The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 95 80 70
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 4 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.29% 0.49% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.53% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +44.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £395
% change year-on-year
- +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 - £40.00
Senior Java Developer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1232 1132 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 90.79% 93.02% 96.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 860 779 385
Average daily rate £360 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 25
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.10 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +28.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £101.90 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Senior Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Java Developer in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Senior Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Java Developer across the Leeds region.

Senior Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Senior Java Developer in their job title 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 with Senior Java Developer in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 6 (50.00%) REST
4 5 (41.67%) MongoDB
4 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (33.33%) Scrum
5 4 (33.33%) Subversion
5 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 4 (33.33%) TDD
5 4 (33.33%) HTML
5 4 (33.33%) PHP
5 4 (33.33%) J2EE
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) JAX-RS
6 3 (25.00%) UNIX
6 3 (25.00%) JUnit
6 3 (25.00%) MVC
6 3 (25.00%) Mac OS X
6 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
6 3 (25.00%) jQuery
6 3 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (25.00%) Spring
6 3 (25.00%) Web Design
7 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (16.67%) JRules
7 2 (16.67%) JPA
7 2 (16.67%) Drools
7 2 (16.67%) CentOS

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Senior Java Developer in their job title 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 with Senior Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MongoDB
2 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (16.67%) Neo4j
3 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (16.67%) Pentaho
4 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Subversion
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (25.00%) JUnit
3 2 (16.67%) QUnit
3 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (16.67%) JMeter
4 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (8.33%) Maven
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (50.00%) REST
2 4 (33.33%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) J2EE
2 4 (33.33%) JAX-RS
3 3 (25.00%) jQuery
3 3 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (16.67%) JRules
4 2 (16.67%) JPA
4 2 (16.67%) Drools
4 2 (16.67%) Ajax
4 2 (16.67%) JSON
4 2 (16.67%) Apache Camel
4 2 (16.67%) RESTful
4 2 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) Mustache
5 1 (8.33%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) JSP
5 1 (8.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) PKI
1 2 (16.67%) Smartcard
2 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) UNIX
2 3 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (16.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) MVC
4 3 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (25.00%) Web Design
5 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 2 (16.67%) Workflow
6 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
6 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (8.33%) DevOps
6 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
6 1 (8.33%) Kanban
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Splunk
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco
1 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (8.33%) Vignette
2 1 (8.33%) OpenText
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