Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 124 85
Rank change year-on-year +46 -39 +76
Contract jobs citing Java 8 105 25 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.09% 0.90% 2.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.51% 1.95% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 19 81
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £375 £382 £350
90th Percentile £488 £700 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +20.00%
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 1,612 1,283 1,728
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 47.43% 45.95% 43.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,133 892 1,198
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.91% +12.14%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £288
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +13.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 14
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.78% +42.86% -55.63%
10th Percentile £33.00 £11.15 £13.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £39.30 £21.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +77.78% +7.14% -40.00%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +48 96 £425 - 12
Wakefield - 2 - -
Huddersfield - 1 - -
Java 8
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 105 (100.00%) Java
2 101 (96.19%) Spring
3 98 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (75.24%) Spring Boot
5 77 (73.33%) TDD
6 65 (61.90%) Hibernate
7 62 (59.05%) Microservices
8 45 (42.86%) Maven
9 43 (40.95%) JavaScript
10 34 (32.38%) RESTful
11 33 (31.43%) OO
12 32 (30.48%) BDD
13 31 (29.52%) Test Automation
14 28 (26.67%) Software Engineering
15 26 (24.76%) Docker
16 25 (23.81%) Jenkins
17 22 (20.95%) Git (software)
18 20 (19.05%) Kafka
19 15 (14.29%) NoSQL
19 15 (14.29%) Dropwizard
20 12 (11.43%) Enterprise Software
20 12 (11.43%) HTML
20 12 (11.43%) CSS
21 11 (10.48%) SQL
21 11 (10.48%) Continuous Integration
21 11 (10.48%) AngularJS
22 10 (9.52%) CSS3
23 9 (8.57%) J2EE
23 9 (8.57%) HTML5
23 9 (8.57%) Amazon AWS

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 7 (6.67%) Apache
2 4 (3.81%) Confluence
3 1 (0.95%) CMS
3 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.95%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.95%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.95%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.95%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 3 (2.86%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.86%) Riak
3 2 (1.90%) MySQL
3 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.95%) Endeca
4 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 45 (42.86%) Maven
2 25 (23.81%) Jenkins
3 22 (20.95%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.81%) Flyway
4 4 (3.81%) JIRA
4 4 (3.81%) JUnit
4 4 (3.81%) Mockito
5 3 (2.86%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.90%) Gradle
6 2 (1.90%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.90%) Subversion
7 1 (0.95%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.95%) GitLab
7 1 (0.95%) Hudson
7 1 (0.95%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.95%) Selenium
General
1 1 (0.95%) Games
1 1 (0.95%) Law
1 1 (0.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 103 (98.10%) Developer
2 102 (97.14%) Java Developer
3 10 (9.52%) Senior Developer
3 10 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (7.62%) Agile Developer
4 8 (7.62%) Agile Java Developer
4 8 (7.62%) Java Engineer
5 7 (6.67%) Java Software Developer
5 7 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
5 7 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 6 (5.71%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 3 (2.86%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (1.90%) Angular Developer
8 2 (1.90%) Java Scala Developer
8 2 (1.90%) Scala Developer
9 1 (0.95%) AWS Developer
9 1 (0.95%) Backend Developer
9 1 (0.95%) Lead Developer
9 1 (0.95%) Lead Java Developer
9 1 (0.95%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (96.19%) Spring
2 79 (75.24%) Spring Boot
3 65 (61.90%) Hibernate
4 34 (32.38%) RESTful
5 20 (19.05%) Kafka
6 15 (14.29%) Dropwizard
7 12 (11.43%) CSS
7 12 (11.43%) HTML
8 11 (10.48%) AngularJS
9 10 (9.52%) CSS3
10 9 (8.57%) HTML5
10 9 (8.57%) J2EE
11 8 (7.62%) JSP
12 7 (6.67%) Node.js
12 7 (6.67%) Web Services
13 5 (4.76%) Apache Camel
13 5 (4.76%) REST
14 4 (3.81%) RabbitMQ
14 4 (3.81%) SOAP
15 3 (2.86%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.43%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (0.95%) Algorithms
3 1 (0.95%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.95%) Linux
1 1 (0.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (73.33%) TDD
3 62 (59.05%) Microservices
4 33 (31.43%) OO
5 32 (30.48%) BDD
6 31 (29.52%) Test Automation
7 28 (26.67%) Software Engineering
8 11 (10.48%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (6.67%) E-Commerce
9 7 (6.67%) Scrum
10 6 (5.71%) Kanban
11 4 (3.81%) Pair Programming
12 3 (2.86%) Continuous Deployment
12 3 (2.86%) Front End Development
12 3 (2.86%) MVC
13 2 (1.90%) DevOps
14 1 (0.95%) Concurrent Programming
14 1 (0.95%) Performance Tuning
14 1 (0.95%) SDLC
14 1 (0.95%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 105 (100.00%) Java
2 43 (40.95%) JavaScript
3 11 (10.48%) SQL
4 9 (8.57%) Kotlin
5 6 (5.71%) Python
6 5 (4.76%) Scala
7 3 (2.86%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.90%) Ruby
9 1 (0.95%) ES6
9 1 (0.95%) Groovy
System Software
1 26 (24.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.86%) Puppet
2 2 (1.90%) Ansible
2 2 (1.90%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (2.86%) Oracle
1 3 (2.86%) Splunk
2 2 (1.90%) Atlassian
3 1 (0.95%) hybris