The median contractor rate for a Java Software Developer was £430 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 25 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 Software Developer
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 104 101
Rank change year-on-year +18 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.37% 0.27% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.28% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Median daily rate £430 £570 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.56% +78.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £432 £395 £369
% change year-on-year +9.36% +7.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £40.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year +30.43% +15.00%  

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 1066 1412 1455
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 98.52% 95.79% 95.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 718 998 1042
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 38
Median hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.56 £22.50 £26.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Java Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Developer in Leeds

Java Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Software Developer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Java Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
1 4 (100.00%) Confluence
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (100.00%) Node.js
1 4 (100.00%) REST
1 4 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) Microservices
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
1 4 (100.00%) Slack
2 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (25.00%) SFIA

Java Software 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 4 (100.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Node.js
1 4 (100.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) Microservices
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat