The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds region that had Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 8 28 31
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 180 90 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.86% 6.28% 5.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.38% 6.62% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 70 36
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £325 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.60 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-11.33% +12.00%
Java Developer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1454 1359 1192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.78% 94.90% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1021 952 826
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 37 33
Median hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Leeds region that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer across the Leeds region.

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 292 (100.00%) Java
2 212 (72.60%) Agile Software Development
3 184 (63.01%) TDD
4 167 (57.19%) Spring
5 103 (35.27%) Hibernate
6 94 (32.19%) JavaScript
7 66 (22.60%) REST
8 61 (20.89%) Continuous Integration
9 58 (19.86%) HTML
10 56 (19.18%) BDD
11 54 (18.49%) MongoDB
11 54 (18.49%) RabbitMQ
11 54 (18.49%) CSS
12 49 (16.78%) RESTful
13 48 (16.44%) Oracle
14 47 (16.10%) Scrum
15 42 (14.38%) AngularJS
16 41 (14.04%) Git (software)
17 40 (13.70%) Microservices
18 39 (13.36%) Linux
19 37 (12.67%) Jenkins
20 36 (12.33%) Node.js
20 36 (12.33%) Maven
21 35 (11.99%) Web Services
22 34 (11.64%) XML
22 34 (11.64%) JUnit
23 33 (11.30%) JPA
24 32 (10.96%) NoSQL
25 31 (10.62%) Software Engineering
26 30 (10.27%) Retail

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 36 (12.33%) Node.js
2 20 (6.85%) Tomcat
3 8 (2.74%) Apache
3 8 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (2.05%) JBoss
4 6 (2.05%) Jetty
4 6 (2.05%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.37%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.37%) nginx
5 4 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.68%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.68%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.34%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.34%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.34%) OpenCms
7 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.79%) GitHub
2 7 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.34%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.82%) HTTP
2 3 (1.03%) Internet
3 2 (0.68%) Network Security
4 1 (0.34%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (18.49%) MongoDB
2 32 (10.96%) NoSQL
3 26 (8.90%) Apache Cassandra
3 26 (8.90%) Relational Database
3 26 (8.90%) SQL Server
4 17 (5.82%) CouchDB
5 13 (4.45%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (4.11%) MySQL
7 10 (3.42%) Hazelcast
7 10 (3.42%) Neo4j
8 9 (3.08%) Redis
9 5 (1.71%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.37%) DB2
11 3 (1.03%) Big Data
11 3 (1.03%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.03%) Riak
12 2 (0.68%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.34%) Impala
Development Applications
1 41 (14.04%) Git (software)
2 37 (12.67%) Jenkins
3 36 (12.33%) Maven
4 34 (11.64%) JUnit
5 28 (9.59%) Mockito
6 18 (6.16%) Subversion
7 14 (4.79%) Hamcrest
8 11 (3.77%) JIRA
9 10 (3.42%) Mercurial
10 8 (2.74%) Eclipse
11 7 (2.40%) TestNG
12 5 (1.71%) Cucumber
13 3 (1.03%) Ant
13 3 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (1.03%) Gradle
14 2 (0.68%) Bitbucket
14 2 (0.68%) Jasmine
14 2 (0.68%) Mocha
14 2 (0.68%) Vagrant
14 2 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (10.27%) Retail
2 12 (4.11%) Games
3 11 (3.77%) Finance
4 2 (0.68%) Legal
5 1 (0.34%) Billing
5 1 (0.34%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (57.19%) Spring
2 103 (35.27%) Hibernate
3 66 (22.60%) REST
4 58 (19.86%) HTML
5 54 (18.49%) CSS
5 54 (18.49%) RabbitMQ
6 49 (16.78%) RESTful
7 42 (14.38%) AngularJS
8 35 (11.99%) Web Services
9 34 (11.64%) XML
10 33 (11.30%) JPA
11 26 (8.90%) Apache Camel
11 26 (8.90%) Spring Boot
12 23 (7.88%) React
13 18 (6.16%) HTML5
14 17 (5.82%) Ember.js
14 17 (5.82%) LESS
15 15 (5.14%) CSS3
16 14 (4.79%) J2EE
17 13 (4.45%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.79%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (4.79%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.03%) EPoS
3 3 (1.03%) Visualisation
4 2 (0.68%) Blog
4 2 (0.68%) Computer Science
4 2 (0.68%) Digital Media
4 2 (0.68%) Mathematics
4 2 (0.68%) RIA
5 1 (0.34%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.34%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.34%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.34%) iPad
5 1 (0.34%) NHS
5 1 (0.34%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (13.36%) Linux
2 29 (9.93%) Unix
3 24 (8.22%) Windows
4 16 (5.48%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.68%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (72.60%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (63.01%) TDD
3 61 (20.89%) Continuous Integration
4 56 (19.18%) BDD
5 47 (16.10%) Scrum
6 40 (13.70%) Microservices
7 31 (10.62%) Software Engineering
8 30 (10.27%) OO
9 26 (8.90%) Open Source
10 25 (8.56%) Pair Programming
11 24 (8.22%) Unit Testing
12 21 (7.19%) Mentoring
13 18 (6.16%) SOA
14 17 (5.82%) High Availability
14 17 (5.82%) Kanban
15 15 (5.14%) Concurrent Programming
15 15 (5.14%) Regression Testing
15 15 (5.14%) Responsive Web Design
15 15 (5.14%) Web Design
16 13 (4.45%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 292 (100.00%) Java
2 94 (32.19%) JavaScript
3 27 (9.25%) Scala
4 24 (8.22%) Python
5 23 (7.88%) SQL
6 18 (6.16%) PHP
7 17 (5.82%) ECMAScript
7 17 (5.82%) ES6
8 13 (4.45%) Groovy
9 11 (3.77%) Ruby
10 9 (3.08%) Clojure
11 7 (2.40%) PL/SQL
12 6 (2.05%) C++
13 5 (1.71%) C#
14 4 (1.37%) C
14 4 (1.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (6.51%) Security Cleared
2 11 (3.77%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (2.40%) BC Cleared
4 4 (1.37%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.68%) Degree
6 1 (0.34%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.34%) WCAG
System Software
1 15 (5.14%) Docker
2 4 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.34%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 26 (8.90%) Puppet
2 4 (1.37%) Ansible
2 4 (1.37%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.68%) logstash
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (0.68%) Piwik
5 1 (0.34%) Salt
Vendors
1 48 (16.44%) Oracle
2 5 (1.71%) IBM
3 4 (1.37%) VMware
4 3 (1.03%) PayPal
4 3 (1.03%) SaltStack
4 3 (1.03%) SAP
4 3 (1.03%) Splunk
5 1 (0.34%) Akamai
5 1 (0.34%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.34%) Sun
5 1 (0.34%) Sybase
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