The table below looks at the statistics for Java SE skills 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 SE over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank - - 86
Contract jobs citing Java SE 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £425 £386
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +10.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Java SE
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
444 393 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.45% 23.27% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 249 235
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -72.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

Java SE
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java SE across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Java SE Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Java SE
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java SE across the Manchester region.

Java SE Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Java SE
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java SE across the Manchester region.

Java SE Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester