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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 4 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 199 88 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 16.31% 8.01% 6.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.54% 17.32% 19.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 58 15
Average daily rate
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£375 £320 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -9.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £250 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £416 £500
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 £38.00 £41.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +20.58%
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
631 508 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 51.72% 46.27% 33.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 357 139
Average daily rate £350 £320 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.92% +90.74%
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 1 April 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 April 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.

1 213 (58.68%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (39.39%) HTML
3 110 (30.30%) Linux
4 94 (25.90%) MongoDB
5 89 (24.52%) TDD
6 87 (23.97%) UNIX
6 87 (23.97%) Configuration Management
7 86 (23.69%) Oracle
8 85 (23.42%) Web Design
9 84 (23.14%) REST
10 81 (22.31%) Hibernate
11 76 (20.94%) Responsive Web Design
12 75 (20.66%) Continuous Integration
12 75 (20.66%) HTTP
12 75 (20.66%) Mac OS X
13 72 (19.83%) Relational Database
14 66 (18.18%) SQL
14 66 (18.18%) CSS
15 63 (17.36%) JavaScript
16 61 (16.80%) Ruby
17 59 (16.25%) Git (software)
18 57 (15.70%) JAX-RS
18 57 (15.70%) Subversion
19 54 (14.88%) Neo4j
20 50 (13.77%) J2EE
20 50 (13.77%) Python
21 45 (12.40%) BDD
21 45 (12.40%) Mentoring
22 43 (11.85%) Open Source
22 43 (11.85%) XML

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 19 (5.23%) Node.js
2 18 (4.96%) Apache
3 13 (3.58%) WebSphere
4 11 (3.03%) Tomcat
5 9 (2.48%) Apache Solr
6 8 (2.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (2.20%) JBoss
7 7 (1.93%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.65%) Apache ServiceMix
8 6 (1.65%) Adobe CQ
8 6 (1.65%) Oracle BPEL
9 5 (1.38%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (1.10%) nginx
10 4 (1.10%) CMS
11 3 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.83%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.55%) Jetty
12 2 (0.55%) IIS
12 2 (0.55%) ColdFusion
13 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (1.93%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.65%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.38%) SaaS
1 5 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.83%) Amazon S3
2 3 (0.83%) Route 53
2 3 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.55%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.28%) PaaS
4 1 (0.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (20.66%) HTTP
2 20 (5.51%) Firewall
3 15 (4.13%) LDAP
4 13 (3.58%) TCP/IP
5 9 (2.48%) SSL
6 8 (2.20%) DNS
7 3 (0.83%) Internet
7 3 (0.83%) DHCP
8 2 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.55%) FTP
8 2 (0.55%) ATM
8 2 (0.55%) IPsec
9 1 (0.28%) SSH
9 1 (0.28%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (25.90%) MongoDB
2 72 (19.83%) Relational Database
3 54 (14.88%) Neo4j
4 32 (8.82%) NoSQL
5 26 (7.16%) PostgreSQL
6 23 (6.34%) MySQL
7 18 (4.96%) Oracle Database
8 11 (3.03%) Redis
9 9 (2.48%) RDBMS
10 8 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (1.93%) Pentaho
12 5 (1.38%) SQL Server
12 5 (1.38%) Big Data
12 5 (1.38%) Riak
13 4 (1.10%) Apache Hive
13 4 (1.10%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.83%) DB2
14 3 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
15 2 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
16 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 59 (16.25%) Git (software)
2 57 (15.70%) Subversion
3 37 (10.19%) Jenkins
4 23 (6.34%) Cucumber
5 22 (6.06%) JUnit
6 21 (5.79%) Eclipse
7 14 (3.86%) Selenium
7 14 (3.86%) Maven
8 8 (2.20%) Sahi
8 8 (2.20%) NetBeans
8 8 (2.20%) WATIR
8 8 (2.20%) QuickTest Pro
9 7 (1.93%) JMeter
9 7 (1.93%) Ant
10 6 (1.65%) QUnit
10 6 (1.65%) DbUnit
11 5 (1.38%) IntelliJ
11 5 (1.38%) JIRA
11 5 (1.38%) TeamCity
11 5 (1.38%) Capybara
General
1 21 (5.79%) Finance
2 12 (3.31%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.38%) Games
4 4 (1.10%) Law
5 3 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.55%) Retail
7 1 (0.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 229 (63.09%) Developer
2 158 (43.53%) Java Developer
3 24 (6.61%) Lead Developer
4 23 (6.34%) Senior Developer
4 23 (6.34%) Analyst
5 20 (5.51%) Architect
6 18 (4.96%) Lead Java Developer
7 15 (4.13%) Agile Coach
8 14 (3.86%) Senior Java Developer
9 11 (3.03%) Software Engineer
9 11 (3.03%) Software Developer
9 11 (3.03%) Test Analyst
9 11 (3.03%) Front-End Developer
10 10 (2.75%) DevOps Engineer
11 9 (2.48%) Java Software Engineer
11 9 (2.48%) UI Developer
11 9 (2.48%) UI Programmer
12 8 (2.20%) Designer
12 8 (2.20%) ScrumMaster
13 7 (1.93%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (39.39%) HTML
2 84 (23.14%) REST
3 81 (22.31%) Hibernate
4 66 (18.18%) CSS
5 57 (15.70%) JAX-RS
6 50 (13.77%) J2EE
7 43 (11.85%) XML
8 41 (11.29%) Spring
9 34 (9.37%) jQuery
10 32 (8.82%) Web Services
11 26 (7.16%) .NET
12 19 (5.23%) HTML5
13 18 (4.96%) RESTful
13 18 (4.96%) Mustache
14 17 (4.68%) CSS3
15 15 (4.13%) Ajax
15 15 (4.13%) Sass
16 14 (3.86%) Spring MVC
17 11 (3.03%) JSP
18 9 (2.48%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 43 (11.85%) Open Source
2 10 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.48%) Chemistry
4 7 (1.93%) Visualisation
4 7 (1.93%) Algorithms
5 6 (1.65%) PKI
5 6 (1.65%) Client/Server
5 6 (1.65%) Smartcard
6 5 (1.38%) NHS
6 5 (1.38%) Life Science
6 5 (1.38%) Cryptography
7 4 (1.10%) User Experience
7 4 (1.10%) Online Games
7 4 (1.10%) Ontologies
8 3 (0.83%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.83%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.83%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.55%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.55%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.28%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 110 (30.30%) Linux
2 87 (23.97%) UNIX
3 75 (20.66%) Mac OS X
4 12 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.93%) CentOS
6 4 (1.10%) Windows
7 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.55%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.55%) Android
7 2 (0.55%) HPUX
8 1 (0.28%) Solaris
8 1 (0.28%) AIX
8 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.28%) SUSE
8 1 (0.28%) Debian
8 1 (0.28%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (58.68%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (24.52%) TDD
3 87 (23.97%) Configuration Management
4 85 (23.42%) Web Design
5 76 (20.94%) Responsive Web Design
6 75 (20.66%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (12.40%) BDD
7 45 (12.40%) Mentoring
8 35 (9.64%) Scrum
9 31 (8.54%) Software Engineering
10 30 (8.26%) OO
11 29 (7.99%) MVC
12 28 (7.71%) Enterprise Architecture
12 28 (7.71%) DevOps
13 26 (7.16%) Test Automation
13 26 (7.16%) Web Development
14 24 (6.61%) E-Commerce
14 24 (6.61%) Web Application Development
15 21 (5.79%) Automated Testing
16 20 (5.51%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 66 (18.18%) SQL
2 63 (17.36%) JavaScript
3 61 (16.80%) Ruby
4 50 (13.77%) Python
5 40 (11.02%) PHP
6 35 (9.64%) C#
7 16 (4.41%) Perl
8 12 (3.31%) Scala
9 11 (3.03%) C
10 9 (2.48%) C++
10 9 (2.48%) PL/SQL
10 9 (2.48%) Groovy
11 8 (2.20%) VB
12 7 (1.93%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.10%) SPARQL
14 3 (0.83%) PHP5
14 3 (0.83%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.55%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.28%) XPath
16 1 (0.28%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 35 (9.64%) Security Cleared
2 14 (3.86%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.20%) Degree
4 2 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.28%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.89%) QA
2 1 (0.28%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.55%) iptables
2 2 (0.55%) Xen
3 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (0.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 34 (9.37%) Puppet
2 18 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (2.75%) Ansible
4 7 (1.93%) OpenIDM
5 5 (1.38%) Graylog
6 3 (0.83%) Graphite
7 2 (0.55%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.55%) Salt
7 2 (0.55%) OpenView
8 1 (0.28%) Nagios
Vendors
1 86 (23.69%) Oracle
2 17 (4.68%) Splunk
3 13 (3.58%) Red Hat
4 11 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 11 (3.03%) hybris
5 8 (2.20%) VMware
5 8 (2.20%) Adobe
6 7 (1.93%) IBM
7 6 (1.65%) Cisco
8 5 (1.38%) Sun
8 5 (1.38%) Akamai
8 5 (1.38%) New Relic
9 2 (0.55%) Percona
9 2 (0.55%) ATG
9 2 (0.55%) Google
10 1 (0.28%) Mercator
10 1 (0.28%) BEA
10 1 (0.28%) HP
10 1 (0.28%) Vignette
10 1 (0.28%) OpenText
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