Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 4 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 +8
Contract jobs citing Java 501 474 561
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 15.39% 15.71% 13.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.61% 35.51% 34.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 318 396
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -2.78% +20.00%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £325
90th Percentile £563 £575 £600
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £439 £450
% change year-on-year -3.13% -2.50% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £42.50 -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £14.87 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -62.84% -

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 1,407 1,335 1,643
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 43.21% 44.23% 40.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,030 915 1,088
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £281 £285 £275
90th Percentile £538 £538 £540
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 21
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.53% -2.56% -40.91%
10th Percentile £39.10 £11.15 £14.13
90th Percentile £40.90 £32.25 £35.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +110.53% -7.32% -37.88%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -1 415 £425 -2.86% 117
Bradford +1 15 £525 +50.00% 11
Halifax +15 14 £800 +240.43% 3
Wakefield -4 4 £500 +17.65% 3
Huddersfield - 1 - -
Java
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 332 (66.27%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (42.91%) JavaScript
3 205 (40.92%) Spring
4 199 (39.72%) Git (software)
5 180 (35.93%) Microservices
6 179 (35.73%) TDD
7 156 (31.14%) Jenkins
8 153 (30.54%) Test Automation
9 148 (29.54%) SQL
10 141 (28.14%) BDD
11 123 (24.55%) Node.js
12 122 (24.35%) Scrum
13 117 (23.35%) Software Engineering
14 116 (23.15%) NoSQL
15 115 (22.95%) Spring Boot
16 108 (21.56%) Hibernate
17 101 (20.16%) Continuous Integration
18 100 (19.96%) Maven
19 99 (19.76%) DevOps
20 93 (18.56%) REST
21 87 (17.37%) OO
22 85 (16.97%) Linux
22 85 (16.97%) Open Source
23 84 (16.77%) Amazon AWS
23 84 (16.77%) MongoDB
24 82 (16.37%) AngularJS
25 80 (15.97%) Docker
26 78 (15.57%) HTML
27 74 (14.77%) Kanban
28 71 (14.17%) RESTful

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 50 (9.98%) Confluence
2 25 (4.99%) Tomcat
3 19 (3.79%) Cloud Foundry
4 12 (2.40%) Apache
4 12 (2.40%) Apache Spark
4 12 (2.40%) nginx
4 12 (2.40%) WebSphere
5 10 (2.00%) JBoss
6 9 (1.80%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (1.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (1.20%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.20%) WebSphere Portal
9 5 (1.00%) Jupyter
10 4 (0.80%) Jetty
10 4 (0.80%) Tornado
11 3 (0.60%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.60%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.40%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.40%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 6 (1.20%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 84 (16.77%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (6.99%) Slack
3 25 (4.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (3.59%) PaaS
5 17 (3.39%) GitHub
6 10 (2.00%) IaaS
7 7 (1.40%) SaaS
8 5 (1.00%) npm
9 4 (0.80%) Heroku
10 3 (0.60%) CloudBees
10 3 (0.60%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.40%) Google Play
11 2 (0.40%) Serverless
12 1 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.20%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.20%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 1 (0.20%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 1 (0.20%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.80%) HTTP
2 7 (1.40%) AMQP
3 6 (1.20%) Internet
3 6 (1.20%) SMS
4 5 (1.00%) SSL
5 3 (0.60%) BIG-IP
5 3 (0.60%) Firewall
6 2 (0.40%) DNS
6 2 (0.40%) SAN
6 2 (0.40%) SSH
7 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (23.15%) NoSQL
2 84 (16.77%) MongoDB
3 63 (12.57%) MySQL
4 54 (10.78%) PostgreSQL
5 53 (10.58%) Apache Cassandra
6 29 (5.79%) Big Data
7 24 (4.79%) Relational Database
8 20 (3.99%) Hadoop
9 12 (2.40%) Apache Hive
10 11 (2.20%) Redis
11 10 (2.00%) Oracle Database
11 10 (2.00%) Riak
12 8 (1.60%) SQL Server
13 7 (1.40%) Cloud Spanner
13 7 (1.40%) Couchbase
13 7 (1.40%) NewSQL
13 7 (1.40%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.60%) Adabas
15 2 (0.40%) HBase
15 2 (0.40%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 199 (39.72%) Git (software)
2 156 (31.14%) Jenkins
3 100 (19.96%) Maven
4 65 (12.97%) JIRA
5 64 (12.77%) JUnit
6 58 (11.58%) Cucumber
7 52 (10.38%) Subversion
8 43 (8.58%) Mercurial
9 36 (7.19%) Selenium
10 25 (4.99%) Jasmine
11 21 (4.19%) Gradle
12 16 (3.19%) SoapUI
13 14 (2.79%) Sonatype Nexus
14 13 (2.59%) Mockito
15 12 (2.40%) CircleCI
16 11 (2.20%) gulp
16 11 (2.20%) WebDriver
17 10 (2.00%) SonarQube
18 8 (1.60%) AppVeyor
18 8 (1.60%) Flyway
General
1 43 (8.58%) Finance
2 32 (6.39%) Banking
3 25 (4.99%) Retail
4 16 (3.19%) Games
5 14 (2.79%) Retail Banking
6 3 (0.60%) Law
6 3 (0.60%) Local Government
7 2 (0.40%) Legal
7 2 (0.40%) Marketing
8 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 284 (56.69%) Developer
2 211 (42.12%) Java Developer
3 53 (10.58%) Architect
3 53 (10.58%) Software Engineer
4 46 (9.18%) Java Engineer
5 35 (6.99%) DevOps Engineer
6 34 (6.79%) Java Software Engineer
7 29 (5.79%) Senior Developer
8 26 (5.19%) Senior Java Developer
9 25 (4.99%) Solutions Architect
10 20 (3.99%) Agile Developer
10 20 (3.99%) Tester
11 19 (3.79%) Agile Java Developer
11 19 (3.79%) Analyst
11 19 (3.79%) Java Software Developer
12 18 (3.59%) JavaScript Engineer
13 17 (3.39%) JavaScript Developer
14 14 (2.79%) Java Architect
15 13 (2.59%) Android Developer
15 13 (2.59%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (40.92%) Spring
2 123 (24.55%) Node.js
3 115 (22.95%) Spring Boot
4 108 (21.56%) Hibernate
5 93 (18.56%) REST
6 82 (16.37%) AngularJS
7 78 (15.57%) HTML
8 71 (14.17%) RESTful
9 69 (13.77%) Web Services
10 61 (12.18%) CSS
11 49 (9.78%) Kafka
12 47 (9.38%) XML
13 42 (8.38%) HTML5
14 41 (8.18%) RabbitMQ
15 38 (7.58%) SOAP
16 37 (7.39%) Dropwizard
17 35 (6.99%) React
18 32 (6.39%) CSS3
18 32 (6.39%) J2EE
19 24 (4.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.59%) Algorithms
3 22 (4.39%) Data Structures
4 18 (3.59%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (3.59%) Mobile App
5 17 (3.39%) User Experience
6 11 (2.20%) Clustering
7 10 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (2.00%) iPad
8 6 (1.20%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (1.00%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.80%) Minimum Viable Product
10 4 (0.80%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.60%) AS400
11 3 (0.60%) Cloud Native
11 3 (0.60%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.40%) DataPower
12 2 (0.40%) Replication
12 2 (0.40%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 85 (16.97%) Linux
2 44 (8.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 39 (7.78%) Android
4 38 (7.58%) Apple iOS
5 18 (3.59%) Unix
6 8 (1.60%) Windows
7 2 (0.40%) CentOS
7 2 (0.40%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 332 (66.27%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (35.93%) Microservices
3 179 (35.73%) TDD
4 153 (30.54%) Test Automation
5 141 (28.14%) BDD
6 122 (24.35%) Scrum
7 117 (23.35%) Software Engineering
8 101 (20.16%) Continuous Integration
9 99 (19.76%) DevOps
10 87 (17.37%) OO
11 85 (16.97%) Open Source
12 74 (14.77%) Kanban
13 49 (9.78%) Mentoring
14 34 (6.79%) SFIA
15 33 (6.59%) Coaching
16 32 (6.39%) Continuous Delivery
17 31 (6.19%) SDLC
18 30 (5.99%) User Stories
19 26 (5.19%) Test Scripting
20 24 (4.79%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 215 (42.91%) JavaScript
2 148 (29.54%) SQL
3 63 (12.57%) Python
4 49 (9.78%) C#
5 42 (8.38%) Ruby
6 41 (8.18%) Scala
7 35 (6.99%) PHP
8 27 (5.39%) Bash Shell
9 18 (3.59%) C++
10 15 (2.99%) ES6
11 14 (2.79%) Groovy
12 11 (2.20%) Objective-C
12 11 (2.20%) T-SQL
13 9 (1.80%) Kotlin
13 9 (1.80%) TypeScript
14 6 (1.20%) COBOL
14 6 (1.20%) Go
14 6 (1.20%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.80%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.60%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (2.40%) Sun Certification
2 7 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (1.20%) Degree
4 5 (1.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.40%) ISEB
5 2 (0.40%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.20%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.20%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.20%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.99%) QA
2 5 (1.00%) SLA
3 2 (0.40%) GDPR
3 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.20%) PMO
4 1 (0.20%) PSD2
4 1 (0.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 80 (15.97%) Docker
2 7 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.80%) Varnish
4 2 (0.40%) HDFS
4 2 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.40%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 55 (10.98%) Puppet
2 35 (6.99%) Ansible
3 23 (4.59%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (3.79%) Kubernetes
5 12 (2.40%) Terraform
6 9 (1.80%) Grafana
7 8 (1.60%) Graylog
7 8 (1.60%) Salt
8 6 (1.20%) Marathon
8 6 (1.20%) Mesos
9 3 (0.60%) CFEngine
10 2 (0.40%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.40%) Oozie
11 1 (0.20%) CA Wily
11 1 (0.20%) Consul
11 1 (0.20%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.20%) Graphite
11 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.20%) OpenView
11 1 (0.20%) Packer
Vendors
1 71 (14.17%) Oracle
2 34 (6.79%) Red Hat
3 21 (4.19%) Splunk
4 12 (2.40%) IBM
4 12 (2.40%) Xamarin
5 11 (2.20%) F5
6 10 (2.00%) Atlassian
7 8 (1.60%) Google
8 7 (1.40%) Microsoft
9 5 (1.00%) Brocade
9 5 (1.00%) MuleSoft
10 4 (0.80%) AppDynamics
10 4 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.60%) Apigee
11 3 (0.60%) Cadence
11 3 (0.60%) HP
12 2 (0.40%) Cloudera
12 2 (0.40%) Dynatrace
12 2 (0.40%) Juniper
12 2 (0.40%) New Relic