Period
to 30 May 2020

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 30 May 2020 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
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 10 5 6
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 217 613 722
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 10.32% 13.68% 14.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.09% 32.38% 34.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 429 528
Median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +1.19%
10th Percentile £363 £368 £340
90th Percentile £630 £575 £550
England median daily rate £538 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.15% +3.13%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £46.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -23.91% +8.24% +2.41%

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 746 1,893 2,120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 35.49% 42.25% 43.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 1,255 1,459
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £600 £550 £538
England median daily rate £500 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 39 47
Median hourly rate £19.90 £20.96 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.03% -47.61% +77.78%
10th Percentile £12.63 £14.37 £19.16
90th Percentile £28.20 £47.75 £47.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -18.60% +4.88% -1.20%

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 30 May 2020.

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 30 May 2020. 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 0 175 £500 +8.11% 39
South Yorkshire -17 32 £500 -4.76% 2
North Yorkshire -14 2 £650 +52.94% 2
East Yorkshire +6 1 - -
Java
England

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, 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 86 (39.63%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (37.79%) AWS
3 68 (31.34%) TDD
4 65 (29.95%) Docker
5 64 (29.49%) Git (software)
6 60 (27.65%) BDD
7 59 (27.19%) Microservices
8 56 (25.81%) Azure
9 55 (25.35%) Python
9 55 (25.35%) Java 8
10 50 (23.04%) Kubernetes
11 46 (21.20%) Security Cleared
12 45 (20.74%) Linux
13 43 (19.82%) Continuous Deployment
13 43 (19.82%) Test Automation
14 42 (19.35%) Jenkins
15 41 (18.89%) DevOps
16 39 (17.97%) Spring
17 38 (17.51%) Unix
18 37 (17.05%) Kafka
18 37 (17.05%) Node.js
19 36 (16.59%) GitHub
19 36 (16.59%) Continuous Integration
19 36 (16.59%) Public Sector
20 33 (15.21%) JavaScript
20 33 (15.21%) GitLab
21 31 (14.29%) Oracle
22 30 (13.82%) Pair Programming
22 30 (13.82%) Spring Boot
22 30 (13.82%) MongoDB

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 9 (4.15%) Apache Spark
1 9 (4.15%) Confluence
2 7 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.76%) OpenStack
3 6 (2.76%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.30%) Apache
5 4 (1.84%) JBoss
6 2 (0.92%) Mendix
6 2 (0.92%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.92%) Red Hat Fuse
6 2 (0.92%) SAP Portal
6 2 (0.92%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.46%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.46%) IIS
7 1 (0.46%) Mongrel
7 1 (0.46%) nginx
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.46%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (0.92%) RoboHelp
2 1 (0.46%) Acrobat
2 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (5.07%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.46%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.46%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.46%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.46%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.46%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.46%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 82 (37.79%) AWS
2 56 (25.81%) Azure
3 36 (16.59%) GitHub
4 25 (11.52%) Amazon EC2
5 24 (11.06%) Amazon S3
6 19 (8.76%) Serverless
7 16 (7.37%) AWS Lambda
8 15 (6.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 15 (6.91%) Amazon Cognito
8 15 (6.91%) Amazon EMR
9 8 (3.69%) GCP
10 6 (2.76%) Amazon Kinesis
10 6 (2.76%) Slack
11 4 (1.84%) Kong
12 2 (0.92%) Apigee
12 2 (0.92%) Google Play
12 2 (0.92%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.46%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.46%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.53%) HTTP
2 2 (0.92%) Internet
2 2 (0.92%) Skype
2 2 (0.92%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.46%) DHCP
3 1 (0.46%) DNS
3 1 (0.46%) Firewall
3 1 (0.46%) FTP
3 1 (0.46%) IPsec
3 1 (0.46%) MPLS
3 1 (0.46%) NFC
3 1 (0.46%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (13.82%) MongoDB
2 19 (8.76%) Big Data
3 16 (7.37%) MySQL
4 14 (6.45%) NoSQL
5 13 (5.99%) SQL Server
6 9 (4.15%) Apache Hive
6 9 (4.15%) Hadoop
6 9 (4.15%) Oracle Database
6 9 (4.15%) RDBMS
6 9 (4.15%) Relational Database
6 9 (4.15%) Spotfire
7 8 (3.69%) HBase
8 6 (2.76%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (2.76%) Flink
9 5 (2.30%) Electronic Patient Records
10 4 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.38%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.92%) Redis
13 1 (0.46%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 64 (29.49%) Git (software)
2 42 (19.35%) Jenkins
3 33 (15.21%) GitLab
4 28 (12.90%) Bitbucket
5 20 (9.22%) Mockito
6 13 (5.99%) JIRA
6 13 (5.99%) Maven
7 9 (4.15%) Selenium
7 9 (4.15%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (2.30%) Artifactory
8 5 (2.30%) Cucumber
8 5 (2.30%) SoapUI
8 5 (2.30%) SonarQube
8 5 (2.30%) Xcode
9 4 (1.84%) Android Studio
9 4 (1.84%) CircleCI
9 4 (1.84%) CocoaPods
9 4 (1.84%) JMeter
9 4 (1.84%) Postman
10 3 (1.38%) WebDriver
General
1 36 (16.59%) Public Sector
2 23 (10.60%) Finance
3 10 (4.61%) Retail
4 8 (3.69%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.76%) Banking
6 3 (1.38%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.92%) Games
7 2 (0.92%) Publishing
8 1 (0.46%) Electronics
8 1 (0.46%) Legal
8 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 115 (53.00%) Developer
2 67 (30.88%) Java Developer
3 32 (14.75%) Architect
4 15 (6.91%) Technical Architect
5 14 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (4.61%) Senior Architect
6 10 (4.61%) Software Engineer
7 9 (4.15%) Senior Technical Architect
7 9 (4.15%) TIBCO Developer
8 8 (3.69%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
9 6 (2.76%) Data Architect
10 5 (2.30%) Agile Developer
10 5 (2.30%) Agile Java Developer
10 5 (2.30%) AWS Developer
10 5 (2.30%) Big Data Architect
10 5 (2.30%) Consultant
10 5 (2.30%) Test Engineer
10 5 (2.30%) Tester
11 4 (1.84%) Operations Engineer
11 4 (1.84%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (17.97%) Spring
2 37 (17.05%) Kafka
2 37 (17.05%) Node.js
3 30 (13.82%) Spring Boot
4 28 (12.90%) Web Services
5 24 (11.06%) ActiveMQ
5 24 (11.06%) JAX-RS
6 22 (10.14%) SOAP
7 21 (9.68%) XML
8 19 (8.76%) .NET
8 19 (8.76%) JSON
9 17 (7.83%) J2EE
10 16 (7.37%) RESTful
11 15 (6.91%) React
12 14 (6.45%) REST
13 13 (5.99%) JMS
14 12 (5.53%) CSS
15 11 (5.07%) HTML
15 11 (5.07%) JDBC
15 11 (5.07%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
1 20 (9.22%) User Experience
2 13 (5.99%) Mobile App
3 11 (5.07%) Algorithms
4 9 (4.15%) Data Structures
4 9 (4.15%) Public Cloud
5 7 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.46%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.46%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.46%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.46%) NHS
7 1 (0.46%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.46%) Social Media
7 1 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (20.74%) Linux
2 38 (17.51%) Unix
3 21 (9.68%) Mac OS X
4 17 (7.83%) Android
5 10 (4.61%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.92%) Solaris
6 2 (0.92%) Windows
7 1 (0.46%) CentOS
7 1 (0.46%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (39.63%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (31.34%) TDD
3 60 (27.65%) BDD
4 59 (27.19%) Microservices
5 43 (19.82%) Continuous Deployment
5 43 (19.82%) Test Automation
6 41 (18.89%) DevOps
7 36 (16.59%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (13.82%) Pair Programming
9 28 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
10 26 (11.98%) Identity Access Management
11 22 (10.14%) Software Engineering
11 22 (10.14%) Web Development
12 20 (9.22%) Infrastructure as Code
12 20 (9.22%) Web Design
13 19 (8.76%) Responsive Web Design
14 18 (8.29%) Architectural Design
15 17 (7.83%) Data Ingestion
15 17 (7.83%) Data Science
16 15 (6.91%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 55 (25.35%) Java 8
1 55 (25.35%) Python
2 33 (15.21%) JavaScript
3 27 (12.44%) SQL
4 26 (11.98%) Go
5 22 (10.14%) Kotlin
6 11 (5.07%) XPath
7 10 (4.61%) Scala
8 9 (4.15%) Bash Shell
8 9 (4.15%) C#
8 9 (4.15%) Perl
8 9 (4.15%) PL/SQL
9 7 (3.23%) PHP
10 6 (2.76%) Apple Swift
11 5 (2.30%) Ruby
12 4 (1.84%) C++
12 4 (1.84%) Embedded C++
12 4 (1.84%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.84%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.38%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 46 (21.20%) Security Cleared
2 28 (12.90%) SC Cleared
3 16 (7.37%) Degree
4 12 (5.53%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (4.61%) DV Cleared
6 8 (3.69%) DBS Check
7 5 (2.30%) CISA
7 5 (2.30%) CISM
7 5 (2.30%) CISSP
7 5 (2.30%) CRISC
7 5 (2.30%) CSSLP
7 5 (2.30%) GIAC
7 5 (2.30%) GSSP-.NET
7 5 (2.30%) GSSP-JAVA
7 5 (2.30%) GWAPT
7 5 (2.30%) ISACA
8 3 (1.38%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.46%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.76%) QA
2 2 (0.92%) SLA
3 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 65 (29.95%) Docker
2 7 (3.23%) HDFS
3 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.46%) Xen
Systems Management
1 50 (23.04%) Kubernetes
2 24 (11.06%) Terraform
3 6 (2.76%) Hadoop YARN
4 5 (2.30%) Ansible
5 3 (1.38%) Puppet
6 2 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.92%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.46%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.46%) Graphite
7 1 (0.46%) HockeyApp
7 1 (0.46%) Kibana
7 1 (0.46%) logstash
7 1 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 31 (14.29%) Oracle
2 11 (5.07%) TIBCO
3 7 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.76%) Tableau
5 5 (2.30%) AppDynamics
5 5 (2.30%) Confluent
5 5 (2.30%) Netsparker
5 5 (2.30%) Splunk
6 4 (1.84%) Google
6 4 (1.84%) IBM
6 4 (1.84%) SAP
7 3 (1.38%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.38%) VMware
8 2 (0.92%) Adobe
8 2 (0.92%) MuleSoft
8 2 (0.92%) OutSystems
8 2 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.92%) Siebel
9 1 (0.46%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (0.46%) SaltStack