The table below looks at the statistics for Java 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 over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 21 19 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing Java 70 81 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 7.03% 9.25% 11.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.74% 23.34% 26.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 56 89
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£355 £333 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.76% +7.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Java
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
322 347 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 32.33% 39.61% 45.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 218 296
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £38.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% +120.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Leeds region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Java 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.

1 114 (45.78%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (26.91%) SQL
3 60 (24.10%) Spring
4 54 (21.69%) J2EE
5 53 (21.29%) Oracle
6 49 (19.68%) PHP
7 48 (19.28%) MVC
8 46 (18.47%) TDD
9 45 (18.07%) Software Engineering
9 45 (18.07%) Hibernate
9 45 (18.07%) OO
10 44 (17.67%) jQuery
11 42 (16.87%) HTML
11 42 (16.87%) JavaScript
12 40 (16.06%) XML
13 37 (14.86%) C#
14 35 (14.06%) CSS
15 33 (13.25%) Tomcat
15 33 (13.25%) Maven
16 32 (12.85%) Linux
17 31 (12.45%) Enterprise Software
18 28 (11.24%) Finance
19 27 (10.84%) Scrum
19 27 (10.84%) Spring MVC
19 27 (10.84%) BDD
20 26 (10.44%) REST
20 26 (10.44%) .NET
21 25 (10.04%) Web Services
22 24 (9.64%) JSP
22 24 (9.64%) Apache

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Java 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (13.25%) Tomcat
2 24 (9.64%) Apache
3 23 (9.24%) WebLogic
4 10 (4.02%) Apache Solr
5 7 (2.81%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.41%) CMS
7 5 (2.01%) IIS
7 5 (2.01%) Apache ServiceMix
8 4 (1.61%) nginx
8 4 (1.61%) Adobe CQ
8 4 (1.61%) MQSeries
9 3 (1.20%) Jetty
9 3 (1.20%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (1.20%) Confluence
10 1 (0.40%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (0.40%) AquaLogic
10 1 (0.40%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.40%) Mule
10 1 (0.40%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (2.41%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) SAP IS-U
1 2 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.20%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.40%) Force.com
3 1 (0.40%) SaaS
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.02%) OpenLDAP
2 10 (4.02%) HTTP
3 7 (2.81%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.41%) FTP
5 4 (1.61%) DHCP
5 4 (1.61%) DNS
5 4 (1.61%) SSL
6 3 (1.20%) IPsec
6 3 (1.20%) LAN
6 3 (1.20%) WAN
7 1 (0.40%) SSH
7 1 (0.40%) Firewall
7 1 (0.40%) Wireless
7 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.40%) Internet
7 1 (0.40%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.43%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (7.63%) Redis
3 18 (7.23%) Oracle Database
4 15 (6.02%) SQL Server
5 10 (4.02%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (3.61%) MySQL
7 8 (3.21%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.81%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (2.01%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.61%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.20%) SQLPlus
12 2 (0.80%) Oracle ODI
12 2 (0.80%) DB2
12 2 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.80%) QlikView
13 1 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
13 1 (0.40%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 33 (13.25%) Maven
2 22 (8.84%) Selenium
2 22 (8.84%) Cucumber
3 20 (8.03%) JUnit
4 19 (7.63%) Git (software)
5 15 (6.02%) Subversion
5 15 (6.02%) JMeter
6 13 (5.22%) WebDriver
7 12 (4.82%) Jenkins
8 8 (3.21%) SoapUI
8 8 (3.21%) JBehave
8 8 (3.21%) DbUnit
8 8 (3.21%) Eclipse
9 5 (2.01%) JIRA
9 5 (2.01%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (1.20%) NUnit
11 3 (1.20%) Hudson
11 3 (1.20%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.80%) Behat
General
1 28 (11.24%) Finance
2 11 (4.42%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.61%) Banking
4 1 (0.40%) Automotive
4 1 (0.40%) Law
4 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 137 (55.02%) Developer
2 79 (31.73%) Java Developer
3 31 (12.45%) Tester
4 27 (10.84%) Architect
5 23 (9.24%) Software Engineer
6 19 (7.63%) Java Software Engineer
6 19 (7.63%) Technical Architect
7 17 (6.83%) PHP Developer
7 17 (6.83%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 11 (4.42%) Senior Developer
8 11 (4.42%) Automation Tester
9 10 (4.02%) UI Developer
9 10 (4.02%) Oracle Developer
9 10 (4.02%) Senior Java Developer
10 9 (3.61%) UI Programmer
11 8 (3.21%) PHP Zend Developer
11 8 (3.21%) Functional Tester
11 8 (3.21%) Manual Tester
12 7 (2.81%) Agile Coach
13 6 (2.41%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (24.10%) Spring
2 54 (21.69%) J2EE
3 45 (18.07%) Hibernate
4 44 (17.67%) jQuery
5 42 (16.87%) HTML
6 40 (16.06%) XML
7 35 (14.06%) CSS
8 27 (10.84%) Spring MVC
9 26 (10.44%) REST
9 26 (10.44%) .NET
10 25 (10.04%) Web Services
11 24 (9.64%) JSP
12 21 (8.43%) Java EE
12 21 (8.43%) SOAP
13 16 (6.43%) JMS
14 14 (5.62%) HTML5
15 13 (5.22%) JPA
16 12 (4.82%) CSS3
17 10 (4.02%) Apache Camel
17 10 (4.02%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.45%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (8.03%) Open Source
3 9 (3.61%) Reference Data
4 8 (3.21%) Data Integration
4 8 (3.21%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.01%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.61%) NHS
7 4 (1.61%) VLE
8 3 (1.20%) User Experience
9 2 (0.80%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.80%) iPhone
9 2 (0.80%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.40%) Handset
10 1 (0.40%) Animation
10 1 (0.40%) Statistics
10 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.40%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.40%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 32 (12.85%) Linux
2 11 (4.42%) Windows
3 9 (3.61%) UNIX
4 5 (2.01%) Android
5 4 (1.61%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.80%) AIX
7 1 (0.40%) Debian
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.40%) Solaris
7 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (45.78%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (19.28%) MVC
3 46 (18.47%) TDD
4 45 (18.07%) Software Engineering
4 45 (18.07%) OO
5 27 (10.84%) Scrum
5 27 (10.84%) BDD
6 22 (8.84%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (8.84%) User Stories
7 19 (7.63%) Test Scripting
8 17 (6.83%) Performance Testing
9 16 (6.43%) Test Automation
10 14 (5.62%) Validation
10 14 (5.62%) Web Design
10 14 (5.62%) Data Modelling
10 14 (5.62%) Configuration Management
11 12 (4.82%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (4.82%) Migration
12 11 (4.42%) Unit Testing
13 10 (4.02%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 67 (26.91%) SQL
2 49 (19.68%) PHP
3 42 (16.87%) JavaScript
4 37 (14.86%) C#
5 23 (9.24%) PL/SQL
6 21 (8.43%) C++
7 20 (8.03%) Ruby
8 11 (4.42%) Python
9 9 (3.61%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.61%) VB
11 3 (1.20%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.20%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 2 (0.80%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.80%) C
13 1 (0.40%) VC++
13 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.40%) Perl
13 1 (0.40%) Scala
13 1 (0.40%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 16 (6.43%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.42%) ISEB
3 7 (2.81%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.01%) Degree
5 2 (0.80%) PMP
5 2 (0.80%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.80%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.64%) QA
2 2 (0.80%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (1.20%) Xen
1 3 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.01%) Puppet
2 2 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.40%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.40%) Hyperic
3 1 (0.40%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 53 (21.29%) Oracle
2 17 (6.83%) Red Hat
3 14 (5.62%) Zend
4 13 (5.22%) hybris
5 8 (3.21%) IBM
6 7 (2.81%) Adobe
7 6 (2.41%) Perforce
8 5 (2.01%) JBoss
9 4 (1.61%) Twitter
9 4 (1.61%) SAP
9 4 (1.61%) Microsoft
9 4 (1.61%) VMware
10 3 (1.20%) ATG
10 3 (1.20%) Google
10 3 (1.20%) Cisco
11 2 (0.80%) Splunk
11 2 (0.80%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.80%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.40%) FatWire
12 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
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