Period
to 19 June 2021

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 19 June 2021 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
19 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 23 10 6
Rank change year-on-year -13 -4 0
Contract jobs citing Java 111 216 624
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 5.63% 11.37% 14.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.48% 31.17% 33.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 164 450
10th Percentile £363 £360 £363
25th Percentile £420 £400 £416
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +10.47%
75th Percentile £538 £550 £538
90th Percentile £588 £634 £575
England median daily rate £550 £549 £525
% change year-on-year +0.18% +4.57% +5.00%

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 635 693 1,884
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 32.20% 36.49% 42.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 500 1,288
10th Percentile £275 £313 £300
25th Percentile £363 £350 £357
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £425 £425
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
75th Percentile £535 £525 £500
90th Percentile £588 £600 £550
England median daily rate £500 £500 £484
% change year-on-year - +3.31% +1.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 37
10th Percentile £20.03 £12.63 £14.30
25th Percentile £21.50 £14.12 £16.04
Median hourly rate £25.75 £18.95 £20.96
Median % change year-on-year +35.88% -9.57% -47.61%
75th Percentile £26.50 £22.39 £31.25
90th Percentile £31.23 £24.03 £45.30
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £44.50
% change year-on-year - -4.49% +8.54%

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 19 June 2021.

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 19 June 2021. 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 -16 94 £500 - 86
South Yorkshire -9 12 £475 -5.00% 25
East Yorkshire +3 1 £415 +15.28%
Java
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 2021, 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 40 (36.04%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (33.33%) AWS
3 35 (31.53%) Test Automation
4 29 (26.13%) Jenkins
5 20 (18.02%) Spring
5 20 (18.02%) Python
5 20 (18.02%) JavaScript
5 20 (18.02%) REST
5 20 (18.02%) Splunk
5 20 (18.02%) Microservices
5 20 (18.02%) Public Sector
6 19 (17.12%) Java 8
6 19 (17.12%) Azure
7 18 (16.22%) GitHub
7 18 (16.22%) Social Skills
8 17 (15.32%) Git (software)
8 17 (15.32%) Android
9 16 (14.41%) TDD
9 16 (14.41%) DevOps
10 15 (13.51%) Scrum
11 14 (12.61%) SQL
11 14 (12.61%) Linux
11 14 (12.61%) Node.js
11 14 (12.61%) Selenium
11 14 (12.61%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (12.61%) Kubernetes
11 14 (12.61%) Kotlin
12 13 (11.71%) AppDynamics
12 13 (11.71%) Kanban
12 13 (11.71%) BDD

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 10 (9.01%) Confluence
2 5 (4.50%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.60%) Apache Airflow
3 4 (3.60%) Mendix
4 3 (2.70%) Apache Pulsar
4 3 (2.70%) Mule
5 2 (1.80%) Apache
5 2 (1.80%) CMS
6 1 (0.90%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 37 (33.33%) AWS
2 19 (17.12%) Azure
3 18 (16.22%) GitHub
4 10 (9.01%) Slack
5 4 (3.60%) GCP
5 4 (3.60%) Power Platform
6 3 (2.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (1.80%) Amazon EKS
7 2 (1.80%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (1.80%) Serverless
8 1 (0.90%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.90%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.41%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.70%) HTTP
3 2 (1.80%) DLNA
3 2 (1.80%) UPnP
3 2 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.90%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.90%) Internet
4 1 (0.90%) Intranet
4 1 (0.90%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.31%) MongoDB
2 7 (6.31%) MySQL
3 6 (5.41%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (3.60%) BigQuery
4 4 (3.60%) Data Lake
4 4 (3.60%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.60%) HBase
4 4 (3.60%) Power BI
4 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.70%) Amazon Athena
5 3 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.70%) Big Data
5 3 (2.70%) Bigtable
5 3 (2.70%) Flink
5 3 (2.70%) Impala
5 3 (2.70%) Presto
5 3 (2.70%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 29 (26.13%) Jenkins
2 17 (15.32%) Git (software)
3 14 (12.61%) Selenium
4 11 (9.91%) JIRA
5 10 (9.01%) Maven
5 10 (9.01%) Postman
6 9 (8.11%) Android Studio
6 9 (8.11%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (6.31%) SoapUI
8 5 (4.50%) Cucumber
9 4 (3.60%) Appium
10 3 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (2.70%) Bitbucket
10 3 (2.70%) JMeter
10 3 (2.70%) Mercurial
10 3 (2.70%) Mockito
10 3 (2.70%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.80%) JUnit
11 2 (1.80%) TestNG
11 2 (1.80%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (18.02%) Public Sector
2 18 (16.22%) Social Skills
3 13 (11.71%) Finance
4 9 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.60%) Banking
5 4 (3.60%) Retail
6 3 (2.70%) Electronics
7 1 (0.90%) Marketing
7 1 (0.90%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (45.95%) Developer
2 24 (21.62%) Java Developer
3 17 (15.32%) Architect
4 12 (10.81%) Android Developer
5 9 (8.11%) Java Engineer
6 8 (7.21%) Tester
7 7 (6.31%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.31%) Software Engineer
8 6 (5.41%) Test Automation Engineer
8 6 (5.41%) Test Engineer
9 5 (4.50%) Automation Tester
9 5 (4.50%) Cloud Architect
9 5 (4.50%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (4.50%) Data Engineer
9 5 (4.50%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (3.60%) AWS Architect
10 4 (3.60%) AWS Developer
10 4 (3.60%) AWS Engineer
10 4 (3.60%) Python Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.02%) REST
1 20 (18.02%) Spring
2 14 (12.61%) Node.js
3 12 (10.81%) Spring Boot
4 11 (9.91%) React
5 10 (9.01%) .NET
6 9 (8.11%) JSON
7 8 (7.21%) Kafka
7 8 (7.21%) RESTful
8 7 (6.31%) Swagger
8 7 (6.31%) XML
9 5 (4.50%) CSS
10 4 (3.60%) AngularJS
10 4 (3.60%) HTML
11 3 (2.70%) Apache NiFi
11 3 (2.70%) Jest
11 3 (2.70%) PySpark
12 2 (1.80%) Spark Streaming
12 2 (1.80%) STL
12 2 (1.80%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.71%) Mobile App
2 9 (8.11%) User Experience
3 5 (4.50%) iPad
4 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.70%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.80%) MPEG
6 1 (0.90%) Cybercrime
6 1 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.90%) NHS
6 1 (0.90%) STB
6 1 (0.90%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.32%) Android
2 14 (12.61%) Linux
3 9 (8.11%) Unix
4 4 (3.60%) Mac OS X
5 3 (2.70%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.70%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (2.70%) Windows
6 1 (0.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (36.04%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (31.53%) Test Automation
3 20 (18.02%) Microservices
4 16 (14.41%) DevOps
4 16 (14.41%) TDD
5 15 (13.51%) Scrum
6 14 (12.61%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (11.71%) BDD
7 13 (11.71%) Kanban
8 12 (10.81%) Android Development
9 10 (9.01%) Mentoring
10 9 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (8.11%) Lean UX
11 7 (6.31%) Data Engineering
11 7 (6.31%) E-Commerce
11 7 (6.31%) Pair Programming
11 7 (6.31%) Product Backlog
11 7 (6.31%) Release Management
11 7 (6.31%) Software Engineering
12 6 (5.41%) UML
Programming Languages
1 20 (18.02%) JavaScript
1 20 (18.02%) Python
2 19 (17.12%) Java 8
3 14 (12.61%) Kotlin
3 14 (12.61%) SQL
4 12 (10.81%) PowerShell
5 11 (9.91%) C#
5 11 (9.91%) Scala
6 5 (4.50%) C++
7 4 (3.60%) PHP
8 3 (2.70%) C
8 3 (2.70%) ES6
9 2 (1.80%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (1.80%) Groovy
9 2 (1.80%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.90%) ABAP
10 1 (0.90%) Go
10 1 (0.90%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (9.91%) SC Cleared
1 11 (9.91%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.31%) Degree
3 5 (4.50%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) QA
2 2 (1.80%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.90%) SLA
3 1 (0.90%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (9.91%) Docker
2 3 (2.70%) Apache Flume
2 3 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.80%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.90%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 14 (12.61%) Kubernetes
2 8 (7.21%) Ansible
3 7 (6.31%) Terraform
4 4 (3.60%) Oozie
5 3 (2.70%) Grafana
5 3 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.70%) Puppet
5 3 (2.70%) vRealize
5 3 (2.70%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 20 (18.02%) Splunk
2 13 (11.71%) AppDynamics
3 8 (7.21%) Oracle
4 4 (3.60%) OutSystems
5 3 (2.70%) Cloudera
5 3 (2.70%) Google
5 3 (2.70%) MuleSoft
5 3 (2.70%) Perforce
5 3 (2.70%) VMware
6 2 (1.80%) Brio
6 2 (1.80%) Confluent
6 2 (1.80%) Databricks
6 2 (1.80%) ForgeRock
6 2 (1.80%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.90%) EMC
7 1 (0.90%) SAP
7 1 (0.90%) Xamarin