Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 5 5
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 0
Contract jobs citing Java 462 715 578
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 11.43% 14.23% 13.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.90% 32.15% 35.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 503 449
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.30%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £331
90th Percentile £588 £550 £550
England median daily rate £525 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -20.00% +170.13%
England median hourly rate £46.00 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.75% +8.75% +11.11%

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 1,656 2,224 1,636
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 40.97% 44.26% 39.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,103 1,541 1,184
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% -
10th Percentile £305 £300 £291
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 38 11
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.92 £22.08 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.85% -43.39% +151.61%
10th Percentile £14.32 £13.81 £14.13
90th Percentile £44.50 £43.25 £43.75
England median hourly rate £44.53 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.03% +5.00% +6.67%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 0 358 £475 +7.95% 101
South Yorkshire -17 78 £458 +1.67% 17
North Yorkshire -9 8 £425 -5.56% 12
East Yorkshire -1 2 £325 -48.00% 3
Java
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 257 (55.63%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (33.77%) Microservices
3 138 (29.87%) DevOps
4 137 (29.65%) Docker
5 133 (28.79%) Test Automation
6 115 (24.89%) AWS
6 115 (24.89%) Jenkins
7 108 (23.38%) TDD
7 108 (23.38%) Java 8
8 106 (22.94%) Spring
9 104 (22.51%) Linux
10 96 (20.78%) Spring Boot
11 88 (19.05%) Git (software)
12 78 (16.88%) Scrum
13 71 (15.37%) Maven
13 71 (15.37%) JavaScript
14 70 (15.15%) Node.js
15 69 (14.94%) BDD
15 69 (14.94%) Azure
15 69 (14.94%) Problem-Solving
16 67 (14.50%) Mockito
16 67 (14.50%) REST
17 66 (14.29%) Kubernetes
18 63 (13.64%) JIRA
19 62 (13.42%) SQL
20 61 (13.20%) Continuous Integration
21 57 (12.34%) Kanban
21 57 (12.34%) Selenium
22 56 (12.12%) Software Engineering
22 56 (12.12%) Unix

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 49 (10.61%) Confluence
2 19 (4.11%) Cloud Foundry
3 17 (3.68%) Mule
4 16 (3.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 12 (2.60%) Apache
5 12 (2.60%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.73%) Apache Spark
6 8 (1.73%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.52%) Apache ServiceMix
7 7 (1.52%) JBoss
7 7 (1.52%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.08%) CMS
8 5 (1.08%) Jetty
9 4 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.87%) IIS
9 4 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.65%) nginx
10 3 (0.65%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.43%) IBM Transformation Extender
11 2 (0.43%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (0.65%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.87%) VisionPLUS
2 3 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 115 (24.89%) AWS
2 69 (14.94%) Azure
3 54 (11.69%) GitHub
4 35 (7.58%) GCP
5 32 (6.93%) Slack
6 15 (3.25%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (2.38%) Serverless
8 10 (2.16%) npm
9 7 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (1.52%) Google App Engine
10 6 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (1.08%) Amazon ECS
11 5 (1.08%) Apigee
11 5 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.87%) Power Platform
13 3 (0.65%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.65%) Google Compute Engine
13 3 (0.65%) Heroku
13 3 (0.65%) Twilio
13 3 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.90%) HTTP
2 11 (2.38%) SSL
2 11 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.95%) DNS
3 9 (1.95%) Internet
4 8 (1.73%) FTP
5 7 (1.52%) DHCP
5 7 (1.52%) IPsec
6 4 (0.87%) VoIP
7 3 (0.65%) CTI
7 3 (0.65%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.43%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.22%) ICMP
9 1 (0.22%) SSH
9 1 (0.22%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (11.04%) MongoDB
2 28 (6.06%) NoSQL
3 18 (3.90%) Relational Database
4 16 (3.46%) Big Data
4 16 (3.46%) Neo4j
5 13 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (2.38%) Hadoop
6 11 (2.38%) RDBMS
7 9 (1.95%) MySQL
8 8 (1.73%) Amazon RDS
8 8 (1.73%) BigQuery
9 7 (1.52%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.30%) SQL Server
11 4 (0.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.87%) DB2
11 4 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.87%) Power BI
12 2 (0.43%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 115 (24.89%) Jenkins
2 88 (19.05%) Git (software)
3 71 (15.37%) Maven
4 67 (14.50%) Mockito
5 63 (13.64%) JIRA
6 57 (12.34%) Selenium
7 53 (11.47%) Cucumber
8 40 (8.66%) Sonatype Nexus
9 29 (6.28%) JUnit
10 15 (3.25%) Xcode
11 11 (2.38%) WebDriver
12 10 (2.16%) Bitbucket
12 10 (2.16%) GitLab
12 10 (2.16%) Travis CI
13 8 (1.73%) Subversion
14 7 (1.52%) Appium
14 7 (1.52%) JBehave
14 7 (1.52%) SoapUI
14 7 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (1.30%) FitNesse
General
1 44 (9.52%) Finance
2 31 (6.71%) Banking
3 28 (6.06%) Public Sector
4 26 (5.63%) Retail
5 9 (1.95%) Law
6 5 (1.08%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.08%) Marketing
6 5 (1.08%) Retail Banking
7 4 (0.87%) Social Science
8 2 (0.43%) French Language
9 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Local Government
9 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 255 (55.19%) Developer
2 155 (33.55%) Java Developer
3 53 (11.47%) DevOps Engineer
4 33 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 30 (6.49%) Senior Java Developer
6 22 (4.76%) Android Developer
7 21 (4.55%) Tester
8 20 (4.33%) Software Engineer
9 19 (4.11%) Agile Developer
9 19 (4.11%) Agile Java Developer
9 19 (4.11%) Automation Tester
10 16 (3.46%) Analyst
10 16 (3.46%) Architect
10 16 (3.46%) AWS Developer
11 15 (3.25%) AWS DevOps
11 15 (3.25%) AWS Engineer
11 15 (3.25%) Embedded Engineer
11 15 (3.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 14 (3.03%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 14 (3.03%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (22.94%) Spring
2 96 (20.78%) Spring Boot
3 70 (15.15%) Node.js
4 67 (14.50%) REST
5 46 (9.96%) JSON
5 46 (9.96%) RESTful
6 42 (9.09%) Web Services
7 39 (8.44%) AngularJS
8 37 (8.01%) ActiveMQ
9 31 (6.71%) Hibernate
10 30 (6.49%) HTML
10 30 (6.49%) SOAP
11 28 (6.06%) CSS
12 27 (5.84%) JAX-RS
13 25 (5.41%) Kafka
13 25 (5.41%) React
14 23 (4.98%) XML
15 21 (4.55%) .NET
15 21 (4.55%) J2EE
15 21 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.93%) User Experience
2 31 (6.71%) Greenfield Project
3 24 (5.19%) Mobile App
4 11 (2.38%) Mobile Banking
5 9 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (1.73%) Cloud Native
6 8 (1.73%) NHS
7 6 (1.30%) IVR
7 6 (1.30%) VUI
8 5 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.08%) Virtual Team
9 4 (0.87%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.65%) iSeries
11 1 (0.22%) Clustering
11 1 (0.22%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.22%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.22%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.22%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 104 (22.51%) Linux
2 56 (12.12%) Unix
3 54 (11.69%) Android
4 34 (7.36%) Mac OS X
5 28 (6.06%) Apple iOS
6 15 (3.25%) Windows
7 5 (1.08%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.43%) Mesosphere
9 2 (0.43%) VMS
10 1 (0.22%) CentOS
10 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (55.63%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (33.77%) Microservices
3 138 (29.87%) DevOps
4 133 (28.79%) Test Automation
5 108 (23.38%) TDD
6 78 (16.88%) Scrum
7 69 (14.94%) BDD
7 69 (14.94%) Problem-Solving
8 61 (13.20%) Continuous Integration
9 57 (12.34%) Kanban
10 56 (12.12%) Software Engineering
11 47 (10.17%) Pair Programming
12 40 (8.66%) Web Development
13 36 (7.79%) Continuous Deployment
14 32 (6.93%) Responsive Web Design
15 31 (6.71%) Multithreading
15 31 (6.71%) Web Design
16 26 (5.63%) Migration
17 25 (5.41%) Continuous Delivery
18 24 (5.19%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (23.38%) Java 8
2 71 (15.37%) JavaScript
3 62 (13.42%) SQL
4 56 (12.12%) Python
5 36 (7.79%) C++
6 35 (7.58%) C
7 26 (5.63%) C#
8 25 (5.41%) Ruby
9 21 (4.55%) Scala
10 17 (3.68%) Apple Swift
11 14 (3.03%) PL/SQL
12 12 (2.60%) Go
12 12 (2.60%) Kotlin
12 12 (2.60%) PHP
13 11 (2.38%) ES6
14 8 (1.73%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.73%) Perl
15 5 (1.08%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.87%) Groovy
16 4 (0.87%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 27 (5.84%) Security Cleared
2 24 (5.19%) SC Cleared
3 13 (2.81%) Degree
4 12 (2.60%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (0.87%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.65%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.22%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.52%) WCAG
2 6 (1.30%) QA
3 5 (1.08%) GDPR
4 3 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.43%) Dublin Core
5 2 (0.43%) HL7
6 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 137 (29.65%) Docker
2 7 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.87%) vSphere
4 3 (0.65%) VMware NSX
5 2 (0.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 66 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 43 (9.31%) Puppet
3 38 (8.23%) Ansible
4 36 (7.79%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (3.68%) Terraform
6 6 (1.30%) Packer
6 6 (1.30%) Rancher
7 5 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.65%) Cobbler
8 3 (0.65%) Grafana
8 3 (0.65%) Prometheus
8 3 (0.65%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 2 (0.43%) Automic
9 2 (0.43%) Consul
9 2 (0.43%) Kibana
Vendors
1 43 (9.31%) Splunk
2 34 (7.36%) AppDynamics
2 34 (7.36%) Google
3 20 (4.33%) Microsoft
4 19 (4.11%) Oracle
5 11 (2.38%) MuleSoft
6 10 (2.16%) Blue Coat
6 10 (2.16%) F5
7 9 (1.95%) EMC
7 9 (1.95%) NetApp
8 8 (1.73%) VMware
9 7 (1.52%) ForgeRock
10 6 (1.30%) Adobe
10 6 (1.30%) IBM
11 5 (1.08%) TOWER Software
12 4 (0.87%) Avaya
12 4 (0.87%) Cisco
12 4 (0.87%) Tableau
12 4 (0.87%) Veritas
13 3 (0.65%) Genesys