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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Java Developer
Rank 587 568 589
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 71 63 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.11% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.12% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 54 17
Average daily rate £522 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £400 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £645
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +17.24%
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
53058 52916 51575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.76% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34561 32091 31451
Average daily rate £425 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2122 2107
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 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 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 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -15 71 £522 -5.18% 29
London +12 52 £588 - 19
City of London +47 11 £625 +13.63% 7
South East -24 6 £446 +4.82% 6
West Sussex - 4 £446 -
Yorkshire -5 3 £450 +5.88%
West Yorkshire -6 3 £450 +5.88%
Derbyshire - 3 £450 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £650 -
Worthing - 3 £441 -
East Midlands - 3 £450 - 1
North West -6 2 £476 +0.26% 1
Leeds -13 2 £486 +14.29%
North East -31 2 £450 +28.57%
Tyne and Wear -34 2 £450 +28.57%
Newcastle upon Tyne -35 2 £450 +28.57%
East of England - 2 £438 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £438 -
Croydon - 2 £450 -
Berkshire +2 1 £450 +12.50% 2
Chester +1 1 £453 -4.73%
Cheshire -4 1 £453 -4.73%
Reading -19 1 £450 +12.50% 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £400 -
Wimbledon - 1 £470 -
Watford - 1 £450 -
Halifax - 1 £450 -
Merseyside - 1 £500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £400 -
Liverpool - 1 £500 -

Lead Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 122 (100.00%) Java
2 86 (70.49%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (54.92%) Spring
4 49 (40.16%) TDD
5 45 (36.89%) Scrum
6 41 (33.61%) Finance
7 32 (26.23%) Hibernate
7 32 (26.23%) J2EE
7 32 (26.23%) REST
8 30 (24.59%) SQL
9 27 (22.13%) Oracle
10 25 (20.49%) Web Services
11 24 (19.67%) HTML
11 24 (19.67%) BDD
12 23 (18.85%) JUnit
13 21 (17.21%) Banking
14 20 (16.39%) CSS
15 19 (15.57%) XML
15 19 (15.57%) JavaScript
15 19 (15.57%) Maven
15 19 (15.57%) Scala
15 19 (15.57%) Relational Database
16 16 (13.11%) Microservices
16 16 (13.11%) RESTful
16 16 (13.11%) Tomcat
16 16 (13.11%) OO
17 15 (12.30%) SOA
17 15 (12.30%) Continuous Integration
17 15 (12.30%) Multithreading
17 15 (12.30%) Git (software)

Lead Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 16 (13.11%) Tomcat
2 14 (11.48%) Apache
2 14 (11.48%) WebSphere
3 12 (9.84%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (6.56%) JBoss
4 8 (6.56%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (3.28%) CMS
6 3 (2.46%) Apache Solr
6 3 (2.46%) Apache Spark
6 3 (2.46%) Confluence
6 3 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.46%) GemFire
6 3 (2.46%) GlassFish
6 3 (2.46%) Node.js
7 2 (1.64%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.64%) WildFly
8 1 (0.82%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.82%) Mule
8 1 (0.82%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
8 1 (0.82%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Summit
2 3 (2.46%) ION MarketView
3 2 (1.64%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.28%) GitHub
2 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.92%) HTTP
2 4 (3.28%) HTTPS
2 4 (3.28%) SNMP
3 1 (0.82%) Internet
3 1 (0.82%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.57%) Relational Database
2 13 (10.66%) NoSQL
2 13 (10.66%) Oracle Database
3 12 (9.84%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (9.02%) MySQL
5 9 (7.38%) DB2
6 8 (6.56%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (4.92%) MongoDB
8 5 (4.10%) RDBMS
9 4 (3.28%) Neo4j
9 4 (3.28%) SQL Server
10 3 (2.46%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (2.46%) Apache Hive
10 3 (2.46%) Big Data
10 3 (2.46%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.46%) HBase
11 2 (1.64%) CouchDB
11 2 (1.64%) MarkLogic
11 2 (1.64%) Triplestore
12 1 (0.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (18.85%) JUnit
2 19 (15.57%) Maven
3 15 (12.30%) Git (software)
4 10 (8.20%) JIRA
4 10 (8.20%) Subversion
5 8 (6.56%) Mockito
6 7 (5.74%) Jenkins
7 6 (4.92%) Eclipse
8 5 (4.10%) Cucumber
8 5 (4.10%) Gradle
8 5 (4.10%) Selenium
8 5 (4.10%) SoapUI
9 4 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (2.46%) TestNG
11 2 (1.64%) Ant
11 2 (1.64%) Hudson
11 2 (1.64%) JMeter
12 1 (0.82%) ClearQuest
12 1 (0.82%) IntelliJ
12 1 (0.82%) Toad
General
1 41 (33.61%) Finance
2 21 (17.21%) Banking
3 14 (11.48%) Investment Banking
4 9 (7.38%) Front Office
5 7 (5.74%) Retail
6 4 (3.28%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.82%) Back Office
7 1 (0.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (54.92%) Spring
2 32 (26.23%) Hibernate
2 32 (26.23%) J2EE
2 32 (26.23%) REST
3 25 (20.49%) Web Services
4 24 (19.67%) HTML
5 20 (16.39%) CSS
6 19 (15.57%) XML
7 16 (13.11%) RESTful
8 13 (10.66%) jQuery
8 13 (10.66%) JSON
9 12 (9.84%) Ajax
9 12 (9.84%) HTML5
9 12 (9.84%) Spring MVC
9 12 (9.84%) XSLT
10 11 (9.02%) JMS
11 9 (7.38%) AngularJS
11 9 (7.38%) JSP
12 7 (5.74%) SOAP
12 7 (5.74%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.38%) User Experience
2 6 (4.92%) Fixed Income
2 6 (4.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.46%) Credit Derivative
5 3 (2.46%) Derivative
5 3 (2.46%) Equities
5 3 (2.46%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.46%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.82%) Linked Data
6 1 (0.82%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.82%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.48%) Linux
2 12 (9.84%) Unix
3 1 (0.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (70.49%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (40.16%) TDD
3 45 (36.89%) Scrum
4 24 (19.67%) BDD
5 16 (13.11%) Microservices
5 16 (13.11%) OO
6 15 (12.30%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (12.30%) Multithreading
6 15 (12.30%) SOA
7 14 (11.48%) Pair Programming
8 13 (10.66%) E-Commerce
8 13 (10.66%) MVC
9 12 (9.84%) Mentoring
10 9 (7.38%) UML
10 9 (7.38%) Web Development
11 8 (6.56%) Front End Development
11 8 (6.56%) Low Latency
11 8 (6.56%) Open Source
12 7 (5.74%) Kanban
13 6 (4.92%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 122 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (24.59%) SQL
3 19 (15.57%) JavaScript
3 19 (15.57%) Scala
4 12 (9.84%) C#
5 10 (8.20%) PL/SQL
5 10 (8.20%) Python
6 6 (4.92%) Perl
7 4 (3.28%) PHP
8 3 (2.46%) C++
8 3 (2.46%) Ruby
9 2 (1.64%) Go
9 2 (1.64%) SPARQL
9 2 (1.64%) XPath
9 2 (1.64%) XQuery
10 1 (0.82%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 9 (7.38%) Degree
2 8 (6.56%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.28%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.28%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.64%) MiFID
1 2 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.92%) Docker
2 3 (2.46%) HDFS
3 1 (0.82%) LXC
Systems Management
1 3 (2.46%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 27 (22.13%) Oracle
2 6 (4.92%) TIBCO
3 5 (4.10%) Calypso
4 4 (3.28%) Canoo
4 4 (3.28%) Fidessa
4 4 (3.28%) Google
4 4 (3.28%) Murex
4 4 (3.28%) Pegasus
5 3 (2.46%) ION Trading
5 3 (2.46%) Sybase
6 2 (1.64%) hybris
6 2 (1.64%) IBM
7 1 (0.82%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.82%) Intershop
7 1 (0.82%) Sencha
7 1 (0.82%) webMethods
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