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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 11 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing Java 17 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 9.14% 5.96% 3.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.53% 13.85% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 1
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£400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
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
43 65 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 23.12% 43.05% 47.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 42 44
Average daily rate £300 £313 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £426 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -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 18 December 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 18 December 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 22 (62.86%) HTML
2 21 (60.00%) Oracle
3 20 (57.14%) Web Services
3 20 (57.14%) Spring
4 19 (54.29%) jQuery
5 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (48.57%) EJB
6 16 (45.71%) TIBCO
7 15 (42.86%) Hibernate
7 15 (42.86%) Swing
7 15 (42.86%) JSF
8 11 (31.43%) Relational Database
9 9 (25.71%) EJB 3.0
9 9 (25.71%) XML
9 9 (25.71%) RDBMS
10 8 (22.86%) E-Commerce
10 8 (22.86%) SQL
11 7 (20.00%) UNIX
11 7 (20.00%) Finance
11 7 (20.00%) Oracle Database
12 6 (17.14%) Mentoring
12 6 (17.14%) SOAP
12 6 (17.14%) J2EE
13 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
13 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
13 5 (14.29%) JSP
13 5 (14.29%) Banking
13 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
13 5 (14.29%) QA
13 5 (14.29%) Degree

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (11.43%) Umbraco
1 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Internet
2 2 (5.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) Relational Database
2 9 (25.71%) RDBMS
3 7 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.86%) Ant
1 1 (2.86%) JUnit
1 1 (2.86%) JMeter
1 1 (2.86%) Toad
1 1 (2.86%) Selenium
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
2 5 (14.29%) Multimedia
3 3 (8.57%) Retail
4 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (71.43%) Developer
2 16 (45.71%) Java Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Java Software Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Web Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Java Software Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Perl Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Java Team Leader
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Financials Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.86%) Software Tester
6 1 (2.86%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Tester
6 1 (2.86%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (62.86%) HTML
2 20 (57.14%) Web Services
2 20 (57.14%) Spring
3 19 (54.29%) jQuery
4 17 (48.57%) EJB
5 15 (42.86%) Hibernate
5 15 (42.86%) Swing
5 15 (42.86%) JSF
6 9 (25.71%) EJB 3.0
6 9 (25.71%) XML
7 6 (17.14%) SOAP
7 6 (17.14%) J2EE
8 5 (14.29%) JSP
9 4 (11.43%) .NET Framework
9 4 (11.43%) HTML5
9 4 (11.43%) XSLT
9 4 (11.43%) .NET
10 3 (8.57%) WSDL
10 3 (8.57%) Java EE
11 2 (5.71%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) UNIX
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.86%) E-Commerce
3 6 (17.14%) Mentoring
4 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.57%) Integration Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.71%) TDD
6 2 (5.71%) Data Architecture
6 2 (5.71%) Change Management
6 2 (5.71%) UML
6 2 (5.71%) OO
7 1 (2.86%) SOA
7 1 (2.86%) Scrum
7 1 (2.86%) Regression Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Validation
7 1 (2.86%) Migration
7 1 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.86%) Test Planning
7 1 (2.86%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.43%) C#
3 4 (11.43%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.71%) Perl
5 1 (2.86%) C
5 1 (2.86%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) ISEB
4 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) Oracle
2 16 (45.71%) TIBCO
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.57%) ATG
5 2 (5.71%) Perforce
6 1 (2.86%) Sybase