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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Java Developer
England / North West
Rank 119 124 123
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 14 33 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.89% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.93% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 15
Median daily rate £500 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £397 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £465 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £428 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
2491 3537 3103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.79% 94.93% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1555 2113 1701
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 189 198
Median hourly rate £17.50 £27.05 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.30% +42.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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
Merseyside - 8 £500 - 1
Cheshire +21 3 £475 +15.15% 3
Manchester +2 2 - - 14
Senior Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 39 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (87.18%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (61.54%) TDD
4 16 (41.03%) Spring
4 16 (41.03%) Scrum
4 16 (41.03%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (38.46%) Microservices
6 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
7 13 (33.33%) RESTful
8 12 (30.77%) Git (software)
8 12 (30.77%) BDD
8 12 (30.77%) Pair Programming
9 11 (28.21%) Hibernate
10 10 (25.64%) Scala
10 10 (25.64%) HTML
10 10 (25.64%) OO
11 9 (23.08%) SOA
11 9 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (23.08%) DevOps
12 8 (20.51%) Software Delivery
12 8 (20.51%) NoSQL
12 8 (20.51%) Clojure
12 8 (20.51%) Groovy
13 7 (17.95%) CSS
13 7 (17.95%) Jenkins
14 6 (15.38%) OOD
14 6 (15.38%) MVC
14 6 (15.38%) Finance
14 6 (15.38%) HTML5
14 6 (15.38%) Ruby

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 3 (7.69%) Apache
1 3 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.13%) Jetty
2 2 (5.13%) nginx
2 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.56%) CMS
3 1 (2.56%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.56%) JBoss
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.56%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (2.56%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) GitHub
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) AMQP
2 1 (2.56%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (20.51%) NoSQL
3 5 (12.82%) MySQL
3 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 3 (7.69%) Redis
5 2 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.56%) DB2
6 1 (2.56%) Endeca
6 1 (2.56%) JasperReports
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 7 (17.95%) Jenkins
3 5 (12.82%) Mercurial
4 4 (10.26%) Eclipse
5 3 (7.69%) JUnit
5 3 (7.69%) TestNG
6 2 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (5.13%) Bitbucket
6 2 (5.13%) Gradle
6 2 (5.13%) Hudson
6 2 (5.13%) IntelliJ
6 2 (5.13%) JIRA
6 2 (5.13%) Mockito
6 2 (5.13%) MyEclipse
6 2 (5.13%) Selenium
7 1 (2.56%) Maven
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.56%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (41.03%) Spring
2 13 (33.33%) RESTful
3 11 (28.21%) Hibernate
4 10 (25.64%) HTML
5 7 (17.95%) CSS
6 6 (15.38%) HTML5
7 5 (12.82%) CSS3
8 4 (10.26%) AngularJS
8 4 (10.26%) J2EE
8 4 (10.26%) JSON
8 4 (10.26%) Node.js
8 4 (10.26%) XML
9 3 (7.69%) EJB
9 3 (7.69%) Java EE
9 3 (7.69%) JMS
9 3 (7.69%) jQuery
9 3 (7.69%) JSP
9 3 (7.69%) SOAP
9 3 (7.69%) Struts
9 3 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
1 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.56%) Clustering
2 1 (2.56%) DataPower
2 1 (2.56%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (87.18%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (61.54%) TDD
3 16 (41.03%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (41.03%) Scrum
4 15 (38.46%) Microservices
5 12 (30.77%) BDD
5 12 (30.77%) Pair Programming
6 10 (25.64%) OO
7 9 (23.08%) DevOps
7 9 (23.08%) SOA
8 8 (20.51%) Software Delivery
9 6 (15.38%) MVC
9 6 (15.38%) OOD
10 5 (12.82%) API Design
10 5 (12.82%) Kanban
10 5 (12.82%) OOP
11 3 (7.69%) Low Latency
11 3 (7.69%) Open Source
11 3 (7.69%) SOLID
12 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
3 10 (25.64%) Scala
4 8 (20.51%) Clojure
4 8 (20.51%) Groovy
5 6 (15.38%) Ruby
6 5 (12.82%) SQL
7 4 (10.26%) Python
8 3 (7.69%) F#
9 2 (5.13%) Perl
10 1 (2.56%) Go
10 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Puppet
2 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle
2 1 (2.56%) FatWire
2 1 (2.56%) Google
2 1 (2.56%) hybris
2 1 (2.56%) IBM
2 1 (2.56%) Kony
2 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.56%) Sybase
2 1 (2.56%) Yahoo!