Period
to 21 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 31 25
Rank change year-on-year -11 -6 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 231 252 330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.65% 5.67% 6.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.85% 5.86% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 218 260
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - -
10th Percentile £375 £371 £325
90th Percentile £525 £479 £525
England median daily rate £525 £503 £475
% change year-on-year +4.48% +5.79% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £50.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.15 £37.38
% change year-on-year +9.36% +10.10% -12.57%

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 4,765 4,302 5,193
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.95% 96.76% 96.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,199 2,847 3,332
Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £222 £250
90th Percentile £550 £545 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 143 198
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.90% +3.57% +3.70%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.00 £9.48
90th Percentile £35.68 £38.58 £29.88
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.50

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -14 167 £450 +7.14% 32
South Yorkshire +11 54 £438 +2.94% 4
North Yorkshire -2 10 £425 +6.25% 3
East Yorkshire - 1 £438 - 1
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 231 (100.00%) Java
2 174 (75.32%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (47.19%) Microservices
4 108 (46.75%) Spring
5 100 (43.29%) Java 8
6 95 (41.13%) TDD
7 89 (38.53%) Spring Boot
8 69 (29.87%) Docker
9 59 (25.54%) JavaScript
10 56 (24.24%) Hibernate
11 49 (21.21%) RESTful
12 41 (17.75%) OO
13 40 (17.32%) Git (software)
13 40 (17.32%) REST
14 36 (15.58%) Test Automation
15 35 (15.15%) DevOps
16 33 (14.29%) Scala
16 33 (14.29%) HTML
17 30 (12.99%) NoSQL
17 30 (12.99%) SOAP
17 30 (12.99%) Web Services
18 29 (12.55%) SQL
18 29 (12.55%) Software Engineering
19 28 (12.12%) Maven
19 28 (12.12%) BDD
19 28 (12.12%) Kafka
20 26 (11.26%) Scrum
20 26 (11.26%) CSS
21 25 (10.82%) Node.js
22 24 (10.39%) 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 16 (6.93%) Confluence
2 10 (4.33%) Apache
3 9 (3.90%) Apache ServiceMix
4 8 (3.46%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.30%) JBoss
6 3 (1.30%) Mule
6 3 (1.30%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.43%) CMS
8 1 (0.43%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.96%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (7.36%) GitHub
3 11 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
4 10 (4.33%) Serverless
5 8 (3.46%) Slack
6 5 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.30%) Heroku
7 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.87%) Route 53
8 2 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.43%) Datadog
9 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.03%) SSH
2 4 (1.73%) Firewall
3 2 (0.87%) HTTP
4 1 (0.43%) Skype
4 1 (0.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.99%) NoSQL
2 22 (9.52%) MongoDB
3 13 (5.63%) MySQL
4 10 (4.33%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (2.60%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (1.73%) Big Data
7 4 (1.73%) Couchbase
7 4 (1.73%) CouchDB
8 3 (1.30%) Apache Hive
8 3 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.30%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.30%) Neo4j
9 2 (0.87%) HBase
9 2 (0.87%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.87%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.43%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 40 (17.32%) Git (software)
2 28 (12.12%) Maven
3 24 (10.39%) JIRA
4 19 (8.23%) Jenkins
5 12 (5.19%) Selenium
6 11 (4.76%) JUnit
6 11 (4.76%) Mercurial
7 10 (4.33%) Bitbucket
8 9 (3.90%) IntelliJ
9 8 (3.46%) Cucumber
9 8 (3.46%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.73%) git-flow
10 4 (1.73%) Mockito
11 3 (1.30%) Gradle
11 3 (1.30%) Subversion
12 2 (0.87%) Ant
13 1 (0.43%) DbUnit
13 1 (0.43%) Flyway
13 1 (0.43%) GitLab
13 1 (0.43%) SonarQube
General
1 9 (3.90%) Finance
2 8 (3.46%) Retail
3 3 (1.30%) Advertising
3 3 (1.30%) Banking
4 1 (0.43%) Games
4 1 (0.43%) Law
4 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (46.75%) Spring
2 89 (38.53%) Spring Boot
3 56 (24.24%) Hibernate
4 49 (21.21%) RESTful
5 40 (17.32%) REST
6 33 (14.29%) HTML
7 30 (12.99%) SOAP
7 30 (12.99%) Web Services
8 28 (12.12%) Kafka
9 26 (11.26%) CSS
10 25 (10.82%) Node.js
11 22 (9.52%) ActiveMQ
12 21 (9.09%) Apache Camel
13 20 (8.66%) AngularJS
13 20 (8.66%) Dropwizard
14 18 (7.79%) JSON
14 18 (7.79%) XML
15 17 (7.36%) RabbitMQ
16 14 (6.06%) HTML5
17 11 (4.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.49%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (3.90%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.03%) PKI
4 4 (1.73%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.73%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (1.73%) NHS
5 3 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.43%) Fintech
6 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.43%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.96%) Linux
2 4 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (1.73%) Unix
3 3 (1.30%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.43%) Android
4 1 (0.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (75.32%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (47.19%) Microservices
3 95 (41.13%) TDD
4 41 (17.75%) OO
5 36 (15.58%) Test Automation
6 35 (15.15%) DevOps
7 29 (12.55%) Software Engineering
8 28 (12.12%) BDD
9 26 (11.26%) Scrum
10 19 (8.23%) Open Source
10 19 (8.23%) Pair Programming
10 19 (8.23%) SOA
11 18 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (7.79%) Migration
12 15 (6.49%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (5.63%) OOP
14 11 (4.76%) Kanban
14 11 (4.76%) SDLC
15 10 (4.33%) High Availability
16 9 (3.90%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 231 (100.00%) Java
2 100 (43.29%) Java 8
3 59 (25.54%) JavaScript
4 33 (14.29%) Scala
5 29 (12.55%) SQL
6 23 (9.96%) Groovy
7 22 (9.52%) Python
8 15 (6.49%) Clojure
9 12 (5.19%) C#
10 7 (3.03%) Bash Shell
10 7 (3.03%) Kotlin
11 3 (1.30%) PHP
12 2 (0.87%) C
12 2 (0.87%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.43%) Ruby
13 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (4.33%) Degree
2 9 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (3.46%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.43%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.16%) QA
2 3 (1.30%) PMO
3 1 (0.43%) GDPR
System Software
1 69 (29.87%) Docker
2 11 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.43%) HDFS
3 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (6.06%) Terraform
2 8 (3.46%) Ansible
3 3 (1.30%) Puppet
4 2 (0.87%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.43%) Grafana
5 1 (0.43%) Graylog
5 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (2.60%) Oracle
1 6 (2.60%) Splunk
2 4 (1.73%) MuleSoft
3 2 (0.87%) Coverity
3 2 (0.87%) Hortonworks
3 2 (0.87%) IBM
4 1 (0.43%) Google
4 1 (0.43%) Micro Focus
4 1 (0.43%) Sun
4 1 (0.43%) VMware