The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Java EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java EE over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the 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 Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 98 94
Rank change year-on-year +8 -4  
Contract jobs citing Java EE 2 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.18% 0.80% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 1.98% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 8
Median daily rate £425 £365 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.43% -18.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £365 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £368 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +12.73% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -13.75%  

Java EE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 441 607 406
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 40.02% 40.52% 26.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 453 313
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £318 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £13.85 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -63.06%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Java EE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Java EE in Leeds

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java EE in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Java EE.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Hibernate
2 5 (71.43%) Spring
2 5 (71.43%) J2EE
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
4 2 (28.57%) Mercurial
4 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
4 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
4 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) JPA
4 2 (28.57%) Unix
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) Apache
5 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
5 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) ETL
5 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
5 1 (14.29%) WAN
5 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat

Java EE
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 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Mercurial
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Agile Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Agile Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Hibernate
1 5 (71.43%) J2EE
1 5 (71.43%) Spring
2 2 (28.57%) JPA
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) iBATIS
3 1 (14.29%) Java SE
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
1 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) CQRS
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Microservices
3 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat