Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 6 months to 20 November 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
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 42 50
Rank change year-on-year +28 +8 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 39 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 7.94% 2.53% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.30% 2.68% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 8 2
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £389 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.89% -11.14% +25.00%
10th Percentile £338 £329 £416
90th Percentile £488 £494 £449
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £46.25 £37.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year +24.16% -3.87% +13.97%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Merseyside
Contract vacancies in Merseyside with a recognized job title 470 559 727
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 94.27% 94.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 329 352
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £200 £213 £158
90th Percentile £550 £513 £526
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 31
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.13% +3.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £9.32 £12.75 £11.50
90th Percentile £18.87 £25.01 £23.75
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £16.11 £20.25
% change year-on-year +17.96% -20.46% +26.25%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Merseyside

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Merseyside

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Merseyside over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in Merseyside

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in Merseyside

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +15 30 £398 +2.25% 1
Java Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Merseyside region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 39 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (48.72%) JavaScript
3 18 (46.15%) Node.js
4 17 (43.59%) Scrum
5 16 (41.03%) TDD
6 15 (38.46%) Jenkins
7 14 (35.90%) Selenium
8 12 (30.77%) Git (software)
8 12 (30.77%) BDD
8 12 (30.77%) HTML
8 12 (30.77%) CSS
9 11 (28.21%) MongoDB
9 11 (28.21%) JSON
9 11 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (28.21%) Kanban
9 11 (28.21%) Spring
9 11 (28.21%) Spring Boot
10 10 (25.64%) RESTful
11 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
11 9 (23.08%) Oracle
11 9 (23.08%) Ansible
12 8 (20.51%) Express
12 8 (20.51%) Redis
12 8 (20.51%) Front End Development
12 8 (20.51%) Nunjucks
12 8 (20.51%) SAML
12 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
12 8 (20.51%) Mocha
13 7 (17.95%) JMeter

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 6 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) MongoDB
2 8 (20.51%) Redis
3 6 (15.38%) NoSQL
4 5 (12.82%) MySQL
4 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 14 (35.90%) Selenium
3 12 (30.77%) Git (software)
4 8 (20.51%) Mocha
5 7 (17.95%) JMeter
6 6 (15.38%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.56%) Ant
7 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.56%) Toad
General
1 2 (5.13%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (46.15%) Node.js
2 12 (30.77%) CSS
2 12 (30.77%) HTML
3 11 (28.21%) JSON
3 11 (28.21%) Spring
3 11 (28.21%) Spring Boot
4 10 (25.64%) RESTful
5 8 (20.51%) Express
5 8 (20.51%) Nunjucks
5 8 (20.51%) SAML
6 7 (17.95%) React
7 6 (15.38%) Dropwizard
7 6 (15.38%) Ember.js
7 6 (15.38%) REST
7 6 (15.38%) Web Services
8 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
8 2 (5.13%) Hibernate
8 2 (5.13%) J2EE
8 2 (5.13%) Middleware
8 2 (5.13%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (43.59%) Scrum
3 16 (41.03%) TDD
4 12 (30.77%) BDD
5 11 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (28.21%) Kanban
6 8 (20.51%) Front End Development
7 6 (15.38%) Microservices
7 6 (15.38%) Test Automation
8 5 (12.82%) Coaching
8 5 (12.82%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (12.82%) SDLC
9 4 (10.26%) Pair Programming
10 3 (7.69%) DevOps
10 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
10 3 (7.69%) Open Source
10 3 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (7.69%) SOA
10 3 (7.69%) Web Development
11 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (48.72%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.26%) SQL
4 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
1 1 (2.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Oracle
2 1 (2.56%) Murex