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 April 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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 6 16 25
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +9
Contract jobs citing Java 150 70 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.00% 9.20% 5.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.82% 24.05% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 39 33
Average daily rate £325 £275 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
581 291 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 50.35% 38.24% 37.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 170 221
Average daily rate £320 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 8
Average hourly rate £25.75 £13.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.07% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.18 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £21.45 £48.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Java
West Yorkshire

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 April 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 April 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 75 (32.89%) SQL
2 62 (27.19%) Spring
3 60 (26.32%) Oracle
3 60 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 58 (25.44%) HTML
5 50 (21.93%) XML
6 48 (21.05%) J2EE
7 47 (20.61%) CSS
8 43 (18.86%) PHP
8 43 (18.86%) jQuery
9 40 (17.54%) TDD
10 38 (16.67%) MVC
11 37 (16.23%) PL/SQL
12 36 (15.79%) OO
13 35 (15.35%) Agile Software Development
13 35 (15.35%) Maven
14 33 (14.47%) Hibernate
14 33 (14.47%) Scrum
14 33 (14.47%) Web Services
14 33 (14.47%) Linux
15 30 (13.16%) HTML5
16 27 (11.84%) .NET
16 27 (11.84%) JSP
16 27 (11.84%) Java EE
17 26 (11.40%) SOAP
17 26 (11.40%) C#
18 25 (10.96%) SQL Server
18 25 (10.96%) Struts
18 25 (10.96%) UNIX
18 25 (10.96%) Git (software)

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 23 (10.09%) WebLogic
2 14 (6.14%) Tomcat
3 9 (3.95%) Apache
3 9 (3.95%) Apache Solr
4 8 (3.51%) IIS
5 7 (3.07%) CMS
6 5 (2.19%) Mule
7 4 (1.75%) Node.js
7 4 (1.75%) nginx
7 4 (1.75%) Apache ServiceMix
7 4 (1.75%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.88%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.88%) Confluence
8 2 (0.88%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (0.88%) LiveCycle
9 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (0.44%) AquaLogic Service Bus
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.44%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.44%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 6 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.19%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.44%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.63%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.44%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (1.75%) Amazon S3
1 4 (1.75%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.32%) Firewall
2 1 (0.44%) 2G
2 1 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.44%) FTP
2 1 (0.44%) HTTP
2 1 (0.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.96%) SQL Server
1 25 (10.96%) Oracle Database
2 15 (6.58%) MySQL
3 13 (5.70%) Oracle Reports
3 13 (5.70%) Oracle Database 10g
4 10 (4.39%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (3.95%) Relational Database
6 8 (3.51%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (3.07%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.75%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (1.32%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.32%) CouchDB
9 3 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.88%) SQLPlus
10 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.88%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 2 (0.88%) Jackrabbit
10 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 35 (15.35%) Maven
2 25 (10.96%) Git (software)
3 21 (9.21%) JUnit
4 19 (8.33%) Subversion
5 13 (5.70%) Selenium
6 11 (4.82%) PhoneGap
7 9 (3.95%) Eclipse
8 8 (3.51%) Jenkins
9 7 (3.07%) WebDriver
9 7 (3.07%) TeamCity
9 7 (3.07%) NUnit
10 6 (2.63%) Toad
11 5 (2.19%) JIRA
11 5 (2.19%) Cucumber
11 5 (2.19%) Hudson
12 4 (1.75%) JMeter
12 4 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (1.32%) Visual Studio
13 3 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
13 3 (1.32%) SoapUI
General
1 24 (10.53%) Finance
2 14 (6.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.75%) Retail
4 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.88%) Publishing
5 1 (0.44%) Games
5 1 (0.44%) Banking
5 1 (0.44%) Electronics
5 1 (0.44%) Automotive
5 1 (0.44%) Law
5 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 153 (67.11%) Developer
2 79 (34.65%) Java Developer
3 22 (9.65%) PHP Developer
4 17 (7.46%) Tester
5 16 (7.02%) UI Developer
6 15 (6.58%) UI Programmer
7 13 (5.70%) Analyst
8 12 (5.26%) Software Engineer
8 12 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
9 11 (4.82%) Functional Tester
9 11 (4.82%) Manual Tester
10 10 (4.39%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 9 (3.95%) Senior Developer
12 8 (3.51%) Consultant
12 8 (3.51%) Mobile Developer
13 7 (3.07%) Oracle Developer
14 6 (2.63%) Architect
14 6 (2.63%) PHP Zend Developer
15 5 (2.19%) SQL Developer
15 5 (2.19%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (27.19%) Spring
2 58 (25.44%) HTML
3 50 (21.93%) XML
4 48 (21.05%) J2EE
5 47 (20.61%) CSS
6 43 (18.86%) jQuery
7 33 (14.47%) Web Services
7 33 (14.47%) Hibernate
8 30 (13.16%) HTML5
9 27 (11.84%) Java EE
9 27 (11.84%) JSP
9 27 (11.84%) .NET
10 26 (11.40%) SOAP
11 25 (10.96%) Struts
12 22 (9.65%) REST
13 19 (8.33%) CSS3
14 18 (7.89%) Spring MVC
15 15 (6.58%) JMS
16 14 (6.14%) Apache Camel
17 13 (5.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.09%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (7.89%) Open Source
3 13 (5.70%) Mobile App
4 11 (4.82%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.07%) 3D Graphics
6 6 (2.63%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.75%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.75%) Social Media
8 3 (1.32%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.32%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.44%) Statistics
9 1 (0.44%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.44%) iPhone
9 1 (0.44%) NHS
9 1 (0.44%) DTV
9 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (14.47%) Linux
2 25 (10.96%) UNIX
3 18 (7.89%) Windows
4 4 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (1.75%) Android
4 4 (1.75%) BlackBerry OS
4 4 (1.75%) Windows Phone
5 3 (1.32%) Solaris
5 3 (1.32%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.88%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.88%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (17.54%) TDD
2 38 (16.67%) MVC
3 36 (15.79%) OO
4 35 (15.35%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (14.47%) Scrum
6 23 (10.09%) Software Engineering
7 22 (9.65%) BDD
8 19 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (7.89%) Web Design
9 18 (7.89%) Configuration Management
10 17 (7.46%) Test Scripting
10 17 (7.46%) User Stories
11 12 (5.26%) OOP
12 11 (4.82%) Unit Testing
13 10 (4.39%) Migration
14 9 (3.95%) Data Modelling
15 8 (3.51%) ITIL
15 8 (3.51%) Integration Testing
15 8 (3.51%) Data Migration
15 8 (3.51%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 75 (32.89%) SQL
2 60 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 43 (18.86%) PHP
4 37 (16.23%) PL/SQL
5 26 (11.40%) C#
6 14 (6.14%) C++
7 13 (5.70%) Ruby
8 12 (5.26%) Python
8 12 (5.26%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.75%) XAML
9 4 (1.75%) VB
10 3 (1.32%) Perl
10 3 (1.32%) Scala
10 3 (1.32%) C
10 3 (1.32%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 2 (0.88%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.88%) COBOL
12 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.44%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (3.07%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.75%) Degree
3 3 (1.32%) ISEB
3 3 (1.32%) PMP
3 3 (1.32%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.58%) QA
2 3 (1.32%) COBIT
3 2 (0.88%) SLA
4 1 (0.44%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 2 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.44%) Sendmail
2 1 (0.44%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (2.63%) Puppet
2 3 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.88%) HAProxy
3 2 (0.88%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 60 (26.32%) Oracle
2 18 (7.89%) Zend
3 10 (4.39%) Perforce
4 9 (3.95%) hybris
4 9 (3.95%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.95%) Adobe
5 8 (3.51%) JBoss
6 7 (3.07%) Sencha
7 6 (2.63%) JD Edwards
7 6 (2.63%) SAP
8 4 (1.75%) Business Objects
8 4 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.75%) QNX
9 3 (1.32%) IBM
10 2 (0.88%) Micro Focus
10 2 (0.88%) Splunk
10 2 (0.88%) FatWire
10 2 (0.88%) BEA
11 1 (0.44%) NetApp
11 1 (0.44%) Cisco
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £280 to £330 per day depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis IT
Rate: £220.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £360 - £425 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £420 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 26 days ago