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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 21 14 26
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs citing Java 13 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 6.63% 6.88% 1.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.29% 19.64% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
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£365 £320 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% +12.28%
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 £40.19 £36.45 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.26% -2.80%
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
91 56 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 46.43% 35.00% 33.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 28 28
Average daily rate £325 £300 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +16.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £370 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Java Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 July 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 7 (38.89%) HTML
1 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) XML
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (22.22%) Open Source
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) Middleware
5 3 (16.67%) Windows
5 3 (16.67%) HP
5 3 (16.67%) C++
5 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 3 (16.67%) CSS
5 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
5 3 (16.67%) Spring
5 3 (16.67%) TDD
5 3 (16.67%) Finance
5 3 (16.67%) Google
5 3 (16.67%) Web Services
6 2 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (11.11%) Identity Management
6 2 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
6 2 (11.11%) Streaming Video
6 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (11.11%) Apache
1 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 2 (11.11%) GlassFish
1 2 (11.11%) Confluence
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Pig
2 1 (5.56%) SAS
2 1 (5.56%) CICS
2 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.56%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
1 2 (11.11%) JUnit
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Valgrind
2 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.56%) Hudson
2 1 (5.56%) Gerrit
2 1 (5.56%) Redmine
2 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Management Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Trainee Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Trainee
3 2 (11.11%) Principal Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Trainee Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) AWS Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Graduate Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Graduate
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) HTML
2 6 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (16.67%) Spring
3 3 (16.67%) Web Services
3 3 (16.67%) CSS
3 3 (16.67%) Middleware
4 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
4 2 (11.11%) Qt
4 2 (11.11%) SPML
4 2 (11.11%) HTML5
4 2 (11.11%) GStreamer
4 2 (11.11%) WebKit
4 2 (11.11%) QML
4 2 (11.11%) SailPoint
4 2 (11.11%) OpenGL ES
4 2 (11.11%) JSP
4 2 (11.11%) Servlets
4 2 (11.11%) SOAP
4 2 (11.11%) J2EE
4 2 (11.11%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Streaming Video
1 2 (11.11%) W3C
1 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) DTV
2 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.56%) E-Learning
2 1 (5.56%) STB
2 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) AIX
3 2 (11.11%) UNIX
3 2 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (5.56%) zOS
4 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Project Management
2 4 (22.22%) Open Source
2 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) Identity Management
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) SOA
4 2 (11.11%) ETL
4 2 (11.11%) User Stories
4 2 (11.11%) SDLC
4 2 (11.11%) Kanban
4 2 (11.11%) Feature Driven Development
4 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) C++
4 2 (11.11%) C
4 2 (11.11%) Python
4 2 (11.11%) Perl
4 2 (11.11%) Lua
4 2 (11.11%) Scala
4 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 2 (11.11%) BeanShell
5 1 (5.56%) R
5 1 (5.56%) Groovy
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++
5 1 (5.56%) JCL
5 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.56%) LotusScript
5 1 (5.56%) C#
5 1 (5.56%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CISSP
1 2 (11.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) HP
2 3 (16.67%) Google
3 2 (11.11%) Atlassian
3 2 (11.11%) Novell
3 2 (11.11%) Lotus
3 2 (11.11%) Sybase
3 2 (11.11%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (11.11%) SAP
3 2 (11.11%) IBM
3 2 (11.11%) Sun
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft