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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 63 56 55
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 16 22 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.55% 2.37% 2.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 2.51% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 13
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £405 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £373 £343
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +8.75%
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
955 877 1082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.54% 94.40% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 477 619
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 44 31
Average hourly rate £13.50 £31.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.45% +106.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £45.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 29 August 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 29 August 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 79 (100.00%) Java
2 47 (59.49%) Spring
3 40 (50.63%) Hibernate
4 33 (41.77%) J2EE
5 27 (34.18%) Maven
6 26 (32.91%) HTML
6 26 (32.91%) XML
7 25 (31.65%) jQuery
8 21 (26.58%) JavaScript
9 18 (22.78%) SQL
10 17 (21.52%) CSS
11 16 (20.25%) JUnit
11 16 (20.25%) MVC
11 16 (20.25%) REST
12 15 (18.99%) Spring MVC
13 14 (17.72%) Oracle
14 13 (16.46%) SOAP
14 13 (16.46%) Tomcat
14 13 (16.46%) JMS
14 13 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (16.46%) Subversion
14 13 (16.46%) HTML5
15 12 (15.19%) Java EE
15 12 (15.19%) JPA
15 12 (15.19%) OO
16 11 (13.92%) Web Services
16 11 (13.92%) WebLogic
17 10 (12.66%) TDD
17 10 (12.66%) Struts
17 10 (12.66%) SQL Server

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (16.46%) Tomcat
2 11 (13.92%) WebLogic
3 8 (10.13%) IIS
4 5 (6.33%) Apache ServiceMix
5 3 (3.80%) Apache
6 1 (1.27%) CMS
6 1 (1.27%) AquaLogic
6 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.27%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (1.27%) AquaLogic Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.86%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.06%) Redis
3 4 (5.06%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.06%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.53%) Couchbase
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.53%) CouchDB
4 2 (2.53%) QlikView
4 2 (2.53%) MySQL
5 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.27%) Riak
5 1 (1.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 27 (34.18%) Maven
2 16 (20.25%) JUnit
3 13 (16.46%) Subversion
4 7 (8.86%) Git (software)
5 6 (7.59%) DbUnit
6 4 (5.06%) NUnit
6 4 (5.06%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.53%) Xcode
8 1 (1.27%) Selenium
8 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (10.13%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.53%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (59.49%) Spring
2 40 (50.63%) Hibernate
3 33 (41.77%) J2EE
4 26 (32.91%) HTML
4 26 (32.91%) XML
5 25 (31.65%) jQuery
6 17 (21.52%) CSS
7 16 (20.25%) REST
8 15 (18.99%) Spring MVC
9 13 (16.46%) SOAP
9 13 (16.46%) JMS
9 13 (16.46%) HTML5
10 12 (15.19%) Java EE
10 12 (15.19%) JPA
11 11 (13.92%) Web Services
12 10 (12.66%) Struts
12 10 (12.66%) Apache Camel
13 9 (11.39%) JSP
14 7 (8.86%) AngularJS
15 6 (7.59%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.80%) Open Source
3 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.66%) Linux
2 4 (5.06%) Windows
3 2 (2.53%) Android
3 2 (2.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.25%) MVC
2 13 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (15.19%) OO
4 10 (12.66%) TDD
5 8 (10.13%) Software Engineering
6 6 (7.59%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (7.59%) Unit Testing
6 6 (7.59%) OOD
7 5 (6.33%) Scrum
8 4 (5.06%) BDD
8 4 (5.06%) Refactoring
8 4 (5.06%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.06%) OOP
9 3 (3.80%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (3.80%) User Stories
10 2 (2.53%) Low Latency
10 2 (2.53%) Android Development
10 2 (2.53%) ATDD
10 2 (2.53%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (2.53%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (26.58%) JavaScript
3 18 (22.78%) SQL
4 8 (10.13%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.53%) Objective-C
5 2 (2.53%) Python
6 1 (1.27%) C++
6 1 (1.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Puppet
1 1 (1.27%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 14 (17.72%) Oracle
2 5 (6.33%) Perforce
3 4 (5.06%) Twitter
4 2 (2.53%) JBoss
5 1 (1.27%) ATG
5 1 (1.27%) IBM
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.27%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.27%) hybris
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