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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 30 59 72
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 179 117 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 5.14% 2.76% 2.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.45% 2.90% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 81 39
Median daily rate £425 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £355 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £29.53 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.18% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £42.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +25.00%
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
3284 4032 3006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.31% 95.25% 94.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2081 2400 1662
Median daily rate £390 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 205 205
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.33 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.44% +3.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.45 £11.50 £10.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £47.71 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 August 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 August 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 +32 118 £425 - 47
Cheshire +19 43 £425 +6.25% 9
Lancashire +3 7 £375 -5.06% 3
Merseyside +5 4 £425 -2.85% 1
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 354 (99.72%) Java
2 226 (63.66%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (47.04%) Spring
4 141 (39.72%) TDD
5 109 (30.70%) JavaScript
6 104 (29.30%) Web Services
6 104 (29.30%) XML
7 90 (25.35%) Oracle
8 89 (25.07%) J2EE
9 86 (24.23%) Scrum
10 75 (21.13%) SOAP
10 75 (21.13%) RESTful
11 71 (20.00%) HTML
11 71 (20.00%) Finance
12 68 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
13 66 (18.59%) Hibernate
14 65 (18.31%) BDD
15 63 (17.75%) CSS
16 61 (17.18%) JSON
17 60 (16.90%) Git (software)
18 59 (16.62%) SQL
19 58 (16.34%) Pair Programming
20 57 (16.06%) JDBC
21 56 (15.77%) Software Engineering
22 55 (15.49%) Maven
22 55 (15.49%) JBoss
23 53 (14.93%) Linux
24 48 (13.52%) JUnit
25 47 (13.24%) Kanban
25 47 (13.24%) Scala

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 55 (15.49%) JBoss
2 45 (12.68%) Tomcat
3 24 (6.76%) WebSphere
4 21 (5.92%) Apache
5 9 (2.54%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (1.69%) ATG Dynamo
7 4 (1.13%) CMS
7 4 (1.13%) Jetty
7 4 (1.13%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.85%) GlassFish
8 3 (0.85%) Mule
9 2 (0.56%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (0.56%) nginx
9 2 (0.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.28%) CICS
10 1 (0.28%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (1.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.63%) GitHub
2 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (0.28%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 39 (10.99%) HTTP
2 7 (1.97%) Internet
3 5 (1.41%) Network Security
4 2 (0.56%) AMQP
5 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.28%) LDAP
5 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (9.86%) Oracle Database
2 28 (7.89%) MySQL
3 24 (6.76%) NoSQL
4 23 (6.48%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (6.20%) Relational Database
6 16 (4.51%) Hadoop
7 11 (3.10%) MongoDB
8 9 (2.54%) SQL Server
9 5 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.13%) Hazelcast
10 4 (1.13%) Redis
11 3 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.28%) Big Data
12 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.28%) JasperReports
12 1 (0.28%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.28%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 60 (16.90%) Git (software)
2 55 (15.49%) Maven
3 48 (13.52%) JUnit
4 43 (12.11%) Jenkins
5 24 (6.76%) Mercurial
6 23 (6.48%) Selenium
7 19 (5.35%) JIRA
8 18 (5.07%) Subversion
9 16 (4.51%) Gradle
10 13 (3.66%) Eclipse
11 11 (3.10%) Cucumber
12 8 (2.25%) Ant
12 8 (2.25%) Mockito
13 7 (1.97%) SonarQube
14 6 (1.69%) JMeter
15 4 (1.13%) SpecFlow
15 4 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
15 4 (1.13%) TestComplete
16 3 (0.85%) Eclipse RCP
16 3 (0.85%) TestNG
General
1 71 (20.00%) Finance
2 36 (10.14%) Banking
3 8 (2.25%) Retail
4 6 (1.69%) Marketing
5 5 (1.41%) International Banking
5 5 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (1.41%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.13%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.85%) Local Government
7 3 (0.85%) Music Industry
8 2 (0.56%) Advertising
8 2 (0.56%) Games
9 1 (0.28%) Electronics
9 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.28%) Swedish Language
9 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (47.04%) Spring
2 104 (29.30%) Web Services
2 104 (29.30%) XML
3 89 (25.07%) J2EE
4 75 (21.13%) RESTful
4 75 (21.13%) SOAP
5 71 (20.00%) HTML
6 66 (18.59%) Hibernate
7 63 (17.75%) CSS
8 61 (17.18%) JSON
9 57 (16.06%) JDBC
10 47 (13.24%) REST
11 42 (11.83%) Apache Camel
11 42 (11.83%) HTML5
12 37 (10.42%) JSP
13 32 (9.01%) AngularJS
13 32 (9.01%) CSS3
14 30 (8.45%) Middleware
15 29 (8.17%) WSDL
16 28 (7.89%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (1.69%) Mobile App
3 6 (1.69%) Online Banking
4 5 (1.41%) Digital Media
4 5 (1.41%) SCADA
5 4 (1.13%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.85%) Wiki
7 2 (0.56%) iPad
7 2 (0.56%) IVR
7 2 (0.56%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.56%) User Experience
8 1 (0.28%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.28%) Fintech
8 1 (0.28%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.28%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.28%) Streaming Media
8 1 (0.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 53 (14.93%) Linux
2 14 (3.94%) Android
3 8 (2.25%) Apple iOS
3 8 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (2.25%) Windows
4 4 (1.13%) Unix
5 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (63.66%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (39.72%) TDD
3 86 (24.23%) Scrum
4 68 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
5 65 (18.31%) BDD
6 58 (16.34%) Pair Programming
7 56 (15.77%) Software Engineering
8 47 (13.24%) Kanban
8 47 (13.24%) Microservices
9 44 (12.39%) SOA
10 40 (11.27%) OO
11 37 (10.42%) Open Source
12 26 (7.32%) OOP
13 24 (6.76%) Waterfall
14 23 (6.48%) AOP
14 23 (6.48%) Multithreading
15 22 (6.20%) Integration Testing
16 21 (5.92%) High Availability
16 21 (5.92%) Software Delivery
16 21 (5.92%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 354 (99.72%) Java
2 109 (30.70%) JavaScript
3 59 (16.62%) SQL
4 47 (13.24%) Scala
5 34 (9.58%) PL/SQL
6 27 (7.61%) Groovy
7 21 (5.92%) Ruby
8 19 (5.35%) Clojure
9 9 (2.54%) C++
10 7 (1.97%) Objective-C
10 7 (1.97%) PHP
10 7 (1.97%) Python
11 6 (1.69%) C
12 4 (1.13%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.56%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.28%) C#
14 1 (0.28%) Go
14 1 (0.28%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.28%) R
14 1 (0.28%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 23 (6.48%) Security Cleared
2 10 (2.82%) Degree
3 9 (2.54%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.13%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.85%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.56%) ISEB
7 1 (0.28%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.97%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.13%) QA
System Software
1 19 (5.35%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (0.85%) Docker
3 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (1.69%) Puppet
2 1 (0.28%) Ansible
2 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 90 (25.35%) Oracle
2 36 (10.14%) IBM
3 11 (3.10%) Google
4 10 (2.82%) ATG
5 9 (2.54%) hybris
6 8 (2.25%) Red Hat
7 7 (1.97%) Perforce
7 7 (1.97%) Sybase
8 4 (1.13%) Microsoft
8 4 (1.13%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.85%) Axway
9 3 (0.85%) Endeca
10 2 (0.56%) Apple
11 1 (0.28%) BEA
11 1 (0.28%) SAP
11 1 (0.28%) VMware
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £375.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago