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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 16 33 23
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Contract jobs citing Java 155 62 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.23% 4.74% 6.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.33% 13.39% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 29 51
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£450 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £304 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £528 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £21.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
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
637 463 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.81% 35.37% 35.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 298 253
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -22.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £12.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.35 £30.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Stockport - 2 - - 13
Altrincham - 1 - - 1
Sale - 1 - -
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 123 (51.68%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (34.45%) TDD
3 57 (23.95%) Scrum
4 56 (23.53%) J2EE
5 51 (21.43%) Web Services
6 49 (20.59%) JavaScript
6 49 (20.59%) Spring
7 44 (18.49%) HTML
8 43 (18.07%) .NET
9 41 (17.23%) REST
10 40 (16.81%) JSON
11 39 (16.39%) SOA
11 39 (16.39%) Git (software)
12 36 (15.13%) Subversion
13 35 (14.71%) Finance
13 35 (14.71%) SOAP
14 32 (13.45%) Continuous Integration
15 30 (12.61%) Linux
15 30 (12.61%) OOP
15 30 (12.61%) Hibernate
16 29 (12.18%) JBoss
16 29 (12.18%) CSS
16 29 (12.18%) AngularJS
17 28 (11.76%) Android
17 28 (11.76%) HTML5
17 28 (11.76%) OO
18 27 (11.34%) Windows
18 27 (11.34%) Oracle
18 27 (11.34%) Pair Programming
18 27 (11.34%) Banking

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 29 (12.18%) JBoss
2 18 (7.56%) WebSphere
3 15 (6.30%) CMS
4 14 (5.88%) Tomcat
5 12 (5.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 10 (4.20%) Liferay
6 10 (4.20%) Apache
7 8 (3.36%) IIS
8 7 (2.94%) nginx
8 7 (2.94%) Jetty
8 7 (2.94%) Apache ServiceMix
8 7 (2.94%) Node.js
9 5 (2.10%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (1.68%) WebLogic
11 3 (1.26%) Confluence
12 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.84%) Commerce Server
12 2 (0.84%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.84%) LiveCycle
12 2 (0.84%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (3.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.84%) MS Office
3 1 (0.42%) MS Project
3 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.84%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (0.42%) Magento
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.20%) Google App Engine
2 10 (4.20%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (4.20%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (3.78%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (2.52%) PaaS
5 5 (2.10%) SaaS
6 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.84%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.84%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.84%) IaaS
8 1 (0.42%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.72%) HTTP
2 9 (3.78%) DNS
2 9 (3.78%) Internet
3 7 (2.94%) IPsec
3 7 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.94%) DHCP
3 7 (2.94%) FTP
4 2 (0.84%) SNMP
4 2 (0.84%) SMTP
4 2 (0.84%) SSL
4 2 (0.84%) IP Telephony
4 2 (0.84%) SSH
4 2 (0.84%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (0.84%) AMQP
4 2 (0.84%) Extranet
5 1 (0.42%) Wireless
5 1 (0.42%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.56%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.20%) NoSQL
3 9 (3.78%) Hadoop
3 9 (3.78%) MySQL
3 9 (3.78%) Big Data
4 7 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 7 (2.94%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.10%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.26%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.84%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.84%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.42%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.42%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 39 (16.39%) Git (software)
2 36 (15.13%) Subversion
3 19 (7.98%) Mercurial
4 17 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 12 (5.04%) Maven
6 11 (4.62%) Eclipse
7 10 (4.20%) Selenium
8 9 (3.78%) Gradle
9 7 (2.94%) JUnit
10 6 (2.52%) JIRA
10 6 (2.52%) Ant
11 4 (1.68%) Eclipse RCP
11 4 (1.68%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.68%) Visual Studio
12 3 (1.26%) FitNesse
12 3 (1.26%) WebDriver
12 3 (1.26%) SoapUI
13 2 (0.84%) JProfiler
13 2 (0.84%) Appium
13 2 (0.84%) TestNG
General
1 35 (14.71%) Finance
2 27 (11.34%) Banking
3 12 (5.04%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.20%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (2.10%) Retail
6 3 (1.26%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.84%) Marketing
7 2 (0.84%) Back Office
8 1 (0.42%) Electronics
8 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 128 (53.78%) Developer
2 77 (32.35%) Java Developer
3 46 (19.33%) Architect
4 19 (7.98%) Java Architect
5 17 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 17 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 13 (5.46%) Project Manager
6 13 (5.46%) Technical Architect
6 13 (5.46%) Consultant
7 12 (5.04%) Front-End Developer
8 11 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (4.62%) Analyst
9 9 (3.78%) Designer
10 8 (3.36%) Android Developer
10 8 (3.36%) Mobile Developer
11 7 (2.94%) DevOps Consultant
11 7 (2.94%) Senior Consultant
11 7 (2.94%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 7 (2.94%) Java Technical Architect
12 6 (2.52%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (23.53%) J2EE
2 51 (21.43%) Web Services
3 49 (20.59%) Spring
4 44 (18.49%) HTML
5 43 (18.07%) .NET
6 41 (17.23%) REST
7 40 (16.81%) JSON
8 35 (14.71%) SOAP
9 30 (12.61%) Hibernate
10 29 (12.18%) CSS
10 29 (12.18%) AngularJS
11 28 (11.76%) HTML5
12 27 (11.34%) Apache Camel
13 26 (10.92%) RESTful
14 19 (7.98%) CSS3
15 18 (7.56%) XML
15 18 (7.56%) Middleware
16 14 (5.88%) jQuery
17 13 (5.46%) ActiveMQ
18 12 (5.04%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (3.78%) Mobile App
2 9 (3.78%) Data Integration
3 8 (3.36%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.94%) User Experience
5 6 (2.52%) iPhone
6 5 (2.10%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.84%) mHealth
8 1 (0.42%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.42%) NHS
8 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.42%) IVR
8 1 (0.42%) SCADA
8 1 (0.42%) Informatics
8 1 (0.42%) iSeries
8 1 (0.42%) Health Informatics
8 1 (0.42%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.42%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 30 (12.61%) Linux
2 28 (11.76%) Android
3 27 (11.34%) Windows
4 18 (7.56%) Apple iOS
5 11 (4.62%) UNIX
6 5 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.26%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.26%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.84%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (51.68%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (34.45%) TDD
3 57 (23.95%) Scrum
4 39 (16.39%) SOA
5 32 (13.45%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (12.61%) OOP
7 28 (11.76%) OO
8 27 (11.34%) Pair Programming
8 27 (11.34%) Software Delivery
9 26 (10.92%) Open Source
10 24 (10.08%) Mentoring
11 22 (9.24%) Android Development
12 20 (8.40%) Software Engineering
13 19 (7.98%) Mobile Development
14 18 (7.56%) DevOps
14 18 (7.56%) MVC
15 17 (7.14%) iOS Development
16 15 (6.30%) E-Commerce
16 15 (6.30%) Unit Testing
17 14 (5.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 49 (20.59%) JavaScript
2 24 (10.08%) Scala
3 21 (8.82%) C#
4 19 (7.98%) SQL
5 18 (7.56%) Groovy
6 17 (7.14%) Python
7 11 (4.62%) Ruby
8 9 (3.78%) Bash Shell
9 8 (3.36%) Objective-C
10 7 (2.94%) C++
11 6 (2.52%) Perl
11 6 (2.52%) PHP
11 6 (2.52%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.10%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.68%) VB
13 4 (1.68%) C
14 3 (1.26%) Embedded C
14 3 (1.26%) PHP5
15 2 (0.84%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.42%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 11 (4.62%) Degree
2 9 (3.78%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.94%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.42%) ISEB
4 1 (0.42%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.42%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) GAAP
System Software
1 9 (3.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.36%) Squid
3 7 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.84%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (5.88%) Puppet
2 12 (5.04%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.26%) Ansible
4 2 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.84%) Hyperic
4 2 (0.84%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.42%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.42%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.42%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 27 (11.34%) Oracle
2 14 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.46%) Google
4 9 (3.78%) Adobe
4 9 (3.78%) VMware
5 7 (2.94%) IBM
5 7 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (2.94%) TIBCO
5 7 (2.94%) Sybase
5 7 (2.94%) Sitecore
6 6 (2.52%) EPiServer
7 5 (2.10%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.26%) SAP
9 2 (0.84%) Cisco
9 2 (0.84%) HP
9 2 (0.84%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.84%) Remedy
9 2 (0.84%) Sophos
9 2 (0.84%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.42%) Zend
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