The first table below looks at the demand for the Java/J2EE Developer role 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/J2EE Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 77 73 82
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 8 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.57% 0.20% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.22% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 8
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1308 925 1284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 92.83% 94.20% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 419 640
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 89 83
Average hourly rate £14.54 £17.21 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.54% -1.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.65 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £40.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Java/J2EE Developer
North West

Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
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/J2EE Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Sale - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
Java/J2EE Developer
North West

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title 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 with Java/J2EE Developer in their job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Java
1 16 (100.00%) J2EE
1 16 (100.00%) jQuery
2 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
3 13 (81.25%) Spring
4 8 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 8 (50.00%) JSP
4 8 (50.00%) Struts
4 8 (50.00%) Struts2
5 7 (43.75%) Ajax
6 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
7 5 (31.25%) Web Application Development
7 5 (31.25%) Selenium
7 5 (31.25%) Spring Security
7 5 (31.25%) Mockito
7 5 (31.25%) REST
7 5 (31.25%) JMS
7 5 (31.25%) OO
7 5 (31.25%) Servlets
7 5 (31.25%) SOAP
7 5 (31.25%) JUnit
7 5 (31.25%) SQL
8 4 (25.00%) Endeca
8 4 (25.00%) FatWire
9 3 (18.75%) Subversion
9 3 (18.75%) JSF
9 3 (18.75%) HTML
9 3 (18.75%) Eclipse

Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title 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 with Java/J2EE Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) JUnit
1 5 (31.25%) Selenium
1 5 (31.25%) Mockito
2 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
2 3 (18.75%) Subversion
2 3 (18.75%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) J2EE
1 16 (100.00%) jQuery
2 13 (81.25%) Spring
3 8 (50.00%) Struts2
3 8 (50.00%) JSP
3 8 (50.00%) Struts
3 8 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 7 (43.75%) Ajax
5 5 (31.25%) Spring Security
5 5 (31.25%) JMS
5 5 (31.25%) Servlets
5 5 (31.25%) SOAP
5 5 (31.25%) REST
6 3 (18.75%) HTML
6 3 (18.75%) JSF
7 2 (12.50%) CSS
7 2 (12.50%) XML
7 2 (12.50%) XSLT
8 1 (6.25%) Flash
8 1 (6.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (12.50%) W3C
3 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Web Application Development
2 5 (31.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) XPath
5 1 (6.25%) C++
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) FatWire
1 4 (25.00%) Endeca