Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 7 4
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 +5
Contract jobs citing Java 137 98 196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 14.62% 11.28% 16.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.66% 33.11% 38.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 84 147
South Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £436 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.88% -3.06% +5.88%
10th Percentile £375 £358 £342
90th Percentile £550 £645 £603
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £50.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £30.75 - £14.87

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 407 296 510
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 43.44% 34.06% 41.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 209 382
South Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £269 £312 £300
90th Percentile £550 £600 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £404 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.94% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 9
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £45.00
10th Percentile £23.00 - £13.79
90th Percentile £73.00 - £48.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.25 £40.00 £14.87
% change year-on-year -49.39% +169.09% -23.77%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +3 119 £475 +10.47% 27
Doncaster 0 2 £400 -30.43% 4
Barnsley - 1 £625 -
Java
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 88 (64.23%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (40.15%) Spring
3 51 (37.23%) JavaScript
4 48 (35.04%) Test Automation
5 46 (33.58%) Node.js
6 45 (32.85%) Spring Boot
7 42 (30.66%) Java 8
8 38 (27.74%) DevOps
9 35 (25.55%) Docker
10 34 (24.82%) Linux
11 32 (23.36%) REST
12 31 (22.63%) Hibernate
13 30 (21.90%) Microservices
14 28 (20.44%) Git (software)
15 25 (18.25%) TDD
16 23 (16.79%) Web Development
17 22 (16.06%) Maven
17 22 (16.06%) Web Services
17 22 (16.06%) HTML
17 22 (16.06%) Jenkins
18 21 (15.33%) SQL
19 20 (14.60%) Continuous Deployment
20 19 (13.87%) .NET
20 19 (13.87%) SOA
20 19 (13.87%) Continuous Integration
21 18 (13.14%) Security Cleared
21 18 (13.14%) Python
21 18 (13.14%) CSS
21 18 (13.14%) Ansible
21 18 (13.14%) GitHub

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 10 (7.30%) Apache ServiceMix
1 10 (7.30%) Tomcat
1 10 (7.30%) WebSphere
2 8 (5.84%) Apache
3 7 (5.11%) nginx
4 5 (3.65%) Jetty
4 5 (3.65%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (2.92%) IIS
5 4 (2.92%) Mongrel
6 3 (2.19%) Confluence
6 3 (2.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.46%) Alfresco
7 2 (1.46%) Documentum
7 2 (1.46%) Drupal
7 2 (1.46%) FileNet
7 2 (1.46%) JBoss
7 2 (1.46%) Liferay
7 2 (1.46%) LiveCycle
7 2 (1.46%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.14%) GitHub
2 13 (9.49%) Heroku
3 11 (8.03%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (5.84%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (5.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (2.92%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (2.92%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.73%) IaaS
6 1 (0.73%) npm
6 1 (0.73%) PaaS
6 1 (0.73%) SaaS
6 1 (0.73%) Serverless
6 1 (0.73%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.11%) HTTP
2 6 (4.38%) SSL
3 5 (3.65%) DNS
3 5 (3.65%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.92%) DHCP
4 4 (2.92%) FTP
4 4 (2.92%) IPsec
4 4 (2.92%) LAN
4 4 (2.92%) NAS
4 4 (2.92%) SAN
4 4 (2.92%) WAN
5 3 (2.19%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.73%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.73%) Internet
6 1 (0.73%) Multicast
6 1 (0.73%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.84%) NoSQL
2 7 (5.11%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.65%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.92%) MySQL
4 4 (2.92%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.92%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.19%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.46%) SQLite
7 1 (0.73%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.73%) Big Data
7 1 (0.73%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 28 (20.44%) Git (software)
2 22 (16.06%) Jenkins
2 22 (16.06%) Maven
3 17 (12.41%) Selenium
4 12 (8.76%) JIRA
5 9 (6.57%) WebDriver
6 8 (5.84%) Cucumber
7 7 (5.11%) IntelliJ
7 7 (5.11%) Subversion
8 5 (3.65%) Ant
9 4 (2.92%) Gatling
9 4 (2.92%) Gradle
9 4 (2.92%) JMeter
9 4 (2.92%) JUnit
9 4 (2.92%) Protractor
9 4 (2.92%) Travis CI
10 3 (2.19%) GitLab
10 3 (2.19%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.46%) Artifactory
11 2 (1.46%) NeoLoad
General
1 13 (9.49%) Finance
2 5 (3.65%) Banking
3 2 (1.46%) Retail
4 1 (0.73%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.73%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 81 (59.12%) Developer
2 59 (43.07%) Java Developer
3 19 (13.87%) Full Stack Developer
4 15 (10.95%) Architect
4 15 (10.95%) Test Engineer
5 14 (10.22%) Test Automation Engineer
6 8 (5.84%) .NET Developer
6 8 (5.84%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (5.84%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (4.38%) Agile Developer
7 6 (4.38%) Java Engineer
7 6 (4.38%) Node.js Developer
7 6 (4.38%) Senior Developer
8 5 (3.65%) Agile Java Developer
9 4 (2.92%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (2.92%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (2.92%) Lead Developer
9 4 (2.92%) Lead Java Developer
9 4 (2.92%) Oracle Developer
9 4 (2.92%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (40.15%) Spring
2 46 (33.58%) Node.js
3 45 (32.85%) Spring Boot
4 32 (23.36%) REST
5 31 (22.63%) Hibernate
6 22 (16.06%) HTML
6 22 (16.06%) Web Services
7 19 (13.87%) .NET
8 18 (13.14%) CSS
9 17 (12.41%) React
10 15 (10.95%) ActiveMQ
11 14 (10.22%) Express
12 13 (9.49%) JPA
13 12 (8.76%) Kafka
13 12 (8.76%) SOAP
14 11 (8.03%) Apache Camel
14 11 (8.03%) Apache CXF
14 11 (8.03%) RESTful
15 10 (7.30%) JMS
15 10 (7.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.11%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (3.65%) DataPower
2 5 (3.65%) N-Tier
3 4 (2.92%) Clustering
4 2 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.46%) NHS
5 1 (0.73%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.73%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.73%) iSeries
5 1 (0.73%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.73%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.73%) STB
5 1 (0.73%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (24.82%) Linux
2 16 (11.68%) Windows
3 8 (5.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (4.38%) Unix
5 4 (2.92%) Mac OS X
5 4 (2.92%) Solaris
6 3 (2.19%) Android
6 3 (2.19%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.46%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.73%) Android TV
8 1 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (64.23%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (35.04%) Test Automation
3 38 (27.74%) DevOps
4 30 (21.90%) Microservices
5 25 (18.25%) TDD
6 23 (16.79%) Web Development
7 20 (14.60%) Continuous Deployment
8 19 (13.87%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (13.87%) SOA
9 16 (11.68%) BDD
10 15 (10.95%) OO
11 12 (8.76%) Configuration Management
12 11 (8.03%) Migration
13 10 (7.30%) SDLC
14 9 (6.57%) Open Source
14 9 (6.57%) Web Operations
15 8 (5.84%) API Testing
15 8 (5.84%) Problem-Solving
16 7 (5.11%) Data Modelling
17 6 (4.38%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 51 (37.23%) JavaScript
2 42 (30.66%) Java 8
3 21 (15.33%) SQL
4 18 (13.14%) Python
5 17 (12.41%) C#
6 11 (8.03%) Ruby
6 11 (8.03%) Shell Script
7 9 (6.57%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.65%) Scala
9 4 (2.92%) Kotlin
10 3 (2.19%) PHP
11 2 (1.46%) C++
11 2 (1.46%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.73%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.73%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.73%) Go
12 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.73%) R
12 1 (0.73%) SOQL
12 1 (0.73%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (13.14%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.76%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (3.65%) Degree
5 4 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.46%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.73%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.73%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.38%) QA
2 2 (1.46%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.46%) PMO
System Software
1 35 (25.55%) Docker
2 9 (6.57%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.84%) Xen
4 4 (2.92%) NFS
4 4 (2.92%) SRDF
4 4 (2.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.73%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.73%) KVM
Systems Management
1 18 (13.14%) Ansible
2 12 (8.76%) Kubernetes
2 12 (8.76%) Puppet
3 8 (5.84%) SCCM
4 3 (2.19%) Kibana
5 2 (1.46%) Grafana
5 2 (1.46%) Terraform
6 1 (0.73%) Graylog
6 1 (0.73%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.73%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (8.76%) Oracle
2 11 (8.03%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.84%) Google
3 8 (5.84%) VMware
4 6 (4.38%) IBM
5 4 (2.92%) Cisco
5 4 (2.92%) EMC
5 4 (2.92%) MuleSoft
5 4 (2.92%) NetApp
6 2 (1.46%) Adobe
6 2 (1.46%) FatWire
6 2 (1.46%) Interwoven
6 2 (1.46%) OpenText
6 2 (1.46%) Sencha
6 2 (1.46%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.46%) Vignette
6 2 (1.46%) Xerox
7 1 (0.73%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.73%) F5
7 1 (0.73%) Veritas