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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Java Developer
Rank 554 540 567
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 26 29 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.057% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.061% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 15
Average daily rate
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£440 £600 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £575 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49763 47179 53563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.42% 92.54% 92.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30243 27592 29833
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1973 2142 2712
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
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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 -17 25 £470 -21.66% 14
London -6 14 £625 +4.16% 5
City of London +29 5 £563 -10.00% 2
North West - 3 £373 - 2
East of England - 3 £375 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £375 - 1
Cambridge - 3 £375 - 1
South East -4 2 £431 +21.47% 1
West Midlands -16 2 £400 - 2
Hampshire -16 1 £500 +40.84% 1
Surrey - 1 £363 -
South West - 1 £440 - 1
Scotland - 1 £300 - 2
Edinburgh - 1 £300 - 1
Guildford - 1 £363 -
Manchester - 1 £425 - 1
Newbury - - - -
Reading - - - -
Redditch - - - -
Sheffield - - - - 1
Southampton - - - - 1
York - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Aberdeen - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Birmingham - - - -

Lead Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 44 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (36.36%) Spring
3 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
3 13 (29.55%) HTML
4 12 (27.27%) CSS
4 12 (27.27%) TDD
5 10 (22.73%) Oracle
5 10 (22.73%) Web Services
6 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (18.18%) Multithreading
7 8 (18.18%) Linux
7 8 (18.18%) SOA
7 8 (18.18%) J2EE
7 8 (18.18%) Hibernate
7 8 (18.18%) Relational Database
8 7 (15.91%) Low Latency
8 7 (15.91%) Scrum
8 7 (15.91%) SQL
8 7 (15.91%) QA
9 6 (13.64%) Maven
9 6 (13.64%) RESTful
9 6 (13.64%) Open Source
9 6 (13.64%) EJB
9 6 (13.64%) E-Commerce
9 6 (13.64%) OO
9 6 (13.64%) Finance
9 6 (13.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (11.36%) Mac OS X

Lead Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 5 (11.36%) WebLogic
2 4 (9.09%) Apache ServiceMix
3 3 (6.82%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.55%) Apache
4 2 (4.55%) Alfresco
4 2 (4.55%) Apache Solr
4 2 (4.55%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (2.27%) CMS
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.55%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.09%) MySQL
3 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.55%) HBase
4 2 (4.55%) Big Data
4 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.27%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Maven
2 4 (9.09%) XDoclet
2 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.82%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.55%) JIRA
4 2 (4.55%) Selenium
4 2 (4.55%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.27%) TestNG
5 1 (2.27%) DbUnit
5 1 (2.27%) Mockito
5 1 (2.27%) Grunt
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Front Office
3 3 (6.82%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Marketing
4 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.55%) Publishing
5 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Back Office
5 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (36.36%) Spring
2 13 (29.55%) HTML
3 12 (27.27%) CSS
4 10 (22.73%) Web Services
5 8 (18.18%) J2EE
5 8 (18.18%) Hibernate
6 6 (13.64%) EJB
6 6 (13.64%) RESTful
7 5 (11.36%) XML
7 5 (11.36%) XHTML
7 5 (11.36%) JAX-RPC
8 4 (9.09%) Java EE
8 4 (9.09%) HTML5
8 4 (9.09%) Apache Camel
9 3 (6.82%) CSS3
9 3 (6.82%) jQuery
9 3 (6.82%) JSON
9 3 (6.82%) SOAP
10 2 (4.55%) Spring MVC
10 2 (4.55%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 6 (13.64%) Open Source
1 6 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (9.09%) Fixed Income
3 2 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.55%) TWAP
3 2 (4.55%) VWAP
3 2 (4.55%) Semantic Web
4 1 (2.27%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Linux
2 5 (11.36%) Mac OS X
2 5 (11.36%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) TDD
2 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (18.18%) SOA
3 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (18.18%) Multithreading
4 7 (15.91%) Low Latency
4 7 (15.91%) Scrum
5 6 (13.64%) OO
5 6 (13.64%) E-Commerce
6 5 (11.36%) Web Development
7 4 (9.09%) BDD
7 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.82%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (4.55%) DevOps
9 2 (4.55%) MVC
9 2 (4.55%) Data Modelling
9 2 (4.55%) OOP
9 2 (4.55%) Document Management
9 2 (4.55%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
3 7 (15.91%) SQL
4 5 (11.36%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.55%) Scala
5 2 (4.55%) C#
6 1 (2.27%) C++
6 1 (2.27%) PHP
6 1 (2.27%) Python
6 1 (2.27%) Ruby
6 1 (2.27%) Groovy
6 1 (2.27%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) EMIR
2 1 (2.27%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Puppet
1 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Oracle
2 4 (9.09%) JBoss
2 4 (9.09%) 29West
3 1 (2.27%) Atomikos
3 1 (2.27%) Adobe
3 1 (2.27%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.27%) SAP
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