The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 91 68 55
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 43 64 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.45% 2.44% 3.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 2.63% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 39 72
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £258 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £410 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £37.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.96% +0.66%
Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2776 2429 2998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.66% 92.50% 91.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1522 1147 1531
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 183 224
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Java Developer
England

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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
Manchester -24 15 £356 +10.46% 44
Cheshire -13 14 £373 -0.66% 8
Merseyside +8 7 £350 - 8
Lancashire - 3 £425 - 4
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

1 122 (100.00%) Java
2 69 (56.56%) Spring
3 45 (36.89%) JavaScript
4 41 (33.61%) TDD
5 40 (32.79%) J2EE
6 37 (30.33%) Hibernate
7 36 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (27.05%) HTML
8 33 (27.05%) jQuery
9 30 (24.59%) Web Services
10 29 (23.77%) XML
10 29 (23.77%) Oracle
11 26 (21.31%) CSS
12 25 (20.49%) SQL
13 24 (19.67%) RESTful
14 23 (18.85%) Linux
15 20 (16.39%) Scrum
15 20 (16.39%) Ajax
15 20 (16.39%) BDD
16 19 (15.57%) Scala
17 17 (13.93%) Oracle Database
17 17 (13.93%) JBoss
18 16 (13.11%) OO
18 16 (13.11%) Struts
18 16 (13.11%) MySQL
18 16 (13.11%) Finance
18 16 (13.11%) JSF
19 15 (12.30%) MVC
19 15 (12.30%) JMS
20 14 (11.48%) Eclipse

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 13 (10.66%) Tomcat
2 9 (7.38%) Apache Solr
3 6 (4.92%) WebLogic
3 6 (4.92%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (4.92%) Adobe CQ
3 6 (4.92%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.10%) Escenic
4 5 (4.10%) Apache
4 5 (4.10%) MQSeries
4 5 (4.10%) CMS
5 3 (2.46%) Liferay
5 3 (2.46%) Node.js
6 2 (1.64%) Mule
7 1 (0.82%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 2 (1.64%) MS Office
1 2 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.46%) SMTP
2 2 (1.64%) HTTP
3 1 (0.82%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.82%) Internet
3 1 (0.82%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.93%) Oracle Database
2 16 (13.11%) MySQL
3 12 (9.84%) Relational Database
4 8 (6.56%) RDBMS
5 7 (5.74%) NoSQL
5 7 (5.74%) SQL Server
6 6 (4.92%) Big Data
6 6 (4.92%) Redis
6 6 (4.92%) Hadoop
7 5 (4.10%) MongoDB
8 4 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.64%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.64%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.82%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 14 (11.48%) Eclipse
2 9 (7.38%) JUnit
3 7 (5.74%) Selenium
3 7 (5.74%) Subversion
4 6 (4.92%) Maven
4 6 (4.92%) Mockito
5 5 (4.10%) NetBeans
6 4 (3.28%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.46%) JIRA
7 3 (2.46%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.46%) Gradle
8 2 (1.64%) Ant
8 2 (1.64%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.82%) Hudson
9 1 (0.82%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.82%) IntelliJ
General
1 16 (13.11%) Finance
2 6 (4.92%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.46%) Retail
4 2 (1.64%) Advertising
4 2 (1.64%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.64%) Banking
5 1 (0.82%) Marketing
5 1 (0.82%) Games
5 1 (0.82%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (56.56%) Spring
2 40 (32.79%) J2EE
3 37 (30.33%) Hibernate
4 33 (27.05%) HTML
4 33 (27.05%) jQuery
5 30 (24.59%) Web Services
6 29 (23.77%) XML
7 26 (21.31%) CSS
8 24 (19.67%) RESTful
9 20 (16.39%) Ajax
10 16 (13.11%) Struts
10 16 (13.11%) JSF
11 15 (12.30%) JMS
12 14 (11.48%) REST
13 12 (9.84%) EJB
13 12 (9.84%) HTML5
14 11 (9.02%) CSS3
15 10 (8.20%) JSP
15 10 (8.20%) JSON
16 9 (7.38%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.74%) Open Source
1 7 (5.74%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (1.64%) W3C
3 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.82%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.82%) iDTV
3 1 (0.82%) Interactive TV
3 1 (0.82%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.85%) Linux
2 3 (2.46%) UNIX
2 3 (2.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (33.61%) TDD
2 36 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (16.39%) Scrum
3 20 (16.39%) BDD
4 16 (13.11%) OO
5 15 (12.30%) MVC
6 13 (10.66%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (9.84%) Software Engineering
8 11 (9.02%) OOA/OOD
9 10 (8.20%) E-Commerce
10 8 (6.56%) OOP
11 7 (5.74%) Unit Testing
12 6 (4.92%) UML
12 6 (4.92%) Kanban
13 5 (4.10%) RUP
13 5 (4.10%) OOD
13 5 (4.10%) Configuration Management
14 4 (3.28%) Dependency Injection
14 4 (3.28%) Web Development
15 3 (2.46%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 122 (100.00%) Java
2 45 (36.89%) JavaScript
3 25 (20.49%) SQL
4 19 (15.57%) Scala
5 14 (11.48%) C#
6 7 (5.74%) PHP
7 6 (4.92%) Python
7 6 (4.92%) Ruby
8 5 (4.10%) C++
9 4 (3.28%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.28%) Groovy
9 4 (3.28%) XPath
10 1 (0.82%) Delphi
10 1 (0.82%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (3.28%) Degree
2 2 (1.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.10%) QA
2 1 (0.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (23.77%) Oracle
2 17 (13.93%) JBoss
3 5 (4.10%) IBM
4 4 (3.28%) TIBCO
4 4 (3.28%) FatWire
4 4 (3.28%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.28%) Endeca
5 3 (2.46%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.46%) SAP
6 2 (1.64%) Vertica
6 2 (1.64%) Google
7 1 (0.82%) hybris
7 1 (0.82%) Adobe
7 1 (0.82%) Mercator
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