Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 24 36
Rank change year-on-year -5 +12 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 256 331 286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 5.79% 6.10% 4.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.00% 6.34% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 259 215
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £371 £339 £318
90th Percentile £475 £525 £523
England median daily rate £500 £475 £451
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.26% +0.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £50.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% -
England median hourly rate £41.15 £37.25 £42.75
% change year-on-year +10.47% -12.87% +22.14%

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 4268 5218 5915
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 96.22% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2833 3350 3937
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £250
90th Percentile £545 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 202 318
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.58 £14.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.11% +2.98% +0.70%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £39.48 £28.75 £28.83
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -1 205 £425 - 22
South Yorkshire -14 35 £425 -2.86% 6
North Yorkshire +15 12 £400 - 8
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 256 (100.00%) Java
2 186 (72.66%) Agile Software Development
3 170 (66.41%) Spring
4 109 (42.58%) Git (software)
5 107 (41.80%) Hibernate
6 101 (39.45%) TDD
7 97 (37.89%) JavaScript
8 80 (31.25%) Maven
9 79 (30.86%) Continuous Integration
10 69 (26.95%) Jenkins
11 67 (26.17%) NoSQL
11 67 (26.17%) SQL
12 66 (25.78%) OO
12 66 (25.78%) Spring Boot
13 65 (25.39%) Microservices
14 63 (24.61%) Test Automation
15 60 (23.44%) BDD
16 59 (23.05%) Oracle
17 57 (22.27%) MongoDB
18 54 (21.09%) RESTful
19 49 (19.14%) Docker
19 49 (19.14%) Scrum
20 48 (18.75%) Software Engineering
21 46 (17.97%) Subversion
22 43 (16.80%) JUnit
23 42 (16.41%) AngularJS
23 42 (16.41%) Mercurial
24 41 (16.02%) HTML
25 40 (15.63%) CSS
25 40 (15.63%) JIRA

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 (7.81%) JBoss
2 17 (6.64%) Tomcat
3 16 (6.25%) Confluence
4 9 (3.52%) WebLogic
5 7 (2.73%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.95%) Jetty
6 5 (1.95%) Tornado
7 4 (1.56%) GlassFish
8 3 (1.17%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.39%) Anypoint
9 1 (0.39%) Apache
9 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.39%) Mule
9 1 (0.39%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.39%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.98%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.13%) GitHub
3 7 (2.73%) Slack
4 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.39%) Firebase
6 1 (0.39%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.91%) HTTP
2 5 (1.95%) AMQP
3 1 (0.39%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (26.17%) NoSQL
2 57 (22.27%) MongoDB
3 36 (14.06%) MySQL
4 24 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (8.98%) Relational Database
6 21 (8.20%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (2.73%) Couchbase
7 7 (2.73%) Riak
8 6 (2.34%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.34%) SQL Server
9 5 (1.95%) Redis
10 4 (1.56%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.17%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.39%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 109 (42.58%) Git (software)
2 80 (31.25%) Maven
3 69 (26.95%) Jenkins
4 46 (17.97%) Subversion
5 43 (16.80%) JUnit
6 42 (16.41%) Mercurial
7 40 (15.63%) JIRA
8 30 (11.72%) Cucumber
9 13 (5.08%) Mockito
10 12 (4.69%) Gradle
11 8 (3.13%) IntelliJ
12 7 (2.73%) Flyway
13 6 (2.34%) Selenium
13 6 (2.34%) Vagrant
14 5 (1.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (1.95%) FitNesse
14 5 (1.95%) Jasmine
14 5 (1.95%) JBehave
15 4 (1.56%) Hudson
16 3 (1.17%) Eclipse
General
1 18 (7.03%) Finance
2 17 (6.64%) Retail
3 3 (1.17%) Electronics
3 3 (1.17%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.17%) Marketing
3 3 (1.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.39%) Banking
4 1 (0.39%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (66.41%) Spring
2 107 (41.80%) Hibernate
3 66 (25.78%) Spring Boot
4 54 (21.09%) RESTful
5 42 (16.41%) AngularJS
6 41 (16.02%) HTML
7 40 (15.63%) CSS
8 38 (14.84%) Web Services
9 36 (14.06%) REST
10 32 (12.50%) Node.js
11 26 (10.16%) XML
12 18 (7.03%) J2EE
12 18 (7.03%) RabbitMQ
13 17 (6.64%) Apache Camel
13 17 (6.64%) HTML5
13 17 (6.64%) React
14 16 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
14 16 (6.25%) CSS3
14 16 (6.25%) SOAP
15 14 (5.47%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.11%) Algorithms
1 31 (12.11%) Data Structures
2 22 (8.59%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (3.13%) User Experience
4 7 (2.73%) Minimum Viable Product
5 4 (1.56%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.56%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.78%) Replication
7 1 (0.39%) Chromecast
7 1 (0.39%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.39%) iPad
7 1 (0.39%) IPTV
7 1 (0.39%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 31 (12.11%) Linux
2 16 (6.25%) Unix
3 12 (4.69%) Mac OS X
4 8 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.95%) Android
6 3 (1.17%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (72.66%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (39.45%) TDD
3 79 (30.86%) Continuous Integration
4 66 (25.78%) OO
5 65 (25.39%) Microservices
6 63 (24.61%) Test Automation
7 60 (23.44%) BDD
8 49 (19.14%) Scrum
9 48 (18.75%) Software Engineering
10 38 (14.84%) DevOps
11 25 (9.77%) Kanban
12 23 (8.98%) Mentoring
12 23 (8.98%) Open Source
13 22 (8.59%) MVC
14 20 (7.81%) Web Development
15 16 (6.25%) User Stories
16 13 (5.08%) Responsive Web Design
16 13 (5.08%) Web Design
17 11 (4.30%) Configuration Management
17 11 (4.30%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 256 (100.00%) Java
2 97 (37.89%) JavaScript
3 67 (26.17%) SQL
4 19 (7.42%) Ruby
5 18 (7.03%) Python
6 15 (5.86%) Scala
7 6 (2.34%) TypeScript
8 5 (1.95%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.56%) Groovy
10 3 (1.17%) Kotlin
11 2 (0.78%) Go
12 1 (0.39%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.39%) C#
12 1 (0.39%) C++
12 1 (0.39%) ES6
12 1 (0.39%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.39%) PHP
12 1 (0.39%) VC++
Qualifications
1 12 (4.69%) Sun Certification
2 6 (2.34%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (1.95%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.56%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.17%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.78%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.39%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 49 (19.14%) Docker
2 2 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (7.03%) Puppet
2 12 (4.69%) Ansible
3 10 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 59 (23.05%) Oracle
2 9 (3.52%) Red Hat
3 7 (2.73%) Google
4 3 (1.17%) SAP
5 2 (0.78%) IBM
6 1 (0.39%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.39%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.39%) webMethods