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 25 June 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.

Java
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 6 18
Rank change year-on-year 0 +12  
Contract jobs citing Java 310 412 247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.58% 14.88% 8.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.64% 32.72% 21.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 295 169
Median daily rate £420 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.17% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £342 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £35.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.87% -10.62%  

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 846 1259 1170
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 42.51% 45.47% 39.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 875 794
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 16
Median hourly rate £40.00 £15.67 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +155.26% -60.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £13.10 £24.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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 25 June 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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 -2 235 £420 -1.17% 74
South Yorkshire +6 55 £475 +2.70% 20
North Yorkshire +4 8 £438 - 9
Java
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 448 (67.67%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (33.23%) JavaScript
3 211 (31.87%) TDD
4 196 (29.61%) Test Automation
5 188 (28.40%) Python
6 180 (27.19%) Spring
7 177 (26.74%) Git (software)
8 166 (25.08%) Linux
9 158 (23.87%) HTML
10 139 (21.00%) CSS
11 128 (19.34%) BDD
12 126 (19.03%) Continuous Integration
13 122 (18.43%) Scrum
14 121 (18.28%) DevOps
15 118 (17.82%) Jenkins
15 118 (17.82%) RESTful
16 108 (16.31%) SQL
17 106 (16.01%) Unix
17 106 (16.01%) NoSQL
18 104 (15.71%) Hibernate
19 102 (15.41%) Web Services
20 101 (15.26%) Software Engineering
21 99 (14.95%) REST
22 97 (14.65%) Open Source
23 94 (14.20%) Ruby
24 92 (13.90%) Scala
25 88 (13.29%) JIRA
25 88 (13.29%) PHP
26 79 (11.93%) Relational Database
27 78 (11.78%) Configuration Management

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 50 (7.55%) Confluence
2 29 (4.38%) Tomcat
3 27 (4.08%) WebSphere
4 18 (2.72%) Apache
5 13 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (1.51%) Mule
7 8 (1.21%) Anypoint
7 8 (1.21%) CMS
7 8 (1.21%) WebSphere Portal
8 7 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 7 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (0.91%) Mule ESB
9 6 (0.91%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.76%) Jetty
11 4 (0.60%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (0.60%) JBoss
11 4 (0.60%) nginx
12 3 (0.45%) Apache ServiceMix
12 3 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.15%) HipChat
1 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (2.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.15%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.15%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.15%) SAP CAR
3 1 (0.15%) SAP POS DM
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.96%) Slack
3 7 (1.06%) GitHub
3 7 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (0.76%) IaaS
4 5 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.60%) Loggly
5 4 (0.60%) Sumo Logic
6 3 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.45%) SaaS
7 2 (0.30%) Akamai
7 2 (0.30%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.30%) Route 53
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.15%) Firebase
8 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 57 (8.61%) HTTP
2 16 (2.42%) Internet
3 13 (1.96%) Firewall
4 10 (1.51%) WAN
5 9 (1.36%) LAN
5 9 (1.36%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.21%) 3G
6 8 (1.21%) GPRS
6 8 (1.21%) GSM
6 8 (1.21%) LTE
6 8 (1.21%) SGSN
6 8 (1.21%) Wireless
7 4 (0.60%) LDAP
8 3 (0.45%) SSL
9 2 (0.30%) DNS
9 2 (0.30%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.30%) Network Security
9 2 (0.30%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (0.15%) SSH
10 1 (0.15%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (16.01%) NoSQL
2 79 (11.93%) Relational Database
3 76 (11.48%) MongoDB
4 71 (10.73%) MySQL
5 42 (6.34%) PostgreSQL
6 27 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
7 21 (3.17%) Redis
8 20 (3.02%) SQL Server
9 13 (1.96%) Oracle Database
10 12 (1.81%) CouchDB
11 10 (1.51%) Couchbase
11 10 (1.51%) RDBMS
12 7 (1.06%) Big Data
13 5 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.76%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (0.76%) Riak
14 4 (0.60%) HBase
14 4 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
15 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 177 (26.74%) Git (software)
2 118 (17.82%) Jenkins
3 88 (13.29%) JIRA
4 71 (10.73%) Cucumber
5 62 (9.37%) Selenium
6 46 (6.95%) JUnit
7 41 (6.19%) Subversion
8 34 (5.14%) WebDriver
9 33 (4.98%) Maven
10 23 (3.47%) Mercurial
11 20 (3.02%) Hudson
12 18 (2.72%) Eclipse
13 15 (2.27%) Android Studio
14 14 (2.11%) Jasmine
15 12 (1.81%) Gradle
15 12 (1.81%) IntelliJ
16 10 (1.51%) Mockito
17 8 (1.21%) JMeter
17 8 (1.21%) SoapUI
17 8 (1.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 61 (9.21%) Finance
2 30 (4.53%) Telecoms
3 23 (3.47%) Marketing
4 22 (3.32%) Banking
5 21 (3.17%) Electronics
5 21 (3.17%) Manufacturing
6 17 (2.57%) Retail
7 12 (1.81%) Games
8 4 (0.60%) Back Office
9 3 (0.45%) Law
10 2 (0.30%) German Language
10 2 (0.30%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 442 (66.77%) Developer
2 291 (43.96%) Java Developer
3 58 (8.76%) Architect
4 42 (6.34%) Tester
5 41 (6.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 38 (5.74%) Android Developer
6 38 (5.74%) Scala Developer
7 35 (5.29%) Automation Tester
7 35 (5.29%) Senior Developer
8 31 (4.68%) Java Scala Developer
8 31 (4.68%) Software Engineer
9 28 (4.23%) Technical Architect
10 25 (3.78%) Java Architect
10 25 (3.78%) Java Engineer
11 24 (3.63%) Senior Java Developer
12 22 (3.32%) Python Developer
13 21 (3.17%) PHP Developer
14 19 (2.87%) Agile Developer
14 19 (2.87%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
15 18 (2.72%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (27.19%) Spring
2 158 (23.87%) HTML
3 139 (21.00%) CSS
4 118 (17.82%) RESTful
5 104 (15.71%) Hibernate
6 102 (15.41%) Web Services
7 99 (14.95%) REST
8 73 (11.03%) Node.js
9 64 (9.67%) JSON
10 63 (9.52%) J2EE
11 57 (8.61%) XML
12 50 (7.55%) HTML5
13 43 (6.50%) AngularJS
13 43 (6.50%) SOAP
14 36 (5.44%) CSS3
15 34 (5.14%) Android SDK
16 31 (4.68%) Spring MVC
17 29 (4.38%) Django
18 28 (4.23%) Play Framework
18 28 (4.23%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 62 (9.37%) User Experience
2 61 (9.21%) Greenfield Project
3 47 (7.10%) Mobile App
4 40 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (3.32%) Data Structures
6 20 (3.02%) Algorithms
7 16 (2.42%) Computer Science
8 15 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.06%) Social Media
10 6 (0.91%) NHS
11 5 (0.76%) Data Centre
11 5 (0.76%) Driving Licence
12 4 (0.60%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.60%) Online Banking
13 3 (0.45%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.45%) Over-the-Top Content
13 3 (0.45%) STB
13 3 (0.45%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.45%) Web 2.0
14 2 (0.30%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 166 (25.08%) Linux
2 106 (16.01%) Unix
3 67 (10.12%) Mac OS X
4 65 (9.82%) Android
5 26 (3.93%) Windows
6 24 (3.63%) Apple iOS
7 19 (2.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.21%) Windows Phone
9 6 (0.91%) Embedded Linux
10 5 (0.76%) Solaris
11 4 (0.60%) AIX
12 3 (0.45%) CoreOS
12 3 (0.45%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.30%) RancherOS
13 2 (0.30%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 1 (0.15%) CentOS
14 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.15%) SUSE
14 1 (0.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 448 (67.67%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (31.87%) TDD
3 196 (29.61%) Test Automation
4 128 (19.34%) BDD
5 126 (19.03%) Continuous Integration
6 122 (18.43%) Scrum
7 121 (18.28%) DevOps
8 101 (15.26%) Software Engineering
9 97 (14.65%) Open Source
10 78 (11.78%) Configuration Management
11 73 (11.03%) OO
12 65 (9.82%) Microservices
13 56 (8.46%) MVC
13 56 (8.46%) Web Development
14 55 (8.31%) Mentoring
15 54 (8.16%) Unit Testing
16 51 (7.70%) Continuous Delivery
17 49 (7.40%) SDLC
18 48 (7.25%) Android Development
19 46 (6.95%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 220 (33.23%) JavaScript
2 188 (28.40%) Python
3 108 (16.31%) SQL
4 94 (14.20%) Ruby
5 92 (13.90%) Scala
6 88 (13.29%) PHP
7 33 (4.98%) Bash Shell
8 27 (4.08%) C#
8 27 (4.08%) Groovy
9 22 (3.32%) C++
10 17 (2.57%) Go
11 12 (1.81%) Perl
12 11 (1.66%) Apple Swift
13 9 (1.36%) PowerShell
13 9 (1.36%) VB
14 8 (1.21%) ECMAScript
14 8 (1.21%) Objective-C
15 7 (1.06%) C
15 7 (1.06%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.91%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (5.89%) Security Cleared
2 25 (3.78%) Degree
3 21 (3.17%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (1.96%) CTC Cleared
6 10 (1.51%) BC Cleared
7 6 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.60%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.30%) HNC
10 1 (0.15%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.15%) CISA
10 1 (0.15%) CISSP
10 1 (0.15%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.15%) ISEB
10 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.15%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.98%) QA
2 10 (1.51%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.30%) HL7
4 1 (0.15%) FATCA
4 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (8.46%) Docker
2 4 (0.60%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.45%) HDFS
3 3 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.30%) etcd
4 2 (0.30%) flannel
4 2 (0.30%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.30%) KVM
5 1 (0.15%) NFS
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.15%) SRDF
5 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.15%) vSphere
5 1 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 46 (6.95%) Puppet
2 35 (5.29%) Ansible
3 31 (4.68%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (1.96%) Salt
5 9 (1.36%) Kubernetes
6 8 (1.21%) AirWatch
7 7 (1.06%) Nagios
8 5 (0.76%) Mesos
9 4 (0.60%) Rancher
9 4 (0.60%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Management
10 3 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 3 (0.45%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.30%) Consul
11 2 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (0.30%) Marathon
11 2 (0.30%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (0.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 75 (11.33%) Oracle
2 24 (3.63%) IBM
3 23 (3.47%) SAP
4 22 (3.32%) Google
5 19 (2.87%) Zend
6 16 (2.42%) Red Hat
7 11 (1.66%) MuleSoft
7 11 (1.66%) Splunk
8 8 (1.21%) Microsoft
8 8 (1.21%) MobileIron
8 8 (1.21%) Sun
9 6 (0.91%) Adobe
9 6 (0.91%) HP
9 6 (0.91%) SaltStack
10 4 (0.60%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.60%) hybris
10 4 (0.60%) New Relic
10 4 (0.60%) Rackspace
11 3 (0.45%) Cisco
11 3 (0.45%) Pega
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £440 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £440 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: From £450 to £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £480 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £630 to £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £640.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 16 days ago