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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java Developer
Rank 132 140 126
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 32 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.80% 0.31% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.33% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 5
Median daily rate £500 £400 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £423 £419
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +0.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
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
3802 3677 2957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.67% 94.50% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2299 1973 1574
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 226 200
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.16 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.38% -7.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.06 £11.50 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +10 23 £500 +11.11% 11
Cheshire -7 7 £450 +12.50% 3
Lancashire +3 2 £475 +5.55% 1
Senior Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 61 (100.00%) Java
2 39 (63.93%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (52.46%) Spring
4 28 (45.90%) JavaScript
5 26 (42.62%) HTML
6 25 (40.98%) Hibernate
6 25 (40.98%) TDD
7 19 (31.15%) Scrum
8 17 (27.87%) REST
9 16 (26.23%) Linux
10 15 (24.59%) HTTP
10 15 (24.59%) J2EE
10 15 (24.59%) Pair Programming
10 15 (24.59%) HTML5
11 14 (22.95%) RESTful
11 14 (22.95%) CSS
11 14 (22.95%) OO
12 13 (21.31%) XML
12 13 (21.31%) Scala
12 13 (21.31%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (19.67%) SOA
13 12 (19.67%) SOAP
13 12 (19.67%) Finance
13 12 (19.67%) CSS3
13 12 (19.67%) BDD
14 11 (18.03%) JAX-RS
14 11 (18.03%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (18.03%) Relational Database
14 11 (18.03%) Oracle
14 11 (18.03%) Git (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 6 (9.84%) Tomcat
2 5 (8.20%) Apache
2 5 (8.20%) JBoss
3 4 (6.56%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.28%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.64%) Node.js
5 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.75%) GitHub
2 1 (1.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.59%) HTTP
2 2 (3.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.03%) Relational Database
2 9 (14.75%) MongoDB
2 9 (14.75%) Neo4j
3 7 (11.48%) MySQL
4 5 (8.20%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (18.03%) Git (software)
2 8 (13.11%) Mercurial
3 5 (8.20%) Maven
4 4 (6.56%) JIRA
5 3 (4.92%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.92%) Selenium
5 3 (4.92%) Subversion
6 2 (3.28%) Checkstyle
6 2 (3.28%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.28%) FindBugs
6 2 (3.28%) Mockito
6 2 (3.28%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.64%) Gradle
7 1 (1.64%) JUnit
7 1 (1.64%) NetBeans
General
1 12 (19.67%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (52.46%) Spring
2 26 (42.62%) HTML
3 25 (40.98%) Hibernate
4 17 (27.87%) REST
5 15 (24.59%) HTML5
5 15 (24.59%) J2EE
6 14 (22.95%) CSS
6 14 (22.95%) RESTful
7 13 (21.31%) XML
8 12 (19.67%) CSS3
8 12 (19.67%) SOAP
9 11 (18.03%) JAX-RS
10 9 (14.75%) JDBC
10 9 (14.75%) Web Services
11 7 (11.48%) jQuery
11 7 (11.48%) JSON
12 6 (9.84%) ActiveMQ
12 6 (9.84%) Apache Camel
13 5 (8.20%) Java EE
13 5 (8.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.28%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.28%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.64%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.23%) Linux
2 10 (16.39%) Unix
3 9 (14.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (63.93%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (40.98%) TDD
3 19 (31.15%) Scrum
4 15 (24.59%) Pair Programming
5 14 (22.95%) OO
6 13 (21.31%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (19.67%) BDD
7 12 (19.67%) SOA
8 10 (16.39%) OOP
9 8 (13.11%) Kanban
9 8 (13.11%) Microservices
9 8 (13.11%) Open Source
9 8 (13.11%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (13.11%) Software Delivery
9 8 (13.11%) Web Design
10 7 (11.48%) Configuration Management
11 5 (8.20%) E-Commerce
11 5 (8.20%) MVC
11 5 (8.20%) Software Engineering
11 5 (8.20%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 61 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (45.90%) JavaScript
3 13 (21.31%) Scala
4 9 (14.75%) Groovy
5 8 (13.11%) Clojure
6 7 (11.48%) SQL
7 4 (6.56%) C
7 4 (6.56%) C++
8 3 (4.92%) Ruby
9 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.64%) Python
10 1 (1.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) Degree
1 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 11 (18.03%) Oracle
2 7 (11.48%) IBM
3 2 (3.28%) Perforce
4 1 (1.64%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.64%) Google
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