Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 22 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 6 4
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 141 106 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 16.41% 13.33% 14.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.32% 36.81% 33.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 82 122
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £481 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.49% +6.94% +11.11%
10th Percentile £361 £363 £340
90th Percentile £573 £645 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £50.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £30.75 - £14.87

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 368 288 483
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 42.84% 36.23% 43.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 192 360
South Yorkshire median daily rate £411 £420 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.08% +3.32% +16.14%
10th Percentile £268 £306 £300
90th Percentile £563 £575 £551
Yorkshire median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 10
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £34.96 - £38.75
10th Percentile £22.42 - £13.83
90th Percentile £81.75 - £47.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.92 £22.00 £14.93
% change year-on-year +13.25% +47.33% -32.13%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Java in South Yorkshire

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in South Yorkshire

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in South Yorkshire

Java
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 in South Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in South Yorkshire

Java
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 within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +2 114 £438 -11.39% 33
Barnsley - 4 £563 - 1
Doncaster -4 1 £400 +5.96% 3
Java
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Java.

1 87 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (39.01%) Spring
3 49 (34.75%) DevOps
4 48 (34.04%) Java 8
5 39 (27.66%) Microservices
6 38 (26.95%) Spring Boot
6 38 (26.95%) Jenkins
6 38 (26.95%) Docker
7 35 (24.82%) Linux
8 34 (24.11%) REST
9 30 (21.28%) Git (software)
9 30 (21.28%) Test Automation
10 29 (20.57%) TDD
11 27 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (19.15%) Ansible
12 26 (18.44%) Web Services
12 26 (18.44%) SQL
12 26 (18.44%) JavaScript
13 25 (17.73%) SOA
14 24 (17.02%) JIRA
15 23 (16.31%) Kubernetes
16 22 (15.60%) Python
17 21 (14.89%) Finance
18 20 (14.18%) SOAP
18 20 (14.18%) Google Cloud Platform
19 19 (13.48%) Maven
19 19 (13.48%) Puppet
20 18 (12.77%) BDD
20 18 (12.77%) OO
20 18 (12.77%) Hibernate

Java
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 12 (8.51%) Confluence
2 10 (7.09%) WebSphere
3 9 (6.38%) Apache
3 9 (6.38%) Tomcat
4 8 (5.67%) Apache ServiceMix
4 8 (5.67%) Apache Spark
5 7 (4.96%) nginx
6 5 (3.55%) Jetty
6 5 (3.55%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (2.84%) Alfresco
7 4 (2.84%) Documentum
7 4 (2.84%) Drupal
7 4 (2.84%) FileNet
7 4 (2.84%) IIS
7 4 (2.84%) Liferay
7 4 (2.84%) LiveCycle
7 4 (2.84%) LiveLink
7 4 (2.84%) Mongrel
7 4 (2.84%) Mule
7 4 (2.84%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 20 (14.18%) Google Cloud Platform
2 16 (11.35%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (9.93%) GitHub
4 9 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (2.84%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (2.84%) Google App Engine
6 3 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.71%) Boomi
7 1 (0.71%) IaaS
7 1 (0.71%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.71%) npm
7 1 (0.71%) PaaS
7 1 (0.71%) SaaS
7 1 (0.71%) Serverless
7 1 (0.71%) Slack
7 1 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.96%) VPN
2 6 (4.26%) HTTP
2 6 (4.26%) SSL
3 5 (3.55%) DNS
3 5 (3.55%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.84%) DHCP
4 4 (2.84%) FTP
4 4 (2.84%) IPsec
4 4 (2.84%) LAN
4 4 (2.84%) NAS
4 4 (2.84%) SAN
4 4 (2.84%) WAN
5 3 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.71%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.71%) Multicast
6 1 (0.71%) Skype
6 1 (0.71%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.51%) Hadoop
2 11 (7.80%) NoSQL
3 9 (6.38%) Big Data
4 6 (4.26%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.26%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.84%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.84%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.13%) MySQL
7 3 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.13%) SQLite
8 2 (1.42%) BigQuery
8 2 (1.42%) Flink
8 2 (1.42%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.71%) Bigtable
9 1 (0.71%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 38 (26.95%) Jenkins
2 30 (21.28%) Git (software)
3 24 (17.02%) JIRA
4 19 (13.48%) Maven
5 17 (12.06%) Selenium
6 9 (6.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (6.38%) Bitbucket
6 9 (6.38%) WebDriver
7 7 (4.96%) Cucumber
7 7 (4.96%) IntelliJ
7 7 (4.96%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (4.26%) Ant
8 6 (4.26%) Subversion
9 4 (2.84%) Gatling
9 4 (2.84%) JMeter
9 4 (2.84%) JUnit
9 4 (2.84%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (2.84%) Protractor
9 4 (2.84%) Travis CI
10 3 (2.13%) SoapUI
General
1 21 (14.89%) Finance
2 6 (4.26%) Banking
3 3 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (0.71%) Advertising
4 1 (0.71%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 74 (52.48%) Developer
2 56 (39.72%) Java Developer
3 23 (16.31%) Architect
4 15 (10.64%) Test Engineer
5 14 (9.93%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (9.93%) Test Automation Engineer
6 7 (4.96%) Cloud Developer
6 7 (4.96%) Oracle Developer
7 6 (4.26%) Java Engineer
8 5 (3.55%) Lead Developer
8 5 (3.55%) Lead Java Developer
9 4 (2.84%) Agile Developer
9 4 (2.84%) AWS Developer
9 4 (2.84%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (2.84%) MuleSoft Developer
9 4 (2.84%) Tester
10 3 (2.13%) Agile Java Developer
10 3 (2.13%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (2.13%) Senior Developer
11 2 (1.42%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (39.01%) Spring
2 38 (26.95%) Spring Boot
3 34 (24.11%) REST
4 26 (18.44%) Web Services
5 20 (14.18%) SOAP
6 18 (12.77%) Hibernate
7 14 (9.93%) RESTful
8 13 (9.22%) ActiveMQ
8 13 (9.22%) CSS
8 13 (9.22%) HTML
9 12 (8.51%) Kafka
9 12 (8.51%) Node.js
9 12 (8.51%) XML
10 11 (7.80%) .NET
11 9 (6.38%) Apache Camel
12 8 (5.67%) JMS
13 7 (4.96%) Apache CXF
13 7 (4.96%) Gherkin
13 7 (4.96%) J2EE
13 7 (4.96%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.96%) Computer Science
1 7 (4.96%) DataPower
1 7 (4.96%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (3.55%) N-Tier
3 4 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.84%) Clustering
3 4 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.13%) NHS
5 2 (1.42%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.71%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.71%) iSeries
6 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.71%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.71%) STB
6 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (24.82%) Linux
2 13 (9.22%) Windows
3 5 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (2.84%) Android
4 4 (2.84%) Solaris
5 3 (2.13%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.13%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.13%) Unix
6 1 (0.71%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (34.75%) DevOps
3 39 (27.66%) Microservices
4 30 (21.28%) Test Automation
5 29 (20.57%) TDD
6 27 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (17.73%) SOA
8 18 (12.77%) BDD
8 18 (12.77%) OO
9 17 (12.06%) Scrum
10 16 (11.35%) SDLC
11 15 (10.64%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (7.09%) Software Engineering
13 9 (6.38%) API Development
13 9 (6.38%) Configuration Management
13 9 (6.38%) Open Source
14 8 (5.67%) API Testing
14 8 (5.67%) Data Modelling
14 8 (5.67%) Kanban
14 8 (5.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 48 (34.04%) Java 8
2 26 (18.44%) JavaScript
2 26 (18.44%) SQL
3 22 (15.60%) Python
4 16 (11.35%) Shell Script
5 13 (9.22%) Bash Shell
6 8 (5.67%) Ruby
7 5 (3.55%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.84%) C#
8 4 (2.84%) Go
8 4 (2.84%) Kotlin
8 4 (2.84%) PHP
9 3 (2.13%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.42%) C++
10 2 (1.42%) Scala
11 1 (0.71%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.71%) C
11 1 (0.71%) ES6
11 1 (0.71%) R
11 1 (0.71%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 10 (7.09%) Degree
2 8 (5.67%) SC Cleared
2 8 (5.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.84%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.13%) CISA
4 3 (2.13%) CISM
4 3 (2.13%) CISSP
4 3 (2.13%) CRISC
4 3 (2.13%) CSSLP
4 3 (2.13%) GIAC
4 3 (2.13%) GSSP-.NET
4 3 (2.13%) GSSP-JAVA
4 3 (2.13%) GWAPT
4 3 (2.13%) ISACA
5 2 (1.42%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.42%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.71%) CCNA
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.96%) QA
2 3 (2.13%) PMO
System Software
1 38 (26.95%) Docker
2 10 (7.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.67%) Xen
4 6 (4.26%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.84%) NFS
5 4 (2.84%) SRDF
5 4 (2.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (1.42%) vSphere
7 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.71%) KVM
Systems Management
1 27 (19.15%) Ansible
2 23 (16.31%) Kubernetes
3 19 (13.48%) Puppet
4 9 (6.38%) Terraform
5 5 (3.55%) SCCM
6 3 (2.13%) Kibana
6 3 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.42%) Grafana
7 2 (1.42%) Nessus
7 2 (1.42%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 1 (0.71%) Graylog
8 1 (0.71%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.71%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (11.35%) Oracle
2 14 (9.93%) Google
3 11 (7.80%) IBM
4 10 (7.09%) VMware
5 9 (6.38%) MuleSoft
6 8 (5.67%) Microsoft
7 7 (4.96%) EMC
7 7 (4.96%) NetApp
7 7 (4.96%) SaltStack
8 4 (2.84%) Adobe
8 4 (2.84%) Cisco
8 4 (2.84%) FatWire
8 4 (2.84%) Interwoven
8 4 (2.84%) OpenText
8 4 (2.84%) Sitecore
8 4 (2.84%) Vignette
8 4 (2.84%) Xerox
9 3 (2.13%) Sencha
9 3 (2.13%) TOWER Software
10 2 (1.42%) hybris