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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 55 64 75
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 112 75 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.89% 2.42% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.13% 2.63% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 41 27
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£388 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £414 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.49 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.02% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -0.64%
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
3573 2849 2296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.04% 91.81% 93.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1905 1520 1086
Average daily rate £388 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 208 198 184
Average hourly rate £18.88 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.88% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.68 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.57 £54.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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
Cheshire +20 70 £388 - 11
Manchester -18 28 £413 +26.92% 26
Lancashire -4 6 £413 - 8
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 252 (100.00%) Java
2 131 (51.98%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (50.00%) Spring
4 101 (40.08%) J2EE
5 98 (38.89%) HTML
6 68 (26.98%) JavaScript
7 66 (26.19%) Oracle
7 66 (26.19%) XML
7 66 (26.19%) Hibernate
8 65 (25.79%) TDD
9 64 (25.40%) Web Services
10 56 (22.22%) JUnit
11 52 (20.63%) Finance
12 49 (19.44%) SQL
13 48 (19.05%) HTTP
14 47 (18.65%) Linux
15 46 (18.25%) SOAP
16 45 (17.86%) Maven
16 45 (17.86%) REST
17 44 (17.46%) CSS
18 40 (15.87%) MongoDB
18 40 (15.87%) Software Engineering
19 39 (15.48%) Scrum
20 38 (15.08%) JSON
21 35 (13.89%) OO
21 35 (13.89%) JAX-RS
22 32 (12.70%) Relational Database
22 32 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
23 29 (11.51%) Configuration Management
23 29 (11.51%) Java EE

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 23 (9.13%) WebSphere
2 19 (7.54%) Tomcat
3 15 (5.95%) JBoss
4 8 (3.17%) WebLogic
4 8 (3.17%) Node.js
5 7 (2.78%) Confluence
5 7 (2.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 7 (2.78%) IBM HTTP Server
6 5 (1.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.59%) Apache
8 3 (1.19%) Oracle Spatial
8 3 (1.19%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.40%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.40%) Mule
9 1 (0.40%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 3 (1.19%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 48 (19.05%) HTTP
2 14 (5.56%) Internet
3 9 (3.57%) AMQP
4 5 (1.98%) SSH
4 5 (1.98%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.79%) MQTT
6 1 (0.40%) LDAP
6 1 (0.40%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (15.87%) MongoDB
2 32 (12.70%) Relational Database
3 26 (10.32%) Oracle Database
4 21 (8.33%) Neo4j
5 15 (5.95%) MySQL
5 15 (5.95%) Big Data
6 14 (5.56%) NoSQL
7 10 (3.97%) SQL Server
8 8 (3.17%) RDBMS
8 8 (3.17%) Hadoop
9 7 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (2.78%) Informix
10 5 (1.98%) DB2
10 5 (1.98%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (1.19%) Hazelcast
11 3 (1.19%) CouchDB
11 3 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.79%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.40%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 56 (22.22%) JUnit
2 45 (17.86%) Maven
3 28 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 25 (9.92%) Ant
5 24 (9.52%) Git (software)
6 22 (8.73%) Eclipse
7 19 (7.54%) Subversion
8 15 (5.95%) Selenium
8 15 (5.95%) Gradle
9 11 (4.37%) JIRA
9 11 (4.37%) Jenkins
10 10 (3.97%) Mockito
11 7 (2.78%) Mercurial
11 7 (2.78%) IntelliJ
12 4 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (1.19%) Jasmine
13 3 (1.19%) Eclipse RCP
14 2 (0.79%) JDeveloper
14 2 (0.79%) Introscope
14 2 (0.79%) TestNG
General
1 52 (20.63%) Finance
2 28 (11.11%) Banking
3 3 (1.19%) Investment Banking
3 3 (1.19%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.40%) Law
4 1 (0.40%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (50.00%) Spring
2 101 (40.08%) J2EE
3 98 (38.89%) HTML
4 66 (26.19%) XML
4 66 (26.19%) Hibernate
5 64 (25.40%) Web Services
6 46 (18.25%) SOAP
7 45 (17.86%) REST
8 44 (17.46%) CSS
9 38 (15.08%) JSON
10 35 (13.89%) JAX-RS
11 29 (11.51%) Java EE
11 29 (11.51%) RESTful
12 28 (11.11%) AngularJS
13 26 (10.32%) jQuery
14 23 (9.13%) Spring MVC
14 23 (9.13%) WSDL
15 21 (8.33%) XSLT
15 21 (8.33%) Servlets
16 19 (7.54%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.73%) Open Source
2 11 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.17%) Online Banking
3 8 (3.17%) Telematics
4 7 (2.78%) Algorithms
5 6 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.19%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.19%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.19%) Wiki
6 3 (1.19%) GIS
7 2 (0.79%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.79%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.79%) STB
7 2 (0.79%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.40%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.40%) iSeries
8 1 (0.40%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.40%) Statistics
8 1 (0.40%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 47 (18.65%) Linux
2 24 (9.52%) UNIX
3 20 (7.94%) Windows
4 19 (7.54%) Mac OS X
5 17 (6.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (3.17%) Android
7 4 (1.59%) AIX
7 4 (1.59%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.59%) Windows Vista
7 4 (1.59%) Mac OS
7 4 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (51.98%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (25.79%) TDD
3 40 (15.87%) Software Engineering
4 39 (15.48%) Scrum
5 35 (13.89%) OO
6 32 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (11.51%) Configuration Management
8 24 (9.52%) MVC
8 24 (9.52%) BDD
9 21 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
10 20 (7.94%) Web Design
11 17 (6.75%) Mentoring
12 15 (5.95%) E-Commerce
13 14 (5.56%) Web Application Development
14 12 (4.76%) Waterfall
14 12 (4.76%) Integration Testing
15 11 (4.37%) Unit Testing
16 10 (3.97%) OOP
16 10 (3.97%) Kanban
17 8 (3.17%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 252 (100.00%) Java
2 68 (26.98%) JavaScript
3 49 (19.44%) SQL
4 12 (4.76%) XPath
5 11 (4.37%) Scala
5 11 (4.37%) PL/SQL
6 8 (3.17%) Groovy
7 5 (1.98%) Ruby
7 5 (1.98%) PHP
7 5 (1.98%) C++
7 5 (1.98%) Python
8 4 (1.59%) C
8 4 (1.59%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.40%) Lua
9 1 (0.40%) Perl
9 1 (0.40%) RPG
9 1 (0.40%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 21 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 17 (6.75%) Degree
3 13 (5.16%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.79%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.40%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 7 (2.78%) Docker
2 1 (0.40%) HDFS
2 1 (0.40%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (2.78%) Vagrant
1 7 (2.78%) Puppet
2 3 (1.19%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 66 (26.19%) Oracle
2 15 (5.95%) Red Hat
3 13 (5.16%) IBM
4 10 (3.97%) TIBCO
5 7 (2.78%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.98%) JNBridge
6 5 (1.98%) Sybase
7 3 (1.19%) Perforce
7 3 (1.19%) ESRI
8 2 (0.79%) Compuware
8 2 (0.79%) HP
8 2 (0.79%) Adobe
9 1 (0.40%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.40%) Kony
9 1 (0.40%) Syclo
9 1 (0.40%) Capita
9 1 (0.40%) Google
9 1 (0.40%) SAP
9 1 (0.40%) VMware
9 1 (0.40%) Microsoft
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