Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 4 10
Rank change year-on-year -4 +6 +16
Contract jobs citing Java 86 175 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 10.36% 14.50% 10.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.60% 34.93% 30.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 132 90
South Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +30.77%
10th Percentile £360 £340 £300
90th Percentile £645 £575 £527
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +21.43%
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% +5.96%

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 281 501 328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 33.86% 41.51% 33.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 372 229
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £419 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.49% +11.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £262
90th Percentile £597 £563 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £355
% change year-on-year - +12.68% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 4
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £45.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +104.55% -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £14.87 £19.75
% change year-on-year +169.09% -24.73% -21.00%

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 22 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 72 £475 +5.56% 16
Doncaster +3 2 £575 +109.09% 1
Java
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 58 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (50.00%) TDD
3 33 (38.37%) Test Automation
4 28 (32.56%) JavaScript
5 25 (29.07%) Web Services
6 24 (27.91%) RESTful
6 24 (27.91%) BDD
7 22 (25.58%) Git (software)
8 21 (24.42%) DevOps
8 21 (24.42%) Linux
9 20 (23.26%) Continuous Delivery
10 19 (22.09%) Selenium
10 19 (22.09%) Unix
10 19 (22.09%) CSS
10 19 (22.09%) Software Engineering
11 18 (20.93%) HTML
11 18 (20.93%) Open Source
11 18 (20.93%) Mentoring
12 16 (18.60%) WebDriver
12 16 (18.60%) REST
12 16 (18.60%) Python
12 16 (18.60%) Mac OS X
12 16 (18.60%) Finance
12 16 (18.60%) Scrum
13 15 (17.44%) Spring
13 15 (17.44%) Web Development
13 15 (17.44%) SQL
14 14 (16.28%) SOAP
14 14 (16.28%) Ruby
14 14 (16.28%) Continuous Integration

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 8 (9.30%) JBoss
2 5 (5.81%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.65%) Apache ServiceMix
3 4 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.33%) CMS
4 2 (2.33%) Confluence
5 1 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.33%) GitHub
2 2 (2.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.47%) MongoDB
1 9 (10.47%) MySQL
2 8 (9.30%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.98%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.81%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.49%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.33%) Big Data
6 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (25.58%) Git (software)
2 19 (22.09%) Selenium
3 16 (18.60%) WebDriver
4 13 (15.12%) Cucumber
4 13 (15.12%) Jenkins
5 8 (9.30%) Maven
6 7 (8.14%) JUnit
7 4 (4.65%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (3.49%) Ant
8 3 (3.49%) Jasmine
8 3 (3.49%) JIRA
9 1 (1.16%) Gradle
9 1 (1.16%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.16%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (1.16%) Subversion
General
1 16 (18.60%) Finance
2 9 (10.47%) Banking
3 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.65%) Marketing
5 3 (3.49%) Electronics
5 3 (3.49%) Games
5 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.16%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 40 (46.51%) Developer
2 34 (39.53%) Java Developer
3 16 (18.60%) Architect
4 14 (16.28%) Automation Tester
4 14 (16.28%) Tester
5 8 (9.30%) Full Stack Developer
5 8 (9.30%) Java Automation Tester
6 7 (8.14%) Software Engineer
6 7 (8.14%) Technical Architect
7 6 (6.98%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 6 (6.98%) Selenium Tester
8 5 (5.81%) Lead Software Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) Agile Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Agile Java Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Consultant
9 4 (4.65%) Integration Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Security Consultant
10 3 (3.49%) Data Architect
10 3 (3.49%) Web Automation Tester
10 3 (3.49%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (29.07%) Web Services
2 24 (27.91%) RESTful
3 19 (22.09%) CSS
4 18 (20.93%) HTML
5 16 (18.60%) REST
6 15 (17.44%) Spring
7 14 (16.28%) SOAP
8 13 (15.12%) Node.js
9 11 (12.79%) React
10 10 (11.63%) J2EE
10 10 (11.63%) XML
11 9 (10.47%) Hibernate
11 9 (10.47%) Java EE
12 8 (9.30%) AngularJS
13 6 (6.98%) Angular 2
13 6 (6.98%) CSS3
13 6 (6.98%) HTML5
13 6 (6.98%) JSP
14 5 (5.81%) JAX-WS
14 5 (5.81%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.79%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (4.65%) User Experience
2 4 (4.65%) Virtual Team
3 3 (3.49%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.16%) iPad
5 1 (1.16%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.42%) Linux
2 19 (22.09%) Unix
3 16 (18.60%) Mac OS X
4 3 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (50.00%) TDD
3 33 (38.37%) Test Automation
4 24 (27.91%) BDD
5 21 (24.42%) DevOps
6 20 (23.26%) Continuous Delivery
7 19 (22.09%) Software Engineering
8 18 (20.93%) Mentoring
8 18 (20.93%) Open Source
9 16 (18.60%) Scrum
10 15 (17.44%) Web Development
11 14 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (15.12%) Data Modelling
13 11 (12.79%) Configuration Management
13 11 (12.79%) Microservices
14 9 (10.47%) Integration Testing
14 9 (10.47%) OO
14 9 (10.47%) Web Design
15 7 (8.14%) Responsive Web Design
15 7 (8.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 28 (32.56%) JavaScript
2 16 (18.60%) Python
3 15 (17.44%) SQL
4 14 (16.28%) Ruby
5 7 (8.14%) C++
6 6 (6.98%) PHP
7 5 (5.81%) Scala
8 2 (2.33%) C#
9 1 (1.16%) Groovy
9 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.16%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.65%) Degree
1 4 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.49%) CISSP
2 3 (3.49%) CTC Cleared
2 3 (3.49%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.33%) BC Cleared
3 2 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.33%) CISA
3 2 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.33%) MCSD
3 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) COBIT
1 1 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (8.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (11.63%) Oracle
2 7 (8.14%) Red Hat
3 4 (4.65%) Symantec
4 3 (3.49%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (3.49%) SAP
5 2 (2.33%) IBM
5 2 (2.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.16%) Adobe
6 1 (1.16%) HP