The median contractor rate for a Senior Java Developer was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 30 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.

Senior Java Developer
England / North West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 125 139
Rank change year-on-year +10 +14  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 16 36 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.62% 0.93% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.98% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 12
Median daily rate £488 £433 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.71% +8.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £376 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.04% +1.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 2470 3668 3404
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 94.96% 94.29% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1542 2190 1781
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 171 209
Median hourly rate £16.50 £24.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.25% +26.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.97 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer in the North West

Senior 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 Senior Java Developer in the North West.

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

Senior Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in the North West over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Java Developer in the North West

Senior Java Developer
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 Senior Java Developer in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Java Developer in the North West

Senior 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 Senior Java Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 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 +40 9 £450 +12.50% 4
Merseyside - 6 £500 - 1
Manchester -5 1 - - 14
Senior Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Senior 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 Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 28 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (64.29%) TDD
4 13 (46.43%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 10 (35.71%) HTML
6 9 (32.14%) Spring
6 9 (32.14%) Scrum
6 9 (32.14%) Microservices
7 8 (28.57%) DevOps
7 8 (28.57%) REST
7 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
7 8 (28.57%) Finance
8 7 (25.00%) OOD
8 7 (25.00%) J2EE
8 7 (25.00%) OO
8 7 (25.00%) RESTful
8 7 (25.00%) Pair Programming
9 6 (21.43%) Web Services
9 6 (21.43%) SOAP
9 6 (21.43%) Oracle
10 5 (17.86%) EJB
10 5 (17.86%) CSS
10 5 (17.86%) MySQL
10 5 (17.86%) SOA
10 5 (17.86%) JSF
10 5 (17.86%) Scala
10 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
10 5 (17.86%) API Design
11 4 (14.29%) Software Delivery

Senior 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 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) CMS
3 1 (3.57%) GlassFish
3 1 (3.57%) JBoss
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.57%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (3.57%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) GitHub
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) MySQL
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (10.71%) JasperReports
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.57%) DB2
5 1 (3.57%) Endeca
5 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (14.29%) Bitbucket
2 4 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 4 (14.29%) Hudson
2 4 (14.29%) IntelliJ
2 4 (14.29%) JIRA
2 4 (14.29%) JUnit
2 4 (14.29%) Mockito
2 4 (14.29%) MyEclipse
3 3 (10.71%) Mercurial
4 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.57%) Maven
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Front Office
2 1 (3.57%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) HTML
2 9 (32.14%) Spring
3 8 (28.57%) REST
4 7 (25.00%) J2EE
4 7 (25.00%) RESTful
5 6 (21.43%) SOAP
5 6 (21.43%) Web Services
6 5 (17.86%) CSS
6 5 (17.86%) EJB
6 5 (17.86%) JSF
7 4 (14.29%) EJB 3.0
7 4 (14.29%) HTML5
7 4 (14.29%) Java EE
8 3 (10.71%) CSS3
8 3 (10.71%) Hibernate
8 3 (10.71%) jQuery
8 3 (10.71%) JSP
8 3 (10.71%) XML
9 2 (7.14%) JPA
9 2 (7.14%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.14%) Derivative
2 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) DataPower
3 1 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.57%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (64.29%) TDD
3 13 (46.43%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (32.14%) Microservices
4 9 (32.14%) Scrum
5 8 (28.57%) DevOps
6 7 (25.00%) OO
6 7 (25.00%) OOD
6 7 (25.00%) Pair Programming
7 5 (17.86%) API Design
7 5 (17.86%) SOA
8 4 (14.29%) BDD
8 4 (14.29%) OOP
8 4 (14.29%) Software Delivery
8 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 2 (7.14%) AOP
9 2 (7.14%) High Availability
9 2 (7.14%) Kanban
9 2 (7.14%) MVC
9 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.86%) Scala
4 4 (14.29%) Clojure
4 4 (14.29%) Groovy
5 3 (10.71%) Python
5 3 (10.71%) Ruby
6 2 (7.14%) Perl
6 2 (7.14%) SQL
7 1 (3.57%) F#
7 1 (3.57%) Go
7 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (3.57%) EMIR
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) FatWire
2 1 (3.57%) Google
2 1 (3.57%) hybris
2 1 (3.57%) IBM
2 1 (3.57%) Kony
2 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.57%) Sybase
2 1 (3.57%) Yahoo!
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