The first table below looks at the demand for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 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 Job Titles advertised for the Merseyside 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 22 30 27
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 7 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.27% 0.87% 3.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.47% 0.93% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 6
Average daily rate
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£350 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £37.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.96% +0.66%
Job Titles Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
202 215 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.39% 93.89% 91.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 123 93
Average daily rate £350 £360 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 40
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -30.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £9.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £13.10 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Java Developer
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Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Developer across the Merseyside region.

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer across the Merseyside region.

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +3 7 £350 - 8
Java Developer
North West

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (92.31%) Spring
3 9 (69.23%) Hibernate
4 7 (53.85%) J2EE
5 6 (46.15%) EJB
5 6 (46.15%) Oracle
5 6 (46.15%) Web Services
5 6 (46.15%) HTML
6 5 (38.46%) EJB 3.0
7 4 (30.77%) jQuery
7 4 (30.77%) TDD
7 4 (30.77%) JSF
7 4 (30.77%) Scala
7 4 (30.77%) BDD
7 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
7 4 (30.77%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (30.77%) Swing
7 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
7 4 (30.77%) MySQL
7 4 (30.77%) Scrum
7 4 (30.77%) TIBCO
8 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
8 2 (15.38%) SQL
8 2 (15.38%) JSP
8 2 (15.38%) SOAP
8 2 (15.38%) Struts
8 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
8 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
8 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
1 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
1 4 (30.77%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (15.38%) Multimedia
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) Spring
2 9 (69.23%) Hibernate
3 7 (53.85%) J2EE
4 6 (46.15%) EJB
4 6 (46.15%) Web Services
4 6 (46.15%) HTML
5 5 (38.46%) EJB 3.0
6 4 (30.77%) jQuery
6 4 (30.77%) JSF
6 4 (30.77%) Swing
7 2 (15.38%) JSP
7 2 (15.38%) SOAP
7 2 (15.38%) Struts
7 2 (15.38%) Ajax
7 2 (15.38%) RESTful
8 1 (7.69%) XML
8 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) TDD
1 4 (30.77%) BDD
1 4 (30.77%) OOA/OOD
1 4 (30.77%) Scrum
2 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) Scala
3 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) TIBCO
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
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