Period
to 24 June 2019

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 36 41
Rank change year-on-year -7 +5 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 124 157 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.52% 5.10% 3.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.80% 5.38% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 119 70
Manchester median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £406 £356 £325
90th Percentile £613 £525 £481
North West median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Manchester median hourly rate - £170.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +300.00% +11.84%
North West median hourly rate - £170.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +300.00% -9.57%

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 2,582 2,917 2,541
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.16% 94.80% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,635 1,856 1,526
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -3.35%
10th Percentile £258 £250 £213
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 132 87
Manchester median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +12.90% +1.64%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.52 £10.50
90th Percentile £29.90 £38.75 £43.75
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year +8.57% -11.39% -1.25%

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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019. 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
Stockport +12 2 £350 -18.84% 3
Bury - 2 £475 -
Altrincham -6 1 £425 +8.97% 2
Java Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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.

1 124 (100.00%) Java
2 76 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (42.74%) Spring
4 52 (41.94%) TDD
5 50 (40.32%) Java 8
6 46 (37.10%) JavaScript
7 42 (33.87%) AngularJS
8 33 (26.61%) Microservices
9 29 (23.39%) Spring Boot
10 28 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
11 27 (21.77%) Docker
12 24 (19.35%) REST
13 22 (17.74%) Test Automation
14 19 (15.32%) BDD
14 19 (15.32%) Kubernetes
15 18 (14.52%) Mockito
15 18 (14.52%) Microsoft Azure
15 18 (14.52%) Scrum
16 17 (13.71%) MongoDB
17 16 (12.90%) Node.js
17 16 (12.90%) Pair Programming
17 16 (12.90%) CSS
18 15 (12.10%) HTML
18 15 (12.10%) Linux
19 14 (11.29%) Unix
19 14 (11.29%) Hibernate
19 14 (11.29%) Web Design
19 14 (11.29%) Web Development
19 14 (11.29%) DevOps
20 13 (10.48%) React

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 10 (8.06%) CMS
2 3 (2.42%) Apache
2 3 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.42%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.42%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.61%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.81%) Confluence
4 1 (0.81%) Drupal
4 1 (0.81%) Kentico
4 1 (0.81%) Magnolia
4 1 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 28 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (14.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.84%) GitHub
4 3 (2.42%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.81%) Amazon ECS
6 1 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.81%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.71%) MongoDB
2 7 (5.65%) MySQL
2 7 (5.65%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.03%) Neo4j
3 5 (4.03%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.42%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.61%) Big Data
5 2 (1.61%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.81%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (0.81%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.81%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.81%) DB2
6 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.81%) Redis
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (14.52%) Mockito
2 11 (8.87%) Git (software)
3 10 (8.06%) Maven
4 7 (5.65%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.03%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.03%) JUnit
6 4 (3.23%) Artifactory
6 4 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (2.42%) Ant
7 3 (2.42%) Gradle
7 3 (2.42%) SonarQube
7 3 (2.42%) Subversion
8 2 (1.61%) Axure RP
8 2 (1.61%) GitLab
8 2 (1.61%) gulp
8 2 (1.61%) JIRA
8 2 (1.61%) Mocha
8 2 (1.61%) Protractor
9 1 (0.81%) DbUnit
9 1 (0.81%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 6 (4.84%) Finance
2 5 (4.03%) Banking
2 5 (4.03%) Law
3 1 (0.81%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (42.74%) Spring
2 42 (33.87%) AngularJS
3 29 (23.39%) Spring Boot
4 24 (19.35%) REST
5 16 (12.90%) CSS
5 16 (12.90%) Node.js
6 15 (12.10%) HTML
7 14 (11.29%) Hibernate
8 13 (10.48%) JAX-RS
8 13 (10.48%) React
9 12 (9.68%) J2EE
9 12 (9.68%) Web Services
10 11 (8.87%) RESTful
11 10 (8.06%) ActiveMQ
12 8 (6.45%) Dropwizard
13 6 (4.84%) SOAP
13 6 (4.84%) XML
14 5 (4.03%) Spring MVC
15 4 (3.23%) Java EE
15 4 (3.23%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.84%) User Experience
2 3 (2.42%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (1.61%) Life Science
3 2 (1.61%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.81%) EPoS
4 1 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.10%) Linux
2 14 (11.29%) Unix
3 13 (10.48%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.61%) Android
4 2 (1.61%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (41.94%) TDD
3 33 (26.61%) Microservices
4 22 (17.74%) Test Automation
5 19 (15.32%) BDD
6 18 (14.52%) Scrum
7 16 (12.90%) Pair Programming
8 14 (11.29%) DevOps
8 14 (11.29%) Web Design
8 14 (11.29%) Web Development
9 13 (10.48%) Continuous Deployment
9 13 (10.48%) Responsive Web Design
10 12 (9.68%) E-Commerce
11 11 (8.87%) MVC
11 11 (8.87%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (7.26%) User Stories
13 7 (5.65%) Problem-Solving
14 6 (4.84%) Software Engineering
15 5 (4.03%) Continuous Integration
15 5 (4.03%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 124 (100.00%) Java
2 50 (40.32%) Java 8
3 46 (37.10%) JavaScript
4 9 (7.26%) SQL
5 4 (3.23%) Scala
5 4 (3.23%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.81%) C#
6 1 (0.81%) Groovy
6 1 (0.81%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.42%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 27 (21.77%) Docker
2 1 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 19 (15.32%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.81%) Ansible
2 1 (0.81%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.81%) Kibana
2 1 (0.81%) logstash
2 1 (0.81%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (8.06%) Oracle
2 7 (5.65%) Splunk
3 3 (2.42%) Google
3 3 (2.42%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.61%) IBM
4 2 (1.61%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.81%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 1 (0.81%) Twitter