The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 64 49 46
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 32 37 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.97% 2.94% 3.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 3.16% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 18
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£380 £350 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +8.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £372 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £38.20
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.71%
Java Developer
North West

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
1495 1171 896
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 92.17% 93.08% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 615 410
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 58 76
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.52 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.76% -17.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £30.60 £40.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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 +2 3 £500 +53.84%
Altrincham - 2 £380 - 2
Bolton - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
Stockport - - - - 3
Java Developer
North West

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 76 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (53.95%) Spring
3 33 (43.42%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (42.11%) J2EE
5 23 (30.26%) JavaScript
6 22 (28.95%) XML
7 20 (26.32%) JMS
8 19 (25.00%) Linux
8 19 (25.00%) HTML
8 19 (25.00%) Oracle
8 19 (25.00%) Maven
9 17 (22.37%) Web Services
9 17 (22.37%) Eclipse
9 17 (22.37%) Red Hat
9 17 (22.37%) Scrum
10 16 (21.05%) Hibernate
10 16 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (19.74%) OO
12 14 (18.42%) J2SE
12 14 (18.42%) Grails
12 14 (18.42%) Software Engineering
12 14 (18.42%) TDD
12 14 (18.42%) JSON
13 13 (17.11%) Tomcat
13 13 (17.11%) Gradle
13 13 (17.11%) Oracle Database
14 12 (15.79%) HTTP
15 11 (14.47%) JUnit
15 11 (14.47%) CSS
15 11 (14.47%) Servlets

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 13 (17.11%) Tomcat
2 9 (11.84%) WebSphere
3 8 (10.53%) WebLogic
4 7 (9.21%) Confluence
5 1 (1.32%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.79%) HTTP
2 7 (9.21%) Internet
2 7 (9.21%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.11%) Oracle Database
2 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
3 8 (10.53%) MongoDB
4 7 (9.21%) NoSQL
4 7 (9.21%) Big Data
4 7 (9.21%) Hadoop
4 7 (9.21%) MySQL
5 6 (7.89%) Hazelcast
6 5 (6.58%) Oracle9i Database
6 5 (6.58%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.32%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.32%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 19 (25.00%) Maven
2 17 (22.37%) Eclipse
3 13 (17.11%) Gradle
4 11 (14.47%) JUnit
5 8 (10.53%) Ant
5 8 (10.53%) Subversion
6 7 (9.21%) Mercurial
6 7 (9.21%) Cucumber
6 7 (9.21%) JIRA
7 5 (6.58%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.95%) Eclipse RCP
9 1 (1.32%) TestNG
9 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.32%) NetBeans
General
1 9 (11.84%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Banking
3 3 (3.95%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.32%) Publishing
4 1 (1.32%) Games
4 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (53.95%) Spring
2 32 (42.11%) J2EE
3 22 (28.95%) XML
4 20 (26.32%) JMS
5 19 (25.00%) HTML
6 17 (22.37%) Web Services
7 16 (21.05%) Hibernate
8 14 (18.42%) JSON
8 14 (18.42%) Grails
8 14 (18.42%) J2SE
9 11 (14.47%) Servlets
9 11 (14.47%) CSS
10 9 (11.84%) Java EE
10 9 (11.84%) RESTful
11 8 (10.53%) Apache Camel
12 7 (9.21%) Middleware
12 7 (9.21%) EJB
13 6 (7.89%) AngularJS
13 6 (7.89%) REST
14 5 (6.58%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Open Source
1 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.95%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.63%) Video on Demand
3 2 (2.63%) User Experience
4 1 (1.32%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.32%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.00%) Linux
2 16 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (14.47%) Windows
4 7 (9.21%) Android
5 1 (1.32%) UNIX
5 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (43.42%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.37%) Scrum
3 15 (19.74%) OO
4 14 (18.42%) TDD
4 14 (18.42%) Software Engineering
5 9 (11.84%) Configuration Management
5 9 (11.84%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (9.21%) Test Scripting
6 7 (9.21%) MapReduce
6 7 (9.21%) User Stories
6 7 (9.21%) MVC
7 6 (7.89%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.58%) BDD
9 4 (5.26%) Data Modelling
10 3 (3.95%) Content Management
10 3 (3.95%) Kanban
11 2 (2.63%) Mentoring
11 2 (2.63%) Unit Testing
11 2 (2.63%) Pair Programming
12 1 (1.32%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 76 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (30.26%) JavaScript
3 8 (10.53%) SQL
4 4 (5.26%) XPath
5 3 (3.95%) PHP
6 2 (2.63%) Scala
7 1 (1.32%) Groovy
7 1 (1.32%) RPG
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) DV Cleared
1 8 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) Puppet
1 7 (9.21%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 19 (25.00%) Oracle
2 17 (22.37%) Red Hat
3 7 (9.21%) Atlassian
4 4 (5.26%) TIBCO
4 4 (5.26%) Sybase
5 1 (1.32%) IBM
5 1 (1.32%) Adobe
5 1 (1.32%) Kony
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