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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java Developer
Rank 88 100 92
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 17 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.02% 0.47% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 0.50% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 3
Median daily rate £450 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
1569 1808 1392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.12% 93.92% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1037 1019 851
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 70 67
Median hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Senior Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend 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 5 December 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
Cheadle - 2 £425 -
Stockport - 2 £435 - 1
Senior Java Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 48 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (77.08%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (64.58%) Scrum
4 29 (60.42%) TDD
5 26 (54.17%) Spring
6 23 (47.92%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (41.67%) Pair Programming
8 19 (39.58%) Hibernate
8 19 (39.58%) Scala
9 18 (37.50%) JavaScript
10 17 (35.42%) OO
10 17 (35.42%) Git (software)
10 17 (35.42%) RESTful
11 16 (33.33%) Groovy
11 16 (33.33%) SOA
11 16 (33.33%) BDD
12 15 (31.25%) Software Delivery
12 15 (31.25%) Microservices
12 15 (31.25%) Clojure
13 13 (27.08%) CSS
14 12 (25.00%) HTML
14 12 (25.00%) OOP
14 12 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
14 12 (25.00%) Mercurial
14 12 (25.00%) Open Source
14 12 (25.00%) HTML5
14 12 (25.00%) CSS3
14 12 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
14 12 (25.00%) GitHub
15 10 (20.83%) Relational Database

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 4 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.17%) Apache
2 2 (4.17%) JBoss
2 2 (4.17%) Jetty
2 2 (4.17%) nginx
3 1 (2.08%) CMS
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) Relational Database
2 7 (14.58%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.25%) Redis
5 2 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (35.42%) Git (software)
2 12 (25.00%) Mercurial
3 7 (14.58%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.33%) Eclipse
5 3 (6.25%) Gradle
5 3 (6.25%) JUnit
5 3 (6.25%) Maven
5 3 (6.25%) Selenium
5 3 (6.25%) TestNG
6 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.08%) JIRA
6 1 (2.08%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (54.17%) Spring
2 19 (39.58%) Hibernate
3 17 (35.42%) RESTful
4 13 (27.08%) CSS
5 12 (25.00%) CSS3
5 12 (25.00%) HTML
5 12 (25.00%) HTML5
6 6 (12.50%) J2EE
7 4 (8.33%) XML
8 3 (6.25%) JSON
8 3 (6.25%) Node.js
9 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
9 2 (4.17%) GWT
9 2 (4.17%) JAX-RS
9 2 (4.17%) JMS
9 2 (4.17%) JSP
9 2 (4.17%) Spring MVC
9 2 (4.17%) Spring Security
9 2 (4.17%) Struts
10 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.08%) Fintech
2 1 (2.08%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (77.08%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (64.58%) Scrum
3 29 (60.42%) TDD
4 23 (47.92%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (41.67%) Pair Programming
6 17 (35.42%) OO
7 16 (33.33%) BDD
7 16 (33.33%) SOA
8 15 (31.25%) Microservices
8 15 (31.25%) Software Delivery
9 12 (25.00%) OOP
9 12 (25.00%) Open Source
10 8 (16.67%) Kanban
11 7 (14.58%) MVC
12 5 (10.42%) Low Latency
13 4 (8.33%) Concurrent Programming
13 4 (8.33%) Multithreading
13 4 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
14 3 (6.25%) DevOps
15 2 (4.17%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (39.58%) Scala
3 18 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 16 (33.33%) Groovy
5 15 (31.25%) Clojure
6 7 (14.58%) Ruby
7 3 (6.25%) F#
7 3 (6.25%) Python
8 1 (2.08%) SQL
System Software
1 12 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (2.08%) Endeca
1 1 (2.08%) FatWire
1 1 (2.08%) hybris
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle