The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the 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
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 15 27
Rank change year-on-year +8 +12  
Contract jobs citing Java 38 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 13.77% 9.02% 3.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.15% 27.06% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 5
Median daily rate £440 £401 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.65% -5.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £313 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £486 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -10.00%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 135 85 72
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 48.91% 33.33% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 91 82
Median daily rate £325 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.51% +1.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £263 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £18.80 £19.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.87% -5.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.50 £18.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £18.80 £21.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Liverpool.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Liverpool

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Liverpool

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Liverpool over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Liverpool

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Liverpool region with a requirement for Java.

1 43 (72.88%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (45.76%) Scrum
3 26 (44.07%) TDD
4 24 (40.68%) JavaScript
5 22 (37.29%) Jenkins
6 21 (35.59%) HTML
6 21 (35.59%) Oracle
7 19 (32.20%) BDD
7 19 (32.20%) Microservices
8 18 (30.51%) Continuous Delivery
8 18 (30.51%) CSS
8 18 (30.51%) Spring
9 16 (27.12%) DevOps
9 16 (27.12%) MongoDB
10 15 (25.42%) Git (software)
10 15 (25.42%) Linux
10 15 (25.42%) SQL
11 14 (23.73%) RESTful
11 14 (23.73%) React
11 14 (23.73%) Greenfield Project
12 13 (22.03%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (22.03%) Kanban
13 12 (20.34%) MySQL
13 12 (20.34%) Coaching
14 11 (18.64%) Selenium
15 10 (16.95%) OOD
15 10 (16.95%) Ember.js
16 9 (15.25%) Oracle Database
16 9 (15.25%) J2EE
16 9 (15.25%) Test Automation

Java
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.08%) ColdFusion
2 2 (3.39%) Confluence
2 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.69%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) Internet
2 1 (1.69%) HTTP
2 1 (1.69%) LDAP
2 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.12%) MongoDB
2 12 (20.34%) MySQL
3 9 (15.25%) Oracle Database
4 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
5 4 (6.78%) NoSQL
5 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
6 3 (5.08%) Redis
7 1 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.69%) Hazelcast
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.69%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 22 (37.29%) Jenkins
2 15 (25.42%) Git (software)
3 11 (18.64%) Selenium
4 5 (8.47%) JIRA
5 4 (6.78%) Cucumber
5 4 (6.78%) Vagrant
5 4 (6.78%) WebDriver
6 3 (5.08%) JMeter
6 3 (5.08%) Mocha
7 2 (3.39%) JDeveloper
8 1 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.69%) Xcode
General
1 2 (3.39%) Advertising
2 1 (1.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (59.32%) Developer
2 22 (37.29%) Java Developer
3 12 (20.34%) Agile Developer
3 12 (20.34%) Agile Java Developer
4 11 (18.64%) Senior Developer
4 11 (18.64%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (16.95%) Senior Agile Developer
5 10 (16.95%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 7 (11.86%) Analyst
6 7 (11.86%) Test Analyst
7 6 (10.17%) Java Engineer
8 5 (8.47%) Scrum Master
9 3 (5.08%) Agile Coach
9 3 (5.08%) Agile Scrum Master
9 3 (5.08%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Principal Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Senior Scrum Master
9 3 (5.08%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Systems Test Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (35.59%) HTML
2 18 (30.51%) CSS
2 18 (30.51%) Spring
3 14 (23.73%) React
3 14 (23.73%) RESTful
4 10 (16.95%) Ember.js
5 9 (15.25%) J2EE
6 8 (13.56%) Hibernate
6 8 (13.56%) Node.js
6 8 (13.56%) Spring Boot
7 7 (11.86%) Web Services
7 7 (11.86%) XML
8 4 (6.78%) .NET
8 4 (6.78%) Gherkin
8 4 (6.78%) SAML
9 3 (5.08%) Express
10 2 (3.39%) Android SDK
10 2 (3.39%) AngularJS
10 2 (3.39%) HTML5
10 2 (3.39%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.73%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.39%) PlayStation
5 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.69%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.69%) iPad
5 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.42%) Linux
2 3 (5.08%) Android
2 3 (5.08%) Unix
3 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (72.88%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (45.76%) Scrum
3 26 (44.07%) TDD
4 19 (32.20%) BDD
4 19 (32.20%) Microservices
5 18 (30.51%) Continuous Delivery
6 16 (27.12%) DevOps
7 13 (22.03%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (22.03%) Kanban
8 12 (20.34%) Coaching
9 10 (16.95%) OOD
10 9 (15.25%) Test Automation
11 7 (11.86%) E-Commerce
11 7 (11.86%) Integration Testing
11 7 (11.86%) Open Source
12 6 (10.17%) API Design
12 6 (10.17%) Front End Development
12 6 (10.17%) Web Development
13 3 (5.08%) Software Testing
13 3 (5.08%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (40.68%) JavaScript
2 15 (25.42%) SQL
3 3 (5.08%) C++
3 3 (5.08%) PHP
3 3 (5.08%) Python
4 2 (3.39%) Groovy
4 2 (3.39%) Perl
4 2 (3.39%) Scala
5 1 (1.69%) C
5 1 (1.69%) C#
5 1 (1.69%) COBOL
5 1 (1.69%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.69%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) Docker
2 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) Ansible
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 21 (35.59%) Oracle
2 3 (5.08%) HP
2 3 (5.08%) VMware
3 2 (3.39%) IBM
4 1 (1.69%) ATG
4 1 (1.69%) Sybase
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