The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 33 52 64
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 177 135 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 5.06% 3.02% 2.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.35% 3.17% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 97 39
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £363 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £29.53 £38.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +19.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £42.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-9.94% +25.73%
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
3306 4259 2991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.48% 95.17% 93.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2110 2606 1696
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 211 196
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.33 £16.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.98% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.92 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 25 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +30 121 £425 -5.55% 49
Cheshire 0 35 £410 +2.50% 11
Lancashire +19 16 £410 -3.52% 6
Merseyside +1 3 £450 -
Java Developer
England

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 367 (99.73%) Java
2 238 (64.67%) Agile Software Development
3 183 (49.73%) Spring
4 154 (41.85%) TDD
5 100 (27.17%) JavaScript
6 98 (26.63%) Scrum
7 89 (24.18%) XML
8 88 (23.91%) Web Services
9 87 (23.64%) RESTful
10 84 (22.83%) J2EE
10 84 (22.83%) Hibernate
11 83 (22.55%) Oracle
12 75 (20.38%) Continuous Integration
13 74 (20.11%) SOAP
13 74 (20.11%) BDD
14 71 (19.29%) Git (software)
15 67 (18.21%) JSON
16 66 (17.93%) Pair Programming
17 63 (17.12%) Finance
18 61 (16.58%) SQL
19 57 (15.49%) HTML
19 57 (15.49%) Linux
19 57 (15.49%) Microservices
20 56 (15.22%) CSS
20 56 (15.22%) Maven
21 55 (14.95%) Kanban
22 53 (14.40%) JUnit
22 53 (14.40%) OO
23 51 (13.86%) Scala
23 51 (13.86%) REST

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 49 (13.32%) JBoss
2 46 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 24 (6.52%) WebSphere
4 22 (5.98%) Apache
5 9 (2.45%) CMS
6 7 (1.90%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.90%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (1.63%) GlassFish
8 5 (1.36%) Jetty
9 4 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.82%) Mule
10 3 (0.82%) nginx
11 2 (0.54%) ATG Dynamo
12 1 (0.27%) CICS
12 1 (0.27%) Confluence
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (0.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.43%) GitHub
2 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (9.51%) HTTP
2 6 (1.63%) Internet
3 4 (1.09%) Network Security
4 3 (0.82%) AMQP
5 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.27%) LDAP
5 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.24%) NoSQL
2 30 (8.15%) Relational Database
3 28 (7.61%) MySQL
3 28 (7.61%) Oracle Database
3 28 (7.61%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (4.89%) Hadoop
5 13 (3.53%) MongoDB
6 12 (3.26%) SQL Server
7 9 (2.45%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (1.63%) Redis
9 4 (1.09%) Hazelcast
10 3 (0.82%) Big Data
11 2 (0.54%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.27%) DB2
12 1 (0.27%) JasperReports
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.27%) OrientDB
12 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 71 (19.29%) Git (software)
2 56 (15.22%) Maven
3 53 (14.40%) JUnit
4 48 (13.04%) Jenkins
5 29 (7.88%) Selenium
6 23 (6.25%) Mercurial
7 21 (5.71%) Gradle
8 19 (5.16%) Eclipse
8 19 (5.16%) Subversion
9 15 (4.08%) Cucumber
9 15 (4.08%) JIRA
10 7 (1.90%) Ant
10 7 (1.90%) SonarQube
11 6 (1.63%) Eclipse RCP
11 6 (1.63%) JMeter
11 6 (1.63%) Mockito
11 6 (1.63%) TestNG
12 3 (0.82%) SpecFlow
12 3 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (0.82%) TestComplete
General
1 63 (17.12%) Finance
2 27 (7.34%) Banking
3 8 (2.17%) Marketing
4 7 (1.90%) Retail
5 5 (1.36%) International Banking
5 5 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.09%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.82%) Music Industry
8 2 (0.54%) Advertising
8 2 (0.54%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.54%) Games
8 2 (0.54%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Electronics
9 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.27%) Swedish Language
9 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (49.73%) Spring
2 89 (24.18%) XML
3 88 (23.91%) Web Services
4 87 (23.64%) RESTful
5 84 (22.83%) Hibernate
5 84 (22.83%) J2EE
6 74 (20.11%) SOAP
7 67 (18.21%) JSON
8 57 (15.49%) HTML
9 56 (15.22%) CSS
10 51 (13.86%) REST
11 48 (13.04%) JDBC
12 43 (11.68%) AngularJS
13 39 (10.60%) Apache Camel
13 39 (10.60%) HTML5
14 33 (8.97%) CSS3
15 29 (7.88%) JSP
16 28 (7.61%) Middleware
17 25 (6.79%) WSDL
18 24 (6.52%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.15%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (1.63%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.36%) SCADA
5 4 (1.09%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.09%) Digital Media
6 3 (0.82%) Wiki
7 2 (0.54%) iPad
7 2 (0.54%) IVR
7 2 (0.54%) User Experience
8 1 (0.27%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.27%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.27%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.27%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.27%) Fintech
8 1 (0.27%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.27%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.27%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.27%) RIA
8 1 (0.27%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 57 (15.49%) Linux
2 15 (4.08%) Android
3 9 (2.45%) Apple iOS
3 9 (2.45%) Unix
4 7 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.63%) Windows
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (64.67%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (41.85%) TDD
3 98 (26.63%) Scrum
4 75 (20.38%) Continuous Integration
5 74 (20.11%) BDD
6 66 (17.93%) Pair Programming
7 57 (15.49%) Microservices
8 55 (14.95%) Kanban
9 53 (14.40%) OO
10 50 (13.59%) Software Engineering
11 43 (11.68%) SOA
12 36 (9.78%) Open Source
13 24 (6.52%) Multithreading
13 24 (6.52%) OOP
14 23 (6.25%) Software Delivery
15 22 (5.98%) SDLC
15 22 (5.98%) Waterfall
16 21 (5.71%) MVC
17 20 (5.43%) User Acceptance Testing
17 20 (5.43%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 367 (99.73%) Java
2 100 (27.17%) JavaScript
3 61 (16.58%) SQL
4 51 (13.86%) Scala
5 31 (8.42%) Groovy
6 28 (7.61%) PL/SQL
7 22 (5.98%) Ruby
8 21 (5.71%) Clojure
9 8 (2.17%) Python
10 7 (1.90%) C++
10 7 (1.90%) Objective-C
11 5 (1.36%) C
11 5 (1.36%) PHP
12 4 (1.09%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.54%) C#
13 2 (0.54%) F#
13 2 (0.54%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.27%) Lua
14 1 (0.27%) VB
14 1 (0.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 8 (2.17%) DV Cleared
3 6 (1.63%) Degree
4 4 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.09%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.54%) ISEB
5 2 (0.54%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.27%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.09%) QA
3 1 (0.27%) SDET
System Software
1 19 (5.16%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (1.09%) Docker
3 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (2.17%) Puppet
2 1 (0.27%) Ansible
2 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 83 (22.55%) Oracle
2 33 (8.97%) IBM
3 15 (4.08%) hybris
4 11 (2.99%) ATG
4 11 (2.99%) Google
5 10 (2.72%) Sybase
6 8 (2.17%) Perforce
7 7 (1.90%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.82%) Microsoft
8 3 (0.82%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.54%) Apple
9 2 (0.54%) Axway
10 1 (0.27%) BEA
10 1 (0.27%) Endeca
10 1 (0.27%) SAP
10 1 (0.27%) Sun
10 1 (0.27%) VMware
Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £385 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 4 days ago