The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
England / Yorkshire
Rank 25 28 40
Rank change year-on-year +3 +12  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 140 171 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 6.48% 6.07% 4.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.68% 6.29% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 123 88
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £496 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.12% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% +15.13%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2096 2719 2507
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.04% 96.56% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1292 1801 1576
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £256 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 115 137
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.48 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.67% +15.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £40.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -15 75 £400 -5.88% 38
South Yorkshire +23 60 £438 +20.68% 4
North Yorkshire +3 2 £363 -5.84% 5
Java Developer
England

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 268 (100.00%) Java
2 201 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (44.40%) Spring
4 118 (44.03%) JavaScript
5 111 (41.42%) Git (software)
6 89 (33.21%) TDD
7 71 (26.49%) Linux
8 70 (26.12%) HTML
9 66 (24.63%) CSS
10 65 (24.25%) Hibernate
11 62 (23.13%) REST
12 58 (21.64%) Continuous Integration
13 52 (19.40%) Web Services
13 52 (19.40%) SQL
13 52 (19.40%) Python
14 51 (19.03%) Scrum
14 51 (19.03%) NoSQL
15 48 (17.91%) OO
15 48 (17.91%) Relational Database
16 47 (17.54%) Jenkins
16 47 (17.54%) Unix
17 46 (17.16%) BDD
17 46 (17.16%) DevOps
18 44 (16.42%) Mac OS X
19 43 (16.04%) Configuration Management
20 40 (14.93%) Automated Testing
20 40 (14.93%) Ruby
21 38 (14.18%) Software Engineering
21 38 (14.18%) Web Development
21 38 (14.18%) Scala

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 13 (4.85%) Confluence
2 11 (4.10%) Tomcat
3 10 (3.73%) Apache
4 5 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (1.12%) Jetty
5 3 (1.12%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.75%) Alfresco
6 2 (0.75%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (0.75%) Mule
6 2 (0.75%) nginx
6 2 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.75%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.37%) CMS
7 1 (0.37%) JBoss
7 1 (0.37%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.24%) GitHub
3 4 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (1.49%) IaaS
3 4 (1.49%) Loggly
3 4 (1.49%) Sumo Logic
4 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (12.69%) HTTP
2 2 (0.75%) Internet
3 1 (0.37%) DNS
3 1 (0.37%) Intranet
3 1 (0.37%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.37%) LDAP
3 1 (0.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (19.03%) NoSQL
2 48 (17.91%) Relational Database
3 34 (12.69%) MongoDB
4 26 (9.70%) PostgreSQL
5 25 (9.33%) MySQL
6 16 (5.97%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (2.99%) Redis
8 5 (1.87%) Riak
9 4 (1.49%) SQL Server
10 2 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.75%) Couchbase
10 2 (0.75%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.37%) Big Data
11 1 (0.37%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.37%) HBase
11 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 111 (41.42%) Git (software)
2 47 (17.54%) Jenkins
3 32 (11.94%) Subversion
4 28 (10.45%) JUnit
4 28 (10.45%) Maven
5 20 (7.46%) Mercurial
6 16 (5.97%) JIRA
7 13 (4.85%) Jasmine
7 13 (4.85%) Mockito
8 9 (3.36%) Gradle
9 7 (2.61%) IntelliJ
9 7 (2.61%) jMock
9 7 (2.61%) Selenium
9 7 (2.61%) Spock
10 6 (2.24%) Grunt
10 6 (2.24%) JMeter
10 6 (2.24%) TestNG
11 5 (1.87%) EasyMock
11 5 (1.87%) Eclipse
12 4 (1.49%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (2.99%) Finance
2 4 (1.49%) Retail
2 4 (1.49%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.12%) Banking
3 3 (1.12%) Electronics
3 3 (1.12%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.12%) Marketing
4 2 (0.75%) Games
5 1 (0.37%) Advertising
5 1 (0.37%) Automotive
5 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (44.40%) Spring
2 70 (26.12%) HTML
3 66 (24.63%) CSS
4 65 (24.25%) Hibernate
5 62 (23.13%) REST
6 52 (19.40%) Web Services
7 38 (14.18%) AngularJS
8 37 (13.81%) Node.js
8 37 (13.81%) RESTful
9 28 (10.45%) SOAP
10 24 (8.96%) Spring Boot
11 21 (7.84%) J2EE
12 18 (6.72%) JSON
13 17 (6.34%) HTML5
13 17 (6.34%) XML
14 15 (5.60%) Spring MVC
15 14 (5.22%) CSS3
16 10 (3.73%) Java EE
16 10 (3.73%) React
17 9 (3.36%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.46%) Algorithms
2 19 (7.09%) User Experience
3 18 (6.72%) Data Structures
4 12 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.12%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.75%) Blog
7 2 (0.75%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.75%) Learning Management System
7 2 (0.75%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.37%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.37%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Replication
8 1 (0.37%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 71 (26.49%) Linux
2 47 (17.54%) Unix
3 44 (16.42%) Mac OS X
4 9 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.49%) CentOS
6 3 (1.12%) Android
7 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.37%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (33.21%) TDD
3 58 (21.64%) Continuous Integration
4 51 (19.03%) Scrum
5 48 (17.91%) OO
6 46 (17.16%) BDD
6 46 (17.16%) DevOps
7 43 (16.04%) Configuration Management
8 40 (14.93%) Automated Testing
9 38 (14.18%) Microservices
9 38 (14.18%) Software Engineering
9 38 (14.18%) Web Development
10 33 (12.31%) Mentoring
11 26 (9.70%) Line Management
11 26 (9.70%) Responsive Web Design
11 26 (9.70%) Web Design
12 24 (8.96%) Continuous Delivery
13 22 (8.21%) Front End Development
13 22 (8.21%) Visualisation
14 19 (7.09%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 268 (100.00%) Java
2 118 (44.03%) JavaScript
3 52 (19.40%) Python
3 52 (19.40%) SQL
4 40 (14.93%) Ruby
5 38 (14.18%) Scala
6 10 (3.73%) C#
7 9 (3.36%) Bash Shell
8 8 (2.99%) PHP
9 7 (2.61%) Go
9 7 (2.61%) Groovy
10 5 (1.87%) C++
10 5 (1.87%) Clojure
11 3 (1.12%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.75%) Korn
12 2 (0.75%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.37%) ECMAScript
13 1 (0.37%) Jython
13 1 (0.37%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.37%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (7.09%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.36%) BC Cleared
3 8 (2.99%) Degree
4 6 (2.24%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.12%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.36%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.75%) FATCA
2 2 (0.75%) QA
2 2 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (9.70%) Docker
2 4 (1.49%) GlusterFS
3 2 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.37%) HDFS
4 1 (0.37%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (6.72%) Puppet
2 14 (5.22%) Ansible
3 6 (2.24%) ZABBIX
4 5 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.49%) Kibana
5 4 (1.49%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.49%) logstash
5 4 (1.49%) Nagios
5 4 (1.49%) Salt
6 2 (0.75%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.75%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 34 (12.69%) Oracle
2 10 (3.73%) Google
3 9 (3.36%) Red Hat
4 5 (1.87%) Splunk
5 4 (1.49%) New Relic
5 4 (1.49%) Rackspace
5 4 (1.49%) SaltStack
6 3 (1.12%) IBM
6 3 (1.12%) SAP
7 2 (0.75%) MuleSoft
7 2 (0.75%) Solace
7 2 (0.75%) VMware
8 1 (0.37%) hybris
8 1 (0.37%) Tealium
8 1 (0.37%) Zend
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day 4 months likely to extend.
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £340 to £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago