Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 88 105
Rank change year-on-year +22 +17 +91
Contract jobs citing Java 8 148 110 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.00% 2.57% 2.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.86% 6.61% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 93 105
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £415 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.42% -7.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £385 £375 £368
90th Percentile £525 £488 £500
England median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £38.29 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year -19.40% - -

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 2,159 1,665 2,451
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 43.81% 38.85% 44.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,510 1,207 1,658
Yorkshire median daily rate £401 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £292 £290
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 7 30
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.92 £22.00 £14.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.25% +47.33% -32.13%
10th Percentile £14.32 £13.78 £12.70
90th Percentile £46.50 £41.35 £47.50
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.66% +6.67% +1.35%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -11 92 £438 +6.06% 21
South Yorkshire +24 46 £438 -7.89% 4
North Yorkshire - 10 £450 - 2
East Yorkshire - 1 £438 - 2
Java 8
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 148 (100.00%) Java
2 119 (80.41%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (71.62%) Spring
4 96 (64.86%) Spring Boot
5 83 (56.08%) Microservices
6 60 (40.54%) TDD
7 54 (36.49%) Docker
8 53 (35.81%) Hibernate
9 33 (22.30%) JavaScript
10 30 (20.27%) RESTful
11 28 (18.92%) Software Engineering
11 28 (18.92%) DevOps
12 25 (16.89%) Web Services
13 23 (15.54%) REST
14 22 (14.86%) NoSQL
15 21 (14.19%) OO
16 20 (13.51%) SQL
16 20 (13.51%) Maven
16 20 (13.51%) Kafka
17 18 (12.16%) Apache Camel
18 17 (11.49%) AngularJS
19 16 (10.81%) Test Automation
19 16 (10.81%) ActiveMQ
19 16 (10.81%) SOA
19 16 (10.81%) Dropwizard
20 15 (10.14%) SOAP
21 14 (9.46%) HTML
21 14 (9.46%) Ansible
22 13 (8.78%) Greenfield Project
22 13 (8.78%) RabbitMQ

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 8 (5.41%) Apache ServiceMix
2 6 (4.05%) Apache
3 4 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.35%) Confluence
5 1 (0.68%) CMS
5 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.43%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.05%) Serverless
3 5 (3.38%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.68%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.86%) NoSQL
2 9 (6.08%) MongoDB
3 6 (4.05%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.03%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.03%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.35%) MySQL
7 1 (0.68%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 20 (13.51%) Maven
2 11 (7.43%) Jenkins
3 9 (6.08%) IntelliJ
4 7 (4.73%) Git (software)
4 7 (4.73%) JIRA
5 4 (2.70%) webpack
6 3 (2.03%) JUnit
7 2 (1.35%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.35%) GitLab
7 2 (1.35%) Gradle
8 1 (0.68%) Ant
8 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.68%) Flyway
8 1 (0.68%) GoCD
8 1 (0.68%) JMeter
8 1 (0.68%) Liquibase
8 1 (0.68%) Mockito
8 1 (0.68%) Selenium
General
1 10 (6.76%) Finance
2 4 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (0.68%) Games
Job Titles
1 117 (79.05%) Developer
2 112 (75.68%) Java Developer
3 16 (10.81%) AWS Developer
4 10 (6.76%) Architect
5 9 (6.08%) Agile Developer
5 9 (6.08%) Agile Java Developer
5 9 (6.08%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (5.41%) Java Engineer
7 6 (4.05%) AWS Engineer
7 6 (4.05%) Node.js Developer
8 5 (3.38%) Lead Developer
8 5 (3.38%) Lead Java Developer
9 4 (2.70%) React Developer
10 3 (2.03%) Angular Developer
10 3 (2.03%) Full Stack Developer
10 3 (2.03%) Java Software Engineer
10 3 (2.03%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (2.03%) Senior Developer
10 3 (2.03%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (2.03%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (71.62%) Spring
2 96 (64.86%) Spring Boot
3 53 (35.81%) Hibernate
4 30 (20.27%) RESTful
5 25 (16.89%) Web Services
6 23 (15.54%) REST
7 20 (13.51%) Kafka
8 18 (12.16%) Apache Camel
9 17 (11.49%) AngularJS
10 16 (10.81%) ActiveMQ
10 16 (10.81%) Dropwizard
11 15 (10.14%) SOAP
12 14 (9.46%) HTML
13 13 (8.78%) RabbitMQ
14 12 (8.11%) CSS
15 8 (5.41%) JMS
15 8 (5.41%) React
16 7 (4.73%) Node.js
17 6 (4.05%) Apache CXF
18 3 (2.03%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.78%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (4.05%) DataPower
3 4 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.03%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.68%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.73%) Linux
2 1 (0.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (80.41%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (56.08%) Microservices
3 60 (40.54%) TDD
4 28 (18.92%) DevOps
4 28 (18.92%) Software Engineering
5 21 (14.19%) OO
6 16 (10.81%) SOA
6 16 (10.81%) Test Automation
7 11 (7.43%) BDD
7 11 (7.43%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (6.08%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (5.41%) Migration
10 7 (4.73%) Data Modelling
11 6 (4.05%) Scrum
12 5 (3.38%) Open Source
13 4 (2.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 4 (2.70%) Kanban
13 4 (2.70%) Logistics
13 4 (2.70%) Pair Programming
14 3 (2.03%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 148 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (22.30%) JavaScript
3 20 (13.51%) SQL
4 9 (6.08%) Kotlin
5 5 (3.38%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (2.70%) Degree
2 2 (1.35%) Sun Certification
2 2 (1.35%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 54 (36.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (9.46%) Ansible
2 10 (6.76%) Puppet
3 7 (4.73%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.68%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (4.05%) IBM
2 5 (3.38%) Oracle
3 1 (0.68%) hybris
3 1 (0.68%) MuleSoft
3 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.68%) Splunk