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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 3 12 23
Rank change year-on-year +9 +11  
Contract jobs citing Java 106 57 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 22.94% 10.61% 5.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 54.64% 25.79% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 40 18
Median daily rate £440 £438 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.57% +28.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £313 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 194 221 143
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 41.99% 41.15% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 162 101
Median daily rate £420 £363 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.86% +13.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £675 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £20.97 £21.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.31% -46.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire citing Java as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +11 96 £456 -1.35% 12
Doncaster +1 7 £380 -3.49%
Java
Yorkshire

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 117 (65.36%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (48.04%) Linux
3 75 (41.90%) TDD
4 73 (40.78%) Git (software)
5 72 (40.22%) JavaScript
6 64 (35.75%) CSS
7 56 (31.28%) Unix
8 53 (29.61%) Web Services
9 51 (28.49%) DevOps
10 49 (27.37%) HTML
11 48 (26.82%) Mac OS X
11 48 (26.82%) Continuous Integration
12 47 (26.26%) Web Development
13 45 (25.14%) Python
14 44 (24.58%) Configuration Management
15 43 (24.02%) Ruby
16 42 (23.46%) BDD
17 39 (21.79%) REST
18 38 (21.23%) Relational Database
18 38 (21.23%) Mentoring
19 36 (20.11%) Spring
19 36 (20.11%) HTTP
20 31 (17.32%) Line Management
21 30 (16.76%) Continuous Delivery
22 29 (16.20%) Automated Testing
23 28 (15.64%) User Experience
24 27 (15.08%) Front End Development
25 24 (13.41%) SOAP
26 23 (12.85%) Security Cleared
26 23 (12.85%) Docker

Java
Top Related 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 16 (8.94%) Tomcat
2 6 (3.35%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (3.35%) OpenStack
3 5 (2.79%) CMS
4 4 (2.23%) Apache
4 4 (2.23%) Apache ServiceMix
4 4 (2.23%) Jetty
4 4 (2.23%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (1.68%) Alfresco
5 3 (1.68%) nginx
5 3 (1.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.12%) Confluence
6 2 (1.12%) IIS
6 2 (1.12%) Liferay
6 2 (1.12%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.12%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (1.12%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.82%) GitHub
2 8 (4.47%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.23%) IaaS
5 2 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.56%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (20.11%) HTTP
2 10 (5.59%) SSL
3 9 (5.03%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.68%) LDAP
5 2 (1.12%) Intranet
6 1 (0.56%) FCoE
6 1 (0.56%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.56%) Firewall
6 1 (0.56%) Internet
6 1 (0.56%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.56%) LAN
6 1 (0.56%) Multicast
6 1 (0.56%) NAS
6 1 (0.56%) Network Security
6 1 (0.56%) SAN
6 1 (0.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (21.23%) Relational Database
2 21 (11.73%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (10.06%) NoSQL
4 15 (8.38%) Redis
5 13 (7.26%) MongoDB
6 6 (3.35%) MySQL
7 4 (2.23%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.68%) Big Data
8 3 (1.68%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.12%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.12%) HBase
9 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.56%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.56%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.56%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 73 (40.78%) Git (software)
2 20 (11.17%) Jenkins
3 14 (7.82%) Selenium
4 12 (6.70%) Subversion
5 9 (5.03%) Mockito
6 8 (4.47%) jMock
6 8 (4.47%) Maven
7 7 (3.91%) Bitbucket
7 7 (3.91%) Mercurial
7 7 (3.91%) Spock
8 6 (3.35%) Cucumber
8 6 (3.35%) EasyMock
8 6 (3.35%) Gradle
9 5 (2.79%) JUnit
9 5 (2.79%) WebDriver
10 4 (2.23%) Hudson
10 4 (2.23%) JIRA
10 4 (2.23%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.68%) TestNG
12 2 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 13 (7.26%) Finance
2 10 (5.59%) Banking
3 6 (3.35%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.23%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.68%) Electronics
5 3 (1.68%) Marketing
6 2 (1.12%) Retail
7 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 133 (74.30%) Developer
2 101 (56.42%) Java Developer
3 22 (12.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 13 (7.26%) Architect
4 13 (7.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (7.26%) Senior Developer
5 11 (6.15%) Full Stack Developer
6 10 (5.59%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
7 8 (4.47%) HTML Developer
8 7 (3.91%) Automation Tester
8 7 (3.91%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (3.91%) Tester
9 6 (3.35%) Agile Developer
9 6 (3.35%) Agile Java Developer
9 6 (3.35%) Java Architect
9 6 (3.35%) Lead Developer
9 6 (3.35%) Technical Architect
10 5 (2.79%) Java Automation Tester
10 5 (2.79%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (2.79%) Selenium Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (35.75%) CSS
2 53 (29.61%) Web Services
3 49 (27.37%) HTML
4 39 (21.79%) REST
5 36 (20.11%) Spring
6 24 (13.41%) SOAP
7 23 (12.85%) Node.js
8 22 (12.29%) RESTful
9 18 (10.06%) XML
10 13 (7.26%) Hibernate
11 12 (6.70%) AngularJS
11 12 (6.70%) JSON
12 11 (6.15%) Java EE
13 9 (5.03%) J2EE
14 8 (4.47%) Spring Boot
15 7 (3.91%) XSD
16 6 (3.35%) Apache Camel
16 6 (3.35%) Elastic Stack
16 6 (3.35%) HTML5
17 5 (2.79%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.64%) User Experience
2 8 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.47%) Data Structures
3 7 (3.91%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.23%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.12%) Blog
5 2 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.12%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.12%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.56%) Clustering
6 1 (0.56%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.56%) DataPower
6 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.56%) iSeries
6 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 86 (48.04%) Linux
2 56 (31.28%) Unix
3 48 (26.82%) Mac OS X
4 7 (3.91%) CoreOS
5 6 (3.35%) CentOS
5 6 (3.35%) RancherOS
6 1 (0.56%) Android
6 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.56%) Solaris
6 1 (0.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (65.36%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (41.90%) TDD
3 51 (28.49%) DevOps
4 48 (26.82%) Continuous Integration
5 47 (26.26%) Web Development
6 44 (24.58%) Configuration Management
7 42 (23.46%) BDD
8 38 (21.23%) Mentoring
9 31 (17.32%) Line Management
10 30 (16.76%) Continuous Delivery
11 29 (16.20%) Automated Testing
12 27 (15.08%) Front End Development
13 21 (11.73%) OO
13 21 (11.73%) Visualisation
13 21 (11.73%) Web Design
14 20 (11.17%) Responsive Web Design
15 16 (8.94%) Open Source
16 14 (7.82%) Prototyping
16 14 (7.82%) Rapid Prototyping
16 14 (7.82%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 72 (40.22%) JavaScript
2 45 (25.14%) Python
3 43 (24.02%) Ruby
4 22 (12.29%) SQL
5 18 (10.06%) Scala
6 9 (5.03%) Go
7 6 (3.35%) Clojure
7 6 (3.35%) Groovy
8 4 (2.23%) C#
8 4 (2.23%) PHP
9 3 (1.68%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.68%) Perl
10 2 (1.12%) Jython
10 2 (1.12%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.56%) C
11 1 (0.56%) C++
11 1 (0.56%) ECMAScript
11 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (12.85%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.59%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.47%) BC Cleared
3 8 (4.47%) Degree
4 2 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.12%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.59%) QA
2 8 (4.47%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.56%) FATCA
System Software
1 23 (12.85%) Docker
2 6 (3.35%) etcd
2 6 (3.35%) flannel
3 5 (2.79%) GlusterFS
4 2 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.12%) Xen
5 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.56%) HDFS
5 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.56%) KVM
5 1 (0.56%) NFS
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.56%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.56%) SRDF
5 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (6.70%) Puppet
2 11 (6.15%) Ansible
3 9 (5.03%) Kubernetes
4 7 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (3.35%) Consul
5 6 (3.35%) Docker Swarm
5 6 (3.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 6 (3.35%) Marathon
5 6 (3.35%) Mesos
5 6 (3.35%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 6 (3.35%) Rancher
6 5 (2.79%) Kibana
6 5 (2.79%) logstash
7 3 (1.68%) Salt
7 3 (1.68%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.56%) Nagios
8 1 (0.56%) Packer
Vendors
1 12 (6.70%) Oracle
2 3 (1.68%) IBM
2 3 (1.68%) SAP
3 2 (1.12%) Adobe
3 2 (1.12%) MuleSoft
3 2 (1.12%) Pega
3 2 (1.12%) TIBCO
3 2 (1.12%) VMware
4 1 (0.56%) AppDynamics
4 1 (0.56%) Dynatrace
4 1 (0.56%) Google
4 1 (0.56%) Hortonworks
4 1 (0.56%) New Relic
4 1 (0.56%) OpenText
4 1 (0.56%) SaltStack
4 1 (0.56%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.56%) Solace
4 1 (0.56%) Splunk
4 1 (0.56%) WSO2
4 1 (0.56%) Xerox