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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 8 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing Java 30 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 12.66% 9.48% 9.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.48% 29.73% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 12
Median daily rate £500 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £42.50 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +16.75%

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
87 74 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 36.71% 31.90% 24.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 62 33
Median daily rate £361 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £417
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 28 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (42.86%) TDD
3 18 (36.73%) Oracle
4 14 (28.57%) SQL
4 14 (28.57%) Spring
4 14 (28.57%) DevOps
4 14 (28.57%) Microservices
5 13 (26.53%) .NET
5 13 (26.53%) Linux
6 12 (24.49%) J2EE
6 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
6 12 (24.49%) Scrum
6 12 (24.49%) Git (software)
7 11 (22.45%) API Design
7 11 (22.45%) Jenkins
7 11 (22.45%) HTML
7 11 (22.45%) XML
7 11 (22.45%) CSS
8 10 (20.41%) Unix
8 10 (20.41%) Open Source
8 10 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (20.41%) BDD
9 9 (18.37%) OO
9 9 (18.37%) Web Services
10 8 (16.33%) OOD
10 8 (16.33%) Kanban
10 8 (16.33%) RESTful
10 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (14.29%) Front End Development
11 7 (14.29%) Spring Boot

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 (8.16%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (6.12%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.04%) Confluence
4 1 (2.04%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) HTTP
1 1 (2.04%) Internet
1 1 (2.04%) LDAP
1 1 (2.04%) Network Security
1 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 7 (14.29%) MySQL
1 7 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.16%) DB2
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Git (software)
2 11 (22.45%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.12%) Subversion
4 2 (4.08%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.08%) JDeveloper
4 2 (4.08%) JMeter
4 2 (4.08%) Selenium
4 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.04%) JIRA
5 1 (2.04%) JUnit
5 1 (2.04%) Xcode
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Front Office
4 1 (2.04%) Games
4 1 (2.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (71.43%) Developer
2 22 (44.90%) Java Developer
3 12 (24.49%) Agile Developer
3 12 (24.49%) Agile Java Developer
4 9 (18.37%) Senior Developer
4 9 (18.37%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (16.33%) Senior Agile Developer
5 8 (16.33%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 6 (12.24%) Principal Developer
7 5 (10.20%) .NET Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Python Developer
8 4 (8.16%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Agile .NET Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Java Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Principal .NET Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Principal Java Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Senior Java Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Tester
10 2 (4.08%) Architect
10 2 (4.08%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.57%) Spring
2 13 (26.53%) .NET
3 12 (24.49%) J2EE
4 11 (22.45%) CSS
4 11 (22.45%) HTML
4 11 (22.45%) XML
5 9 (18.37%) Web Services
6 8 (16.33%) RESTful
7 7 (14.29%) Spring Boot
8 5 (10.20%) JSON
8 5 (10.20%) SOAP
8 5 (10.20%) XML Messaging
9 3 (6.12%) .NET Framework
9 3 (6.12%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (6.12%) jQuery
10 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
10 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (4.08%) EJB
10 2 (4.08%) EJB 3.0
10 2 (4.08%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.20%) Algorithms
2 5 (10.20%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.53%) Linux
2 10 (20.41%) Unix
3 2 (4.08%) Android
3 2 (4.08%) Windows
4 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (42.86%) TDD
3 14 (28.57%) DevOps
3 14 (28.57%) Microservices
4 12 (24.49%) Scrum
5 11 (22.45%) API Design
6 10 (20.41%) BDD
6 10 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (20.41%) Open Source
7 9 (18.37%) OO
8 8 (16.33%) Kanban
8 8 (16.33%) OOD
9 7 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (14.29%) Front End Development
10 6 (12.24%) Coaching
10 6 (12.24%) Configuration Management
11 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
11 5 (10.20%) Pair Programming
12 4 (8.16%) Data Management
12 4 (8.16%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) SQL
2 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.20%) Python
4 4 (8.16%) Scala
5 3 (6.12%) C#
6 2 (4.08%) PHP
7 1 (2.04%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.04%) Perl
7 1 (2.04%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Ansible
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) Oracle
2 6 (12.24%) VMware
3 5 (10.20%) IBM
4 4 (8.16%) Sybase
5 3 (6.12%) Perforce
6 1 (2.04%) Civica
6 1 (2.04%) HP
6 1 (2.04%) Microsoft