The first table below looks at the demand for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 66 42 59
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 16 42 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.28% 3.77% 2.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 4.02% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 30 26
Average daily rate
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£356 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £500 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.75 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-7.28% -2.58%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1198 1044 1251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.53% 93.63% 90.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 676 524 603
Average daily rate £330 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 82 103
Average hourly rate £15.63 £15.30 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Java Developer
North West

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 23 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wigan - 1 £300 - 2
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Sale - - - -
Salford - - - - 2
Stockport - - - - 4
Java Developer
North West

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title.

1 52 (100.00%) Java
2 32 (61.54%) Spring
3 25 (48.08%) JavaScript
4 23 (44.23%) J2EE
5 20 (38.46%) Hibernate
5 20 (38.46%) jQuery
6 14 (26.92%) Struts
7 13 (25.00%) Oracle
7 13 (25.00%) Eclipse
8 12 (23.08%) HTML
8 12 (23.08%) CSS
8 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (21.15%) Ajax
9 11 (21.15%) OO
9 11 (21.15%) JBoss
9 11 (21.15%) Tomcat
10 10 (19.23%) Finance
10 10 (19.23%) Web Services
10 10 (19.23%) XML
10 10 (19.23%) JSF
10 10 (19.23%) TDD
11 9 (17.31%) Software Engineering
11 9 (17.31%) MySQL
11 9 (17.31%) JMS
12 8 (15.38%) JUnit
12 8 (15.38%) JSP
12 8 (15.38%) Scrum
13 7 (13.46%) Struts2
13 7 (13.46%) Linux
13 7 (13.46%) Oracle Database

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (21.15%) Tomcat
2 5 (9.62%) MQSeries
2 5 (9.62%) CMS
2 5 (9.62%) WebSphere
2 5 (9.62%) WebLogic
2 5 (9.62%) Escenic
2 5 (9.62%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (5.77%) Liferay
3 3 (5.77%) Apache
4 2 (3.85%) Node.js
5 1 (1.92%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.92%) Mule
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) ATM
1 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) MySQL
2 7 (13.46%) Oracle Database
3 5 (9.62%) Hadoop
3 5 (9.62%) Big Data
3 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 8 (15.38%) JUnit
3 5 (9.62%) Selenium
4 4 (7.69%) NetBeans
4 4 (7.69%) Mockito
5 3 (5.77%) Subversion
5 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.85%) JIRA
7 1 (1.92%) Maven
7 1 (1.92%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.92%) Gerrit
7 1 (1.92%) Gradle
General
1 10 (19.23%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Games
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (61.54%) Spring
2 23 (44.23%) J2EE
3 20 (38.46%) Hibernate
3 20 (38.46%) jQuery
4 14 (26.92%) Struts
5 12 (23.08%) HTML
5 12 (23.08%) CSS
6 11 (21.15%) Ajax
7 10 (19.23%) JSF
7 10 (19.23%) Web Services
7 10 (19.23%) XML
8 9 (17.31%) JMS
9 8 (15.38%) JSP
10 7 (13.46%) Struts2
11 6 (11.54%) REST
11 6 (11.54%) EJB
12 5 (9.62%) .NET
12 5 (9.62%) Servlets
12 5 (9.62%) SOAP
12 5 (9.62%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.85%) W3C
3 1 (1.92%) Clustering
3 1 (1.92%) Interactive TV
3 1 (1.92%) Open Source
3 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.92%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (21.15%) OO
3 10 (19.23%) TDD
4 9 (17.31%) Software Engineering
5 8 (15.38%) Scrum
6 6 (11.54%) BDD
6 6 (11.54%) UML
6 6 (11.54%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (9.62%) OOD
7 5 (9.62%) OOP
7 5 (9.62%) RUP
7 5 (9.62%) MVC
8 3 (5.77%) Web Application Development
9 2 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.85%) Kanban
9 2 (3.85%) Automated Testing
9 2 (3.85%) Security Testing
9 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.92%) Code Coverage
10 1 (1.92%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 52 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (48.08%) JavaScript
3 6 (11.54%) SQL
4 5 (9.62%) C#
4 5 (9.62%) Scala
5 4 (7.69%) Groovy
6 2 (3.85%) XPath
6 2 (3.85%) PHP
7 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.92%) Delphi
7 1 (1.92%) Python
7 1 (1.92%) Ruby
7 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) Oracle
2 11 (21.15%) JBoss
3 4 (7.69%) IBM
3 4 (7.69%) FatWire
3 4 (7.69%) Endeca
4 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.85%) SAP
5 2 (3.85%) Google
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