The median contractor rate for a Java Programmer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Programmer
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 118 117
Contract jobs requiring a Java Programmer 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire - 0.098% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.10% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £405
% change year-on-year +6.66% -7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +5.62%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1335 1963 1898
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.09% 96.08% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 884 1368 1182
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £391 £375
% change year-on-year +2.43% +4.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 62 77
Median hourly rate £14.29 £12.00 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.04% -13.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.75 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £21.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Java Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire that featured Java Programmer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Programmer in West Yorkshire

Java Programmer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Programmer in West Yorkshire

Java Programmer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Programmer in West Yorkshire