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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 30 43 65
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 70 39 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.68% 3.94% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.15% 4.16% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 24 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +1.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £349 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.69% -0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
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
1139 937 913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.45% 94.74% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 786 572 497
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £454 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 44
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.10 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.00 £24.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014, 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 86 (100.00%) Java
2 55 (63.95%) HTML
3 45 (52.33%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (48.84%) Hibernate
5 38 (44.19%) REST
6 31 (36.05%) MongoDB
7 29 (33.72%) UNIX
8 28 (32.56%) Linux
8 28 (32.56%) Mac OS X
9 27 (31.40%) Web Design
9 27 (31.40%) Responsive Web Design
10 26 (30.23%) HTTP
11 25 (29.07%) Neo4j
11 25 (29.07%) Relational Database
12 24 (27.91%) J2EE
12 24 (27.91%) JAX-RS
13 23 (26.74%) Mentoring
14 18 (20.93%) CSS
14 18 (20.93%) Configuration Management
15 17 (19.77%) Subversion
15 17 (19.77%) Spring
16 15 (17.44%) Web Application Development
17 14 (16.28%) JavaScript
17 14 (16.28%) TDD
18 13 (15.12%) JUnit
18 13 (15.12%) Security Cleared
19 12 (13.95%) jQuery
20 11 (12.79%) MVC
20 11 (12.79%) Enterprise Architecture
20 11 (12.79%) BDD

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 5 (5.81%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.65%) Apache ServiceMix
2 4 (4.65%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.65%) JBoss
2 4 (4.65%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.49%) Apache
4 2 (2.33%) Node.js
4 2 (2.33%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.16%) ATG Dynamo
Communications & Networking
1 26 (30.23%) HTTP
2 1 (1.16%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (36.05%) MongoDB
2 25 (29.07%) Neo4j
2 25 (29.07%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.81%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.81%) Redis
4 4 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.33%) Couchbase
5 2 (2.33%) Riak
6 1 (1.16%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.16%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.16%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (19.77%) Subversion
2 13 (15.12%) JUnit
3 9 (10.47%) Git (software)
4 7 (8.14%) DbUnit
5 5 (5.81%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.33%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.33%) JMeter
6 2 (2.33%) Maven
7 1 (1.16%) Selenium
7 1 (1.16%) JProfiler
7 1 (1.16%) Hudson
7 1 (1.16%) QUnit
7 1 (1.16%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.16%) Gradle
7 1 (1.16%) Ant
General
1 2 (2.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (63.95%) HTML
2 42 (48.84%) Hibernate
3 38 (44.19%) REST
4 24 (27.91%) JAX-RS
4 24 (27.91%) J2EE
5 18 (20.93%) CSS
6 17 (19.77%) Spring
7 12 (13.95%) jQuery
8 10 (11.63%) XML
9 9 (10.47%) Spring MVC
10 8 (9.30%) Ajax
11 7 (8.14%) JSP
12 6 (6.98%) JPA
13 5 (5.81%) Web Services
13 5 (5.81%) Java EE
14 3 (3.49%) ActiveMQ
14 3 (3.49%) Dojo
14 3 (3.49%) HTML5
14 3 (3.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 2 (2.33%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.16%) Smartcard
2 1 (1.16%) PKI
2 1 (1.16%) Ontologies
2 1 (1.16%) Chemistry
2 1 (1.16%) Open Source
2 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (33.72%) UNIX
2 28 (32.56%) Linux
2 28 (32.56%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.16%) CentOS
3 1 (1.16%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (52.33%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (31.40%) Web Design
2 27 (31.40%) Responsive Web Design
3 23 (26.74%) Mentoring
4 18 (20.93%) Configuration Management
5 15 (17.44%) Web Application Development
6 14 (16.28%) TDD
7 11 (12.79%) Enterprise Architecture
7 11 (12.79%) MVC
7 11 (12.79%) BDD
8 9 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (9.30%) OO
10 7 (8.14%) Web Development
11 6 (6.98%) OOD
12 5 (5.81%) E-Commerce
13 4 (4.65%) Scrum
13 4 (4.65%) Software Engineering
14 2 (2.33%) UML
14 2 (2.33%) OOP
14 2 (2.33%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 86 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (16.28%) JavaScript
3 9 (10.47%) SQL
4 5 (5.81%) Python
5 4 (4.65%) Ruby
5 4 (4.65%) PHP
6 1 (1.16%) C#
6 1 (1.16%) SPARQL
6 1 (1.16%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (15.12%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) Puppet
2 2 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.33%) Graphite
3 1 (1.16%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 10 (11.63%) Oracle
2 5 (5.81%) ATG
3 4 (4.65%) hybris
3 4 (4.65%) IBM
4 3 (3.49%) Twitter
5 1 (1.16%) BEA
5 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.16%) Mercator
5 1 (1.16%) Splunk
5 1 (1.16%) Cisco
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