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 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
Senior Java Developer
Rank 110 146 131
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 42 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.20% 0.41% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 0.42% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 16 8
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 £355 £400 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.53 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 - -
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
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%

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 29 August 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 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
Manchester +14 30 £500 +5.26% 13
Cheshire +18 12 £475 +18.75%
Senior Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 72 (100.00%) Java
2 55 (76.39%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (56.94%) TDD
3 41 (56.94%) Spring
4 36 (50.00%) Scrum
5 32 (44.44%) RESTful
6 28 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (36.11%) BDD
7 26 (36.11%) Pair Programming
7 26 (36.11%) JavaScript
8 25 (34.72%) CSS
8 25 (34.72%) Scala
9 24 (33.33%) Git (software)
10 22 (30.56%) Kanban
10 22 (30.56%) Hibernate
11 21 (29.17%) HTML
11 21 (29.17%) J2EE
11 21 (29.17%) SOA
12 20 (27.78%) OOP
12 20 (27.78%) OO
13 19 (26.39%) GitHub
13 19 (26.39%) XML
13 19 (26.39%) Groovy
13 19 (26.39%) HTML5
13 19 (26.39%) CSS3
14 18 (25.00%) Open Source
14 18 (25.00%) Clojure
14 18 (25.00%) Mercurial
14 18 (25.00%) Web Services
14 18 (25.00%) Finance

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 8 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 6 (8.33%) JBoss
3 5 (6.94%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.78%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.39%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 19 (26.39%) GitHub
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) HTTP
2 2 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.17%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.39%) MySQL
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 18 (25.00%) Mercurial
3 11 (15.28%) Maven
4 8 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 8 (11.11%) JUnit
5 7 (9.72%) Selenium
6 6 (8.33%) SonarQube
7 5 (6.94%) Eclipse
8 4 (5.56%) JIRA
9 3 (4.17%) Cucumber
10 2 (2.78%) Checkstyle
10 2 (2.78%) FindBugs
10 2 (2.78%) Gradle
10 2 (2.78%) Mockito
11 1 (1.39%) Subversion
General
1 18 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (56.94%) Spring
2 32 (44.44%) RESTful
3 25 (34.72%) CSS
4 22 (30.56%) Hibernate
5 21 (29.17%) HTML
5 21 (29.17%) J2EE
6 19 (26.39%) CSS3
6 19 (26.39%) HTML5
6 19 (26.39%) XML
7 18 (25.00%) Web Services
8 16 (22.22%) JDBC
8 16 (22.22%) SOAP
9 14 (19.44%) JAXB
9 14 (19.44%) JSON
10 13 (18.06%) JAX-WS
10 13 (18.06%) WSDL
11 5 (6.94%) GWT
12 4 (5.56%) Apache Camel
12 4 (5.56%) XSLT
13 3 (4.17%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.56%) SCADA
3 2 (2.78%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.78%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Fintech
4 1 (1.39%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.72%) Linux
2 1 (1.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (76.39%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (56.94%) TDD
3 36 (50.00%) Scrum
4 28 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (36.11%) BDD
5 26 (36.11%) Pair Programming
6 22 (30.56%) Kanban
7 21 (29.17%) SOA
8 20 (27.78%) OO
8 20 (27.78%) OOP
9 18 (25.00%) Microservices
9 18 (25.00%) Open Source
9 18 (25.00%) Software Delivery
10 15 (20.83%) Integration Testing
10 15 (20.83%) Software Engineering
10 15 (20.83%) System Integration Testing
11 13 (18.06%) AOP
11 13 (18.06%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (18.06%) Waterfall
12 8 (11.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 72 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (36.11%) JavaScript
3 25 (34.72%) Scala
4 19 (26.39%) Groovy
5 18 (25.00%) Clojure
6 6 (8.33%) Ruby
6 6 (8.33%) SQL
7 2 (2.78%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.39%) C
8 1 (1.39%) C++
8 1 (1.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 18 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (12.50%) Oracle
2 4 (5.56%) IBM
3 2 (2.78%) Perforce
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