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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 48 51 43
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 45 33 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.20% 2.86% 3.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.42% 3.08% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 16 18
Average daily rate
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£350 £369 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +10.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £313 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £378 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
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
1314 1070 1109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.52% 92.64% 90.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 793 554 580
Average daily rate £335 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £201 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 67 86
Average hourly rate £13.50 £21.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.93% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 4 £345 -8.00% 1
Altrincham +4 1 £380 - 2
Bolton - - - -
Sale - - - -
Stockport - - - - 4
Wigan - - - -
Java Developer
North West

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 80 (100.00%) Java
2 48 (60.00%) Spring
3 32 (40.00%) XML
4 28 (35.00%) Linux
4 28 (35.00%) JMS
4 28 (35.00%) J2EE
5 24 (30.00%) Servlets
5 24 (30.00%) Red Hat
6 23 (28.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (27.50%) Maven
7 22 (27.50%) Grails
7 22 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (27.50%) Tomcat
8 21 (26.25%) JavaScript
8 21 (26.25%) Hibernate
8 21 (26.25%) HTTP
9 19 (23.75%) J2SE
10 18 (22.50%) HTML
10 18 (22.50%) Eclipse
10 18 (22.50%) Android
11 17 (21.25%) Oracle
11 17 (21.25%) XSLT
12 16 (20.00%) Windows
13 15 (18.75%) Web Services
14 14 (17.50%) XML Schema
14 14 (17.50%) XPath
14 14 (17.50%) WebSphere
14 14 (17.50%) Software Engineering
14 14 (17.50%) Hazelcast
15 13 (16.25%) Java EE

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 22 (27.50%) Tomcat
2 14 (17.50%) WebSphere
3 7 (8.75%) Confluence
4 3 (3.75%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.50%) JBoss
6 1 (1.25%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.25%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 21 (26.25%) HTTP
2 6 (7.50%) AMQP
3 2 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.50%) Hazelcast
2 10 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 9 (11.25%) MySQL
4 5 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.75%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.75%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.75%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.50%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.50%) Big Data
8 1 (1.25%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.25%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.25%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 22 (27.50%) Maven
2 18 (22.50%) Eclipse
3 8 (10.00%) JUnit
3 8 (10.00%) Gradle
4 7 (8.75%) JIRA
5 6 (7.50%) Mercurial
6 5 (6.25%) NetBeans
7 4 (5.00%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.75%) Subversion
9 2 (2.50%) Ant
9 2 (2.50%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.25%) Hudson
10 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.25%) IntelliJ
General
1 9 (11.25%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.75%) Banking
3 3 (3.75%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (60.00%) Spring
2 32 (40.00%) XML
3 28 (35.00%) JMS
3 28 (35.00%) J2EE
4 24 (30.00%) Servlets
5 22 (27.50%) Grails
6 21 (26.25%) Hibernate
7 19 (23.75%) J2SE
8 18 (22.50%) HTML
9 17 (21.25%) XSLT
10 15 (18.75%) Web Services
11 14 (17.50%) XML Schema
12 13 (16.25%) Java EE
13 11 (13.75%) jQuery
13 11 (13.75%) CSS
14 10 (12.50%) JSP
14 10 (12.50%) DOM
14 10 (12.50%) Middleware
15 7 (8.75%) JSON
16 6 (7.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.50%) Social Media
3 2 (2.50%) Open Source
3 2 (2.50%) User Experience
3 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (35.00%) Linux
2 23 (28.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (22.50%) Android
4 16 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (2.50%) UNIX
5 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (17.50%) Software Engineering
3 11 (13.75%) Scrum
4 8 (10.00%) TDD
5 6 (7.50%) Configuration Management
5 6 (7.50%) OO
6 5 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 5 (6.25%) MVC
7 3 (3.75%) User Stories
7 3 (3.75%) Content Management
7 3 (3.75%) BDD
7 3 (3.75%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.50%) Unit Testing
8 2 (2.50%) Test Scripting
8 2 (2.50%) MapReduce
8 2 (2.50%) Web Application Development
9 1 (1.25%) ATDD
9 1 (1.25%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (1.25%) Refactoring
9 1 (1.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 80 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (26.25%) JavaScript
3 14 (17.50%) XPath
4 4 (5.00%) PHP
4 4 (5.00%) SQL
5 1 (1.25%) Scala
5 1 (1.25%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.75%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Puppet
1 2 (2.50%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 24 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 17 (21.25%) Oracle
3 7 (8.75%) Atlassian
4 5 (6.25%) IBM
5 3 (3.75%) Sybase
5 3 (3.75%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.50%) Google
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