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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Java Developer
Rank 200 216 214
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 5 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.085% 0.070% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.076% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £590 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £643 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5428 6572 7202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.03% 92.50% 92.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3959 4830 5240
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 169 170
Average hourly rate £18.46 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.70% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.66 £51.00 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Lead Java Developer
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Java Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Lead Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (50.00%) Low Latency
3 2 (33.33%) TWAP
3 2 (33.33%) VWAP
3 2 (33.33%) Algorithmic Trading
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (33.33%) Multicast
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) XHTML
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) Nutch
4 1 (16.67%) 29West
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Spring MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe CQ
1 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) Multicast
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) XHTML
1 2 (33.33%) Spring
1 2 (33.33%) HTML5
1 2 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (16.67%) Nutch
2 1 (16.67%) Spring MVC
2 1 (16.67%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (33.33%) VWAP
2 2 (33.33%) TWAP
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Algorithmic Trading
2 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe
1 1 (16.67%) TIBCO
1 1 (16.67%) 29West