Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 5 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 +13
Contract jobs citing Java 611 713 769
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.88% 14.46% 12.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.48% 34.58% 32.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 488 551
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £348 £324 £325
90th Percentile £550 £575 £566
England median daily rate £506 £475 £470
% change year-on-year +6.53% +1.06% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 3
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £14.87 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -62.84% -3.03%
England median hourly rate £40.15 £39.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.65% -1.25% +8.11%

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 1,675 2,062 2,331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 38.05% 41.81% 38.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,211 1,415 1,545
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £283 £281 £268
90th Percentile £538 £538 £533
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 28 35
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £15.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +162.30% -21.79% -40.00%
10th Percentile £22.85 £12.51 £11.95
90th Percentile £43.75 £44.88 £40.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 0 462 £425 -5.56% 167
South Yorkshire -2 109 £425 -5.56% 29
North Yorkshire 0 23 £400 -3.03% 28
East Yorkshire - 2 - - 9
Java
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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.

1 390 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
2 244 (39.93%) Spring
3 230 (37.64%) JavaScript
4 211 (34.53%) Git (software)
5 203 (33.22%) TDD
6 188 (30.77%) Test Automation
7 181 (29.62%) Microservices
8 175 (28.64%) Jenkins
9 166 (27.17%) BDD
10 152 (24.88%) SQL
11 126 (20.62%) Hibernate
12 122 (19.97%) Maven
13 120 (19.64%) Scrum
14 119 (19.48%) Software Engineering
14 119 (19.48%) Node.js
15 116 (18.99%) Continuous Integration
15 116 (18.99%) Spring Boot
16 114 (18.66%) DevOps
17 113 (18.49%) RESTful
18 107 (17.51%) OO
19 105 (17.18%) NoSQL
20 103 (16.86%) REST
21 102 (16.69%) Web Services
22 100 (16.37%) Linux
23 98 (16.04%) MongoDB
24 96 (15.71%) Open Source
24 96 (15.71%) Docker
25 91 (14.89%) Cucumber
25 91 (14.89%) HTML
26 85 (13.91%) 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 51 (8.35%) Confluence
2 29 (4.75%) JBoss
3 26 (4.26%) Tomcat
4 21 (3.44%) WebSphere
5 15 (2.45%) Apache ServiceMix
6 14 (2.29%) Cloud Foundry
7 12 (1.96%) Apache Spark
7 12 (1.96%) WebSphere Portal
8 11 (1.80%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (1.31%) WebLogic
10 7 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (0.98%) Apache
11 6 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.98%) nginx
12 5 (0.82%) GlassFish
12 5 (0.82%) Jetty
12 5 (0.82%) Jupyter
12 5 (0.82%) Tornado
13 4 (0.65%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.49%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.82%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.65%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 83 (13.58%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (4.75%) Slack
3 28 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (3.27%) GitHub
5 17 (2.78%) PaaS
6 9 (1.47%) IaaS
7 6 (0.98%) SaaS
8 5 (0.82%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.65%) Heroku
9 4 (0.65%) npm
10 3 (0.49%) CloudBees
10 3 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.49%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.33%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.33%) Google Play
12 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.16%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.13%) HTTP
2 7 (1.15%) AMQP
3 5 (0.82%) SMS
3 5 (0.82%) SSL
4 3 (0.49%) Firewall
4 3 (0.49%) Internet
5 2 (0.33%) BIG-IP
5 2 (0.33%) DNS
5 2 (0.33%) SSH
6 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.16%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.16%) SAN
6 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (17.18%) NoSQL
2 98 (16.04%) MongoDB
3 58 (9.49%) MySQL
4 54 (8.84%) Apache Cassandra
5 50 (8.18%) PostgreSQL
6 29 (4.75%) Relational Database
7 25 (4.09%) Big Data
8 19 (3.11%) Hadoop
9 12 (1.96%) SQL Server
10 10 (1.64%) Oracle Database
11 9 (1.47%) Riak
12 8 (1.31%) Couchbase
13 7 (1.15%) Apache Hive
13 7 (1.15%) Redis
14 5 (0.82%) NewSQL
15 4 (0.65%) RDBMS
16 3 (0.49%) Adabas
16 3 (0.49%) Endeca
16 3 (0.49%) SAP Data Services
17 2 (0.33%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 211 (34.53%) Git (software)
2 175 (28.64%) Jenkins
3 122 (19.97%) Maven
4 91 (14.89%) Cucumber
5 79 (12.93%) JUnit
6 77 (12.60%) JIRA
7 71 (11.62%) Selenium
8 53 (8.67%) Subversion
9 42 (6.87%) Mercurial
10 37 (6.06%) WebDriver
11 21 (3.44%) Gradle
12 20 (3.27%) Jasmine
13 17 (2.78%) SoapUI
14 13 (2.13%) Mockito
15 12 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
16 11 (1.80%) gulp
16 11 (1.80%) Vagrant
17 10 (1.64%) IntelliJ
18 9 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 9 (1.47%) Grunt
General
1 63 (10.31%) Finance
2 41 (6.71%) Banking
3 35 (5.73%) Retail
4 16 (2.62%) Retail Banking
5 14 (2.29%) Games
6 6 (0.98%) Marketing
7 4 (0.65%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.65%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.33%) Electronics
8 2 (0.33%) Local Government
9 1 (0.16%) Legal
9 1 (0.16%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.16%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 358 (58.59%) Developer
2 275 (45.01%) Java Developer
3 61 (9.98%) Architect
4 50 (8.18%) Software Engineer
5 45 (7.36%) Tester
6 40 (6.55%) Java Engineer
7 36 (5.89%) Senior Developer
8 34 (5.56%) Automation Tester
9 33 (5.40%) DevOps Engineer
10 32 (5.24%) Java Software Engineer
10 32 (5.24%) Senior Java Developer
11 29 (4.75%) Agile Developer
12 28 (4.58%) Agile Java Developer
13 25 (4.09%) Solutions Architect
14 19 (3.11%) Analyst
14 19 (3.11%) Full Stack Developer
14 19 (3.11%) Java Software Developer
15 17 (2.78%) JavaScript Engineer
15 17 (2.78%) Scala Developer
16 16 (2.62%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 244 (39.93%) Spring
2 126 (20.62%) Hibernate
3 119 (19.48%) Node.js
4 116 (18.99%) Spring Boot
5 113 (18.49%) RESTful
6 103 (16.86%) REST
7 102 (16.69%) Web Services
8 91 (14.89%) HTML
9 82 (13.42%) CSS
10 79 (12.93%) AngularJS
11 53 (8.67%) XML
12 49 (8.02%) SOAP
13 47 (7.69%) React
14 45 (7.36%) HTML5
15 42 (6.87%) J2EE
16 41 (6.71%) CSS3
17 35 (5.73%) JSON
18 33 (5.40%) Kafka
18 33 (5.40%) RabbitMQ
19 29 (4.75%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 30 (4.91%) Algorithms
1 30 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.42%) Data Structures
3 21 (3.44%) Mobile App
3 21 (3.44%) Virtual Team
4 20 (3.27%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (3.27%) User Experience
5 12 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (1.80%) Clustering
7 10 (1.64%) iPad
8 7 (1.15%) Minimum Viable Product
9 6 (0.98%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.82%) Computer Science
10 5 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (0.65%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.49%) Cloud Native
13 2 (0.33%) DataPower
13 2 (0.33%) Media Streaming
13 2 (0.33%) Mobile Banking
13 2 (0.33%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 100 (16.37%) Linux
2 44 (7.20%) Unix
3 38 (6.22%) Android
4 37 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 36 (5.89%) Apple iOS
6 20 (3.27%) Mac OS X
7 8 (1.31%) Windows
8 3 (0.49%) CentOS
8 3 (0.49%) Fedora
9 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 390 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (33.22%) TDD
3 188 (30.77%) Test Automation
4 181 (29.62%) Microservices
5 166 (27.17%) BDD
6 120 (19.64%) Scrum
7 119 (19.48%) Software Engineering
8 116 (18.99%) Continuous Integration
9 114 (18.66%) DevOps
10 107 (17.51%) OO
11 96 (15.71%) Open Source
12 69 (11.29%) Kanban
13 61 (9.98%) Mentoring
14 42 (6.87%) Continuous Delivery
15 38 (6.22%) User Stories
16 35 (5.73%) SDLC
17 34 (5.56%) Coaching
18 33 (5.40%) Integration Testing
19 31 (5.07%) SFIA
19 31 (5.07%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 230 (37.64%) JavaScript
2 152 (24.88%) SQL
3 85 (13.91%) Python
4 68 (11.13%) Ruby
5 47 (7.69%) C#
6 46 (7.53%) Scala
7 37 (6.06%) PHP
8 34 (5.56%) Bash Shell
9 20 (3.27%) C++
10 17 (2.78%) Groovy
11 12 (1.96%) ES6
11 12 (1.96%) Objective-C
12 9 (1.47%) Kotlin
13 8 (1.31%) TypeScript
14 7 (1.15%) T-SQL
15 6 (0.98%) COBOL
15 6 (0.98%) Go
15 6 (0.98%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.65%) Apple Swift
17 3 (0.49%) ES7
Qualifications
1 14 (2.29%) Sun Certification
2 11 (1.80%) BPSS Clearance
3 10 (1.64%) Degree
4 8 (1.31%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.33%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.33%) CISA
5 2 (0.33%) CISSP
5 2 (0.33%) ISEB
5 2 (0.33%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.33%) MCSD
5 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.16%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.24%) QA
2 5 (0.82%) SLA
3 3 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.33%) GDPR
4 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.16%) GCP
5 1 (0.16%) PMO
5 1 (0.16%) PSD2
5 1 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 96 (15.71%) Docker
2 7 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.49%) HDFS
4 2 (0.33%) Varnish
5 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 52 (8.51%) Puppet
2 36 (5.89%) Ansible
3 31 (5.07%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (2.95%) Kubernetes
5 9 (1.47%) Terraform
6 7 (1.15%) Salt
7 5 (0.82%) Marathon
7 5 (0.82%) Mesos
8 3 (0.49%) CFEngine
8 3 (0.49%) Kibana
8 3 (0.49%) logstash
9 2 (0.33%) Grafana
9 2 (0.33%) Graylog
9 2 (0.33%) Oozie
10 1 (0.16%) Ambari
10 1 (0.16%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.16%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.16%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 80 (13.09%) Oracle
2 46 (7.53%) Red Hat
3 19 (3.11%) Splunk
4 18 (2.95%) IBM
5 13 (2.13%) Google
6 12 (1.96%) Atlassian
6 12 (1.96%) Xamarin
7 9 (1.47%) F5
8 8 (1.31%) Microsoft
9 7 (1.15%) SAP
10 6 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.82%) MuleSoft
12 4 (0.65%) AppDynamics
12 4 (0.65%) Brocade
12 4 (0.65%) HP
12 4 (0.65%) hybris
13 3 (0.49%) Apigee
13 3 (0.49%) Symantec
14 2 (0.33%) Dynatrace
14 2 (0.33%) New Relic