Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 3 12
Rank change year-on-year -2 +9 0
Contract jobs citing Java 141 165 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 14.83% 21.02% 10.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.40% 51.24% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 107 74
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £374 £353 £308
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £420 £430
% change year-on-year +2.38% -2.33% +14.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £9.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% +344.44% -77.50%

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 349 322 414
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 36.70% 41.02% 42.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 199 306
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £268 £272 £260
90th Percentile £562 £525 £594
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +15.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 7
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.92 £20.97 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.81% -6.80% -30.77%
10th Percentile £18.03 £20.97 £11.80
90th Percentile £60.00 £20.97 £28.65
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +77.78% +7.14% -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 20 June 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 20 June 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 -2 115 £428 -10.00% 26
Barnsley - 7 £525 -
Doncaster -6 1 £550 +44.74% 2
Java
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 91 (64.54%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (41.84%) Spring
3 46 (32.62%) TDD
4 44 (31.21%) Microservices
5 42 (29.79%) Java 8
6 41 (29.08%) Spring Boot
7 34 (24.11%) Git (software)
7 34 (24.11%) SQL
8 32 (22.70%) Jenkins
9 31 (21.99%) Docker
10 30 (21.28%) DevOps
10 30 (21.28%) JavaScript
10 30 (21.28%) OO
11 29 (20.57%) RESTful
12 28 (19.86%) Hibernate
13 27 (19.15%) REST
14 26 (18.44%) Scrum
14 26 (18.44%) Linux
14 26 (18.44%) Test Automation
15 25 (17.73%) Continuous Integration
15 25 (17.73%) Software Engineering
15 25 (17.73%) Finance
16 24 (17.02%) Python
17 23 (16.31%) Web Services
17 23 (16.31%) JIRA
17 23 (16.31%) NoSQL
18 20 (14.18%) SOAP
18 20 (14.18%) Ansible
19 18 (12.77%) Confluence
20 17 (12.06%) BDD

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 (12.77%) Confluence
2 12 (8.51%) Apache Spark
3 7 (4.96%) WebSphere
4 6 (4.26%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (3.55%) Apache ServiceMix
5 5 (3.55%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (2.84%) Alfresco
6 4 (2.84%) Apache Pig
6 4 (2.84%) Mule
6 4 (2.84%) SAS
6 4 (2.84%) WebSphere Portal
7 2 (1.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.42%) Documentum
7 2 (1.42%) Drupal
7 2 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.42%) FileNet
7 2 (1.42%) Liferay
7 2 (1.42%) LiveCycle
7 2 (1.42%) LiveLink
7 2 (1.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.06%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (11.35%) Google Cloud Platform
3 12 (8.51%) GitHub
4 10 (7.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (3.55%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (2.84%) Google Analytics
6 4 (2.84%) Slack
7 2 (1.42%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.71%) Boomi
8 1 (0.71%) CloudBees
8 1 (0.71%) IaaS
8 1 (0.71%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.71%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.71%) PaaS
8 1 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.96%) VPN
2 5 (3.55%) SMS
3 2 (1.42%) DNS
4 1 (0.71%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.31%) NoSQL
2 13 (9.22%) Hadoop
3 8 (5.67%) Big Data
3 8 (5.67%) MySQL
4 7 (4.96%) Oracle Database
5 6 (4.26%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.55%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.84%) Apache Hive
7 4 (2.84%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.13%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.42%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.42%) BigQuery
9 2 (1.42%) Flink
9 2 (1.42%) QlikView
9 2 (1.42%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.42%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.42%) SAS Visual Analytics
9 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 34 (24.11%) Git (software)
2 32 (22.70%) Jenkins
3 23 (16.31%) JIRA
4 15 (10.64%) Maven
5 10 (7.09%) Subversion
6 9 (6.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (6.38%) Bitbucket
7 8 (5.67%) Cucumber
7 8 (5.67%) Mercurial
8 7 (4.96%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (3.55%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (2.84%) HP UFT
10 4 (2.84%) JUnit
11 3 (2.13%) AppScan
12 2 (1.42%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 2 (1.42%) CircleCI
12 2 (1.42%) Selenium
12 2 (1.42%) Travis CI
13 1 (0.71%) JIRA Agile
13 1 (0.71%) SonarQube
General
1 25 (17.73%) Finance
2 13 (9.22%) Banking
3 6 (4.26%) Retail Banking
4 4 (2.84%) Private Banking
5 1 (0.71%) Advertising
5 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.71%) Retail
5 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 80 (56.74%) Developer
2 63 (44.68%) Java Developer
3 21 (14.89%) Architect
4 13 (9.22%) Senior Developer
5 12 (8.51%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (8.51%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (7.80%) Software Engineer
7 8 (5.67%) Java Engineer
8 7 (4.96%) Cloud Developer
8 7 (4.96%) Java Software Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) AWS Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) AWS Software Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) Lead Developer
9 6 (4.26%) Lead Java Developer
10 5 (3.55%) Analyst
10 5 (3.55%) Cloud Engineer
10 5 (3.55%) Java Architect
10 5 (3.55%) Technical Architect
11 4 (2.84%) Senior QA Tester
11 4 (2.84%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (41.84%) Spring
2 41 (29.08%) Spring Boot
3 29 (20.57%) RESTful
4 28 (19.86%) Hibernate
5 27 (19.15%) REST
6 23 (16.31%) Web Services
7 20 (14.18%) SOAP
8 14 (9.93%) Node.js
9 13 (9.22%) CSS
9 13 (9.22%) HTML
10 8 (5.67%) Play Framework
11 7 (4.96%) Apache Camel
11 7 (4.96%) React
12 6 (4.26%) .NET
12 6 (4.26%) J2EE
12 6 (4.26%) XML
13 5 (3.55%) JSP
14 4 (2.84%) ActiveMQ
14 4 (2.84%) AngularJS
14 4 (2.84%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.96%) Computer Science
1 7 (4.96%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.55%) Virtual Team
4 4 (2.84%) DataPower
4 4 (2.84%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.42%) IVR
5 2 (1.42%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.71%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.71%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.71%) NHS
6 1 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.71%) STB
6 1 (0.71%) User Experience
6 1 (0.71%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.44%) Linux
2 8 (5.67%) Unix
3 6 (4.26%) Mac OS X
4 4 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.42%) Windows
5 2 (1.42%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.71%) Android
6 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.71%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (64.54%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (32.62%) TDD
3 44 (31.21%) Microservices
4 30 (21.28%) DevOps
4 30 (21.28%) OO
5 26 (18.44%) Scrum
5 26 (18.44%) Test Automation
6 25 (17.73%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (17.73%) Software Engineering
7 17 (12.06%) BDD
7 17 (12.06%) Kanban
8 16 (11.35%) SDLC
9 15 (10.64%) Mentoring
9 15 (10.64%) Open Source
10 13 (9.22%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (7.80%) Data Modelling
11 11 (7.80%) SOA
12 9 (6.38%) Coaching
13 8 (5.67%) Metadata Management
13 8 (5.67%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 42 (29.79%) Java 8
2 34 (24.11%) SQL
3 30 (21.28%) JavaScript
4 24 (17.02%) Python
5 12 (8.51%) Ruby
5 12 (8.51%) Scala
6 9 (6.38%) Bash Shell
6 9 (6.38%) PL/SQL
7 8 (5.67%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.55%) Go
9 4 (2.84%) PHP
10 3 (2.13%) C#
10 3 (2.13%) C++
11 2 (1.42%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.71%) C
12 1 (0.71%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.71%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.71%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (7.09%) Degree
2 6 (4.26%) Sun Certification
3 3 (2.13%) CCNA
3 3 (2.13%) CISA
3 3 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.13%) CISM
3 3 (2.13%) CISSP
3 3 (2.13%) CRISC
3 3 (2.13%) CSSLP
3 3 (2.13%) GIAC
3 3 (2.13%) GSSP-.NET
3 3 (2.13%) GSSP-JAVA
3 3 (2.13%) GWAPT
3 3 (2.13%) ISACA
3 3 (2.13%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.80%) GCP
2 5 (3.55%) QA
3 1 (0.71%) PMO
3 1 (0.71%) PSD2
System Software
1 31 (21.99%) Docker
2 4 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.84%) vSphere
3 2 (1.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (14.18%) Ansible
2 17 (12.06%) Kubernetes
3 14 (9.93%) Puppet
4 9 (6.38%) Terraform
5 7 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.84%) Ambari
6 4 (2.84%) HP ALM
6 4 (2.84%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 2 (1.42%) Nessus
7 2 (1.42%) Salt
7 2 (1.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.71%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 15 (10.64%) Oracle
2 14 (9.93%) Google
3 13 (9.22%) IBM
4 9 (6.38%) SaltStack
5 8 (5.67%) MuleSoft
6 5 (3.55%) EMC
6 5 (3.55%) NetApp
6 5 (3.55%) TOWER Software
7 4 (2.84%) HP
7 4 (2.84%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.84%) VMware
8 3 (2.13%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.42%) Adobe
9 2 (1.42%) FatWire
9 2 (1.42%) Genesys
9 2 (1.42%) Interwoven
9 2 (1.42%) OpenText
9 2 (1.42%) Sybase
9 2 (1.42%) Tableau
9 2 (1.42%) Vignette