Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 3 10
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7 +6
Contract jobs citing Java 134 166 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 13.93% 17.75% 12.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.29% 44.99% 31.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 110 107
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £360 £350 £313
90th Percentile £556 £575 £580
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year +3.13% +213.73% -66.00%

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 350 369 423
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 36.38% 39.47% 39.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 249 316
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £289 £263 £253
90th Percentile £573 £538 £594
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 6
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.12 £20.97 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.25% -1.32% -34.62%
10th Percentile £17.70 £13.76 £13.00
90th Percentile £58.88 £20.97 £24.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +77.78% +9.76% -41.43%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -3 109 £425 -5.56% 28
Barnsley - 3 £525 -
Doncaster -3 2 £563 +48.03% 3
Java
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (64.93%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (44.03%) Spring
3 43 (32.09%) TDD
4 41 (30.60%) RESTful
4 41 (30.60%) OO
5 34 (25.37%) Git (software)
5 34 (25.37%) Spring Boot
5 34 (25.37%) Java 8
6 33 (24.63%) Microservices
6 33 (24.63%) JavaScript
7 32 (23.88%) Maven
8 31 (23.13%) Jenkins
9 30 (22.39%) Test Automation
9 30 (22.39%) SQL
10 28 (20.90%) Finance
10 28 (20.90%) Hibernate
11 25 (18.66%) Linux
11 25 (18.66%) Docker
12 23 (17.16%) BDD
13 22 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (16.42%) REST
14 21 (15.67%) Web Services
15 20 (14.93%) Cucumber
15 20 (14.93%) Software Engineering
15 20 (14.93%) Node.js
16 19 (14.18%) Mentoring
16 19 (14.18%) SOAP
16 19 (14.18%) HTML
17 18 (13.43%) CSS
17 18 (13.43%) Python

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 15 (11.19%) Apache ServiceMix
2 13 (9.70%) JBoss
3 10 (7.46%) WebSphere
4 9 (6.72%) Confluence
5 5 (3.73%) Apache Spark
5 5 (3.73%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (3.73%) WebSphere Portal
6 4 (2.99%) Apache Pig
6 4 (2.99%) SAS
7 3 (2.24%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (1.49%) Alfresco
8 2 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.49%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.49%) WildFly
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.96%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.99%) GitHub
3 4 (2.99%) Google Analytics
3 4 (2.99%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (2.99%) Slack
4 2 (1.49%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.75%) CloudBees
5 1 (0.75%) IaaS
5 1 (0.75%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.99%) SMS
2 2 (1.49%) DNS
3 1 (0.75%) DVB
3 1 (0.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.43%) NoSQL
2 8 (5.97%) MySQL
3 6 (4.48%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.73%) Hadoop
4 5 (3.73%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.99%) Apache Hive
5 4 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.24%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.49%) QlikView
7 2 (1.49%) SAS Visual Analytics
7 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.75%) Big Data
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 34 (25.37%) Git (software)
2 32 (23.88%) Maven
3 31 (23.13%) Jenkins
4 20 (14.93%) Cucumber
5 17 (12.69%) JUnit
6 11 (8.21%) JIRA
7 10 (7.46%) Subversion
8 8 (5.97%) Mercurial
9 4 (2.99%) HP UFT
10 3 (2.24%) AppScan
11 2 (1.49%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 2 (1.49%) CircleCI
11 2 (1.49%) Gradle
11 2 (1.49%) jMock
11 2 (1.49%) Mockito
11 2 (1.49%) Selenium
11 2 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (1.49%) Travis CI
12 1 (0.75%) Gatling
12 1 (0.75%) SonarQube
General
1 28 (20.90%) Finance
2 14 (10.45%) Banking
3 7 (5.22%) Retail Banking
4 4 (2.99%) Private Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 78 (58.21%) Developer
2 67 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 19 (14.18%) Architect
4 13 (9.70%) Senior Developer
5 12 (8.96%) Senior Java Developer
6 11 (8.21%) Software Engineer
7 9 (6.72%) Agile Developer
7 9 (6.72%) Agile Java Developer
7 9 (6.72%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (5.22%) Java Engineer
8 7 (5.22%) Java Software Engineer
8 7 (5.22%) Technical Architect
9 6 (4.48%) AWS Engineer
9 6 (4.48%) AWS Software Engineer
9 6 (4.48%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (3.73%) Java Architect
10 5 (3.73%) Lead Developer
10 5 (3.73%) Lead Java Developer
10 5 (3.73%) SQL Developer
11 4 (2.99%) Senior QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (44.03%) Spring
2 41 (30.60%) RESTful
3 34 (25.37%) Spring Boot
4 28 (20.90%) Hibernate
5 22 (16.42%) REST
6 21 (15.67%) Web Services
7 20 (14.93%) Node.js
8 19 (14.18%) HTML
8 19 (14.18%) SOAP
9 18 (13.43%) CSS
10 17 (12.69%) Apache Camel
11 13 (9.70%) Play Framework
12 12 (8.96%) React
13 8 (5.97%) .NET
14 7 (5.22%) XML
15 6 (4.48%) J2EE
16 5 (3.73%) AngularJS
16 5 (3.73%) JSP
17 4 (2.99%) JPA
18 3 (2.24%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.69%) Virtual Team
2 10 (7.46%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (5.22%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.24%) DataPower
6 3 (2.24%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.49%) IVR
7 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.75%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.75%) Clustering
8 1 (0.75%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.75%) iSeries
8 1 (0.75%) STB
8 1 (0.75%) User Experience
8 1 (0.75%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.66%) Linux
2 14 (10.45%) Unix
3 12 (8.96%) Mac OS X
4 4 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.49%) Windows
5 2 (1.49%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.75%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (64.93%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (32.09%) TDD
3 41 (30.60%) OO
4 33 (24.63%) Microservices
5 30 (22.39%) Test Automation
6 23 (17.16%) BDD
7 22 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (14.93%) Software Engineering
9 19 (14.18%) Mentoring
10 18 (13.43%) Open Source
11 17 (12.69%) Scrum
12 15 (11.19%) API Development
13 14 (10.45%) DevOps
13 14 (10.45%) SDLC
14 11 (8.21%) Data Modelling
14 11 (8.21%) Web Development
15 10 (7.46%) Kanban
16 9 (6.72%) Coaching
17 8 (5.97%) SFIA
17 8 (5.97%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 34 (25.37%) Java 8
2 33 (24.63%) JavaScript
3 30 (22.39%) SQL
4 18 (13.43%) Python
5 16 (11.94%) Scala
6 15 (11.19%) Ruby
7 5 (3.73%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.99%) PHP
9 3 (2.24%) C#
9 3 (2.24%) C++
10 2 (1.49%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.49%) Go
10 2 (1.49%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.75%) C
11 1 (0.75%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.75%) Perl
11 1 (0.75%) R
11 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (6.72%) Degree
2 5 (3.73%) Sun Certification
3 3 (2.24%) CISA
3 3 (2.24%) CISM
3 3 (2.24%) CISSP
3 3 (2.24%) CRISC
3 3 (2.24%) CSSLP
3 3 (2.24%) GIAC
3 3 (2.24%) GSSP-.NET
3 3 (2.24%) GSSP-JAVA
3 3 (2.24%) GWAPT
3 3 (2.24%) ISACA
3 3 (2.24%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (1.49%) CCNA
4 2 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.75%) MCSD
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.99%) QA
2 2 (1.49%) GCP
3 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.75%) PSD2
System Software
1 25 (18.66%) Docker
2 2 (1.49%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (6.72%) Ansible
1 9 (6.72%) Puppet
2 7 (5.22%) Kubernetes
3 4 (2.99%) Ambari
3 4 (2.99%) HP ALM
3 4 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (2.24%) Terraform
5 2 (1.49%) Nessus
5 2 (1.49%) Salt
5 2 (1.49%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 1 (0.75%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 15 (11.19%) Red Hat
2 13 (9.70%) Oracle
3 10 (7.46%) IBM
4 7 (5.22%) Google
5 6 (4.48%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.99%) HP
7 3 (2.24%) MuleSoft
7 3 (2.24%) SaltStack
8 2 (1.49%) CyberArk
8 2 (1.49%) EMC
8 2 (1.49%) Genesys
8 2 (1.49%) NetApp
8 2 (1.49%) Sybase
8 2 (1.49%) Tableau
8 2 (1.49%) TOWER Software
8 2 (1.49%) VMware
9 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com