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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 6 7 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Contract jobs citing Java 197 141 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.35% 12.62% 8.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.40% 30.06% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 108 42
Average daily rate £450 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £560 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £36.95 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.60% -1.46%
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
608 469 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 41.19% 41.99% 43.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 340 295
Average daily rate £425 £355 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% +18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.25 £35.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.42% +112.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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.

1 324 (66.94%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (34.71%) HTML
3 166 (34.30%) Linux
4 165 (34.09%) JavaScript
5 153 (31.61%) Spring
6 142 (29.34%) TDD
7 123 (25.41%) CSS
8 111 (22.93%) Jenkins
9 104 (21.49%) .NET
10 103 (21.28%) Maven
11 100 (20.66%) Python
12 99 (20.45%) Oracle
13 87 (17.98%) Hibernate
14 82 (16.94%) Git (software)
15 81 (16.74%) MongoDB
16 80 (16.53%) Ruby
17 79 (16.32%) DevOps
18 74 (15.29%) Security Cleared
18 74 (15.29%) C#
19 72 (14.88%) SQL
20 70 (14.46%) Scrum
21 66 (13.64%) Unix
22 65 (13.43%) HTML5
22 65 (13.43%) REST
23 64 (13.22%) NoSQL
24 62 (12.81%) J2EE
24 62 (12.81%) BDD
25 57 (11.78%) Puppet
25 57 (11.78%) Continuous Integration
26 55 (11.36%) XML

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 47 (9.71%) Apache
2 42 (8.68%) Tomcat
3 38 (7.85%) Node.js
4 35 (7.23%) Confluence
5 29 (5.99%) WebSphere
6 25 (5.17%) nginx
7 16 (3.31%) IIS
8 15 (3.10%) CMS
8 15 (3.10%) Jetty
9 12 (2.48%) JBoss
9 12 (2.48%) OpenStack
9 12 (2.48%) WebSphere Application Server
10 9 (1.86%) SharePoint
11 5 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (1.03%) Apache Solr
11 5 (1.03%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.62%) GlassFish
12 3 (0.62%) SAS
13 2 (0.41%) CloudStack
13 2 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (1.24%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.03%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.21%) InDesign
3 1 (0.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (0.21%) BigMachines
1 1 (0.21%) Eloqua
1 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.21%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 38 (7.85%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (5.58%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (3.51%) Google App Engine
3 17 (3.51%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (2.89%) GitHub
5 8 (1.65%) IaaS
6 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (9.50%) HTTP
2 35 (7.23%) Internet
3 19 (3.93%) TCP/IP
4 16 (3.31%) SSL
5 14 (2.89%) DNS
6 13 (2.69%) DHCP
6 13 (2.69%) FTP
6 13 (2.69%) IPsec
7 9 (1.86%) SNMP
8 3 (0.62%) Firewall
8 3 (0.62%) LAN
8 3 (0.62%) LDAP
8 3 (0.62%) WAN
9 2 (0.41%) Network Security
9 2 (0.41%) SMS
10 1 (0.21%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.21%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (0.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (16.74%) MongoDB
2 64 (13.22%) NoSQL
3 44 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 43 (8.88%) MySQL
5 36 (7.44%) Apache Cassandra
6 25 (5.17%) SQL Server
7 22 (4.55%) Oracle Database
8 21 (4.34%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (3.10%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (2.48%) RDBMS
11 9 (1.86%) Big Data
11 9 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (1.86%) Hadoop
11 9 (1.86%) Neo4j
11 9 (1.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 9 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (1.45%) DB2
12 7 (1.45%) Redis
13 6 (1.24%) CouchDB
13 6 (1.24%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 111 (22.93%) Jenkins
2 103 (21.28%) Maven
3 82 (16.94%) Git (software)
4 53 (10.95%) JUnit
5 51 (10.54%) JIRA
6 38 (7.85%) Subversion
7 32 (6.61%) Cucumber
8 30 (6.20%) Selenium
9 24 (4.96%) SonarQube
10 23 (4.75%) Mockito
11 22 (4.55%) Eclipse
12 17 (3.51%) Sonatype Nexus
13 16 (3.31%) Ant
14 15 (3.10%) JMeter
14 15 (3.10%) LoadRunner
15 13 (2.69%) Liquibase
16 12 (2.48%) Firebug
17 11 (2.27%) Appium
17 11 (2.27%) GitLab
17 11 (2.27%) Hamcrest
General
1 40 (8.26%) Finance
2 17 (3.51%) Games
3 11 (2.27%) Retail
4 6 (1.24%) Banking
5 5 (1.03%) Law
5 5 (1.03%) Legal
5 5 (1.03%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.62%) Marketing
6 3 (0.62%) Publishing
7 2 (0.41%) Local Government
8 1 (0.21%) Advertising
8 1 (0.21%) Electronics
8 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 327 (67.56%) Developer
2 238 (49.17%) Java Developer
3 64 (13.22%) Agile Developer
4 63 (13.02%) Architect
5 62 (12.81%) Senior Developer
6 60 (12.40%) Agile Java Developer
7 47 (9.71%) Senior Java Developer
8 33 (6.82%) DevOps Engineer
8 33 (6.82%) Digital Developer
9 26 (5.37%) JavaScript Developer
10 25 (5.17%) Technical Architect
11 24 (4.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 18 (3.72%) Java Architect
13 15 (3.10%) Analyst
14 13 (2.69%) HTML Developer
14 13 (2.69%) UI Developer
15 12 (2.48%) Applications Developer
15 12 (2.48%) Senior Agile Developer
15 12 (2.48%) Test Analyst
16 11 (2.27%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (34.71%) HTML
2 153 (31.61%) Spring
3 123 (25.41%) CSS
4 104 (21.49%) .NET
5 87 (17.98%) Hibernate
6 65 (13.43%) HTML5
6 65 (13.43%) REST
7 62 (12.81%) J2EE
8 55 (11.36%) XML
9 46 (9.50%) Web Services
10 42 (8.68%) Servlets
11 41 (8.47%) AngularJS
12 40 (8.26%) jQuery
13 37 (7.64%) RESTful
14 34 (7.02%) JSP
15 31 (6.40%) Apache Camel
16 30 (6.20%) CSS3
16 30 (6.20%) XHTML
17 29 (5.99%) JSON
18 25 (5.17%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (3.93%) User Experience
3 16 (3.31%) Mobile App
4 11 (2.27%) Online Games
5 10 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (1.86%) PKI
7 8 (1.65%) Algorithms
7 8 (1.65%) Client/Server
7 8 (1.65%) Ontologies
7 8 (1.65%) Visualisation
8 6 (1.24%) EPoS
9 5 (1.03%) Social Media
10 4 (0.83%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.62%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.62%) Blog
11 3 (0.62%) iPad
12 2 (0.41%) RIA
13 1 (0.21%) Data Integration
13 1 (0.21%) NHS
13 1 (0.21%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 166 (34.30%) Linux
2 66 (13.64%) Unix
3 55 (11.36%) Mac OS X
4 31 (6.40%) Windows
5 13 (2.69%) Android
5 13 (2.69%) CentOS
6 10 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.65%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.45%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.83%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.62%) AIX
11 2 (0.41%) HPUX
11 2 (0.41%) SUSE
11 2 (0.41%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (66.94%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (29.34%) TDD
3 79 (16.32%) DevOps
4 70 (14.46%) Scrum
5 62 (12.81%) BDD
6 57 (11.78%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (9.30%) Configuration Management
8 43 (8.88%) Open Source
9 37 (7.64%) SOA
10 35 (7.23%) Microservices
11 29 (5.99%) Web Design
12 27 (5.58%) Front End Development
13 26 (5.37%) MVC
13 26 (5.37%) Responsive Web Design
14 25 (5.17%) Test Automation
15 23 (4.75%) OO
15 23 (4.75%) Web Development
16 21 (4.34%) Kanban
17 20 (4.13%) Web Accessibility
18 19 (3.93%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 165 (34.09%) JavaScript
2 100 (20.66%) Python
3 80 (16.53%) Ruby
4 74 (15.29%) C#
5 72 (14.88%) SQL
6 44 (9.09%) C++
7 36 (7.44%) Scala
8 33 (6.82%) Perl
9 20 (4.13%) Bash Shell
9 20 (4.13%) C
10 17 (3.51%) PHP
11 12 (2.48%) Shell Script
12 11 (2.27%) PowerShell
13 10 (2.07%) PL/SQL
13 10 (2.07%) VB
14 9 (1.86%) FQL
15 8 (1.65%) SPARQL
16 7 (1.45%) R
17 6 (1.24%) CoffeeScript
17 6 (1.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 74 (15.29%) Security Cleared
2 45 (9.30%) SC Cleared
3 16 (3.31%) BPSS Clearance
4 14 (2.89%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.41%) Degree
5 2 (0.41%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.41%) ISEB
6 1 (0.21%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.21%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.20%) Disclosure Scotland
2 29 (5.99%) QA
3 4 (0.83%) WCAG
4 1 (0.21%) GPG13
4 1 (0.21%) HL7
4 1 (0.21%) WAI
System Software
1 19 (3.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (2.89%) vSphere
2 14 (2.89%) Xen
3 4 (0.83%) Docker
4 2 (0.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.41%) KVM
5 1 (0.21%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 57 (11.78%) Puppet
2 21 (4.34%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (2.69%) Bareos
3 13 (2.69%) yum
4 12 (2.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 11 (2.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 9 (1.86%) Nagios
7 8 (1.65%) logstash
7 8 (1.65%) Piwik
8 7 (1.45%) Oracle Identity Management
8 7 (1.45%) StatsD
9 5 (1.03%) Opsview
10 4 (0.83%) Salt
11 3 (0.62%) Ansible
11 3 (0.62%) Cacti
11 3 (0.62%) Graphite
12 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
12 1 (0.21%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 99 (20.45%) Oracle
2 20 (4.13%) VMware
3 19 (3.93%) Google
3 19 (3.93%) IBM
4 18 (3.72%) Microsoft
5 16 (3.31%) Red Hat
6 13 (2.69%) Atlassian
7 12 (2.48%) Adobe
8 10 (2.07%) Apigee
9 9 (1.86%) HP
10 7 (1.45%) Citrix
10 7 (1.45%) Mashery
10 7 (1.45%) Tableau
10 7 (1.45%) Teradata
11 6 (1.24%) AppDynamics
11 6 (1.24%) Dynatrace
11 6 (1.24%) New Relic
12 5 (1.03%) hybris
12 5 (1.03%) SaltStack
13 3 (0.62%) Splunk
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