The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Java Developer
Rank 209 189 221
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 1 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.015% 0.18% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.19% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 2
Average daily rate £625 £625 £688
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+22.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5971 5767 7411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.37% 92.85% 91.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4316 4253 5242
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £278 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 121 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.55 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £135.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Lead Java Developer
London

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 17 April 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Spring
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 3 (42.86%) JMS
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) 29West
3 2 (28.57%) REST
3 2 (28.57%) JBehave
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) Mockito
3 2 (28.57%) Low Latency
3 2 (28.57%) Ultra-Low Latency
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) TIBCO
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Fixed Income
3 2 (28.57%) Equities
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Derivative

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 1 (14.29%) GemFire
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) JBehave
1 2 (28.57%) Mockito
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) Spring
1 3 (42.86%) JMS
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) WSDL
3 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 1 (14.29%) Java EE
3 1 (14.29%) WCF
3 1 (14.29%) WPF
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) JSP
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (28.57%) Fixed Income
2 2 (28.57%) Equities
3 1 (14.29%) Derivative
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum
1 3 (42.86%) BDD
2 2 (28.57%) Low Latency
2 2 (28.57%) Ultra-Low Latency
2 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) RUP
3 1 (14.29%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) TIBCO
1 2 (28.57%) 29West
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft