Period
to 20 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

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
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 26 20
Rank change year-on-year -5 -6 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 297 282 433
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 6.06% 6.67% 7.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.32% 6.86% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 223 359
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £375 £349 £346
90th Percentile £538 £512 £525
England median daily rate £513 £500 £463
% change year-on-year +2.50% +8.11% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.83 £42.25
% change year-on-year +1.61% -1.01% +2.92%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 4,699 4,108 5,574
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 97.09% 96.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,122 2,641 3,741
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £256 £263
90th Percentile £538 £545 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 127 170
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.92% -3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £9.63 £8.90 £8.96
90th Percentile £42.41 £29.05 £31.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +6.92%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

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 6 months to 20 August 2018.

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 6 months to 20 August 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 0 224 £438 +4.17% 34
South Yorkshire -9 56 £438 -9.09% 12
North Yorkshire +6 15 £444 +7.58% 5
East Yorkshire - 1 £438 - 1
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 297 (100.00%) Java
2 237 (79.80%) Agile Software Development
3 159 (53.54%) Microservices
4 155 (52.19%) Spring
5 148 (49.83%) TDD
6 125 (42.09%) Spring Boot
7 120 (40.40%) Java 8
8 85 (28.62%) Hibernate
9 81 (27.27%) JavaScript
10 74 (24.92%) Docker
11 73 (24.58%) RESTful
12 64 (21.55%) Git (software)
13 61 (20.54%) OO
14 57 (19.19%) NoSQL
15 55 (18.52%) Software Engineering
16 52 (17.51%) Test Automation
16 52 (17.51%) BDD
17 49 (16.50%) Jenkins
18 48 (16.16%) REST
18 48 (16.16%) SQL
19 47 (15.82%) Maven
20 44 (14.81%) Scrum
21 40 (13.47%) HTML
21 40 (13.47%) Kafka
22 38 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
23 36 (12.12%) Scala
24 34 (11.45%) SOAP
25 31 (10.44%) JIRA
26 29 (9.76%) CSS
27 28 (9.43%) Open Source

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 23 (7.74%) Apache
2 22 (7.41%) Confluence
3 20 (6.73%) Tomcat
4 8 (2.69%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.02%) JBoss
6 4 (1.35%) Mule
6 4 (1.35%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.01%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.01%) Jetty
8 2 (0.67%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (0.67%) CMS
8 2 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.67%) WildFly
9 1 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.34%) IIS
9 1 (0.34%) Mongrel
9 1 (0.34%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.07%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (5.39%) GitHub
3 12 (4.04%) Slack
4 8 (2.69%) Serverless
5 7 (2.36%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.34%) Boomi
8 1 (0.34%) Datadog
8 1 (0.34%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.68%) Firewall
1 5 (1.68%) SSH
2 4 (1.35%) Skype
3 1 (0.34%) DHCP
3 1 (0.34%) DNS
3 1 (0.34%) FTP
3 1 (0.34%) HTTP
3 1 (0.34%) IPsec
3 1 (0.34%) SMS
3 1 (0.34%) SSL
3 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (19.19%) NoSQL
2 28 (9.43%) MongoDB
3 18 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (5.39%) MySQL
5 12 (4.04%) Big Data
6 10 (3.37%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (3.03%) Apache Hive
8 7 (2.36%) Hadoop
9 6 (2.02%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (1.68%) Couchbase
10 5 (1.68%) CouchDB
10 5 (1.68%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.35%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.35%) SQL Server
12 3 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.67%) HBase
13 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database 12c
14 1 (0.34%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 64 (21.55%) Git (software)
2 49 (16.50%) Jenkins
3 47 (15.82%) Maven
4 31 (10.44%) JIRA
5 17 (5.72%) JUnit
6 16 (5.39%) Mercurial
7 13 (4.38%) Selenium
8 12 (4.04%) Cucumber
9 9 (3.03%) Eclipse
9 9 (3.03%) Subversion
10 8 (2.69%) Bitbucket
11 7 (2.36%) Artifactory
12 6 (2.02%) HP UFT
13 5 (1.68%) IntelliJ
14 4 (1.35%) Jasmine
15 3 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 2 (0.67%) Gradle
16 2 (0.67%) Mockito
16 2 (0.67%) SpecFlow
16 2 (0.67%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (6.40%) Finance
2 9 (3.03%) Banking
3 8 (2.69%) Retail
4 1 (0.34%) Legal
4 1 (0.34%) Marketing
4 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (52.19%) Spring
2 125 (42.09%) Spring Boot
3 85 (28.62%) Hibernate
4 73 (24.58%) RESTful
5 48 (16.16%) REST
6 40 (13.47%) HTML
6 40 (13.47%) Kafka
7 34 (11.45%) SOAP
8 29 (9.76%) CSS
9 27 (9.09%) Web Services
10 26 (8.75%) Node.js
10 26 (8.75%) RabbitMQ
11 24 (8.08%) ActiveMQ
12 23 (7.74%) Dropwizard
13 20 (6.73%) AngularJS
14 19 (6.40%) JSON
15 17 (5.72%) XML
16 15 (5.05%) HTML5
17 14 (4.71%) Apache Camel
18 13 (4.38%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.40%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (2.69%) User Experience
3 6 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.02%) NHS
4 5 (1.68%) PKI
4 5 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (1.35%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.34%) Fintech
6 1 (0.34%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.34%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.08%) Linux
2 8 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (2.02%) Windows
4 2 (0.67%) Android
5 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.34%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (79.80%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (53.54%) Microservices
3 148 (49.83%) TDD
4 61 (20.54%) OO
5 55 (18.52%) Software Engineering
6 52 (17.51%) BDD
6 52 (17.51%) Test Automation
7 44 (14.81%) Scrum
8 38 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (9.43%) Open Source
10 25 (8.42%) DevOps
11 23 (7.74%) Kanban
12 22 (7.41%) Pair Programming
13 20 (6.73%) SOA
14 17 (5.72%) Problem-Solving
15 16 (5.39%) OOP
16 15 (5.05%) High Availability
17 13 (4.38%) Mentoring
18 12 (4.04%) E-Commerce
19 11 (3.70%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 297 (100.00%) Java
2 120 (40.40%) Java 8
3 81 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 48 (16.16%) SQL
5 36 (12.12%) Scala
6 18 (6.06%) Groovy
7 17 (5.72%) Python
8 13 (4.38%) Kotlin
9 12 (4.04%) Clojure
10 7 (2.36%) C#
11 2 (0.67%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.67%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.34%) C
12 1 (0.34%) ES6
12 1 (0.34%) PHP
12 1 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (3.37%) Security Cleared
2 8 (2.69%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.02%) Degree
4 4 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.34%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.34%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.34%) ISEB
5 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.34%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.68%) QA
2 3 (1.01%) GCP
2 3 (1.01%) PMO
3 1 (0.34%) GDPR
System Software
1 74 (24.92%) Docker
2 12 (4.04%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.34%) HDFS
4 1 (0.34%) vSphere
4 1 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (6.06%) Terraform
2 10 (3.37%) Puppet
3 7 (2.36%) Grafana
3 7 (2.36%) Graylog
3 7 (2.36%) Rancher
4 5 (1.68%) Ansible
5 2 (0.67%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (5.72%) Oracle
2 14 (4.71%) Splunk
3 6 (2.02%) Red Hat
4 5 (1.68%) MuleSoft
5 4 (1.35%) Google
6 3 (1.01%) hybris
7 2 (0.67%) Capita
7 2 (0.67%) Coverity
7 2 (0.67%) Hortonworks
7 2 (0.67%) IBM
7 2 (0.67%) VMware
8 1 (0.34%) Adobe
8 1 (0.34%) Dell
8 1 (0.34%) Micro Focus
8 1 (0.34%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.34%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.34%) SAP
8 1 (0.34%) Sun