The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 34 21 14
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Contract jobs citing Java 7 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 2.75% 4.92% 9.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.69% 15.25% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 9
Average daily rate
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£310 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £273 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £332 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Java
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Programming Languages Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
123 59 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 48.24% 32.24% 30.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 22 35
Average daily rate £325 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £385 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the Bradford region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Bradford region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Java.

1 8 (50.00%) HTML
1 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) XML
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Google
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (25.00%) Open Source
4 4 (25.00%) CSS
4 4 (25.00%) C++
4 4 (25.00%) Middleware
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) OpenGL
5 3 (18.75%) Windows
5 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
5 3 (18.75%) C
5 3 (18.75%) Web Services
5 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
5 3 (18.75%) HTML5
5 3 (18.75%) Qt
5 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
5 3 (18.75%) GStreamer
5 3 (18.75%) WebKit
5 3 (18.75%) QML
5 3 (18.75%) OpenGL ES
5 3 (18.75%) Spring
5 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 3 (18.75%) Finance

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
1 2 (12.50%) GlassFish
1 2 (12.50%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Pig
2 1 (6.25%) SAS
2 1 (6.25%) CICS
2 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
2 1 (6.25%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) JUnit
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) Valgrind
1 2 (12.50%) Gerrit
1 2 (12.50%) Redmine
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Management Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) AWS Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Principal Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Lotus Notes Developer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Test Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Domino Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (37.50%) XML
3 4 (25.00%) CSS
3 4 (25.00%) Middleware
4 3 (18.75%) Qt
4 3 (18.75%) HTML5
4 3 (18.75%) GStreamer
4 3 (18.75%) WebKit
4 3 (18.75%) QML
4 3 (18.75%) OpenGL ES
4 3 (18.75%) OpenGL
4 3 (18.75%) Web Services
4 3 (18.75%) Spring
5 2 (12.50%) Java EE
5 2 (12.50%) Grails
5 2 (12.50%) WSDL
5 2 (12.50%) XML Schema
5 2 (12.50%) JAXB
5 2 (12.50%) J2EE
5 2 (12.50%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Streaming Video
2 2 (12.50%) STB
2 2 (12.50%) W3C
2 2 (12.50%) DTV
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (12.50%) UNIX
3 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
3 2 (12.50%) AIX
4 1 (6.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (25.00%) Open Source
2 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) ETL
4 2 (12.50%) Feature Driven Development
4 2 (12.50%) User Stories
4 2 (12.50%) SDLC
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Kanban
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) Identity Management
5 1 (6.25%) Workflow
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) C++
4 3 (18.75%) Lua
4 3 (18.75%) C
4 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
5 2 (12.50%) BeanShell
5 2 (12.50%) Scala
5 2 (12.50%) Perl
5 2 (12.50%) Python
5 2 (12.50%) Embedded C++
6 1 (6.25%) JCL
6 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
6 1 (6.25%) LotusScript
6 1 (6.25%) COBOL
6 1 (6.25%) Groovy
6 1 (6.25%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CISSP
1 2 (12.50%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) Google
3 2 (12.50%) Atlassian
3 2 (12.50%) Sybase
3 2 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (12.50%) SAP
3 2 (12.50%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) Sun
3 2 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) Novell
3 2 (12.50%) Lotus