The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leeds region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 31 39 44
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 56 25 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.77% 3.27% 2.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.11% 3.44% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 9 12
Average daily rate £325 £263 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.57% -24.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £248 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £315 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1096 726 863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 93.44% 94.90% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 372 462
Average daily rate £350 £314 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.46% -3.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 32 42
Average hourly rate £16.50 £11.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.47% -11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.70 £40.00 £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Java Developer
West Yorkshire

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 78 (100.00%) Java
2 45 (57.69%) Spring
3 37 (47.44%) J2EE
4 31 (39.74%) Hibernate
5 30 (38.46%) XML
6 26 (33.33%) SQL
7 25 (32.05%) Maven
8 24 (30.77%) HTML
9 23 (29.49%) JavaScript
10 21 (26.92%) Struts
11 19 (24.36%) Web Services
11 19 (24.36%) Oracle
12 18 (23.08%) JUnit
13 17 (21.79%) CSS
13 17 (21.79%) Java EE
13 17 (21.79%) jQuery
14 15 (19.23%) SOAP
15 14 (17.95%) REST
16 13 (16.67%) SQL Server
16 13 (16.67%) Apache Camel
17 12 (15.38%) PL/SQL
17 12 (15.38%) Linux
17 12 (15.38%) Finance
17 12 (15.38%) JMS
18 11 (14.10%) Scrum
18 11 (14.10%) MVC
18 11 (14.10%) Tomcat
18 11 (14.10%) XSLT
18 11 (14.10%) JSP
18 11 (14.10%) Subversion

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (14.10%) Tomcat
2 9 (11.54%) WebLogic
3 7 (8.97%) IIS
4 4 (5.13%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (2.56%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (1.28%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.28%) CMS
6 1 (1.28%) AquaLogic
6 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.28%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (1.28%) Mule
6 1 (1.28%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.28%) Node.js
6 1 (1.28%) AquaLogic Service Bus
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (1.28%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.54%) Relational Database
3 8 (10.26%) RDBMS
4 6 (7.69%) MySQL
5 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.56%) Jackrabbit
8 1 (1.28%) Big Data
8 1 (1.28%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.28%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 25 (32.05%) Maven
2 18 (23.08%) JUnit
3 11 (14.10%) Subversion
4 7 (8.97%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.13%) NUnit
6 2 (2.56%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.28%) Ant
General
1 12 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.56%) Publishing
4 1 (1.28%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (57.69%) Spring
2 37 (47.44%) J2EE
3 31 (39.74%) Hibernate
4 30 (38.46%) XML
5 24 (30.77%) HTML
6 21 (26.92%) Struts
7 19 (24.36%) Web Services
8 17 (21.79%) CSS
8 17 (21.79%) Java EE
8 17 (21.79%) jQuery
9 15 (19.23%) SOAP
10 14 (17.95%) REST
11 13 (16.67%) Apache Camel
12 12 (15.38%) JMS
13 11 (14.10%) XSLT
13 11 (14.10%) JSP
14 10 (12.82%) HTML5
15 9 (11.54%) Spring MVC
15 9 (11.54%) Ajax
16 7 (8.97%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) Open Source
2 5 (6.41%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.28%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.38%) Linux
2 10 (12.82%) UNIX
3 4 (5.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.10%) Scrum
1 11 (14.10%) MVC
2 10 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (12.82%) TDD
2 10 (12.82%) Software Engineering
3 9 (11.54%) OO
4 6 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (5.13%) Unit Testing
5 4 (5.13%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (5.13%) Web Design
5 4 (5.13%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.85%) OOP
6 3 (3.85%) Refactoring
7 2 (2.56%) BDD
7 2 (2.56%) Integration Testing
7 2 (2.56%) Test Automation
7 2 (2.56%) Business Analysis
7 2 (2.56%) Data Modelling
7 2 (2.56%) User Stories
7 2 (2.56%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 78 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (33.33%) SQL
3 23 (29.49%) JavaScript
4 12 (15.38%) PL/SQL
5 4 (5.13%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.56%) Ruby
6 2 (2.56%) Python
7 1 (1.28%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (24.36%) Oracle
2 9 (11.54%) Perforce
3 8 (10.26%) JBoss
4 2 (2.56%) Adobe
5 1 (1.28%) Sybase
5 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.28%) TIBCO
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LA International
Rate: market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £360 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago