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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2SE over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 113 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing J2SE 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.051% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £448
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +0.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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
578 553 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 29.44% 30.88% 28.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 384 230
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% +22.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2SE across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

J2SE
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2SE within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds - 1 £400 -
J2SE
Yorkshire

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing J2SE 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 J2SE.

1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) BPEL
2 2 (66.67%) Java ME
2 2 (66.67%) Java SE
2 2 (66.67%) Java EE
2 2 (66.67%) J2ME
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) Servlets
3 1 (33.33%) Struts
3 1 (33.33%) XSL
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) XHTML
3 1 (33.33%) JMS
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing J2SE 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 J2SE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SOA Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SOA Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) J2ME
2 2 (66.67%) Java ME
2 2 (66.67%) Java SE
2 2 (66.67%) Java EE
3 1 (33.33%) JSTL
3 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JMS
3 1 (33.33%) WSDL
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) XSL
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) BPEL
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) XPath
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) IBM