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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
England / North West
Rank 38 33 40
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 125 196 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.76% 5.26% 4.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.02% 5.54% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 132 98
Median daily rate £413 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £321 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £47.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £45.88 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-13.89% +27.43%

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
2491 3537 3103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.79% 94.93% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1555 2113 1701
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 189 198
Median hourly rate £17.50 £27.05 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.30% +42.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -5 56 £400 - 43
Cheshire +11 40 £425 +9.67% 12
Merseyside +1 15 £500 +53.84% 1
Lancashire -2 10 £400 -7.51% 5
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 267 (100.00%) Java
2 152 (56.93%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (49.44%) Spring
4 96 (35.96%) TDD
5 88 (32.96%) JavaScript
6 70 (26.22%) RESTful
7 67 (25.09%) Web Services
8 53 (19.85%) Hibernate
8 53 (19.85%) Scrum
9 51 (19.10%) HTML
10 50 (18.73%) SOAP
10 50 (18.73%) Microservices
11 49 (18.35%) SQL
12 48 (17.98%) Oracle
12 48 (17.98%) Git (software)
12 48 (17.98%) Continuous Integration
12 48 (17.98%) REST
13 47 (17.60%) BDD
14 46 (17.23%) OO
14 46 (17.23%) Finance
15 44 (16.48%) AngularJS
16 43 (16.10%) J2EE
17 41 (15.36%) Pair Programming
18 40 (14.98%) CSS
19 38 (14.23%) NoSQL
20 37 (13.86%) XML
21 35 (13.11%) JSON
22 32 (11.99%) E-Commerce
23 31 (11.61%) MySQL
23 31 (11.61%) jQuery

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 25 (9.36%) WebSphere
2 12 (4.49%) Tomcat
3 10 (3.75%) WebLogic
4 9 (3.37%) CMS
5 8 (3.00%) JBoss
6 6 (2.25%) Apache
6 6 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.87%) GlassFish
8 3 (1.12%) Confluence
9 2 (0.75%) Jetty
9 2 (0.75%) nginx
9 2 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.37%) WebLogic Integration
10 1 (0.37%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (0.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.24%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.62%) GitHub
3 4 (1.50%) TestFlight
4 3 (1.12%) PaaS
5 2 (0.75%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.75%) Slack
6 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.00%) HTTP
2 4 (1.50%) LDAP
3 3 (1.12%) Internet
3 3 (1.12%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.75%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (14.23%) NoSQL
2 31 (11.61%) MySQL
3 30 (11.24%) Relational Database
4 21 (7.87%) MongoDB
4 21 (7.87%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (7.87%) SQL Server
5 12 (4.49%) DB2
6 10 (3.75%) Oracle Database
7 9 (3.37%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (2.62%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (2.62%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.50%) CouchDB
9 4 (1.50%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.50%) Neo4j
9 4 (1.50%) Redis
9 4 (1.50%) SQLite
10 3 (1.12%) Big Data
10 3 (1.12%) Hazelcast
10 3 (1.12%) Riak
11 2 (0.75%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 48 (17.98%) Git (software)
2 30 (11.24%) JUnit
3 28 (10.49%) Jenkins
4 25 (9.36%) Eclipse
5 20 (7.49%) Maven
6 16 (5.99%) Selenium
7 14 (5.24%) Cucumber
7 14 (5.24%) JIRA
8 13 (4.87%) Gradle
9 12 (4.49%) Subversion
10 8 (3.00%) IntelliJ
11 5 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (1.87%) Bitbucket
11 5 (1.87%) Hudson
11 5 (1.87%) Jasmine
11 5 (1.87%) Mercurial
12 4 (1.50%) Android Studio
12 4 (1.50%) Eclipse RCP
12 4 (1.50%) Mockito
12 4 (1.50%) SoapUI
General
1 46 (17.23%) Finance
2 21 (7.87%) Banking
3 4 (1.50%) Marketing
3 4 (1.50%) Retail
4 3 (1.12%) Games
5 2 (0.75%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.37%) Back Office
6 1 (0.37%) Front Office
6 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.37%) Legal
6 1 (0.37%) Prime Brokerage
6 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (49.44%) Spring
2 70 (26.22%) RESTful
3 67 (25.09%) Web Services
4 53 (19.85%) Hibernate
5 51 (19.10%) HTML
6 50 (18.73%) SOAP
7 48 (17.98%) REST
8 44 (16.48%) AngularJS
9 43 (16.10%) J2EE
10 40 (14.98%) CSS
11 37 (13.86%) XML
12 35 (13.11%) JSON
13 31 (11.61%) jQuery
14 26 (9.74%) HTML5
15 24 (8.99%) Spring Boot
16 22 (8.24%) CSS3
17 21 (7.87%) Dropwizard
18 20 (7.49%) JPA
19 19 (7.12%) EJB
19 19 (7.12%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.75%) Client/Server
3 8 (3.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.50%) Clustering
4 4 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.50%) iPhone
4 4 (1.50%) SWIFT
5 3 (1.12%) RIA
5 3 (1.12%) Wiki
6 2 (0.75%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.75%) Derivative
6 2 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (0.75%) User Experience
7 1 (0.37%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.37%) DataPower
7 1 (0.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.37%) NHS
7 1 (0.37%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (0.37%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.99%) Linux
2 14 (5.24%) Unix
3 11 (4.12%) Android
4 7 (2.62%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.25%) Windows
6 5 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (56.93%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (35.96%) TDD
3 53 (19.85%) Scrum
4 50 (18.73%) Microservices
5 48 (17.98%) Continuous Integration
6 47 (17.60%) BDD
7 46 (17.23%) OO
8 41 (15.36%) Pair Programming
9 32 (11.99%) E-Commerce
10 31 (11.61%) Kanban
11 25 (9.36%) DevOps
12 18 (6.74%) Unit Testing
13 17 (6.37%) MVC
13 17 (6.37%) Software Engineering
14 15 (5.62%) Configuration Management
14 15 (5.62%) SDLC
15 13 (4.87%) SOA
16 12 (4.49%) Web Development
17 11 (4.12%) Low Latency
17 11 (4.12%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 267 (100.00%) Java
2 88 (32.96%) JavaScript
3 49 (18.35%) SQL
4 30 (11.24%) Scala
5 21 (7.87%) Groovy
6 20 (7.49%) Ruby
7 18 (6.74%) Python
8 11 (4.12%) Clojure
9 6 (2.25%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.87%) C#
10 5 (1.87%) F#
10 5 (1.87%) Perl
11 4 (1.50%) Apple Swift
11 4 (1.50%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.75%) C
12 2 (0.75%) Go
13 1 (0.37%) C++
13 1 (0.37%) PHP
13 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.37%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 8 (3.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (1.12%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.75%) Degree
4 2 (0.75%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.75%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.75%) QA
1 2 (0.75%) SDET
2 1 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.37%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (3.00%) Docker
2 5 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (2.25%) Puppet
2 3 (1.12%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.37%) Kibana
Vendors
1 48 (17.98%) Oracle
2 11 (4.12%) hybris
3 10 (3.75%) Sybase
4 8 (3.00%) ATG
4 8 (3.00%) IBM
4 8 (3.00%) Perforce
5 6 (2.25%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.75%) Google
6 2 (0.75%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.75%) Sun
7 1 (0.37%) Chordiant
7 1 (0.37%) FatWire
7 1 (0.37%) Kony
7 1 (0.37%) Remedy
7 1 (0.37%) SAP
7 1 (0.37%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.37%) VMware
7 1 (0.37%) Yahoo!
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