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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 7 12 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs citing Java 167 106 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.68% 10.72% 7.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.94% 24.31% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 57 44
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £236 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
492 436 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 40.29% 44.08% 43.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 289 232
Average daily rate £363 £300 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -6.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 12
Average hourly rate £32.50 £22.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.72% +44.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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.

1 117 (48.55%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (29.88%) HTML
3 59 (24.48%) Oracle
4 56 (23.24%) Linux
5 51 (21.16%) Hibernate
6 49 (20.33%) J2EE
7 48 (19.92%) Configuration Management
8 46 (19.09%) REST
9 45 (18.67%) Ruby
10 43 (17.84%) TDD
10 43 (17.84%) UNIX
11 42 (17.43%) Continuous Integration
12 40 (16.60%) SQL
13 39 (16.18%) MongoDB
14 37 (15.35%) Mentoring
14 37 (15.35%) HTTP
15 35 (14.52%) PHP
15 35 (14.52%) CSS
15 35 (14.52%) Web Design
15 35 (14.52%) Security Cleared
16 32 (13.28%) JavaScript
16 32 (13.28%) C#
16 32 (13.28%) Python
17 30 (12.45%) MVC
17 30 (12.45%) Relational Database
18 29 (12.03%) Puppet
18 29 (12.03%) PostgreSQL
19 28 (11.62%) Subversion
19 28 (11.62%) Spring
19 28 (11.62%) jQuery

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 16 (6.64%) Tomcat
2 13 (5.39%) Apache
3 10 (4.15%) WebSphere
4 8 (3.32%) WebLogic
4 8 (3.32%) Apache Solr
4 8 (3.32%) Apache ServiceMix
5 6 (2.49%) Adobe CQ
5 6 (2.49%) Node.js
5 6 (2.49%) JBoss
6 5 (2.07%) nginx
7 4 (1.66%) Oracle BPEL
8 3 (1.24%) Jetty
8 3 (1.24%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.83%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.41%) CMS
10 1 (0.41%) ATG Dynamo
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (1.66%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.66%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.83%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.07%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.66%) SaaS
3 3 (1.24%) Google App Engine
3 3 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.83%) Route 53
4 2 (0.83%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.41%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 37 (15.35%) HTTP
2 18 (7.47%) LDAP
3 17 (7.05%) TCP/IP
4 10 (4.15%) Firewall
4 10 (4.15%) SSL
5 8 (3.32%) DNS
6 4 (1.66%) DHCP
7 3 (1.24%) FTP
7 3 (1.24%) OpenLDAP
7 3 (1.24%) IPsec
8 2 (0.83%) SSH
8 2 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.83%) PuTTY
8 2 (0.83%) Internet
8 2 (0.83%) ATM
9 1 (0.41%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (16.18%) MongoDB
2 30 (12.45%) Relational Database
3 29 (12.03%) PostgreSQL
4 25 (10.37%) Neo4j
5 16 (6.64%) Oracle Database
6 15 (6.22%) Redis
7 13 (5.39%) NoSQL
8 7 (2.90%) MySQL
9 6 (2.49%) SQL Server
9 6 (2.49%) Pentaho
10 5 (2.07%) Riak
11 4 (1.66%) Big Data
11 4 (1.66%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.66%) Apache Hive
12 3 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.24%) DB2
13 2 (0.83%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.83%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 28 (11.62%) Subversion
2 22 (9.13%) JUnit
3 21 (8.71%) Git (software)
4 19 (7.88%) Cucumber
5 18 (7.47%) Jenkins
6 11 (4.56%) Selenium
6 11 (4.56%) DbUnit
7 9 (3.73%) JMeter
8 5 (2.07%) QUnit
9 4 (1.66%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.24%) Maven
10 3 (1.24%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.24%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (0.83%) JIRA
11 2 (0.83%) JProfiler
11 2 (0.83%) Hudson
12 1 (0.41%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.41%) Gradle
12 1 (0.41%) Ant
General
1 9 (3.73%) Finance
2 5 (2.07%) Law
2 5 (2.07%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.66%) Games
4 1 (0.41%) Banking
4 1 (0.41%) Retail
4 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 124 (51.45%) Developer
2 86 (35.68%) Java Developer
3 22 (9.13%) Architect
4 18 (7.47%) Agile Coach
5 17 (7.05%) Lead Developer
6 16 (6.64%) Senior Developer
7 14 (5.81%) Analyst
8 11 (4.56%) Lead Java Developer
9 10 (4.15%) Senior Java Developer
9 10 (4.15%) Tester
9 10 (4.15%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (3.73%) Designer
10 9 (3.73%) Support Analyst
11 8 (3.32%) UI Developer
12 7 (2.90%) Front-End Developer
12 7 (2.90%) SOA Designer
12 7 (2.90%) UI Programmer
13 6 (2.49%) Deployment Analyst
13 6 (2.49%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 5 (2.07%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (29.88%) HTML
2 51 (21.16%) Hibernate
3 49 (20.33%) J2EE
4 46 (19.09%) REST
5 35 (14.52%) CSS
6 28 (11.62%) Spring
6 28 (11.62%) jQuery
7 24 (9.96%) JAX-RS
8 22 (9.13%) .NET
8 22 (9.13%) XML
9 19 (7.88%) Web Services
10 18 (7.47%) Spring MVC
11 15 (6.22%) Ajax
12 13 (5.39%) JSP
13 11 (4.56%) JPA
14 10 (4.15%) Java EE
15 8 (3.32%) CSS3
16 7 (2.90%) SOAP
16 7 (2.90%) ActiveMQ
17 6 (2.49%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.37%) Open Source
2 9 (3.73%) NHS
3 8 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.07%) Algorithms
4 5 (2.07%) Smartcard
4 5 (2.07%) PKI
5 4 (1.66%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.66%) Online Games
6 3 (1.24%) User Experience
7 2 (0.83%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.83%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.83%) Ontologies
7 2 (0.83%) Chemistry
7 2 (0.83%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.83%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.41%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.41%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 56 (23.24%) Linux
2 43 (17.84%) UNIX
3 28 (11.62%) Mac OS X
4 11 (4.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.49%) Windows
6 5 (2.07%) CentOS
7 4 (1.66%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.66%) Solaris
8 3 (1.24%) AIX
9 2 (0.83%) HPUX
9 2 (0.83%) Android
10 1 (0.41%) Debian
10 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (48.55%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (19.92%) Configuration Management
3 43 (17.84%) TDD
4 42 (17.43%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (15.35%) Mentoring
6 35 (14.52%) Web Design
7 30 (12.45%) MVC
8 28 (11.62%) DevOps
8 28 (11.62%) Responsive Web Design
9 25 (10.37%) Software Engineering
10 23 (9.54%) OO
11 20 (8.30%) Web Application Development
12 19 (7.88%) Enterprise Architecture
13 18 (7.47%) Test Automation
14 17 (7.05%) BDD
15 16 (6.64%) ATDD
15 16 (6.64%) Refactoring
16 14 (5.81%) Scrum
17 12 (4.98%) Service Management
17 12 (4.98%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 45 (18.67%) Ruby
2 40 (16.60%) SQL
3 35 (14.52%) PHP
4 32 (13.28%) C#
4 32 (13.28%) JavaScript
4 32 (13.28%) Python
5 10 (4.15%) Scala
5 10 (4.15%) C++
6 9 (3.73%) C
7 8 (3.32%) Perl
7 8 (3.32%) VB
8 5 (2.07%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.24%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.24%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.83%) SPARQL
11 1 (0.41%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.41%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (14.52%) Security Cleared
2 18 (7.47%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.66%) Degree
4 3 (1.24%) ISEB
5 2 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.83%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.15%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (1.24%) Xen
1 3 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (12.03%) Puppet
2 7 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.49%) OpenIDM
4 3 (1.24%) Graphite
5 2 (0.83%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.41%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.41%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 59 (24.48%) Oracle
2 19 (7.88%) Splunk
3 16 (6.64%) Red Hat
4 14 (5.81%) hybris
5 8 (3.32%) IBM
6 7 (2.90%) Microsoft
6 7 (2.90%) ATG
7 5 (2.07%) VMware
7 5 (2.07%) Cisco
8 4 (1.66%) Adobe
9 3 (1.24%) Google
9 3 (1.24%) Twitter
10 2 (0.83%) Percona
10 2 (0.83%) SAP
11 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.41%) Mercator
11 1 (0.41%) HP
11 1 (0.41%) BEA
11 1 (0.41%) Kony
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
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Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £340 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £330 - £380 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
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Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
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Annapurna
Rate: £475 per day
Posted: 26 days ago