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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 92 81 72
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.26% 0.16% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.17% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
1451 1190 954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.22% 94.97% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 852 643 479
Average daily rate £350 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 57 79
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) Apache Camel
3 2 (40.00%) RESTful
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) JBoss
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware
4 1 (20.00%) EJB
4 1 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (20.00%) JSON
4 1 (20.00%) Apache CXF
4 1 (20.00%) Liferay

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) Apache Camel
3 2 (40.00%) RESTful
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware
4 1 (20.00%) EJB
4 1 (20.00%) JSON
4 1 (20.00%) Apache CXF
4 1 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL