The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 36 30
Rank change year-on-year +24 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 34 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 10.46% 3.80% 4.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.18% 4.00% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 13
Median daily rate £488 £394 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.80% +19.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £459 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £36.00 £39.30
% change year-on-year +27.77% -8.39%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 304 425 401
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 93.54% 95.08% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 310 238
Median daily rate £375 £415 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.63% +25.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £605 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 24
Median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £13.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.77% +67.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £32.50 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in South Yorkshire

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in South Yorkshire

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in South Yorkshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in South Yorkshire

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in South Yorkshire

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +19 28 £500 +26.98% 8
Doncaster - 5 £390 -
Java Developer
Yorkshire

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Yorkshire region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 95 (100.00%) Java
2 76 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (58.95%) Git (software)
4 55 (57.89%) JavaScript
5 52 (54.74%) CSS
6 50 (52.63%) Linux
7 49 (51.58%) TDD
8 44 (46.32%) Mac OS X
8 44 (46.32%) Unix
9 39 (41.05%) Continuous Integration
10 36 (37.89%) Web Services
10 36 (37.89%) Relational Database
11 35 (36.84%) HTML
11 35 (36.84%) Web Development
12 34 (35.79%) Configuration Management
12 34 (35.79%) DevOps
13 33 (34.74%) Mentoring
14 32 (33.68%) Line Management
14 32 (33.68%) Python
14 32 (33.68%) Test Automation
15 30 (31.58%) Ruby
15 30 (31.58%) Continuous Delivery
16 25 (26.32%) BDD
16 25 (26.32%) Web Design
17 24 (25.26%) Responsive Web Design
18 23 (24.21%) HTTP
19 22 (23.16%) REST
20 21 (22.11%) Security Cleared
21 20 (21.05%) Spring
21 20 (21.05%) User Experience

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 2 (2.11%) Apache
1 2 (2.11%) Apache ServiceMix
1 2 (2.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.05%) CMS
2 1 (1.05%) JBoss
2 1 (1.05%) nginx
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (11.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 23 (24.21%) HTTP
2 1 (1.05%) Internet
2 1 (1.05%) Intranet
2 1 (1.05%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (37.89%) Relational Database
2 12 (12.63%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.16%) MySQL
5 2 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.11%) Big Data
5 2 (2.11%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.05%) Redis
Development Applications
1 56 (58.95%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.32%) Subversion
3 5 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.26%) Mercurial
4 4 (4.21%) JUnit
4 4 (4.21%) Maven
5 2 (2.11%) DbUnit
5 2 (2.11%) Gradle
5 2 (2.11%) JIRA
5 2 (2.11%) jMock
5 2 (2.11%) Mockito
5 2 (2.11%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.05%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.05%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.05%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.05%) Grunt
6 1 (1.05%) gulp
6 1 (1.05%) Selenium
6 1 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.05%) TestNG
General
1 12 (12.63%) Finance
2 11 (11.58%) Electronics
2 11 (11.58%) Manufacturing
2 11 (11.58%) Marketing
2 11 (11.58%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.05%) Banking
3 1 (1.05%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (54.74%) CSS
2 36 (37.89%) Web Services
3 35 (36.84%) HTML
4 22 (23.16%) REST
5 20 (21.05%) Spring
6 19 (20.00%) RESTful
7 12 (12.63%) XML
8 11 (11.58%) SOAP
9 10 (10.53%) JSON
10 9 (9.47%) AngularJS
10 9 (9.47%) Node.js
11 8 (8.42%) Hibernate
11 8 (8.42%) J2EE
11 8 (8.42%) React
12 6 (6.32%) Java EE
13 5 (5.26%) Apache Camel
13 5 (5.26%) HTML5
13 5 (5.26%) JAXB
14 4 (4.21%) CSS3
15 3 (3.16%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.05%) User Experience
2 9 (9.47%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.42%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (5.26%) Algorithms
4 5 (5.26%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.11%) iPad
6 2 (2.11%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 50 (52.63%) Linux
2 44 (46.32%) Mac OS X
2 44 (46.32%) Unix
3 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (51.58%) TDD
3 39 (41.05%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (36.84%) Web Development
5 34 (35.79%) Configuration Management
5 34 (35.79%) DevOps
6 33 (34.74%) Mentoring
7 32 (33.68%) Line Management
7 32 (33.68%) Test Automation
8 30 (31.58%) Continuous Delivery
9 25 (26.32%) BDD
9 25 (26.32%) Web Design
10 24 (25.26%) Responsive Web Design
11 19 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
11 19 (20.00%) Front End Development
11 19 (20.00%) Rapid Prototyping
11 19 (20.00%) Visualisation
12 17 (17.89%) OO
13 15 (15.79%) Prototyping
13 15 (15.79%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 95 (100.00%) Java
2 55 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 32 (33.68%) Python
4 30 (31.58%) Ruby
5 6 (6.32%) Scala
5 6 (6.32%) SQL
6 2 (2.11%) Go
7 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.05%) PHP
7 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (22.11%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.68%) Degree
3 11 (11.58%) CTC Cleared
3 11 (11.58%) SC Cleared
4 9 (9.47%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (7.37%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) Docker
2 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.05%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (13.68%) Oracle
2 11 (11.58%) SAP
3 1 (1.05%) Google
3 1 (1.05%) MuleSoft
3 1 (1.05%) VMware
3 1 (1.05%) Zend