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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 7 10 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Contract jobs citing Java 194 199 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.56% 10.22% 6.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.17% 28.76% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 120 73
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 0
Median hourly rate - £33.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £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
665 692 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.63% 35.54% 38.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 416 403
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 28 7
Median hourly rate £33.47 £29.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.39% +38.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.60 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 7 December 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
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 7 December 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 +1 17 £425 - 5
Salford -13 7 £440 +10.00% 1
Oldham +4 4 £450 - 1
Bolton 0 4 £375 -31.81%
Cheadle 0 1 £425 -
Altrincham - 1 £370 - 4
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 244 (58.80%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (36.63%) TDD
3 127 (30.60%) JavaScript
4 107 (25.78%) Spring
5 103 (24.82%) BDD
6 99 (23.86%) Scrum
7 87 (20.96%) Git (software)
8 76 (18.31%) SQL
9 71 (17.11%) Hibernate
10 68 (16.39%) Jenkins
11 66 (15.90%) Linux
12 61 (14.70%) Web Services
13 57 (13.73%) HTML
14 56 (13.49%) Oracle
14 56 (13.49%) XML
15 55 (13.25%) Maven
16 54 (13.01%) Software Engineering
16 54 (13.01%) OO
16 54 (13.01%) Python
17 53 (12.77%) J2EE
17 53 (12.77%) Android
17 53 (12.77%) REST
18 51 (12.29%) JUnit
19 49 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
20 48 (11.57%) Finance
21 47 (11.33%) Scala
22 46 (11.08%) Ruby
22 46 (11.08%) CSS
22 46 (11.08%) AngularJS
23 45 (10.84%) RESTful

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 24 (5.78%) Tomcat
1 24 (5.78%) WebSphere
2 20 (4.82%) WebLogic
3 15 (3.61%) GeoServer
3 15 (3.61%) JBoss
4 11 (2.65%) nginx
5 10 (2.41%) Confluence
6 9 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (1.93%) Apache Spark
8 7 (1.69%) Apache
9 6 (1.45%) GlassFish
9 6 (1.45%) Jetty
10 5 (1.20%) CMS
10 5 (1.20%) NetWeaver
11 4 (0.96%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.72%) IBM HTTP Server
12 3 (0.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (0.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.45%) BASE24
3 3 (0.72%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.24%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.30%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.89%) GitHub
3 9 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.96%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.96%) Slack
7 3 (0.72%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (0.72%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.72%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.48%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.48%) Google Play
8 2 (0.48%) PaaS
8 2 (0.48%) SaaS
8 2 (0.48%) TestFlight
9 1 (0.24%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.24%) Office 365
9 1 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.06%) HTTP
2 15 (3.61%) Network Security
3 12 (2.89%) Internet
4 9 (2.17%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.45%) ATM
5 6 (1.45%) DNS
6 5 (1.20%) AMQP
6 5 (1.20%) Firewall
6 5 (1.20%) SSL
7 3 (0.72%) DHCP
7 3 (0.72%) Kerberos
7 3 (0.72%) SMTP
7 3 (0.72%) SNMP
8 2 (0.48%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.24%) FTP
9 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.24%) NAS
9 1 (0.24%) NFC
9 1 (0.24%) SSH
9 1 (0.24%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (9.40%) NoSQL
2 33 (7.95%) Relational Database
3 27 (6.51%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (5.54%) MongoDB
5 22 (5.30%) MySQL
6 19 (4.58%) SQL Server
7 18 (4.34%) Hadoop
8 16 (3.86%) Big Data
9 13 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
10 12 (2.89%) Oracle Database
10 12 (2.89%) Redis
11 10 (2.41%) DB2
11 10 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (1.45%) Oracle9i Database
14 5 (1.20%) SAP BW
15 4 (0.96%) GIS
15 4 (0.96%) RDBMS
16 3 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
16 3 (0.72%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 87 (20.96%) Git (software)
2 68 (16.39%) Jenkins
3 55 (13.25%) Maven
4 51 (12.29%) JUnit
5 39 (9.40%) JIRA
6 33 (7.95%) Selenium
6 33 (7.95%) Subversion
7 30 (7.23%) Gradle
8 28 (6.75%) Cucumber
9 16 (3.86%) Eclipse
10 14 (3.37%) JBehave
11 13 (3.13%) Mercurial
12 12 (2.89%) WebDriver
13 10 (2.41%) Ant
13 10 (2.41%) TestNG
14 9 (2.17%) Xcode
15 7 (1.69%) Jasmine
15 7 (1.69%) JMeter
15 7 (1.69%) SoapUI
16 6 (1.45%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 48 (11.57%) Finance
2 23 (5.54%) Games
3 17 (4.10%) Retail
4 13 (3.13%) Marketing
5 11 (2.65%) Banking
6 9 (2.17%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.93%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.69%) Electronics
9 5 (1.20%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.96%) Legal
11 3 (0.72%) Publishing
12 2 (0.48%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.24%) Advertising
13 1 (0.24%) Law
13 1 (0.24%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 303 (73.01%) Developer
2 192 (46.27%) Java Developer
3 53 (12.77%) Senior Developer
4 46 (11.08%) Senior Java Developer
5 40 (9.64%) Agile Developer
6 35 (8.43%) Agile Java Developer
6 35 (8.43%) Android Developer
7 22 (5.30%) Scala Developer
8 20 (4.82%) Java Scala Developer
8 20 (4.82%) JavaScript Developer
9 18 (4.34%) iOS Developer
10 17 (4.10%) Analyst
10 17 (4.10%) Architect
11 15 (3.61%) Senior Java Scala Developer
11 15 (3.61%) Senior Scala Developer
12 14 (3.37%) Lead Developer
13 13 (3.13%) Consultant
13 13 (3.13%) Senior Agile Developer
13 13 (3.13%) Senior Agile Java Developer
13 13 (3.13%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (25.78%) Spring
2 71 (17.11%) Hibernate
3 61 (14.70%) Web Services
4 57 (13.73%) HTML
5 56 (13.49%) XML
6 53 (12.77%) J2EE
6 53 (12.77%) REST
7 46 (11.08%) AngularJS
7 46 (11.08%) CSS
8 45 (10.84%) RESTful
9 42 (10.12%) JSON
10 37 (8.92%) SOAP
11 33 (7.95%) HTML5
12 28 (6.75%) Node.js
13 25 (6.02%) .NET
14 24 (5.78%) CSS3
15 18 (4.34%) JSP
16 16 (3.86%) React
17 15 (3.61%) OpenLayers
17 15 (3.61%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.27%) User Experience
2 21 (5.06%) Mobile App
3 17 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.37%) Digital Media
5 13 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.93%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.93%) Mobile Games
7 7 (1.69%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.45%) Clustering
8 6 (1.45%) EMV
8 6 (1.45%) IBM Mainframe
8 6 (1.45%) Mainframe
8 6 (1.45%) Tandem
9 5 (1.20%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.96%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.72%) 3D Graphics
11 3 (0.72%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.72%) IVR
11 3 (0.72%) PKI
11 3 (0.72%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 66 (15.90%) Linux
2 53 (12.77%) Android
3 29 (6.99%) Unix
4 27 (6.51%) Apple iOS
5 18 (4.34%) Windows
6 14 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.69%) CentOS
8 5 (1.20%) AIX
8 5 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (0.96%) Solaris
10 3 (0.72%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.48%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.24%) Debian
12 1 (0.24%) Fedora
12 1 (0.24%) HPUX
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.24%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (58.80%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (36.63%) TDD
3 103 (24.82%) BDD
4 99 (23.86%) Scrum
5 54 (13.01%) OO
5 54 (13.01%) Software Engineering
6 49 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (10.84%) Open Source
8 44 (10.60%) Pair Programming
9 40 (9.64%) Android Development
10 35 (8.43%) Kanban
11 33 (7.95%) Web Development
12 31 (7.47%) DevOps
12 31 (7.47%) Mobile Development
13 30 (7.23%) SOA
14 29 (6.99%) E-Commerce
14 29 (6.99%) Microservices
14 29 (6.99%) OOP
15 23 (5.54%) Automated Testing
16 22 (5.30%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 127 (30.60%) JavaScript
2 76 (18.31%) SQL
3 54 (13.01%) Python
4 47 (11.33%) Scala
5 46 (11.08%) Ruby
6 31 (7.47%) Groovy
7 25 (6.02%) PHP
8 24 (5.78%) C#
9 22 (5.30%) Objective-C
10 17 (4.10%) Clojure
11 15 (3.61%) C++
12 14 (3.37%) PL/SQL
13 9 (2.17%) Apple Swift
13 9 (2.17%) Perl
14 8 (1.93%) ES6
15 7 (1.69%) Bash Shell
15 7 (1.69%) C
15 7 (1.69%) F#
16 6 (1.45%) COBOL
17 3 (0.72%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 20 (4.82%) Degree
2 12 (2.89%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.69%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.20%) ISEB
5 4 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (0.96%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.72%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.48%) RHCE
8 1 (0.24%) CISSP
8 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.24%) PMP
8 1 (0.24%) SANS
8 1 (0.24%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.10%) QA
2 2 (0.48%) SDET
3 1 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (2.89%) Docker
1 12 (2.89%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (6.02%) Puppet
2 17 (4.10%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (3.37%) Ansible
4 3 (0.72%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.72%) Packer
5 2 (0.48%) Kibana
5 2 (0.48%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.48%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.48%) SELinux
6 1 (0.24%) Control-M
6 1 (0.24%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.24%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (0.24%) FreeIPA
6 1 (0.24%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.24%) Graphite
6 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.24%) Nagios
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (0.24%) QRadar
6 1 (0.24%) Riemann
Vendors
1 56 (13.49%) Oracle
2 23 (5.54%) IBM
3 17 (4.10%) Red Hat
4 15 (3.61%) ESRI
4 15 (3.61%) SAP
5 14 (3.37%) Google
6 10 (2.41%) hybris
6 10 (2.41%) Perforce
7 8 (1.93%) Microsoft
8 6 (1.45%) Sybase
9 4 (0.96%) VMware
10 3 (0.72%) HP
10 3 (0.72%) New Relic
10 3 (0.72%) OpenTV
10 3 (0.72%) SaltStack
10 3 (0.72%) Sun
11 2 (0.48%) Hortonworks
11 2 (0.48%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.48%) Twitter
11 2 (0.48%) Xamarin
Bury, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Rate: £450 - £520 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Channel 3 Consulting Ltd
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 22 days ago