Period
to 17 August 2019

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

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
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 45 27 26
Rank change year-on-year -18 -1 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 179 300 285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.34% 6.06% 6.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.58% 6.32% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 245 226
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £408 £375 £349
90th Percentile £589 £538 £513
England median daily rate £525 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £41.83
% change year-on-year +29.41% +1.61% -1.01%

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 3,910 4,745 4,108
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 95.92% 97.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,599 3,160 2,641
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £219 £263 £255
90th Percentile £550 £538 £545
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 178 129
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £16.56 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.35% +27.35% -3.70%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.63 £8.90
90th Percentile £35.00 £42.73 £29.03
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.51 £18.50
% change year-on-year +8.08% +0.03% -2.63%

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 17 August 2019.

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 17 August 2019. 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 -8 134 £475 +8.57% 26
South Yorkshire -21 39 £450 +2.86% 6
East Yorkshire +3 1 £325 -25.71%
North Yorkshire -10 1 - - 6
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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.

1 179 (100.00%) Java
2 134 (74.86%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (54.19%) TDD
4 90 (50.28%) Java 8
5 83 (46.37%) Microservices
6 65 (36.31%) Amazon AWS
7 63 (35.20%) Docker
8 62 (34.64%) Spring
9 51 (28.49%) BDD
10 49 (27.37%) Mockito
11 48 (26.82%) Spring Boot
12 47 (26.26%) MongoDB
13 43 (24.02%) Test Automation
14 38 (21.23%) Kubernetes
15 36 (20.11%) Microsoft Azure
16 34 (18.99%) Pair Programming
17 31 (17.32%) Linux
17 31 (17.32%) ActiveMQ
18 30 (16.76%) RESTful
18 30 (16.76%) JAX-RS
19 29 (16.20%) Cucumber
19 29 (16.20%) Continuous Deployment
19 29 (16.20%) Web Development
20 28 (15.64%) Unix
20 28 (15.64%) Mac OS X
20 28 (15.64%) DevOps
21 27 (15.08%) Responsive Web Design
22 26 (14.53%) Hibernate
22 26 (14.53%) Web Design
22 26 (14.53%) SQL

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 9 (5.03%) Confluence
2 6 (3.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (2.23%) JBoss
3 4 (2.23%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.23%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.68%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.68%) Jetty
4 3 (1.68%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.12%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.56%) CMS
6 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 65 (36.31%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (20.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.23%) GitHub
4 3 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.68%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.12%) Amazon ECS
5 2 (1.12%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (1.12%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.12%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.79%) HTTP
2 3 (1.68%) Kerberos
3 2 (1.12%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (26.26%) MongoDB
2 22 (12.29%) Neo4j
3 18 (10.06%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (3.35%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.23%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.68%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.12%) Big Data
8 2 (1.12%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.56%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.56%) HBase
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 49 (27.37%) Mockito
2 29 (16.20%) Cucumber
3 22 (12.29%) Maven
4 20 (11.17%) Jenkins
5 16 (8.94%) Git (software)
6 10 (5.59%) JIRA
7 8 (4.47%) Selenium
8 6 (3.35%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.68%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.68%) Rational Application Developer
9 3 (1.68%) Subversion
9 3 (1.68%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.12%) git-flow
11 1 (0.56%) JUnit
11 1 (0.56%) Mocha
11 1 (0.56%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.56%) Spock
11 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (2.23%) Retail
2 3 (1.68%) Finance
3 1 (0.56%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (34.64%) Spring
2 48 (26.82%) Spring Boot
3 31 (17.32%) ActiveMQ
4 30 (16.76%) JAX-RS
4 30 (16.76%) RESTful
5 26 (14.53%) Hibernate
6 14 (7.82%) Node.js
7 13 (7.26%) AngularJS
7 13 (7.26%) RabbitMQ
8 11 (6.15%) J2EE
8 11 (6.15%) REST
8 11 (6.15%) Web Services
9 10 (5.59%) HTML
9 10 (5.59%) Kafka
10 9 (5.03%) SOAP
11 8 (4.47%) React
12 7 (3.91%) Java EE
12 7 (3.91%) XML
13 6 (3.35%) CSS
13 6 (3.35%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.38%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (5.59%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.12%) User Experience
5 2 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.56%) NHS
6 1 (0.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 31 (17.32%) Linux
2 28 (15.64%) Mac OS X
2 28 (15.64%) Unix
3 8 (4.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (74.86%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (54.19%) TDD
3 83 (46.37%) Microservices
4 51 (28.49%) BDD
5 43 (24.02%) Test Automation
6 34 (18.99%) Pair Programming
7 29 (16.20%) Continuous Deployment
7 29 (16.20%) Web Development
8 28 (15.64%) DevOps
9 27 (15.08%) Responsive Web Design
10 26 (14.53%) Web Design
11 22 (12.29%) Problem-Solving
12 18 (10.06%) Scrum
13 12 (6.70%) Kanban
14 11 (6.15%) Data Protection
14 11 (6.15%) Software Engineering
15 9 (5.03%) Software Testing
16 8 (4.47%) Continuous Integration
16 8 (4.47%) Migration
16 8 (4.47%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 179 (100.00%) Java
2 90 (50.28%) Java 8
3 26 (14.53%) SQL
4 22 (12.29%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.35%) C#
6 5 (2.79%) C
6 5 (2.79%) PL/SQL
6 5 (2.79%) Python
7 4 (2.23%) C++
7 4 (2.23%) Kotlin
8 2 (1.12%) Groovy
8 2 (1.12%) Scala
9 1 (0.56%) ES6
9 1 (0.56%) ES7
9 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (10.61%) Security Cleared
2 18 (10.06%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.47%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.12%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.23%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 63 (35.20%) Docker
2 1 (0.56%) OpenDJ
2 1 (0.56%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 38 (21.23%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.79%) Puppet
3 4 (2.23%) Ansible
3 4 (2.23%) Terraform
4 3 (1.68%) Cobbler
4 3 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (3.35%) Oracle
2 4 (2.23%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.23%) Splunk
3 3 (1.68%) ForgeRock
3 3 (1.68%) Google
3 3 (1.68%) IBM
4 1 (0.56%) MapR
4 1 (0.56%) MuleSoft