Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Java Developer was £431 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.

Senior Java Developer
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 119 128
Rank change year-on-year +2 +9 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 17 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.75% 1.07% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 1.12% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 17
Leeds median daily rate £431 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.75% - +55.04%
10th Percentile £388 £380 £360
90th Percentile £481 £500 £580
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -15.00% - +55.04%
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%

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 17 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (94.12%) Spring
3 10 (58.82%) Jenkins
4 9 (52.94%) Spring Boot
4 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
5 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
6 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
6 7 (41.18%) Docker
7 6 (35.29%) Microservices
7 6 (35.29%) TDD
8 5 (29.41%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (29.41%) Maven
8 5 (29.41%) MVC
8 5 (29.41%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (29.41%) RESTful
8 5 (29.41%) TypeScript
8 5 (29.41%) Angular 2
9 4 (23.53%) Gradle
9 4 (23.53%) HTML
10 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
10 3 (17.65%) Hudson
10 3 (17.65%) BDD
10 3 (17.65%) Puppet
10 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
10 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (17.65%) Kanban
10 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
10 3 (17.65%) Scrum
10 3 (17.65%) JUnit

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 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
1 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.88%) Riak
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Jenkins
2 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
3 5 (29.41%) Maven
4 4 (23.53%) Gradle
5 3 (17.65%) Hudson
5 3 (17.65%) JUnit
6 2 (11.76%) Firebug
6 2 (11.76%) Hamcrest
6 2 (11.76%) JIRA
7 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
7 1 (5.88%) Selenium
7 1 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (5.88%) Subversion
7 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) Spring
2 9 (52.94%) Spring Boot
3 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
4 5 (29.41%) ActiveMQ
4 5 (29.41%) Angular 2
4 5 (29.41%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (29.41%) RESTful
5 4 (23.53%) HTML
6 3 (17.65%) Apache Camel
6 3 (17.65%) CSS
6 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
6 3 (17.65%) JMS
6 3 (17.65%) XML
7 2 (11.76%) HTML5
7 2 (11.76%) J2EE
7 2 (11.76%) jQuery
7 2 (11.76%) JSON
7 2 (11.76%) JSP
7 2 (11.76%) Spring MVC
7 2 (11.76%) XSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Microservices
2 6 (35.29%) TDD
3 5 (29.41%) MVC
4 3 (17.65%) BDD
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (17.65%) Kanban
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) Coaching
5 2 (11.76%) SOA
5 2 (11.76%) Software Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.76%) User Stories
6 1 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (5.88%) DevOps
6 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Logistics
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) TypeScript
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Kubernetes
1 3 (17.65%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) Ansible
2 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle