Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +11
Contract jobs citing Java 773 658 868
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.39% 15.52% 15.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.42% 36.39% 33.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 480 644
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £335 £344 £314
90th Percentile £561 £550 £550
England median daily rate £500 £493 £465
% change year-on-year +1.52% +5.91% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +344.44% -77.50%
England median hourly rate £43.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.88% +9.33% -6.25%

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 2,246 1,808 2,599
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 44.71% 42.65% 45.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,563 1,266 1,790
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £300 £285 £285
90th Percentile £537 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 13 38
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +89.74% -44.29%
10th Percentile £16.70 £17.50 £12.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £43.50 £42.33
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +10.67% +7.14%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +1 592 £438 +4.17% 138
South Yorkshire -2 145 £450 -5.26% 40
North Yorkshire +8 21 £425 +3.03% 24
East Yorkshire - 1 £438 - 8
Java
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 509 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
2 265 (34.28%) TDD
2 265 (34.28%) Microservices
3 234 (30.27%) Spring
4 227 (29.37%) Git (software)
5 209 (27.04%) Jenkins
6 197 (25.49%) JavaScript
7 182 (23.54%) Test Automation
8 177 (22.90%) Scrum
9 166 (21.47%) Spring Boot
10 160 (20.70%) Linux
11 158 (20.44%) SQL
11 158 (20.44%) BDD
12 157 (20.31%) Docker
13 156 (20.18%) Java 8
14 154 (19.92%) Continuous Integration
15 153 (19.79%) Software Engineering
16 145 (18.76%) NoSQL
17 130 (16.82%) REST
18 127 (16.43%) DevOps
19 124 (16.04%) Open Source
20 120 (15.52%) OO
21 109 (14.10%) Node.js
22 102 (13.20%) RESTful
23 100 (12.94%) Hibernate
24 94 (12.16%) Puppet
25 93 (12.03%) HTML
25 93 (12.03%) Amazon AWS
26 92 (11.90%) Oracle
27 91 (11.77%) Python

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 59 (7.63%) Confluence
2 51 (6.60%) Apache
3 45 (5.82%) Tomcat
4 32 (4.14%) Apache Spark
5 27 (3.49%) WebSphere
6 20 (2.59%) nginx
7 17 (2.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 17 (2.20%) Anypoint
8 16 (2.07%) Cloud Foundry
9 13 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
10 12 (1.55%) JBoss
10 12 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 12 (1.55%) WebLogic
11 11 (1.42%) Jetty
12 8 (1.03%) IIS
12 8 (1.03%) Mongrel
13 7 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
14 6 (0.78%) Alfresco
14 6 (0.78%) Mule
15 5 (0.65%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 93 (12.03%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (5.56%) GitHub
3 36 (4.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (4.66%) Slack
4 27 (3.49%) Google Cloud Platform
5 15 (1.94%) PaaS
6 13 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (1.55%) SaaS
7 12 (1.55%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 11 (1.42%) Boomi
8 11 (1.42%) Serverless
9 10 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
10 9 (1.16%) Force.com
10 9 (1.16%) Google App Engine
11 8 (1.03%) IaaS
12 7 (0.91%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.91%) Google Analytics
13 5 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 4 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.49%) HTTP
2 15 (1.94%) SSL
3 14 (1.81%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.55%) DNS
5 8 (1.03%) DHCP
5 8 (1.03%) FTP
5 8 (1.03%) IPsec
5 8 (1.03%) SMS
6 7 (0.91%) VPN
7 6 (0.78%) Internet
8 5 (0.65%) Firewall
8 5 (0.65%) SSH
9 4 (0.52%) SAN
9 4 (0.52%) Skype
10 2 (0.26%) DVB
10 2 (0.26%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.26%) FIX Connectivity
10 2 (0.26%) SMTP
11 1 (0.13%) Multicast
11 1 (0.13%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (18.76%) NoSQL
2 69 (8.93%) MySQL
3 68 (8.80%) MongoDB
4 65 (8.41%) PostgreSQL
5 45 (5.82%) Big Data
6 39 (5.05%) Apache Cassandra
6 39 (5.05%) Hadoop
7 35 (4.53%) Apache Hive
8 32 (4.14%) Relational Database
9 26 (3.36%) Oracle Database
10 23 (2.98%) SQL Server
11 16 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
12 15 (1.94%) RDBMS
13 13 (1.68%) HBase
14 11 (1.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 11 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (1.16%) Oracle Database 12c
15 9 (1.16%) Redis
16 8 (1.03%) Impala
17 7 (0.91%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 227 (29.37%) Git (software)
2 209 (27.04%) Jenkins
3 87 (11.25%) Maven
4 83 (10.74%) Selenium
5 82 (10.61%) JIRA
6 72 (9.31%) Cucumber
7 52 (6.73%) JUnit
8 48 (6.21%) Subversion
9 35 (4.53%) Mercurial
10 25 (3.23%) WebDriver
11 24 (3.10%) Jasmine
11 24 (3.10%) Sonatype Nexus
12 19 (2.46%) Artifactory
12 19 (2.46%) Mockito
13 17 (2.20%) IntelliJ
14 15 (1.94%) Bitbucket
15 14 (1.81%) Eclipse
16 13 (1.68%) SonarQube
17 12 (1.55%) Appium
17 12 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 68 (8.80%) Finance
2 33 (4.27%) Retail
3 31 (4.01%) Banking
4 11 (1.42%) Law
5 10 (1.29%) Marketing
6 9 (1.16%) Games
7 5 (0.65%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.52%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.39%) Private Banking
9 3 (0.39%) Publishing
10 2 (0.26%) Advertising
10 2 (0.26%) Electronics
10 2 (0.26%) Legal
10 2 (0.26%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.13%) Local Government
11 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 448 (57.96%) Developer
2 314 (40.62%) Java Developer
3 62 (8.02%) Architect
4 60 (7.76%) Software Engineer
5 58 (7.50%) Java Engineer
6 32 (4.14%) Analyst
6 32 (4.14%) Java Software Engineer
7 31 (4.01%) Senior Developer
8 30 (3.88%) Senior Java Developer
8 30 (3.88%) Tester
9 29 (3.75%) DevOps Engineer
10 28 (3.62%) Test Engineer
11 27 (3.49%) Software Developer
11 27 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
12 25 (3.23%) Scala Developer
13 23 (2.98%) Automation Tester
14 22 (2.85%) Java Software Developer
14 22 (2.85%) Test Analyst
15 20 (2.59%) AWS Engineer
15 20 (2.59%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (30.27%) Spring
2 166 (21.47%) Spring Boot
3 130 (16.82%) REST
4 109 (14.10%) Node.js
5 102 (13.20%) RESTful
6 100 (12.94%) Hibernate
7 93 (12.03%) HTML
8 86 (11.13%) Kafka
9 79 (10.22%) SOAP
10 78 (10.09%) Web Services
11 72 (9.31%) CSS
12 53 (6.86%) XML
13 52 (6.73%) RabbitMQ
14 49 (6.34%) AngularJS
15 45 (5.82%) .NET
15 45 (5.82%) ActiveMQ
16 44 (5.69%) Dropwizard
17 43 (5.56%) JSON
18 31 (4.01%) HTML5
19 30 (3.88%) React
Miscellaneous
1 40 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
2 39 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (4.01%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (2.07%) Mobile App
5 15 (1.94%) User Experience
6 13 (1.68%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.29%) NHS
8 8 (1.03%) Management Information System
9 6 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (0.78%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (0.65%) DataPower
10 5 (0.65%) STB
11 4 (0.52%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.52%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.39%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.39%) PKI
12 3 (0.39%) Video\Live Streaming
13 2 (0.26%) Clustering
13 2 (0.26%) Equities
13 2 (0.26%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 160 (20.70%) Linux
2 50 (6.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 40 (5.17%) Android
4 27 (3.49%) Unix
5 26 (3.36%) Apple iOS
6 17 (2.20%) Windows
7 7 (0.91%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.91%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.39%) CentOS
9 3 (0.39%) Solaris
9 3 (0.39%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.26%) HPUX
10 2 (0.26%) zOS
11 1 (0.13%) AIX
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 509 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
2 265 (34.28%) Microservices
2 265 (34.28%) TDD
3 182 (23.54%) Test Automation
4 177 (22.90%) Scrum
5 158 (20.44%) BDD
6 154 (19.92%) Continuous Integration
7 153 (19.79%) Software Engineering
8 127 (16.43%) DevOps
9 124 (16.04%) Open Source
10 120 (15.52%) OO
11 87 (11.25%) Kanban
12 64 (8.28%) Mentoring
13 60 (7.76%) Problem-Solving
14 48 (6.21%) SOA
15 41 (5.30%) API Testing
15 41 (5.30%) Coaching
16 40 (5.17%) SDLC
17 38 (4.92%) OOP
18 37 (4.79%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 197 (25.49%) JavaScript
2 158 (20.44%) SQL
3 156 (20.18%) Java 8
4 91 (11.77%) Python
4 91 (11.77%) Scala
5 76 (9.83%) C#
6 38 (4.92%) Ruby
7 37 (4.79%) Groovy
7 37 (4.79%) PHP
8 36 (4.66%) Shell Script
9 30 (3.88%) C++
10 29 (3.75%) Bash Shell
11 18 (2.33%) PL/SQL
12 16 (2.07%) Kotlin
13 15 (1.94%) Perl
14 14 (1.81%) Go
15 13 (1.68%) T-SQL
16 12 (1.55%) Clojure
17 11 (1.42%) C
18 9 (1.16%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 38 (4.92%) Security Cleared
2 29 (3.75%) SC Cleared
3 27 (3.49%) Degree
4 7 (0.91%) Sun Certification
5 5 (0.65%) CISA
5 5 (0.65%) CISM
5 5 (0.65%) CISSP
5 5 (0.65%) CRISC
5 5 (0.65%) CSSLP
5 5 (0.65%) GIAC
5 5 (0.65%) GSSP-.NET
5 5 (0.65%) GSSP-JAVA
5 5 (0.65%) GWAPT
5 5 (0.65%) ISACA
6 4 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.52%) TOGAF Certification
7 3 (0.39%) BC Cleared
7 3 (0.39%) CCNA
7 3 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.39%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.27%) QA
2 13 (1.68%) GCP
3 6 (0.78%) PMO
4 5 (0.65%) SLA
5 4 (0.52%) GDPR
5 4 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.39%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.13%) PSD2
8 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 157 (20.31%) Docker
2 23 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.46%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (1.16%) Xen
5 7 (0.91%) Apache Flume
6 6 (0.78%) VMware Server
6 6 (0.78%) vSphere
7 3 (0.39%) Varnish
8 2 (0.26%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.26%) HDFS
8 2 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.13%) KVM
9 1 (0.13%) NFS
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.13%) SRDF
9 1 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 94 (12.16%) Puppet
2 71 (9.18%) Ansible
3 48 (6.21%) Terraform
4 33 (4.27%) Opscode Chef
5 28 (3.62%) Kubernetes
6 25 (3.23%) Grafana
7 18 (2.33%) Graylog
8 15 (1.94%) Salt
9 14 (1.81%) Rancher
10 6 (0.78%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 5 (0.65%) CFEngine
11 5 (0.65%) Kibana
11 5 (0.65%) Oracle Identity Management
12 4 (0.52%) Ambari
12 4 (0.52%) vRealize Orchestrator
13 3 (0.39%) NetBackup
13 3 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 2 (0.26%) CA Wily
14 2 (0.26%) HAProxy
14 2 (0.26%) Nessus
Vendors
1 92 (11.90%) Oracle
2 40 (5.17%) Red Hat
3 32 (4.14%) Google
4 29 (3.75%) IBM
5 27 (3.49%) Splunk
6 25 (3.23%) MuleSoft
7 24 (3.10%) VMware
8 20 (2.59%) Adobe
8 20 (2.59%) Microsoft
9 17 (2.20%) Informatica
10 13 (1.68%) Dell
10 13 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (1.29%) Apigee
11 10 (1.29%) Coverity
11 10 (1.29%) SaltStack
11 10 (1.29%) Software AG
11 10 (1.29%) TIBCO
12 7 (0.91%) AppDynamics
12 7 (0.91%) Talend
12 7 (0.91%) Xamarin