The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £408 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 18 29
Rank change year-on-year -10 +11  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 77 174 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 5.62% 8.60% 5.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.79% 8.95% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 134 78
Median daily rate £408 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.11% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +1.17% +8.97%  

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 1331 1944 1900
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.22% 96.09% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 892 1351 1188
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 64 79
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.75 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £21.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -13 71 £408 -1.21% 27
Halifax - 4 £300 -
Bradford -13 1 £525 +16.66% 1
Java Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 146 (100.00%) Java
2 114 (78.08%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (56.16%) Spring
4 52 (35.62%) JavaScript
5 50 (34.25%) Hibernate
6 45 (30.82%) Git (software)
7 39 (26.71%) HTML
7 39 (26.71%) TDD
8 37 (25.34%) SQL
8 37 (25.34%) REST
9 34 (23.29%) NoSQL
9 34 (23.29%) Python
10 30 (20.55%) Scrum
11 29 (19.86%) OO
12 28 (19.18%) Jenkins
13 27 (18.49%) CSS
13 27 (18.49%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (17.81%) Software Engineering
14 26 (17.81%) AngularJS
14 26 (17.81%) Scala
15 25 (17.12%) Microservices
16 24 (16.44%) MongoDB
17 23 (15.75%) Automated Testing
17 23 (15.75%) Web Services
17 23 (15.75%) Oracle
18 22 (15.07%) Maven
18 22 (15.07%) DevOps
19 21 (14.38%) RESTful
19 21 (14.38%) Subversion
20 20 (13.70%) MySQL

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 14 (9.59%) Confluence
2 9 (6.16%) Apache
3 5 (3.42%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.74%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.05%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.37%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.68%) Mule
7 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Process Server
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.74%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (2.74%) IaaS
2 4 (2.74%) Loggly
2 4 (2.74%) Sumo Logic
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.68%) GitHub
3 1 (0.68%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.85%) HTTP
2 5 (3.42%) Firewall
3 1 (0.68%) DNS
3 1 (0.68%) Internet
3 1 (0.68%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (23.29%) NoSQL
2 24 (16.44%) MongoDB
3 20 (13.70%) MySQL
4 18 (12.33%) Relational Database
5 9 (6.16%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (4.79%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (4.11%) Couchbase
8 5 (3.42%) CouchDB
8 5 (3.42%) Riak
9 4 (2.74%) Redis
9 4 (2.74%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.37%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.68%) Big Data
11 1 (0.68%) HBase
11 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 45 (30.82%) Git (software)
2 28 (19.18%) Jenkins
3 22 (15.07%) Maven
4 21 (14.38%) Subversion
5 19 (13.01%) JIRA
5 19 (13.01%) JUnit
6 13 (8.90%) Mercurial
7 7 (4.79%) IntelliJ
8 6 (4.11%) Grunt
9 5 (3.42%) Eclipse
9 5 (3.42%) Jasmine
10 4 (2.74%) Gradle
10 4 (2.74%) JMeter
10 4 (2.74%) Mockito
10 4 (2.74%) Vagrant
11 3 (2.05%) Cucumber
11 3 (2.05%) git-flow
12 2 (1.37%) DbUnit
12 2 (1.37%) jMock
12 2 (1.37%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (2.05%) Games
1 3 (2.05%) Retail
2 2 (1.37%) Banking
3 1 (0.68%) Finance
3 1 (0.68%) Publishing
3 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (56.16%) Spring
2 50 (34.25%) Hibernate
3 39 (26.71%) HTML
4 37 (25.34%) REST
5 27 (18.49%) CSS
6 26 (17.81%) AngularJS
7 23 (15.75%) Web Services
8 21 (14.38%) RESTful
9 18 (12.33%) J2EE
10 17 (11.64%) HTML5
10 17 (11.64%) SOAP
11 16 (10.96%) Node.js
12 14 (9.59%) CSS3
12 14 (9.59%) Spring Boot
13 11 (7.53%) JSON
13 11 (7.53%) Spring MVC
14 10 (6.85%) RabbitMQ
15 9 (6.16%) React
16 8 (5.48%) Ajax
16 8 (5.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.33%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (8.22%) Algorithms
3 10 (6.85%) Data Structures
4 7 (4.79%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.68%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.68%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.68%) Replication
6 1 (0.68%) User Experience
6 1 (0.68%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.27%) Linux
2 3 (2.05%) Unix
3 2 (1.37%) Android
3 2 (1.37%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.68%) CoreOS
4 1 (0.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (78.08%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (26.71%) TDD
3 30 (20.55%) Scrum
4 29 (19.86%) OO
5 27 (18.49%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (17.81%) Software Engineering
7 25 (17.12%) Microservices
8 23 (15.75%) Automated Testing
9 22 (15.07%) DevOps
10 18 (12.33%) BDD
11 16 (10.96%) Open Source
12 15 (10.27%) MVC
13 11 (7.53%) Configuration Management
13 11 (7.53%) Unit Testing
14 9 (6.16%) High Availability
14 9 (6.16%) Kanban
15 8 (5.48%) Pair Programming
15 8 (5.48%) Responsive Web Design
15 8 (5.48%) Web Design
16 7 (4.79%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 146 (100.00%) Java
2 52 (35.62%) JavaScript
3 37 (25.34%) SQL
4 34 (23.29%) Python
5 26 (17.81%) Scala
6 16 (10.96%) Ruby
7 11 (7.53%) C#
8 10 (6.85%) Bash Shell
9 9 (6.16%) PHP
10 7 (4.79%) Groovy
11 6 (4.11%) Go
12 5 (3.42%) C++
13 4 (2.74%) Perl
14 1 (0.68%) ECMAScript
14 1 (0.68%) Elixir
14 1 (0.68%) ES6
14 1 (0.68%) Korn
14 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.68%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (2.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.37%) Degree
3 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.74%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.68%) FATCA
System Software
1 15 (10.27%) Docker
2 2 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.68%) HDFS
3 1 (0.68%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (8.90%) Puppet
2 10 (6.85%) Ansible
3 5 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.74%) Nagios
4 4 (2.74%) Salt
4 4 (2.74%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.68%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 23 (15.75%) Oracle
2 11 (7.53%) Google
3 6 (4.11%) IBM
4 5 (3.42%) Splunk
5 4 (2.74%) New Relic
5 4 (2.74%) Rackspace
5 4 (2.74%) SaltStack
6 2 (1.37%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.37%) VMware
7 1 (0.68%) hybris
7 1 (0.68%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.68%) Solace
7 1 (0.68%) Zend
Leeds, West Yorkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago