The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leeds region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 53 61 52
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 22 18 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.09% 2.02% 2.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.24% 2.14% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 15
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £413 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
983 840 1051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 93.53% 94.28% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 449 632
Average daily rate £325 £311 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -0.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £181 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 47
Average hourly rate £13.20 £29.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.48% +93.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £10.65 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £45.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Java Developer
West Yorkshire

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 83 (100.00%) Java
2 47 (56.63%) Spring
3 41 (49.40%) Hibernate
4 36 (43.37%) J2EE
5 32 (38.55%) XML
6 28 (33.73%) HTML
7 27 (32.53%) Maven
8 25 (30.12%) jQuery
9 22 (26.51%) JavaScript
10 19 (22.89%) CSS
10 19 (22.89%) SQL
11 18 (21.69%) REST
12 17 (20.48%) JUnit
13 15 (18.07%) SOAP
13 15 (18.07%) MVC
14 14 (16.87%) Java EE
14 14 (16.87%) Oracle
15 13 (15.66%) Struts
15 13 (15.66%) Web Services
15 13 (15.66%) Tomcat
15 13 (15.66%) JMS
15 13 (15.66%) Finance
15 13 (15.66%) Subversion
15 13 (15.66%) Spring MVC
15 13 (15.66%) HTML5
16 11 (13.25%) JPA
16 11 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (13.25%) WebLogic
17 10 (12.05%) SQL Server
17 10 (12.05%) XSLT

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 13 (15.66%) Tomcat
2 11 (13.25%) WebLogic
3 8 (9.64%) IIS
4 4 (4.82%) Apache ServiceMix
5 3 (3.61%) Apache
6 2 (2.41%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.20%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (1.20%) AquaLogic Service Bus
7 1 (1.20%) ColdFusion
7 1 (1.20%) CMS
7 1 (1.20%) AquaLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.23%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.82%) MySQL
3 4 (4.82%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.61%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.61%) Redis
5 2 (2.41%) QlikView
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.20%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.20%) Riak
6 1 (1.20%) Big Data
6 1 (1.20%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 27 (32.53%) Maven
2 17 (20.48%) JUnit
3 13 (15.66%) Subversion
4 7 (8.43%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.82%) NUnit
5 4 (4.82%) Eclipse
6 3 (3.61%) DbUnit
7 2 (2.41%) PhoneGap
7 2 (2.41%) Xcode
8 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.20%) Selenium
General
1 13 (15.66%) Finance
2 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.41%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (56.63%) Spring
2 41 (49.40%) Hibernate
3 36 (43.37%) J2EE
4 32 (38.55%) XML
5 28 (33.73%) HTML
6 25 (30.12%) jQuery
7 19 (22.89%) CSS
8 18 (21.69%) REST
9 15 (18.07%) SOAP
10 14 (16.87%) Java EE
11 13 (15.66%) Spring MVC
11 13 (15.66%) HTML5
11 13 (15.66%) Struts
11 13 (15.66%) Web Services
11 13 (15.66%) JMS
12 11 (13.25%) JPA
13 10 (12.05%) XSLT
13 10 (12.05%) Apache Camel
14 9 (10.84%) JSP
15 7 (8.43%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.82%) Open Source
3 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.84%) Linux
2 4 (4.82%) Windows
3 2 (2.41%) Android
4 1 (1.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.07%) MVC
2 11 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (12.05%) TDD
3 10 (12.05%) OO
4 8 (9.64%) Software Engineering
5 6 (7.23%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (7.23%) Unit Testing
6 5 (6.02%) Scrum
7 4 (4.82%) Web Design
7 4 (4.82%) E-Commerce
7 4 (4.82%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (4.82%) OOP
8 3 (3.61%) BDD
8 3 (3.61%) OOD
8 3 (3.61%) Refactoring
9 2 (2.41%) Data Modelling
9 2 (2.41%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.41%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.41%) Test Automation
9 2 (2.41%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 83 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (26.51%) JavaScript
3 19 (22.89%) SQL
4 9 (10.84%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.41%) Python
5 2 (2.41%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.20%) Scala
6 1 (1.20%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (6.02%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) Puppet
1 1 (1.20%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 14 (16.87%) Oracle
2 8 (9.64%) Perforce
3 4 (4.82%) JBoss
4 3 (3.61%) Twitter
5 1 (1.20%) hybris
5 1 (1.20%) IBM
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.20%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.20%) ATG
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