The table below looks at the statistics for J2SE skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2SE over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank - 120 107
Contract jobs citing J2SE 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.050% 0.057%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.17% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £419
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00
J2SE
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
675 579 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 33.35% 28.95% 32.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 349 407
Median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.50% +128.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +7.14%

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing J2SE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2SE Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

J2SE
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2SE across the West Yorkshire region.

J2SE Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

J2SE
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2SE across the West Yorkshire region.

J2SE Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire