The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 19 27 18
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 11 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 5.76% 0.56% 4.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.36% 0.62% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 4
Average daily rate
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£344 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £373 £343
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
Java Developer
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
173 161 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 90.58% 89.94% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 101 81
Average daily rate £375 £373 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +24.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £201 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 7
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.45 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (87.50%) Spring
3 12 (75.00%) Hibernate
4 10 (62.50%) Web Services
5 9 (56.25%) HTML
5 9 (56.25%) EJB
6 8 (50.00%) Oracle
6 8 (50.00%) EJB 3.0
7 7 (43.75%) jQuery
7 7 (43.75%) Relational Database
7 7 (43.75%) JSF
7 7 (43.75%) J2EE
7 7 (43.75%) Swing
7 7 (43.75%) RDBMS
7 7 (43.75%) TIBCO
8 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (31.25%) TDD
9 5 (31.25%) Multimedia
9 5 (31.25%) Degree
9 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
9 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
10 4 (25.00%) Scrum
10 4 (25.00%) MySQL
10 4 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
10 4 (25.00%) Scala
10 4 (25.00%) BDD
11 3 (18.75%) JSP
12 2 (12.50%) SOAP
12 2 (12.50%) Struts
12 2 (12.50%) XML

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) RDBMS
1 7 (43.75%) Relational Database
2 4 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JUnit
1 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (31.25%) Multimedia
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) Spring
2 12 (75.00%) Hibernate
3 10 (62.50%) Web Services
4 9 (56.25%) HTML
4 9 (56.25%) EJB
5 8 (50.00%) EJB 3.0
6 7 (43.75%) J2EE
6 7 (43.75%) Swing
6 7 (43.75%) jQuery
6 7 (43.75%) JSF
7 3 (18.75%) JSP
8 2 (12.50%) SOAP
8 2 (12.50%) Struts
8 2 (12.50%) Ajax
8 2 (12.50%) XML
8 2 (12.50%) XSLT
8 2 (12.50%) RESTful
9 1 (6.25%) Struts2
9 1 (6.25%) DHTML
9 1 (6.25%) Servlets
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) TDD
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
2 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
3 4 (25.00%) Scrum
3 4 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (25.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) Scala
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (43.75%) TIBCO
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
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