The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 17 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 7 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 6.14% 0.68% 1.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.14% 5.00% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
Median daily rate £425 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +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 Halifax region.

Programming Languages Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
29 20 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 25.44% 13.70% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 27
Median daily rate £338 £408 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.17% -6.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £292 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Halifax region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the Halifax region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Halifax region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for Java.

1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) Hibernate
2 10 (83.33%) JSP
2 10 (83.33%) J2EE
2 10 (83.33%) Spring
2 10 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (75.00%) Maven
3 9 (75.00%) JUnit
3 9 (75.00%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) Testopia
4 2 (16.67%) Selenium
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) HP UFT
4 2 (16.67%) RUP
4 2 (16.67%) V-Model
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (16.67%) Ranorex
5 1 (8.33%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) Sun Certification
5 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) Banking
5 1 (8.33%) Test Management
5 1 (8.33%) QA
5 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (8.33%) Front End Development

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) JUnit
1 9 (75.00%) Maven
2 2 (16.67%) HP UFT
2 2 (16.67%) Ranorex
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) Testopia
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
1 10 (83.33%) J2EE Developer
1 10 (83.33%) Java Developer
1 10 (83.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Lead Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Lead Java Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Finance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) Hibernate
1 10 (83.33%) J2EE
1 10 (83.33%) JSP
1 10 (83.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) RUP
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 2 (16.67%) V-Model
3 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center