The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds region that had Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 11 66 55
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 153 44 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 10.57% 2.75% 2.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.98% 2.89% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 30 14
Median daily rate £425 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £313 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.09% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
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
1394 1521 1001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 96.34% 95.00% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 961 1084 695
Median daily rate £405 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 41 22
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £170.00 £22.50 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Leeds region that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 25 July 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 321 (100.00%) Java
2 233 (72.59%) Agile Software Development
3 191 (59.50%) TDD
4 169 (52.65%) Spring
5 116 (36.14%) JavaScript
6 113 (35.20%) Hibernate
7 80 (24.92%) Continuous Integration
8 69 (21.50%) MongoDB
9 68 (21.18%) CSS
10 65 (20.25%) RabbitMQ
11 64 (19.94%) HTML
12 62 (19.31%) BDD
12 62 (19.31%) REST
13 61 (19.00%) RESTful
14 56 (17.45%) Jenkins
15 55 (17.13%) AngularJS
16 52 (16.20%) Microservices
16 52 (16.20%) Scrum
17 51 (15.89%) Git (software)
18 48 (14.95%) Oracle
19 45 (14.02%) Node.js
20 43 (13.40%) Scala
21 41 (12.77%) NoSQL
21 41 (12.77%) Web Services
22 39 (12.15%) OO
22 39 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
23 38 (11.84%) Pair Programming
24 36 (11.21%) Software Engineering
25 35 (10.90%) SQL
26 34 (10.59%) Unix

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (6.85%) Tomcat
2 12 (3.74%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (3.12%) Apache Spark
4 8 (2.49%) Jetty
5 7 (2.18%) JBoss
6 6 (1.87%) Apache
6 6 (1.87%) nginx
6 6 (1.87%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.93%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.93%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.62%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.62%) Mule ESB
8 2 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.31%) Confluence
9 1 (0.31%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.31%) OpenCms
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.17%) GitHub
2 7 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.62%) IaaS
3 2 (0.62%) PaaS
4 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.98%) HTTP
2 2 (0.62%) Internet
2 2 (0.62%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (21.50%) MongoDB
2 41 (12.77%) NoSQL
3 31 (9.66%) SQL Server
4 28 (8.72%) Relational Database
5 20 (6.23%) CouchDB
6 19 (5.92%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (5.61%) Apache Cassandra
8 17 (5.30%) Redis
9 12 (3.74%) MySQL
10 10 (3.12%) Neo4j
11 9 (2.80%) Hadoop
12 5 (1.56%) Hazelcast
13 4 (1.25%) Big Data
14 3 (0.93%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.93%) Riak
15 2 (0.62%) DB2
15 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
16 1 (0.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 1 (0.31%) DataStage
16 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 56 (17.45%) Jenkins
2 51 (15.89%) Git (software)
3 31 (9.66%) Maven
4 26 (8.10%) JUnit
5 24 (7.48%) Mockito
6 18 (5.61%) Subversion
7 16 (4.98%) Mercurial
8 15 (4.67%) TestNG
9 13 (4.05%) JIRA
10 8 (2.49%) Hamcrest
11 7 (2.18%) Eclipse
12 6 (1.87%) Cucumber
12 6 (1.87%) IntelliJ
13 4 (1.25%) Ant
13 4 (1.25%) Gradle
13 4 (1.25%) Vagrant
14 3 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 2 (0.62%) DbUnit
15 2 (0.62%) jMock
15 2 (0.62%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (8.10%) Retail
2 16 (4.98%) Games
3 15 (4.67%) Finance
4 4 (1.25%) Banking
5 2 (0.62%) Legal
6 1 (0.31%) Billing
6 1 (0.31%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (52.65%) Spring
2 113 (35.20%) Hibernate
3 68 (21.18%) CSS
4 65 (20.25%) RabbitMQ
5 64 (19.94%) HTML
6 62 (19.31%) REST
7 61 (19.00%) RESTful
8 55 (17.13%) AngularJS
9 45 (14.02%) Node.js
10 41 (12.77%) Web Services
11 31 (9.66%) React
12 28 (8.72%) JPA
13 26 (8.10%) HTML5
14 24 (7.48%) CSS3
15 22 (6.85%) Spring Boot
16 21 (6.54%) Ember.js
16 21 (6.54%) J2EE
17 19 (5.92%) LESS
17 19 (5.92%) XML
18 18 (5.61%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.92%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (5.30%) Mobile App
4 3 (0.93%) Algorithms
4 3 (0.93%) Computer Science
4 3 (0.93%) Data Integration
4 3 (0.93%) Mainframe
4 3 (0.93%) Statistics
5 2 (0.62%) Blog
5 2 (0.62%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.62%) Digital Media
5 2 (0.62%) EPoS
5 2 (0.62%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.62%) RIA
5 2 (0.62%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.31%) iPad
6 1 (0.31%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 34 (10.59%) Unix
2 31 (9.66%) Linux
3 22 (6.85%) Windows
4 15 (4.67%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.62%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.31%) Android
6 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (72.59%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (59.50%) TDD
3 80 (24.92%) Continuous Integration
4 62 (19.31%) BDD
5 52 (16.20%) Microservices
5 52 (16.20%) Scrum
6 39 (12.15%) OO
7 38 (11.84%) Pair Programming
8 36 (11.21%) Software Engineering
9 30 (9.35%) Open Source
10 26 (8.10%) Unit Testing
11 24 (7.48%) High Availability
11 24 (7.48%) Kanban
12 23 (7.17%) SOA
13 20 (6.23%) Mentoring
14 16 (4.98%) Web Design
15 15 (4.67%) OOP
15 15 (4.67%) Regression Testing
15 15 (4.67%) Responsive Web Design
15 15 (4.67%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 321 (100.00%) Java
2 116 (36.14%) JavaScript
3 43 (13.40%) Scala
4 35 (10.90%) SQL
5 27 (8.41%) Python
6 23 (7.17%) Groovy
7 19 (5.92%) ECMAScript
7 19 (5.92%) ES6
8 18 (5.61%) Clojure
8 18 (5.61%) PHP
9 10 (3.12%) Ruby
10 6 (1.87%) C#
11 5 (1.56%) C++
12 3 (0.93%) C
13 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (4.36%) Security Cleared
2 8 (2.49%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (1.25%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.93%) BC Cleared
4 3 (0.93%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.80%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (4.98%) Docker
2 15 (4.67%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.62%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 34 (10.59%) Puppet
2 7 (2.18%) Oracle Identity Management
3 5 (1.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 3 (0.93%) Ansible
4 3 (0.93%) logstash
4 3 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.62%) Piwik
6 1 (0.31%) Grafana
6 1 (0.31%) Kibana
Vendors
1 48 (14.95%) Oracle
2 4 (1.25%) Splunk
2 4 (1.25%) VMware
3 3 (0.93%) IBM
3 3 (0.93%) SAP
3 3 (0.93%) Sun
3 3 (0.93%) Sybase
4 2 (0.62%) Cloudera
4 2 (0.62%) MuleSoft
4 2 (0.62%) PayPal
4 2 (0.62%) SaltStack
5 1 (0.31%) Akamai
5 1 (0.31%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.31%) Google
5 1 (0.31%) Perforce
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