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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 34 37 53
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 186 147 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.96% 4.51% 3.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.26% 4.80% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 109 49
Average daily rate £400 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £319 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £47.00 - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+18.24% -7.50%
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
3535 3063 2669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.27% 94.07% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2124 1709 1354
Average daily rate £385 £370 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £259 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 188 204
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £11.50 £11.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +15 92 £400 +5.26% 49
Cheshire -1 56 £390 +8.33% 12
Lancashire -12 21 £433 +8.12% 8
Merseyside +8 10 £325 -7.14% 5
Cumbria - 1 - - 1
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 311 (100.00%) Java
2 189 (60.77%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (40.51%) JavaScript
4 121 (38.91%) Spring
5 115 (36.98%) TDD
6 112 (36.01%) HTML
7 101 (32.48%) Web Services
8 92 (29.58%) XML
9 80 (25.72%) Scrum
10 75 (24.12%) SQL
10 75 (24.12%) CSS
11 68 (21.86%) Git (software)
12 67 (21.54%) Linux
13 66 (21.22%) Continuous Integration
14 61 (19.61%) J2EE
15 59 (18.97%) REST
16 58 (18.65%) RESTful
17 57 (18.33%) SOAP
18 56 (18.01%) Oracle
19 55 (17.68%) Hibernate
20 54 (17.36%) Finance
21 51 (16.40%) jQuery
21 51 (16.40%) Banking
22 46 (14.79%) BDD
23 45 (14.47%) JSON
24 43 (13.83%) AngularJS
25 42 (13.50%) OO
26 41 (13.18%) Subversion
27 40 (12.86%) HTTP
27 40 (12.86%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 33 (10.61%) JBoss
2 28 (9.00%) Tomcat
3 17 (5.47%) WebSphere
4 14 (4.50%) WebLogic
5 12 (3.86%) Apache
6 7 (2.25%) Node.js
7 6 (1.93%) ATG Dynamo
7 6 (1.93%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.96%) IIS
9 3 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.96%) WebSphere Process Server
10 2 (0.64%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.32%) CMS
11 1 (0.32%) Confluence
11 1 (0.32%) JCAPS
11 1 (0.32%) nginx
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (0.64%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.64%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.14%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.93%) PaaS
3 3 (0.96%) GitHub
4 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.32%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 40 (12.86%) HTTP
2 11 (3.54%) Internet
3 3 (0.96%) SMTP
4 2 (0.64%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.64%) LDAP
5 1 (0.32%) Intranet
5 1 (0.32%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.32%) SSL
5 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.29%) MongoDB
2 31 (9.97%) Relational Database
3 29 (9.32%) NoSQL
4 20 (6.43%) MySQL
5 17 (5.47%) Oracle Database
6 12 (3.86%) Neo4j
6 12 (3.86%) SQL Server
7 11 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (3.22%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (2.89%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (1.61%) DB2
11 5 (1.61%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.29%) Big Data
12 4 (1.29%) Hazelcast
12 4 (1.29%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.29%) Redis
13 3 (0.96%) Couchbase
13 3 (0.96%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 68 (21.86%) Git (software)
2 41 (13.18%) Subversion
3 37 (11.90%) Maven
4 34 (10.93%) Jenkins
5 27 (8.68%) JUnit
6 18 (5.79%) Eclipse
6 18 (5.79%) JIRA
7 14 (4.50%) Gradle
8 10 (3.22%) Ant
8 10 (3.22%) Cucumber
9 9 (2.89%) Mercurial
10 6 (1.93%) Selenium
11 4 (1.29%) Hudson
12 3 (0.96%) GitLab
12 3 (0.96%) IntelliJ
12 3 (0.96%) Log4j
12 3 (0.96%) Mockito
12 3 (0.96%) NUnit
12 3 (0.96%) PHPUnit
12 3 (0.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 54 (17.36%) Finance
2 51 (16.40%) Banking
3 5 (1.61%) Games
4 4 (1.29%) Retail
5 2 (0.64%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.64%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.32%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (38.91%) Spring
2 112 (36.01%) HTML
3 101 (32.48%) Web Services
4 92 (29.58%) XML
5 75 (24.12%) CSS
6 61 (19.61%) J2EE
7 59 (18.97%) REST
8 58 (18.65%) RESTful
9 57 (18.33%) SOAP
10 55 (17.68%) Hibernate
11 51 (16.40%) jQuery
12 45 (14.47%) JSON
13 43 (13.83%) AngularJS
14 40 (12.86%) HTML5
15 38 (12.22%) Java EE
16 31 (9.97%) Spring MVC
17 30 (9.65%) XSLT
18 22 (7.07%) Ajax
19 21 (6.75%) JSP
20 19 (6.11%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.25%) Computer Science
2 7 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (2.25%) Mobile App
3 4 (1.29%) iPad
3 4 (1.29%) User Experience
4 3 (0.96%) Algorithms
4 3 (0.96%) Online Banking
5 2 (0.64%) Interactive TV
5 2 (0.64%) IPTV
5 2 (0.64%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.64%) MHEG
5 2 (0.64%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.32%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.32%) DTV
6 1 (0.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.32%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.32%) NHS
6 1 (0.32%) STB
6 1 (0.32%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 67 (21.54%) Linux
2 30 (9.65%) Unix
3 25 (8.04%) Windows
4 22 (7.07%) Mac OS X
5 15 (4.82%) AIX
5 15 (4.82%) Mac OS
6 14 (4.50%) Windows Vista
6 14 (4.50%) Windows XP
7 5 (1.61%) Android
7 5 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.29%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.96%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (60.77%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (36.98%) TDD
3 80 (25.72%) Scrum
4 66 (21.22%) Continuous Integration
5 46 (14.79%) BDD
6 42 (13.50%) OO
7 36 (11.58%) MVC
7 36 (11.58%) Software Engineering
8 33 (10.61%) Pair Programming
9 30 (9.65%) E-Commerce
10 27 (8.68%) OOP
11 20 (6.43%) SDLC
12 19 (6.11%) Responsive Web Design
12 19 (6.11%) SOA
12 19 (6.11%) Web Design
13 16 (5.14%) Kanban
13 16 (5.14%) Open Source
13 16 (5.14%) Waterfall
14 15 (4.82%) Unit Testing
15 14 (4.50%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 311 (100.00%) Java
2 126 (40.51%) JavaScript
3 75 (24.12%) SQL
4 31 (9.97%) Scala
5 22 (7.07%) C++
6 19 (6.11%) C
7 17 (5.47%) PL/SQL
8 15 (4.82%) Objective-C
9 14 (4.50%) C#
10 12 (3.86%) Groovy
11 11 (3.54%) Python
12 8 (2.57%) XPath
13 7 (2.25%) Ruby
14 6 (1.93%) FQL
14 6 (1.93%) PHP
14 6 (1.93%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.93%) VB
15 2 (0.64%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.64%) VBA
15 2 (0.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (6.11%) Degree
2 15 (4.82%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.93%) BC Cleared
4 4 (1.29%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.64%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.64%) OCPJP
5 2 (0.64%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.29%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.29%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (0.96%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.96%) BitLocker
2 3 (0.96%) Docker
3 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.29%) Puppet
2 1 (0.32%) Graylog
2 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 56 (18.01%) Oracle
2 7 (2.25%) ATG
2 7 (2.25%) IBM
3 6 (1.93%) Red Hat
4 4 (1.29%) VMware
5 3 (0.96%) Microsoft
5 3 (0.96%) Perforce
6 2 (0.64%) Google
6 2 (0.64%) OpenTV
6 2 (0.64%) Twitter
7 1 (0.32%) Apigee
7 1 (0.32%) Assembla
7 1 (0.32%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.32%) BEA
7 1 (0.32%) Facebook
7 1 (0.32%) hybris
7 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.32%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.32%) Sun
7 1 (0.32%) TIBCO
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