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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 71 65 68
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 109 72 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.52% 2.33% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 2.53% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 35 37
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£413 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £300 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £373
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -2.85%
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
4042 2843 2649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.46% 92.16% 92.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2427 1582 1315
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 179 203
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Manchester -2 47 £450 +28.57% 28
Cheshire +1 35 £400 +13.07% 19
Lancashire +2 16 £381 -10.29% 8
Merseyside -14 6 £450 +30.90% 3
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 212 (100.00%) Java
2 119 (56.13%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (41.04%) HTML
4 85 (40.09%) JavaScript
5 78 (36.79%) TDD
6 74 (34.91%) J2EE
7 68 (32.08%) Spring
8 57 (26.89%) Web Services
9 53 (25.00%) CSS
10 45 (21.23%) SQL
11 44 (20.75%) Scrum
12 40 (18.87%) Finance
12 40 (18.87%) SDLC
13 39 (18.40%) SOAP
13 39 (18.40%) OO
14 37 (17.45%) Continuous Integration
15 36 (16.98%) RESTful
16 35 (16.51%) Git (software)
16 35 (16.51%) Linux
17 34 (16.04%) Oracle
17 34 (16.04%) jQuery
18 33 (15.57%) REST
18 33 (15.57%) Hibernate
19 32 (15.09%) OOP
20 31 (14.62%) JSON
21 29 (13.68%) Banking
22 28 (13.21%) JUnit
22 28 (13.21%) XML
22 28 (13.21%) Security Cleared
23 26 (12.26%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (8.49%) WebSphere
2 16 (7.55%) JBoss
3 8 (3.77%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.83%) Node.js
5 5 (2.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 5 (2.36%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (2.36%) Apache
6 3 (1.42%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.42%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.42%) Confluence
7 1 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.47%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.47%) Mule
7 1 (0.47%) Liferay
7 1 (0.47%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (0.47%) MS Office
1 1 (0.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.25%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.89%) PaaS
3 3 (1.42%) GitHub
3 3 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.91%) Internet
2 16 (7.55%) HTTP
3 2 (0.94%) SMS
3 2 (0.94%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.85%) Relational Database
2 20 (9.43%) MongoDB
3 19 (8.96%) SQL Server
4 14 (6.60%) MySQL
5 13 (6.13%) NoSQL
6 11 (5.19%) RDBMS
7 10 (4.72%) Big Data
8 9 (4.25%) Hadoop
9 8 (3.77%) Oracle Database
9 8 (3.77%) Neo4j
10 6 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (2.36%) Informix
12 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (1.42%) CouchDB
13 2 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.94%) Couchbase
14 1 (0.47%) MarkLogic
14 1 (0.47%) HBase
14 1 (0.47%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 35 (16.51%) Git (software)
2 28 (13.21%) JUnit
3 25 (11.79%) Subversion
4 22 (10.38%) Maven
5 19 (8.96%) Eclipse
6 18 (8.49%) Ant
7 14 (6.60%) Mercurial
8 13 (6.13%) Cucumber
8 13 (6.13%) Jenkins
9 10 (4.72%) Gradle
10 8 (3.77%) Selenium
11 5 (2.36%) JIRA
11 5 (2.36%) Mockito
11 5 (2.36%) IntelliJ
11 5 (2.36%) Hudson
11 5 (2.36%) Eclipse RCP
12 1 (0.47%) Apache Ivy
12 1 (0.47%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.47%) Introscope
12 1 (0.47%) Log4j
General
1 40 (18.87%) Finance
2 29 (13.68%) Banking
3 5 (2.36%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.47%) Military
4 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.47%) Retail
4 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.47%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (41.04%) HTML
2 74 (34.91%) J2EE
3 68 (32.08%) Spring
4 57 (26.89%) Web Services
5 53 (25.00%) CSS
6 39 (18.40%) SOAP
7 36 (16.98%) RESTful
8 34 (16.04%) jQuery
9 33 (15.57%) REST
9 33 (15.57%) Hibernate
10 31 (14.62%) JSON
11 28 (13.21%) XML
12 23 (10.85%) HTML5
13 20 (9.43%) AngularJS
14 16 (7.55%) .NET
15 14 (6.60%) WSDL
15 14 (6.60%) JAX-RS
16 13 (6.13%) Java EE
16 13 (6.13%) Middleware
17 12 (5.66%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.77%) User Experience
2 8 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (2.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (1.89%) iPhone
5 3 (1.42%) Wiki
6 2 (0.94%) Online Banking
6 2 (0.94%) Telematics
6 2 (0.94%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.47%) mHealth
7 1 (0.47%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.47%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.47%) Statistics
7 1 (0.47%) Blog
7 1 (0.47%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 35 (16.51%) Linux
2 25 (11.79%) UNIX
3 20 (9.43%) Mac OS X
4 7 (3.30%) Windows
5 6 (2.83%) Android
6 5 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.36%) Mac OS
6 5 (2.36%) AIX
7 4 (1.89%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.89%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (56.13%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (36.79%) TDD
3 44 (20.75%) Scrum
4 40 (18.87%) SDLC
5 39 (18.40%) OO
6 37 (17.45%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (15.09%) OOP
8 26 (12.26%) Mentoring
9 25 (11.79%) Pair Programming
10 24 (11.32%) Open Source
11 22 (10.38%) Software Engineering
12 20 (9.43%) MVC
13 19 (8.96%) SOA
14 17 (8.02%) BDD
15 15 (7.08%) Waterfall
15 15 (7.08%) Software Delivery
16 14 (6.60%) E-Commerce
17 13 (6.13%) OOD
17 13 (6.13%) Configuration Management
18 11 (5.19%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 212 (100.00%) Java
2 85 (40.09%) JavaScript
3 45 (21.23%) SQL
4 24 (11.32%) Scala
5 16 (7.55%) Python
6 15 (7.08%) Groovy
6 15 (7.08%) C#
6 15 (7.08%) C++
7 14 (6.60%) Ruby
8 8 (3.77%) PHP
9 6 (2.83%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.89%) VB
10 4 (1.89%) C
10 4 (1.89%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.42%) XPath
11 3 (1.42%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.42%) FQL
12 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.47%) Lua
12 1 (0.47%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 28 (13.21%) Security Cleared
2 19 (8.96%) DV Cleared
3 10 (4.72%) Degree
4 3 (1.42%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.94%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.94%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.47%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.47%) OCP
6 1 (0.47%) OCA
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.47%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.42%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.42%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.47%) Docker
2 1 (0.47%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (2.36%) Puppet
2 2 (0.94%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 34 (16.04%) Oracle
2 10 (4.72%) IBM
3 9 (4.25%) TIBCO
3 9 (4.25%) Sybase
4 3 (1.42%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.42%) Perforce
4 3 (1.42%) Microsoft
5 2 (0.94%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.94%) hybris
6 1 (0.47%) Syclo
6 1 (0.47%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.47%) SAP
6 1 (0.47%) Adobe
6 1 (0.47%) Sun
6 1 (0.47%) Compuware
6 1 (0.47%) HP
6 1 (0.47%) Capita
6 1 (0.47%) Google
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