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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 59 63 41
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 36 38 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.12% 2.47% 4.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 2.63% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 24
Average daily rate
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£333 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £390 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £374 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.35% +9.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
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
1591 1446 1843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.64% 94.08% 95.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 985 765 1020
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 71 76
Average hourly rate £13.20 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.57% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.60 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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
Leeds +7 20 £323 +7.50% 14
Bradford +5 5 £320 -7.24% 1
Halifax - - - - 3
Wakefield - - - - 1
Java Developer
Yorkshire

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 113 (100.00%) Java
2 56 (49.56%) J2EE
3 55 (48.67%) Spring
4 51 (45.13%) Hibernate
5 39 (34.51%) XML
6 34 (30.09%) Maven
7 31 (27.43%) Oracle
8 30 (26.55%) HTML
8 30 (26.55%) SQL
8 30 (26.55%) jQuery
9 26 (23.01%) JavaScript
10 23 (20.35%) JUnit
11 20 (17.70%) CSS
11 20 (17.70%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (16.81%) REST
13 17 (15.04%) Subversion
14 16 (14.16%) WebLogic
14 16 (14.16%) JSP
14 16 (14.16%) OO
14 16 (14.16%) MVC
15 15 (13.27%) Struts
15 15 (13.27%) Web Services
15 15 (13.27%) JMS
15 15 (13.27%) Spring MVC
15 15 (13.27%) JPA
16 14 (12.39%) Tomcat
17 13 (11.50%) SOAP
17 13 (11.50%) Finance
17 13 (11.50%) Ajax
17 13 (11.50%) Java EE

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 16 (14.16%) WebLogic
2 14 (12.39%) Tomcat
3 8 (7.08%) IIS
4 6 (5.31%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (4.42%) Apache ServiceMix
5 5 (4.42%) Apache
6 3 (2.65%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.77%) Jetty
8 1 (0.88%) AquaLogic Service Bus
8 1 (0.88%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.88%) CMS
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.88%) AquaLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.88%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.19%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.54%) RDBMS
3 4 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.54%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.54%) Redis
4 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.77%) QlikView
5 2 (1.77%) CouchDB
5 2 (1.77%) MySQL
5 2 (1.77%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.88%) Riak
6 1 (0.88%) Big Data
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 34 (30.09%) Maven
2 23 (20.35%) JUnit
3 17 (15.04%) Subversion
4 9 (7.96%) Git (software)
5 6 (5.31%) DbUnit
6 4 (3.54%) Eclipse
6 4 (3.54%) NUnit
7 3 (2.65%) Ant
7 3 (2.65%) JIRA
7 3 (2.65%) Selenium
7 3 (2.65%) Hudson
8 2 (1.77%) JMeter
8 2 (1.77%) Xcode
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (11.50%) Finance
2 4 (3.54%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.54%) Retail
3 2 (1.77%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (49.56%) J2EE
2 55 (48.67%) Spring
3 51 (45.13%) Hibernate
4 39 (34.51%) XML
5 30 (26.55%) HTML
5 30 (26.55%) jQuery
6 20 (17.70%) CSS
7 19 (16.81%) REST
8 16 (14.16%) JSP
9 15 (13.27%) Struts
9 15 (13.27%) Web Services
9 15 (13.27%) JMS
9 15 (13.27%) JPA
9 15 (13.27%) Spring MVC
10 13 (11.50%) HTML5
10 13 (11.50%) Ajax
10 13 (11.50%) Java EE
10 13 (11.50%) SOAP
11 11 (9.73%) XSLT
12 10 (8.85%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.65%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.65%) Open Source
3 2 (1.77%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.77%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.85%) Linux
2 5 (4.42%) UNIX
3 4 (3.54%) Windows
4 3 (2.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.70%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (14.16%) OO
2 16 (14.16%) MVC
3 12 (10.62%) Unit Testing
4 11 (9.73%) Software Engineering
5 10 (8.85%) TDD
6 7 (6.19%) E-Commerce
6 7 (6.19%) OOD
7 6 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (5.31%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (4.42%) Scrum
9 4 (3.54%) Refactoring
9 4 (3.54%) BDD
9 4 (3.54%) OOP
10 3 (2.65%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (2.65%) Web Application Development
10 3 (2.65%) User Stories
10 3 (2.65%) Low Latency
10 3 (2.65%) Configuration Management
10 3 (2.65%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 113 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (26.55%) SQL
3 26 (23.01%) JavaScript
4 11 (9.73%) PL/SQL
5 5 (4.42%) C++
6 3 (2.65%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.65%) XQuery
7 2 (1.77%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.77%) Python
8 1 (0.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (7.08%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.31%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Puppet
1 1 (0.88%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 31 (27.43%) Oracle
2 8 (7.08%) Perforce
3 4 (3.54%) Twitter
4 2 (1.77%) JBoss
5 1 (0.88%) IBM
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.88%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.88%) ATG
5 1 (0.88%) hybris
5 1 (0.88%) Business Objects
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