The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Java Applications Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Application Developer
Rank 159 150 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs requiring a Java Applications Developer 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.027% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.029% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Median daily rate £475 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £363 £380
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -4.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -
Java Applications Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3705 3487 2964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.61% 94.65% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2255 1980 1583
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 208 205
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £47.39 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Java Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Java Applications Developer in the job title.

Java Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Java Applications Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Applications Developer across the North West region.

Java Applications Developer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Java Applications Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Applications Developer across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Java Applications Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Java Applications Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Applications Developer across the North West region.

Java Applications Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Java Applications Developer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Applications Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 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
Cheshire -2 5 £475 +22.58%
Lancashire - 2 £335 -
Java Applications Developer
England

Java Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Java Applications Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring Java Applications Developer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) Finance
4 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
4 6 (54.55%) JSON
4 6 (54.55%) WSDL
4 6 (54.55%) J2EE
4 6 (54.55%) SOAP
4 6 (54.55%) XML
5 5 (45.45%) Web Services
5 5 (45.45%) JAXB
5 5 (45.45%) AOP
5 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Integration Testing
5 5 (45.45%) JAX-WS
5 5 (45.45%) Kanban
5 5 (45.45%) JDBC
5 5 (45.45%) RESTful
5 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
5 5 (45.45%) BDD
5 5 (45.45%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Spring
6 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 2 (18.18%) HTML
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle
7 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
7 2 (18.18%) Linux
7 2 (18.18%) JBoss
7 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (9.09%) Ajax

Java Applications Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (18.18%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) HTTPS
1 1 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) J2EE
1 6 (54.55%) JSON
1 6 (54.55%) SOAP
1 6 (54.55%) WSDL
1 6 (54.55%) XML
2 5 (45.45%) JAXB
2 5 (45.45%) JAX-WS
2 5 (45.45%) JDBC
2 5 (45.45%) RESTful
2 5 (45.45%) Spring
2 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) Ajax
4 1 (9.09%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (9.09%) DHTML
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) SAML
4 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
3 5 (45.45%) AOP
3 5 (45.45%) BDD
3 5 (45.45%) Integration Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Kanban
3 5 (45.45%) System Integration Testing
3 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Microservices
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Lua
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) OCPJP
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat