The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 6 19 6
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Contract jobs citing Java 28 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 13.59% 5.93% 12.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.44% 22.39% 58.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 14
Median daily rate £538 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.70% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £325 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £458 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

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
79 67 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 38.35% 26.48% 21.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 46 25
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £300 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +13.71%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Liverpool region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Liverpool region with a requirement for Java.

1 27 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (43.48%) TDD
3 18 (39.13%) Oracle
4 16 (34.78%) Spring
5 14 (30.43%) Scrum
5 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
5 14 (30.43%) SQL
5 14 (30.43%) Microservices
6 12 (26.09%) .NET
6 12 (26.09%) J2EE
6 12 (26.09%) HTML
6 12 (26.09%) CSS
6 12 (26.09%) Linux
7 11 (23.91%) BDD
7 11 (23.91%) DevOps
7 11 (23.91%) API Design
8 10 (21.74%) Open Source
8 10 (21.74%) Git (software)
8 10 (21.74%) Kanban
8 10 (21.74%) XML
9 9 (19.57%) Web Services
9 9 (19.57%) Jenkins
10 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (17.39%) NoSQL
10 8 (17.39%) MongoDB
10 8 (17.39%) Unix
10 8 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (17.39%) RESTful
11 7 (15.22%) MySQL
11 7 (15.22%) Continuous Delivery

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 (8.70%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (6.52%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.17%) ATG Dynamo
4 1 (2.17%) JBoss
4 1 (2.17%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) LDAP
1 1 (2.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) MongoDB
1 8 (17.39%) NoSQL
2 7 (15.22%) MySQL
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
4 4 (8.70%) DB2
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.17%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 9 (19.57%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.52%) Subversion
4 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.35%) JDeveloper
4 2 (4.35%) JMeter
4 2 (4.35%) Selenium
4 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.17%) JUnit
5 1 (2.17%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Music Industry
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Advertising
4 1 (2.17%) Front Office
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (73.91%) Developer
2 21 (45.65%) Java Developer
3 11 (23.91%) Agile Developer
3 11 (23.91%) Agile Java Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Senior Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Principal Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Senior Agile Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 5 (10.87%) .NET Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Python Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Agile .NET Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Java Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Principal .NET Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Principal Java Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Java Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Tester
9 2 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) QA Automation Tester
9 2 (4.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.78%) Spring
2 12 (26.09%) .NET
2 12 (26.09%) CSS
2 12 (26.09%) HTML
2 12 (26.09%) J2EE
3 10 (21.74%) XML
4 9 (19.57%) Web Services
5 8 (17.39%) RESTful
6 7 (15.22%) Spring Boot
7 4 (8.70%) JSON
7 4 (8.70%) SOAP
7 4 (8.70%) XML Messaging
8 3 (6.52%) .NET Framework
8 3 (6.52%) jQuery
8 3 (6.52%) JSP
9 2 (4.35%) Ajax
9 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
9 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (4.35%) EJB 3.0
9 2 (4.35%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.87%) Algorithms
3 4 (8.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Linux
2 8 (17.39%) Unix
3 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (43.48%) TDD
3 14 (30.43%) Microservices
3 14 (30.43%) Scrum
4 11 (23.91%) API Design
4 11 (23.91%) BDD
4 11 (23.91%) DevOps
5 10 (21.74%) Kanban
5 10 (21.74%) Open Source
6 8 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (15.22%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (15.22%) Front End Development
8 6 (13.04%) Coaching
8 6 (13.04%) Configuration Management
8 6 (13.04%) OO
9 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
9 5 (10.87%) OOD
9 5 (10.87%) Pair Programming
10 4 (8.70%) Data Management
10 4 (8.70%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
1 14 (30.43%) SQL
2 4 (8.70%) Python
3 3 (6.52%) Scala
4 2 (4.35%) C#
5 1 (2.17%) Perl
5 1 (2.17%) PHP
5 1 (2.17%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) Oracle
2 6 (13.04%) VMware
3 5 (10.87%) IBM
4 4 (8.70%) Sybase
5 3 (6.52%) Perforce
6 1 (2.17%) ATG
6 1 (2.17%) Civica
6 1 (2.17%) HP
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.17%) Talend