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 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
England / Yorkshire
Rank 3 7 16
Rank change year-on-year +4 +9  
Contract jobs citing Java 352 387 244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.30% 13.74% 9.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.09% 33.25% 22.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 269 168
Median daily rate £420 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £338 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £556 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £12.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +213.72% -63.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year +2.50% +4.57%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 949 1164 1076
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 43.94% 41.34% 40.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 792 703
Median daily rate £400 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +14.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 25 15
Median hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.76% -18.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing Java as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Yorkshire

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +1 223 £413 -4.06% 93
South Yorkshire +8 107 £439 -2.50% 21
North Yorkshire +4 6 £400 +3.89% 23
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Java.

1 446 (67.07%) Agile Software Development
2 227 (34.14%) JavaScript
3 190 (28.57%) Linux
4 180 (27.07%) Git (software)
5 177 (26.62%) TDD
6 173 (26.02%) Spring
7 157 (23.61%) Python
8 143 (21.50%) Scrum
9 142 (21.35%) HTML
10 139 (20.90%) Jenkins
11 127 (19.10%) RESTful
12 120 (18.05%) CSS
13 115 (17.29%) BDD
13 115 (17.29%) Continuous Integration
14 113 (16.99%) REST
15 111 (16.69%) Web Services
15 111 (16.69%) DevOps
16 108 (16.24%) SQL
17 103 (15.49%) MongoDB
18 102 (15.34%) Software Engineering
19 94 (14.14%) NoSQL
20 92 (13.83%) Ruby
21 89 (13.38%) Open Source
22 88 (13.23%) Scala
23 82 (12.33%) Automated Testing
24 80 (12.03%) Node.js
25 78 (11.73%) JIRA
25 78 (11.73%) Configuration Management
25 78 (11.73%) Relational Database
26 77 (11.58%) OO

Java
Top Related 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 51 (7.67%) Confluence
2 37 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 35 (5.26%) Apache
4 25 (3.76%) Mule
5 19 (2.86%) WebSphere
6 14 (2.11%) Mule ESB
7 12 (1.80%) Apache Spark
7 12 (1.80%) Cloud Foundry
8 11 (1.65%) CMS
8 11 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (1.65%) OpenStack
9 10 (1.50%) WebSphere Application Server
10 9 (1.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 9 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (1.05%) Apache Pig
11 7 (1.05%) nginx
12 6 (0.90%) Anypoint
12 6 (0.90%) Jetty
12 6 (0.90%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.60%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 2 (0.30%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.30%) MS Office
1 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.15%) HipChat
2 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.15%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.15%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 46 (6.92%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (3.31%) GitHub
3 18 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (2.41%) IaaS
5 10 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (1.20%) Loggly
6 8 (1.20%) PaaS
6 8 (1.20%) Sumo Logic
7 5 (0.75%) Slack
8 4 (0.60%) CloudBees
9 3 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.45%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.45%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.45%) SaaS
10 2 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.15%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.15%) Office 365
11 1 (0.15%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 75 (11.28%) HTTP
2 17 (2.56%) TCP/IP
3 12 (1.80%) Internet
4 11 (1.65%) OpenLDAP
5 10 (1.50%) SSL
6 6 (0.90%) Kerberos
6 6 (0.90%) LDAP
7 5 (0.75%) DNS
8 4 (0.60%) Network Security
9 2 (0.30%) AMQP
9 2 (0.30%) Intranet
10 1 (0.15%) FCoE
10 1 (0.15%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.15%) Firewall
10 1 (0.15%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.15%) LAN
10 1 (0.15%) Multicast
10 1 (0.15%) NAS
10 1 (0.15%) SAN
10 1 (0.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (15.49%) MongoDB
2 94 (14.14%) NoSQL
3 78 (11.73%) Relational Database
4 75 (11.28%) PostgreSQL
5 58 (8.72%) MySQL
6 47 (7.07%) Redis
7 34 (5.11%) Apache Cassandra
8 16 (2.41%) SQL Server
9 15 (2.26%) Hadoop
9 15 (2.26%) HBase
10 12 (1.80%) Oracle Database
11 11 (1.65%) Big Data
12 9 (1.35%) Apache Hive
12 9 (1.35%) Riak
13 7 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (0.75%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.45%) Neo4j
15 3 (0.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 3 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 180 (27.07%) Git (software)
2 139 (20.90%) Jenkins
3 78 (11.73%) JIRA
4 67 (10.08%) Selenium
5 52 (7.82%) Cucumber
6 43 (6.47%) JUnit
7 40 (6.02%) Maven
7 40 (6.02%) Subversion
8 24 (3.61%) WebDriver
9 22 (3.31%) Jasmine
10 21 (3.16%) JMeter
10 21 (3.16%) Mercurial
11 17 (2.56%) Mockito
12 16 (2.41%) Android Studio
13 15 (2.26%) Eclipse
14 12 (1.80%) Gradle
14 12 (1.80%) Visual Studio
15 10 (1.50%) Grunt
15 10 (1.50%) PHPUnit
15 10 (1.50%) SoapUI
General
1 50 (7.52%) Finance
2 24 (3.61%) Banking
3 23 (3.46%) Retail
4 14 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.50%) Games
6 8 (1.20%) Law
7 7 (1.05%) Electronics
8 6 (0.90%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.90%) Marketing
9 3 (0.45%) Advertising
9 3 (0.45%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.30%) German Language
10 2 (0.30%) Legal
10 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.15%) Automotive
11 1 (0.15%) iGaming
11 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.15%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 417 (62.71%) Developer
2 268 (40.30%) Java Developer
3 86 (12.93%) Architect
4 38 (5.71%) Technical Architect
5 35 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 33 (4.96%) Android Developer
7 32 (4.81%) Tester
8 31 (4.66%) Software Engineer
9 30 (4.51%) Java Architect
10 27 (4.06%) DevOps Engineer
10 27 (4.06%) Senior Java Developer
11 26 (3.91%) Automation Tester
12 25 (3.76%) Scala Developer
13 24 (3.61%) Agile Developer
13 24 (3.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 23 (3.46%) Agile Java Developer
14 23 (3.46%) Java Engineer
15 22 (3.31%) Solutions Architect
16 17 (2.56%) Oracle Developer
17 16 (2.41%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (26.02%) Spring
2 142 (21.35%) HTML
3 127 (19.10%) RESTful
4 120 (18.05%) CSS
5 113 (16.99%) REST
6 111 (16.69%) Web Services
7 80 (12.03%) Node.js
8 76 (11.43%) Hibernate
9 61 (9.17%) SOAP
10 58 (8.72%) AngularJS
11 57 (8.57%) HTML5
12 56 (8.42%) JSON
13 54 (8.12%) J2EE
14 51 (7.67%) XML
15 38 (5.71%) Spring Boot
16 37 (5.56%) Django
17 36 (5.41%) CSS3
18 28 (4.21%) Play Framework
19 27 (4.06%) Android SDK
20 26 (3.91%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 62 (9.32%) User Experience
2 41 (6.17%) Mobile App
3 25 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (3.46%) Enterprise Software
5 21 (3.16%) Algorithms
5 21 (3.16%) Data Structures
6 11 (1.65%) Computer Science
6 11 (1.65%) NHS
6 11 (1.65%) Social Media
7 9 (1.35%) Data Centre
8 8 (1.20%) Driving Licence
9 5 (0.75%) Clustering
9 5 (0.75%) Replication
9 5 (0.75%) Tandem
10 4 (0.60%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.45%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.45%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (0.45%) Online Banking
12 2 (0.30%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.30%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 190 (28.57%) Linux
2 71 (10.68%) Unix
3 54 (8.12%) Mac OS X
4 51 (7.67%) Android
5 26 (3.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (2.71%) Windows
7 17 (2.56%) Apple iOS
8 12 (1.80%) CoreOS
9 8 (1.20%) Embedded Linux
10 6 (0.90%) CentOS
10 6 (0.90%) RancherOS
11 4 (0.60%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 3 (0.45%) Windows Server
13 2 (0.30%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.15%) Solaris
14 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 446 (67.07%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (26.62%) TDD
3 143 (21.50%) Scrum
4 115 (17.29%) BDD
4 115 (17.29%) Continuous Integration
5 111 (16.69%) DevOps
6 102 (15.34%) Software Engineering
7 89 (13.38%) Open Source
8 82 (12.33%) Automated Testing
9 78 (11.73%) Configuration Management
10 77 (11.58%) OO
11 74 (11.13%) Microservices
12 68 (10.23%) Kanban
13 62 (9.32%) Mentoring
13 62 (9.32%) Web Development
14 59 (8.87%) Unit Testing
15 50 (7.52%) Continuous Delivery
16 48 (7.22%) MVC
17 41 (6.17%) Android Development
17 41 (6.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 227 (34.14%) JavaScript
2 157 (23.61%) Python
3 108 (16.24%) SQL
4 92 (13.83%) Ruby
5 88 (13.23%) Scala
6 69 (10.38%) PHP
7 30 (4.51%) C#
8 24 (3.61%) C++
9 22 (3.31%) Bash Shell
10 21 (3.16%) Go
11 19 (2.86%) Groovy
12 12 (1.80%) Apple Swift
13 8 (1.20%) C
13 8 (1.20%) Objective-C
14 6 (0.90%) Clojure
15 5 (0.75%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.75%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.75%) XPath
16 4 (0.60%) Perl
17 3 (0.45%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 43 (6.47%) Security Cleared
2 19 (2.86%) Degree
3 17 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.65%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (1.50%) BC Cleared
6 3 (0.45%) ISEB
6 3 (0.45%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.30%) HNC
8 1 (0.15%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.56%) QA
2 16 (2.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.45%) FATCA
4 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.30%) HL7
4 2 (0.30%) SLA
5 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.15%) SDET
System Software
1 70 (10.53%) Docker
2 14 (2.11%) HDFS
3 8 (1.20%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.90%) etcd
5 6 (0.90%) flannel
6 5 (0.75%) GlusterFS
6 5 (0.75%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.30%) Xen
9 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.15%) KVM
9 1 (0.15%) NFS
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.15%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.15%) SRDF
9 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 68 (10.23%) Puppet
2 52 (7.82%) Opscode Chef
3 48 (7.22%) Ansible
4 23 (3.46%) Nagios
5 20 (3.01%) Salt
6 19 (2.86%) Kubernetes
7 18 (2.71%) Oracle Identity Management
8 17 (2.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 11 (1.65%) ZABBIX
10 9 (1.35%) Hadoop YARN
11 8 (1.20%) Mesos
11 8 (1.20%) Rancher
12 6 (0.90%) Consul
12 6 (0.90%) Docker Swarm
12 6 (0.90%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 6 (0.90%) Marathon
12 6 (0.90%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 5 (0.75%) Kibana
13 5 (0.75%) logstash
14 3 (0.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 74 (11.13%) Oracle
2 31 (4.66%) Red Hat
3 29 (4.36%) MuleSoft
4 28 (4.21%) Splunk
5 19 (2.86%) Google
6 17 (2.56%) Zend
7 15 (2.26%) SaltStack
8 14 (2.11%) New Relic
9 11 (1.65%) IBM
10 9 (1.35%) Microsoft
11 8 (1.20%) Adobe
11 8 (1.20%) Rackspace
12 7 (1.05%) Hortonworks
12 7 (1.05%) VMware
13 6 (0.90%) AppDynamics
13 6 (0.90%) SAP
14 5 (0.75%) Tealium
15 4 (0.60%) hybris
16 3 (0.45%) Atlassian
16 3 (0.45%) TIBCO
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