The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bradford during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java Developer
West Yorkshire / Bradford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 12 35
Rank change year-on-year 0 +23  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 6 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 6.52% 10.07% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.67% 10.34% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 1
Median daily rate £500 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £399
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £35.50 £39.30
% change year-on-year +29.57% -9.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bradford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 90 145 219
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 97.83% 97.32% 95.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 93 117
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 10
Median hourly rate £17.50 £11.75 £17.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.93% -34.21%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bradford that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Bradford

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java Developer in Bradford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Bradford

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bradford region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) Spring
4 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 3 (42.86%) Scala
4 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
4 3 (42.86%) Microservices
5 2 (28.57%) DevOps
5 2 (28.57%) Play Framework
5 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (28.57%) REST
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (28.57%) Spring MVC
5 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 2 (28.57%) MVC
5 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) IntelliJ
6 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
6 1 (14.29%) JAXB
6 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
6 1 (14.29%) OO
6 1 (14.29%) JBoss

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford 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 (14.29%) JBoss
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) CouchDB
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) IntelliJ
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Spring
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) Play Framework
2 2 (28.57%) REST
2 2 (28.57%) Spring MVC
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) Ember.js
3 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 1 (14.29%) JAXB
3 1 (14.29%) LESS
3 1 (14.29%) Node.js
3 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (14.29%) React
3 1 (14.29%) Struts
3 1 (14.29%) Swagger
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Microservices
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) API Development
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 1 (14.29%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) OOD
4 1 (14.29%) Process Management
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Service Design
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) Scala
4 1 (14.29%) ECMAScript
4 1 (14.29%) ES6
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle