The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Software Engineer
Rank 105 - 81
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.055% - 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% - 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate £425 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £376 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.19% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £43.13 -
% change year-on-year
+10.14% -
Java Software Engineer
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
1722 1368 1134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.03% 95.80% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 992 790 602
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 57 54
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £18.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -22.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £34.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) REST
2 4 (80.00%) High Availability
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Scala
3 3 (60.00%) RESTful
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) XSLT
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) HTTP
4 1 (20.00%) J2EE
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) JUnit
4 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) Maven
4 1 (20.00%) JSON
4 1 (20.00%) Use Case
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) BDD

Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) RESTful
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) High Availability
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Scala
3 3 (60.00%) SQL