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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 14 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing Java 148 107 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.26% 10.06% 10.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.05% 25.91% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 74 60
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£400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £297 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £482 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £50.00 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £50.00 £31.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.37% -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
642 413 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 40.15% 38.82% 41.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 291 217
Average daily rate £335 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £234 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 16
Average hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -62.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.88 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 27 July 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 27 July 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.

1 200 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (32.29%) HTML
3 110 (31.43%) Linux
4 96 (27.43%) Continuous Integration
5 92 (26.29%) TDD
6 90 (25.71%) JavaScript
7 84 (24.00%) Configuration Management
8 74 (21.14%) MongoDB
9 71 (20.29%) CSS
10 70 (20.00%) SQL
10 70 (20.00%) UNIX
11 67 (19.14%) Oracle
12 61 (17.43%) Spring
12 61 (17.43%) Jenkins
13 58 (16.57%) Git (software)
14 57 (16.29%) Web Design
15 55 (15.71%) HTTP
16 53 (15.14%) XML
16 53 (15.14%) Responsive Web Design
17 50 (14.29%) Relational Database
18 49 (14.00%) Hibernate
19 48 (13.71%) Ruby
20 47 (13.43%) REST
20 47 (13.43%) Open Source
21 44 (12.57%) BDD
22 43 (12.29%) Web Services
22 43 (12.29%) J2EE
22 43 (12.29%) Mac OS X
23 39 (11.14%) Python
23 39 (11.14%) Scrum

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 37 (10.57%) Tomcat
2 36 (10.29%) Apache
2 36 (10.29%) WebSphere
3 20 (5.71%) Node.js
4 14 (4.00%) IIS
4 14 (4.00%) JBoss
5 12 (3.43%) WebLogic
5 12 (3.43%) Jetty
5 12 (3.43%) nginx
6 11 (3.14%) Apache Solr
7 10 (2.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 8 (2.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (2.00%) Cloud Foundry
9 7 (2.00%) Confluence
10 6 (1.71%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (1.14%) CMS
12 3 (0.86%) FileNet
13 2 (0.57%) CICS
14 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
14 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 11 (3.14%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.57%) MS Office
2 2 (0.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.00%) Cloud Computing
2 16 (4.57%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.71%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (3.43%) GitHub
4 12 (3.43%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (3.43%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.57%) IaaS
5 2 (0.57%) SaaS
6 1 (0.29%) PaaS
6 1 (0.29%) Route 53
6 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 55 (15.71%) HTTP
2 16 (4.57%) Firewall
3 15 (4.29%) DNS
4 13 (3.71%) TCP/IP
5 12 (3.43%) DHCP
5 12 (3.43%) FTP
5 12 (3.43%) IPsec
6 11 (3.14%) SSL
7 7 (2.00%) WAN
8 6 (1.71%) LDAP
9 4 (1.14%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.86%) Converged Networks
10 3 (0.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (21.14%) MongoDB
2 50 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 37 (10.57%) NoSQL
4 33 (9.43%) MySQL
5 28 (8.00%) Neo4j
6 18 (5.14%) Oracle Database
7 10 (2.86%) RDBMS
7 10 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.00%) Big Data
9 6 (1.71%) SQL Server
10 5 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.14%) DB2
12 2 (0.57%) Adabas
12 2 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.57%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.57%) CouchDB
12 2 (0.57%) Redis
13 1 (0.29%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.29%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 61 (17.43%) Jenkins
2 58 (16.57%) Git (software)
3 39 (11.14%) Cucumber
4 30 (8.57%) Subversion
5 22 (6.29%) Eclipse
6 20 (5.71%) JUnit
6 20 (5.71%) Maven
7 19 (5.43%) Selenium
8 11 (3.14%) JIRA
8 11 (3.14%) HP UFT
9 10 (2.86%) Ant
10 9 (2.57%) WATIR
10 9 (2.57%) Sahi
10 9 (2.57%) GitLab
11 8 (2.29%) TeamCity
11 8 (2.29%) NetBeans
12 7 (2.00%) IntelliJ
12 7 (2.00%) Capybara
13 3 (0.86%) WebDriver
14 2 (0.57%) PHPUnit
General
1 19 (5.43%) Finance
2 12 (3.43%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.43%) Games
3 5 (1.43%) Retail
4 3 (0.86%) Banking
4 3 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.57%) Publishing
6 1 (0.29%) Back Office
6 1 (0.29%) Billing
6 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 216 (61.71%) Developer
2 121 (34.57%) Java Developer
3 29 (8.29%) Analyst
4 21 (6.00%) Architect
5 19 (5.43%) Test Analyst
5 19 (5.43%) Senior Developer
6 18 (5.14%) Software Engineer
7 16 (4.57%) Software Developer
8 12 (3.43%) UI Developer
8 12 (3.43%) UI Programmer
9 11 (3.14%) Agile Coach
9 11 (3.14%) C Developer
9 11 (3.14%) C++ Developer
9 11 (3.14%) Lead Developer
9 11 (3.14%) Java Software Engineer
9 11 (3.14%) Senior Java Developer
10 10 (2.86%) QA Analyst
11 9 (2.57%) Applications Developer
11 9 (2.57%) Lead Java Developer
11 9 (2.57%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (32.29%) HTML
2 71 (20.29%) CSS
3 61 (17.43%) Spring
4 53 (15.14%) XML
5 49 (14.00%) Hibernate
6 47 (13.43%) REST
7 43 (12.29%) Web Services
7 43 (12.29%) J2EE
8 36 (10.29%) .NET
9 32 (9.14%) JAX-RS
10 30 (8.57%) HTML5
11 29 (8.29%) Spring MVC
12 28 (8.00%) CSS3
13 27 (7.71%) jQuery
13 27 (7.71%) RESTful
14 22 (6.29%) JSP
15 17 (4.86%) Sass
16 16 (4.57%) Servlets
17 14 (4.00%) AngularJS
18 12 (3.43%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (3.43%) Visualisation
2 11 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.57%) EPoS
4 6 (1.71%) Cryptography
4 6 (1.71%) User Experience
5 5 (1.43%) Life Science
5 5 (1.43%) Chemistry
6 4 (1.14%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.14%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.86%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.86%) Fat Client
7 3 (0.86%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.86%) NHS
7 3 (0.86%) Thin Client
7 3 (0.86%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.57%) Mobile Games
8 2 (0.57%) Streaming Video
8 2 (0.57%) Clustering
8 2 (0.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 110 (31.43%) Linux
2 70 (20.00%) UNIX
3 43 (12.29%) Mac OS X
4 16 (4.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (3.14%) Windows
6 5 (1.43%) Android
7 4 (1.14%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.57%) CentOS
8 2 (0.57%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.57%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.29%) AIX
9 1 (0.29%) Solaris
9 1 (0.29%) SUSE
9 1 (0.29%) Debian
9 1 (0.29%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (27.43%) Continuous Integration
3 92 (26.29%) TDD
4 84 (24.00%) Configuration Management
5 57 (16.29%) Web Design
6 53 (15.14%) Responsive Web Design
7 47 (13.43%) Open Source
8 44 (12.57%) BDD
9 39 (11.14%) Scrum
9 39 (11.14%) MVC
10 37 (10.57%) Software Engineering
11 35 (10.00%) Test Automation
12 34 (9.71%) E-Commerce
13 30 (8.57%) Automated Testing
14 27 (7.71%) Continuous Improvement
15 25 (7.14%) OO
15 25 (7.14%) DevOps
16 17 (4.86%) Project Management
17 15 (4.29%) SOA
17 15 (4.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 90 (25.71%) JavaScript
2 70 (20.00%) SQL
3 48 (13.71%) Ruby
4 39 (11.14%) Python
5 29 (8.29%) C++
6 28 (8.00%) C#
7 25 (7.14%) PHP
8 21 (6.00%) C
9 16 (4.57%) Perl
10 11 (3.14%) Shell Script
10 11 (3.14%) Groovy
11 9 (2.57%) Scala
11 9 (2.57%) Bash Shell
12 8 (2.29%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.43%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.86%) PHP5
15 2 (0.57%) JCL
15 2 (0.57%) Lua
15 2 (0.57%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.57%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 23 (6.57%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.29%) Degree
4 5 (1.43%) BC Cleared
4 5 (1.43%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.57%) ISEB
6 1 (0.29%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.29%) QA
System Software
1 22 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (3.43%) Xen
3 6 (1.71%) Docker
4 3 (0.86%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 35 (10.00%) Puppet
2 34 (9.71%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (4.29%) Ansible
4 7 (2.00%) Graylog
5 5 (1.43%) Vagrant
5 5 (1.43%) logstash
6 4 (1.14%) Salt
7 2 (0.57%) OpenView
8 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.29%) Nagios
8 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.29%) OpenIDM
8 1 (0.29%) StatsD
8 1 (0.29%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 67 (19.14%) Oracle
2 22 (6.29%) VMware
3 18 (5.14%) Adobe
4 17 (4.86%) Microsoft
5 16 (4.57%) Red Hat
6 15 (4.29%) Google
7 12 (3.43%) hybris
8 11 (3.14%) IBM
9 7 (2.00%) Akamai
9 7 (2.00%) New Relic
10 6 (1.71%) Sun
11 4 (1.14%) Splunk
12 3 (0.86%) Cisco
13 2 (0.57%) Juniper
13 2 (0.57%) CheckPoint
13 2 (0.57%) F5
14 1 (0.29%) Tableau
14 1 (0.29%) SaltStack
14 1 (0.29%) Apigee
14 1 (0.29%) Mashery
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