Period
to 26 April 2019

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 26 April 2019 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
26 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 5 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 +6
Contract jobs citing Java 177 137 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 17.30% 14.14% 17.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.94% 38.81% 44.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 98 113
South Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £450 £360 £351
90th Percentile £575 £554 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £490 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +15.29% - -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £40.00 -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -15.15% +3.13% +213.73%

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 422 353 379
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 41.25% 36.43% 40.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 224 254
South Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £285 £286 £263
90th Percentile £563 £571 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 3
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £27.50 £23.12 £20.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.94% +10.25% -1.32%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.86 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -47.86% +77.78% +12.50%

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 26 April 2019.

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 26 April 2019. 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 +2 166 £525 +23.53% 22
Barnsley +2 4 £625 +19.05%
Doncaster 0 3 £280 -50.22%
Java
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 April 2019, 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.

1 133 (75.14%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (56.50%) Node.js
3 86 (48.59%) Test Automation
4 81 (45.76%) JavaScript
5 75 (42.37%) Spring
6 66 (37.29%) Git (software)
7 60 (33.90%) Bash Shell
8 58 (32.77%) Spring Boot
9 57 (32.20%) Open Source
10 54 (30.51%) HTML
11 53 (29.94%) RESTful
12 52 (29.38%) Java 8
13 51 (28.81%) Continuous Deployment
14 50 (28.25%) Python
15 49 (27.68%) CSS
16 48 (27.12%) React
17 47 (26.55%) Linux
18 45 (25.42%) TDD
18 45 (25.42%) DevOps
19 41 (23.16%) Web Development
20 40 (22.60%) Unix
21 39 (22.03%) Ruby
22 38 (21.47%) Amazon AWS
23 37 (20.90%) Microservices
24 35 (19.77%) Microsoft Azure
24 35 (19.77%) Hibernate
24 35 (19.77%) HTTP
25 34 (19.21%) JUnit
26 32 (18.08%) Continuous Integration
26 32 (18.08%) Spock

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 (8.47%) WebSphere
2 10 (5.65%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (5.08%) Apache
4 8 (4.52%) Confluence
4 8 (4.52%) Oracle Coherence
5 6 (3.39%) Apache ServiceMix
5 6 (3.39%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (3.39%) Mule
5 6 (3.39%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.82%) Anypoint
7 4 (2.26%) CMS
8 3 (1.69%) IIS
8 3 (1.69%) Jetty
8 3 (1.69%) Mongrel
8 3 (1.69%) nginx
9 2 (1.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (1.13%) IBM Transformation Extender
9 2 (1.13%) JBoss
9 2 (1.13%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.13%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.56%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 38 (21.47%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (19.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (9.04%) GitHub
4 14 (7.91%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (7.91%) Heroku
5 5 (2.82%) Google App Engine
6 4 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.69%) PaaS
8 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.56%) IaaS
8 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (19.77%) HTTP
2 26 (14.69%) SSL
3 24 (13.56%) TCP/IP
4 8 (4.52%) Kerberos
5 4 (2.26%) DHCP
5 4 (2.26%) DNS
5 4 (2.26%) FTP
5 4 (2.26%) IPsec
5 4 (2.26%) WebEx
6 2 (1.13%) VPN
7 1 (0.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.52%) MySQL
2 6 (3.39%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.13%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.13%) Hazelcast
3 2 (1.13%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.56%) Big Data
4 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 66 (37.29%) Git (software)
2 34 (19.21%) JUnit
3 32 (18.08%) Spock
4 25 (14.12%) Jenkins
5 16 (9.04%) Maven
6 8 (4.52%) Eclipse
6 8 (4.52%) JIRA
6 8 (4.52%) Rational Application Developer
6 8 (4.52%) Visual Studio
7 7 (3.95%) Bitbucket
8 6 (3.39%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.69%) GoCD
10 3 (1.69%) Subversion
10 3 (1.69%) Travis CI
11 1 (0.56%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.56%) Gradle
11 1 (0.56%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.56%) Selenium
General
1 17 (9.60%) Finance
2 6 (3.39%) Banking
3 2 (1.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 123 (69.49%) Developer
2 75 (42.37%) Java Developer
3 39 (22.03%) Full Stack Developer
4 16 (9.04%) Senior Developer
5 15 (8.47%) DevOps Engineer
6 14 (7.91%) JavaScript Developer
7 12 (6.78%) Node.js Developer
8 11 (6.21%) Web Engineer
8 11 (6.21%) WebOps Engineer
9 9 (5.08%) Operations Engineer
10 8 (4.52%) .NET Developer
11 7 (3.95%) Architect
11 7 (3.95%) Senior DevOps
11 7 (3.95%) Technical Architect
12 6 (3.39%) Digital Developer
12 6 (3.39%) Senior Java Developer
13 5 (2.82%) Agile Java Developer
13 5 (2.82%) Linux Engineer
13 5 (2.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 5 (2.82%) MuleSoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (56.50%) Node.js
2 75 (42.37%) Spring
3 58 (32.77%) Spring Boot
4 54 (30.51%) HTML
5 53 (29.94%) RESTful
6 49 (27.68%) CSS
7 48 (27.12%) React
8 35 (19.77%) Hibernate
9 29 (16.38%) Web Services
10 28 (15.82%) AngularJS
11 25 (14.12%) .NET
11 25 (14.12%) Vue.js
12 21 (11.86%) Express
12 21 (11.86%) REST
13 18 (10.17%) JPA
13 18 (10.17%) SOAP
13 18 (10.17%) XML
14 16 (9.04%) JSON
15 12 (6.78%) JAX-RS
16 11 (6.21%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.52%) User Experience
2 5 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.26%) Mainframe
3 4 (2.26%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (1.69%) iSeries
4 3 (1.69%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.13%) Blog
5 2 (1.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.56%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 47 (26.55%) Linux
2 40 (22.60%) Unix
3 6 (3.39%) Mac OS X
4 5 (2.82%) Windows
5 2 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (75.14%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (48.59%) Test Automation
3 57 (32.20%) Open Source
4 51 (28.81%) Continuous Deployment
5 45 (25.42%) DevOps
5 45 (25.42%) TDD
6 41 (23.16%) Web Development
7 37 (20.90%) Microservices
8 32 (18.08%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (16.38%) Configuration Management
10 26 (14.69%) Pair Programming
11 24 (13.56%) Asynchronous Programming
11 24 (13.56%) Progressive Web App
12 14 (7.91%) Web Operations
13 11 (6.21%) Deployment Automation
14 9 (5.08%) Problem-Solving
14 9 (5.08%) Software Engineering
15 8 (4.52%) AOP
15 8 (4.52%) Continuous Delivery
15 8 (4.52%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 81 (45.76%) JavaScript
2 60 (33.90%) Bash Shell
3 52 (29.38%) Java 8
4 50 (28.25%) Python
5 39 (22.03%) Ruby
6 25 (14.12%) ES6
7 23 (12.99%) C#
8 12 (6.78%) SQL
9 9 (5.08%) PHP
10 7 (3.95%) Scala
11 6 (3.39%) Go
12 4 (2.26%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.13%) Perl
14 1 (0.56%) COBOL
14 1 (0.56%) Groovy
14 1 (0.56%) Jython
Qualifications
1 32 (18.08%) BPSS Clearance
2 30 (16.95%) Security Cleared
3 16 (9.04%) DBS Check
4 8 (4.52%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) Degree
5 1 (0.56%) OCA
5 1 (0.56%) OCAJ
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.34%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.13%) QA
System Software
1 24 (13.56%) Docker
2 3 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.69%) Xen
3 2 (1.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (12.99%) Ansible
2 22 (12.43%) Puppet
3 12 (6.78%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (4.52%) Terraform
5 5 (2.82%) Kubernetes
6 4 (2.26%) CloudHub
7 2 (1.13%) Consul
7 2 (1.13%) Packer
7 2 (1.13%) SCCM
8 1 (0.56%) Rancher
Vendors
1 12 (6.78%) Google
1 12 (6.78%) Oracle
2 11 (6.21%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.65%) IBM
4 6 (3.39%) EMC
4 6 (3.39%) NetApp
5 5 (2.82%) Atlassian
5 5 (2.82%) MuleSoft
6 4 (2.26%) TOWER Software
6 4 (2.26%) Veritas
6 4 (2.26%) VMware
7 2 (1.13%) Hortonworks
7 2 (1.13%) Mercator
8 1 (0.56%) Adobe
8 1 (0.56%) Red Hat