Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 4 8
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 +17
Contract jobs citing Java 109 174 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 13.07% 15.28% 11.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.58% 36.94% 33.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 129 107
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +38.46%
10th Percentile £359 £338 £310
90th Percentile £588 £575 £556
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £50.00 -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £14.87 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -62.84% -3.03%

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 298 471 366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 35.73% 41.35% 33.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 340 269
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £325 £289 £258
90th Percentile £593 £564 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 5
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £18.34 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.29% +13.19%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £15.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year +162.30% -21.79% -40.00%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -4 91 £425 -5.56% 24
Doncaster +1 2 £575 +109.09% 2
Java
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Java.

1 74 (67.89%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (41.28%) TDD
3 43 (39.45%) RESTful
4 39 (35.78%) Spring
5 31 (28.44%) JavaScript
5 31 (28.44%) Test Automation
5 31 (28.44%) BDD
6 29 (26.61%) Web Services
7 25 (22.94%) OO
7 25 (22.94%) Maven
8 24 (22.02%) Git (software)
9 23 (21.10%) Cucumber
9 23 (21.10%) Jenkins
9 23 (21.10%) Finance
10 19 (17.43%) Unix
10 19 (17.43%) Linux
10 19 (17.43%) HTML
10 19 (17.43%) CSS
10 19 (17.43%) SOAP
11 18 (16.51%) JBoss
11 18 (16.51%) DevOps
11 18 (16.51%) Open Source
12 17 (15.60%) Mentoring
12 17 (15.60%) Microservices
12 17 (15.60%) REST
12 17 (15.60%) JUnit
12 17 (15.60%) Hibernate
13 16 (14.68%) Software Engineering
13 16 (14.68%) Python
13 16 (14.68%) Red Hat

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 18 (16.51%) JBoss
2 15 (13.76%) Apache ServiceMix
3 10 (9.17%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.67%) WebSphere Portal
5 3 (2.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (2.75%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.83%) CMS
6 2 (1.83%) Confluence
7 1 (0.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.92%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.92%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.92%) SAS
7 1 (0.92%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.92%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.83%) GitHub
2 2 (1.83%) Slack
3 1 (0.92%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.34%) NoSQL
2 7 (6.42%) MongoDB
2 7 (6.42%) MySQL
3 4 (3.67%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.75%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.83%) Big Data
6 1 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.92%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.92%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.92%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (22.94%) Maven
2 24 (22.02%) Git (software)
3 23 (21.10%) Cucumber
3 23 (21.10%) Jenkins
4 17 (15.60%) JUnit
5 15 (13.76%) Selenium
6 13 (11.93%) WebDriver
7 4 (3.67%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (2.75%) Ant
8 3 (2.75%) Subversion
9 2 (1.83%) Gradle
9 2 (1.83%) HP UFT
9 2 (1.83%) JIRA
9 2 (1.83%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.92%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.92%) jMock
10 1 (0.92%) Mockito
10 1 (0.92%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 23 (21.10%) Finance
2 12 (11.01%) Banking
3 3 (2.75%) Games
3 3 (2.75%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.83%) Marketing
4 2 (1.83%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Electronics
5 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.92%) Online Betting
5 1 (0.92%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (59.63%) Developer
2 58 (53.21%) Java Developer
3 16 (14.68%) Architect
4 12 (11.01%) Tester
5 10 (9.17%) Automation Tester
5 10 (9.17%) Full Stack Developer
6 8 (7.34%) Agile Developer
6 8 (7.34%) Agile Java Developer
7 7 (6.42%) Technical Architect
8 6 (5.50%) Java Automation Tester
8 6 (5.50%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.50%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (5.50%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Consultant
9 4 (3.67%) Integration Developer
9 4 (3.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 4 (3.67%) Selenium Tester
10 3 (2.75%) Data Architect
10 3 (2.75%) Security Consultant
10 3 (2.75%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (39.45%) RESTful
2 39 (35.78%) Spring
3 29 (26.61%) Web Services
4 19 (17.43%) CSS
4 19 (17.43%) HTML
4 19 (17.43%) SOAP
5 17 (15.60%) Hibernate
5 17 (15.60%) REST
6 15 (13.76%) Apache Camel
7 13 (11.93%) Node.js
8 12 (11.01%) J2EE
8 12 (11.01%) React
9 11 (10.09%) Spring Boot
9 11 (10.09%) XML
10 8 (7.34%) AngularJS
10 8 (7.34%) Java EE
10 8 (7.34%) JSP
11 6 (5.50%) Angular 2
11 6 (5.50%) Play Framework
12 5 (4.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.68%) Virtual Team
2 12 (11.01%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.75%) User Experience
4 2 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.83%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.92%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.92%) Clustering
5 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.92%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.92%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.43%) Linux
1 19 (17.43%) Unix
2 16 (14.68%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (67.89%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (41.28%) TDD
3 31 (28.44%) BDD
3 31 (28.44%) Test Automation
4 25 (22.94%) OO
5 18 (16.51%) DevOps
5 18 (16.51%) Open Source
6 17 (15.60%) Mentoring
6 17 (15.60%) Microservices
7 16 (14.68%) API Development
7 16 (14.68%) Continuous Delivery
7 16 (14.68%) Software Engineering
8 15 (13.76%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (13.76%) Web Development
9 14 (12.84%) Scrum
10 12 (11.01%) Data Modelling
11 10 (9.17%) Integration Testing
12 8 (7.34%) SOLID
12 8 (7.34%) Web Design
13 7 (6.42%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 31 (28.44%) JavaScript
2 16 (14.68%) Python
3 15 (13.76%) Ruby
3 15 (13.76%) SQL
4 7 (6.42%) Scala
5 5 (4.59%) C++
5 5 (4.59%) PHP
6 1 (0.92%) C#
6 1 (0.92%) Groovy
6 1 (0.92%) Perl
6 1 (0.92%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (2.75%) Degree
1 3 (2.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.83%) BC Cleared
2 2 (1.83%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.83%) CISA
2 2 (1.83%) CISSP
2 2 (1.83%) MCSD
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.83%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.92%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.83%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (9.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) Ambari
1 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.92%) Puppet
1 1 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (14.68%) Red Hat
2 8 (7.34%) Oracle
3 5 (4.59%) IBM
4 3 (2.75%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.75%) Symantec
5 2 (1.83%) HP
6 1 (0.92%) Adobe
6 1 (0.92%) Google
6 1 (0.92%) SAP
6 1 (0.92%) Tableau