Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 5 11
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6 +5
Contract jobs citing Java 567 775 674
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.03% 14.25% 10.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.51% 32.81% 28.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 561 498
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% +21.43%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £310
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
England median daily rate £500 £475 £462
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.87% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 9
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £14.87 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -62.84% +5.96%
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.38% -6.88% +14.29%

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1643 2362 2361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 37.77% 43.42% 38.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1211 1610 1602
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.68% +9.23%
10th Percentile £298 £283 £263
90th Percentile £525 £538 £513
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 29 35
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £14.87 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +169.09% -25.68% -20.00%
10th Percentile £16.03 £12.95 £11.10
90th Percentile £41.61 £47.50 £46.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +25.00%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Yorkshire

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Yorkshire

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Yorkshire

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Yorkshire

Java
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 within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 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 0 444 £425 -1.16% 71
South Yorkshire -4 82 £481 +6.94% 17
North Yorkshire -4 21 £438 +7.69% 10
East Yorkshire - 2 - - 2
Java
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Java.

1 352 (62.08%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (35.10%) Spring
3 190 (33.51%) JavaScript
4 189 (33.33%) TDD
5 178 (31.39%) Test Automation
6 177 (31.22%) Git (software)
7 146 (25.75%) SQL
8 137 (24.16%) Jenkins
9 133 (23.46%) BDD
10 131 (23.10%) Microservices
11 116 (20.46%) Continuous Integration
12 115 (20.28%) Hibernate
13 111 (19.58%) NoSQL
14 110 (19.40%) Python
15 109 (19.22%) Scrum
15 109 (19.22%) DevOps
16 101 (17.81%) Software Engineering
17 98 (17.28%) MongoDB
18 97 (17.11%) Linux
19 95 (16.75%) HTML
19 95 (16.75%) Open Source
20 92 (16.23%) Node.js
21 90 (15.87%) Oracle
22 89 (15.70%) RESTful
22 89 (15.70%) Cucumber
23 88 (15.52%) REST
24 87 (15.34%) Docker
25 86 (15.17%) Maven
26 85 (14.99%) Selenium
27 83 (14.64%) JIRA

Java
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 47 (8.29%) Confluence
2 30 (5.29%) Tomcat
3 23 (4.06%) Apache Spark
4 19 (3.35%) WebSphere
5 18 (3.17%) JBoss
6 10 (1.76%) Cloud Foundry
6 10 (1.76%) WebSphere Portal
7 9 (1.59%) Apache
7 9 (1.59%) WebLogic
7 9 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (1.41%) Apache Solr
9 7 (1.23%) Jetty
10 6 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.88%) Jupyter
11 5 (0.88%) Tornado
12 3 (0.53%) GlassFish
12 3 (0.53%) SAS
13 2 (0.35%) IBM HTTP Server
13 2 (0.35%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 4 (0.71%) Payment Gateway
1 4 (0.71%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 48 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (4.41%) GitHub
3 20 (3.53%) Slack
4 13 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (1.41%) PaaS
6 5 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (0.71%) Heroku
7 4 (0.71%) npm
8 3 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.35%) Akamai
9 2 (0.35%) Google Play
9 2 (0.35%) SaaS
10 1 (0.18%) CloudBees
10 1 (0.18%) Firebase
10 1 (0.18%) IaaS
10 1 (0.18%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.82%) HTTP
2 8 (1.41%) 3G
2 8 (1.41%) GPRS
2 8 (1.41%) GSM
2 8 (1.41%) LAN
2 8 (1.41%) LTE
2 8 (1.41%) SGSN
2 8 (1.41%) WAN
2 8 (1.41%) Wireless
3 7 (1.23%) Firewall
4 5 (0.88%) AMQP
4 5 (0.88%) Internet
4 5 (0.88%) Kerberos
5 3 (0.53%) DNS
5 3 (0.53%) SSH
6 2 (0.35%) LDAP
6 2 (0.35%) Network Security
6 2 (0.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (19.58%) NoSQL
2 98 (17.28%) MongoDB
3 64 (11.29%) MySQL
4 47 (8.29%) Apache Cassandra
5 44 (7.76%) PostgreSQL
6 38 (6.70%) Big Data
7 36 (6.35%) Relational Database
8 30 (5.29%) Hadoop
9 15 (2.65%) Apache Hive
9 15 (2.65%) HBase
10 13 (2.29%) Oracle Database
10 13 (2.29%) Sqoop
11 11 (1.94%) Impala
12 9 (1.59%) SQL Server
13 8 (1.41%) Couchbase
14 7 (1.23%) RDBMS
14 7 (1.23%) Riak
15 5 (0.88%) Redis
16 3 (0.53%) CouchDB
16 3 (0.53%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 177 (31.22%) Git (software)
2 137 (24.16%) Jenkins
3 89 (15.70%) Cucumber
4 86 (15.17%) Maven
5 85 (14.99%) Selenium
6 83 (14.64%) JIRA
7 59 (10.41%) JUnit
8 55 (9.70%) Subversion
9 49 (8.64%) WebDriver
10 42 (7.41%) Mercurial
11 19 (3.35%) Gradle
12 18 (3.17%) IntelliJ
12 18 (3.17%) SoapUI
13 17 (3.00%) Jasmine
14 16 (2.82%) Hudson
14 16 (2.82%) Mockito
15 12 (2.12%) Vagrant
16 10 (1.76%) Talend Open Studio
17 9 (1.59%) JMeter
18 8 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 59 (10.41%) Finance
2 29 (5.11%) Banking
3 23 (4.06%) Retail
4 19 (3.35%) Marketing
5 18 (3.17%) Manufacturing
5 18 (3.17%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.82%) Electronics
7 12 (2.12%) Retail Banking
8 7 (1.23%) Games
9 2 (0.35%) Local Government
10 1 (0.18%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 328 (57.85%) Developer
2 244 (43.03%) Java Developer
3 61 (10.76%) Tester
4 47 (8.29%) Automation Tester
5 42 (7.41%) Architect
6 32 (5.64%) Senior Developer
7 29 (5.11%) Software Engineer
8 26 (4.59%) Scala Developer
9 25 (4.41%) DevOps Engineer
9 25 (4.41%) Senior Java Developer
10 24 (4.23%) Agile Developer
11 22 (3.88%) Agile Java Developer
12 21 (3.70%) Java Automation Tester
12 21 (3.70%) Java Engineer
13 20 (3.53%) Analyst
13 20 (3.53%) Selenium Automation Tester
13 20 (3.53%) Selenium Tester
14 19 (3.35%) Java Software Engineer
15 17 (3.00%) Android Developer
16 16 (2.82%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (35.10%) Spring
2 115 (20.28%) Hibernate
3 95 (16.75%) HTML
4 92 (16.23%) Node.js
5 89 (15.70%) RESTful
6 88 (15.52%) REST
7 77 (13.58%) Web Services
8 71 (12.52%) CSS
9 70 (12.35%) Spring Boot
10 67 (11.82%) AngularJS
11 58 (10.23%) XML
12 46 (8.11%) JSON
13 41 (7.23%) React
13 41 (7.23%) SOAP
14 37 (6.53%) J2EE
15 34 (6.00%) HTML5
16 31 (5.47%) Play Framework
17 30 (5.29%) Kafka
18 29 (5.11%) CSS3
19 28 (4.94%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.70%) Algorithms
2 31 (5.47%) Data Structures
3 30 (5.29%) Greenfield Project
4 29 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (4.06%) Mobile App
6 14 (2.47%) User Experience
7 9 (1.59%) iPad
8 7 (1.23%) Minimum Viable Product
9 6 (1.06%) Computer Science
10 5 (0.88%) Clustering
10 5 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (0.88%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.71%) Media Streaming
11 4 (0.71%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.53%) DataPower
12 3 (0.53%) Web 2.0
13 2 (0.35%) IPTV
13 2 (0.35%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.35%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 97 (17.11%) Linux
2 69 (12.17%) Unix
3 35 (6.17%) Android
4 29 (5.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (4.76%) Mac OS X
6 23 (4.06%) Apple iOS
7 18 (3.17%) Windows
8 8 (1.41%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.53%) CentOS
9 3 (0.53%) Fedora
9 3 (0.53%) Solaris
10 2 (0.35%) AIX
11 1 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (62.08%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (33.33%) TDD
3 178 (31.39%) Test Automation
4 133 (23.46%) BDD
5 131 (23.10%) Microservices
6 116 (20.46%) Continuous Integration
7 109 (19.22%) DevOps
7 109 (19.22%) Scrum
8 101 (17.81%) Software Engineering
9 95 (16.75%) Open Source
10 76 (13.40%) OO
11 48 (8.47%) Mentoring
12 45 (7.94%) Kanban
13 41 (7.23%) Test Scripting
14 38 (6.70%) SDLC
15 33 (5.82%) Continuous Delivery
16 32 (5.64%) MVC
16 32 (5.64%) SOA
16 32 (5.64%) User Stories
17 31 (5.47%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 190 (33.51%) JavaScript
2 146 (25.75%) SQL
3 110 (19.40%) Python
4 65 (11.46%) Scala
5 63 (11.11%) Ruby
6 48 (8.47%) PHP
7 42 (7.41%) C#
8 38 (6.70%) Bash Shell
9 20 (3.53%) C++
10 19 (3.35%) Groovy
11 15 (2.65%) Shell Script
12 8 (1.41%) Kotlin
12 8 (1.41%) PowerShell
12 8 (1.41%) TypeScript
12 8 (1.41%) VB
13 6 (1.06%) C
13 6 (1.06%) COBOL
13 6 (1.06%) Go
14 5 (0.88%) ES6
15 4 (0.71%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 15 (2.65%) Security Cleared
2 11 (1.94%) BPSS Clearance
2 11 (1.94%) Degree
3 9 (1.59%) Sun Certification
4 8 (1.41%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.53%) CISSP
5 3 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.35%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.35%) CISA
6 2 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.35%) MCSD
6 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.18%) ISEB
7 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.17%) QA
2 3 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.18%) COBIT
3 1 (0.18%) GCP
3 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.18%) PSD2
3 1 (0.18%) WCAG
System Software
1 87 (15.34%) Docker
2 12 (2.12%) Apache Flume
3 7 (1.23%) HDFS
4 5 (0.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 52 (9.17%) Puppet
2 49 (8.64%) Ansible
3 31 (5.47%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (2.82%) Kubernetes
5 11 (1.94%) Terraform
6 8 (1.41%) AirWatch
7 3 (0.53%) Kibana
7 3 (0.53%) logstash
8 2 (0.35%) CFEngine
8 2 (0.35%) Cobbler
8 2 (0.35%) Oozie
8 2 (0.35%) Salt
9 1 (0.18%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.18%) Grafana
9 1 (0.18%) Graylog
9 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 90 (15.87%) Oracle
2 22 (3.88%) Red Hat
3 21 (3.70%) SAP
4 19 (3.35%) IBM
5 18 (3.17%) Splunk
6 16 (2.82%) Google
7 10 (1.76%) Informatica
7 10 (1.76%) Talend
8 8 (1.41%) Microsoft
8 8 (1.41%) MobileIron
9 6 (1.06%) Atlassian
10 5 (0.88%) HP
10 5 (0.88%) MuleSoft
10 5 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.88%) Xamarin
11 4 (0.71%) Cisco
11 4 (0.71%) hybris
11 4 (0.71%) Symantec
12 3 (0.53%) Apigee
12 3 (0.53%) Cloudera