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 25 August 2016 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 5 17 30
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +13
Contract jobs citing Java 239 138 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.86% 7.76% 4.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.80% 24.00% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 90 33
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £478 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £22.26 £38.75 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.54% +82.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £37.75 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.07 £39.75 £28.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
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
707 575 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 38.03% 32.34% 35.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 355 303
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £255 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 14
Median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +108.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.80 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 25 August 2016.

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 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 24 £394 - 12
Salford - 3 £428 - 1
Cheadle - 2 £404 - 2
Altrincham +3 1 £370 - 4
Wigan - 1 £500 - 1
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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.

1 257 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (34.16%) TDD
3 150 (33.94%) JavaScript
4 119 (26.92%) Spring
5 95 (21.49%) Scrum
6 81 (18.33%) Web Services
7 79 (17.87%) XML
7 79 (17.87%) HTML
7 79 (17.87%) Hibernate
8 75 (16.97%) Oracle
9 74 (16.74%) J2EE
10 72 (16.29%) CSS
11 71 (16.06%) Linux
12 69 (15.61%) BDD
13 67 (15.16%) Git (software)
13 67 (15.16%) Finance
14 58 (13.12%) Continuous Integration
15 57 (12.90%) SQL
16 56 (12.67%) Open Source
16 56 (12.67%) REST
17 55 (12.44%) Software Engineering
18 54 (12.22%) Pair Programming
18 54 (12.22%) Scala
19 53 (11.99%) JUnit
20 52 (11.76%) Maven
20 52 (11.76%) Web Development
20 52 (11.76%) Jenkins
21 49 (11.09%) RESTful
22 48 (10.86%) HTML5
23 47 (10.63%) OO

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 39 (8.82%) Tomcat
2 36 (8.14%) WebSphere
3 32 (7.24%) JBoss
4 20 (4.52%) Apache
5 19 (4.30%) WebSphere Application Server
6 11 (2.49%) GeoServer
7 8 (1.81%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.36%) Confluence
9 5 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.13%) nginx
10 4 (0.90%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.90%) Jetty
11 3 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.68%) IBM Domino
11 3 (0.68%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.68%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.45%) IIS
12 2 (0.45%) Mongrel
12 2 (0.45%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (1.58%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.13%) MS Office
3 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (1.36%) BASE24
2 3 (0.68%) Magento
3 2 (0.45%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.45%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.23%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.23%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.75%) GitHub
2 9 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.90%) Google App Engine
4 4 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.45%) Google Play
5 2 (0.45%) Office 365
5 2 (0.45%) TestFlight
6 1 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (8.37%) Network Security
2 30 (6.79%) HTTP
3 9 (2.04%) Internet
4 6 (1.36%) ATM
5 5 (1.13%) DNS
5 5 (1.13%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.68%) AMQP
7 2 (0.45%) DHCP
7 2 (0.45%) Firewall
7 2 (0.45%) FTP
7 2 (0.45%) IPsec
7 2 (0.45%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.45%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (0.45%) SSH
7 2 (0.45%) SSL
8 1 (0.23%) Intranet
8 1 (0.23%) LDAP
8 1 (0.23%) NAS
8 1 (0.23%) SAN
8 1 (0.23%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (6.56%) Relational Database
2 26 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 22 (4.98%) Hadoop
3 22 (4.98%) MySQL
4 21 (4.75%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (3.85%) Oracle Database
6 12 (2.71%) MongoDB
7 11 (2.49%) Big Data
7 11 (2.49%) GIS
8 10 (2.26%) SQL Server
9 9 (2.04%) DB2
9 9 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (1.58%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (1.58%) Oracle9i Database
11 5 (1.13%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.90%) Hazelcast
12 4 (0.90%) Redis
13 2 (0.45%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 67 (15.16%) Git (software)
2 53 (11.99%) JUnit
3 52 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 52 (11.76%) Maven
4 35 (7.92%) Selenium
5 28 (6.33%) JIRA
6 22 (4.98%) Subversion
7 19 (4.30%) Mercurial
8 15 (3.39%) Gradle
9 13 (2.94%) Eclipse
10 10 (2.26%) Ant
11 9 (2.04%) Cucumber
11 9 (2.04%) WebDriver
11 9 (2.04%) Xcode
12 7 (1.58%) SonarQube
13 6 (1.36%) Oracle Forms
14 5 (1.13%) HP UFT
14 5 (1.13%) TeamCity
14 5 (1.13%) TestNG
14 5 (1.13%) Travis CI
General
1 67 (15.16%) Finance
2 26 (5.88%) Banking
2 26 (5.88%) Retail
3 11 (2.49%) Games
4 9 (2.04%) Local Government
4 9 (2.04%) Marketing
4 9 (2.04%) Retail Banking
5 4 (0.90%) Financial Institution
5 4 (0.90%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.68%) Publishing
7 2 (0.45%) Billing
7 2 (0.45%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.23%) Advertising
8 1 (0.23%) Electronics
8 1 (0.23%) Law
8 1 (0.23%) Legal
8 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.23%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 300 (67.87%) Developer
2 198 (44.80%) Java Developer
3 58 (13.12%) Senior Developer
4 54 (12.22%) Senior Java Developer
5 40 (9.05%) Agile Developer
6 37 (8.37%) Agile Java Developer
7 28 (6.33%) Architect
7 28 (6.33%) Scala Developer
8 26 (5.88%) Java Scala Developer
9 25 (5.66%) Analyst
10 21 (4.75%) Senior Java Scala Developer
10 21 (4.75%) Senior Scala Developer
11 20 (4.52%) Android Developer
12 18 (4.07%) Senior Agile Developer
12 18 (4.07%) Senior Agile Java Developer
13 17 (3.85%) Lead Developer
14 16 (3.62%) Consultant
14 16 (3.62%) Software Engineer
15 15 (3.39%) J2EE Developer
16 13 (2.94%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (26.92%) Spring
2 81 (18.33%) Web Services
3 79 (17.87%) Hibernate
3 79 (17.87%) HTML
3 79 (17.87%) XML
4 74 (16.74%) J2EE
5 72 (16.29%) CSS
6 56 (12.67%) REST
7 49 (11.09%) RESTful
8 48 (10.86%) HTML5
9 41 (9.28%) JSON
10 40 (9.05%) AngularJS
10 40 (9.05%) CSS3
11 39 (8.82%) SOAP
12 34 (7.69%) .NET
13 29 (6.56%) JDBC
13 29 (6.56%) Middleware
14 26 (5.88%) JSP
14 26 (5.88%) XSLT
15 25 (5.66%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.37%) Digital Media
2 28 (6.33%) User Experience
3 27 (6.11%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (4.07%) Mobile App
6 13 (2.94%) IVR
7 12 (2.71%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.81%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.81%) Online Banking
9 7 (1.58%) IBM Mainframe
9 7 (1.58%) Mainframe
10 6 (1.36%) EMV
10 6 (1.36%) Tandem
11 5 (1.13%) Biometrics
11 5 (1.13%) Cyberthreat
11 5 (1.13%) SCADA
12 4 (0.90%) iPad
12 4 (0.90%) PKI
13 3 (0.68%) Data Integration
13 3 (0.68%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 71 (16.06%) Linux
2 33 (7.47%) Android
3 25 (5.66%) Windows
4 21 (4.75%) Apple iOS
5 19 (4.30%) Unix
6 5 (1.13%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (0.68%) AIX
7 3 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.68%) Solaris
8 2 (0.45%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.45%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.23%) CentOS
9 1 (0.23%) HPUX
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (34.16%) TDD
3 95 (21.49%) Scrum
4 69 (15.61%) BDD
5 58 (13.12%) Continuous Integration
6 56 (12.67%) Open Source
7 55 (12.44%) Software Engineering
8 54 (12.22%) Pair Programming
9 52 (11.76%) Web Development
10 47 (10.63%) OO
10 47 (10.63%) SOA
11 42 (9.50%) CRM
12 39 (8.82%) Microservices
13 38 (8.60%) E-Commerce
14 37 (8.37%) ERP
15 29 (6.56%) Kanban
16 28 (6.33%) OOP
16 28 (6.33%) SDLC
17 27 (6.11%) Mobile Development
18 26 (5.88%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 150 (33.94%) JavaScript
2 57 (12.90%) SQL
3 54 (12.22%) Scala
4 46 (10.41%) PHP
5 41 (9.28%) Ruby
6 36 (8.14%) Python
7 28 (6.33%) Groovy
8 22 (4.98%) PL/SQL
9 21 (4.75%) C#
9 21 (4.75%) Objective-C
10 20 (4.52%) Clojure
11 10 (2.26%) Apple Swift
11 10 (2.26%) C++
12 7 (1.58%) C
12 7 (1.58%) COBOL
13 6 (1.36%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.13%) Perl
14 5 (1.13%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.68%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (5.43%) Security Cleared
2 16 (3.62%) Degree
3 12 (2.71%) DV Cleared
4 8 (1.81%) ISEB
5 7 (1.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.13%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.13%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.68%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.45%) RHCE
9 1 (0.23%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.23%) HND
9 1 (0.23%) MCP
9 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.23%) OCP
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.23%) PhD
9 1 (0.23%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.66%) QA
2 4 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (0.90%) SLA
3 2 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.23%) SDET
System Software
1 20 (4.52%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (1.58%) Docker
3 4 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.45%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.45%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.45%) vSphere
5 1 (0.23%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.23%) RACF
Systems Management
1 23 (5.20%) Puppet
2 13 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.58%) Ansible
4 5 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.90%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.90%) Mesos
5 4 (0.90%) SCCM
6 3 (0.68%) HP SiteScope
6 3 (0.68%) Nagios
7 2 (0.45%) Kibana
7 2 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (0.45%) SELinux
7 2 (0.45%) TIBCO Hawk
8 1 (0.23%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Statspack
8 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 75 (16.97%) Oracle
2 39 (8.82%) IBM
3 15 (3.39%) Google
4 12 (2.71%) Microsoft
5 11 (2.49%) ESRI
5 11 (2.49%) hybris
6 9 (2.04%) HP
7 5 (1.13%) Perforce
7 5 (1.13%) VMware
7 5 (1.13%) Zend
8 4 (0.90%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.90%) Avaya
8 4 (0.90%) Nortel
9 3 (0.68%) Lotus
9 3 (0.68%) Rackspace
9 3 (0.68%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.68%) SaltStack
9 3 (0.68%) SAP
9 3 (0.68%) Splunk
10 2 (0.45%) Talend
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