The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 30 33 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 9 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.80% 1.60% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.97% 1.78% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
Average daily rate £325 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
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 £43.75 £37.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+18.24% +2.06%
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
303 281 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.10% 89.78% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 128 97
Average daily rate £363 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £509 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 17
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.08 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £162.50 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 6 £325 -7.14% 3
Bootle - 2 - -
Java Developer
North West

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
3 10 (66.67%) XML
4 8 (53.33%) HTML
4 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce
4 8 (53.33%) CSS
4 8 (53.33%) Ajax
5 7 (46.67%) AngularJS
5 7 (46.67%) Web Services
6 6 (40.00%) SQL
6 6 (40.00%) Spring
7 5 (33.33%) Maven
7 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (33.33%) ATG
7 5 (33.33%) ATG Dynamo
7 5 (33.33%) PL/SQL
7 5 (33.33%) JSP
7 5 (33.33%) Oracle
7 5 (33.33%) Ant
7 5 (33.33%) JBoss
7 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database
7 5 (33.33%) Banking
7 5 (33.33%) System Testing
8 4 (26.67%) EJB 3.0
8 4 (26.67%) jQuery
8 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
8 4 (26.67%) Java EE
8 4 (26.67%) EJB
9 3 (20.00%) XSLT

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) ATG Dynamo
1 5 (33.33%) JBoss
2 2 (13.33%) Node.js
3 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Ant
1 5 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) gulp
General
1 5 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) XML
2 8 (53.33%) Ajax
2 8 (53.33%) CSS
2 8 (53.33%) HTML
3 7 (46.67%) AngularJS
3 7 (46.67%) Web Services
4 6 (40.00%) Spring
5 5 (33.33%) JSP
6 4 (26.67%) EJB
6 4 (26.67%) EJB 3.0
6 4 (26.67%) Java EE
6 4 (26.67%) jQuery
7 3 (20.00%) XSLT
8 2 (13.33%) Grails
8 2 (13.33%) J2EE
8 2 (13.33%) React
9 1 (6.67%) Apache Axis
9 1 (6.67%) hapi
9 1 (6.67%) MyBatis
9 1 (6.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) iPad
1 2 (13.33%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce
2 5 (33.33%) System Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) MVC
6 1 (6.67%) OO
6 1 (6.67%) OOD
6 1 (6.67%) Open Source
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) ATG
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
Liverpool, Merseyside
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
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