Period
to 20 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 27 25
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 199 192 263
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 6.58% 5.96% 6.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.81% 6.20% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 132 184
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% -1.16% +14.67%
10th Percentile £370 £325 £322
90th Percentile £475 £523 £518
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.94% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £50.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -

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

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 2,923 3,097 4,049
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 96.15% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,996 1,989 2,675
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £258 £250 £257
90th Percentile £548 £538 £540
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 117 171
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £12.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.20% -10.71% +12.72%
10th Percentile £9.81 £9.14 £8.75
90th Percentile £40.00 £25.16 £24.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £13.92 £14.00
% change year-on-year +7.80% -0.61% +7.69%

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 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 -2 169 £413 -5.71% 42
Bradford -1 5 £419 +15.52% 3
Halifax +2 1 - -
Huddersfield - 1 - - 3
Java Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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.

1 199 (100.00%) Java
2 157 (78.89%) Spring
3 155 (77.89%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (50.75%) Hibernate
5 92 (46.23%) TDD
6 89 (44.72%) JavaScript
7 88 (44.22%) Git (software)
8 82 (41.21%) Maven
8 82 (41.21%) Spring Boot
9 71 (35.68%) Microservices
10 70 (35.18%) BDD
11 64 (32.16%) Continuous Integration
11 64 (32.16%) OO
12 61 (30.65%) Test Automation
13 59 (29.65%) Jenkins
14 58 (29.15%) SQL
15 45 (22.61%) NoSQL
16 44 (22.11%) MongoDB
17 41 (20.60%) Software Engineering
18 39 (19.60%) Subversion
18 39 (19.60%) Oracle
18 39 (19.60%) Docker
19 38 (19.10%) Mercurial
19 38 (19.10%) Scrum
20 36 (18.09%) RESTful
21 35 (17.59%) AngularJS
22 34 (17.09%) JUnit
23 28 (14.07%) REST
24 27 (13.57%) HTML
24 27 (13.57%) JIRA

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 11 (5.53%) Tomcat
2 10 (5.03%) Confluence
3 8 (4.02%) JBoss
4 7 (3.52%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.51%) Jetty
5 5 (2.51%) Tornado
6 3 (1.51%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.01%) Apache
8 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.06%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.02%) GitHub
2 6 (3.02%) Slack
3 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.51%) AMQP
2 2 (1.01%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (22.61%) NoSQL
2 44 (22.11%) MongoDB
3 21 (10.55%) MySQL
3 21 (10.55%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (7.54%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (4.02%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.02%) Riak
6 6 (3.02%) Couchbase
6 6 (3.02%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.51%) Redis
8 3 (1.51%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.01%) Big Data
9 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.50%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.50%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 88 (44.22%) Git (software)
2 82 (41.21%) Maven
3 59 (29.65%) Jenkins
4 39 (19.60%) Subversion
5 38 (19.10%) Mercurial
6 34 (17.09%) JUnit
7 27 (13.57%) JIRA
8 25 (12.56%) Cucumber
9 10 (5.03%) Gradle
9 10 (5.03%) Mockito
10 6 (3.02%) Vagrant
11 5 (2.51%) FitNesse
11 5 (2.51%) Flyway
11 5 (2.51%) IntelliJ
11 5 (2.51%) JBehave
11 5 (2.51%) Selenium
12 4 (2.01%) Firebug
12 4 (2.01%) Hamcrest
12 4 (2.01%) Jasmine
13 3 (1.51%) Hudson
General
1 12 (6.03%) Finance
2 7 (3.52%) Retail
3 1 (0.50%) Banking
3 1 (0.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (78.89%) Spring
2 101 (50.75%) Hibernate
3 82 (41.21%) Spring Boot
4 36 (18.09%) RESTful
5 35 (17.59%) AngularJS
6 28 (14.07%) REST
7 27 (13.57%) HTML
8 25 (12.56%) CSS
9 24 (12.06%) Web Services
10 21 (10.55%) Node.js
11 19 (9.55%) XML
12 17 (8.54%) J2EE
12 17 (8.54%) Kafka
13 16 (8.04%) CSS3
13 16 (8.04%) HTML5
13 16 (8.04%) JSP
14 14 (7.04%) Dropwizard
15 13 (6.53%) Apache Camel
15 13 (6.53%) RabbitMQ
16 11 (5.53%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.07%) Algorithms
1 26 (13.07%) Data Structures
2 7 (3.52%) Minimum Viable Product
3 6 (3.02%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.51%) User Experience
5 4 (2.01%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.01%) Replication
7 1 (0.50%) Chromecast
7 1 (0.50%) IPTV
7 1 (0.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.53%) Linux
2 6 (3.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (2.51%) Android
4 4 (2.01%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (77.89%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (46.23%) TDD
3 71 (35.68%) Microservices
4 70 (35.18%) BDD
5 64 (32.16%) Continuous Integration
5 64 (32.16%) OO
6 61 (30.65%) Test Automation
7 41 (20.60%) Software Engineering
8 38 (19.10%) Scrum
9 26 (13.07%) Kanban
10 22 (11.06%) DevOps
11 16 (8.04%) Open Source
12 15 (7.54%) MVC
13 12 (6.03%) User Stories
14 9 (4.52%) DSDM
14 9 (4.52%) RUP
15 8 (4.02%) E-Commerce
15 8 (4.02%) Mentoring
15 8 (4.02%) OOD
15 8 (4.02%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 199 (100.00%) Java
2 89 (44.72%) JavaScript
3 58 (29.15%) SQL
4 12 (6.03%) Python
5 8 (4.02%) Ruby
5 8 (4.02%) Scala
6 6 (3.02%) TypeScript
7 5 (2.51%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.01%) Go
9 1 (0.50%) ES6
9 1 (0.50%) Groovy
9 1 (0.50%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 12 (6.03%) Sun Certification
2 4 (2.01%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 39 (19.60%) Docker
2 2 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (6.03%) Puppet
2 8 (4.02%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.02%) Ansible
4 4 (2.01%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.50%) Grafana
5 1 (0.50%) Graylog
5 1 (0.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 39 (19.60%) Oracle
2 4 (2.01%) Red Hat
3 3 (1.51%) Google
4 2 (1.01%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.50%) IBM
5 1 (0.50%) webMethods