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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 51 74 77
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 106 54 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.89% 1.79% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.10% 1.94% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 27 34
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£400 £376 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.52% +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £308 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £413 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.49 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.36% -6.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £36.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.05%
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
3418 2788 2193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.13% 92.20% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1934 1515 1046
Average daily rate £388 £350 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £205 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 176 174
Average hourly rate £16.16 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.22% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.61 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +27 62 £388 +3.19% 12
Manchester -7 28 £400 +18.51% 28
Lancashire +1 6 £388 -6.06% 8
Merseyside -17 1 £425 +3.03% 2
Cumbria - 1 - -
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 232 (100.00%) Java
2 130 (56.03%) Spring
3 124 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
4 102 (43.97%) J2EE
5 80 (34.48%) HTML
6 78 (33.62%) JavaScript
7 73 (31.47%) TDD
8 70 (30.17%) Web Services
9 60 (25.86%) JUnit
10 58 (25.00%) Oracle
11 56 (24.14%) XML
12 53 (22.84%) SQL
12 53 (22.84%) Finance
13 52 (22.41%) Hibernate
14 49 (21.12%) CSS
15 47 (20.26%) JSON
16 43 (18.53%) Maven
16 43 (18.53%) SOAP
17 39 (16.81%) RESTful
18 38 (16.38%) OO
18 38 (16.38%) Linux
18 38 (16.38%) Scrum
19 33 (14.22%) Software Engineering
19 33 (14.22%) Continuous Integration
20 32 (13.79%) jQuery
21 31 (13.36%) Cucumber
21 31 (13.36%) HTTP
21 31 (13.36%) AngularJS
22 30 (12.93%) REST
23 29 (12.50%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 25 (10.78%) WebSphere
2 18 (7.76%) Tomcat
3 13 (5.60%) JBoss
4 8 (3.45%) Node.js
4 8 (3.45%) IBM HTTP Server
4 8 (3.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 7 (3.02%) WebLogic
5 7 (3.02%) Confluence
6 3 (1.29%) Apache
6 3 (1.29%) ArcGIS
6 3 (1.29%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (0.43%) Liferay
7 1 (0.43%) Mule
7 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.43%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 3 (1.29%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.43%) SaaS
2 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (13.36%) HTTP
2 15 (6.47%) Internet
3 8 (3.45%) AMQP
4 3 (1.29%) HTTPS
4 3 (1.29%) SSH
5 1 (0.43%) LDAP
5 1 (0.43%) FTP
5 1 (0.43%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.07%) MongoDB
2 24 (10.34%) Relational Database
3 19 (8.19%) Oracle Database
4 16 (6.90%) Big Data
4 16 (6.90%) MySQL
4 16 (6.90%) SQL Server
5 15 (6.47%) NoSQL
6 9 (3.88%) Neo4j
6 9 (3.88%) RDBMS
7 8 (3.45%) Hadoop
7 8 (3.45%) Informix
8 5 (2.16%) Oracle9i Database
8 5 (2.16%) DB2
8 5 (2.16%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.29%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.86%) Couchbase
10 2 (0.86%) Hazelcast
10 2 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.43%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 60 (25.86%) JUnit
2 43 (18.53%) Maven
3 31 (13.36%) Cucumber
4 29 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 29 (12.50%) Ant
5 25 (10.78%) Eclipse
6 18 (7.76%) Subversion
7 17 (7.33%) Selenium
7 17 (7.33%) Gradle
8 12 (5.17%) Jenkins
9 11 (4.74%) JIRA
9 11 (4.74%) Mockito
10 7 (3.02%) IntelliJ
10 7 (3.02%) Mercurial
11 4 (1.72%) Eclipse RCP
11 4 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (1.29%) Introscope
12 3 (1.29%) TestNG
12 3 (1.29%) SonarQube
12 3 (1.29%) Jasmine
General
1 53 (22.84%) Finance
2 28 (12.07%) Banking
3 4 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.86%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.43%) Military
5 1 (0.43%) Games
5 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.43%) Law
5 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (56.03%) Spring
2 102 (43.97%) J2EE
3 80 (34.48%) HTML
4 70 (30.17%) Web Services
5 56 (24.14%) XML
6 52 (22.41%) Hibernate
7 49 (21.12%) CSS
8 47 (20.26%) JSON
9 43 (18.53%) SOAP
10 39 (16.81%) RESTful
11 32 (13.79%) jQuery
12 31 (13.36%) AngularJS
13 30 (12.93%) REST
14 27 (11.64%) Java EE
15 26 (11.21%) Spring MVC
16 24 (10.34%) JAX-RS
17 21 (9.05%) Servlets
18 18 (7.76%) WSDL
19 17 (7.33%) JMS
20 15 (6.47%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.48%) Open Source
2 11 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.88%) Telematics
4 7 (3.02%) Algorithms
4 7 (3.02%) Online Banking
5 6 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.29%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.29%) GIS
6 3 (1.29%) Wiki
7 2 (0.86%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.86%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.43%) iSeries
8 1 (0.43%) Blog
8 1 (0.43%) Statistics
8 1 (0.43%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.43%) STB
8 1 (0.43%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 38 (16.38%) Linux
2 19 (8.19%) Windows
3 17 (7.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (5.17%) UNIX
5 8 (3.45%) Mac OS X
6 7 (3.02%) Android
7 5 (2.16%) Windows XP
7 5 (2.16%) AIX
7 5 (2.16%) Mac OS
7 5 (2.16%) Windows Vista
8 4 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (31.47%) TDD
3 38 (16.38%) OO
3 38 (16.38%) Scrum
4 33 (14.22%) Software Engineering
4 33 (14.22%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (12.50%) MVC
6 24 (10.34%) BDD
7 20 (8.62%) Configuration Management
8 17 (7.33%) E-Commerce
9 14 (6.03%) OOP
10 12 (5.17%) Waterfall
10 12 (5.17%) Integration Testing
10 12 (5.17%) Kanban
11 11 (4.74%) Mentoring
12 10 (4.31%) OOD
12 10 (4.31%) Responsive Web Design
13 9 (3.88%) Web Application Development
13 9 (3.88%) Web Design
13 9 (3.88%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 232 (100.00%) Java
2 78 (33.62%) JavaScript
3 53 (22.84%) SQL
4 10 (4.31%) Scala
5 8 (3.45%) XPath
5 8 (3.45%) Groovy
5 8 (3.45%) PL/SQL
6 5 (2.16%) Python
6 5 (2.16%) Ruby
7 4 (1.72%) Objective-C
7 4 (1.72%) C
7 4 (1.72%) C++
8 1 (0.43%) RPG
8 1 (0.43%) Perl
8 1 (0.43%) PHP
8 1 (0.43%) VB
8 1 (0.43%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.43%) XQuery
8 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.43%) Lua
Qualifications
1 25 (10.78%) Security Cleared
2 17 (7.33%) DV Cleared
3 12 (5.17%) Degree
4 3 (1.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.43%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.43%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.43%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 8 (3.45%) Docker
2 1 (0.43%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.43%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (3.02%) Vagrant
1 7 (3.02%) Puppet
2 3 (1.29%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 58 (25.00%) Oracle
2 15 (6.47%) Red Hat
3 14 (6.03%) IBM
4 12 (5.17%) TIBCO
5 8 (3.45%) Sybase
6 7 (3.02%) Atlassian
7 5 (2.16%) JNBridge
8 4 (1.72%) Perforce
9 3 (1.29%) ESRI
9 3 (1.29%) Compuware
9 3 (1.29%) HP
10 2 (0.86%) hybris
10 2 (0.86%) Adobe
11 1 (0.43%) SAP
11 1 (0.43%) VMware
11 1 (0.43%) Microsoft
11 1 (0.43%) Sun
11 1 (0.43%) Apple
11 1 (0.43%) Syclo
11 1 (0.43%) Capita
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