Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £419 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bradford during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 30 52
Rank change year-on-year +13 +22 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 8 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 3.98% 4.58% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.10% 4.75% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 1
Bradford median daily rate £419 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.29% -2.78% +40.63%
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -1.18% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bradford median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £42.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bradford
Contract vacancies in Bradford with a recognized job title 195 295 460
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.01% 96.41% 96.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 171 260
Bradford median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £203 £233 £263
90th Percentile £542 £531 £475
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 42
Bradford median hourly rate £14.75 £12.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.92% -7.69% +30.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £8.90 £8.50
90th Percentile £23.40 £24.51 £23.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +9.24%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bradford.

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 21 November 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 8 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (75.00%) OOD
3 6 (75.00%) XSD
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) Cucumber
3 6 (75.00%) BDD
3 6 (75.00%) REST
3 6 (75.00%) Docker
3 6 (75.00%) Microservices
3 6 (75.00%) Dropwizard
4 5 (62.50%) Minimum Viable Product
4 5 (62.50%) User Stories
4 5 (62.50%) JIRA
4 5 (62.50%) Retail
4 5 (62.50%) OO
4 5 (62.50%) JAXB
5 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (50.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 4 (50.00%) Swagger
6 3 (37.50%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 2 (25.00%) Business Development
7 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
7 2 (25.00%) IntelliJ
8 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
8 1 (12.50%) HTML
8 1 (12.50%) Process Management
8 1 (12.50%) JBoss
8 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
8 1 (12.50%) JavaScript

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 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (62.50%) JIRA
3 2 (25.00%) IntelliJ
General
1 5 (62.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Dropwizard
1 6 (75.00%) REST
1 6 (75.00%) XSD
2 5 (62.50%) JAXB
3 4 (50.00%) Swagger
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Minimum Viable Product
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) BDD
1 6 (75.00%) Microservices
1 6 (75.00%) OOD
2 5 (62.50%) OO
2 5 (62.50%) User Stories
3 4 (50.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 3 (37.50%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 2 (25.00%) Business Development
6 1 (12.50%) Process Management
6 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle