The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 79 73 94
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 4 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.30% 0.41% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.44% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
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£388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -23.52%
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
1254 1140 1306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.00% 94.21% 90.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 751 584 629
Average daily rate £325 £333 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% +3.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 91 105
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 1 September 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
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Sale - - - -
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - - 2
Java/J2EE Developer
North West

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
2 7 (87.50%) Spring
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) jQuery
3 4 (50.00%) REST
3 4 (50.00%) SOAP
3 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 4 (50.00%) Ajax
4 3 (37.50%) Endeca
4 3 (37.50%) FatWire
4 3 (37.50%) Struts
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) JUnit
4 3 (37.50%) JSP
4 3 (37.50%) Servlets
4 3 (37.50%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) JMS
4 3 (37.50%) Web Application Development
4 3 (37.50%) Selenium
4 3 (37.50%) Spring Security
4 3 (37.50%) Struts2
4 3 (37.50%) Mockito
4 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (37.50%) MyBatis
5 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
6 1 (12.50%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JUnit
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
1 3 (37.50%) Mockito
2 1 (12.50%) Hudson
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
2 7 (87.50%) Spring
2 7 (87.50%) jQuery
3 4 (50.00%) REST
3 4 (50.00%) Ajax
3 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 4 (50.00%) SOAP
4 3 (37.50%) Struts
4 3 (37.50%) JSP
4 3 (37.50%) Servlets
4 3 (37.50%) Spring Security
4 3 (37.50%) JMS
4 3 (37.50%) MyBatis
4 3 (37.50%) Struts2
5 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) JSF
5 1 (12.50%) Spring MVC
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) OO
1 3 (37.50%) Web Application Development
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) XPath
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) FatWire
1 3 (37.50%) Endeca
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