Period
to 18 January 2020

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 January 2020.

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
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 56 51 26
Rank change year-on-year -5 -25 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 108 197 273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.42% 4.05% 6.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.57% 4.23% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 162 239
Yorkshire median daily rate £488 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -2.94%
10th Percentile £400 £389 £368
90th Percentile £578 £544 £475
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £41.15
% change year-on-year -22.22% +9.36% +9.73%

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 3,028 4,652 4,257
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.76% 95.72% 96.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,024 3,126 2,808
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +1.27%
10th Percentile £233 £260 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £543
England median daily rate £463 £465 £450
% change year-on-year -0.54% +3.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 186 149
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.63 £15.30 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.66% +2.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.40 £9.96
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.00 £40.00
England median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £18.35
% change year-on-year +1.60% +1.91% -0.19%

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 18 January 2020.

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 18 January 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 -4 77 £475 +8.57% 27
South Yorkshire -7 27 £550 +10.00% 3
North Yorkshire 0 2 - - 10
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2020, 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.

1 108 (100.00%) Java
2 70 (64.81%) Spring
3 63 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (58.33%) Java 8
4 58 (53.70%) TDD
5 55 (50.93%) Microservices
6 50 (46.30%) Spring Boot
7 41 (37.96%) Test Automation
8 33 (30.56%) Docker
9 29 (26.85%) Pair Programming
10 26 (24.07%) RabbitMQ
11 25 (23.15%) RESTful
12 24 (22.22%) Unix
13 23 (21.30%) JavaScript
13 23 (21.30%) Kafka
14 21 (19.44%) Continuous Deployment
15 20 (18.52%) Git (software)
15 20 (18.52%) AWS
16 19 (17.59%) Node.js
16 19 (17.59%) JUnit
17 18 (16.67%) NoSQL
17 18 (16.67%) Bash Shell
17 18 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
18 17 (15.74%) AngularJS
18 17 (15.74%) CSS
18 17 (15.74%) SQL
18 17 (15.74%) HTML
18 17 (15.74%) Kubernetes
19 16 (14.81%) Spock
19 16 (14.81%) ES6

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 1 (0.93%) Apache
1 1 (0.93%) Apache Spark
1 1 (0.93%) JBoss
1 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.52%) AWS
2 11 (10.19%) Azure
3 6 (5.56%) GCP
4 3 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (2.78%) Serverless
4 3 (2.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.85%) Twilio
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.78%) VoIP
2 2 (1.85%) CTI
2 2 (1.85%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 14 (12.96%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (2.78%) MySQL
4 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.85%) Neo4j
5 2 (1.85%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.93%) Big Data
6 1 (0.93%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.93%) Bigtable
6 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.93%) HBase
6 1 (0.93%) Impala
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.93%) Riak
Development Applications
1 20 (18.52%) Git (software)
2 19 (17.59%) JUnit
3 16 (14.81%) Spock
4 12 (11.11%) Mockito
5 6 (5.56%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.63%) Maven
7 3 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.85%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.85%) Selenium
9 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 14 (12.96%) Public Sector
2 9 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (0.93%) Electronics
3 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.93%) Marketing
3 1 (0.93%) Retail
3 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (64.81%) Spring
2 50 (46.30%) Spring Boot
3 26 (24.07%) RabbitMQ
4 25 (23.15%) RESTful
5 23 (21.30%) Kafka
6 19 (17.59%) Node.js
7 18 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
8 17 (15.74%) AngularJS
8 17 (15.74%) CSS
8 17 (15.74%) HTML
9 16 (14.81%) Vue.js
10 15 (13.89%) React
11 9 (8.33%) JAX-RS
12 7 (6.48%) Web Services
13 5 (4.63%) GraphQL
13 5 (4.63%) Hibernate
13 5 (4.63%) JSON
13 5 (4.63%) REST
13 5 (4.63%) XML
14 4 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.48%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (4.63%) IVR
2 5 (4.63%) VUI
3 2 (1.85%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.93%) Cloud Native
4 1 (0.93%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.22%) Unix
2 9 (8.33%) Linux
3 8 (7.41%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.93%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (53.70%) TDD
3 55 (50.93%) Microservices
4 41 (37.96%) Test Automation
5 29 (26.85%) Pair Programming
6 21 (19.44%) Continuous Deployment
7 15 (13.89%) BDD
7 15 (13.89%) Kanban
7 15 (13.89%) Open Source
7 15 (13.89%) Scrum
8 14 (12.96%) Asynchronous Programming
8 14 (12.96%) Progressive Web App
9 12 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (10.19%) Software Testing
11 10 (9.26%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (9.26%) DevOps
11 10 (9.26%) Migration
12 9 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (8.33%) Web Development
13 7 (6.48%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 108 (100.00%) Java
2 63 (58.33%) Java 8
3 23 (21.30%) JavaScript
4 18 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 17 (15.74%) SQL
6 16 (14.81%) ES6
7 9 (8.33%) Python
8 5 (4.63%) Kotlin
8 5 (4.63%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.78%) Scala
10 1 (0.93%) C#
10 1 (0.93%) C++
10 1 (0.93%) Ruby
10 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.19%) BPSS Clearance
3 9 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.78%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 33 (30.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (15.74%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.70%) Ansible
3 3 (2.78%) Puppet
3 3 (2.78%) Terraform
4 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (5.56%) Google
2 5 (4.63%) Oracle
3 3 (2.78%) Avaya
3 3 (2.78%) Cisco
4 2 (1.85%) Genesys
5 1 (0.93%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.93%) SAP
5 1 (0.93%) Spotify