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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 7 6 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing Java 190 169 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.00% 13.89% 11.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.69% 28.26% 28.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 119 56
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£395 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £401 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +17.16%
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
640 598 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 47.16% 49.14% 42.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 431 194
Average daily rate £350 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, 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.

1 214 (61.85%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (34.10%) HTML
3 109 (31.50%) Linux
4 84 (24.28%) TDD
5 81 (23.41%) Continuous Integration
6 77 (22.25%) JavaScript
7 76 (21.97%) Configuration Management
8 74 (21.39%) Oracle
9 73 (21.10%) UNIX
9 73 (21.10%) MongoDB
10 70 (20.23%) Web Design
11 69 (19.94%) HTTP
12 65 (18.79%) CSS
13 63 (18.21%) SQL
14 62 (17.92%) Git (software)
15 60 (17.34%) REST
15 60 (17.34%) Responsive Web Design
15 60 (17.34%) Relational Database
16 58 (16.76%) Ruby
17 55 (15.90%) Mac OS X
18 51 (14.74%) Hibernate
18 51 (14.74%) Jenkins
19 49 (14.16%) Open Source
19 49 (14.16%) Subversion
19 49 (14.16%) J2EE
20 47 (13.58%) Python
20 47 (13.58%) Spring
21 46 (13.29%) XML
22 43 (12.43%) .NET
22 43 (12.43%) BDD

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 31 (8.96%) WebSphere
2 29 (8.38%) Apache
3 26 (7.51%) Tomcat
4 19 (5.49%) Node.js
5 14 (4.05%) IIS
6 13 (3.76%) nginx
7 12 (3.47%) Jetty
7 12 (3.47%) JBoss
8 11 (3.18%) WebLogic
9 10 (2.89%) Apache Solr
10 9 (2.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 8 (2.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (2.02%) Cloud Foundry
13 6 (1.73%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (1.45%) CMS
15 3 (0.87%) Oracle BPEL
15 3 (0.87%) FileNet
16 2 (0.58%) Apache ServiceMix
17 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
17 1 (0.29%) ATG Dynamo
Applications
1 8 (2.31%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.16%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.29%) MS Office
3 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.78%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (4.91%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (4.05%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (3.47%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (3.47%) Google App Engine
5 6 (1.73%) GitHub
6 3 (0.87%) SaaS
7 2 (0.58%) IaaS
7 2 (0.58%) Route 53
7 2 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.58%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.29%) PaaS
8 1 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 69 (19.94%) HTTP
2 21 (6.07%) TCP/IP
3 17 (4.91%) Firewall
4 16 (4.62%) DNS
4 16 (4.62%) SSL
5 12 (3.47%) DHCP
5 12 (3.47%) FTP
5 12 (3.47%) IPsec
6 7 (2.02%) LDAP
7 4 (1.16%) Unified Communications
7 4 (1.16%) Internet
8 3 (0.87%) WAN
9 2 (0.58%) ATM
10 1 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (21.10%) MongoDB
2 60 (17.34%) Relational Database
3 33 (9.54%) Neo4j
4 30 (8.67%) NoSQL
5 27 (7.80%) MySQL
6 18 (5.20%) Oracle Database
7 14 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (3.18%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (2.89%) RDBMS
10 8 (2.31%) Big Data
11 6 (1.73%) SQL Server
12 5 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.16%) DB2
14 3 (0.87%) Redis
14 3 (0.87%) Hadoop
15 2 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
15 2 (0.58%) Pentaho
15 2 (0.58%) Apache Hive
15 2 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
16 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 62 (17.92%) Git (software)
2 51 (14.74%) Jenkins
3 49 (14.16%) Subversion
4 34 (9.83%) Cucumber
5 22 (6.36%) JUnit
6 20 (5.78%) Eclipse
7 14 (4.05%) Maven
8 13 (3.76%) Selenium
9 9 (2.60%) QuickTest Pro
10 8 (2.31%) WATIR
10 8 (2.31%) Sahi
10 8 (2.31%) NetBeans
11 7 (2.02%) IntelliJ
11 7 (2.02%) TeamCity
11 7 (2.02%) Capybara
12 6 (1.73%) GitLab
12 6 (1.73%) DbUnit
12 6 (1.73%) Ant
13 4 (1.16%) JIRA
14 3 (0.87%) JMeter
General
1 21 (6.07%) Finance
2 13 (3.76%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.45%) Games
4 3 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (0.87%) Law
5 2 (0.58%) Retail
6 1 (0.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 212 (61.27%) Developer
2 135 (39.02%) Java Developer
3 26 (7.51%) Architect
4 20 (5.78%) Analyst
5 17 (4.91%) Senior Developer
6 13 (3.76%) Lead Developer
7 12 (3.47%) Agile Coach
7 12 (3.47%) Senior Java Developer
8 11 (3.18%) Software Developer
9 10 (2.89%) UI Developer
9 10 (2.89%) UI Programmer
9 10 (2.89%) Test Analyst
9 10 (2.89%) Lead Java Developer
10 9 (2.60%) Software Engineer
10 9 (2.60%) Front-End Developer
10 9 (2.60%) ScrumMaster
11 8 (2.31%) Java Software Engineer
12 7 (2.02%) QA Analyst
12 7 (2.02%) Technical Architect
12 7 (2.02%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (34.10%) HTML
2 65 (18.79%) CSS
3 60 (17.34%) REST
4 51 (14.74%) Hibernate
5 49 (14.16%) J2EE
6 47 (13.58%) Spring
7 46 (13.29%) XML
8 43 (12.43%) .NET
9 37 (10.69%) JAX-RS
10 33 (9.54%) Web Services
11 29 (8.38%) jQuery
12 23 (6.65%) CSS3
13 22 (6.36%) RESTful
13 22 (6.36%) Spring MVC
14 21 (6.07%) HTML5
15 17 (4.91%) Sass
16 16 (4.62%) JSP
17 15 (4.34%) Servlets
18 13 (3.76%) Mustache
19 12 (3.47%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 49 (14.16%) Open Source
2 12 (3.47%) Visualisation
3 9 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.02%) Chemistry
4 7 (2.02%) User Experience
5 6 (1.73%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.45%) Cryptography
6 5 (1.45%) Life Science
7 4 (1.16%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.16%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.87%) EPoS
8 3 (0.87%) NHS
8 3 (0.87%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.87%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.87%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.87%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.58%) Online Games
9 2 (0.58%) Mobile Games
9 2 (0.58%) PKI
9 2 (0.58%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 109 (31.50%) Linux
2 73 (21.10%) UNIX
3 55 (15.90%) Mac OS X
4 10 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (2.31%) Windows
6 5 (1.45%) Android
7 4 (1.16%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.87%) CentOS
9 2 (0.58%) HPUX
10 1 (0.29%) Solaris
10 1 (0.29%) AIX
10 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.29%) SUSE
10 1 (0.29%) Debian
10 1 (0.29%) Fedora
10 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (61.85%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (24.28%) TDD
3 81 (23.41%) Continuous Integration
4 76 (21.97%) Configuration Management
5 70 (20.23%) Web Design
6 60 (17.34%) Responsive Web Design
7 43 (12.43%) BDD
8 35 (10.12%) Scrum
9 33 (9.54%) MVC
10 30 (8.67%) E-Commerce
10 30 (8.67%) OO
11 29 (8.38%) Software Engineering
11 29 (8.38%) DevOps
12 26 (7.51%) Automated Testing
13 25 (7.23%) Test Automation
14 24 (6.94%) Web Development
15 22 (6.36%) Continuous Improvement
16 19 (5.49%) Project Management
17 18 (5.20%) Mentoring
18 17 (4.91%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 77 (22.25%) JavaScript
2 63 (18.21%) SQL
3 58 (16.76%) Ruby
4 47 (13.58%) Python
5 36 (10.40%) PHP
6 33 (9.54%) C#
7 18 (5.20%) Perl
8 17 (4.91%) Scala
9 15 (4.34%) C++
10 14 (4.05%) C
11 10 (2.89%) Groovy
12 9 (2.60%) Shell Script
13 8 (2.31%) VB
14 7 (2.02%) PL/SQL
14 7 (2.02%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.16%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.87%) PHP5
17 2 (0.58%) SPARQL
17 2 (0.58%) VB.NET
18 1 (0.29%) RPG
Qualifications
1 34 (9.83%) Security Cleared
2 15 (4.34%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.89%) Degree
4 3 (0.87%) BC Cleared
4 3 (0.87%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.23%) QA
System Software
1 19 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (3.47%) Xen
3 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (0.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 31 (8.96%) Puppet
2 30 (8.67%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (3.76%) Ansible
4 7 (2.02%) Graylog
5 2 (0.58%) OpenIDM
5 2 (0.58%) Salt
5 2 (0.58%) OpenView
6 1 (0.29%) Nagios
6 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.29%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.29%) StatsD
6 1 (0.29%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 74 (21.39%) Oracle
2 19 (5.49%) VMware
3 18 (5.20%) Microsoft
4 12 (3.47%) Google
5 11 (3.18%) Adobe
5 11 (3.18%) Red Hat
5 11 (3.18%) hybris
6 10 (2.89%) IBM
7 7 (2.02%) Akamai
7 7 (2.02%) New Relic
8 5 (1.45%) Sun
8 5 (1.45%) Splunk
9 2 (0.58%) Cisco
10 1 (0.29%) Vignette
10 1 (0.29%) BEA
10 1 (0.29%) Citrix
10 1 (0.29%) ATG
10 1 (0.29%) OpenText
10 1 (0.29%) Teradata
10 1 (0.29%) Tableau
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