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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 23 32 37
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 6 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.38% 4.05% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 4.23% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 2
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£238 £350 £208
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.14% +68.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
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
232 284 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 92.06% 95.95% 95.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 136 115
Average daily rate £310 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £60
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £375 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 39 71
Average hourly rate £15.50 £20.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.39% -36.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.88 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £40.00 £36.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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
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 21 November 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 2 £238 -32.14% 1
Hinckley - 2 - -
Java Developer
East Midlands

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (60.00%) JSP
3 8 (53.33%) Spring
4 7 (46.67%) J2EE
5 6 (40.00%) Struts
6 5 (33.33%) XML
6 5 (33.33%) XSLT
6 5 (33.33%) HTML
6 5 (33.33%) C++
6 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (33.33%) Java EE
7 4 (26.67%) Maven
7 4 (26.67%) Finance
7 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
7 4 (26.67%) C#
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
8 3 (20.00%) Oracle
8 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (20.00%) .NET
8 3 (20.00%) MVC
8 3 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (20.00%) CSS
8 3 (20.00%) Retail
8 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
8 3 (20.00%) Spring MVC
9 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (13.33%) VSAM
9 2 (13.33%) CA Endevor

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 3 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (13.33%) CICS
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) DB2
2 2 (13.33%) Adabas
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Maven
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.67%) JMeter
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (13.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) JSP
2 8 (53.33%) Spring
3 7 (46.67%) J2EE
4 6 (40.00%) Struts
5 5 (33.33%) XML
5 5 (33.33%) XSLT
5 5 (33.33%) HTML
5 5 (33.33%) Java EE
6 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
7 3 (20.00%) Spring MVC
7 3 (20.00%) .NET
7 3 (20.00%) CSS
8 1 (6.67%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
1 2 (13.33%) VSAM
2 1 (6.67%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) Solaris
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
1 1 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (20.00%) MVC
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
4 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.67%) Memory Management
4 1 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) C++
4 4 (26.67%) C#
5 2 (13.33%) COBOL
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) NATURAL
5 2 (13.33%) JCL
6 1 (6.67%) C
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) hybris