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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 17 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing Java 110 83 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.83% 7.19% 7.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.48% 18.78% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 41 47
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£360 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £300 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
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
537 442 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 38.22% 38.27% 42.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 273 304
Average daily rate £338 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £212 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 20
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.75 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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
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 19 December 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 -2 5 £346 -7.66% 1
Altrincham +4 1 £380 - 4
Bolton - - - - 3
Cheadle - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Sale - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 7
Wigan - - - -
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 67 (36.61%) JavaScript
2 60 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (30.60%) Spring
4 51 (27.87%) XML
5 47 (25.68%) Linux
6 43 (23.50%) Web Services
7 42 (22.95%) HTML
8 37 (20.22%) J2EE
9 35 (19.13%) Oracle
9 35 (19.13%) CSS
9 35 (19.13%) JMS
9 35 (19.13%) TDD
10 29 (15.85%) Hibernate
11 28 (15.30%) XSLT
12 27 (14.75%) Maven
13 26 (14.21%) Tomcat
13 26 (14.21%) Servlets
13 26 (14.21%) Red Hat
14 25 (13.66%) SQL
14 25 (13.66%) OO
14 25 (13.66%) Windows
14 25 (13.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 25 (13.66%) Android
15 24 (13.11%) Software Engineering
15 24 (13.11%) Scrum
15 24 (13.11%) JSON
16 22 (12.02%) Grails
16 22 (12.02%) Finance
16 22 (12.02%) XML Schema
17 21 (11.48%) HTTP

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 26 (14.21%) Tomcat
2 17 (9.29%) WebSphere
3 9 (4.92%) Confluence
3 9 (4.92%) JBoss
4 8 (4.37%) Node.js
5 5 (2.73%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.19%) Liferay
7 2 (1.09%) Apache
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.55%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.55%) Mule
8 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.55%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (1.09%) MS Office
1 2 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.09%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.55%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.64%) IaaS
2 3 (1.64%) SaaS
2 3 (1.64%) PaaS
3 2 (1.09%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.55%) Force.com
4 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.48%) HTTP
2 7 (3.83%) AMQP
3 3 (1.64%) Internet
4 2 (1.09%) FTP
5 1 (0.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.29%) Oracle Database
2 14 (7.65%) NoSQL
2 14 (7.65%) Relational Database
2 14 (7.65%) Hazelcast
2 14 (7.65%) MySQL
3 9 (4.92%) RDBMS
4 8 (4.37%) Hadoop
5 7 (3.83%) Big Data
6 6 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (2.73%) SQL Server
7 5 (2.73%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (2.19%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.19%) Redis
8 4 (2.19%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 4 (2.19%) Cognos Report Studio
8 4 (2.19%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 4 (2.19%) Cognos Transformer
9 3 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.64%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 27 (14.75%) Maven
2 19 (10.38%) Eclipse
3 12 (6.56%) JIRA
4 10 (5.46%) JUnit
5 8 (4.37%) Gradle
5 8 (4.37%) Hudson
6 7 (3.83%) Jenkins
7 6 (3.28%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (3.28%) Selenium
7 6 (3.28%) Subversion
7 6 (3.28%) Mercurial
8 5 (2.73%) Git (software)
8 5 (2.73%) Cucumber
8 5 (2.73%) NetBeans
9 4 (2.19%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.64%) Xcode
11 2 (1.09%) Ant
11 2 (1.09%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (1.09%) Calabash
11 2 (1.09%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 22 (12.02%) Finance
2 6 (3.28%) Banking
3 5 (2.73%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.64%) Retail
4 3 (1.64%) Publishing
5 2 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.09%) Back Office
6 1 (0.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 131 (71.58%) Developer
2 80 (43.72%) Java Developer
3 19 (10.38%) Architect
4 13 (7.10%) Senior Developer
5 8 (4.37%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 7 (3.83%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (3.83%) Tester
7 6 (3.28%) Software Architect
7 6 (3.28%) UI Developer
7 6 (3.28%) UI Programmer
8 5 (2.73%) iOS Developer
8 5 (2.73%) J2EE Developer
8 5 (2.73%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (2.73%) Project Manager
9 4 (2.19%) Lead Developer
9 4 (2.19%) Analyst
9 4 (2.19%) Web Developer
9 4 (2.19%) Consultant
9 4 (2.19%) Cognos Developer
9 4 (2.19%) Senior Cognos Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (30.60%) Spring
2 51 (27.87%) XML
3 43 (23.50%) Web Services
4 42 (22.95%) HTML
5 37 (20.22%) J2EE
6 35 (19.13%) CSS
6 35 (19.13%) JMS
7 29 (15.85%) Hibernate
8 28 (15.30%) XSLT
9 26 (14.21%) Servlets
10 24 (13.11%) JSON
11 22 (12.02%) Grails
11 22 (12.02%) XML Schema
12 20 (10.93%) Java EE
13 19 (10.38%) jQuery
13 19 (10.38%) J2SE
14 18 (9.84%) .NET
15 16 (8.74%) REST
15 16 (8.74%) SOAP
16 14 (7.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.20%) Open Source
2 10 (5.46%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.28%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.73%) Digital Media
5 4 (2.19%) User Experience
6 3 (1.64%) Social Media
6 3 (1.64%) Animation
7 2 (1.09%) Web 2.0
7 2 (1.09%) Replication
7 2 (1.09%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.09%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.55%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.55%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.55%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 47 (25.68%) Linux
2 25 (13.66%) Windows
2 25 (13.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 25 (13.66%) Android
3 19 (10.38%) UNIX
4 8 (4.37%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.64%) Solaris
6 2 (1.09%) VMS
6 2 (1.09%) HPUX
6 2 (1.09%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (19.13%) TDD
3 25 (13.66%) OO
4 24 (13.11%) Software Engineering
4 24 (13.11%) Scrum
5 16 (8.74%) Unit Testing
5 16 (8.74%) MVC
6 15 (8.20%) E-Commerce
7 14 (7.65%) OOP
7 14 (7.65%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (6.56%) SOA
9 9 (4.92%) BDD
10 8 (4.37%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (4.37%) Regression Testing
11 7 (3.83%) Web Design
11 7 (3.83%) Software Testing
11 7 (3.83%) Configuration Management
11 7 (3.83%) Project Management
12 6 (3.28%) UML
12 6 (3.28%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 67 (36.61%) JavaScript
2 25 (13.66%) SQL
3 14 (7.65%) C#
3 14 (7.65%) XPath
4 13 (7.10%) C++
4 13 (7.10%) PHP
4 13 (7.10%) Python
5 12 (6.56%) Ruby
5 12 (6.56%) Scala
6 8 (4.37%) Clojure
7 6 (3.28%) XQuery
7 6 (3.28%) Objective-C
8 4 (2.19%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.64%) Perl
9 3 (1.64%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.55%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.55%) Groovy
10 1 (0.55%) PHP5
10 1 (0.55%) ABAP
10 1 (0.55%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (7.65%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.83%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.28%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.64%) Degree
5 2 (1.09%) ISEB
6 1 (0.55%) MCPD
6 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.92%) QA
2 2 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (0.55%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (2.19%) Puppet
2 3 (1.64%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.09%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.55%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.55%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 35 (19.13%) Oracle
2 26 (14.21%) Red Hat
3 10 (5.46%) Atlassian
4 6 (3.28%) IBM
5 5 (2.73%) SAP
6 4 (2.19%) Cognos
7 3 (1.64%) Sybase
7 3 (1.64%) NetApp
7 3 (1.64%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.64%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.09%) HP
8 2 (1.09%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (1.09%) Google
8 2 (1.09%) Kony
8 2 (1.09%) Appcelerator
9 1 (0.55%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (0.55%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.55%) Sun
9 1 (0.55%) CA
9 1 (0.55%) Informatica
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