The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 40 59 73
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 131 76 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.07% 2.67% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.42% 2.94% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 41 28
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£363 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £288 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £349 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.69% -0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £36.25 £33.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
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
2967 2586 2695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.17% 90.90% 90.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1734 1302 1382
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 190 203
Average hourly rate £16.38 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.12% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £40.57 £45.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 22 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +2 45 £350 -3.44% 19
Cheshire +16 33 £363 +9.43% 9
Lancashire +6 32 £375 +25.00% 7
Merseyside -5 6 £375 +18.57% 1
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title.

1 205 (100.00%) Java
2 108 (52.68%) Spring
3 88 (42.93%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (40.00%) J2EE
5 79 (38.54%) HTML
6 70 (34.15%) XML
7 65 (31.71%) Oracle
8 62 (30.24%) Hibernate
9 53 (25.85%) Web Services
10 49 (23.90%) Linux
11 42 (20.49%) HTTP
12 41 (20.00%) JavaScript
13 35 (17.07%) XSLT
13 35 (17.07%) TDD
13 35 (17.07%) REST
14 34 (16.59%) Maven
15 33 (16.10%) Finance
16 32 (15.61%) Tomcat
16 32 (15.61%) JMS
17 31 (15.12%) CSS
17 31 (15.12%) JSP
17 31 (15.12%) Software Engineering
18 30 (14.63%) Java EE
18 30 (14.63%) Relational Database
19 29 (14.15%) SQL
19 29 (14.15%) Eclipse
20 28 (13.66%) Servlets
20 28 (13.66%) Oracle Database
21 26 (12.68%) J2SE
21 26 (12.68%) Red Hat

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (15.61%) Tomcat
2 22 (10.73%) WebSphere
3 13 (6.34%) JBoss
4 7 (3.41%) Confluence
5 5 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.46%) Node.js
6 3 (1.46%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.46%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.98%) Apache
8 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.49%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.49%) Mule
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.49%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.98%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 42 (20.49%) HTTP
2 8 (3.90%) AMQP
3 6 (2.93%) HTTPS
3 6 (2.93%) SSH
4 3 (1.46%) Internet
5 2 (0.98%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (14.63%) Relational Database
2 28 (13.66%) Oracle Database
3 19 (9.27%) MongoDB
4 15 (7.32%) Hazelcast
5 13 (6.34%) Neo4j
6 12 (5.85%) MySQL
7 9 (4.39%) RDBMS
7 9 (4.39%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (2.93%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (2.93%) JasperReports
8 6 (2.93%) SQL Server
9 5 (2.44%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.95%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (1.46%) Redis
12 2 (0.98%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.98%) CouchDB
12 2 (0.98%) Big Data
12 2 (0.98%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.49%) Informix
Development Applications
1 34 (16.59%) Maven
2 29 (14.15%) Eclipse
3 25 (12.20%) JUnit
4 14 (6.83%) Subversion
5 9 (4.39%) JIRA
5 9 (4.39%) Gradle
6 8 (3.90%) Jenkins
6 8 (3.90%) Ant
7 6 (2.93%) Selenium
7 6 (2.93%) Git (software)
7 6 (2.93%) Mercurial
8 5 (2.44%) NetBeans
9 4 (1.95%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.46%) Mockito
10 3 (1.46%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.98%) Bower
11 2 (0.98%) Grunt
11 2 (0.98%) JBehave
11 2 (0.98%) JDeveloper
12 1 (0.49%) Introscope
General
1 33 (16.10%) Finance
2 18 (8.78%) Banking
3 6 (2.93%) Advertising
4 5 (2.44%) Multimedia
4 5 (2.44%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.46%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (52.68%) Spring
2 82 (40.00%) J2EE
3 79 (38.54%) HTML
4 70 (34.15%) XML
5 62 (30.24%) Hibernate
6 53 (25.85%) Web Services
7 35 (17.07%) XSLT
7 35 (17.07%) REST
8 32 (15.61%) JMS
9 31 (15.12%) JSP
9 31 (15.12%) CSS
10 30 (14.63%) Java EE
11 28 (13.66%) Servlets
12 26 (12.68%) J2SE
12 26 (12.68%) jQuery
13 25 (12.20%) SOAP
14 24 (11.71%) Struts
14 24 (11.71%) Grails
15 21 (10.24%) JAX-RS
16 20 (9.76%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.83%) Computer Science
2 10 (4.88%) Open Source
3 8 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.95%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.95%) Online Banking
5 3 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.46%) User Experience
6 2 (0.98%) STB
6 2 (0.98%) Social Media
7 1 (0.49%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.49%) iSeries
7 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.49%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 49 (23.90%) Linux
2 25 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (11.22%) Android
4 20 (9.76%) Windows
5 16 (7.80%) UNIX
6 12 (5.85%) Mac OS X
7 6 (2.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (42.93%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (17.07%) TDD
3 31 (15.12%) Software Engineering
4 25 (12.20%) Scrum
5 17 (8.29%) Configuration Management
5 17 (8.29%) MVC
6 15 (7.32%) E-Commerce
7 13 (6.34%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (6.34%) Responsive Web Design
8 12 (5.85%) BDD
8 12 (5.85%) Web Design
8 12 (5.85%) Unit Testing
9 11 (5.37%) OO
10 9 (4.39%) Mentoring
11 8 (3.90%) Web Application Development
12 7 (3.41%) SOA
13 5 (2.44%) Refactoring
14 4 (1.95%) Service Delivery
14 4 (1.95%) User Stories
14 4 (1.95%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 205 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 29 (14.15%) SQL
4 22 (10.73%) XPath
5 9 (4.39%) Scala
6 8 (3.90%) PL/SQL
7 7 (3.41%) PHP
8 3 (1.46%) C++
9 2 (0.98%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.49%) C#
10 1 (0.49%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 19 (9.27%) Degree
2 13 (6.34%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.41%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.44%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (0.49%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (0.98%) Puppet
1 2 (0.98%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 65 (31.71%) Oracle
2 26 (12.68%) Red Hat
3 14 (6.83%) TIBCO
4 9 (4.39%) IBM
5 7 (3.41%) Atlassian
6 6 (2.93%) Sybase
7 2 (0.98%) Google
8 1 (0.49%) Perforce
8 1 (0.49%) Compuware
8 1 (0.49%) HP
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