The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Manchester region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 35 21 12
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -9
Contract jobs citing Java 54 77 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.26% 6.91% 9.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.19% 20.26% 23.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 42 54
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £277 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £498 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £21.25 £40.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.87% +9.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
443 380 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 34.96% 34.08% 41.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 215 285
Average daily rate £325 £305 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +7.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £244 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 42
Average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.61 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Java
North West

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 24 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Java Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 July 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
Cheadle - 1 - -
Wigan - 1 £300 - 4
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Sale - - - -
Salford - - - - 9
Stockport - - - - 8
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 50 (37.31%) JavaScript
2 44 (32.84%) Spring
3 41 (30.60%) Web Services
4 36 (26.87%) HTML
5 30 (22.39%) J2EE
5 30 (22.39%) SQL
5 30 (22.39%) TDD
6 28 (20.90%) CSS
7 26 (19.40%) Oracle
7 26 (19.40%) Eclipse
7 26 (19.40%) Hibernate
7 26 (19.40%) jQuery
8 23 (17.16%) OO
8 23 (17.16%) C#
8 23 (17.16%) Finance
9 21 (15.67%) XML
9 21 (15.67%) OOP
10 19 (14.18%) Struts
10 19 (14.18%) .NET
10 19 (14.18%) Software Engineering
11 18 (13.43%) JBoss
12 17 (12.69%) Linux
12 17 (12.69%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (12.69%) Ajax
13 16 (11.94%) Scrum
13 16 (11.94%) SOAP
14 14 (10.45%) JSP
14 14 (10.45%) Tomcat
14 14 (10.45%) JSF
14 14 (10.45%) BDD

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 14 (10.45%) Tomcat
2 7 (5.22%) Liferay
2 7 (5.22%) Adobe CQ
3 6 (4.48%) CMS
3 6 (4.48%) Apache
4 5 (3.73%) Escenic
4 5 (3.73%) MQSeries
4 5 (3.73%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.73%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.24%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.49%) Node.js
6 2 (1.49%) Confluence
7 1 (0.75%) SAS
7 1 (0.75%) CICS
7 1 (0.75%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.75%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.75%) CorelDRAW
2 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.73%) SAP PM
2 3 (2.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.49%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.75%) Magento
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.75%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.75%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.24%) SaaS
2 2 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.75%) Force.com
3 1 (0.75%) PaaS
3 1 (0.75%) IaaS
3 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.22%) HTTP
2 3 (2.24%) Internet
3 2 (1.49%) SSL
3 2 (1.49%) DNS
4 1 (0.75%) ATM
4 1 (0.75%) LAN
4 1 (0.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.70%) Oracle Database
1 13 (9.70%) Relational Database
1 13 (9.70%) MySQL
2 10 (7.46%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.48%) RDBMS
3 6 (4.48%) Big Data
3 6 (4.48%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.24%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.24%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.49%) DB2
5 2 (1.49%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.75%) SQLite
6 1 (0.75%) QlikView
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (19.40%) Eclipse
2 11 (8.21%) JUnit
3 8 (5.97%) Selenium
4 7 (5.22%) Subversion
5 6 (4.48%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.99%) JIRA
6 4 (2.99%) NetBeans
6 4 (2.99%) Mockito
7 3 (2.24%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.24%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.49%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (1.49%) Calabash
9 1 (0.75%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.75%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.75%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.75%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.75%) Maven
General
1 23 (17.16%) Finance
2 6 (4.48%) Retail
3 4 (2.99%) Games
3 4 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.24%) Marketing
5 2 (1.49%) Banking
5 2 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.75%) Legal
6 1 (0.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 90 (67.16%) Developer
2 49 (36.57%) Java Developer
3 11 (8.21%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 11 (8.21%) Senior Developer
4 9 (6.72%) Software Engineer
5 8 (5.97%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (5.97%) Analyst
5 8 (5.97%) Tester
6 7 (5.22%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 7 (5.22%) Architect
6 7 (5.22%) Programmer
7 6 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (4.48%) Java Programmer
8 5 (3.73%) Developer Analyst
8 5 (3.73%) Senior Programmer
8 5 (3.73%) Senior Java Programmer
9 4 (2.99%) Project Manager
9 4 (2.99%) Software Developer
9 4 (2.99%) Consultant
10 3 (2.24%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (32.84%) Spring
2 41 (30.60%) Web Services
3 36 (26.87%) HTML
4 30 (22.39%) J2EE
5 28 (20.90%) CSS
6 26 (19.40%) Hibernate
6 26 (19.40%) jQuery
7 21 (15.67%) XML
8 19 (14.18%) Struts
8 19 (14.18%) .NET
9 17 (12.69%) Ajax
10 16 (11.94%) SOAP
11 14 (10.45%) JSP
11 14 (10.45%) JSF
11 14 (10.45%) REST
12 12 (8.96%) HTML5
13 11 (8.21%) JMS
14 8 (5.97%) EJB
15 7 (5.22%) RESTful
15 7 (5.22%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.46%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (6.72%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.99%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.99%) Open Source
4 3 (2.24%) IPTV
5 2 (1.49%) Web 2.0
5 2 (1.49%) Replication
5 2 (1.49%) W3C
5 2 (1.49%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.49%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.49%) New Media
5 2 (1.49%) Social Media
6 1 (0.75%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.75%) MHEG
6 1 (0.75%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.75%) BBC
6 1 (0.75%) Clustering
6 1 (0.75%) Interactive TV
6 1 (0.75%) Animation
6 1 (0.75%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.69%) Linux
2 8 (5.97%) Windows
3 7 (5.22%) Apple iOS
3 7 (5.22%) Android
4 3 (2.24%) Solaris
5 2 (1.49%) Fedora
5 2 (1.49%) UNIX
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.75%) SUSE
6 1 (0.75%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.39%) TDD
2 23 (17.16%) OO
3 21 (15.67%) OOP
4 19 (14.18%) Software Engineering
5 17 (12.69%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (11.94%) Scrum
7 14 (10.45%) BDD
8 12 (8.96%) Unit Testing
9 11 (8.21%) MVC
10 10 (7.46%) CRM
11 9 (6.72%) Integration Testing
12 8 (5.97%) Web Development
12 8 (5.97%) E-Commerce
13 7 (5.22%) UML
13 7 (5.22%) Automated Testing
14 6 (4.48%) OOA/OOD
15 5 (3.73%) RUP
15 5 (3.73%) OOD
15 5 (3.73%) ETL
15 5 (3.73%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (37.31%) JavaScript
2 30 (22.39%) SQL
3 23 (17.16%) C#
4 9 (6.72%) Scala
4 9 (6.72%) PHP
4 9 (6.72%) Groovy
5 8 (5.97%) C++
5 8 (5.97%) Apex Code
6 7 (5.22%) Python
6 7 (5.22%) T-SQL
6 7 (5.22%) Ruby
7 6 (4.48%) Objective-C
7 6 (4.48%) C
8 2 (1.49%) XPath
8 2 (1.49%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.49%) Perl
8 2 (1.49%) VBScript
8 2 (1.49%) VB
8 2 (1.49%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.49%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (3.73%) Degree
1 5 (3.73%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.24%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.49%) CEH
3 2 (1.49%) ISEB
4 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.72%) QA
2 2 (1.49%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.24%) Data Guard
1 3 (2.24%) Puppet
2 1 (0.75%) Ansible
Vendors
1 26 (19.40%) Oracle
2 18 (13.43%) JBoss
3 8 (5.97%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (5.97%) SAP
4 6 (4.48%) Endeca
4 6 (4.48%) FatWire
4 6 (4.48%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.73%) IBM
6 4 (2.99%) Adobe
6 4 (2.99%) hybris
7 3 (2.24%) NetApp
8 2 (1.49%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.49%) Google
8 2 (1.49%) VMware
8 2 (1.49%) Interwoven
8 2 (1.49%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.75%) Tableau
9 1 (0.75%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.75%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.75%) Jaspersoft
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