Period
to 22 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 25 26
Rank change year-on-year -19 +1 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 198 275 278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.06% 6.20% 5.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.24% 6.44% 5.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 241 192
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94% -
10th Percentile £388 £368 £325
90th Percentile £546 £475 £523
England median daily rate £525 £503 £475
% change year-on-year +4.48% +5.79% +4.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £50.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.15 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.36% +9.73% -12.28%

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 4,667 4,272 4,644
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.75% 96.39% 96.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,132 2,811 2,981
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £260 £225 £225
90th Percentile £550 £544 £538
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 152 207
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £15.00 £13.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +7.80% -0.61%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.00 £9.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £40.00 £26.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.36 £18.39
% change year-on-year +1.84% -0.12% -0.62%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 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 -28 128 £440 +6.67% 47
South Yorkshire -6 63 £500 +17.65% 21
North Yorkshire -2 8 £444 +12.34% 6
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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.

1 198 (100.00%) Java
2 145 (73.23%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (46.46%) Spring
4 79 (39.90%) Java 8
5 78 (39.39%) TDD
6 77 (38.89%) Spring Boot
7 70 (35.35%) Microservices
8 56 (28.28%) JavaScript
9 55 (27.78%) Hibernate
10 50 (25.25%) Test Automation
11 46 (23.23%) REST
12 45 (22.73%) Git (software)
12 45 (22.73%) Docker
13 41 (20.71%) Linux
14 39 (19.70%) RESTful
15 37 (18.69%) Node.js
16 36 (18.18%) DevOps
16 36 (18.18%) HTML
17 33 (16.67%) OO
17 33 (16.67%) Maven
18 32 (16.16%) Amazon AWS
19 30 (15.15%) Software Engineering
20 27 (13.64%) Web Services
21 25 (12.63%) BDD
22 24 (12.12%) Continuous Deployment
23 23 (11.62%) MongoDB
23 23 (11.62%) NoSQL
24 21 (10.61%) Scala
24 21 (10.61%) SQL
25 20 (10.10%) Dropwizard

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 11 (5.56%) Apache ServiceMix
2 10 (5.05%) Confluence
3 6 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (3.03%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.53%) Apache
4 5 (2.53%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.02%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.52%) JBoss
6 3 (1.52%) Jetty
6 3 (1.52%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.01%) IIS
7 2 (1.01%) Mongrel
7 2 (1.01%) nginx
8 1 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 32 (16.16%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (8.59%) AWS Lambda
2 17 (8.59%) Serverless
3 8 (4.04%) GitHub
3 8 (4.04%) Slack
4 7 (3.54%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (2.02%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.52%) Google App Engine
6 3 (1.52%) Heroku
6 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (1.01%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.01%) Route 53
7 2 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.51%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.60%) HTTP
2 5 (2.53%) SSH
3 4 (2.02%) SSL
3 4 (2.02%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.52%) DHCP
4 3 (1.52%) DNS
4 3 (1.52%) FTP
4 3 (1.52%) IPsec
4 3 (1.52%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.51%) DLNA
5 1 (0.51%) Internet
5 1 (0.51%) UPnP
5 1 (0.51%) WebEx
5 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.62%) MongoDB
1 23 (11.62%) NoSQL
2 16 (8.08%) Relational Database
3 11 (5.56%) Neo4j
4 10 (5.05%) MySQL
4 10 (5.05%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 6 (3.03%) Big Data
7 5 (2.53%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.02%) Apache Hive
8 4 (2.02%) HBase
9 3 (1.52%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.51%) Parquet
11 1 (0.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 45 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 33 (16.67%) Maven
3 19 (9.60%) Cucumber
4 18 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 15 (7.58%) JIRA
6 13 (6.57%) JUnit
6 13 (6.57%) Subversion
7 12 (6.06%) Mockito
8 11 (5.56%) Selenium
9 7 (3.54%) Bitbucket
10 6 (3.03%) Spock
11 5 (2.53%) Eclipse
11 5 (2.53%) IntelliJ
12 4 (2.02%) git-flow
13 3 (1.52%) Rational Application Developer
13 3 (1.52%) Visual Studio
14 2 (1.01%) gulp
14 2 (1.01%) Hamcrest
14 2 (1.01%) Mercurial
14 2 (1.01%) SonarQube
General
1 6 (3.03%) Finance
2 3 (1.52%) Advertising
2 3 (1.52%) Retail
3 2 (1.01%) Banking
4 1 (0.51%) Electronics
4 1 (0.51%) Games
4 1 (0.51%) Law
4 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (46.46%) Spring
2 77 (38.89%) Spring Boot
3 55 (27.78%) Hibernate
4 46 (23.23%) REST
5 39 (19.70%) RESTful
6 37 (18.69%) Node.js
7 36 (18.18%) HTML
8 27 (13.64%) Web Services
9 20 (10.10%) Dropwizard
10 19 (9.60%) AngularJS
10 19 (9.60%) JAX-RS
10 19 (9.60%) Kafka
11 18 (9.09%) SOAP
12 17 (8.59%) CSS
13 16 (8.08%) React
14 15 (7.58%) ActiveMQ
15 13 (6.57%) Apache Camel
15 13 (6.57%) Apache CXF
16 12 (6.06%) Express
16 12 (6.06%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (2.53%) PKI
3 4 (2.02%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (1.52%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.51%) MPEG
6 1 (0.51%) NHS
6 1 (0.51%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (20.71%) Linux
2 19 (9.60%) Unix
3 12 (6.06%) Mac OS X
4 7 (3.54%) Android
5 4 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.51%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (73.23%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (39.39%) TDD
3 70 (35.35%) Microservices
4 50 (25.25%) Test Automation
5 36 (18.18%) DevOps
6 33 (16.67%) OO
7 30 (15.15%) Software Engineering
8 25 (12.63%) BDD
9 24 (12.12%) Continuous Deployment
10 17 (8.59%) Scrum
10 17 (8.59%) Web Development
11 16 (8.08%) Migration
11 16 (8.08%) Open Source
11 16 (8.08%) Problem-Solving
12 15 (7.58%) Pair Programming
13 13 (6.57%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
14 11 (5.56%) Web Design
15 9 (4.55%) SDLC
15 9 (4.55%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 198 (100.00%) Java
2 79 (39.90%) Java 8
3 56 (28.28%) JavaScript
4 21 (10.61%) Scala
4 21 (10.61%) SQL
5 19 (9.60%) Python
6 17 (8.59%) C#
7 15 (7.58%) Bash Shell
8 10 (5.05%) Groovy
9 6 (3.03%) C
9 6 (3.03%) C++
9 6 (3.03%) Clojure
10 4 (2.02%) PHP
11 3 (1.52%) Ruby
12 2 (1.01%) ES6
12 2 (1.01%) Kotlin
12 2 (1.01%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (8.08%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (4.04%) Degree
4 5 (2.53%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.52%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.02%) QA
2 2 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.51%) PMO
System Software
1 45 (22.73%) Docker
2 2 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.01%) Xen
3 1 (0.51%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (5.56%) Ansible
2 5 (2.53%) Terraform
3 3 (1.52%) Puppet
4 1 (0.51%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (2.53%) Google
1 5 (2.53%) Oracle
2 3 (1.52%) IBM
2 3 (1.52%) MapR
2 3 (1.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.52%) VMware
3 1 (0.51%) Hortonworks