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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 31 76 94
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 191 84 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 5.16% 2.22% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.44% 2.34% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 54 28
Median daily rate £425 £425 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.09% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £43.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.71% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
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
3514 3591 2841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.84% 95.08% 95.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2187 2090 1543
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 194 187
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.39 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +32 115 £425 - 43
Cheshire +23 55 £425 +4.61% 9
Lancashire -6 10 £366 -6.08% 3
Merseyside -6 4 £425 - 7
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 394 (99.75%) Java
2 242 (61.27%) Agile Software Development
3 180 (45.57%) Spring
4 157 (39.75%) TDD
5 145 (36.71%) JavaScript
6 120 (30.38%) XML
7 117 (29.62%) Web Services
8 106 (26.84%) Oracle
9 105 (26.58%) J2EE
10 100 (25.32%) HTML
11 87 (22.03%) CSS
11 87 (22.03%) Finance
12 81 (20.51%) Scrum
13 79 (20.00%) SOAP
14 73 (18.48%) SQL
15 72 (18.23%) Linux
15 72 (18.23%) Hibernate
16 68 (17.22%) JDBC
17 67 (16.96%) Continuous Integration
18 65 (16.46%) RESTful
18 65 (16.46%) REST
19 60 (15.19%) JSON
19 60 (15.19%) Software Engineering
20 59 (14.94%) JBoss
20 59 (14.94%) BDD
21 55 (13.92%) Banking
22 54 (13.67%) Git (software)
23 50 (12.66%) Pair Programming
23 50 (12.66%) JUnit
24 49 (12.41%) SOA

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 59 (14.94%) JBoss
2 46 (11.65%) Tomcat
3 29 (7.34%) WebSphere
4 27 (6.84%) Apache
5 9 (2.28%) ATG Dynamo
5 9 (2.28%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (1.01%) GlassFish
6 4 (1.01%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.76%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (0.76%) Jetty
7 3 (0.76%) Mule
7 3 (0.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (0.76%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.51%) IIS
8 2 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.51%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.51%) Tuxedo
9 1 (0.25%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (1.01%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.76%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.30%) GitHub
2 5 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.51%) Google Play
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 49 (12.41%) HTTP
2 7 (1.77%) Internet
3 5 (1.27%) LDAP
3 5 (1.27%) Network Security
4 2 (0.51%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.51%) SMTP
5 1 (0.25%) AMQP
5 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (10.89%) Oracle Database
2 33 (8.35%) MySQL
2 33 (8.35%) Relational Database
3 24 (6.08%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (5.82%) MongoDB
5 21 (5.32%) NoSQL
6 17 (4.30%) SQL Server
7 15 (3.80%) Hadoop
8 10 (2.53%) Neo4j
9 7 (1.77%) Hazelcast
10 5 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.76%) Oracle ODI
12 3 (0.76%) Redis
13 2 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.51%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
14 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.25%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 54 (13.67%) Git (software)
2 50 (12.66%) JUnit
3 47 (11.90%) Maven
4 35 (8.86%) Jenkins
5 20 (5.06%) JIRA
5 20 (5.06%) Selenium
6 19 (4.81%) Mercurial
6 19 (4.81%) Subversion
7 15 (3.80%) Gradle
8 14 (3.54%) Eclipse
8 14 (3.54%) Mockito
9 10 (2.53%) Cucumber
10 8 (2.03%) Ant
10 8 (2.03%) SonarQube
11 4 (1.01%) SpecFlow
11 4 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.01%) TestComplete
12 3 (0.76%) Eclipse RCP
12 3 (0.76%) FindBugs
12 3 (0.76%) Travis CI
General
1 87 (22.03%) Finance
2 55 (13.92%) Banking
3 11 (2.78%) Retail
4 8 (2.03%) Retail Banking
5 5 (1.27%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.27%) International Banking
5 5 (1.27%) Marketing
5 5 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.76%) Local Government
7 2 (0.51%) Advertising
7 2 (0.51%) Games
8 1 (0.25%) Electronics
8 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.25%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.25%) Swedish Language
8 1 (0.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (45.57%) Spring
2 120 (30.38%) XML
3 117 (29.62%) Web Services
4 105 (26.58%) J2EE
5 100 (25.32%) HTML
6 87 (22.03%) CSS
7 79 (20.00%) SOAP
8 72 (18.23%) Hibernate
9 68 (17.22%) JDBC
10 65 (16.46%) REST
10 65 (16.46%) RESTful
11 60 (15.19%) JSON
12 46 (11.65%) Apache Camel
12 46 (11.65%) HTML5
13 45 (11.39%) JSP
14 36 (9.11%) AngularJS
14 36 (9.11%) Middleware
15 34 (8.61%) XSLT
16 32 (8.10%) CSS3
17 29 (7.34%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.59%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.53%) Online Banking
4 6 (1.52%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.27%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.27%) Digital Media
5 5 (1.27%) SCADA
6 4 (1.01%) iPad
7 3 (0.76%) N-Tier
7 3 (0.76%) User Experience
8 2 (0.51%) Clustering
8 2 (0.51%) Interactive TV
8 2 (0.51%) IPTV
8 2 (0.51%) IVR
8 2 (0.51%) MHEG
8 2 (0.51%) Wiki
9 1 (0.25%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.25%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.25%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 72 (18.23%) Linux
2 15 (3.80%) Unix
3 12 (3.04%) Android
3 12 (3.04%) Windows
4 11 (2.78%) Mac OS X
5 9 (2.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.76%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.51%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (61.27%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (39.75%) TDD
3 81 (20.51%) Scrum
4 67 (16.96%) Continuous Integration
5 60 (15.19%) Software Engineering
6 59 (14.94%) BDD
7 50 (12.66%) Pair Programming
8 49 (12.41%) SOA
9 42 (10.63%) Kanban
10 41 (10.38%) Microservices
11 38 (9.62%) OO
12 34 (8.61%) Open Source
13 31 (7.85%) MVC
14 27 (6.84%) E-Commerce
15 26 (6.58%) High Availability
15 26 (6.58%) Waterfall
16 24 (6.08%) SDLC
17 23 (5.82%) Integration Testing
17 23 (5.82%) OOP
17 23 (5.82%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 394 (99.75%) Java
2 145 (36.71%) JavaScript
3 73 (18.48%) SQL
4 43 (10.89%) Scala
5 39 (9.87%) PL/SQL
6 27 (6.84%) Groovy
7 18 (4.56%) Ruby
8 16 (4.05%) Clojure
9 15 (3.80%) C
10 12 (3.04%) C++
11 8 (2.03%) C#
11 8 (2.03%) PHP
11 8 (2.03%) Python
12 2 (0.51%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.51%) COBOL
12 2 (0.51%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.51%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.51%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.51%) VB
12 2 (0.51%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 25 (6.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (3.04%) Degree
3 9 (2.28%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.01%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.76%) BC Cleared
6 3 (0.76%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.51%) ISEB
8 1 (0.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.03%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 16 (4.05%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.51%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.25%) Docker
3 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.76%) Puppet
2 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 106 (26.84%) Oracle
2 39 (9.87%) IBM
3 12 (3.04%) Google
4 9 (2.28%) ATG
4 9 (2.28%) Red Hat
4 9 (2.28%) Sybase
5 6 (1.52%) Perforce
5 6 (1.52%) TIBCO
6 4 (1.01%) Endeca
6 4 (1.01%) Microsoft
7 3 (0.76%) Axway
8 2 (0.51%) Apple
8 2 (0.51%) hybris
8 2 (0.51%) Micro Focus
8 2 (0.51%) OpenTV
8 2 (0.51%) Twitter
9 1 (0.25%) BEA
9 1 (0.25%) Facebook
9 1 (0.25%) PayPal
9 1 (0.25%) Xamarin
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