Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 136 146
Rank change year-on-year -12 +10 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 21 22 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.61% 0.72% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.75% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 22
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -10.53% -4.04%
10th Percentile £413 £395 £377
90th Percentile £531 £478 £500
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £425 £463
% change year-on-year +11.76% -8.11% -6.57%
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 3,293 2,946 3,367
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.87% 96.75% 96.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,226 2,027 2,176
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £276 £256 £250
90th Percentile £556 £545 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 90 107
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.20 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.15% +13.60% -8.05%
10th Percentile £10.36 £9.81 £8.75
90th Percentile £25.00 £40.00 £23.85
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.46 £14.88 £13.75
% change year-on-year +3.95% +8.18% +1.14%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +2 13 £475 +11.76% 4
Bradford -18 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 11 December 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 21 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (66.67%) TDD
4 13 (61.90%) Scala
5 12 (57.14%) Microservices
6 11 (52.38%) Groovy
7 10 (47.62%) RESTful
7 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
8 9 (42.86%) Pair Programming
8 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
8 9 (42.86%) Clojure
9 7 (33.33%) OOP
10 6 (28.57%) OO
10 6 (28.57%) Scrum
10 6 (28.57%) GitHub
11 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (23.81%) Mercurial
11 5 (23.81%) Open Source
11 5 (23.81%) SOA
11 5 (23.81%) HTML
11 5 (23.81%) CSS
11 5 (23.81%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (23.81%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (23.81%) Technical Leadership
12 4 (19.05%) HTML5
12 4 (19.05%) CSS3
13 3 (14.29%) REST
13 3 (14.29%) Spring
13 3 (14.29%) Java 8
13 3 (14.29%) Software Delivery

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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) GitHub
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 5 (23.81%) Mercurial
3 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.76%) DbUnit
4 1 (4.76%) gulp
4 1 (4.76%) jMock
4 1 (4.76%) JUnit
4 1 (4.76%) Maven
4 1 (4.76%) Mockito
4 1 (4.76%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (9.52%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) RESTful
2 5 (23.81%) CSS
2 5 (23.81%) HTML
3 4 (19.05%) CSS3
3 4 (19.05%) HTML5
4 3 (14.29%) REST
4 3 (14.29%) Spring
4 3 (14.29%) Spring Boot
5 2 (9.52%) J2EE
5 2 (9.52%) Web Services
6 1 (4.76%) Apache Camel
6 1 (4.76%) Dropwizard
6 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
6 1 (4.76%) JAX-RS
6 1 (4.76%) JSON
6 1 (4.76%) Node.js
6 1 (4.76%) PowerMock
6 1 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) TDD
3 12 (57.14%) Microservices
4 9 (42.86%) Pair Programming
5 7 (33.33%) OOP
6 6 (28.57%) OO
6 6 (28.57%) Scrum
7 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (23.81%) Open Source
7 5 (23.81%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (23.81%) SOA
7 5 (23.81%) Technical Leadership
8 3 (14.29%) Software Delivery
9 2 (9.52%) BDD
9 2 (9.52%) DevOps
9 2 (9.52%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 2 (9.52%) Kanban
10 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (4.76%) Rapid Prototyping
10 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (61.90%) Scala
3 11 (52.38%) Groovy
4 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
5 9 (42.86%) Clojure
6 3 (14.29%) Java 8
7 1 (4.76%) C
7 1 (4.76%) PHP
7 1 (4.76%) Python
7 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PMO
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.76%) Docker
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) VMware