The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Senior Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java Developer
Rank 81 92 77
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 23 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.30% 0.20% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 0.21% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 3 1
Median daily rate £500 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +3.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £423
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.50 -
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
1676 1440 1248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.85% 95.49% 95.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 846 659
Median daily rate £378 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 62 65
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.87 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.87% -10.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £23.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Senior Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title.

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 25 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 4 £250 - 1
Senior Java Developer
North West

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, Senior Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 44 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (68.18%) TDD
3 30 (68.18%) JavaScript
4 28 (63.64%) Spring
5 23 (52.27%) Hibernate
6 22 (50.00%) Pair Programming
7 21 (47.73%) Scrum
7 21 (47.73%) Git (software)
8 20 (45.45%) HTML
8 20 (45.45%) OO
9 19 (43.18%) CSS
9 19 (43.18%) Scala
10 18 (40.91%) HTML5
11 17 (38.64%) RESTful
11 17 (38.64%) Enterprise Software
12 16 (36.36%) Groovy
12 16 (36.36%) SOA
13 15 (34.09%) CSS3
13 15 (34.09%) GitHub
13 15 (34.09%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (31.82%) Mercurial
14 14 (31.82%) Open Source
14 14 (31.82%) Clojure
14 14 (31.82%) Microservices
14 14 (31.82%) Software Delivery
14 14 (31.82%) Virtual Machines
14 14 (31.82%) OOP
15 9 (20.45%) BDD
16 8 (18.18%) J2EE

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.36%) JBoss
1 5 (11.36%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.27%) Apache
3 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 15 (34.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.82%) MySQL
2 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (47.73%) Git (software)
2 14 (31.82%) Mercurial
3 6 (13.64%) Maven
4 5 (11.36%) JUnit
4 5 (11.36%) Selenium
5 4 (9.09%) Eclipse
5 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 4 (9.09%) SonarQube
6 2 (4.55%) Gradle
6 2 (4.55%) Subversion
7 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (63.64%) Spring
2 23 (52.27%) Hibernate
3 20 (45.45%) HTML
4 19 (43.18%) CSS
5 18 (40.91%) HTML5
6 17 (38.64%) RESTful
7 15 (34.09%) CSS3
8 8 (18.18%) J2EE
9 5 (11.36%) jQuery
10 4 (9.09%) Ajax
10 4 (9.09%) GWT
11 3 (6.82%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (6.82%) JSP
11 3 (6.82%) Servlets
11 3 (6.82%) Spring MVC
11 3 (6.82%) XML
12 2 (4.55%) JSON
12 2 (4.55%) REST
12 2 (4.55%) SOAP
12 2 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (38.64%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (9.09%) SCADA
3 1 (2.27%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (68.18%) TDD
3 22 (50.00%) Pair Programming
4 21 (47.73%) Scrum
5 20 (45.45%) OO
6 16 (36.36%) SOA
7 15 (34.09%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (31.82%) Microservices
8 14 (31.82%) OOP
8 14 (31.82%) Open Source
8 14 (31.82%) Software Delivery
9 9 (20.45%) BDD
10 7 (15.91%) Kanban
10 7 (15.91%) MVC
11 4 (9.09%) Automated Testing
12 3 (6.82%) Data Modelling
12 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
12 3 (6.82%) Web Application Development
13 2 (4.55%) Concurrent Programming
13 2 (4.55%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (68.18%) JavaScript
3 19 (43.18%) Scala
4 16 (36.36%) Groovy
5 14 (31.82%) Clojure
6 3 (6.82%) Ruby
7 2 (4.55%) SQL
8 1 (2.27%) C
8 1 (2.27%) C++
8 1 (2.27%) Python
8 1 (2.27%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 14 (31.82%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle
2 1 (2.27%) Google
2 1 (2.27%) IBM