The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills 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 over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 20 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 12 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.94% 2.36% 5.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.22% 7.89% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £150 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -65.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £150 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £150 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £41.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-8.68% +22.79%
Java
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Programming Languages Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
54 38 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 22.22% 29.92% 31.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 16
Average daily rate £275 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £335 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £175.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1309.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing Java also 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 that cited Java.

1 19 (59.38%) Oracle
2 15 (46.88%) SQL
3 13 (40.63%) XML
4 11 (34.38%) UNIX
5 10 (31.25%) TIBCO
5 10 (31.25%) Spring
6 9 (28.13%) Finance
6 9 (28.13%) PL/SQL
7 8 (25.00%) HTML
7 8 (25.00%) Web Services
8 6 (18.75%) Hibernate
8 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (18.75%) jQuery
8 6 (18.75%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (15.63%) Swing
9 5 (15.63%) J2EE
9 5 (15.63%) EJB
9 5 (15.63%) JSF
9 5 (15.63%) Banking
9 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
9 5 (15.63%) Oracle EBS R12
9 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database
10 4 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (12.50%) Integration Testing
10 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
10 4 (12.50%) BusinessWorks
10 4 (12.50%) Middleware
10 4 (12.50%) JDBC
10 4 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (12.50%) SOAP

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing Java also 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 that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (12.50%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
1 2 (6.25%) Ant
2 1 (3.13%) JUnit
2 1 (3.13%) Toad
2 1 (3.13%) JMeter
2 1 (3.13%) Selenium
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Retail
4 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Java Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Business Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) TIBCO Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Perl Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Tester
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Financials Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Support Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Financials Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) XML
2 10 (31.25%) Spring
3 8 (25.00%) Web Services
3 8 (25.00%) HTML
4 6 (18.75%) jQuery
4 6 (18.75%) Hibernate
5 5 (15.63%) JSF
5 5 (15.63%) J2EE
5 5 (15.63%) EJB
5 5 (15.63%) Swing
6 4 (12.50%) JDBC
6 4 (12.50%) SOAP
6 4 (12.50%) Middleware
7 3 (9.38%) Java EE
7 3 (9.38%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (9.38%) JSP
7 3 (9.38%) WSDL
7 3 (9.38%) XSLT
8 2 (6.25%) JAXB
8 2 (6.25%) JiBX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) UNIX
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
3 3 (9.38%) Migration
3 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
3 3 (9.38%) SOA
3 3 (9.38%) Data Migration
3 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.25%) Test Planning
4 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
4 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
4 2 (6.25%) Data Architecture
4 2 (6.25%) Change Management
4 2 (6.25%) Regression Testing
4 2 (6.25%) UML
4 2 (6.25%) OO
4 2 (6.25%) Workflow
4 2 (6.25%) Validation
4 2 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) SQL
2 9 (28.13%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (3.13%) C
4 1 (3.13%) C++
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) ISEB
3 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Oracle
2 10 (31.25%) TIBCO
3 3 (9.38%) ATG
4 2 (6.25%) Perforce
5 1 (3.13%) Sybase
5 1 (3.13%) IBM