The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
North West / Manchester
Rank 7 7 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Contract jobs citing Java 167 217 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.42% 12.25% 7.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.79% 31.40% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 140 84
Median daily rate £400 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Median hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.69 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +11.16%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
580 691 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.12% 39.02% 36.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 417 369
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £284 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 22 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £14.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Java
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford -15 8 £550 +29.41% 4
Stockport +11 6 £363 +20.83% 1
Altrincham -1 2 £375 +1.35% 1
Bolton - 2 £469 - 1
Bury - 2 £431 -
Oldham - 1 £400 - 1
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Java.

1 193 (54.83%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (32.10%) JavaScript
3 110 (31.25%) TDD
4 81 (23.01%) BDD
5 74 (21.02%) Git (software)
5 74 (21.02%) Spring
6 70 (19.89%) Scrum
7 67 (19.03%) Python
8 65 (18.47%) SQL
9 63 (17.90%) Linux
10 62 (17.61%) Jenkins
11 53 (15.06%) DevOps
12 49 (13.92%) Finance
13 48 (13.64%) Web Services
13 48 (13.64%) AngularJS
14 47 (13.35%) Amazon AWS
15 44 (12.50%) REST
16 42 (11.93%) Open Source
16 42 (11.93%) HTML
17 41 (11.65%) Puppet
18 40 (11.36%) Software Engineering
19 39 (11.08%) Ruby
19 39 (11.08%) Selenium
19 39 (11.08%) Continuous Integration
19 39 (11.08%) Oracle
20 37 (10.51%) J2EE
20 37 (10.51%) JIRA
21 36 (10.23%) Hibernate
22 35 (9.94%) XML
22 35 (9.94%) OO

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (7.10%) Tomcat
2 23 (6.53%) WebSphere
3 15 (4.26%) GeoServer
4 14 (3.98%) nginx
5 13 (3.69%) Apache
6 12 (3.41%) Apache Spark
6 12 (3.41%) OpenStack
6 12 (3.41%) WebLogic
7 9 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (2.56%) Jetty
8 8 (2.27%) Confluence
9 7 (1.99%) NetWeaver
10 6 (1.70%) IIS
10 6 (1.70%) JBoss
10 6 (1.70%) Mongrel
11 5 (1.42%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (1.14%) CMS
12 4 (1.14%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.57%) IBM HTTP Server
13 2 (0.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 5 (1.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (3.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.14%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.28%) BASE24
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 47 (13.35%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (5.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.98%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (2.84%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (2.56%) GitHub
6 6 (1.70%) Google App Engine
7 5 (1.42%) Amazon S3
8 4 (1.14%) PaaS
8 4 (1.14%) Slack
8 4 (1.14%) TestFlight
9 3 (0.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (0.85%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.85%) CloudFront
9 3 (0.85%) SaaS
10 2 (0.57%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.57%) IaaS
11 1 (0.28%) Office 365
11 1 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.97%) TCP/IP
2 16 (4.55%) SSL
3 14 (3.98%) HTTP
4 10 (2.84%) DNS
5 9 (2.56%) Firewall
5 9 (2.56%) HTTPS
6 8 (2.27%) DHCP
7 7 (1.99%) FTP
8 6 (1.70%) Internet
8 6 (1.70%) IPsec
9 4 (1.14%) Network Security
10 3 (0.85%) Bluetooth
10 3 (0.85%) LAN
10 3 (0.85%) NFC
10 3 (0.85%) VoIP
10 3 (0.85%) VPN
10 3 (0.85%) WAN
11 2 (0.57%) SMTP
11 2 (0.57%) SNMP
11 2 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (9.38%) NoSQL
2 26 (7.39%) MySQL
2 26 (7.39%) Relational Database
3 25 (7.10%) SQL Server
4 23 (6.53%) Hadoop
5 22 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 22 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (5.68%) Big Data
7 12 (3.41%) DB2
7 12 (3.41%) Redis
8 9 (2.56%) Oracle Database
9 8 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (1.99%) SAP BW
11 6 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.14%) GIS
12 4 (1.14%) SQLite
13 3 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.85%) SAP HANA
13 3 (0.85%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 74 (21.02%) Git (software)
2 62 (17.61%) Jenkins
3 39 (11.08%) Selenium
4 37 (10.51%) JIRA
5 34 (9.66%) Cucumber
5 34 (9.66%) Maven
6 26 (7.39%) Subversion
7 25 (7.10%) Gradle
8 24 (6.82%) JUnit
9 15 (4.26%) Eclipse
10 14 (3.98%) JBehave
10 14 (3.98%) Travis CI
10 14 (3.98%) WebDriver
11 9 (2.56%) Jasmine
11 9 (2.56%) SoapUI
11 9 (2.56%) Vagrant
12 8 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (2.27%) GoCD
13 7 (1.99%) TestNG
14 6 (1.70%) Mercurial
General
1 49 (13.92%) Finance
2 20 (5.68%) Games
3 15 (4.26%) Marketing
4 14 (3.98%) Banking
4 14 (3.98%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.41%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.13%) Electronics
7 8 (2.27%) Retail
8 7 (1.99%) Legal
9 2 (0.57%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 221 (62.78%) Developer
2 137 (38.92%) Java Developer
3 30 (8.52%) Senior Developer
4 28 (7.95%) DevOps Engineer
5 23 (6.53%) Senior Java Developer
6 22 (6.25%) Agile Developer
7 21 (5.97%) JavaScript Developer
8 20 (5.68%) Android Developer
9 19 (5.40%) Agile Java Developer
10 18 (5.11%) Consultant
11 16 (4.55%) Architect
12 15 (4.26%) Tester
13 14 (3.98%) Analyst
14 13 (3.69%) Automation Tester
15 10 (2.84%) iOS Developer
16 9 (2.56%) Automation Engineer
16 9 (2.56%) Mobile Developer
16 9 (2.56%) QA Engineer
17 8 (2.27%) AWS Developer
17 8 (2.27%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (21.02%) Spring
2 48 (13.64%) AngularJS
2 48 (13.64%) Web Services
3 44 (12.50%) REST
4 42 (11.93%) HTML
5 37 (10.51%) J2EE
6 36 (10.23%) Hibernate
7 35 (9.94%) XML
8 34 (9.66%) SOAP
9 33 (9.38%) JSON
10 31 (8.81%) CSS
11 29 (8.24%) Node.js
12 25 (7.10%) RESTful
13 24 (6.82%) .NET
14 22 (6.25%) HTML5
15 16 (4.55%) React
16 15 (4.26%) JPA
16 15 (4.26%) Leaflet
16 15 (4.26%) OpenLayers
16 15 (4.26%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.40%) User Experience
2 17 (4.83%) Mobile App
3 14 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (1.99%) Clustering
4 7 (1.99%) Mobile Games
5 6 (1.70%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.14%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.14%) iPhone
7 4 (1.14%) NHS
7 4 (1.14%) SWIFT
8 3 (0.85%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (0.85%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.85%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.85%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.85%) Interactive TV
8 3 (0.85%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.85%) MHEG
9 2 (0.57%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 63 (17.90%) Linux
2 32 (9.09%) Android
3 26 (7.39%) Unix
4 24 (6.82%) Windows
5 23 (6.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (4.83%) Apple iOS
7 14 (3.98%) CentOS
8 8 (2.27%) Fedora
9 6 (1.70%) AIX
10 5 (1.42%) Solaris
11 4 (1.14%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.85%) HPUX
12 3 (0.85%) Windows Server
13 2 (0.57%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.28%) Debian
14 1 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.28%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (54.83%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (31.25%) TDD
3 81 (23.01%) BDD
4 70 (19.89%) Scrum
5 53 (15.06%) DevOps
6 42 (11.93%) Open Source
7 40 (11.36%) Software Engineering
8 39 (11.08%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (9.94%) OO
10 31 (8.81%) Configuration Management
11 26 (7.39%) Android Development
11 26 (7.39%) Microservices
11 26 (7.39%) Pair Programming
12 22 (6.25%) Automated Testing
12 22 (6.25%) E-Commerce
13 21 (5.97%) Kanban
14 17 (4.83%) OOP
14 17 (4.83%) Test Scripting
15 16 (4.55%) Migration
16 15 (4.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 113 (32.10%) JavaScript
2 67 (19.03%) Python
3 65 (18.47%) SQL
4 39 (11.08%) Ruby
5 32 (9.09%) Scala
6 20 (5.68%) C#
7 17 (4.83%) Groovy
8 16 (4.55%) PHP
9 13 (3.69%) Objective-C
10 12 (3.41%) C++
11 11 (3.13%) C
11 11 (3.13%) Clojure
12 10 (2.84%) ES6
12 10 (2.84%) PL/SQL
13 8 (2.27%) Apple Swift
13 8 (2.27%) Perl
14 7 (1.99%) F#
14 7 (1.99%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.70%) Bash Shell
16 4 (1.14%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 18 (5.11%) Degree
2 8 (2.27%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.14%) ISEB
5 3 (0.85%) CISSP
5 3 (0.85%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.85%) SANS
5 3 (0.85%) SSCP
6 2 (0.57%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.57%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.28%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.53%) QA
2 7 (1.99%) HL7
3 4 (1.14%) SDET
4 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (5.11%) Docker
2 7 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.42%) Xen
4 4 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.28%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 41 (11.65%) Puppet
2 30 (8.52%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (7.95%) Ansible
4 11 (3.13%) Kibana
5 8 (2.27%) Ganglia
5 8 (2.27%) Graphite
5 8 (2.27%) Nagios
5 8 (2.27%) Riemann
6 5 (1.42%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.85%) Packer
7 3 (0.85%) QRadar
8 2 (0.57%) IBM BigFix
8 2 (0.57%) Netcool
8 2 (0.57%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.57%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.57%) SCOM
8 2 (0.57%) Terraform
9 1 (0.28%) Control-M
9 1 (0.28%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 39 (11.08%) Oracle
2 25 (7.10%) Red Hat
3 22 (6.25%) SAP
4 18 (5.11%) Google
5 17 (4.83%) IBM
6 15 (4.26%) ESRI
6 15 (4.26%) Microsoft
7 12 (3.41%) VMware
8 6 (1.70%) hybris
8 6 (1.70%) Sybase
9 5 (1.42%) Apple
9 5 (1.42%) HP
9 5 (1.42%) Perforce
10 4 (1.14%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.14%) Splunk
11 3 (0.85%) Guidewire
11 3 (0.85%) LogRhythm
11 3 (0.85%) New Relic
11 3 (0.85%) OpenTV
11 3 (0.85%) SaltStack
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