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 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 46 54 62
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 117 79 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.49% 2.94% 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.79% 3.14% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 40 35
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£375 £358 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.96% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £273 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £433 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £35.70
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +12.04%
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
3088 2514 2124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.99% 93.63% 92.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1664 1311 1044
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 204 165
Average hourly rate £20.17 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.49 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -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 6 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 6 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 +17 56 £363 -6.45% 11
Manchester -8 40 £380 +8.57% 45
Lancashire +3 17 £400 +6.66% 7
Java Developer
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Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 241 (100.00%) Java
2 136 (56.43%) Spring
3 114 (47.30%) Agile Software Development
4 99 (41.08%) J2EE
5 91 (37.76%) HTML
6 80 (33.20%) XML
7 66 (27.39%) Oracle
8 62 (25.73%) Hibernate
9 61 (25.31%) JavaScript
10 58 (24.07%) Web Services
11 48 (19.92%) Finance
12 47 (19.50%) Linux
12 47 (19.50%) Maven
13 46 (19.09%) HTTP
13 46 (19.09%) TDD
14 45 (18.67%) JUnit
15 42 (17.43%) CSS
15 42 (17.43%) SQL
16 40 (16.60%) SOAP
17 34 (14.11%) Software Engineering
17 34 (14.11%) REST
18 33 (13.69%) Java EE
18 33 (13.69%) Scrum
19 31 (12.86%) XSLT
20 30 (12.45%) Tomcat
20 30 (12.45%) JSON
20 30 (12.45%) RESTful
21 28 (11.62%) Banking
21 28 (11.62%) MongoDB
22 27 (11.20%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 6 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 30 (12.45%) Tomcat
2 21 (8.71%) WebSphere
3 13 (5.39%) JBoss
4 7 (2.90%) WebLogic
4 7 (2.90%) Node.js
5 6 (2.49%) Confluence
6 5 (2.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.66%) Apache
7 4 (1.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (1.66%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (1.24%) Oracle Spatial
8 3 (1.24%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (1.24%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.83%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 46 (19.09%) HTTP
2 10 (4.15%) Internet
3 9 (3.73%) AMQP
4 6 (2.49%) SSH
4 6 (2.49%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.24%) MQTT
6 1 (0.41%) LDAP
6 1 (0.41%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.62%) MongoDB
2 27 (11.20%) Relational Database
3 24 (9.96%) Oracle Database
4 14 (5.81%) Big Data
5 13 (5.39%) Neo4j
6 12 (4.98%) MySQL
7 11 (4.56%) SQL Server
8 10 (4.15%) NoSQL
8 10 (4.15%) Hazelcast
9 7 (2.90%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (2.49%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.49%) Hadoop
11 5 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (2.07%) Oracle9i Database
11 5 (2.07%) DB2
12 4 (1.66%) Informix
13 2 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.83%) JasperReports
13 2 (0.83%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.83%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 47 (19.50%) Maven
2 45 (18.67%) JUnit
3 21 (8.71%) Git (software)
3 21 (8.71%) Cucumber
4 19 (7.88%) Eclipse
5 17 (7.05%) Ant
6 15 (6.22%) Subversion
7 14 (5.81%) Selenium
8 12 (4.98%) Jenkins
9 11 (4.56%) Gradle
10 9 (3.73%) JIRA
11 7 (2.90%) Mockito
11 7 (2.90%) IntelliJ
12 6 (2.49%) Mercurial
13 4 (1.66%) Jasmine
14 3 (1.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 2 (0.83%) JDeveloper
15 2 (0.83%) Introscope
15 2 (0.83%) JBehave
15 2 (0.83%) TestNG
General
1 48 (19.92%) Finance
2 28 (11.62%) Banking
3 5 (2.07%) Investment Banking
4 2 (0.83%) Advertising
5 1 (0.41%) Publishing
5 1 (0.41%) Games
5 1 (0.41%) Law
5 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (56.43%) Spring
2 99 (41.08%) J2EE
3 91 (37.76%) HTML
4 80 (33.20%) XML
5 62 (25.73%) Hibernate
6 58 (24.07%) Web Services
7 42 (17.43%) CSS
8 40 (16.60%) SOAP
9 34 (14.11%) REST
10 33 (13.69%) Java EE
11 31 (12.86%) XSLT
12 30 (12.45%) JSON
12 30 (12.45%) RESTful
13 26 (10.79%) Servlets
13 26 (10.79%) JMS
14 25 (10.37%) JAX-RS
15 23 (9.54%) J2SE
15 23 (9.54%) JSP
15 23 (9.54%) Struts
15 23 (9.54%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.30%) Open Source
2 12 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.32%) Telematics
3 8 (3.32%) Online Banking
3 8 (3.32%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.90%) Algorithms
5 4 (1.66%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.24%) GIS
7 2 (0.83%) STB
7 2 (0.83%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.83%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.83%) Video on Demand
7 2 (0.83%) User Experience
8 1 (0.41%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.41%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 47 (19.50%) Linux
2 24 (9.96%) Windows
3 22 (9.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (7.05%) Android
5 16 (6.64%) UNIX
6 12 (4.98%) Mac OS X
7 5 (2.07%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.83%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.83%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.83%) AIX
8 2 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (47.30%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (19.09%) TDD
3 34 (14.11%) Software Engineering
4 33 (13.69%) Scrum
5 25 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (9.54%) Configuration Management
7 22 (9.13%) MVC
7 22 (9.13%) OO
8 19 (7.88%) BDD
9 15 (6.22%) E-Commerce
10 13 (5.39%) Unit Testing
10 13 (5.39%) Responsive Web Design
11 12 (4.98%) Web Design
12 11 (4.56%) Web Application Development
13 8 (3.32%) Waterfall
13 8 (3.32%) Mentoring
14 7 (2.90%) User Stories
14 7 (2.90%) SOA
15 6 (2.49%) Test Scripting
15 6 (2.49%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 241 (100.00%) Java
2 61 (25.31%) JavaScript
3 42 (17.43%) SQL
4 17 (7.05%) XPath
5 13 (5.39%) Scala
6 9 (3.73%) PL/SQL
7 8 (3.32%) Groovy
8 5 (2.07%) PHP
9 4 (1.66%) C++
10 2 (0.83%) C
10 2 (0.83%) Python
10 2 (0.83%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.83%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.83%) Ruby
11 1 (0.41%) C#
11 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (6.22%) Degree
2 14 (5.81%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.73%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.07%) VCP4
5 1 (0.41%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 7 (2.90%) Docker
2 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.41%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.41%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (2.49%) Puppet
1 6 (2.49%) Vagrant
2 3 (1.24%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 66 (27.39%) Oracle
2 22 (9.13%) Red Hat
3 11 (4.56%) TIBCO
4 9 (3.73%) IBM
5 7 (2.90%) Sybase
6 6 (2.49%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.24%) ESRI
8 2 (0.83%) Perforce
8 2 (0.83%) Adobe
8 2 (0.83%) Compuware
8 2 (0.83%) HP
9 1 (0.41%) Apple
9 1 (0.41%) VMware
9 1 (0.41%) Google
9 1 (0.41%) Kony
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