Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 11 27
Rank change year-on-year +8 +16 -11
Contract jobs citing Java 67 37 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 16.46% 8.56% 4.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.51% 26.24% 16.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 19 10
Liverpool median daily rate £400 £375 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £308 £237 £324
90th Percentile £500 £528 £575
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £401 £400
% change year-on-year -0.31% +0.31% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Liverpool median hourly rate - - -
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Liverpool
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 174 141 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 42.75% 32.64% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 85 76
Liverpool median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £306 £263 £179
90th Percentile £485 £503 £494
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Liverpool median hourly rate £17.74 £23.25 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.70% +8.14% +14.67%
10th Percentile £12.32 £12.33 £20.75
90th Percentile £18.87 £33.28 £22.25
Merseyside median hourly rate £17.74 £23.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year -23.70% +8.14% +14.67%

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 6 months to 24 November 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 24 November 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 30 (44.78%) Node.js
2 23 (34.33%) JavaScript
3 22 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (32.84%) JSON
3 22 (32.84%) Jenkins
4 20 (29.85%) Selenium
5 16 (23.88%) Ansible
6 15 (22.39%) Express
6 15 (22.39%) Redis
6 15 (22.39%) Nunjucks
6 15 (22.39%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (22.39%) Mocha
7 14 (20.90%) Test Automation
8 13 (19.40%) RESTful
8 13 (19.40%) Scrum
8 13 (19.40%) SAML
8 13 (19.40%) Front End Development
9 12 (17.91%) BDD
9 12 (17.91%) E-Commerce
9 12 (17.91%) HTML
9 12 (17.91%) CSS
9 12 (17.91%) Web Services
10 11 (16.42%) Security Cleared
11 10 (14.93%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (14.93%) SC Cleared
12 9 (13.43%) Android
12 9 (13.43%) TDD
12 9 (13.43%) Spring
12 9 (13.43%) Oracle
12 9 (13.43%) Analytical Skills

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 5 (7.46%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.97%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (5.97%) nginx
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (5.97%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.97%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.97%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.49%) Confluence
3 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.93%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.46%) AWS Lambda
2 5 (7.46%) Serverless
3 4 (5.97%) PaaS
4 1 (1.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.39%) Redis
2 7 (10.45%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.46%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.97%) Big Data
4 4 (5.97%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.48%) MySQL
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 22 (32.84%) Jenkins
2 20 (29.85%) Selenium
3 15 (22.39%) Mocha
4 8 (11.94%) JMeter
5 7 (10.45%) Cucumber
6 5 (7.46%) Git (software)
7 4 (5.97%) Grunt
8 3 (4.48%) JDeveloper
9 2 (2.99%) JIRA
9 2 (2.99%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (2.99%) Vagrant
9 2 (2.99%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.49%) Ant
10 1 (1.49%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.49%) Gatling
10 1 (1.49%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.49%) JUnit
10 1 (1.49%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.49%) TestNG
General
1 5 (7.46%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Marketing
4 1 (1.49%) Automotive
4 1 (1.49%) Games
4 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (65.67%) Developer
2 30 (44.78%) Java Developer
3 13 (19.40%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (11.94%) Architect
5 6 (8.96%) Analyst
5 6 (8.96%) Digital Architect
5 6 (8.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (8.96%) Node.js Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Test Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Android Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Consultant
9 2 (2.99%) Applications Developer
9 2 (2.99%) AWS Architect
9 2 (2.99%) Java Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) User Experience Architect
9 2 (2.99%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (44.78%) Node.js
2 22 (32.84%) JSON
3 15 (22.39%) Express
3 15 (22.39%) Nunjucks
4 13 (19.40%) RESTful
4 13 (19.40%) SAML
5 12 (17.91%) CSS
5 12 (17.91%) HTML
5 12 (17.91%) Web Services
6 9 (13.43%) React
6 9 (13.43%) Spring
7 7 (10.45%) Java EE
7 7 (10.45%) JSP
7 7 (10.45%) REST
8 6 (8.96%) JSF
8 6 (8.96%) Servlets
9 5 (7.46%) bluebird
9 5 (7.46%) Chai
9 5 (7.46%) Nightwatchjs
9 5 (7.46%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.46%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (7.46%) User Experience
3 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.97%) iPad
3 4 (5.97%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.99%) Social Media
5 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.43%) Android
2 8 (11.94%) Linux
3 6 (8.96%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (22.39%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (20.90%) Test Automation
4 13 (19.40%) Front End Development
4 13 (19.40%) Scrum
5 12 (17.91%) BDD
5 12 (17.91%) E-Commerce
6 9 (13.43%) TDD
7 8 (11.94%) Microservices
8 6 (8.96%) Adaptive Web Design
8 6 (8.96%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (8.96%) DevOps
8 6 (8.96%) Kanban
8 6 (8.96%) Open Source
8 6 (8.96%) Web Design
9 5 (7.46%) SOA
9 5 (7.46%) Web Development
10 4 (5.97%) Pair Programming
10 4 (5.97%) SDLC
11 3 (4.48%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 23 (34.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (10.45%) C++
3 6 (8.96%) Groovy
3 6 (8.96%) Python
4 5 (7.46%) C#
4 5 (7.46%) SQL
5 4 (5.97%) ES6
5 4 (5.97%) Ruby
5 4 (5.97%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.99%) Perl
6 2 (2.99%) PHP
7 1 (1.49%) C
7 1 (1.49%) F#
7 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (16.42%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.93%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 9 (13.43%) Docker
2 4 (5.97%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.49%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (23.88%) Ansible
2 4 (5.97%) Kubernetes
2 4 (5.97%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.97%) Puppet
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) Oracle
2 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.49%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.49%) Murex