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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 16 23 16
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Java 28 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.43% 4.35% 6.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.69% 15.60% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 14
Median daily rate £385 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £312 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £550 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.19 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-11.04% +11.63%
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
109 109 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 32.83% 27.88% 30.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 44 33
Median daily rate £350 £323 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £194 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.75 £21.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.74% +43.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +6 21 £414 -2.64% 13
Wirral - 3 £260 - 4
Southport - 1 £320 - 2
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 30 (46.15%) Web Services
2 29 (44.62%) Oracle
3 26 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 19 (29.23%) JSP
5 18 (27.69%) HTML
6 17 (26.15%) XML
7 15 (23.08%) JBoss
7 15 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (21.54%) SQL
9 13 (20.00%) E-Commerce
9 13 (20.00%) Ajax
10 12 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (18.46%) WebLogic
10 12 (18.46%) Windows
10 12 (18.46%) Migration
11 11 (16.92%) ATG
11 11 (16.92%) ATG Dynamo
11 11 (16.92%) CSS
11 11 (16.92%) PHP
12 10 (15.38%) MySQL
12 10 (15.38%) Finance
12 10 (15.38%) Ruby
12 10 (15.38%) Endeca
12 10 (15.38%) JIRA
12 10 (15.38%) Oracle Database
13 9 (13.85%) System Testing
13 9 (13.85%) Oracle Service Bus
13 9 (13.85%) Puppet
13 9 (13.85%) J2EE
13 9 (13.85%) Linux

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 15 (23.08%) JBoss
2 12 (18.46%) WebLogic
3 11 (16.92%) ATG Dynamo
4 9 (13.85%) Oracle Service Bus
5 6 (9.23%) SAS
6 5 (7.69%) Apache Spark
7 4 (6.15%) Apache
7 4 (6.15%) IIS
7 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
7 4 (6.15%) Tomcat
8 3 (4.62%) Confluence
9 2 (3.08%) ColdFusion
9 2 (3.08%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (1.54%) Apache Pig
10 1 (1.54%) Apache Solr
10 1 (1.54%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Mingle
2 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (4.62%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.62%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (4.62%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (4.62%) Amazon S3
2 3 (4.62%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (4.62%) AWS CloudTrail
2 3 (4.62%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (4.62%) GitHub
2 3 (4.62%) Route 53
3 2 (3.08%) Office 365
3 2 (3.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) Internet
2 5 (7.69%) DNS
3 4 (6.15%) Network Security
3 4 (6.15%) SSL
4 3 (4.62%) LDAP
4 3 (4.62%) OpenVPN
4 3 (4.62%) PuTTY
4 3 (4.62%) WinSCP
5 1 (1.54%) DHCP
5 1 (1.54%) DSL
5 1 (1.54%) Firewall
5 1 (1.54%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.54%) MPLS
5 1 (1.54%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.54%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.54%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.38%) MySQL
1 10 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 7 (10.77%) Apache Hive
2 7 (10.77%) Hadoop
3 6 (9.23%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (7.69%) SAP BI
4 5 (7.69%) SAP BW
5 4 (6.15%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (6.15%) SAP HANA
5 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
6 3 (4.62%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (4.62%) DataStax
6 3 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.62%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 2 (3.08%) DB2
7 2 (3.08%) OLTP
8 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (15.38%) JIRA
2 8 (12.31%) Ant
3 6 (9.23%) Selenium
4 5 (7.69%) Maven
5 4 (6.15%) Cucumber
5 4 (6.15%) Jenkins
5 4 (6.15%) WebDriver
6 3 (4.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (4.62%) GitLab
6 3 (4.62%) JMeter
6 3 (4.62%) TortoiseSVN
6 3 (4.62%) WATIR
7 2 (3.08%) JDeveloper
7 2 (3.08%) Subversion
7 2 (3.08%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (1.54%) eggPlant
8 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.54%) Hudson
8 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Advertising
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (50.77%) Developer
2 15 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 5 (7.69%) Architect
3 5 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (6.15%) Analyst
4 4 (6.15%) Test Analyst
5 3 (4.62%) Consultant
5 3 (4.62%) DBA
5 3 (4.62%) Integration Developer
6 2 (3.08%) Applications Developer
6 2 (3.08%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 2 (3.08%) Data Architect
6 2 (3.08%) SAP APO Consultant
6 2 (3.08%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 2 (3.08%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (3.08%) SAP HANA Consultant
6 2 (3.08%) Software QA Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (3.08%) Technical Architect
6 2 (3.08%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (46.15%) Web Services
2 19 (29.23%) JSP
3 18 (27.69%) HTML
4 17 (26.15%) XML
5 13 (20.00%) Ajax
6 11 (16.92%) CSS
7 9 (13.85%) J2EE
8 6 (9.23%) Spring
9 5 (7.69%) .NET
10 4 (6.15%) .NET Framework
10 4 (6.15%) LAMP
11 3 (4.62%) Oracle Fusion
12 2 (3.08%) JSF
12 2 (3.08%) Oracle ADF
12 2 (3.08%) SAP Basis
12 2 (3.08%) SAP XI
13 1 (1.54%) Hibernate
13 1 (1.54%) Lucene
13 1 (1.54%) WAMP
13 1 (1.54%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.15%) Algorithms
2 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.15%) Digital Media
2 4 (6.15%) PMI
3 2 (3.08%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.08%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.54%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.46%) Windows
2 9 (13.85%) Linux
3 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (10.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (7.69%) AIX
6 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.62%) Unix
8 2 (3.08%) zOS
9 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 12 (18.46%) Migration
4 9 (13.85%) CRM
4 9 (13.85%) System Testing
5 7 (10.77%) Data Migration
5 7 (10.77%) OO
6 6 (9.23%) Multithreading
6 6 (9.23%) Project Management
7 5 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (7.69%) Functional Testing
7 5 (7.69%) OOP
7 5 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (7.69%) SAP Implementation
7 5 (7.69%) Scrum
7 5 (7.69%) Software Testing
8 4 (6.15%) Data Management
8 4 (6.15%) ERP
8 4 (6.15%) ITIL
8 4 (6.15%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (21.54%) SQL
3 11 (16.92%) PHP
4 10 (15.38%) Ruby
5 8 (12.31%) C#
6 7 (10.77%) PL/SQL
7 6 (9.23%) PowerShell
8 5 (7.69%) ABAP
8 5 (7.69%) Python
8 5 (7.69%) Scala
9 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.08%) C
9 2 (3.08%) REXX
9 2 (3.08%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 1 (1.54%) C++
10 1 (1.54%) JCL
10 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) SC Cleared
1 7 (10.77%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.15%) Degree
2 4 (6.15%) MCITP
2 4 (6.15%) MCTS
2 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.15%) PMI Certification
2 4 (6.15%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.15%) UAG
3 2 (3.08%) HDFS
3 2 (3.08%) Squid
4 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.54%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 9 (13.85%) Puppet
2 4 (6.15%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (4.62%) Nessus
3 3 (4.62%) Oozie
3 3 (4.62%) Rundeck
4 2 (3.08%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (1.54%) vMotion
Vendors
1 29 (44.62%) Oracle
2 11 (16.92%) ATG
3 10 (15.38%) Endeca
4 6 (9.23%) IBM
5 5 (7.69%) Hortonworks
5 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 5 (7.69%) SAP
6 4 (6.15%) Brocade
6 4 (6.15%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.62%) AppDynamics
7 3 (4.62%) Atlassian
7 3 (4.62%) Qualys
8 2 (3.08%) Chordiant
8 2 (3.08%) Sony
8 2 (3.08%) Talend
8 2 (3.08%) VMware
9 1 (1.54%) Dell
9 1 (1.54%) HP
9 1 (1.54%) Siebel
9 1 (1.54%) SonicWALL
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