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 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Java Developer
Rank 579 610 580
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 69 50 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.086% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.091% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 29 41
Median daily rate £550 £460 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% -3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £625 £685
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £408 £425
% change year-on-year
+22.69% -4.11%
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
50559 55175 53302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33062 35242 32521
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1693 2081 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.37 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 25 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 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +50 67 £550 +7.84% 13
London +15 48 £550 - 5
South East +19 9 £500 +25.00% 1
Oxfordshire - 6 £500 -
East of England +5 5 £475 - 1
Oxford - 4 £500 -
South Yorkshire +8 3 £688 -
Yorkshire +7 3 £688 +65.66% 1
Sheffield +2 3 £688 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £450 -
Hampshire +11 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 £475 -
Farnborough - 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £563 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £563 -
Wales +17 1 - -
South Wales +13 1 - -
Croydon -16 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £400 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £575 - 1
North West - 1 £400 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £575 - 2
Bromley - 1 - -

Lead Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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.

1 164 (100.00%) Java
2 129 (78.66%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (62.80%) Spring
4 63 (38.41%) Hibernate
5 61 (37.20%) HTML
6 60 (36.59%) Scrum
7 59 (35.98%) TDD
8 55 (33.54%) JavaScript
9 52 (31.71%) CSS
10 51 (31.10%) SQL
10 51 (31.10%) REST
11 47 (28.66%) JSP
12 44 (26.83%) Maven
13 41 (25.00%) J2EE
14 38 (23.17%) JUnit
15 37 (22.56%) Finance
16 36 (21.95%) XML
17 35 (21.34%) Oracle
18 33 (20.12%) Web Services
19 32 (19.51%) SOAP
19 32 (19.51%) Tomcat
19 32 (19.51%) MVC
19 32 (19.51%) Spring MVC
20 27 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
20 27 (16.46%) Continuous Integration
21 26 (15.85%) Gradle
22 25 (15.24%) AngularJS
22 25 (15.24%) Servlets
23 24 (14.63%) HTML5
24 23 (14.02%) JSTL

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 32 (19.51%) Tomcat
2 19 (11.59%) JBoss
3 18 (10.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 12 (7.32%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (6.71%) Apache
5 11 (6.71%) WebSphere
5 11 (6.71%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (6.10%) Apache Solr
7 5 (3.05%) Mule
7 5 (3.05%) Oracle Coherence
8 4 (2.44%) Jetty
9 3 (1.83%) Alfresco
9 3 (1.83%) Apache Spark
9 3 (1.83%) nginx
10 2 (1.22%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (1.22%) Confluence
10 2 (1.22%) GemFire
10 2 (1.22%) Mule ESB
10 2 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.61%) CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.44%) Summit
2 1 (0.61%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.66%) GitHub
3 5 (3.05%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.22%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.22%) PaaS
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.27%) HTTP
2 5 (3.05%) SNMP
3 2 (1.22%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.61%) Firewall
4 1 (0.61%) Internet
4 1 (0.61%) LDAP
4 1 (0.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.37%) Relational Database
2 16 (9.76%) NoSQL
2 16 (9.76%) Oracle Database
3 13 (7.93%) MongoDB
4 10 (6.10%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (5.49%) Neo4j
6 7 (4.27%) Big Data
7 6 (3.66%) Data Mining
7 6 (3.66%) MySQL
8 5 (3.05%) Hadoop
8 5 (3.05%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (2.44%) DB2
9 4 (2.44%) MarkLogic
10 3 (1.83%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.83%) HBase
11 2 (1.22%) CouchDB
11 2 (1.22%) OLTP
11 2 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.22%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 44 (26.83%) Maven
2 38 (23.17%) JUnit
3 26 (15.85%) Gradle
4 23 (14.02%) Git (software)
5 19 (11.59%) Eclipse
6 15 (9.15%) Mockito
6 15 (9.15%) Selenium
7 14 (8.54%) Cucumber
7 14 (8.54%) Jenkins
8 13 (7.93%) JIRA
8 13 (7.93%) Subversion
9 11 (6.71%) IntelliJ
10 6 (3.66%) SoapUI
11 5 (3.05%) Ant
11 5 (3.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (2.44%) Hamcrest
13 3 (1.83%) CruiseControl
13 3 (1.83%) EasyMock
14 2 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
14 2 (1.22%) SonarQube
General
1 37 (22.56%) Finance
2 22 (13.41%) Banking
3 18 (10.98%) Retail
4 12 (7.32%) Investment Banking
5 7 (4.27%) Publishing
6 6 (3.66%) Automotive
7 2 (1.22%) Front Office
7 2 (1.22%) Law
7 2 (1.22%) Marketing
8 1 (0.61%) Advertising
8 1 (0.61%) Back Office
8 1 (0.61%) Games
8 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (62.80%) Spring
2 63 (38.41%) Hibernate
3 61 (37.20%) HTML
4 52 (31.71%) CSS
5 51 (31.10%) REST
6 47 (28.66%) JSP
7 41 (25.00%) J2EE
8 36 (21.95%) XML
9 33 (20.12%) Web Services
10 32 (19.51%) SOAP
10 32 (19.51%) Spring MVC
11 25 (15.24%) AngularJS
11 25 (15.24%) Servlets
12 24 (14.63%) HTML5
13 23 (14.02%) JSTL
14 22 (13.41%) Java EE
15 19 (11.59%) RESTful
16 18 (10.98%) JSR 170
16 18 (10.98%) OSGi
16 18 (10.98%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.32%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.66%) Economics
4 4 (2.44%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.83%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.83%) Fintech
5 3 (1.83%) User Experience
5 3 (1.83%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.22%) Equities
6 2 (1.22%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.22%) Replication
7 1 (0.61%) Clustering
7 1 (0.61%) Linked Data
7 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.61%) RIA
7 1 (0.61%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.61%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.80%) Linux
2 13 (7.93%) Unix
3 3 (1.83%) Android
3 3 (1.83%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (78.66%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (36.59%) Scrum
3 59 (35.98%) TDD
4 32 (19.51%) MVC
5 27 (16.46%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (12.20%) Analytics
6 20 (12.20%) BDD
6 20 (12.20%) OO
6 20 (12.20%) User Stories
7 19 (11.59%) SOA
8 18 (10.98%) Customer Engagement
8 18 (10.98%) Microservices
8 18 (10.98%) Pair Programming
9 17 (10.37%) Content Management
10 14 (8.54%) SDLC
11 13 (7.93%) Open Source
12 12 (7.32%) Multithreading
13 11 (6.71%) Software Engineering
13 11 (6.71%) Web Development
14 10 (6.10%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 164 (100.00%) Java
2 55 (33.54%) JavaScript
3 51 (31.10%) SQL
4 11 (6.71%) Ruby
4 11 (6.71%) Scala
5 10 (6.10%) C#
5 10 (6.10%) Python
6 9 (5.49%) PL/SQL
7 7 (4.27%) XPath
7 7 (4.27%) XQuery
8 6 (3.66%) Groovy
9 5 (3.05%) C++
10 3 (1.83%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.22%) Clojure
11 2 (1.22%) COBOL
11 2 (1.22%) Go
11 2 (1.22%) Rust
11 2 (1.22%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.22%) SPARQL
12 1 (0.61%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (12.80%) Degree
2 9 (5.49%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.66%) Sun Certification
4 3 (1.83%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.66%) QA
System Software
1 12 (7.32%) Docker
2 2 (1.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (1.22%) HDFS
3 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (2.44%) Ansible
1 4 (2.44%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.22%) Kibana
3 2 (1.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (21.34%) Oracle
2 18 (10.98%) Adobe
3 5 (3.05%) Canoo
3 5 (3.05%) Google
4 4 (2.44%) Calypso
4 4 (2.44%) Fidessa
4 4 (2.44%) Murex
4 4 (2.44%) Pegasus
5 3 (1.83%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.22%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.61%) Actimize
7 1 (0.61%) Avaya
7 1 (0.61%) Cisco
7 1 (0.61%) F5
7 1 (0.61%) Genesys
7 1 (0.61%) hybris
7 1 (0.61%) IBM
7 1 (0.61%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.61%) KANA
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