The median contractor rate for a Senior Java Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 30 March 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.

Senior Java Developer
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 58 83
Rank change year-on-year -20 +25  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 11 37 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.08% 2.57% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 2.66% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 9
Median daily rate £400 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £402 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.04% +1.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 989 1392 1115
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.44% 96.73% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 657 971 732
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 29 42
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.00 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -3.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £20.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer in Leeds

Senior Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Java Developer in Leeds

Senior Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in Leeds over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Java Developer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Senior Java 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 Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (80.95%) Spring
3 12 (57.14%) TDD
4 9 (42.86%) Maven
5 8 (38.10%) Hibernate
5 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
6 7 (33.33%) REST
6 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 7 (33.33%) Microservices
7 6 (28.57%) Spring Boot
8 5 (23.81%) SQL
8 5 (23.81%) BDD
8 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
8 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
8 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
9 4 (19.05%) RESTful
9 4 (19.05%) J2EE
9 4 (19.05%) Oracle
9 4 (19.05%) Retail
9 4 (19.05%) Front End Development
10 3 (14.29%) Scrum
10 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (14.29%) Web Services
10 3 (14.29%) Python
10 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
10 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (9.52%) Gradle
11 2 (9.52%) Docker
11 2 (9.52%) Mentoring

Senior Java 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 1 (4.76%) Confluence
1 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.76%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
2 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Maven
2 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
3 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
4 2 (9.52%) Gradle
4 2 (9.52%) JUnit
5 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.76%) DbUnit
5 1 (4.76%) Jasmine
5 1 (4.76%) JIRA
5 1 (4.76%) jMock
5 1 (4.76%) Mercurial
5 1 (4.76%) Mockito
5 1 (4.76%) SonarQube
5 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 4 (19.05%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) Spring
2 8 (38.10%) Hibernate
3 7 (33.33%) REST
4 6 (28.57%) Spring Boot
5 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
6 4 (19.05%) J2EE
6 4 (19.05%) RESTful
7 3 (14.29%) Web Services
8 2 (9.52%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (9.52%) CSS
8 2 (9.52%) HTML
8 2 (9.52%) React
8 2 (9.52%) XML
9 1 (4.76%) Apache Camel
9 1 (4.76%) HTML5
9 1 (4.76%) Java SE
9 1 (4.76%) Node.js
9 1 (4.76%) PowerMock
9 1 (4.76%) SOAP
9 1 (4.76%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) TDD
3 7 (33.33%) Microservices
4 5 (23.81%) BDD
5 4 (19.05%) Front End Development
6 3 (14.29%) Scrum
6 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (9.52%) Kanban
7 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.76%) Coaching
8 1 (4.76%) CQRS
8 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.76%) Open Source
8 1 (4.76%) SDLC
8 1 (4.76%) SFIA
8 1 (4.76%) Software Architecture
8 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.76%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 3 (14.29%) Python
5 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.76%) Go
6 1 (4.76%) Ruby
6 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Docker
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.76%) VMware