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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 12 15 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Contract jobs citing Java 30 23 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 9.29% 7.52% 1.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.00% 40.35% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 3
Average daily rate £398 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £272 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £447 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+0.06% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.88 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -
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
100 57 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 30.96% 18.63% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 32 32
Average daily rate £356 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.42% -5.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -7 20 £375 +7.14% 5
Wirral +13 4 - - 2
Bootle - 2 - - 1
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 22 (48.89%) JavaScript
2 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (40.00%) HTML
4 16 (35.56%) E-Commerce
5 15 (33.33%) Web Services
6 13 (28.89%) XML
6 13 (28.89%) CSS
7 12 (26.67%) Oracle
7 12 (26.67%) Spring
7 12 (26.67%) AngularJS
8 11 (24.44%) Git (software)
8 11 (24.44%) Finance
8 11 (24.44%) SQL
9 10 (22.22%) OO
10 9 (20.00%) Scrum
10 9 (20.00%) Ajax
10 9 (20.00%) Unit Testing
10 9 (20.00%) Node.js
10 9 (20.00%) iPad
11 8 (17.78%) HTML5
11 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (17.78%) RESTful
11 8 (17.78%) React
11 8 (17.78%) Ant
11 8 (17.78%) Linux
12 7 (15.56%) Windows
12 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
12 7 (15.56%) OOD
12 7 (15.56%) Middleware
12 7 (15.56%) Maven

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 9 (20.00%) Node.js
2 5 (11.11%) ATG Dynamo
2 5 (11.11%) JBoss
3 4 (8.89%) Apache Pig
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (6.67%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.22%) Apache
6 1 (2.22%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.22%) CMS
6 1 (2.22%) IIS
6 1 (2.22%) Jetty
6 1 (2.22%) nginx
6 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (2.22%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.22%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) HTTP
2 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.22%) DHCP
3 1 (2.22%) DNS
3 1 (2.22%) FTP
3 1 (2.22%) IPsec
3 1 (2.22%) LDAP
3 1 (2.22%) PuTTY
3 1 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.22%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database
3 5 (11.11%) Apache Hive
3 5 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (8.89%) Big Data
5 3 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (6.67%) SAP BI
5 3 (6.67%) SAP BW
6 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.44%) SAP HANA
7 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.22%) HBase
7 1 (2.22%) MySQL
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Git (software)
2 8 (17.78%) Ant
3 7 (15.56%) gulp
3 7 (15.56%) Maven
4 5 (11.11%) JIRA
5 4 (8.89%) Bugzilla
5 4 (8.89%) Hudson
5 4 (8.89%) Jenkins
5 4 (8.89%) Subversion
6 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.22%) eggPlant
7 1 (2.22%) JDeveloper
7 1 (2.22%) JMeter
7 1 (2.22%) Selenium
7 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (2.22%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (2.22%) WATIR
7 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (71.11%) Developer
2 15 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 8 (17.78%) Node.js Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Angular Developer
6 5 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Big Data Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Architect
9 2 (4.44%) Configuration Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Consultant
9 2 (4.44%) Integration Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Java Web Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Lead Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Lead Java Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Lead Web Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Software Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Tester
9 2 (4.44%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.00%) HTML
2 15 (33.33%) Web Services
3 13 (28.89%) CSS
3 13 (28.89%) XML
4 12 (26.67%) AngularJS
4 12 (26.67%) Spring
5 9 (20.00%) Ajax
6 8 (17.78%) HTML5
6 8 (17.78%) React
6 8 (17.78%) RESTful
7 7 (15.56%) Express
7 7 (15.56%) Middleware
8 6 (13.33%) JSP
9 5 (11.11%) Hibernate
9 5 (11.11%) Java EE
10 4 (8.89%) CSS3
10 4 (8.89%) EJB
10 4 (8.89%) EJB 3.0
10 4 (8.89%) J2EE
10 4 (8.89%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) iPad
2 7 (15.56%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.89%) User Experience
4 2 (4.44%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.22%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Linux
2 7 (15.56%) Windows
3 3 (6.67%) AIX
4 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (35.56%) E-Commerce
3 10 (22.22%) OO
4 9 (20.00%) Scrum
4 9 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (15.56%) OOD
6 7 (15.56%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (15.56%) Software Architecture
7 5 (11.11%) Isomorphic JavaScript
7 5 (11.11%) System Testing
8 4 (8.89%) MapReduce
8 4 (8.89%) Migration
8 4 (8.89%) MVC
8 4 (8.89%) RAD
8 4 (8.89%) Time Management
8 4 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
9 3 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (48.89%) JavaScript
2 11 (24.44%) SQL
3 6 (13.33%) PL/SQL
4 5 (11.11%) C#
5 4 (8.89%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.67%) ABAP
6 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.44%) Ruby
8 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.22%) C++
8 1 (2.22%) LINC
8 1 (2.22%) PHP
8 1 (2.22%) Scala
8 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.22%) VBScript
8 1 (2.22%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) HDFS
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) BladeLogic
2 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Oracle
2 5 (11.11%) ATG
3 3 (6.67%) SAP
4 2 (4.44%) IBM
4 2 (4.44%) Unisys
5 1 (2.22%) Google
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.22%) Siebel
5 1 (2.22%) VMware
Merseyside
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £370 - £425 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago