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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Java Developer
Rank 573 572 528
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -44
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 34 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.019% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.021% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 17
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£540 £500 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £340 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £680 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
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
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 17 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 22 May 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 -5 30 £540 -1.81% 13
London +1 16 £600 - 8
Leeds - 7 £425 -
West Yorkshire - 7 £425 -
Yorkshire - 7 £425 -
Surrey +8 4 £450 +24.13%
Scotland -1 4 - -
South East -12 4 £450 +26.31% 1
City of London - 4 £545 - 1
Stirling - 4 - -
Leatherhead - 4 £450 -
Essex - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £350 - 1
North East - 1 £350 - 1
Basildon - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £350 - 1

Lead Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 72 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (37.50%) TDD
3 27 (37.50%) Spring
3 27 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 25 (34.72%) Banking
5 24 (33.33%) Oracle
5 24 (33.33%) Linux
5 24 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 22 (30.56%) HTML
7 21 (29.17%) Hibernate
8 20 (27.78%) SQL
9 19 (26.39%) RDBMS
10 17 (23.61%) Web Development
11 15 (20.83%) Investment Banking
11 15 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (19.44%) User Stories
12 14 (19.44%) Web Services
13 13 (18.06%) Python
13 13 (18.06%) jMock
14 12 (16.67%) Security Cleared
14 12 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
14 12 (16.67%) OO
14 12 (16.67%) J2SE
14 12 (16.67%) OOD
14 12 (16.67%) CSS
14 12 (16.67%) Pair Programming
15 11 (15.28%) Scrum
15 11 (15.28%) J2EE
15 11 (15.28%) JMS

Lead Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (9.72%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.94%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.56%) JBoss
4 3 (4.17%) Confluence
4 3 (4.17%) Apache
5 2 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.78%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.39%) Mule ESB
6 1 (1.39%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.39%) Mule
6 1 (1.39%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) IaaS
1 1 (1.39%) GitHub
1 1 (1.39%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (1.39%) PaaS
1 1 (1.39%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) Firewall
2 3 (4.17%) AMQP
3 2 (2.78%) Internet
4 1 (1.39%) HTTP
4 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 19 (26.39%) RDBMS
3 5 (6.94%) MySQL
4 4 (5.56%) Couchbase
4 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.17%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.39%) MarkLogic
7 1 (1.39%) Triplestore
7 1 (1.39%) Mahout
7 1 (1.39%) QlikView
7 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.39%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 13 (18.06%) jMock
2 9 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 9 (12.50%) JUnit
3 7 (9.72%) Maven
4 6 (8.33%) Subversion
4 6 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 5 (6.94%) Eclipse
6 4 (5.56%) JIRA
6 4 (5.56%) Gradle
7 3 (4.17%) Mercurial
7 3 (4.17%) Mockito
7 3 (4.17%) Toad
8 2 (2.78%) Ant
8 2 (2.78%) ClearCase
8 2 (2.78%) Selenium
8 2 (2.78%) JBehave
9 1 (1.39%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (1.39%) Hudson
9 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.39%) Xcode
General
1 25 (34.72%) Banking
2 15 (20.83%) Investment Banking
3 9 (12.50%) Finance
4 4 (5.56%) Front Office
5 2 (2.78%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.39%) Advertising
6 1 (1.39%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.39%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (37.50%) Spring
2 22 (30.56%) HTML
3 21 (29.17%) Hibernate
4 14 (19.44%) Web Services
5 12 (16.67%) J2SE
5 12 (16.67%) CSS
6 11 (15.28%) J2EE
6 11 (15.28%) JMS
6 11 (15.28%) REST
7 8 (11.11%) XML
7 8 (11.11%) HTML5
8 7 (9.72%) JSP
8 7 (9.72%) SOAP
9 6 (8.33%) Ajax
9 6 (8.33%) JPA
10 5 (6.94%) jQuery
10 5 (6.94%) Spring Integration
10 5 (6.94%) Java EE
10 5 (6.94%) JSON
11 4 (5.56%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.78%) Fixed Income
3 2 (2.78%) Open Source
4 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.39%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.39%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.39%) Semantic Web
4 1 (1.39%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (6.94%) UNIX
2 5 (6.94%) Windows
3 4 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.78%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.39%) Android
5 1 (1.39%) CentOS
5 1 (1.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (37.50%) TDD
3 17 (23.61%) Web Development
4 15 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (19.44%) User Stories
6 12 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
6 12 (16.67%) OO
6 12 (16.67%) OOD
6 12 (16.67%) Pair Programming
7 11 (15.28%) Scrum
8 9 (12.50%) Configuration Management
9 8 (11.11%) Low Latency
10 6 (8.33%) BDD
11 5 (6.94%) Software Engineering
12 4 (5.56%) E-Commerce
12 4 (5.56%) Multithreading
13 3 (4.17%) Mentoring
13 3 (4.17%) Software Delivery
13 3 (4.17%) FX Algorithmic Trading
13 3 (4.17%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 72 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 20 (27.78%) SQL
4 13 (18.06%) Python
5 3 (4.17%) PHP5
5 3 (4.17%) PHP
5 3 (4.17%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.78%) C
7 1 (1.39%) SPARQL
7 1 (1.39%) Scala
7 1 (1.39%) XPath
7 1 (1.39%) XQuery
7 1 (1.39%) C#
7 1 (1.39%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.28%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.17%) Degree
4 2 (2.78%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 9 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (9.72%) Puppet
3 6 (8.33%) Ansible
4 1 (1.39%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.39%) CA LISA
4 1 (1.39%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 24 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (6.94%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.17%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.39%) ForgeRock
4 1 (1.39%) Tableau
4 1 (1.39%) Metastorm
4 1 (1.39%) ION Trading
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.39%) Sun
4 1 (1.39%) CA
4 1 (1.39%) Sybase