The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 8 35 34
Rank change year-on-year +27 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 60 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 12.99% 3.91% 2.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.51% 4.05% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 16 9
Median daily rate £438 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.68% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £313 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.12% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% +15.13%  

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 444 519 387
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 96.10% 96.65% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 349 260
Median daily rate £400 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +19.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 24
Median hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.42% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.25 £9.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £24.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 +24 53 £450 +24.13% 2
Doncaster 0 6 £380 -3.49%
Java Developer
Yorkshire

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 101 (100.00%) Java
2 72 (71.29%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (49.50%) TDD
3 50 (49.50%) JavaScript
3 50 (49.50%) Git (software)
4 47 (46.53%) Linux
5 40 (39.60%) CSS
6 39 (38.61%) Unix
7 38 (37.62%) Mac OS X
8 34 (33.66%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (30.69%) Spring
9 31 (30.69%) Web Development
10 30 (29.70%) Configuration Management
11 29 (28.71%) Web Services
11 29 (28.71%) HTML
11 29 (28.71%) Relational Database
12 27 (26.73%) DevOps
13 26 (25.74%) Mentoring
13 26 (25.74%) Python
13 26 (25.74%) Ruby
13 26 (25.74%) BDD
14 25 (24.75%) Line Management
15 23 (22.77%) Continuous Delivery
15 23 (22.77%) REST
15 23 (22.77%) HTTP
16 20 (19.80%) Visualisation
17 18 (17.82%) OO
17 18 (17.82%) Web Design
17 18 (17.82%) Automated Testing
18 17 (16.83%) Responsive Web Design

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 10 (9.90%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.96%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.97%) Jetty
4 2 (1.98%) Alfresco
4 2 (1.98%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (1.98%) nginx
5 1 (0.99%) Apache
5 1 (0.99%) JBoss
5 1 (0.99%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.95%) GitHub
2 2 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 23 (22.77%) HTTP
2 1 (0.99%) Internet
2 1 (0.99%) Intranet
2 1 (0.99%) LDAP
2 1 (0.99%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (28.71%) Relational Database
2 16 (15.84%) NoSQL
3 10 (9.90%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.95%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.97%) Redis
6 2 (1.98%) MySQL
7 1 (0.99%) Big Data
7 1 (0.99%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 50 (49.50%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.92%) Subversion
3 7 (6.93%) jMock
3 7 (6.93%) Mercurial
3 7 (6.93%) Mockito
4 6 (5.94%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.94%) Selenium
5 5 (4.95%) EasyMock
5 5 (4.95%) Spock
6 4 (3.96%) Gradle
6 4 (3.96%) Maven
7 3 (2.97%) JUnit
7 3 (2.97%) TestNG
8 2 (1.98%) DbUnit
8 2 (1.98%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.99%) Ant
9 1 (0.99%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.99%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.99%) NUnit
General
1 3 (2.97%) Electronics
1 3 (2.97%) Finance
1 3 (2.97%) Manufacturing
1 3 (2.97%) Marketing
1 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.99%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (39.60%) CSS
2 31 (30.69%) Spring
3 29 (28.71%) HTML
3 29 (28.71%) Web Services
4 23 (22.77%) REST
5 16 (15.84%) RESTful
6 14 (13.86%) SOAP
7 12 (11.88%) Hibernate
8 11 (10.89%) Node.js
9 8 (7.92%) JSON
9 8 (7.92%) Spring Boot
9 8 (7.92%) XML
10 5 (4.95%) AngularJS
11 4 (3.96%) Apache Camel
11 4 (3.96%) Elastic Stack
11 4 (3.96%) J2EE
11 4 (3.96%) Spring MVC
12 3 (2.97%) Apache CXF
12 3 (2.97%) Java EE
12 3 (2.97%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.85%) User Experience
2 7 (6.93%) Algorithms
2 7 (6.93%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.98%) Blog
3 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 47 (46.53%) Linux
2 39 (38.61%) Unix
3 38 (37.62%) Mac OS X
4 4 (3.96%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (71.29%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (49.50%) TDD
3 34 (33.66%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (30.69%) Web Development
5 30 (29.70%) Configuration Management
6 27 (26.73%) DevOps
7 26 (25.74%) BDD
7 26 (25.74%) Mentoring
8 25 (24.75%) Line Management
9 23 (22.77%) Continuous Delivery
10 20 (19.80%) Visualisation
11 18 (17.82%) Automated Testing
11 18 (17.82%) OO
11 18 (17.82%) Web Design
12 17 (16.83%) Responsive Web Design
13 16 (15.84%) Front End Development
14 14 (13.86%) Rapid Prototyping
15 11 (10.89%) Microservices
16 9 (8.91%) Prototyping
16 9 (8.91%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 101 (100.00%) Java
2 50 (49.50%) JavaScript
3 26 (25.74%) Python
3 26 (25.74%) Ruby
4 14 (13.86%) Scala
5 13 (12.87%) SQL
6 5 (4.95%) Clojure
7 4 (3.96%) Groovy
8 2 (1.98%) Go
9 1 (0.99%) C#
9 1 (0.99%) Jython
Qualifications
1 12 (11.88%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.93%) BC Cleared
3 4 (3.96%) Degree
4 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.99%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.98%) QA
System Software
1 10 (9.90%) Docker
2 4 (3.96%) GlusterFS
3 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.99%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.96%) Ansible
1 4 (3.96%) Kibana
1 4 (3.96%) logstash
1 4 (3.96%) Puppet
2 2 (1.98%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.98%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (5.94%) Oracle
2 3 (2.97%) SAP
3 1 (0.99%) MuleSoft
3 1 (0.99%) VMware