The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 79 70 76
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs citing Java EE 7 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.57% 1.13% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.94% 3.36% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 3
Average daily rate
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£388 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £243 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £330 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £325 £353
% change year-on-year
+21.15% -7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £32.97
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +6.17%
Java EE
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
361 327 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 29.30% 33.50% 29.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 195 168
Average daily rate £350 £313 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 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 10 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) J2EE
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) PHP
4 4 (40.00%) Python
5 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) UNIX
5 3 (30.00%) Solaris
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
5 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (30.00%) Spring
5 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
5 3 (30.00%) Open Source
5 3 (30.00%) DevOps
6 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (20.00%) Dojo
6 2 (20.00%) jQuery
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (20.00%) hybris
6 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
6 2 (20.00%) Ajax
6 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (20.00%) ATG

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (20.00%) JBoss
2 2 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) Node.js
3 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) Redis
2 1 (10.00%) Riak
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (10.00%) JUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) J2EE
2 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (30.00%) Spring
3 2 (20.00%) Dojo
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) Ajax
3 2 (20.00%) JSP
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) JAXB
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) CSS3
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
1 3 (30.00%) Solaris
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) PHP
2 4 (40.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) Graphite
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) hybris
2 2 (20.00%) ATG
2 2 (20.00%) IBM