The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Merseyside region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 12 25 16
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs citing Java 17 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.76% 3.46% 7.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.00% 11.27% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 10
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£375 £525 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +61.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £505 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £525 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
68 71 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 31.05% 30.74% 47.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 47 43
Average daily rate £338 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 12
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £17.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Java
North West

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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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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 +11 16 £375 -28.57% 11
Southport - - - -
Wirral - - - -
Birkenhead - - - - 1
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 17 (60.71%) Spring
2 16 (57.14%) Oracle
3 12 (42.86%) Web Services
4 11 (39.29%) J2EE
4 11 (39.29%) HTML
4 11 (39.29%) Hibernate
5 10 (35.71%) EJB
6 9 (32.14%) XML
6 9 (32.14%) SQL
7 8 (28.57%) PL/SQL
7 8 (28.57%) EJB 3.0
8 7 (25.00%) jQuery
8 7 (25.00%) JSF
8 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
8 7 (25.00%) Finance
8 7 (25.00%) TIBCO
8 7 (25.00%) RDBMS
8 7 (25.00%) Swing
9 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
10 5 (17.86%) TDD
10 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
10 5 (17.86%) Eclipse
10 5 (17.86%) Scrum
11 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
11 4 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
11 4 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
11 4 (14.29%) XSLT

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.14%) AquaLogic
2 2 (7.14%) Alfresco
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (14.29%) MySQL
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
5 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Eclipse
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (10.71%) JUnit
4 2 (7.14%) Ant
4 2 (7.14%) Maven
5 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (85.71%) Developer
2 16 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 8 (28.57%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 4 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle Financials Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Java Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Java Software Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Team Leader
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Team Leader
7 1 (3.57%) Java Team Leader
7 1 (3.57%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (60.71%) Spring
2 12 (42.86%) Web Services
3 11 (39.29%) Hibernate
3 11 (39.29%) HTML
3 11 (39.29%) J2EE
4 10 (35.71%) EJB
5 9 (32.14%) XML
6 8 (28.57%) EJB 3.0
7 7 (25.00%) jQuery
7 7 (25.00%) Swing
7 7 (25.00%) JSF
8 4 (14.29%) XSLT
9 3 (10.71%) Ajax
9 3 (10.71%) Struts
9 3 (10.71%) JSP
10 2 (7.14%) SOAP
10 2 (7.14%) .NET
10 2 (7.14%) Middleware
10 2 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (7.14%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) UNIX
2 1 (3.57%) Android
2 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
2 5 (17.86%) TDD
2 5 (17.86%) Scrum
3 4 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 4 (14.29%) BDD
4 3 (10.71%) SOA
5 2 (7.14%) Workflow
5 2 (7.14%) BPEL
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Android Development
6 1 (3.57%) iOS Development
6 1 (3.57%) System Testing
6 1 (3.57%) OO
6 1 (3.57%) OOP
6 1 (3.57%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) SQL
2 8 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 4 (14.29%) Scala
4 3 (10.71%) C++
4 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.14%) C#
5 2 (7.14%) XQuery
6 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.57%) VB
6 1 (3.57%) ActionScript
6 1 (3.57%) C
6 1 (3.57%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (3.57%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Oracle
2 7 (25.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (7.14%) BEA
4 1 (3.57%) Apple
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
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