Period
to 26 July 2021

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 26 July 2021.

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
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 87 46 50
Rank change year-on-year -41 +4 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 39 72 184
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.68% 4.49% 4.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 4.75% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 63 158
10th Percentile £423 £281 £407
25th Percentile £463 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £510 £475
Median % change year-on-year -1.96% +7.37% +8.57%
75th Percentile £538 £538 £538
90th Percentile £575 £550 £589
England median daily rate £575 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +2.44%

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 2,192 1,515 4,032
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.40% 94.45% 95.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,529 986 2,736
10th Percentile £248 £255 £220
25th Percentile £363 £356 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £465 £438 £425
Median % change year-on-year +6.29% +2.94% +6.25%
75th Percentile £548 £538 £500
90th Percentile £600 £600 £563
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 95 191
10th Percentile £10.61 £11.17 £9.80
25th Percentile £12.98 £13.00 £11.26
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.50
Median % change year-on-year - +12.90% -4.32%
75th Percentile £23.00 £22.25 £21.40
90th Percentile £26.75 £26.52 £29.50
England median hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -0.45% +5.26% +5.56%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Yorkshire

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Daily rate trend for Java Developer in Yorkshire

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Java Developer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 26 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Java Developer in Yorkshire

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Java Developer in Yorkshire.

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 26 July 2021. 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 -46 34 £500 -4.76% 23
North Yorkshire - 3 £500 - 2
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, 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 39 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (53.85%) Microservices
4 15 (38.46%) Docker
5 14 (35.90%) Spring Boot
5 14 (35.90%) Spring
6 13 (33.33%) TDD
7 12 (30.77%) Pair Programming
7 12 (30.77%) Kubernetes
8 11 (28.21%) Data Protection Act
8 11 (28.21%) Data Protection
8 11 (28.21%) BDD
9 10 (25.64%) AWS
9 10 (25.64%) Java 8
9 10 (25.64%) Node.js
10 8 (20.51%) React
10 8 (20.51%) Scala
10 8 (20.51%) Azure
11 6 (15.38%) Kanban
11 6 (15.38%) Open Source
11 6 (15.38%) Scrum
11 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
11 6 (15.38%) CSS
11 6 (15.38%) High Availability
11 6 (15.38%) User Experience
12 5 (12.82%) Social Skills
12 5 (12.82%) Finance
12 5 (12.82%) Test Automation
12 5 (12.82%) Web Testing
12 5 (12.82%) Web Development

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 (2.56%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (2.56%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.64%) AWS
2 8 (20.51%) Azure
3 3 (7.69%) Apigee
4 2 (5.13%) GitHub
5 1 (2.56%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (2.56%) GCP
5 1 (2.56%) SaaS
5 1 (2.56%) Serverless
5 1 (2.56%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.56%) Metadata
2 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (5.13%) Bitbucket
3 2 (5.13%) Mercurial
3 2 (5.13%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.56%) Android Studio
4 1 (2.56%) GitLab
4 1 (2.56%) JIRA
4 1 (2.56%) Maven
4 1 (2.56%) Mockito
4 1 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
1 5 (12.82%) Social Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Public Sector
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) Spring
1 14 (35.90%) Spring Boot
2 10 (25.64%) Node.js
3 8 (20.51%) React
4 6 (15.38%) CSS
5 4 (10.26%) REST
5 4 (10.26%) RESTful
6 3 (7.69%) Kafka
7 2 (5.13%) J2EE
7 2 (5.13%) Nunjucks
8 1 (2.56%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (2.56%) Ajax
8 1 (2.56%) HTML
8 1 (2.56%) HTML5
8 1 (2.56%) JDBC
8 1 (2.56%) jQuery
8 1 (2.56%) JSON
8 1 (2.56%) SOAP
8 1 (2.56%) Spring MVC
8 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (15.38%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Linux
1 2 (5.13%) Mac OS X
1 2 (5.13%) Unix
2 1 (2.56%) Android
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (53.85%) Microservices
3 13 (33.33%) TDD
4 12 (30.77%) Pair Programming
5 11 (28.21%) BDD
5 11 (28.21%) Data Protection
6 6 (15.38%) High Availability
6 6 (15.38%) Kanban
6 6 (15.38%) Open Source
6 6 (15.38%) Scrum
7 5 (12.82%) Test Automation
7 5 (12.82%) Web Development
7 5 (12.82%) Web Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (10.26%) Migration
9 3 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (7.69%) Web Design
10 2 (5.13%) Analytics
10 2 (5.13%) Data Analytics
10 2 (5.13%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (25.64%) Java 8
3 8 (20.51%) Scala
4 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.26%) Python
6 3 (7.69%) SQL
7 2 (5.13%) Java 11
7 2 (5.13%) Kotlin
8 1 (2.56%) Groovy
8 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 15 (38.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (30.77%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) Perforce
2 1 (2.56%) AppDynamics
2 1 (2.56%) Splunk