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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
England / North West
Rank 44 42 35
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 105 148 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.03% 3.89% 4.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.23% 4.11% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 97 110
Median daily rate £425 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £37.25 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.87% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £43.75 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-14.85% -5.40%

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
2483 3604 2931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 95.24% 94.77% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1577 2146 1689
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 171 180
Median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.80 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 -4 50 £406 -4.41% 40
Cheshire +2 31 £415 +7.09% 10
Merseyside +9 15 £500 +53.84%
Lancashire -2 5 £455 +19.34% 6
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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.

1 280 (100.00%) Java
2 171 (61.07%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (49.29%) Spring
4 115 (41.07%) TDD
5 95 (33.93%) JavaScript
6 73 (26.07%) Scrum
6 73 (26.07%) RESTful
7 66 (23.57%) Hibernate
8 62 (22.14%) Web Services
9 57 (20.36%) OO
10 56 (20.00%) BDD
11 55 (19.64%) Git (software)
11 55 (19.64%) HTML
12 52 (18.57%) Continuous Integration
13 51 (18.21%) Pair Programming
14 50 (17.86%) Microservices
15 47 (16.79%) SOAP
16 46 (16.43%) CSS
16 46 (16.43%) NoSQL
17 45 (16.07%) SQL
18 44 (15.71%) REST
18 44 (15.71%) AngularJS
19 43 (15.36%) Oracle
19 43 (15.36%) Finance
19 43 (15.36%) JSON
20 42 (15.00%) XML
21 39 (13.93%) JUnit
21 39 (13.93%) J2EE
21 39 (13.93%) Kanban
21 39 (13.93%) Jenkins

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 22 (7.86%) WebSphere
2 18 (6.43%) Tomcat
3 12 (4.29%) CMS
4 11 (3.93%) JBoss
5 9 (3.21%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.14%) Apache
6 6 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.79%) GlassFish
8 3 (1.07%) Confluence
8 3 (1.07%) Jetty
8 3 (1.07%) nginx
8 3 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.36%) WebLogic Integration
10 1 (0.36%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (0.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.21%) GitHub
3 4 (1.43%) TestFlight
4 3 (1.07%) PaaS
5 2 (0.71%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.71%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.64%) HTTP
2 4 (1.43%) Internet
2 4 (1.43%) LDAP
3 3 (1.07%) AMQP
3 3 (1.07%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (16.43%) NoSQL
2 29 (10.36%) Relational Database
3 27 (9.64%) MySQL
4 23 (8.21%) MongoDB
5 19 (6.79%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (6.07%) SQL Server
7 11 (3.93%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (3.57%) DB2
9 6 (2.14%) Oracle Database
9 6 (2.14%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.79%) Redis
11 4 (1.43%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.43%) SQLite
12 3 (1.07%) CouchDB
12 3 (1.07%) Neo4j
12 3 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.71%) Big Data
13 2 (0.71%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.71%) Hazelcast
13 2 (0.71%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 55 (19.64%) Git (software)
2 39 (13.93%) Jenkins
2 39 (13.93%) JUnit
3 30 (10.71%) Maven
4 23 (8.21%) Eclipse
5 21 (7.50%) Selenium
6 18 (6.43%) Cucumber
7 15 (5.36%) Subversion
8 13 (4.64%) Gradle
9 11 (3.93%) Mercurial
10 9 (3.21%) JIRA
11 7 (2.50%) Xcode
12 5 (1.79%) Ant
12 5 (1.79%) IntelliJ
12 5 (1.79%) Jasmine
12 5 (1.79%) TestNG
13 4 (1.43%) Android Studio
13 4 (1.43%) CocoaPods
13 4 (1.43%) Eclipse RCP
13 4 (1.43%) SoapUI
General
1 43 (15.36%) Finance
2 21 (7.50%) Banking
3 5 (1.79%) Games
4 4 (1.43%) Marketing
4 4 (1.43%) Retail
5 2 (0.71%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.71%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.36%) Front Office
6 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.36%) Legal
6 1 (0.36%) Prime Brokerage
6 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (49.29%) Spring
2 73 (26.07%) RESTful
3 66 (23.57%) Hibernate
4 62 (22.14%) Web Services
5 55 (19.64%) HTML
6 47 (16.79%) SOAP
7 46 (16.43%) CSS
8 44 (15.71%) AngularJS
8 44 (15.71%) REST
9 43 (15.36%) JSON
10 42 (15.00%) XML
11 39 (13.93%) J2EE
12 33 (11.79%) HTML5
13 32 (11.43%) jQuery
14 29 (10.36%) CSS3
15 26 (9.29%) Dropwizard
16 20 (7.14%) JPA
17 19 (6.79%) Node.js
18 18 (6.43%) Spring Boot
19 16 (5.71%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.64%) Mobile App
2 12 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.14%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.43%) Clustering
5 4 (1.43%) iPhone
5 4 (1.43%) SWIFT
6 3 (1.07%) RIA
7 2 (0.71%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.71%) Derivative
7 2 (0.71%) Wiki
8 1 (0.36%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.36%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.36%) DataPower
8 1 (0.36%) Fintech
8 1 (0.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.36%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (0.36%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.36%) Telematics
8 1 (0.36%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (11.07%) Linux
2 17 (6.07%) Android
3 13 (4.64%) Apple iOS
3 13 (4.64%) Unix
4 6 (2.14%) Windows
5 5 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (61.07%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (41.07%) TDD
3 73 (26.07%) Scrum
4 57 (20.36%) OO
5 56 (20.00%) BDD
6 52 (18.57%) Continuous Integration
7 51 (18.21%) Pair Programming
8 50 (17.86%) Microservices
9 39 (13.93%) Kanban
10 31 (11.07%) E-Commerce
11 25 (8.93%) DevOps
12 23 (8.21%) Software Engineering
13 20 (7.14%) Unit Testing
14 17 (6.07%) Configuration Management
14 17 (6.07%) SDLC
14 17 (6.07%) SOA
14 17 (6.07%) Web Development
15 16 (5.71%) MVC
15 16 (5.71%) OOP
16 15 (5.36%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 280 (100.00%) Java
2 95 (33.93%) JavaScript
3 45 (16.07%) SQL
4 34 (12.14%) Scala
5 22 (7.86%) Groovy
5 22 (7.86%) Ruby
6 15 (5.36%) Python
7 14 (5.00%) Clojure
8 9 (3.21%) Objective-C
9 8 (2.86%) Apple Swift
10 5 (1.79%) C#
10 5 (1.79%) F#
10 5 (1.79%) Perl
11 3 (1.07%) C++
11 3 (1.07%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.71%) C
12 2 (0.71%) Go
13 1 (0.36%) R
13 1 (0.36%) XPath
13 1 (0.36%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (3.21%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (1.07%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.71%) Degree
4 2 (0.71%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.71%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.36%) QA
1 1 (0.36%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (3.21%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (2.14%) Docker
3 2 (0.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (2.50%) Puppet
2 2 (0.71%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.36%) Ansible
Vendors
1 43 (15.36%) Oracle
2 16 (5.71%) hybris
3 11 (3.93%) ATG
4 10 (3.57%) IBM
4 10 (3.57%) Perforce
5 8 (2.86%) Sybase
6 6 (2.14%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.79%) Google
8 2 (0.71%) Microsoft
8 2 (0.71%) Sun
9 1 (0.36%) FatWire
9 1 (0.36%) Kony
9 1 (0.36%) Remedy
9 1 (0.36%) SAP
9 1 (0.36%) Yahoo!
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