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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java Developer
Rank 110 149 126
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 45 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.23% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 0.16% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 5 6
Median daily rate £500 £475 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +24.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £460 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 -
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
3460 3641 2887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.90% 94.92% 95.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2161 2134 1557
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 189 202
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.39 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Senior Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 July 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 +15 29 £500 +5.26% 17
Cheshire +20 16 £475 +5.55% 3
Senior Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 78 (100.00%) Java
2 59 (75.64%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (55.13%) Spring
4 40 (51.28%) TDD
5 36 (46.15%) JavaScript
6 32 (41.03%) Scrum
7 31 (39.74%) RESTful
8 27 (34.62%) HTML
8 27 (34.62%) J2EE
8 27 (34.62%) CSS
9 26 (33.33%) Pair Programming
10 25 (32.05%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (32.05%) Hibernate
11 24 (30.77%) HTML5
11 24 (30.77%) BDD
12 23 (29.49%) Git (software)
12 23 (29.49%) Scala
12 23 (29.49%) SOA
13 22 (28.21%) OO
13 22 (28.21%) Kanban
14 21 (26.92%) XML
14 21 (26.92%) CSS3
15 19 (24.36%) Enterprise Software
15 19 (24.36%) SOAP
15 19 (24.36%) OOP
15 19 (24.36%) JDBC
15 19 (24.36%) Finance
15 19 (24.36%) Groovy
16 18 (23.08%) Web Services
16 18 (23.08%) GitHub

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 10 (12.82%) Tomcat
2 8 (10.26%) JBoss
3 5 (6.41%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.13%) Apache
5 2 (2.56%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 18 (23.08%) GitHub
2 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.26%) HTTP
2 2 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.10%) Relational Database
2 5 (6.41%) MySQL
3 4 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.28%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (29.49%) Git (software)
2 17 (21.79%) Mercurial
3 10 (12.82%) Maven
4 8 (10.26%) Selenium
5 7 (8.97%) Jenkins
5 7 (8.97%) JUnit
6 6 (7.69%) SonarQube
7 4 (5.13%) Eclipse
7 4 (5.13%) JIRA
8 3 (3.85%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.56%) Checkstyle
9 2 (2.56%) FindBugs
9 2 (2.56%) Gradle
9 2 (2.56%) Mockito
9 2 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 19 (24.36%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (55.13%) Spring
2 31 (39.74%) RESTful
3 27 (34.62%) CSS
3 27 (34.62%) HTML
3 27 (34.62%) J2EE
4 25 (32.05%) Hibernate
5 24 (30.77%) HTML5
6 21 (26.92%) CSS3
6 21 (26.92%) XML
7 19 (24.36%) JDBC
7 19 (24.36%) SOAP
8 18 (23.08%) Web Services
9 17 (21.79%) JSON
10 14 (17.95%) JAXB
11 13 (16.67%) JAX-WS
11 13 (16.67%) WSDL
12 7 (8.97%) Apache Camel
12 7 (8.97%) REST
13 5 (6.41%) ActiveMQ
13 5 (6.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.36%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.13%) SCADA
3 2 (2.56%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.56%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.28%) IVR
4 1 (1.28%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.10%) Linux
2 2 (2.56%) Unix
3 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (75.64%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (51.28%) TDD
3 32 (41.03%) Scrum
4 26 (33.33%) Pair Programming
5 25 (32.05%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (30.77%) BDD
7 23 (29.49%) SOA
8 22 (28.21%) Kanban
8 22 (28.21%) OO
9 19 (24.36%) OOP
10 17 (21.79%) Microservices
10 17 (21.79%) Open Source
10 17 (21.79%) Software Delivery
11 15 (19.23%) Integration Testing
11 15 (19.23%) Software Engineering
11 15 (19.23%) System Integration Testing
12 13 (16.67%) AOP
12 13 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (16.67%) Waterfall
13 8 (10.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 78 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 23 (29.49%) Scala
4 19 (24.36%) Groovy
5 17 (21.79%) Clojure
6 7 (8.97%) SQL
7 5 (6.41%) Ruby
8 4 (5.13%) C
8 4 (5.13%) C++
9 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (2.56%) Degree
1 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 17 (21.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (15.38%) Oracle
2 7 (8.97%) IBM
3 2 (2.56%) Perforce
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