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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 27 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 3 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.32% 6.15% 8.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.25% 17.02% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 6
Average daily rate
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£363 £413 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -13.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £405 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £413 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +17.16%
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
48 47 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 21.05% 36.15% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 22 16
Average daily rate £300 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £413 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £18.46 - £15.46
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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
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 22 May 2015, 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%) Oracle
2 13 (52.00%) SQL
2 13 (52.00%) XML
3 9 (36.00%) UNIX
3 9 (36.00%) Finance
4 8 (32.00%) TIBCO
4 8 (32.00%) PL/SQL
5 6 (24.00%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (24.00%) Spring
6 5 (20.00%) Banking
6 5 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (20.00%) Web Services
6 5 (20.00%) J2EE
6 5 (20.00%) HTML
6 5 (20.00%) Middleware
7 4 (16.00%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (16.00%) SOAP
7 4 (16.00%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (16.00%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
8 3 (12.00%) Oracle Service Bus
8 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
8 3 (12.00%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (12.00%) jQuery
8 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
8 3 (12.00%) JDBC

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (12.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (16.00%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle ODI
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.00%) DB2
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (8.00%) Ant
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) JUnit
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Business Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) TIBCO Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Perl Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Financials Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Financials Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Support Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) XML
2 6 (24.00%) Spring
3 5 (20.00%) Web Services
3 5 (20.00%) J2EE
3 5 (20.00%) HTML
3 5 (20.00%) Middleware
4 4 (16.00%) SOAP
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (12.00%) jQuery
5 3 (12.00%) JDBC
5 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
6 2 (8.00%) XSLT
6 2 (8.00%) WSDL
6 2 (8.00%) XML Messaging
6 2 (8.00%) JSP
6 2 (8.00%) Swing
6 2 (8.00%) EJB
6 2 (8.00%) JSF
7 1 (4.00%) Unreal Engine
7 1 (4.00%) POJO
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) PlayStation
1 1 (4.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) UNIX
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.00%) Android
3 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (12.00%) Migration
1 3 (12.00%) SOA
2 2 (8.00%) Workflow
2 2 (8.00%) Change Management
2 2 (8.00%) UML
2 2 (8.00%) OO
2 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (8.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (4.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (4.00%) Android Development
3 1 (4.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.00%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (4.00%) TDD
3 1 (4.00%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.00%) Perl
4 1 (4.00%) C++
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) XQuery
4 1 (4.00%) REXX
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Oracle
2 8 (32.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (8.00%) Perforce
3 2 (8.00%) Sybase
4 1 (4.00%) IBM
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