Period
to 20 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Software Engineer was £430 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 January 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 Software Engineer
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 188 -
Rank change year-on-year +39 - +186
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 32 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.73% 0.12% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 30 5 0
Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.86% - -
England median daily rate £500 £470 £600
% change year-on-year +6.38% -21.67% +41.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.75% +1.88% -

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 4,237 4,740 5,749
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 96.11% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,795 3,056 3,764
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £250
90th Percentile £543 £538 £540
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 209 299
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £13.92 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.80% -0.61% +7.69%
10th Percentile £9.96 £9.50 £9.14
90th Percentile £40.00 £27.75 £25.00
England median hourly rate £18.38 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.68% - +12.12%

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 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 +30 28 £430 - 7
South Yorkshire +13 2 £425 +30.77% 4
North Yorkshire - 2 £390 - 2
Java Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 32 (100.00%) Java
1 32 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 27 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (81.25%) TDD
3 26 (81.25%) SQL
3 26 (81.25%) NoSQL
4 23 (71.88%) Git (software)
5 22 (68.75%) Test Automation
6 21 (65.63%) JavaScript
7 19 (59.38%) BDD
8 17 (53.13%) REST
8 17 (53.13%) Microservices
8 17 (53.13%) MySQL
9 16 (50.00%) Node.js
9 16 (50.00%) MongoDB
9 16 (50.00%) Open Source
10 15 (46.88%) Linux
10 15 (46.88%) PostgreSQL
10 15 (46.88%) JIRA
11 14 (43.75%) Kanban
11 14 (43.75%) Scrum
11 14 (43.75%) Confluence
11 14 (43.75%) Cucumber
11 14 (43.75%) Slack
11 14 (43.75%) SFIA
12 13 (40.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (40.63%) Spring
13 12 (37.50%) Jenkins
14 11 (34.38%) Apache Cassandra
15 10 (31.25%) Jasmine

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 14 (43.75%) Confluence
2 2 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) Jupyter
Cloud Services
1 14 (43.75%) Slack
2 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (81.25%) NoSQL
2 17 (53.13%) MySQL
3 16 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 15 (46.88%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (34.38%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (6.25%) Apache Hive
6 2 (6.25%) Big Data
6 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 2 (6.25%) Riak
7 1 (3.13%) NewSQL
7 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (71.88%) Git (software)
2 15 (46.88%) JIRA
3 14 (43.75%) Cucumber
4 12 (37.50%) Jenkins
5 10 (31.25%) Jasmine
5 10 (31.25%) JUnit
6 8 (25.00%) Subversion
7 7 (21.88%) Mercurial
8 2 (6.25%) Artifactory
8 2 (6.25%) git-flow
8 2 (6.25%) Maven
9 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (9.38%) Retail
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) REST
2 16 (50.00%) Node.js
3 13 (40.63%) Spring
4 9 (28.13%) Spring Boot
5 7 (21.88%) Hibernate
6 5 (15.63%) Kafka
7 3 (9.38%) JSON
7 3 (9.38%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (6.25%) CSS
8 2 (6.25%) Handlebars
8 2 (6.25%) HTML
8 2 (6.25%) Mustache
8 2 (6.25%) RESTful
8 2 (6.25%) Spring Batch
8 2 (6.25%) Spring Security
8 2 (6.25%) Web Services
9 1 (3.13%) Angular 2
9 1 (3.13%) Dropwizard
9 1 (3.13%) Electron Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Algorithms
1 5 (15.63%) Data Structures
2 2 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Linux
2 13 (40.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 27 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (81.25%) TDD
4 22 (68.75%) Test Automation
5 19 (59.38%) BDD
6 17 (53.13%) Microservices
7 16 (50.00%) Open Source
8 14 (43.75%) Kanban
8 14 (43.75%) Scrum
8 14 (43.75%) SFIA
9 9 (28.13%) Mentoring
9 9 (28.13%) SDLC
10 8 (25.00%) Coaching
10 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (25.00%) OO
11 7 (21.88%) DSDM
11 7 (21.88%) RUP
12 6 (18.75%) User Stories
13 5 (15.63%) Integration Testing
14 4 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (81.25%) SQL
3 21 (65.63%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) ES6
4 1 (3.13%) Kotlin
4 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Grafana
1 2 (6.25%) Graylog
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
1 2 (6.25%) Terraform
2 1 (3.13%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Red Hat
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Splunk