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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 29 29 39
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 81 63 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.97% 5.18% 4.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.57% 5.57% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 33 19
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £276 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £379 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £36.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.05%
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
1232 1132 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 90.79% 93.02% 96.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 860 779 385
Average daily rate £360 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 25
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.10 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +28.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £101.90 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 May 2015.

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 May 2015, 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.

1 135 (100.00%) Java
2 89 (65.93%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (48.89%) HTML
4 54 (40.00%) Linux
5 53 (39.26%) MongoDB
5 53 (39.26%) REST
6 48 (35.56%) UNIX
7 45 (33.33%) Mac OS X
8 44 (32.59%) Hibernate
9 43 (31.85%) Web Design
9 43 (31.85%) Responsive Web Design
10 40 (29.63%) TDD
10 40 (29.63%) HTTP
11 38 (28.15%) Relational Database
12 35 (25.93%) JAX-RS
13 32 (23.70%) Neo4j
13 32 (23.70%) Subversion
14 31 (22.96%) Git (software)
15 29 (21.48%) BDD
16 27 (20.00%) Configuration Management
17 26 (19.26%) Oracle
18 25 (18.52%) Spring
19 24 (17.78%) J2EE
20 20 (14.81%) JavaScript
20 20 (14.81%) Jenkins
21 19 (14.07%) CSS
22 18 (13.33%) JUnit
23 17 (12.59%) SQL
23 17 (12.59%) Scrum
23 17 (12.59%) Security Cleared

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 7 (5.19%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.44%) Apache
3 4 (2.96%) Node.js
3 4 (2.96%) JBoss
3 4 (2.96%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.48%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.74%) IIS
6 1 (0.74%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 40 (29.63%) HTTP
2 8 (5.93%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (39.26%) MongoDB
2 38 (28.15%) Relational Database
3 32 (23.70%) Neo4j
4 14 (10.37%) NoSQL
5 11 (8.15%) MySQL
6 5 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.48%) Pentaho
7 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.74%) DB2
8 1 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.74%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.74%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 32 (23.70%) Subversion
2 31 (22.96%) Git (software)
3 20 (14.81%) Jenkins
4 18 (13.33%) JUnit
5 10 (7.41%) Eclipse
6 8 (5.93%) Cucumber
7 5 (3.70%) Maven
7 5 (3.70%) DbUnit
7 5 (3.70%) GitLab
8 3 (2.22%) NetBeans
9 2 (1.48%) Hudson
9 2 (1.48%) Mockito
9 2 (1.48%) QUnit
9 2 (1.48%) JMeter
10 1 (0.74%) Ant
10 1 (0.74%) NUnit
10 1 (0.74%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.74%) JProfiler
General
1 7 (5.19%) Finance
2 3 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (48.89%) HTML
2 53 (39.26%) REST
3 44 (32.59%) Hibernate
4 35 (25.93%) JAX-RS
5 25 (18.52%) Spring
6 24 (17.78%) J2EE
7 19 (14.07%) CSS
8 13 (9.63%) XML
9 12 (8.89%) jQuery
10 8 (5.93%) Spring MVC
10 8 (5.93%) Web Services
11 7 (5.19%) RESTful
12 5 (3.70%) JSP
12 5 (3.70%) Symfony
12 5 (3.70%) JSON
12 5 (3.70%) CSS3
13 4 (2.96%) HTML5
13 4 (2.96%) JPA
13 4 (2.96%) Ajax
13 4 (2.96%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.96%) Open Source
2 3 (2.22%) Algorithms
3 2 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.48%) Visualisation
3 2 (1.48%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.48%) PKI
3 2 (1.48%) Smartcard
3 2 (1.48%) EPoS
4 1 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.74%) Blog
4 1 (0.74%) Ontologies
4 1 (0.74%) Chemistry
4 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 54 (40.00%) Linux
2 48 (35.56%) UNIX
3 45 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.48%) CentOS
5 1 (0.74%) Windows
5 1 (0.74%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (65.93%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (31.85%) Web Design
2 43 (31.85%) Responsive Web Design
3 40 (29.63%) TDD
4 29 (21.48%) BDD
5 27 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 17 (12.59%) Scrum
7 16 (11.85%) MVC
7 16 (11.85%) Web Development
7 16 (11.85%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (8.89%) OO
9 11 (8.15%) Software Engineering
10 9 (6.67%) Mentoring
11 7 (5.19%) E-Commerce
11 7 (5.19%) Microservices
12 6 (4.44%) Kanban
13 5 (3.70%) UML
13 5 (3.70%) Pair Programming
13 5 (3.70%) Multithreading
13 5 (3.70%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 135 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (14.81%) JavaScript
3 17 (12.59%) SQL
4 10 (7.41%) PHP
5 8 (5.93%) Python
6 6 (4.44%) Scala
7 4 (2.96%) Groovy
7 4 (2.96%) Ruby
8 3 (2.22%) PHP5
9 2 (1.48%) C
9 2 (1.48%) C#
9 2 (1.48%) C++
10 1 (0.74%) Perl
10 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.74%) XPath
10 1 (0.74%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 17 (12.59%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.93%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.48%) BC Cleared
3 2 (1.48%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.74%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (4.44%) Puppet
2 6 (4.44%) Ansible
3 2 (1.48%) OpenIDM
4 1 (0.74%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (19.26%) Oracle
2 4 (2.96%) IBM
3 3 (2.22%) Splunk
4 2 (1.48%) Cisco
4 2 (1.48%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.74%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.74%) Vignette
5 1 (0.74%) OpenText
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