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 26 August 2016 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Java Developer
Rank 583 607 580
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 70 51 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.087% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.092% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 25 40
Median daily rate £550 £550 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £626 £625 £687
UK excluding London median daily rate £490 £445 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.11% +11.25%
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
51261 55415 53407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.88% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 33404 35221 32266
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1639 2084 2091
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 26 August 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 26 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 26 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +36 70 £550 - 17
London +16 52 £550 -8.33% 8
South East +23 8 £575 +43.75%
Oxfordshire - 5 £575 -
East of England +15 3 £450 - 1
Yorkshire 0 3 £600 +44.57% 1
City of London +19 2 £475 -23.38% 2
Hampshire +6 2 - -
South Yorkshire -3 2 £650 -
Sheffield -6 2 £650 -
Croydon -11 2 - -
Oxford - 2 £495 -
Farnborough - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £375 -
Manchester - 2 £450 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £375 -
North East - 2 £375 -
North West - 2 £450 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 2 £425 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £475 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £475 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £450 - 1
Leeds - 1 £415 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £415 - 1

Lead Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, 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.

1 157 (100.00%) Java
2 120 (76.43%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (61.15%) Spring
4 61 (38.85%) Scrum
5 58 (36.94%) TDD
6 57 (36.31%) Hibernate
7 53 (33.76%) HTML
8 51 (32.48%) REST
9 48 (30.57%) JavaScript
9 48 (30.57%) SQL
9 48 (30.57%) JSP
10 47 (29.94%) CSS
11 45 (28.66%) J2EE
12 40 (25.48%) JUnit
13 38 (24.20%) Maven
14 36 (22.93%) Oracle
15 35 (22.29%) Finance
16 34 (21.66%) MVC
16 34 (21.66%) XML
17 33 (21.02%) Spring MVC
18 32 (20.38%) Web Services
18 32 (20.38%) SOAP
19 31 (19.75%) Tomcat
20 26 (16.56%) Servlets
21 25 (15.92%) Analytical Skills
22 24 (15.29%) Continuous Integration
23 23 (14.65%) JSTL
24 22 (14.01%) Gradle
24 22 (14.01%) Java EE
24 22 (14.01%) Git (software)

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 31 (19.75%) Tomcat
2 20 (12.74%) JBoss
3 18 (11.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 12 (7.64%) Apache
5 11 (7.01%) WebSphere
5 11 (7.01%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (5.10%) Apache Solr
6 8 (5.10%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (4.46%) Oracle Coherence
8 6 (3.82%) Apache Spark
9 5 (3.18%) Mule
10 3 (1.91%) Alfresco
10 3 (1.91%) Confluence
11 2 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (1.27%) CMS
11 2 (1.27%) GemFire
11 2 (1.27%) Jetty
11 2 (1.27%) Mule ESB
11 2 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 5 (3.18%) Summit
2 2 (1.27%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.82%) GitHub
2 5 (3.18%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.27%) PaaS
5 1 (0.64%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.46%) HTTP
2 5 (3.18%) SNMP
3 2 (1.27%) Internet
4 1 (0.64%) Firewall
4 1 (0.64%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.64%) LDAP
4 1 (0.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.46%) Oracle Database
1 18 (11.46%) Relational Database
2 13 (8.28%) NoSQL
3 10 (6.37%) MongoDB
3 10 (6.37%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (5.73%) Big Data
4 9 (5.73%) MySQL
5 8 (5.10%) Hadoop
5 8 (5.10%) Neo4j
6 7 (4.46%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (3.82%) Apache Hive
7 6 (3.82%) HBase
8 4 (2.55%) DB2
9 3 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.91%) MarkLogic
10 2 (1.27%) OLTP
10 2 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.27%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.64%) Informix
11 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 40 (25.48%) JUnit
2 38 (24.20%) Maven
3 22 (14.01%) Git (software)
3 22 (14.01%) Gradle
4 19 (12.10%) Eclipse
5 16 (10.19%) Mockito
6 14 (8.92%) Cucumber
6 14 (8.92%) Jenkins
7 13 (8.28%) JIRA
7 13 (8.28%) Selenium
7 13 (8.28%) Subversion
8 10 (6.37%) IntelliJ
9 6 (3.82%) SoapUI
10 5 (3.18%) Ant
10 5 (3.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (2.55%) Hamcrest
12 3 (1.91%) CruiseControl
12 3 (1.91%) EasyMock
13 2 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (1.27%) TestNG
General
1 35 (22.29%) Finance
2 20 (12.74%) Banking
2 20 (12.74%) Retail
3 8 (5.10%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.55%) Publishing
5 3 (1.91%) Automotive
6 2 (1.27%) Front Office
6 2 (1.27%) Law
6 2 (1.27%) Marketing
7 1 (0.64%) Back Office
7 1 (0.64%) Games
7 1 (0.64%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (61.15%) Spring
2 57 (36.31%) Hibernate
3 53 (33.76%) HTML
4 51 (32.48%) REST
5 48 (30.57%) JSP
6 47 (29.94%) CSS
7 45 (28.66%) J2EE
8 34 (21.66%) XML
9 33 (21.02%) Spring MVC
10 32 (20.38%) SOAP
10 32 (20.38%) Web Services
11 26 (16.56%) Servlets
12 23 (14.65%) JSTL
13 22 (14.01%) Java EE
14 18 (11.46%) AngularJS
14 18 (11.46%) Apache Felix
14 18 (11.46%) Apache Sling
14 18 (11.46%) JSR 170
14 18 (11.46%) OSGi
14 18 (11.46%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.92%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.01%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.18%) User Experience
4 3 (1.91%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.91%) Mathematics
4 3 (1.91%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.27%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.27%) Replication
6 1 (0.64%) Clustering
6 1 (0.64%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (0.64%) Derivative
6 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.64%) Equities
6 1 (0.64%) Fintech
6 1 (0.64%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.64%) Linked Data
6 1 (0.64%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.64%) RIA
6 1 (0.64%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.83%) Linux
2 13 (8.28%) Unix
3 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.64%) Android
4 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (76.43%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (38.85%) Scrum
3 58 (36.94%) TDD
4 34 (21.66%) MVC
5 24 (15.29%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (12.74%) BDD
7 19 (12.10%) Analytics
7 19 (12.10%) User Stories
8 18 (11.46%) Customer Engagement
9 17 (10.83%) Multithreading
10 16 (10.19%) Microservices
10 16 (10.19%) SOA
11 15 (9.55%) Content Management
11 15 (9.55%) E-Commerce
11 15 (9.55%) Pair Programming
12 12 (7.64%) OO
12 12 (7.64%) Web Development
13 10 (6.37%) ETL
14 9 (5.73%) Automated Testing
14 9 (5.73%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 157 (100.00%) Java
2 48 (30.57%) JavaScript
2 48 (30.57%) SQL
3 14 (8.92%) Scala
4 11 (7.01%) C#
5 10 (6.37%) PL/SQL
6 9 (5.73%) Ruby
7 8 (5.10%) Python
8 6 (3.82%) Groovy
9 4 (2.55%) XPath
9 4 (2.55%) XQuery
10 3 (1.91%) C++
11 2 (1.27%) COBOL
11 2 (1.27%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.64%) C
12 1 (0.64%) Clojure
12 1 (0.64%) ECMAScript
12 1 (0.64%) R
12 1 (0.64%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 20 (12.74%) Degree
2 9 (5.73%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.82%) Sun Certification
4 3 (1.91%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.18%) QA
System Software
1 11 (7.01%) Docker
2 5 (3.18%) HDFS
3 2 (1.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (2.55%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.27%) Ansible
2 2 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (22.93%) Oracle
2 18 (11.46%) Adobe
3 5 (3.18%) Calypso
3 5 (3.18%) Canoo
3 5 (3.18%) Fidessa
3 5 (3.18%) Murex
4 4 (2.55%) Google
4 4 (2.55%) Pegasus
5 3 (1.91%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.27%) hybris
6 2 (1.27%) ION Trading
6 2 (1.27%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.64%) Actimize
7 1 (0.64%) Avaya
7 1 (0.64%) Cisco
7 1 (0.64%) F5
7 1 (0.64%) Genesys
7 1 (0.64%) IBM
7 1 (0.64%) Intershop
7 1 (0.64%) KANA
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