Period
to 14 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java Developer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 29 29
Rank change year-on-year -9 0 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 159 164 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.97% 5.64% 5.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.25% 5.91% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 128 167
Manchester median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £360 £313 £320
90th Percentile £556 £513 £538
North West median daily rate £425 £423 £425
% change year-on-year +0.59% -0.59% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Manchester median hourly rate - £45.00 £29.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +52.41% -23.81%
North West median hourly rate - £45.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year - +20.81% -3.87%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Contract vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 3,029 2,773 3,221
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 95.39% 94.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,928 1,777 2,070
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £225 £238 £225
90th Percentile £563 £575 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 116 71
Manchester median hourly rate £19.59 £17.43 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.38% +16.20% -6.25%
10th Percentile £11.26 £11.35 £10.25
90th Percentile £34.63 £41.50 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £19.25 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.28% +8.33% -10.00%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Manchester

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Manchester

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Manchester over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in Manchester

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in Manchester

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 Java Developer within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheadle - 6 £363 -
Altrincham +4 4 - - 2
Salford -3 2 £339 -3.21% 2
Stockport -15 2 £425 +3.66% 1
Java Developer
North West

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 159 (100.00%) Java
2 119 (74.84%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (64.15%) Spring
4 87 (54.72%) Java 8
5 66 (41.51%) TDD
6 56 (35.22%) Spring Boot
7 48 (30.19%) Hibernate
8 40 (25.16%) JavaScript
8 40 (25.16%) Microservices
9 38 (23.90%) DevOps
9 38 (23.90%) RESTful
10 27 (16.98%) Web Services
11 26 (16.35%) SOA
11 26 (16.35%) Dropwizard
12 25 (15.72%) HTML
13 24 (15.09%) IntelliJ
13 24 (15.09%) Maven
13 24 (15.09%) BDD
14 23 (14.47%) AngularJS
15 22 (13.84%) Node.js
15 22 (13.84%) PostgreSQL
16 21 (13.21%) JSON
16 21 (13.21%) E-Commerce
17 20 (12.58%) Scrum
17 20 (12.58%) Git (software)
18 19 (11.95%) Spring Security
18 19 (11.95%) SQL
18 19 (11.95%) CSS
19 18 (11.32%) Pair Programming
20 16 (10.06%) XML

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 9 (5.66%) CMS
2 7 (4.40%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.52%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.89%) JBoss
4 3 (1.89%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.26%) IBM Domino
5 2 (1.26%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.81%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.26%) GitHub
4 1 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.63%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.63%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.84%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (5.03%) MySQL
3 7 (4.40%) Hazelcast
4 5 (3.14%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.52%) Big Data
5 4 (2.52%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.89%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.89%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.26%) Blockchain
7 2 (1.26%) Endeca
7 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.63%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (15.09%) IntelliJ
1 24 (15.09%) Maven
2 20 (12.58%) Git (software)
3 15 (9.43%) Gradle
3 15 (9.43%) Jenkins
4 13 (8.18%) JUnit
5 11 (6.92%) JIRA
6 8 (5.03%) Eclipse
7 7 (4.40%) Selenium
8 6 (3.77%) Cucumber
8 6 (3.77%) JSUnit
9 3 (1.89%) Ant
9 3 (1.89%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.89%) Subversion
10 2 (1.26%) JMeter
10 2 (1.26%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.26%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (1.26%) SonarQube
10 2 (1.26%) Spock
10 2 (1.26%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (3.77%) Retail
2 5 (3.14%) Banking
2 5 (3.14%) Finance
3 3 (1.89%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.26%) Advertising
4 2 (1.26%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.26%) Marketing
5 1 (0.63%) Back Office
5 1 (0.63%) Electronics
5 1 (0.63%) Law
5 1 (0.63%) Legal
5 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (64.15%) Spring
2 56 (35.22%) Spring Boot
3 48 (30.19%) Hibernate
4 38 (23.90%) RESTful
5 27 (16.98%) Web Services
6 26 (16.35%) Dropwizard
7 25 (15.72%) HTML
8 23 (14.47%) AngularJS
9 22 (13.84%) Node.js
10 21 (13.21%) JSON
11 19 (11.95%) CSS
11 19 (11.95%) Spring Security
12 16 (10.06%) XML
13 15 (9.43%) Java EE
14 11 (6.92%) HTML5
14 11 (6.92%) J2EE
14 11 (6.92%) Kafka
14 11 (6.92%) Struts
15 8 (5.03%) CSS3
15 8 (5.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.66%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (3.14%) User Experience
3 4 (2.52%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.52%) Wiki
4 2 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.26%) Fintech
5 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.92%) Android
2 2 (1.26%) Linux
2 2 (1.26%) Unix
3 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (74.84%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (41.51%) TDD
3 40 (25.16%) Microservices
4 38 (23.90%) DevOps
5 26 (16.35%) SOA
6 24 (15.09%) BDD
7 21 (13.21%) E-Commerce
8 20 (12.58%) Scrum
9 18 (11.32%) Pair Programming
10 15 (9.43%) OO
11 13 (8.18%) Kanban
12 12 (7.55%) Software Engineering
13 11 (6.92%) Test Automation
14 8 (5.03%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (4.40%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (4.40%) MVC
15 7 (4.40%) SDLC
16 6 (3.77%) Continuous Delivery
16 6 (3.77%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 6 (3.77%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 159 (100.00%) Java
2 87 (54.72%) Java 8
3 40 (25.16%) JavaScript
4 19 (11.95%) SQL
5 12 (7.55%) Scala
6 9 (5.66%) Groovy
7 7 (4.40%) Python
8 4 (2.52%) PHP
9 2 (1.26%) Clojure
10 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.63%) C#
10 1 (0.63%) Perl
10 1 (0.63%) Ruby
10 1 (0.63%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 10 (6.29%) Degree
2 4 (2.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.89%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.52%) QA
2 3 (1.89%) GDPR
System Software
1 16 (10.06%) Docker
2 2 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (2.52%) Terraform
2 2 (1.26%) Ansible
2 2 (1.26%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (5.03%) Oracle
2 3 (1.89%) Adobe
3 2 (1.26%) Black Duck
3 2 (1.26%) FatWire
3 2 (1.26%) hybris
3 2 (1.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.63%) Facebook
4 1 (0.63%) Google
4 1 (0.63%) IBM
4 1 (0.63%) SAP
4 1 (0.63%) Sybase
4 1 (0.63%) Tableau
4 1 (0.63%) Twitter
4 1 (0.63%) Xamarin