The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Leeds region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 8 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 107 96 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 10.06% 10.58% 9.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.91% 25.46% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 60 64
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £250 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £440 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £43.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.94% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
413 377 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 38.82% 41.57% 46.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 217 342
Average daily rate £320 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £37.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.91% +122.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £27.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014, 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 70 (27.34%) SQL
2 65 (25.39%) Spring
3 56 (21.88%) PHP
4 53 (20.70%) JavaScript
5 52 (20.31%) HTML
5 52 (20.31%) J2EE
6 50 (19.53%) Oracle
6 50 (19.53%) TDD
6 50 (19.53%) jQuery
7 49 (19.14%) CSS
8 46 (17.97%) MVC
9 45 (17.58%) Hibernate
10 43 (16.80%) XML
11 39 (15.23%) C#
12 37 (14.45%) OO
12 37 (14.45%) Software Engineering
13 36 (14.06%) Maven
13 36 (14.06%) Enterprise Software
14 35 (13.67%) Finance
14 35 (13.67%) Agile Software Development
15 34 (13.28%) Scrum
15 34 (13.28%) BDD
16 33 (12.89%) Tomcat
17 32 (12.50%) Linux
18 31 (12.11%) .NET
19 28 (10.94%) PL/SQL
20 27 (10.55%) Apache
20 27 (10.55%) QA
21 26 (10.16%) JSP
21 26 (10.16%) Open Source

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 33 (12.89%) Tomcat
2 27 (10.55%) Apache
3 24 (9.38%) WebLogic
4 12 (4.69%) Apache Solr
5 8 (3.13%) IIS
6 7 (2.73%) CMS
7 5 (1.95%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.56%) MQSeries
8 4 (1.56%) Apache ServiceMix
9 3 (1.17%) nginx
9 3 (1.17%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (1.17%) Confluence
10 2 (0.78%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.78%) LiveCycle
11 1 (0.39%) AquaLogic Service Bus
11 1 (0.39%) Mule
11 1 (0.39%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Portal
11 1 (0.39%) TIBCO EMS
11 1 (0.39%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 7 (2.73%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.95%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.39%) SaaS
3 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.39%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.86%) OpenLDAP
2 6 (2.34%) HTTP
3 4 (1.56%) Firewall
4 3 (1.17%) FTP
4 3 (1.17%) LAN
4 3 (1.17%) WAN
5 2 (0.78%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.78%) DNS
6 1 (0.39%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.39%) SSH
6 1 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.39%) Wireless
6 1 (0.39%) 2G
6 1 (0.39%) Internet
6 1 (0.39%) SSL
6 1 (0.39%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.39%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.42%) SQL Server
1 19 (7.42%) Oracle Database
2 18 (7.03%) Redis
2 18 (7.03%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (5.86%) MySQL
4 10 (3.91%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (3.52%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (2.73%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.95%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.56%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.17%) SQLPlus
10 3 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.78%) QlikView
11 2 (0.78%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 1 (0.39%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 36 (14.06%) Maven
2 21 (8.20%) Selenium
2 21 (8.20%) Git (software)
3 19 (7.42%) JUnit
4 17 (6.64%) JMeter
5 14 (5.47%) Cucumber
6 13 (5.08%) Subversion
7 11 (4.30%) WebDriver
8 10 (3.91%) Jenkins
9 9 (3.52%) SoapUI
10 8 (3.13%) Eclipse
10 8 (3.13%) JIRA
10 8 (3.13%) JBehave
11 7 (2.73%) TeamCity
12 5 (1.95%) PhoneGap
12 5 (1.95%) Hudson
12 5 (1.95%) NUnit
13 4 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
14 3 (1.17%) DbUnit
15 2 (0.78%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 35 (13.67%) Finance
2 12 (4.69%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.17%) Banking
4 2 (0.78%) Marketing
5 1 (0.39%) Retail
5 1 (0.39%) Electronics
5 1 (0.39%) Automotive
5 1 (0.39%) Law
5 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 147 (57.42%) Developer
2 83 (32.42%) Java Developer
3 33 (12.89%) Tester
4 28 (10.94%) Architect
5 23 (8.98%) Software Engineer
6 22 (8.59%) PHP Developer
7 19 (7.42%) Java Software Engineer
7 19 (7.42%) Technical Architect
8 15 (5.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 15 (5.86%) UI Developer
8 15 (5.86%) UI Programmer
9 13 (5.08%) Functional Tester
9 13 (5.08%) Manual Tester
10 12 (4.69%) Senior Developer
10 12 (4.69%) Analyst
11 10 (3.91%) Oracle Developer
11 10 (3.91%) Senior Java Developer
12 9 (3.52%) PHP Zend Developer
13 8 (3.13%) Automation Tester
14 6 (2.34%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (25.39%) Spring
2 52 (20.31%) HTML
2 52 (20.31%) J2EE
3 50 (19.53%) jQuery
4 49 (19.14%) CSS
5 45 (17.58%) Hibernate
6 43 (16.80%) XML
7 31 (12.11%) .NET
8 26 (10.16%) JSP
9 25 (9.77%) Spring MVC
10 23 (8.98%) Java EE
10 23 (8.98%) REST
11 22 (8.59%) HTML5
11 22 (8.59%) Web Services
12 20 (7.81%) SOAP
13 19 (7.42%) CSS3
14 16 (6.25%) JMS
15 13 (5.08%) Symfony
15 13 (5.08%) Struts
16 12 (4.69%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.06%) Enterprise Software
2 26 (10.16%) Open Source
3 9 (3.52%) Mobile App
3 9 (3.52%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.52%) Reference Data
4 8 (3.13%) Data Integration
5 4 (1.56%) VLE
6 3 (1.17%) NHS
6 3 (1.17%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.78%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.78%) Statistics
7 2 (0.78%) Graphic Design
7 2 (0.78%) iPhone
8 1 (0.39%) Animation
8 1 (0.39%) Handset
8 1 (0.39%) DTV
8 1 (0.39%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 32 (12.50%) Linux
2 17 (6.64%) Windows
3 12 (4.69%) UNIX
4 4 (1.56%) Android
4 4 (1.56%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.17%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.78%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.39%) Debian
7 1 (0.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (19.53%) TDD
2 46 (17.97%) MVC
3 37 (14.45%) OO
3 37 (14.45%) Software Engineering
4 35 (13.67%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (13.28%) Scrum
5 34 (13.28%) BDD
6 25 (9.77%) User Stories
7 22 (8.59%) Test Scripting
8 20 (7.81%) Web Design
9 18 (7.03%) Configuration Management
10 17 (6.64%) Performance Testing
11 15 (5.86%) Data Modelling
12 14 (5.47%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (5.08%) Unit Testing
13 13 (5.08%) Validation
14 12 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (4.69%) Test Automation
15 10 (3.91%) Migration
16 9 (3.52%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 70 (27.34%) SQL
2 56 (21.88%) PHP
3 53 (20.70%) JavaScript
4 39 (15.23%) C#
5 28 (10.94%) PL/SQL
6 25 (9.77%) C++
7 16 (6.25%) Ruby
8 13 (5.08%) Python
9 9 (3.52%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.95%) VB
11 4 (1.56%) C
12 3 (1.17%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 3 (1.17%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.78%) Perl
13 2 (0.78%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.39%) Scala
14 1 (0.39%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.39%) VC++
Qualifications
1 12 (4.69%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.91%) ISEB
3 6 (2.34%) Degree
4 4 (1.56%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.78%) PMP
5 2 (0.78%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.78%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.55%) QA
2 4 (1.56%) COBIT
3 3 (1.17%) SLA
4 1 (0.39%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 2 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.39%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 4 (1.56%) Puppet
2 2 (0.78%) HAProxy
2 2 (0.78%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.39%) Hyperic
3 1 (0.39%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 50 (19.53%) Oracle
2 17 (6.64%) Zend
3 16 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 14 (5.47%) hybris
5 10 (3.91%) Perforce
6 9 (3.52%) Adobe
7 8 (3.13%) Microsoft
8 7 (2.73%) IBM
9 6 (2.34%) JBoss
10 4 (1.56%) Cisco
10 4 (1.56%) Splunk
11 3 (1.17%) Twitter
11 3 (1.17%) FatWire
11 3 (1.17%) SAP
12 2 (0.78%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.78%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.78%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.78%) ATG
13 1 (0.39%) Kony
13 1 (0.39%) Capita
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