The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java Developer
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 15 24
Rank change year-on-year -12 +9  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 69 141 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 6.80% 9.76% 7.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.98% 10.09% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 104 73
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £343 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £500 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.12% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% +15.13%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 988 1398 1114
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.44% 96.81% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 656 975 733
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 30 41
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.00 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -3.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.31 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £21.20 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Leeds

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java Developer in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Leeds

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Leeds over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in Leeds

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in Leeds

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 across the Leeds region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 145 (100.00%) Java
2 117 (80.69%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (54.48%) Spring
4 59 (40.69%) JavaScript
5 55 (37.93%) Git (software)
6 49 (33.79%) Hibernate
7 39 (26.90%) HTML
7 39 (26.90%) TDD
8 38 (26.21%) REST
8 38 (26.21%) Jenkins
9 37 (25.52%) Scrum
10 32 (22.07%) NoSQL
11 31 (21.38%) SQL
12 30 (20.69%) OO
13 29 (20.00%) AngularJS
14 28 (19.31%) Software Engineering
15 26 (17.93%) Python
15 26 (17.93%) MongoDB
16 25 (17.24%) CSS
16 25 (17.24%) Maven
17 24 (16.55%) Continuous Integration
17 24 (16.55%) JUnit
18 23 (15.86%) Scala
18 23 (15.86%) Microservices
19 22 (15.17%) Oracle
20 21 (14.48%) Node.js
21 20 (13.79%) BDD
21 20 (13.79%) RESTful
21 20 (13.79%) DevOps
21 20 (13.79%) Subversion

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 13 (8.97%) Confluence
2 9 (6.21%) Apache
3 3 (2.07%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (2.07%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.38%) Mule
5 1 (0.69%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.69%) CMS
5 1 (0.69%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.52%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.76%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (2.76%) IaaS
2 4 (2.76%) Loggly
2 4 (2.76%) Sumo Logic
3 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.59%) HTTP
2 1 (0.69%) DNS
2 1 (0.69%) Internet
2 1 (0.69%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (22.07%) NoSQL
2 26 (17.93%) MongoDB
3 19 (13.10%) MySQL
4 17 (11.72%) Relational Database
5 16 (11.03%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (9.66%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (3.45%) Redis
7 5 (3.45%) Riak
8 4 (2.76%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.38%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.69%) Big Data
10 1 (0.69%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.69%) HBase
10 1 (0.69%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 55 (37.93%) Git (software)
2 38 (26.21%) Jenkins
3 25 (17.24%) Maven
4 24 (16.55%) JUnit
5 20 (13.79%) Subversion
6 15 (10.34%) JIRA
7 12 (8.28%) Mercurial
8 11 (7.59%) Jasmine
9 6 (4.14%) Grunt
10 5 (3.45%) Eclipse
10 5 (3.45%) Gradle
10 5 (3.45%) IntelliJ
10 5 (3.45%) JMeter
10 5 (3.45%) Mockito
11 4 (2.76%) Vagrant
12 3 (2.07%) git-flow
12 3 (2.07%) TestNG
13 2 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (1.38%) Protractor
13 2 (1.38%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (2.76%) Retail
2 3 (2.07%) Finance
3 2 (1.38%) Games
4 1 (0.69%) Automotive
4 1 (0.69%) Banking
4 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (54.48%) Spring
2 49 (33.79%) Hibernate
3 39 (26.90%) HTML
4 38 (26.21%) REST
5 29 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 25 (17.24%) CSS
7 21 (14.48%) Node.js
8 20 (13.79%) RESTful
9 19 (13.10%) Web Services
10 17 (11.72%) SOAP
11 15 (10.34%) HTML5
11 15 (10.34%) J2EE
12 14 (9.66%) CSS3
12 14 (9.66%) Spring Boot
13 10 (6.90%) React
13 10 (6.90%) Spring MVC
14 9 (6.21%) RabbitMQ
15 8 (5.52%) JSON
16 7 (4.83%) jQuery
17 6 (4.14%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.28%) Algorithms
2 10 (6.90%) Data Structures
3 9 (6.21%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.69%) Replication
5 1 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.10%) Linux
2 7 (4.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (4.14%) Unix
4 4 (2.76%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.38%) Android
6 1 (0.69%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (80.69%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (26.90%) TDD
3 37 (25.52%) Scrum
4 30 (20.69%) OO
5 28 (19.31%) Software Engineering
6 24 (16.55%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (15.86%) Microservices
8 20 (13.79%) BDD
8 20 (13.79%) DevOps
9 18 (12.41%) Automated Testing
10 16 (11.03%) Kanban
11 14 (9.66%) Open Source
12 13 (8.97%) MVC
13 12 (8.28%) Configuration Management
14 10 (6.90%) Unit Testing
15 9 (6.21%) Responsive Web Design
16 8 (5.52%) Web Design
17 6 (4.14%) API Development
17 6 (4.14%) Continuous Deployment
17 6 (4.14%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 145 (100.00%) Java
2 59 (40.69%) JavaScript
3 31 (21.38%) SQL
4 26 (17.93%) Python
5 23 (15.86%) Scala
6 15 (10.34%) Ruby
7 9 (6.21%) Bash Shell
7 9 (6.21%) C#
8 8 (5.52%) PHP
9 6 (4.14%) Go
10 5 (3.45%) C++
11 2 (1.38%) Korn
11 2 (1.38%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.69%) ECMAScript
12 1 (0.69%) ES6
12 1 (0.69%) Groovy
12 1 (0.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (4.83%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (2.07%) Degree
4 1 (0.69%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.69%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.38%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (1.38%) FATCA
2 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 14 (9.66%) Docker
2 2 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.69%) HDFS
3 1 (0.69%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (9.66%) Puppet
2 10 (6.90%) Ansible
3 5 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.76%) Nagios
4 4 (2.76%) Salt
4 4 (2.76%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.69%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 22 (15.17%) Oracle
2 10 (6.90%) Google
3 7 (4.83%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.76%) New Relic
4 4 (2.76%) Rackspace
4 4 (2.76%) SaltStack
4 4 (2.76%) Splunk
5 3 (2.07%) IBM
6 2 (1.38%) Solace
6 2 (1.38%) VMware
7 1 (0.69%) hybris
7 1 (0.69%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.69%) Zend
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