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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 125 124 131
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 12 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.30% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.33% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 3
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£381 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
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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
2922 2718 3160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.48% 91.95% 92.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1676 1350 1584
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 202 221
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £37.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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
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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
Manchester -12 6 £500 +33.33% 9
Cheshire +7 2 £375 -16.66% 3
Lancashire - - - -
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Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 21 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 12 (57.14%) J2EE
3 12 (57.14%) EJB
3 12 (57.14%) Spring
4 11 (52.38%) HTML
5 10 (47.62%) Oracle
5 10 (47.62%) Web Services
5 10 (47.62%) Hibernate
5 10 (47.62%) Scrum
5 10 (47.62%) jQuery
6 9 (42.86%) Mentoring
7 8 (38.10%) JSF
7 8 (38.10%) TDD
8 7 (33.33%) XML
8 7 (33.33%) Tomcat
8 7 (33.33%) Ajax
8 7 (33.33%) BDD
9 6 (28.57%) Linux
9 6 (28.57%) C#
10 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
10 5 (23.81%) MySQL
10 5 (23.81%) CSS
10 5 (23.81%) .NET
10 5 (23.81%) UML
10 5 (23.81%) OOP
10 5 (23.81%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (23.81%) WebLogic
10 5 (23.81%) MQSeries

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 7 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 5 (23.81%) MQSeries
2 5 (23.81%) CMS
2 5 (23.81%) WebSphere
2 5 (23.81%) Escenic
2 5 (23.81%) Adobe CQ
2 5 (23.81%) WebLogic
3 3 (14.29%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) MySQL
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
1 5 (23.81%) Hadoop
1 5 (23.81%) Big Data
1 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
2 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Eclipse
1 4 (19.05%) JIRA
2 3 (14.29%) Gradle
3 2 (9.52%) JUnit
3 2 (9.52%) Mercurial
4 1 (4.76%) Hudson
4 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Multimedia
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) J2EE
1 12 (57.14%) EJB
1 12 (57.14%) Spring
2 11 (52.38%) HTML
3 10 (47.62%) Web Services
3 10 (47.62%) Hibernate
3 10 (47.62%) jQuery
4 8 (38.10%) JSF
5 7 (33.33%) Ajax
5 7 (33.33%) XML
6 5 (23.81%) Struts
6 5 (23.81%) Java RMI
6 5 (23.81%) .NET
6 5 (23.81%) CSS
6 5 (23.81%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (23.81%) LAMP
6 5 (23.81%) RESTful
6 5 (23.81%) HTML5
6 5 (23.81%) CSS3
7 4 (19.05%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.52%) Open Source
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) Scrum
3 9 (42.86%) Mentoring
4 8 (38.10%) TDD
5 7 (33.33%) BDD
6 5 (23.81%) UML
6 5 (23.81%) OOP
6 5 (23.81%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (23.81%) RUP
6 5 (23.81%) OOD
7 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 2 (9.52%) OO
8 2 (9.52%) Web Application Development
8 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
9 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
9 1 (4.76%) Logistics
9 1 (4.76%) DevOps
9 1 (4.76%) MVC
9 1 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 6 (28.57%) C#
4 5 (23.81%) Scala
5 2 (9.52%) SQL
6 1 (4.76%) Python
6 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.76%) Ruby
6 1 (4.76%) PHP
6 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
1 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) JBoss
3 3 (14.29%) TIBCO
3 3 (14.29%) Atlassian
4 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.76%) Sybase
5 1 (4.76%) Mercator
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