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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 61 54 47
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 28 24 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.85% 1.94% 3.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 2.08% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 24
Average daily rate
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£400 £338 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £363 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.49 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.02% -6.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £36.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.05%
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
1427 1154 880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.13% 93.14% 93.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 777 605 415
Average daily rate £360 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £193 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 59 76
Average hourly rate £13.94 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.09% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.33 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.00 £82.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 May 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
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 May 2015. 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
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Last Year
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Java Developer
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Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 70 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (60.00%) Spring
3 36 (51.43%) J2EE
4 34 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (31.43%) Web Services
6 21 (30.00%) Oracle
7 20 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 19 (27.14%) Scrum
9 18 (25.71%) TDD
10 17 (24.29%) XML
10 17 (24.29%) Linux
10 17 (24.29%) Eclipse
11 16 (22.86%) JMS
11 16 (22.86%) Hibernate
11 16 (22.86%) Maven
12 15 (21.43%) JSON
12 15 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (21.43%) Red Hat
12 15 (21.43%) OO
13 14 (20.00%) HTML
13 14 (20.00%) SQL Server
14 13 (18.57%) Gradle
14 13 (18.57%) Oracle Database
15 12 (17.14%) JUnit
15 12 (17.14%) MVC
15 12 (17.14%) Finance
15 12 (17.14%) RESTful
16 11 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (15.71%) Software Engineering
17 10 (14.29%) CSS

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (12.86%) WebSphere
2 7 (10.00%) Confluence
2 7 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.86%) JBoss
4 1 (1.43%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.43%) SaaS
2 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.43%) HTTP
2 7 (10.00%) Internet
2 7 (10.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.57%) Oracle Database
3 9 (12.86%) MongoDB
4 8 (11.43%) NoSQL
5 7 (10.00%) Big Data
5 7 (10.00%) Hadoop
6 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (7.14%) MySQL
6 5 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (2.86%) Hazelcast
8 1 (1.43%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.43%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 17 (24.29%) Eclipse
2 16 (22.86%) Maven
3 13 (18.57%) Gradle
4 12 (17.14%) JUnit
5 9 (12.86%) Ant
5 9 (12.86%) Subversion
6 7 (10.00%) Cucumber
6 7 (10.00%) JIRA
6 7 (10.00%) Mercurial
7 5 (7.14%) Jenkins
8 3 (4.29%) Eclipse RCP
9 2 (2.86%) TestNG
9 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (1.43%) ClearCase
10 1 (1.43%) Log4j
10 1 (1.43%) NetBeans
10 1 (1.43%) Apache Ivy
General
1 12 (17.14%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.43%) Games
4 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (60.00%) Spring
2 36 (51.43%) J2EE
3 22 (31.43%) Web Services
4 17 (24.29%) XML
5 16 (22.86%) JMS
5 16 (22.86%) Hibernate
6 15 (21.43%) JSON
7 14 (20.00%) HTML
8 12 (17.14%) RESTful
9 10 (14.29%) CSS
9 10 (14.29%) Apache Camel
10 9 (12.86%) J2SE
10 9 (12.86%) Java EE
11 8 (11.43%) Grails
11 8 (11.43%) Servlets
11 8 (11.43%) REST
12 7 (10.00%) AngularJS
12 7 (10.00%) Middleware
12 7 (10.00%) EJB
12 7 (10.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Open Source
2 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.86%) Video on Demand
4 1 (1.43%) iSeries
4 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (24.29%) Linux
2 15 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (12.86%) Windows
4 3 (4.29%) Android
5 2 (2.86%) UNIX
6 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.14%) Scrum
3 18 (25.71%) TDD
4 15 (21.43%) OO
5 12 (17.14%) MVC
6 11 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (15.71%) Software Engineering
7 8 (11.43%) Test Scripting
7 8 (11.43%) Configuration Management
7 8 (11.43%) User Stories
8 7 (10.00%) MapReduce
8 7 (10.00%) BDD
8 7 (10.00%) Software Delivery
9 6 (8.57%) Kanban
10 5 (7.14%) Pair Programming
11 4 (5.71%) Mentoring
11 4 (5.71%) E-Commerce
11 4 (5.71%) Data Modelling
12 3 (4.29%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (4.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 70 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 9 (12.86%) SQL
4 2 (2.86%) XPath
4 2 (2.86%) Ruby
4 2 (2.86%) Scala
4 2 (2.86%) Python
5 1 (1.43%) Perl
5 1 (1.43%) PHP
5 1 (1.43%) RPG
5 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.43%) Lua
Qualifications
1 8 (11.43%) DV Cleared
1 8 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.43%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.43%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (10.00%) Vagrant
1 7 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (30.00%) Oracle
2 15 (21.43%) Red Hat
3 7 (10.00%) Atlassian
4 6 (8.57%) Sybase
4 6 (8.57%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.43%) IBM
5 1 (1.43%) Adobe
5 1 (1.43%) Sun
5 1 (1.43%) Kony
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