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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 17 27 11
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Contract jobs citing Java 18 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.81% 4.65% 8.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.82% 14.88% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 21
Median daily rate £433 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £319 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £460 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
101 121 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 32.58% 31.27% 33.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 57 52
Median daily rate £325 £325 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £160 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £23.25 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +9 16 £375 +3.44% 9
Southport -8 1 £548 +75.20% 1
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 26 (50.98%) Web Services
2 21 (41.18%) Oracle
3 20 (39.22%) JavaScript
4 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (23.53%) PHP
6 11 (21.57%) J2EE
6 11 (21.57%) XML
6 11 (21.57%) Windows
6 11 (21.57%) Puppet
6 11 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (19.61%) JSP
7 10 (19.61%) MySQL
8 9 (17.65%) .NET
8 9 (17.65%) WebLogic
8 9 (17.65%) Linux
8 9 (17.65%) JBoss
8 9 (17.65%) Finance
8 9 (17.65%) Ruby
8 9 (17.65%) Oracle Service Bus
8 9 (17.65%) JIRA
9 8 (15.69%) Oracle Database
9 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (15.69%) Endeca
9 8 (15.69%) HTML
10 7 (13.73%) SQL
10 7 (13.73%) Python
10 7 (13.73%) DNS
10 7 (13.73%) IBM
10 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
10 7 (13.73%) Internet

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 9 (17.65%) JBoss
1 9 (17.65%) Oracle Service Bus
1 9 (17.65%) WebLogic
2 6 (11.76%) Apache
2 6 (11.76%) IIS
2 6 (11.76%) SAS
2 6 (11.76%) Tomcat
3 5 (9.80%) Apache Spark
3 5 (9.80%) ATG Dynamo
4 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.88%) Confluence
5 3 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (3.92%) ColdFusion
6 2 (3.92%) Jetty
6 2 (3.92%) Mongrel
6 2 (3.92%) nginx
6 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.80%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (5.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (5.88%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (5.88%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (5.88%) AWS CloudTrail
3 3 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (5.88%) GitHub
3 3 (5.88%) Route 53
4 2 (3.92%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.92%) Google App Engine
4 2 (3.92%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (3.92%) Office 365
4 2 (3.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) DNS
1 7 (13.73%) Internet
2 6 (11.76%) SSL
3 5 (9.80%) Network Security
4 3 (5.88%) DHCP
4 3 (5.88%) OpenVPN
4 3 (5.88%) PuTTY
4 3 (5.88%) WinSCP
5 2 (3.92%) Firewall
5 2 (3.92%) FTP
5 2 (3.92%) HTTP
5 2 (3.92%) IPsec
5 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.96%) DSL
6 1 (1.96%) LAN
6 1 (1.96%) MPLS
6 1 (1.96%) VoIP
6 1 (1.96%) VPN
6 1 (1.96%) VRRP
6 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) MySQL
2 8 (15.69%) Oracle Database
3 6 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (9.80%) Apache Hive
4 5 (9.80%) Hadoop
4 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
5 4 (7.84%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (5.88%) DataStax
6 3 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (5.88%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 2 (3.92%) DB2
7 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) JIRA
2 6 (11.76%) Selenium
3 5 (9.80%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.84%) Ant
4 4 (7.84%) Cucumber
4 4 (7.84%) WebDriver
5 3 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (5.88%) GitLab
5 3 (5.88%) JMeter
5 3 (5.88%) Subversion
5 3 (5.88%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (5.88%) TortoiseSVN
5 3 (5.88%) WATIR
6 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.92%) Travis CI
6 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.96%) Maven
7 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Advertising
2 2 (3.92%) Banking
2 2 (3.92%) Music Industry
2 2 (3.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (50.98%) Developer
2 11 (21.57%) Java Developer
3 4 (7.84%) Architect
4 3 (5.88%) Analyst
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Applications Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Data Architect
5 2 (3.92%) ETL Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Head of Development
5 2 (3.92%) Project Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Python Developer
5 2 (3.92%) QA Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Software Testing Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Systems Test Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Technical Architect
5 2 (3.92%) Technical Support
5 2 (3.92%) Testing Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (50.98%) Web Services
2 11 (21.57%) J2EE
2 11 (21.57%) XML
3 10 (19.61%) JSP
4 9 (17.65%) .NET
5 8 (15.69%) HTML
6 7 (13.73%) Spring
7 6 (11.76%) CSS
8 5 (9.80%) Ajax
9 4 (7.84%) .NET Framework
9 4 (7.84%) LAMP
10 2 (3.92%) JSON
10 2 (3.92%) Servlets
10 2 (3.92%) SOAP
10 2 (3.92%) XML Messaging
11 1 (1.96%) FIX Protocol
11 1 (1.96%) JMS
11 1 (1.96%) JSF
11 1 (1.96%) WAMP
11 1 (1.96%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.76%) Algorithms
3 5 (9.80%) Digital Media
4 4 (7.84%) PMI
5 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.88%) Virtual Team
6 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.96%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) Windows
2 9 (17.65%) Linux
3 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (9.80%) Unix
6 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (13.73%) Scrum
3 6 (11.76%) Data Management
3 6 (11.76%) E-Commerce
3 6 (11.76%) Master Data Management
3 6 (11.76%) Migration
3 6 (11.76%) Project Management
4 5 (9.80%) CRM
4 5 (9.80%) ERP
4 5 (9.80%) Functional Testing
4 5 (9.80%) Multithreading
4 5 (9.80%) Software Testing
4 5 (9.80%) Web Development
5 4 (7.84%) Capacity Management
5 4 (7.84%) ETL
5 4 (7.84%) ITIL
5 4 (7.84%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2
5 4 (7.84%) Security Management
5 4 (7.84%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 20 (39.22%) JavaScript
2 12 (23.53%) PHP
3 9 (17.65%) Ruby
4 7 (13.73%) Python
4 7 (13.73%) SQL
5 6 (11.76%) Scala
6 5 (9.80%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.96%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.84%) MCITP
2 4 (7.84%) MCTS
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.84%) PMI Certification
2 4 (7.84%) RHCE
3 3 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) CISSP
4 1 (1.96%) SANS
4 1 (1.96%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.84%) UAG
3 2 (3.92%) Squid
3 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.92%) Xen
4 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (21.57%) Puppet
2 4 (7.84%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (5.88%) Nessus
3 3 (5.88%) Oozie
3 3 (5.88%) Rundeck
4 1 (1.96%) QRadar
4 1 (1.96%) vMotion
Vendors
1 21 (41.18%) Oracle
2 8 (15.69%) Endeca
3 7 (13.73%) IBM
3 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.80%) ATG
4 5 (9.80%) Hortonworks
5 4 (7.84%) Brocade
5 4 (7.84%) Red Hat
5 4 (7.84%) VMware
6 3 (5.88%) AppDynamics
6 3 (5.88%) Atlassian
6 3 (5.88%) Qualys
6 3 (5.88%) Talend
7 2 (3.92%) Google
7 2 (3.92%) Perforce
7 2 (3.92%) Sony
7 2 (3.92%) Sybase
8 1 (1.96%) Apple
8 1 (1.96%) Dell
8 1 (1.96%) HP
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