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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 37 62 52
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 76 30 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.17% 1.98% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.41% 2.06% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 25 9
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £500 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +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 £42.25 £40.60 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.06% +12.77%
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
1724 1453 1177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.52% 95.72% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 995 786 611
Median daily rate £381 £351 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% +2.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 66 63
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.87 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -10.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 25 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 25 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 - 14 £370 - 7
Altrincham - 1 £370 - 3
Java Developer
North West

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 179 (100.00%) Java
2 134 (74.86%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (59.22%) TDD
4 89 (49.72%) JavaScript
5 86 (48.04%) Spring
6 58 (32.40%) Scrum
7 54 (30.17%) XML
8 40 (22.35%) Web Services
8 40 (22.35%) REST
9 39 (21.79%) HTML
9 39 (21.79%) Hibernate
10 38 (21.23%) J2EE
11 37 (20.67%) CSS
12 36 (20.11%) BDD
13 33 (18.44%) Scala
13 33 (18.44%) Finance
13 33 (18.44%) Pair Programming
13 33 (18.44%) Linux
14 31 (17.32%) Git (software)
14 31 (17.32%) Software Engineering
15 30 (16.76%) Oracle
15 30 (16.76%) OO
16 29 (16.20%) SQL
16 29 (16.20%) RESTful
16 29 (16.20%) Continuous Integration
17 28 (15.64%) JSON
17 28 (15.64%) AngularJS
17 28 (15.64%) SOAP
18 24 (13.41%) SOA
18 24 (13.41%) Microservices

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 21 (11.73%) Tomcat
2 18 (10.06%) JBoss
3 13 (7.26%) Apache
4 9 (5.03%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.12%) GeoServer
5 2 (1.12%) Node.js
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.12%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.56%) CMS
6 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.56%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (1.68%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.26%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.15%) GitHub
3 3 (1.68%) PaaS
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.85%) HTTP
2 4 (2.23%) Network Security
3 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.06%) NoSQL
2 15 (8.38%) MySQL
3 9 (5.03%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (5.03%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.47%) Hadoop
5 6 (3.35%) Hazelcast
5 6 (3.35%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.79%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.68%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.12%) DB2
8 2 (1.12%) GIS
8 2 (1.12%) QGIS
8 2 (1.12%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.56%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 31 (17.32%) Git (software)
2 22 (12.29%) JUnit
3 19 (10.61%) Maven
4 10 (5.59%) Mercurial
5 9 (5.03%) Selenium
6 8 (4.47%) Jenkins
7 7 (3.91%) Cucumber
7 7 (3.91%) Subversion
8 5 (2.79%) Eclipse
9 4 (2.23%) Gradle
9 4 (2.23%) JIRA
10 3 (1.68%) GitLab
10 3 (1.68%) SonarQube
11 2 (1.12%) JBehave
11 2 (1.12%) Mockito
12 1 (0.56%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (0.56%) Spock
General
1 33 (18.44%) Finance
2 21 (11.73%) Banking
3 9 (5.03%) Retail
4 8 (4.47%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.23%) Games
6 3 (1.68%) Local Government
6 3 (1.68%) Marketing
7 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (48.04%) Spring
2 54 (30.17%) XML
3 40 (22.35%) REST
3 40 (22.35%) Web Services
4 39 (21.79%) Hibernate
4 39 (21.79%) HTML
5 38 (21.23%) J2EE
6 37 (20.67%) CSS
7 29 (16.20%) RESTful
8 28 (15.64%) AngularJS
8 28 (15.64%) JSON
8 28 (15.64%) SOAP
9 23 (12.85%) XSLT
10 22 (12.29%) JDBC
11 21 (11.73%) HTML5
12 17 (9.50%) jQuery
13 15 (8.38%) Apache Camel
14 14 (7.82%) Grails
15 13 (7.26%) CSS3
15 13 (7.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.17%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (3.91%) Online Banking
3 5 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.79%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.23%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.68%) Interactive TV
5 3 (1.68%) IPTV
5 3 (1.68%) MHEG
5 3 (1.68%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.68%) SCADA
6 2 (1.12%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.12%) iPad
6 2 (1.12%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.56%) Clustering
7 1 (0.56%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.56%) IVR
7 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (18.44%) Linux
2 7 (3.91%) Windows
3 3 (1.68%) AIX
3 3 (1.68%) Mac OS
3 3 (1.68%) Windows Vista
3 3 (1.68%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.56%) Android
4 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (74.86%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (59.22%) TDD
3 58 (32.40%) Scrum
4 36 (20.11%) BDD
5 33 (18.44%) Pair Programming
6 31 (17.32%) Software Engineering
7 30 (16.76%) OO
8 29 (16.20%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (13.41%) Microservices
9 24 (13.41%) SOA
10 23 (12.85%) Open Source
11 17 (9.50%) Web Development
12 16 (8.94%) High Availability
12 16 (8.94%) Kanban
12 16 (8.94%) OOP
13 12 (6.70%) Performance Tuning
14 11 (6.15%) MVC
14 11 (6.15%) SDLC
14 11 (6.15%) Software Delivery
15 10 (5.59%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 179 (100.00%) Java
2 89 (49.72%) JavaScript
3 33 (18.44%) Scala
4 29 (16.20%) SQL
5 13 (7.26%) Groovy
6 10 (5.59%) Clojure
7 9 (5.03%) Ruby
8 8 (4.47%) Python
9 6 (3.35%) C++
9 6 (3.35%) PHP
9 6 (3.35%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.79%) C
10 5 (2.79%) XPath
11 3 (1.68%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.56%) Go
Qualifications
1 8 (4.47%) Degree
2 6 (3.35%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.68%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.12%) ISEB
4 2 (1.12%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.56%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.35%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (1.68%) Docker
1 3 (1.68%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 30 (16.76%) Oracle
2 11 (6.15%) IBM
3 5 (2.79%) Google
4 3 (1.68%) OpenTV
5 2 (1.12%) Twitter
6 1 (0.56%) Facebook
6 1 (0.56%) hybris
6 1 (0.56%) PayPal
6 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.56%) Xamarin
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