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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 50 57 68
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 117 79 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.21% 2.76% 2.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.49% 2.98% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 41 29
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£380 £360 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +11.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.51% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £38.20
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.71%
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
3350 2652 2152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.03% 92.63% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1770 1377 1019
Average daily rate £380 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 215 171
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.91 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +16 61 £363 -6.45% 14
Manchester -10 36 £388 +10.71% 29
Lancashire +6 17 £400 +6.66% 4
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 248 (100.00%) Java
2 135 (54.44%) Spring
3 120 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
4 99 (39.92%) J2EE
5 91 (36.69%) HTML
6 75 (30.24%) XML
7 67 (27.02%) Oracle
8 64 (25.81%) JavaScript
9 63 (25.40%) Web Services
10 62 (25.00%) Hibernate
11 56 (22.58%) TDD
12 51 (20.56%) Finance
12 51 (20.56%) JUnit
13 48 (19.35%) Maven
14 46 (18.55%) HTTP
15 45 (18.15%) Linux
16 44 (17.74%) SOAP
16 44 (17.74%) SQL
17 42 (16.94%) CSS
18 38 (15.32%) Software Engineering
19 37 (14.92%) JSON
20 36 (14.52%) Scrum
21 35 (14.11%) REST
22 31 (12.50%) MongoDB
22 31 (12.50%) Java EE
23 30 (12.10%) RESTful
24 29 (11.69%) OO
25 28 (11.29%) Tomcat
25 28 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
26 27 (10.89%) XSLT

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 28 (11.29%) Tomcat
2 22 (8.87%) WebSphere
3 14 (5.65%) JBoss
4 8 (3.23%) WebLogic
5 7 (2.82%) Confluence
5 7 (2.82%) Node.js
6 6 (2.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 6 (2.42%) IBM HTTP Server
7 5 (2.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.61%) Apache
9 3 (1.21%) ArcGIS
9 3 (1.21%) Oracle Spatial
10 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.40%) Mule
Business Applications
1 3 (1.21%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 46 (18.55%) HTTP
2 13 (5.24%) Internet
3 10 (4.03%) AMQP
4 6 (2.42%) SSH
4 6 (2.42%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.21%) MQTT
6 1 (0.40%) FTP
6 1 (0.40%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 27 (10.89%) Relational Database
3 24 (9.68%) Oracle Database
4 15 (6.05%) MySQL
4 15 (6.05%) Big Data
5 13 (5.24%) Neo4j
6 12 (4.84%) NoSQL
7 11 (4.44%) SQL Server
8 8 (3.23%) RDBMS
8 8 (3.23%) Hazelcast
9 7 (2.82%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (2.82%) Hadoop
10 6 (2.42%) Informix
11 5 (2.02%) Oracle9i Database
11 5 (2.02%) DB2
12 3 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.21%) CouchDB
13 2 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.81%) Couchbase
14 1 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 51 (20.56%) JUnit
2 48 (19.35%) Maven
3 25 (10.08%) Cucumber
4 24 (9.68%) Eclipse
5 22 (8.87%) Git (software)
6 19 (7.66%) Ant
7 16 (6.45%) Selenium
8 15 (6.05%) Subversion
8 15 (6.05%) Gradle
9 12 (4.84%) Jenkins
10 10 (4.03%) JIRA
11 9 (3.63%) Mockito
12 7 (2.82%) IntelliJ
12 7 (2.82%) Mercurial
13 4 (1.61%) Jasmine
14 3 (1.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 3 (1.21%) Eclipse RCP
15 2 (0.81%) TestNG
15 2 (0.81%) JBehave
15 2 (0.81%) Introscope
General
1 51 (20.56%) Finance
2 26 (10.48%) Banking
3 3 (1.21%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.21%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.40%) Games
4 1 (0.40%) Publishing
4 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.40%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (54.44%) Spring
2 99 (39.92%) J2EE
3 91 (36.69%) HTML
4 75 (30.24%) XML
5 63 (25.40%) Web Services
6 62 (25.00%) Hibernate
7 44 (17.74%) SOAP
8 42 (16.94%) CSS
9 37 (14.92%) JSON
10 35 (14.11%) REST
11 31 (12.50%) Java EE
12 30 (12.10%) RESTful
13 27 (10.89%) XSLT
13 27 (10.89%) JAX-RS
14 26 (10.48%) AngularJS
15 25 (10.08%) JMS
16 24 (9.68%) Servlets
17 23 (9.27%) Spring MVC
18 22 (8.87%) jQuery
18 22 (8.87%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.06%) Open Source
2 11 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.23%) Telematics
3 8 (3.23%) Online Banking
4 7 (2.82%) Algorithms
5 5 (2.02%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.61%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.21%) GIS
8 2 (0.81%) iSeries
8 2 (0.81%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.81%) STB
8 2 (0.81%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.81%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.81%) User Experience
8 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.40%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Wiki
9 1 (0.40%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 45 (18.15%) Linux
2 24 (9.68%) Windows
3 22 (8.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (6.45%) UNIX
5 14 (5.65%) Android
6 12 (4.84%) Mac OS X
7 5 (2.02%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.21%) AIX
8 3 (1.21%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.21%) Windows Vista
8 3 (1.21%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (22.58%) TDD
3 38 (15.32%) Software Engineering
4 36 (14.52%) Scrum
5 29 (11.69%) OO
6 28 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (9.68%) Configuration Management
8 22 (8.87%) MVC
9 21 (8.47%) BDD
10 18 (7.26%) E-Commerce
11 13 (5.24%) Web Application Development
11 13 (5.24%) Responsive Web Design
11 13 (5.24%) Unit Testing
12 12 (4.84%) Web Design
13 9 (3.63%) Waterfall
14 8 (3.23%) Integration Testing
14 8 (3.23%) Mentoring
14 8 (3.23%) User Stories
15 7 (2.82%) SOA
15 7 (2.82%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 248 (100.00%) Java
2 64 (25.81%) JavaScript
3 44 (17.74%) SQL
4 16 (6.45%) XPath
5 14 (5.65%) Scala
6 9 (3.63%) Groovy
7 8 (3.23%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.02%) PHP
9 4 (1.61%) C++
10 3 (1.21%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.21%) C
10 3 (1.21%) Ruby
11 2 (0.81%) Python
12 1 (0.40%) C#
12 1 (0.40%) RPG
12 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (6.45%) Degree
1 16 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.44%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.40%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 7 (2.82%) Docker
2 1 (0.40%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.40%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (2.82%) Vagrant
1 7 (2.82%) Puppet
2 3 (1.21%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 67 (27.02%) Oracle
2 21 (8.47%) Red Hat
3 12 (4.84%) IBM
4 11 (4.44%) TIBCO
5 7 (2.82%) Atlassian
6 5 (2.02%) Sybase
7 3 (1.21%) ESRI
8 2 (0.81%) Perforce
8 2 (0.81%) Compuware
8 2 (0.81%) HP
8 2 (0.81%) Adobe
9 1 (0.40%) Kony
9 1 (0.40%) Apple
9 1 (0.40%) VMware
9 1 (0.40%) Google
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