The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 34 40 32
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.60% 0.33% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 0.35% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£248 £390 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £38.20
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.71%
Java Developer
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire 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
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
299 286 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 95.53% 93.77% 89.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 130 63
Average daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £81 £203 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 41 55
Average hourly rate £14.50 £32.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.68% +56.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer across the Leicestershire region.

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +8 2 £70 -82.05% 2
Java Developer
East Midlands

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire region that cited 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 Java Developer in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
2 6 (50.00%) JSP
3 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 5 (41.67%) XHTML
3 5 (41.67%) Maven
3 5 (41.67%) Ajax
3 5 (41.67%) jQuery
3 5 (41.67%) Liferay
4 4 (33.33%) JSTL
4 4 (33.33%) J2EE
4 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 4 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (25.00%) Open Source
5 3 (25.00%) Migration
6 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) JIRA
6 2 (16.67%) CA Endevor
6 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
6 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 2 (16.67%) Retail
6 2 (16.67%) Subversion
6 2 (16.67%) VSAM
6 2 (16.67%) Spring
6 2 (16.67%) DB2
6 2 (16.67%) COBOL
6 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (16.67%) Adabas
6 2 (16.67%) IBM

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire region that cited 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 Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) Liferay
2 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (16.67%) CICS
3 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (8.33%) Magnolia
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (16.67%) DB2
2 2 (16.67%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Maven
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) Ant
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) CSS
1 6 (50.00%) JSP
2 5 (41.67%) XHTML
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) Ajax
2 5 (41.67%) jQuery
3 4 (33.33%) JSTL
3 4 (33.33%) J2EE
4 2 (16.67%) Spring
5 1 (8.33%) Spring MVC
5 1 (8.33%) Java EE
5 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (16.67%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) MVC
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) NATURAL
3 2 (16.67%) JCL
3 2 (16.67%) COBOL
4 1 (8.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) IBM