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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Java Developer
Rank 579 556 550
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 47 56 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.11% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.11% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 46 26
Average daily rate £563 £518 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -5.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £376 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £685 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
48618 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31219 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 9 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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -12 46 £575 +11.11% 23
London +17 41 £575 +4.54% 14
City of London +34 5 £575 -10.50% 3
Croydon -7 4 £400 -
East Midlands - 3 - -
Nottingham - 3 - -
Nottinghamshire - 3 - -
North East - 1 - - 1
Harrow - 1 £425 -

Lead Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 102 (100.00%) Java
2 63 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (45.10%) Spring
4 37 (36.27%) TDD
5 31 (30.39%) Scrum
6 26 (25.49%) Finance
6 26 (25.49%) Hibernate
7 25 (24.51%) BDD
7 25 (24.51%) REST
8 23 (22.55%) RESTful
9 22 (21.57%) JavaScript
10 21 (20.59%) Web Services
11 20 (19.61%) SQL
12 19 (18.63%) HTML
12 19 (18.63%) AngularJS
13 18 (17.65%) XML
13 18 (17.65%) J2EE
13 18 (17.65%) JUnit
13 18 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
14 16 (15.69%) Oracle
14 16 (15.69%) Linux
14 16 (15.69%) OO
14 16 (15.69%) Mentoring
15 15 (14.71%) NoSQL
16 14 (13.73%) JIRA
16 14 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (13.73%) Banking
16 14 (13.73%) Maven
17 13 (12.75%) Tomcat
17 13 (12.75%) HTML5

Lead Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 13 (12.75%) Tomcat
2 11 (10.78%) Apache
3 9 (8.82%) JBoss
3 9 (8.82%) Node.js
4 7 (6.86%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.90%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (3.92%) WildFly
7 3 (2.94%) CMS
7 3 (2.94%) Confluence
7 3 (2.94%) GemFire
7 3 (2.94%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.96%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.96%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.98%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.98%) Jetty
9 1 (0.98%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.98%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.98%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Business Applications
1 4 (3.92%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.98%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.96%) GitHub
3 1 (0.98%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.90%) LDAP
2 3 (2.94%) HTTP
2 3 (2.94%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.98%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (0.98%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (14.71%) NoSQL
3 12 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 10 (9.80%) MongoDB
5 7 (6.86%) DB2
5 7 (6.86%) MySQL
6 6 (5.88%) Oracle Database
7 5 (4.90%) RDBMS
7 5 (4.90%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.94%) Big Data
9 2 (1.96%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.98%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.98%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.98%) DataStage
10 1 (0.98%) MarkLogic
10 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.98%) SQLite
10 1 (0.98%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 18 (17.65%) JUnit
2 14 (13.73%) JIRA
2 14 (13.73%) Maven
3 11 (10.78%) Git (software)
4 10 (9.80%) Subversion
5 8 (7.84%) Jenkins
6 7 (6.86%) Mockito
7 6 (5.88%) Cucumber
7 6 (5.88%) Gradle
8 5 (4.90%) Artifactory
8 5 (4.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (4.90%) Grunt
8 5 (4.90%) Selenium
9 4 (3.92%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (3.92%) Protractor
9 4 (3.92%) SonarQube
10 3 (2.94%) Flyway
11 2 (1.96%) JMeter
11 2 (1.96%) TestNG
12 1 (0.98%) NetBeans
General
1 26 (25.49%) Finance
2 14 (13.73%) Banking
3 9 (8.82%) Investment Banking
4 7 (6.86%) Front Office
5 4 (3.92%) Retail
5 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.98%) Automotive
6 1 (0.98%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (45.10%) Spring
2 26 (25.49%) Hibernate
3 25 (24.51%) REST
4 23 (22.55%) RESTful
5 21 (20.59%) Web Services
6 19 (18.63%) AngularJS
6 19 (18.63%) HTML
7 18 (17.65%) J2EE
7 18 (17.65%) XML
8 13 (12.75%) HTML5
9 12 (11.76%) CSS
10 11 (10.78%) Java EE
10 11 (10.78%) JMS
11 10 (9.80%) Apache Camel
12 9 (8.82%) JSON
12 9 (8.82%) Spring MVC
13 8 (7.84%) jQuery
13 8 (7.84%) SOAP
14 7 (6.86%) Drools
14 7 (6.86%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.86%) User Experience
2 5 (4.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.92%) Fixed Income
4 3 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.96%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.96%) Equities
6 1 (0.98%) Blog
6 1 (0.98%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.98%) Derivative
6 1 (0.98%) Linked Data
6 1 (0.98%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.98%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.98%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.69%) Linux
2 10 (9.80%) Unix
3 1 (0.98%) Android
3 1 (0.98%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.98%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (36.27%) TDD
3 31 (30.39%) Scrum
4 25 (24.51%) BDD
5 16 (15.69%) Mentoring
5 16 (15.69%) OO
6 14 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (11.76%) Microservices
7 12 (11.76%) Open Source
8 10 (9.80%) MVC
9 8 (7.84%) API Design
9 8 (7.84%) OOD
9 8 (7.84%) SOA
10 7 (6.86%) SDLC
10 7 (6.86%) Web Development
11 6 (5.88%) CQRS
11 6 (5.88%) Domain-Driven Design
11 6 (5.88%) Pair Programming
11 6 (5.88%) Unit Testing
12 5 (4.90%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 102 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (21.57%) JavaScript
3 20 (19.61%) SQL
4 11 (10.78%) Scala
5 8 (7.84%) Perl
5 8 (7.84%) Python
6 7 (6.86%) C#
7 4 (3.92%) Go
7 4 (3.92%) PHP
8 3 (2.94%) C++
8 3 (2.94%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.98%) COBOL
9 1 (0.98%) Groovy
9 1 (0.98%) SPARQL
9 1 (0.98%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 1 (0.98%) XPath
9 1 (0.98%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.92%) Degree
3 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.94%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) MiFID
3 1 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (2.94%) Docker
2 1 (0.98%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.98%) HDFS
2 1 (0.98%) LXC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.98%) Mesos
2 1 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.98%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (15.69%) Oracle
2 8 (7.84%) TIBCO
3 5 (4.90%) Sybase
4 4 (3.92%) IBM
5 1 (0.98%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.98%) Calypso
5 1 (0.98%) Google
5 1 (0.98%) HP
5 1 (0.98%) Informatica
5 1 (0.98%) ION Trading
5 1 (0.98%) Rally
5 1 (0.98%) SaltStack
5 1 (0.98%) Sencha
5 1 (0.98%) webMethods
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago