The median contractor rate for a Senior Java Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Java Developer
England / Yorkshire
Rank 109 100 121
Rank change year-on-year -9 +21  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 15 42 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.71% 1.48% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 1.53% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 11
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.04% +1.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2060 2742 2573
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 96.99% 96.55% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1273 1824 1622
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £548 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 115 138
Median hourly rate £12.25 £14.48 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.40% +15.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £40.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer in Yorkshire

Senior Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Java Developer in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Java Developer in Yorkshire

Senior Java Developer
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 Senior Java Developer within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -10 10 £400 -11.11% 11
South Yorkshire +2 5 £450 +12.50%
Senior Java Developer
England

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Senior Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (66.67%) Spring
4 14 (51.85%) TDD
5 9 (33.33%) Maven
5 9 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 8 (29.63%) RESTful
7 7 (25.93%) REST
7 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
7 7 (25.93%) Microservices
8 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
8 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
8 6 (22.22%) Spring Boot
8 6 (22.22%) Front End Development
9 5 (18.52%) BDD
9 5 (18.52%) HTML
9 5 (18.52%) SQL
9 5 (18.52%) Oracle
9 5 (18.52%) CSS
9 5 (18.52%) Web Services
10 4 (14.81%) J2EE
10 4 (14.81%) Scrum
10 4 (14.81%) Python
10 4 (14.81%) Retail
10 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
10 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
11 3 (11.11%) Gradle
11 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) Kerberos
2 1 (3.70%) LDAP
2 1 (3.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
2 3 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) Neo4j
4 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Maven
2 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
3 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 3 (11.11%) Gradle
5 1 (3.70%) DbUnit
5 1 (3.70%) jMock
5 1 (3.70%) JUnit
5 1 (3.70%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.70%) Mockito
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (3.70%) SonarQube
5 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 4 (14.81%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (66.67%) Spring
2 9 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 8 (29.63%) RESTful
4 7 (25.93%) REST
5 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 6 (22.22%) Spring Boot
6 5 (18.52%) CSS
6 5 (18.52%) HTML
6 5 (18.52%) Web Services
7 4 (14.81%) J2EE
8 3 (11.11%) XML
9 2 (7.41%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (7.41%) HTML5
9 2 (7.41%) Java EE
9 2 (7.41%) Java SE
9 2 (7.41%) React
9 2 (7.41%) SOAP
10 1 (3.70%) Apache Camel
10 1 (3.70%) PowerMock
10 1 (3.70%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) TDD
3 7 (25.93%) Microservices
4 6 (22.22%) Front End Development
5 5 (18.52%) BDD
6 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
6 4 (14.81%) Scrum
7 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Web Development
8 2 (7.41%) CQRS
8 2 (7.41%) Kanban
8 2 (7.41%) OO
8 2 (7.41%) Software Architecture
9 1 (3.70%) DevOps
9 1 (3.70%) Line Management
9 1 (3.70%) Rapid Prototyping
9 1 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (3.70%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (18.52%) SQL
4 4 (14.81%) Python
5 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
5 2 (7.41%) Go
5 2 (7.41%) Ruby
5 2 (7.41%) Scala
6 1 (3.70%) C#
6 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) VMware