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 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 Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 94 69 56
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -13
Contract jobs citing Java EE 5 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.37% 1.40% 1.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.14% 3.69% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 8
Average daily rate
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£500 £320 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% +28.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.38 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+9.96% -16.37%
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
437 461 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 32.20% 37.88% 33.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 334 160
Average daily rate £350 £320 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -60.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java EE across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Java EE Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 May 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) WebSphere
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) J2EE
3 4 (50.00%) UNIX
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Apache
3 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
4 3 (37.50%) MySQL
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (25.00%) CSS3
5 2 (25.00%) JPA
5 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (25.00%) Spring
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) XML

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 5 (62.50%) WebSphere
2 4 (50.00%) Apache
2 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
4 1 (12.50%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 1 (12.50%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) NUnit
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Java Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) J2EE
2 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) CSS3
3 2 (25.00%) JPA
3 2 (25.00%) Spring
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) JAXB
4 1 (12.50%) JSF
4 1 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) Java SE
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) Scala
3 1 (12.50%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
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