The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lead Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Java Developer
Rank 148 182 199
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 5 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 6
Average daily rate £575 £643 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.50% +7.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Lead Java Developer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3005 4884 5656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.52% 95.00% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2360 3750 4065
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 81 91
Average hourly rate £19.99 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.06% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.37 £30.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Lead Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lead Java Developer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Lead Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lead Java Developer across the City of London region.

Lead Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Lead Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Lead Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Lead Java Developer in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) TDD
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) BDD
4 5 (50.00%) Scrum
4 5 (50.00%) Spring
5 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
5 4 (40.00%) RESTful
5 4 (40.00%) Finance
5 4 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
5 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle
5 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (30.00%) Open Source
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (30.00%) DB2
6 3 (30.00%) Unix
6 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 3 (30.00%) XML
6 3 (30.00%) XSD
6 3 (30.00%) XSL
6 3 (30.00%) J2EE
6 3 (30.00%) Middleware
6 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
6 3 (30.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (30.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (30.00%) Ajax
6 3 (30.00%) Web Development

Lead Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Lead Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Lead Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (10.00%) Jetty
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (30.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (30.00%) DB2
2 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data
3 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (10.00%) Infinispan
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Gradle
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Spring
2 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (40.00%) RESTful
3 3 (30.00%) Ajax
3 3 (30.00%) J2EE
3 3 (30.00%) JSON
3 3 (30.00%) Middleware
3 3 (30.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) XSD
3 3 (30.00%) XSL
4 2 (20.00%) REST
5 1 (10.00%) CSS
5 1 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) JAX-RS
5 1 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (10.00%) SAML
5 1 (10.00%) SOAP
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) TDD
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) BDD
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (30.00%) Open Source
4 3 (30.00%) Web Development
5 2 (20.00%) Microservices
6 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (10.00%) Kanban
6 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Scala
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (10.00%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Mesos
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
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