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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 51 71 74
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 55 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.26% 1.71% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.53% 1.82% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 18 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -4.76%
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
1557 1431 1409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 92.35% 94.21% 93.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1073 865 681
Average daily rate £375 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 49 102
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 +18 47 £370 +13.84% 24
Bradford - 2 £90 - 1
Halifax - - - - 1
Java Developer
Yorkshire

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 108 (100.00%) Java
2 66 (61.11%) HTML
3 56 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (43.52%) Hibernate
5 42 (38.89%) REST
6 35 (32.41%) UNIX
7 33 (30.56%) Linux
7 33 (30.56%) MongoDB
8 32 (29.63%) J2EE
8 32 (29.63%) Web Design
8 32 (29.63%) Mac OS X
8 32 (29.63%) HTTP
8 32 (29.63%) Responsive Web Design
9 27 (25.00%) Relational Database
10 26 (24.07%) Neo4j
11 25 (23.15%) JAX-RS
12 24 (22.22%) Mentoring
12 24 (22.22%) TDD
13 23 (21.30%) Subversion
13 23 (21.30%) Spring
13 23 (21.30%) CSS
14 21 (19.44%) JUnit
15 19 (17.59%) Web Application Development
16 18 (16.67%) Configuration Management
17 17 (15.74%) JavaScript
17 17 (15.74%) BDD
18 16 (14.81%) Oracle
19 15 (13.89%) Security Cleared
20 14 (12.96%) XML
21 12 (11.11%) Web Services

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 6 (5.56%) WebLogic
1 6 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.63%) Apache
3 3 (2.78%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.78%) JBoss
3 3 (2.78%) Node.js
4 2 (1.85%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.93%) ATG Dynamo
5 1 (0.93%) Apache ServiceMix
Communications & Networking
1 32 (29.63%) HTTP
2 1 (0.93%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (30.56%) MongoDB
2 27 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 26 (24.07%) Neo4j
4 7 (6.48%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.85%) Redis
6 2 (1.85%) Riak
6 2 (1.85%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.93%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.93%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.93%) MySQL
7 1 (0.93%) DB2
Development Applications
1 23 (21.30%) Subversion
2 21 (19.44%) JUnit
3 12 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 8 (7.41%) DbUnit
5 7 (6.48%) Maven
6 5 (4.63%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.70%) JMeter
7 4 (3.70%) Selenium
8 3 (2.78%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.78%) Hudson
9 2 (1.85%) Gradle
9 2 (1.85%) Ant
9 2 (1.85%) JProfiler
9 2 (1.85%) JIRA
10 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.93%) QUnit
10 1 (0.93%) Jasmine
General
1 7 (6.48%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (61.11%) HTML
2 47 (43.52%) Hibernate
3 42 (38.89%) REST
4 32 (29.63%) J2EE
5 25 (23.15%) JAX-RS
6 23 (21.30%) Spring
6 23 (21.30%) CSS
7 14 (12.96%) XML
8 12 (11.11%) Web Services
9 11 (10.19%) jQuery
10 9 (8.33%) Spring MVC
11 8 (7.41%) Ajax
12 6 (5.56%) JSP
12 6 (5.56%) JPA
13 5 (4.63%) RESTful
14 4 (3.70%) HTML5
14 4 (3.70%) Java EE
14 4 (3.70%) ActiveMQ
15 3 (2.78%) SOAP
15 3 (2.78%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.85%) Algorithms
1 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
1 2 (1.85%) Client/Server
1 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
1 2 (1.85%) GIS
1 2 (1.85%) Open Source
1 2 (1.85%) Ontologies
1 2 (1.85%) Chemistry
2 1 (0.93%) PKI
2 1 (0.93%) E-Learning
2 1 (0.93%) Smartcard
2 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (32.41%) UNIX
2 33 (30.56%) Linux
3 32 (29.63%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.93%) CentOS
4 1 (0.93%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (29.63%) Web Design
2 32 (29.63%) Responsive Web Design
3 24 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 24 (22.22%) TDD
4 19 (17.59%) Web Application Development
5 18 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 17 (15.74%) BDD
7 11 (10.19%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (10.19%) Enterprise Architecture
7 11 (10.19%) Web Development
7 11 (10.19%) MVC
8 9 (8.33%) OO
9 7 (6.48%) OOD
10 6 (5.56%) E-Commerce
10 6 (5.56%) Software Engineering
11 5 (4.63%) Scrum
12 3 (2.78%) Unit Testing
12 3 (2.78%) Multithreading
13 2 (1.85%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 108 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (15.74%) JavaScript
3 12 (11.11%) SQL
4 6 (5.56%) Python
5 5 (4.63%) Ruby
5 5 (4.63%) PHP
6 3 (2.78%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.85%) SPARQL
8 1 (0.93%) Scala
8 1 (0.93%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.70%) Puppet
2 2 (1.85%) Graphite
2 2 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.93%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 16 (14.81%) Oracle
2 5 (4.63%) hybris
3 4 (3.70%) ATG
4 3 (2.78%) IBM
5 1 (0.93%) Mercator
5 1 (0.93%) BEA
5 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.93%) Cisco
5 1 (0.93%) Splunk
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