Period
to 24 March 2019

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 24 March 2019 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
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 5 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 580 718 665
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.36% 15.00% 14.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.04% 36.23% 34.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 551 449
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £349
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Yorkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £27.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +51.03% +114.22%
England median hourly rate £43.50 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% -

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 1,997 1,982 1,904
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 42.57% 41.41% 42.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,383 1,382 1,313
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £275
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
England median daily rate £483 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +1.68% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 47 21
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.55 £40.00 £20.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.63% +90.75% -0.14%
10th Percentile £14.94 £19.67 £11.96
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.25 £42.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 24 March 2019.

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 24 March 2019. 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 -3 365 £450 +5.88% 67
South Yorkshire +2 189 £508 +19.41% 36
North Yorkshire 0 18 £425 +9.32% 17
East Yorkshire - 1 £150 - 4
Java
England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2019, 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.

1 355 (61.21%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (29.83%) Test Automation
3 171 (29.48%) JavaScript
4 168 (28.97%) Git (software)
5 167 (28.79%) Spring
6 158 (27.24%) Node.js
7 156 (26.90%) Linux
8 142 (24.48%) TDD
9 141 (24.31%) Microservices
9 141 (24.31%) Spring Boot
10 133 (22.93%) DevOps
11 132 (22.76%) Amazon AWS
12 125 (21.55%) Python
13 123 (21.21%) Java 8
14 118 (20.34%) HTML
15 114 (19.66%) Jenkins
16 108 (18.62%) Software Engineering
17 92 (15.86%) Open Source
18 91 (15.69%) Docker
19 89 (15.34%) RESTful
20 88 (15.17%) CSS
21 85 (14.66%) Continuous Integration
22 79 (13.62%) REST
22 79 (13.62%) SQL
23 75 (12.93%) Maven
24 74 (12.76%) React
25 71 (12.24%) Bash Shell
26 70 (12.07%) NoSQL
27 69 (11.90%) Scrum
28 68 (11.72%) HTTP

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 47 (8.10%) Apache Spark
2 45 (7.76%) Confluence
3 25 (4.31%) Tomcat
4 23 (3.97%) WebSphere
5 20 (3.45%) Apache
6 17 (2.93%) nginx
7 16 (2.76%) Cloud Foundry
8 13 (2.24%) Apache ServiceMix
8 13 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
8 13 (2.24%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (1.55%) Mule
10 8 (1.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 8 (1.38%) Jetty
11 7 (1.21%) IIS
11 7 (1.21%) JBoss
11 7 (1.21%) Mongrel
11 7 (1.21%) Oracle Coherence
12 5 (0.86%) Anypoint
13 4 (0.69%) CMS
13 4 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (0.52%) InVision
2 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.17%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 132 (22.76%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (10.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (6.72%) GitHub
4 31 (5.34%) Google Cloud Platform
4 31 (5.34%) Slack
5 20 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (3.45%) AWS Lambda
6 17 (2.93%) Serverless
7 14 (2.41%) Heroku
8 12 (2.07%) AWS CloudFormation
8 12 (2.07%) Google App Engine
9 11 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (1.72%) Amazon S3
11 9 (1.55%) AWS CodePipeline
12 8 (1.38%) Amazon SQS
13 7 (1.21%) PaaS
14 6 (1.03%) Route 53
15 5 (0.86%) Akamai
15 5 (0.86%) IaaS
15 5 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 68 (11.72%) HTTP
2 44 (7.59%) TCP/IP
3 42 (7.24%) SSL
4 22 (3.79%) DNS
5 20 (3.45%) DHCP
5 20 (3.45%) FTP
5 20 (3.45%) IPsec
6 7 (1.21%) Kerberos
7 4 (0.69%) WebEx
8 3 (0.52%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (0.52%) Internet
8 3 (0.52%) LAN
8 3 (0.52%) NAS
8 3 (0.52%) SAN
8 3 (0.52%) WAN
9 2 (0.34%) DLNA
9 2 (0.34%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (0.34%) UPnP
9 2 (0.34%) VPN
9 2 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (12.07%) NoSQL
2 62 (10.69%) Hadoop
2 62 (10.69%) MongoDB
3 52 (8.97%) Big Data
3 52 (8.97%) Relational Database
4 49 (8.45%) MySQL
5 32 (5.52%) RDBMS
6 28 (4.83%) HBase
7 26 (4.48%) Apache Hive
8 22 (3.79%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (3.45%) Neo4j
10 12 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (1.90%) Oracle Database
12 10 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 10 (1.72%) Redis
13 9 (1.55%) SQL Server
14 6 (1.03%) Impala
15 5 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (0.86%) DB2
15 5 (0.86%) GIS
Development Applications
1 168 (28.97%) Git (software)
2 114 (19.66%) Jenkins
3 75 (12.93%) Maven
4 59 (10.17%) JUnit
5 55 (9.48%) JIRA
6 49 (8.45%) Cucumber
7 37 (6.38%) Sonatype Nexus
8 32 (5.52%) Spock
9 30 (5.17%) Mockito
10 27 (4.66%) Subversion
11 25 (4.31%) Eclipse
11 25 (4.31%) SonarQube
12 23 (3.97%) Selenium
13 21 (3.62%) Travis CI
14 18 (3.10%) GitLab
15 13 (2.24%) Artifactory
16 12 (2.07%) IntelliJ
16 12 (2.07%) Visual Studio
17 9 (1.55%) Bitbucket
18 8 (1.38%) Xcode
General
1 56 (9.66%) Finance
2 23 (3.97%) Banking
3 14 (2.41%) Retail
4 8 (1.38%) Advertising
5 4 (0.69%) Law
5 4 (0.69%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.52%) Back Office
6 3 (0.52%) Front Office
6 3 (0.52%) Marketing
7 2 (0.34%) Electronics
8 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.17%) Games
8 1 (0.17%) Military
8 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.17%) Publishing
8 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 365 (62.93%) Developer
2 213 (36.72%) Java Developer
3 55 (9.48%) Full Stack Developer
4 48 (8.28%) Senior Developer
5 47 (8.10%) DevOps Engineer
6 34 (5.86%) Software Engineer
7 33 (5.69%) Senior Java Developer
8 32 (5.52%) AWS Developer
9 25 (4.31%) Agile Developer
10 24 (4.14%) Agile Java Developer
10 24 (4.14%) Java Engineer
11 23 (3.97%) JavaScript Developer
12 18 (3.10%) Linux Developer
13 17 (2.93%) Architect
13 17 (2.93%) Python Developer
14 16 (2.76%) Android Developer
14 16 (2.76%) Scala Developer
15 15 (2.59%) Node.js Developer
16 13 (2.24%) AWS Engineer
16 13 (2.24%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (28.79%) Spring
2 158 (27.24%) Node.js
3 141 (24.31%) Spring Boot
4 118 (20.34%) HTML
5 89 (15.34%) RESTful
6 88 (15.17%) CSS
7 79 (13.62%) REST
8 74 (12.76%) React
9 64 (11.03%) Web Services
10 60 (10.34%) AngularJS
10 60 (10.34%) Hibernate
11 49 (8.45%) .NET
12 48 (8.28%) Kafka
13 38 (6.55%) JSON
14 36 (6.21%) JAX-RS
15 35 (6.03%) Express
16 28 (4.83%) SOAP
16 28 (4.83%) XML
17 27 (4.66%) Dropwizard
17 27 (4.66%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (4.66%) User Experience
2 23 (3.97%) Greenfield Project
2 23 (3.97%) Mobile App
3 14 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (1.38%) Mainframe
5 6 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (1.03%) NHS
6 5 (0.86%) iSeries
7 4 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (0.52%) Clustering
8 3 (0.52%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.52%) Online Banking
8 3 (0.52%) Public Cloud
8 3 (0.52%) Wiki
9 2 (0.34%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.34%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.34%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.34%) MPEG
9 2 (0.34%) STB
Operating Systems
1 156 (26.90%) Linux
2 59 (10.17%) Unix
3 46 (7.93%) Android
4 23 (3.97%) Windows
5 19 (3.28%) Apple iOS
6 16 (2.76%) Mac OS X
7 15 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.21%) CentOS
10 4 (0.69%) Solaris
10 4 (0.69%) Windows Server
11 3 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.17%) AIX
12 1 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.17%) Android TV
12 1 (0.17%) HPUX
12 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (61.21%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (29.83%) Test Automation
3 142 (24.48%) TDD
4 141 (24.31%) Microservices
5 133 (22.93%) DevOps
6 108 (18.62%) Software Engineering
7 92 (15.86%) Open Source
8 85 (14.66%) Continuous Integration
9 69 (11.90%) Scrum
10 67 (11.55%) Problem-Solving
11 66 (11.38%) Web Development
12 65 (11.21%) Continuous Deployment
13 60 (10.34%) Configuration Management
14 58 (10.00%) BDD
15 52 (8.97%) OO
16 39 (6.72%) Pair Programming
17 32 (5.52%) Kanban
18 29 (5.00%) OOP
19 27 (4.66%) SDLC
20 24 (4.14%) Asynchronous Programming
Programming Languages
1 171 (29.48%) JavaScript
2 125 (21.55%) Python
3 123 (21.21%) Java 8
4 79 (13.62%) SQL
5 71 (12.24%) Bash Shell
6 62 (10.69%) Ruby
7 59 (10.17%) Scala
8 57 (9.83%) C#
9 47 (8.10%) C++
10 29 (5.00%) C
10 29 (5.00%) PHP
11 26 (4.48%) ES6
12 17 (2.93%) Shell Script
13 10 (1.72%) Groovy
14 9 (1.55%) Apple Swift
14 9 (1.55%) Go
15 5 (0.86%) COBOL
16 4 (0.69%) JCL
16 4 (0.69%) Kotlin
16 4 (0.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (8.28%) Security Cleared
2 38 (6.55%) BPSS Clearance
3 23 (3.97%) SC Cleared
4 16 (2.76%) DBS Check
5 8 (1.38%) Degree
6 4 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.17%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.17%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.17%) ISEB
7 1 (0.17%) OCA
7 1 (0.17%) OCAJ
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.24%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (1.21%) QA
3 3 (0.52%) HL7
4 2 (0.34%) PMO
5 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 91 (15.69%) Docker
2 15 (2.59%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.90%) Xen
4 10 (1.72%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.69%) HDFS
6 3 (0.52%) NFS
6 3 (0.52%) SRDF
6 3 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.17%) OpenDJ
7 1 (0.17%) OpenIDM
7 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 53 (9.14%) Puppet
2 45 (7.76%) Ansible
3 39 (6.72%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (4.66%) Terraform
5 23 (3.97%) Kubernetes
6 9 (1.55%) Packer
7 8 (1.38%) SCCM
8 6 (1.03%) Rancher
9 4 (0.69%) CloudHub
9 4 (0.69%) Grafana
9 4 (0.69%) Prometheus
10 3 (0.52%) Consul
10 3 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.34%) Mesos
11 2 (0.34%) QRadar
12 1 (0.17%) CFEngine
12 1 (0.17%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.17%) HP ALM
12 1 (0.17%) Oozie
12 1 (0.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 41 (7.07%) Microsoft
2 36 (6.21%) Oracle
3 30 (5.17%) Google
4 16 (2.76%) IBM
4 16 (2.76%) Splunk
5 15 (2.59%) MapR
6 13 (2.24%) AppDynamics
7 12 (2.07%) VMware
8 11 (1.90%) EMC
8 11 (1.90%) NetApp
9 10 (1.72%) Adobe
10 9 (1.55%) Hortonworks
10 9 (1.55%) MuleSoft
11 7 (1.21%) Atlassian
11 7 (1.21%) TOWER Software
12 5 (0.86%) Micro Focus
13 4 (0.69%) Black Duck
13 4 (0.69%) HP
13 4 (0.69%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.69%) Tableau