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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 33 48 38
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 92 42 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.15% 2.96% 4.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.40% 3.10% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 35 31
Average daily rate £400 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+18.24% -7.50%
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
1703 1353 1151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.25% 95.48% 95.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 985 781 612
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 56 55
Average hourly rate £17.30 £15.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 4 £363 +4.69% 1
Altrincham +2 1 £370 -2.63% 3
Stockport - 1 £300 - 5
Wigan - 1 - - 1
Java Developer
North West

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 148 (100.00%) Java
2 98 (66.22%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (54.73%) TDD
4 56 (37.84%) JavaScript
5 54 (36.49%) Spring
6 49 (33.11%) XML
7 44 (29.73%) Scrum
8 39 (26.35%) Web Services
9 33 (22.30%) SQL
9 33 (22.30%) RESTful
9 33 (22.30%) REST
10 32 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (21.62%) Oracle
11 31 (20.95%) HTML
11 31 (20.95%) Linux
11 31 (20.95%) OO
12 29 (19.59%) Git (software)
13 28 (18.92%) Scala
14 27 (18.24%) BDD
14 27 (18.24%) J2EE
14 27 (18.24%) Pair Programming
15 25 (16.89%) Software Engineering
15 25 (16.89%) SOAP
16 24 (16.22%) CSS
17 23 (15.54%) Subversion
17 23 (15.54%) Hibernate
18 22 (14.86%) Finance
18 22 (14.86%) JSON
19 21 (14.19%) NoSQL
19 21 (14.19%) AngularJS

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (8.78%) JBoss
2 12 (8.11%) WebSphere
3 11 (7.43%) Tomcat
3 11 (7.43%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.38%) Apache
5 4 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (2.03%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (0.68%) CMS
7 1 (0.68%) JCAPS
7 1 (0.68%) Node.js
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.68%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (1.35%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.70%) PaaS
3 1 (0.68%) GitHub
3 1 (0.68%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.68%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.16%) HTTP
2 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.68%) Internet
2 1 (0.68%) Intranet
2 1 (0.68%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.19%) NoSQL
2 14 (9.46%) MySQL
3 8 (5.41%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.05%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.05%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (3.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (3.38%) DB2
5 5 (3.38%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.70%) Big Data
6 4 (2.70%) Hazelcast
7 3 (2.03%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.03%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (2.03%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.35%) GIS
8 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.35%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.35%) QGIS
9 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 29 (19.59%) Git (software)
2 23 (15.54%) Subversion
3 15 (10.14%) Maven
4 13 (8.78%) JUnit
5 11 (7.43%) Eclipse
6 9 (6.08%) Jenkins
6 9 (6.08%) Mercurial
7 7 (4.73%) JIRA
8 6 (4.05%) Gradle
9 3 (2.03%) GitLab
9 3 (2.03%) Log4j
9 3 (2.03%) Selenium
10 2 (1.35%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.35%) JBehave
10 2 (1.35%) JProfiler
11 1 (0.68%) FishEye
11 1 (0.68%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.68%) NetBeans
11 1 (0.68%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.68%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (14.86%) Finance
2 15 (10.14%) Banking
3 5 (3.38%) Games
4 2 (1.35%) Retail
4 2 (1.35%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (36.49%) Spring
2 49 (33.11%) XML
3 39 (26.35%) Web Services
4 33 (22.30%) REST
4 33 (22.30%) RESTful
5 31 (20.95%) HTML
6 27 (18.24%) J2EE
7 25 (16.89%) SOAP
8 24 (16.22%) CSS
9 23 (15.54%) Hibernate
10 22 (14.86%) JSON
11 21 (14.19%) AngularJS
12 20 (13.51%) jQuery
12 20 (13.51%) XSLT
13 17 (11.49%) Java EE
14 12 (8.11%) Grails
14 12 (8.11%) HTML5
15 11 (7.43%) JMS
16 10 (6.76%) Spring MVC
16 10 (6.76%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.73%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.35%) Algorithms
3 2 (1.35%) Interactive TV
3 2 (1.35%) iPad
3 2 (1.35%) IPTV
3 2 (1.35%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.35%) MHEG
3 2 (1.35%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.35%) Online Banking
4 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (20.95%) Linux
2 14 (9.46%) Windows
3 7 (4.73%) AIX
3 7 (4.73%) Mac OS
3 7 (4.73%) Windows Vista
3 7 (4.73%) Windows XP
4 6 (4.05%) Unix
5 5 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (66.22%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (54.73%) TDD
3 44 (29.73%) Scrum
4 32 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (20.95%) OO
6 27 (18.24%) BDD
6 27 (18.24%) Pair Programming
7 25 (16.89%) Software Engineering
8 17 (11.49%) OOP
9 14 (9.46%) OpenUP
9 14 (9.46%) SOA
10 12 (8.11%) Open Source
11 11 (7.43%) Kanban
11 11 (7.43%) Mentoring
11 11 (7.43%) Software Delivery
12 10 (6.76%) MVC
13 8 (5.41%) High Availability
13 8 (5.41%) SDLC
14 7 (4.73%) Concurrent Programming
14 7 (4.73%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 148 (100.00%) Java
2 56 (37.84%) JavaScript
3 33 (22.30%) SQL
4 28 (18.92%) Scala
5 11 (7.43%) Groovy
6 8 (5.41%) XPath
7 7 (4.73%) C++
7 7 (4.73%) Objective-C
8 6 (4.05%) C
9 5 (3.38%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.70%) Python
11 1 (0.68%) C#
11 1 (0.68%) Clojure
11 1 (0.68%) FQL
11 1 (0.68%) PHP
11 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (6.08%) Degree
2 5 (3.38%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.35%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.35%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (2.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 32 (21.62%) Oracle
2 5 (3.38%) Red Hat
3 3 (2.03%) VMware
4 2 (1.35%) Google
4 2 (1.35%) IBM
4 2 (1.35%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.35%) OpenTV
4 2 (1.35%) Twitter
5 1 (0.68%) Assembla
5 1 (0.68%) Facebook
5 1 (0.68%) Perforce
5 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
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