Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 97 51 125
Rank change year-on-year -46 +74 +31
Contract jobs citing Java 8 58 128 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.75% 4.25% 1.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.03% 10.15% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 118 28
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £410 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.71% -9.89% +1.11%
10th Percentile £400 £375 £396
90th Percentile £525 £475 £586
Yorkshire median daily rate £440 £410 £450
% change year-on-year +7.32% -8.89% -
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 1,440 1,261 1,378
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 43.56% 41.84% 43.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,007 945 959
West Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £278 £284
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 13
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.25 £40.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.39% +196.30% -27.03%
10th Percentile £14.54 £39.30 £11.10
90th Percentile £46.10 £40.70 £32.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.25 £40.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year -49.39% +162.30% -21.79%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 -41 57 £438 +6.71% 16
Bradford -18 1 - - 2
Java 8
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 58 (100.00%) Java
2 52 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (79.31%) Spring Boot
4 41 (70.69%) Spring
5 31 (53.45%) Microservices
6 30 (51.72%) TDD
7 22 (37.93%) Hibernate
8 17 (29.31%) Amazon AWS
9 15 (25.86%) Docker
10 13 (22.41%) Software Engineering
11 12 (20.69%) RESTful
12 11 (18.97%) DevOps
12 11 (18.97%) Serverless
13 10 (17.24%) AWS Lambda
13 10 (17.24%) NoSQL
13 10 (17.24%) JavaScript
14 9 (15.52%) SQL
14 9 (15.52%) OO
15 8 (13.79%) AngularJS
16 7 (12.07%) Kafka
16 7 (12.07%) Git (software)
16 7 (12.07%) Maven
17 6 (10.34%) Scrum
17 6 (10.34%) Kanban
17 6 (10.34%) Web Services
17 6 (10.34%) RabbitMQ
17 6 (10.34%) BDD
17 6 (10.34%) REST
18 4 (6.90%) Kotlin
18 4 (6.90%) Dropwizard

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 2 (3.45%) Apache
2 1 (1.72%) Confluence
2 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.72%) nginx
2 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (29.31%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (18.97%) Serverless
3 10 (17.24%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (3.45%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.72%) GitHub
5 1 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.72%) IaaS
5 1 (1.72%) PaaS
5 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) DNS
1 1 (1.72%) HTTP
1 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (3.45%) MySQL
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Git (software)
1 7 (12.07%) Maven
2 4 (6.90%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.17%) JIRA
3 3 (5.17%) JUnit
4 2 (3.45%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.45%) Hamcrest
4 2 (3.45%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.72%) GitLab
5 1 (1.72%) Selenium
5 1 (1.72%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.72%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.72%) Subversion
5 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.72%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (1.72%) Finance
1 1 (1.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 41 (70.69%) Developer
2 40 (68.97%) Java Developer
3 12 (20.69%) AWS Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Java Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Agile Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Agile Java Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Angular Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Java Programmer
8 3 (5.17%) Programmer
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Architect
9 2 (3.45%) Technical Leader
10 1 (1.72%) AWS Engineer
10 1 (1.72%) Java Architect
10 1 (1.72%) Lead Architect
10 1 (1.72%) Lead Developer
10 1 (1.72%) Lead Java Developer
10 1 (1.72%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (79.31%) Spring Boot
2 41 (70.69%) Spring
3 22 (37.93%) Hibernate
4 12 (20.69%) RESTful
5 8 (13.79%) AngularJS
6 7 (12.07%) Kafka
7 6 (10.34%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (10.34%) REST
7 6 (10.34%) Web Services
8 4 (6.90%) Dropwizard
9 2 (3.45%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (3.45%) Akka
9 2 (3.45%) Apache Camel
9 2 (3.45%) Node.js
9 2 (3.45%) React
9 2 (3.45%) SOAP
10 1 (1.72%) HTML5
10 1 (1.72%) JAX-RS
10 1 (1.72%) jQuery
10 1 (1.72%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) DataPower
3 1 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) Android
2 1 (1.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (53.45%) Microservices
3 30 (51.72%) TDD
4 13 (22.41%) Software Engineering
5 11 (18.97%) DevOps
6 9 (15.52%) OO
7 6 (10.34%) BDD
7 6 (10.34%) Kanban
7 6 (10.34%) Scrum
8 4 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce
8 4 (6.90%) Test Automation
9 3 (5.17%) SOA
10 2 (3.45%) Android Development
10 2 (3.45%) Collaborative Working
10 2 (3.45%) CQRS
10 2 (3.45%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (3.45%) Pair Programming
10 2 (3.45%) Problem-Solving
11 1 (1.72%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (17.24%) JavaScript
3 9 (15.52%) SQL
4 4 (6.90%) Kotlin
5 2 (3.45%) C
5 2 (3.45%) Python
5 2 (3.45%) Ruby
6 1 (1.72%) Perl
6 1 (1.72%) PHP
6 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.72%) R
6 1 (1.72%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) HL7
System Software
1 15 (25.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.72%) Ansible
2 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.72%) Mesos
2 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle
2 1 (1.72%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (1.72%) Google
2 1 (1.72%) HP
2 1 (1.72%) IBM
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com