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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
North West / Manchester
Rank 8 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 153 190 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.22% 10.17% 7.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.42% 25.37% 20.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 120 81
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 0
Median hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £42.84 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.78% +14.22%

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
579 749 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.45% 40.07% 37.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 458 362
Median daily rate £375 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 28 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.55 £14.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +9 6 £380 +26.66% 6
Bolton +3 3 £469 -14.77% 2
Salford -15 3 £440 +3.52% 1
Bury - 2 £431 -
Altrincham - 1 £375 - 2
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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.

1 222 (57.96%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (35.25%) TDD
3 117 (30.55%) JavaScript
4 98 (25.59%) BDD
5 90 (23.50%) Scrum
6 87 (22.72%) Spring
7 81 (21.15%) Git (software)
8 71 (18.54%) SQL
8 71 (18.54%) Linux
9 70 (18.28%) Jenkins
10 60 (15.67%) Python
11 53 (13.84%) Web Services
11 53 (13.84%) Finance
12 52 (13.58%) Hibernate
12 52 (13.58%) HTML
13 50 (13.05%) REST
14 49 (12.79%) OO
15 47 (12.27%) Software Engineering
16 46 (12.01%) Android
16 46 (12.01%) XML
16 46 (12.01%) AngularJS
17 45 (11.75%) Continuous Integration
18 44 (11.49%) Maven
19 43 (11.23%) Selenium
20 42 (10.97%) Oracle
20 42 (10.97%) DevOps
21 41 (10.70%) Ruby
22 39 (10.18%) Open Source
22 39 (10.18%) JUnit
23 38 (9.92%) CSS

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 31 (8.09%) Tomcat
2 19 (4.96%) WebSphere
3 15 (3.92%) GeoServer
4 13 (3.39%) WebLogic
5 12 (3.13%) nginx
6 11 (2.87%) Apache Spark
6 11 (2.87%) OpenStack
7 10 (2.61%) Apache
7 10 (2.61%) JBoss
8 9 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (2.09%) Confluence
10 7 (1.83%) Jetty
10 7 (1.83%) NetWeaver
11 5 (1.31%) CMS
11 5 (1.31%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (1.04%) GlassFish
13 3 (0.78%) IBM HTTP Server
13 3 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 2 (0.52%) Commerce Server
14 2 (0.52%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (1.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.31%) BASE24
3 4 (1.04%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.26%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 37 (9.66%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.35%) GitHub
3 9 (2.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.31%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.04%) PaaS
6 4 (1.04%) Slack
6 4 (1.04%) TestFlight
7 3 (0.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (0.78%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.78%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.52%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.52%) Google Play
8 2 (0.52%) IaaS
8 2 (0.52%) SaaS
9 1 (0.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.96%) HTTP
2 16 (4.18%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.61%) SSL
4 9 (2.35%) Internet
5 8 (2.09%) Network Security
6 7 (1.83%) DNS
6 7 (1.83%) HTTPS
7 6 (1.57%) Firewall
8 5 (1.31%) ATM
9 4 (1.04%) AMQP
9 4 (1.04%) DHCP
10 3 (0.78%) Kerberos
10 3 (0.78%) SMTP
10 3 (0.78%) SNMP
11 2 (0.52%) Bluetooth
11 2 (0.52%) FTP
11 2 (0.52%) IPsec
11 2 (0.52%) NFC
11 2 (0.52%) OpenLDAP
12 1 (0.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (9.92%) NoSQL
2 28 (7.31%) MySQL
2 28 (7.31%) Relational Database
3 25 (6.53%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (6.01%) MongoDB
5 20 (5.22%) Hadoop
6 19 (4.96%) Big Data
7 18 (4.70%) SQL Server
8 13 (3.39%) DB2
9 12 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (3.13%) Redis
10 7 (1.83%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.83%) SAP BW
11 5 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.04%) GIS
12 4 (1.04%) SQLite
13 3 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.78%) HDInsight
13 3 (0.78%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.78%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 81 (21.15%) Git (software)
2 70 (18.28%) Jenkins
3 44 (11.49%) Maven
4 43 (11.23%) Selenium
5 39 (10.18%) JUnit
6 37 (9.66%) JIRA
7 33 (8.62%) Cucumber
8 31 (8.09%) Subversion
9 26 (6.79%) Gradle
10 15 (3.92%) Eclipse
10 15 (3.92%) WebDriver
11 14 (3.66%) JBehave
12 10 (2.61%) Mercurial
12 10 (2.61%) TestNG
12 10 (2.61%) Xcode
13 9 (2.35%) SoapUI
13 9 (2.35%) Travis CI
14 8 (2.09%) Ant
14 8 (2.09%) JMeter
15 7 (1.83%) GoCD
General
1 53 (13.84%) Finance
2 24 (6.27%) Games
3 15 (3.92%) Marketing
4 14 (3.66%) Banking
5 13 (3.39%) Manufacturing
6 12 (3.13%) Retail
7 11 (2.87%) Telecoms
8 10 (2.61%) Electronics
9 7 (1.83%) Legal
10 3 (0.78%) Publishing
11 2 (0.52%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 253 (66.06%) Developer
2 163 (42.56%) Java Developer
3 44 (11.49%) Senior Developer
4 37 (9.66%) Senior Java Developer
5 34 (8.88%) Agile Developer
6 32 (8.36%) Android Developer
7 29 (7.57%) Agile Java Developer
8 22 (5.74%) DevOps Engineer
9 21 (5.48%) JavaScript Developer
10 19 (4.96%) Consultant
11 18 (4.70%) Analyst
12 16 (4.18%) Java Scala Developer
12 16 (4.18%) Scala Developer
12 16 (4.18%) Tester
13 15 (3.92%) Architect
14 14 (3.66%) Automation Tester
14 14 (3.66%) iOS Developer
15 13 (3.39%) Senior Agile Developer
15 13 (3.39%) Senior Agile Java Developer
16 12 (3.13%) Senior Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (22.72%) Spring
2 53 (13.84%) Web Services
3 52 (13.58%) Hibernate
3 52 (13.58%) HTML
4 50 (13.05%) REST
5 46 (12.01%) AngularJS
5 46 (12.01%) XML
6 38 (9.92%) CSS
6 38 (9.92%) SOAP
7 35 (9.14%) J2EE
7 35 (9.14%) JSON
7 35 (9.14%) RESTful
8 29 (7.57%) HTML5
9 28 (7.31%) Node.js
10 23 (6.01%) .NET
11 19 (4.96%) CSS3
12 16 (4.18%) JPA
13 15 (3.92%) Leaflet
13 15 (3.92%) OpenLayers
13 15 (3.92%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.74%) Mobile App
1 22 (5.74%) User Experience
2 16 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (2.09%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.09%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.09%) Mobile Games
5 7 (1.83%) Clustering
5 7 (1.83%) Digital Media
6 6 (1.57%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.31%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.31%) EMV
7 5 (1.31%) IBM Mainframe
7 5 (1.31%) iPhone
7 5 (1.31%) Tandem
8 4 (1.04%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.04%) SWIFT
9 3 (0.78%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.78%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.78%) MHEG
Operating Systems
1 71 (18.54%) Linux
2 46 (12.01%) Android
3 24 (6.27%) Unix
4 22 (5.74%) Apple iOS
5 21 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (5.22%) Windows
7 13 (3.39%) CentOS
8 7 (1.83%) Fedora
9 6 (1.57%) AIX
10 5 (1.31%) Solaris
11 4 (1.04%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.78%) Windows Server
13 2 (0.52%) HPUX
13 2 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.26%) Debian
14 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.26%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (57.96%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (35.25%) TDD
3 98 (25.59%) BDD
4 90 (23.50%) Scrum
5 49 (12.79%) OO
6 47 (12.27%) Software Engineering
7 45 (11.75%) Continuous Integration
8 42 (10.97%) DevOps
9 39 (10.18%) Open Source
10 37 (9.66%) Android Development
11 33 (8.62%) Pair Programming
12 31 (8.09%) Microservices
13 29 (7.57%) Kanban
14 28 (7.31%) E-Commerce
15 27 (7.05%) Automated Testing
16 26 (6.79%) OOP
17 24 (6.27%) Web Development
18 23 (6.01%) Configuration Management
18 23 (6.01%) Mobile Development
19 20 (5.22%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 117 (30.55%) JavaScript
2 71 (18.54%) SQL
3 60 (15.67%) Python
4 41 (10.70%) Ruby
5 35 (9.14%) Scala
6 24 (6.27%) C#
7 21 (5.48%) Groovy
8 19 (4.96%) Objective-C
8 19 (4.96%) PHP
9 14 (3.66%) C++
9 14 (3.66%) Clojure
10 11 (2.87%) Apple Swift
11 10 (2.61%) Perl
12 9 (2.35%) C
12 9 (2.35%) PL/SQL
13 8 (2.09%) ES6
14 7 (1.83%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.83%) F#
15 5 (1.31%) COBOL
16 3 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (5.74%) Degree
2 6 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
2 6 (1.57%) ISEB
2 6 (1.57%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.78%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.52%) RHCE
4 2 (0.52%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.52%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.26%) CISSP
5 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.26%) PMP
5 1 (0.26%) SANS
5 1 (0.26%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.01%) QA
2 3 (0.78%) SDET
3 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (3.66%) Docker
2 9 (2.35%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.26%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (8.62%) Puppet
2 26 (6.79%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (5.74%) Ansible
4 9 (2.35%) Kibana
5 7 (1.83%) Ganglia
5 7 (1.83%) Graphite
5 7 (1.83%) Nagios
5 7 (1.83%) Riemann
6 3 (0.78%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.78%) Packer
7 2 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (0.52%) SELinux
8 1 (0.26%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.26%) EMC VPLEX
8 1 (0.26%) FreeIPA
8 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.26%) logstash
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Statspack
8 1 (0.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 42 (10.97%) Oracle
2 24 (6.27%) Red Hat
3 20 (5.22%) SAP
4 18 (4.70%) IBM
5 16 (4.18%) Google
6 15 (3.92%) ESRI
7 11 (2.87%) Microsoft
8 7 (1.83%) hybris
8 7 (1.83%) Perforce
9 6 (1.57%) VMware
10 5 (1.31%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.04%) Sybase
12 3 (0.78%) Guidewire
12 3 (0.78%) HP
12 3 (0.78%) New Relic
12 3 (0.78%) OpenTV
12 3 (0.78%) SaltStack
12 3 (0.78%) Sun
13 2 (0.52%) AppDynamics
13 2 (0.52%) Thales
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