The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for J2SE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited J2SE over the 3 months to 29 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 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 110
Contract jobs citing J2SE 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire - - 0.055%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +53.84% -18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

J2SE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 487 624 572
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 36.26% 32.00% 31.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 457 350
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £516 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Median hourly rate £22.50 £9.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -77.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

J2SE
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing J2SE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for J2SE in West Yorkshire

J2SE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing J2SE in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for J2SE in West Yorkshire