The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Merseyside region that had Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 26 32 33
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 13 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.25% 1.95% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.50% 2.09% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 5
Median daily rate £375 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 - £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £43.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-13.37% +14.66%
Java Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
289 335 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.44% 93.31% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 162 154
Median daily rate £370 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £193 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 15
Median hourly rate £22.85 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.30% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £40.00 £162.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Merseyside region that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +8 8 £363 -
Bootle +5 4 - -
Java Developer
North West

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) Spring
3 8 (50.00%) XML
3 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (50.00%) Oracle
4 7 (43.75%) HTML
4 7 (43.75%) CSS
4 7 (43.75%) Finance
5 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
5 6 (37.50%) jQuery
5 6 (37.50%) SOAP
5 6 (37.50%) DB2
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
5 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
6 5 (31.25%) EJB 3.0
6 5 (31.25%) EJB
6 5 (31.25%) Eclipse
6 5 (31.25%) Subversion
6 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 4 (25.00%) HTML5
7 4 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (25.00%) Unix
7 4 (25.00%) OO
7 4 (25.00%) LDAP
7 4 (25.00%) JUnit
7 4 (25.00%) CSS3
7 4 (25.00%) Jenkins

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) DB2
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (31.25%) Eclipse
2 5 (31.25%) Subversion
3 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (25.00%) JUnit
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Music Industry
4 1 (6.25%) Advertising
4 1 (6.25%) Front Office
4 1 (6.25%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) Spring
2 8 (50.00%) XML
3 7 (43.75%) CSS
3 7 (43.75%) HTML
4 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
4 6 (37.50%) jQuery
4 6 (37.50%) SOAP
5 5 (31.25%) EJB
5 5 (31.25%) EJB 3.0
6 4 (25.00%) CSS3
6 4 (25.00%) HTML5
6 4 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
7 3 (18.75%) JSON
7 3 (18.75%) Spring Boot
7 3 (18.75%) Spring MVC
7 3 (18.75%) Spring Security
7 3 (18.75%) WSDL
7 3 (18.75%) XML Messaging
8 2 (12.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) OO
2 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (18.75%) MVC
4 2 (12.50%) Kanban
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) API Development
5 1 (6.25%) BDD
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) ETL
5 1 (6.25%) High Availability
5 1 (6.25%) Low Latency
5 1 (6.25%) Microservices
5 1 (6.25%) OOD
5 1 (6.25%) Open Source
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) Scala
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Sybase
3 2 (12.50%) Perforce