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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 70 53 51
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 27 28 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.65% 2.07% 2.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 2.26% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 19
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £266 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.49 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.02% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+8.26% -3.84%
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
1526 1241 872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.05% 91.93% 94.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 803 650 389
Average daily rate £355 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 58 85
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.91% -10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.49 £82.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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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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 -1 1 £500 +53.84%
Java Developer
North West

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 70 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (52.86%) Spring
3 36 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (47.14%) J2EE
5 20 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 19 (27.14%) Scrum
7 18 (25.71%) Oracle
7 18 (25.71%) Linux
8 17 (24.29%) Web Services
8 17 (24.29%) XML
8 17 (24.29%) TDD
8 17 (24.29%) Maven
9 16 (22.86%) OO
9 16 (22.86%) Eclipse
9 16 (22.86%) JMS
10 15 (21.43%) Red Hat
10 15 (21.43%) HTML
10 15 (21.43%) JSON
10 15 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (20.00%) Hibernate
12 12 (17.14%) Software Engineering
12 12 (17.14%) Gradle
12 12 (17.14%) Oracle Database
13 11 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (15.71%) HTTP
13 11 (15.71%) JUnit
13 11 (15.71%) J2SE
14 10 (14.29%) Windows
14 10 (14.29%) CSS
14 10 (14.29%) Finance

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 9 (12.86%) Tomcat
2 8 (11.43%) WebSphere
2 8 (11.43%) WebLogic
3 7 (10.00%) Confluence
4 2 (2.86%) JBoss
5 1 (1.43%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.71%) HTTP
2 7 (10.00%) Internet
2 7 (10.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) Oracle Database
2 10 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 9 (12.86%) SQL Server
4 8 (11.43%) NoSQL
5 7 (10.00%) Big Data
5 7 (10.00%) Hadoop
6 6 (8.57%) MySQL
7 5 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
7 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (4.29%) Hazelcast
9 2 (2.86%) Neo4j
9 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.43%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 17 (24.29%) Maven
2 16 (22.86%) Eclipse
3 12 (17.14%) Gradle
4 11 (15.71%) JUnit
5 9 (12.86%) Subversion
5 9 (12.86%) Ant
6 7 (10.00%) Mercurial
6 7 (10.00%) Cucumber
6 7 (10.00%) JIRA
7 5 (7.14%) Jenkins
8 3 (4.29%) Eclipse RCP
9 1 (1.43%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (1.43%) TestNG
9 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (1.43%) ClearCase
General
1 10 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.43%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (52.86%) Spring
2 33 (47.14%) J2EE
3 17 (24.29%) Web Services
3 17 (24.29%) XML
4 16 (22.86%) JMS
5 15 (21.43%) HTML
5 15 (21.43%) JSON
6 14 (20.00%) Hibernate
7 11 (15.71%) J2SE
8 10 (14.29%) CSS
9 9 (12.86%) Servlets
9 9 (12.86%) Grails
10 8 (11.43%) RESTful
10 8 (11.43%) REST
10 8 (11.43%) Java EE
10 8 (11.43%) Apache Camel
11 7 (10.00%) AngularJS
11 7 (10.00%) EJB
12 6 (8.57%) Spring MVC
13 5 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Open Source
2 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.86%) Video on Demand
4 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.43%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.71%) Linux
2 15 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (14.29%) Windows
4 4 (5.71%) Android
5 3 (4.29%) UNIX
6 2 (2.86%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.14%) Scrum
3 17 (24.29%) TDD
4 16 (22.86%) OO
5 12 (17.14%) Software Engineering
6 11 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (12.86%) Configuration Management
7 9 (12.86%) MVC
8 8 (11.43%) User Stories
8 8 (11.43%) Test Scripting
9 7 (10.00%) Software Delivery
9 7 (10.00%) BDD
9 7 (10.00%) MapReduce
10 6 (8.57%) Kanban
11 5 (7.14%) Pair Programming
12 4 (5.71%) Data Modelling
12 4 (5.71%) Mentoring
13 3 (4.29%) E-Commerce
13 3 (4.29%) Content Management
14 2 (2.86%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 70 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 7 (10.00%) SQL
4 3 (4.29%) XPath
4 3 (4.29%) PHP
5 2 (2.86%) Python
5 2 (2.86%) Ruby
5 2 (2.86%) Scala
6 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.43%) Lua
6 1 (1.43%) RPG
6 1 (1.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (11.43%) DV Cleared
1 8 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.43%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.43%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (10.00%) Puppet
1 7 (10.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 18 (25.71%) Oracle
2 15 (21.43%) Red Hat
3 7 (10.00%) Atlassian
4 4 (5.71%) TIBCO
4 4 (5.71%) Sybase
5 1 (1.43%) Adobe
5 1 (1.43%) Sun
5 1 (1.43%) Kony
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