Period
to 9 December 2018

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 9 December 2018 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 5 5
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 +3
Contract jobs citing Java 562 591 785
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 11.43% 13.36% 14.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.72% 35.65% 33.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 486 562
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £320
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Yorkshire median hourly rate £30.75 - £14.87
10th Percentile £18.68 - £14.06
90th Percentile £42.23 - £46.25
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.90% -3.75%

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 2,103 1,658 2,317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 42.76% 37.48% 43.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,479 1,226 1,586
Yorkshire median daily rate £403 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £290 £288 £282
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 18 29
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.25 £40.00 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.39% +169.09% -23.77%
10th Percentile £14.56 £18.73 £12.19
90th Percentile £45.88 £41.83 £47.50
England median hourly rate £42.19 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +5.48% +3.90% +2.67%

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 9 December 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 9 December 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 -2 408 £439 +3.24% 137
South Yorkshire +3 127 £450 +2.86% 42
North Yorkshire -6 17 £425 +6.25% 20
East Yorkshire +4 5 £531 - 3
Java
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Java.

1 335 (59.61%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (31.49%) Microservices
3 170 (30.25%) JavaScript
4 158 (28.11%) TDD
5 144 (25.62%) Test Automation
6 138 (24.56%) Docker
7 136 (24.20%) Spring
8 130 (23.13%) Git (software)
9 129 (22.95%) Java 8
10 126 (22.42%) Linux
11 116 (20.64%) DevOps
12 113 (20.11%) Spring Boot
13 102 (18.15%) SQL
14 99 (17.62%) BDD
15 97 (17.26%) Node.js
16 95 (16.90%) Jenkins
17 93 (16.55%) REST
18 89 (15.84%) Python
19 88 (15.66%) Software Engineering
20 81 (14.41%) HTML
21 76 (13.52%) C#
21 76 (13.52%) JIRA
22 73 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
22 73 (12.99%) NoSQL
22 73 (12.99%) OO
23 72 (12.81%) Scrum
23 72 (12.81%) Amazon AWS
23 72 (12.81%) Selenium
24 70 (12.46%) CSS
25 65 (11.57%) MongoDB

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 55 (9.79%) Confluence
2 29 (5.16%) Apache
3 24 (4.27%) Tomcat
4 21 (3.74%) nginx
5 19 (3.38%) Apache Spark
6 15 (2.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 15 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (2.31%) WebSphere
8 10 (1.78%) Apache ServiceMix
8 10 (1.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (1.42%) Anypoint
10 7 (1.25%) Oracle Service Bus
10 7 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (1.07%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.89%) JBoss
12 5 (0.89%) Jetty
13 4 (0.71%) Alfresco
13 4 (0.71%) Drupal
13 4 (0.71%) Liferay
13 4 (0.71%) LiveLink
Applications
1 4 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.18%) InVision
2 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (1.25%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.53%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.18%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 72 (12.81%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (6.94%) GitHub
3 36 (6.41%) Slack
4 21 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (3.56%) Amazon EC2
6 18 (3.20%) AWS Lambda
6 18 (3.20%) Serverless
7 14 (2.49%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (2.14%) Heroku
9 9 (1.60%) Amazon S3
9 9 (1.60%) Apigee
10 8 (1.42%) Boomi
10 8 (1.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 7 (1.25%) Google App Engine
12 6 (1.07%) PaaS
12 6 (1.07%) Route 53
13 4 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.71%) Amazon ELB
13 4 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.71%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.16%) HTTP
2 23 (4.09%) TCP/IP
3 15 (2.67%) SSL
4 14 (2.49%) DNS
5 9 (1.60%) DHCP
5 9 (1.60%) FTP
5 9 (1.60%) IPsec
5 9 (1.60%) SSH
6 7 (1.25%) SAN
7 6 (1.07%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (0.89%) Internet
9 4 (0.71%) DLNA
9 4 (0.71%) LAN
9 4 (0.71%) NAS
9 4 (0.71%) UPnP
9 4 (0.71%) WAN
9 4 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.53%) Firewall
10 3 (0.53%) SMTP
11 1 (0.18%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (12.99%) NoSQL
2 65 (11.57%) MongoDB
3 50 (8.90%) MySQL
4 43 (7.65%) PostgreSQL
5 29 (5.16%) Hadoop
6 25 (4.45%) Relational Database
7 22 (3.91%) Big Data
8 20 (3.56%) Apache Cassandra
9 19 (3.38%) Apache Hive
10 12 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (2.14%) SQL Server
11 11 (1.96%) HBase
11 11 (1.96%) Oracle Database
12 9 (1.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 9 (1.60%) Redis
13 8 (1.42%) RDBMS
14 7 (1.25%) CouchDB
14 7 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (1.07%) Neo4j
15 6 (1.07%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 130 (23.13%) Git (software)
2 95 (16.90%) Jenkins
3 76 (13.52%) JIRA
4 72 (12.81%) Selenium
5 64 (11.39%) Cucumber
6 54 (9.61%) Maven
7 27 (4.80%) WebDriver
8 26 (4.63%) Subversion
9 24 (4.27%) JUnit
10 21 (3.74%) IntelliJ
11 19 (3.38%) Bitbucket
12 15 (2.67%) Mercurial
13 12 (2.14%) JMeter
13 12 (2.14%) Mockito
14 11 (1.96%) Ant
15 10 (1.78%) Eclipse
16 9 (1.60%) Gatling
16 9 (1.60%) GitLab
16 9 (1.60%) Travis CI
17 8 (1.42%) SonarQube
General
1 46 (8.19%) Finance
2 31 (5.52%) Retail
3 23 (4.09%) Banking
4 6 (1.07%) Advertising
5 4 (0.71%) Electronics
5 4 (0.71%) Games
5 4 (0.71%) Marketing
6 3 (0.53%) Law
6 3 (0.53%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.36%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.18%) Back Office
8 1 (0.18%) Front Office
8 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 329 (58.54%) Developer
2 215 (38.26%) Java Developer
3 34 (6.05%) Software Engineer
4 33 (5.87%) AWS Developer
5 32 (5.69%) Test Engineer
6 29 (5.16%) Tester
7 28 (4.98%) Senior Developer
7 28 (4.98%) Test Automation Engineer
8 27 (4.80%) DevOps Engineer
9 26 (4.63%) Java Engineer
10 24 (4.27%) Automation Tester
11 23 (4.09%) Architect
12 22 (3.91%) Full Stack Developer
12 22 (3.91%) Senior Java Developer
13 19 (3.38%) Agile Developer
14 18 (3.20%) Agile Java Developer
14 18 (3.20%) Scala Developer
15 16 (2.85%) JavaScript Developer
16 14 (2.49%) Analyst
16 14 (2.49%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (24.20%) Spring
2 113 (20.11%) Spring Boot
3 97 (17.26%) Node.js
4 93 (16.55%) REST
5 81 (14.41%) HTML
6 70 (12.46%) CSS
7 61 (10.85%) Hibernate
7 61 (10.85%) Web Services
8 58 (10.32%) Kafka
9 55 (9.79%) RESTful
10 53 (9.43%) SOAP
11 44 (7.83%) XML
12 41 (7.30%) .NET
13 38 (6.76%) JSON
14 35 (6.23%) React
15 34 (6.05%) AngularJS
16 31 (5.52%) Dropwizard
17 30 (5.34%) J2EE
18 28 (4.98%) RabbitMQ
19 25 (4.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 26 (4.63%) Enterprise Software
1 26 (4.63%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (2.85%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (1.78%) Mobile App
4 8 (1.42%) NHS
4 8 (1.42%) N-Tier
5 6 (1.07%) DataPower
5 6 (1.07%) PKI
6 5 (0.89%) Mainframe
6 5 (0.89%) User Experience
7 4 (0.71%) Clustering
7 4 (0.71%) MPEG
7 4 (0.71%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.36%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.36%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.36%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.36%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.36%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.36%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 126 (22.42%) Linux
2 34 (6.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 33 (5.87%) Unix
4 24 (4.27%) Windows
5 15 (2.67%) Android
6 9 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.42%) Mac OS X
7 8 (1.42%) Solaris
8 7 (1.25%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.25%) CentOS
8 7 (1.25%) Ubuntu
9 6 (1.07%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (0.71%) HPUX
11 2 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.18%) AIX
12 1 (0.18%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.18%) Android TV
12 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (59.61%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (31.49%) Microservices
3 158 (28.11%) TDD
4 144 (25.62%) Test Automation
5 116 (20.64%) DevOps
6 99 (17.62%) BDD
7 88 (15.66%) Software Engineering
8 73 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
8 73 (12.99%) OO
9 72 (12.81%) Scrum
10 54 (9.61%) Open Source
11 49 (8.72%) Problem-Solving
12 45 (8.01%) SOA
13 42 (7.47%) SDLC
14 39 (6.94%) Configuration Management
15 36 (6.41%) Web Development
16 35 (6.23%) OOP
17 31 (5.52%) Mentoring
18 27 (4.80%) API Testing
18 27 (4.80%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 170 (30.25%) JavaScript
2 129 (22.95%) Java 8
3 102 (18.15%) SQL
4 89 (15.84%) Python
5 76 (13.52%) C#
6 61 (10.85%) Scala
7 32 (5.69%) Ruby
8 28 (4.98%) Groovy
9 22 (3.91%) C++
10 20 (3.56%) PHP
11 18 (3.20%) Shell Script
12 15 (2.67%) Bash Shell
12 15 (2.67%) Perl
13 13 (2.31%) C
14 12 (2.14%) Clojure
15 9 (1.60%) Kotlin
16 8 (1.42%) Apex Code
16 8 (1.42%) PL/SQL
16 8 (1.42%) SOQL
17 6 (1.07%) Go
Qualifications
1 25 (4.45%) Security Cleared
2 20 (3.56%) Degree
2 20 (3.56%) SC Cleared
3 14 (2.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (2.31%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.53%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.36%) ISEB
7 1 (0.18%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.18%) MCP
7 1 (0.18%) MCSA
7 1 (0.18%) MCSE
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.18%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.02%) QA
2 6 (1.07%) PMO
3 5 (0.89%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.36%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.36%) GDPR
5 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 138 (24.56%) Docker
2 16 (2.85%) Virtual Machines
3 15 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.96%) Active Directory
5 9 (1.60%) Xen
6 4 (0.71%) NFS
6 4 (0.71%) SRDF
6 4 (0.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.53%) HDFS
7 3 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.53%) vSphere
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.36%) Varnish
9 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.18%) KVM
9 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.18%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 49 (8.72%) Puppet
2 35 (6.23%) Ansible
3 30 (5.34%) Terraform
4 25 (4.45%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (4.09%) Kubernetes
6 16 (2.85%) Grafana
7 9 (1.60%) Packer
7 9 (1.60%) SCCM
8 8 (1.42%) Kibana
9 5 (0.89%) Control-M
10 4 (0.71%) Graylog
10 4 (0.71%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.71%) Prometheus
10 4 (0.71%) Rancher
11 3 (0.53%) Consul
11 3 (0.53%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.53%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 2 (0.36%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (0.36%) Salt
Vendors
1 48 (8.54%) Oracle
2 24 (4.27%) IBM
3 22 (3.91%) Google
4 17 (3.02%) Adobe
5 16 (2.85%) Microsoft
5 16 (2.85%) VMware
6 13 (2.31%) MuleSoft
7 11 (1.96%) SAP
8 9 (1.60%) Red Hat
8 9 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (1.60%) TIBCO
9 8 (1.42%) Dell
9 8 (1.42%) Informatica
9 8 (1.42%) Software AG
9 8 (1.42%) Splunk
10 7 (1.25%) hybris
11 5 (0.89%) Axway
11 5 (0.89%) Hortonworks
11 5 (0.89%) MapR
12 4 (0.71%) Xerox