Period
to 12 August 2020

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 12 August 2020 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
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 8 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 0
Contract jobs citing Java 175 532 747
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.23% 12.95% 15.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.89% 30.50% 33.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 350 533
Median daily rate £500 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £331 £370 £340
90th Percentile £625 £576 £550
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.15% +3.13%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -18.60% - +4.05%

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 532 1,744 2,230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 37.18% 42.45% 45.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 1,168 1,542
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £300 £300 £300
90th Percentile £600 £550 £538
England median daily rate £500 £476 £475
% change year-on-year +5.15% +0.11% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 37 50
Median hourly rate £19.90 £24.92 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.13% -29.82% -10.13%
10th Percentile £12.63 £15.26 £15.16
90th Percentile £27.10 £45.30 £48.75
Median hourly rate £36.00 £45.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +8.43% +1.22%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Java in Yorkshire

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Java in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Java in Yorkshire

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Java in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Java in Yorkshire

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Java in Yorkshire.

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 12 August 2020. 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 -2 148 £513 +7.89% 58
South Yorkshire -17 18 £500 - 10
North Yorkshire +4 2 £210 -53.33% 6
East Yorkshire +7 1 - - 1
Java
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 2020, 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.

1 105 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 105 (60.00%) AWS
2 77 (44.00%) Docker
3 76 (43.43%) TDD
4 75 (42.86%) BDD
5 66 (37.71%) Java 8
6 63 (36.00%) Microservices
6 63 (36.00%) Pair Programming
7 62 (35.43%) Azure
8 59 (33.71%) Git (software)
9 58 (33.14%) Test Automation
10 55 (31.43%) GitHub
11 54 (30.86%) Continuous Deployment
12 53 (30.29%) Python
13 50 (28.57%) Node.js
13 50 (28.57%) Kubernetes
14 48 (27.43%) DevOps
15 45 (25.71%) Security Cleared
16 43 (24.57%) Spring
17 42 (24.00%) Mockito
18 40 (22.86%) Jenkins
19 36 (20.57%) Public Sector
19 36 (20.57%) Linux
20 35 (20.00%) JSON
21 34 (19.43%) MongoDB
21 34 (19.43%) Spring Boot
22 33 (18.86%) GitLab
23 32 (18.29%) REST
23 32 (18.29%) Continuous Integration
23 32 (18.29%) Unix

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 24 (13.71%) Confluence
2 16 (9.14%) Cloud Foundry
2 16 (9.14%) Mule
3 6 (3.43%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.86%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.29%) JBoss
6 3 (1.71%) Apache
7 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Fuse
7 2 (1.14%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.57%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.57%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.57%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.14%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 105 (60.00%) AWS
2 62 (35.43%) Azure
3 55 (31.43%) GitHub
4 24 (13.71%) Amazon EC2
4 24 (13.71%) Amazon S3
5 23 (13.14%) Slack
6 16 (9.14%) Serverless
7 15 (8.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 15 (8.57%) Amazon Cognito
7 15 (8.57%) Amazon EMR
7 15 (8.57%) AWS Lambda
8 12 (6.86%) npm
9 8 (4.57%) GCP
10 4 (2.29%) IaaS
10 4 (2.29%) Kong
10 4 (2.29%) PaaS
11 2 (1.14%) Apigee
11 2 (1.14%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.86%) SSL
2 7 (4.00%) DNS
2 7 (4.00%) Firewall
2 7 (4.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 7 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.71%) Internet
4 2 (1.14%) Skype
5 1 (0.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (19.43%) MongoDB
2 10 (5.71%) Big Data
3 8 (4.57%) MySQL
4 7 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 7 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 6 (3.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 6 (3.43%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.86%) Cosmos DB
6 5 (2.86%) Electronic Patient Records
7 3 (1.71%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.14%) Redis
9 1 (0.57%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.57%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.57%) Endeca
9 1 (0.57%) Impala
9 1 (0.57%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.57%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.57%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 59 (33.71%) Git (software)
2 42 (24.00%) Mockito
3 40 (22.86%) Jenkins
4 33 (18.86%) GitLab
5 27 (15.43%) Bitbucket
5 27 (15.43%) Sonatype Nexus
6 26 (14.86%) Maven
7 25 (14.29%) JIRA
8 20 (11.43%) JUnit
9 17 (9.71%) Selenium
10 8 (4.57%) Android Studio
10 8 (4.57%) CocoaPods
10 8 (4.57%) Xcode
11 6 (3.43%) IntelliJ
12 5 (2.86%) Artifactory
13 4 (2.29%) CircleCI
13 4 (2.29%) SonarQube
14 3 (1.71%) SoapUI
15 2 (1.14%) Cucumber
15 2 (1.14%) JMeter
General
1 36 (20.57%) Public Sector
2 30 (17.14%) Finance
3 11 (6.29%) Banking
4 6 (3.43%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.29%) Retail
6 3 (1.71%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.14%) Games
7 2 (1.14%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.57%) Electronics
8 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 81 (46.29%) Developer
2 63 (36.00%) Java Developer
3 24 (13.71%) Architect
4 19 (10.86%) DevOps Engineer
5 14 (8.00%) Technical Architect
6 10 (5.71%) Senior Architect
7 9 (5.14%) Senior Technical Architect
8 5 (2.86%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (2.86%) Senior Developer
8 5 (2.86%) Software Engineer
9 4 (2.29%) Agile Java Developer
9 4 (2.29%) Analyst
9 4 (2.29%) AWS Developer
9 4 (2.29%) Consultant
9 4 (2.29%) Operations Engineer
9 4 (2.29%) Project Manager
9 4 (2.29%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (2.29%) Senior Operations Engineer
9 4 (2.29%) Senior Web Engineer
9 4 (2.29%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (28.57%) Node.js
2 43 (24.57%) Spring
3 35 (20.00%) JSON
4 34 (19.43%) Spring Boot
5 32 (18.29%) REST
6 29 (16.57%) ActiveMQ
7 28 (16.00%) JAX-RS
8 24 (13.71%) Kafka
9 18 (10.29%) WireMock
10 17 (9.71%) React
11 16 (9.14%) Web Services
12 15 (8.57%) Redux
13 14 (8.00%) J2EE
13 14 (8.00%) Jest
14 13 (7.43%) Enzyme
15 12 (6.86%) Express
15 12 (6.86%) HTML
15 12 (6.86%) RESTful
16 10 (5.71%) .NET
16 10 (5.71%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.14%) Mobile App
2 9 (5.14%) Data Structures
2 9 (5.14%) User Experience
3 3 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.14%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.57%) Animation
5 1 (0.57%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.57%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.57%) NHS
5 1 (0.57%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.57%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.57%) RIA
5 1 (0.57%) Social Media
5 1 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (20.57%) Linux
2 32 (18.29%) Unix
3 26 (14.86%) Mac OS X
4 16 (9.14%) Android
5 14 (8.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.14%) Windows
7 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (43.43%) TDD
3 75 (42.86%) BDD
4 63 (36.00%) Microservices
4 63 (36.00%) Pair Programming
5 58 (33.14%) Test Automation
6 54 (30.86%) Continuous Deployment
7 48 (27.43%) DevOps
8 32 (18.29%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (16.00%) Scrum
10 27 (15.43%) Kanban
10 27 (15.43%) Web Design
11 26 (14.86%) Identity Access Management
11 26 (14.86%) Web Development
12 25 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
13 22 (12.57%) Infrastructure as Code
14 18 (10.29%) Architectural Design
14 18 (10.29%) Problem-Solving
15 16 (9.14%) Change Management
16 15 (8.57%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 66 (37.71%) Java 8
2 53 (30.29%) Python
3 22 (12.57%) JavaScript
4 21 (12.00%) Go
5 19 (10.86%) SQL
6 12 (6.86%) ES6
7 11 (6.29%) Kotlin
8 8 (4.57%) Apple Swift
9 7 (4.00%) PL/SQL
10 6 (3.43%) PHP
11 5 (2.86%) Scala
12 3 (1.71%) Ruby
13 2 (1.14%) C#
13 2 (1.14%) C++
13 2 (1.14%) Embedded C++
13 2 (1.14%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.14%) Perl
14 1 (0.57%) ABAP
14 1 (0.57%) Groovy
14 1 (0.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 45 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 27 (15.43%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.71%) DV Cleared
4 9 (5.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (5.14%) DBS Check
4 9 (5.14%) Degree
5 5 (2.86%) CISA
5 5 (2.86%) CISM
5 5 (2.86%) CISSP
5 5 (2.86%) CRISC
5 5 (2.86%) CSSLP
5 5 (2.86%) GIAC
5 5 (2.86%) GSSP-.NET
5 5 (2.86%) GSSP-JAVA
5 5 (2.86%) GWAPT
5 5 (2.86%) ISACA
6 3 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.14%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 77 (44.00%) Docker
2 1 (0.57%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 50 (28.57%) Kubernetes
2 24 (13.71%) Terraform
3 6 (3.43%) Ansible
4 4 (2.29%) Puppet
5 2 (1.14%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.57%) Grafana
6 1 (0.57%) Graphite
6 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.57%) Packer
6 1 (0.57%) yum
Vendors
1 20 (11.43%) AppDynamics
1 20 (11.43%) Splunk
2 12 (6.86%) Blue Coat
2 12 (6.86%) F5
2 12 (6.86%) Oracle
3 5 (2.86%) Confluent
3 5 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.86%) Netsparker
4 4 (2.29%) IBM
5 2 (1.14%) Google
5 2 (1.14%) MuleSoft
5 2 (1.14%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.14%) SAP
5 2 (1.14%) Siebel
6 1 (0.57%) Adobe
6 1 (0.57%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.57%) New Relic
6 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com