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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Java Developer
UK
Rank 564 580 557
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 31 48 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.092% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.097% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 32 47
Median daily rate £500 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £403 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £685
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
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
42991 49435 49774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28051 31832 30735
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1560 1650 1930
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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 23 February 2017.

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 19 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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +18 28 £513 -10.86% 27
London -12 17 £519 -9.78% 11
South East +29 9 £525 +31.25% 5
Berkshire - 3 £290 - 2
Newbury - 3 £290 -
Guildford - 3 £650 - 1
Surrey - 3 £650 - 1
Kent - 2 £525 -
Faversham - 2 £525 -
Edinburgh - 2 £342 - 1
Scotland - 2 £342 - 3
City of London -11 1 £375 -34.78% 3
Hampshire - 1 £425 - 1
Swindon - 1 £355 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £450 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £355 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £450 - 1
North East - 1 £450 - 1
South West - 1 £355 - 2

Lead Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 83 (100.00%) Java
2 51 (61.45%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (45.78%) Spring
4 32 (38.55%) TDD
5 27 (32.53%) Hibernate
5 27 (32.53%) JavaScript
6 26 (31.33%) SQL
6 26 (31.33%) HTML
7 24 (28.92%) Software Engineering
8 23 (27.71%) Finance
9 20 (24.10%) Banking
9 20 (24.10%) Git (software)
10 19 (22.89%) SDLC
11 18 (21.69%) Open Source
12 17 (20.48%) REST
12 17 (20.48%) Maven
13 16 (19.28%) Workflow
13 16 (19.28%) XML
13 16 (19.28%) Linux
13 16 (19.28%) CSS
14 15 (18.07%) Oracle
14 15 (18.07%) OO
14 15 (18.07%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (16.87%) RESTful
15 14 (16.87%) Scrum
15 14 (16.87%) Investment Banking
15 14 (16.87%) Pair Programming
16 13 (15.66%) Migration
16 13 (15.66%) Web Services
16 13 (15.66%) BDD

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 9 (10.84%) Apache
2 6 (7.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (7.23%) WebSphere
3 5 (6.02%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (6.02%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.61%) JBoss
5 2 (2.41%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.41%) Jetty
5 2 (2.41%) nginx
6 1 (1.20%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.20%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.61%) Google App Engine
2 3 (3.61%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.20%) GitHub
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.02%) HTTP
1 5 (6.02%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.43%) NoSQL
2 6 (7.23%) MongoDB
2 6 (7.23%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.61%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.41%) Big Data
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.20%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.20%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.20%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.20%) HBase
5 1 (1.20%) KDB
5 1 (1.20%) MarkLogic
5 1 (1.20%) MySQL
5 1 (1.20%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.20%) Sqoop
5 1 (1.20%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 20 (24.10%) Git (software)
2 17 (20.48%) Maven
3 9 (10.84%) Jenkins
3 9 (10.84%) JUnit
4 7 (8.43%) JIRA
4 7 (8.43%) Mockito
4 7 (8.43%) Subversion
5 6 (7.23%) Gradle
6 4 (4.82%) jMock
7 3 (3.61%) Ant
7 3 (3.61%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.61%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.41%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.41%) Selenium
9 1 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.20%) Grunt
9 1 (1.20%) Hudson
9 1 (1.20%) JBehave
9 1 (1.20%) JProfiler
9 1 (1.20%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (27.71%) Finance
2 20 (24.10%) Banking
3 14 (16.87%) Investment Banking
4 5 (6.02%) Retail
5 4 (4.82%) Automotive
5 4 (4.82%) Marketing
6 3 (3.61%) Publishing
7 2 (2.41%) Advertising
7 2 (2.41%) Front Office
8 1 (1.20%) Electronics
8 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.20%) Games
8 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (45.78%) Spring
2 27 (32.53%) Hibernate
3 26 (31.33%) HTML
4 17 (20.48%) REST
5 16 (19.28%) CSS
5 16 (19.28%) XML
6 14 (16.87%) RESTful
7 13 (15.66%) Web Services
8 12 (14.46%) AngularJS
8 12 (14.46%) HTML5
8 12 (14.46%) J2SE
8 12 (14.46%) SOAP
9 10 (12.05%) J2EE
9 10 (12.05%) JMS
9 10 (12.05%) Middleware
10 9 (10.84%) Java EE
11 6 (7.23%) JSON
11 6 (7.23%) Spring MVC
12 5 (6.02%) ActiveMQ
12 5 (6.02%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) Algorithms
1 6 (7.23%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (7.23%) Fixed Income
2 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.61%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.41%) Derivative
3 2 (2.41%) Equities
3 2 (2.41%) Fintech
3 2 (2.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.20%) BBC
4 1 (1.20%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.20%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (1.20%) Semantic Web
4 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.28%) Linux
2 3 (3.61%) Android
2 3 (3.61%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (61.45%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (38.55%) TDD
3 24 (28.92%) Software Engineering
4 19 (22.89%) SDLC
5 18 (21.69%) Open Source
6 16 (19.28%) Workflow
7 15 (18.07%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (18.07%) OO
8 14 (16.87%) Pair Programming
8 14 (16.87%) Scrum
9 13 (15.66%) BDD
9 13 (15.66%) Migration
10 12 (14.46%) Data Migration
10 12 (14.46%) Data Transformation
10 12 (14.46%) Economics
10 12 (14.46%) Technical Analysis
11 10 (12.05%) Multithreading
11 10 (12.05%) MVC
11 10 (12.05%) SOA
12 9 (10.84%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 83 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (32.53%) JavaScript
3 26 (31.33%) SQL
4 8 (9.64%) Scala
5 6 (7.23%) Groovy
5 6 (7.23%) Python
5 6 (7.23%) Ruby
6 3 (3.61%) C#
6 3 (3.61%) C++
6 3 (3.61%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.61%) XPath
6 3 (3.61%) XQuery
7 2 (2.41%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.41%) Clojure
8 1 (1.20%) Go
8 1 (1.20%) Rust
8 1 (1.20%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.61%) Degree
2 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) PA-DSS
1 4 (4.82%) PCI DSS
1 4 (4.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) Docker
2 1 (1.20%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.20%) Varnish
2 1 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) Ansible
2 3 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.61%) Puppet
3 2 (2.41%) Kibana
4 1 (1.20%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.20%) Oozie
4 1 (1.20%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 15 (18.07%) Oracle
2 3 (3.61%) Google
2 3 (3.61%) MuleSoft
3 2 (2.41%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.20%) hybris
4 1 (1.20%) IBM
4 1 (1.20%) ION Trading
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.20%) SAP
4 1 (1.20%) VMware
Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £330 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Pearson Frank
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago