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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 10 16 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Contract jobs citing Java 125 80 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.57% 8.36% 6.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.22% 19.51% 16.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 41 28
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£400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £250 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +3.47%
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
443 410 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 41.02% 42.84% 41.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 278 192
Average daily rate £350 £300 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £15.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% +37.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 January 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 January 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.

1 125 (50.20%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (32.93%) HTML
3 59 (23.69%) Linux
4 57 (22.89%) Oracle
5 52 (20.88%) J2EE
6 51 (20.48%) Hibernate
7 50 (20.08%) Configuration Management
7 50 (20.08%) REST
8 48 (19.28%) Ruby
8 48 (19.28%) Continuous Integration
9 47 (18.88%) UNIX
10 44 (17.67%) TDD
11 42 (16.87%) Web Design
11 42 (16.87%) MongoDB
12 41 (16.47%) HTTP
13 40 (16.06%) CSS
14 37 (14.86%) Mentoring
15 36 (14.46%) SQL
15 36 (14.46%) Subversion
16 35 (14.06%) Security Cleared
16 35 (14.06%) JavaScript
17 34 (13.65%) C#
17 34 (13.65%) Python
17 34 (13.65%) Responsive Web Design
18 33 (13.25%) PHP
18 33 (13.25%) Mac OS X
18 33 (13.25%) jQuery
19 32 (12.85%) Relational Database
20 29 (11.65%) Puppet
20 29 (11.65%) PostgreSQL

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 12 (4.82%) Tomcat
2 10 (4.02%) WebSphere
3 9 (3.61%) Apache Solr
3 9 (3.61%) Apache
4 8 (3.21%) WebLogic
4 8 (3.21%) Adobe CQ
5 7 (2.81%) Node.js
6 6 (2.41%) JBoss
6 6 (2.41%) Apache ServiceMix
7 5 (2.01%) Oracle BPEL
7 5 (2.01%) nginx
8 3 (1.20%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.20%) Jetty
9 2 (0.80%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.80%) CMS
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.40%) ATG Dynamo
Applications
1 5 (2.01%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.01%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.80%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (1.20%) SaaS
2 3 (1.20%) Google App Engine
2 3 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.80%) Route 53
3 2 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.80%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 41 (16.47%) HTTP
2 18 (7.23%) LDAP
3 16 (6.43%) TCP/IP
4 10 (4.02%) SSL
5 9 (3.61%) Firewall
6 8 (3.21%) DNS
7 4 (1.61%) DHCP
8 3 (1.20%) IPsec
8 3 (1.20%) FTP
9 2 (0.80%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.80%) ATM
9 2 (0.80%) Internet
10 1 (0.40%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.40%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (16.87%) MongoDB
2 32 (12.85%) Relational Database
3 29 (11.65%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (10.44%) Neo4j
5 15 (6.02%) NoSQL
6 14 (5.62%) Oracle Database
7 10 (4.02%) Redis
8 6 (2.41%) Pentaho
8 6 (2.41%) MySQL
9 5 (2.01%) Riak
10 4 (1.61%) SQL Server
10 4 (1.61%) Apache Hive
10 4 (1.61%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.61%) Big Data
11 2 (0.80%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.80%) DB2
11 2 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.80%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.40%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 36 (14.46%) Subversion
2 25 (10.04%) Git (software)
2 25 (10.04%) JUnit
3 19 (7.63%) Jenkins
4 15 (6.02%) Cucumber
5 12 (4.82%) DbUnit
6 7 (2.81%) Selenium
7 6 (2.41%) JMeter
8 5 (2.01%) QUnit
8 5 (2.01%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.61%) Hudson
9 4 (1.61%) WebDriver
9 4 (1.61%) JProfiler
10 3 (1.20%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (1.20%) Maven
11 2 (0.80%) JIRA
12 1 (0.40%) Gradle
12 1 (0.40%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.40%) Ant
General
1 12 (4.82%) Finance
2 8 (3.21%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.01%) Law
4 4 (1.61%) Games
5 1 (0.40%) Banking
5 1 (0.40%) Retail
5 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 134 (53.82%) Developer
2 94 (37.75%) Java Developer
3 19 (7.63%) Agile Coach
4 18 (7.23%) Architect
5 17 (6.83%) Lead Developer
6 14 (5.62%) Senior Developer
7 13 (5.22%) Analyst
8 11 (4.42%) Lead Java Developer
9 10 (4.02%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (3.61%) Designer
10 9 (3.61%) UI Developer
11 8 (3.21%) Support Analyst
11 8 (3.21%) UI Programmer
12 7 (2.81%) SOA Designer
12 7 (2.81%) Senior Java Developer
12 7 (2.81%) Front-End Developer
13 6 (2.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 6 (2.41%) Deployment Analyst
14 5 (2.01%) SOA Developer
14 5 (2.01%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (32.93%) HTML
2 52 (20.88%) J2EE
3 51 (20.48%) Hibernate
4 50 (20.08%) REST
5 40 (16.06%) CSS
6 33 (13.25%) jQuery
7 28 (11.24%) Spring
8 25 (10.04%) JAX-RS
9 22 (8.84%) .NET
10 21 (8.43%) XML
11 20 (8.03%) Web Services
12 17 (6.83%) Spring MVC
13 16 (6.43%) Ajax
14 12 (4.82%) JSP
15 10 (4.02%) HTML5
16 9 (3.61%) SOAP
16 9 (3.61%) Java EE
16 9 (3.61%) JPA
17 8 (3.21%) CSS3
18 7 (2.81%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.64%) Open Source
2 7 (2.81%) NHS
3 6 (2.41%) Client/Server
3 6 (2.41%) Algorithms
4 5 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.01%) Smartcard
4 5 (2.01%) PKI
5 4 (1.61%) Ontologies
5 4 (1.61%) Chemistry
5 4 (1.61%) Online Games
6 3 (1.20%) User Experience
6 3 (1.20%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.80%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.40%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.40%) Social Media
8 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.40%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 59 (23.69%) Linux
2 47 (18.88%) UNIX
3 33 (13.25%) Mac OS X
4 11 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.01%) CentOS
6 4 (1.61%) Solaris
7 3 (1.20%) AIX
8 2 (0.80%) Android
8 2 (0.80%) HPUX
8 2 (0.80%) Windows
9 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (50.20%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (20.08%) Configuration Management
3 48 (19.28%) Continuous Integration
4 44 (17.67%) TDD
5 42 (16.87%) Web Design
6 37 (14.86%) Mentoring
7 34 (13.65%) Responsive Web Design
8 29 (11.65%) MVC
9 28 (11.24%) DevOps
10 25 (10.04%) Software Engineering
11 24 (9.64%) OO
12 22 (8.84%) Web Application Development
13 20 (8.03%) Enterprise Architecture
14 19 (7.63%) Test Automation
15 17 (6.83%) Refactoring
15 17 (6.83%) ATDD
16 16 (6.43%) BDD
16 16 (6.43%) Web Development
17 13 (5.22%) E-Commerce
17 13 (5.22%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 48 (19.28%) Ruby
2 36 (14.46%) SQL
3 35 (14.06%) JavaScript
4 34 (13.65%) C#
4 34 (13.65%) Python
5 33 (13.25%) PHP
6 10 (4.02%) Scala
7 9 (3.61%) C
7 9 (3.61%) C++
7 9 (3.61%) Perl
8 8 (3.21%) VB
9 4 (1.61%) SPARQL
10 3 (1.20%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.20%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.80%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.40%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 35 (14.06%) Security Cleared
2 17 (6.83%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.20%) Degree
4 2 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.40%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.21%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (1.20%) Xen
1 3 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (11.65%) Puppet
2 7 (2.81%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.41%) OpenIDM
4 3 (1.20%) Graphite
5 2 (0.80%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.40%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 57 (22.89%) Oracle
2 19 (7.63%) Splunk
3 13 (5.22%) hybris
4 12 (4.82%) Red Hat
5 8 (3.21%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.01%) ATG
6 5 (2.01%) Cisco
6 5 (2.01%) IBM
6 5 (2.01%) VMware
7 4 (1.61%) Adobe
8 3 (1.20%) Google
9 2 (0.80%) SAP
9 2 (0.80%) Percona
10 1 (0.40%) Twitter
10 1 (0.40%) BEA
10 1 (0.40%) HP
10 1 (0.40%) Mercator
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