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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 26 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 81 63 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.15% 5.40% 4.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.78% 5.79% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 32 21
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +23.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £276 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+8.26% -3.84%
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
1194 1088 736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 90.59% 93.23% 96.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 801 730 394
Average daily rate £358 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.07% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 27 25
Average hourly rate £13.60 £18.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.51% +48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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.

1 133 (100.00%) Java
2 86 (64.66%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (53.38%) HTML
4 58 (43.61%) REST
5 57 (42.86%) Linux
6 52 (39.10%) MongoDB
7 51 (38.35%) UNIX
8 49 (36.84%) Mac OS X
8 49 (36.84%) Hibernate
9 47 (35.34%) Web Design
9 47 (35.34%) Responsive Web Design
10 42 (31.58%) HTTP
11 41 (30.83%) Relational Database
12 40 (30.08%) JAX-RS
12 40 (30.08%) TDD
13 36 (27.07%) Neo4j
14 33 (24.81%) Subversion
15 30 (22.56%) Configuration Management
16 29 (21.80%) BDD
17 26 (19.55%) Git (software)
18 25 (18.80%) Oracle
19 24 (18.05%) J2EE
20 20 (15.04%) CSS
21 19 (14.29%) Spring
22 17 (12.78%) Scrum
22 17 (12.78%) Web Development
22 17 (12.78%) Continuous Integration
22 17 (12.78%) SQL
22 17 (12.78%) JavaScript
23 14 (10.53%) Security Cleared

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 6 (4.51%) Apache
1 6 (4.51%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.01%) JBoss
2 4 (3.01%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.26%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (2.26%) Node.js
4 2 (1.50%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.75%) IIS
5 1 (0.75%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (31.58%) HTTP
2 8 (6.02%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (39.10%) MongoDB
2 41 (30.83%) Relational Database
3 36 (27.07%) Neo4j
4 12 (9.02%) NoSQL
5 11 (8.27%) MySQL
6 5 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.50%) Pentaho
7 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.75%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.75%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.75%) DB2
8 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 33 (24.81%) Subversion
2 26 (19.55%) Git (software)
3 14 (10.53%) Jenkins
4 12 (9.02%) JUnit
5 9 (6.77%) Eclipse
6 6 (4.51%) Maven
7 5 (3.76%) DbUnit
8 3 (2.26%) NetBeans
9 2 (1.50%) JMeter
9 2 (1.50%) Mockito
9 2 (1.50%) Ant
9 2 (1.50%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.50%) Hudson
9 2 (1.50%) QUnit
10 1 (0.75%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.75%) Gradle
10 1 (0.75%) JProfiler
10 1 (0.75%) NUnit
General
1 6 (4.51%) Finance
2 3 (2.26%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (53.38%) HTML
2 58 (43.61%) REST
3 49 (36.84%) Hibernate
4 40 (30.08%) JAX-RS
5 24 (18.05%) J2EE
6 20 (15.04%) CSS
7 19 (14.29%) Spring
8 11 (8.27%) XML
9 10 (7.52%) jQuery
10 7 (5.26%) Web Services
11 6 (4.51%) JSON
11 6 (4.51%) RESTful
12 5 (3.76%) Ajax
12 5 (3.76%) Symfony
12 5 (3.76%) JSP
13 4 (3.01%) Struts
13 4 (3.01%) CSS3
13 4 (3.01%) HTML5
14 3 (2.26%) Apache Camel
14 3 (2.26%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.01%) Open Source
2 3 (2.26%) Algorithms
3 2 (1.50%) Visualisation
3 2 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.50%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.50%) Smartcard
3 2 (1.50%) PKI
4 1 (0.75%) Ontologies
4 1 (0.75%) Chemistry
4 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.75%) Blog
4 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.75%) User Experience
4 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.75%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 57 (42.86%) Linux
2 51 (38.35%) UNIX
3 49 (36.84%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.50%) CentOS
5 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (64.66%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (35.34%) Web Design
2 47 (35.34%) Responsive Web Design
3 40 (30.08%) TDD
4 30 (22.56%) Configuration Management
5 29 (21.80%) BDD
6 17 (12.78%) Web Development
6 17 (12.78%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (12.78%) Scrum
7 14 (10.53%) Mentoring
8 11 (8.27%) Software Engineering
8 11 (8.27%) OO
9 9 (6.77%) MVC
10 7 (5.26%) E-Commerce
10 7 (5.26%) Web Application Development
11 6 (4.51%) Kanban
12 5 (3.76%) Multithreading
12 5 (3.76%) UML
12 5 (3.76%) Pair Programming
12 5 (3.76%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 133 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (12.78%) JavaScript
2 17 (12.78%) SQL
3 10 (7.52%) PHP
4 6 (4.51%) Python
5 5 (3.76%) Scala
6 4 (3.01%) Ruby
7 3 (2.26%) PHP5
7 3 (2.26%) Groovy
8 2 (1.50%) C#
9 1 (0.75%) C++
9 1 (0.75%) SPARQL
9 1 (0.75%) C
9 1 (0.75%) XPath
9 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.01%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (4.51%) Puppet
2 6 (4.51%) Ansible
3 2 (1.50%) OpenIDM
4 1 (0.75%) Nagios
Vendors
1 25 (18.80%) Oracle
2 4 (3.01%) IBM
3 3 (2.26%) Splunk
4 2 (1.50%) Cisco
4 2 (1.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.75%) OpenText
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.75%) Vignette
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