Period
to 20 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 4 8
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 +3
Contract jobs citing Java 137 138 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 14.42% 16.77% 13.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.86% 45.70% 30.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 103 108
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £488 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +5.41% +23.33%
10th Percentile £363 £357 £325
90th Percentile £575 £636 £629
Yorkshire median daily rate £440 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%
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 382 302 477
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 40.21% 36.70% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 210 368
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £389 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.89% -2.81% +23.08%
10th Percentile £264 £294 £297
90th Percentile £560 £543 £591
Yorkshire median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 12
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.92 - £23.50
10th Percentile £17.70 - £13.13
90th Percentile £58.88 - £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £33.50 £39.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -14.10% +151.61% -55.71%

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 August 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 August 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 -1 106 £438 -12.50% 35
Barnsley - 6 £525 - 1
Doncaster -4 1 £550 +44.74% 3
Java
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 83 (60.58%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (43.07%) Spring
3 47 (34.31%) Microservices
4 45 (32.85%) Java 8
5 43 (31.39%) Spring Boot
6 39 (28.47%) Jenkins
6 39 (28.47%) TDD
7 35 (25.55%) REST
8 34 (24.82%) DevOps
9 33 (24.09%) Docker
10 32 (23.36%) SQL
11 31 (22.63%) Git (software)
12 28 (20.44%) Test Automation
13 27 (19.71%) JIRA
14 26 (18.98%) Linux
14 26 (18.98%) Kubernetes
15 25 (18.25%) Ansible
15 25 (18.25%) Continuous Integration
16 24 (17.52%) SOAP
16 24 (17.52%) SOA
17 23 (16.79%) Finance
18 22 (16.06%) Hibernate
18 22 (16.06%) JavaScript
19 21 (15.33%) Web Services
20 20 (14.60%) OO
20 20 (14.60%) RESTful
20 20 (14.60%) Puppet
21 19 (13.87%) SDLC
21 19 (13.87%) Maven
21 19 (13.87%) Oracle

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 (13.14%) Confluence
2 9 (6.57%) Apache Spark
3 6 (4.38%) Alfresco
4 4 (2.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (2.92%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (2.92%) Documentum
4 4 (2.92%) Drupal
4 4 (2.92%) FileNet
4 4 (2.92%) Liferay
4 4 (2.92%) LiveCycle
4 4 (2.92%) LiveLink
4 4 (2.92%) Mule
4 4 (2.92%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.92%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.92%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.46%) Apache
5 2 (1.46%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.46%) JBoss
5 2 (1.46%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.95%) Google Cloud Platform
2 11 (8.03%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.03%) GitHub
3 7 (5.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.92%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.92%) Slack
5 2 (1.46%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.46%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.73%) Boomi
6 1 (0.73%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.73%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.73%) npm
6 1 (0.73%) SaaS
6 1 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.11%) VPN
2 4 (2.92%) SMS
3 2 (1.46%) DNS
4 1 (0.73%) DVB
4 1 (0.73%) HTTP
4 1 (0.73%) LAN
4 1 (0.73%) Multicast
4 1 (0.73%) NAS
4 1 (0.73%) SAN
4 1 (0.73%) Skype
4 1 (0.73%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.95%) NoSQL
2 10 (7.30%) Hadoop
3 9 (6.57%) MongoDB
3 9 (6.57%) MySQL
3 9 (6.57%) Oracle Database
4 8 (5.84%) Big Data
4 8 (5.84%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (4.38%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.92%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (2.92%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.19%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.19%) SQLite
8 2 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.46%) BigQuery
8 2 (1.46%) Flink
8 2 (1.46%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.73%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 39 (28.47%) Jenkins
2 31 (22.63%) Git (software)
3 27 (19.71%) JIRA
4 19 (13.87%) Maven
5 9 (6.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (6.57%) Bitbucket
6 8 (5.84%) Cucumber
6 8 (5.84%) Selenium
7 7 (5.11%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (4.38%) WebDriver
9 5 (3.65%) Ant
9 5 (3.65%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (3.65%) Subversion
10 4 (2.92%) Gatling
11 3 (2.19%) AppScan
11 3 (2.19%) JMeter
11 3 (2.19%) Xcode
12 2 (1.46%) HP UFT
12 2 (1.46%) IntelliJ
12 2 (1.46%) Mercurial
General
1 23 (16.79%) Finance
2 8 (5.84%) Banking
3 3 (2.19%) Retail
4 1 (0.73%) Advertising
4 1 (0.73%) Private Banking
4 1 (0.73%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 73 (53.28%) Developer
2 56 (40.88%) Java Developer
3 25 (18.25%) Architect
4 18 (13.14%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (5.84%) Oracle Developer
5 8 (5.84%) Senior Developer
5 8 (5.84%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (5.11%) Cloud Developer
6 7 (5.11%) Test Engineer
7 6 (4.38%) Lead Developer
7 6 (4.38%) Lead Java Developer
7 6 (4.38%) Software Engineer
7 6 (4.38%) Test Automation Engineer
7 6 (4.38%) Tester
8 5 (3.65%) Java Engineer
9 4 (2.92%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (2.92%) Java Architect
9 4 (2.92%) SQL Developer
10 3 (2.19%) PL/SQL Developer
10 3 (2.19%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (43.07%) Spring
2 43 (31.39%) Spring Boot
3 35 (25.55%) REST
4 24 (17.52%) SOAP
5 22 (16.06%) Hibernate
6 21 (15.33%) Web Services
7 20 (14.60%) RESTful
8 9 (6.57%) Kafka
8 9 (6.57%) Node.js
8 9 (6.57%) XML
9 8 (5.84%) .NET
10 6 (4.38%) ActiveMQ
10 6 (4.38%) CSS
11 5 (3.65%) HTML
11 5 (3.65%) JSON
12 4 (2.92%) Apache Camel
12 4 (2.92%) Gherkin
12 4 (2.92%) Java EE
12 4 (2.92%) jQuery
12 4 (2.92%) JSR 170
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.57%) DataPower
2 6 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.65%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.92%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.92%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.19%) NHS
5 3 (2.19%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.46%) IVR
7 1 (0.73%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.73%) Clustering
7 1 (0.73%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.73%) iSeries
7 1 (0.73%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.73%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.73%) STB
7 1 (0.73%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.98%) Linux
2 6 (4.38%) Windows
3 4 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.19%) Android
4 3 (2.19%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.19%) Unix
5 2 (1.46%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.46%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.73%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (60.58%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (34.31%) Microservices
3 39 (28.47%) TDD
4 34 (24.82%) DevOps
5 28 (20.44%) Test Automation
6 25 (18.25%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (17.52%) SOA
8 20 (14.60%) OO
9 19 (13.87%) SDLC
10 18 (13.14%) Problem-Solving
10 18 (13.14%) Software Engineering
11 17 (12.41%) BDD
11 17 (12.41%) Scrum
12 13 (9.49%) Data Modelling
13 10 (7.30%) Kanban
14 9 (6.57%) Mentoring
15 8 (5.84%) Enterprise Architecture
15 8 (5.84%) Metadata Management
15 8 (5.84%) Open Source
16 7 (5.11%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (32.85%) Java 8
2 32 (23.36%) SQL
3 22 (16.06%) JavaScript
4 16 (11.68%) Python
5 9 (6.57%) Bash Shell
5 9 (6.57%) Shell Script
6 6 (4.38%) PL/SQL
7 5 (3.65%) Ruby
8 4 (2.92%) Go
8 4 (2.92%) PHP
9 3 (2.19%) C++
9 3 (2.19%) Kotlin
9 3 (2.19%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.19%) Scala
10 2 (1.46%) C#
10 2 (1.46%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.73%) C
11 1 (0.73%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.73%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (5.84%) Degree
2 5 (3.65%) Sun Certification
3 3 (2.19%) CISA
3 3 (2.19%) CISM
3 3 (2.19%) CISSP
3 3 (2.19%) CRISC
3 3 (2.19%) CSSLP
3 3 (2.19%) GIAC
3 3 (2.19%) GSSP-.NET
3 3 (2.19%) GSSP-JAVA
3 3 (2.19%) GWAPT
3 3 (2.19%) ISACA
3 3 (2.19%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.19%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.19%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (1.46%) CCNA
4 2 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.03%) GCP
2 9 (6.57%) QA
3 3 (2.19%) PMO
System Software
1 33 (24.09%) Docker
2 4 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.19%) vSphere
4 2 (1.46%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.73%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.73%) KVM
5 1 (0.73%) NFS
5 1 (0.73%) SRDF
5 1 (0.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.73%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (18.98%) Kubernetes
2 25 (18.25%) Ansible
3 20 (14.60%) Puppet
4 9 (6.57%) Terraform
5 6 (4.38%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.19%) Kibana
6 3 (2.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (2.19%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 2 (1.46%) HP ALM
7 2 (1.46%) Nessus
7 2 (1.46%) Salt
8 1 (0.73%) Ambari
8 1 (0.73%) Grafana
8 1 (0.73%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 19 (13.87%) Oracle
2 15 (10.95%) IBM
3 10 (7.30%) Google
4 9 (6.57%) SaltStack
5 7 (5.11%) MuleSoft
6 5 (3.65%) EMC
6 5 (3.65%) NetApp
7 4 (2.92%) Adobe
7 4 (2.92%) FatWire
7 4 (2.92%) Interwoven
7 4 (2.92%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.92%) OpenText
7 4 (2.92%) Sitecore
7 4 (2.92%) TOWER Software
7 4 (2.92%) Vignette
7 4 (2.92%) VMware
7 4 (2.92%) Xerox
8 3 (2.19%) Sencha
9 2 (1.46%) CyberArk
9 2 (1.46%) hybris