The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds region that had Java Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Software Engineer
Rank 102 92 76
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 6 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.39% 0.37% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.39% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 17
Median daily rate £570 £320 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.12% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £393 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.73% +22.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £47.00 -
% change year-on-year
-20.21% -
Java Software Engineer
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
1458 1275 1167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.98% 94.65% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1028 883 800
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 33 34
Median hourly rate £11.00 £13.60 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.08% -15.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £32.20 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

Java Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Leeds region that featured Java Software Engineer in the job title.

Java Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Java Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Java Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Java Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Java Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region featuring Java Software Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 8 (100.00%) MongoDB
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 6 (75.00%) Regression Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (75.00%) BDD
4 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (62.50%) Data Management
5 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
5 3 (37.50%) HTML
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) JAX-RS
6 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (25.00%) CSS3
6 2 (25.00%) Spring
6 2 (25.00%) JSF
6 2 (25.00%) RESTful
6 2 (25.00%) Node.js
6 2 (25.00%) HTML5
6 2 (25.00%) J2EE
6 2 (25.00%) CSS
6 2 (25.00%) Web Services
6 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
6 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
6 2 (25.00%) JAXB
7 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X

Java Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Node.js
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) Neo4j
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) JAX-RS
2 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) CSS3
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
2 2 (25.00%) J2EE
2 2 (25.00%) JAXB
2 2 (25.00%) JSF
2 2 (25.00%) RESTful
2 2 (25.00%) Spring
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) Dropwizard
3 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) BDD
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Data Management
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Coaching
5 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (12.50%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland