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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 31 17 9
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -8
Contract jobs citing Java 73 91 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.36% 7.49% 10.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.46% 21.11% 24.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 65 64
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £284 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
505 431 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 37.08% 35.47% 43.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 271 312
Average daily rate £323 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 31
Average hourly rate £21.00 £28.75 £25.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.95% +11.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £19.32 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.75 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 -5 9 £313 -16.66% 1
Cheadle - 1 - -
Wigan - 1 £300 - 3
Oldham - - - - 1
Rochdale - - - -
Sale - - - -
Stockport - - - - 8
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 46 (34.85%) Spring
2 42 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (31.06%) JavaScript
4 36 (27.27%) HTML
5 32 (24.24%) Oracle
6 31 (23.48%) Web Services
7 28 (21.21%) J2EE
8 27 (20.45%) XML
8 27 (20.45%) JMS
9 26 (19.70%) CSS
9 26 (19.70%) Finance
9 26 (19.70%) Hibernate
10 25 (18.94%) TDD
10 25 (18.94%) Linux
11 23 (17.42%) OO
12 22 (16.67%) jQuery
13 21 (15.91%) Eclipse
14 20 (15.15%) Tomcat
14 20 (15.15%) Software Engineering
14 20 (15.15%) HTML5
15 19 (14.39%) OOP
15 19 (14.39%) SQL
16 18 (13.64%) JBoss
16 18 (13.64%) Scrum
16 18 (13.64%) Java EE
17 17 (12.88%) C#
17 17 (12.88%) Android
18 16 (12.12%) Oracle Database
18 16 (12.12%) .NET
18 16 (12.12%) Windows

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 20 (15.15%) Tomcat
2 14 (10.61%) WebSphere
3 10 (7.58%) Liferay
4 7 (5.30%) Adobe CQ
4 7 (5.30%) Confluence
4 7 (5.30%) WebLogic
5 5 (3.79%) Escenic
5 5 (3.79%) MQSeries
5 5 (3.79%) CMS
6 3 (2.27%) Apache
7 2 (1.52%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.76%) Node.js
8 1 (0.76%) CICS
8 1 (0.76%) SAS
8 1 (0.76%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.76%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Photoshop
1 3 (2.27%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.76%) CorelDRAW
2 1 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (3.79%) SAP PM
2 3 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.76%) Magento
3 1 (0.76%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.76%) Tridion
3 1 (0.76%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.03%) SaaS
2 2 (1.52%) PaaS
2 2 (1.52%) IaaS
3 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.76%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.58%) HTTP
2 4 (3.03%) AMQP
3 2 (1.52%) SSL
3 2 (1.52%) FTP
3 2 (1.52%) DNS
3 2 (1.52%) Internet
4 1 (0.76%) ATM
4 1 (0.76%) LAN
4 1 (0.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.12%) Oracle Database
2 14 (10.61%) MySQL
3 12 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 8 (6.06%) SQL Server
4 8 (6.06%) Hazelcast
5 6 (4.55%) RDBMS
5 6 (4.55%) Hadoop
5 6 (4.55%) Big Data
6 4 (3.03%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.52%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (1.52%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.52%) DB2
9 1 (0.76%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.76%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.76%) SQLite
9 1 (0.76%) QlikView
9 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (15.91%) Eclipse
2 10 (7.58%) JUnit
3 9 (6.82%) Maven
4 8 (6.06%) JIRA
5 7 (5.30%) NetBeans
6 6 (4.55%) Git (software)
7 5 (3.79%) Gradle
7 5 (3.79%) Subversion
8 4 (3.03%) Selenium
8 4 (3.03%) Mercurial
9 3 (2.27%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.27%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (1.52%) Dreamweaver
10 2 (1.52%) Hudson
10 2 (1.52%) Calabash
11 1 (0.76%) QUnit
11 1 (0.76%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.76%) Sinon.JS
11 1 (0.76%) Trac
General
1 26 (19.70%) Finance
2 7 (5.30%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.79%) Retail
4 3 (2.27%) Marketing
5 2 (1.52%) Games
5 2 (1.52%) Publishing
5 2 (1.52%) Banking
5 2 (1.52%) Back Office
5 2 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 86 (65.15%) Developer
2 57 (43.18%) Java Developer
3 15 (11.36%) Senior Developer
4 14 (10.61%) Architect
5 11 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (6.82%) Analyst
7 7 (5.30%) Programmer
8 6 (4.55%) Java Programmer
9 5 (3.79%) Tester
9 5 (3.79%) Senior Java Programmer
9 5 (3.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 5 (3.79%) Developer Analyst
9 5 (3.79%) Senior Programmer
9 5 (3.79%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (3.03%) Technical Leader
10 4 (3.03%) Applications Architect
10 4 (3.03%) Java Architect
10 4 (3.03%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.03%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.03%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (34.85%) Spring
2 36 (27.27%) HTML
3 31 (23.48%) Web Services
4 28 (21.21%) J2EE
5 27 (20.45%) XML
5 27 (20.45%) JMS
6 26 (19.70%) CSS
6 26 (19.70%) Hibernate
7 22 (16.67%) jQuery
8 20 (15.15%) HTML5
9 18 (13.64%) Java EE
10 16 (12.12%) .NET
11 15 (11.36%) EJB
11 15 (11.36%) Servlets
11 15 (11.36%) Ajax
12 14 (10.61%) XSLT
12 14 (10.61%) Struts
13 13 (9.85%) RESTful
14 12 (9.09%) JSF
15 11 (8.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (6.82%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.30%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.79%) User Experience
4 5 (3.79%) Open Source
4 5 (3.79%) Social Media
5 4 (3.03%) Animation
5 4 (3.03%) Web 2.0
5 4 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.27%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.52%) Replication
7 2 (1.52%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.52%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.76%) New Media
8 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.76%) W3C
8 1 (0.76%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.76%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.76%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.94%) Linux
2 17 (12.88%) Android
3 16 (12.12%) Windows
4 12 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (6.82%) Apple iOS
6 6 (4.55%) UNIX
7 3 (2.27%) Solaris
8 1 (0.76%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.76%) zOS
8 1 (0.76%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (18.94%) TDD
3 23 (17.42%) OO
4 20 (15.15%) Software Engineering
5 19 (14.39%) OOP
6 18 (13.64%) Scrum
7 14 (10.61%) MVC
7 14 (10.61%) BDD
8 11 (8.33%) UML
8 11 (8.33%) SOA
9 9 (6.82%) E-Commerce
10 8 (6.06%) OOA/OOD
11 7 (5.30%) Mentoring
11 7 (5.30%) Web Development
12 6 (4.55%) Configuration Management
13 5 (3.79%) ETL
13 5 (3.79%) OOD
13 5 (3.79%) RUP
13 5 (3.79%) Unit Testing
14 4 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 41 (31.06%) JavaScript
2 19 (14.39%) SQL
3 17 (12.88%) C#
4 12 (9.09%) Scala
5 9 (6.82%) PHP
6 8 (6.06%) XPath
6 8 (6.06%) C++
7 7 (5.30%) Python
8 6 (4.55%) Objective-C
9 5 (3.79%) C
9 5 (3.79%) Groovy
9 5 (3.79%) Ruby
10 2 (1.52%) Perl
10 2 (1.52%) VBScript
10 2 (1.52%) VB
10 2 (1.52%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.52%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (7.58%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.03%) Degree
4 1 (0.76%) ISEB
4 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.33%) QA
2 2 (1.52%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.27%) Data Guard
1 3 (2.27%) Puppet
2 1 (0.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 32 (24.24%) Oracle
2 18 (13.64%) JBoss
3 13 (9.85%) Red Hat
4 8 (6.06%) IBM
5 7 (5.30%) SAP
5 7 (5.30%) Atlassian
6 4 (3.03%) Adobe
7 3 (2.27%) NetApp
7 3 (2.27%) Endeca
7 3 (2.27%) FatWire
8 2 (1.52%) VMware
8 2 (1.52%) Google
8 2 (1.52%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.52%) Interwoven
8 2 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.52%) hybris
9 1 (0.76%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.76%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (0.76%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.76%) Tableau
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