The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 32 50 78
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 191 110 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 5.09% 2.98% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.38% 3.15% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 72 33
Median daily rate £425 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £399 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.38% +10.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £36.00 £43.75 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.71% +16.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +11.11%
Java 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
3552 3495 2972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.69% 94.66% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2205 2024 1614
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £228 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 197 177
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £43.43 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Java 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 Developer across the North West region.

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Java 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 Developer across the North West region.

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Java 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 Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Manchester +27 91 £450 +9.09% 20
Cheshire +6 78 £400 - 4
Merseyside +5 8 £414 -2.64% 3
Lancashire -3 8 £360 -8.86% 5
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Java 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 Developer in the job title.

1 384 (99.74%) Java
2 234 (60.78%) Agile Software Development
3 172 (44.68%) Spring
4 150 (38.96%) TDD
4 150 (38.96%) JavaScript
5 129 (33.51%) XML
6 120 (31.17%) Web Services
7 108 (28.05%) HTML
8 102 (26.49%) Oracle
9 90 (23.38%) CSS
10 87 (22.60%) Finance
11 86 (22.34%) J2EE
12 81 (21.04%) SOAP
13 79 (20.52%) Scrum
14 75 (19.48%) SQL
14 75 (19.48%) Linux
15 71 (18.44%) REST
16 66 (17.14%) JDBC
16 66 (17.14%) Hibernate
17 61 (15.84%) JSON
17 61 (15.84%) RESTful
18 60 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
19 58 (15.06%) JBoss
20 57 (14.81%) Software Engineering
21 56 (14.55%) Banking
22 53 (13.77%) HTTP
22 53 (13.77%) BDD
23 49 (12.73%) Git (software)
24 48 (12.47%) HTML5
24 48 (12.47%) JUnit

Java 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 58 (15.06%) JBoss
2 45 (11.69%) Tomcat
3 28 (7.27%) WebSphere
4 27 (7.01%) Apache
5 12 (3.12%) ATG Dynamo
6 9 (2.34%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (1.04%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (0.78%) Jetty
8 3 (0.78%) Mule
8 3 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (0.78%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.52%) IIS
9 2 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.52%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.52%) Tuxedo
10 1 (0.26%) CICS
10 1 (0.26%) CMS
10 1 (0.26%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (1.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.78%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.90%) GitHub
2 7 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.52%) Google Play
4 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 53 (13.77%) HTTP
2 6 (1.56%) Internet
3 5 (1.30%) LDAP
3 5 (1.30%) Network Security
4 2 (0.52%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.52%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (11.95%) Oracle Database
2 34 (8.83%) MySQL
3 29 (7.53%) Relational Database
4 25 (6.49%) MongoDB
5 23 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (4.42%) NoSQL
7 14 (3.64%) Hadoop
7 14 (3.64%) SQL Server
8 12 (3.12%) Neo4j
9 8 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (1.82%) Hazelcast
11 5 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.78%) Oracle ODI
13 3 (0.78%) Redis
14 2 (0.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (0.52%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
15 1 (0.26%) JasperReports
15 1 (0.26%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 49 (12.73%) Git (software)
2 48 (12.47%) JUnit
3 42 (10.91%) Maven
4 31 (8.05%) Jenkins
5 21 (5.45%) Selenium
6 18 (4.68%) JIRA
6 18 (4.68%) Subversion
7 17 (4.42%) Mercurial
8 14 (3.64%) Mockito
9 12 (3.12%) Gradle
10 11 (2.86%) Cucumber
11 10 (2.60%) Eclipse
12 9 (2.34%) Ant
13 8 (2.08%) SonarQube
14 4 (1.04%) SpecFlow
14 4 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (1.04%) TestComplete
15 3 (0.78%) Checkstyle
15 3 (0.78%) JMeter
15 3 (0.78%) NUnit
General
1 87 (22.60%) Finance
2 56 (14.55%) Banking
3 10 (2.60%) Retail
4 8 (2.08%) Retail Banking
5 5 (1.30%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.30%) International Banking
5 5 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.04%) Marketing
7 3 (0.78%) Games
7 3 (0.78%) Local Government
8 2 (0.52%) Advertising
9 1 (0.26%) Electronics
9 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.26%) Swedish Language
9 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (44.68%) Spring
2 129 (33.51%) XML
3 120 (31.17%) Web Services
4 108 (28.05%) HTML
5 90 (23.38%) CSS
6 86 (22.34%) J2EE
7 81 (21.04%) SOAP
8 71 (18.44%) REST
9 66 (17.14%) Hibernate
9 66 (17.14%) JDBC
10 61 (15.84%) JSON
10 61 (15.84%) RESTful
11 48 (12.47%) HTML5
12 44 (11.43%) Apache Camel
13 41 (10.65%) JSP
14 38 (9.87%) AngularJS
15 35 (9.09%) Middleware
15 35 (9.09%) XSLT
16 31 (8.05%) CSS3
17 29 (7.53%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.01%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (2.60%) Online Banking
3 8 (2.08%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.30%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.30%) Digital Media
5 5 (1.30%) SCADA
6 3 (0.78%) Interactive TV
6 3 (0.78%) iPad
6 3 (0.78%) IPTV
6 3 (0.78%) MHEG
6 3 (0.78%) N-Tier
6 3 (0.78%) User Experience
7 2 (0.52%) Clustering
7 2 (0.52%) IVR
8 1 (0.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.26%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.26%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.26%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.26%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 75 (19.48%) Linux
2 16 (4.16%) Unix
3 15 (3.90%) Mac OS X
4 11 (2.86%) Windows
5 9 (2.34%) Android
6 8 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.52%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.52%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.26%) AIX
8 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (60.78%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (38.96%) TDD
3 79 (20.52%) Scrum
4 60 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
5 57 (14.81%) Software Engineering
6 53 (13.77%) BDD
7 46 (11.95%) Pair Programming
7 46 (11.95%) SOA
8 40 (10.39%) Kanban
9 38 (9.87%) Microservices
10 36 (9.35%) OO
11 33 (8.57%) MVC
12 32 (8.31%) Open Source
13 28 (7.27%) E-Commerce
14 27 (7.01%) Web Development
15 26 (6.75%) High Availability
15 26 (6.75%) Waterfall
16 23 (5.97%) OOP
17 22 (5.71%) AOP
17 22 (5.71%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 384 (99.74%) Java
2 150 (38.96%) JavaScript
3 75 (19.48%) SQL
4 41 (10.65%) PL/SQL
5 37 (9.61%) Scala
6 24 (6.23%) Groovy
7 16 (4.16%) C
8 15 (3.90%) Ruby
9 14 (3.64%) Clojure
10 13 (3.38%) C++
11 9 (2.34%) PHP
12 8 (2.08%) C#
12 8 (2.08%) Python
13 4 (1.04%) XPath
14 2 (0.52%) COBOL
14 2 (0.52%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.52%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.52%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.52%) VB
14 2 (0.52%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 19 (4.94%) Security Cleared
2 13 (3.38%) Degree
3 6 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.04%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.78%) BC Cleared
5 3 (0.78%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.78%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.52%) ISEB
7 1 (0.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.34%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 14 (3.64%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.52%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.26%) Docker
3 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.52%) Puppet
2 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 102 (26.49%) Oracle
2 38 (9.87%) IBM
3 13 (3.38%) ATG
4 10 (2.60%) Google
5 8 (2.08%) Red Hat
6 6 (1.56%) Sybase
6 6 (1.56%) TIBCO
7 4 (1.04%) Endeca
7 4 (1.04%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.04%) Perforce
8 3 (0.78%) Axway
8 3 (0.78%) hybris
8 3 (0.78%) OpenTV
9 2 (0.52%) Apple
9 2 (0.52%) Micro Focus
9 2 (0.52%) Twitter
10 1 (0.26%) BEA
10 1 (0.26%) SAP
10 1 (0.26%) VMware
10 1 (0.26%) Xamarin
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