The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Liverpool region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 10 21 12
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing Java 16 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 8.94% 3.09% 8.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.57% 12.20% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £525 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +61.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £505 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £525 £332
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 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Programming Languages Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
56 41 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 31.28% 25.31% 46.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 24 39
Average daily rate £425 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Java
Merseyside

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 15 (60.00%) Spring
2 14 (56.00%) Oracle
3 12 (48.00%) Web Services
4 11 (44.00%) Hibernate
5 10 (40.00%) EJB
6 9 (36.00%) HTML
6 9 (36.00%) J2EE
7 8 (32.00%) XML
7 8 (32.00%) EJB 3.0
8 7 (28.00%) JSF
8 7 (28.00%) jQuery
8 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
8 7 (28.00%) TIBCO
8 7 (28.00%) RDBMS
8 7 (28.00%) Swing
8 7 (28.00%) PL/SQL
8 7 (28.00%) SQL
9 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
10 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
10 5 (20.00%) TDD
10 5 (20.00%) Scrum
10 5 (20.00%) Finance
11 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
11 4 (16.00%) MySQL
11 4 (16.00%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (16.00%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (16.00%) Oracle Financials
11 4 (16.00%) UNIX
11 4 (16.00%) OOA/OOD

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (8.00%) AquaLogic
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.00%) Alfresco
2 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) RDBMS
1 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (16.00%) MySQL
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (16.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (8.00%) Ant
2 2 (8.00%) JUnit
3 1 (4.00%) Maven
3 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (88.00%) Developer
2 15 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (32.00%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (16.00%) J2EE Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Software Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Java Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Oracle Financials Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Java Software Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Team Leader
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Team Leader
7 1 (4.00%) Java Team Leader
7 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) Spring
2 12 (48.00%) Web Services
3 11 (44.00%) Hibernate
4 10 (40.00%) EJB
5 9 (36.00%) HTML
5 9 (36.00%) J2EE
6 8 (32.00%) XML
6 8 (32.00%) EJB 3.0
7 7 (28.00%) jQuery
7 7 (28.00%) JSF
7 7 (28.00%) Swing
8 3 (12.00%) XSLT
8 3 (12.00%) JSP
9 2 (8.00%) SOAP
9 2 (8.00%) Struts
9 2 (8.00%) Middleware
9 2 (8.00%) Ajax
9 2 (8.00%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (8.00%) RESTful
10 1 (4.00%) Struts2
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) UNIX
2 1 (4.00%) Android
2 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (20.00%) TDD
2 5 (20.00%) Scrum
3 4 (16.00%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (16.00%) BDD
4 3 (12.00%) SOA
5 2 (8.00%) BPEL
6 1 (4.00%) System Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Android Development
6 1 (4.00%) iOS Development
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Workflow
6 1 (4.00%) OO
6 1 (4.00%) OOP
6 1 (4.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) PL/SQL
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) Scala
3 2 (8.00%) XQuery
3 2 (8.00%) C++
3 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) C
4 1 (4.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (4.00%) ActionScript
4 1 (4.00%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (4.00%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Oracle
2 7 (28.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (8.00%) BEA
4 1 (4.00%) Apple
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
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