Period
to 23 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

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
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 28 73
Rank change year-on-year -12 +45 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 127 209 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.54% 5.68% 2.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.82% 5.98% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 167 60
Manchester median daily rate £413 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £331
90th Percentile £481 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Manchester median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.06% -7.10% +3.36%
10th Percentile £40.50 £36.00 £36.63
90th Percentile £47.25 £36.00 £39.88
North West median hourly rate £42.50 £48.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -11.46% +20.00% +6.70%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2634 3493 3105
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 94.07% 94.97% 95.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1596 2063 1733
Manchester median daily rate £375 £395 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.06% +12.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £213 £225 £213
90th Percentile £545 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 81 120
Manchester median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £36.00 £36.38
North West median hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £18.48
% change year-on-year +18.42% +2.81% +8.71%

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 23 July 2017.

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 23 July 2017. 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 +1 28 £410 +9.33% 2
Altrincham -8 2 £390 +5.41% 1
Cheadle 0 1 - -
Salford -9 1 - - 2
Oldham - 1 £400 -
Java Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, 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 Java Developer in the job title.

1 127 (100.00%) Java
2 68 (53.54%) Spring
3 66 (51.97%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (46.46%) Web Services
5 41 (32.28%) JavaScript
5 41 (32.28%) JUnit
6 30 (23.62%) J2EE
7 28 (22.05%) Oracle
7 28 (22.05%) SOAP
8 27 (21.26%) SQL
8 27 (21.26%) HTML
9 26 (20.47%) XML
9 26 (20.47%) TDD
10 25 (19.69%) RESTful
10 25 (19.69%) AngularJS
11 24 (18.90%) Finance
12 23 (18.11%) OO
13 22 (17.32%) CSS
13 22 (17.32%) Hibernate
14 21 (16.54%) Scrum
14 21 (16.54%) REST
15 20 (15.75%) Apache CXF
15 20 (15.75%) Apache Camel
16 19 (14.96%) Banking
17 18 (14.17%) Java EE
17 18 (14.17%) DevOps
17 18 (14.17%) Test Automation
17 18 (14.17%) HTML5
18 17 (13.39%) Spring Boot
19 16 (12.60%) Software Engineering

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 13 (10.24%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.94%) Apache
3 4 (3.15%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.79%) Confluence
4 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.79%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.36%) Amazon S3
2 3 (2.36%) GitHub
3 2 (1.57%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (1.57%) SaaS
4 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.79%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.36%) HTTP
2 2 (1.57%) Internet
2 2 (1.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.02%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.45%) Relational Database
3 9 (7.09%) MongoDB
4 8 (6.30%) MySQL
5 6 (4.72%) Oracle Database
5 6 (4.72%) RDBMS
6 5 (3.94%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.57%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.79%) Big Data
8 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 41 (32.28%) JUnit
2 15 (11.81%) Git (software)
3 13 (10.24%) Jenkins
4 12 (9.45%) Eclipse
4 12 (9.45%) Maven
5 5 (3.94%) Gradle
5 5 (3.94%) JIRA
6 4 (3.15%) JProfiler
6 4 (3.15%) Mockito
7 3 (2.36%) Eclipse RCP
7 3 (2.36%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.57%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.57%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.57%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.79%) Babel
9 1 (0.79%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.79%) gulp
9 1 (0.79%) Spock
9 1 (0.79%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.79%) webpack
General
1 24 (18.90%) Finance
2 19 (14.96%) Banking
3 2 (1.57%) Automotive
3 2 (1.57%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.57%) Marketing
4 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.79%) Military
4 1 (0.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (53.54%) Spring
2 59 (46.46%) Web Services
3 30 (23.62%) J2EE
4 28 (22.05%) SOAP
5 27 (21.26%) HTML
6 26 (20.47%) XML
7 25 (19.69%) AngularJS
7 25 (19.69%) RESTful
8 22 (17.32%) CSS
8 22 (17.32%) Hibernate
9 21 (16.54%) REST
10 20 (15.75%) Apache Camel
10 20 (15.75%) Apache CXF
11 18 (14.17%) HTML5
11 18 (14.17%) Java EE
12 17 (13.39%) Spring Boot
13 15 (11.81%) jQuery
14 13 (10.24%) Middleware
15 12 (9.45%) JPA
15 12 (9.45%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.15%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.36%) User Experience
4 2 (1.57%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.57%) CCTV
4 2 (1.57%) iPad
4 2 (1.57%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.79%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (0.79%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.87%) Linux
2 3 (2.36%) Unix
3 2 (1.57%) Windows
4 1 (0.79%) AIX
4 1 (0.79%) Android
4 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.79%) Debian
4 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (51.97%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (20.47%) TDD
3 23 (18.11%) OO
4 21 (16.54%) Scrum
5 18 (14.17%) DevOps
5 18 (14.17%) Test Automation
6 16 (12.60%) Software Engineering
7 13 (10.24%) BDD
7 13 (10.24%) Data Modelling
8 12 (9.45%) Unit Testing
9 11 (8.66%) SDLC
10 8 (6.30%) E-Commerce
11 7 (5.51%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (5.51%) Microservices
11 7 (5.51%) MVC
12 6 (4.72%) High Availability
12 6 (4.72%) Low Latency
12 6 (4.72%) Pair Programming
13 5 (3.94%) Data Protection
13 5 (3.94%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 127 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (32.28%) JavaScript
3 27 (21.26%) SQL
4 8 (6.30%) Python
5 4 (3.15%) PL/SQL
5 4 (3.15%) Scala
6 3 (2.36%) Groovy
7 2 (1.57%) Ruby
7 2 (1.57%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.79%) Clojure
8 1 (0.79%) Delphi
8 1 (0.79%) PHP
8 1 (0.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (5.51%) SC Cleared
1 7 (5.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.94%) Docker
2 1 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) Kibana
1 1 (0.79%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (22.05%) Oracle
2 12 (9.45%) TIBCO
3 9 (7.09%) Sybase
4 5 (3.94%) Perforce
5 3 (2.36%) hybris
6 2 (1.57%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.57%) SAP
7 1 (0.79%) Pega
7 1 (0.79%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.79%) VMware
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