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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 4 17
Rank change year-on-year -2 +13  
Contract jobs citing Java 235 342 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 16.67% 16.67% 8.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.90% 36.11% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 249 125
Median daily rate £420 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.17% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £511 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -10.00%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 620 947 828
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 43.97% 46.15% 39.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 662 579
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
Median hourly rate £39.00 £14.88 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +162.18% -62.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.63 £13.75 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £16.09 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing Java as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -1 202 £420 -1.17% 60
Halifax +14 11 £308 -31.66%
Bradford +2 9 £500 +11.11% 3
Wakefield - 7 £400 - 1
Huddersfield - 1 £350 - 2
Pudsey - 1 £430 - 1
Java
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 310 (67.69%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (32.10%) Spring
3 140 (30.57%) Python
4 133 (29.04%) JavaScript
5 129 (28.17%) Test Automation
6 127 (27.73%) TDD
7 102 (22.27%) Jenkins
8 99 (21.62%) HTML
9 95 (20.74%) Git (software)
10 90 (19.65%) NoSQL
10 90 (19.65%) Scrum
11 88 (19.21%) SQL
12 86 (18.78%) Hibernate
13 82 (17.90%) Linux
13 82 (17.90%) BDD
13 82 (17.90%) RESTful
14 79 (17.25%) PHP
15 78 (17.03%) JIRA
16 77 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
17 75 (16.38%) Software Engineering
18 74 (16.16%) Open Source
19 72 (15.72%) Scala
20 69 (15.07%) MongoDB
21 68 (14.85%) REST
21 68 (14.85%) DevOps
22 64 (13.97%) MySQL
23 61 (13.32%) Android
24 56 (12.23%) Cucumber
24 56 (12.23%) CSS
25 53 (11.57%) Selenium

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 46 (10.04%) Confluence
2 24 (5.24%) WebSphere
3 21 (4.59%) Tomcat
4 13 (2.84%) Apache
5 10 (2.18%) Mule
6 8 (1.75%) Anypoint
7 6 (1.31%) WebSphere Portal
8 5 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (0.87%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.87%) Mule ESB
9 4 (0.87%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.66%) nginx
11 2 (0.44%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.44%) CMS
11 2 (0.44%) JBoss
11 2 (0.44%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.44%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.22%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 8 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.44%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.22%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.22%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.84%) Slack
3 5 (1.09%) GitHub
3 5 (1.09%) IaaS
4 4 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (0.87%) Loggly
4 4 (0.87%) Sumo Logic
5 3 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.66%) SaaS
6 2 (0.44%) Akamai
6 2 (0.44%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.44%) Route 53
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.22%) Firebase
7 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.68%) HTTP
2 13 (2.84%) Firewall
3 9 (1.97%) WAN
4 8 (1.75%) 3G
4 8 (1.75%) GPRS
4 8 (1.75%) GSM
4 8 (1.75%) LAN
4 8 (1.75%) LTE
4 8 (1.75%) SGSN
4 8 (1.75%) Wireless
5 7 (1.53%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.09%) Internet
7 2 (0.44%) DNS
7 2 (0.44%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.44%) LDAP
7 2 (0.44%) Network Security
7 2 (0.44%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.22%) DMZ
8 1 (0.22%) DVB
8 1 (0.22%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (19.65%) NoSQL
2 69 (15.07%) MongoDB
3 64 (13.97%) MySQL
4 36 (7.86%) PostgreSQL
5 29 (6.33%) Relational Database
6 24 (5.24%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (3.06%) Redis
8 11 (2.40%) CouchDB
9 10 (2.18%) Couchbase
10 9 (1.97%) SQL Server
11 7 (1.53%) Oracle Database
11 7 (1.53%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.31%) Big Data
13 5 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.09%) Riak
14 4 (0.87%) Hadoop
15 3 (0.66%) HBase
16 2 (0.44%) Apache Hive
17 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 102 (22.27%) Jenkins
2 95 (20.74%) Git (software)
3 78 (17.03%) JIRA
4 56 (12.23%) Cucumber
5 53 (11.57%) Selenium
6 40 (8.73%) JUnit
7 32 (6.99%) Subversion
8 31 (6.77%) WebDriver
9 28 (6.11%) Maven
10 18 (3.93%) Hudson
10 18 (3.93%) Mercurial
11 16 (3.49%) Eclipse
12 15 (3.28%) Android Studio
13 11 (2.40%) Jasmine
14 9 (1.97%) IntelliJ
15 8 (1.75%) Gradle
16 6 (1.31%) Grunt
16 6 (1.31%) Mockito
16 6 (1.31%) PHPUnit
16 6 (1.31%) SoapUI
General
1 32 (6.99%) Finance
2 16 (3.49%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.06%) Retail
4 12 (2.62%) Marketing
5 10 (2.18%) Electronics
6 9 (1.97%) Games
6 9 (1.97%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.75%) Banking
8 3 (0.66%) Law
9 2 (0.44%) German Language
10 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.22%) Publishing
10 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 289 (63.10%) Developer
2 184 (40.17%) Java Developer
3 37 (8.08%) Android Developer
3 37 (8.08%) Architect
4 36 (7.86%) Tester
5 34 (7.42%) Scala Developer
6 31 (6.77%) Java Scala Developer
7 30 (6.55%) Automation Tester
8 25 (5.46%) Software Engineer
9 22 (4.80%) Senior Developer
10 21 (4.59%) Java Engineer
11 19 (4.15%) Java Architect
11 19 (4.15%) PHP Developer
11 19 (4.15%) Python Developer
12 17 (3.71%) Selenium Tester
13 16 (3.49%) Agile Developer
13 16 (3.49%) Selenium Automation Tester
13 16 (3.49%) Senior Java Developer
13 16 (3.49%) Technical Architect
14 15 (3.28%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (32.10%) Spring
2 99 (21.62%) HTML
3 86 (18.78%) Hibernate
4 82 (17.90%) RESTful
5 68 (14.85%) REST
6 56 (12.23%) CSS
7 47 (10.26%) Node.js
8 44 (9.61%) J2EE
8 44 (9.61%) JSON
8 44 (9.61%) Web Services
9 39 (8.52%) HTML5
9 39 (8.52%) XML
10 33 (7.21%) Android SDK
11 30 (6.55%) SOAP
12 28 (6.11%) Django
12 28 (6.11%) Play Framework
12 28 (6.11%) Symfony
13 27 (5.90%) CSS3
13 27 (5.90%) Spring MVC
14 25 (5.46%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 45 (9.83%) Mobile App
2 43 (9.39%) Greenfield Project
3 30 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (5.24%) User Experience
5 16 (3.49%) Data Structures
6 15 (3.28%) Algorithms
7 8 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.31%) NHS
9 5 (1.09%) Driving Licence
10 4 (0.87%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.66%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.66%) Online Banking
11 3 (0.66%) Over-the-Top Content
11 3 (0.66%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.44%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.44%) Clustering
12 2 (0.44%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.44%) Social Media
13 1 (0.22%) Embedded Systems
13 1 (0.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 82 (17.90%) Linux
2 61 (13.32%) Android
3 35 (7.64%) Unix
4 21 (4.59%) Apple iOS
5 19 (4.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (3.71%) Windows
7 8 (1.75%) Mac OS X
7 8 (1.75%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.87%) AIX
8 4 (0.87%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (0.87%) Solaris
9 2 (0.44%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.44%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (0.22%) CentOS
10 1 (0.22%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.22%) SUSE
10 1 (0.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.22%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (67.69%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (28.17%) Test Automation
3 127 (27.73%) TDD
4 90 (19.65%) Scrum
5 82 (17.90%) BDD
6 77 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
7 75 (16.38%) Software Engineering
8 74 (16.16%) Open Source
9 68 (14.85%) DevOps
10 52 (11.35%) Microservices
11 48 (10.48%) OO
12 47 (10.26%) Android Development
12 47 (10.26%) MVC
13 44 (9.61%) Unit Testing
14 36 (7.86%) Kanban
15 35 (7.64%) SDLC
16 34 (7.42%) Configuration Management
17 32 (6.99%) High Availability
18 25 (5.46%) Test Scripting
19 18 (3.93%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (30.57%) Python
2 133 (29.04%) JavaScript
3 88 (19.21%) SQL
4 79 (17.25%) PHP
5 72 (15.72%) Scala
6 52 (11.35%) Ruby
7 31 (6.77%) Bash Shell
8 25 (5.46%) Groovy
9 20 (4.37%) C#
10 17 (3.71%) C++
11 12 (2.62%) Go
12 10 (2.18%) Apple Swift
12 10 (2.18%) Perl
13 9 (1.97%) PowerShell
14 8 (1.75%) Objective-C
14 8 (1.75%) VB
15 7 (1.53%) C
15 7 (1.53%) ECMAScript
16 4 (0.87%) Elixir
16 4 (0.87%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (1.53%) Security Cleared
2 5 (1.09%) SC Cleared
3 4 (0.87%) Degree
3 4 (0.87%) Sun Certification
4 3 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.22%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.22%) ISEB
6 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.90%) QA
2 2 (0.44%) HL7
3 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (10.04%) Docker
2 3 (0.66%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.66%) HDFS
3 2 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.22%) KVM
4 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 44 (9.61%) Puppet
2 32 (6.99%) Ansible
3 30 (6.55%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (2.84%) Salt
5 8 (1.75%) AirWatch
6 7 (1.53%) Nagios
7 6 (1.31%) Kubernetes
8 4 (0.87%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.66%) Mesos
9 3 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Management
9 3 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 3 (0.66%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.44%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.44%) Rancher
10 2 (0.44%) Terraform
11 1 (0.22%) Cobbler
11 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 43 (9.39%) Oracle
2 21 (4.59%) IBM
3 18 (3.93%) Google
3 18 (3.93%) Zend
4 16 (3.49%) Red Hat
5 11 (2.40%) SAP
6 9 (1.97%) MuleSoft
6 9 (1.97%) Splunk
7 8 (1.75%) MobileIron
7 8 (1.75%) Sun
8 6 (1.31%) Microsoft
8 6 (1.31%) SaltStack
9 5 (1.09%) Adobe
10 4 (0.87%) HP
10 4 (0.87%) hybris
10 4 (0.87%) New Relic
10 4 (0.87%) Rackspace
11 2 (0.44%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.44%) Hortonworks
11 2 (0.44%) Imperva
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