The table below looks at the statistics for J2SE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2SE over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank - - 68
Contract jobs citing J2SE 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £448
% change year-on-year
- -10.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £39.00
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North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
343 332 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.62% 26.43% 31.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 198 145
Average daily rate £350 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 21
Average hourly rate £37.50 £28.75 £27.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% +3.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2SE across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2SE Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

J2SE
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2SE across the Manchester region.

J2SE Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing J2SE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited J2SE.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) Maven
2 8 (88.89%) Grails
2 8 (88.89%) XML
3 7 (77.78%) Servlets
3 7 (77.78%) Linux
3 7 (77.78%) Tomcat
3 7 (77.78%) JMS
3 7 (77.78%) HTTP
3 7 (77.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (77.78%) Red Hat
4 6 (66.67%) J2EE
4 6 (66.67%) Oracle
5 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (55.56%) Eclipse
5 5 (55.56%) Oracle9i Database
5 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
5 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
6 4 (44.44%) Spring
7 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
8 2 (22.22%) XPath
8 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
8 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
8 2 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (22.22%) Hazelcast
8 2 (22.22%) Android
8 2 (22.22%) SAX
8 2 (22.22%) XML Schema
8 2 (22.22%) DOM
8 2 (22.22%) XSLT

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing J2SE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited J2SE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (77.78%) Tomcat
2 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle9i Database
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
2 2 (22.22%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Maven
2 5 (55.56%) Eclipse
2 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
1 9 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Grails
1 8 (88.89%) XML
2 7 (77.78%) Servlets
2 7 (77.78%) JMS
3 6 (66.67%) J2EE
4 4 (44.44%) Spring
5 2 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (22.22%) SAX
5 2 (22.22%) XML Schema
5 2 (22.22%) DOM
5 2 (22.22%) XSLT
6 1 (11.11%) SOAP
6 1 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (11.11%) RESTful
6 1 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
1 7 (77.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Android
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) XPath
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Red Hat
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle