Period
to 18 August 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 18 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 SE 8
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 95 81
Rank change year-on-year +17 -14 +89
Contract jobs citing Java 8 102 58 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.99% 2.04% 2.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.14% 4.67% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 50 104
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £414 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.74% -8.06% +20.00%
10th Percentile £385 £375 £363
90th Percentile £500 £444 £509
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £415 £445
% change year-on-year +5.42% -6.74% +18.67%
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 1,661 1,242 1,839
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 48.74% 43.66% 45.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,161 913 1,298
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £299
90th Percentile £535 £537 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 6 10
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.24 £38.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.99% +171.43% -60.00%
10th Percentile £13.64 £17.81 £12.38
90th Percentile £42.58 £41.75 £16.46
Yorkshire median hourly rate £33.50 £39.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -14.10% +151.61% -55.71%

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 18 August 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 18 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
Leeds +17 92 £438 +5.74% 15
Bradford -2 8 £450 +5.88%
Wakefield - 2 £438 - 1
Java 8
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 102 (100.00%) Java
2 91 (89.22%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (77.45%) Spring
4 70 (68.63%) Spring Boot
5 61 (59.80%) Microservices
6 52 (50.98%) TDD
7 48 (47.06%) Hibernate
8 38 (37.25%) Docker
9 33 (32.35%) JavaScript
10 30 (29.41%) Maven
11 23 (22.55%) RESTful
12 22 (21.57%) OO
13 19 (18.63%) Software Engineering
13 19 (18.63%) Test Automation
14 15 (14.71%) NoSQL
15 14 (13.73%) Kafka
15 14 (13.73%) SQL
16 13 (12.75%) Dropwizard
17 12 (11.76%) DevOps
17 12 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
17 12 (11.76%) Apache
18 11 (10.78%) AngularJS
19 10 (9.80%) Kotlin
20 8 (7.84%) Greenfield Project
20 8 (7.84%) Jenkins
20 8 (7.84%) Apache Camel
20 8 (7.84%) Node.js
20 8 (7.84%) BDD
20 8 (7.84%) HTML
20 8 (7.84%) CSS

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 12 (11.76%) Apache
2 2 (1.96%) Confluence
2 2 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.98%) CMS
3 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (2.94%) Serverless
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.98%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.98%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.71%) NoSQL
2 5 (4.90%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.96%) MySQL
4 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.98%) Endeca
5 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (29.41%) Maven
2 8 (7.84%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.86%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.88%) JIRA
5 5 (4.90%) IntelliJ
6 4 (3.92%) webpack
7 3 (2.94%) Gradle
8 2 (1.96%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.96%) GitLab
8 2 (1.96%) JUnit
9 1 (0.98%) Ant
9 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.98%) Flyway
9 1 (0.98%) GoCD
9 1 (0.98%) Mockito
9 1 (0.98%) Selenium
General
1 1 (0.98%) Finance
Job Titles
1 87 (85.29%) Developer
2 82 (80.39%) Java Developer
3 9 (8.82%) AWS Developer
4 7 (6.86%) Java Engineer
5 6 (5.88%) Agile Developer
5 6 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
5 6 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (4.90%) Node.js Developer
7 4 (3.92%) React Developer
8 3 (2.94%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (2.94%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (2.94%) Software Engineer
9 2 (1.96%) Angular Developer
9 2 (1.96%) Architect
9 2 (1.96%) AWS Software Engineer
9 2 (1.96%) Technical Leader
10 1 (0.98%) Lead Developer
10 1 (0.98%) Senior Developer
10 1 (0.98%) Senior Java Developer
10 1 (0.98%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (77.45%) Spring
2 70 (68.63%) Spring Boot
3 48 (47.06%) Hibernate
4 23 (22.55%) RESTful
5 14 (13.73%) Kafka
6 13 (12.75%) Dropwizard
7 12 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
8 11 (10.78%) AngularJS
9 8 (7.84%) Apache Camel
9 8 (7.84%) CSS
9 8 (7.84%) HTML
9 8 (7.84%) Node.js
10 7 (6.86%) ActiveMQ
11 6 (5.88%) React
11 6 (5.88%) Web Services
12 4 (3.92%) REST
13 3 (2.94%) SOAP
14 2 (1.96%) JAXB
14 2 (1.96%) XML
14 2 (1.96%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.84%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (4.90%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.98%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.98%) Linux
1 1 (0.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (89.22%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (59.80%) Microservices
3 52 (50.98%) TDD
4 22 (21.57%) OO
5 19 (18.63%) Software Engineering
5 19 (18.63%) Test Automation
6 12 (11.76%) DevOps
7 8 (7.84%) BDD
8 6 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (4.90%) E-Commerce
10 4 (3.92%) Logistics
10 4 (3.92%) Scrum
11 3 (2.94%) Kanban
11 3 (2.94%) SOA
12 2 (1.96%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
12 2 (1.96%) Event-Driven Architecture
12 2 (1.96%) Front End Development
12 2 (1.96%) OOD
13 1 (0.98%) API Integration
13 1 (0.98%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 102 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (32.35%) JavaScript
3 14 (13.73%) SQL
4 10 (9.80%) Kotlin
5 1 (0.98%) ES6
5 1 (0.98%) Groovy
5 1 (0.98%) Python
System Software
1 38 (37.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) Puppet
2 1 (0.98%) Ansible
2 1 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (2.94%) Oracle
2 1 (0.98%) hybris
2 1 (0.98%) IBM
2 1 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (0.98%) Splunk