Period
to 19 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 30 29
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 293 257 312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 6.38% 5.57% 5.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.67% 5.80% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 166 228
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.30% +16.00%
10th Percentile £363 £323 £319
90th Percentile £488 £500 £518
England median daily rate £500 £475 £470
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £50.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% -
England median hourly rate £41.15 £38.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year +8.29% -13.14% +12.18%

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 4,395 4,434 5,672
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.18% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,909 2,809 3,717
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £231 £234 £247
90th Percentile £538 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 205 280
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +1.38% +6.23%
10th Percentile £9.96 £9.77 £9.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £26.25 £25.50
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.08% - +12.12%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +6 209 £419 -1.47% 38
South Yorkshire +2 70 £425 - 9
North Yorkshire +10 10 £390 +20.00% 5
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 293 (100.00%) Java
2 224 (76.45%) Agile Software Development
3 211 (72.01%) Spring
4 135 (46.08%) TDD
5 129 (44.03%) Hibernate
5 129 (44.03%) JavaScript
6 117 (39.93%) Git (software)
7 116 (39.59%) Spring Boot
8 110 (37.54%) Maven
9 95 (32.42%) Microservices
10 94 (32.08%) OO
10 94 (32.08%) BDD
11 80 (27.30%) Jenkins
12 77 (26.28%) Test Automation
13 72 (24.57%) RESTful
14 71 (24.23%) Continuous Integration
15 61 (20.82%) SQL
16 57 (19.45%) Software Engineering
17 54 (18.43%) NoSQL
18 52 (17.75%) AngularJS
18 52 (17.75%) HTML
19 50 (17.06%) JUnit
20 49 (16.72%) CSS
21 47 (16.04%) Scrum
22 45 (15.36%) MongoDB
23 43 (14.68%) REST
24 41 (13.99%) Node.js
24 41 (13.99%) Web Services
25 40 (13.65%) Oracle
26 39 (13.31%) Subversion

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 31 (10.58%) JBoss
2 14 (4.78%) Apache ServiceMix
2 14 (4.78%) Tomcat
3 12 (4.10%) WebSphere
4 11 (3.75%) Confluence
5 8 (2.73%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.71%) GlassFish
6 5 (1.71%) Jetty
7 4 (1.37%) Tornado
8 3 (1.02%) Apache
8 3 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.02%) WildFly
9 1 (0.34%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.34%) CMS
9 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 31 (10.58%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.07%) GitHub
3 8 (2.73%) Slack
4 5 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.34%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.37%) AMQP
1 4 (1.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (18.43%) NoSQL
2 45 (15.36%) MongoDB
3 22 (7.51%) MySQL
4 19 (6.48%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (5.46%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (4.10%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.73%) Hadoop
7 8 (2.73%) Riak
8 6 (2.05%) SQL Server
9 4 (1.37%) Big Data
9 4 (1.37%) Couchbase
9 4 (1.37%) Redis
10 2 (0.68%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.68%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.34%) Cloud Spanner
11 1 (0.34%) Endeca
11 1 (0.34%) Event Store
11 1 (0.34%) NewSQL
Development Applications
1 117 (39.93%) Git (software)
2 110 (37.54%) Maven
3 80 (27.30%) Jenkins
4 50 (17.06%) JUnit
5 39 (13.31%) Subversion
6 37 (12.63%) Cucumber
7 36 (12.29%) Mercurial
8 22 (7.51%) JIRA
9 13 (4.44%) Mockito
10 12 (4.10%) Gradle
11 8 (2.73%) Flyway
12 6 (2.05%) Jasmine
13 5 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (1.71%) Vagrant
14 4 (1.37%) Firebug
14 4 (1.37%) FitNesse
14 4 (1.37%) Hamcrest
14 4 (1.37%) IntelliJ
14 4 (1.37%) JBehave
14 4 (1.37%) Selenium
General
1 26 (8.87%) Finance
2 12 (4.10%) Retail
3 6 (2.05%) Banking
4 3 (1.02%) Games
5 2 (0.68%) Legal
5 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.34%) Electronics
6 1 (0.34%) Law
6 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.34%) Marketing
6 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (72.01%) Spring
2 129 (44.03%) Hibernate
3 116 (39.59%) Spring Boot
4 72 (24.57%) RESTful
5 52 (17.75%) AngularJS
5 52 (17.75%) HTML
6 49 (16.72%) CSS
7 43 (14.68%) REST
8 41 (13.99%) Node.js
8 41 (13.99%) Web Services
9 29 (9.90%) XML
10 26 (8.87%) J2EE
10 26 (8.87%) Kafka
11 24 (8.19%) Apache Camel
12 23 (7.85%) Dropwizard
13 22 (7.51%) SOAP
14 19 (6.48%) HTML5
15 18 (6.14%) JSP
16 17 (5.80%) CSS3
17 13 (4.44%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.85%) Algorithms
1 23 (7.85%) Data Structures
2 18 (6.14%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (5.12%) Virtual Team
4 11 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.07%) User Experience
6 4 (1.37%) Minimum Viable Product
7 3 (1.02%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.68%) Replication
9 1 (0.34%) Chromecast
9 1 (0.34%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.34%) IPTV
9 1 (0.34%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.56%) Linux
2 14 (4.78%) Mac OS X
3 13 (4.44%) Unix
4 9 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.39%) Android
6 5 (1.71%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.34%) CentOS
7 1 (0.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (76.45%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (46.08%) TDD
3 95 (32.42%) Microservices
4 94 (32.08%) BDD
4 94 (32.08%) OO
5 77 (26.28%) Test Automation
6 71 (24.23%) Continuous Integration
7 57 (19.45%) Software Engineering
8 47 (16.04%) Scrum
9 26 (8.87%) DevOps
9 26 (8.87%) Kanban
10 23 (7.85%) Mentoring
10 23 (7.85%) Open Source
11 17 (5.80%) API Development
11 17 (5.80%) MVC
12 16 (5.46%) Web Development
13 12 (4.10%) Pair Programming
14 11 (3.75%) E-Commerce
14 11 (3.75%) SDLC
15 10 (3.41%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 293 (100.00%) Java
2 129 (44.03%) JavaScript
3 61 (20.82%) SQL
4 23 (7.85%) Python
5 17 (5.80%) Ruby
5 17 (5.80%) Scala
6 9 (3.07%) TypeScript
7 5 (1.71%) Kotlin
8 4 (1.37%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.37%) ES6
9 3 (1.02%) Groovy
10 2 (0.68%) Go
11 1 (0.34%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.34%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 12 (4.10%) Sun Certification
2 5 (1.71%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (1.02%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.68%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 38 (12.97%) Docker
2 2 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (4.78%) Puppet
2 8 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.39%) Ansible
4 3 (1.02%) Grafana
4 3 (1.02%) Graylog
4 3 (1.02%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.02%) Terraform
Vendors
1 40 (13.65%) Oracle
2 20 (6.83%) Red Hat
3 3 (1.02%) IBM
3 3 (1.02%) Splunk
4 2 (0.68%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.34%) FatWire
5 1 (0.34%) Google
5 1 (0.34%) SAP
5 1 (0.34%) webMethods