Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 5 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 +7
Contract jobs citing Java 441 445 555
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 12.86% 14.78% 15.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.73% 35.77% 34.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 368 422
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -1.16%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £313
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £435
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £42.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £30.75 - £14.87

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 1,535 1,244 1,631
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 44.77% 41.32% 44.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,083 940 1,133
West Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £538 £525 £523
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 3 7
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.91 £40.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.23% +196.30% -31.65%
10th Percentile £13.81 £25.00 £12.90
90th Percentile £36.28 £40.80 £32.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.25 £35.00 £14.87
% change year-on-year -42.16% +135.45% -27.49%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -1 349 £450 +5.88% 70
Bradford +4 36 £431 +1.47% 6
Wakefield +2 6 £438 +9.38% 3
Halifax -1 6 £575 -8.00% 5
Pudsey +2 1 £525 +23.53%
Huddersfield -8 1 £400 +14.29% 2
Ossett - 1 - -
Bingley - 1 £375 -
Java
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 268 (60.77%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (35.60%) Microservices
3 135 (30.61%) TDD
4 131 (29.71%) JavaScript
5 115 (26.08%) Git (software)
6 112 (25.40%) Docker
7 105 (23.81%) Test Automation
8 94 (21.32%) Linux
9 93 (21.09%) Spring
10 92 (20.86%) BDD
11 86 (19.50%) Spring Boot
12 83 (18.82%) Java 8
12 83 (18.82%) Jenkins
12 83 (18.82%) SQL
13 78 (17.69%) Software Engineering
14 73 (16.55%) Node.js
15 71 (16.10%) DevOps
16 67 (15.19%) NoSQL
16 67 (15.19%) Python
17 65 (14.74%) C#
17 65 (14.74%) Scala
18 64 (14.51%) JIRA
19 63 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
20 62 (14.06%) Scrum
21 60 (13.61%) REST
22 58 (13.15%) Selenium
22 58 (13.15%) Cucumber
23 56 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
24 54 (12.24%) OO
25 52 (11.79%) MongoDB

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 (11.34%) Confluence
2 20 (4.54%) Apache
3 15 (3.40%) Apache Spark
3 15 (3.40%) Tomcat
4 14 (3.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 10 (2.27%) nginx
6 9 (2.04%) Anypoint
6 9 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.91%) Oracle Service Bus
7 4 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (0.91%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.68%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.45%) CMS
9 2 (0.45%) JBoss
9 2 (0.45%) Mule
9 2 (0.45%) Mule ESB
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (0.45%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.23%) InVision
2 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.23%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 56 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (8.16%) Slack
3 27 (6.12%) GitHub
4 15 (3.40%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (3.40%) AWS Lambda
5 14 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (3.17%) Serverless
6 9 (2.04%) Apigee
7 8 (1.81%) Amazon S3
7 8 (1.81%) Boomi
7 8 (1.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 6 (1.36%) Google Analytics
8 6 (1.36%) PaaS
8 6 (1.36%) Route 53
9 5 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.91%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.91%) Force.com
10 4 (0.91%) IaaS
10 4 (0.91%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.31%) HTTP
2 12 (2.72%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.04%) SSL
4 8 (1.81%) SSH
5 5 (1.13%) Firewall
6 4 (0.91%) Internet
7 3 (0.68%) DLNA
7 3 (0.68%) UPnP
7 3 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.45%) DHCP
8 2 (0.45%) DNS
8 2 (0.45%) FTP
8 2 (0.45%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (15.19%) NoSQL
2 52 (11.79%) MongoDB
3 44 (9.98%) MySQL
4 38 (8.62%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (4.76%) Big Data
5 21 (4.76%) Hadoop
6 20 (4.54%) Apache Hive
7 17 (3.85%) Relational Database
8 12 (2.72%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (2.49%) HBase
10 9 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 9 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.59%) Oracle Database
11 7 (1.59%) SQL Server
12 6 (1.36%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.13%) Couchbase
13 5 (1.13%) CouchDB
14 4 (0.91%) Data Lake
14 4 (0.91%) Oracle Database 12c
14 4 (0.91%) Redis
Development Applications
1 115 (26.08%) Git (software)
2 83 (18.82%) Jenkins
3 64 (14.51%) JIRA
4 58 (13.15%) Cucumber
4 58 (13.15%) Selenium
5 32 (7.26%) Maven
6 21 (4.76%) WebDriver
7 17 (3.85%) IntelliJ
7 17 (3.85%) JUnit
8 16 (3.63%) Bitbucket
9 14 (3.17%) Mercurial
10 10 (2.27%) Eclipse
10 10 (2.27%) Mockito
10 10 (2.27%) SonarQube
10 10 (2.27%) Subversion
11 8 (1.81%) JMeter
12 7 (1.59%) Ant
12 7 (1.59%) Gatling
12 7 (1.59%) GitLab
13 6 (1.36%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 36 (8.16%) Finance
2 26 (5.90%) Retail
3 19 (4.31%) Banking
4 5 (1.13%) Marketing
5 4 (0.91%) Advertising
5 4 (0.91%) Games
6 3 (0.68%) Electronics
6 3 (0.68%) Publishing
6 3 (0.68%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.45%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.23%) Back Office
8 1 (0.23%) Front Office
8 1 (0.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 272 (61.68%) Developer
2 173 (39.23%) Java Developer
3 29 (6.58%) AWS Developer
4 28 (6.35%) Software Engineer
5 25 (5.67%) Tester
6 23 (5.22%) Automation Tester
6 23 (5.22%) Java Engineer
6 23 (5.22%) Senior Developer
7 22 (4.99%) Scala Developer
7 22 (4.99%) Senior Java Developer
8 21 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
8 21 (4.76%) Test Engineer
9 18 (4.08%) Test Automation Engineer
10 15 (3.40%) Agile Developer
10 15 (3.40%) Agile Java Developer
10 15 (3.40%) Software Developer
11 13 (2.95%) Analyst
11 13 (2.95%) Developer in Test
12 12 (2.72%) Java Automation Tester
12 12 (2.72%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (21.09%) Spring
2 86 (19.50%) Spring Boot
3 73 (16.55%) Node.js
4 60 (13.61%) REST
5 48 (10.88%) HTML
6 47 (10.66%) Hibernate
7 46 (10.43%) Kafka
8 45 (10.20%) CSS
8 45 (10.20%) RESTful
9 41 (9.30%) SOAP
10 37 (8.39%) Web Services
11 36 (8.16%) JSON
12 35 (7.94%) XML
13 30 (6.80%) AngularJS
13 30 (6.80%) React
14 26 (5.90%) RabbitMQ
15 21 (4.76%) Dropwizard
16 20 (4.54%) HTML5
17 19 (4.31%) .NET
18 18 (4.08%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
2 21 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.81%) Mobile App
5 8 (1.81%) PKI
6 5 (1.13%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.13%) NHS
7 3 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (0.68%) MPEG
7 3 (0.68%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.45%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (0.45%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.45%) User Experience
9 1 (0.23%) DataPower
9 1 (0.23%) EPoS
9 1 (0.23%) iPhone
9 1 (0.23%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 94 (21.32%) Linux
2 39 (8.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (4.76%) Unix
4 10 (2.27%) Windows
5 9 (2.04%) Android
6 7 (1.59%) CentOS
7 6 (1.36%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.91%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.91%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.45%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.23%) AIX
10 1 (0.23%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.23%) HPUX
10 1 (0.23%) Solaris
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (60.77%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (35.60%) Microservices
3 135 (30.61%) TDD
4 105 (23.81%) Test Automation
5 92 (20.86%) BDD
6 78 (17.69%) Software Engineering
7 71 (16.10%) DevOps
8 63 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 62 (14.06%) Scrum
10 54 (12.24%) OO
11 51 (11.56%) Open Source
12 39 (8.84%) Problem-Solving
13 33 (7.48%) Configuration Management
13 33 (7.48%) OOP
14 32 (7.26%) Mentoring
14 32 (7.26%) SDLC
15 26 (5.90%) SOA
16 25 (5.67%) Coaching
17 24 (5.44%) API Testing
17 24 (5.44%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 131 (29.71%) JavaScript
2 83 (18.82%) Java 8
2 83 (18.82%) SQL
3 67 (15.19%) Python
4 65 (14.74%) C#
4 65 (14.74%) Scala
5 38 (8.62%) Groovy
6 24 (5.44%) Ruby
7 21 (4.76%) PHP
8 19 (4.31%) Perl
9 17 (3.85%) C++
10 15 (3.40%) Bash Shell
10 15 (3.40%) Clojure
11 12 (2.72%) C
11 12 (2.72%) Shell Script
12 8 (1.81%) Go
13 7 (1.59%) Apex Code
13 7 (1.59%) SOQL
14 6 (1.36%) Haskell
14 6 (1.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (3.63%) Degree
2 10 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (2.04%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.81%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.45%) ISEB
5 2 (0.45%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.23%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.27%) QA
2 5 (1.13%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.68%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.68%) GDPR
3 3 (0.68%) PMO
System Software
1 112 (25.40%) Docker
2 15 (3.40%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.68%) HDFS
3 3 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.45%) Varnish
4 2 (0.45%) vSphere
5 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 43 (9.75%) Puppet
2 32 (7.26%) Terraform
3 26 (5.90%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (4.99%) Ansible
5 18 (4.08%) Grafana
6 11 (2.49%) Kubernetes
7 10 (2.27%) Salt
8 9 (2.04%) Packer
9 7 (1.59%) Kibana
10 5 (1.13%) Control-M
10 5 (1.13%) Graylog
11 4 (0.91%) CFEngine
11 4 (0.91%) Prometheus
11 4 (0.91%) Rancher
12 3 (0.68%) Consul
13 2 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
13 2 (0.45%) Graphite
13 2 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Management
13 2 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 2 (0.45%) QRadar
Vendors
1 34 (7.71%) Oracle
2 17 (3.85%) Adobe
3 14 (3.17%) IBM
3 14 (3.17%) Red Hat
4 13 (2.95%) Google
5 12 (2.72%) Splunk
6 9 (2.04%) MuleSoft
6 9 (2.04%) TIBCO
7 8 (1.81%) Dell
7 8 (1.81%) Informatica
7 8 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.81%) Software AG
8 5 (1.13%) Axway
8 5 (1.13%) Hortonworks
8 5 (1.13%) MapR
9 4 (0.91%) Black Duck
9 4 (0.91%) Coverity
9 4 (0.91%) SAP
9 4 (0.91%) VMware
10 3 (0.68%) Microsoft