Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for Java 8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java 8 over the 6 months to 16 October 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 SE 8
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 68 93
Rank change year-on-year -8 +25 +84
Contract jobs citing Java 8 94 85 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.74% 2.91% 2.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.90% 6.97% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 75 80
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -8.33% -5.26%
10th Percentile £389 £375 £361
90th Percentile £513 £440 £514
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £415 £450
% change year-on-year +5.42% -7.78% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Java 8 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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,594 1,220 1,711
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 46.40% 41.74% 45.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,123 910 1,176
West Yorkshire median daily rate £408 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £292
90th Percentile £538 £525 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 2 7
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £31.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.16% +103.28% -27.38%
10th Percentile £13.70 £23.25 £13.20
90th Percentile £38.45 £39.15 £32.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.92 £22.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +13.25% +46.67% -33.33%

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Java 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Java 8 in West Yorkshire

Java 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java 8 in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java 8 in West Yorkshire

Java 8
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java 8 in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java 8 in West Yorkshire

Java 8
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java 8 within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 16 October 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
Leeds -3 85 £438 +6.71% 16
Bradford -13 8 £450 +5.88% 1
Wakefield - 1 £438 - 1
Java 8
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Java 8 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 94 (100.00%) Java
2 81 (86.17%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (71.28%) Spring
4 64 (68.09%) Spring Boot
5 50 (53.19%) Microservices
6 46 (48.94%) TDD
7 38 (40.43%) Hibernate
8 31 (32.98%) Docker
9 23 (24.47%) JavaScript
10 19 (20.21%) Software Engineering
11 18 (19.15%) NoSQL
12 17 (18.09%) SQL
13 16 (17.02%) Maven
14 14 (14.89%) RESTful
14 14 (14.89%) DevOps
15 13 (13.83%) OO
16 12 (12.77%) RabbitMQ
16 12 (12.77%) Dropwizard
17 11 (11.70%) Greenfield Project
17 11 (11.70%) Kafka
18 10 (10.64%) AngularJS
19 9 (9.57%) Apache Camel
19 9 (9.57%) Test Automation
20 8 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
21 7 (7.45%) BDD
21 7 (7.45%) Kotlin
21 7 (7.45%) ActiveMQ
21 7 (7.45%) IntelliJ
22 6 (6.38%) CSS
22 6 (6.38%) HTML

Java 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 5 (5.32%) Apache
2 3 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.13%) Confluence
4 1 (1.06%) CMS
4 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.32%) Serverless
3 4 (4.26%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.06%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.15%) NoSQL
2 5 (5.32%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.13%) MySQL
5 1 (1.06%) Endeca
5 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (17.02%) Maven
2 7 (7.45%) IntelliJ
3 6 (6.38%) JIRA
4 4 (4.26%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.26%) webpack
5 3 (3.19%) JUnit
6 2 (2.13%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.13%) GitLab
6 2 (2.13%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.06%) Ant
7 1 (1.06%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.06%) Flyway
7 1 (1.06%) GoCD
7 1 (1.06%) Gradle
7 1 (1.06%) Mockito
General
1 1 (1.06%) Finance
1 1 (1.06%) Games
Job Titles
1 77 (81.91%) Developer
2 73 (77.66%) Java Developer
3 12 (12.77%) AWS Developer
4 6 (6.38%) Agile Developer
4 6 (6.38%) Agile Java Developer
4 6 (6.38%) AWS Engineer
4 6 (6.38%) Java Engineer
5 5 (5.32%) Node.js Developer
6 4 (4.26%) React Developer
7 3 (3.19%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (2.13%) Angular Developer
8 2 (2.13%) Architect
8 2 (2.13%) AWS Software Engineer
8 2 (2.13%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (2.13%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.13%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (2.13%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.13%) Technical Leader
9 1 (1.06%) Lead Architect
9 1 (1.06%) Messaging Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (71.28%) Spring
2 64 (68.09%) Spring Boot
3 38 (40.43%) Hibernate
4 14 (14.89%) RESTful
5 12 (12.77%) Dropwizard
5 12 (12.77%) RabbitMQ
6 11 (11.70%) Kafka
7 10 (10.64%) AngularJS
8 9 (9.57%) Apache Camel
9 7 (7.45%) ActiveMQ
10 6 (6.38%) CSS
10 6 (6.38%) HTML
10 6 (6.38%) Node.js
10 6 (6.38%) React
11 5 (5.32%) Web Services
12 4 (4.26%) REST
13 3 (3.19%) SOAP
14 2 (2.13%) JAXB
14 2 (2.13%) XML
14 2 (2.13%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.70%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.06%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.06%) Linux
1 1 (1.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (86.17%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (53.19%) Microservices
3 46 (48.94%) TDD
4 19 (20.21%) Software Engineering
5 14 (14.89%) DevOps
6 13 (13.83%) OO
7 9 (9.57%) Test Automation
8 7 (7.45%) BDD
9 5 (5.32%) Scrum
10 4 (4.26%) Kanban
10 4 (4.26%) Logistics
11 3 (3.19%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (3.19%) E-Commerce
11 3 (3.19%) SOA
12 2 (2.13%) CQRS
12 2 (2.13%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
12 2 (2.13%) Event-Driven Architecture
12 2 (2.13%) OOD
12 2 (2.13%) Pair Programming
13 1 (1.06%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 94 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (24.47%) JavaScript
3 17 (18.09%) SQL
4 7 (7.45%) Kotlin
5 1 (1.06%) Python
System Software
1 31 (32.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) Puppet
2 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (2.13%) Oracle
2 1 (1.06%) hybris
2 1 (1.06%) IBM
2 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.06%) Splunk