The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
North West / Manchester
Rank 42 27 45
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 53 105 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.95% 5.85% 3.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.17% 6.13% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 75 40
Median daily rate £413 £390 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.77% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £44.81 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-11.85% +21.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1272 1712 1457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.71% 95.38% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 793 982 815
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 44 53
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.20 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer across the Manchester region.

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Stockport +12 5 £350 +16.66% 3
Altrincham -2 1 £375 +1.35%
Oldham - 1 £400 - 1
Java Developer
North West

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 Manchester region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 138 (100.00%) Java
2 73 (52.90%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (50.00%) Spring
4 48 (34.78%) TDD
5 41 (29.71%) JavaScript
6 34 (24.64%) Web Services
7 30 (21.74%) Hibernate
8 29 (21.01%) SQL
9 28 (20.29%) SOAP
9 28 (20.29%) OO
10 27 (19.57%) Finance
10 27 (19.57%) BDD
11 25 (18.12%) REST
11 25 (18.12%) Git (software)
11 25 (18.12%) Scrum
12 24 (17.39%) Oracle
12 24 (17.39%) RESTful
12 24 (17.39%) NoSQL
12 24 (17.39%) Microservices
13 21 (15.22%) J2EE
14 20 (14.49%) HTML
14 20 (14.49%) JUnit
14 20 (14.49%) Relational Database
15 19 (13.77%) Pair Programming
16 18 (13.04%) XML
16 18 (13.04%) AngularJS
17 17 (12.32%) Scala
17 17 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (12.32%) Linux
17 17 (12.32%) Software Engineering

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 11 (7.97%) WebSphere
2 9 (6.52%) Tomcat
3 8 (5.80%) WebLogic
4 6 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (3.62%) JBoss
6 4 (2.90%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.45%) Apache
7 2 (1.45%) Confluence
7 2 (1.45%) Jetty
7 2 (1.45%) nginx
8 1 (0.72%) CMS
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.72%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.62%) GitHub
3 4 (2.90%) TestFlight
4 2 (1.45%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.72%) SaaS
5 1 (0.72%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.45%) AMQP
1 2 (1.45%) HTTP
1 2 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.39%) NoSQL
2 20 (14.49%) Relational Database
3 15 (10.87%) MySQL
4 12 (8.70%) MongoDB
4 12 (8.70%) SQL Server
5 11 (7.97%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.90%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.90%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.90%) SQLite
7 3 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.17%) Big Data
7 3 (2.17%) Redis
8 2 (1.45%) DB2
8 2 (1.45%) Jackrabbit
8 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.45%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.72%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.72%) Endeca
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 25 (18.12%) Git (software)
2 20 (14.49%) JUnit
3 16 (11.59%) Jenkins
3 16 (11.59%) Maven
4 12 (8.70%) Eclipse
5 10 (7.25%) Gradle
6 6 (4.35%) JIRA
6 6 (4.35%) Selenium
6 6 (4.35%) Subversion
7 4 (2.90%) Android Studio
7 4 (2.90%) CocoaPods
7 4 (2.90%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.90%) Eclipse RCP
7 4 (2.90%) SoapUI
7 4 (2.90%) Xcode
8 3 (2.17%) Ant
8 3 (2.17%) ClearCase
8 3 (2.17%) IntelliJ
8 3 (2.17%) Mercurial
8 3 (2.17%) TestNG
General
1 27 (19.57%) Finance
2 16 (11.59%) Banking
3 3 (2.17%) Games
4 2 (1.45%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.72%) Marketing
5 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (50.00%) Spring
2 34 (24.64%) Web Services
3 30 (21.74%) Hibernate
4 28 (20.29%) SOAP
5 25 (18.12%) REST
6 24 (17.39%) RESTful
7 21 (15.22%) J2EE
8 20 (14.49%) HTML
9 18 (13.04%) AngularJS
9 18 (13.04%) XML
10 16 (11.59%) CSS
11 15 (10.87%) JPA
11 15 (10.87%) JSON
11 15 (10.87%) Spring Boot
12 14 (10.14%) Node.js
12 14 (10.14%) Struts
13 13 (9.42%) Java EE
14 12 (8.70%) HTML5
15 11 (7.97%) JSP
16 10 (7.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.90%) iPhone
2 4 (2.90%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.90%) SWIFT
3 3 (2.17%) Clustering
4 2 (1.45%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.45%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.45%) User Experience
5 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.72%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.72%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.32%) Linux
2 7 (5.07%) Android
2 7 (5.07%) Apple iOS
2 7 (5.07%) Unix
3 6 (4.35%) Windows
4 4 (2.90%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (52.90%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (34.78%) TDD
3 28 (20.29%) OO
4 27 (19.57%) BDD
5 25 (18.12%) Scrum
6 24 (17.39%) Microservices
7 19 (13.77%) Pair Programming
8 17 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (12.32%) Software Engineering
9 13 (9.42%) Kanban
10 12 (8.70%) DevOps
10 12 (8.70%) E-Commerce
11 10 (7.25%) Data Modelling
11 10 (7.25%) SOA
12 9 (6.52%) Low Latency
12 9 (6.52%) Software Delivery
12 9 (6.52%) Unit Testing
13 8 (5.80%) Concurrent Programming
13 8 (5.80%) MVC
14 7 (5.07%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 138 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (29.71%) JavaScript
3 29 (21.01%) SQL
4 17 (12.32%) Scala
5 16 (11.59%) Ruby
6 14 (10.14%) Groovy
7 10 (7.25%) Python
8 9 (6.52%) Clojure
9 5 (3.62%) F#
10 4 (2.90%) Apple Swift
10 4 (2.90%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.45%) C
11 2 (1.45%) C#
12 1 (0.72%) PHP
12 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.72%) XPath
12 1 (0.72%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (2.90%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.17%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.45%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.45%) QA
1 2 (1.45%) SDET
2 1 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (5.07%) Docker
2 3 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (3.62%) Puppet
2 2 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.72%) Kibana
3 1 (0.72%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 24 (17.39%) Oracle
2 7 (5.07%) Sybase
3 5 (3.62%) Perforce
4 3 (2.17%) IBM
5 2 (1.45%) hybris
5 2 (1.45%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.45%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.45%) Sun
5 2 (1.45%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.72%) FatWire
6 1 (0.72%) Google
6 1 (0.72%) Remedy
6 1 (0.72%) SAP
6 1 (0.72%) VMware
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