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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Java Developer
Rank 585 573 556
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 40 43 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.077% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.084% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 33 23
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£550 £475 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £373 £528
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £697 £715
UK excluding London average daily rate £458 £400 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.37% +12.67%
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
54347 51343 48877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34673 31061 29030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 2003 1976 2120
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 15 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 28 August 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 -28 26 £575 +21.05% 14
London +11 19 £600 +6.66% 6
Scotland - 11 £400 - 1
Glasgow - 9 - - 1
City of London +3 6 £625 +31.57% 2
East of England +4 5 - - 1
Essex - 5 - -
Edinburgh - 2 £400 -
Croydon - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £415 -
Basildon - 1 - -
York - 1 £415 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £415 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -

Lead Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 73 (100.00%) Java
2 52 (71.23%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (42.47%) Spring
4 30 (41.10%) TDD
5 29 (39.73%) Relational Database
6 27 (36.99%) Linux
7 26 (35.62%) Oracle
8 24 (32.88%) JavaScript
8 24 (32.88%) SQL
9 21 (28.77%) JUnit
9 21 (28.77%) JMS
9 21 (28.77%) Hibernate
10 20 (27.40%) RDBMS
10 20 (27.40%) Web Services
10 20 (27.40%) OO
10 20 (27.40%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (26.03%) OOD
12 18 (24.66%) Finance
12 18 (24.66%) Jenkins
13 17 (23.29%) UNIX
14 15 (20.55%) HTML
14 15 (20.55%) J2SE
14 15 (20.55%) Scrum
14 15 (20.55%) Banking
14 15 (20.55%) REST
15 14 (19.18%) User Stories
16 13 (17.81%) Puppet
16 13 (17.81%) Security Cleared
17 12 (16.44%) SC Cleared
17 12 (16.44%) Maven

Lead Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (10.96%) Tomcat
2 6 (8.22%) WebLogic
3 5 (6.85%) JBoss
4 4 (5.48%) Apache
4 4 (5.48%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (4.11%) Confluence
5 3 (4.11%) GlassFish
5 3 (4.11%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.74%) WildFly
6 2 (2.74%) Mule ESB
6 2 (2.74%) Apache TomEE
6 2 (2.74%) Jetty
6 2 (2.74%) Alfresco
6 2 (2.74%) Mule
6 2 (2.74%) nginx
6 2 (2.74%) iPlanet
6 2 (2.74%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (2.74%) Apache Qpid
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (2.74%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.37%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.74%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.59%) HTTP
2 6 (8.22%) Firewall
3 5 (6.85%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.85%) SSL
4 2 (2.74%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (1.37%) AMQP
5 1 (1.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (39.73%) Relational Database
2 20 (27.40%) RDBMS
3 8 (10.96%) DB2
4 6 (8.22%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.48%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.74%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.74%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.74%) MySQL
7 2 (2.74%) Redis
7 2 (2.74%) Riak
7 2 (2.74%) Big Data
7 2 (2.74%) Infinispan
7 2 (2.74%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.37%) Impala
8 1 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.37%) Triplestore
8 1 (1.37%) MarkLogic
8 1 (1.37%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 21 (28.77%) JUnit
2 18 (24.66%) Jenkins
3 12 (16.44%) Maven
4 11 (15.07%) jMock
5 10 (13.70%) Git (software)
6 8 (10.96%) Subversion
7 4 (5.48%) Mockito
7 4 (5.48%) Gradle
7 4 (5.48%) JIRA
7 4 (5.48%) Selenium
8 3 (4.11%) Ant
9 2 (2.74%) JMeter
9 2 (2.74%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.74%) Artifactory
9 2 (2.74%) Gerrit
9 2 (2.74%) Mocha
9 2 (2.74%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.74%) SonarQube
10 1 (1.37%) Hudson
10 1 (1.37%) FindBugs
General
1 18 (24.66%) Finance
2 15 (20.55%) Banking
3 10 (13.70%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.48%) Front Office
5 3 (4.11%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.74%) Marketing
7 1 (1.37%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (42.47%) Spring
2 21 (28.77%) Hibernate
2 21 (28.77%) JMS
3 20 (27.40%) Web Services
4 15 (20.55%) J2SE
4 15 (20.55%) HTML
4 15 (20.55%) REST
5 9 (12.33%) CSS
5 9 (12.33%) Ajax
6 8 (10.96%) J2EE
7 7 (9.59%) XML
7 7 (9.59%) HTML5
7 7 (9.59%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (9.59%) jQuery
8 6 (8.22%) SOAP
8 6 (8.22%) JDBC
9 5 (6.85%) Middleware
9 5 (6.85%) JSON
9 5 (6.85%) Apache CXF
9 5 (6.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.48%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.74%) W3C
3 2 (2.74%) Fixed Income
3 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.74%) User Experience
4 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.37%) Equities
4 1 (1.37%) Tandem
4 1 (1.37%) Derivative
4 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.37%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.37%) Semantic Web
4 1 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 27 (36.99%) Linux
2 17 (23.29%) UNIX
3 6 (8.22%) Mac OS X
4 3 (4.11%) Windows
5 2 (2.74%) CentOS
5 2 (2.74%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.37%) Android
6 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (71.23%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (41.10%) TDD
3 20 (27.40%) OO
3 20 (27.40%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (26.03%) OOD
5 15 (20.55%) Scrum
6 14 (19.18%) User Stories
7 12 (16.44%) SDLC
8 11 (15.07%) Software Engineering
9 10 (13.70%) Web Development
9 10 (13.70%) Pair Programming
9 10 (13.70%) Unit Testing
10 9 (12.33%) Configuration Management
10 9 (12.33%) SOA
11 7 (9.59%) Technical Analysis
12 6 (8.22%) BDD
13 5 (6.85%) Kanban
14 4 (5.48%) Multithreading
14 4 (5.48%) E-Commerce
14 4 (5.48%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 73 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (32.88%) JavaScript
2 24 (32.88%) SQL
3 9 (12.33%) Python
4 8 (10.96%) Perl
5 3 (4.11%) Scala
6 2 (2.74%) C
6 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.74%) Ruby
7 1 (1.37%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 13 (17.81%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.44%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.74%) Squid
1 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.74%) Varnish
1 2 (2.74%) vCloud
2 1 (1.37%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.37%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (17.81%) Puppet
2 11 (15.07%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (12.33%) Ansible
4 2 (2.74%) logstash
4 2 (2.74%) Salt
4 2 (2.74%) Kibana
4 2 (2.74%) Rundeck
4 2 (2.74%) HAProxy
4 2 (2.74%) TIBCO Hawk
4 2 (2.74%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (35.62%) Oracle
2 9 (12.33%) Sybase
3 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.11%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.74%) VMware
4 2 (2.74%) Pega
4 2 (2.74%) Splunk
4 2 (2.74%) Twitter
4 2 (2.74%) WSO2
5 1 (1.37%) hybris
5 1 (1.37%) Endeca
5 1 (1.37%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.37%) FatWire
5 1 (1.37%) IBM
5 1 (1.37%) Adobe
5 1 (1.37%) HP
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