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 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 37 70 53
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 83 29 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.50% 1.76% 2.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.75% 1.85% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 25 19
Median daily rate £400 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +0.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.38 £40.60 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +8.28%
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
1747 1570 1302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.74% 95.32% 93.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1018 820 674
Median daily rate £390 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 62 63
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.27 £10.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £20.20 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

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 5 May 2016.

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 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 5 £350 - 2
Altrincham - 3 £370 - 1
Salford -8 2 £431 -13.75%
Java Developer
North West

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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.

1 171 (100.00%) Java
2 125 (73.10%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (61.40%) TDD
4 86 (50.29%) JavaScript
5 75 (43.86%) Spring
6 56 (32.75%) Scrum
7 51 (29.82%) XML
8 44 (25.73%) Web Services
8 44 (25.73%) HTML
9 40 (23.39%) BDD
10 37 (21.64%) REST
10 37 (21.64%) J2EE
10 37 (21.64%) Software Engineering
11 35 (20.47%) Hibernate
11 35 (20.47%) Finance
11 35 (20.47%) CSS
12 33 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
13 32 (18.71%) Pair Programming
13 32 (18.71%) OO
14 31 (18.13%) SQL
14 31 (18.13%) Scala
15 30 (17.54%) Linux
16 29 (16.96%) RESTful
17 26 (15.20%) Git (software)
17 26 (15.20%) Oracle
18 24 (14.04%) XSLT
18 24 (14.04%) AngularJS
19 23 (13.45%) Banking
20 22 (12.87%) SOAP
20 22 (12.87%) HTML5

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 14 (8.19%) Tomcat
2 11 (6.43%) WebSphere
3 7 (4.09%) JBoss
4 6 (3.51%) Apache
5 3 (1.75%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.17%) GeoServer
6 2 (1.17%) Node.js
6 2 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.58%) CMS
7 1 (0.58%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 3 (1.75%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.60%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.26%) GitHub
3 3 (1.75%) PaaS
4 1 (0.58%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.53%) HTTP
2 4 (2.34%) Network Security
3 1 (0.58%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.28%) NoSQL
2 11 (6.43%) MySQL
3 9 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 8 (4.68%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.51%) Hazelcast
5 6 (3.51%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (2.92%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.75%) DB2
7 3 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.75%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.17%) GIS
8 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.17%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (1.17%) QGIS
8 2 (1.17%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.58%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.58%) Redis
Development Applications
1 26 (15.20%) Git (software)
2 18 (10.53%) Maven
3 16 (9.36%) JUnit
4 10 (5.85%) Subversion
5 8 (4.68%) Mercurial
6 7 (4.09%) Cucumber
6 7 (4.09%) Selenium
7 6 (3.51%) Eclipse
8 5 (2.92%) Jenkins
9 4 (2.34%) Gradle
9 4 (2.34%) JIRA
10 3 (1.75%) GitLab
11 2 (1.17%) JBehave
12 1 (0.58%) Ant
12 1 (0.58%) IntelliJ
12 1 (0.58%) Log4j
12 1 (0.58%) Mockito
12 1 (0.58%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.58%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.58%) Spock
General
1 35 (20.47%) Finance
2 23 (13.45%) Banking
3 8 (4.68%) Retail
4 7 (4.09%) Retail Banking
5 6 (3.51%) Games
6 3 (1.75%) Local Government
6 3 (1.75%) Marketing
7 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (43.86%) Spring
2 51 (29.82%) XML
3 44 (25.73%) HTML
3 44 (25.73%) Web Services
4 37 (21.64%) J2EE
4 37 (21.64%) REST
5 35 (20.47%) CSS
5 35 (20.47%) Hibernate
6 29 (16.96%) RESTful
7 24 (14.04%) AngularJS
7 24 (14.04%) XSLT
8 22 (12.87%) HTML5
8 22 (12.87%) SOAP
9 21 (12.28%) JSON
10 19 (11.11%) jQuery
11 16 (9.36%) JDBC
12 15 (8.77%) Grails
13 12 (7.02%) WSDL
14 11 (6.43%) CSS3
14 11 (6.43%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.94%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (4.09%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.09%) Online Banking
3 4 (2.34%) Digital Media
4 3 (1.75%) Interactive TV
4 3 (1.75%) IPTV
4 3 (1.75%) MHEG
4 3 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.17%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.17%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.17%) iPad
5 2 (1.17%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.58%) Clustering
6 1 (0.58%) SCADA
6 1 (0.58%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (17.54%) Linux
2 12 (7.02%) Windows
3 6 (3.51%) AIX
3 6 (3.51%) Mac OS
3 6 (3.51%) Windows Vista
3 6 (3.51%) Windows XP
4 3 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.75%) Unix
5 1 (0.58%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (73.10%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (61.40%) TDD
3 56 (32.75%) Scrum
4 40 (23.39%) BDD
5 37 (21.64%) Software Engineering
6 33 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (18.71%) OO
7 32 (18.71%) Pair Programming
8 20 (11.70%) Web Development
9 17 (9.94%) Kanban
9 17 (9.94%) OOP
10 16 (9.36%) Microservices
11 15 (8.77%) SOA
12 14 (8.19%) Open Source
13 13 (7.60%) SDLC
14 11 (6.43%) Performance Tuning
15 10 (5.85%) E-Commerce
15 10 (5.85%) OpenUP
15 10 (5.85%) Software Delivery
16 9 (5.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 171 (100.00%) Java
2 86 (50.29%) JavaScript
3 31 (18.13%) Scala
3 31 (18.13%) SQL
4 11 (6.43%) Groovy
5 9 (5.26%) C++
6 8 (4.68%) C
6 8 (4.68%) Clojure
6 8 (4.68%) PL/SQL
6 8 (4.68%) Python
6 8 (4.68%) Ruby
7 7 (4.09%) XPath
8 6 (3.51%) Objective-C
8 6 (3.51%) PHP
9 1 (0.58%) Go
Qualifications
1 11 (6.43%) Degree
2 3 (1.75%) DV Cleared
2 3 (1.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.17%) ISEB
3 2 (1.17%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.58%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.92%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.75%) Docker
1 3 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 26 (15.20%) Oracle
2 4 (2.34%) Google
2 4 (2.34%) IBM
3 3 (1.75%) OpenTV
3 3 (1.75%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.17%) Twitter
4 2 (1.17%) VMware
5 1 (0.58%) Facebook
5 1 (0.58%) hybris
5 1 (0.58%) PayPal
5 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.58%) Xamarin
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