The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Lead Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Java Developer
UK
Rank 560 573 539
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 35 45 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.090% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.095% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 29 62
Median daily rate £550 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £364 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
42409 47285 47247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.77% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27591 30033 29769
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1731 1882
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

Lead Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Lead Java Developer in the job title.

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 17 January 2017.

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 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Java Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +5 33 £595 +25.15% 19
London -3 21 £600 +14.28% 8
South East - 7 £525 - 2
Guildford - 3 £650 -
Faversham - 3 £525 -
Kent - 3 £525 -
Surrey - 3 £650 -
City of London -10 2 £660 +14.73% 2
East of England - 2 £613 - 2
Northern Ireland - 2 £411 -
Belfast - 1 £413 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
Manchester - 1 £340 - 3
Hertfordshire - 1 £700 - 1
Suffolk - 1 £525 -
County Antrim - 1 £413 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £700 -
Sheffield - 1 £500 -
Hampshire - 1 £425 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £500 - 1
North West - 1 £340 - 3

Lead Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, Lead Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Lead Java Developer in the job title.

1 94 (100.00%) Java
2 63 (67.02%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (53.19%) Spring
4 39 (41.49%) JavaScript
5 34 (36.17%) SQL
5 34 (36.17%) HTML
6 33 (35.11%) Hibernate
7 30 (31.91%) TDD
8 29 (30.85%) REST
9 26 (27.66%) CSS
9 26 (27.66%) XML
10 25 (26.60%) Software Engineering
10 25 (26.60%) Scrum
11 23 (24.47%) Maven
12 20 (21.28%) Banking
12 20 (21.28%) Finance
12 20 (21.28%) Linux
13 19 (20.21%) SOAP
13 19 (20.21%) Git (software)
13 19 (20.21%) SDLC
14 18 (19.15%) Open Source
15 17 (18.09%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (17.02%) BDD
16 16 (17.02%) OO
16 16 (17.02%) Tomcat
17 15 (15.96%) MVC
17 15 (15.96%) Gradle
18 14 (14.89%) Investment Banking
18 14 (14.89%) Workflow
18 14 (14.89%) RESTful

Lead Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (17.02%) Tomcat
2 9 (9.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 9 (9.57%) Apache
2 9 (9.57%) JBoss
3 7 (7.45%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (5.32%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.26%) Apache Solr
6 3 (3.19%) Apache Spark
6 3 (3.19%) Jetty
6 3 (3.19%) nginx
7 2 (2.13%) Alfresco
7 2 (2.13%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (2.13%) GemFire
7 2 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.06%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) ION MarketView
1 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.19%) GitHub
3 3 (3.19%) Google App Engine
3 3 (3.19%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.13%) PaaS
5 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.45%) HTTP
2 6 (6.38%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.06%) Firewall
3 1 (1.06%) Internet
3 1 (1.06%) LDAP
3 1 (1.06%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.70%) NoSQL
2 10 (10.64%) MongoDB
3 6 (6.38%) Big Data
4 5 (5.32%) Hadoop
4 5 (5.32%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.19%) Apache Hive
5 3 (3.19%) HBase
5 3 (3.19%) MarkLogic
5 3 (3.19%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.13%) Couchbase
6 2 (2.13%) CouchDB
6 2 (2.13%) MySQL
6 2 (2.13%) OLTP
6 2 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.13%) Triplestore
7 1 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.06%) KDB
7 1 (1.06%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.06%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 23 (24.47%) Maven
2 19 (20.21%) Git (software)
3 15 (15.96%) Gradle
4 10 (10.64%) Jenkins
4 10 (10.64%) JUnit
5 9 (9.57%) Subversion
6 7 (7.45%) Eclipse
6 7 (7.45%) JIRA
7 6 (6.38%) Mockito
7 6 (6.38%) Selenium
8 5 (5.32%) IntelliJ
9 4 (4.26%) Ant
10 3 (3.19%) Cucumber
10 3 (3.19%) jMock
11 1 (1.06%) Bitbucket
11 1 (1.06%) Hudson
11 1 (1.06%) JBehave
11 1 (1.06%) JProfiler
11 1 (1.06%) Mocha
11 1 (1.06%) SoapUI
General
1 20 (21.28%) Banking
1 20 (21.28%) Finance
2 14 (14.89%) Investment Banking
3 11 (11.70%) Retail
4 5 (5.32%) Marketing
5 4 (4.26%) Automotive
5 4 (4.26%) Publishing
6 2 (2.13%) Advertising
6 2 (2.13%) Front Office
6 2 (2.13%) Games
7 1 (1.06%) Electronics
7 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (53.19%) Spring
2 34 (36.17%) HTML
3 33 (35.11%) Hibernate
4 29 (30.85%) REST
5 26 (27.66%) CSS
5 26 (27.66%) XML
6 19 (20.21%) SOAP
7 14 (14.89%) RESTful
7 14 (14.89%) Spring MVC
8 13 (13.83%) AngularJS
8 13 (13.83%) HTML5
8 13 (13.83%) Web Services
9 12 (12.77%) J2EE
9 12 (12.77%) J2SE
9 12 (12.77%) Java EE
9 12 (12.77%) Middleware
10 10 (10.64%) JSP
10 10 (10.64%) Servlets
11 9 (9.57%) JSTL
11 9 (9.57%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.77%) Economics
2 8 (8.51%) Algorithms
3 7 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.45%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.26%) Cryptography
5 4 (4.26%) Data Structures
5 4 (4.26%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.13%) Equities
6 2 (2.13%) Fintech
6 2 (2.13%) Replication
6 2 (2.13%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.06%) BBC
7 1 (1.06%) Clustering
7 1 (1.06%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.06%) Linked Data
7 1 (1.06%) RIA
7 1 (1.06%) Semantic Web
7 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.28%) Linux
2 7 (7.45%) Unix
3 2 (2.13%) Android
3 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (67.02%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (31.91%) TDD
3 25 (26.60%) Scrum
3 25 (26.60%) Software Engineering
4 19 (20.21%) SDLC
5 18 (19.15%) Open Source
6 17 (18.09%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (17.02%) BDD
7 16 (17.02%) OO
8 15 (15.96%) MVC
9 14 (14.89%) Workflow
10 13 (13.83%) Migration
10 13 (13.83%) Pair Programming
11 12 (12.77%) Analytics
11 12 (12.77%) Data Migration
11 12 (12.77%) Data Transformation
11 12 (12.77%) Technical Analysis
12 10 (10.64%) User Stories
13 9 (9.57%) Customer Engagement
13 9 (9.57%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 94 (100.00%) Java
2 39 (41.49%) JavaScript
3 34 (36.17%) SQL
4 7 (7.45%) Python
4 7 (7.45%) Scala
5 6 (6.38%) C++
5 6 (6.38%) Groovy
5 6 (6.38%) Ruby
6 4 (4.26%) C#
6 4 (4.26%) XPath
6 4 (4.26%) XQuery
7 3 (3.19%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.19%) Clojure
7 3 (3.19%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.13%) Go
8 2 (2.13%) Rust
8 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.13%) SPARQL
9 1 (1.06%) ECMAScript
9 1 (1.06%) ES6
Qualifications
1 9 (9.57%) Degree
2 3 (3.19%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) QA
2 4 (4.26%) PA-DSS
2 4 (4.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (3.19%) Docker
2 2 (2.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (2.13%) HDFS
2 2 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.06%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.32%) Ansible
1 5 (5.32%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.26%) Puppet
3 2 (2.13%) Kibana
4 1 (1.06%) Oozie
Vendors
1 11 (11.70%) Oracle
2 9 (9.57%) Adobe
3 3 (3.19%) Google
3 3 (3.19%) MuleSoft
3 3 (3.19%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.13%) ION Trading
5 1 (1.06%) Actimize
5 1 (1.06%) Avaya
5 1 (1.06%) Cisco
5 1 (1.06%) F5
5 1 (1.06%) Genesys
5 1 (1.06%) hybris
5 1 (1.06%) IBM
5 1 (1.06%) KANA
5 1 (1.06%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.06%) SAP
5 1 (1.06%) VMware
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