Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 5 5
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 330 463 496
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 9.95% 15.25% 15.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.90% 36.57% 35.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 388 349
West Yorkshire median daily rate £440 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £363 £325 £325
90th Percentile £550 £550 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
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 1,441 1,266 1,394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 43.46% 41.69% 43.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,009 950 965
West Yorkshire median daily rate £403 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £285
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 14 13
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.25 £40.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.39% +196.30% -22.86%
10th Percentile £14.21 £39.30 £11.10
90th Percentile £46.08 £40.70 £32.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.25 £40.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year -49.39% +162.30% -21.79%

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 -4 270 £450 +5.88% 101
Bradford -3 21 £425 -15.00% 7
Halifax -7 3 £460 -42.50% 9
Keighley - 2 £288 -
Huddersfield -8 1 £400 - 4
Bingley - 1 £375 - 2
Java
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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.

1 197 (59.70%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (34.24%) Microservices
3 110 (33.33%) TDD
4 94 (28.48%) JavaScript
5 89 (26.97%) Git (software)
5 89 (26.97%) Test Automation
6 87 (26.36%) Linux
7 82 (24.85%) Software Engineering
8 68 (20.61%) Docker
9 67 (20.30%) Jenkins
10 66 (20.00%) Spring Boot
10 66 (20.00%) Python
10 66 (20.00%) SQL
11 65 (19.70%) DevOps
11 65 (19.70%) NoSQL
12 64 (19.39%) Amazon AWS
13 63 (19.09%) BDD
13 63 (19.09%) Spring
14 62 (18.79%) MongoDB
15 59 (17.88%) Java 8
16 57 (17.27%) Node.js
17 56 (16.97%) JIRA
18 54 (16.36%) REST
19 53 (16.06%) Cucumber
20 48 (14.55%) C#
20 48 (14.55%) OO
21 43 (13.03%) HTML
21 43 (13.03%) Continuous Integration
21 43 (13.03%) Confluence
22 41 (12.42%) Scala

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 (13.03%) Confluence
2 25 (7.58%) Apache Spark
3 14 (4.24%) Apache
4 12 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (3.64%) nginx
5 8 (2.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (1.82%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.91%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.91%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.61%) JBoss
9 1 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.30%) Mule
9 1 (0.30%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.30%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (0.91%) InVision
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.30%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 64 (19.39%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (10.00%) Slack
3 20 (6.06%) Serverless
4 19 (5.76%) AWS Lambda
5 15 (4.55%) GitHub
6 14 (4.24%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (3.33%) Amazon S3
9 8 (2.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 7 (2.12%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (1.82%) Route 53
12 4 (1.21%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.91%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.91%) Google App Engine
13 3 (0.91%) IaaS
13 3 (0.91%) PaaS
14 2 (0.61%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 32 (9.70%) HTTP
2 19 (5.76%) TCP/IP
3 12 (3.64%) SSL
4 11 (3.33%) DNS
5 10 (3.03%) DHCP
5 10 (3.03%) FTP
5 10 (3.03%) IPsec
6 5 (1.52%) DLNA
6 5 (1.52%) SSH
6 5 (1.52%) UPnP
6 5 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (1.21%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (19.70%) NoSQL
2 62 (18.79%) MongoDB
3 41 (12.42%) MySQL
4 34 (10.30%) Relational Database
5 33 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
6 32 (9.70%) Hadoop
7 29 (8.79%) Big Data
8 20 (6.06%) RDBMS
9 19 (5.76%) Apache Hive
10 14 (4.24%) HBase
11 11 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (3.33%) Neo4j
12 9 (2.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 9 (2.73%) Redis
13 5 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (1.21%) CouchDB
14 4 (1.21%) DB2
14 4 (1.21%) GIS
14 4 (1.21%) Oracle Database
14 4 (1.21%) Riak
Development Applications
1 89 (26.97%) Git (software)
2 67 (20.30%) Jenkins
3 56 (16.97%) JIRA
4 53 (16.06%) Cucumber
5 36 (10.91%) Selenium
6 32 (9.70%) Maven
7 18 (5.45%) Subversion
8 15 (4.55%) Mockito
9 12 (3.64%) Bitbucket
9 12 (3.64%) JUnit
10 10 (3.03%) SonarQube
10 10 (3.03%) Travis CI
11 9 (2.73%) GitLab
11 9 (2.73%) WebDriver
12 7 (2.12%) IntelliJ
13 6 (1.82%) Eclipse
13 6 (1.82%) Mercurial
13 6 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
14 5 (1.52%) GCC
14 5 (1.52%) GoogleTest
General
1 30 (9.09%) Finance
2 15 (4.55%) Banking
3 9 (2.73%) Retail
4 5 (1.52%) Electronics
5 4 (1.21%) Advertising
6 3 (0.91%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.61%) Games
7 2 (0.61%) Law
8 1 (0.30%) Back Office
8 1 (0.30%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 191 (57.88%) Developer
2 127 (38.48%) Java Developer
3 29 (8.79%) Software Engineer
4 28 (8.48%) AWS Developer
5 26 (7.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 20 (6.06%) Tester
7 19 (5.76%) Java Engineer
8 18 (5.45%) Senior Developer
9 17 (5.15%) Automation Tester
10 16 (4.85%) Senior Java Developer
11 14 (4.24%) Agile Developer
11 14 (4.24%) Agile Java Developer
12 13 (3.94%) Software Developer
13 11 (3.33%) Full Stack Developer
14 10 (3.03%) Analyst
14 10 (3.03%) Developer in Test
14 10 (3.03%) Scala Developer
15 9 (2.73%) Selenium Tester
15 9 (2.73%) Test Automation Engineer
15 9 (2.73%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (20.00%) Spring Boot
2 63 (19.09%) Spring
3 57 (17.27%) Node.js
4 54 (16.36%) REST
5 43 (13.03%) HTML
6 38 (11.52%) Kafka
7 32 (9.70%) Hibernate
8 28 (8.48%) RESTful
9 27 (8.18%) CSS
10 26 (7.88%) AngularJS
10 26 (7.88%) Web Services
11 22 (6.67%) Dropwizard
11 22 (6.67%) React
11 22 (6.67%) SOAP
12 18 (5.45%) JAX-RS
12 18 (5.45%) RabbitMQ
13 16 (4.85%) J2EE
13 16 (4.85%) JSON
13 16 (4.85%) XML
14 12 (3.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (2.12%) Mobile App
4 6 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (1.82%) User Experience
5 5 (1.52%) MPEG
5 5 (1.52%) PKI
6 4 (1.21%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.91%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.61%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (0.61%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.61%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.61%) NHS
8 2 (0.61%) Social Media
9 1 (0.30%) EPoS
9 1 (0.30%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.30%) iPhone
9 1 (0.30%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.30%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.30%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 87 (26.36%) Linux
2 30 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (6.67%) Unix
4 16 (4.85%) Android
5 10 (3.03%) Mac OS X
6 6 (1.82%) CentOS
6 6 (1.82%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (1.21%) Windows
8 3 (0.91%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.61%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.30%) AIX
10 1 (0.30%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.30%) HPUX
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (59.70%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (34.24%) Microservices
3 110 (33.33%) TDD
4 89 (26.97%) Test Automation
5 82 (24.85%) Software Engineering
6 65 (19.70%) DevOps
7 63 (19.09%) BDD
8 48 (14.55%) OO
9 43 (13.03%) Continuous Integration
10 35 (10.61%) Scrum
11 33 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
12 31 (9.39%) Open Source
12 31 (9.39%) SDLC
13 26 (7.88%) Configuration Management
14 25 (7.58%) Mentoring
15 24 (7.27%) OOP
16 21 (6.36%) Coaching
17 16 (4.85%) Thought Leadership
18 15 (4.55%) Web Development
19 14 (4.24%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 94 (28.48%) JavaScript
2 66 (20.00%) Python
2 66 (20.00%) SQL
3 59 (17.88%) Java 8
4 48 (14.55%) C#
5 41 (12.42%) Scala
6 24 (7.27%) C++
7 15 (4.55%) C
7 15 (4.55%) PHP
8 14 (4.24%) Groovy
8 14 (4.24%) Ruby
9 10 (3.03%) Perl
10 6 (1.82%) Clojure
11 5 (1.52%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.21%) Kotlin
13 3 (0.91%) Apex Code
13 3 (0.91%) Go
13 3 (0.91%) JCL
13 3 (0.91%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.91%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 10 (3.03%) Degree
2 9 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (2.73%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.42%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.61%) ISEB
6 1 (0.30%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.82%) QA
2 3 (0.91%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.61%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.30%) HL7
System Software
1 68 (20.61%) Docker
2 13 (3.94%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.21%) HDFS
4 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.30%) Varnish
4 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 32 (9.70%) Puppet
2 24 (7.27%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (5.15%) Terraform
4 15 (4.55%) Ansible
5 12 (3.64%) Kubernetes
6 10 (3.03%) Grafana
7 8 (2.42%) Packer
8 4 (1.21%) Control-M
8 4 (1.21%) Prometheus
8 4 (1.21%) Rancher
9 3 (0.91%) Kibana
10 2 (0.61%) Consul
10 2 (0.61%) Graylog
10 2 (0.61%) Mesos
10 2 (0.61%) QRadar
10 2 (0.61%) Salt
11 1 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.30%) Graphite
11 1 (0.30%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.30%) Oozie
Vendors
1 13 (3.94%) Google
1 13 (3.94%) Oracle
2 10 (3.03%) Adobe
3 8 (2.42%) MapR
4 6 (1.82%) Hortonworks
4 6 (1.82%) Microsoft
5 5 (1.52%) IBM
5 5 (1.52%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.21%) Axway
6 4 (1.21%) Black Duck
6 4 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.91%) Cloudera
7 3 (0.91%) SAP
7 3 (0.91%) Splunk
8 2 (0.61%) AlienVault
8 2 (0.61%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.61%) IBM Sterling
8 2 (0.61%) McAfee
8 2 (0.61%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.30%) VMware