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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 40 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
-19 0
Contract jobs citing Java 4 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.55% 3.57% 2.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.30% 8.33% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
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£565 £450 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.55% +26.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
93 60 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 36.05% 42.86% 29.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 40 20
Average daily rate £325 £310 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +1.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £393 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Average hourly rate £11.25 £22.75 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.54% +83.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 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 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) QA
3 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (21.74%) HTML
3 5 (21.74%) CSS
3 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
3 5 (21.74%) Python
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 5 (21.74%) JSON
3 5 (21.74%) Android
3 5 (21.74%) OAuth
3 5 (21.74%) RESTful
3 5 (21.74%) OAuth2
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
3 5 (21.74%) Android Development
4 4 (17.39%) CRM
4 4 (17.39%) .NET
4 4 (17.39%) Middleware
4 4 (17.39%) Finance
5 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
5 3 (13.04%) Statistics
5 3 (13.04%) Retail
5 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
5 3 (13.04%) C#
5 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
5 3 (13.04%) UNIX
5 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
5 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
4 1 (4.35%) Lotus Domino
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) LDAP
2 2 (8.70%) ATM
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
1 2 (8.70%) Hudson
1 2 (8.70%) SpecFlow
1 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.70%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
1 2 (8.70%) Subversion
1 2 (8.70%) Selenium
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Android Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Principal Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Automation Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Trainee Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Trainee Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Trainee
5 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Lotus Notes Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Domino Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Graduate Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) HTML
1 5 (21.74%) CSS
1 5 (21.74%) JSON
1 5 (21.74%) OAuth
1 5 (21.74%) RESTful
1 5 (21.74%) OAuth2
2 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) Middleware
3 2 (8.70%) WebCenter
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.35%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Statistics
1 3 (13.04%) Open Source
2 1 (4.35%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Android
2 3 (13.04%) UNIX
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.70%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (21.74%) Android Development
3 4 (17.39%) CRM
4 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
4 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
4 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
4 3 (13.04%) SOA
4 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.04%) Data Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (8.70%) Service Management
6 1 (4.35%) Workflow
6 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) TDD
6 1 (4.35%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) Python
3 3 (13.04%) C#
3 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
4 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.35%) LotusScript
5 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.35%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.35%) Lotus