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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 36 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 3 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.89% 5.08% 8.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.76% 15.00% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 8
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£363 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £350 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £413 £508
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 £40.00 £39.25 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +17.16%
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
63 60 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 18.75% 33.90% 35.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 31 38
Average daily rate £300 £308 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £16.23 - £16.72
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 - £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.01 - £34.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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
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 22 May 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 -14 3 £363 -12.12% 2
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (61.54%) Oracle
2 14 (53.85%) SQL
2 14 (53.85%) XML
3 9 (34.62%) UNIX
3 9 (34.62%) Finance
4 8 (30.77%) TIBCO
4 8 (30.77%) PL/SQL
5 7 (26.92%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (23.08%) Spring
6 6 (23.08%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (19.23%) Banking
7 5 (19.23%) Web Services
7 5 (19.23%) J2EE
7 5 (19.23%) HTML
7 5 (19.23%) Middleware
8 4 (15.38%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (15.38%) SOAP
8 4 (15.38%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
8 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
8 4 (15.38%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
9 3 (11.54%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (11.54%) Data Migration
9 3 (11.54%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (11.54%) jQuery
9 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
9 3 (11.54%) JDBC

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (11.54%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (15.38%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle ODI
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.85%) DB2
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 2 (7.69%) Ant
3 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.85%) JUnit
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Games
4 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle Consultant
2 5 (19.23%) Java Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Business Developer
3 4 (15.38%) TIBCO Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Perl Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Financials Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Financials Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) XML
2 6 (23.08%) Spring
3 5 (19.23%) Web Services
3 5 (19.23%) J2EE
3 5 (19.23%) HTML
3 5 (19.23%) Middleware
4 4 (15.38%) SOAP
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (11.54%) jQuery
5 3 (11.54%) JDBC
5 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
6 2 (7.69%) XML Messaging
6 2 (7.69%) XSLT
6 2 (7.69%) WSDL
6 2 (7.69%) JSP
6 2 (7.69%) Swing
6 2 (7.69%) EJB
6 2 (7.69%) JSF
7 1 (3.85%) Unreal Engine
7 1 (3.85%) POJO
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) PlayStation
1 1 (3.85%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) UNIX
2 2 (7.69%) Solaris
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (11.54%) Data Migration
1 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
1 3 (11.54%) SOA
1 3 (11.54%) Migration
2 2 (7.69%) Workflow
2 2 (7.69%) Change Management
2 2 (7.69%) UML
2 2 (7.69%) OO
2 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
2 2 (7.69%) Data Architecture
3 1 (3.85%) Test Planning
3 1 (3.85%) Android Development
3 1 (3.85%) iOS Development
3 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.85%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
3 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
3 1 (3.85%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) PL/SQL
3 2 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (3.85%) C++
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) XQuery
4 1 (3.85%) REXX
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Oracle
2 8 (30.77%) TIBCO
3 2 (7.69%) Perforce
3 2 (7.69%) Sybase
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
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