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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 60 56 41
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 46 30 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.42% 2.27% 3.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.62% 2.39% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 12 26
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £448 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.73% -2.85%
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
1758 1256 1140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 92.67% 95.08% 94.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1042 751 584
Average daily rate £375 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 53 91
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 74 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (40.54%) TDD
4 29 (39.19%) Spring
4 29 (39.19%) J2EE
5 27 (36.49%) Scrum
6 19 (25.68%) OO
6 19 (25.68%) RESTful
7 18 (24.32%) Scala
7 18 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (24.32%) Pair Programming
7 18 (24.32%) Web Services
7 18 (24.32%) JavaScript
8 17 (22.97%) Mentoring
9 16 (21.62%) Subversion
9 16 (21.62%) Open Source
10 15 (20.27%) Git (software)
10 15 (20.27%) Software Delivery
11 14 (18.92%) SOA
11 14 (18.92%) OOP
11 14 (18.92%) Oracle
11 14 (18.92%) Mercurial
11 14 (18.92%) Groovy
12 13 (17.57%) Hibernate
12 13 (17.57%) SOAP
13 11 (14.86%) HTML
13 11 (14.86%) SQL Server
13 11 (14.86%) Finance
14 10 (13.51%) MVC
14 10 (13.51%) Middleware

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 8 (10.81%) JBoss
2 7 (9.46%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.41%) Apache
4 3 (4.05%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.70%) Confluence
6 1 (1.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.35%) Liferay
6 1 (1.35%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Office
1 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.41%) PaaS
3 2 (2.70%) SaaS
4 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) Internet
2 2 (2.70%) AMQP
2 2 (2.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.81%) Hadoop
2 8 (10.81%) Big Data
3 6 (8.11%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.41%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.05%) MySQL
6 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.35%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.35%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 16 (21.62%) Subversion
2 15 (20.27%) Git (software)
3 14 (18.92%) Mercurial
4 9 (12.16%) Maven
4 9 (12.16%) Eclipse
5 7 (9.46%) Gradle
6 6 (8.11%) JUnit
7 4 (5.41%) Ant
7 4 (5.41%) Eclipse RCP
8 2 (2.70%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.70%) JIRA
8 2 (2.70%) Selenium
8 2 (2.70%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.35%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (1.35%) FitNesse
9 1 (1.35%) TestNG
9 1 (1.35%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.35%) Log4j
9 1 (1.35%) NetBeans
9 1 (1.35%) Hudson
General
1 11 (14.86%) Finance
2 10 (13.51%) Banking
3 3 (4.05%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (39.19%) J2EE
1 29 (39.19%) Spring
2 19 (25.68%) RESTful
3 18 (24.32%) Web Services
4 13 (17.57%) SOAP
4 13 (17.57%) Hibernate
5 11 (14.86%) HTML
6 10 (13.51%) XML
6 10 (13.51%) Middleware
7 9 (12.16%) Apache Camel
8 8 (10.81%) AngularJS
8 8 (10.81%) JSON
9 7 (9.46%) XML Messaging
9 7 (9.46%) OSGi
9 7 (9.46%) REST
10 6 (8.11%) jQuery
11 5 (6.76%) Java EE
11 5 (6.76%) CSS
11 5 (6.76%) Spring MVC
12 4 (5.41%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.41%) iPhone
2 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.35%) mHealth
3 1 (1.35%) User Experience
3 1 (1.35%) iSeries
3 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.46%) Linux
2 4 (5.41%) Android
3 3 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.05%) UNIX
4 2 (2.70%) Windows
4 2 (2.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (40.54%) TDD
3 27 (36.49%) Scrum
4 19 (25.68%) OO
5 18 (24.32%) Pair Programming
5 18 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (22.97%) Mentoring
7 16 (21.62%) Open Source
8 15 (20.27%) Software Delivery
9 14 (18.92%) OOP
9 14 (18.92%) SOA
10 10 (13.51%) MVC
11 7 (9.46%) Waterfall
11 7 (9.46%) BDD
11 7 (9.46%) Software Engineering
11 7 (9.46%) SDLC
12 4 (5.41%) Mobile Development
12 4 (5.41%) E-Commerce
12 4 (5.41%) Kanban
12 4 (5.41%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 74 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (24.32%) JavaScript
2 18 (24.32%) Scala
3 14 (18.92%) Groovy
4 7 (9.46%) SQL
5 5 (6.76%) Python
6 3 (4.05%) Ruby
7 2 (2.70%) C#
8 1 (1.35%) C++
8 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.35%) Lua
8 1 (1.35%) Perl
8 1 (1.35%) PHP
8 1 (1.35%) RPG
Qualifications
1 7 (9.46%) DV Cleared
1 7 (9.46%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.35%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.35%) OCPJP
2 1 (1.35%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (4.05%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) Puppet
1 2 (2.70%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 14 (18.92%) Oracle
2 7 (9.46%) Sybase
2 7 (9.46%) TIBCO
3 3 (4.05%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.70%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.35%) Google
5 1 (1.35%) IBM
5 1 (1.35%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.35%) Adobe
5 1 (1.35%) Sun
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