The first table below looks at the demand for the Java Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leeds region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Software Engineer
Rank 68 80 78
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 8 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.75% 0.22% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.23% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 9
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £28.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -28.75%
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
995 856 1050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 93.52% 94.38% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 455 627
Average daily rate £325 £308 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% -1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £186 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £449 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 34 47
Average hourly rate £13.50 £29.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.44% +93.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.52 £10.65 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £45.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Java Software Engineer
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Java Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Java Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Java
1 19 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (89.47%) OO
3 15 (78.95%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (57.89%) C++
4 11 (57.89%) Finance
5 6 (31.58%) Java EE
5 6 (31.58%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (21.05%) Multithreading
7 2 (10.53%) Struts2
7 2 (10.53%) Ajax
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
7 2 (10.53%) Spring
7 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
7 2 (10.53%) Degree
7 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
7 2 (10.53%) jQuery
7 2 (10.53%) SQL
7 2 (10.53%) J2EE
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle
7 2 (10.53%) JSP
7 2 (10.53%) Struts
7 2 (10.53%) Web Services

Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Java Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) Java EE
2 2 (10.53%) Struts2
2 2 (10.53%) Ajax
2 2 (10.53%) Spring
2 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
2 2 (10.53%) jQuery
2 2 (10.53%) J2EE
2 2 (10.53%) JSP
2 2 (10.53%) Struts
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (78.95%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (89.47%) OO
3 6 (31.58%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (21.05%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (57.89%) C++
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle