Period
to 24 March 2019

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 24 March 2019 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
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 69 138
Rank change year-on-year -11 +69 +5
Contract jobs citing Java 8 124 159 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.64% 3.32% 1.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.21% 8.02% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 142 38
Yorkshire median daily rate £488 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.71% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £413 £375 £375
90th Percentile £550 £488 £511
England median daily rate £538 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £53.75 £45.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +19.44% -10.00% -

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 1,997 1,982 1,904
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 42.57% 41.41% 42.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,383 1,382 1,313
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £275
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
England median daily rate £483 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +1.68% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 47 21
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.55 £40.00 £20.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.63% +90.75% -0.14%
10th Percentile £14.94 £19.67 £11.96
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.25 £42.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 24 March 2019.

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 24 March 2019. 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
South Yorkshire +9 63 £513 +20.59% 3
West Yorkshire -36 59 £450 +9.76% 12
North Yorkshire - 2 £400 - 1
Java 8
England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2019, 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.

1 123 (99.19%) Java
2 104 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (66.13%) Spring
4 80 (64.52%) Spring Boot
5 60 (48.39%) RESTful
6 58 (46.77%) TDD
7 51 (41.13%) Microservices
8 50 (40.32%) Git (software)
9 49 (39.52%) Test Automation
10 46 (37.10%) JavaScript
11 45 (36.29%) Node.js
12 41 (33.06%) JUnit
13 40 (32.26%) HTML
14 39 (31.45%) Bash Shell
14 39 (31.45%) React
15 38 (30.65%) CSS
16 36 (29.03%) REST
17 34 (27.42%) AngularJS
18 33 (26.61%) Docker
19 32 (25.81%) Spock
20 29 (23.39%) Open Source
20 29 (23.39%) Unix
21 28 (22.58%) Pair Programming
21 28 (22.58%) DevOps
21 28 (22.58%) Continuous Deployment
22 24 (19.35%) Progressive Web App
22 24 (19.35%) ES6
22 24 (19.35%) Vue.js
22 24 (19.35%) Asynchronous Programming
22 24 (19.35%) Web Services

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 14 (11.29%) Confluence
2 13 (10.48%) Apache ServiceMix
3 5 (4.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (4.03%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (4.03%) Mule
4 2 (1.61%) JBoss
4 2 (1.61%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.81%) Apache
5 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.81%) nginx
5 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 21 (16.94%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (12.10%) GitHub
3 13 (10.48%) Slack
4 8 (6.45%) AWS Lambda
4 8 (6.45%) Serverless
5 3 (2.42%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.81%) Heroku
7 1 (0.81%) IaaS
7 1 (0.81%) PaaS
7 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.61%) Internet
2 1 (0.81%) DNS
2 1 (0.81%) HTTP
2 1 (0.81%) SSL
2 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.06%) MongoDB
2 8 (6.45%) Neo4j
3 6 (4.84%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.23%) MySQL
4 4 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.42%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.81%) Redis
Development Applications
1 50 (40.32%) Git (software)
2 41 (33.06%) JUnit
3 32 (25.81%) Spock
4 20 (16.13%) Maven
5 19 (15.32%) Jenkins
6 17 (13.71%) JIRA
7 14 (11.29%) Mockito
7 14 (11.29%) Sonatype Nexus
8 12 (9.68%) Cucumber
9 8 (6.45%) Selenium
9 8 (6.45%) Xcode
10 3 (2.42%) SpecFlow
10 3 (2.42%) Visual Studio
10 3 (2.42%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.61%) Hamcrest
12 1 (0.81%) Gradle
12 1 (0.81%) IntelliJ
12 1 (0.81%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.81%) Subversion
General
1 8 (6.45%) Finance
2 3 (2.42%) Banking
3 1 (0.81%) Games
3 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 113 (91.13%) Developer
2 80 (64.52%) Java Developer
3 32 (25.81%) Full Stack Developer
4 20 (16.13%) Senior Developer
5 15 (12.10%) Senior Java Developer
6 11 (8.87%) Agile Developer
6 11 (8.87%) AWS Developer
7 10 (8.06%) Agile Java Developer
8 9 (7.26%) iOS Developer
9 7 (5.65%) Java Engineer
10 6 (4.84%) Angular Developer
11 5 (4.03%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (4.03%) Node.js Developer
11 5 (4.03%) React Developer
12 4 (3.23%) Senior Full Stack Developer
12 4 (3.23%) Web Developer
13 3 (2.42%) Digital Developer
13 3 (2.42%) Java Programmer
13 3 (2.42%) Programmer
14 2 (1.61%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (66.13%) Spring
2 80 (64.52%) Spring Boot
3 60 (48.39%) RESTful
4 45 (36.29%) Node.js
5 40 (32.26%) HTML
6 39 (31.45%) React
7 38 (30.65%) CSS
8 36 (29.03%) REST
9 34 (27.42%) AngularJS
10 24 (19.35%) Vue.js
10 24 (19.35%) Web Services
11 19 (15.32%) Hibernate
12 17 (13.71%) JSON
13 15 (12.10%) ActiveMQ
14 13 (10.48%) Apache Camel
14 13 (10.48%) Apache CXF
15 12 (9.68%) JMS
16 7 (5.65%) Kafka
17 6 (4.84%) HTML5
18 5 (4.03%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.10%) Mobile App
1 15 (12.10%) User Experience
2 3 (2.42%) NHS
3 2 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.61%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (23.39%) Unix
2 16 (12.90%) Linux
3 13 (10.48%) Apple iOS
4 7 (5.65%) Android
5 2 (1.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (46.77%) TDD
3 51 (41.13%) Microservices
4 49 (39.52%) Test Automation
5 29 (23.39%) Open Source
6 28 (22.58%) Continuous Deployment
6 28 (22.58%) DevOps
6 28 (22.58%) Pair Programming
7 24 (19.35%) Asynchronous Programming
7 24 (19.35%) Progressive Web App
8 18 (14.52%) Scrum
9 17 (13.71%) Kanban
10 14 (11.29%) Migration
10 14 (11.29%) Web Development
11 13 (10.48%) iOS Development
12 10 (8.06%) Software Engineering
13 7 (5.65%) Android Development
13 7 (5.65%) Mobile Application Development
13 7 (5.65%) OO
14 6 (4.84%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 123 (99.19%) Java
2 46 (37.10%) JavaScript
3 39 (31.45%) Bash Shell
4 24 (19.35%) ES6
5 8 (6.45%) Apple Swift
5 8 (6.45%) SQL
6 5 (4.03%) Python
7 4 (3.23%) Kotlin
8 3 (2.42%) Ruby
9 2 (1.61%) C
9 2 (1.61%) PHP
9 2 (1.61%) Scala
10 1 (0.81%) C#
10 1 (0.81%) Perl
10 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.81%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (15.32%) Security Cleared
2 15 (12.10%) BPSS Clearance
3 9 (7.26%) DBS Check
4 8 (6.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.42%) HL7
System Software
1 33 (26.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (11.29%) Ansible
2 9 (7.26%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.42%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.42%) Puppet
4 2 (1.61%) Terraform
5 1 (0.81%) Mesos
5 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (10.48%) AppDynamics
1 13 (10.48%) Splunk
2 5 (4.03%) Adobe
3 4 (3.23%) Oracle
4 3 (2.42%) HP
4 3 (2.42%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.61%) Google
6 1 (0.81%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.81%) MuleSoft