Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £423 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 16 26
Rank change year-on-year -5 +10 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 177 212 207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 7.80% 8.10% 6.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.09% 8.44% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 170 152
Leeds median daily rate £423 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £375 £341 £315
90th Percentile £468 £525 £518
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -1.18% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £42.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Leeds
Contract vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 2188 2511 3040
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.47% 95.91% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1550 1665 2104
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £270 £263
90th Percentile £545 £558 £540
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 44 95
Leeds median hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.15% -0.70% +0.70%
10th Percentile £10.61 £10.20 £8.81
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.28 £36.22
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +9.00%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 22 November 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.

1 177 (100.00%) Java
2 139 (78.53%) Spring
3 136 (76.84%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (51.41%) Hibernate
5 81 (45.76%) Git (software)
6 78 (44.07%) TDD
7 69 (38.98%) Maven
8 66 (37.29%) JavaScript
9 64 (36.16%) Continuous Integration
10 62 (35.03%) SQL
10 62 (35.03%) NoSQL
11 55 (31.07%) Jenkins
12 53 (29.94%) Spring Boot
12 53 (29.94%) Test Automation
13 52 (29.38%) MongoDB
14 51 (28.81%) Oracle
15 45 (25.42%) OO
15 45 (25.42%) Microservices
16 41 (23.16%) Subversion
17 40 (22.60%) Software Engineering
17 40 (22.60%) BDD
18 38 (21.47%) Mercurial
19 37 (20.90%) Scrum
20 36 (20.34%) MySQL
21 35 (19.77%) JUnit
22 32 (18.08%) RESTful
22 32 (18.08%) Docker
23 30 (16.95%) DevOps
23 30 (16.95%) Data Structures
23 30 (16.95%) Algorithms

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 15 (8.47%) Tomcat
2 11 (6.21%) Confluence
3 9 (5.08%) JBoss
4 7 (3.95%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.82%) Jetty
5 5 (2.82%) Tornado
6 3 (1.69%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.56%) Apache
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.39%) Slack
3 4 (2.26%) GitHub
4 1 (0.56%) Firebase
4 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.82%) AMQP
2 2 (1.13%) Firewall
2 2 (1.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (35.03%) NoSQL
2 52 (29.38%) MongoDB
3 36 (20.34%) MySQL
4 17 (9.60%) Apache Cassandra
5 14 (7.91%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (4.52%) Couchbase
7 7 (3.95%) Riak
8 6 (3.39%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.82%) Hadoop
9 5 (2.82%) Redis
10 4 (2.26%) SQL Server
11 3 (1.69%) CouchDB
11 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.13%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.56%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 81 (45.76%) Git (software)
2 69 (38.98%) Maven
3 55 (31.07%) Jenkins
4 41 (23.16%) Subversion
5 38 (21.47%) Mercurial
6 35 (19.77%) JUnit
7 29 (16.38%) JIRA
8 17 (9.60%) Cucumber
9 11 (6.21%) Mockito
10 10 (5.65%) Gradle
11 6 (3.39%) Flyway
11 6 (3.39%) Selenium
11 6 (3.39%) Vagrant
12 5 (2.82%) FitNesse
12 5 (2.82%) JBehave
13 4 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (2.26%) Hudson
13 4 (2.26%) Jasmine
14 3 (1.69%) IntelliJ
15 2 (1.13%) Firebug
General
1 11 (6.21%) Finance
2 1 (0.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (78.53%) Spring
2 91 (51.41%) Hibernate
3 53 (29.94%) Spring Boot
4 32 (18.08%) RESTful
5 25 (14.12%) AngularJS
6 22 (12.43%) Node.js
7 19 (10.73%) Web Services
8 18 (10.17%) XML
9 17 (9.60%) REST
10 15 (8.47%) RabbitMQ
11 14 (7.91%) HTML
12 13 (7.34%) Apache Camel
13 12 (6.78%) ActiveMQ
14 11 (6.21%) CSS
15 10 (5.65%) JMS
15 10 (5.65%) React
16 9 (5.08%) Kafka
17 8 (4.52%) Angular 2
17 8 (4.52%) JPA
17 8 (4.52%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.95%) Algorithms
1 30 (16.95%) Data Structures
2 13 (7.34%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.26%) User Experience
4 2 (1.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.56%) Chromecast
5 1 (0.56%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.47%) Linux
2 7 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.26%) Android
3 4 (2.26%) Unix
4 3 (1.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (76.84%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (44.07%) TDD
3 64 (36.16%) Continuous Integration
4 53 (29.94%) Test Automation
5 45 (25.42%) Microservices
5 45 (25.42%) OO
6 40 (22.60%) BDD
6 40 (22.60%) Software Engineering
7 37 (20.90%) Scrum
8 30 (16.95%) DevOps
9 24 (13.56%) Kanban
10 16 (9.04%) Open Source
11 15 (8.47%) MVC
12 9 (5.08%) Coaching
13 8 (4.52%) API Integration
13 8 (4.52%) DSDM
13 8 (4.52%) High Availability
13 8 (4.52%) RUP
13 8 (4.52%) SDLC
13 8 (4.52%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 177 (100.00%) Java
2 66 (37.29%) JavaScript
3 62 (35.03%) SQL
4 13 (7.34%) Python
5 8 (4.52%) Scala
6 7 (3.95%) Ruby
7 5 (2.82%) Bash Shell
7 5 (2.82%) TypeScript
8 4 (2.26%) Groovy
9 3 (1.69%) Perl
10 2 (1.13%) C#
10 2 (1.13%) Go
11 1 (0.56%) C++
11 1 (0.56%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.56%) PHP
11 1 (0.56%) VC++
Qualifications
1 12 (6.78%) Sun Certification
2 4 (2.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.13%) QA
System Software
1 32 (18.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (9.60%) Puppet
2 10 (5.65%) Ansible
3 9 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.26%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 51 (28.81%) Oracle
2 5 (2.82%) Red Hat
3 4 (2.26%) Google
4 2 (1.13%) IBM
5 1 (0.56%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.56%) Splunk