The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the 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
West Yorkshire / Bradford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 10 28
Rank change year-on-year +1 +18  
Contract jobs citing Java 9 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 9.78% 10.81% 4.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.00% 27.12% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 4
Median daily rate £500 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £433 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £503 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £35.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.87% -10.62%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Bradford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 25 59 105
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 27.17% 39.86% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 38 59
Median daily rate £348 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.77% +38.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £392
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £14.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -63.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bradford citing Java as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Bradford

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Bradford

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Bradford over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Bradford

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java in Bradford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Bradford

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bradford region with a requirement for Java.

1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) Microservices
3 10 (50.00%) Docker
4 9 (45.00%) TDD
4 9 (45.00%) Retail
4 9 (45.00%) Scrum
5 8 (40.00%) JSON
5 8 (40.00%) RESTful
6 7 (35.00%) Open Source
6 7 (35.00%) BDD
6 7 (35.00%) NoSQL
6 7 (35.00%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (30.00%) JIRA
7 6 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (30.00%) Translating Business Requirements
7 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
7 6 (30.00%) Scala
7 6 (30.00%) Kanban
8 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 5 (25.00%) DevOps
9 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
9 4 (20.00%) Swagger
9 4 (20.00%) Dropwizard
9 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (20.00%) Node.js
10 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
10 3 (15.00%) Domain Models
10 3 (15.00%) Spring
10 3 (15.00%) SOA

Java
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 (5.00%) JBoss
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.00%) CouchDB
4 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.00%) MySQL
4 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (30.00%) JIRA
2 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.00%) IntelliJ
3 2 (10.00%) Selenium
3 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (45.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Architect
2 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Java Architect
4 5 (25.00%) Java Technical Architect
4 5 (25.00%) Technical Architect
5 4 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (15.00%) Java Scala Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Scala Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Agile Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Java Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) QA Consultant
8 1 (5.00%) QA Leader
8 1 (5.00%) QA Test Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) Selenium Tester
8 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
8 1 (5.00%) SOA Architect
8 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) JSON
1 8 (40.00%) RESTful
2 4 (20.00%) Dropwizard
2 4 (20.00%) Node.js
2 4 (20.00%) Swagger
3 3 (15.00%) Spring
4 2 (10.00%) .NET
4 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (10.00%) CSS
4 2 (10.00%) Gherkin
4 2 (10.00%) Play Framework
4 2 (10.00%) REST
4 2 (10.00%) Spring MVC
5 1 (5.00%) HTML
5 1 (5.00%) Java EE
5 1 (5.00%) JAXB
5 1 (5.00%) Struts
5 1 (5.00%) Web Services
5 1 (5.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.00%) FMCG
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) Microservices
3 9 (45.00%) Scrum
3 9 (45.00%) TDD
4 7 (35.00%) BDD
4 7 (35.00%) Open Source
5 6 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (30.00%) Kanban
5 6 (30.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 5 (25.00%) DevOps
6 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Domain Models
8 3 (15.00%) SOA
8 3 (15.00%) UML
9 2 (10.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 2 (10.00%) MVC
9 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 2 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (30.00%) Scala
3 1 (5.00%) ECMAScript
3 1 (5.00%) ES6
3 1 (5.00%) Ruby
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle