The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Java Developer
Rank 582 572 534
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 31 20 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.038% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.041% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 13
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£500 £500 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £359 £455
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 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51627 49001 45588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.58% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32558 29967 26404
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1943 1955 2128
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.59 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Lead Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Lead Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lead Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Lead Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Lead Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Java Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Lead Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Lead Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Lead Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Lead Java Developer
Top 18 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 3 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
England -24 26 £475 -5.00% 14
London -13 13 £600 +2.12% 7
East of England +5 6 - -
City of London -6 6 £575 +2.22%
Essex - 6 - -
Surrey -3 4 £450 +24.13%
South East -10 4 £450 +24.13% 1
Leatherhead - 4 £450 -
Scotland +6 3 - -
Leeds - 2 £425 - 1
Glasgow - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 £425 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £425 - 2
Basildon - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £350 - 1
North East - 1 £350 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £350 - 1
Stirling - 1 - -

Lead Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 75 (100.00%) Java
2 51 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (45.33%) TDD
4 30 (40.00%) Linux
5 28 (37.33%) Relational Database
6 26 (34.67%) JavaScript
6 26 (34.67%) Banking
6 26 (34.67%) Spring
7 22 (29.33%) Oracle
8 20 (26.67%) SQL
9 19 (25.33%) Web Development
10 18 (24.00%) Hibernate
10 18 (24.00%) Web Services
10 18 (24.00%) HTML
10 18 (24.00%) RDBMS
10 18 (24.00%) User Stories
11 17 (22.67%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (22.67%) OO
12 16 (21.33%) OOD
12 16 (21.33%) Investment Banking
13 15 (20.00%) Scrum
13 15 (20.00%) REST
14 14 (18.67%) Jenkins
14 14 (18.67%) J2SE
14 14 (18.67%) JMS
15 13 (17.33%) Python
15 13 (17.33%) Finance
15 13 (17.33%) jMock
16 12 (16.00%) Pair Programming
16 12 (16.00%) Technical Analysis

Lead Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 7 (9.33%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (5.33%) JBoss
4 3 (4.00%) Apache
4 3 (4.00%) Confluence
5 1 (1.33%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.33%) IIS
5 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.33%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Office
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) Firewall
2 5 (6.67%) HTTP
2 5 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.67%) SSL
3 3 (4.00%) AMQP
4 2 (2.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (37.33%) Relational Database
2 18 (24.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (5.33%) MySQL
3 4 (5.33%) Couchbase
4 3 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.67%) DB2
6 1 (1.33%) Triplestore
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.33%) QlikView
6 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.33%) Mahout
6 1 (1.33%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 14 (18.67%) Jenkins
2 13 (17.33%) jMock
3 9 (12.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (10.67%) JUnit
4 8 (10.67%) Subversion
5 7 (9.33%) Maven
6 4 (5.33%) Gradle
7 3 (4.00%) JIRA
7 3 (4.00%) Mercurial
7 3 (4.00%) Mockito
8 2 (2.67%) Selenium
8 2 (2.67%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.67%) Ant
8 2 (2.67%) JBehave
9 1 (1.33%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (1.33%) Xcode
9 1 (1.33%) CruiseControl
9 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
General
1 26 (34.67%) Banking
2 16 (21.33%) Investment Banking
3 13 (17.33%) Finance
4 4 (5.33%) Front Office
5 2 (2.67%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.33%) Advertising
6 1 (1.33%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (34.67%) Spring
2 18 (24.00%) Hibernate
2 18 (24.00%) HTML
2 18 (24.00%) Web Services
3 15 (20.00%) REST
4 14 (18.67%) J2SE
4 14 (18.67%) JMS
5 10 (13.33%) J2EE
5 10 (13.33%) CSS
6 8 (10.67%) HTML5
7 7 (9.33%) Ajax
8 6 (8.00%) SOAP
9 5 (6.67%) JSP
9 5 (6.67%) XML
9 5 (6.67%) Middleware
9 5 (6.67%) JPA
10 4 (5.33%) jQuery
10 4 (5.33%) Java EE
10 4 (5.33%) JSON
10 4 (5.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.67%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.33%) Tandem
5 1 (1.33%) Derivative
5 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.33%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.33%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.33%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.33%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 30 (40.00%) Linux
2 10 (13.33%) UNIX
3 7 (9.33%) Mac OS X
4 5 (6.67%) Windows
5 3 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.33%) Solaris
6 1 (1.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (45.33%) TDD
3 19 (25.33%) Web Development
4 18 (24.00%) User Stories
5 17 (22.67%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (22.67%) OO
6 16 (21.33%) OOD
7 15 (20.00%) Scrum
8 12 (16.00%) Pair Programming
8 12 (16.00%) Technical Analysis
9 9 (12.00%) Configuration Management
9 9 (12.00%) BDD
10 7 (9.33%) Software Engineering
10 7 (9.33%) SOA
10 7 (9.33%) Low Latency
11 5 (6.67%) SDLC
11 5 (6.67%) Kanban
12 4 (5.33%) Multithreading
12 4 (5.33%) E-Commerce
12 4 (5.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 75 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (34.67%) JavaScript
3 20 (26.67%) SQL
4 13 (17.33%) Python
5 3 (4.00%) PHP
5 3 (4.00%) PHP5
6 2 (2.67%) Scala
6 2 (2.67%) Perl
6 2 (2.67%) C
7 1 (1.33%) C#
7 1 (1.33%) C++
7 1 (1.33%) XQuery
7 1 (1.33%) Ruby
7 1 (1.33%) XPath
7 1 (1.33%) SPARQL
7 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.00%) Degree
4 2 (2.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 11 (14.67%) Puppet
1 11 (14.67%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (8.00%) Ansible
3 1 (1.33%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 22 (29.33%) Oracle
2 3 (4.00%) Sybase
2 3 (4.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (4.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.67%) WSO2
4 1 (1.33%) Tableau
4 1 (1.33%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.33%) Sun
4 1 (1.33%) CA