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 3 months to 28 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.

Java
West Yorkshire / Halifax
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Java 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 2.67% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £238 - -
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 £38.75 £38.25
% change year-on-year +5.80% +1.30%  

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 Halifax with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Halifax
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 24 21 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 32.00% 22.34% 19.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 22
Median daily rate £310 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.61% +4.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £455 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax 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 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 3 months to 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java in Halifax.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Halifax

Java
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 28 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 Halifax region with a requirement for Java.

1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (33.33%) JDBC
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Process Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) JSF
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Web 2.0
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) QA
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) Groovy
1 1 (33.33%) JPA
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5

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 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Process Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports Writer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Report Writer
1 1 (33.33%) SSRS Report Writer
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) JDBC
1 1 (33.33%) JPA
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) JSF
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Groovy
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft