The median contractor rate for an Agile Java Developer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 22 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.

Agile Java Developer
England / North West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 142 144
Rank change year-on-year +34 +2  
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Java Developer 29 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.99% 0.49% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.52% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 16 6
Median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £330 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £525 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2750 3641 3522
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 93.82% 94.74% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1621 2258 1996
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 130 203
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.79% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.31 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.40 £45.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Agile Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Agile Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Java Developer in the North West

Agile Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Java Developer in the North West

Agile 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 Agile Java Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Cheshire +31 12 £450 +5.88% 1
Merseyside - 10 £425 -
Manchester +3 6 £463 -11.90% 3
Agile Java Developer
England

Agile Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Agile 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 Agile Java Developer in the job title.

1 54 (100.00%) Java
1 54 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (64.81%) Spring
3 32 (59.26%) TDD
4 23 (42.59%) JavaScript
5 21 (38.89%) Web Services
6 20 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (29.63%) DevOps
8 14 (25.93%) BDD
9 13 (24.07%) Scrum
10 11 (20.37%) Oracle
10 11 (20.37%) OOD
11 10 (18.52%) Microservices
12 9 (16.67%) RESTful
13 8 (14.81%) HTML
13 8 (14.81%) CSS
14 7 (12.96%) Git (software)
15 6 (11.11%) Jenkins
15 6 (11.11%) Oracle Database
15 6 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
15 6 (11.11%) Linux
15 6 (11.11%) Hibernate
16 5 (9.26%) Pair Programming
16 5 (9.26%) MySQL
16 5 (9.26%) Coaching
16 5 (9.26%) React
16 5 (9.26%) Spring Boot
16 5 (9.26%) Kanban
16 5 (9.26%) MongoDB
16 5 (9.26%) Ember.js

Agile Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 2 (3.70%) Confluence
2 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.85%) GitHub
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 5 (9.26%) MongoDB
2 5 (9.26%) MySQL
3 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.56%) Big Data
4 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.70%) Gradle
3 2 (3.70%) JIRA
4 1 (1.85%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.85%) JProfiler
4 1 (1.85%) JUnit
4 1 (1.85%) Maven
4 1 (1.85%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.85%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (7.41%) Banking
2 2 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.85%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (64.81%) Spring
2 21 (38.89%) Web Services
3 9 (16.67%) RESTful
4 8 (14.81%) CSS
4 8 (14.81%) HTML
5 6 (11.11%) Hibernate
6 5 (9.26%) Ember.js
6 5 (9.26%) React
6 5 (9.26%) Spring Boot
7 4 (7.41%) J2EE
7 4 (7.41%) JPA
8 2 (3.70%) .NET
8 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.85%) Android SDK
9 1 (1.85%) CSS3
9 1 (1.85%) HTML5
9 1 (1.85%) Java EE
9 1 (1.85%) REST
9 1 (1.85%) SOAP
9 1 (1.85%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (3.70%) Android
2 2 (3.70%) Unix
3 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (59.26%) TDD
3 20 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (29.63%) DevOps
5 14 (25.93%) BDD
6 13 (24.07%) Scrum
7 11 (20.37%) OOD
8 10 (18.52%) Microservices
9 5 (9.26%) Coaching
9 5 (9.26%) Kanban
9 5 (9.26%) Pair Programming
10 4 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (7.41%) OO
10 4 (7.41%) Open Source
11 3 (5.56%) API Design
11 3 (5.56%) Software Engineering
12 2 (3.70%) Front End Development
12 2 (3.70%) Mentoring
13 1 (1.85%) Android Development
13 1 (1.85%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (42.59%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.41%) SQL
4 1 (1.85%) Clojure
4 1 (1.85%) Groovy
4 1 (1.85%) Scala
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Oracle
2 1 (1.85%) Perforce
2 1 (1.85%) Sybase
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