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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 53 37 55
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 35 48 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.57% 4.04% 2.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.73% 4.30% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 30 32
Average daily rate
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£325 £373 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.75% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
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
1283 1115 1348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.13% 93.93% 90.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 790 569 658
Average daily rate £338 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 87 108
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.98 £10.12 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 7 £313 -9.09%
Stockport - - - - 5
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Sale - - - -
Java Developer
North West

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 57 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (63.16%) Spring
3 21 (36.84%) JMS
4 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 19 (33.33%) XML
6 18 (31.58%) J2EE
6 18 (31.58%) Oracle
6 18 (31.58%) Hibernate
7 16 (28.07%) Eclipse
7 16 (28.07%) Linux
7 16 (28.07%) jQuery
8 15 (26.32%) Tomcat
9 14 (24.56%) Web Services
9 14 (24.56%) Servlets
9 14 (24.56%) HTML
10 13 (22.81%) Finance
10 13 (22.81%) WebSphere
11 12 (21.05%) Java EE
11 12 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (21.05%) Red Hat
11 12 (21.05%) CSS
12 11 (19.30%) XSLT
12 11 (19.30%) Android
12 11 (19.30%) Software Engineering
13 10 (17.54%) TDD
13 10 (17.54%) Scrum
13 10 (17.54%) EJB
13 10 (17.54%) Windows
13 10 (17.54%) JBoss

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 15 (26.32%) Tomcat
2 13 (22.81%) WebSphere
3 5 (8.77%) MQSeries
3 5 (8.77%) CMS
3 5 (8.77%) WebLogic
3 5 (8.77%) Confluence
3 5 (8.77%) Escenic
3 5 (8.77%) Adobe CQ
4 3 (5.26%) Liferay
5 1 (1.75%) Node.js
5 1 (1.75%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.75%) Mule
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) HTTP
2 4 (7.02%) AMQP
3 1 (1.75%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) Oracle Database
2 9 (15.79%) MySQL
3 8 (14.04%) Hazelcast
4 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
4 5 (8.77%) Hadoop
4 5 (8.77%) Relational Database
4 5 (8.77%) Big Data
5 1 (1.75%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.75%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (28.07%) Eclipse
2 9 (15.79%) Maven
3 8 (14.04%) JUnit
4 7 (12.28%) NetBeans
5 5 (8.77%) JIRA
5 5 (8.77%) Gradle
6 4 (7.02%) Mercurial
7 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.75%) Selenium
8 1 (1.75%) Subversion
8 1 (1.75%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.75%) Mockito
8 1 (1.75%) Hudson
8 1 (1.75%) Gerrit
8 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (22.81%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.51%) Publishing
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (63.16%) Spring
2 21 (36.84%) JMS
3 19 (33.33%) XML
4 18 (31.58%) J2EE
4 18 (31.58%) Hibernate
5 16 (28.07%) jQuery
6 14 (24.56%) Web Services
6 14 (24.56%) HTML
6 14 (24.56%) Servlets
7 12 (21.05%) CSS
7 12 (21.05%) Java EE
8 11 (19.30%) XSLT
9 10 (17.54%) EJB
10 9 (15.79%) Struts
10 9 (15.79%) Ajax
11 8 (14.04%) JSF
11 8 (14.04%) XML Schema
11 8 (14.04%) DOM
11 8 (14.04%) J2SE
11 8 (14.04%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.51%) Social Media
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.75%) Clustering
4 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.07%) Linux
2 12 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (19.30%) Android
4 10 (17.54%) Windows
5 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (19.30%) Software Engineering
3 10 (17.54%) TDD
3 10 (17.54%) Scrum
4 7 (12.28%) BDD
5 6 (10.53%) OOA/OOD
5 6 (10.53%) UML
6 5 (8.77%) OOP
6 5 (8.77%) OOD
6 5 (8.77%) OO
6 5 (8.77%) RUP
6 5 (8.77%) Mentoring
7 4 (7.02%) MVC
8 3 (5.26%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.26%) Web Application Development
9 2 (3.51%) Security Testing
9 2 (3.51%) E-Commerce
10 1 (1.75%) Workflow
10 1 (1.75%) Web Development
10 1 (1.75%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (14.04%) XPath
4 5 (8.77%) Scala
4 5 (8.77%) C#
5 2 (3.51%) SQL
5 2 (3.51%) Groovy
6 1 (1.75%) C
6 1 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (31.58%) Oracle
2 12 (21.05%) Red Hat
3 10 (17.54%) JBoss
4 7 (12.28%) IBM
5 5 (8.77%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.51%) Google
6 2 (3.51%) SAP
7 1 (1.75%) FatWire
7 1 (1.75%) Endeca
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