The table below looks at the statistics for J2SE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2SE over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank - 99 80
Contract jobs citing J2SE 0 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.053% 0.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.22% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £325 £425
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50
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
535 446 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.84% 23.67% 28.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 281 261
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 2
Median hourly rate £36.01 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.96% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing J2SE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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