Period
to 22 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £420 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 17 53
Rank change year-on-year -11 +36 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 188 347 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 6.58% 8.55% 3.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.76% 8.86% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 295 110
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £349 £325 £312
90th Percentile £500 £525 £438
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £40.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £40.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2780 3915 3949
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.34% 96.50% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1872 2673 2611
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +1.45%
10th Percentile £275 £269 £230
90th Percentile £550 £558 £500
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 100 145
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.43 £12.18 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.31% -12.22% +6.69%
10th Percentile £9.25 £8.50 £8.90
90th Percentile £29.09 £19.58 £37.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% -2.62%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in West Yorkshire

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in West Yorkshire

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in West Yorkshire

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in West Yorkshire

Java Developer
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 Developer within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. 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 -9 167 £420 -1.18% 21
Halifax +14 7 £300 -29.41%
Bradford -10 6 £500 +11.11% 3
Java Developer
Yorkshire

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 188 (100.00%) Java
2 142 (75.53%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (67.02%) Spring
4 77 (40.96%) Hibernate
5 73 (38.83%) TDD
6 64 (34.04%) Git (software)
6 64 (34.04%) NoSQL
7 53 (28.19%) JavaScript
8 48 (25.53%) SQL
8 48 (25.53%) MySQL
8 48 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
9 47 (25.00%) Jenkins
10 44 (23.40%) HTML
11 43 (22.87%) Test Automation
12 39 (20.74%) Scala
12 39 (20.74%) JIRA
13 37 (19.68%) Scrum
13 37 (19.68%) Microservices
14 36 (19.15%) DevOps
14 36 (19.15%) REST
15 34 (18.09%) CSS
16 33 (17.55%) Linux
16 33 (17.55%) RESTful
16 33 (17.55%) MongoDB
17 32 (17.02%) Oracle
17 32 (17.02%) Python
17 32 (17.02%) Software Engineering
18 30 (15.96%) Subversion
19 29 (15.43%) JUnit
20 28 (14.89%) Greenfield Project

Java Developer Skill Set
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 21 (11.17%) Confluence
2 10 (5.32%) Tomcat
3 9 (4.79%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.13%) Apache
5 2 (1.06%) JBoss
5 2 (1.06%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.53%) Anypoint
6 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.53%) Mule
6 1 (0.53%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Process Server
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.13%) Slack
3 2 (1.06%) GitHub
3 2 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.06%) IaaS
3 2 (1.06%) Loggly
3 2 (1.06%) Sumo Logic
4 1 (0.53%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.53%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.85%) HTTP
2 9 (4.79%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (34.04%) NoSQL
2 48 (25.53%) MySQL
3 33 (17.55%) MongoDB
4 23 (12.23%) Relational Database
5 12 (6.38%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (5.85%) Couchbase
6 11 (5.85%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (5.32%) CouchDB
8 5 (2.66%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.60%) Riak
9 3 (1.60%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.06%) Redis
11 1 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 64 (34.04%) Git (software)
2 47 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 39 (20.74%) JIRA
4 30 (15.96%) Subversion
5 29 (15.43%) JUnit
6 26 (13.83%) Maven
7 19 (10.11%) Mercurial
8 9 (4.79%) Cucumber
9 7 (3.72%) Eclipse
9 7 (3.72%) Gradle
9 7 (3.72%) IntelliJ
10 4 (2.13%) Jasmine
11 3 (1.60%) Flyway
11 3 (1.60%) Grunt
11 3 (1.60%) Mockito
12 2 (1.06%) GitLab
12 2 (1.06%) Hudson
12 2 (1.06%) NetBeans
12 2 (1.06%) TestNG
12 2 (1.06%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (1.60%) Games
2 2 (1.06%) Banking
3 1 (0.53%) Finance
3 1 (0.53%) Publishing
3 1 (0.53%) Retail
3 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (67.02%) Spring
2 77 (40.96%) Hibernate
3 44 (23.40%) HTML
4 36 (19.15%) REST
5 34 (18.09%) CSS
6 33 (17.55%) RESTful
7 20 (10.64%) HTML5
7 20 (10.64%) J2EE
7 20 (10.64%) JSON
7 20 (10.64%) Spring MVC
8 19 (10.11%) Node.js
8 19 (10.11%) Web Services
9 18 (9.57%) Play Framework
10 17 (9.04%) AngularJS
10 17 (9.04%) CSS3
11 15 (7.98%) RabbitMQ
12 14 (7.45%) SOAP
12 14 (7.45%) Spring Boot
13 13 (6.91%) Ajax
14 11 (5.85%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.89%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (8.51%) Algorithms
2 16 (8.51%) Data Structures
3 5 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.53%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 33 (17.55%) Linux
2 5 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.13%) Unix
4 2 (1.06%) Android
5 1 (0.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (75.53%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (38.83%) TDD
3 48 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
4 43 (22.87%) Test Automation
5 37 (19.68%) Microservices
5 37 (19.68%) Scrum
6 36 (19.15%) DevOps
7 32 (17.02%) Software Engineering
8 26 (13.83%) OO
8 26 (13.83%) Open Source
9 24 (12.77%) MVC
10 20 (10.64%) BDD
11 17 (9.04%) High Availability
12 15 (7.98%) Pair Programming
13 13 (6.91%) Configuration Management
14 12 (6.38%) Kanban
15 11 (5.85%) OWASP
15 11 (5.85%) Responsive Web Design
15 11 (5.85%) Web Design
16 8 (4.26%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 188 (100.00%) Java
2 53 (28.19%) JavaScript
3 48 (25.53%) SQL
4 39 (20.74%) Scala
5 32 (17.02%) Python
6 17 (9.04%) Ruby
7 14 (7.45%) Groovy
8 11 (5.85%) C#
9 10 (5.32%) Perl
10 8 (4.26%) Bash Shell
10 8 (4.26%) PHP
11 4 (2.13%) C++
12 3 (1.60%) Elixir
13 2 (1.06%) Go
14 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.53%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (1.06%) Sun Certification
2 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.72%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 22 (11.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (8.51%) Puppet
2 13 (6.91%) Ansible
3 4 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.06%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.06%) Nagios
4 2 (1.06%) Prometheus
4 2 (1.06%) Salt
4 2 (1.06%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 32 (17.02%) Oracle
2 15 (7.98%) Google
3 7 (3.72%) IBM
4 5 (2.66%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.13%) Splunk
6 2 (1.06%) New Relic
6 2 (1.06%) Rackspace
6 2 (1.06%) SaltStack
6 2 (1.06%) Sun
7 1 (0.53%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.53%) hybris
7 1 (0.53%) MuleSoft
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £425 per day 12 months - great projects
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Colston Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago