The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 28 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 11 55
Rank change year-on-year -4 +44  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 95 171 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 8.61% 11.54% 3.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.76% 12.04% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 151 36
Median daily rate £425 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.85% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £343 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £538 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +3.03% +5.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £35.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year +29.57% -8.38%  

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 1085 1420 1452
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 98.37% 95.82% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2364 3642 4113
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £565 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 78 203
Median hourly rate £15.86 £12.82 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.71% -5.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.20 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £23.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 June 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.

1 164 (100.00%) Java
2 132 (80.49%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (67.07%) Spring
4 68 (41.46%) TDD
4 68 (41.46%) Hibernate
5 58 (35.37%) Git (software)
6 52 (31.71%) NoSQL
7 51 (31.10%) JavaScript
8 44 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (24.39%) SQL
9 40 (24.39%) MySQL
10 39 (23.78%) Test Automation
10 39 (23.78%) Scala
11 38 (23.17%) Python
12 35 (21.34%) HTML
12 35 (21.34%) REST
12 35 (21.34%) Jenkins
12 35 (21.34%) DevOps
13 34 (20.73%) Scrum
14 32 (19.51%) Linux
14 32 (19.51%) JIRA
15 31 (18.90%) Software Engineering
16 30 (18.29%) MongoDB
17 29 (17.68%) Microservices
18 28 (17.07%) JUnit
19 26 (15.85%) CSS
19 26 (15.85%) Subversion
19 26 (15.85%) RESTful
20 25 (15.24%) OO
21 24 (14.63%) Oracle

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 20 (12.20%) Confluence
2 8 (4.88%) Tomcat
3 7 (4.27%) Apache
4 2 (1.22%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.22%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.61%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.44%) Slack
3 3 (1.83%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.83%) IaaS
3 3 (1.83%) Loggly
3 3 (1.83%) Sumo Logic
4 2 (1.22%) GitHub
5 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.61%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.61%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.10%) HTTP
2 9 (5.49%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (31.71%) NoSQL
2 40 (24.39%) MySQL
3 30 (18.29%) MongoDB
4 17 (10.37%) Relational Database
5 12 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (6.71%) CouchDB
7 10 (6.10%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (6.10%) Couchbase
8 3 (1.83%) Redis
8 3 (1.83%) Riak
8 3 (1.83%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.61%) Big Data
9 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 58 (35.37%) Git (software)
2 35 (21.34%) Jenkins
3 32 (19.51%) JIRA
4 28 (17.07%) JUnit
5 26 (15.85%) Subversion
6 20 (12.20%) Maven
7 16 (9.76%) Mercurial
8 7 (4.27%) Cucumber
9 6 (3.66%) Gradle
10 5 (3.05%) Eclipse
11 4 (2.44%) Grunt
11 4 (2.44%) IntelliJ
11 4 (2.44%) Jasmine
12 3 (1.83%) JMeter
12 3 (1.83%) Mockito
12 3 (1.83%) TestNG
12 3 (1.83%) Vagrant
13 2 (1.22%) DbUnit
13 2 (1.22%) jMock
13 2 (1.22%) Selenium
General
1 3 (1.83%) Games
2 1 (0.61%) Banking
2 1 (0.61%) Finance
2 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (67.07%) Spring
2 68 (41.46%) Hibernate
3 35 (21.34%) HTML
3 35 (21.34%) REST
4 26 (15.85%) CSS
4 26 (15.85%) RESTful
5 20 (12.20%) Web Services
6 19 (11.59%) Spring MVC
7 18 (10.98%) HTML5
7 18 (10.98%) J2EE
7 18 (10.98%) Node.js
8 17 (10.37%) Play Framework
9 16 (9.76%) AngularJS
9 16 (9.76%) CSS3
10 14 (8.54%) JSON
10 14 (8.54%) SOAP
11 12 (7.32%) Ajax
11 12 (7.32%) Spring Boot
12 10 (6.10%) Grails
12 10 (6.10%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.63%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (7.93%) Algorithms
2 13 (7.93%) Data Structures
3 6 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (19.51%) Linux
2 5 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (1.83%) Unix
4 2 (1.22%) Android
4 2 (1.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (80.49%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (41.46%) TDD
3 44 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (23.78%) Test Automation
5 35 (21.34%) DevOps
6 34 (20.73%) Scrum
7 31 (18.90%) Software Engineering
8 29 (17.68%) Microservices
9 25 (15.24%) OO
10 24 (14.63%) Open Source
11 21 (12.80%) BDD
11 21 (12.80%) MVC
12 16 (9.76%) High Availability
13 15 (9.15%) Kanban
14 14 (8.54%) Pair Programming
15 13 (7.93%) Configuration Management
16 10 (6.10%) OWASP
16 10 (6.10%) Responsive Web Design
16 10 (6.10%) Web Design
17 9 (5.49%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 164 (100.00%) Java
2 51 (31.10%) JavaScript
3 40 (24.39%) SQL
4 39 (23.78%) Scala
5 38 (23.17%) Python
6 19 (11.59%) Ruby
7 14 (8.54%) Groovy
8 13 (7.93%) C#
9 10 (6.10%) Perl
10 9 (5.49%) Bash Shell
10 9 (5.49%) PHP
11 5 (3.05%) C++
11 5 (3.05%) Go
12 3 (1.83%) Elixir
13 1 (0.61%) ECMAScript
13 1 (0.61%) ES6
13 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.61%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (1.83%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (9.76%) Docker
2 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (10.37%) Puppet
2 13 (7.93%) Ansible
3 5 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.83%) Nagios
4 3 (1.83%) Prometheus
4 3 (1.83%) Salt
4 3 (1.83%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (14.63%) Oracle
2 15 (9.15%) Google
3 5 (3.05%) Red Hat
3 5 (3.05%) Splunk
4 3 (1.83%) New Relic
4 3 (1.83%) Rackspace
4 3 (1.83%) SaltStack
5 2 (1.22%) IBM
6 1 (0.61%) hybris
6 1 (0.61%) VMware
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