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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 37 52 80
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 177 119 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.48% 3.19% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.74% 3.37% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 78 30
Median daily rate £400 £400 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £320 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £46.88 £42.50 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +13.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.13 £40.60 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-3.63% +12.77%
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
3735 3531 2913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.51% 94.72% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2261 1991 1560
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 £265 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 211 194
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £47.33 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

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 28 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Java Developer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 May 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 +24 79 £438 +2.94% 40
Cheshire -4 72 £388 -3.12% 9
Merseyside +8 11 £400 -5.88% 3
Lancashire +3 8 £360 -10.00% 8
Cumbria +1 1 - -
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 376 (99.73%) Java
2 228 (60.48%) Agile Software Development
3 156 (41.38%) Spring
4 151 (40.05%) JavaScript
5 150 (39.79%) TDD
6 123 (32.63%) XML
7 116 (30.77%) Web Services
8 109 (28.91%) HTML
9 93 (24.67%) Oracle
10 89 (23.61%) CSS
11 85 (22.55%) Scrum
12 83 (22.02%) Finance
13 81 (21.49%) J2EE
14 76 (20.16%) SQL
14 76 (20.16%) REST
15 70 (18.57%) Linux
16 67 (17.77%) SOAP
17 62 (16.45%) Banking
18 60 (15.92%) Continuous Integration
18 60 (15.92%) RESTful
19 59 (15.65%) Hibernate
20 58 (15.38%) JBoss
20 58 (15.38%) JSON
21 53 (14.06%) Software Engineering
22 52 (13.79%) HTTP
23 51 (13.53%) BDD
24 50 (13.26%) Git (software)
25 49 (13.00%) HTML5
25 49 (13.00%) JDBC
26 45 (11.94%) JUnit

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 58 (15.38%) JBoss
2 37 (9.81%) Tomcat
3 27 (7.16%) WebSphere
4 26 (6.90%) Apache
5 13 (3.45%) ATG Dynamo
6 6 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (1.06%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (1.06%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (0.53%) GeoServer
9 2 (0.53%) IIS
9 2 (0.53%) Jetty
9 2 (0.53%) Mule
9 2 (0.53%) Node.js
9 2 (0.53%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.53%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.53%) Tuxedo
10 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (1.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.18%) GitHub
3 4 (1.06%) PaaS
4 2 (0.53%) Google Play
5 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 52 (13.79%) HTTP
2 6 (1.59%) Internet
3 5 (1.33%) LDAP
3 5 (1.33%) Network Security
4 2 (0.53%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.53%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (10.08%) Oracle Database
2 29 (7.69%) MySQL
3 27 (7.16%) Relational Database
4 24 (6.37%) MongoDB
5 23 (6.10%) NoSQL
6 19 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (3.71%) SQL Server
8 12 (3.18%) Neo4j
9 9 (2.39%) Hadoop
9 9 (2.39%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (1.59%) Hazelcast
11 5 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.80%) Oracle ODI
13 3 (0.80%) Redis
14 2 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (0.53%) Couchbase
14 2 (0.53%) QGIS
14 2 (0.53%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 50 (13.26%) Git (software)
2 45 (11.94%) JUnit
3 39 (10.34%) Maven
4 29 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 21 (5.57%) JIRA
6 18 (4.77%) Selenium
7 15 (3.98%) Subversion
8 14 (3.71%) Cucumber
8 14 (3.71%) Mercurial
9 11 (2.92%) Gradle
9 11 (2.92%) Mockito
10 10 (2.65%) Ant
11 7 (1.86%) Eclipse
12 6 (1.59%) SonarQube
13 4 (1.06%) SpecFlow
13 4 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (1.06%) TestComplete
14 3 (0.80%) FindBugs
14 3 (0.80%) GitLab
14 3 (0.80%) NUnit
General
1 83 (22.02%) Finance
2 62 (16.45%) Banking
3 10 (2.65%) Retail
4 8 (2.12%) Retail Banking
5 5 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.06%) Games
7 3 (0.80%) Local Government
7 3 (0.80%) Marketing
8 2 (0.53%) International Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Advertising
9 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (41.38%) Spring
2 123 (32.63%) XML
3 116 (30.77%) Web Services
4 109 (28.91%) HTML
5 89 (23.61%) CSS
6 81 (21.49%) J2EE
7 76 (20.16%) REST
8 67 (17.77%) SOAP
9 60 (15.92%) RESTful
10 59 (15.65%) Hibernate
11 58 (15.38%) JSON
12 49 (13.00%) HTML5
12 49 (13.00%) JDBC
13 39 (10.34%) AngularJS
14 36 (9.55%) XSLT
15 35 (9.28%) jQuery
15 35 (9.28%) JSP
16 32 (8.49%) Apache Camel
17 30 (7.96%) Middleware
18 28 (7.43%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.10%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (2.65%) Online Banking
3 8 (2.12%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.12%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.86%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.33%) Digital Media
6 3 (0.80%) Interactive TV
6 3 (0.80%) IPTV
6 3 (0.80%) MHEG
6 3 (0.80%) N-Tier
6 3 (0.80%) SCADA
6 3 (0.80%) User Experience
7 2 (0.53%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.53%) Clustering
7 2 (0.53%) iPad
7 2 (0.53%) IVR
7 2 (0.53%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.27%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.27%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 70 (18.57%) Linux
2 16 (4.24%) Unix
3 15 (3.98%) Mac OS X
4 13 (3.45%) Windows
5 8 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.86%) Android
7 4 (1.06%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.80%) AIX
8 3 (0.80%) Windows Vista
8 3 (0.80%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.53%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (60.48%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (39.79%) TDD
3 85 (22.55%) Scrum
4 60 (15.92%) Continuous Integration
5 53 (14.06%) Software Engineering
6 51 (13.53%) BDD
7 39 (10.34%) Pair Programming
8 36 (9.55%) OO
8 36 (9.55%) SOA
9 34 (9.02%) MVC
10 30 (7.96%) Microservices
11 29 (7.69%) E-Commerce
11 29 (7.69%) Kanban
11 29 (7.69%) Web Development
12 28 (7.43%) Open Source
13 26 (6.90%) High Availability
14 21 (5.57%) OOP
14 21 (5.57%) SDLC
15 18 (4.77%) Waterfall
16 16 (4.24%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 376 (99.73%) Java
2 151 (40.05%) JavaScript
3 76 (20.16%) SQL
4 36 (9.55%) Scala
5 34 (9.02%) PL/SQL
6 17 (4.51%) C
7 15 (3.98%) C++
8 14 (3.71%) Groovy
9 11 (2.92%) Clojure
9 11 (2.92%) Python
9 11 (2.92%) Ruby
10 9 (2.39%) PHP
11 8 (2.12%) C#
12 5 (1.33%) XPath
13 3 (0.80%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.53%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.53%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.53%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.53%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.53%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 19 (5.04%) Security Cleared
2 17 (4.51%) Degree
3 6 (1.59%) BC Cleared
3 6 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (0.80%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.80%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.53%) ISEB
5 2 (0.53%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.86%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.80%) Docker
1 3 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.53%) BitLocker
2 2 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.27%) Puppet
1 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 93 (24.67%) Oracle
2 30 (7.96%) IBM
3 14 (3.71%) ATG
4 9 (2.39%) Google
5 8 (2.12%) Red Hat
6 6 (1.59%) Sybase
6 6 (1.59%) TIBCO
7 4 (1.06%) Endeca
7 4 (1.06%) Microsoft
8 3 (0.80%) Axway
8 3 (0.80%) OpenTV
8 3 (0.80%) Perforce
9 2 (0.53%) BEA
9 2 (0.53%) hybris
9 2 (0.53%) Micro Focus
9 2 (0.53%) Twitter
9 2 (0.53%) VMware
10 1 (0.27%) Facebook
10 1 (0.27%) PayPal
10 1 (0.27%) Xamarin
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