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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 14 25 14
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Contract jobs citing Java 18 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 9.38% 2.20% 5.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.71% 5.97% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £438 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
70 67 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 36.46% 36.81% 41.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 43 27
Average daily rate £338 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £215 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014, 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 17 (54.84%) Oracle
1 17 (54.84%) Spring
2 16 (51.61%) HTML
2 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (45.16%) Hibernate
3 14 (45.16%) Web Services
3 14 (45.16%) jQuery
4 13 (41.94%) EJB
5 10 (32.26%) Swing
5 10 (32.26%) TIBCO
5 10 (32.26%) JSF
6 9 (29.03%) EJB 3.0
6 9 (29.03%) Relational Database
6 9 (29.03%) RDBMS
7 8 (25.81%) XML
7 8 (25.81%) J2EE
8 7 (22.58%) PL/SQL
8 7 (22.58%) SQL
9 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
9 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database
9 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
10 5 (16.13%) Multimedia
10 5 (16.13%) Degree
10 5 (16.13%) C#
10 5 (16.13%) .NET
10 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
10 5 (16.13%) UNIX
10 5 (16.13%) Finance
10 5 (16.13%) Scrum
10 5 (16.13%) TDD

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
1 4 (12.90%) Umbraco
2 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (3.23%) AquaLogic
3 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) Relational Database
1 9 (29.03%) RDBMS
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (12.90%) MySQL
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.45%) Ant
3 1 (3.23%) JUnit
General
1 5 (16.13%) Multimedia
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (87.10%) Developer
2 16 (51.61%) Java Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Oracle Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Java Software Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Software Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Web Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Oracle Financials Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Java Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) J2EE Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Technical Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Team Leader
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Software Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Oracle Team Leader
8 1 (3.23%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) Spring
2 16 (51.61%) HTML
3 14 (45.16%) Hibernate
3 14 (45.16%) Web Services
3 14 (45.16%) jQuery
4 13 (41.94%) EJB
5 10 (32.26%) Swing
5 10 (32.26%) JSF
6 9 (29.03%) EJB 3.0
7 8 (25.81%) XML
7 8 (25.81%) J2EE
8 5 (16.13%) .NET
9 4 (12.90%) XSLT
9 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
9 4 (12.90%) HTML5
10 3 (9.68%) JSP
11 2 (6.45%) Middleware
11 2 (6.45%) SOAP
11 2 (6.45%) Struts
11 2 (6.45%) Oracle Fusion
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) UNIX
2 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
3 5 (16.13%) Scrum
3 5 (16.13%) TDD
3 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
4 4 (12.90%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (12.90%) BDD
5 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
5 3 (9.68%) SOA
6 1 (3.23%) BPEL
6 1 (3.23%) System Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Android Development
6 1 (3.23%) iOS Development
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) OO
6 1 (3.23%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) PL/SQL
1 7 (22.58%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
3 5 (16.13%) C#
4 4 (12.90%) Scala
5 2 (6.45%) XQuery
5 2 (6.45%) C++
6 1 (3.23%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (3.23%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (3.23%) C
6 1 (3.23%) ActionScript
6 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Oracle
2 10 (32.26%) TIBCO
3 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) BEA
4 1 (3.23%) Apple