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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 37 39 47
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 55 37 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.73% 3.97% 2.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.13% 4.20% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 24 14
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £175 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £450 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.10% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
1073 882 951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.26% 94.64% 94.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 708 518 509
Average daily rate £350 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 21 37
Average hourly rate £12.50 £10.10 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.76% -20.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.03 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £16.70 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 71 (100.00%) Java
2 44 (61.97%) HTML
3 40 (56.34%) Hibernate
4 38 (53.52%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (40.85%) REST
6 26 (36.62%) MongoDB
7 23 (32.39%) Mentoring
8 22 (30.99%) UNIX
9 21 (29.58%) Linux
9 21 (29.58%) Mac OS X
9 21 (29.58%) Neo4j
10 20 (28.17%) JAX-RS
11 19 (26.76%) Responsive Web Design
11 19 (26.76%) Web Design
11 19 (26.76%) HTTP
11 19 (26.76%) J2EE
12 18 (25.35%) Relational Database
13 17 (23.94%) Spring
13 17 (23.94%) Configuration Management
14 14 (19.72%) CSS
14 14 (19.72%) Web Application Development
15 13 (18.31%) jQuery
16 11 (15.49%) Spring MVC
16 11 (15.49%) MVC
17 10 (14.08%) JavaScript
17 10 (14.08%) Enterprise Architecture
18 8 (11.27%) SQL
19 7 (9.86%) Ajax
19 7 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
19 7 (9.86%) Security Cleared

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (7.04%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.63%) JBoss
2 4 (5.63%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.63%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.63%) Apache ServiceMix
3 3 (4.23%) Apache
4 2 (2.82%) Node.js
4 2 (2.82%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.41%) ATG Dynamo
Communications & Networking
1 19 (26.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (36.62%) MongoDB
2 21 (29.58%) Neo4j
3 18 (25.35%) Relational Database
4 6 (8.45%) Redis
5 4 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (4.23%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.82%) Riak
8 1 (1.41%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.41%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) JUnit
2 5 (7.04%) Subversion
3 4 (5.63%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.23%) DbUnit
4 3 (4.23%) Eclipse
4 3 (4.23%) Maven
5 1 (1.41%) Gradle
5 1 (1.41%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.41%) Hudson
5 1 (1.41%) JProfiler
5 1 (1.41%) Selenium
5 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.41%) Ant
5 1 (1.41%) JMeter
General
1 2 (2.82%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (61.97%) HTML
2 40 (56.34%) Hibernate
3 29 (40.85%) REST
4 20 (28.17%) JAX-RS
5 19 (26.76%) J2EE
6 17 (23.94%) Spring
7 14 (19.72%) CSS
8 13 (18.31%) jQuery
9 11 (15.49%) Spring MVC
10 7 (9.86%) Ajax
10 7 (9.86%) JPA
10 7 (9.86%) XML
11 6 (8.45%) JSP
12 5 (7.04%) Java EE
13 4 (5.63%) Web Services
13 4 (5.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 3 (4.23%) AngularJS
14 3 (4.23%) Dojo
14 3 (4.23%) XSD
15 2 (2.82%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.41%) Ontologies
2 1 (1.41%) Chemistry
2 1 (1.41%) Open Source
2 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.41%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.99%) UNIX
2 21 (29.58%) Linux
2 21 (29.58%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (53.52%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (32.39%) Mentoring
3 19 (26.76%) Responsive Web Design
3 19 (26.76%) Web Design
4 17 (23.94%) Configuration Management
5 14 (19.72%) Web Application Development
6 11 (15.49%) MVC
7 10 (14.08%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (9.86%) OO
8 7 (9.86%) TDD
9 6 (8.45%) E-Commerce
10 5 (7.04%) Software Engineering
11 4 (5.63%) BDD
12 3 (4.23%) Unit Testing
12 3 (4.23%) OOD
12 3 (4.23%) Scrum
13 2 (2.82%) OOP
13 2 (2.82%) OOA/OOD
13 2 (2.82%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 71 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (14.08%) JavaScript
3 8 (11.27%) SQL
4 2 (2.82%) Ruby
4 2 (2.82%) Python
4 2 (2.82%) PHP
5 1 (1.41%) SPARQL
5 1 (1.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) Puppet
2 2 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (9.86%) Oracle
2 5 (7.04%) ATG
3 4 (5.63%) IBM
3 4 (5.63%) hybris
3 4 (5.63%) Twitter
4 1 (1.41%) BEA
4 1 (1.41%) Mercator
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