The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lead Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Java Developer
Rank 404 390 396
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 24 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.097% 0.11% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.100%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 29 20
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£500 £575 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £425 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £725 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £260 £450
% change year-on-year
+53.84% -42.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Lead Java Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22739 23586 23114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.30% 93.10% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16017 16273 15398
Average daily rate £425 £433 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% -1.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 458 404 543
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.80 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.91% -3.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £44.62 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Lead Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Lead Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Lead Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Lead Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

Lead Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Java Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Lead Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Lead Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Lead Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Lead Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Java Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
City of London +19 3 £475 -9.52%
Hammersmith - - - -
Lead Java Developer
England

Lead Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Lead 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 Lead Java Developer in their job title.

1 38 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (44.74%) Spring
4 13 (34.21%) HTML
5 11 (28.95%) Finance
5 11 (28.95%) TDD
5 11 (28.95%) Banking
6 10 (26.32%) Scrum
7 9 (23.68%) JBoss
7 9 (23.68%) Hibernate
8 8 (21.05%) OO
8 8 (21.05%) Oracle
9 7 (18.42%) J2EE
9 7 (18.42%) E-Commerce
9 7 (18.42%) Front Office
9 7 (18.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (18.42%) Subversion
9 7 (18.42%) Spring MVC
9 7 (18.42%) Multithreading
9 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
9 7 (18.42%) REST
10 6 (15.79%) HTML5
10 6 (15.79%) Low Latency
10 6 (15.79%) MVC
10 6 (15.79%) Linux
10 6 (15.79%) SQL
10 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
11 5 (13.16%) CSS
11 5 (13.16%) UNIX
11 5 (13.16%) SOAP

Lead Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Lead 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 Lead Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (23.68%) JBoss
2 3 (7.89%) Apache
2 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.26%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.63%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.63%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) HTTP
2 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.26%) Internet
2 2 (5.26%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) MongoDB
1 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.89%) Neo4j
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.26%) MySQL
4 1 (2.63%) Big Data
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Subversion
1 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.53%) JIRA
3 3 (7.89%) Maven
3 3 (7.89%) NUnit
3 3 (7.89%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.26%) Ant
4 2 (5.26%) CruiseControl
4 2 (5.26%) StarTeam
4 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.26%) Selenium
4 2 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (5.26%) ClearCase
4 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.63%) RSpec
5 1 (2.63%) Moq
5 1 (2.63%) Mockito
5 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.63%) Hudson
5 1 (2.63%) Redmine
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
1 11 (28.95%) Banking
2 7 (18.42%) Front Office
3 3 (7.89%) Back Office
3 3 (7.89%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) Spring
2 13 (34.21%) HTML
3 9 (23.68%) Hibernate
4 7 (18.42%) Spring MVC
4 7 (18.42%) J2EE
4 7 (18.42%) REST
5 6 (15.79%) HTML5
6 5 (13.16%) CSS
6 5 (13.16%) SOAP
7 4 (10.53%) Web Services
7 4 (10.53%) JAX-RS
8 3 (7.89%) CSS3
8 3 (7.89%) XML
8 3 (7.89%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (7.89%) Apache Axis
8 3 (7.89%) RESTful
9 2 (5.26%) Smart GWT
9 2 (5.26%) GWT
9 2 (5.26%) DOM
9 2 (5.26%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (10.53%) Fixed Income
3 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.26%) VWAP
3 2 (5.26%) Credit Risk
3 2 (5.26%) Market Risk
3 2 (5.26%) Open Source
3 2 (5.26%) TWAP
3 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.26%) User Experience
3 2 (5.26%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Linux
2 5 (13.16%) UNIX
3 4 (10.53%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.95%) TDD
3 10 (26.32%) Scrum
4 8 (21.05%) OO
5 7 (18.42%) E-Commerce
5 7 (18.42%) Multithreading
6 6 (15.79%) MVC
6 6 (15.79%) Low Latency
7 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
7 5 (13.16%) Algorithmic Trading
8 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.53%) BDD
8 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
8 4 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (7.89%) Web Design
9 3 (7.89%) Release Management
9 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
9 3 (7.89%) Software Architecture
9 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
2 6 (15.79%) SQL
3 2 (5.26%) Ruby
3 2 (5.26%) C#
3 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.63%) Groovy
4 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) EMIR
2 1 (2.63%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) GridGain
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle
2 3 (7.89%) Bloomberg
3 2 (5.26%) Adobe
3 2 (5.26%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.26%) 29West
4 1 (2.63%) Informatica
4 1 (2.63%) Metastorm