Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 19 September 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 5 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +10
Contract jobs citing Java 537 434 646
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 15.31% 15.08% 16.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.49% 35.99% 35.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 351 493
West Yorkshire median daily rate £440 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £358 £325 £313
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £435
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £32.00 £40.00 £14.81
% change year-on-year -20.00% +170.13% -62.98%

Java 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 1,653 1,206 1,796
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 47.13% 41.90% 45.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,164 895 1,256
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £296
90th Percentile £538 £525 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.88% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 6
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £39.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.41% +178.57% -33.33%
10th Percentile £13.02 £17.08 £12.88
90th Percentile £35.98 £41.90 £16.23
Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.08 £39.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -43.39% +151.61% -31.11%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Java in West Yorkshire

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in West Yorkshire

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in West Yorkshire

Java
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 in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in West Yorkshire

Java
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 within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 September 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 -1 439 £438 +3.55% 101
Bradford +3 39 £431 -13.75% 9
Wakefield 0 6 £438 +9.38% 5
Halifax -4 6 £575 +82.54% 1
Pudsey +5 2 £525 +23.53%
Huddersfield -13 1 £425 +21.43% 3
Ossett - 1 - -
Java
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Java 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.

1 348 (64.80%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (36.50%) Microservices
3 188 (35.01%) TDD
4 150 (27.93%) Git (software)
5 141 (26.26%) Jenkins
6 135 (25.14%) Spring
7 128 (23.84%) Test Automation
8 120 (22.35%) Docker
9 119 (22.16%) JavaScript
10 113 (21.04%) Spring Boot
11 110 (20.48%) BDD
12 107 (19.93%) Linux
13 106 (19.74%) Continuous Integration
14 100 (18.62%) Java 8
15 97 (18.06%) Software Engineering
16 93 (17.32%) SQL
17 92 (17.13%) Scrum
18 87 (16.20%) NoSQL
19 82 (15.27%) DevOps
20 80 (14.90%) OO
21 79 (14.71%) C#
22 78 (14.53%) REST
22 78 (14.53%) Selenium
23 74 (13.78%) Amazon AWS
24 72 (13.41%) Open Source
24 72 (13.41%) Node.js
25 64 (11.92%) Hibernate
26 63 (11.73%) Python
26 63 (11.73%) Kafka
26 63 (11.73%) Cucumber

Java
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 38 (7.08%) Apache
2 35 (6.52%) Confluence
3 24 (4.47%) Tomcat
4 17 (3.17%) Anypoint
5 16 (2.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 16 (2.98%) nginx
6 15 (2.79%) WebSphere
7 12 (2.23%) Apache Spark
8 10 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (1.49%) IIS
9 8 (1.49%) Jetty
9 8 (1.49%) Mongrel
10 6 (1.12%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (0.93%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.56%) CMS
13 3 (0.56%) Mule
13 3 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 74 (13.78%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (4.84%) GitHub
3 25 (4.66%) Slack
4 21 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (3.72%) Serverless
6 19 (3.54%) AWS Lambda
7 15 (2.79%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (2.05%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (1.86%) Boomi
10 9 (1.68%) Google App Engine
10 9 (1.68%) PaaS
11 7 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (1.30%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 6 (1.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 6 (1.12%) Amazon S3
12 6 (1.12%) Google Analytics
12 6 (1.12%) IaaS
13 5 (0.93%) SaaS
14 4 (0.74%) Force.com
15 3 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.47%) HTTP
2 20 (3.72%) TCP/IP
3 19 (3.54%) SSL
4 10 (1.86%) DHCP
4 10 (1.86%) DNS
4 10 (1.86%) FTP
4 10 (1.86%) IPsec
5 8 (1.49%) SSH
6 5 (0.93%) Firewall
6 5 (0.93%) Internet
7 3 (0.56%) DLNA
7 3 (0.56%) Skype
7 3 (0.56%) UPnP
7 3 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.37%) FIX Connectivity
8 2 (0.37%) SMS
9 1 (0.19%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.19%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (16.20%) NoSQL
2 50 (9.31%) MongoDB
3 41 (7.64%) MySQL
4 36 (6.70%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (4.10%) Big Data
6 21 (3.91%) Apache Hive
7 19 (3.54%) Relational Database
8 16 (2.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 16 (2.98%) Apache Cassandra
8 16 (2.98%) Hadoop
9 13 (2.42%) Oracle Database
10 9 (1.68%) HBase
11 8 (1.49%) RDBMS
11 8 (1.49%) SQL Server
12 7 (1.30%) Oracle Database 12c
13 5 (0.93%) Couchbase
13 5 (0.93%) CouchDB
13 5 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (0.74%) Redis
Development Applications
1 150 (27.93%) Git (software)
2 141 (26.26%) Jenkins
3 78 (14.53%) Selenium
4 63 (11.73%) Cucumber
5 61 (11.36%) Maven
6 50 (9.31%) JIRA
7 30 (5.59%) JUnit
8 26 (4.84%) WebDriver
9 20 (3.72%) IntelliJ
9 20 (3.72%) Mercurial
10 17 (3.17%) Subversion
11 16 (2.98%) Mockito
12 14 (2.61%) Bitbucket
13 13 (2.42%) Eclipse
13 13 (2.42%) Sonatype Nexus
14 12 (2.23%) Appium
15 10 (1.86%) Artifactory
15 10 (1.86%) SonarQube
16 9 (1.68%) Ant
16 9 (1.68%) Jasmine
General
1 37 (6.89%) Finance
2 28 (5.21%) Retail
3 18 (3.35%) Banking
4 5 (0.93%) Marketing
5 3 (0.56%) Electronics
5 3 (0.56%) Games
5 3 (0.56%) Publishing
6 2 (0.37%) Online Betting
6 2 (0.37%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.19%) Law
7 1 (0.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 318 (59.22%) Developer
2 220 (40.97%) Java Developer
3 41 (7.64%) Software Engineer
4 38 (7.08%) Java Engineer
5 28 (5.21%) AWS Developer
6 27 (5.03%) Test Engineer
6 27 (5.03%) Tester
7 26 (4.84%) Analyst
8 25 (4.66%) DevOps Engineer
9 24 (4.47%) Automation Tester
10 23 (4.28%) Scala Developer
10 23 (4.28%) Test Automation Engineer
11 22 (4.10%) Software Developer
12 21 (3.91%) Test Analyst
13 19 (3.54%) Senior Developer
14 18 (3.35%) Senior Java Developer
15 17 (3.17%) Developer in Test
16 16 (2.98%) Architect
16 16 (2.98%) Java Software Developer
16 16 (2.98%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (25.14%) Spring
2 113 (21.04%) Spring Boot
3 78 (14.53%) REST
4 72 (13.41%) Node.js
5 64 (11.92%) Hibernate
6 63 (11.73%) Kafka
7 58 (10.80%) RESTful
8 50 (9.31%) SOAP
9 45 (8.38%) Web Services
10 38 (7.08%) JSON
10 38 (7.08%) RabbitMQ
10 38 (7.08%) XML
11 37 (6.89%) HTML
12 35 (6.52%) .NET
13 34 (6.33%) CSS
14 27 (5.03%) AngularJS
15 26 (4.84%) ActiveMQ
15 26 (4.84%) Dropwizard
16 24 (4.47%) J2EE
17 18 (3.35%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.15%) Enterprise Software
2 24 (4.47%) Greenfield Project
3 20 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (1.86%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.49%) Mobile App
5 8 (1.49%) NHS
5 8 (1.49%) PKI
6 5 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.74%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (0.56%) MPEG
9 2 (0.37%) Equities
9 2 (0.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.37%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.37%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.37%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.37%) User Experience
9 2 (0.37%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.19%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.19%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 107 (19.93%) Linux
2 38 (7.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (4.84%) Android
4 21 (3.91%) Unix
5 19 (3.54%) Apple iOS
6 12 (2.23%) Windows
7 6 (1.12%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.93%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.37%) CentOS
9 2 (0.37%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.37%) zOS
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 348 (64.80%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (36.50%) Microservices
3 188 (35.01%) TDD
4 128 (23.84%) Test Automation
5 110 (20.48%) BDD
6 106 (19.74%) Continuous Integration
7 97 (18.06%) Software Engineering
8 92 (17.13%) Scrum
9 82 (15.27%) DevOps
10 80 (14.90%) OO
11 72 (13.41%) Open Source
12 41 (7.64%) Kanban
13 40 (7.45%) Configuration Management
13 40 (7.45%) Problem-Solving
14 37 (6.89%) Mentoring
15 36 (6.70%) OOP
16 34 (6.33%) API Testing
16 34 (6.33%) SDET
17 33 (6.15%) Test Scripting
18 31 (5.77%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 119 (22.16%) JavaScript
2 100 (18.62%) Java 8
3 93 (17.32%) SQL
4 79 (14.71%) C#
5 63 (11.73%) Python
5 63 (11.73%) Scala
6 37 (6.89%) Groovy
7 25 (4.66%) PHP
8 24 (4.47%) Ruby
9 20 (3.72%) Bash Shell
9 20 (3.72%) Perl
10 19 (3.54%) C++
11 15 (2.79%) Shell Script
12 13 (2.42%) Clojure
13 11 (2.05%) Go
14 9 (1.68%) C
15 8 (1.49%) Kotlin
16 7 (1.30%) Apex Code
16 7 (1.30%) SOQL
16 7 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (4.84%) Security Cleared
2 20 (3.72%) SC Cleared
3 15 (2.79%) Degree
4 9 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.93%) ISEB
6 2 (0.37%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.37%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.37%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.19%) CISA
7 1 (0.19%) CISM
7 1 (0.19%) CISSP
7 1 (0.19%) CRISC
7 1 (0.19%) CSSLP
7 1 (0.19%) GIAC
7 1 (0.19%) GSSP-.NET
7 1 (0.19%) GSSP-JAVA
7 1 (0.19%) GWAPT
7 1 (0.19%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.98%) QA
2 5 (0.93%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.56%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.56%) GDPR
3 3 (0.56%) PMO
3 3 (0.56%) SLA
4 2 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.19%) GCP
System Software
1 120 (22.35%) Docker
2 18 (3.35%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.49%) Xen
5 2 (0.37%) HDFS
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.37%) Varnish
5 2 (0.37%) vSphere
6 1 (0.19%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 60 (11.17%) Puppet
2 35 (6.52%) Terraform
3 33 (6.15%) Ansible
4 27 (5.03%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (3.54%) Grafana
6 12 (2.23%) Salt
7 10 (1.86%) Graylog
8 7 (1.30%) Kibana
9 6 (1.12%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 5 (0.93%) CFEngine
10 5 (0.93%) Oracle Identity Management
10 5 (0.93%) Rancher
11 4 (0.74%) Control-M
11 4 (0.74%) Kubernetes
12 2 (0.37%) Consul
12 2 (0.37%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.37%) Graphite
12 2 (0.37%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (0.37%) Packer
Vendors
1 46 (8.57%) Oracle
2 25 (4.66%) Red Hat
3 21 (3.91%) Google
4 19 (3.54%) Adobe
5 18 (3.35%) MuleSoft
6 17 (3.17%) IBM
7 15 (2.79%) Splunk
8 12 (2.23%) Dell
8 12 (2.23%) Microsoft
8 12 (2.23%) VMware
9 11 (2.05%) Apigee
9 11 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (1.86%) Capita
10 10 (1.86%) Informatica
10 10 (1.86%) Software AG
10 10 (1.86%) TIBCO
11 8 (1.49%) Coverity
12 7 (1.30%) AppDynamics
13 5 (0.93%) ServiceNow
13 5 (0.93%) Xamarin