The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 12 28 23
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Contract jobs citing Java 28 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 9.36% 3.62% 5.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.78% 15.12% 20.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 12
Median daily rate £375 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £340 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £490 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
113 86 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 37.79% 23.96% 24.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 41 42
Median daily rate £350 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £36.50 £13.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.37% -40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 3 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 +17 20 £350 -22.22% 5
Bootle +5 4 - -
Southport -12 1 £548 +75.20%
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Java.

1 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (36.17%) Oracle
2 16 (34.04%) Web Services
2 16 (34.04%) XML
3 15 (31.91%) JavaScript
4 13 (27.66%) J2EE
5 11 (23.40%) HTML
6 10 (21.28%) SQL
6 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
6 10 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (19.15%) .NET
7 9 (19.15%) CSS
7 9 (19.15%) Spring
8 8 (17.02%) WebSphere
8 8 (17.02%) Finance
8 8 (17.02%) Unix
8 8 (17.02%) Jenkins
9 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
9 7 (14.89%) SC Cleared
9 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
9 7 (14.89%) DB2
9 7 (14.89%) SOAP
9 7 (14.89%) IBM
10 6 (12.77%) OO
10 6 (12.77%) Scrum
10 6 (12.77%) Data Management
10 6 (12.77%) Subversion
10 6 (12.77%) Selenium
10 6 (12.77%) jQuery
10 6 (12.77%) AngularJS

Java
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 8 (17.02%) WebSphere
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (8.51%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.26%) Apache
5 2 (4.26%) ATG Dynamo
5 2 (4.26%) ColdFusion
5 2 (4.26%) IIS
5 2 (4.26%) JBoss
5 2 (4.26%) Jetty
5 2 (4.26%) Mongrel
5 2 (4.26%) nginx
6 1 (2.13%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.26%) Google App Engine
2 2 (4.26%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) LDAP
2 3 (6.38%) DHCP
2 3 (6.38%) DNS
2 3 (6.38%) Internet
2 3 (6.38%) Network Security
3 2 (4.26%) Firewall
3 2 (4.26%) FTP
3 2 (4.26%) HTTP
3 2 (4.26%) IPsec
3 2 (4.26%) SSL
3 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.13%) DSL
4 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.13%) LAN
4 1 (2.13%) MPLS
4 1 (2.13%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (2.13%) VoIP
4 1 (2.13%) VPN
4 1 (2.13%) VRRP
4 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) DB2
3 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.13%) MySQL
5 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Jenkins
2 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
3 6 (12.77%) Selenium
3 6 (12.77%) Subversion
4 5 (10.64%) Eclipse
5 4 (8.51%) JUnit
6 3 (6.38%) JIRA
6 3 (6.38%) JMeter
7 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.26%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (4.26%) Travis CI
7 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
7 2 (4.26%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.13%) Ant
8 1 (2.13%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (2.13%) WATIR
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Advertising
3 2 (4.26%) Legal
3 2 (4.26%) Music Industry
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 28 (59.57%) Developer
2 16 (34.04%) Java Developer
3 5 (10.64%) Java WebSphere Developer
3 5 (10.64%) WebSphere Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Python Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Tester
5 3 (6.38%) Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Automation Tester
5 3 (6.38%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Automation Tester
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Tester
5 3 (6.38%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Head of Development
6 2 (4.26%) QA Tester
6 2 (4.26%) Senior QA Tester
6 2 (4.26%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Systems Test Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.04%) Web Services
1 16 (34.04%) XML
2 13 (27.66%) J2EE
3 11 (23.40%) HTML
4 9 (19.15%) .NET
4 9 (19.15%) CSS
4 9 (19.15%) Spring
5 7 (14.89%) SOAP
6 6 (12.77%) AngularJS
6 6 (12.77%) jQuery
7 5 (10.64%) EJB
7 5 (10.64%) EJB 3.0
8 4 (8.51%) CSS3
8 4 (8.51%) HTML5
8 4 (8.51%) JSON
8 4 (8.51%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (8.51%) XML Messaging
9 3 (6.38%) Spring Boot
9 3 (6.38%) Spring MVC
9 3 (6.38%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.77%) Algorithms
3 4 (8.51%) Client/Server
4 3 (6.38%) Digital Media
5 2 (4.26%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Unix
2 4 (8.51%) Linux
2 4 (8.51%) Windows
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (12.77%) Data Management
2 6 (12.77%) Master Data Management
2 6 (12.77%) OO
2 6 (12.77%) Scrum
3 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
3 5 (10.64%) Migration
3 5 (10.64%) MVC
3 5 (10.64%) Open Source
4 4 (8.51%) Microservices
4 4 (8.51%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (8.51%) Software Testing
4 4 (8.51%) Unit Testing
4 4 (8.51%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (6.38%) Data Migration
5 3 (6.38%) Kanban
5 3 (6.38%) SDLC
5 3 (6.38%) TDD
5 3 (6.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) JavaScript
2 10 (21.28%) SQL
3 4 (8.51%) PHP
3 4 (8.51%) Python
4 3 (6.38%) Scala
5 2 (4.26%) C#
5 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.26%) Ruby
6 1 (2.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) SC Cleared
1 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) CISSP
2 1 (2.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) SANS
2 1 (2.13%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.26%) Xen
2 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Puppet
2 1 (2.13%) QRadar
2 1 (2.13%) vMotion
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) Oracle
2 7 (14.89%) IBM
3 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.51%) Sybase
4 3 (6.38%) Perforce
4 3 (6.38%) VMware
5 2 (4.26%) ATG
5 2 (4.26%) Endeca
5 2 (4.26%) Google
5 2 (4.26%) HP
5 2 (4.26%) Sony
5 2 (4.26%) Talend
6 1 (2.13%) Apple
6 1 (2.13%) Civica
6 1 (2.13%) Dell
6 1 (2.13%) LogRhythm
6 1 (2.13%) NETGEAR
6 1 (2.13%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.13%) Splunk