The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2  
Contract jobs citing Java 207 268 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 20.37% 18.73% 16.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.05% 40.79% 31.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 203 130
Median daily rate £413 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £12.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -63.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.75 £38.25
% change year-on-year +5.80% +1.30%  

Java is in the programming language 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 programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 544 657 607
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 53.54% 45.91% 51.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 483 415
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £560 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £9.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -74.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Java as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Leeds

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Leeds

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Leeds over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Leeds

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java 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.

1 278 (70.20%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 124 (31.31%) Spring
4 110 (27.78%) Python
5 97 (24.49%) TDD
6 95 (23.99%) Scrum
7 89 (22.47%) Jenkins
8 87 (21.97%) Git (software)
9 85 (21.46%) RESTful
9 85 (21.46%) Linux
10 81 (20.45%) HTML
11 78 (19.70%) MongoDB
12 77 (19.44%) Software Engineering
13 75 (18.94%) SQL
14 71 (17.93%) REST
15 68 (17.17%) BDD
16 64 (16.16%) NoSQL
16 64 (16.16%) Scala
17 63 (15.91%) PHP
18 60 (15.15%) Open Source
19 59 (14.90%) Continuous Integration
19 59 (14.90%) Hibernate
19 59 (14.90%) JIRA
20 55 (13.89%) DevOps
21 53 (13.38%) Unit Testing
22 51 (12.88%) Puppet
23 50 (12.63%) CSS
23 50 (12.63%) OO
24 49 (12.37%) Oracle
24 49 (12.37%) Selenium

Java
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 45 (11.36%) Confluence
2 30 (7.58%) Apache
3 19 (4.80%) Mule
4 16 (4.04%) Tomcat
5 12 (3.03%) Apache Spark
5 12 (3.03%) Cloud Foundry
5 12 (3.03%) Mule ESB
6 11 (2.78%) WebSphere
7 8 (2.02%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (1.77%) Apache Pig
9 6 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 5 (1.26%) CMS
10 5 (1.26%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.76%) nginx
12 2 (0.51%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.25%) Drupal
13 1 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.25%) Tornado
13 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.25%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.51%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.25%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.25%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 32 (8.08%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.03%) IaaS
2 12 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.02%) GitHub
3 8 (2.02%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (2.02%) Loggly
3 8 (2.02%) PaaS
3 8 (2.02%) Sumo Logic
4 6 (1.52%) Slack
5 4 (1.01%) CloudBees
6 3 (0.76%) OpenShift
6 3 (0.76%) SaaS
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (9.09%) HTTP
2 11 (2.78%) OpenLDAP
3 8 (2.02%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.77%) Internet
5 6 (1.52%) Kerberos
6 5 (1.26%) DNS
7 4 (1.01%) LDAP
8 3 (0.76%) Network Security
9 2 (0.51%) AMQP
9 2 (0.51%) Firewall
10 1 (0.25%) DMZ
10 1 (0.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (19.70%) MongoDB
2 64 (16.16%) NoSQL
3 48 (12.12%) PostgreSQL
4 45 (11.36%) MySQL
5 32 (8.08%) Relational Database
6 31 (7.83%) Redis
7 27 (6.82%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (3.28%) Hadoop
8 13 (3.28%) HBase
9 10 (2.53%) Big Data
10 9 (2.27%) Riak
11 8 (2.02%) Apache Hive
12 5 (1.26%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.26%) SQL Server
13 4 (1.01%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.76%) Couchbase
14 3 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (0.51%) CouchDB
15 2 (0.51%) Informix
16 1 (0.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 89 (22.47%) Jenkins
2 87 (21.97%) Git (software)
3 59 (14.90%) JIRA
4 49 (12.37%) Selenium
5 39 (9.85%) Cucumber
6 33 (8.33%) Maven
7 30 (7.58%) JUnit
8 22 (5.56%) Subversion
9 20 (5.05%) JMeter
10 15 (3.79%) Android Studio
10 15 (3.79%) WebDriver
11 14 (3.54%) Eclipse
11 14 (3.54%) Jasmine
12 13 (3.28%) Mercurial
13 10 (2.53%) Grunt
13 10 (2.53%) PHPUnit
13 10 (2.53%) SoapUI
13 10 (2.53%) Visual Studio
14 8 (2.02%) Vagrant
15 7 (1.77%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 30 (7.58%) Finance
2 9 (2.27%) Retail
3 8 (2.02%) Banking
3 8 (2.02%) Law
3 8 (2.02%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.77%) Games
5 4 (1.01%) Electronics
6 3 (0.76%) Marketing
7 2 (0.51%) Advertising
7 2 (0.51%) German Language
7 2 (0.51%) Legal
7 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.51%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.25%) iGaming
8 1 (0.25%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 234 (59.09%) Developer
2 142 (35.86%) Java Developer
3 51 (12.88%) Architect
4 29 (7.32%) Android Developer
5 25 (6.31%) Tester
6 24 (6.06%) Software Engineer
7 23 (5.81%) Senior Developer
8 21 (5.30%) Scala Developer
8 21 (5.30%) Senior Java Developer
9 20 (5.05%) Technical Architect
10 19 (4.80%) Automation Tester
11 17 (4.29%) Java Engineer
11 17 (4.29%) PHP Developer
12 14 (3.54%) Agile Developer
12 14 (3.54%) Java Architect
12 14 (3.54%) Java Scala Developer
13 13 (3.28%) Agile Java Developer
14 12 (3.03%) Python Developer
14 12 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
15 11 (2.78%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (31.31%) Spring
2 85 (21.46%) RESTful
3 81 (20.45%) HTML
4 71 (17.93%) REST
5 59 (14.90%) Hibernate
6 50 (12.63%) CSS
7 48 (12.12%) Web Services
8 45 (11.36%) HTML5
9 41 (10.35%) SOAP
10 39 (9.85%) Node.js
11 37 (9.34%) AngularJS
11 37 (9.34%) J2EE
12 34 (8.59%) Django
13 32 (8.08%) CSS3
14 29 (7.32%) JSON
15 28 (7.07%) Spring Boot
16 27 (6.82%) Symfony
17 25 (6.31%) Android SDK
18 24 (6.06%) Play Framework
19 20 (5.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.34%) Mobile App
2 28 (7.07%) User Experience
3 19 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (3.28%) Algorithms
6 12 (3.03%) Data Structures
7 11 (2.78%) NHS
8 9 (2.27%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.77%) Driving Licence
10 6 (1.52%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.52%) Social Media
11 5 (1.26%) Replication
11 5 (1.26%) Tandem
12 4 (1.01%) Clustering
13 3 (0.76%) Mobile Banking
14 2 (0.51%) Management Information System
14 2 (0.51%) Online Banking
14 2 (0.51%) Reference Data
14 2 (0.51%) RIA
15 1 (0.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 85 (21.46%) Linux
2 45 (11.36%) Android
3 17 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (3.28%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.78%) Unix
5 11 (2.78%) Windows
6 6 (1.52%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (1.26%) CoreOS
8 4 (1.01%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 3 (0.76%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.76%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.25%) AIX
10 1 (0.25%) CentOS
10 1 (0.25%) Solaris
10 1 (0.25%) SUSE
10 1 (0.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (70.20%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (24.49%) TDD
3 95 (23.99%) Scrum
4 77 (19.44%) Software Engineering
5 68 (17.17%) BDD
6 60 (15.15%) Open Source
7 59 (14.90%) Continuous Integration
8 55 (13.89%) DevOps
9 53 (13.38%) Unit Testing
10 50 (12.63%) OO
11 48 (12.12%) Automated Testing
12 45 (11.36%) Kanban
12 45 (11.36%) Microservices
13 38 (9.60%) MVC
14 37 (9.34%) Android Development
15 30 (7.58%) Configuration Management
16 29 (7.32%) Performance Testing
17 24 (6.06%) E-Commerce
18 23 (5.81%) Test Automation
19 20 (5.05%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 126 (31.82%) JavaScript
2 110 (27.78%) Python
3 75 (18.94%) SQL
4 64 (16.16%) Scala
5 63 (15.91%) PHP
6 47 (11.87%) Ruby
7 21 (5.30%) C#
8 19 (4.80%) Bash Shell
8 19 (4.80%) C++
9 13 (3.28%) Go
10 11 (2.78%) Apple Swift
10 11 (2.78%) Groovy
11 7 (1.77%) C
11 7 (1.77%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.01%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.76%) ECMAScript
14 2 (0.51%) Korn
14 2 (0.51%) XPath
14 2 (0.51%) XQuery
15 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (3.28%) Security Cleared
2 9 (2.27%) Degree
3 6 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (0.76%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (0.51%) ISEB
5 2 (0.51%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.25%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.82%) QA
2 4 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.51%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.51%) FATCA
3 2 (0.51%) HL7
3 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.25%) SDET
System Software
1 35 (8.84%) Docker
2 13 (3.28%) HDFS
3 6 (1.52%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.26%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.25%) KVM
6 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 51 (12.88%) Puppet
2 41 (10.35%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (7.83%) Ansible
4 22 (5.56%) Nagios
5 17 (4.29%) Salt
6 13 (3.28%) Oracle Identity Management
7 12 (3.03%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 8 (2.02%) Hadoop YARN
8 8 (2.02%) Kubernetes
8 8 (2.02%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.51%) Rancher
10 1 (0.25%) Mesos
10 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 49 (12.37%) Oracle
2 26 (6.57%) Splunk
3 22 (5.56%) MuleSoft
4 21 (5.30%) Red Hat
5 18 (4.55%) Zend
6 17 (4.29%) Google
7 14 (3.54%) SaltStack
8 13 (3.28%) New Relic
9 8 (2.02%) IBM
9 8 (2.02%) Rackspace
10 6 (1.52%) Adobe
10 6 (1.52%) Hortonworks
10 6 (1.52%) VMware
11 5 (1.26%) AppDynamics
12 4 (1.01%) hybris
12 4 (1.01%) Tealium
13 3 (0.76%) Microsoft
13 3 (0.76%) SAP
14 2 (0.51%) Atlassian
14 2 (0.51%) Solace
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