The table below looks at the statistics for Java 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 over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 31 27 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing Java 84 75 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.09% 5.42% 6.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.50% 14.76% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 39 36
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.49 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.02% +15.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Java
North West

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
509 508 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.85% 36.71% 35.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 297 167
Average daily rate £350 £325 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £400 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 18
Average hourly rate £19.00 £37.49 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.31% +15.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £16.23 £14.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £141.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 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
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford -2 3 £419 +28.84%
Bolton -6 1 £351 - 3
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Java also 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 that cited Java.

1 109 (54.50%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (30.50%) Web Services
3 59 (29.50%) JavaScript
4 57 (28.50%) TDD
5 52 (26.00%) Spring
6 50 (25.00%) J2EE
7 49 (24.50%) Scrum
8 45 (22.50%) Oracle
8 45 (22.50%) HTML
9 44 (22.00%) Linux
10 42 (21.00%) JSON
11 39 (19.50%) SQL
11 39 (19.50%) CSS
12 38 (19.00%) XML
13 34 (17.00%) REST
14 33 (16.50%) OO
15 30 (15.00%) Finance
16 28 (14.00%) Software Engineering
16 28 (14.00%) Windows
17 27 (13.50%) .NET
17 27 (13.50%) Continuous Integration
18 23 (11.50%) Maven
18 23 (11.50%) JIRA
18 23 (11.50%) Hibernate
19 22 (11.00%) Subversion
20 20 (10.00%) SOAP
20 20 (10.00%) OOP
20 20 (10.00%) NoSQL
21 19 (9.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 19 (9.50%) Red Hat

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Java also 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 that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (8.00%) JBoss
1 16 (8.00%) Tomcat
2 14 (7.00%) WebSphere
3 11 (5.50%) WebLogic
4 10 (5.00%) Confluence
5 7 (3.50%) Liferay
6 6 (3.00%) Apache
7 5 (2.50%) CMS
7 5 (2.50%) Apache ServiceMix
8 4 (2.00%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (1.50%) JCAPS
9 3 (1.50%) Oracle BPEL
9 3 (1.50%) Commerce Server
9 3 (1.50%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (1.50%) Node.js
9 3 (1.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (1.00%) IIS
10 2 (1.00%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.50%) nginx
11 1 (0.50%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (1.00%) MS Office
2 1 (0.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.00%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (1.50%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.00%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.50%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.50%) SaaS
2 3 (1.50%) PaaS
2 3 (1.50%) IaaS
3 2 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.50%) HTTP
1 15 (7.50%) Internet
2 8 (4.00%) AMQP
3 3 (1.50%) DNS
4 2 (1.00%) SSL
4 2 (1.00%) Extranet
4 2 (1.00%) SNMP
4 2 (1.00%) SMTP
4 2 (1.00%) iBeacon
4 2 (1.00%) SSH
5 1 (0.50%) ATM
5 1 (0.50%) DHCP
5 1 (0.50%) FTP
5 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.50%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 18 (9.00%) Oracle Database
2 18 (9.00%) MongoDB
3 17 (8.50%) SQL Server
4 16 (8.00%) Hadoop
5 13 (6.50%) MySQL
6 12 (6.00%) Big Data
7 9 (4.50%) Relational Database
8 7 (3.50%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (3.00%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (3.00%) RDBMS
9 6 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (2.50%) Oracle9i Database
11 4 (2.00%) Redis
12 3 (1.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 3 (1.50%) Couchbase
12 3 (1.50%) Hazelcast
12 3 (1.50%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (1.50%) Cognos Analysis Studio
Development Applications
1 23 (11.50%) Maven
1 23 (11.50%) JIRA
2 22 (11.00%) Subversion
3 19 (9.50%) Eclipse
4 15 (7.50%) Git (software)
5 13 (6.50%) JUnit
6 12 (6.00%) Ant
6 12 (6.00%) Gradle
7 10 (5.00%) Cucumber
8 9 (4.50%) Jenkins
9 7 (3.50%) Mercurial
9 7 (3.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (3.00%) Hudson
10 6 (3.00%) SoapUI
11 4 (2.00%) Selenium
11 4 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (1.50%) Xcode
12 3 (1.50%) WebDriver
12 3 (1.50%) Eclipse RCP
13 2 (1.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 30 (15.00%) Finance
2 8 (4.00%) Banking
3 5 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.00%) Retail
5 3 (1.50%) Games
6 2 (1.00%) Electronics
6 2 (1.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.00%) Marketing
7 1 (0.50%) Back Office
7 1 (0.50%) Legal
7 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 131 (65.50%) Developer
2 70 (35.00%) Java Developer
3 20 (10.00%) Architect
4 11 (5.50%) Senior Developer
5 9 (4.50%) Project Manager
6 8 (4.00%) Analyst
6 8 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (3.50%) Technical Architect
7 7 (3.50%) Test Engineer
8 6 (3.00%) Software Engineer
8 6 (3.00%) Java Architect
8 6 (3.00%) UI Developer
8 6 (3.00%) Mobile Developer
8 6 (3.00%) iOS Developer
8 6 (3.00%) UI Programmer
9 5 (2.50%) Android Developer
9 5 (2.50%) Software Developer
9 5 (2.50%) Test Analyst
9 5 (2.50%) Software Architect
9 5 (2.50%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (30.50%) Web Services
2 52 (26.00%) Spring
3 50 (25.00%) J2EE
4 45 (22.50%) HTML
5 42 (21.00%) JSON
6 39 (19.50%) CSS
7 38 (19.00%) XML
8 34 (17.00%) REST
9 27 (13.50%) .NET
10 23 (11.50%) Hibernate
11 20 (10.00%) SOAP
12 18 (9.00%) Apache Camel
13 17 (8.50%) JMS
14 15 (7.50%) RESTful
15 14 (7.00%) HTML5
15 14 (7.00%) jQuery
15 14 (7.00%) XSLT
16 13 (6.50%) XML Schema
16 13 (6.50%) CSS3
17 12 (6.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.00%) Open Source
2 11 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.50%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.00%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.00%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.50%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.00%) iPad
7 2 (1.00%) MHEG
7 2 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.00%) iPhone
7 2 (1.00%) Interactive TV
7 2 (1.00%) IPTV
7 2 (1.00%) DTV
8 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.50%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.50%) VLE
8 1 (0.50%) IVR
8 1 (0.50%) iSeries
8 1 (0.50%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 44 (22.00%) Linux
2 28 (14.00%) Windows
3 19 (9.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (9.00%) UNIX
5 17 (8.50%) Android
6 15 (7.50%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.00%) VMS
7 2 (1.00%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.00%) HPUX
8 1 (0.50%) Solaris
8 1 (0.50%) AIX
8 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (54.50%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (28.50%) TDD
3 49 (24.50%) Scrum
4 33 (16.50%) OO
5 28 (14.00%) Software Engineering
6 27 (13.50%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (10.00%) OOP
8 18 (9.00%) MVC
9 17 (8.50%) SOA
9 17 (8.50%) Unit Testing
10 16 (8.00%) E-Commerce
11 15 (7.50%) Kanban
12 13 (6.50%) BDD
12 13 (6.50%) iOS Development
13 12 (6.00%) Android Development
13 12 (6.00%) Project Management
14 11 (5.50%) Configuration Management
14 11 (5.50%) Test Scripting
15 9 (4.50%) UML
16 8 (4.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (29.50%) JavaScript
2 39 (19.50%) SQL
3 15 (7.50%) Python
4 12 (6.00%) Ruby
4 12 (6.00%) C#
4 12 (6.00%) Scala
5 9 (4.50%) PHP
5 9 (4.50%) PL/SQL
5 9 (4.50%) Objective-C
6 8 (4.00%) XQuery
6 8 (4.00%) Perl
7 6 (3.00%) C++
7 6 (3.00%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.00%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.50%) Clojure
9 3 (1.50%) PHP5
9 3 (1.50%) XPath
10 2 (1.00%) Groovy
10 2 (1.00%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.00%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 17 (8.50%) DV Cleared
1 17 (8.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.00%) Degree
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.50%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.50%) OCPJP
3 1 (0.50%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.50%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (2.50%) Squid
2 3 (1.50%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.50%) Varnish
4 1 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (6.00%) Puppet
2 7 (3.50%) Vagrant
3 4 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.50%) TIBCO Hawk
4 3 (1.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.00%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.50%) Ansible
6 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 45 (22.50%) Oracle
2 19 (9.50%) Red Hat
3 8 (4.00%) Atlassian
4 7 (3.50%) TIBCO
5 6 (3.00%) JD Edwards
5 6 (3.00%) HP
6 5 (2.50%) SAP
7 4 (2.00%) Sybase
7 4 (2.00%) IBM
8 3 (1.50%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (1.50%) Cognos
8 3 (1.50%) hybris
8 3 (1.50%) VMware
9 2 (1.00%) Kony
9 2 (1.00%) OpenTV
10 1 (0.50%) Appcelerator
10 1 (0.50%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.50%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.50%) Adobe
10 1 (0.50%) Sun
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