Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Java Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 24 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.

Senior Java Developer
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 163 215
Rank change year-on-year +1 +52 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 41 69 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.72% 1.01% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 1.07% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 53 29
North West median daily rate £425 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +5.26% +22.58%
10th Percentile £400 £390 £375
90th Percentile £515 £538 £526
England median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
North West median hourly rate - £29.53 -
England median hourly rate - £29.53 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5406 6426 8139
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.01% 94.39% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3416 4138 4863
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £250 £233
90th Percentile £588 £550 £569
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 234 407
North West median hourly rate £17.74 £16.11 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.14% -21.43% +28.13%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £44.93 £50.03
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 24 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
Manchester -15 15 £400 -20.00% 7
Lancashire +23 12 £425 -
Merseyside - 5 £475 -
Cheshire -2 4 £444 -6.58% 5
Senior Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 41 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (75.61%) Web Services
3 26 (63.41%) Apache Camel
4 23 (56.10%) Apache CXF
5 22 (53.66%) JUnit
6 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (26.83%) TDD
8 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
8 10 (24.39%) Spring
8 10 (24.39%) Spring Boot
9 9 (21.95%) Finance
10 8 (19.51%) Scrum
11 7 (17.07%) Test Automation
11 7 (17.07%) RESTful
11 7 (17.07%) BDD
11 7 (17.07%) MongoDB
12 6 (14.63%) Open Source
12 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
12 6 (14.63%) HTML
12 6 (14.63%) Microservices
13 5 (12.20%) DevOps
13 5 (12.20%) Coaching
13 5 (12.20%) CSS
13 5 (12.20%) Kanban
14 4 (9.76%) REST
14 4 (9.76%) Apache
14 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
15 3 (7.32%) Elasticsearch
15 3 (7.32%) AngularJS
15 3 (7.32%) Fraud Detection

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 4 (9.76%) Apache
2 3 (7.32%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.44%) CMS
3 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.88%) MySQL
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.44%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 22 (53.66%) JUnit
2 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.32%) Cucumber
4 3 (7.32%) Selenium
5 2 (4.88%) Maven
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (75.61%) Web Services
2 26 (63.41%) Apache Camel
3 23 (56.10%) Apache CXF
4 10 (24.39%) Spring
4 10 (24.39%) Spring Boot
5 7 (17.07%) RESTful
6 6 (14.63%) HTML
7 5 (12.20%) CSS
8 4 (9.76%) REST
9 3 (7.32%) AngularJS
9 3 (7.32%) Dropwizard
9 3 (7.32%) Hibernate
9 3 (7.32%) J2EE
10 2 (4.88%) Ember.js
10 2 (4.88%) React
10 2 (4.88%) Spring MVC
11 1 (2.44%) jQuery
11 1 (2.44%) JSF
11 1 (2.44%) Kafka
11 1 (2.44%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.83%) TDD
3 8 (19.51%) Scrum
4 7 (17.07%) BDD
4 7 (17.07%) Test Automation
5 6 (14.63%) Microservices
5 6 (14.63%) Open Source
6 5 (12.20%) Coaching
6 5 (12.20%) DevOps
6 5 (12.20%) Kanban
7 3 (7.32%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (7.32%) Fraud Detection
8 2 (4.88%) MVC
8 2 (4.88%) Pair Programming
8 2 (4.88%) Web Development
9 1 (2.44%) Content Management
9 1 (2.44%) E-business
9 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.44%) Multithreading
9 1 (2.44%) OO
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.44%) Ruby
3 1 (2.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle
2 1 (2.44%) FatWire
2 1 (2.44%) hybris