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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 18 30 56
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 131 90 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.98% 5.29% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.32% 5.58% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 67 9
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 £339 £318 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £42.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +25.00%
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
1406 1612 979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 96.37% 94.82% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 972 1141 643
Median daily rate £400 £356 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% +9.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £274 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 48 31
Median hourly rate £12.25 £12.00 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.00 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £37.04 £115.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 26 August 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 26 August 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.

1 321 (100.00%) Java
2 237 (73.83%) Agile Software Development
3 184 (57.32%) TDD
4 167 (52.02%) Spring
5 114 (35.51%) JavaScript
6 108 (33.64%) Hibernate
7 90 (28.04%) Continuous Integration
8 70 (21.81%) CSS
8 70 (21.81%) RESTful
9 69 (21.50%) HTML
10 66 (20.56%) Jenkins
11 65 (20.25%) MongoDB
12 64 (19.94%) BDD
12 64 (19.94%) RabbitMQ
12 64 (19.94%) Scrum
13 61 (19.00%) Scala
14 60 (18.69%) REST
15 57 (17.76%) Microservices
16 55 (17.13%) Git (software)
17 49 (15.26%) NoSQL
18 46 (14.33%) AngularJS
19 45 (14.02%) Pair Programming
20 44 (13.71%) OO
21 43 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
22 39 (12.15%) Open Source
23 37 (11.53%) Node.js
23 37 (11.53%) Puppet
24 36 (11.21%) Oracle
24 36 (11.21%) Software Engineering
25 35 (10.90%) HTML5

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 19 (5.92%) Tomcat
2 12 (3.74%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (3.12%) Apache Spark
4 9 (2.80%) Jetty
5 7 (2.18%) Apache
6 6 (1.87%) nginx
7 5 (1.56%) Confluence
7 5 (1.56%) JBoss
8 3 (0.93%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.62%) Mule ESB
9 2 (0.62%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.31%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.31%) OpenCms
10 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.72%) GitHub
2 5 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.62%) IaaS
3 2 (0.62%) PaaS
4 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.98%) HTTP
2 2 (0.62%) Network Security
3 1 (0.31%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (20.25%) MongoDB
2 49 (15.26%) NoSQL
3 29 (9.03%) Relational Database
4 22 (6.85%) SQL Server
5 20 (6.23%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (5.61%) Redis
7 16 (4.98%) Apache Cassandra
8 15 (4.67%) CouchDB
9 13 (4.05%) MySQL
10 11 (3.43%) Hadoop
11 9 (2.80%) Neo4j
12 5 (1.56%) Big Data
12 5 (1.56%) Hazelcast
13 4 (1.25%) Riak
14 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.62%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
15 1 (0.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 1 (0.31%) DataStage
15 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 66 (20.56%) Jenkins
2 55 (17.13%) Git (software)
3 33 (10.28%) JUnit
4 27 (8.41%) Maven
5 23 (7.17%) Mockito
6 21 (6.54%) Mercurial
7 18 (5.61%) Subversion
8 17 (5.30%) JIRA
9 16 (4.98%) TestNG
10 8 (2.49%) Hamcrest
10 8 (2.49%) IntelliJ
11 7 (2.18%) Cucumber
12 6 (1.87%) Selenium
13 5 (1.56%) JMeter
14 4 (1.25%) Eclipse
15 3 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 3 (0.93%) Gradle
15 3 (0.93%) Vagrant
16 2 (0.62%) DbUnit
16 2 (0.62%) Jasmine
General
1 21 (6.54%) Retail
2 16 (4.98%) Games
3 11 (3.43%) Finance
4 4 (1.25%) Banking
5 1 (0.31%) Billing
5 1 (0.31%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (52.02%) Spring
2 108 (33.64%) Hibernate
3 70 (21.81%) CSS
3 70 (21.81%) RESTful
4 69 (21.50%) HTML
5 64 (19.94%) RabbitMQ
6 60 (18.69%) REST
7 46 (14.33%) AngularJS
8 37 (11.53%) Node.js
9 35 (10.90%) HTML5
10 32 (9.97%) Web Services
11 30 (9.35%) CSS3
12 25 (7.79%) React
13 23 (7.17%) JPA
14 22 (6.85%) Spring Boot
15 19 (5.92%) J2EE
15 19 (5.92%) Java EE
16 17 (5.30%) XML
17 16 (4.98%) Ember.js
18 14 (4.36%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 43 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (7.48%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (4.36%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.25%) Algorithms
5 3 (0.93%) Computer Science
5 3 (0.93%) Data Integration
5 3 (0.93%) Mainframe
5 3 (0.93%) Statistics
6 2 (0.62%) Blog
6 2 (0.62%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.62%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.62%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.62%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.31%) iPad
7 1 (0.31%) NHS
7 1 (0.31%) RIA
7 1 (0.31%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 29 (9.03%) Linux
2 26 (8.10%) Unix
3 16 (4.98%) Windows
4 12 (3.74%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.62%) Android
6 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (73.83%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (57.32%) TDD
3 90 (28.04%) Continuous Integration
4 64 (19.94%) BDD
4 64 (19.94%) Scrum
5 57 (17.76%) Microservices
6 45 (14.02%) Pair Programming
7 44 (13.71%) OO
8 39 (12.15%) Open Source
9 36 (11.21%) Software Engineering
10 28 (8.72%) SOA
11 25 (7.79%) High Availability
12 24 (7.48%) Kanban
12 24 (7.48%) Unit Testing
13 20 (6.23%) Mentoring
13 20 (6.23%) OOP
13 20 (6.23%) Software Delivery
14 19 (5.92%) Continuous Deployment
15 16 (4.98%) Web Design
16 15 (4.67%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 321 (100.00%) Java
2 114 (35.51%) JavaScript
3 61 (19.00%) Scala
4 34 (10.59%) SQL
5 30 (9.35%) Groovy
5 30 (9.35%) Python
6 23 (7.17%) Clojure
7 19 (5.92%) PHP
8 14 (4.36%) ECMAScript
8 14 (4.36%) ES6
9 13 (4.05%) Ruby
10 8 (2.49%) C#
11 2 (0.62%) C++
12 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (4.36%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.18%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (1.25%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.93%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.62%) Degree
5 2 (0.62%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.80%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (6.23%) Virtual Machines
2 17 (5.30%) Docker
3 4 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.62%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 37 (11.53%) Puppet
2 6 (1.87%) Oracle Identity Management
2 6 (1.87%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 4 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.93%) Ansible
4 3 (0.93%) logstash
5 2 (0.62%) Piwik
6 1 (0.31%) Grafana
6 1 (0.31%) Kibana
Vendors
1 36 (11.21%) Oracle
2 5 (1.56%) Splunk
3 4 (1.25%) VMware
4 3 (0.93%) Google
4 3 (0.93%) SAP
5 2 (0.62%) Cloudera
5 2 (0.62%) MuleSoft
5 2 (0.62%) SaltStack
5 2 (0.62%) Sun
5 2 (0.62%) Sybase
6 1 (0.31%) Akamai
6 1 (0.31%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.31%) Perforce
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