The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Senior Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java Developer
Rank 133 146 134
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 22 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.68% 0.39% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.41% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 8
Median daily rate £450 £475 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +10.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £395 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Senior 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
3045 3893 3088
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.54% 93.99% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2000 2337 1815
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 189 177
Median hourly rate £19.66 £17.64 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +17.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

Senior Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Senior Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Senior 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 Senior Java Developer across the North West region.

Senior Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Senior 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 Senior Java Developer across the North West region.

Senior Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Senior 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 Senior Java Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 December 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 +12 17 £450 -5.26% 12
Cheshire +12 2 - - 2
Lancashire -5 2 £425 - 2
Senior Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, Senior 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 Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 63 (100.00%) Java
2 49 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (53.97%) Spring
4 33 (52.38%) TDD
5 32 (50.79%) Scrum
6 27 (42.86%) RESTful
7 26 (41.27%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (38.10%) BDD
9 21 (33.33%) Pair Programming
9 21 (33.33%) JavaScript
10 20 (31.75%) Hibernate
10 20 (31.75%) Scala
10 20 (31.75%) Git (software)
11 19 (30.16%) Microservices
12 18 (28.57%) OO
12 18 (28.57%) SOA
13 17 (26.98%) Groovy
14 16 (25.40%) Software Delivery
14 16 (25.40%) Clojure
14 16 (25.40%) Kanban
15 14 (22.22%) HTML5
15 14 (22.22%) HTML
15 14 (22.22%) CSS
16 13 (20.63%) Virtual Machines
16 13 (20.63%) J2EE
16 13 (20.63%) OOP
16 13 (20.63%) CSS3
16 13 (20.63%) GitHub
16 13 (20.63%) Mercurial
17 12 (19.05%) Enterprise Software

Senior 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 4 (6.35%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.76%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.17%) Apache
3 2 (3.17%) JBoss
3 2 (3.17%) Jetty
3 2 (3.17%) nginx
3 2 (3.17%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.59%) CMS
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.63%) GitHub
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) AMQP
2 1 (1.59%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) Relational Database
2 8 (12.70%) NoSQL
3 7 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.76%) Redis
5 2 (3.17%) MySQL
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (31.75%) Git (software)
2 13 (20.63%) Mercurial
3 9 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.35%) Eclipse
4 4 (6.35%) JUnit
4 4 (6.35%) Maven
4 4 (6.35%) Selenium
5 3 (4.76%) Gradle
5 3 (4.76%) TestNG
6 2 (3.17%) JIRA
7 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.59%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 11 (17.46%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (53.97%) Spring
2 27 (42.86%) RESTful
3 20 (31.75%) Hibernate
4 14 (22.22%) CSS
4 14 (22.22%) HTML
4 14 (22.22%) HTML5
5 13 (20.63%) CSS3
5 13 (20.63%) J2EE
6 12 (19.05%) Web Services
7 11 (17.46%) XML
8 10 (15.87%) JSON
9 9 (14.29%) SOAP
10 7 (11.11%) JAXB
10 7 (11.11%) JAX-WS
10 7 (11.11%) JDBC
10 7 (11.11%) WSDL
11 3 (4.76%) AngularJS
11 3 (4.76%) Apache Camel
11 3 (4.76%) Node.js
12 2 (3.17%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.59%) Fintech
2 1 (1.59%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) Linux
2 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (52.38%) TDD
3 32 (50.79%) Scrum
4 26 (41.27%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (38.10%) BDD
6 21 (33.33%) Pair Programming
7 19 (30.16%) Microservices
8 18 (28.57%) OO
8 18 (28.57%) SOA
9 16 (25.40%) Kanban
9 16 (25.40%) Software Delivery
10 13 (20.63%) OOP
11 12 (19.05%) Open Source
12 9 (14.29%) Software Engineering
13 7 (11.11%) AOP
13 7 (11.11%) Integration Testing
13 7 (11.11%) MVC
13 7 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
13 7 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 63 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 20 (31.75%) Scala
4 17 (26.98%) Groovy
5 16 (25.40%) Clojure
6 9 (14.29%) Ruby
7 4 (6.35%) Python
7 4 (6.35%) SQL
8 3 (4.76%) F#
9 1 (1.59%) Go
9 1 (1.59%) Perl
9 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 13 (20.63%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Puppet
2 1 (1.59%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle
2 1 (1.59%) Endeca
2 1 (1.59%) FatWire
2 1 (1.59%) hybris
2 1 (1.59%) IBM
2 1 (1.59%) Red Hat