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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 47 48 39
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 123 130 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.87% 3.13% 4.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.10% 3.33% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 88 97
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £37.25 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £43.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-13.37% +14.66%
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
3000 3907 3072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.31% 94.05% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1971 2343 1809
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 187 179
Median hourly rate £19.66 £17.77 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% +18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.02 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +7 76 £425 - 35
Cheshire -6 25 £406 +4.83% 9
Merseyside +9 13 £375 -
Lancashire 0 8 £425 - 5
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 294 (100.00%) Java
2 186 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (48.64%) Spring
4 119 (40.48%) TDD
5 89 (30.27%) JavaScript
6 79 (26.87%) RESTful
7 78 (26.53%) Scrum
8 76 (25.85%) Hibernate
9 65 (22.11%) Web Services
10 62 (21.09%) Git (software)
11 60 (20.41%) BDD
11 60 (20.41%) OO
12 58 (19.73%) Continuous Integration
13 52 (17.69%) Pair Programming
13 52 (17.69%) HTML
14 50 (17.01%) JSON
15 49 (16.67%) XML
15 49 (16.67%) SOAP
16 48 (16.33%) J2EE
17 47 (15.99%) Oracle
17 47 (15.99%) SQL
18 46 (15.65%) JUnit
18 46 (15.65%) CSS
18 46 (15.65%) NoSQL
19 43 (14.63%) Kanban
19 43 (14.63%) Maven
19 43 (14.63%) Jenkins
20 42 (14.29%) Finance
20 42 (14.29%) Scala
21 40 (13.61%) REST

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 24 (8.16%) WebSphere
2 17 (5.78%) Tomcat
3 16 (5.44%) JBoss
4 12 (4.08%) CMS
5 11 (3.74%) WebLogic
6 7 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (2.38%) GlassFish
7 4 (1.36%) Confluence
7 4 (1.36%) nginx
8 3 (1.02%) Apache
8 3 (1.02%) Jetty
8 3 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.34%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.08%) GitHub
2 6 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.02%) PaaS
4 2 (0.68%) Slack
4 2 (0.68%) TestFlight
5 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.08%) HTTP
2 6 (2.04%) Internet
3 4 (1.36%) AMQP
3 4 (1.36%) LDAP
4 3 (1.02%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (15.65%) NoSQL
2 34 (11.56%) Relational Database
3 21 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 19 (6.46%) SQL Server
5 17 (5.78%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (5.10%) MySQL
7 10 (3.40%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (2.72%) DB2
9 6 (2.04%) Oracle Database
9 6 (2.04%) Redis
10 5 (1.70%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.70%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.68%) Big Data
11 2 (0.68%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.68%) Hazelcast
11 2 (0.68%) Neo4j
11 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.68%) SQLite
12 1 (0.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.34%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 62 (21.09%) Git (software)
2 46 (15.65%) JUnit
3 43 (14.63%) Jenkins
3 43 (14.63%) Maven
4 23 (7.82%) Eclipse
5 22 (7.48%) Selenium
6 19 (6.46%) Gradle
7 18 (6.12%) Cucumber
7 18 (6.12%) Subversion
8 15 (5.10%) JIRA
9 14 (4.76%) Mercurial
10 8 (2.72%) Ant
11 7 (2.38%) Eclipse RCP
12 6 (2.04%) TestNG
13 5 (1.70%) Xcode
14 4 (1.36%) IntelliJ
14 4 (1.36%) SoapUI
15 3 (1.02%) ClearCase
15 3 (1.02%) JMeter
15 3 (1.02%) Mockito
General
1 42 (14.29%) Finance
2 19 (6.46%) Banking
3 5 (1.70%) Games
3 5 (1.70%) Marketing
3 5 (1.70%) Retail
4 3 (1.02%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.02%) Music Industry
5 2 (0.68%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.34%) Advertising
6 1 (0.34%) Front Office
6 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.34%) Legal
6 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (48.64%) Spring
2 79 (26.87%) RESTful
3 76 (25.85%) Hibernate
4 65 (22.11%) Web Services
5 52 (17.69%) HTML
6 50 (17.01%) JSON
7 49 (16.67%) SOAP
7 49 (16.67%) XML
8 48 (16.33%) J2EE
9 46 (15.65%) CSS
10 40 (13.61%) REST
11 37 (12.59%) AngularJS
12 36 (12.24%) HTML5
13 33 (11.22%) jQuery
14 30 (10.20%) CSS3
15 27 (9.18%) Dropwizard
16 18 (6.12%) Node.js
17 17 (5.78%) JSP
18 15 (5.10%) Java EE
18 15 (5.10%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (5.10%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (3.06%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.02%) Client/Server
3 3 (1.02%) Clustering
3 3 (1.02%) RIA
3 3 (1.02%) SWIFT
4 2 (0.68%) Algorithms
4 2 (0.68%) iPad
4 2 (0.68%) iPhone
4 2 (0.68%) User Experience
4 2 (0.68%) Wiki
5 1 (0.34%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.34%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.34%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.34%) Fintech
5 1 (0.34%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.34%) Streaming Media
5 1 (0.34%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 32 (10.88%) Linux
2 19 (6.46%) Android
3 14 (4.76%) Unix
4 13 (4.42%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.04%) Windows
6 2 (0.68%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (40.48%) TDD
3 78 (26.53%) Scrum
4 60 (20.41%) BDD
4 60 (20.41%) OO
5 58 (19.73%) Continuous Integration
6 52 (17.69%) Pair Programming
7 43 (14.63%) Kanban
8 39 (13.27%) Microservices
9 33 (11.22%) Software Engineering
10 28 (9.52%) E-Commerce
11 25 (8.50%) DevOps
12 24 (8.16%) SOA
13 22 (7.48%) SDLC
14 19 (6.46%) Software Delivery
14 19 (6.46%) Unit Testing
15 18 (6.12%) Open Source
16 17 (5.78%) Concurrent Programming
16 17 (5.78%) OOP
16 17 (5.78%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 294 (100.00%) Java
2 89 (30.27%) JavaScript
3 47 (15.99%) SQL
4 42 (14.29%) Scala
5 31 (10.54%) Groovy
6 26 (8.84%) Ruby
7 17 (5.78%) Clojure
8 13 (4.42%) Python
9 9 (3.06%) Objective-C
10 8 (2.72%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.04%) Apple Swift
12 5 (1.70%) F#
13 4 (1.36%) C#
13 4 (1.36%) Perl
14 3 (1.02%) C++
15 2 (0.68%) C
15 2 (0.68%) Go
16 1 (0.34%) R
16 1 (0.34%) XPath
16 1 (0.34%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 15 (5.10%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.06%) DV Cleared
3 4 (1.36%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.02%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.68%) Degree
5 2 (0.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.34%) QA
1 1 (0.34%) SDET
System Software
1 12 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (2.04%) Docker
3 2 (0.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (3.06%) Puppet
2 2 (0.68%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.34%) Ansible
Vendors
1 47 (15.99%) Oracle
2 17 (5.78%) hybris
3 13 (4.42%) Perforce
4 12 (4.08%) IBM
5 11 (3.74%) ATG
6 10 (3.40%) Sybase
7 7 (2.38%) Google
7 7 (2.38%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.68%) Microsoft
8 2 (0.68%) Sun
9 1 (0.34%) Apple
9 1 (0.34%) FatWire
9 1 (0.34%) Remedy
9 1 (0.34%) SAP
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