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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 100 69 53
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -16
Contract jobs citing Java EE 1 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.075% 1.46% 2.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 3.71% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 9
Average daily rate
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£363 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% +2.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £106.38 £40.45
% change year-on-year
-62.39% +162.97%
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
446 458 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 33.48% 39.28% 32.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 331 153
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 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -33.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 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 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) CSS3
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Apache
4 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) JAXB
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) NUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) JAXB
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Java SE
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) JPA
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft