The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java Developer
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 28 32
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 12 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 4.44% 3.20% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.63% 3.39% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 2
Median daily rate £425 £414 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.71% -2.64%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £393
% change year-on-year +3.03% +5.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £35.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +29.57% -6.57%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 259 236 248
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 95.93% 94.40% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 129 144
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 9
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -10.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.34 £24.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Liverpool

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java Developer in Liverpool.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Liverpool

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer in Liverpool.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in Liverpool

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 Liverpool region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (83.33%) TDD
4 11 (45.83%) Spring
5 10 (41.67%) OOD
5 10 (41.67%) DevOps
6 9 (37.50%) Oracle
7 8 (33.33%) Scrum
7 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (33.33%) Microservices
8 7 (29.17%) BDD
8 7 (29.17%) Hibernate
8 7 (29.17%) HTML
8 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
8 7 (29.17%) CSS
8 7 (29.17%) Linux
9 6 (25.00%) SQL
9 6 (25.00%) RESTful
9 6 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (20.83%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
10 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
10 5 (20.83%) MongoDB
10 5 (20.83%) Kanban
10 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
10 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
10 5 (20.83%) MySQL
11 4 (16.67%) J2EE
11 4 (16.67%) Ember.js
11 4 (16.67%) Pair Programming

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) MongoDB
1 5 (20.83%) MySQL
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.17%) Hazelcast
2 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
1 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) Spring
2 7 (29.17%) CSS
2 7 (29.17%) Hibernate
2 7 (29.17%) HTML
3 6 (25.00%) RESTful
4 4 (16.67%) Ember.js
4 4 (16.67%) J2EE
4 4 (16.67%) React
5 2 (8.33%) .NET
6 1 (4.17%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (4.17%) JAXB
6 1 (4.17%) JAX-RS
6 1 (4.17%) JMS
6 1 (4.17%) JPA
6 1 (4.17%) REST
6 1 (4.17%) SOAP
6 1 (4.17%) Struts
6 1 (4.17%) Web Services
6 1 (4.17%) XML
6 1 (4.17%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (83.33%) TDD
3 10 (41.67%) DevOps
3 10 (41.67%) OOD
4 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (33.33%) Microservices
4 8 (33.33%) Scrum
5 7 (29.17%) BDD
6 5 (20.83%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (20.83%) Kanban
7 4 (16.67%) API Design
7 4 (16.67%) Coaching
7 4 (16.67%) Pair Programming
8 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.17%) Front End Development
9 1 (4.17%) Functional Programming
9 1 (4.17%) OO
9 1 (4.17%) Open Source
9 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
3 6 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) Scala
5 1 (4.17%) Python
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Sybase
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