The median contractor rate for a Java Software Engineer was £463 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.

Java Software Engineer
England / North West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 160 148
Rank change year-on-year +34 -12  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 11 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.38% 0.026% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.027% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Median daily rate £463 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.62% -5.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £415 £410
% change year-on-year +1.80% +1.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £38.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year +29.87% -30.00%  

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%  

Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Engineer in the North West

Java Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Software Engineer in the North West

Java Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer in the North West over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Software Engineer in the North West

Java Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Software Engineer in the North West

Java Software Engineer
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 Java Software Engineer 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
Manchester +17 7 £463 +15.62% 8
Cheshire - 2 £463 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £250 -
Java Software Engineer
England

Java Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Java Software Engineer 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 Java Software Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) Spring
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (33.33%) Web Services
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) Scrum
5 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Kanban
6 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (25.00%) Open Source
6 3 (25.00%) Pega
6 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
6 3 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
6 3 (25.00%) Node.js
6 3 (25.00%) REST
6 3 (25.00%) TDD
6 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) MySQL
6 3 (25.00%) JUnit
6 3 (25.00%) Case Management
6 3 (25.00%) Jasmine
6 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (25.00%) Microservices

Java Software Engineer 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
1 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (25.00%) Jasmine
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (25.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Spring
2 4 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (25.00%) Node.js
3 3 (25.00%) REST
4 2 (16.67%) J2EE
4 2 (16.67%) JAXB
4 2 (16.67%) JiBX
4 2 (16.67%) JSON
4 2 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (8.33%) JAX-WS
5 1 (8.33%) JDBC
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) Middleware
5 1 (8.33%) POJO
5 1 (8.33%) RequireJS
5 1 (8.33%) RESTful
5 1 (8.33%) SOAP
5 1 (8.33%) Swing
5 1 (8.33%) WSDL
5 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) Case Management
4 3 (25.00%) Kanban
4 3 (25.00%) Microservices
4 3 (25.00%) Open Source
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (8.33%) AOP
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (8.33%) Statistical Modelling
6 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) System Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
6 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) Groovy
4 1 (8.33%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Pega
1 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
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