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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 55 68 37
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 44 17 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.73% 1.37% 3.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.93% 1.44% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 9 30
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.38 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+18.21% -6.66%
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
1502 1181 1060
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.18% 95.47% 93.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 906 666 528
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 £224 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 60 85
Average hourly rate £13.60 £15.13 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% -2.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £34.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 30 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 30 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 72 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (45.83%) J2EE
4 32 (44.44%) Spring
5 23 (31.94%) TDD
5 23 (31.94%) Web Services
6 22 (30.56%) Scrum
7 20 (27.78%) JavaScript
8 18 (25.00%) Oracle
9 14 (19.44%) RESTful
10 13 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (18.06%) JSON
10 13 (18.06%) XML
10 13 (18.06%) HTML
10 13 (18.06%) OO
11 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 12 (16.67%) Finance
11 12 (16.67%) Hibernate
12 11 (15.28%) Pair Programming
12 11 (15.28%) Banking
12 11 (15.28%) Middleware
12 11 (15.28%) Apache Camel
13 10 (13.89%) Mentoring
13 10 (13.89%) REST
13 10 (13.89%) Open Source
14 9 (12.50%) Scala
14 9 (12.50%) DV Cleared
14 9 (12.50%) Security Cleared
14 9 (12.50%) Maven
14 9 (12.50%) Software Engineering

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 7 (9.72%) JBoss
3 5 (6.94%) WebLogic
4 4 (5.56%) Confluence
4 4 (5.56%) Apache
5 1 (1.39%) Liferay
5 1 (1.39%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.56%) PaaS
3 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) Internet
2 4 (5.56%) AMQP
3 2 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 6 (8.33%) Big Data
3 6 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 6 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 5 (6.94%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.17%) MySQL
6 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.39%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.39%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 9 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 9 (12.50%) Subversion
1 9 (12.50%) Maven
1 9 (12.50%) Gradle
2 8 (11.11%) Mercurial
2 8 (11.11%) JUnit
3 7 (9.72%) Git (software)
4 6 (8.33%) Ant
5 4 (5.56%) Cucumber
5 4 (5.56%) Eclipse RCP
5 4 (5.56%) JIRA
6 2 (2.78%) Selenium
7 1 (1.39%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.39%) TestNG
7 1 (1.39%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.39%) Log4j
7 1 (1.39%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.39%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (16.67%) Finance
2 11 (15.28%) Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.39%) Games
4 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (45.83%) J2EE
2 32 (44.44%) Spring
3 23 (31.94%) Web Services
4 14 (19.44%) RESTful
5 13 (18.06%) JSON
5 13 (18.06%) XML
5 13 (18.06%) HTML
6 12 (16.67%) Hibernate
7 11 (15.28%) Middleware
7 11 (15.28%) Apache Camel
8 10 (13.89%) REST
9 8 (11.11%) AngularJS
9 8 (11.11%) XML Messaging
10 7 (9.72%) Java EE
10 7 (9.72%) OSGi
11 6 (8.33%) SOAP
11 6 (8.33%) EJB
11 6 (8.33%) CSS
12 5 (6.94%) JMS
12 5 (6.94%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.78%) iPhone
2 2 (2.78%) Video on Demand
2 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.39%) User Experience
3 1 (1.39%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.50%) Linux
2 5 (6.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (5.56%) Windows
4 3 (4.17%) UNIX
5 2 (2.78%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.94%) TDD
3 22 (30.56%) Scrum
4 13 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (18.06%) OO
5 11 (15.28%) Pair Programming
6 10 (13.89%) Mentoring
6 10 (13.89%) Open Source
7 9 (12.50%) MVC
7 9 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 8 (11.11%) Waterfall
8 8 (11.11%) BDD
8 8 (11.11%) Software Delivery
9 7 (9.72%) SDLC
10 6 (8.33%) Kanban
10 6 (8.33%) E-Commerce
10 6 (8.33%) OOP
11 5 (6.94%) SOA
11 5 (6.94%) Configuration Management
11 5 (6.94%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 72 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 9 (12.50%) SQL
3 9 (12.50%) Scala
4 5 (6.94%) Groovy
4 5 (6.94%) Python
5 3 (4.17%) Ruby
6 2 (2.78%) C#
7 1 (1.39%) C++
7 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.39%) Lua
7 1 (1.39%) Perl
7 1 (1.39%) PHP
7 1 (1.39%) RPG
Qualifications
1 9 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 9 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.39%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.39%) OCPJP
2 1 (1.39%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Puppet
1 4 (5.56%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 18 (25.00%) Oracle
2 8 (11.11%) Sybase
2 8 (11.11%) TIBCO
3 5 (6.94%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.56%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.78%) Adobe
6 1 (1.39%) Sun
6 1 (1.39%) IBM
6 1 (1.39%) Kony
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