Period
to 21 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 32 26
Rank change year-on-year -2 -6 +33
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 166 154 228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.35% 5.42% 6.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.64% 5.71% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 116 196
Manchester median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £353 £322 £323
90th Percentile £545 £519 £538
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Manchester median hourly rate £170.00 £46.25 £32.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +267.57% +41.17% -15.45%
10th Percentile £160.00 £45.13 £27.10
90th Percentile £180.00 £48.38 £35.69
North West median hourly rate £170.00 £46.25 £32.76
% change year-on-year +267.57% +41.17% -18.09%

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 2,943 2,699 3,446
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.90% 94.97% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,828 1,677 2,158
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £225 £230 £238
90th Percentile £563 £563 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 112 86
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +15.25% -3.31%
10th Percentile £11.11 £11.26 £10.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £43.58 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £16.75
% change year-on-year +3.90% +14.93% -11.56%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 0 7 £363 -
Altrincham +6 4 - - 2
Salford -1 3 £339 -3.21% 1
Stockport -12 2 £431 +5.18% 2
Java Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 166 (100.00%) Java
2 119 (71.69%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (66.87%) Spring
4 75 (45.18%) Java 8
5 67 (40.36%) TDD
6 60 (36.14%) Spring Boot
7 53 (31.93%) Hibernate
8 46 (27.71%) JavaScript
9 43 (25.90%) RESTful
10 41 (24.70%) Microservices
11 37 (22.29%) DevOps
12 31 (18.67%) HTML
13 30 (18.07%) SOA
14 26 (15.66%) Dropwizard
14 26 (15.66%) Maven
15 25 (15.06%) PostgreSQL
15 25 (15.06%) JSON
15 25 (15.06%) CSS
15 25 (15.06%) Web Services
15 25 (15.06%) Git (software)
16 24 (14.46%) IntelliJ
17 22 (13.25%) Scrum
17 22 (13.25%) XML
17 22 (13.25%) BDD
17 22 (13.25%) Jenkins
18 21 (12.65%) SQL
19 20 (12.05%) Java EE
19 20 (12.05%) Spring Security
19 20 (12.05%) Node.js
20 19 (11.45%) Gradle

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 11 (6.63%) CMS
2 7 (4.22%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.41%) JBoss
4 3 (1.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (1.81%) Confluence
4 3 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.81%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.81%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.20%) IBM Domino
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.20%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.60%) Ethereum
6 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (1.81%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.23%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.41%) GitHub
4 3 (1.81%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.60%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.06%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (6.63%) MySQL
3 7 (4.22%) Hazelcast
3 7 (4.22%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.61%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.41%) Endeca
5 4 (2.41%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.41%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.81%) Big Data
6 3 (1.81%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.20%) Blockchain
7 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.60%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.60%) Redis
Development Applications
1 26 (15.66%) Maven
2 25 (15.06%) Git (software)
3 24 (14.46%) IntelliJ
4 22 (13.25%) Jenkins
5 19 (11.45%) Gradle
6 16 (9.64%) JIRA
7 10 (6.02%) Selenium
8 9 (5.42%) JUnit
9 8 (4.82%) Eclipse
10 7 (4.22%) JSUnit
11 4 (2.41%) Ant
11 4 (2.41%) Bitbucket
11 4 (2.41%) Subversion
12 3 (1.81%) GitLab
12 3 (1.81%) gulp
12 3 (1.81%) SoapUI
13 2 (1.20%) SonarQube
13 2 (1.20%) Spock
13 2 (1.20%) TeamCity
13 2 (1.20%) webpack
General
1 7 (4.22%) Finance
2 5 (3.01%) Banking
2 5 (3.01%) Retail
3 3 (1.81%) Advertising
4 2 (1.20%) Back Office
4 2 (1.20%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.20%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.60%) Games
5 1 (0.60%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (66.87%) Spring
2 60 (36.14%) Spring Boot
3 53 (31.93%) Hibernate
4 43 (25.90%) RESTful
5 31 (18.67%) HTML
6 26 (15.66%) Dropwizard
7 25 (15.06%) CSS
7 25 (15.06%) JSON
7 25 (15.06%) Web Services
8 22 (13.25%) XML
9 20 (12.05%) Java EE
9 20 (12.05%) Node.js
9 20 (12.05%) Spring Security
10 18 (10.84%) AngularJS
11 17 (10.24%) J2EE
12 16 (9.64%) Struts
13 13 (7.83%) HTML5
13 13 (7.83%) JSP
14 10 (6.02%) CSS3
14 10 (6.02%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.01%) Mobile App
1 5 (3.01%) User Experience
1 5 (3.01%) Wiki
2 4 (2.41%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.81%) Blog
4 2 (1.20%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.60%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.60%) Fintech
5 1 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.23%) Android
2 4 (2.41%) Linux
3 3 (1.81%) Windows
4 2 (1.20%) Unix
5 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (71.69%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (40.36%) TDD
3 41 (24.70%) Microservices
4 37 (22.29%) DevOps
5 30 (18.07%) SOA
6 22 (13.25%) BDD
6 22 (13.25%) Scrum
7 19 (11.45%) OO
7 19 (11.45%) Pair Programming
8 18 (10.84%) E-Commerce
9 15 (9.04%) Kanban
10 14 (8.43%) Test Automation
11 12 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (7.23%) MVC
12 11 (6.63%) Software Engineering
13 9 (5.42%) SDLC
14 8 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (4.22%) Web Development
16 6 (3.61%) Content Management
16 6 (3.61%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 166 (100.00%) Java
2 75 (45.18%) Java 8
3 46 (27.71%) JavaScript
4 21 (12.65%) SQL
5 15 (9.04%) Groovy
6 11 (6.63%) Scala
7 9 (5.42%) Python
8 5 (3.01%) PHP
9 3 (1.81%) C#
9 3 (1.81%) Clojure
10 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.60%) Java 9
10 1 (0.60%) Perl
10 1 (0.60%) Ruby
10 1 (0.60%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 6 (3.61%) Degree
2 4 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (2.41%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.81%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.60%) HND
4 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.41%) QA
2 2 (1.20%) GDPR
System Software
1 18 (10.84%) Docker
2 3 (1.81%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (1.81%) Ansible
1 3 (1.81%) Kubernetes
1 3 (1.81%) Terraform
2 2 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (6.02%) Oracle
2 7 (4.22%) hybris
3 5 (3.01%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.41%) FatWire
5 3 (1.81%) Adobe
6 2 (1.20%) IBM
7 1 (0.60%) Black Duck
7 1 (0.60%) Google
7 1 (0.60%) Sybase
7 1 (0.60%) Tableau
7 1 (0.60%) Xamarin