Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Software Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 November 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 Software Developer
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 165 177
Rank change year-on-year +20 +12 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 9 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.29% 0.22% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.23% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 1
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £535 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.56% +9.18% +22.50%
10th Percentile £390 £458 £470
90th Percentile £459 £570 £510
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £445
% change year-on-year -5.56% +1.12% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 2957 3445 4195
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.79% 96.39% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2031 2238 2825
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £259 £259
90th Percentile £544 £550 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 98 181
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +9.24%
10th Percentile £9.69 £8.75 £8.63
90th Percentile £33.40 £24.74 £33.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.55
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.34% +0.35%

Java Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Developer in West Yorkshire

Java Software 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 Software Developer in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Software Developer in West Yorkshire

Java Software 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 Software Developer within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 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 +8 8 £425 -20.56% 4
Java Software Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Java Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) TDD
2 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 8 (88.89%) NoSQL
3 7 (77.78%) BDD
3 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
3 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
4 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (55.56%) JIRA
5 5 (55.56%) MySQL
5 5 (55.56%) Confluence
6 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
6 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
6 4 (44.44%) Open Source
6 4 (44.44%) SDLC
6 4 (44.44%) Microservices
6 4 (44.44%) Node.js
6 4 (44.44%) REST
6 4 (44.44%) Oracle
6 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
6 4 (44.44%) Linux
6 4 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (44.44%) Slack
7 3 (33.33%) SFIA
7 3 (33.33%) Scrum
7 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (33.33%) Kanban
7 3 (33.33%) OO

Java Software 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 5 (55.56%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) NoSQL
2 5 (55.56%) MySQL
3 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
3 4 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
5 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
2 5 (55.56%) JIRA
3 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
4 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (33.33%) JUnit
4 3 (33.33%) Mercurial
4 3 (33.33%) Subversion
5 2 (22.22%) Jasmine
6 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
6 1 (11.11%) Flyway
6 1 (11.11%) GitLab
6 1 (11.11%) IntelliJ
6 1 (11.11%) Maven
6 1 (11.11%) Mockito
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Node.js
1 4 (44.44%) REST
2 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
2 2 (22.22%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (11.11%) JPA
3 1 (11.11%) JSON
3 1 (11.11%) Kafka
3 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (11.11%) RESTful
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) Spring Boot
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 3 (33.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
1 8 (88.89%) TDD
2 7 (77.78%) BDD
2 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Microservices
4 4 (44.44%) Open Source
4 4 (44.44%) SDLC
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (33.33%) DSDM
5 3 (33.33%) Kanban
5 3 (33.33%) OO
5 3 (33.33%) RUP
5 3 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (33.33%) SFIA
6 2 (22.22%) Coaching
6 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
6 2 (22.22%) User Stories
7 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat