Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 6 11
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 454 537 485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 14.87% 14.91% 11.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.00% 33.48% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 407 362
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £430 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% - +14.67%
10th Percentile £330 £313 £309
90th Percentile £550 £538 £559
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -3.61%
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £14.87 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -62.84% +5.96%

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 1261 1604 1742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 41.29% 44.53% 39.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 949 1114 1176
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £268
90th Percentile £525 £525 £513
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £355
% change year-on-year - +12.68% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 26
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.30% -30.77% -18.75%
10th Percentile £35.50 £12.90 £12.69
90th Percentile £40.20 £32.50 £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £14.87 £19.75
% change year-on-year +169.09% -24.73% -21.00%

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 November 2017.

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 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 0 390 £425 -5.56% 60
Bradford +14 14 £425 -5.56% 6
Halifax +14 7 £625 +47.06% 4
Pudsey 0 2 £425 -10.53%
Wakefield -4 2 - -
Java
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Java.

1 285 (62.78%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (39.43%) Spring
3 154 (33.92%) JavaScript
4 153 (33.70%) Git (software)
5 142 (31.28%) TDD
6 141 (31.06%) SQL
7 133 (29.30%) Test Automation
8 124 (27.31%) Jenkins
9 118 (25.99%) Microservices
10 108 (23.79%) BDD
11 105 (23.13%) NoSQL
12 102 (22.47%) Hibernate
13 101 (22.25%) Continuous Integration
14 93 (20.48%) Scrum
15 85 (18.72%) MongoDB
16 84 (18.50%) Python
17 83 (18.28%) Software Engineering
18 82 (18.06%) Oracle
19 81 (17.84%) Maven
20 79 (17.40%) DevOps
21 78 (17.18%) REST
22 76 (16.74%) JIRA
23 74 (16.30%) Open Source
23 74 (16.30%) Node.js
23 74 (16.30%) Docker
23 74 (16.30%) Linux
24 70 (15.42%) HTML
24 70 (15.42%) Cucumber
25 65 (14.32%) OO
26 62 (13.66%) JUnit

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 43 (9.47%) Confluence
2 28 (6.17%) Tomcat
3 23 (5.07%) Apache Spark
4 12 (2.64%) WebSphere
5 11 (2.42%) JBoss
6 10 (2.20%) Cloud Foundry
7 9 (1.98%) Apache
7 9 (1.98%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (1.76%) WebLogic
8 8 (1.76%) WebSphere Portal
9 5 (1.10%) Apache Solr
9 5 (1.10%) Jetty
9 5 (1.10%) Jupyter
9 5 (1.10%) Tornado
10 3 (0.66%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.66%) SAS
11 2 (0.44%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.44%) nginx
11 2 (0.44%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (0.88%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.22%) Magento
2 1 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 36 (7.93%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (5.07%) GitHub
3 20 (4.41%) Slack
4 9 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (1.76%) PaaS
6 4 (0.88%) Heroku
7 3 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.66%) npm
8 2 (0.44%) Akamai
8 2 (0.44%) Google Play
9 1 (0.22%) CloudBees
9 1 (0.22%) Firebase
9 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.22%) IaaS
9 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.42%) HTTP
2 8 (1.76%) 3G
2 8 (1.76%) GPRS
2 8 (1.76%) GSM
2 8 (1.76%) LAN
2 8 (1.76%) LTE
2 8 (1.76%) SGSN
2 8 (1.76%) WAN
2 8 (1.76%) Wireless
3 7 (1.54%) Firewall
4 5 (1.10%) AMQP
4 5 (1.10%) Kerberos
5 3 (0.66%) DNS
5 3 (0.66%) Internet
5 3 (0.66%) SSH
6 2 (0.44%) LDAP
6 2 (0.44%) Network Security
6 2 (0.44%) SSL
7 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (23.13%) NoSQL
2 85 (18.72%) MongoDB
3 59 (13.00%) MySQL
4 45 (9.91%) PostgreSQL
5 42 (9.25%) Apache Cassandra
6 34 (7.49%) Big Data
7 29 (6.39%) Relational Database
8 28 (6.17%) Hadoop
9 15 (3.30%) Apache Hive
9 15 (3.30%) HBase
10 12 (2.64%) Oracle Database
10 12 (2.64%) Sqoop
11 11 (2.42%) Impala
12 8 (1.76%) Couchbase
13 7 (1.54%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.54%) Riak
13 7 (1.54%) SQL Server
14 5 (1.10%) Redis
15 3 (0.66%) CouchDB
16 1 (0.22%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 153 (33.70%) Git (software)
2 124 (27.31%) Jenkins
3 81 (17.84%) Maven
4 76 (16.74%) JIRA
5 70 (15.42%) Cucumber
6 62 (13.66%) JUnit
7 54 (11.89%) Subversion
8 52 (11.45%) Selenium
9 41 (9.03%) Mercurial
10 25 (5.51%) WebDriver
11 18 (3.96%) Gradle
11 18 (3.96%) IntelliJ
12 17 (3.74%) Jasmine
12 17 (3.74%) SoapUI
13 15 (3.30%) Hudson
13 15 (3.30%) Mockito
14 10 (2.20%) Talend Open Studio
15 9 (1.98%) Vagrant
16 8 (1.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 8 (1.76%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 44 (9.69%) Finance
2 18 (3.96%) Banking
3 16 (3.52%) Retail
4 14 (3.08%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.86%) Electronics
5 13 (2.86%) Marketing
5 13 (2.86%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.64%) Retail Banking
7 4 (0.88%) Games
8 2 (0.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 275 (60.57%) Developer
2 205 (45.15%) Java Developer
3 38 (8.37%) Tester
4 29 (6.39%) Senior Developer
5 27 (5.95%) Software Engineer
6 26 (5.73%) Automation Tester
6 26 (5.73%) Scala Developer
7 24 (5.29%) Architect
8 22 (4.85%) DevOps Engineer
8 22 (4.85%) Senior Java Developer
9 21 (4.63%) Agile Developer
10 20 (4.41%) Java Engineer
11 19 (4.19%) Agile Java Developer
12 18 (3.96%) Analyst
12 18 (3.96%) Java Software Engineer
13 15 (3.30%) Android Developer
13 15 (3.30%) Data Engineer
14 13 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
15 12 (2.64%) Selenium Automation Tester
15 12 (2.64%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (39.43%) Spring
2 102 (22.47%) Hibernate
3 78 (17.18%) REST
4 74 (16.30%) Node.js
5 70 (15.42%) HTML
6 61 (13.44%) RESTful
6 61 (13.44%) Spring Boot
7 50 (11.01%) XML
8 49 (10.79%) AngularJS
9 46 (10.13%) CSS
10 45 (9.91%) Web Services
11 43 (9.47%) JSON
12 29 (6.39%) Kafka
13 28 (6.17%) HTML5
14 27 (5.95%) RabbitMQ
14 27 (5.95%) React
15 26 (5.73%) J2EE
15 26 (5.73%) Play Framework
16 25 (5.51%) SOAP
17 23 (5.07%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.15%) Algorithms
2 30 (6.61%) Data Structures
3 28 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (4.85%) Mobile App
5 18 (3.96%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (1.98%) User Experience
7 8 (1.76%) iPad
8 7 (1.54%) Minimum Viable Product
9 5 (1.10%) Clustering
9 5 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (1.10%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.88%) Media Streaming
11 3 (0.66%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.66%) DataPower
12 2 (0.44%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.44%) Online Banking
12 2 (0.44%) Replication
12 2 (0.44%) Web 2.0
13 1 (0.22%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 74 (16.30%) Linux
2 43 (9.47%) Unix
3 32 (7.05%) Android
4 29 (6.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (5.07%) Apple iOS
6 17 (3.74%) Windows
7 8 (1.76%) Mac OS X
7 8 (1.76%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.66%) Solaris
9 2 (0.44%) AIX
10 1 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (62.78%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (31.28%) TDD
3 133 (29.30%) Test Automation
4 118 (25.99%) Microservices
5 108 (23.79%) BDD
6 101 (22.25%) Continuous Integration
7 93 (20.48%) Scrum
8 83 (18.28%) Software Engineering
9 79 (17.40%) DevOps
10 74 (16.30%) Open Source
11 65 (14.32%) OO
12 39 (8.59%) Kanban
13 31 (6.83%) Mentoring
13 31 (6.83%) Test Scripting
14 29 (6.39%) User Stories
15 28 (6.17%) SDLC
16 26 (5.73%) MVC
17 25 (5.51%) SOA
18 23 (5.07%) Coaching
18 23 (5.07%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 154 (33.92%) JavaScript
2 141 (31.06%) SQL
3 84 (18.50%) Python
4 55 (12.11%) Scala
5 41 (9.03%) C#
5 41 (9.03%) Ruby
6 38 (8.37%) PHP
7 31 (6.83%) Bash Shell
8 15 (3.30%) Shell Script
9 12 (2.64%) C++
9 12 (2.64%) Groovy
10 8 (1.76%) PowerShell
10 8 (1.76%) VB
11 6 (1.32%) C
11 6 (1.32%) COBOL
11 6 (1.32%) Go
11 6 (1.32%) Kotlin
11 6 (1.32%) TypeScript
12 4 (0.88%) ES6
12 4 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (2.64%) Sun Certification
2 11 (2.42%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.20%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (1.32%) Degree
5 5 (1.10%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.22%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.22%) ISEB
7 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.74%) QA
2 2 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.22%) GCP
3 1 (0.22%) PSD2
3 1 (0.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 74 (16.30%) Docker
2 11 (2.42%) Apache Flume
3 7 (1.54%) HDFS
4 5 (1.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 45 (9.91%) Puppet
2 43 (9.47%) Ansible
3 24 (5.29%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (3.52%) Kubernetes
5 8 (1.76%) AirWatch
5 8 (1.76%) Terraform
6 2 (0.44%) CFEngine
6 2 (0.44%) Cobbler
6 2 (0.44%) Oozie
6 2 (0.44%) Salt
7 1 (0.22%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.22%) Grafana
7 1 (0.22%) Graylog
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 82 (18.06%) Oracle
2 19 (4.19%) Red Hat
3 18 (3.96%) Splunk
4 17 (3.74%) Google
5 15 (3.30%) IBM
5 15 (3.30%) SAP
6 10 (2.20%) Informatica
6 10 (2.20%) Talend
7 8 (1.76%) MobileIron
8 6 (1.32%) Microsoft
9 5 (1.10%) MuleSoft
9 5 (1.10%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.88%) Cisco
10 4 (0.88%) HP
11 3 (0.66%) Apigee
11 3 (0.66%) Cloudera
12 2 (0.44%) Apple
12 2 (0.44%) F5
12 2 (0.44%) Juniper
12 2 (0.44%) Sun