The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £451 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 3 months to 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 36 39 35
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 7 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 2.53% 1.83% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.61% 1.89% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Median daily rate £451 £350 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.71% +70.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £311 £97
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £363 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% +15.13%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire. 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
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 268 264 296
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 96.75% 96.70% 97.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 142 188
Median daily rate £315 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.54% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £81
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 19
Median hourly rate £14.50 £35.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.57% +141.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.88 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £42.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Leicestershire

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Leicestershire

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in Leicestershire

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -2 5 £500 +42.85% 1
Java Developer
East Midlands

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, 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 Leicestershire region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) Scrum
2 7 (70.00%) Java EE
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) OO
4 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (40.00%) Spring
4 4 (40.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (30.00%) User Stories
5 3 (30.00%) User Experience
5 3 (30.00%) Spring Boot
5 3 (30.00%) API Design
5 3 (30.00%) REST
5 3 (30.00%) Web Services
5 3 (30.00%) UML
5 3 (30.00%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) JUnit
5 3 (30.00%) Adobe
5 3 (30.00%) OOD
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Sun Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) jMock
6 2 (20.00%) Use Case
6 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (20.00%) OCPJWCD
6 2 (20.00%) OCMJD
6 2 (20.00%) JPA
6 2 (20.00%) Open Source

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 4 (40.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) JUnit
2 2 (20.00%) jMock
3 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) Gradle
3 1 (10.00%) IntelliJ
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) JProfiler
3 1 (10.00%) Maven
3 1 (10.00%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Java EE
2 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (40.00%) Spring
3 3 (30.00%) REST
3 3 (30.00%) Spring Boot
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) JPA
5 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
5 1 (10.00%) React
5 1 (10.00%) RESTful
5 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Scrum
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) OO
3 3 (30.00%) API Design
3 3 (30.00%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (30.00%) OOD
3 3 (30.00%) UML
3 3 (30.00%) User Stories
4 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (20.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) Use Case
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (10.00%) RAD
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) OCMJD
1 2 (20.00%) OCPJWCD
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Adobe
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle