (15.24%) OO
14 15 (14.29%) Python
14 15 (14.29%) Maven
15 14 (13.33%) Web Services
15 14 (13.33%) GitHub
15 14 (13.33%) RESTful
15 14 (13.33%) Ansible
15 14 (13.33%) Kubernetes
15 14 (13.33%) Google Cloud Platform
16 13 (12.38%) Selenium
16 13 (12.38%) Bash Shell
16 13 (12.38%) Oracle

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 12 (11.43%) Confluence
2 8 (7.62%) Apache ServiceMix
2 8 (7.62%) Apache Spark
3 5 (4.76%) Apache
3 5 (4.76%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (3.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (3.81%) Alfresco
4 4 (3.81%) Documentum
4 4 (3.81%) Drupal
4 4 (3.81%) FileNet
4 4 (3.81%) Liferay
4 4 (3.81%) LiveCycle
4 4 (3.81%) LiveLink
4 4 (3.81%) Mule
4 4 (3.81%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.81%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.90%) JBoss
6 2 (1.90%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.33%) GitHub
1 14 (13.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 10 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.95%) Boomi
4 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.95%) IaaS
4 1 (0.95%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.95%) npm
4 1 (0.95%) PaaS
4 1 (0.95%) SaaS
4 1 (0.95%) Serverless
4 1 (0.95%) Slack
4 1 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.67%) VPN
2 4 (3.81%) LAN
2 4 (3.81%) NAS
2 4 (3.81%) SAN
2 4 (3.81%) WAN
3 3 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.95%) HTTP
4 1 (0.95%) Multicast
4 1 (0.95%) Skype
4 1 (0.95%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.43%) Hadoop
2 10 (9.52%) NoSQL
3 9 (8.57%) Big Data
4 6 (5.71%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.81%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.86%) SQLite
8 2 (1.90%) BigQuery
8 2 (1.90%) Flink
8 2 (1.90%) MySQL
8 2 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.90%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.95%) Bigtable
9 1 (0.95%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 26 (24.76%) Git (software)
2 22 (20.95%) JIRA
3 21 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 15 (14.29%) Maven
5 13 (12.38%) Selenium
6 9 (8.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (8.57%) Bitbucket
7 7 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (5.71%) IntelliJ
9 5 (4.76%) Subversion
9 5 (4.76%) WebDriver
10 4 (3.81%) Cucumber
10 4 (3.81%) Gatling
10 4 (3.81%) JMeter
11 3 (2.86%) Ant
11 3 (2.86%) AppScan
11 3 (2.86%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (2.86%) Xcode
12 2 (1.90%) JUnit
12 2 (1.90%) Mercurial
General
1 13 (12.38%) Finance
2 3 (2.86%) Retail
3 2 (1.90%) Banking
4 1 (0.95%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 67 (63.81%) Developer
2 52 (49.52%) Java Developer
3 11 (10.48%) Architect
3 11 (10.48%) Test Engineer
4 10 (9.52%) Test Automation Engineer
5 7 (6.67%) Cloud Developer
6 5 (4.76%) Lead Developer
6 5 (4.76%) Lead Java Developer
7 4 (3.81%) Agile Developer
7 4 (3.81%) AWS Developer
7 4 (3.81%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (3.81%) MuleSoft Developer
7 4 (3.81%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (2.86%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (2.86%) Java Engineer
8 3 (2.86%) Senior Developer
9 2 (1.90%) Automation Tester
9 2 (1.90%) Performance Test Engineer
9 2 (1.90%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (1.90%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (39.05%) Spring
2 25 (23.81%) Spring Boot
3 19 (18.10%) REST
4 17 (16.19%) Hibernate
5 14 (13.33%) RESTful
5 14 (13.33%) Web Services
6 10 (9.52%) ActiveMQ
6 10 (9.52%) Kafka
6 10 (9.52%) XML
7 8 (7.62%) Apache Camel
7 8 (7.62%) CSS
7 8 (7.62%) HTML
7 8 (7.62%) SOAP
8 7 (6.67%) JMS
8 7 (6.67%) Node.js
9 6 (5.71%) .NET
9 6 (5.71%) AngularJS
9 6 (5.71%) Apache CXF
10 5 (4.76%) JSON
10 5 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.76%) N-Tier
3 4 (3.81%) Clustering
3 4 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.81%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.86%) NHS
5 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.95%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.95%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.95%) DataPower
6 1 (0.95%) iSeries
6 1 (0.95%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.95%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (24.76%) Linux
2 7 (6.67%) Windows
3 4 (3.81%) Solaris
4 3 (2.86%) Android
4 3 (2.86%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.86%) Unix
5 2 (1.90%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (70.48%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (38.10%) DevOps
3 29 (27.62%) TDD
4 26 (24.76%) Microservices
5 25 (23.81%) Test Automation
6 17 (16.19%) BDD
7 16 (15.24%) OO
8 13 (12.38%) Scrum
8 13 (12.38%) SOA
9 11 (10.48%) SDLC
10 8 (7.62%) Kanban
10 8 (7.62%) Metadata Management
10 8 (7.62%) Software Engineering
11 7 (6.67%) API Development
11 7 (6.67%) API Testing
11 7 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (5.71%) Migration
13 5 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
13 5 (4.76%) Software Architecture
13 5 (4.76%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 38 (36.19%) Java 8
2 20 (19.05%) SQL
3 19 (18.10%) JavaScript
4 15 (14.29%) Python
5 13 (12.38%) Bash Shell
6 10 (9.52%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.81%) C#
7 4 (3.81%) Kotlin
7 4 (3.81%) PHP
8 3 (2.86%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.86%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.90%) Scala
10 1 (0.95%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.95%) C++
10 1 (0.95%) ES6
10 1 (0.95%) Go
10 1 (0.95%) Ruby
10 1 (0.95%) SOQL
10 1 (0.95%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (7.62%) Degree
2 4 (3.81%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (3.81%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.81%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.86%) CISA
3 3 (2.86%) CISM
3 3 (2.86%) CISSP
3 3 (2.86%) CRISC
3 3 (2.86%) CSSLP
3 3 (2.86%) GIAC
3 3 (2.86%) GSSP-.NET
3 3 (2.86%) GSSP-JAVA
3 3 (2.86%) GWAPT
3 3 (2.86%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.76%) QA
2 3 (2.86%) PMO
System Software
1 29 (27.62%) Docker
2 5 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.81%) NFS
3 4 (3.81%) SRDF
3 4 (3.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (3.81%) Xen
4 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.95%) KVM
4 1 (0.95%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (13.33%) Ansible
1 14 (13.33%) Kubernetes
2 9 (8.57%) Terraform
3 3 (2.86%) Kibana
3 3 (2.86%) Puppet
4 2 (1.90%) Grafana
4 2 (1.90%) Nessus
5 1 (0.95%) Graylog
5 1 (0.95%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.95%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 13 (12.38%) Oracle
2 9 (8.57%) MuleSoft
3 8 (7.62%) Google
4 7 (6.67%) SaltStack
5 5 (4.76%) EMC
5 5 (4.76%) IBM
5 5 (4.76%) NetApp
5 5 (4.76%) VMware
6 4 (3.81%) Adobe
6 4 (3.81%) Cisco
6 4 (3.81%) FatWire
6 4 (3.81%) Interwoven
6 4 (3.81%) OpenText
6 4 (3.81%) Sitecore
6 4 (3.81%) Vignette
6 4 (3.81%) Xerox
7 3 (2.86%) Sencha
8 1 (0.95%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.95%) hybris
8 1 (0.95%) SAP