Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020 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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 7 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 214 375 566
As % of all contract jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 11.30% 11.71% 16.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.08% 26.50% 36.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 276 445
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £363 £363 £323
90th Percentile £638 £574 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.65% +6.25%
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £40.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year - -3.03% +3.13%

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 736 1,415 1,547
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 38.88% 44.18% 46.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 966 1,109
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £297
90th Percentile £588 £544 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 31 27
Median hourly rate £20.11 £20.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.67% -49.39% +77.78%
10th Percentile £13.35 £15.50 £34.95
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.00 £43.80
Median hourly rate £20.11 £20.86 £40.00
% change year-on-year -3.57% -47.86% +77.78%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Java in West Yorkshire

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Java in West Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Java in West Yorkshire

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Java in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Java in West Yorkshire

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Java in West Yorkshire.

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 6 April 2020. 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 -1 191 £475 - 51
Bradford -5 14 £455 +7.06% 2
Huddersfield +3 1 £400 -
Java
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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 76 (35.51%) AWS
2 70 (32.71%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (30.37%) Git (software)
4 57 (26.64%) Python
5 51 (23.83%) Spring
5 51 (23.83%) Docker
5 51 (23.83%) Microservices
6 50 (23.36%) Jenkins
6 50 (23.36%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (20.56%) DevOps
8 43 (20.09%) Spring Boot
9 42 (19.63%) TDD
10 40 (18.69%) Kafka
11 37 (17.29%) Node.js
12 35 (16.36%) JavaScript
13 34 (15.89%) Linux
14 33 (15.42%) Software Engineering
15 32 (14.95%) Amazon EC2
15 32 (14.95%) Kubernetes
16 31 (14.49%) GitHub
17 30 (14.02%) BDD
17 30 (14.02%) Terraform
17 30 (14.02%) Security Cleared
18 28 (13.08%) Kotlin
18 28 (13.08%) GitLab
19 27 (12.62%) Azure
19 27 (12.62%) Test Automation
20 26 (12.15%) Bitbucket
20 26 (12.15%) Go
20 26 (12.15%) GCP

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 14 (6.54%) Apache Spark
2 12 (5.61%) Apache
3 9 (4.21%) Confluence
3 9 (4.21%) Tomcat
4 8 (3.74%) WebSphere
5 7 (3.27%) OpenStack
6 6 (2.80%) IIS
6 6 (2.80%) Jetty
6 6 (2.80%) Mongrel
6 6 (2.80%) nginx
7 5 (2.34%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.93%) JBoss
8 2 (0.93%) Mendix
8 2 (0.93%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Fuse
8 2 (0.93%) SAP Portal
9 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.47%) SAS
9 1 (0.47%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Acrobat
1 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (5.14%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.93%) Exstream
3 1 (0.47%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.47%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.47%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.47%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.47%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.47%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 76 (35.51%) AWS
2 32 (14.95%) Amazon EC2
3 31 (14.49%) GitHub
4 27 (12.62%) Azure
5 26 (12.15%) GCP
6 20 (9.35%) Amazon S3
6 20 (9.35%) Serverless
7 16 (7.48%) AWS Lambda
8 13 (6.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 13 (6.07%) Amazon Cognito
8 13 (6.07%) Amazon EMR
9 7 (3.27%) Amazon Kinesis
9 7 (3.27%) Google App Engine
10 6 (2.80%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (2.80%) Slack
11 4 (1.87%) Kong
11 4 (1.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (1.40%) Amazon ECS
12 3 (1.40%) Apigee
12 3 (1.40%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.94%) HTTP
2 11 (5.14%) DNS
3 7 (3.27%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.80%) DHCP
4 6 (2.80%) FTP
4 6 (2.80%) IPsec
5 5 (2.34%) SSL
6 4 (1.87%) Firewall
7 3 (1.40%) Internet
8 2 (0.93%) SSH
9 1 (0.47%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.47%) MPLS
9 1 (0.47%) NFC
9 1 (0.47%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.28%) Big Data
2 17 (7.94%) NoSQL
2 17 (7.94%) SQL Server
3 15 (7.01%) MySQL
4 13 (6.07%) Apache Hive
4 13 (6.07%) Hadoop
5 12 (5.61%) MongoDB
5 12 (5.61%) Relational Database
6 11 (5.14%) HBase
6 11 (5.14%) RDBMS
7 9 (4.21%) Spotfire
8 8 (3.74%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (3.27%) Flink
10 5 (2.34%) Electronic Patient Records
10 5 (2.34%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.40%) BigQuery
11 3 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.40%) Impala
11 3 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 65 (30.37%) Git (software)
2 50 (23.36%) Jenkins
3 28 (13.08%) GitLab
4 26 (12.15%) Bitbucket
5 22 (10.28%) Maven
6 15 (7.01%) JIRA
6 15 (7.01%) Selenium
7 11 (5.14%) Cucumber
8 10 (4.67%) SoapUI
9 9 (4.21%) Postman
9 9 (4.21%) Sonatype Nexus
10 8 (3.74%) Katalon Studio
11 7 (3.27%) JUnit
11 7 (3.27%) Travis CI
12 6 (2.80%) JMeter
13 5 (2.34%) Artifactory
13 5 (2.34%) SonarQube
13 5 (2.34%) Xcode
14 4 (1.87%) Gradle
14 4 (1.87%) SpecFlow
General
1 24 (11.21%) Public Sector
2 21 (9.81%) Finance
3 9 (4.21%) Retail
4 3 (1.40%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.40%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.93%) Publishing
5 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.47%) Electronics
6 1 (0.47%) Games
6 1 (0.47%) Law
6 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 103 (48.13%) Developer
2 50 (23.36%) Java Developer
3 28 (13.08%) Architect
4 22 (10.28%) DevOps Engineer
5 21 (9.81%) Software Engineer
6 14 (6.54%) Technical Architect
7 12 (5.61%) Java Engineer
8 11 (5.14%) Java Software Engineer
9 10 (4.67%) Android Developer
9 10 (4.67%) Test Engineer
9 10 (4.67%) Tester
10 9 (4.21%) Senior Architect
10 9 (4.21%) TIBCO Developer
11 8 (3.74%) Senior Technical Architect
11 8 (3.74%) Software Test Engineer
11 8 (3.74%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
12 7 (3.27%) AWS Developer
13 6 (2.80%) Agile Developer
13 6 (2.80%) AWS DevOps
13 6 (2.80%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (23.83%) Spring
2 43 (20.09%) Spring Boot
3 40 (18.69%) Kafka
4 37 (17.29%) Node.js
5 23 (10.75%) Web Services
6 22 (10.28%) SOAP
6 22 (10.28%) XML
7 21 (9.81%) JSON
8 20 (9.35%) REST
9 19 (8.88%) RabbitMQ
10 18 (8.41%) J2EE
10 18 (8.41%) RESTful
11 17 (7.94%) .NET
12 14 (6.54%) AngularJS
13 13 (6.07%) JMS
14 11 (5.14%) HTML
14 11 (5.14%) JDBC
14 11 (5.14%) React
14 11 (5.14%) TIBCO EMS
15 10 (4.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.81%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.41%) User Experience
3 14 (6.54%) Public Cloud
4 11 (5.14%) Algorithms
4 11 (5.14%) Mobile App
5 10 (4.67%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (3.27%) Data Structures
7 6 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.34%) Clustering
9 4 (1.87%) Cloud Native
10 3 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.93%) PKI
11 2 (0.93%) Video on Demand
11 2 (0.93%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.47%) iPhone
12 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.47%) NHS
12 1 (0.47%) RIA
12 1 (0.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (15.89%) Linux
2 19 (8.88%) Android
3 15 (7.01%) Unix
4 12 (5.61%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.80%) Windows
6 3 (1.40%) CentOS
7 2 (0.93%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.93%) Solaris
7 2 (0.93%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (32.71%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (23.83%) Microservices
3 50 (23.36%) Continuous Integration
4 44 (20.56%) DevOps
5 42 (19.63%) TDD
6 33 (15.42%) Software Engineering
7 30 (14.02%) BDD
8 27 (12.62%) Test Automation
9 23 (10.75%) Identity Access Management
9 23 (10.75%) Open Source
10 20 (9.35%) Continuous Deployment
11 18 (8.41%) Infrastructure as Code
12 17 (7.94%) Data Science
13 16 (7.48%) Data Ingestion
14 15 (7.01%) Android Development
14 15 (7.01%) Architectural Design
14 15 (7.01%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 14 (6.54%) Analytics
16 13 (6.07%) Integration Testing
16 13 (6.07%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 57 (26.64%) Python
2 35 (16.36%) JavaScript
3 28 (13.08%) Kotlin
4 26 (12.15%) Go
5 25 (11.68%) Java 8
6 22 (10.28%) SQL
7 15 (7.01%) Scala
8 14 (6.54%) Bash Shell
8 14 (6.54%) C#
9 11 (5.14%) XPath
10 10 (4.67%) Perl
10 10 (4.67%) Ruby
11 8 (3.74%) PHP
12 7 (3.27%) Apple Swift
13 5 (2.34%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.87%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.87%) TypeScript
15 3 (1.40%) ABAP
15 3 (1.40%) C++
15 3 (1.40%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 30 (14.02%) Security Cleared
2 18 (8.41%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.67%) Degree
4 8 (3.74%) DV Cleared
5 7 (3.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.47%) CCNP
6 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.80%) QA
2 2 (0.93%) SLA
3 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 51 (23.83%) Docker
2 9 (4.21%) HDFS
3 7 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.80%) Xen
5 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.47%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 32 (14.95%) Kubernetes
2 30 (14.02%) Terraform
3 21 (9.81%) Puppet
4 14 (6.54%) Ansible
5 9 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (3.74%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (1.40%) CFEngine
7 3 (1.40%) Prometheus
7 3 (1.40%) Salt
8 1 (0.47%) Ambari
8 1 (0.47%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.47%) Grafana
8 1 (0.47%) HockeyApp
8 1 (0.47%) Kibana
8 1 (0.47%) logstash
8 1 (0.47%) Nagios
8 1 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.47%) Oozie
8 1 (0.47%) OpenView
Vendors
1 24 (11.21%) Oracle
2 18 (8.41%) Google
3 14 (6.54%) Microsoft
4 11 (5.14%) TIBCO
5 10 (4.67%) VMware
6 7 (3.27%) Tableau
7 6 (2.80%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.34%) AppDynamics
8 5 (2.34%) Splunk
9 4 (1.87%) SAP
10 3 (1.40%) IBM
11 2 (0.93%) MuleSoft
11 2 (0.93%) OpenText
11 2 (0.93%) OutSystems
11 2 (0.93%) SaltStack
12 1 (0.47%) Confluent
12 1 (0.47%) Databricks
12 1 (0.47%) Demandware
12 1 (0.47%) F5
12 1 (0.47%) Hortonworks