Period
to 7 June 2020

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 7 June 2020 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
7 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 65 67 75
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8 +66
Contract jobs citing Java 8 58 134 147
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.88% 3.00% 3.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.06% 7.13% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 106 125
Median daily rate £510 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +17.65% +1.19%
10th Percentile £395 £413 £375
90th Percentile £550 £588 £500
England median daily rate £525 £538 £513
% change year-on-year -2.33% +4.88% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £44.50 £55.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -19.09% +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 720 1,880 2,131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 35.71% 42.15% 43.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 1,241 1,465
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £297
90th Percentile £600 £550 £536
England median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 42 46
Median hourly rate £19.90 £21.73 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.41% -45.68% +77.78%
10th Percentile £12.63 £14.49 £18.40
90th Percentile £26.28 £47.35 £48.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -18.60% +4.88% -1.20%

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Java 8 in Yorkshire

Java 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Java 8 in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Java 8 in Yorkshire

Java 8
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Java 8 in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 7 June 2020.

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 7 June 2020. 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 +27 48 £525 +10.53% 13
South Yorkshire -4 6 £480 -8.57%
Java 8
England

For the 6 months to 7 June 2020, 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 57 (98.28%) Java
2 48 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (65.52%) Microservices
4 33 (56.90%) TDD
4 33 (56.90%) AWS
5 32 (55.17%) Azure
6 31 (53.45%) Docker
6 31 (53.45%) Kubernetes
7 29 (50.00%) BDD
8 28 (48.28%) Test Automation
9 27 (46.55%) Pair Programming
10 23 (39.66%) MongoDB
10 23 (39.66%) Continuous Deployment
11 22 (37.93%) ActiveMQ
11 22 (37.93%) Unix
12 21 (36.21%) Linux
12 21 (36.21%) Mac OS X
13 20 (34.48%) Mockito
13 20 (34.48%) JAX-RS
14 19 (32.76%) Responsive Web Design
14 19 (32.76%) Web Design
14 19 (32.76%) Web Development
15 18 (31.03%) Spring
16 16 (27.59%) Security Cleared
16 16 (27.59%) Public Sector
17 15 (25.86%) Spring Boot
18 14 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
19 11 (18.97%) SC Cleared
20 8 (13.79%) Git (software)
20 8 (13.79%) Finance

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 5 (8.62%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 33 (56.90%) AWS
2 32 (55.17%) Azure
3 5 (8.62%) GitHub
3 5 (8.62%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) DSL
1 1 (1.72%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (39.66%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.72%) MySQL
3 1 (1.72%) Redis
3 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (34.48%) Mockito
2 8 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 8 (13.79%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.62%) JIRA
3 5 (8.62%) Maven
3 5 (8.62%) Sonatype Nexus
3 5 (8.62%) Xcode
4 4 (6.90%) Android Studio
4 4 (6.90%) CocoaPods
General
1 16 (27.59%) Public Sector
2 8 (13.79%) Finance
3 4 (6.90%) Banking
4 3 (5.17%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 55 (94.83%) Developer
2 49 (84.48%) Java Developer
3 5 (8.62%) Agile Developer
3 5 (8.62%) Agile Java Developer
4 4 (6.90%) AWS Developer
4 4 (6.90%) iOS Developer
5 2 (3.45%) Architect
5 2 (3.45%) Digital Developer
5 2 (3.45%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (3.45%) Java Architect
5 2 (3.45%) Senior Developer
5 2 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (1.72%) Android Developer
6 1 (1.72%) Azure Developer
6 1 (1.72%) Database Developer
6 1 (1.72%) Integration Developer
6 1 (1.72%) Java Engineer
6 1 (1.72%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (1.72%) PHP Software Engineer
6 1 (1.72%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (37.93%) ActiveMQ
2 20 (34.48%) JAX-RS
3 18 (31.03%) Spring
4 15 (25.86%) Spring Boot
5 8 (13.79%) Kafka
6 7 (12.07%) Node.js
6 7 (12.07%) REST
7 6 (10.34%) JSON
7 6 (10.34%) React
8 5 (8.62%) J2EE
8 5 (8.62%) Web Services
9 4 (6.90%) JSP
9 4 (6.90%) RESTful
9 4 (6.90%) Servlets
9 4 (6.90%) Spring Integration
10 1 (1.72%) Akka
10 1 (1.72%) CSS3
10 1 (1.72%) Dropwizard
10 1 (1.72%) Play Framework
10 1 (1.72%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Mobile App
1 5 (8.62%) User Experience
2 2 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (37.93%) Unix
2 21 (36.21%) Linux
2 21 (36.21%) Mac OS X
3 5 (8.62%) Android
3 5 (8.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (65.52%) Microservices
3 33 (56.90%) TDD
4 29 (50.00%) BDD
5 28 (48.28%) Test Automation
6 27 (46.55%) Pair Programming
7 23 (39.66%) Continuous Deployment
8 19 (32.76%) Responsive Web Design
8 19 (32.76%) Web Design
8 19 (32.76%) Web Development
9 14 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (10.34%) Scrum
11 5 (8.62%) Android Development
11 5 (8.62%) API Development
11 5 (8.62%) DevOps
11 5 (8.62%) iOS Development
11 5 (8.62%) Kanban
11 5 (8.62%) Lean UX
12 4 (6.90%) Fraud Detection
13 3 (5.17%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 57 (98.28%) Java
2 5 (8.62%) Apple Swift
2 5 (8.62%) Kotlin
3 4 (6.90%) SQL
4 3 (5.17%) TypeScript
5 2 (3.45%) ES6
5 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.45%) PHP
5 2 (3.45%) Scala
6 1 (1.72%) Go
6 1 (1.72%) Groovy
6 1 (1.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.97%) SC Cleared
3 8 (13.79%) DBS Check
4 7 (12.07%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 31 (53.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 31 (53.45%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.72%) Graphite
2 1 (1.72%) Kibana
2 1 (1.72%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 6 (10.34%) Splunk
2 5 (8.62%) AppDynamics
3 4 (6.90%) Confluent