Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 68 109
Rank change year-on-year +3 +41 -5
Contract jobs citing Java 8 123 158 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.99% 3.21% 1.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.19% 7.09% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 126 65
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +4.17% -6.67%
10th Percentile £413 £383 £375
90th Percentile £603 £510 £488
England median daily rate £550 £525 £518
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.45% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% -5.26% -

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 1,710 2,229 1,720
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 41.63% 45.35% 40.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,152 1,541 1,230
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% -
10th Percentile £305 £300 £285
90th Percentile £550 £538 £531
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 45 11
Yorkshire median hourly rate £26.21 £33.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.77% -14.10% +151.61%
10th Percentile £15.20 £14.64 £20.75
90th Percentile £45.38 £45.05 £43.75
England median hourly rate £44.00 £41.52 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.99% +3.79% +6.67%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
West Yorkshire +33 108 £500 +14.29% 10
South Yorkshire -42 12 £450 +2.86% 4
North Yorkshire -3 1 - - 1
Java 8
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 121 (98.37%) Java
2 111 (90.24%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (52.03%) TDD
4 59 (47.97%) Test Automation
5 55 (44.72%) Mockito
6 51 (41.46%) Spring
7 50 (40.65%) Microservices
8 49 (39.84%) AWS
9 46 (37.40%) Spring Boot
10 44 (35.77%) MongoDB
10 44 (35.77%) Docker
11 35 (28.46%) BDD
12 34 (27.64%) REST
12 34 (27.64%) Azure
12 34 (27.64%) Pair Programming
13 33 (26.83%) Maven
14 32 (26.02%) Scrum
14 32 (26.02%) JIRA
14 32 (26.02%) Jenkins
15 31 (25.20%) Splunk
15 31 (25.20%) Git (software)
15 31 (25.20%) Kubernetes
16 30 (24.39%) JSON
17 29 (23.58%) Web Development
17 29 (23.58%) ActiveMQ
17 29 (23.58%) Confluence
17 29 (23.58%) GitHub
18 28 (22.76%) Mobile App
18 28 (22.76%) Kanban
18 28 (22.76%) AppDynamics

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 29 (23.58%) Confluence
2 7 (5.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 7 (5.69%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (5.69%) Mule
3 1 (0.81%) Apache ServiceMix
Cloud Services
1 49 (39.84%) AWS
2 34 (27.64%) Azure
3 29 (23.58%) GitHub
4 28 (22.76%) Slack
5 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.44%) Internet
2 2 (1.63%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (35.77%) MongoDB
2 19 (15.45%) Neo4j
3 7 (5.69%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (2.44%) MySQL
4 3 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.44%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.63%) Big Data
6 1 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 55 (44.72%) Mockito
2 33 (26.83%) Maven
3 32 (26.02%) Jenkins
3 32 (26.02%) JIRA
4 31 (25.20%) Git (software)
5 28 (22.76%) Sonatype Nexus
6 24 (19.51%) Cucumber
7 20 (16.26%) Xcode
8 12 (9.76%) Selenium
9 8 (6.50%) JUnit
10 3 (2.44%) SpecFlow
10 3 (2.44%) Visual Studio
10 3 (2.44%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (14.63%) Public Sector
2 13 (10.57%) Banking
3 6 (4.88%) Finance
4 2 (1.63%) Retail
4 2 (1.63%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.81%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 115 (93.50%) Developer
2 83 (67.48%) Java Developer
3 29 (23.58%) Senior Developer
3 29 (23.58%) Senior Java Developer
4 20 (16.26%) iOS Developer
5 12 (9.76%) Agile Developer
6 11 (8.94%) Agile Java Developer
7 9 (7.32%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (6.50%) Angular Developer
8 8 (6.50%) AWS Developer
9 6 (4.88%) Android Developer
10 5 (4.07%) React Developer
10 5 (4.07%) Web Developer
11 3 (2.44%) Analyst
11 3 (2.44%) DBA
11 3 (2.44%) Digital Developer
11 3 (2.44%) iOS Android Developer
11 3 (2.44%) PostgreSQL DBA
11 3 (2.44%) SC Cleared Java Developer
11 3 (2.44%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (41.46%) Spring
2 46 (37.40%) Spring Boot
3 34 (27.64%) REST
4 30 (24.39%) JSON
5 29 (23.58%) ActiveMQ
6 27 (21.95%) RESTful
7 25 (20.33%) JAX-RS
7 25 (20.33%) React
8 24 (19.51%) Node.js
9 10 (8.13%) CSS
9 10 (8.13%) HTML
10 9 (7.32%) AngularJS
11 7 (5.69%) Enzyme
11 7 (5.69%) Hibernate
11 7 (5.69%) Jest
11 7 (5.69%) WireMock
12 6 (4.88%) Web Services
13 4 (3.25%) RabbitMQ
13 4 (3.25%) RxSwift
14 3 (2.44%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.76%) Mobile App
1 28 (22.76%) User Experience
2 10 (8.13%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (6.50%) Mobile Banking
4 5 (4.07%) NHS
5 3 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (21.95%) Apple iOS
1 27 (21.95%) Linux
1 27 (21.95%) Mac OS X
1 27 (21.95%) Unix
2 13 (10.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (90.24%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (52.03%) TDD
3 59 (47.97%) Test Automation
4 50 (40.65%) Microservices
5 35 (28.46%) BDD
6 34 (27.64%) Pair Programming
7 32 (26.02%) Scrum
8 29 (23.58%) Web Development
9 28 (22.76%) Kanban
10 27 (21.95%) iOS Development
11 26 (21.14%) Continuous Deployment
12 25 (20.33%) Responsive Web Design
12 25 (20.33%) Web Design
13 13 (10.57%) Android Development
13 13 (10.57%) DevOps
14 12 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
15 10 (8.13%) Data Protection
16 9 (7.32%) Strategic Thinking
17 8 (6.50%) Migration
18 7 (5.69%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 121 (98.37%) Java
2 20 (16.26%) Apple Swift
3 13 (10.57%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.25%) SQL
5 3 (2.44%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.44%) Scala
6 2 (1.63%) Groovy
7 1 (0.81%) ES6
Qualifications
1 17 (13.82%) Security Cleared
2 16 (13.01%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.32%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.81%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.44%) HL7
2 2 (1.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 44 (35.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 31 (25.20%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.63%) Kibana
4 1 (0.81%) Ansible
Vendors
1 31 (25.20%) Splunk
2 28 (22.76%) AppDynamics
3 7 (5.69%) Adobe
4 4 (3.25%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.44%) HP
6 1 (0.81%) ForgeRock