The median contractor rate for a Agile Java Developer was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Java Developer
England / North West
Rank 108 133 146
Rank change year-on-year +25 +13  
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Java Developer 24 25 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.93% 0.65% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.69% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 2
Median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.77% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £390
% change year-on-year +5.26% +21.79%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.63 -

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 2453 3621 3439
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 95.00% 94.35% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1539 2157 1805
Median daily rate £378 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 172 206
Median hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.00% +31.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.37 £11.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Java Developer in the North West over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 27 March 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 8 £450 +28.57% 1
Manchester +2 7 £444 -6.57% 2
Merseyside - 7 £500 - 1
Agile Java Developer
England

Agile Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 41 (100.00%) Java
1 41 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (60.98%) TDD
3 20 (48.78%) Spring
4 15 (36.59%) JavaScript
5 13 (31.71%) Web Services
5 13 (31.71%) BDD
6 12 (29.27%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (24.39%) Scrum
8 9 (21.95%) DevOps
9 8 (19.51%) Pair Programming
9 8 (19.51%) Oracle
10 7 (17.07%) Microservices
10 7 (17.07%) RESTful
11 6 (14.63%) J2EE
11 6 (14.63%) OOD
12 5 (12.20%) OO
13 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
13 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
13 4 (9.76%) API Design
13 4 (9.76%) Node.js
13 4 (9.76%) Unix
13 4 (9.76%) Linux
13 4 (9.76%) JUnit
13 4 (9.76%) CSS
13 4 (9.76%) SQL
13 4 (9.76%) HTML
14 3 (7.32%) Hibernate
14 3 (7.32%) Maven
14 3 (7.32%) .NET

Agile Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.44%) Confluence
2 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.88%) GitHub
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.32%) MySQL
3 2 (4.88%) Big Data
3 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.44%) DB2
4 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
1 4 (9.76%) JUnit
2 3 (7.32%) Eclipse
2 3 (7.32%) Maven
3 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.88%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.44%) Ant
4 1 (2.44%) Gradle
4 1 (2.44%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.44%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.44%) JIRA
4 1 (2.44%) JProfiler
4 1 (2.44%) Selenium
4 1 (2.44%) SonarQube
4 1 (2.44%) Subversion
4 1 (2.44%) Toad
General
1 2 (4.88%) Banking
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (48.78%) Spring
2 13 (31.71%) Web Services
3 7 (17.07%) RESTful
4 6 (14.63%) J2EE
5 4 (9.76%) CSS
5 4 (9.76%) HTML
5 4 (9.76%) Node.js
6 3 (7.32%) .NET
6 3 (7.32%) Hibernate
6 3 (7.32%) JPA
6 3 (7.32%) SOAP
6 3 (7.32%) XML
7 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.88%) CSS3
7 2 (4.88%) HTML5
7 2 (4.88%) Java EE
7 2 (4.88%) REST
8 1 (2.44%) JSON
8 1 (2.44%) Spring Boot
8 1 (2.44%) Velocity
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Linux
1 4 (9.76%) Unix
2 1 (2.44%) Android
2 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (60.98%) TDD
3 13 (31.71%) BDD
4 12 (29.27%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (24.39%) Scrum
6 9 (21.95%) DevOps
7 8 (19.51%) Pair Programming
8 7 (17.07%) Microservices
9 6 (14.63%) OOD
10 5 (12.20%) OO
11 4 (9.76%) API Design
12 3 (7.32%) Kanban
12 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
13 2 (4.88%) OOP
13 2 (4.88%) SOA
13 2 (4.88%) Software Delivery
13 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
14 1 (2.44%) Data Modelling
14 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
14 1 (2.44%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (36.59%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.76%) SQL
4 3 (7.32%) Scala
5 2 (4.88%) Clojure
5 2 (4.88%) Groovy
6 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.44%) Ruby
6 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Oracle
2 1 (2.44%) IBM
2 1 (2.44%) Perforce
2 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.44%) Sybase
Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £380 - £430 per day
Posted: 6 days ago