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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 23 10 24
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +14
Contract jobs citing Java 8 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 4.15% 10.00% 1.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.31% 29.51% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 0
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£290 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -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
65 61 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 33.68% 33.89% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 35 21
Average daily rate £323 £300 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +46.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 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 (76.47%) Oracle
2 9 (52.94%) J2EE
3 8 (47.06%) Retail
3 8 (47.06%) Ajax
3 8 (47.06%) HTTP
3 8 (47.06%) Oracle Retail
4 7 (41.18%) JSP
4 7 (41.18%) Servlets
4 7 (41.18%) XML
5 6 (35.29%) JDBC
5 6 (35.29%) Ant
5 6 (35.29%) REST
5 6 (35.29%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (29.41%) Jetty
7 4 (23.53%) .NET
7 4 (23.53%) SQL
7 4 (23.53%) XQuery
7 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
8 3 (17.65%) SOA
8 3 (17.65%) SOAP
8 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
8 3 (17.65%) Validation
9 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (11.76%) Statistical Analysis
9 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2000

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (35.29%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (29.41%) Jetty
3 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle ODI
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Ant
General
1 8 (47.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C++ Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C++ Developer
4 2 (11.76%) VB Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) J2EE
2 8 (47.06%) Ajax
3 7 (41.18%) JSP
3 7 (41.18%) Servlets
3 7 (41.18%) XML
4 6 (35.29%) JDBC
4 6 (35.29%) REST
5 4 (23.53%) .NET
6 3 (17.65%) SOAP
7 2 (11.76%) ODBC
8 1 (5.88%) SailPoint
8 1 (5.88%) SPML
8 1 (5.88%) HTML
8 1 (5.88%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) UNIX
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) AIX
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
2 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
2 3 (17.65%) SOA
2 3 (17.65%) Validation
3 2 (11.76%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) OO
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Test Management
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) ETL
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Identity Management
4 1 (5.88%) Usability Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security
4 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
1 4 (23.53%) XQuery
2 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.76%) C++
3 2 (11.76%) VB
3 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.88%) BeanShell
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Novell
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) Sun
2 1 (5.88%) Sybase
2 1 (5.88%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (5.88%) SAP