The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 57 31 50
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 45 53 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.87% 4.60% 3.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.13% 4.97% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 29 20
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £262
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +33.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £381 £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -7.05%
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
1439 1066 807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 91.77% 92.62% 95.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1033 747 429
Average daily rate £350 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 24 28
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.05 £12.00 £10.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £29.00 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

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 1 July 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited 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 Java Developer in their job title.

1 122 (100.00%) Java
2 82 (67.21%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (44.26%) HTML
4 52 (42.62%) MongoDB
5 45 (36.89%) Linux
6 41 (33.61%) Hibernate
6 41 (33.61%) REST
7 39 (31.97%) UNIX
8 35 (28.69%) Mac OS X
9 34 (27.87%) TDD
10 32 (26.23%) Web Design
10 32 (26.23%) Responsive Web Design
11 31 (25.41%) JAX-RS
11 31 (25.41%) HTTP
12 30 (24.59%) Relational Database
13 29 (23.77%) Spring
14 28 (22.95%) Neo4j
15 26 (21.31%) Git (software)
15 26 (21.31%) Configuration Management
16 25 (20.49%) Oracle
17 23 (18.85%) Jenkins
18 22 (18.03%) BDD
19 20 (16.39%) MVC
20 19 (15.57%) Subversion
20 19 (15.57%) JavaScript
21 17 (13.93%) JUnit
21 17 (13.93%) Scrum
21 17 (13.93%) Continuous Integration
22 16 (13.11%) J2EE
23 15 (12.30%) CSS

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited 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 Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.74%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.92%) Apache
3 5 (4.10%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.28%) Node.js
4 4 (3.28%) JBoss
5 3 (2.46%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.82%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.82%) IIS
6 1 (0.82%) CMS
6 1 (0.82%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.82%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 31 (25.41%) HTTP
2 7 (5.74%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (42.62%) MongoDB
2 30 (24.59%) Relational Database
3 28 (22.95%) Neo4j
4 14 (11.48%) NoSQL
5 12 (9.84%) MySQL
6 4 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.64%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.82%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.82%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.82%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.82%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.82%) DB2
9 1 (0.82%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.82%) Big Data
9 1 (0.82%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 26 (21.31%) Git (software)
2 23 (18.85%) Jenkins
3 19 (15.57%) Subversion
4 17 (13.93%) JUnit
5 11 (9.02%) Cucumber
6 10 (8.20%) Eclipse
7 8 (6.56%) GitLab
8 7 (5.74%) Maven
9 3 (2.46%) NetBeans
10 2 (1.64%) Mockito
10 2 (1.64%) Hudson
10 2 (1.64%) Ant
11 1 (0.82%) QUnit
11 1 (0.82%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.82%) JProfiler
11 1 (0.82%) NUnit
11 1 (0.82%) JMeter
11 1 (0.82%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.82%) DbUnit
General
1 7 (5.74%) Finance
2 3 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.82%) Games
3 1 (0.82%) Banking
3 1 (0.82%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (44.26%) HTML
2 41 (33.61%) Hibernate
2 41 (33.61%) REST
3 31 (25.41%) JAX-RS
4 29 (23.77%) Spring
5 16 (13.11%) J2EE
6 15 (12.30%) CSS
7 14 (11.48%) Spring MVC
8 11 (9.02%) jQuery
9 10 (8.20%) XML
10 8 (6.56%) RESTful
11 6 (4.92%) Web Services
12 5 (4.10%) JSP
12 5 (4.10%) Symfony
13 4 (3.28%) Java EE
13 4 (3.28%) JSON
13 4 (3.28%) CSS3
13 4 (3.28%) Struts
13 4 (3.28%) XHTML
13 4 (3.28%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.28%) EPoS
2 3 (2.46%) Algorithms
3 2 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.64%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.82%) User Experience
4 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.82%) Smartcard
4 1 (0.82%) PKI
4 1 (0.82%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (0.82%) Ontologies
4 1 (0.82%) Chemistry
4 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.82%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 45 (36.89%) Linux
2 39 (31.97%) UNIX
3 35 (28.69%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.82%) CentOS
4 1 (0.82%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (67.21%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (27.87%) TDD
3 32 (26.23%) Web Design
3 32 (26.23%) Responsive Web Design
4 26 (21.31%) Configuration Management
5 22 (18.03%) BDD
6 20 (16.39%) MVC
7 17 (13.93%) Scrum
7 17 (13.93%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (9.02%) Software Engineering
9 10 (8.20%) OO
9 10 (8.20%) Mentoring
9 10 (8.20%) Microservices
10 8 (6.56%) Web Development
11 7 (5.74%) E-Commerce
12 6 (4.92%) Multithreading
13 5 (4.10%) Kanban
13 5 (4.10%) Concurrent Programming
14 4 (3.28%) DevOps
14 4 (3.28%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 122 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (15.57%) JavaScript
3 15 (12.30%) SQL
4 7 (5.74%) PHP
4 7 (5.74%) Scala
5 5 (4.10%) Groovy
5 5 (4.10%) Python
6 4 (3.28%) C
6 4 (3.28%) C++
7 3 (2.46%) PHP5
8 2 (1.64%) Perl
9 1 (0.82%) C#
9 1 (0.82%) Ruby
9 1 (0.82%) XPath
9 1 (0.82%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.82%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 12 (9.84%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.74%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.28%) BC Cleared
3 4 (3.28%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (7.38%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (4.92%) Puppet
2 6 (4.92%) Ansible
3 1 (0.82%) Nagios
3 1 (0.82%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 25 (20.49%) Oracle
2 4 (3.28%) IBM
3 2 (1.64%) Splunk
4 1 (0.82%) Vignette
4 1 (0.82%) Cisco
4 1 (0.82%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.82%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.82%) OpenText
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