The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Java Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Engineer
Rank 141 155 142
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 11 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.19% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.20% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 1
Median daily rate £400 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +19.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.50 £40.38 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+20.10% +29.21%
Java Engineer
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
3307 4001 2953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.35% 95.33% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2091 2379 1629
Median daily rate £389 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.87% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 200 190
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.44% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £47.71 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Java Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Java Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Java Engineer
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 Engineer across the North West region.

Java Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Java Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Java Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Java Engineer
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 Engineer across the North West region.

Java Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Java Engineer
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 Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Cheshire +10 5 £400 -8.57%
Manchester 0 5 £400 - 9
Lancashire +13 1 - - 1
Java Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, Java Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 28 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 8 (28.57%) DevOps
5 7 (25.00%) Finance
5 7 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 6 (21.43%) TDD
6 6 (21.43%) Apache Camel
6 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
7 5 (17.86%) Spring
7 5 (17.86%) Banking
7 5 (17.86%) Web Services
7 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
7 5 (17.86%) SQL
7 5 (17.86%) Oracle
7 5 (17.86%) CSS
8 4 (14.29%) XML
8 4 (14.29%) Maven
8 4 (14.29%) JIRA
8 4 (14.29%) Selenium
8 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 4 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (10.71%) Gradle
9 3 (10.71%) SonarQube
9 3 (10.71%) RESTful
9 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
9 3 (10.71%) Mockito
9 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
9 3 (10.71%) Puppet

Java Engineer 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 2 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (7.14%) JBoss
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Internet
2 2 (7.14%) DNS
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) HTTP
2 2 (7.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Informix
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.29%) JIRA
2 4 (14.29%) Maven
2 4 (14.29%) Selenium
3 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
3 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.71%) Gradle
3 3 (10.71%) Mockito
3 3 (10.71%) SonarQube
4 2 (7.14%) Checkstyle
4 2 (7.14%) FindBugs
4 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.57%) Introscope
5 1 (3.57%) JUnit
5 1 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.57%) TestComplete
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) Apache Camel
2 5 (17.86%) CSS
2 5 (17.86%) Spring
2 5 (17.86%) Web Services
3 4 (14.29%) XML
4 3 (10.71%) HTML
4 3 (10.71%) J2EE
4 3 (10.71%) Java EE
4 3 (10.71%) JDBC
4 3 (10.71%) RESTful
4 3 (10.71%) Servlets
5 2 (7.14%) .NET
5 2 (7.14%) jQuery
5 2 (7.14%) JSP
5 2 (7.14%) Spring MVC
5 2 (7.14%) Spring Security
5 2 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (7.14%) XSLT
6 1 (3.57%) SOAP
6 1 (3.57%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) N-Tier
2 2 (7.14%) Online Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (28.57%) DevOps
3 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 7 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (21.43%) TDD
6 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 2 (7.14%) Code Coverage
7 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
7 2 (7.14%) MVC
7 2 (7.14%) OOP
7 2 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Web Application Development
8 1 (3.57%) API Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Exploratory Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Scrum
8 1 (3.57%) SDLC
8 1 (3.57%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
2 5 (17.86%) SQL
3 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
3 3 (10.71%) Python
4 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.14%) Ruby
5 1 (3.57%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) Perl
5 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
1 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (10.71%) Puppet
3 1 (3.57%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) IBM
2 3 (10.71%) Perforce
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Adobe
4 1 (3.57%) Compuware
4 1 (3.57%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat