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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 9 8
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1  
Contract jobs citing Java 48 47 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 19.67% 12.43% 13.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.06% 25.82% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 34 23
Median daily rate £475 £456 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.10% +21.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £375 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £610 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -10.00%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 102 182 108
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 41.80% 48.15% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 136 60
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £325 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield citing Java as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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.

1 100 (69.93%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (54.55%) CSS
3 73 (51.05%) JavaScript
4 72 (50.35%) TDD
5 71 (49.65%) Git (software)
5 71 (49.65%) Linux
6 62 (43.36%) Unix
7 55 (38.46%) HTML
7 55 (38.46%) Mac OS X
8 50 (34.97%) DevOps
9 49 (34.27%) Test Automation
10 48 (33.57%) Web Development
11 47 (32.87%) Web Services
12 46 (32.17%) Continuous Integration
12 46 (32.17%) Relational Database
13 45 (31.47%) Mentoring
14 43 (30.07%) Python
15 42 (29.37%) BDD
16 41 (28.67%) Configuration Management
17 40 (27.97%) Ruby
18 39 (27.27%) Line Management
19 35 (24.48%) Continuous Delivery
20 34 (23.78%) User Experience
21 32 (22.38%) Front End Development
21 32 (22.38%) REST
22 28 (19.58%) Security Cleared
22 28 (19.58%) HTTP
22 28 (19.58%) Web Design
23 27 (18.88%) Responsive Web Design
24 26 (18.18%) Finance

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 6 (4.20%) CMS
2 4 (2.80%) Apache
3 3 (2.10%) Apache ServiceMix
3 3 (2.10%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.10%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.40%) Liferay
4 2 (1.40%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.40%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.40%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.40%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (0.70%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.70%) Drupal
5 1 (0.70%) FileNet
5 1 (0.70%) IIS
5 1 (0.70%) JBoss
5 1 (0.70%) LiveCycle
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.10%) GitHub
2 2 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (19.58%) HTTP
2 3 (2.10%) SSL
3 2 (1.40%) LDAP
3 2 (1.40%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.70%) FCoE
4 1 (0.70%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.70%) Internet
4 1 (0.70%) Intranet
4 1 (0.70%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.70%) LAN
4 1 (0.70%) Multicast
4 1 (0.70%) NAS
4 1 (0.70%) SAN
4 1 (0.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (32.17%) Relational Database
2 11 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.20%) MySQL
3 6 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.50%) Redis
5 4 (2.80%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.10%) Big Data
6 3 (2.10%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.40%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.70%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.70%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.70%) HBase
Development Applications
1 71 (49.65%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.29%) Selenium
3 7 (4.90%) Cucumber
3 7 (4.90%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.90%) JUnit
4 5 (3.50%) Subversion
5 4 (2.80%) JIRA
5 4 (2.80%) Maven
5 4 (2.80%) Mercurial
6 3 (2.10%) Bitbucket
6 3 (2.10%) Jasmine
6 3 (2.10%) JBehave
6 3 (2.10%) Mockito
6 3 (2.10%) NUnit
7 2 (1.40%) DbUnit
7 2 (1.40%) FitNesse
7 2 (1.40%) Sahi
7 2 (1.40%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.40%) SonarQube
7 2 (1.40%) WATIR
General
1 26 (18.18%) Finance
2 14 (9.79%) Telecoms
3 13 (9.09%) Banking
4 12 (8.39%) Manufacturing
5 11 (7.69%) Electronics
5 11 (7.69%) Marketing
6 4 (2.80%) Back Office
7 2 (1.40%) Retail
8 1 (0.70%) Games
8 1 (0.70%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 113 (79.02%) Developer
2 81 (56.64%) Java Developer
3 31 (21.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 15 (10.49%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
5 11 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 9 (6.29%) Full Stack Developer
7 8 (5.59%) Architect
7 8 (5.59%) HTML Developer
8 7 (4.90%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (4.20%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (4.20%) Tester
10 5 (3.50%) Automation Tester
10 5 (3.50%) Lead Developer
11 4 (2.80%) Analyst
12 3 (2.10%) HTML CSS Developer
12 3 (2.10%) Java Architect
12 3 (2.10%) Node.js Developer
12 3 (2.10%) Python Developer
12 3 (2.10%) Software Engineer
12 3 (2.10%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (54.55%) CSS
2 55 (38.46%) HTML
3 47 (32.87%) Web Services
4 32 (22.38%) REST
5 21 (14.69%) Node.js
6 18 (12.59%) RESTful
7 14 (9.79%) AngularJS
8 13 (9.09%) React
8 13 (9.09%) Spring
9 11 (7.69%) HTML5
10 9 (6.29%) CSS3
10 9 (6.29%) Hibernate
10 9 (6.29%) J2EE
10 9 (6.29%) SOAP
11 7 (4.90%) jQuery
12 5 (3.50%) Apache Camel
12 5 (3.50%) XML
13 4 (2.80%) Gherkin
13 4 (2.80%) JMS
13 4 (2.80%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 34 (23.78%) User Experience
2 11 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.99%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.50%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.80%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.40%) iPad
8 2 (1.40%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.70%) DataPower
9 1 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 71 (49.65%) Linux
2 62 (43.36%) Unix
3 55 (38.46%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.40%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.40%) CoreOS
4 2 (1.40%) RancherOS
4 2 (1.40%) Windows
5 1 (0.70%) Android
5 1 (0.70%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.70%) Solaris
5 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (69.93%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (50.35%) TDD
3 50 (34.97%) DevOps
4 49 (34.27%) Test Automation
5 48 (33.57%) Web Development
6 46 (32.17%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (31.47%) Mentoring
8 42 (29.37%) BDD
9 41 (28.67%) Configuration Management
10 39 (27.27%) Line Management
11 35 (24.48%) Continuous Delivery
12 32 (22.38%) Front End Development
13 28 (19.58%) Web Design
14 27 (18.88%) Responsive Web Design
15 21 (14.69%) Prototyping
16 19 (13.29%) Data Visualisation
16 19 (13.29%) Scrum
16 19 (13.29%) Visualisation
17 18 (12.59%) Rapid Prototyping
18 15 (10.49%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 73 (51.05%) JavaScript
2 43 (30.07%) Python
3 40 (27.97%) Ruby
4 13 (9.09%) Scala
5 10 (6.99%) SQL
6 5 (3.50%) Go
6 5 (3.50%) PHP
7 3 (2.10%) C#
7 3 (2.10%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.40%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.40%) C++
8 2 (1.40%) Perl
8 2 (1.40%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.70%) ECMAScript
9 1 (0.70%) ES6
9 1 (0.70%) Jython
9 1 (0.70%) Korn
9 1 (0.70%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 28 (19.58%) Security Cleared
2 17 (11.89%) Degree
3 15 (10.49%) SC Cleared
4 13 (9.09%) CTC Cleared
5 11 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (6.29%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.70%) CISA
8 1 (0.70%) CISSP
8 1 (0.70%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.70%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.59%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (3.50%) QA
3 1 (0.70%) FATCA
System Software
1 9 (6.29%) Docker
2 2 (1.40%) etcd
2 2 (1.40%) flannel
2 2 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.70%) KVM
3 1 (0.70%) NFS
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.70%) SRDF
3 1 (0.70%) vSphere
3 1 (0.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (2.10%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.40%) Consul
2 2 (1.40%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (1.40%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (1.40%) Marathon
2 2 (1.40%) Mesos
2 2 (1.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (1.40%) Puppet
2 2 (1.40%) Rancher
3 1 (0.70%) Ansible
3 1 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (11.89%) Oracle
2 11 (7.69%) SAP
3 3 (2.10%) IBM
3 3 (2.10%) Pega
4 2 (1.40%) Google
4 2 (1.40%) HP
4 2 (1.40%) MuleSoft
4 2 (1.40%) TIBCO
4 2 (1.40%) VMware
5 1 (0.70%) Adobe
5 1 (0.70%) ATG
5 1 (0.70%) Cisco
5 1 (0.70%) EMC
5 1 (0.70%) Intel
5 1 (0.70%) Interwoven
5 1 (0.70%) NetApp
5 1 (0.70%) OpenText
5 1 (0.70%) Sybase
5 1 (0.70%) Vignette
5 1 (0.70%) Zend