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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 69 62 48
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 27 21 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.75% 1.68% 2.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 1.76% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 25
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £290 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £400 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £350 £364
% change year-on-year
+14.00% -3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.49 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.69% -6.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.49%
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
1451 1190 954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.22% 94.97% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 852 643 479
Average daily rate £350 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 57 79
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 63 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (57.14%) Spring
3 34 (53.97%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (50.79%) J2EE
5 22 (34.92%) JavaScript
5 22 (34.92%) Web Services
6 20 (31.75%) Scrum
7 18 (28.57%) TDD
8 15 (23.81%) Oracle
9 14 (22.22%) Hibernate
10 13 (20.63%) JSON
10 13 (20.63%) XML
11 12 (19.05%) OO
11 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
11 12 (19.05%) HTML
11 12 (19.05%) Finance
12 11 (17.46%) Eclipse
12 11 (17.46%) Linux
12 11 (17.46%) Maven
12 11 (17.46%) Software Engineering
12 11 (17.46%) Gradle
13 10 (15.87%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (15.87%) RESTful
13 10 (15.87%) SQL
13 10 (15.87%) JUnit
13 10 (15.87%) JMS
13 10 (15.87%) MVC
14 9 (14.29%) Red Hat
14 9 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (14.29%) WebSphere

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 6 (9.52%) WebLogic
3 5 (7.94%) Confluence
4 3 (4.76%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.17%) JBoss
6 1 (1.59%) Liferay
6 1 (1.59%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) SaaS
2 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) Internet
1 5 (7.94%) AMQP
2 4 (6.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 7 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 7 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.94%) Big Data
3 5 (7.94%) Hadoop
4 4 (6.35%) MySQL
5 2 (3.17%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.59%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.59%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 11 (17.46%) Eclipse
1 11 (17.46%) Maven
1 11 (17.46%) Gradle
2 10 (15.87%) JUnit
3 7 (11.11%) Ant
3 7 (11.11%) Subversion
4 5 (7.94%) JIRA
4 5 (7.94%) Mercurial
4 5 (7.94%) Cucumber
5 4 (6.35%) Eclipse RCP
6 2 (3.17%) TestNG
6 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.59%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (1.59%) Selenium
7 1 (1.59%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.59%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.59%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.59%) Log4j
General
1 12 (19.05%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Games
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (57.14%) Spring
2 32 (50.79%) J2EE
3 22 (34.92%) Web Services
4 14 (22.22%) Hibernate
5 13 (20.63%) JSON
5 13 (20.63%) XML
6 12 (19.05%) HTML
7 10 (15.87%) JMS
7 10 (15.87%) RESTful
8 9 (14.29%) Apache Camel
9 8 (12.70%) REST
9 8 (12.70%) Java EE
10 7 (11.11%) Middleware
10 7 (11.11%) AngularJS
11 6 (9.52%) XML Messaging
11 6 (9.52%) EJB
11 6 (9.52%) CSS
12 5 (7.94%) jQuery
13 4 (6.35%) J2SE
13 4 (6.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.17%) Video on Demand
3 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.59%) User Experience
3 1 (1.59%) iPhone
3 1 (1.59%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.46%) Linux
2 9 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (11.11%) Windows
4 3 (4.76%) Android
5 2 (3.17%) UNIX
6 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.97%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.75%) Scrum
3 18 (28.57%) TDD
4 12 (19.05%) OO
5 11 (17.46%) Software Engineering
6 10 (15.87%) MVC
6 10 (15.87%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (12.70%) BDD
8 7 (11.11%) Open Source
8 7 (11.11%) SDLC
9 6 (9.52%) Waterfall
9 6 (9.52%) Kanban
9 6 (9.52%) Test Scripting
9 6 (9.52%) User Stories
9 6 (9.52%) Pair Programming
9 6 (9.52%) E-Commerce
9 6 (9.52%) Configuration Management
10 5 (7.94%) Mentoring
10 5 (7.94%) MapReduce
10 5 (7.94%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 63 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (34.92%) JavaScript
3 10 (15.87%) SQL
4 2 (3.17%) Python
4 2 (3.17%) Ruby
4 2 (3.17%) XPath
4 2 (3.17%) Scala
5 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.59%) Lua
5 1 (1.59%) Perl
5 1 (1.59%) PHP
5 1 (1.59%) RPG
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.59%) OCPJP
2 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) Puppet
1 5 (7.94%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 15 (23.81%) Oracle
2 9 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 6 (9.52%) TIBCO
3 6 (9.52%) Sybase
4 5 (7.94%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.17%) Adobe
6 1 (1.59%) Sun
6 1 (1.59%) IBM
6 1 (1.59%) Kony
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