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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Java Developer
Rank 568 549 576
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 45 35 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.067% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.073% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 29 28
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£500 £575 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £500 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £725 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £355 £450
% change year-on-year
+14.43% -21.11%
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
52377 48215 53574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.04% 92.74% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32024 28821 29958
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2089 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 2014.

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 30 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 18 September 2014. 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 -21 43 £500 -13.04% 12
London -11 24 £575 - 3
East of England - 7 £496 - 2
West Midlands -13 4 £400 -
South West - 4 £410 - 1
City of London +23 3 £475 -13.63% 1
North West - 3 £388 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £438 - 1
Bristol - 2 £380 -
Cambridge - 2 £438 - 1
South East -4 1 £500 +40.84% 2
Hampshire -11 1 £500 +40.84%
Cheshire - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £550 -
Manchester - 1 £425 - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Reading - - - -
Redditch - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Swindon - - - -
York - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - - 1
Bracknell - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Chester - - - -

Lead Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 61 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (42.62%) Spring
3 25 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (29.51%) Hibernate
4 18 (29.51%) HTML
5 16 (26.23%) Oracle
6 12 (19.67%) Scrum
6 12 (19.67%) Finance
7 11 (18.03%) TDD
7 11 (18.03%) Banking
7 11 (18.03%) OO
8 10 (16.39%) Linux
8 10 (16.39%) XML
8 10 (16.39%) MVC
8 10 (16.39%) Spring MVC
9 9 (14.75%) Java EE
9 9 (14.75%) CSS
9 9 (14.75%) SQL
9 9 (14.75%) J2EE
9 9 (14.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (14.75%) REST
9 9 (14.75%) Relational Database
10 8 (13.11%) Oracle Database
10 8 (13.11%) Multithreading
10 8 (13.11%) E-Commerce
10 8 (13.11%) Eclipse
10 8 (13.11%) UNIX
10 8 (13.11%) JavaScript
10 8 (13.11%) Front Office
11 7 (11.48%) JBoss

Lead Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 5 (8.20%) Apache
1 5 (8.20%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.92%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (3.28%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.28%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.64%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.64%) CMS
4 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (8.20%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) HTTP
2 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.28%) Internet
2 2 (3.28%) Multicast
3 1 (1.64%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) Relational Database
2 8 (13.11%) Oracle Database
3 6 (9.84%) MongoDB
4 5 (8.20%) Neo4j
5 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
6 3 (4.92%) MySQL
6 3 (4.92%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.64%) JasperReports
8 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.64%) DTS
8 1 (1.64%) Big Data
8 1 (1.64%) MariaDB
8 1 (1.64%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Eclipse
2 7 (11.48%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.84%) Subversion
3 6 (9.84%) Maven
4 5 (8.20%) JIRA
4 5 (8.20%) Ant
5 3 (4.92%) JUnit
6 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.28%) Selenium
6 2 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (3.28%) StarTeam
7 1 (1.64%) TestNG
7 1 (1.64%) Grunt
7 1 (1.64%) DbUnit
7 1 (1.64%) Mockito
General
1 12 (19.67%) Finance
2 11 (18.03%) Banking
3 8 (13.11%) Front Office
4 3 (4.92%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.92%) Marketing
5 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.64%) Back Office
6 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.64%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (42.62%) Spring
2 18 (29.51%) HTML
2 18 (29.51%) Hibernate
3 10 (16.39%) XML
3 10 (16.39%) Spring MVC
4 9 (14.75%) Java EE
4 9 (14.75%) J2EE
4 9 (14.75%) CSS
4 9 (14.75%) REST
5 6 (9.84%) JAX-RS
5 6 (9.84%) JSP
5 6 (9.84%) HTML5
6 5 (8.20%) SOAP
7 4 (6.56%) Web Services
7 4 (6.56%) RESTful
7 4 (6.56%) Play Framework
8 3 (4.92%) Apache Camel
8 3 (4.92%) CSS3
8 3 (4.92%) Ajax
8 3 (4.92%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (9.84%) Fixed Income
3 4 (6.56%) Open Source
3 4 (6.56%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.92%) Cryptography
5 2 (3.28%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.28%) VWAP
5 2 (3.28%) User Experience
5 2 (3.28%) TWAP
6 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.64%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.64%) Derivative
6 1 (1.64%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.39%) Linux
2 8 (13.11%) UNIX
3 6 (9.84%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (19.67%) Scrum
3 11 (18.03%) OO
3 11 (18.03%) TDD
4 10 (16.39%) MVC
5 8 (13.11%) E-Commerce
5 8 (13.11%) Multithreading
6 7 (11.48%) Mentoring
7 6 (9.84%) Low Latency
7 6 (9.84%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (9.84%) Web Application Development
7 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (9.84%) SOA
7 6 (9.84%) Configuration Management
8 5 (8.20%) Web Design
8 5 (8.20%) Algorithmic Trading
8 5 (8.20%) Software Engineering
9 4 (6.56%) BDD
10 3 (4.92%) System Testing
10 3 (4.92%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (14.75%) SQL
3 8 (13.11%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.56%) Scala
4 4 (6.56%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.92%) Ruby
6 2 (3.28%) Groovy
6 2 (3.28%) C#
6 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.64%) Clojure
7 1 (1.64%) C++
7 1 (1.64%) PHP
7 1 (1.64%) Python
7 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) EMIR
2 1 (1.64%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (26.23%) Oracle
2 7 (11.48%) JBoss
3 3 (4.92%) Bloomberg
3 3 (4.92%) 29West
4 2 (3.28%) Adobe
4 2 (3.28%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.64%) BEA
5 1 (1.64%) SAP
5 1 (1.64%) Atomikos
5 1 (1.64%) Metastorm
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