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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 6 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Java 198 153 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.93% 13.28% 10.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.75% 25.67% 27.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 100 52
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 £315 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
644 596 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 48.57% 51.74% 40.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 426 190
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +123.07%
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 1 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 1 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.

1 208 (63.61%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (36.70%) HTML
3 104 (31.80%) Linux
4 81 (24.77%) TDD
4 81 (24.77%) Continuous Integration
5 77 (23.55%) Configuration Management
6 74 (22.63%) Oracle
6 74 (22.63%) MongoDB
7 72 (22.02%) JavaScript
7 72 (22.02%) Web Design
8 71 (21.71%) HTTP
9 69 (21.10%) REST
10 68 (20.80%) UNIX
11 64 (19.57%) SQL
11 64 (19.57%) CSS
12 63 (19.27%) Hibernate
12 63 (19.27%) Responsive Web Design
13 62 (18.96%) Git (software)
14 60 (18.35%) Relational Database
15 59 (18.04%) Mac OS X
16 57 (17.43%) Subversion
17 53 (16.21%) J2EE
18 51 (15.60%) Open Source
19 50 (15.29%) Jenkins
20 49 (14.98%) Ruby
21 47 (14.37%) Python
22 46 (14.07%) XML
23 43 (13.15%) BDD
24 42 (12.84%) JAX-RS
25 41 (12.54%) Spring

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 28 (8.56%) Apache
2 24 (7.34%) WebSphere
3 22 (6.73%) Tomcat
4 15 (4.59%) Node.js
5 14 (4.28%) IIS
6 13 (3.98%) nginx
7 12 (3.67%) Jetty
7 12 (3.67%) JBoss
8 9 (2.75%) Apache Solr
9 8 (2.45%) WebLogic
9 8 (2.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (2.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (1.83%) Oracle BPEL
10 6 (1.83%) Cloud Foundry
10 6 (1.83%) Apache ServiceMix
11 4 (1.22%) CMS
12 3 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.31%) ATG Dynamo
Applications
1 7 (2.14%) Photoshop
1 7 (2.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.83%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.89%) Cloud Computing
2 15 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (4.28%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (3.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (3.67%) Google App Engine
5 5 (1.53%) SaaS
6 2 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.61%) IaaS
6 2 (0.61%) Route 53
6 2 (0.61%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.31%) PaaS
7 1 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 71 (21.71%) HTTP
2 22 (6.73%) Firewall
3 21 (6.42%) TCP/IP
4 17 (5.20%) DNS
5 16 (4.89%) SSL
6 12 (3.67%) IPsec
6 12 (3.67%) DHCP
6 12 (3.67%) FTP
7 7 (2.14%) LDAP
8 2 (0.61%) Internet
8 2 (0.61%) ATM
9 1 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (22.63%) MongoDB
2 60 (18.35%) Relational Database
3 37 (11.31%) Neo4j
4 35 (10.70%) NoSQL
5 24 (7.34%) MySQL
6 19 (5.81%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (4.59%) Oracle Database
8 10 (3.06%) RDBMS
9 8 (2.45%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (2.14%) Pentaho
11 6 (1.83%) SQL Server
12 5 (1.53%) Big Data
13 4 (1.22%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.92%) Apache Hive
14 3 (0.92%) Redis
14 3 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.92%) DB2
15 2 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
16 1 (0.31%) CouchDB
16 1 (0.31%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 62 (18.96%) Git (software)
2 57 (17.43%) Subversion
3 50 (15.29%) Jenkins
4 21 (6.42%) Eclipse
4 21 (6.42%) JUnit
5 19 (5.81%) Cucumber
6 15 (4.59%) Maven
7 14 (4.28%) Selenium
8 8 (2.45%) WATIR
8 8 (2.45%) NetBeans
8 8 (2.45%) QuickTest Pro
8 8 (2.45%) Sahi
9 7 (2.14%) Ant
9 7 (2.14%) JMeter
10 6 (1.83%) IntelliJ
10 6 (1.83%) Capybara
10 6 (1.83%) QUnit
10 6 (1.83%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.83%) DbUnit
11 5 (1.53%) Hudson
General
1 18 (5.50%) Finance
2 11 (3.36%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.22%) Law
3 4 (1.22%) Games
4 3 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.31%) Banking
5 1 (0.31%) Retail
Job Titles
1 207 (63.30%) Developer
2 131 (40.06%) Java Developer
3 23 (7.03%) Senior Developer
4 22 (6.73%) Architect
5 18 (5.50%) Analyst
6 16 (4.89%) Lead Developer
7 14 (4.28%) Lead Java Developer
8 13 (3.98%) Senior Java Developer
9 11 (3.36%) Software Developer
10 10 (3.06%) Test Analyst
11 9 (2.75%) UI Developer
11 9 (2.75%) Front-End Developer
11 9 (2.75%) UI Programmer
11 9 (2.75%) Software Engineer
12 8 (2.45%) Java Software Engineer
13 7 (2.14%) SOA Developer
13 7 (2.14%) DevOps Engineer
13 7 (2.14%) QA Analyst
13 7 (2.14%) ScrumMaster
14 6 (1.83%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (36.70%) HTML
2 69 (21.10%) REST
3 64 (19.57%) CSS
4 63 (19.27%) Hibernate
5 53 (16.21%) J2EE
6 46 (14.07%) XML
7 42 (12.84%) JAX-RS
8 41 (12.54%) Spring
9 39 (11.93%) .NET
10 34 (10.40%) jQuery
11 33 (10.09%) Web Services
12 21 (6.42%) HTML5
13 19 (5.81%) RESTful
13 19 (5.81%) CSS3
14 18 (5.50%) Mustache
15 17 (5.20%) JSON
16 16 (4.89%) Sass
17 15 (4.59%) Ajax
18 14 (4.28%) Spring MVC
18 14 (4.28%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 51 (15.60%) Open Source
2 9 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.75%) Chemistry
3 8 (2.45%) Algorithms
3 8 (2.45%) Visualisation
4 6 (1.83%) PKI
4 6 (1.83%) Smartcard
4 6 (1.83%) Client/Server
4 6 (1.83%) User Experience
5 5 (1.53%) Cryptography
5 5 (1.53%) Life Science
6 4 (1.22%) Ontologies
6 4 (1.22%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.92%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.92%) NHS
7 3 (0.92%) Thin Client
7 3 (0.92%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.92%) Online Games
7 3 (0.92%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.31%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 104 (31.80%) Linux
2 68 (20.80%) UNIX
3 59 (18.04%) Mac OS X
4 11 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.14%) CentOS
5 7 (2.14%) Windows
6 3 (0.92%) Android
7 2 (0.61%) HPUX
7 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.31%) SUSE
8 1 (0.31%) Debian
8 1 (0.31%) Fedora
8 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (63.61%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (24.77%) TDD
2 81 (24.77%) Continuous Integration
3 77 (23.55%) Configuration Management
4 72 (22.02%) Web Design
5 63 (19.27%) Responsive Web Design
6 43 (13.15%) BDD
7 32 (9.79%) Scrum
8 29 (8.87%) MVC
9 28 (8.56%) Automated Testing
10 27 (8.26%) Web Development
10 27 (8.26%) OO
10 27 (8.26%) DevOps
11 26 (7.95%) E-Commerce
12 22 (6.73%) Mentoring
13 21 (6.42%) Continuous Improvement
13 21 (6.42%) Software Engineering
14 20 (6.12%) SOA
15 19 (5.81%) Enterprise Architecture
16 18 (5.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (22.02%) JavaScript
2 64 (19.57%) SQL
3 49 (14.98%) Ruby
4 47 (14.37%) Python
5 36 (11.01%) PHP
6 29 (8.87%) C#
7 17 (5.20%) Perl
8 13 (3.98%) Scala
9 11 (3.36%) C
10 9 (2.75%) C++
10 9 (2.75%) Groovy
11 8 (2.45%) VB
12 7 (2.14%) PL/SQL
12 7 (2.14%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.22%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.22%) SPARQL
14 3 (0.92%) PHP5
15 2 (0.61%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.31%) Clojure
16 1 (0.31%) R
Qualifications
1 30 (9.17%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.06%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.75%) Degree
4 2 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.31%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.95%) QA
System Software
1 18 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (3.67%) Xen
3 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (0.31%) Docker
3 1 (0.31%) iptables
Systems Management
1 32 (9.79%) Puppet
2 26 (7.95%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (3.98%) Ansible
4 7 (2.14%) OpenIDM
5 6 (1.83%) Graylog
6 2 (0.61%) OpenView
6 2 (0.61%) Salt
7 1 (0.31%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.31%) StatsD
7 1 (0.31%) Nagios
Vendors
1 74 (22.63%) Oracle
2 21 (6.42%) Microsoft
3 19 (5.81%) VMware
4 13 (3.98%) Red Hat
5 12 (3.67%) Google
6 10 (3.06%) Adobe
6 10 (3.06%) hybris
7 9 (2.75%) Splunk
8 6 (1.83%) Cisco
8 6 (1.83%) IBM
8 6 (1.83%) New Relic
8 6 (1.83%) Akamai
9 5 (1.53%) Sun
10 1 (0.31%) Percona
10 1 (0.31%) Tableau
10 1 (0.31%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.31%) Apigee
10 1 (0.31%) Mashery
10 1 (0.31%) Vignette
10 1 (0.31%) ATG
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