The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Bradford region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 17 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 3.65% 2.65% 2.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.20% 9.09% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate £450 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -5.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Programming Languages Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
61 44 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 44.53% 29.14% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 19 13
Average daily rate £310 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.80% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £22.75 £12.42 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.17% +3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.59 £9.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Java
West Yorkshire

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 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 9 (75.00%) Oracle
2 8 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 8 (66.67%) UNIX
2 8 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 8 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 8 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (33.33%) JMS
3 4 (33.33%) SOA
3 4 (33.33%) JDBC
3 4 (33.33%) XML
3 4 (33.33%) Clustering
3 4 (33.33%) Java EE
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) IBM
5 2 (16.67%) AIX
5 2 (16.67%) HPUX
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) VB
5 2 (16.67%) .NET
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (16.67%) Retail
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (8.33%) Workflow
6 1 (8.33%) Finance

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Assets
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Data Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) VB Developer
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) JDBC
1 4 (33.33%) XML
1 4 (33.33%) JMS
1 4 (33.33%) Java EE
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (16.67%) AIX
2 2 (16.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
1 8 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 8 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
1 8 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (33.33%) SOA
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) HP