The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java Developer
Rank 126 128 125
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 30 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.79% 0.52% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.56% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 7
Average daily rate £428 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £380 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £424 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.24% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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
3595 3063 2632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.26% 94.07% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2158 1709 1336
Average daily rate £381 £370 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.83% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 188 201
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.37 £11.50 £11.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Senior Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Java Developer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire +2 13 £433 +6.46%
Manchester -14 10 £413 +8.55% 8
Cheshire -6 5 £413 +3.77% 1
Senior Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Senior Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Java Developer in their job title.

1 51 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (45.10%) Spring
4 20 (39.22%) Scrum
5 19 (37.25%) SOAP
6 18 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (35.29%) Git (software)
7 17 (33.33%) REST
7 17 (33.33%) Hibernate
8 16 (31.37%) HTML
8 16 (31.37%) TDD
9 15 (29.41%) Subversion
10 14 (27.45%) Pair Programming
10 14 (27.45%) OO
11 13 (25.49%) Linux
11 13 (25.49%) JavaScript
11 13 (25.49%) RESTful
12 12 (23.53%) Scala
12 12 (23.53%) SOA
13 11 (21.57%) Web Services
13 11 (21.57%) Relational Database
13 11 (21.57%) Mentoring
14 10 (19.61%) Software Delivery
14 10 (19.61%) JAX-RS
14 10 (19.61%) XML
14 10 (19.61%) HTTP
14 10 (19.61%) OOP
14 10 (19.61%) Unix
14 10 (19.61%) Open Source
14 10 (19.61%) Mercurial

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Senior Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 5 (9.80%) JBoss
3 3 (5.88%) Apache
4 2 (3.92%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) GitHub
2 1 (1.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.61%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) Relational Database
2 10 (19.61%) MongoDB
3 9 (17.65%) Neo4j
4 4 (7.84%) Big Data
4 4 (7.84%) Hadoop
4 4 (7.84%) MySQL
5 3 (5.88%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (35.29%) Git (software)
2 15 (29.41%) Subversion
3 10 (19.61%) Mercurial
4 4 (7.84%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.88%) JIRA
5 3 (5.88%) Maven
6 2 (3.92%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.96%) Gradle
7 1 (1.96%) NetBeans
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (45.10%) Spring
2 19 (37.25%) SOAP
3 17 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 17 (33.33%) REST
4 16 (31.37%) HTML
5 13 (25.49%) RESTful
6 11 (21.57%) Web Services
7 10 (19.61%) JAX-RS
7 10 (19.61%) XML
8 8 (15.69%) J2EE
9 6 (11.76%) CSS
10 5 (9.80%) HTML5
10 5 (9.80%) jQuery
11 4 (7.84%) Apache Camel
11 4 (7.84%) Java EE
12 3 (5.88%) Ajax
12 3 (5.88%) AngularJS
12 3 (5.88%) JSON
12 3 (5.88%) Middleware
12 3 (5.88%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.96%) NHS
2 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) Linux
2 10 (19.61%) Unix
3 9 (17.65%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (39.22%) Scrum
3 18 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (31.37%) TDD
5 14 (27.45%) OO
5 14 (27.45%) Pair Programming
6 12 (23.53%) SOA
7 11 (21.57%) Mentoring
8 10 (19.61%) OOP
8 10 (19.61%) Open Source
8 10 (19.61%) Software Delivery
9 8 (15.69%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (15.69%) Web Design
10 7 (13.73%) Configuration Management
11 4 (7.84%) BDD
11 4 (7.84%) DevOps
12 3 (5.88%) Kanban
12 3 (5.88%) MVC
13 2 (3.92%) E-Commerce
13 2 (3.92%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (25.49%) JavaScript
3 12 (23.53%) Scala
4 10 (19.61%) Groovy
5 6 (11.76%) SQL
6 2 (3.92%) Clojure
6 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.96%) C
7 1 (1.96%) C++
7 1 (1.96%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle
2 3 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (1.96%) Assembla
3 1 (1.96%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.96%) Google
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.96%) Perforce
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