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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Java Developer
Rank 556 568 594
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 88 55 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.100% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.11% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 44 15
Median daily rate £511 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £665
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
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
50844 52173 51273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.70% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33234 32322 31697
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2070 2148
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 30 May 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 30 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 30 May 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 +43 87 £511 +4.76% 20
London +27 52 £563 +2.27% 11
City of London +50 8 £625 +15.74%
Yorkshire +6 8 £486 +14.29% 2
North West -10 8 £500 +5.26% 2
South East -12 8 £450 - 1
West Yorkshire -2 7 £486 +14.29% 1
Manchester -6 6 £500 +11.11% 2
West Sussex - 6 £441 -
Worthing - 5 £424 -
West Midlands - 5 £490 - 1
Leeds -6 3 £486 +14.29% 1
Derbyshire - 3 £450 -
Halifax - 3 £450 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £650 -
East Midlands - 3 £450 -
East of England +9 2 £438 - 1
Birmingham - 2 £490 -
Croydon - 2 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £438 -
Chester 0 1 £453 -4.73%
Cheshire -8 1 £453 -4.73%
Berkshire -14 1 £450 +12.50% 1
Reading -14 1 £450 +12.50%
Scotland -19 1 - - 2
Tyne and Wear -48 1 £450 +28.57% 1
North East -49 1 £450 +28.57% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -51 1 £450 +28.57% 1
Solihull - 1 £500 -
Shropshire - 1 - -

Lead Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 133 (100.00%) Java
2 100 (75.19%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (61.65%) Spring
4 54 (40.60%) TDD
5 45 (33.83%) Scrum
6 44 (33.08%) J2EE
7 42 (31.58%) Hibernate
8 39 (29.32%) Finance
8 39 (29.32%) JUnit
9 34 (25.56%) REST
10 32 (24.06%) Oracle
10 32 (24.06%) Maven
11 31 (23.31%) SQL
12 27 (20.30%) Web Services
13 26 (19.55%) HTML
14 23 (17.29%) JSP
15 22 (16.54%) Banking
15 22 (16.54%) BDD
16 20 (15.04%) CSS
16 20 (15.04%) JavaScript
17 19 (14.29%) Scala
18 18 (13.53%) Oracle Database
18 18 (13.53%) Relational Database
18 18 (13.53%) Microservices
19 17 (12.78%) Git (software)
19 17 (12.78%) WebSphere
19 17 (12.78%) Continuous Integration
20 16 (12.03%) OO
21 15 (11.28%) Pair Programming
21 15 (11.28%) WebSphere Application Server

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 17 (12.78%) WebSphere
2 15 (11.28%) WebSphere Application Server
3 14 (10.53%) Apache
3 14 (10.53%) Tomcat
4 8 (6.02%) Oracle Coherence
5 5 (3.76%) JBoss
6 4 (3.01%) Apache Solr
6 4 (3.01%) CMS
6 4 (3.01%) Confluence
6 4 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.26%) Apache Spark
7 3 (2.26%) GlassFish
7 3 (2.26%) Node.js
8 2 (1.50%) GemFire
8 2 (1.50%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.75%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.75%) Mule
9 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.75%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 5 (3.76%) Summit
2 3 (2.26%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.01%) GitHub
2 3 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.75%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.26%) HTTP
2 4 (3.01%) SNMP
3 2 (1.50%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.53%) Oracle Database
1 18 (13.53%) Relational Database
2 11 (8.27%) NoSQL
3 10 (7.52%) MySQL
3 10 (7.52%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (6.02%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (4.51%) DB2
6 5 (3.76%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.76%) Neo4j
6 5 (3.76%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.26%) Apache Hive
7 3 (2.26%) Big Data
7 3 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.26%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.26%) HBase
7 3 (2.26%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.50%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.50%) MarkLogic
8 2 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 39 (29.32%) JUnit
2 32 (24.06%) Maven
3 17 (12.78%) Git (software)
4 11 (8.27%) Jenkins
4 11 (8.27%) JIRA
4 11 (8.27%) Mockito
4 11 (8.27%) Subversion
5 7 (5.26%) Selenium
6 6 (4.51%) Cucumber
6 6 (4.51%) Eclipse
6 6 (4.51%) Gradle
7 5 (3.76%) SoapUI
8 4 (3.01%) Ant
8 4 (3.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (2.26%) TestNG
10 2 (1.50%) ClearQuest
10 2 (1.50%) CruiseControl
10 2 (1.50%) EasyMock
10 2 (1.50%) Hudson
10 2 (1.50%) JMeter
General
1 39 (29.32%) Finance
2 22 (16.54%) Banking
3 12 (9.02%) Investment Banking
4 8 (6.02%) Retail
5 6 (4.51%) Front Office
6 2 (1.50%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.75%) Back Office
7 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (61.65%) Spring
2 44 (33.08%) J2EE
3 42 (31.58%) Hibernate
4 34 (25.56%) REST
5 27 (20.30%) Web Services
6 26 (19.55%) HTML
7 23 (17.29%) JSP
8 20 (15.04%) CSS
9 15 (11.28%) jQuery
9 15 (11.28%) XML
10 14 (10.53%) RESTful
11 13 (9.77%) Spring MVC
12 12 (9.02%) HTML5
12 12 (9.02%) JSON
12 12 (9.02%) XSLT
13 10 (7.52%) Ajax
14 8 (6.02%) AngularJS
14 8 (6.02%) JMS
15 7 (5.26%) Spring Boot
16 6 (4.51%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.52%) User Experience
3 5 (3.76%) Fixed Income
4 3 (2.26%) Credit Derivative
4 3 (2.26%) Derivative
4 3 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (2.26%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.50%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.75%) Equities
6 1 (0.75%) Linked Data
6 1 (0.75%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.77%) Linux
1 13 (9.77%) Unix
2 2 (1.50%) Android
3 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (75.19%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (40.60%) TDD
3 45 (33.83%) Scrum
4 22 (16.54%) BDD
5 18 (13.53%) Microservices
6 17 (12.78%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (12.03%) OO
8 15 (11.28%) Multithreading
8 15 (11.28%) Pair Programming
9 14 (10.53%) E-Commerce
9 14 (10.53%) MVC
9 14 (10.53%) SOA
10 11 (8.27%) Mentoring
10 11 (8.27%) Web Development
11 9 (6.77%) Open Source
12 8 (6.02%) UML
13 7 (5.26%) Automated Testing
13 7 (5.26%) Front End Development
13 7 (5.26%) Web Design
14 6 (4.51%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 133 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (23.31%) SQL
3 20 (15.04%) JavaScript
4 19 (14.29%) Scala
5 13 (9.77%) C#
6 10 (7.52%) PL/SQL
6 10 (7.52%) Python
7 5 (3.76%) Perl
7 5 (3.76%) Ruby
8 4 (3.01%) PHP
9 2 (1.50%) C++
9 2 (1.50%) SPARQL
9 2 (1.50%) XPath
9 2 (1.50%) XQuery
10 1 (0.75%) C
10 1 (0.75%) Go
10 1 (0.75%) Groovy
10 1 (0.75%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (8.27%) Degree
2 7 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.51%) Sun Certification
4 3 (2.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.50%) MiFID
1 2 (1.50%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.51%) Docker
2 3 (2.26%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (3.01%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 32 (24.06%) Oracle
2 6 (4.51%) Calypso
3 5 (3.76%) Fidessa
3 5 (3.76%) Google
3 5 (3.76%) Murex
4 4 (3.01%) Canoo
4 4 (3.01%) Pegasus
5 3 (2.26%) ION Trading
5 3 (2.26%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.50%) hybris
6 2 (1.50%) Sybase
7 1 (0.75%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.75%) Intershop
7 1 (0.75%) Sencha
7 1 (0.75%) webMethods
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