The first table below looks at the demand for Java EE skills 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 EE over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 72 75 76
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Java EE 6 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.57% 0.77% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.85% 2.50% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 7
Average daily rate
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£335 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +38.33%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
324 280 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 30.86% 30.87% 36.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 165 259
Average daily rate £310 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £125 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £348 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £41.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.29% +127.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Java EE
West Yorkshire

Java EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java EE across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Java EE Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Java EE
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java EE across the Leeds region.

Java EE Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Java EE
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java EE across the Leeds region.

Java EE Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Java EE also 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 that cited Java EE.

1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (47.83%) Spring
3 10 (43.48%) Maven
3 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
3 10 (43.48%) Tomcat
4 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
4 9 (39.13%) Hibernate
5 8 (34.78%) J2EE
6 7 (30.43%) HTML
6 7 (30.43%) CSS
6 7 (30.43%) OO
6 7 (30.43%) JSON
6 7 (30.43%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (26.09%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
7 6 (26.09%) Web Services
8 5 (21.74%) JBoss
8 5 (21.74%) IIS
9 4 (17.39%) jQuery
9 4 (17.39%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
10 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
10 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
10 3 (13.04%) XML
10 3 (13.04%) MySQL
10 3 (13.04%) Oracle
10 3 (13.04%) SQL
10 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (13.04%) REST
11 2 (8.70%) Test Automation

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Java EE also 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 that cited Java EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (43.48%) Tomcat
2 5 (21.74%) IIS
3 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
3 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
4 2 (8.70%) Apache
5 1 (4.35%) Mule
5 1 (4.35%) Apache ServiceMix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Maven
2 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.35%) NUnit
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) JUnit
General
1 1 (4.35%) Automotive
1 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Developer
1 14 (60.87%) Java Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Java Software Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Software Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) SOA Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Data Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) Spring
2 9 (39.13%) Hibernate
3 8 (34.78%) J2EE
4 7 (30.43%) CSS
4 7 (30.43%) HTML
4 7 (30.43%) JSON
5 6 (26.09%) Web Services
6 4 (17.39%) jQuery
7 3 (13.04%) REST
7 3 (13.04%) XML
8 2 (8.70%) XSD
8 2 (8.70%) XSLT
8 2 (8.70%) XHTML
8 2 (8.70%) SOAP
8 2 (8.70%) Ajax
8 2 (8.70%) Spring MVC
9 1 (4.35%) CSS3
9 1 (4.35%) Apache Camel
9 1 (4.35%) JBoss Seam
9 1 (4.35%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) UNIX
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
2 7 (30.43%) OO
3 6 (26.09%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (17.39%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.70%) SOA
6 2 (8.70%) MVC
6 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
6 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.70%) Web Design
7 1 (4.35%) TDD
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL
7 1 (4.35%) UML
7 1 (4.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) JBoss
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) ATG
3 1 (4.35%) hybris