The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Software Developer
Rank 103 87 90
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 3 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.19% 0.82% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.87% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 2
Average daily rate £510 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.37% -14.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 -
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -
Java Software Developer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1496 1265 1108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.90% 94.54% 95.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1065 841 727
Average daily rate £400 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 37 37
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £9.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £35.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

Java Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Software Developer in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Java Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Java Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Java Software Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Software Developer across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Java Software Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Java Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Java Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Neo4j
3 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) JAX-RS
3 1 (25.00%) Artifactory
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Opsview
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) GitLab
3 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Maven
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Java EE
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared

Java Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Java Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) nginx
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) Neo4j
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (25.00%) GitLab
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) Mockito
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Java EE
2 1 (25.00%) JAX-RS
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) CentOS
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (25.00%) Memory Management
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) Opsview
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle