The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £410 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 30 66
Rank change year-on-year -5 +36  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 60 88 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.32% 4.84% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.58% 5.11% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 72 26
Median daily rate £410 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.80% -8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.12% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  

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 1311 1722 1555
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 94.38% 94.77% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 809 990 806
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 29 59
Median hourly rate £15.50 £13.55 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.41% -2.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.27 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 April 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 3 months to 26 April 2017. 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 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 +4 9 £350 - 5
Altrincham -3 1 £390 +5.40% 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 26 April 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.

1 111 (100.00%) Java
2 55 (49.55%) Spring
3 54 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (37.84%) JavaScript
5 38 (34.23%) Web Services
6 31 (27.93%) TDD
7 30 (27.03%) HTML
8 26 (23.42%) J2EE
8 26 (23.42%) SOAP
9 24 (21.62%) CSS
9 24 (21.62%) SQL
9 24 (21.62%) XML
9 24 (21.62%) Finance
10 23 (20.72%) JUnit
10 23 (20.72%) Banking
11 22 (19.82%) OO
11 22 (19.82%) RESTful
11 22 (19.82%) HTML5
11 22 (19.82%) REST
11 22 (19.82%) AngularJS
12 20 (18.02%) Scrum
13 19 (17.12%) Spring Boot
14 18 (16.22%) Git (software)
15 17 (15.32%) Oracle
16 16 (14.41%) Hibernate
16 16 (14.41%) BDD
17 14 (12.61%) DevOps
17 14 (12.61%) Microservices
17 14 (12.61%) Maven
17 14 (12.61%) JSON

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 8 (7.21%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.50%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.60%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.80%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.90%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.60%) GitHub
2 4 (3.60%) TestFlight
3 3 (2.70%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.80%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.70%) HTTP
2 2 (1.80%) Internet
2 2 (1.80%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.71%) MySQL
1 13 (11.71%) Relational Database
1 13 (11.71%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.81%) NoSQL
3 10 (9.01%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.60%) SQLite
5 3 (2.70%) Couchbase
5 3 (2.70%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.80%) Jackrabbit
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.90%) Big Data
7 1 (0.90%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.90%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 23 (20.72%) JUnit
2 18 (16.22%) Git (software)
3 14 (12.61%) Maven
4 13 (11.71%) Eclipse
4 13 (11.71%) Jenkins
5 7 (6.31%) JIRA
6 6 (5.41%) Gradle
7 4 (3.60%) Android Studio
7 4 (3.60%) CocoaPods
7 4 (3.60%) IntelliJ
7 4 (3.60%) Mockito
7 4 (3.60%) Xcode
8 3 (2.70%) Eclipse RCP
8 3 (2.70%) Subversion
9 2 (1.80%) JBehave
9 2 (1.80%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.80%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.80%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.80%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.90%) RSpec
General
1 24 (21.62%) Finance
2 23 (20.72%) Banking
3 3 (2.70%) Games
3 3 (2.70%) Marketing
4 2 (1.80%) Automotive
5 1 (0.90%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (49.55%) Spring
2 38 (34.23%) Web Services
3 30 (27.03%) HTML
4 26 (23.42%) J2EE
4 26 (23.42%) SOAP
5 24 (21.62%) CSS
5 24 (21.62%) XML
6 22 (19.82%) AngularJS
6 22 (19.82%) HTML5
6 22 (19.82%) REST
6 22 (19.82%) RESTful
7 19 (17.12%) Spring Boot
8 16 (14.41%) Hibernate
9 14 (12.61%) JSON
10 13 (11.71%) JPA
10 13 (11.71%) Struts
11 12 (10.81%) CSS3
11 12 (10.81%) Java EE
11 12 (10.81%) JSP
12 9 (8.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.50%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.60%) iPhone
3 4 (3.60%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.60%) SWIFT
3 4 (3.60%) User Experience
4 3 (2.70%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.80%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.80%) Clustering
5 2 (1.80%) iPad
5 2 (1.80%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.90%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.90%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.01%) Linux
2 7 (6.31%) Android
2 7 (6.31%) Apple iOS
2 7 (6.31%) Windows
3 4 (3.60%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (27.93%) TDD
3 22 (19.82%) OO
4 20 (18.02%) Scrum
5 16 (14.41%) BDD
6 14 (12.61%) DevOps
6 14 (12.61%) Microservices
7 13 (11.71%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (11.71%) Data Modelling
7 13 (11.71%) Pair Programming
8 12 (10.81%) Unit Testing
9 11 (9.91%) E-Commerce
10 10 (9.01%) Software Engineering
11 6 (5.41%) iOS Development
11 6 (5.41%) Kanban
11 6 (5.41%) SDLC
12 5 (4.50%) Configuration Management
12 5 (4.50%) Low Latency
12 5 (4.50%) SOA
12 5 (4.50%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 111 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (37.84%) JavaScript
3 24 (21.62%) SQL
4 11 (9.91%) Python
4 11 (9.91%) Scala
5 10 (9.01%) Groovy
6 9 (8.11%) Ruby
7 5 (4.50%) Clojure
8 4 (3.60%) Apple Swift
8 4 (3.60%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.80%) F#
10 1 (0.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (3.60%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.90%) QA
1 1 (0.90%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (5.41%) Docker
2 2 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.80%) Puppet
2 1 (0.90%) Kibana
2 1 (0.90%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (15.32%) Oracle
2 8 (7.21%) Sybase
3 7 (6.31%) TIBCO
4 5 (4.50%) Perforce
5 4 (3.60%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.90%) SAP
6 1 (0.90%) VMware
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