Period
to 24 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Software Engineer was £430 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 24 July 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 Software Engineer
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 204 197
Rank change year-on-year +34 -7 -43
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 14 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.33% 0.17% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.18% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 17
Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £570 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.56% +72.73% +3.13%
10th Percentile £395 £410 £308
90th Percentile £645 £570 £388
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £43.00 £38.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year +13.16% -30.91% +62.96%

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 4066 5592 5641
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 96.92% 96.56% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2599 3750 3685
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +4.48%
10th Percentile £262 £263 £220
90th Percentile £550 £560 £500
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 174 255
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% -3.70%
10th Percentile £9.32 £8.50 £8.68
90th Percentile £29.03 £33.75 £37.32
England median hourly rate £18.10 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.74% +8.57% +2.94%

Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Java Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Engineer in Yorkshire

Java Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java Software Engineer in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Software Engineer in Yorkshire

Java Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Software Engineer in Yorkshire

Java Software Engineer
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 Software Engineer within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 July 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 +30 14 £430 -24.56% 3
South Yorkshire - 1 £640 - 2
Java Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2017, Java Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
4 8 (57.14%) Linux
4 8 (57.14%) TDD
4 8 (57.14%) JIRA
4 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 8 (57.14%) Confluence
4 8 (57.14%) Node.js
5 7 (50.00%) REST
5 7 (50.00%) MongoDB
5 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 7 (50.00%) Microservices
5 7 (50.00%) SDLC
5 7 (50.00%) NoSQL
5 7 (50.00%) Open Source
5 7 (50.00%) BDD
5 7 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (50.00%) SQL
5 7 (50.00%) MySQL
5 7 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
6 6 (42.86%) JUnit
6 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
6 6 (42.86%) Cucumber
6 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (42.86%) Slack
6 6 (42.86%) Jasmine
6 6 (42.86%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (35.71%) MVC

Java Software Engineer 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 8 (57.14%) Confluence
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Slack
2 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 7 (50.00%) MySQL
1 7 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 7 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (42.86%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) JIRA
2 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (42.86%) Cucumber
3 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 6 (42.86%) Jasmine
3 6 (42.86%) JUnit
4 1 (7.14%) GitLab
4 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) Node.js
2 7 (50.00%) REST
3 4 (28.57%) Symfony
4 2 (14.29%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (14.29%) Spring
5 1 (7.14%) Apache Axis
5 1 (7.14%) HTML5
5 1 (7.14%) J2EE
5 1 (7.14%) jQuery
5 1 (7.14%) JSP
5 1 (7.14%) RESTful
5 1 (7.14%) SOAP
5 1 (7.14%) Spring MVC
5 1 (7.14%) Spring Security
5 1 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (7.14%) WSDL
5 1 (7.14%) XHTML
5 1 (7.14%) XML
5 1 (7.14%) XSL
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 8 (57.14%) TDD
2 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 7 (50.00%) BDD
3 7 (50.00%) Microservices
3 7 (50.00%) Open Source
3 7 (50.00%) SDLC
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (35.71%) MVC
6 4 (28.57%) Coaching
6 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
6 4 (28.57%) SFIA
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 2 (14.29%) Kanban
7 2 (14.29%) Scrum
8 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Migration
8 1 (7.14%) OWASP
8 1 (7.14%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 7 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) PHP
4 4 (28.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
1 1 (7.14%) Cobbler
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) hybris