Period
to 25 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Java Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 132 92
Rank change year-on-year -16 -40 +68
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 21 16 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.62% 0.58% 2.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.59% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 54
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £423 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.51% -6.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £400 £363 £363
90th Percentile £543 £469 £500
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
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 3,267 2,705 3,819
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.06% 97.44% 96.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,204 1,793 2,616
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £275 £266
90th Percentile £538 £550 £560
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 87 108
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £12.18 £12.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.20% -5.69% -5.04%
10th Percentile £9.81 £8.69 £8.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £28.48 £22.48
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £12.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year +33.33% -8.93% +12.00%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -23 18 £450 +7.14% 8
Bradford -4 1 £525 +23.53%
Senior Java Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 17 (80.95%) Microservices
4 15 (71.43%) TDD
5 13 (61.90%) RESTful
6 11 (52.38%) Git (software)
6 11 (52.38%) Spring
6 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
7 9 (42.86%) OO
7 9 (42.86%) Maven
7 9 (42.86%) Spring Boot
8 8 (38.10%) Java 8
9 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
10 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
11 5 (23.81%) Scala
11 5 (23.81%) Hibernate
12 4 (19.05%) OOP
12 4 (19.05%) SOA
12 4 (19.05%) BDD
12 4 (19.05%) Docker
13 3 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 3 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
13 3 (14.29%) HTML5
13 3 (14.29%) Node.js
13 3 (14.29%) CSS3
13 3 (14.29%) Clojure
13 3 (14.29%) GitHub
13 3 (14.29%) SQL
13 3 (14.29%) CSS

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 (9.52%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) GitHub
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Git (software)
2 9 (42.86%) Maven
3 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 3 (14.29%) Mercurial
5 2 (9.52%) JUnit
6 1 (4.76%) DbUnit
6 1 (4.76%) jMock
6 1 (4.76%) Mockito
6 1 (4.76%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (9.52%) Banking
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) RESTful
2 11 (52.38%) Spring
3 9 (42.86%) Spring Boot
4 5 (23.81%) Hibernate
5 3 (14.29%) CSS
5 3 (14.29%) CSS3
5 3 (14.29%) HTML
5 3 (14.29%) HTML5
5 3 (14.29%) Node.js
6 2 (9.52%) Apache Camel
6 2 (9.52%) J2EE
6 2 (9.52%) Kafka
6 2 (9.52%) REST
7 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
7 1 (4.76%) JMS
7 1 (4.76%) Servlets
7 1 (4.76%) SOAP
7 1 (4.76%) Spring MVC
7 1 (4.76%) Web Services
7 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Android
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (80.95%) Microservices
3 15 (71.43%) TDD
4 9 (42.86%) OO
5 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 4 (19.05%) BDD
6 4 (19.05%) OOP
6 4 (19.05%) SOA
7 3 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 2 (9.52%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (9.52%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (4.76%) Content Management
9 1 (4.76%) Kanban
9 1 (4.76%) Open Source
9 1 (4.76%) Pair Programming
9 1 (4.76%) Scrum
9 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
3 8 (38.10%) Java 8
4 5 (23.81%) Scala
5 3 (14.29%) Clojure
5 3 (14.29%) Groovy
5 3 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (9.52%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Docker
2 3 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) hybris
1 1 (4.76%) VMware