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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 18 33 25
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Contract jobs citing Java 105 56 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.88% 4.35% 5.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.96% 12.70% 16.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 27 30
Average daily rate
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£401 £375 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £306 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.49 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.69% -6.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.12% -1.34%
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
501 441 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 32.83% 34.27% 34.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 260 171
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 20
Average hourly rate £20.00 £28.75 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% +29.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £12.50 £13.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £42.50 £109.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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
Bolton -4 1 £351 -
Salford - 1 £430 - 3
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 109 (56.77%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (35.94%) TDD
3 58 (30.21%) Web Services
4 56 (29.17%) Spring
5 54 (28.13%) JavaScript
6 52 (27.08%) Scrum
7 50 (26.04%) J2EE
8 41 (21.35%) HTML
9 39 (20.31%) Oracle
10 38 (19.79%) REST
11 37 (19.27%) JSON
12 33 (17.19%) CSS
12 33 (17.19%) Linux
13 31 (16.15%) SQL
14 30 (15.63%) .NET
15 29 (15.10%) Hibernate
15 29 (15.10%) Finance
16 26 (13.54%) Apache Camel
17 25 (13.02%) Subversion
17 25 (13.02%) Software Engineering
17 25 (13.02%) Windows
18 24 (12.50%) XML
19 23 (11.98%) SOA
19 23 (11.98%) OO
19 23 (11.98%) Android
20 22 (11.46%) Continuous Integration
20 22 (11.46%) AngularJS
21 21 (10.94%) JBoss
21 21 (10.94%) E-Commerce
22 20 (10.42%) SOAP

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 21 (10.94%) JBoss
2 14 (7.29%) WebSphere
3 13 (6.77%) Tomcat
4 11 (5.73%) Liferay
5 10 (5.21%) WebLogic
6 9 (4.69%) CMS
6 9 (4.69%) Confluence
7 8 (4.17%) Apache
8 7 (3.65%) Node.js
8 7 (3.65%) Apache ServiceMix
9 4 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (2.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (1.56%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (1.56%) Commerce Server
10 3 (1.56%) Oracle BPEL
10 3 (1.56%) JCAPS
11 2 (1.04%) Umbraco
11 2 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (1.04%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 5 (2.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.60%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.56%) Oracle BPM
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 9 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.08%) SaaS
3 3 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.04%) PaaS
4 2 (1.04%) IaaS
5 1 (0.52%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.29%) Internet
2 10 (5.21%) HTTP
3 6 (3.13%) AMQP
4 3 (1.56%) DNS
5 2 (1.04%) SSL
5 2 (1.04%) Extranet
5 2 (1.04%) SNMP
5 2 (1.04%) SMTP
5 2 (1.04%) iBeacon
5 2 (1.04%) SSH
6 1 (0.52%) ATM
6 1 (0.52%) DHCP
6 1 (0.52%) FTP
6 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.52%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.81%) MySQL
2 15 (7.81%) MongoDB
3 13 (6.77%) Oracle Database
4 11 (5.73%) NoSQL
5 9 (4.69%) Hadoop
6 6 (3.13%) Big Data
6 6 (3.13%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.08%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.56%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.04%) Couchbase
10 2 (1.04%) Hazelcast
10 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.04%) CouchDB
10 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.04%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 25 (13.02%) Subversion
2 20 (10.42%) JIRA
3 19 (9.90%) Git (software)
4 15 (7.81%) Eclipse
5 14 (7.29%) JUnit
6 12 (6.25%) Maven
6 12 (6.25%) Gradle
7 11 (5.73%) Ant
8 7 (3.65%) Cucumber
9 6 (3.13%) Mercurial
9 6 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (2.60%) SoapUI
10 5 (2.60%) Jenkins
11 4 (2.08%) Eclipse RCP
12 3 (1.56%) Xcode
13 2 (1.04%) TestNG
13 2 (1.04%) Oracle APEX
13 2 (1.04%) Selenium
13 2 (1.04%) FitNesse
13 2 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (15.10%) Finance
2 9 (4.69%) Banking
3 7 (3.65%) Retail
4 5 (2.60%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.56%) Back Office
6 3 (1.56%) Games
7 2 (1.04%) Electronics
7 2 (1.04%) Marketing
8 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 112 (58.33%) Developer
2 62 (32.29%) Java Developer
3 24 (12.50%) Architect
4 16 (8.33%) Java Architect
5 12 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 10 (5.21%) Technical Architect
7 9 (4.69%) Analyst
8 8 (4.17%) Mobile Developer
8 8 (4.17%) Android Developer
9 7 (3.65%) Designer
9 7 (3.65%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (3.65%) Senior Developer
9 7 (3.65%) Software Engineer
10 6 (3.13%) Test Engineer
10 6 (3.13%) Java Technical Architect
11 5 (2.60%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 5 (2.60%) Front-End Developer
11 5 (2.60%) Node.js Developer
11 5 (2.60%) iOS Developer
12 4 (2.08%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (30.21%) Web Services
2 56 (29.17%) Spring
3 50 (26.04%) J2EE
4 41 (21.35%) HTML
5 38 (19.79%) REST
6 37 (19.27%) JSON
7 33 (17.19%) CSS
8 30 (15.63%) .NET
9 29 (15.10%) Hibernate
10 26 (13.54%) Apache Camel
11 24 (12.50%) XML
12 22 (11.46%) AngularJS
13 20 (10.42%) SOAP
13 20 (10.42%) HTML5
14 18 (9.38%) CSS3
15 17 (8.85%) RESTful
16 16 (8.33%) Middleware
17 14 (7.29%) Java EE
18 13 (6.77%) EJB
19 12 (6.25%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.21%) Computer Science
1 10 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.65%) Mobile App
2 7 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.56%) Video on Demand
3 3 (1.56%) iPhone
4 2 (1.04%) Interactive TV
4 2 (1.04%) IPTV
4 2 (1.04%) DTV
4 2 (1.04%) iPad
4 2 (1.04%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.04%) MHEG
5 1 (0.52%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.52%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.52%) User Experience
5 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.52%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.52%) VLE
5 1 (0.52%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 33 (17.19%) Linux
2 25 (13.02%) Windows
3 23 (11.98%) Android
4 18 (9.38%) Apple iOS
5 14 (7.29%) UNIX
6 12 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.52%) AIX
8 1 (0.52%) Solaris
8 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (56.77%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (35.94%) TDD
3 52 (27.08%) Scrum
4 25 (13.02%) Software Engineering
5 23 (11.98%) OO
5 23 (11.98%) SOA
6 22 (11.46%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (10.94%) E-Commerce
8 20 (10.42%) MVC
9 19 (9.90%) SDLC
10 17 (8.85%) Android Development
11 15 (7.81%) Mobile Development
11 15 (7.81%) UML
12 14 (7.29%) OOP
12 14 (7.29%) iOS Development
13 13 (6.77%) Kanban
13 13 (6.77%) Open Source
14 12 (6.25%) Unit Testing
14 12 (6.25%) Project Management
14 12 (6.25%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 54 (28.13%) JavaScript
2 31 (16.15%) SQL
3 12 (6.25%) Python
4 11 (5.73%) C#
5 10 (5.21%) Objective-C
6 8 (4.17%) Perl
6 8 (4.17%) PL/SQL
6 8 (4.17%) Scala
7 6 (3.13%) Bash Shell
7 6 (3.13%) PHP
8 4 (2.08%) Ruby
8 4 (2.08%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.56%) C
9 3 (1.56%) Embedded C
9 3 (1.56%) C++
10 2 (1.04%) XQuery
10 2 (1.04%) XPath
10 2 (1.04%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.04%) PHP5
10 2 (1.04%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 15 (7.81%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.29%) DV Cleared
3 10 (5.21%) Degree
4 1 (0.52%) ISEB
4 1 (0.52%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.52%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.52%) GAAP
System Software
1 8 (4.17%) Squid
2 3 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (5.73%) Puppet
2 6 (3.13%) Vagrant
3 5 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.56%) TIBCO Hawk
4 3 (1.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.04%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.52%) Ansible
6 1 (0.52%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 39 (20.31%) Oracle
2 12 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 8 (4.17%) TIBCO
4 6 (3.13%) Atlassian
4 6 (3.13%) IBM
5 5 (2.60%) Sybase
5 5 (2.60%) Adobe
5 5 (2.60%) SAP
5 5 (2.60%) HP
5 5 (2.60%) JD Edwards
6 4 (2.08%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.56%) hybris
7 3 (1.56%) VMware
8 2 (1.04%) Kony
8 2 (1.04%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.04%) OpenTV
8 2 (1.04%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.52%) Sun
9 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.52%) Appcelerator
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