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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 64 58 53
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 14 22 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.39% 2.44% 2.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 2.59% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 17
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
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
931 851 1050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.27% 94.35% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 460 591
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 41 34
Average hourly rate £13.20 £31.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.41% +106.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.00 £21.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 81 (100.00%) Java
2 49 (60.49%) Spring
3 42 (51.85%) Hibernate
4 36 (44.44%) J2EE
5 33 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (35.80%) XML
7 27 (33.33%) jQuery
8 26 (32.10%) Maven
8 26 (32.10%) HTML
9 20 (24.69%) JavaScript
10 19 (23.46%) MVC
11 18 (22.22%) SQL
11 18 (22.22%) Spring MVC
11 18 (22.22%) REST
12 16 (19.75%) JUnit
13 15 (18.52%) CSS
14 14 (17.28%) Oracle
15 13 (16.05%) SOAP
15 13 (16.05%) Web Services
15 13 (16.05%) JMS
15 13 (16.05%) JPA
15 13 (16.05%) Subversion
16 12 (14.81%) Java EE
16 12 (14.81%) HTML5
16 12 (14.81%) OO
16 12 (14.81%) Tomcat
17 11 (13.58%) JSP
17 11 (13.58%) WebLogic
17 11 (13.58%) TDD
18 10 (12.35%) Struts

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 12 (14.81%) Tomcat
2 11 (13.58%) WebLogic
3 6 (7.41%) IIS
4 5 (6.17%) Apache ServiceMix
5 4 (4.94%) Apache
6 1 (1.23%) CMS
6 1 (1.23%) AquaLogic
6 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.23%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (1.23%) AquaLogic Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.94%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.94%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.94%) Redis
4 3 (3.70%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.47%) Couchbase
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.47%) MySQL
5 2 (2.47%) QlikView
5 2 (2.47%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.23%) Riak
6 1 (1.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 26 (32.10%) Maven
2 16 (19.75%) JUnit
3 13 (16.05%) Subversion
4 7 (8.64%) Git (software)
5 6 (7.41%) DbUnit
6 5 (6.17%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.70%) NUnit
8 2 (2.47%) Xcode
9 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.23%) Selenium
General
1 8 (9.88%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.47%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (60.49%) Spring
2 42 (51.85%) Hibernate
3 36 (44.44%) J2EE
4 29 (35.80%) XML
5 27 (33.33%) jQuery
6 26 (32.10%) HTML
7 18 (22.22%) Spring MVC
7 18 (22.22%) REST
8 15 (18.52%) CSS
9 13 (16.05%) SOAP
9 13 (16.05%) JMS
9 13 (16.05%) JPA
9 13 (16.05%) Web Services
10 12 (14.81%) Java EE
10 12 (14.81%) HTML5
11 11 (13.58%) JSP
12 10 (12.35%) Struts
12 10 (12.35%) Apache Camel
13 9 (11.11%) AngularJS
14 7 (8.64%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.70%) Open Source
4 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.35%) Linux
2 3 (3.70%) Windows
3 2 (2.47%) UNIX
3 2 (2.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (23.46%) MVC
3 12 (14.81%) OO
4 11 (13.58%) TDD
5 9 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 6 (7.41%) Unit Testing
6 6 (7.41%) OOD
7 5 (6.17%) Scrum
7 5 (6.17%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (4.94%) Refactoring
8 4 (4.94%) E-Commerce
8 4 (4.94%) BDD
8 4 (4.94%) OOP
9 3 (3.70%) User Stories
9 3 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (2.47%) Web Design
10 2 (2.47%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (2.47%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.47%) Low Latency
10 2 (2.47%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 81 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (24.69%) JavaScript
3 18 (22.22%) SQL
4 8 (9.88%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.47%) Python
5 2 (2.47%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.23%) Scala
6 1 (1.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (9.88%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) Puppet
2 1 (1.23%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 14 (17.28%) Oracle
2 5 (6.17%) Perforce
3 4 (4.94%) Twitter
4 2 (2.47%) JBoss
5 1 (1.23%) IBM
5 1 (1.23%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.23%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.23%) ATG
5 1 (1.23%) hybris