The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills 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 over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 23 14 27
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Contract jobs citing Java 19 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.56% 7.94% 2.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.24% 25.37% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 3
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£350 £375 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.37% -6.66%
Java
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
117 67 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 28.06% 31.31% 32.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 36 50
Average daily rate £320 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £239 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £472 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Java
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 within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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 -8 16 £425 +13.33% 7
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 16 (59.26%) Oracle
2 12 (44.44%) Middleware
3 10 (37.04%) Oracle Fusion
4 8 (29.63%) SQL
5 7 (25.93%) XML
5 7 (25.93%) SOA
5 7 (25.93%) Oracle Service Bus
5 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database
5 7 (25.93%) SDLC
6 6 (22.22%) REST
6 6 (22.22%) Oracle ODI
6 6 (22.22%) Open Source
7 5 (18.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (18.52%) TDD
7 5 (18.52%) SOAP
7 5 (18.52%) Web Services
7 5 (18.52%) HTML
7 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
7 5 (18.52%) WebLogic
8 4 (14.81%) C#
8 4 (14.81%) C++
8 4 (14.81%) CSS
8 4 (14.81%) UNIX
8 4 (14.81%) XQuery
8 4 (14.81%) TIBCO
8 4 (14.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (14.81%) Banking
8 4 (14.81%) Scrum

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 7 (25.93%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (18.52%) WebLogic
3 3 (11.11%) AquaLogic
4 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
4 2 (7.41%) Apache Pig
5 1 (3.70%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.70%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.41%) DB2
4 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
4 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
4 2 (7.41%) Big Data
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.70%) SAP BW
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) JUnit
1 3 (11.11%) Selenium
1 3 (11.11%) SoapUI
1 3 (11.11%) eggPlant
2 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
2 2 (7.41%) JIRA
3 1 (3.70%) Ant
3 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (14.81%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) HTML Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Business Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) TIBCO Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Android Developer
6 1 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Support Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) Middleware
2 10 (37.04%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (25.93%) XML
4 6 (22.22%) REST
5 5 (18.52%) HTML
5 5 (18.52%) SOAP
5 5 (18.52%) Web Services
6 4 (14.81%) CSS
6 4 (14.81%) CSS3
6 4 (14.81%) HTML5
7 3 (11.11%) JMS
7 3 (11.11%) JSON
8 2 (7.41%) RESTful
8 2 (7.41%) .NET
8 2 (7.41%) J2EE
8 2 (7.41%) XML Messaging
9 1 (3.70%) SAP XI
9 1 (3.70%) SAP Basis
9 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
9 1 (3.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (11.11%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) UNIX
2 2 (7.41%) Android
3 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) SOA
1 7 (25.93%) SDLC
2 6 (22.22%) Open Source
3 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (18.52%) TDD
4 4 (14.81%) Scrum
4 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 3 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 3 (11.11%) ETL
6 2 (7.41%) MVC
6 2 (7.41%) BPEL
6 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Business Analytics
6 2 (7.41%) Analytics
6 2 (7.41%) Android Development
6 2 (7.41%) Multithreading
6 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.81%) C#
3 4 (14.81%) C++
3 4 (14.81%) XQuery
4 2 (7.41%) Python
4 2 (7.41%) Scala
5 1 (3.70%) REXX
5 1 (3.70%) VB6
5 1 (3.70%) VB
5 1 (3.70%) ABAP
5 1 (3.70%) PHP
5 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) ISEB
1 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) TIBCO
3 3 (11.11%) BEA
4 2 (7.41%) Teradata
4 2 (7.41%) Hortonworks
4 2 (7.41%) Sybase
5 1 (3.70%) SAP
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
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