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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 53 40 59
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 30 41 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.26% 3.37% 2.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 3.58% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 29 31
Average daily rate
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£325 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £299 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
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
1259 1145 1297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.88% 94.24% 90.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 745 585 633
Average daily rate £335 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £214 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 93 105
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £23.75 £37.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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 - 5 £313 - 1
Stockport - - - - 8
Altrincham - - - - 1
Bolton - - - -
Sale - - - - 1
Java Developer
North West

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 55 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (63.64%) Spring
3 21 (38.18%) JMS
3 21 (38.18%) J2EE
4 20 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 19 (34.55%) Oracle
6 18 (32.73%) Eclipse
6 18 (32.73%) jQuery
7 17 (30.91%) Hibernate
8 15 (27.27%) XML
9 14 (25.45%) HTML
9 14 (25.45%) Finance
10 13 (23.64%) Tomcat
10 13 (23.64%) CSS
10 13 (23.64%) Web Services
10 13 (23.64%) Linux
11 12 (21.82%) Struts
11 12 (21.82%) Software Engineering
11 12 (21.82%) Java EE
12 11 (20.00%) TDD
12 11 (20.00%) JUnit
12 11 (20.00%) Oracle Database
13 10 (18.18%) EJB
13 10 (18.18%) Servlets
13 10 (18.18%) JBoss
13 10 (18.18%) WebSphere
13 10 (18.18%) Ajax
14 9 (16.36%) JSF
14 9 (16.36%) Scrum
14 9 (16.36%) JPA

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 13 (23.64%) Tomcat
2 10 (18.18%) WebSphere
3 5 (9.09%) Confluence
3 5 (9.09%) Escenic
3 5 (9.09%) Adobe CQ
3 5 (9.09%) MQSeries
3 5 (9.09%) CMS
3 5 (9.09%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.45%) Liferay
5 1 (1.82%) Mule
5 1 (1.82%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.82%) Apache
5 1 (1.82%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) HTTP
2 4 (7.27%) AMQP
3 1 (1.82%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (16.36%) MySQL
3 5 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 5 (9.09%) Big Data
3 5 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.09%) Hazelcast
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.82%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.82%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 18 (32.73%) Eclipse
2 11 (20.00%) JUnit
3 8 (14.55%) NetBeans
4 6 (10.91%) JIRA
4 6 (10.91%) Maven
5 5 (9.09%) Gradle
6 4 (7.27%) Mercurial
7 3 (5.45%) Selenium
7 3 (5.45%) Mockito
8 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
8 2 (3.64%) Subversion
9 1 (1.82%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.82%) Hudson
9 1 (1.82%) Gerrit
General
1 14 (25.45%) Finance
2 8 (14.55%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.64%) Publishing
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (63.64%) Spring
2 21 (38.18%) JMS
2 21 (38.18%) J2EE
3 18 (32.73%) jQuery
4 17 (30.91%) Hibernate
5 15 (27.27%) XML
6 14 (25.45%) HTML
7 13 (23.64%) CSS
7 13 (23.64%) Web Services
8 12 (21.82%) Struts
8 12 (21.82%) Java EE
9 10 (18.18%) EJB
9 10 (18.18%) Servlets
9 10 (18.18%) Ajax
10 9 (16.36%) JSF
10 9 (16.36%) JPA
11 8 (14.55%) Middleware
11 8 (14.55%) Java SE
11 8 (14.55%) JAX-RS
12 7 (12.73%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.64%) Social Media
4 1 (1.82%) Clustering
4 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.82%) W3C
4 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) Linux
2 9 (16.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (16.36%) Windows
3 7 (12.73%) Android
4 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) Software Engineering
2 11 (20.00%) TDD
3 9 (16.36%) Scrum
4 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.55%) BDD
5 6 (10.91%) UML
5 6 (10.91%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (9.09%) OOD
6 5 (9.09%) RUP
6 5 (9.09%) OO
6 5 (9.09%) OOP
7 4 (7.27%) MVC
8 3 (5.45%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.45%) Web Application Development
9 2 (3.64%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.64%) Security Testing
10 1 (1.82%) Pair Programming
10 1 (1.82%) Logistics
10 1 (1.82%) Web Development
10 1 (1.82%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 55 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.91%) XPath
4 5 (9.09%) Scala
4 5 (9.09%) C#
5 4 (7.27%) SQL
6 2 (3.64%) Groovy
7 1 (1.82%) PHP
7 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
1 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (34.55%) Oracle
2 10 (18.18%) JBoss
3 9 (16.36%) Red Hat
4 8 (14.55%) IBM
5 5 (9.09%) Atlassian
6 3 (5.45%) Endeca
6 3 (5.45%) FatWire
7 2 (3.64%) SAP
7 2 (3.64%) Google
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