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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 11 37 18
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -19
Contract jobs citing Java 34 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.00% 0.89% 5.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.37% 4.76% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 6
Median daily rate £385 £363 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.20% -12.12%
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 £36.00 £40.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +1.91%
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
134 63 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 39.41% 18.75% 33.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 43 31
Median daily rate £325 £300 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £18.80 £16.23 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.83% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +15 26 £400 +10.34% 7
Wirral - 3 £260 -
Southport - 2 £313 - 1
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 33 (48.53%) JavaScript
2 28 (41.18%) Web Services
3 27 (39.71%) Oracle
4 26 (38.24%) HTML
5 22 (32.35%) JSP
6 20 (29.41%) XML
7 19 (27.94%) Ajax
8 18 (26.47%) CSS
8 18 (26.47%) JBoss
8 18 (26.47%) E-Commerce
9 17 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (22.06%) SQL
11 14 (20.59%) ATG Dynamo
11 14 (20.59%) Finance
11 14 (20.59%) ATG
12 13 (19.12%) Windows
12 13 (19.12%) Spring
12 13 (19.12%) System Testing
12 13 (19.12%) Oracle Database
13 12 (17.65%) Linux
14 11 (16.18%) Ant
14 11 (16.18%) WebLogic
15 10 (14.71%) PL/SQL
15 10 (14.71%) OO
15 10 (14.71%) Hadoop
15 10 (14.71%) Apache Hive
15 10 (14.71%) JIRA
16 9 (13.24%) Endeca
16 9 (13.24%) Maven
16 9 (13.24%) Puppet

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 18 (26.47%) JBoss
2 14 (20.59%) ATG Dynamo
3 11 (16.18%) WebLogic
4 7 (10.29%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (7.35%) Apache Spark
5 5 (7.35%) SAS
6 4 (5.88%) Apache
6 4 (5.88%) Apache Pig
6 4 (5.88%) IIS
6 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
6 4 (5.88%) Tomcat
7 3 (4.41%) Confluence
7 3 (4.41%) Node.js
8 2 (2.94%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (1.47%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.47%) CMS
9 1 (1.47%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (4.41%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.41%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (4.41%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (4.41%) Amazon S3
2 3 (4.41%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (4.41%) AWS CloudTrail
2 3 (4.41%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (4.41%) GitHub
2 3 (4.41%) Route 53
3 2 (2.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) DNS
1 4 (5.88%) Internet
1 4 (5.88%) SSL
2 3 (4.41%) HTTP
2 3 (4.41%) OpenVPN
3 2 (2.94%) LDAP
3 2 (2.94%) Network Security
3 2 (2.94%) PuTTY
3 2 (2.94%) WinSCP
4 1 (1.47%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.12%) Oracle Database
2 10 (14.71%) Apache Hive
2 10 (14.71%) Hadoop
3 9 (13.24%) MySQL
3 9 (13.24%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (8.82%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (8.82%) SQL Server
5 5 (7.35%) SAP BI
5 5 (7.35%) SAP BW
6 4 (5.88%) Big Data
6 4 (5.88%) Oracle ODI
6 4 (5.88%) SAP HANA
7 3 (4.41%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (4.41%) DataStax
7 3 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (4.41%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 2 (2.94%) DB2
8 2 (2.94%) OLTP
9 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (16.18%) Ant
2 10 (14.71%) JIRA
3 9 (13.24%) Maven
4 7 (10.29%) Git (software)
4 7 (10.29%) Jenkins
5 5 (7.35%) Subversion
6 4 (5.88%) Bugzilla
6 4 (5.88%) Hudson
7 3 (4.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (4.41%) GitLab
7 3 (4.41%) gulp
8 2 (2.94%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.94%) JDeveloper
8 2 (2.94%) JMeter
8 2 (2.94%) Selenium
8 2 (2.94%) TortoiseSVN
8 2 (2.94%) WATIR
8 2 (2.94%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.47%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (20.59%) Finance
2 6 (8.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (61.76%) Developer
2 21 (30.88%) Java Developer
3 6 (8.82%) Architect
4 4 (5.88%) Big Data Developer
5 3 (4.41%) Consultant
5 3 (4.41%) DBA
5 3 (4.41%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (4.41%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (4.41%) Node.js Developer
6 2 (2.94%) Angular Developer
6 2 (2.94%) Applications Developer
6 2 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 2 (2.94%) DB2 DBA
6 2 (2.94%) Integration Developer
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (2.94%) Project Engineer
6 2 (2.94%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 2 (2.94%) SAP HANA Consultant
6 2 (2.94%) SAP XI Consultant
6 2 (2.94%) Software QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (41.18%) Web Services
2 26 (38.24%) HTML
3 22 (32.35%) JSP
4 20 (29.41%) XML
5 19 (27.94%) Ajax
6 18 (26.47%) CSS
7 13 (19.12%) Spring
8 8 (11.76%) AngularJS
9 7 (10.29%) HTML5
10 5 (7.35%) .NET
10 5 (7.35%) J2EE
10 5 (7.35%) Middleware
11 4 (5.88%) .NET Framework
11 4 (5.88%) EJB
11 4 (5.88%) EJB 3.0
11 4 (5.88%) Hibernate
11 4 (5.88%) jQuery
11 4 (5.88%) LAMP
11 4 (5.88%) RESTful
11 4 (5.88%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.88%) PMI
4 3 (4.41%) iPad
5 2 (2.94%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.94%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.94%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.47%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.12%) Windows
2 12 (17.65%) Linux
3 7 (10.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (7.35%) AIX
5 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.94%) zOS
7 1 (1.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.47%) E-Commerce
2 17 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (19.12%) System Testing
4 10 (14.71%) OO
5 8 (11.76%) Migration
6 7 (10.29%) CRM
6 7 (10.29%) MapReduce
6 7 (10.29%) Unit Testing
7 6 (8.82%) Scrum
8 5 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.35%) Data Migration
8 5 (7.35%) Multithreading
8 5 (7.35%) OOP
8 5 (7.35%) SAP Implementation
9 4 (5.88%) Capacity Management
9 4 (5.88%) MVC
9 4 (5.88%) Project Management
9 4 (5.88%) RAD
9 4 (5.88%) Security Management
9 4 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (48.53%) JavaScript
2 15 (22.06%) SQL
3 10 (14.71%) PL/SQL
4 8 (11.76%) C#
4 8 (11.76%) PHP
4 8 (11.76%) Ruby
5 6 (8.82%) PowerShell
6 5 (7.35%) ABAP
6 5 (7.35%) Python
6 5 (7.35%) Scala
7 4 (5.88%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.94%) C
8 2 (2.94%) REXX
8 2 (2.94%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 1 (1.47%) C++
9 1 (1.47%) JCL
9 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) Degree
1 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared
1 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.88%) MCITP
2 4 (5.88%) MCTS
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.88%) PMI Certification
2 4 (5.88%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) HDFS
2 4 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.88%) UAG
3 2 (2.94%) Squid
4 1 (1.47%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 9 (13.24%) Puppet
2 4 (5.88%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (4.41%) Nessus
3 3 (4.41%) Oozie
3 3 (4.41%) Rundeck
4 2 (2.94%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 27 (39.71%) Oracle
2 14 (20.59%) ATG
3 9 (13.24%) Endeca
4 5 (7.35%) Hortonworks
4 5 (7.35%) SAP
5 4 (5.88%) Brocade
5 4 (5.88%) IBM
5 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.41%) AppDynamics
6 3 (4.41%) Atlassian
6 3 (4.41%) Qualys
7 2 (2.94%) Chordiant
7 2 (2.94%) Siebel
8 1 (1.47%) Talend
8 1 (1.47%) VMware
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