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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 31 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 3 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.39% 5.52% 1.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.92% 15.87% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Average daily rate
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£258 £288 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.43% -14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £170 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £368 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
61 63 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 28.24% 34.81% 29.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 35 24
Average daily rate £300 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £360 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £14.75 £20.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.04% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 31 October 2014, 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 13 (86.67%) Oracle
2 9 (60.00%) J2EE
3 8 (53.33%) HTTP
3 8 (53.33%) Retail
3 8 (53.33%) Ajax
3 8 (53.33%) Oracle Retail
4 7 (46.67%) XML
4 7 (46.67%) JSP
4 7 (46.67%) Servlets
5 6 (40.00%) Ant
5 6 (40.00%) JDBC
5 6 (40.00%) REST
5 6 (40.00%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (33.33%) Jetty
7 4 (26.67%) XQuery
7 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
8 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
8 3 (20.00%) SOAP
8 3 (20.00%) SOA
8 3 (20.00%) Validation
9 2 (13.33%) Statistical Analysis
9 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
9 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (13.33%) ODBC

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 6 (40.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (33.33%) Jetty
3 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Ant
General
1 8 (53.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C++ Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) C++ Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Data Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) J2EE
2 8 (53.33%) Ajax
3 7 (46.67%) JSP
3 7 (46.67%) Servlets
3 7 (46.67%) XML
4 6 (40.00%) JDBC
4 6 (40.00%) REST
5 3 (20.00%) SOAP
6 2 (13.33%) ODBC
6 2 (13.33%) .NET
7 1 (6.67%) HTML
7 1 (6.67%) SailPoint
7 1 (6.67%) Java EE
7 1 (6.67%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) AIX
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (20.00%) SOA
2 3 (20.00%) Validation
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) OO
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
3 2 (13.33%) Test Management
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Usability Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
4 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
1 4 (26.67%) XQuery
2 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (13.33%) C++
3 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.67%) BeanShell
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Sybase
2 1 (6.67%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Sun
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Novell