Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Software Engineer was £430 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 24 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 Software Engineer
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 143 153
Rank change year-on-year +27 +10 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 18 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.80% 0.15% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.16% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 3
Leeds median daily rate £430 £570 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.56% +52.00% +7.91%
10th Percentile £390 £474 £363
90th Percentile £645 £570 £388
West Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £570 £375
% change year-on-year -24.56% +52.00% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 2178 2507 3098
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.54% 95.83% 94.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1548 1665 2141
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £263
90th Percentile £545 £550 £540
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 43 97
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 £10.60 £10.20 £8.75
90th Percentile £40.00 £29.60 £35.82
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +9.24%

Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Engineer in Leeds

Java Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Software Engineer in Leeds

Java Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer in Leeds over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Software Engineer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Java Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Java
1 18 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (94.44%) TDD
2 17 (94.44%) SQL
2 17 (94.44%) NoSQL
3 16 (88.89%) Git (software)
4 15 (83.33%) Test Automation
4 15 (83.33%) BDD
5 14 (77.78%) Node.js
5 14 (77.78%) JavaScript
6 13 (72.22%) MySQL
6 13 (72.22%) REST
6 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (66.67%) JIRA
7 12 (66.67%) MongoDB
7 12 (66.67%) Open Source
7 12 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (66.67%) Microservices
8 11 (61.11%) SFIA
8 11 (61.11%) Slack
8 11 (61.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (61.11%) Linux
8 11 (61.11%) Confluence
8 11 (61.11%) Cucumber
9 9 (50.00%) Jenkins
10 8 (44.44%) Mentoring
10 8 (44.44%) Coaching
10 8 (44.44%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (44.44%) Jasmine
10 8 (44.44%) Kanban

Java Software Engineer 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 11 (61.11%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) Jupyter
Cloud Services
1 11 (61.11%) Slack
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (94.44%) NoSQL
2 13 (72.22%) MySQL
3 12 (66.67%) MongoDB
3 12 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (44.44%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (5.56%) Apache Hive
5 1 (5.56%) Big Data
5 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (88.89%) Git (software)
2 12 (66.67%) JIRA
3 11 (61.11%) Cucumber
4 9 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 8 (44.44%) Jasmine
5 8 (44.44%) JUnit
6 4 (22.22%) Subversion
7 3 (16.67%) Mercurial
8 1 (5.56%) Artifactory
8 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
8 1 (5.56%) git-flow
8 1 (5.56%) Maven
8 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) Node.js
2 13 (72.22%) REST
3 3 (16.67%) Spring
4 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
4 2 (11.11%) JSON
4 2 (11.11%) Spring Boot
5 1 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.56%) CSS
5 1 (5.56%) Dropwizard
5 1 (5.56%) Handlebars
5 1 (5.56%) HTML
5 1 (5.56%) JAXB
5 1 (5.56%) Kafka
5 1 (5.56%) Mustache
5 1 (5.56%) React
5 1 (5.56%) SOAP
5 1 (5.56%) Spring Batch
5 1 (5.56%) Spring Integration
5 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Algorithms
1 3 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
1 11 (61.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (94.44%) TDD
3 15 (83.33%) BDD
3 15 (83.33%) Test Automation
4 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (66.67%) Microservices
5 12 (66.67%) Open Source
6 11 (61.11%) SFIA
7 8 (44.44%) Coaching
7 8 (44.44%) Kanban
7 8 (44.44%) Mentoring
7 8 (44.44%) Scrum
8 7 (38.89%) SDLC
9 5 (27.78%) Integration Testing
10 4 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (22.22%) DSDM
10 4 (22.22%) OO
10 4 (22.22%) RUP
11 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (94.44%) SQL
3 14 (77.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Ansible
2 1 (5.56%) Cobbler
2 1 (5.56%) Grafana
2 1 (5.56%) Graylog
2 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Splunk