The table below looks at the statistics for JCAPS 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 JCAPS over the 3 months to 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java CAPS
Rank 94 85 74
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Contract jobs citing JCAPS 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.72% 0.94% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£375 £335 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -30.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
276 213 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.78% 16.69% 20.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 115 91
Average daily rate £338 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 21
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £25.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -30.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £12.70 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.10 £33.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.31%

JCAPS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JCAPS across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

JCAPS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

JCAPS
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

JCAPS Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

JCAPS
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

JCAPS Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

JCAPS
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing JCAPS 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 JCAPS.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) EJB
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) JavaBeans
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Process Management
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) BPEL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle BPEL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database

JCAPS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing JCAPS 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 JCAPS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle BPEL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) EJB
1 2 (100.00%) JavaBeans
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Process Management
1 2 (100.00%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle