Period
to 24 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 22 25
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 292 300 376
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 6.00% 7.10% 6.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.27% 7.32% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 213 287
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +13.33%
10th Percentile £360 £325 £325
90th Percentile £535 £525 £518
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £40.00
England median hourly rate £31.00 £42.50 £42.38
% change year-on-year -27.06% +0.29% +8.65%

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 4,659 4,101 5,445
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.75% 97.07% 96.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,085 2,578 3,664
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £263 £252 £255
90th Percentile £538 £550 £560
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 157 185
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.86 £12.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.39% -8.93% +7.69%
10th Percentile £9.79 £9.25 £8.53
90th Percentile £41.76 £27.87 £33.75
England median hourly rate £18.51 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -2.61% -2.54% +11.40%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -3 213 £425 +3.03% 46
South Yorkshire -10 67 £425 -5.56% 10
North Yorkshire 0 10 £425 +6.25% 5
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 292 (100.00%) Java
2 246 (84.25%) Agile Software Development
3 195 (66.78%) Spring
4 162 (55.48%) TDD
5 144 (49.32%) Microservices
6 137 (46.92%) Java 8
7 131 (44.86%) Spring Boot
8 114 (39.04%) Hibernate
9 105 (35.96%) JavaScript
10 85 (29.11%) Git (software)
11 83 (28.42%) BDD
12 82 (28.08%) RESTful
12 82 (28.08%) OO
13 81 (27.74%) Maven
13 81 (27.74%) Jenkins
14 71 (24.32%) Test Automation
15 69 (23.63%) Software Engineering
16 65 (22.26%) NoSQL
17 50 (17.12%) SQL
17 50 (17.12%) Docker
18 47 (16.10%) REST
19 46 (15.75%) Continuous Integration
20 45 (15.41%) Scrum
21 44 (15.07%) HTML
22 40 (13.70%) Kafka
23 34 (11.64%) Node.js
24 31 (10.62%) CSS
25 30 (10.27%) Linux
26 29 (9.93%) JUnit
27 28 (9.59%) AngularJS

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 (6.85%) Tomcat
2 18 (6.16%) JBoss
3 17 (5.82%) Apache
3 17 (5.82%) Confluence
4 13 (4.45%) Apache ServiceMix
5 11 (3.77%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.71%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.37%) Jetty
7 4 (1.37%) WildFly
8 3 (1.03%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.68%) CMS
9 2 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.68%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.34%) IIS
10 1 (0.34%) Mongrel
10 1 (0.34%) Mule
10 1 (0.34%) nginx
10 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.53%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.11%) Slack
3 9 (3.08%) GitHub
4 4 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.03%) Serverless
6 2 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.34%) Boomi
7 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.34%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.03%) Skype
2 1 (0.34%) DHCP
2 1 (0.34%) DNS
2 1 (0.34%) Firewall
2 1 (0.34%) FTP
2 1 (0.34%) HTTP
2 1 (0.34%) IPsec
2 1 (0.34%) SMS
2 1 (0.34%) SSL
2 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (22.26%) NoSQL
2 25 (8.56%) MongoDB
3 19 (6.51%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (4.45%) Big Data
4 13 (4.45%) MySQL
5 10 (3.42%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (2.74%) Apache Hive
6 8 (2.74%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.40%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.05%) RDBMS
8 6 (2.05%) SQL Server
9 4 (1.37%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.03%) Riak
11 2 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.68%) Endeca
11 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.34%) BigQuery
12 1 (0.34%) Cloud Spanner
12 1 (0.34%) Flink
Development Applications
1 85 (29.11%) Git (software)
2 81 (27.74%) Jenkins
2 81 (27.74%) Maven
3 29 (9.93%) JUnit
4 26 (8.90%) Cucumber
5 22 (7.53%) JIRA
6 18 (6.16%) Subversion
7 13 (4.45%) Mercurial
8 10 (3.42%) Selenium
9 9 (3.08%) Artifactory
10 6 (2.05%) HP UFT
10 6 (2.05%) Jasmine
10 6 (2.05%) Mockito
11 5 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (1.71%) Gradle
12 4 (1.37%) Flyway
13 3 (1.03%) Eclipse
13 3 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
14 2 (0.68%) Bitbucket
14 2 (0.68%) Firebug
General
1 26 (8.90%) Finance
2 11 (3.77%) Banking
3 5 (1.71%) Retail
4 3 (1.03%) Legal
5 2 (0.68%) Games
5 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.34%) Law
6 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (66.78%) Spring
2 131 (44.86%) Spring Boot
3 114 (39.04%) Hibernate
4 82 (28.08%) RESTful
5 47 (16.10%) REST
6 44 (15.07%) HTML
7 40 (13.70%) Kafka
8 34 (11.64%) Node.js
9 31 (10.62%) CSS
10 28 (9.59%) AngularJS
10 28 (9.59%) Dropwizard
11 27 (9.25%) Web Services
12 19 (6.51%) ActiveMQ
12 19 (6.51%) Apache Camel
12 19 (6.51%) J2EE
12 19 (6.51%) RabbitMQ
13 16 (5.48%) SOAP
14 13 (4.45%) HTML5
15 12 (4.11%) CSS3
15 12 (4.11%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.82%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (3.77%) User Experience
2 11 (3.77%) Virtual Team
3 6 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (1.71%) Algorithms
4 5 (1.71%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.68%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.68%) NHS
5 2 (0.68%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.34%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.34%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 30 (10.27%) Linux
2 10 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (2.05%) Windows
4 5 (1.71%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.37%) Android
5 4 (1.37%) Unix
6 3 (1.03%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.34%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (84.25%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (55.48%) TDD
3 144 (49.32%) Microservices
4 83 (28.42%) BDD
5 82 (28.08%) OO
6 71 (24.32%) Test Automation
7 69 (23.63%) Software Engineering
8 46 (15.75%) Continuous Integration
9 45 (15.41%) Scrum
10 27 (9.25%) Kanban
11 24 (8.22%) Open Source
12 18 (6.16%) Mentoring
13 17 (5.82%) Pair Programming
14 15 (5.14%) API Development
14 15 (5.14%) DevOps
15 12 (4.11%) Coaching
15 12 (4.11%) MVC
15 12 (4.11%) Problem-Solving
16 11 (3.77%) E-Commerce
17 10 (3.42%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 292 (100.00%) Java
2 137 (46.92%) Java 8
3 105 (35.96%) JavaScript
4 50 (17.12%) SQL
5 26 (8.90%) Scala
6 16 (5.48%) Python
7 9 (3.08%) Kotlin
8 6 (2.05%) Ruby
9 5 (1.71%) C#
10 4 (1.37%) ES6
10 4 (1.37%) Groovy
11 3 (1.03%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.68%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.68%) Clojure
12 2 (0.68%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.34%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (3.08%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.40%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.03%) Degree
4 2 (0.68%) 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
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.03%) GCP
2 2 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 50 (17.12%) Docker
2 2 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (4.45%) Puppet
2 10 (3.42%) Terraform
3 9 (3.08%) Grafana
3 9 (3.08%) Graylog
4 7 (2.40%) Rancher
5 6 (2.05%) Ansible
6 3 (1.03%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 19 (6.51%) Red Hat
2 16 (5.48%) Oracle
3 11 (3.77%) Splunk
4 4 (1.37%) Google
5 3 (1.03%) hybris
6 2 (0.68%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.68%) IBM
7 1 (0.34%) Adobe
7 1 (0.34%) Capita
7 1 (0.34%) Dell
7 1 (0.34%) FatWire
7 1 (0.34%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.34%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.34%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.34%) SAP
7 1 (0.34%) VMware