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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 77 87 62
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 78 47 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.04% 1.54% 2.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.19% 1.64% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 28 39
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £293 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £471 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.38 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+18.21% -6.66%
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
3566 2865 2466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.20% 93.81% 92.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2106 1564 1179
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 £235 £218 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 184 187
Average hourly rate £17.99 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.43% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.46 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 July 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 July 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 +11 42 £425 +19.29% 37
Cheshire +2 23 £375 +6.00% 23
Lancashire +12 6 £390 -8.23% 8
Merseyside -18 6 £425 +21.42% 1
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 190 (100.00%) Java
2 97 (51.05%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (42.11%) J2EE
4 76 (40.00%) Spring
5 70 (36.84%) JavaScript
6 66 (34.74%) HTML
6 66 (34.74%) TDD
7 60 (31.58%) Web Services
8 46 (24.21%) Finance
9 44 (23.16%) SQL
10 42 (22.11%) CSS
10 42 (22.11%) SDLC
11 40 (21.05%) Oracle
12 39 (20.53%) JUnit
12 39 (20.53%) OO
13 38 (20.00%) XML
14 37 (19.47%) JSON
15 36 (18.95%) Scrum
16 32 (16.84%) SOAP
17 31 (16.32%) Hibernate
17 31 (16.32%) RESTful
17 31 (16.32%) REST
18 29 (15.26%) Continuous Integration
19 28 (14.74%) jQuery
19 28 (14.74%) Security Cleared
19 28 (14.74%) Software Engineering
20 27 (14.21%) Banking
21 25 (13.16%) Git (software)
21 25 (13.16%) Relational Database
22 24 (12.63%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 20 (10.53%) WebSphere
2 15 (7.89%) JBoss
3 6 (3.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 6 (3.16%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (2.63%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.63%) Apache
5 4 (2.11%) Confluence
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle Spatial
6 2 (1.05%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.53%) Mule
7 1 (0.53%) Liferay
7 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.53%) Node.js
7 1 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.53%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.74%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.11%) PaaS
3 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.47%) HTTP
2 10 (5.26%) Internet
3 4 (2.11%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.16%) Relational Database
2 17 (8.95%) MongoDB
3 15 (7.89%) MySQL
3 15 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 15 (7.89%) NoSQL
4 11 (5.79%) Big Data
5 10 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 10 (5.26%) RDBMS
6 8 (4.21%) Neo4j
7 7 (3.68%) Hadoop
8 6 (3.16%) Informix
9 5 (2.63%) DB2
10 3 (1.58%) CouchDB
11 2 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.05%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.53%) MarkLogic
12 1 (0.53%) HBase
12 1 (0.53%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 39 (20.53%) JUnit
2 25 (13.16%) Git (software)
3 20 (10.53%) Ant
4 19 (10.00%) Maven
4 19 (10.00%) Cucumber
5 17 (8.95%) Subversion
6 16 (8.42%) Eclipse
7 12 (6.32%) Gradle
8 11 (5.79%) Selenium
9 8 (4.21%) Mercurial
10 7 (3.68%) Mockito
10 7 (3.68%) IntelliJ
11 6 (3.16%) JIRA
12 5 (2.63%) Eclipse RCP
13 4 (2.11%) Jenkins
14 3 (1.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 2 (1.05%) TestNG
16 1 (0.53%) FitNesse
16 1 (0.53%) Cactus
16 1 (0.53%) ClearCase
General
1 46 (24.21%) Finance
2 27 (14.21%) Banking
3 5 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.53%) Games
4 1 (0.53%) Military
4 1 (0.53%) Retail
4 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (42.11%) J2EE
2 76 (40.00%) Spring
3 66 (34.74%) HTML
4 60 (31.58%) Web Services
5 42 (22.11%) CSS
6 38 (20.00%) XML
7 37 (19.47%) JSON
8 32 (16.84%) SOAP
9 31 (16.32%) Hibernate
9 31 (16.32%) RESTful
9 31 (16.32%) REST
10 28 (14.74%) jQuery
11 20 (10.53%) AngularJS
12 18 (9.47%) Java EE
12 18 (9.47%) HTML5
13 17 (8.95%) JAX-RS
14 16 (8.42%) WSDL
15 13 (6.84%) Middleware
15 13 (6.84%) Apache Camel
16 12 (6.32%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.63%) Telematics
4 4 (2.11%) User Experience
4 4 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (2.11%) Online Banking
5 3 (1.58%) Wiki
5 3 (1.58%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.05%) Video on Demand
6 2 (1.05%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.05%) iPhone
6 2 (1.05%) GIS
7 1 (0.53%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.53%) Statistics
7 1 (0.53%) Blog
7 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.53%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.53%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.63%) Linux
2 12 (6.32%) Windows
3 9 (4.74%) UNIX
4 7 (3.68%) Mac OS X
4 7 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.16%) Mac OS
5 6 (3.16%) Windows Vista
5 6 (3.16%) AIX
5 6 (3.16%) Windows XP
6 5 (2.63%) Android
7 3 (1.58%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (51.05%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (34.74%) TDD
3 42 (22.11%) SDLC
4 39 (20.53%) OO
5 36 (18.95%) Scrum
6 29 (15.26%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (14.74%) Software Engineering
8 24 (12.63%) OOP
9 18 (9.47%) BDD
9 18 (9.47%) Mentoring
10 17 (8.95%) Waterfall
10 17 (8.95%) MVC
11 16 (8.42%) Open Source
12 15 (7.89%) Configuration Management
12 15 (7.89%) Pair Programming
13 13 (6.84%) E-Commerce
13 13 (6.84%) Integration Testing
14 12 (6.32%) Kanban
14 12 (6.32%) OOD
15 11 (5.79%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 190 (100.00%) Java
2 70 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 44 (23.16%) SQL
4 11 (5.79%) Scala
5 9 (4.74%) Groovy
6 5 (2.63%) Python
6 5 (2.63%) Objective-C
6 5 (2.63%) C
6 5 (2.63%) C++
6 5 (2.63%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.11%) PHP
8 3 (1.58%) Ruby
8 3 (1.58%) XPath
9 1 (0.53%) Lua
9 1 (0.53%) XQuery
9 1 (0.53%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.53%) VB
9 1 (0.53%) RPG
9 1 (0.53%) C#
9 1 (0.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (14.74%) Security Cleared
2 21 (11.05%) DV Cleared
3 13 (6.84%) Degree
4 3 (1.58%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.53%) OCAJ
5 1 (0.53%) OCP
5 1 (0.53%) OCA
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.53%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.53%) OCPJP
System Software
1 4 (2.11%) Docker
2 3 (1.58%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.53%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.11%) Puppet
1 4 (2.11%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.05%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 40 (21.05%) Oracle
2 11 (5.79%) TIBCO
3 10 (5.26%) IBM
4 9 (4.74%) Sybase
5 5 (2.63%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.63%) JNBridge
6 4 (2.11%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.58%) Adobe
8 2 (1.05%) hybris
8 2 (1.05%) ESRI
8 2 (1.05%) Perforce
9 1 (0.53%) Capita
9 1 (0.53%) Syclo
9 1 (0.53%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.53%) Kony
9 1 (0.53%) Sun
9 1 (0.53%) Compuware
9 1 (0.53%) HP
9 1 (0.53%) SAP
9 1 (0.53%) Microsoft
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