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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
North West / Merseyside
Rank 22 29 27
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 16 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.25% 2.73% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.50% 2.88% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 6
Median daily rate £500 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £325 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £376
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £43.75 £41.88
% change year-on-year
-14.85% +4.47%

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
246 313 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 96.09% 94.85% 93.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 178 127
Median daily rate £400 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 17
Median hourly rate £13.00 £31.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.40% +131.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.04 £40.00 £162.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +11 13 £550 +69.23%
Bootle 0 1 - -
Java Developer
North West

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 27 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (51.85%) Spring
4 13 (48.15%) TDD
5 12 (44.44%) Oracle
6 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
7 8 (29.63%) HTML
7 8 (29.63%) CSS
8 7 (25.93%) XML
8 7 (25.93%) Unix
8 7 (25.93%) Scrum
8 7 (25.93%) Finance
8 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
8 7 (25.93%) AngularJS
9 6 (22.22%) Microservices
9 6 (22.22%) WebSphere
9 6 (22.22%) jQuery
9 6 (22.22%) SOAP
9 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
9 6 (22.22%) DB2
9 6 (22.22%) J2EE
10 5 (18.52%) EJB
10 5 (18.52%) Linux
10 5 (18.52%) OOD
10 5 (18.52%) Eclipse
10 5 (18.52%) Subversion
10 5 (18.52%) Pair Programming
10 5 (18.52%) API Design
10 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
10 5 (18.52%) DevOps

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 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) DB2
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
2 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
2 5 (18.52%) Eclipse
2 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
2 5 (18.52%) Subversion
3 4 (14.81%) JUnit
4 1 (3.70%) Jasmine
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Music Industry
4 1 (3.70%) Front Office
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) Spring
2 8 (29.63%) CSS
2 8 (29.63%) HTML
3 7 (25.93%) AngularJS
3 7 (25.93%) XML
4 6 (22.22%) J2EE
4 6 (22.22%) jQuery
4 6 (22.22%) SOAP
5 5 (18.52%) EJB
5 5 (18.52%) EJB 3.0
6 4 (14.81%) CSS3
6 4 (14.81%) HTML5
6 4 (14.81%) Spring Boot
6 4 (14.81%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (11.11%) Hibernate
7 3 (11.11%) JSON
7 3 (11.11%) Spring MVC
7 3 (11.11%) Spring Security
7 3 (11.11%) WSDL
7 3 (11.11%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Unix
2 5 (18.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) TDD
3 7 (25.93%) Scrum
4 6 (22.22%) Microservices
5 5 (18.52%) API Design
5 5 (18.52%) BDD
5 5 (18.52%) DevOps
5 5 (18.52%) OOD
5 5 (18.52%) Pair Programming
6 4 (14.81%) OO
6 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
6 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Kanban
7 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 3 (11.11%) MVC
8 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.41%) High Availability
8 2 (7.41%) Open Source
9 1 (3.70%) Front End Development
9 1 (3.70%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.81%) SQL
4 3 (11.11%) Python
4 3 (11.11%) Scala
5 1 (3.70%) Perl
5 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) Sybase
3 2 (7.41%) Perforce