The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 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
Java Developer
Rank 40 50 76
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 76 43 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.13% 2.69% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.47% 2.86% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 27 16
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £208 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £420 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.10% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
Java Developer
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region. 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
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1702 1501 1539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 92.50% 93.75% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1121 896 776
Average daily rate £373 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 55 94
Average hourly rate £13.25 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Developer across the West Yorkshire region.

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer across the West Yorkshire region.

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the West Yorkshire region 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
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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
Leeds +10 70 £400 +23.07% 12
Pontefract - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Halifax - - - - 1
Java Developer
Yorkshire

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited 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 Java Developer in their job title.

1 103 (100.00%) Java
2 60 (58.25%) HTML
3 53 (51.46%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (48.54%) Hibernate
5 38 (36.89%) REST
6 33 (32.04%) UNIX
7 31 (30.10%) J2EE
7 31 (30.10%) MongoDB
8 29 (28.16%) Linux
8 29 (28.16%) HTTP
9 28 (27.18%) Mac OS X
10 27 (26.21%) Web Design
10 27 (26.21%) Spring
10 27 (26.21%) Responsive Web Design
11 25 (24.27%) Neo4j
11 25 (24.27%) Relational Database
12 24 (23.30%) JAX-RS
13 23 (22.33%) Mentoring
14 20 (19.42%) Web Application Development
14 20 (19.42%) JUnit
14 20 (19.42%) CSS
15 19 (18.45%) JavaScript
15 19 (18.45%) TDD
16 18 (17.48%) Subversion
16 18 (17.48%) SQL
16 18 (17.48%) Configuration Management
17 17 (16.50%) Oracle
17 17 (16.50%) XML
18 14 (13.59%) MVC
19 13 (12.62%) Security Cleared

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited 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 Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (7.77%) WebSphere
2 7 (6.80%) WebLogic
3 6 (5.83%) Apache
4 4 (3.88%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.88%) JBoss
4 4 (3.88%) Apache ServiceMix
5 3 (2.91%) Node.js
6 2 (1.94%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.97%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.97%) ATG Dynamo
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 29 (28.16%) HTTP
2 1 (0.97%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (30.10%) MongoDB
2 25 (24.27%) Neo4j
2 25 (24.27%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.83%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.85%) Redis
5 4 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.94%) Couchbase
6 2 (1.94%) Riak
7 1 (0.97%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.97%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.97%) DB2
Development Applications
1 20 (19.42%) JUnit
2 18 (17.48%) Subversion
3 9 (8.74%) Git (software)
4 8 (7.77%) Maven
5 7 (6.80%) DbUnit
6 5 (4.85%) JMeter
6 5 (4.85%) Selenium
6 5 (4.85%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.88%) JIRA
8 2 (1.94%) Hudson
8 2 (1.94%) Gradle
8 2 (1.94%) Ant
8 2 (1.94%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.97%) JProfiler
9 1 (0.97%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.97%) QUnit
9 1 (0.97%) Jasmine
General
1 4 (3.88%) Finance
2 2 (1.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (58.25%) HTML
2 50 (48.54%) Hibernate
3 38 (36.89%) REST
4 31 (30.10%) J2EE
5 27 (26.21%) Spring
6 24 (23.30%) JAX-RS
7 20 (19.42%) CSS
8 17 (16.50%) XML
9 12 (11.65%) Web Services
9 12 (11.65%) Spring MVC
9 12 (11.65%) jQuery
10 10 (9.71%) JPA
11 8 (7.77%) Ajax
12 7 (6.80%) JSP
13 5 (4.85%) Java EE
14 4 (3.88%) JDBC
14 4 (3.88%) ActiveMQ
14 4 (3.88%) XSLT
14 4 (3.88%) RESTful
15 3 (2.91%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.88%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.91%) GIS
3 1 (0.97%) Algorithms
3 1 (0.97%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.97%) Smartcard
3 1 (0.97%) PKI
3 1 (0.97%) Ontologies
3 1 (0.97%) Chemistry
3 1 (0.97%) Open Source
3 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (32.04%) UNIX
2 29 (28.16%) Linux
3 28 (27.18%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.97%) Android
4 1 (0.97%) CentOS
4 1 (0.97%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (51.46%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (26.21%) Web Design
2 27 (26.21%) Responsive Web Design
3 23 (22.33%) Mentoring
4 20 (19.42%) Web Application Development
5 19 (18.45%) TDD
6 18 (17.48%) Configuration Management
7 14 (13.59%) MVC
8 13 (12.62%) BDD
9 11 (10.68%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (8.74%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (7.77%) Software Engineering
11 8 (7.77%) E-Commerce
11 8 (7.77%) OO
12 7 (6.80%) Web Development
13 6 (5.83%) OOD
14 5 (4.85%) Scrum
15 4 (3.88%) DSDM
15 4 (3.88%) Unit Testing
16 3 (2.91%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 103 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (18.45%) JavaScript
3 18 (17.48%) SQL
4 5 (4.85%) Python
4 5 (4.85%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.88%) Ruby
5 4 (3.88%) PHP
6 2 (1.94%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.97%) SPARQL
7 1 (0.97%) Scala
7 1 (0.97%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (12.62%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.80%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.88%) Puppet
2 2 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.94%) Graphite
3 1 (0.97%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 17 (16.50%) Oracle
2 6 (5.83%) hybris
3 5 (4.85%) ATG
4 4 (3.88%) IBM
5 3 (2.91%) Twitter
6 1 (0.97%) BEA
6 1 (0.97%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.97%) Mercator
6 1 (0.97%) Splunk
6 1 (0.97%) Cisco
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