The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Java 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 Senior Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 86 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 5 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.37% 0.58% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Average daily rate
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£444 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
Senior Java 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
1259 1126 1371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.17% 93.83% 91.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 772 573 670
Average daily rate £338 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 89 109
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.98 £10.26 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Senior Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Senior Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Senior Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Senior Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Senior Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Senior Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Senior Java 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 Senior Java Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
Senior Java Developer
North West

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Senior Java 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 Senior Java Developer in their job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
3 8 (72.73%) J2EE
3 8 (72.73%) Scrum
3 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (63.64%) Spring
4 7 (63.64%) Ajax
4 7 (63.64%) jQuery
4 7 (63.64%) Hibernate
4 7 (63.64%) EJB
5 6 (54.55%) XML
5 6 (54.55%) HTML
5 6 (54.55%) TDD
6 5 (45.45%) JSF
6 5 (45.45%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
6 5 (45.45%) Finance
6 5 (45.45%) CMS
6 5 (45.45%) LAMP
6 5 (45.45%) QA
6 5 (45.45%) HTML5
6 5 (45.45%) Escenic
6 5 (45.45%) BDD
6 5 (45.45%) CSS3
6 5 (45.45%) Adobe CQ
6 5 (45.45%) Big Data
6 5 (45.45%) C#
6 5 (45.45%) .NET
6 5 (45.45%) MySQL
6 5 (45.45%) Oracle

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
1 5 (45.45%) CMS
1 5 (45.45%) Escenic
1 5 (45.45%) Adobe CQ
1 5 (45.45%) WebLogic
1 5 (45.45%) Tomcat
1 5 (45.45%) MQSeries
2 3 (27.27%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Big Data
1 5 (45.45%) MySQL
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
1 5 (45.45%) Hadoop
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Gradle
1 3 (27.27%) Eclipse
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) Mercurial
2 2 (18.18%) JUnit
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) J2EE
2 7 (63.64%) Spring
2 7 (63.64%) Ajax
2 7 (63.64%) jQuery
2 7 (63.64%) Hibernate
2 7 (63.64%) EJB
3 6 (54.55%) XML
3 6 (54.55%) HTML
4 5 (45.45%) JSF
4 5 (45.45%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (45.45%) LAMP
4 5 (45.45%) HTML5
4 5 (45.45%) CSS3
4 5 (45.45%) .NET
4 5 (45.45%) Struts
4 5 (45.45%) CSS
4 5 (45.45%) Java RMI
5 3 (27.27%) Servlets
5 3 (27.27%) Web Services
5 3 (27.27%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Scrum
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 5 (45.45%) BDD
3 5 (45.45%) OOD
3 5 (45.45%) UML
3 5 (45.45%) OOP
3 5 (45.45%) OOA/OOD
3 5 (45.45%) RUP
3 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) Web Application Development
4 2 (18.18%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
1 5 (45.45%) JBoss
2 3 (27.27%) Atlassian
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat