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 24 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 3 14
Rank change year-on-year -1 +11  
Contract jobs citing Java 202 314 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 18.67% 20.91% 9.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.77% 41.15% 22.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 230 108
Median daily rate £420 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.17% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -10.00%  

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 521 763 626
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 48.15% 50.80% 41.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 554 464
Median daily rate £400 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £313 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £39.00 £15.67 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +148.88% -55.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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.

1 290 (71.25%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (33.91%) Spring
3 134 (32.92%) Python
4 127 (31.20%) Test Automation
5 124 (30.47%) JavaScript
6 121 (29.73%) TDD
7 92 (22.60%) Git (software)
8 88 (21.62%) Jenkins
9 87 (21.38%) HTML
10 83 (20.39%) SQL
11 82 (20.15%) Scrum
12 81 (19.90%) Hibernate
13 79 (19.41%) PHP
14 78 (19.16%) Linux
15 77 (18.92%) NoSQL
16 75 (18.43%) BDD
17 74 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
17 74 (18.18%) Software Engineering
18 71 (17.44%) RESTful
19 68 (16.71%) Scala
19 68 (16.71%) MongoDB
20 66 (16.22%) JIRA
21 62 (15.23%) Open Source
21 62 (15.23%) REST
22 61 (14.99%) DevOps
22 61 (14.99%) Android
23 60 (14.74%) MySQL
24 54 (13.27%) Cucumber
25 52 (12.78%) Selenium
26 48 (11.79%) Ruby

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 (11.06%) Confluence
2 13 (3.19%) Apache
2 13 (3.19%) WebSphere
3 12 (2.95%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (0.98%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.74%) nginx
6 3 (0.74%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.49%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.49%) CMS
7 2 (0.49%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.49%) Mule
7 2 (0.49%) SAS
7 2 (0.49%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.25%) Drupal
8 1 (0.25%) Tornado
8 1 (0.25%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.25%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 8 (1.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.49%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.25%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.25%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.44%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.19%) Slack
3 5 (1.23%) GitHub
3 5 (1.23%) IaaS
4 4 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (0.98%) Loggly
4 4 (0.98%) Sumo Logic
5 3 (0.74%) SaaS
6 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.25%) Akamai
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.25%) Firebase
7 1 (0.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.39%) HTTP
2 12 (2.95%) Firewall
3 9 (2.21%) WAN
4 8 (1.97%) 3G
4 8 (1.97%) GPRS
4 8 (1.97%) GSM
4 8 (1.97%) LAN
4 8 (1.97%) LTE
4 8 (1.97%) SGSN
4 8 (1.97%) Wireless
5 7 (1.72%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.98%) Internet
7 2 (0.49%) DNS
7 2 (0.49%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.49%) LDAP
7 2 (0.49%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.25%) DMZ
8 1 (0.25%) Network Security
8 1 (0.25%) SSH
8 1 (0.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (18.92%) NoSQL
2 68 (16.71%) MongoDB
3 60 (14.74%) MySQL
4 34 (8.35%) PostgreSQL
5 25 (6.14%) Relational Database
6 24 (5.90%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (3.44%) Redis
8 11 (2.70%) CouchDB
9 10 (2.46%) Couchbase
10 7 (1.72%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.47%) Big Data
11 6 (1.47%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.47%) SQL Server
12 5 (1.23%) Riak
13 4 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.98%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.74%) HBase
15 2 (0.49%) Apache Hive
16 1 (0.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 92 (22.60%) Git (software)
2 88 (21.62%) Jenkins
3 66 (16.22%) JIRA
4 54 (13.27%) Cucumber
5 52 (12.78%) Selenium
6 40 (9.83%) JUnit
7 32 (7.86%) Subversion
8 31 (7.62%) WebDriver
9 26 (6.39%) Maven
10 18 (4.42%) Hudson
10 18 (4.42%) Mercurial
11 15 (3.69%) Android Studio
12 13 (3.19%) Eclipse
13 11 (2.70%) Jasmine
14 6 (1.47%) Gradle
14 6 (1.47%) Grunt
14 6 (1.47%) IntelliJ
14 6 (1.47%) Mockito
14 6 (1.47%) PHPUnit
14 6 (1.47%) SoapUI
General
1 28 (6.88%) Finance
2 16 (3.93%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.95%) Marketing
4 10 (2.46%) Electronics
5 9 (2.21%) Games
6 8 (1.97%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.23%) Banking
8 3 (0.74%) Law
9 2 (0.49%) German Language
10 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.25%) Retail
10 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 262 (64.37%) Developer
2 167 (41.03%) Java Developer
3 37 (9.09%) Android Developer
4 36 (8.85%) Tester
5 32 (7.86%) Scala Developer
6 30 (7.37%) Automation Tester
7 29 (7.13%) Java Scala Developer
8 24 (5.90%) Software Engineer
9 22 (5.41%) Architect
10 20 (4.91%) Java Engineer
10 20 (4.91%) Senior Developer
11 19 (4.67%) PHP Developer
11 19 (4.67%) Python Developer
12 17 (4.18%) Selenium Tester
13 16 (3.93%) Selenium Automation Tester
14 15 (3.69%) Senior Java Developer
15 14 (3.44%) Agile Developer
15 14 (3.44%) Java Software Engineer
16 13 (3.19%) Agile Java Developer
16 13 (3.19%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (33.91%) Spring
2 87 (21.38%) HTML
3 81 (19.90%) Hibernate
4 71 (17.44%) RESTful
5 62 (15.23%) REST
6 46 (11.30%) CSS
7 40 (9.83%) Web Services
8 39 (9.58%) Node.js
9 37 (9.09%) HTML5
10 36 (8.85%) J2EE
11 33 (8.11%) Android SDK
12 31 (7.62%) JSON
13 30 (7.37%) XML
14 28 (6.88%) Symfony
15 27 (6.63%) CSS3
15 27 (6.63%) Django
15 27 (6.63%) Play Framework
15 27 (6.63%) SOAP
15 27 (6.63%) Spring MVC
16 25 (6.14%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.81%) Mobile App
2 33 (8.11%) Greenfield Project
3 29 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (5.65%) User Experience
5 16 (3.93%) Data Structures
6 15 (3.69%) Algorithms
7 8 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.47%) NHS
9 5 (1.23%) Driving Licence
10 4 (0.98%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.74%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.74%) Over-the-Top Content
11 3 (0.74%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.49%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.49%) Clustering
12 2 (0.49%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.49%) Online Banking
13 1 (0.25%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.25%) Digital TV
13 1 (0.25%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 78 (19.16%) Linux
2 61 (14.99%) Android
3 35 (8.60%) Unix
4 21 (5.16%) Apple iOS
5 17 (4.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (4.18%) Windows
6 8 (1.97%) Mac OS X
6 8 (1.97%) Windows Phone
7 4 (0.98%) AIX
7 4 (0.98%) Solaris
8 3 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.49%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (0.25%) CentOS
10 1 (0.25%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.25%) SUSE
10 1 (0.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (71.25%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (31.20%) Test Automation
3 121 (29.73%) TDD
4 82 (20.15%) Scrum
5 75 (18.43%) BDD
6 74 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 74 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 62 (15.23%) Open Source
8 61 (14.99%) DevOps
9 47 (11.55%) Android Development
9 47 (11.55%) MVC
9 47 (11.55%) OO
10 44 (10.81%) Unit Testing
11 40 (9.83%) Microservices
12 34 (8.35%) Configuration Management
12 34 (8.35%) SDLC
13 32 (7.86%) High Availability
14 30 (7.37%) Kanban
15 25 (6.14%) Test Scripting
16 18 (4.42%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 134 (32.92%) Python
2 124 (30.47%) JavaScript
3 83 (20.39%) SQL
4 79 (19.41%) PHP
5 68 (16.71%) Scala
6 48 (11.79%) Ruby
7 31 (7.62%) Bash Shell
8 25 (6.14%) Groovy
9 20 (4.91%) C#
10 16 (3.93%) C++
11 12 (2.95%) Go
12 10 (2.46%) Apple Swift
12 10 (2.46%) Perl
13 9 (2.21%) PowerShell
14 8 (1.97%) Objective-C
14 8 (1.97%) VB
15 7 (1.72%) C
15 7 (1.72%) ECMAScript
16 4 (0.98%) Elixir
17 3 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (1.23%) Security Cleared
2 4 (0.98%) Degree
3 3 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (0.74%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.49%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.25%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.25%) ISEB
5 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.25%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.63%) QA
2 2 (0.49%) HL7
3 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (8.11%) Docker
2 3 (0.74%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.74%) HDFS
3 2 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.25%) KVM
4 1 (0.25%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 41 (10.07%) Puppet
2 30 (7.37%) Ansible
3 27 (6.63%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (3.19%) Salt
5 8 (1.97%) AirWatch
6 7 (1.72%) Nagios
7 4 (0.98%) Kubernetes
7 4 (0.98%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.74%) Oracle Identity Management
8 3 (0.74%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 3 (0.74%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.49%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.49%) Rancher
9 2 (0.49%) Terraform
10 1 (0.25%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.25%) Mesos
10 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 42 (10.32%) Oracle
2 18 (4.42%) Google
2 18 (4.42%) Zend
3 14 (3.44%) Red Hat
4 12 (2.95%) IBM
5 11 (2.70%) SAP
6 9 (2.21%) Splunk
7 8 (1.97%) MobileIron
8 6 (1.47%) SaltStack
9 5 (1.23%) Adobe
9 5 (1.23%) Sun
10 4 (0.98%) HP
10 4 (0.98%) hybris
10 4 (0.98%) Microsoft
10 4 (0.98%) New Relic
10 4 (0.98%) Rackspace
11 2 (0.49%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.49%) Hortonworks
11 2 (0.49%) Tealium
11 2 (0.49%) VMware
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