The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank - 19 -
Contract jobs citing Java 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - 3.37% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 20.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £475 -
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 £34.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -3.47%
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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
15 29 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 12.30% 16.29% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 29
Average daily rate £425 £300 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £192 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) DataPower
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM