Period
to 7 March 2021

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 7 March 2021 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
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 12 12 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 142 296 566
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 9.03% 9.97% 11.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.91% 26.38% 28.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 251 443
Median daily rate £459 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.95% +2.63% +11.76%
10th Percentile £341 £380 £363
90th Percentile £550 £600 £563
England median daily rate £525 £540 £525
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £30.75
England median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +8.43%

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 570 1,122 2,010
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 36.24% 37.78% 42.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 809 1,438
Median daily rate £425 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.03% +5.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £313 £300
90th Percentile £550 £600 £550
England median daily rate £495 £493 £485
% change year-on-year +0.51% +1.55% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 36
Median hourly rate £23.43 £20.11 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.48% -0.67% -49.39%
10th Percentile £11.84 £13.08 £14.72
90th Percentile £28.00 £29.98 £48.75
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% +2.35% +6.25%

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 7 March 2021.

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 7 March 2021. 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 +3 135 £459 -3.47% 77
South Yorkshire -20 3 £375 -31.82% 21
East Yorkshire +8 1 £415 +15.28% 1
North Yorkshire +7 1 - - 8
Java
England

For the 6 months to 7 March 2021, 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 76 (53.52%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (43.66%) Test Automation
3 56 (39.44%) JavaScript
4 54 (38.03%) Node.js
5 52 (36.62%) Java 8
6 51 (35.92%) Jenkins
7 49 (34.51%) AWS
8 47 (33.10%) Git (software)
8 47 (33.10%) Scrum
8 47 (33.10%) React
9 46 (32.39%) Docker
10 45 (31.69%) Spring Boot
11 42 (29.58%) JIRA
11 42 (29.58%) GitHub
12 41 (28.87%) Maven
13 40 (28.17%) Sonatype Nexus
14 39 (27.46%) Confluence
14 39 (27.46%) Kanban
15 38 (26.76%) Slack
16 36 (25.35%) Kubernetes
17 34 (23.94%) Spring
18 32 (22.54%) TDD
18 32 (22.54%) User Experience
19 31 (21.83%) Android
20 30 (21.13%) Python
21 27 (19.01%) Pair Programming
22 26 (18.31%) Lean UX
23 25 (17.61%) REST
23 25 (17.61%) Mobile App
24 24 (16.90%) JSON

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 39 (27.46%) Confluence
2 13 (9.15%) Cloud Foundry
3 12 (8.45%) Mule
4 8 (5.63%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (4.23%) Apache
5 6 (4.23%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.82%) Mendix
7 2 (1.41%) Blackboard Learn
7 2 (1.41%) CMS
8 1 (0.70%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.70%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.70%) Appian
8 1 (0.70%) Jetty
8 1 (0.70%) Moodle
8 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 49 (34.51%) AWS
2 42 (29.58%) GitHub
3 38 (26.76%) Slack
4 17 (11.97%) Azure
5 12 (8.45%) IaaS
5 12 (8.45%) PaaS
6 7 (4.93%) Serverless
7 6 (4.23%) GCP
8 5 (3.52%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (3.52%) OpenShift
9 4 (2.82%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (2.11%) Amazon S3
10 3 (2.11%) Power Platform
10 3 (2.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (1.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (1.41%) Amazon ECS
11 2 (1.41%) Amazon Glacier
11 2 (1.41%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.70%) AWS Fargate
12 1 (0.70%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.52%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.82%) DLNA
2 4 (2.82%) UPnP
2 4 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.41%) Internet
4 1 (0.70%) Firewall
4 1 (0.70%) HTTP
4 1 (0.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.93%) MySQL
1 7 (4.93%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (4.23%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.82%) Big Data
3 4 (2.82%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.82%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.11%) Power BI
5 2 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.70%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.70%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.70%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.70%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 51 (35.92%) Jenkins
2 47 (33.10%) Git (software)
3 42 (29.58%) JIRA
4 41 (28.87%) Maven
5 40 (28.17%) Sonatype Nexus
6 20 (14.08%) JUnit
7 19 (13.38%) Android Studio
7 19 (13.38%) CocoaPods
7 19 (13.38%) Xcode
8 17 (11.97%) Mockito
9 11 (7.75%) IntelliJ
9 11 (7.75%) Selenium
10 5 (3.52%) Cucumber
11 4 (2.82%) GCC
11 4 (2.82%) GDB
11 4 (2.82%) GoogleTest
11 4 (2.82%) Grunt
11 4 (2.82%) gulp
11 4 (2.82%) Jasmine
11 4 (2.82%) Mocha
General
1 21 (14.79%) Finance
2 19 (13.38%) Banking
3 18 (12.68%) Public Sector
4 5 (3.52%) Electronics
5 3 (2.11%) Marketing
5 3 (2.11%) Retail
6 2 (1.41%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.41%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.70%) Games
7 1 (0.70%) Local Government
7 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 72 (50.70%) Developer
2 32 (22.54%) Java Developer
3 13 (9.15%) Full Stack Developer
4 10 (7.04%) Architect
4 10 (7.04%) Test Engineer
5 7 (4.93%) iOS Developer
5 7 (4.93%) Java Engineer
5 7 (4.93%) Software Engineer
5 7 (4.93%) Test Automation Engineer
6 6 (4.23%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (4.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (3.52%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (3.52%) Senior Developer
7 5 (3.52%) Technical Architect
8 4 (2.82%) Android Developer
8 4 (2.82%) Python Developer
8 4 (2.82%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (2.82%) Technical Leader
9 3 (2.11%) Lead Developer
9 3 (2.11%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (38.03%) Node.js
2 47 (33.10%) React
3 45 (31.69%) Spring Boot
4 34 (23.94%) Spring
5 25 (17.61%) REST
6 24 (16.90%) JSON
7 17 (11.97%) HTML
8 13 (9.15%) .NET
9 12 (8.45%) WireMock
10 11 (7.75%) CSS
11 9 (6.34%) HTML5
11 9 (6.34%) RESTful
12 6 (4.23%) AngularJS
12 6 (4.23%) GraphQL
13 5 (3.52%) D3.js
14 4 (2.82%) jQuery
14 4 (2.82%) Kafka
14 4 (2.82%) Mustache
14 4 (2.82%) Qt
14 4 (2.82%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 32 (22.54%) User Experience
2 25 (17.61%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.93%) NHS
4 4 (2.82%) MPEG
5 2 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.70%) Animation
6 1 (0.70%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.70%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.70%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 31 (21.83%) Android
2 24 (16.90%) Linux
3 22 (15.49%) Apple iOS
4 11 (7.75%) Unix
5 8 (5.63%) Mac OS X
6 5 (3.52%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.41%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (53.52%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (43.66%) Test Automation
3 47 (33.10%) Scrum
4 39 (27.46%) Kanban
5 32 (22.54%) TDD
6 27 (19.01%) Pair Programming
7 26 (18.31%) Lean UX
8 23 (16.20%) Android Development
9 19 (13.38%) BDD
9 19 (13.38%) DevOps
9 19 (13.38%) iOS Development
9 19 (13.38%) Microservices
10 13 (9.15%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 12 (8.45%) Continuous Deployment
11 12 (8.45%) Data Engineering
12 11 (7.75%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (7.75%) Software Engineering
12 11 (7.75%) Web Design
13 10 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (7.04%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 56 (39.44%) JavaScript
2 52 (36.62%) Java 8
3 30 (21.13%) Python
4 22 (15.49%) Kotlin
5 20 (14.08%) Apple Swift
6 10 (7.04%) SQL
7 9 (6.34%) C#
8 7 (4.93%) PHP
8 7 (4.93%) TypeScript
9 6 (4.23%) C
9 6 (4.23%) C++
10 5 (3.52%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.11%) Go
11 3 (2.11%) Scala
12 2 (1.41%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.41%) Ruby
13 1 (0.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.70%) ES6
13 1 (0.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (7.75%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.23%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.11%) Degree
4 2 (1.41%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.70%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.82%) WCAG
2 3 (2.11%) QA
3 2 (1.41%) PMO
3 2 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (32.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 36 (25.35%) Kubernetes
2 12 (8.45%) Terraform
3 7 (4.93%) Ansible
4 2 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (13.38%) AppDynamics
1 19 (13.38%) Splunk
2 10 (7.04%) Oracle
3 9 (6.34%) Google
4 4 (2.82%) OutSystems
5 3 (2.11%) Databricks
6 2 (1.41%) Alteryx
6 2 (1.41%) Cadence
7 1 (0.70%) BEA
7 1 (0.70%) Blackboard
7 1 (0.70%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.70%) IBM
7 1 (0.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.70%) SAP
7 1 (0.70%) webMethods
7 1 (0.70%) Xamarin