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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 15 6 13
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs citing Java 142 150 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.04% 13.38% 11.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.36% 29.18% 27.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 101 63
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £33.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 - £31.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 - £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £36.40 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.93% -2.93%
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
635 514 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 40.45% 45.85% 42.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 367 204
Average daily rate £335 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -58.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.63 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £16.45 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 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 3 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.

1 208 (61.00%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (32.55%) HTML
3 98 (28.74%) Linux
4 95 (27.86%) Continuous Integration
5 91 (26.69%) TDD
6 86 (25.22%) JavaScript
7 77 (22.58%) Configuration Management
7 77 (22.58%) MongoDB
8 70 (20.53%) SQL
8 70 (20.53%) Oracle
9 69 (20.23%) UNIX
10 68 (19.94%) CSS
11 60 (17.60%) Web Design
12 58 (17.01%) Jenkins
13 56 (16.42%) Spring
14 55 (16.13%) HTTP
14 55 (16.13%) Git (software)
15 54 (15.84%) XML
16 51 (14.96%) Hibernate
16 51 (14.96%) Relational Database
17 50 (14.66%) Responsive Web Design
18 48 (14.08%) REST
19 47 (13.78%) Open Source
19 47 (13.78%) J2EE
20 45 (13.20%) Mac OS X
20 45 (13.20%) BDD
21 44 (12.90%) Ruby
22 39 (11.44%) Scrum
22 39 (11.44%) MVC
22 39 (11.44%) NoSQL

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 36 (10.56%) Apache
1 36 (10.56%) WebSphere
2 30 (8.80%) Tomcat
3 21 (6.16%) Node.js
4 16 (4.69%) JBoss
5 14 (4.11%) IIS
6 12 (3.52%) WebLogic
6 12 (3.52%) Jetty
6 12 (3.52%) nginx
7 11 (3.23%) Apache Solr
7 11 (3.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 8 (2.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (2.05%) Cloud Foundry
10 6 (1.76%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (1.47%) CMS
12 3 (0.88%) FileNet
13 2 (0.59%) CICS
13 2 (0.59%) Confluence
13 2 (0.59%) Oracle BPEL
14 1 (0.29%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 11 (3.23%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.88%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.59%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.59%) MS Office
4 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.16%) Cloud Computing
2 16 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.81%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (3.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (3.52%) Google App Engine
5 11 (3.23%) GitHub
6 2 (0.59%) IaaS
6 2 (0.59%) SaaS
7 1 (0.29%) PaaS
7 1 (0.29%) Route 53
7 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 55 (16.13%) HTTP
2 14 (4.11%) Firewall
3 13 (3.81%) TCP/IP
3 13 (3.81%) DNS
4 12 (3.52%) DHCP
4 12 (3.52%) FTP
4 12 (3.52%) IPsec
5 11 (3.23%) SSL
6 7 (2.05%) WAN
7 6 (1.76%) LDAP
8 4 (1.17%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.88%) Converged Networks
9 3 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (22.58%) MongoDB
2 51 (14.96%) Relational Database
3 39 (11.44%) NoSQL
4 29 (8.50%) Neo4j
5 27 (7.92%) MySQL
6 18 (5.28%) Oracle Database
7 12 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (2.93%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (2.93%) RDBMS
9 7 (2.05%) Big Data
10 6 (1.76%) SQL Server
11 5 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.17%) DB2
13 2 (0.59%) Adabas
13 2 (0.59%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.59%) CouchDB
13 2 (0.59%) Redis
13 2 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.29%) Couchbase
14 1 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 58 (17.01%) Jenkins
2 55 (16.13%) Git (software)
3 38 (11.14%) Cucumber
4 35 (10.26%) Subversion
5 23 (6.74%) JUnit
5 23 (6.74%) Eclipse
6 20 (5.87%) Maven
7 18 (5.28%) Selenium
8 10 (2.93%) HP UFT
9 9 (2.64%) Ant
9 9 (2.64%) WATIR
9 9 (2.64%) GitLab
9 9 (2.64%) Sahi
10 8 (2.35%) TeamCity
10 8 (2.35%) NetBeans
11 7 (2.05%) IntelliJ
11 7 (2.05%) Capybara
12 6 (1.76%) JIRA
13 3 (0.88%) Hudson
14 2 (0.59%) PHPUnit
General
1 21 (6.16%) Finance
2 15 (4.40%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.17%) Games
4 3 (0.88%) Retail
4 3 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.59%) Publishing
5 2 (0.59%) Banking
6 1 (0.29%) Billing
6 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 212 (62.17%) Developer
2 124 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 26 (7.62%) Analyst
4 21 (6.16%) Architect
5 17 (4.99%) Test Analyst
5 17 (4.99%) Senior Developer
6 13 (3.81%) Software Engineer
7 12 (3.52%) Agile Coach
8 11 (3.23%) UI Programmer
8 11 (3.23%) UI Developer
8 11 (3.23%) Software Developer
8 11 (3.23%) Lead Developer
8 11 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
9 10 (2.93%) Java Software Engineer
9 10 (2.93%) ScrumMaster
10 9 (2.64%) QA Analyst
10 9 (2.64%) Lead Java Developer
11 8 (2.35%) C Developer
11 8 (2.35%) Front-End Developer
12 7 (2.05%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (32.55%) HTML
2 68 (19.94%) CSS
3 56 (16.42%) Spring
4 54 (15.84%) XML
5 51 (14.96%) Hibernate
6 48 (14.08%) REST
7 47 (13.78%) J2EE
8 37 (10.85%) .NET
8 37 (10.85%) Web Services
9 34 (9.97%) jQuery
10 33 (9.68%) JAX-RS
11 29 (8.50%) RESTful
11 29 (8.50%) Spring MVC
12 27 (7.92%) CSS3
13 25 (7.33%) HTML5
14 20 (5.87%) JSP
15 18 (5.28%) Sass
16 16 (4.69%) Servlets
17 12 (3.52%) Java EE
17 12 (3.52%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (3.52%) Visualisation
2 11 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.05%) Chemistry
4 6 (1.76%) Cryptography
4 6 (1.76%) Client/Server
4 6 (1.76%) EPoS
4 6 (1.76%) User Experience
4 6 (1.76%) Algorithms
5 5 (1.47%) Life Science
6 3 (0.88%) Fat Client
6 3 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.88%) Data Structures
6 3 (0.88%) NHS
6 3 (0.88%) Thin Client
6 3 (0.88%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.59%) Mobile Games
7 2 (0.59%) Streaming Video
7 2 (0.59%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.59%) Ontologies
7 2 (0.59%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 98 (28.74%) Linux
2 69 (20.23%) UNIX
3 45 (13.20%) Mac OS X
4 11 (3.23%) Windows
5 9 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.17%) Android
7 3 (0.88%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.59%) CentOS
8 2 (0.59%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.59%) 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
1 208 (61.00%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (27.86%) Continuous Integration
3 91 (26.69%) TDD
4 77 (22.58%) Configuration Management
5 60 (17.60%) Web Design
6 50 (14.66%) Responsive Web Design
7 47 (13.78%) Open Source
8 45 (13.20%) BDD
9 39 (11.44%) Scrum
9 39 (11.44%) MVC
10 36 (10.56%) E-Commerce
11 34 (9.97%) Test Automation
12 33 (9.68%) Software Engineering
13 29 (8.50%) Automated Testing
13 29 (8.50%) Continuous Improvement
14 28 (8.21%) OO
15 21 (6.16%) DevOps
16 16 (4.69%) Mentoring
16 16 (4.69%) SOA
16 16 (4.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 86 (25.22%) JavaScript
2 70 (20.53%) SQL
3 44 (12.90%) Ruby
4 35 (10.26%) Python
5 29 (8.50%) C#
6 21 (6.16%) PHP
7 19 (5.57%) C++
8 16 (4.69%) Perl
9 15 (4.40%) C
10 11 (3.23%) Groovy
11 10 (2.93%) Shell Script
12 9 (2.64%) Scala
13 8 (2.35%) Bash Shell
13 8 (2.35%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.17%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.88%) PHP5
16 2 (0.59%) Lua
16 2 (0.59%) SPARQL
16 2 (0.59%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.59%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 24 (7.04%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.11%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.35%) Degree
4 5 (1.47%) BC Cleared
4 5 (1.47%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.29%) ISEB
6 1 (0.29%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.80%) QA
System Software
1 22 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (3.52%) Xen
3 3 (0.88%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 32 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
2 30 (8.80%) Puppet
3 13 (3.81%) Ansible
4 7 (2.05%) Graylog
5 2 (0.59%) Salt
5 2 (0.59%) OpenView
6 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.29%) Nagios
6 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.29%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.29%) OpenIDM
6 1 (0.29%) StatsD
Vendors
1 70 (20.53%) Oracle
2 22 (6.45%) VMware
3 18 (5.28%) Microsoft
3 18 (5.28%) Adobe
4 15 (4.40%) Google
5 12 (3.52%) hybris
5 12 (3.52%) Red Hat
6 10 (2.93%) IBM
7 7 (2.05%) New Relic
7 7 (2.05%) Akamai
8 6 (1.76%) Sun
9 4 (1.17%) Splunk
10 1 (0.29%) Tableau
10 1 (0.29%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.29%) Teradata
10 1 (0.29%) Citrix
10 1 (0.29%) BEA
10 1 (0.29%) Lotus
10 1 (0.29%) ATG
10 1 (0.29%) OpenText
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: C£350-£400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £315 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates - 3 Months initially
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago