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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 33 22 9
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -13
Contract jobs citing Java 65 79 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.97% 6.55% 11.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.83% 18.41% 26.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 51 65
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£394 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £287 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.25 - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £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
470 429 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 35.96% 35.57% 43.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 255 306
Average daily rate £325 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 40
Average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.21% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 27 August 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
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 27 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 August 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 -3 6 £313 -16.66% 3
Cheadle - 1 - - 1
Wigan - 1 £300 -
Oldham - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Sale - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 10
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (35.11%) Spring
2 43 (32.82%) JavaScript
3 37 (28.24%) HTML
3 37 (28.24%) Web Services
4 34 (25.95%) Oracle
5 31 (23.66%) J2EE
6 28 (21.37%) TDD
7 27 (20.61%) CSS
8 26 (19.85%) XML
9 25 (19.08%) JMS
9 25 (19.08%) Eclipse
9 25 (19.08%) Finance
10 24 (18.32%) Hibernate
10 24 (18.32%) jQuery
10 24 (18.32%) SQL
11 23 (17.56%) Linux
12 22 (16.79%) Software Engineering
13 20 (15.27%) OO
14 19 (14.50%) OOP
14 19 (14.50%) Struts
15 18 (13.74%) C#
16 17 (12.98%) JBoss
16 17 (12.98%) Tomcat
16 17 (12.98%) Scrum
17 16 (12.21%) Ajax
17 16 (12.21%) .NET
17 16 (12.21%) HTML5
17 16 (12.21%) Oracle Database
18 15 (11.45%) Android
18 15 (11.45%) EJB

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 17 (12.98%) Tomcat
2 11 (8.40%) WebSphere
3 7 (5.34%) WebLogic
3 7 (5.34%) Liferay
3 7 (5.34%) Confluence
3 7 (5.34%) Adobe CQ
4 5 (3.82%) CMS
4 5 (3.82%) Escenic
4 5 (3.82%) MQSeries
5 4 (3.05%) Apache
6 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.76%) SAS
7 1 (0.76%) CICS
7 1 (0.76%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.76%) Mule
7 1 (0.76%) Node.js
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.76%) CorelDRAW
2 1 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.82%) SAP PM
2 3 (2.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.76%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.76%) Magento
3 1 (0.76%) Tridion
3 1 (0.76%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.76%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.05%) SaaS
2 2 (1.53%) PaaS
2 2 (1.53%) IaaS
3 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.76%) Force.com
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.63%) HTTP
2 4 (3.05%) AMQP
3 2 (1.53%) DNS
3 2 (1.53%) SSL
3 2 (1.53%) Internet
4 1 (0.76%) ATM
4 1 (0.76%) LAN
4 1 (0.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.21%) Oracle Database
2 14 (10.69%) Relational Database
2 14 (10.69%) MySQL
3 10 (7.63%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.58%) RDBMS
4 6 (4.58%) Hadoop
4 6 (4.58%) Big Data
4 6 (4.58%) Hazelcast
5 4 (3.05%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.29%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (1.53%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.53%) DB2
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.76%) QlikView
8 1 (0.76%) SQLite
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.76%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.76%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 25 (19.08%) Eclipse
2 13 (9.92%) JUnit
3 8 (6.11%) JIRA
4 7 (5.34%) NetBeans
4 7 (5.34%) Maven
5 6 (4.58%) Selenium
6 5 (3.82%) Git (software)
6 5 (3.82%) Subversion
6 5 (3.82%) Gradle
7 4 (3.05%) Mercurial
8 3 (2.29%) Mockito
8 3 (2.29%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.29%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.53%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (1.53%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.53%) Calabash
10 1 (0.76%) Xcode
10 1 (0.76%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.76%) Hudson
10 1 (0.76%) Gerrit
General
1 25 (19.08%) Finance
2 7 (5.34%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.58%) Retail
4 3 (2.29%) Marketing
5 2 (1.53%) Banking
5 2 (1.53%) Publishing
5 2 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.53%) Back Office
6 1 (0.76%) Legal
6 1 (0.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 88 (67.18%) Developer
2 55 (41.98%) Java Developer
3 12 (9.16%) Senior Developer
4 10 (7.63%) Architect
4 10 (7.63%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (6.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 8 (6.11%) Analyst
6 7 (5.34%) Programmer
7 6 (4.58%) Tester
7 6 (4.58%) Java Programmer
8 5 (3.82%) Software Engineer
8 5 (3.82%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (3.82%) Senior Programmer
8 5 (3.82%) Senior Java Programmer
8 5 (3.82%) Developer Analyst
9 4 (3.05%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.05%) Consultant
9 4 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.05%) Hybris Developer
10 3 (2.29%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (35.11%) Spring
2 37 (28.24%) HTML
2 37 (28.24%) Web Services
3 31 (23.66%) J2EE
4 27 (20.61%) CSS
5 26 (19.85%) XML
6 25 (19.08%) JMS
7 24 (18.32%) Hibernate
7 24 (18.32%) jQuery
8 19 (14.50%) Struts
9 16 (12.21%) .NET
9 16 (12.21%) Ajax
9 16 (12.21%) HTML5
10 15 (11.45%) EJB
11 14 (10.69%) Java EE
12 13 (9.92%) XSLT
12 13 (9.92%) JSF
13 12 (9.16%) SOAP
14 11 (8.40%) Servlets
14 11 (8.40%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.40%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (6.11%) Mobile App
2 8 (6.11%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.82%) Open Source
3 5 (3.82%) Social Media
4 4 (3.05%) Animation
5 3 (2.29%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.53%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.53%) Web 2.0
6 2 (1.53%) Replication
6 2 (1.53%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.76%) New Media
7 1 (0.76%) CMDB
7 1 (0.76%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.76%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.76%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.76%) Clustering
7 1 (0.76%) IPTV
7 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.56%) Linux
2 15 (11.45%) Windows
2 15 (11.45%) Android
3 10 (7.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (6.87%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.82%) UNIX
6 3 (2.29%) Solaris
7 2 (1.53%) Fedora
8 1 (0.76%) zOS
8 1 (0.76%) SUSE
8 1 (0.76%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.37%) TDD
2 22 (16.79%) Software Engineering
3 20 (15.27%) OO
4 19 (14.50%) OOP
5 17 (12.98%) Scrum
6 14 (10.69%) BDD
7 12 (9.16%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (8.40%) E-Commerce
9 9 (6.87%) MVC
10 8 (6.11%) SOA
10 8 (6.11%) Web Development
11 7 (5.34%) Unit Testing
11 7 (5.34%) OOA/OOD
11 7 (5.34%) UML
12 6 (4.58%) Configuration Management
13 5 (3.82%) RUP
13 5 (3.82%) CRM
13 5 (3.82%) ETL
13 5 (3.82%) OOD
13 5 (3.82%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (32.82%) JavaScript
2 24 (18.32%) SQL
3 18 (13.74%) C#
4 12 (9.16%) Scala
5 8 (6.11%) C++
6 7 (5.34%) Python
6 7 (5.34%) XPath
7 6 (4.58%) Objective-C
7 6 (4.58%) PHP
8 5 (3.82%) Ruby
8 5 (3.82%) Groovy
8 5 (3.82%) C
9 4 (3.05%) Apex Code
10 3 (2.29%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.53%) VBScript
11 2 (1.53%) VB
11 2 (1.53%) Perl
12 1 (0.76%) ABAP
12 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (7.63%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.11%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.05%) Degree
4 2 (1.53%) ISEB
5 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.40%) QA
2 2 (1.53%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.29%) Data Guard
1 3 (2.29%) Puppet
2 1 (0.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 34 (25.95%) Oracle
2 17 (12.98%) JBoss
3 11 (8.40%) Red Hat
4 8 (6.11%) SAP
4 8 (6.11%) IBM
5 7 (5.34%) Atlassian
6 5 (3.82%) FatWire
6 5 (3.82%) Endeca
7 4 (3.05%) Adobe
7 4 (3.05%) hybris
7 4 (3.05%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.29%) NetApp
9 2 (1.53%) Google
9 2 (1.53%) VMware
9 2 (1.53%) Interwoven
9 2 (1.53%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.76%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.76%) Informatica
10 1 (0.76%) Citrix
10 1 (0.76%) JD Edwards
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