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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
West Yorkshire / Bradford
Rank 10 3 29
Rank change year-on-year -7 +26  
Contract jobs citing Java 11 23 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 10.58% 15.33% 2.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.93% 46.00% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 4
Median daily rate £575 £450 £198
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.77% +127.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £299 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £468 £305
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26%  

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 29 50 58
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 27.88% 33.33% 26.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 29 27
Median daily rate £450 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £15.75 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +40.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Bradford

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Docker
2 10 (62.50%) Microservices
3 9 (56.25%) Retail
4 8 (50.00%) Scrum
4 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (50.00%) RESTful
5 7 (43.75%) TDD
5 7 (43.75%) Jenkins
5 7 (43.75%) BDD
6 6 (37.50%) NoSQL
6 6 (37.50%) Kanban
6 6 (37.50%) Open Source
6 6 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (37.50%) Translating Business Requirements
6 6 (37.50%) JSON
6 6 (37.50%) JIRA
7 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (25.00%) Node.js
8 3 (18.75%) UML
8 3 (18.75%) SOA
8 3 (18.75%) Grails
8 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
8 3 (18.75%) DevOps
8 3 (18.75%) Dropwizard
8 3 (18.75%) Domain Models
8 3 (18.75%) Swagger
9 2 (12.50%) Groovy
9 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 2 (12.50%) Learning Management System

Java
Top Related 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 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (6.25%) CouchDB
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Jenkins
2 6 (37.50%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) Ant
3 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
3 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.25%) JUnit
3 1 (6.25%) Maven
3 1 (6.25%) Mockito
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (56.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Architect
2 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Java Architect
4 4 (25.00%) Java Technical Architect
4 4 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (25.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (12.50%) e-Learning Developer
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) QA Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) QA Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
6 1 (6.25%) SOA Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) RESTful
2 6 (37.50%) JSON
3 4 (25.00%) Node.js
4 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
4 3 (18.75%) Dropwizard
4 3 (18.75%) Grails
4 3 (18.75%) Swagger
5 2 (12.50%) Spring
5 2 (12.50%) Web Services
5 2 (12.50%) XML
6 1 (6.25%) CSS
6 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
6 1 (6.25%) HTML
6 1 (6.25%) Java EE
6 1 (6.25%) JMS
6 1 (6.25%) JPA
6 1 (6.25%) JSF
6 1 (6.25%) React
6 1 (6.25%) Spring MVC
6 1 (6.25%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) e-Learning
1 2 (12.50%) Learning Management System
2 1 (6.25%) FMCG
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Microservices
3 8 (50.00%) Scrum
4 7 (43.75%) BDD
4 7 (43.75%) TDD
5 6 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (37.50%) Kanban
5 6 (37.50%) Open Source
5 6 (37.50%) Translating Business Requirements
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (18.75%) DevOps
7 3 (18.75%) Domain Models
7 3 (18.75%) SOA
7 3 (18.75%) UML
8 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Workflow
9 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
9 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) Groovy
3 1 (6.25%) ECMAScript
3 1 (6.25%) ES6
3 1 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) Scala
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle