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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 5 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 167 59 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 15.15% 6.12% 6.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.87% 13.53% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 44 18
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£375 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £463 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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
508 436 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 46.10% 45.23% 35.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 325 143
Average daily rate £350 £318 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% +5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% +25.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £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 27 February 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 February 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.

1 166 (53.38%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (33.44%) HTML
3 75 (24.12%) Linux
4 74 (23.79%) Oracle
5 64 (20.58%) Configuration Management
5 64 (20.58%) TDD
6 61 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
7 59 (18.97%) MongoDB
8 58 (18.65%) Ruby
8 58 (18.65%) SQL
9 57 (18.33%) REST
10 55 (17.68%) CSS
11 54 (17.36%) J2EE
11 54 (17.36%) UNIX
12 53 (17.04%) JavaScript
12 53 (17.04%) Web Design
13 52 (16.72%) Hibernate
14 48 (15.43%) Python
15 46 (14.79%) Subversion
16 45 (14.47%) HTTP
17 44 (14.15%) PHP
17 44 (14.15%) Git (software)
18 43 (13.83%) Responsive Web Design
19 41 (13.18%) XML
19 41 (13.18%) Mac OS X
20 39 (12.54%) Security Cleared
20 39 (12.54%) Open Source
20 39 (12.54%) Relational Database
21 38 (12.22%) Mentoring
22 37 (11.90%) Spring

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 15 (4.82%) Apache
2 14 (4.50%) Node.js
3 11 (3.54%) Tomcat
4 10 (3.22%) Apache Solr
5 9 (2.89%) WebSphere
6 8 (2.57%) Adobe CQ
6 8 (2.57%) WebLogic
6 8 (2.57%) JBoss
7 7 (2.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (1.93%) Apache ServiceMix
8 6 (1.93%) Oracle BPEL
9 4 (1.29%) CMS
10 3 (0.96%) nginx
10 3 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.96%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.64%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.32%) ATG Dynamo
12 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.32%) IIS
12 1 (0.32%) Jetty
Applications
1 6 (1.93%) Photoshop
1 6 (1.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.93%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.96%) Amazon S3
2 3 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.96%) SaaS
2 3 (0.96%) Route 53
3 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.32%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 45 (14.47%) HTTP
2 23 (7.40%) LDAP
3 12 (3.86%) TCP/IP
4 11 (3.54%) Firewall
5 8 (2.57%) SSL
6 6 (1.93%) DNS
7 3 (0.96%) Internet
8 2 (0.64%) ATM
8 2 (0.64%) DHCP
8 2 (0.64%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.32%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.32%) IPsec
9 1 (0.32%) SSH
9 1 (0.32%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (18.97%) MongoDB
2 39 (12.54%) Relational Database
3 30 (9.65%) PostgreSQL
4 27 (8.68%) Neo4j
5 25 (8.04%) NoSQL
6 23 (7.40%) Oracle Database
7 15 (4.82%) MySQL
8 10 (3.22%) Redis
9 7 (2.25%) Pentaho
9 7 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.93%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.61%) Riak
12 4 (1.29%) Big Data
12 4 (1.29%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.29%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.64%) SQL Server
15 1 (0.32%) DB2
15 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 46 (14.79%) Subversion
2 44 (14.15%) Git (software)
3 25 (8.04%) JUnit
3 25 (8.04%) Jenkins
4 19 (6.11%) Cucumber
5 15 (4.82%) Selenium
6 13 (4.18%) Eclipse
7 12 (3.86%) Maven
8 9 (2.89%) QuickTest Pro
8 9 (2.89%) DbUnit
9 7 (2.25%) Sahi
9 7 (2.25%) WATIR
9 7 (2.25%) JMeter
10 6 (1.93%) Ant
10 6 (1.93%) QUnit
11 5 (1.61%) JIRA
12 4 (1.29%) WebDriver
12 4 (1.29%) Hudson
12 4 (1.29%) JProfiler
13 3 (0.96%) Capybara
General
1 16 (5.14%) Finance
2 11 (3.54%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.61%) Games
4 4 (1.29%) Law
5 1 (0.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 172 (55.31%) Developer
2 109 (35.05%) Java Developer
3 28 (9.00%) Analyst
4 20 (6.43%) Senior Developer
5 19 (6.11%) Lead Developer
6 18 (5.79%) Architect
7 14 (4.50%) Agile Coach
8 13 (4.18%) Lead Java Developer
9 12 (3.86%) Senior Java Developer
9 12 (3.86%) Support Analyst
10 11 (3.54%) DevOps Engineer
11 10 (3.22%) UI Programmer
11 10 (3.22%) UI Developer
11 10 (3.22%) Test Analyst
12 9 (2.89%) Designer
13 8 (2.57%) Front-End Developer
13 8 (2.57%) ScrumMaster
14 7 (2.25%) SOA Developer
14 7 (2.25%) SOA Designer
15 6 (1.93%) Deployment Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (33.44%) HTML
2 57 (18.33%) REST
3 55 (17.68%) CSS
4 54 (17.36%) J2EE
5 52 (16.72%) Hibernate
6 41 (13.18%) XML
7 37 (11.90%) jQuery
7 37 (11.90%) Spring
8 31 (9.97%) Web Services
9 27 (8.68%) JAX-RS
10 26 (8.36%) .NET
11 17 (5.47%) Ajax
11 17 (5.47%) Spring MVC
12 16 (5.14%) CSS3
12 16 (5.14%) HTML5
13 15 (4.82%) JSP
14 14 (4.50%) RESTful
15 13 (4.18%) Mustache
16 9 (2.89%) Sass
16 9 (2.89%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.54%) Open Source
2 10 (3.22%) NHS
3 8 (2.57%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (1.93%) Client/Server
4 6 (1.93%) Smartcard
4 6 (1.93%) PKI
4 6 (1.93%) Chemistry
5 5 (1.61%) Cryptography
6 4 (1.29%) Online Games
6 4 (1.29%) Ontologies
6 4 (1.29%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.96%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.96%) User Experience
7 3 (0.96%) Thin Client
7 3 (0.96%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.64%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.64%) Life Science
9 1 (0.32%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.32%) RIA
9 1 (0.32%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 75 (24.12%) Linux
2 54 (17.36%) UNIX
3 41 (13.18%) Mac OS X
4 12 (3.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.25%) CentOS
6 4 (1.29%) Solaris
7 3 (0.96%) Android
8 2 (0.64%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.64%) HPUX
8 2 (0.64%) Windows
9 1 (0.32%) AIX
9 1 (0.32%) SUSE
9 1 (0.32%) Debian
9 1 (0.32%) Fedora
9 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (53.38%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (20.58%) TDD
2 64 (20.58%) Configuration Management
3 61 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
4 53 (17.04%) Web Design
5 43 (13.83%) Responsive Web Design
6 38 (12.22%) Mentoring
7 34 (10.93%) BDD
8 31 (9.97%) MVC
9 27 (8.68%) OO
9 27 (8.68%) Enterprise Architecture
9 27 (8.68%) DevOps
10 26 (8.36%) Software Engineering
11 25 (8.04%) Test Automation
11 25 (8.04%) Scrum
12 23 (7.40%) Web Development
13 22 (7.07%) Web Application Development
14 21 (6.75%) Automated Testing
14 21 (6.75%) E-Commerce
15 19 (6.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 58 (18.65%) SQL
1 58 (18.65%) Ruby
2 53 (17.04%) JavaScript
3 48 (15.43%) Python
4 44 (14.15%) PHP
5 33 (10.61%) C#
6 15 (4.82%) Perl
7 11 (3.54%) C
7 11 (3.54%) Scala
8 10 (3.22%) C++
9 8 (2.57%) VB
9 8 (2.57%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.25%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.29%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.29%) SPARQL
12 2 (0.64%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.64%) PHP5
12 2 (0.64%) Groovy
13 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 39 (12.54%) Security Cleared
2 19 (6.11%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.57%) VCP4
4 7 (2.25%) Degree
5 2 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.75%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (0.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 32 (10.29%) Puppet
2 9 (2.89%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.25%) OpenIDM
4 3 (0.96%) Graylog
4 3 (0.96%) Graphite
5 2 (0.64%) HAProxy
5 2 (0.64%) OpenView
6 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.32%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.32%) Ansible
6 1 (0.32%) Salt
Vendors
1 74 (23.79%) Oracle
2 22 (7.07%) Splunk
3 14 (4.50%) Red Hat
4 13 (4.18%) hybris
5 10 (3.22%) Microsoft
6 7 (2.25%) Adobe
7 6 (1.93%) Cisco
7 6 (1.93%) VMware
8 5 (1.61%) Sun
9 4 (1.29%) IBM
9 4 (1.29%) ATG
10 3 (0.96%) Akamai
10 3 (0.96%) New Relic
11 2 (0.64%) Percona
12 1 (0.32%) Google
12 1 (0.32%) Open Text
12 1 (0.32%) Mercator
12 1 (0.32%) Vignette
12 1 (0.32%) HP
12 1 (0.32%) BEA
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Rate: Up to £700 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Rate: £300 - £340 per day + 12 month contract
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: Highly Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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eCom Recruitment
Rate: From £390 to £450 per day
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Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day limited company basis
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Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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