Period
to 13 October 2019

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 13 October 2019 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
13 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 5 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 301 503 419
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 13.00% 14.72% 14.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.68% 31.60% 34.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 366 346
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% -2.33%
10th Percentile £375 £358 £325
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £30.75 -
% change year-on-year +13.82% - -

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 1,014 1,592 1,210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 43.78% 46.58% 41.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 1,117 905
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £304
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.96 £17.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.26% -45.16% +115.65%
10th Percentile £14.32 £13.70 £23.25
90th Percentile £37.60 £38.45 £39.15
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.96 £24.92 £22.00
% change year-on-year -15.89% +13.25% +47.33%

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 13 October 2019.

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 13 October 2019. 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 -1 244 £475 +5.56% 100
Bradford +5 40 £335 -21.18% 11
Halifax +2 2 - - 2
Wetherby - 1 £365 -
Java
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 13 October 2019, 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.

1 178 (59.14%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (40.86%) Microservices
3 110 (36.54%) Docker
4 90 (29.90%) Test Automation
5 89 (29.57%) DevOps
6 80 (26.58%) Spring
7 79 (26.25%) Spring Boot
8 78 (25.91%) AWS
9 69 (22.92%) Java 8
9 69 (22.92%) Jenkins
10 64 (21.26%) TDD
10 64 (21.26%) Linux
11 61 (20.27%) Git (software)
12 58 (19.27%) Scrum
13 46 (15.28%) Problem-Solving
14 45 (14.95%) Kubernetes
14 45 (14.95%) SQL
14 45 (14.95%) Mockito
15 44 (14.62%) Kanban
15 44 (14.62%) Maven
16 43 (14.29%) Node.js
16 43 (14.29%) REST
17 42 (13.95%) BDD
17 42 (13.95%) Azure
18 40 (13.29%) JIRA
18 40 (13.29%) JavaScript
19 35 (11.63%) Selenium
19 35 (11.63%) Confluence
20 34 (11.30%) Android
21 33 (10.96%) GitHub

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 35 (11.63%) Confluence
2 11 (3.65%) Cloud Foundry
2 11 (3.65%) Mule
3 9 (2.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 9 (2.99%) Apache
4 7 (2.33%) Apache ServiceMix
4 7 (2.33%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.66%) CMS
5 5 (1.66%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.33%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.66%) JBoss
7 2 (0.66%) nginx
8 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.33%) FileNet
8 1 (0.33%) IIS
8 1 (0.33%) Jetty
8 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.33%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 78 (25.91%) AWS
2 42 (13.95%) Azure
3 33 (10.96%) GitHub
4 25 (8.31%) GCP
5 21 (6.98%) Slack
6 9 (2.99%) npm
6 9 (2.99%) Serverless
7 7 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.99%) Apigee
8 6 (1.99%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (1.99%) Google App Engine
9 4 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (1.00%) Amazon ECS
10 3 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (1.00%) Google Compute Engine
10 3 (1.00%) Heroku
10 3 (1.00%) IaaS
10 3 (1.00%) PaaS
10 3 (1.00%) Power Platform
11 2 (0.66%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.32%) HTTP
2 9 (2.99%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.33%) DNS
3 7 (2.33%) Internet
3 7 (2.33%) SSL
4 6 (1.99%) FTP
5 5 (1.66%) DHCP
5 5 (1.66%) IPsec
6 2 (0.66%) CTI
6 2 (0.66%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.66%) VoIP
7 1 (0.33%) ICMP
7 1 (0.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.30%) MongoDB
2 27 (8.97%) NoSQL
3 16 (5.32%) Big Data
4 14 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (2.99%) BigQuery
5 9 (2.99%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.66%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (2.33%) Hadoop
7 7 (2.33%) Neo4j
8 6 (1.99%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.66%) MySQL
10 4 (1.33%) SQL Server
11 3 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.00%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.00%) Power BI
12 1 (0.33%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.33%) Apache Zeppelin
12 1 (0.33%) Impala
Development Applications
1 69 (22.92%) Jenkins
2 61 (20.27%) Git (software)
3 45 (14.95%) Mockito
4 44 (14.62%) Maven
5 40 (13.29%) JIRA
6 35 (11.63%) Selenium
7 32 (10.63%) Cucumber
8 24 (7.97%) Sonatype Nexus
9 18 (5.98%) JUnit
10 10 (3.32%) Xcode
11 6 (1.99%) Travis CI
12 5 (1.66%) Bitbucket
12 5 (1.66%) SoapUI
13 4 (1.33%) Ant
13 4 (1.33%) SpecFlow
13 4 (1.33%) WebDriver
14 3 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (1.00%) Gatling
14 3 (1.00%) git-flow
14 3 (1.00%) GitLab
General
1 30 (9.97%) Finance
2 28 (9.30%) Retail
3 21 (6.98%) Public Sector
4 16 (5.32%) Banking
5 6 (1.99%) Law
6 5 (1.66%) Marketing
7 4 (1.33%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.00%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.00%) Social Science
9 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 169 (56.15%) Developer
2 99 (32.89%) Java Developer
3 27 (8.97%) DevOps Engineer
4 19 (6.31%) Senior Developer
5 18 (5.98%) Android Developer
6 17 (5.65%) Senior Java Developer
7 15 (4.98%) Software Engineer
8 14 (4.65%) Architect
8 14 (4.65%) Scala Developer
8 14 (4.65%) Tester
9 11 (3.65%) Automation Tester
9 11 (3.65%) AWS Developer
9 11 (3.65%) Embedded Engineer
9 11 (3.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 11 (3.65%) Senior DevOps
10 10 (3.32%) Agile Developer
10 10 (3.32%) Agile Java Developer
11 9 (2.99%) AWS DevOps
11 9 (2.99%) AWS Engineer
11 9 (2.99%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (26.58%) Spring
2 79 (26.25%) Spring Boot
3 43 (14.29%) Node.js
3 43 (14.29%) REST
4 32 (10.63%) AngularJS
5 31 (10.30%) JSON
6 30 (9.97%) ActiveMQ
7 27 (8.97%) Kafka
8 24 (7.97%) RabbitMQ
8 24 (7.97%) RESTful
8 24 (7.97%) Web Services
9 18 (5.98%) React
9 18 (5.98%) SOAP
10 17 (5.65%) Hibernate
10 17 (5.65%) JAX-RS
11 16 (5.32%) XML
12 15 (4.98%) CSS
13 14 (4.65%) Express
13 14 (4.65%) HTML
13 14 (4.65%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.31%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (5.32%) User Experience
3 13 (4.32%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.66%) Cloud Native
5 7 (2.33%) Mobile Banking
5 7 (2.33%) NHS
6 5 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.66%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.66%) IVR
8 2 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.66%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.66%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.66%) VUI
9 1 (0.33%) Clustering
9 1 (0.33%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.33%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.33%) PKI
9 1 (0.33%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 64 (21.26%) Linux
2 34 (11.30%) Android
3 24 (7.97%) Unix
4 17 (5.65%) Mac OS X
5 12 (3.99%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.33%) Windows
7 3 (1.00%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.66%) CentOS
8 2 (0.66%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (59.14%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (40.86%) Microservices
3 90 (29.90%) Test Automation
4 89 (29.57%) DevOps
5 64 (21.26%) TDD
6 58 (19.27%) Scrum
7 46 (15.28%) Problem-Solving
8 44 (14.62%) Kanban
9 42 (13.95%) BDD
10 32 (10.63%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (10.63%) Pair Programming
11 31 (10.30%) Software Engineering
12 23 (7.64%) Migration
13 21 (6.98%) Web Development
14 20 (6.64%) Multithreading
15 17 (5.65%) Open Source
15 17 (5.65%) Responsive Web Design
16 16 (5.32%) Continuous Deployment
16 16 (5.32%) Software Testing
16 16 (5.32%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (22.92%) Java 8
2 45 (14.95%) SQL
3 40 (13.29%) JavaScript
4 31 (10.30%) Python
5 25 (8.31%) C++
6 24 (7.97%) C
7 19 (6.31%) Scala
8 15 (4.98%) C#
9 12 (3.99%) PL/SQL
10 10 (3.32%) Apple Swift
11 9 (2.99%) ES6
11 9 (2.99%) Ruby
12 8 (2.66%) PHP
13 7 (2.33%) Kotlin
14 5 (1.66%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.66%) TypeScript
15 4 (1.33%) Perl
16 3 (1.00%) Go
17 2 (0.66%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.66%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (6.31%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.65%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.99%) Degree
4 8 (2.66%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.00%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.66%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.66%) GDPR
2 3 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.00%) WCAG
3 2 (0.66%) QA
4 1 (0.33%) Dublin Core
4 1 (0.33%) HL7
System Software
1 110 (36.54%) Docker
2 5 (1.66%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.33%) vSphere
3 1 (0.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 45 (14.95%) Kubernetes
2 23 (7.64%) Puppet
3 21 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (4.98%) Terraform
5 12 (3.99%) Ansible
6 5 (1.66%) Rancher
7 4 (1.33%) Grafana
7 4 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.66%) Kibana
8 2 (0.66%) Nagios
8 2 (0.66%) Packer
8 2 (0.66%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 29 (9.63%) Splunk
2 25 (8.31%) AppDynamics
3 24 (7.97%) Google
4 12 (3.99%) Microsoft
5 9 (2.99%) Blue Coat
5 9 (2.99%) F5
6 7 (2.33%) ForgeRock
7 4 (1.33%) Oracle
8 3 (1.00%) Adobe
8 3 (1.00%) Tableau
9 2 (0.66%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.66%) Avaya
9 2 (0.66%) BeyondTrust
9 2 (0.66%) Cisco
9 2 (0.66%) Genesys
9 2 (0.66%) Sonatype
9 2 (0.66%) VMware
9 2 (0.66%) webMethods
10 1 (0.33%) BEA
10 1 (0.33%) Coverity