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 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 25 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing Java 85 65 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.59% 5.17% 6.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.12% 14.81% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 29 38
Average daily rate
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£401 £363 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.48% +12.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.49 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.02% -6.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
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
469 439 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.86% 34.90% 35.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 258 169
Average daily rate £350 £330 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +11.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £400 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 18
Average hourly rate £19.00 £37.49 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.31% +13.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £19.30 £13.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £50.50 £131.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 May 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 27 May 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
Salford - 2 £465 -
Bolton -11 1 £351 - 1
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 105 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (34.38%) Web Services
3 60 (31.25%) TDD
4 57 (29.69%) Spring
5 53 (27.60%) Scrum
5 53 (27.60%) J2EE
6 49 (25.52%) Oracle
6 49 (25.52%) JavaScript
7 45 (23.44%) Linux
8 42 (21.88%) HTML
9 38 (19.79%) JSON
10 37 (19.27%) SQL
11 36 (18.75%) CSS
12 34 (17.71%) REST
13 32 (16.67%) XML
14 31 (16.15%) OO
14 31 (16.15%) Finance
15 26 (13.54%) Windows
15 26 (13.54%) .NET
16 25 (13.02%) Hibernate
16 25 (13.02%) Subversion
17 24 (12.50%) Software Engineering
17 24 (12.50%) SQL Server
18 22 (11.46%) JIRA
19 21 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
19 21 (10.94%) Apache Camel
20 20 (10.42%) Oracle Database
20 20 (10.42%) MVC
21 19 (9.90%) Red Hat
21 19 (9.90%) SOA

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 17 (8.85%) JBoss
2 15 (7.81%) WebSphere
3 14 (7.29%) Tomcat
4 10 (5.21%) WebLogic
4 10 (5.21%) Confluence
5 8 (4.17%) Liferay
6 6 (3.13%) Apache ServiceMix
6 6 (3.13%) Apache
7 5 (2.60%) CMS
8 4 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.56%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (1.56%) Oracle BPEL
9 3 (1.56%) JCAPS
9 3 (1.56%) Commerce Server
10 2 (1.04%) IIS
10 2 (1.04%) Umbraco
10 2 (1.04%) LiveCycle
10 2 (1.04%) Node.js
11 1 (0.52%) Moodle
Applications
1 3 (1.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.04%) MS Office
3 1 (0.52%) MS Project
3 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.56%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.04%) Oracle 11i
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 15 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.08%) SaaS
3 3 (1.56%) PaaS
3 3 (1.56%) IaaS
4 2 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.81%) Internet
2 12 (6.25%) HTTP
3 7 (3.65%) 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 24 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.42%) Oracle Database
3 17 (8.85%) MongoDB
3 17 (8.85%) NoSQL
4 15 (7.81%) Hadoop
5 12 (6.25%) MySQL
5 12 (6.25%) Big Data
6 9 (4.69%) Relational Database
6 9 (4.69%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (3.65%) RDBMS
7 7 (3.65%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (2.60%) Oracle9i Database
9 4 (2.08%) Redis
10 3 (1.56%) Couchbase
10 3 (1.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 3 (1.56%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (1.04%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 25 (13.02%) Subversion
2 22 (11.46%) JIRA
3 19 (9.90%) Eclipse
4 18 (9.38%) Git (software)
5 17 (8.85%) Maven
6 14 (7.29%) JUnit
7 13 (6.77%) Gradle
8 12 (6.25%) Ant
9 9 (4.69%) Jenkins
9 9 (4.69%) Cucumber
10 7 (3.65%) Mercurial
10 7 (3.65%) SoapUI
11 6 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (2.08%) Oracle APEX
12 4 (2.08%) Selenium
13 3 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (1.56%) Xcode
13 3 (1.56%) Eclipse RCP
13 3 (1.56%) WebDriver
14 2 (1.04%) Hudson
General
1 31 (16.15%) Finance
2 10 (5.21%) Banking
3 5 (2.60%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.08%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.08%) Retail
5 3 (1.56%) Games
6 2 (1.04%) Electronics
6 2 (1.04%) Marketing
7 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.52%) Back Office
7 1 (0.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 114 (59.38%) Developer
2 68 (35.42%) Java Developer
3 24 (12.50%) Architect
4 11 (5.73%) Analyst
4 11 (5.73%) Java Architect
5 9 (4.69%) Project Manager
6 8 (4.17%) Technical Architect
6 8 (4.17%) Senior Developer
6 8 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (3.65%) Test Engineer
7 7 (3.65%) Mobile Developer
7 7 (3.65%) Android Developer
8 6 (3.13%) Test Analyst
8 6 (3.13%) Software Engineer
9 5 (2.60%) Tester
9 5 (2.60%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (2.60%) Software Architect
9 5 (2.60%) Java Technical Architect
9 5 (2.60%) iOS Developer
10 4 (2.08%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (34.38%) Web Services
2 57 (29.69%) Spring
3 53 (27.60%) J2EE
4 42 (21.88%) HTML
5 38 (19.79%) JSON
6 36 (18.75%) CSS
7 34 (17.71%) REST
8 32 (16.67%) XML
9 26 (13.54%) .NET
10 25 (13.02%) Hibernate
11 21 (10.94%) Apache Camel
12 19 (9.90%) RESTful
13 18 (9.38%) SOAP
14 17 (8.85%) HTML5
15 16 (8.33%) JMS
16 15 (7.81%) CSS3
17 13 (6.77%) Middleware
18 12 (6.25%) Java EE
19 11 (5.73%) Servlets
19 11 (5.73%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.69%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.08%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.56%) Video on Demand
4 3 (1.56%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.04%) iPad
5 2 (1.04%) MHEG
5 2 (1.04%) iPhone
5 2 (1.04%) Interactive TV
5 2 (1.04%) IPTV
5 2 (1.04%) DTV
6 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.52%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.52%) VLE
6 1 (0.52%) IVR
6 1 (0.52%) iSeries
6 1 (0.52%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.52%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 45 (23.44%) Linux
2 26 (13.54%) Windows
3 19 (9.90%) Android
3 19 (9.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (8.33%) UNIX
5 15 (7.81%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.04%) VMS
6 2 (1.04%) HPUX
7 1 (0.52%) Solaris
7 1 (0.52%) AIX
7 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (31.25%) TDD
3 53 (27.60%) Scrum
4 31 (16.15%) OO
5 24 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 21 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (10.42%) MVC
8 19 (9.90%) SOA
9 18 (9.38%) Open Source
10 17 (8.85%) E-Commerce
10 17 (8.85%) SDLC
11 16 (8.33%) OOP
11 16 (8.33%) Kanban
12 15 (7.81%) Unit Testing
12 15 (7.81%) Android Development
13 13 (6.77%) iOS Development
13 13 (6.77%) BDD
14 11 (5.73%) Mobile Development
14 11 (5.73%) Test Scripting
15 10 (5.21%) UML
Programming Languages
1 49 (25.52%) JavaScript
2 37 (19.27%) SQL
3 17 (8.85%) Python
4 11 (5.73%) Ruby
4 11 (5.73%) PL/SQL
4 11 (5.73%) Scala
5 10 (5.21%) C#
6 8 (4.17%) Perl
6 8 (4.17%) Objective-C
7 7 (3.65%) PHP
7 7 (3.65%) C++
8 6 (3.13%) Shell Script
8 6 (3.13%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.08%) XQuery
10 3 (1.56%) C
10 3 (1.56%) Embedded C
10 3 (1.56%) PHP5
11 2 (1.04%) Groovy
11 2 (1.04%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.04%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 15 (7.81%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.29%) DV Cleared
3 7 (3.65%) Degree
4 1 (0.52%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.52%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.21%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 6 (3.13%) Squid
2 3 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (6.25%) Puppet
2 7 (3.65%) 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 49 (25.52%) Oracle
2 19 (9.90%) Red Hat
3 9 (4.69%) TIBCO
4 7 (3.65%) HP
4 7 (3.65%) Atlassian
4 7 (3.65%) SAP
5 6 (3.13%) JD Edwards
5 6 (3.13%) Sybase
6 5 (2.60%) IBM
7 3 (1.56%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.56%) Adobe
7 3 (1.56%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (1.56%) hybris
7 3 (1.56%) VMware
8 2 (1.04%) OpenTV
8 2 (1.04%) Kony
9 1 (0.52%) Appcelerator
9 1 (0.52%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.52%) Sun
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