The first table below looks at the demand for the Java Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Software Engineer
Rank 77 77 91
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.081% 0.091% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.097% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£320 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £28.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -28.75%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1177 1027 1242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.46% 93.36% 90.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 663 513 599
Average daily rate £338 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £212 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 77 102
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.40 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.97% -21.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £10.00 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Java Software Engineer
North West

Java Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Software Engineer in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Java Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Java Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Java Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Java Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Java Software Engineer
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 Software Engineer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Java Software Engineer
North West

Java Software Engineer
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Java Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Grails
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Groovy
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management

Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Java Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Grails
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Groovy