Period
to 22 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Java Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Senior Java Developer
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 136 118
Rank change year-on-year -17 -18 +62
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 17 15 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.49% 0.52% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.53% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 49
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £415 £366 £360
90th Percentile £548 £486 £500
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +8.57% -2.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 3,334 2,812 3,804
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.94% 97.67% 96.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,262 1,897 2,544
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £293 £269 £269
90th Percentile £550 £543 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +10.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 80 91
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.43 £14.10 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.40% +12.80% -7.41%
10th Percentile £9.45 £8.83 £9.23
90th Percentile £28.25 £27.61 £19.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £14.20 £13.81
% change year-on-year +10.92% +2.82% +2.98%

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer in West Yorkshire

Senior Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Java Developer in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Java Developer in West Yorkshire

Senior Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Java Developer in West Yorkshire

Senior Java Developer
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 Senior Java Developer within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 September 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 -8 12 £463 +8.82% 3
Bradford -9 1 £425 -
Senior Java Developer
Yorkshire

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, Senior Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (76.47%) Git (software)
3 13 (76.47%) Microservices
4 10 (58.82%) TDD
5 9 (52.94%) RESTful
6 8 (47.06%) SOA
6 8 (47.06%) OOP
7 7 (41.18%) OO
7 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
7 7 (41.18%) Mercurial
7 7 (41.18%) Scala
7 7 (41.18%) Groovy
7 7 (41.18%) GitHub
7 7 (41.18%) Clojure
7 7 (41.18%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (35.29%) CSS3
8 6 (35.29%) HTML
8 6 (35.29%) HTML5
8 6 (35.29%) CSS
9 5 (29.41%) Open Source
9 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
9 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (23.53%) Pair Programming
10 4 (23.53%) Scrum
10 4 (23.53%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 3 (17.65%) Software Delivery
11 3 (17.65%) Spring Boot
11 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
11 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
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 2 (11.76%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) GitHub
2 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 13 (76.47%) Git (software)
2 7 (41.18%) Mercurial
3 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
4 2 (11.76%) JUnit
4 2 (11.76%) Maven
5 1 (5.88%) DbUnit
5 1 (5.88%) jMock
5 1 (5.88%) Mockito
5 1 (5.88%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) RESTful
2 6 (35.29%) CSS
2 6 (35.29%) CSS3
2 6 (35.29%) HTML
2 6 (35.29%) HTML5
3 3 (17.65%) Spring
3 3 (17.65%) Spring Boot
4 2 (11.76%) J2EE
4 2 (11.76%) REST
5 1 (5.88%) Apache Camel
5 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.88%) JSON
5 1 (5.88%) PowerMock
5 1 (5.88%) Servlets
5 1 (5.88%) SOAP
5 1 (5.88%) Spring MVC
5 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (76.47%) Microservices
3 10 (58.82%) TDD
4 8 (47.06%) OOP
4 8 (47.06%) SOA
5 7 (41.18%) OO
6 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (29.41%) Open Source
7 4 (23.53%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 4 (23.53%) Pair Programming
7 4 (23.53%) Scrum
8 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (17.65%) Software Delivery
9 2 (11.76%) BDD
9 2 (11.76%) Continuous Deployment
10 1 (5.88%) Coaching
10 1 (5.88%) DevOps
10 1 (5.88%) Low Latency
10 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
10 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) Clojure
2 7 (41.18%) Groovy
2 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 7 (41.18%) Scala
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.88%) Docker
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) hybris
1 1 (5.88%) VMware