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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 5 11
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6  
Contract jobs citing Java 225 312 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 16.75% 16.00% 11.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.38% 38.24% 25.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 224 138
Median daily rate £415 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £338 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £12.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -63.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.75 £38.25
% change year-on-year +5.80% +1.30%  

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 636 816 793
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 47.36% 41.85% 43.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 574 513
Median daily rate £400 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 13
Median hourly rate £27.50 £15.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.32% -61.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 0 207 £413 -2.94% 74
Bradford -8 11 £575 +31.42% 6
Wakefield - 3 £400 - 4
Halifax - 2 £238 - 4
Java
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 295 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 127 (29.40%) Spring
4 112 (25.93%) Python
5 104 (24.07%) Scrum
5 104 (24.07%) TDD
6 99 (22.92%) Jenkins
7 95 (21.99%) RESTful
8 87 (20.14%) Git (software)
9 86 (19.91%) Linux
10 83 (19.21%) HTML
11 79 (18.29%) SQL
12 78 (18.06%) MongoDB
13 77 (17.82%) Software Engineering
14 75 (17.36%) BDD
15 73 (16.90%) NoSQL
16 72 (16.67%) REST
17 68 (15.74%) JIRA
18 66 (15.28%) Open Source
18 66 (15.28%) Scala
19 63 (14.58%) PHP
19 63 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
20 60 (13.89%) DevOps
21 59 (13.66%) Hibernate
22 55 (12.73%) Oracle
22 55 (12.73%) Microservices
23 54 (12.50%) Unit Testing
24 52 (12.04%) Puppet
25 51 (11.81%) Selenium
25 51 (11.81%) Kanban

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 45 (10.42%) Confluence
2 30 (6.94%) Apache
3 25 (5.79%) Mule
4 22 (5.09%) Tomcat
5 14 (3.24%) WebSphere
6 12 (2.78%) Apache Spark
6 12 (2.78%) Cloud Foundry
6 12 (2.78%) Mule ESB
7 8 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (1.62%) Apache Pig
9 6 (1.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (1.39%) Anypoint
10 5 (1.16%) CMS
10 5 (1.16%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.93%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.69%) nginx
13 1 (0.23%) Drupal
13 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Process Server
13 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.23%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.46%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.23%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.23%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 34 (7.87%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.78%) IaaS
2 12 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.85%) GitHub
3 8 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (1.85%) Loggly
3 8 (1.85%) PaaS
3 8 (1.85%) Sumo Logic
4 6 (1.39%) Slack
5 4 (0.93%) CloudBees
6 3 (0.69%) OpenShift
6 3 (0.69%) SaaS
7 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.46%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.23%) Office 365
8 1 (0.23%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 36 (8.33%) HTTP
2 11 (2.55%) OpenLDAP
3 8 (1.85%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.62%) Internet
5 6 (1.39%) Kerberos
6 5 (1.16%) DNS
7 4 (0.93%) LDAP
8 3 (0.69%) Network Security
9 2 (0.46%) AMQP
9 2 (0.46%) Firewall
10 1 (0.23%) DMZ
10 1 (0.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (18.06%) MongoDB
2 73 (16.90%) NoSQL
3 48 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
4 45 (10.42%) MySQL
5 33 (7.64%) Relational Database
6 31 (7.18%) Redis
7 27 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (3.01%) Hadoop
8 13 (3.01%) HBase
9 10 (2.31%) Big Data
10 9 (2.08%) Riak
11 8 (1.85%) Apache Hive
12 7 (1.62%) Oracle Database
13 6 (1.39%) SQL Server
14 5 (1.16%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.69%) Couchbase
15 3 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 3 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
16 2 (0.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 99 (22.92%) Jenkins
2 87 (20.14%) Git (software)
3 68 (15.74%) JIRA
4 51 (11.81%) Selenium
5 40 (9.26%) Cucumber
6 34 (7.87%) Maven
7 31 (7.18%) JUnit
8 22 (5.09%) Subversion
9 20 (4.63%) JMeter
10 17 (3.94%) WebDriver
11 15 (3.47%) Android Studio
12 14 (3.24%) Eclipse
12 14 (3.24%) Jasmine
13 13 (3.01%) Mercurial
14 11 (2.55%) SoapUI
15 10 (2.31%) Grunt
15 10 (2.31%) PHPUnit
15 10 (2.31%) Visual Studio
16 8 (1.85%) Mockito
16 8 (1.85%) Vagrant
General
1 37 (8.56%) Finance
2 22 (5.09%) Retail
3 13 (3.01%) Banking
4 8 (1.85%) Games
4 8 (1.85%) Law
4 8 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 4 (0.93%) Electronics
6 3 (0.69%) Advertising
6 3 (0.69%) Marketing
7 2 (0.46%) German Language
7 2 (0.46%) Legal
7 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.46%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.23%) iGaming
8 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.23%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 253 (58.56%) Developer
2 151 (34.95%) Java Developer
3 64 (14.81%) Architect
4 29 (6.71%) Android Developer
5 26 (6.02%) Tester
6 24 (5.56%) Software Engineer
6 24 (5.56%) Technical Architect
7 23 (5.32%) Senior Developer
8 22 (5.09%) Java Architect
8 22 (5.09%) Scala Developer
9 21 (4.86%) Senior Java Developer
10 20 (4.63%) Automation Tester
11 18 (4.17%) Java Engineer
12 17 (3.94%) PHP Developer
12 17 (3.94%) Solutions Architect
13 15 (3.47%) Agile Developer
13 15 (3.47%) Java Scala Developer
13 15 (3.47%) Oracle Developer
14 14 (3.24%) Agile Java Developer
15 13 (3.01%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (29.40%) Spring
2 95 (21.99%) RESTful
3 83 (19.21%) HTML
4 72 (16.67%) REST
5 59 (13.66%) Hibernate
6 50 (11.57%) CSS
6 50 (11.57%) Web Services
7 46 (10.65%) HTML5
8 45 (10.42%) Node.js
9 42 (9.72%) SOAP
10 40 (9.26%) AngularJS
10 40 (9.26%) J2EE
11 39 (9.03%) JSON
12 34 (7.87%) Django
13 32 (7.41%) CSS3
14 30 (6.94%) XML
15 28 (6.48%) Spring Boot
16 27 (6.25%) Symfony
17 25 (5.79%) Android SDK
17 25 (5.79%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.56%) Mobile App
2 28 (6.48%) User Experience
3 19 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.94%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (3.01%) Algorithms
6 12 (2.78%) Data Structures
7 11 (2.55%) NHS
8 9 (2.08%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.62%) Driving Licence
10 6 (1.39%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.39%) Social Media
11 5 (1.16%) Replication
11 5 (1.16%) Tandem
12 4 (0.93%) Clustering
13 3 (0.69%) Mobile Banking
14 2 (0.46%) e-Learning
14 2 (0.46%) Learning Management System
14 2 (0.46%) Online Banking
14 2 (0.46%) Reference Data
14 2 (0.46%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 86 (19.91%) Linux
2 45 (10.42%) Android
3 18 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (3.01%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.55%) Unix
5 11 (2.55%) Windows
6 6 (1.39%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (1.16%) CoreOS
8 4 (0.93%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 3 (0.69%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.69%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.23%) AIX
10 1 (0.23%) CentOS
10 1 (0.23%) Solaris
10 1 (0.23%) SUSE
10 1 (0.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (24.07%) Scrum
2 104 (24.07%) TDD
3 77 (17.82%) Software Engineering
4 75 (17.36%) BDD
5 66 (15.28%) Open Source
6 63 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
7 60 (13.89%) DevOps
8 55 (12.73%) Microservices
9 54 (12.50%) Unit Testing
10 51 (11.81%) Automated Testing
10 51 (11.81%) Kanban
11 50 (11.57%) OO
12 39 (9.03%) MVC
13 37 (8.56%) Android Development
14 30 (6.94%) Configuration Management
15 29 (6.71%) Performance Testing
16 24 (5.56%) E-Commerce
16 24 (5.56%) SOA
17 23 (5.32%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 135 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 112 (25.93%) Python
3 79 (18.29%) SQL
4 66 (15.28%) Scala
5 63 (14.58%) PHP
6 48 (11.11%) Ruby
7 22 (5.09%) C#
8 19 (4.40%) Bash Shell
8 19 (4.40%) C++
9 14 (3.24%) Groovy
10 13 (3.01%) Go
11 11 (2.55%) Apple Swift
12 7 (1.62%) C
12 7 (1.62%) Objective-C
13 4 (0.93%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.69%) ECMAScript
14 3 (0.69%) XPath
15 2 (0.46%) Korn
15 2 (0.46%) XQuery
16 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (3.24%) Security Cleared
2 9 (2.08%) Degree
3 6 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (0.93%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.69%) ISEB
5 3 (0.69%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.23%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.71%) QA
2 4 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.46%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.46%) FATCA
3 2 (0.46%) HL7
3 2 (0.46%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.23%) SDET
System Software
1 47 (10.88%) Docker
2 13 (3.01%) HDFS
3 6 (1.39%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.16%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.23%) KVM
6 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 52 (12.04%) Puppet
2 42 (9.72%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (7.41%) Ansible
4 22 (5.09%) Nagios
5 18 (4.17%) Oracle Identity Management
6 17 (3.94%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 17 (3.94%) Salt
7 9 (2.08%) Kubernetes
8 8 (1.85%) Hadoop YARN
8 8 (1.85%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.46%) Mesos
10 2 (0.46%) Rancher
11 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 55 (12.73%) Oracle
2 28 (6.48%) MuleSoft
3 26 (6.02%) Splunk
4 22 (5.09%) Red Hat
5 18 (4.17%) Zend
6 17 (3.94%) Google
7 14 (3.24%) SaltStack
8 13 (3.01%) New Relic
9 8 (1.85%) IBM
9 8 (1.85%) Rackspace
10 6 (1.39%) Adobe
10 6 (1.39%) Hortonworks
10 6 (1.39%) VMware
11 5 (1.16%) AppDynamics
12 4 (0.93%) hybris
12 4 (0.93%) Microsoft
12 4 (0.93%) Tealium
13 3 (0.69%) SAP
14 2 (0.46%) Atlassian
14 2 (0.46%) Solace
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £340 to £375 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £460 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day 4 months likely to extend.
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day Rate flexible £500-550/day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £480 - £520 per day
Posted: 5 days ago