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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 28 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing Java 87 83 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.32% 6.53% 8.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.63% 17.29% 23.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 56 48
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£400 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £292 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £41.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-8.68% +22.79%
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
523 480 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 31.99% 37.77% 37.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 292 183
Average daily rate £350 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 15
Average hourly rate £24.50 £18.32 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.73% -38.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £33.00 £160.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +1 5 £419 +28.84%
Altrincham - 2 £380 - 3
Bolton -1 1 £351 -6.53% 2
Cheadle - - - -
Oldham - - - - 1
Rochdale - - - -
Sale - - - - 2
Stockport - - - - 6
Wigan - - - -
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 95 (49.22%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (32.64%) JavaScript
3 54 (27.98%) Web Services
4 49 (25.39%) Spring
5 45 (23.32%) XML
6 44 (22.80%) Linux
7 43 (22.28%) HTML
8 42 (21.76%) J2EE
8 42 (21.76%) Oracle
8 42 (21.76%) TDD
9 40 (20.73%) Scrum
10 38 (19.69%) SQL
11 34 (17.62%) CSS
12 33 (17.10%) JSON
13 32 (16.58%) OO
14 29 (15.03%) Windows
14 29 (15.03%) Finance
15 28 (14.51%) Software Engineering
16 25 (12.95%) Maven
16 25 (12.95%) .NET
16 25 (12.95%) Continuous Integration
17 22 (11.40%) JIRA
18 21 (10.88%) JMS
19 20 (10.36%) Eclipse
20 19 (9.84%) Red Hat
21 18 (9.33%) UNIX
21 18 (9.33%) Hibernate
21 18 (9.33%) Unit Testing
21 18 (9.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 18 (9.33%) Oracle Database

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (8.29%) Tomcat
2 13 (6.74%) WebSphere
3 10 (5.18%) WebLogic
4 9 (4.66%) Confluence
5 8 (4.15%) Node.js
6 4 (2.07%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (2.07%) JBoss
7 3 (1.55%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (1.04%) Oracle BPEL
8 2 (1.04%) JCAPS
8 2 (1.04%) Apache
8 2 (1.04%) IIS
8 2 (1.04%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.52%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
9 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.52%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.52%) CMS
9 1 (0.52%) Zope
Applications
1 2 (1.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.63%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.07%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.04%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.04%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.52%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.52%) SaaS
3 1 (0.52%) PaaS
3 1 (0.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.25%) HTTP
2 11 (5.70%) Internet
3 8 (4.15%) AMQP
4 2 (1.04%) iBeacon
5 1 (0.52%) IPsec
5 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.52%) DNS
5 1 (0.52%) LDAP
5 1 (0.52%) ATM
5 1 (0.52%) DHCP
5 1 (0.52%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.33%) Oracle Database
2 17 (8.81%) NoSQL
3 16 (8.29%) Hadoop
4 14 (7.25%) MongoDB
5 13 (6.74%) MySQL
5 13 (6.74%) SQL Server
6 12 (6.22%) Big Data
7 9 (4.66%) Relational Database
8 7 (3.63%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (3.63%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (3.11%) RDBMS
9 6 (3.11%) Hazelcast
10 5 (2.59%) Oracle9i Database
10 5 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (2.07%) Redis
11 4 (2.07%) Cognos Analysis Studio
11 4 (2.07%) Cognos Report Studio
11 4 (2.07%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 4 (2.07%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 25 (12.95%) Maven
2 22 (11.40%) JIRA
3 20 (10.36%) Eclipse
4 14 (7.25%) Subversion
5 13 (6.74%) JUnit
5 13 (6.74%) Gradle
6 11 (5.70%) Ant
7 10 (5.18%) Cucumber
8 9 (4.66%) Jenkins
9 8 (4.15%) Git (software)
10 7 (3.63%) Mercurial
10 7 (3.63%) Selenium
10 7 (3.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (3.63%) SoapUI
11 6 (3.11%) Hudson
12 5 (2.59%) Xcode
13 4 (2.07%) Oracle Forms
14 3 (1.55%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 3 (1.55%) Eclipse RCP
14 3 (1.55%) WebDriver
General
1 29 (15.03%) Finance
2 6 (3.11%) Banking
3 5 (2.59%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.55%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.55%) Games
4 3 (1.55%) Retail
5 2 (1.04%) Marketing
5 2 (1.04%) Electronics
6 1 (0.52%) Back Office
6 1 (0.52%) Legal
6 1 (0.52%) Publishing
6 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 133 (68.91%) Developer
2 75 (38.86%) Java Developer
3 11 (5.70%) Architect
4 9 (4.66%) Project Manager
4 9 (4.66%) Analyst
4 9 (4.66%) Senior Developer
5 8 (4.15%) Tester
6 7 (3.63%) iOS Developer
7 6 (3.11%) UI Programmer
7 6 (3.11%) Test Analyst
7 6 (3.11%) Test Engineer
7 6 (3.11%) UI Developer
7 6 (3.11%) Android Developer
8 5 (2.59%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (2.59%) Software Developer
8 5 (2.59%) Software Engineer
8 5 (2.59%) Software Architect
9 4 (2.07%) Technical Architect
9 4 (2.07%) Lead Developer
9 4 (2.07%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (27.98%) Web Services
2 49 (25.39%) Spring
3 45 (23.32%) XML
4 43 (22.28%) HTML
5 42 (21.76%) J2EE
6 34 (17.62%) CSS
7 33 (17.10%) JSON
8 25 (12.95%) .NET
9 21 (10.88%) JMS
10 18 (9.33%) Hibernate
11 17 (8.81%) REST
12 16 (8.29%) SOAP
13 15 (7.77%) XSLT
14 14 (7.25%) J2SE
14 14 (7.25%) XML Schema
14 14 (7.25%) jQuery
15 13 (6.74%) RESTful
15 13 (6.74%) Grails
16 12 (6.22%) Servlets
17 10 (5.18%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.29%) Open Source
2 11 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.63%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.11%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.59%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.55%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.55%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.55%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.04%) iPad
7 2 (1.04%) MHEG
7 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.04%) User Experience
7 2 (1.04%) iPhone
7 2 (1.04%) Interactive TV
7 2 (1.04%) IPTV
7 2 (1.04%) DTV
8 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.52%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.52%) VLE
8 1 (0.52%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 44 (22.80%) Linux
2 29 (15.03%) Windows
3 18 (9.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (9.33%) UNIX
4 16 (8.29%) Android
5 10 (5.18%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.55%) Windows Phone
7 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.04%) VMS
7 2 (1.04%) HPUX
8 1 (0.52%) Solaris
8 1 (0.52%) AIX
8 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (49.22%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (21.76%) TDD
3 40 (20.73%) Scrum
4 32 (16.58%) OO
5 28 (14.51%) Software Engineering
6 25 (12.95%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (9.33%) Unit Testing
8 16 (8.29%) E-Commerce
9 14 (7.25%) OOP
10 12 (6.22%) MVC
11 11 (5.70%) Configuration Management
11 11 (5.70%) Kanban
11 11 (5.70%) Test Scripting
11 11 (5.70%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (5.18%) BDD
12 10 (5.18%) Project Management
12 10 (5.18%) SOA
13 9 (4.66%) Regression Testing
13 9 (4.66%) iOS Development
14 8 (4.15%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (32.64%) JavaScript
2 38 (19.69%) SQL
3 12 (6.22%) Python
4 11 (5.70%) Scala
5 10 (5.18%) Ruby
5 10 (5.18%) C#
6 9 (4.66%) Perl
7 8 (4.15%) C++
7 8 (4.15%) XQuery
7 8 (4.15%) Clojure
7 8 (4.15%) Objective-C
8 7 (3.63%) PHP
8 7 (3.63%) PL/SQL
9 6 (3.11%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.07%) XPath
11 3 (1.55%) Groovy
12 1 (0.52%) PHP5
12 1 (0.52%) RPG
12 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (8.81%) DV Cleared
1 17 (8.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.07%) Degree
3 1 (0.52%) ISEB
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.52%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.66%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (0.52%) Xen
1 1 (0.52%) Varnish
1 1 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 12 (6.22%) Puppet
2 7 (3.63%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.55%) TIBCO Hawk
3 3 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.52%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.52%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 42 (21.76%) Oracle
2 19 (9.84%) Red Hat
3 8 (4.15%) Atlassian
4 7 (3.63%) JD Edwards
4 7 (3.63%) TIBCO
5 6 (3.11%) SAP
6 5 (2.59%) HP
7 4 (2.07%) Sybase
7 4 (2.07%) PeopleSoft
7 4 (2.07%) Cognos
7 4 (2.07%) Kony
8 3 (1.55%) hybris
8 3 (1.55%) Appcelerator
9 2 (1.04%) OpenTV
9 2 (1.04%) IBM
10 1 (0.52%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.52%) Adobe
10 1 (0.52%) Sun
10 1 (0.52%) CA
10 1 (0.52%) VMware
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