The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Java/J2EE Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 100 98 83
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 5 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.28% 0.059% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.062% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 5
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £388 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £388 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £356
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
Java/J2EE Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1719 1608 1298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.66% 95.20% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 998 844 674
Median daily rate £390 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 61 64
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.27 £10.05 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.45 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

Java/J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Java/J2EE Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer across the Manchester region.

Java/J2EE Developer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Java/J2EE Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer across the Manchester region.

Java/J2EE Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, Java/J2EE Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) J2EE
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) Spring
3 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (60.00%) TDD
5 5 (50.00%) Ajax
5 5 (50.00%) OO
5 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
6 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (40.00%) Oracle
6 4 (40.00%) Servlets
6 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
6 4 (40.00%) Scrum
7 3 (30.00%) JSP
7 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
7 3 (30.00%) XML
7 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
7 3 (30.00%) XSLT
7 3 (30.00%) jQuery
7 3 (30.00%) Web Application Development
8 2 (20.00%) SDLC
8 2 (20.00%) WSDL
8 2 (20.00%) SOAP
8 2 (20.00%) Web Services
8 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (20.00%) DB2
8 2 (20.00%) WebLogic

Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
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 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) DB2
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) J2EE
2 7 (70.00%) Spring
3 5 (50.00%) Ajax
4 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (40.00%) Servlets
5 3 (30.00%) jQuery
5 3 (30.00%) JSP
5 3 (30.00%) XML
5 3 (30.00%) XSLT
6 2 (20.00%) DHTML
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) SOAP
6 2 (20.00%) Web Services
6 2 (20.00%) WSDL
7 1 (10.00%) Flash
7 1 (10.00%) J2SE
7 1 (10.00%) JMS
7 1 (10.00%) SAX
7 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (10.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
3 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (50.00%) OO
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (30.00%) Web Application Development
6 2 (20.00%) SDLC
7 1 (10.00%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) OCPJP
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) hybris
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) VMware