Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 23 November 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 > Halifax
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 26 36
Rank change year-on-year +15 +10 +3
Contract jobs citing Java 7 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 6.67% 3.72% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.67% 11.27% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Halifax median daily rate £625 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.06% - -
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £430 £430
% change year-on-year -1.16% - +14.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Halifax median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -3.61%

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Halifax
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 15 71 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 14.29% 33.02% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 60 24
Halifax median daily rate £438 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -3.70% -22.41%
10th Percentile £198 £283 £269
90th Percentile £625 £438 £518
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Halifax median hourly rate - - £10.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +196.30% -30.77% -30.97%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Halifax.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Halifax

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Halifax

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Halifax over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Halifax

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Halifax

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Halifax region with a requirement for Java.

1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) Retail Banking
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Portal
1 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) Ansible
2 2 (28.57%) Puppet
2 2 (28.57%) REST
2 2 (28.57%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (28.57%) Presales
2 2 (28.57%) Web 2.0
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) SSH
2 2 (28.57%) Maven
2 2 (28.57%) Groovy
2 2 (28.57%) DataPower
2 2 (28.57%) J2EE
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (28.57%) JDBC
2 2 (28.57%) SOAP
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) XSLT
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) LDAP
2 2 (28.57%) JMS
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) SSL

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax 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 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Portal
2 2 (28.57%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (14.29%) Mule
3 1 (14.29%) Mule ESB
3 1 (14.29%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) npm
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LDAP
1 2 (28.57%) SSH
1 2 (28.57%) SSL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) CircleCI
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) Gradle
2 1 (14.29%) gulp
2 1 (14.29%) IBM UrbanCode
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Portal Developer
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Developer
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Portal Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) J2EE
1 2 (28.57%) JDBC
1 2 (28.57%) JMS
1 2 (28.57%) REST
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) XML
1 2 (28.57%) XSLT
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
1 2 (28.57%) DataPower
1 2 (28.57%) Web 2.0
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) Presales
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) API Development
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Groovy
2 2 (28.57%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Ansible
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) MuleSoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle