Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 4 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 +9
Contract jobs citing Java 719 649 766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.92% 14.98% 13.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.12% 35.01% 33.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 442 547
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £331 £332 £325
90th Percentile £550 £575 £575
England median daily rate £501 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.37% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 8
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +213.73% -66.00%
10th Percentile £34.35 £37.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £48.00 £42.50 £40.00
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 2,047 1,854 2,314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 42.49% 42.79% 40.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,420 1,286 1,562
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £295 £275 £275
90th Percentile £538 £538 £541
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 21 44
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.78% +7.14% -40.00%
10th Percentile £19.16 £11.96 £13.00
90th Percentile £46.75 £43.75 £42.25
England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -2.44% +5.81% +10.71%

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 April 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
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 April 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 0 561 £425 +1.19% 130
South Yorkshire -2 130 £425 -5.56% 26
North Yorkshire +5 17 £390 -2.50% 14
Java
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 485 (67.45%) Agile Software Development
2 268 (37.27%) Spring
3 267 (37.13%) JavaScript
4 262 (36.44%) TDD
5 245 (34.08%) Git (software)
6 243 (33.80%) Microservices
7 214 (29.76%) Jenkins
8 213 (29.62%) Test Automation
9 181 (25.17%) SQL
10 171 (23.78%) BDD
11 166 (23.09%) Software Engineering
12 163 (22.67%) Scrum
13 160 (22.25%) Spring Boot
14 156 (21.70%) Linux
15 155 (21.56%) Java 8
16 150 (20.86%) Node.js
17 149 (20.72%) NoSQL
18 143 (19.89%) Continuous Integration
19 137 (19.05%) OO
20 136 (18.92%) Hibernate
21 129 (17.94%) REST
22 128 (17.80%) Open Source
23 122 (16.97%) RESTful
23 122 (16.97%) Maven
24 119 (16.55%) DevOps
25 116 (16.13%) HTML
26 112 (15.58%) Docker
27 100 (13.91%) Amazon AWS
28 93 (12.93%) Kanban
29 92 (12.80%) JUnit

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 62 (8.62%) Confluence
2 41 (5.70%) Tomcat
3 33 (4.59%) Apache
4 28 (3.89%) WebSphere
5 25 (3.48%) JBoss
6 22 (3.06%) Apache Spark
7 17 (2.36%) nginx
8 16 (2.23%) Cloud Foundry
9 15 (2.09%) Apache ServiceMix
10 12 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 11 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
12 9 (1.25%) Jetty
12 9 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
13 7 (0.97%) WebSphere Portal
14 6 (0.83%) IIS
14 6 (0.83%) Mongrel
14 6 (0.83%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.70%) GlassFish
15 5 (0.70%) Jupyter
15 5 (0.70%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.70%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 100 (13.91%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (6.40%) Slack
3 40 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (3.48%) GitHub
5 18 (2.50%) PaaS
6 13 (1.81%) SaaS
7 11 (1.53%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (1.53%) IaaS
8 9 (1.25%) Serverless
9 8 (1.11%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.97%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 6 (0.83%) Force.com
11 6 (0.83%) Google App Engine
12 5 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (0.70%) Google Analytics
13 3 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.42%) CloudBees
13 3 (0.42%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.78%) HTTP
2 11 (1.53%) SMS
3 10 (1.39%) SSL
4 8 (1.11%) DNS
4 8 (1.11%) Internet
5 7 (0.97%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.83%) DHCP
6 6 (0.83%) FTP
6 6 (0.83%) IPsec
7 3 (0.42%) AMQP
7 3 (0.42%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.28%) DVB
8 2 (0.28%) SAN
9 1 (0.14%) Firewall
9 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.14%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.14%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (20.72%) NoSQL
2 75 (10.43%) MySQL
3 72 (10.01%) MongoDB
3 72 (10.01%) PostgreSQL
4 57 (7.93%) Apache Cassandra
5 38 (5.29%) Big Data
6 33 (4.59%) Relational Database
7 27 (3.76%) Apache Hive
8 26 (3.62%) Hadoop
9 21 (2.92%) SQL Server
10 13 (1.81%) RDBMS
11 11 (1.53%) Oracle Database
12 9 (1.25%) HBase
13 8 (1.11%) Redis
14 7 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 7 (0.97%) Cloud Spanner
14 7 (0.97%) Impala
14 7 (0.97%) NewSQL
14 7 (0.97%) Sqoop
15 6 (0.83%) Riak
Development Applications
1 245 (34.08%) Git (software)
2 214 (29.76%) Jenkins
3 122 (16.97%) Maven
4 92 (12.80%) JUnit
5 84 (11.68%) Cucumber
6 83 (11.54%) JIRA
7 57 (7.93%) Selenium
8 55 (7.65%) Subversion
9 37 (5.15%) Mercurial
10 32 (4.45%) Jasmine
11 20 (2.78%) Gradle
12 15 (2.09%) Artifactory
12 15 (2.09%) SoapUI
13 14 (1.95%) CircleCI
13 14 (1.95%) Mockito
13 14 (1.95%) WebDriver
14 12 (1.67%) HP UFT
14 12 (1.67%) Sonatype Nexus
15 10 (1.39%) Appium
15 10 (1.39%) gulp
General
1 63 (8.76%) Finance
2 50 (6.95%) Banking
3 24 (3.34%) Retail
4 17 (2.36%) Retail Banking
5 16 (2.23%) Games
6 10 (1.39%) Law
7 7 (0.97%) Marketing
8 4 (0.56%) Private Banking
8 4 (0.56%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.42%) Legal
10 2 (0.28%) Electronics
11 1 (0.14%) Advertising
11 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.14%) Local Government
11 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 393 (54.66%) Developer
2 297 (41.31%) Java Developer
3 85 (11.82%) Software Engineer
4 72 (10.01%) Architect
5 67 (9.32%) Java Engineer
6 48 (6.68%) Java Software Engineer
7 40 (5.56%) Senior Developer
8 39 (5.42%) DevOps Engineer
9 36 (5.01%) Senior Java Developer
10 32 (4.45%) Agile Developer
10 32 (4.45%) Analyst
11 31 (4.31%) Agile Java Developer
12 30 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
13 28 (3.89%) Tester
14 26 (3.62%) Java Software Developer
15 23 (3.20%) Java Architect
15 23 (3.20%) JavaScript Developer
16 22 (3.06%) JavaScript Engineer
16 22 (3.06%) Technical Architect
17 20 (2.78%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (37.27%) Spring
2 160 (22.25%) Spring Boot
3 150 (20.86%) Node.js
4 136 (18.92%) Hibernate
5 129 (17.94%) REST
6 122 (16.97%) RESTful
7 116 (16.13%) HTML
8 88 (12.24%) Web Services
9 85 (11.82%) CSS
10 75 (10.43%) AngularJS
11 64 (8.90%) Kafka
12 59 (8.21%) SOAP
13 58 (8.07%) XML
14 47 (6.54%) RabbitMQ
15 45 (6.26%) HTML5
15 45 (6.26%) React
16 43 (5.98%) .NET
17 41 (5.70%) J2EE
18 40 (5.56%) Dropwizard
19 34 (4.73%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 49 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (3.76%) User Experience
3 26 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
4 24 (3.34%) Greenfield Project
5 19 (2.64%) Virtual Team
6 16 (2.23%) Mobile App
7 10 (1.39%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.25%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.25%) Data Structures
9 8 (1.11%) Clustering
10 7 (0.97%) Data Centre
10 7 (0.97%) iPad
11 6 (0.83%) STB
12 4 (0.56%) Cloud Native
12 4 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (0.42%) Digital TV
13 3 (0.42%) Mainframe
13 3 (0.42%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.42%) Self-Motivation
13 3 (0.42%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 156 (21.70%) Linux
2 62 (8.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 57 (7.93%) Android
4 48 (6.68%) Apple iOS
5 33 (4.59%) Unix
6 19 (2.64%) Mac OS X
7 10 (1.39%) Windows
8 4 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.28%) CentOS
9 2 (0.28%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.14%) AIX
10 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 485 (67.45%) Agile Software Development
2 262 (36.44%) TDD
3 243 (33.80%) Microservices
4 213 (29.62%) Test Automation
5 171 (23.78%) BDD
6 166 (23.09%) Software Engineering
7 163 (22.67%) Scrum
8 143 (19.89%) Continuous Integration
9 137 (19.05%) OO
10 128 (17.80%) Open Source
11 119 (16.55%) DevOps
12 93 (12.93%) Kanban
13 76 (10.57%) Mentoring
14 49 (6.82%) Coaching
15 48 (6.68%) SFIA
16 47 (6.54%) Continuous Delivery
17 45 (6.26%) SDLC
18 44 (6.12%) Problem-Solving
19 36 (5.01%) Test Scripting
20 33 (4.59%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 267 (37.13%) JavaScript
2 181 (25.17%) SQL
3 155 (21.56%) Java 8
4 88 (12.24%) Python
5 69 (9.60%) Scala
6 57 (7.93%) C#
7 52 (7.23%) Ruby
8 47 (6.54%) PHP
9 31 (4.31%) C++
10 24 (3.34%) Bash Shell
11 17 (2.36%) Shell Script
12 16 (2.23%) ES6
13 14 (1.95%) Groovy
14 12 (1.67%) Kotlin
14 12 (1.67%) T-SQL
15 10 (1.39%) Objective-C
15 10 (1.39%) PL/SQL
16 9 (1.25%) C
17 7 (0.97%) Apex Code
17 7 (0.97%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (2.92%) Security Cleared
2 19 (2.64%) Degree
3 15 (2.09%) Sun Certification
4 14 (1.95%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (0.83%) TOGAF Certification
6 5 (0.70%) ISEB
7 3 (0.42%) BC Cleared
7 3 (0.42%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.28%) CISSP
8 2 (0.28%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.28%) CRISC
8 2 (0.28%) CSSLP
8 2 (0.28%) GSSP-.NET
8 2 (0.28%) GSSP-JAVA
8 2 (0.28%) GWAPT
8 2 (0.28%) ISACA
8 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (5.98%) QA
2 8 (1.11%) SLA
3 4 (0.56%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.28%) GCP
4 2 (0.28%) GDPR
4 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.14%) PMO
5 1 (0.14%) PSD2
5 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 112 (15.58%) Docker
2 13 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (0.97%) Apache Flume
5 6 (0.83%) Xen
6 5 (0.70%) VMware Server
7 4 (0.56%) Varnish
8 2 (0.28%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 69 (9.60%) Puppet
2 44 (6.12%) Ansible
3 24 (3.34%) Terraform
4 21 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (2.78%) Kubernetes
6 16 (2.23%) Grafana
7 15 (2.09%) Graylog
8 14 (1.95%) Rancher
9 9 (1.25%) Salt
10 7 (0.97%) Marathon
10 7 (0.97%) Mesos
11 4 (0.56%) Ambari
11 4 (0.56%) HP ALM
12 3 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 2 (0.28%) CA Wily
13 2 (0.28%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.28%) OpenView
13 2 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Management
13 2 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Manager
14 1 (0.14%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 80 (11.13%) Oracle
2 59 (8.21%) Red Hat
3 27 (3.76%) Splunk
4 20 (2.78%) Google
4 20 (2.78%) IBM
4 20 (2.78%) Microsoft
5 16 (2.23%) Xamarin
6 13 (1.81%) VMware
7 12 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (1.39%) F5
9 9 (1.25%) Informatica
9 9 (1.25%) MuleSoft
10 8 (1.11%) Atlassian
10 8 (1.11%) HP
11 7 (0.97%) Talend
12 6 (0.83%) Brocade
13 5 (0.70%) Cadence
14 4 (0.56%) AppDynamics
14 4 (0.56%) Dell
15 3 (0.42%) CA