The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 17 68
Rank change year-on-year -3 +51  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 152 216 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.45% 7.71% 2.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.70% 8.01% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 168 51
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £348 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £35.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year +29.57% -8.38%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1974 2696 2780
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 96.72% 96.25% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1275 1835 1862
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £537 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 65 112
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.35% +19.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Yorkshire

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Yorkshire

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in Yorkshire

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in Yorkshire

Java Developer
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 Developer within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -2 110 £425 -2.85% 26
South Yorkshire +16 33 £500 +21.21% 10
North Yorkshire +9 5 £431 +7.81% 2
Java Developer
England

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 288 (100.00%) Java
2 216 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (48.26%) Spring
4 117 (40.63%) TDD
4 117 (40.63%) Git (software)
5 113 (39.24%) JavaScript
6 88 (30.56%) CSS
7 83 (28.82%) Linux
8 82 (28.47%) Hibernate
9 81 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
10 80 (27.78%) Test Automation
10 80 (27.78%) HTML
11 71 (24.65%) Python
12 69 (23.96%) DevOps
13 67 (23.26%) NoSQL
14 58 (20.14%) REST
14 58 (20.14%) Web Services
15 57 (19.79%) Relational Database
16 52 (18.06%) SQL
16 52 (18.06%) Scrum
17 49 (17.01%) Ruby
17 49 (17.01%) Unix
18 48 (16.67%) MySQL
18 48 (16.67%) Configuration Management
18 48 (16.67%) Scala
19 46 (15.97%) BDD
19 46 (15.97%) Software Engineering
20 45 (15.63%) Mac OS X
20 45 (15.63%) OO
21 44 (15.28%) Jenkins

Java Developer Skill Set
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 20 (6.94%) Confluence
2 13 (4.51%) Tomcat
3 9 (3.13%) Apache
3 9 (3.13%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.04%) Jetty
4 3 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.69%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.69%) JBoss
5 2 (0.69%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.35%) Anypoint
6 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.35%) CMS
6 1 (0.35%) Mule
6 1 (0.35%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.35%) nginx
6 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 11 (3.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (1.39%) Slack
3 3 (1.04%) IaaS
3 3 (1.04%) Loggly
3 3 (1.04%) Sumo Logic
4 2 (0.69%) GitHub
5 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.35%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.35%) Firebase
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (11.46%) HTTP
2 9 (3.13%) Firewall
3 5 (1.74%) Internet
4 1 (0.35%) Intranet
4 1 (0.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (23.26%) NoSQL
2 57 (19.79%) Relational Database
3 48 (16.67%) MySQL
4 33 (11.46%) MongoDB
5 16 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (3.82%) CouchDB
8 10 (3.47%) Couchbase
9 5 (1.74%) SQL Server
10 4 (1.39%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.39%) Redis
11 3 (1.04%) Riak
12 2 (0.69%) Big Data
12 2 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 117 (40.63%) Git (software)
2 44 (15.28%) Jenkins
3 37 (12.85%) JIRA
4 32 (11.11%) Subversion
5 30 (10.42%) JUnit
6 24 (8.33%) Maven
7 21 (7.29%) Mercurial
8 13 (4.51%) Cucumber
9 10 (3.47%) Gradle
10 8 (2.78%) Eclipse
10 8 (2.78%) IntelliJ
11 5 (1.74%) Grunt
11 5 (1.74%) Mockito
12 4 (1.39%) Jasmine
12 4 (1.39%) JMeter
12 4 (1.39%) TestNG
13 3 (1.04%) Vagrant
14 2 (0.69%) git-flow
14 2 (0.69%) SonarQube
14 2 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (4.86%) Finance
2 12 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.82%) Electronics
3 11 (3.82%) Manufacturing
3 11 (3.82%) Marketing
4 4 (1.39%) Banking
5 3 (1.04%) Games
6 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (48.26%) Spring
2 88 (30.56%) CSS
3 82 (28.47%) Hibernate
4 80 (27.78%) HTML
5 58 (20.14%) REST
5 58 (20.14%) Web Services
6 44 (15.28%) RESTful
7 32 (11.11%) Node.js
8 30 (10.42%) J2EE
9 28 (9.72%) AngularJS
10 27 (9.38%) JSON
11 24 (8.33%) HTML5
12 22 (7.64%) SOAP
13 20 (6.94%) CSS3
14 19 (6.60%) Spring MVC
14 19 (6.60%) XML
15 17 (5.90%) Play Framework
15 17 (5.90%) React
16 16 (5.56%) Spring Boot
17 14 (4.86%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (8.33%) User Experience
3 18 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 18 (6.25%) Data Structures
4 11 (3.82%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.04%) Web 2.0
8 2 (0.69%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.69%) iPad
8 2 (0.69%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.35%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.35%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 83 (28.82%) Linux
2 49 (17.01%) Unix
3 45 (15.63%) Mac OS X
4 5 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.39%) Android
6 3 (1.04%) Windows
7 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (40.63%) TDD
3 81 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
4 80 (27.78%) Test Automation
5 69 (23.96%) DevOps
6 52 (18.06%) Scrum
7 48 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 46 (15.97%) BDD
8 46 (15.97%) Software Engineering
9 45 (15.63%) OO
10 37 (12.85%) Mentoring
10 37 (12.85%) Microservices
10 37 (12.85%) Web Development
11 35 (12.15%) Web Design
12 34 (11.81%) Responsive Web Design
13 33 (11.46%) Line Management
14 30 (10.42%) Continuous Delivery
14 30 (10.42%) Open Source
15 26 (9.03%) Front End Development
16 25 (8.68%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 288 (100.00%) Java
2 113 (39.24%) JavaScript
3 71 (24.65%) Python
4 52 (18.06%) SQL
5 49 (17.01%) Ruby
6 48 (16.67%) Scala
7 14 (4.86%) Groovy
8 13 (4.51%) C#
9 11 (3.82%) PHP
10 10 (3.47%) Bash Shell
10 10 (3.47%) Perl
11 7 (2.43%) Go
12 5 (1.74%) C++
13 3 (1.04%) Elixir
13 3 (1.04%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.69%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.35%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.35%) ECMAScript
15 1 (0.35%) ES6
15 1 (0.35%) VC++
Qualifications
1 25 (8.68%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.21%) Degree
3 14 (4.86%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (3.82%) CTC Cleared
5 8 (2.78%) BC Cleared
6 3 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.69%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.13%) QA
2 8 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (6.94%) Docker
2 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (6.25%) Puppet
2 13 (4.51%) Ansible
3 5 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.04%) Nagios
4 3 (1.04%) Prometheus
4 3 (1.04%) Salt
4 3 (1.04%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.35%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 42 (14.58%) Oracle
2 16 (5.56%) Google
3 11 (3.82%) SAP
4 8 (2.78%) IBM
5 6 (2.08%) Splunk
6 5 (1.74%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.04%) New Relic
7 3 (1.04%) Rackspace
7 3 (1.04%) SaltStack
8 2 (0.69%) MuleSoft
8 2 (0.69%) Sun
9 1 (0.35%) hybris
9 1 (0.35%) Tealium
9 1 (0.35%) VMware
9 1 (0.35%) Zend
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £440 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £440 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £480 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 6 days ago