The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Java Developer
Rank 569 529 563
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +34
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 19 27 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.056% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.061% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 12
Average daily rate £560 £600 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £400 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £750 £900
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+22.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51988 44191 56201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.28% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31587 25300 30909
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2072 2201 2627
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -46 13 £560 -8.57% 10
London -47 7 £625 - 2
Scotland - 4 £363 - 1
East of England - 4 £545 -
Edinburgh - 2 £350 -
Glasgow - 2 £375 - 1
Hampshire -4 1 £350 -12.50%
South East -19 1 £350 -12.50% 3
City of London -20 1 £625 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £350 -
North West - - - - 3
Herefordshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 2
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 2
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
Guildford - - - - 2
Kidlington - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Sheffield - - - -

Lead Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 38 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (50.00%) Spring
3 12 (31.58%) HTML
3 12 (31.58%) J2EE
4 11 (28.95%) Web Services
5 10 (26.32%) Linux
5 10 (26.32%) SQL
5 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
5 10 (26.32%) Hibernate
6 9 (23.68%) Scrum
6 9 (23.68%) Finance
7 8 (21.05%) SOA
7 8 (21.05%) JAX-RPC
7 8 (21.05%) WebLogic
7 8 (21.05%) CSS
7 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (21.05%) TDD
7 8 (21.05%) Multithreading
8 7 (18.42%) BDD
8 7 (18.42%) Java EE
8 7 (18.42%) Banking
8 7 (18.42%) EJB
8 7 (18.42%) UNIX
8 7 (18.42%) Oracle
8 7 (18.42%) REST
8 7 (18.42%) Relational Database
9 6 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (15.79%) JBoss
9 6 (15.79%) JMS
9 6 (15.79%) Fixed Income

Lead Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (21.05%) WebLogic
2 3 (7.89%) WebLogic Portal
2 3 (7.89%) AquaLogic Service Bus
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (5.26%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (5.26%) Alfresco
3 2 (5.26%) Apache Solr
3 2 (5.26%) Apache
3 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.63%) IIS
4 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.63%) GemFire
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) Relational Database
2 5 (13.16%) MySQL
3 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.26%) HBase
4 2 (5.26%) Big Data
4 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.63%) DB2
5 1 (2.63%) Hazelcast
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Subversion
2 4 (10.53%) XDoclet
2 4 (10.53%) Selenium
3 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.26%) Artifactory
4 2 (5.26%) JBehave
4 2 (5.26%) Mockito
4 2 (5.26%) Maven
4 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.63%) JUnit
5 1 (2.63%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Publishing
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.63%) Front Office
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (50.00%) Spring
2 12 (31.58%) HTML
2 12 (31.58%) J2EE
3 11 (28.95%) Web Services
4 10 (26.32%) Hibernate
5 8 (21.05%) CSS
5 8 (21.05%) JAX-RPC
6 7 (18.42%) EJB
6 7 (18.42%) REST
6 7 (18.42%) Java EE
7 6 (15.79%) JMS
8 5 (13.16%) jQuery
9 4 (10.53%) HTML5
9 4 (10.53%) SOAP
9 4 (10.53%) XML
10 3 (7.89%) JTS
10 3 (7.89%) JTA
11 2 (5.26%) JSON
11 2 (5.26%) WCF
11 2 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Fixed Income
1 6 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (13.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (10.53%) Equities
3 4 (10.53%) Derivative
4 2 (5.26%) Semantic Web
4 2 (5.26%) Open Source
5 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.63%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.63%) Replication
5 1 (2.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Linux
2 7 (18.42%) UNIX
3 5 (13.16%) Mac OS X
4 2 (5.26%) Windows
4 2 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Scrum
2 8 (21.05%) SOA
2 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.05%) TDD
2 8 (21.05%) Multithreading
3 7 (18.42%) BDD
4 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
5 5 (13.16%) Web Development
5 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
6 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
6 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.89%) Automated Testing
7 3 (7.89%) OO
8 2 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.26%) Document Management
8 2 (5.26%) Analytics
8 2 (5.26%) Low Latency
8 2 (5.26%) Ultra-Low Latency
9 1 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 10 (26.32%) SQL
3 5 (13.16%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.26%) Perl
4 2 (5.26%) C#
5 1 (2.63%) C++
5 1 (2.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Puppet
1 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Oracle
2 6 (15.79%) JBoss
3 3 (7.89%) 29West
4 2 (5.26%) Sybase
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.26%) Sun
4 2 (5.26%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.63%) SAP