Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 5 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +6
Contract jobs citing Java 665 572 861
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.49% 13.47% 15.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.94% 34.73% 34.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 447 626
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £362 £325 £313
90th Percentile £551 £550 £550
England median daily rate £513 £500 £465
% change year-on-year +2.50% +7.53% +3.33%
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 £36.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% +11.11% -10.00%

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 2,149 1,647 2,498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 43.60% 38.80% 44.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,488 1,195 1,693
Yorkshire median daily rate £401 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £292 £290
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 7 31
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.92 £22.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.25% +46.67% -32.58%
10th Percentile £14.38 £13.78 £12.75
90th Percentile £46.25 £41.35 £47.50
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.66% +6.67% +2.74%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 17 October 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 0 496 £450 +7.14% 99
South Yorkshire +1 134 £450 -5.26% 46
North Yorkshire 0 21 £450 - 15
East Yorkshire +5 4 £625 - 5
Java
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 405 (60.90%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (34.29%) Microservices
3 197 (29.62%) TDD
4 186 (27.97%) Spring
5 171 (25.71%) Git (software)
6 164 (24.66%) JavaScript
7 159 (23.91%) Docker
8 151 (22.71%) Java 8
8 151 (22.71%) Test Automation
9 148 (22.26%) Spring Boot
9 148 (22.26%) Jenkins
10 130 (19.55%) Linux
11 129 (19.40%) BDD
12 124 (18.65%) SQL
13 122 (18.35%) DevOps
14 107 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
15 106 (15.94%) Software Engineering
15 106 (15.94%) REST
16 100 (15.04%) Scrum
17 95 (14.29%) Selenium
18 92 (13.83%) NoSQL
19 88 (13.23%) Node.js
20 87 (13.08%) JIRA
21 86 (12.93%) Python
22 82 (12.33%) OO
23 79 (11.88%) C#
24 78 (11.73%) Amazon AWS
25 75 (11.28%) Hibernate
26 74 (11.13%) Kafka
27 72 (10.83%) Finance

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 (9.32%) Confluence
2 30 (4.51%) Apache
3 25 (3.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 23 (3.46%) Tomcat
5 22 (3.31%) Apache Spark
6 15 (2.26%) WebSphere
7 13 (1.95%) Anypoint
7 13 (1.95%) nginx
8 10 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (1.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 9 (1.35%) Apache ServiceMix
10 8 (1.20%) Cloud Foundry
10 8 (1.20%) WebLogic
10 8 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (0.90%) JBoss
11 6 (0.90%) Mule
11 6 (0.90%) Oracle Service Bus
12 5 (0.75%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.60%) Alfresco
13 4 (0.60%) Liferay
Applications
1 4 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.15%) InVision
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (1.05%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.45%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.15%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 78 (11.73%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (6.32%) GitHub
3 33 (4.96%) Slack
4 27 (4.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (3.16%) Google Cloud Platform
6 15 (2.26%) AWS Lambda
7 14 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (2.11%) Serverless
8 12 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (1.65%) PaaS
10 9 (1.35%) Boomi
11 8 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (1.05%) IaaS
13 6 (0.90%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.90%) Google Analytics
13 6 (0.90%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 5 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.75%) Route 53
15 4 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 4 (0.60%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.31%) HTTP
2 17 (2.56%) TCP/IP
3 13 (1.95%) SSL
4 11 (1.65%) SSH
5 9 (1.35%) DNS
6 7 (1.05%) VPN
7 6 (0.90%) SAN
8 5 (0.75%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (0.75%) Firewall
8 5 (0.75%) Internet
9 4 (0.60%) DHCP
9 4 (0.60%) FTP
9 4 (0.60%) IPsec
9 4 (0.60%) Skype
9 4 (0.60%) SMS
10 3 (0.45%) LAN
10 3 (0.45%) SMTP
10 3 (0.45%) UPnP
10 3 (0.45%) WAN
10 3 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (13.83%) NoSQL
2 64 (9.62%) MongoDB
3 51 (7.67%) MySQL
4 48 (7.22%) PostgreSQL
5 30 (4.51%) Big Data
5 30 (4.51%) Hadoop
6 24 (3.61%) Oracle Database
7 22 (3.31%) Relational Database
8 21 (3.16%) Apache Hive
9 19 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
10 15 (2.26%) SQL Server
11 14 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
12 11 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (1.50%) HBase
14 9 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 9 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
14 9 (1.35%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.75%) Couchbase
15 5 (0.75%) CouchDB
15 5 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 171 (25.71%) Git (software)
2 148 (22.26%) Jenkins
3 95 (14.29%) Selenium
4 87 (13.08%) JIRA
5 71 (10.68%) Maven
6 68 (10.23%) Cucumber
7 33 (4.96%) WebDriver
8 29 (4.36%) Bitbucket
8 29 (4.36%) JUnit
9 24 (3.61%) IntelliJ
10 21 (3.16%) Sonatype Nexus
11 20 (3.01%) Subversion
12 19 (2.86%) Mercurial
13 16 (2.41%) Mockito
14 13 (1.95%) Ant
14 13 (1.95%) Eclipse
14 13 (1.95%) SonarQube
15 11 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 11 (1.65%) JMeter
16 10 (1.50%) Gatling
General
1 72 (10.83%) Finance
2 34 (5.11%) Retail
3 24 (3.61%) Banking
4 6 (0.90%) Telecoms
5 5 (0.75%) Marketing
6 4 (0.60%) Games
7 3 (0.45%) Electronics
7 3 (0.45%) Publishing
8 2 (0.30%) Advertising
8 2 (0.30%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.15%) Law
9 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 402 (60.45%) Developer
2 271 (40.75%) Java Developer
3 39 (5.86%) Test Engineer
4 38 (5.71%) Architect
5 35 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
6 33 (4.96%) AWS Developer
6 33 (4.96%) Java Engineer
7 31 (4.66%) Software Engineer
8 29 (4.36%) Tester
9 28 (4.21%) Senior Developer
10 25 (3.76%) Automation Tester
10 25 (3.76%) Scala Developer
11 24 (3.61%) Senior Java Developer
11 24 (3.61%) Software Developer
12 23 (3.46%) DevOps Engineer
13 20 (3.01%) Analyst
14 19 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
15 18 (2.71%) Agile Developer
16 16 (2.41%) Agile Java Developer
16 16 (2.41%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (27.97%) Spring
2 148 (22.26%) Spring Boot
3 106 (15.94%) REST
4 88 (13.23%) Node.js
5 75 (11.28%) Hibernate
6 74 (11.13%) Kafka
7 72 (10.83%) RESTful
7 72 (10.83%) SOAP
8 71 (10.68%) Web Services
9 64 (9.62%) HTML
10 59 (8.87%) CSS
11 50 (7.52%) XML
12 44 (6.62%) JSON
13 38 (5.71%) AngularJS
13 38 (5.71%) RabbitMQ
14 35 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
15 33 (4.96%) .NET
16 30 (4.51%) Dropwizard
16 30 (4.51%) HTML5
17 29 (4.36%) React
Miscellaneous
1 33 (4.96%) Enterprise Software
2 29 (4.36%) Greenfield Project
3 22 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 14 (2.11%) Mobile App
6 11 (1.65%) NHS
7 8 (1.20%) DataPower
7 8 (1.20%) PKI
8 7 (1.05%) Mainframe
8 7 (1.05%) N-Tier
9 6 (0.90%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.75%) User Experience
10 5 (0.75%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.60%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (0.45%) Clustering
12 3 (0.45%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.45%) MPEG
13 2 (0.30%) Equities
13 2 (0.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (0.30%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 130 (19.55%) Linux
2 39 (5.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (4.06%) Unix
4 21 (3.16%) Windows
5 20 (3.01%) Android
6 14 (2.11%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.20%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.90%) Embedded Linux
8 6 (0.90%) Solaris
9 5 (0.75%) CentOS
10 3 (0.45%) HPUX
10 3 (0.45%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.30%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (60.90%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (34.29%) Microservices
3 197 (29.62%) TDD
4 151 (22.71%) Test Automation
5 129 (19.40%) BDD
6 122 (18.35%) DevOps
7 107 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
8 106 (15.94%) Software Engineering
9 100 (15.04%) Scrum
10 82 (12.33%) OO
11 67 (10.08%) Open Source
12 56 (8.42%) SOA
13 54 (8.12%) Problem-Solving
14 47 (7.07%) SDLC
15 44 (6.62%) Kanban
16 42 (6.32%) Mentoring
17 37 (5.56%) Configuration Management
17 37 (5.56%) OOP
18 36 (5.41%) API Testing
19 35 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 164 (24.66%) JavaScript
2 151 (22.71%) Java 8
3 124 (18.65%) SQL
4 86 (12.93%) Python
5 79 (11.88%) C#
6 67 (10.08%) Scala
7 42 (6.32%) Groovy
8 31 (4.66%) Bash Shell
9 30 (4.51%) Ruby
10 29 (4.36%) PHP
11 24 (3.61%) Shell Script
12 21 (3.16%) C++
13 20 (3.01%) Perl
14 15 (2.26%) Clojure
15 14 (2.11%) Go
15 14 (2.11%) PL/SQL
16 13 (1.95%) C
17 12 (1.80%) Kotlin
18 8 (1.20%) SOQL
18 8 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (3.91%) Degree
2 22 (3.31%) Security Cleared
3 19 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.60%) ISEB
5 4 (0.60%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.45%) CISA
6 3 (0.45%) CISM
6 3 (0.45%) CISSP
6 3 (0.45%) CRISC
6 3 (0.45%) CSSLP
6 3 (0.45%) GIAC
6 3 (0.45%) GSSP-.NET
6 3 (0.45%) GSSP-JAVA
6 3 (0.45%) GWAPT
6 3 (0.45%) ISACA
7 2 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.30%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.15%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.01%) QA
2 6 (0.90%) PMO
3 5 (0.75%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.75%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.60%) GDPR
5 2 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 159 (23.91%) Docker
2 19 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
3 14 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.75%) vSphere
4 5 (0.75%) Xen
5 3 (0.45%) HDFS
5 3 (0.45%) NFS
5 3 (0.45%) SRDF
5 3 (0.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.30%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.30%) Varnish
7 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.15%) KVM
7 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.15%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.15%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 68 (10.23%) Puppet
2 57 (8.57%) Ansible
3 42 (6.32%) Terraform
4 33 (4.96%) Kubernetes
5 31 (4.66%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (3.16%) Grafana
7 13 (1.95%) Salt
8 10 (1.50%) Kibana
9 8 (1.20%) Graylog
10 6 (0.90%) CFEngine
10 6 (0.90%) Packer
11 5 (0.75%) Control-M
12 4 (0.60%) NetBackup
12 4 (0.60%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 3 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Management
13 3 (0.45%) Prometheus
13 3 (0.45%) Rancher
13 3 (0.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 2 (0.30%) Consul
14 2 (0.30%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 71 (10.68%) Oracle
2 29 (4.36%) IBM
3 28 (4.21%) Adobe
4 25 (3.76%) Google
5 22 (3.31%) MuleSoft
6 19 (2.86%) Red Hat
7 16 (2.41%) Splunk
8 15 (2.26%) VMware
9 12 (1.80%) SAP
10 11 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (1.50%) Coverity
11 10 (1.50%) hybris
12 9 (1.35%) Apigee
12 9 (1.35%) Dell
12 9 (1.35%) TIBCO
13 8 (1.20%) Informatica
13 8 (1.20%) Microsoft
13 8 (1.20%) SaltStack
13 8 (1.20%) Software AG
14 7 (1.05%) AppDynamics