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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Java Developer
Rank 549 551 528
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 43 19 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.037% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.040% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 13 23
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£450 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £415 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £620 £665
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
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
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
(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 -12 34 £468 +3.88% 11
London +15 13 £500 -9.09% 2
West Yorkshire - 11 £450 - 2
Yorkshire - 11 £450 - 3
Leeds - 11 £450 - 2
Scotland -3 6 £425 -
South East - 5 £450 - 5
North West -7 4 £463 +77.88%
East of England -9 3 £425 - 1
City of London +2 1 £395 -34.16% 1
Glasgow - 1 £400 -
Harrogate - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Luton - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Petersfield - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Derbyshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 3
North Yorkshire - - - - 1

Lead Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 88 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (39.77%) Spring
3 33 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (36.36%) HTML
5 26 (29.55%) Hibernate
6 23 (26.14%) Oracle
7 18 (20.45%) SQL
7 18 (20.45%) Web Application Development
8 17 (19.32%) REST
9 16 (18.18%) Mentoring
9 16 (18.18%) J2EE
9 16 (18.18%) CSS
10 15 (17.05%) Java EE
11 14 (15.91%) JBoss
11 14 (15.91%) Finance
12 13 (14.77%) Banking
12 13 (14.77%) OO
13 12 (13.64%) Eclipse
13 12 (13.64%) XML
13 12 (13.64%) Linux
13 12 (13.64%) Subversion
14 11 (12.50%) TDD
14 11 (12.50%) MVC
14 11 (12.50%) Scrum
14 11 (12.50%) Relational Database
15 10 (11.36%) Spring MVC
15 10 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (11.36%) Git (software)
15 10 (11.36%) UNIX
15 10 (11.36%) WebLogic

Lead Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 14 (15.91%) JBoss
2 10 (11.36%) WebLogic
3 6 (6.82%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.68%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.55%) Apache
6 3 (3.41%) CMS
7 1 (1.14%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.14%) Mule
7 1 (1.14%) Confluence
7 1 (1.14%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (1.14%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) RMDS
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) GitHub
2 1 (1.14%) IaaS
2 1 (1.14%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.14%) PaaS
2 1 (1.14%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.82%) HTTP
2 2 (2.27%) Internet
3 1 (1.14%) Multicast
3 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 9 (10.23%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.23%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.82%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.68%) Neo4j
4 5 (5.68%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (4.55%) MySQL
5 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.14%) JasperReports
8 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.14%) OLAP
8 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.14%) DTS
8 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.14%) Big Data
8 1 (1.14%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 12 (13.64%) Eclipse
1 12 (13.64%) Subversion
2 10 (11.36%) Git (software)
3 9 (10.23%) JUnit
4 6 (6.82%) Maven
5 5 (5.68%) JIRA
5 5 (5.68%) Ant
6 4 (4.55%) ClearCase
7 3 (3.41%) Toad
7 3 (3.41%) NUnit
7 3 (3.41%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.27%) Mockito
8 2 (2.27%) JProfiler
8 2 (2.27%) CruiseControl
8 2 (2.27%) StarTeam
8 2 (2.27%) Selenium
8 2 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.14%) RSpec
9 1 (1.14%) DbUnit
General
1 14 (15.91%) Finance
2 13 (14.77%) Banking
3 8 (9.09%) Front Office
4 3 (3.41%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.27%) Publishing
5 2 (2.27%) Back Office
6 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.14%) Advertising
6 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (39.77%) Spring
2 32 (36.36%) HTML
3 26 (29.55%) Hibernate
4 17 (19.32%) REST
5 16 (18.18%) J2EE
5 16 (18.18%) CSS
6 15 (17.05%) Java EE
7 12 (13.64%) XML
8 10 (11.36%) SOAP
8 10 (11.36%) JSP
8 10 (11.36%) Spring MVC
9 7 (7.95%) FIX Protocol
9 7 (7.95%) Web Services
10 6 (6.82%) JAX-RS
11 5 (5.68%) HTML5
11 5 (5.68%) JPA
11 5 (5.68%) Apache Camel
11 5 (5.68%) Play Framework
11 5 (5.68%) Ajax
11 5 (5.68%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (9.09%) Fixed Income
3 6 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.55%) Open Source
4 4 (4.55%) Equities
4 4 (4.55%) Derivative
5 3 (3.41%) Cryptography
5 3 (3.41%) User Experience
6 2 (2.27%) Credit Risk
6 2 (2.27%) Market Risk
6 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.14%) VWAP
7 1 (1.14%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.14%) Clustering
7 1 (1.14%) TWAP
7 1 (1.14%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.14%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.64%) Linux
2 10 (11.36%) UNIX
3 6 (6.82%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.14%) CentOS
4 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (20.45%) Web Application Development
3 16 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 13 (14.77%) OO
5 11 (12.50%) MVC
5 11 (12.50%) Scrum
5 11 (12.50%) TDD
6 10 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (10.23%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (10.23%) SOA
8 7 (7.95%) Configuration Management
9 6 (6.82%) Web Design
9 6 (6.82%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (5.68%) People Management
10 5 (5.68%) Software Engineering
10 5 (5.68%) E-Commerce
11 4 (4.55%) Algorithmic Trading
11 4 (4.55%) Multithreading
11 4 (4.55%) System Testing
11 4 (4.55%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 88 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (20.45%) SQL
3 7 (7.95%) PL/SQL
4 6 (6.82%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.55%) Scala
6 3 (3.41%) C#
6 3 (3.41%) Ruby
7 2 (2.27%) Groovy
7 2 (2.27%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.14%) Clojure
8 1 (1.14%) Python
8 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (9.09%) Degree
2 5 (5.68%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) EMIR
2 1 (1.14%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (2.27%) GridGain
2 1 (1.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.14%) OpenAM
2 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.14%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 23 (26.14%) Oracle
2 3 (3.41%) Bloomberg
3 2 (2.27%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.27%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.14%) Atomikos
4 1 (1.14%) ForgeRock
4 1 (1.14%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.14%) Metastorm
4 1 (1.14%) ION Trading
4 1 (1.14%) Google
4 1 (1.14%) Sybase
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.14%) Adobe
4 1 (1.14%) BEA
4 1 (1.14%) Informatica