Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for Java 8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java 8 over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 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 SE 8
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 63 119
Rank change year-on-year -18 +56 +87
Contract jobs citing Java 8 130 136 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.60% 3.05% 1.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.11% 8.14% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 121 79
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -8.33% -
10th Percentile £390 £375 £393
90th Percentile £513 £475 £500
England median daily rate £525 £525 £488
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £36.64 - £50.00

Java 8 is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,129 1,671 2,300
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 42.64% 37.51% 43.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,491 1,234 1,575
Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £281
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 18 29
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.25 £40.00 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.39% +169.09% -23.77%
10th Percentile £14.56 £18.73 £12.19
90th Percentile £45.88 £41.83 £47.50
England median hourly rate £42.19 £40.00 £38.88
% change year-on-year +5.48% +2.89% +3.67%

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Java 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Java 8 in Yorkshire

Java 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java 8 in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java 8 in Yorkshire

Java 8
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java 8 in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java 8 in Yorkshire

Java 8
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java 8 within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 13 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
West Yorkshire -37 80 £438 +6.06% 20
South Yorkshire +16 42 £438 +2.94% 1
North Yorkshire - 8 £438 -
East Yorkshire - 1 £438 - 1
Java 8
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Java 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 130 (100.00%) Java
2 103 (79.23%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (68.46%) Spring
4 83 (63.85%) Spring Boot
5 68 (52.31%) Microservices
6 54 (41.54%) Docker
7 51 (39.23%) TDD
8 44 (33.85%) Hibernate
9 35 (26.92%) DevOps
10 29 (22.31%) JavaScript
11 26 (20.00%) RESTful
12 25 (19.23%) Web Services
13 22 (16.92%) REST
14 21 (16.15%) Software Engineering
15 19 (14.62%) OO
16 18 (13.85%) Maven
16 18 (13.85%) Kafka
16 18 (13.85%) Apache Camel
17 17 (13.08%) Ansible
17 17 (13.08%) Dropwizard
17 17 (13.08%) Amazon AWS
18 16 (12.31%) NoSQL
19 15 (11.54%) AngularJS
19 15 (11.54%) Test Automation
19 15 (11.54%) ActiveMQ
19 15 (11.54%) SQL
20 12 (9.23%) Linux
20 12 (9.23%) SOAP
20 12 (9.23%) SOA
21 11 (8.46%) Migration

Java 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 10 (7.69%) Apache ServiceMix
2 5 (3.85%) Apache
3 4 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.77%) Confluence
4 1 (0.77%) nginx
4 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.08%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.92%) Serverless
3 8 (6.15%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.54%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.54%) GitHub
5 2 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.77%) Heroku
6 1 (0.77%) IaaS
6 1 (0.77%) PaaS
6 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.77%) DNS
1 1 (0.77%) SSL
1 1 (0.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.31%) NoSQL
2 7 (5.38%) MongoDB
3 6 (4.62%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (3.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (13.85%) Maven
2 9 (6.92%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.15%) IntelliJ
4 6 (4.62%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.08%) JUnit
6 3 (2.31%) JIRA
6 3 (2.31%) webpack
7 2 (1.54%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.54%) Gradle
7 2 (1.54%) Hamcrest
8 1 (0.77%) Ant
8 1 (0.77%) GitLab
8 1 (0.77%) GoCD
8 1 (0.77%) JMeter
8 1 (0.77%) Selenium
8 1 (0.77%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.77%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.77%) Subversion
General
1 6 (4.62%) Finance
2 4 (3.08%) Banking
3 1 (0.77%) Games
Job Titles
1 99 (76.15%) Developer
2 95 (73.08%) Java Developer
3 18 (13.85%) AWS Developer
4 9 (6.92%) Java Engineer
5 8 (6.15%) Agile Developer
5 8 (6.15%) Agile Java Developer
5 8 (6.15%) Architect
6 7 (5.38%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (5.38%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (4.62%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (3.85%) Node.js Developer
9 4 (3.08%) Lead Developer
9 4 (3.08%) Lead Java Developer
9 4 (3.08%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.08%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (2.31%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (2.31%) React Developer
11 2 (1.54%) Angular Developer
11 2 (1.54%) AWS Software Engineer
11 2 (1.54%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (68.46%) Spring
2 83 (63.85%) Spring Boot
3 44 (33.85%) Hibernate
4 26 (20.00%) RESTful
5 25 (19.23%) Web Services
6 22 (16.92%) REST
7 18 (13.85%) Apache Camel
7 18 (13.85%) Kafka
8 17 (13.08%) Dropwizard
9 15 (11.54%) ActiveMQ
9 15 (11.54%) AngularJS
10 12 (9.23%) SOAP
11 10 (7.69%) Apache CXF
11 10 (7.69%) CSS
11 10 (7.69%) HTML
11 10 (7.69%) JMS
12 9 (6.92%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (6.15%) Node.js
14 7 (5.38%) React
15 2 (1.54%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.46%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (3.85%) DataPower
3 4 (3.08%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.77%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.77%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.23%) Linux
2 2 (1.54%) Android
3 1 (0.77%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (79.23%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (52.31%) Microservices
3 51 (39.23%) TDD
4 35 (26.92%) DevOps
5 21 (16.15%) Software Engineering
6 19 (14.62%) OO
7 15 (11.54%) Test Automation
8 12 (9.23%) SOA
9 11 (8.46%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (8.46%) Migration
10 8 (6.15%) BDD
10 8 (6.15%) Kanban
10 8 (6.15%) Scrum
11 7 (5.38%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (4.62%) Data Modelling
13 5 (3.85%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 5 (3.85%) E-Commerce
14 4 (3.08%) Logistics
15 3 (2.31%) Open Source
15 3 (2.31%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 130 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (22.31%) JavaScript
3 15 (11.54%) SQL
4 9 (6.92%) Bash Shell
4 9 (6.92%) Kotlin
5 5 (3.85%) Python
6 3 (2.31%) Ruby
7 2 (1.54%) C
7 2 (1.54%) Scala
8 1 (0.77%) C#
8 1 (0.77%) Perl
8 1 (0.77%) PHP
8 1 (0.77%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.77%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 5 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.77%) Degree
2 1 (0.77%) Sun Certification
2 1 (0.77%) TOGAF Certification
System Software
1 54 (41.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (13.08%) Ansible
2 9 (6.92%) Kubernetes
3 8 (6.15%) Puppet
4 2 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.77%) Mesos
5 1 (0.77%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (3.85%) IBM
2 2 (1.54%) Google
2 2 (1.54%) Oracle
3 1 (0.77%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (0.77%) MuleSoft
3 1 (0.77%) Salesforce.com