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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 81 - 73
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing J2SE 9 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.60% - 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.43% - 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
J2SE
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
371 400 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.62% 32.34% 32.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 243 186
Average daily rate £325 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2SE within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 4 £346 -
J2SE
North West

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 18 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (88.89%) XML
2 16 (88.89%) Grails
3 15 (83.33%) JMS
3 15 (83.33%) HTTP
3 15 (83.33%) Maven
4 14 (77.78%) Linux
4 14 (77.78%) Tomcat
4 14 (77.78%) Servlets
5 13 (72.22%) Spring
5 13 (72.22%) Red Hat
5 13 (72.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (55.56%) Android
6 10 (55.56%) Hazelcast
7 8 (44.44%) XPath
7 8 (44.44%) XSLT
7 8 (44.44%) XML Schema
8 7 (38.89%) Windows
8 7 (38.89%) J2EE
8 7 (38.89%) WebSphere
9 6 (33.33%) Oracle
9 6 (33.33%) DOM
10 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (27.78%) SAX
10 5 (27.78%) Oracle9i Database
10 5 (27.78%) Eclipse
10 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
10 5 (27.78%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
10 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 14 (77.78%) Tomcat
2 7 (38.89%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) Hazelcast
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle9i Database
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 15 (83.33%) Maven
2 5 (27.78%) Eclipse
2 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) Gradle
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
1 18 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) XML
1 16 (88.89%) Grails
2 15 (83.33%) JMS
3 14 (77.78%) Servlets
4 13 (72.22%) Spring
5 8 (44.44%) XSLT
5 8 (44.44%) XML Schema
6 7 (38.89%) J2EE
7 6 (33.33%) DOM
8 5 (27.78%) SAX
8 5 (27.78%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
9 1 (5.56%) SOAP
9 1 (5.56%) Web Services
9 1 (5.56%) RESTful
9 1 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (55.56%) Android
4 7 (38.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) XPath
3 1 (5.56%) Groovy
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Red Hat
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle