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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Java Developer
Rank 546 579 537
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -42
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 47 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.035% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.038% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 14 23
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£575 £560 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.67% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £358 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £668 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £490 £400
% change year-on-year
-13.26% +22.50%
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
51645 52060 44962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.35% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 31339 31560 25761
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2019 2073 2241
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 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 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 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 +23 41 £600 +7.14% 12
London +24 27 £600 -5.88% 6
Leeds - 9 £425 -
West Yorkshire - 9 £425 -
Yorkshire - 9 £425 -
City of London +24 4 £550 -12.00% 4
Scotland +1 4 - -
North West - 2 £381 - 1
East of England +16 1 - - 2
South East -19 1 £450 +28.57% 2
Manchester - 1 £363 - 1
Surrey - 1 £450 - 1
Middlesbrough - - - -
Newport - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 2
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Middlesex - - - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - - 1
Wales - - - -

Lead Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 87 (100.00%) Java
2 44 (50.57%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (33.33%) HTML
4 27 (31.03%) Oracle
4 27 (31.03%) TDD
5 24 (27.59%) Banking
5 24 (27.59%) Spring
6 23 (26.44%) Hibernate
6 23 (26.44%) Relational Database
7 22 (25.29%) JavaScript
7 22 (25.29%) Linux
8 21 (24.14%) SQL
9 19 (21.84%) RDBMS
10 18 (20.69%) Web Development
10 18 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (19.54%) CSS
12 14 (16.09%) OO
12 14 (16.09%) Investment Banking
13 13 (14.94%) Python
13 13 (14.94%) jMock
13 13 (14.94%) REST
14 12 (13.79%) Web Application Development
14 12 (13.79%) User Stories
14 12 (13.79%) Technical Analysis
14 12 (13.79%) Mentoring
14 12 (13.79%) J2SE
14 12 (13.79%) OOD
14 12 (13.79%) Pair Programming
15 11 (12.64%) JMS
15 11 (12.64%) Web Services

Lead Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (6.90%) WebLogic
2 5 (5.75%) JBoss
3 4 (4.60%) Confluence
3 4 (4.60%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.45%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.30%) CMS
5 2 (2.30%) Apache
6 1 (1.15%) IIS
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.15%) Mule
6 1 (1.15%) Mule ESB
6 1 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MS Office
1 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) RMDS
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.15%) PaaS
1 1 (1.15%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (1.15%) GitHub
1 1 (1.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.90%) Firewall
2 3 (3.45%) AMQP
3 1 (1.15%) HTTP
3 1 (1.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (26.44%) Relational Database
2 19 (21.84%) RDBMS
3 5 (5.75%) MySQL
4 4 (4.60%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.60%) Couchbase
4 4 (4.60%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.15%) QlikView
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.15%) OLAP
6 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (14.94%) jMock
2 9 (10.34%) Jenkins
2 9 (10.34%) JUnit
3 8 (9.20%) Eclipse
4 6 (6.90%) Subversion
5 5 (5.75%) Maven
5 5 (5.75%) JIRA
5 5 (5.75%) Git (software)
6 4 (4.60%) Gradle
7 3 (3.45%) Mercurial
7 3 (3.45%) Toad
8 2 (2.30%) ClearCase
8 2 (2.30%) JProfiler
9 1 (1.15%) Hudson
9 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.15%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (1.15%) Ant
9 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (1.15%) Xcode
General
1 24 (27.59%) Banking
2 14 (16.09%) Investment Banking
3 9 (10.34%) Finance
4 5 (5.75%) Front Office
5 2 (2.30%) Publishing
6 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.15%) Advertising
6 1 (1.15%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (33.33%) HTML
2 24 (27.59%) Spring
3 23 (26.44%) Hibernate
4 17 (19.54%) CSS
5 13 (14.94%) REST
6 12 (13.79%) J2SE
7 11 (12.64%) JMS
7 11 (12.64%) Web Services
8 10 (11.49%) J2EE
8 10 (11.49%) SOAP
9 9 (10.34%) Java EE
10 8 (9.20%) XML
11 7 (8.05%) JSP
11 7 (8.05%) JPA
12 6 (6.90%) HTML5
12 6 (6.90%) Spring Integration
12 6 (6.90%) JSON
13 4 (4.60%) Ajax
14 3 (3.45%) Symfony
14 3 (3.45%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (4.60%) Open Source
3 3 (3.45%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.30%) Equities
4 2 (2.30%) Derivative
4 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.15%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.15%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.15%) User Experience
5 1 (1.15%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.15%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.29%) Linux
2 4 (4.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.45%) Windows
4 2 (2.30%) UNIX
5 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.15%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.15%) Android
5 1 (1.15%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (50.57%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (31.03%) TDD
3 18 (20.69%) Web Development
3 18 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (16.09%) OO
5 12 (13.79%) OOD
5 12 (13.79%) Pair Programming
5 12 (13.79%) Web Application Development
5 12 (13.79%) User Stories
5 12 (13.79%) Technical Analysis
5 12 (13.79%) Mentoring
6 9 (10.34%) Scrum
6 9 (10.34%) Configuration Management
7 8 (9.20%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (9.20%) Low Latency
8 7 (8.05%) SOA
9 5 (5.75%) BDD
10 4 (4.60%) Multithreading
10 4 (4.60%) Software Engineering
11 3 (3.45%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 87 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (25.29%) JavaScript
3 21 (24.14%) SQL
4 13 (14.94%) Python
5 3 (3.45%) PHP
5 3 (3.45%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.45%) PHP5
6 2 (2.30%) Scala
6 2 (2.30%) C
6 2 (2.30%) C#
7 1 (1.15%) C++
7 1 (1.15%) XQuery
7 1 (1.15%) Ruby
7 1 (1.15%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (11.49%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.05%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.60%) Degree
4 2 (2.30%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.15%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 8 (9.20%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (6.90%) Puppet
2 6 (6.90%) Ansible
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.15%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.15%) CA LISA
3 1 (1.15%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 27 (31.03%) Oracle
2 5 (5.75%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.45%) Atlassian
3 3 (3.45%) 29West
4 1 (1.15%) Tableau
4 1 (1.15%) ForgeRock
4 1 (1.15%) Mashery
4 1 (1.15%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.15%) Metastorm
4 1 (1.15%) ION Trading
4 1 (1.15%) Google
4 1 (1.15%) Sybase
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.15%) Sun
4 1 (1.15%) CA
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