Period
to 22 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 5 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +11
Contract jobs citing Java 588 456 643
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 17.33% 16.51% 16.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.55% 36.39% 37.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 333 480
West Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% -1.18% +13.33%
10th Percentile £325 £344 £325
90th Percentile £550 £550 £570
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £420 £430
% change year-on-year +4.17% -2.33% +14.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +344.44% -77.50%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £9.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% +344.44% -77.50%

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 1,654 1,253 1,715
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 48.75% 45.37% 43.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,153 891 1,194
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £307 £300 £293
90th Percentile £535 £523 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +15.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 13
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.78% +42.86% -55.00%
10th Percentile £28.53 £14.46 £13.00
90th Percentile £43.65 £39.40 £21.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +77.78% +7.14% -40.00%

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 June 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 June 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 -1 509 £425 +1.19% 115
Bradford 0 27 £488 -4.88% 13
Halifax +1 12 £800 +166.67% 5
Pudsey 0 2 £525 +22.09%
Huddersfield -2 2 £425 +21.43% 3
Wakefield -7 2 - - 5
Ossett - 1 - - 1
Java
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 402 (68.37%) Agile Software Development
2 225 (38.27%) Microservices
3 224 (38.10%) TDD
4 198 (33.67%) Git (software)
5 190 (32.31%) Jenkins
6 179 (30.44%) Spring
7 177 (30.10%) JavaScript
8 170 (28.91%) Test Automation
9 154 (26.19%) Scrum
10 144 (24.49%) BDD
11 132 (22.45%) Software Engineering
12 128 (21.77%) NoSQL
12 128 (21.77%) Spring Boot
13 124 (21.09%) Continuous Integration
13 124 (21.09%) Linux
14 121 (20.58%) SQL
15 114 (19.39%) Docker
16 110 (18.71%) Open Source
17 109 (18.54%) Node.js
18 104 (17.69%) Java 8
19 98 (16.67%) REST
20 96 (16.33%) DevOps
21 89 (15.14%) OO
22 86 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
23 85 (14.46%) Kanban
24 82 (13.95%) RESTful
25 81 (13.78%) Kafka
26 78 (13.27%) HTML
27 77 (13.10%) Maven
27 77 (13.10%) Puppet

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 47 (7.99%) Confluence
2 44 (7.48%) Apache
3 34 (5.78%) Tomcat
4 21 (3.57%) nginx
5 19 (3.23%) Apache Spark
6 18 (3.06%) WebSphere
7 14 (2.38%) Anypoint
7 14 (2.38%) Cloud Foundry
8 13 (2.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 8 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (1.36%) IIS
9 8 (1.36%) Jetty
9 8 (1.36%) Mongrel
9 8 (1.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (0.85%) JBoss
10 5 (0.85%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.51%) CMS
11 3 (0.51%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.34%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 86 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (5.95%) Slack
3 32 (5.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (4.76%) GitHub
5 19 (3.23%) PaaS
6 14 (2.38%) SaaS
7 12 (2.04%) IaaS
8 11 (1.87%) Serverless
9 10 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (1.70%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (1.70%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 9 (1.53%) Google App Engine
11 8 (1.36%) AWS Lambda
12 7 (1.19%) Boomi
12 7 (1.19%) Force.com
13 6 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
14 5 (0.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 5 (0.85%) Amazon S3
15 3 (0.51%) Google Analytics
16 2 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.08%) HTTP
2 14 (2.38%) SSL
3 11 (1.87%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.36%) DHCP
4 8 (1.36%) DNS
4 8 (1.36%) FTP
4 8 (1.36%) IPsec
4 8 (1.36%) SMS
5 5 (0.85%) Internet
6 3 (0.51%) AMQP
6 3 (0.51%) BIG-IP
6 3 (0.51%) Skype
6 3 (0.51%) SSH
7 2 (0.34%) Firewall
7 2 (0.34%) FIX Connectivity
7 2 (0.34%) SAN
8 1 (0.17%) DVB
8 1 (0.17%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (21.77%) NoSQL
2 66 (11.22%) MongoDB
3 64 (10.88%) PostgreSQL
4 62 (10.54%) MySQL
5 39 (6.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 36 (6.12%) Big Data
7 29 (4.93%) Apache Hive
8 27 (4.59%) Relational Database
9 22 (3.74%) Hadoop
10 11 (1.87%) HBase
10 11 (1.87%) SQL Server
11 10 (1.70%) Oracle Database
11 10 (1.70%) RDBMS
11 10 (1.70%) Redis
12 9 (1.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 8 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (1.36%) Impala
14 7 (1.19%) Cloud Spanner
14 7 (1.19%) NewSQL
14 7 (1.19%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 198 (33.67%) Git (software)
2 190 (32.31%) Jenkins
3 77 (13.10%) Maven
3 77 (13.10%) Selenium
4 68 (11.56%) Cucumber
5 60 (10.20%) JIRA
6 48 (8.16%) JUnit
7 33 (5.61%) Subversion
8 27 (4.59%) Mercurial
9 24 (4.08%) Jasmine
10 20 (3.40%) WebDriver
11 18 (3.06%) Artifactory
11 18 (3.06%) Mockito
11 18 (3.06%) Sonatype Nexus
12 15 (2.55%) SonarQube
13 12 (2.04%) Appium
13 12 (2.04%) IntelliJ
14 11 (1.87%) Eclipse
14 11 (1.87%) SoapUI
15 10 (1.70%) Travis CI
General
1 38 (6.46%) Finance
2 31 (5.27%) Retail
3 26 (4.42%) Banking
4 11 (1.87%) Games
5 10 (1.70%) Law
6 9 (1.53%) Marketing
7 3 (0.51%) Legal
7 3 (0.51%) Publishing
7 3 (0.51%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.34%) Online Betting
8 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.17%) Advertising
9 1 (0.17%) Electronics
9 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 326 (55.44%) Developer
2 226 (38.44%) Java Developer
3 58 (9.86%) Java Engineer
4 57 (9.69%) Software Engineer
5 49 (8.33%) Architect
6 34 (5.78%) DevOps Engineer
7 31 (5.27%) Test Engineer
8 30 (5.10%) Java Software Engineer
9 28 (4.76%) Analyst
10 26 (4.42%) Software Developer
11 25 (4.25%) Java Software Developer
12 23 (3.91%) Test Analyst
12 23 (3.91%) Tester
13 21 (3.57%) Senior Developer
13 21 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
14 19 (3.23%) Automation Tester
14 19 (3.23%) Test Automation Engineer
15 18 (3.06%) Solutions Architect
16 17 (2.89%) Python Developer
16 17 (2.89%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (30.44%) Spring
2 128 (21.77%) Spring Boot
3 109 (18.54%) Node.js
4 98 (16.67%) REST
5 82 (13.95%) RESTful
6 81 (13.78%) Kafka
7 78 (13.27%) HTML
8 75 (12.76%) Hibernate
9 60 (10.20%) CSS
10 57 (9.69%) Web Services
11 52 (8.84%) RabbitMQ
12 51 (8.67%) AngularJS
12 51 (8.67%) SOAP
13 40 (6.80%) .NET
14 39 (6.63%) Dropwizard
15 38 (6.46%) ActiveMQ
16 32 (5.44%) HTML5
17 30 (5.10%) XML
18 26 (4.42%) JSON
19 24 (4.08%) React
Miscellaneous
1 31 (5.27%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (3.06%) Greenfield Project
3 18 (3.06%) User Experience
4 11 (1.87%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.02%) Data Centre
5 6 (1.02%) NHS
6 5 (0.85%) Clustering
6 5 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (0.85%) Mainframe
6 5 (0.85%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.68%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.68%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (0.51%) AS400
8 3 (0.51%) PKI
9 2 (0.34%) Equities
9 2 (0.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.34%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.34%) iPad
9 2 (0.34%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 124 (21.09%) Linux
2 51 (8.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 47 (7.99%) Android
4 37 (6.29%) Apple iOS
5 12 (2.04%) Windows
6 11 (1.87%) Unix
7 4 (0.68%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.34%) CentOS
8 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.34%) zOS
9 1 (0.17%) AIX
9 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 402 (68.37%) Agile Software Development
2 225 (38.27%) Microservices
3 224 (38.10%) TDD
4 170 (28.91%) Test Automation
5 154 (26.19%) Scrum
6 144 (24.49%) BDD
7 132 (22.45%) Software Engineering
8 124 (21.09%) Continuous Integration
9 110 (18.71%) Open Source
10 96 (16.33%) DevOps
11 89 (15.14%) OO
12 85 (14.46%) Kanban
13 54 (9.18%) Mentoring
14 41 (6.97%) API Testing
15 37 (6.29%) Coaching
15 37 (6.29%) Configuration Management
16 33 (5.61%) SDET
17 32 (5.44%) SFIA
17 32 (5.44%) Test Scripting
18 31 (5.27%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 177 (30.10%) JavaScript
2 121 (20.58%) SQL
3 104 (17.69%) Java 8
4 65 (11.05%) C#
4 65 (11.05%) Scala
5 63 (10.71%) Python
6 42 (7.14%) PHP
7 33 (5.61%) Groovy
8 28 (4.76%) Ruby
9 24 (4.08%) Shell Script
10 22 (3.74%) Bash Shell
11 17 (2.89%) C++
12 16 (2.72%) T-SQL
13 14 (2.38%) Kotlin
14 12 (2.04%) Perl
15 10 (1.70%) ES6
16 9 (1.53%) Clojure
16 9 (1.53%) Go
17 7 (1.19%) Apex Code
17 7 (1.19%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 33 (5.61%) Security Cleared
2 26 (4.42%) SC Cleared
3 12 (2.04%) Degree
4 3 (0.51%) BC Cleared
4 3 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (0.51%) ISEB
5 2 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.34%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.17%) CISA
6 1 (0.17%) CISM
6 1 (0.17%) CISSP
6 1 (0.17%) CRISC
6 1 (0.17%) CSSLP
6 1 (0.17%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.17%) GIAC
6 1 (0.17%) GSSP-.NET
6 1 (0.17%) GSSP-JAVA
6 1 (0.17%) ISACA
6 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.12%) QA
2 10 (1.70%) SLA
3 3 (0.51%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.51%) GDPR
3 3 (0.51%) PMO
4 2 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) GCP
5 1 (0.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 114 (19.39%) Docker
2 16 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.55%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (1.36%) Xen
5 7 (1.19%) Apache Flume
6 6 (1.02%) VMware Server
7 4 (0.68%) Varnish
8 2 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 77 (13.10%) Puppet
2 50 (8.50%) Ansible
3 31 (5.27%) Terraform
4 25 (4.25%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (3.74%) Grafana
6 18 (3.06%) Graylog
7 16 (2.72%) Salt
8 14 (2.38%) Kubernetes
8 14 (2.38%) Rancher
9 6 (1.02%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 5 (0.85%) CFEngine
10 5 (0.85%) Marathon
10 5 (0.85%) Mesos
10 5 (0.85%) Oracle Identity Management
11 3 (0.51%) Kibana
12 2 (0.34%) CA Wily
12 2 (0.34%) OpenView
13 1 (0.17%) Consul
13 1 (0.17%) Graphite
13 1 (0.17%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 53 (9.01%) Oracle
2 46 (7.82%) Red Hat
3 23 (3.91%) Splunk
4 19 (3.23%) MuleSoft
5 17 (2.89%) VMware
6 15 (2.55%) Adobe
6 15 (2.55%) Google
7 14 (2.38%) Informatica
7 14 (2.38%) Microsoft
8 12 (2.04%) Xamarin
9 11 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (1.70%) IBM
11 9 (1.53%) Dell
12 8 (1.36%) Coverity
12 8 (1.36%) F5
13 7 (1.19%) Apigee
13 7 (1.19%) AppDynamics
13 7 (1.19%) Software AG
13 7 (1.19%) Talend
13 7 (1.19%) TIBCO