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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java Developer
Rank 82 91 76
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 20 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.09% 0.19% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.20% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 0
Median daily rate £500 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
1731 1476 1211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.44% 95.60% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1008 814 625
Median daily rate £383 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 70 68
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.87 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -10.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 - 2 £250 - 1
Altrincham - 1 £370 -
Senior Java Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 38 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (71.05%) JavaScript
4 26 (68.42%) TDD
5 24 (63.16%) Spring
6 20 (52.63%) Hibernate
7 19 (50.00%) Pair Programming
8 17 (44.74%) Scrum
8 17 (44.74%) HTML
8 17 (44.74%) OO
9 16 (42.11%) Git (software)
9 16 (42.11%) Scala
10 15 (39.47%) HTML5
11 14 (36.84%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (36.84%) CSS
12 13 (34.21%) RESTful
13 12 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (31.58%) CSS3
13 12 (31.58%) Groovy
13 12 (31.58%) GitHub
13 12 (31.58%) SOA
14 11 (28.95%) OOP
14 11 (28.95%) Microservices
14 11 (28.95%) Software Delivery
14 11 (28.95%) Clojure
14 11 (28.95%) Open Source
14 11 (28.95%) Mercurial
15 9 (23.68%) BDD
15 9 (23.68%) J2EE
16 7 (18.42%) Kanban

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 (10.53%) JBoss
2 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.26%) Apache
3 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.63%) Node.js
4 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 12 (31.58%) GitHub
2 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.89%) MySQL
3 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (42.11%) Git (software)
2 11 (28.95%) Mercurial
3 4 (10.53%) Maven
4 3 (7.89%) JUnit
4 3 (7.89%) Selenium
5 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
5 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.26%) SonarQube
5 2 (5.26%) Subversion
6 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.63%) Gradle
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (63.16%) Spring
2 20 (52.63%) Hibernate
3 17 (44.74%) HTML
4 15 (39.47%) HTML5
5 14 (36.84%) CSS
6 13 (34.21%) RESTful
7 12 (31.58%) CSS3
8 9 (23.68%) J2EE
9 5 (13.16%) jQuery
10 4 (10.53%) Ajax
11 3 (7.89%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (7.89%) JSP
11 3 (7.89%) Servlets
11 3 (7.89%) Spring MVC
11 3 (7.89%) XML
12 2 (5.26%) Apache Camel
12 2 (5.26%) GWT
12 2 (5.26%) JSON
12 2 (5.26%) REST
12 2 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.26%) SCADA
3 1 (2.63%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (68.42%) TDD
3 19 (50.00%) Pair Programming
4 17 (44.74%) OO
4 17 (44.74%) Scrum
5 12 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (31.58%) SOA
6 11 (28.95%) Microservices
6 11 (28.95%) OOP
6 11 (28.95%) Open Source
6 11 (28.95%) Software Delivery
7 9 (23.68%) BDD
8 7 (18.42%) Kanban
9 5 (13.16%) MVC
10 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
10 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
10 3 (7.89%) Web Application Development
11 2 (5.26%) Concurrent Programming
11 2 (5.26%) Low Latency
11 2 (5.26%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (71.05%) JavaScript
3 16 (42.11%) Scala
4 12 (31.58%) Groovy
5 11 (28.95%) Clojure
6 3 (7.89%) Ruby
7 2 (5.26%) SQL
8 1 (2.63%) C
8 1 (2.63%) C++
8 1 (2.63%) Python
8 1 (2.63%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle
2 1 (2.63%) Google
2 1 (2.63%) IBM
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
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