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 25 July 2016 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 5 18 35
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +17
Contract jobs citing Java 223 123 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.11% 7.58% 4.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.84% 22.95% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 87 28
Median daily rate £425 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £28.50 £40.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.75% +88.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £40.00 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £40.00 £28.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.84% +15.37%
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
640 536 436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 34.76% 33.03% 34.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 355 272
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 16
Median hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 25 July 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Java Hourly Rate Histogram 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 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Stockport - 26 £388 - 10
Salford -2 6 £413 -4.06% 6
Cheadle - 2 £404 -
Wigan - 1 £500 -
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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.

1 280 (61.95%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (39.16%) JavaScript
3 165 (36.50%) TDD
4 128 (28.32%) Spring
5 99 (21.90%) Scrum
6 96 (21.24%) Web Services
7 94 (20.80%) XML
8 85 (18.81%) HTML
9 83 (18.36%) CSS
10 82 (18.14%) J2EE
11 81 (17.92%) Oracle
12 70 (15.49%) Linux
13 69 (15.27%) Hibernate
13 69 (15.27%) Finance
14 68 (15.04%) SQL
15 67 (14.82%) REST
16 64 (14.16%) Continuous Integration
16 64 (14.16%) Git (software)
16 64 (14.16%) BDD
17 60 (13.27%) Software Engineering
18 53 (11.73%) Open Source
18 53 (11.73%) Scala
19 52 (11.50%) Pair Programming
20 51 (11.28%) Web Development
20 51 (11.28%) AngularJS
21 49 (10.84%) HTML5
22 48 (10.62%) Ruby
23 46 (10.18%) RESTful
23 46 (10.18%) JUnit
23 46 (10.18%) Jenkins

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 38 (8.41%) WebSphere
2 35 (7.74%) Tomcat
3 31 (6.86%) JBoss
4 19 (4.20%) Apache
4 19 (4.20%) WebSphere Application Server
5 11 (2.43%) GeoServer
6 9 (1.99%) Confluence
7 8 (1.77%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.33%) IBM Domino
8 6 (1.33%) IBM Notes
9 5 (1.11%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.88%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.66%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.66%) Mule
11 3 (0.66%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.44%) Jetty
12 2 (0.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (1.55%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.11%) MS Office
3 2 (0.44%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Magento
1 3 (0.66%) Oracle Retail
1 3 (0.66%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.44%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.22%) BASE24
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.22%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.76%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (3.76%) GitHub
2 5 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.88%) Google App Engine
3 4 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.44%) Office 365
4 2 (0.44%) TestFlight
5 1 (0.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.52%) Network Security
2 30 (6.64%) HTTP
3 7 (1.55%) Internet
4 4 (0.88%) DNS
4 4 (0.88%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.44%) DHCP
5 2 (0.44%) Firewall
5 2 (0.44%) FTP
5 2 (0.44%) IPsec
5 2 (0.44%) SSH
6 1 (0.22%) AMQP
6 1 (0.22%) ATM
6 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.22%) Intranet
6 1 (0.22%) LDAP
6 1 (0.22%) NAS
6 1 (0.22%) SAN
6 1 (0.22%) Skype
6 1 (0.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.86%) Relational Database
2 29 (6.42%) NoSQL
3 24 (5.31%) MySQL
4 20 (4.42%) Oracle Database
5 17 (3.76%) Hadoop
6 16 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (2.65%) GIS
7 12 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (2.65%) SQL Server
8 11 (2.43%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.77%) DB2
10 7 (1.55%) Hazelcast
10 7 (1.55%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.33%) Big Data
11 6 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (1.33%) Oracle9i Database
12 5 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.66%) Oracle ODI
14 3 (0.66%) Redis
Development Applications
1 64 (14.16%) Git (software)
2 46 (10.18%) Jenkins
2 46 (10.18%) JUnit
3 40 (8.85%) Selenium
4 39 (8.63%) Maven
5 36 (7.96%) JIRA
6 25 (5.53%) Subversion
7 16 (3.54%) Cucumber
7 16 (3.54%) Mercurial
8 14 (3.10%) Gradle
9 12 (2.65%) Eclipse
9 12 (2.65%) WebDriver
10 9 (1.99%) Ant
10 9 (1.99%) HP UFT
11 7 (1.55%) SonarQube
12 6 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
13 5 (1.11%) gulp
13 5 (1.11%) Mockito
13 5 (1.11%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (1.11%) TeamCity
General
1 69 (15.27%) Finance
2 33 (7.30%) Banking
3 28 (6.19%) Retail
4 12 (2.65%) Games
4 12 (2.65%) Retail Banking
5 9 (1.99%) Local Government
6 8 (1.77%) Marketing
7 6 (1.33%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.88%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.44%) Billing
9 2 (0.44%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.22%) Advertising
10 1 (0.22%) Electronics
10 1 (0.22%) Law
10 1 (0.22%) Legal
10 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.22%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 308 (68.14%) Developer
2 205 (45.35%) Java Developer
3 61 (13.50%) Senior Developer
4 51 (11.28%) Senior Java Developer
5 36 (7.96%) Agile Developer
6 33 (7.30%) Agile Java Developer
7 28 (6.19%) Architect
8 27 (5.97%) Scala Developer
9 22 (4.87%) Analyst
9 22 (4.87%) Java Scala Developer
10 20 (4.42%) Software Engineer
11 18 (3.98%) J2EE Developer
11 18 (3.98%) JavaScript Developer
12 17 (3.76%) Senior Java Scala Developer
12 17 (3.76%) Senior Scala Developer
13 16 (3.54%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 14 (3.10%) Android Developer
14 14 (3.10%) Consultant
14 14 (3.10%) Lead Developer
14 14 (3.10%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (28.32%) Spring
2 96 (21.24%) Web Services
3 94 (20.80%) XML
4 85 (18.81%) HTML
5 83 (18.36%) CSS
6 82 (18.14%) J2EE
7 69 (15.27%) Hibernate
8 67 (14.82%) REST
9 51 (11.28%) AngularJS
10 49 (10.84%) HTML5
11 46 (10.18%) RESTful
12 45 (9.96%) JSON
13 42 (9.29%) CSS3
14 37 (8.19%) SOAP
15 35 (7.74%) JDBC
16 33 (7.30%) XSLT
17 32 (7.08%) .NET
18 30 (6.64%) JSP
18 30 (6.64%) Middleware
19 28 (6.19%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.52%) Digital Media
1 34 (7.52%) User Experience
2 28 (6.19%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (2.88%) Computer Science
4 13 (2.88%) IVR
5 12 (2.65%) Mobile App
6 11 (2.43%) Online Banking
7 8 (1.77%) iPad
8 6 (1.33%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.11%) Biometrics
9 5 (1.11%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (1.11%) MHEG
9 5 (1.11%) SCADA
10 4 (0.88%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.66%) Interactive TV
11 3 (0.66%) IPTV
11 3 (0.66%) Streaming Media
12 2 (0.44%) Online Games
12 2 (0.44%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 70 (15.49%) Linux
2 24 (5.31%) Android
3 23 (5.09%) Windows
4 18 (3.98%) Unix
5 16 (3.54%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.44%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.44%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.22%) AIX
8 1 (0.22%) CentOS
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.22%) Solaris
8 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (61.95%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (36.50%) TDD
3 99 (21.90%) Scrum
4 64 (14.16%) BDD
4 64 (14.16%) Continuous Integration
5 60 (13.27%) Software Engineering
6 53 (11.73%) Open Source
7 52 (11.50%) Pair Programming
8 51 (11.28%) Web Development
9 45 (9.96%) SOA
10 44 (9.73%) E-Commerce
11 43 (9.51%) OO
12 39 (8.63%) CRM
13 34 (7.52%) ERP
14 33 (7.30%) SDLC
15 32 (7.08%) Microservices
16 31 (6.86%) Kanban
17 29 (6.42%) MVC
18 28 (6.19%) OOP
19 27 (5.97%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 177 (39.16%) JavaScript
2 68 (15.04%) SQL
3 53 (11.73%) Scala
4 48 (10.62%) Ruby
5 43 (9.51%) PHP
6 38 (8.41%) Python
7 26 (5.75%) Groovy
7 26 (5.75%) PL/SQL
8 21 (4.65%) C#
9 16 (3.54%) Clojure
10 12 (2.65%) C++
10 12 (2.65%) Objective-C
11 9 (1.99%) C
12 7 (1.55%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.55%) Go
13 6 (1.33%) Apple Swift
14 5 (1.11%) LotusScript
15 4 (0.88%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.88%) VB
16 3 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (5.31%) Security Cleared
2 18 (3.98%) Degree
3 12 (2.65%) DV Cleared
4 8 (1.77%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (1.33%) ISEB
7 4 (0.88%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.66%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.44%) PhD
10 1 (0.22%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.22%) HND
10 1 (0.22%) MCP
10 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.22%) OCP
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.22%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.19%) QA
2 5 (1.11%) SLA
3 4 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.66%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.22%) SDET
System Software
1 16 (3.54%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (1.55%) Docker
3 4 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.44%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.44%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.44%) vCloud
4 2 (0.44%) vSphere
5 1 (0.22%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.22%) RACF
Systems Management
1 16 (3.54%) Puppet
2 11 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.33%) Ansible
3 6 (1.33%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.88%) Mesos
4 4 (0.88%) SCCM
5 3 (0.66%) HP SiteScope
5 3 (0.66%) Nagios
6 2 (0.44%) TIBCO Hawk
7 1 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.22%) Kibana
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 81 (17.92%) Oracle
2 31 (6.86%) IBM
3 15 (3.32%) Google
4 13 (2.88%) hybris
5 12 (2.65%) Microsoft
6 11 (2.43%) ESRI
6 11 (2.43%) HP
7 6 (1.33%) Lotus
8 5 (1.11%) VMware
8 5 (1.11%) Zend
9 4 (0.88%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.88%) Avaya
9 4 (0.88%) Nortel
10 3 (0.66%) Adobe
10 3 (0.66%) OpenTV
10 3 (0.66%) Perforce
10 3 (0.66%) SaltStack
10 3 (0.66%) SAP
10 3 (0.66%) Splunk
10 3 (0.66%) Talend
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £235 - £275 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £20 - £30 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FDM Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago