Period
to 3 April 2020

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £468 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 3 April 2020.

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
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 49 37 22
Rank change year-on-year -12 -15 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 49 113 198
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Leeds 3.37% 5.01% 7.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.47% 5.24% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 106 180
Median daily rate £468 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.58% +11.76% +3.03%
10th Percentile £400 £389 £353
90th Percentile £525 £544 £513
West Yorkshire median daily rate £468 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 1,411 2,158 2,389
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.18% 95.70% 96.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 911 1,532 1,668
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £275 £270
90th Percentile £613 £575 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 73 59
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.80 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.36% -41.25% +137.04%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.50 £10.75
90th Percentile £36.75 £32.30 £40.00
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £14.65
% change year-on-year +9.38% +9.22% +17.20%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Leeds

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Java Developer in Leeds.

Daily rate trend for Java Developer in Leeds

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Java Developer in Leeds over the 6 months to 3 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Java Developer in Leeds

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Java Developer in Leeds.

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 3 April 2020, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 49 (100.00%) Java
2 32 (65.31%) Spring
3 28 (57.14%) Spring Boot
4 20 (40.82%) Java 8
5 19 (38.78%) Microservices
5 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (32.65%) Kafka
7 15 (30.61%) RabbitMQ
7 15 (30.61%) TDD
8 14 (28.57%) Docker
9 12 (24.49%) Kubernetes
9 12 (24.49%) AWS
10 9 (18.37%) DevOps
11 8 (16.33%) Finance
12 7 (14.29%) Test Automation
12 7 (14.29%) RESTful
12 7 (14.29%) Kotlin
12 7 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
13 6 (12.24%) SOLID
13 6 (12.24%) GCP
13 6 (12.24%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
13 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (12.24%) Maven
13 6 (12.24%) Hibernate
13 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
13 6 (12.24%) MySQL
14 5 (10.20%) SQL
14 5 (10.20%) Software Engineering
14 5 (10.20%) Google
14 5 (10.20%) Azure

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 1 (2.04%) Apache
1 1 (2.04%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 12 (24.49%) AWS
2 6 (12.24%) GCP
3 5 (10.20%) Azure
4 3 (6.12%) Kong
5 2 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (4.08%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (4.08%) Serverless
5 2 (4.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) MySQL
2 5 (10.20%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.08%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.04%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.04%) Big Data
4 1 (2.04%) BigQuery
4 1 (2.04%) Bigtable
4 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.04%) HBase
4 1 (2.04%) Impala
4 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Maven
2 5 (10.20%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.16%) SonarQube
4 3 (6.12%) Artifactory
4 3 (6.12%) GitLab
4 3 (6.12%) JUnit
4 3 (6.12%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (4.08%) Mockito
6 1 (2.04%) DbUnit
6 1 (2.04%) jMock
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (65.31%) Spring
2 28 (57.14%) Spring Boot
3 16 (32.65%) Kafka
4 15 (30.61%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (14.29%) RESTful
6 6 (12.24%) Hibernate
7 4 (8.16%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (8.16%) AngularJS
7 4 (8.16%) JAX-RS
7 4 (8.16%) Node.js
8 3 (6.12%) Apache CXF
8 3 (6.12%) Dropwizard
8 3 (6.12%) Web Services
9 2 (4.08%) J2EE
9 2 (4.08%) React
9 2 (4.08%) Vue.js
10 1 (2.04%) Express
10 1 (2.04%) HTML
10 1 (2.04%) PowerMock
10 1 (2.04%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (8.16%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.04%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.04%) RIA
3 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Linux
2 2 (4.08%) Mac OS X
2 2 (4.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (38.78%) Microservices
2 15 (30.61%) TDD
3 9 (18.37%) DevOps
4 7 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (12.24%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 6 (12.24%) SOLID
6 5 (10.20%) API Development
6 5 (10.20%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (10.20%) High Availability
6 5 (10.20%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.16%) BDD
7 4 (8.16%) Defensive Programming
7 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.12%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 3 (6.12%) Kanban
9 2 (4.08%) Pair Programming
9 2 (4.08%) Scrum
9 2 (4.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (40.82%) Java 8
3 7 (14.29%) Kotlin
4 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.20%) SQL
6 3 (6.12%) Python
7 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.04%) C#
8 1 (2.04%) C++
8 1 (2.04%) Ruby
8 1 (2.04%) Scala
8 1 (2.04%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 14 (28.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (24.49%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.08%) Ansible
2 2 (4.08%) Puppet
2 2 (4.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Google
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle