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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Java Developer
Rank 398 391 384
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 13 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.056% 0.064% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.069% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 13
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£600 £600 £600
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £425 £575
10% offered a daily rate of more than £616 £700 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £368 £355
% change year-on-year
+22.44% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00
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
21502 21611 21671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.96% 92.91% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15015 14996 14673
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 391 462
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.00 £12.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 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
City of London -3 6 £575 +2.22%
Lead Java Developer
England

Lead Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 40 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (77.50%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (55.00%) Banking
4 21 (52.50%) TDD
5 20 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 19 (47.50%) Web Development
7 18 (45.00%) Linux
8 17 (42.50%) SQL
9 15 (37.50%) Oracle
9 15 (37.50%) Relational Database
10 14 (35.00%) OO
10 14 (35.00%) Hibernate
11 13 (32.50%) OOD
11 13 (32.50%) Python
11 13 (32.50%) Investment Banking
12 12 (30.00%) Pair Programming
12 12 (30.00%) jMock
12 12 (30.00%) J2SE
12 12 (30.00%) RDBMS
12 12 (30.00%) User Stories
12 12 (30.00%) Technical Analysis
13 11 (27.50%) HTML
13 11 (27.50%) Web Services
14 9 (22.50%) REST
15 8 (20.00%) BDD
16 7 (17.50%) JMS
16 7 (17.50%) Finance
17 6 (15.00%) Scrum
17 6 (15.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 6 (15.00%) Low Latency

Lead Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 3 (7.50%) Confluence
2 2 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) JBoss
3 1 (2.50%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) AMQP
2 2 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 12 (30.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.50%) Mahout
4 1 (2.50%) MarkLogic
4 1 (2.50%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.50%) Triplestore
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.50%) MySQL
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) jMock
2 4 (10.00%) Gradle
2 4 (10.00%) JUnit
2 4 (10.00%) Maven
3 3 (7.50%) JIRA
3 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.50%) Mockito
3 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.50%) Mercurial
4 2 (5.00%) JBehave
4 2 (5.00%) Selenium
4 2 (5.00%) Subversion
5 1 (2.50%) Ant
5 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.50%) Xcode
5 1 (2.50%) Apache Ivy
General
1 22 (55.00%) Banking
2 13 (32.50%) Investment Banking
3 7 (17.50%) Finance
4 3 (7.50%) Front Office
5 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.50%) Advertising
6 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.00%) Hibernate
2 12 (30.00%) J2SE
3 11 (27.50%) HTML
3 11 (27.50%) Web Services
4 9 (22.50%) REST
5 7 (17.50%) JMS
6 5 (12.50%) Spring
6 5 (12.50%) JSP
7 4 (10.00%) J2EE
7 4 (10.00%) JSON
7 4 (10.00%) SOAP
8 3 (7.50%) Java EE
8 3 (7.50%) HTML5
8 3 (7.50%) Ultra Messaging
8 3 (7.50%) CSS
9 2 (5.00%) XML
9 2 (5.00%) Ajax
9 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
9 2 (5.00%) RESTful
10 1 (2.50%) Apache Jena
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.50%) Fixed Income
2 1 (2.50%) Tandem
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Semantic Web
2 1 (2.50%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) Windows
3 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.50%) Android
5 1 (2.50%) UNIX
5 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (77.50%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (52.50%) TDD
3 19 (47.50%) Web Development
4 14 (35.00%) OO
5 13 (32.50%) OOD
6 12 (30.00%) Pair Programming
6 12 (30.00%) User Stories
6 12 (30.00%) Technical Analysis
7 8 (20.00%) BDD
8 6 (15.00%) Low Latency
8 6 (15.00%) Scrum
9 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (10.00%) API Design
10 3 (7.50%) Multithreading
10 3 (7.50%) Software Delivery
10 3 (7.50%) FX Algorithmic Trading
10 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
10 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
10 3 (7.50%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (42.50%) SQL
4 13 (32.50%) Python
5 2 (5.00%) C
6 1 (2.50%) C++
6 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.50%) XQuery
6 1 (2.50%) Ruby
6 1 (2.50%) XPath
6 1 (2.50%) SPARQL
6 1 (2.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) Sun Certification
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
2 3 (7.50%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.50%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.50%) Sybase
3 1 (2.50%) Sun
3 1 (2.50%) CA