The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Java EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java EE over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
North West / Manchester
Rank 83 90 91
Rank change year-on-year +7 +1  
Contract jobs citing Java EE 9 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.68% 0.62% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.91% 2.20% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 5
Median daily rate £325 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.57% -5.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Java EE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 472 501 383
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 35.65% 28.10% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 328 241
Median daily rate £375 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +13.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £283 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £15.87 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Java EE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Java EE in Manchester

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java EE in Manchester

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java EE in Manchester over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java EE in Manchester

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Java EE.

1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (76.47%) OO
3 12 (70.59%) SOAP
3 12 (70.59%) Web Services
3 12 (70.59%) Hibernate
3 12 (70.59%) TDD
3 12 (70.59%) Spring
3 12 (70.59%) JPA
4 11 (64.71%) JUnit
4 11 (64.71%) Data Modelling
4 11 (64.71%) Unit Testing
4 11 (64.71%) REST
4 11 (64.71%) Spring Boot
5 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
5 10 (58.82%) SQL
5 10 (58.82%) Banking
6 9 (52.94%) HTML
6 9 (52.94%) Finance
6 9 (52.94%) J2EE
6 9 (52.94%) CSS
7 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
7 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (47.06%) AngularJS
7 8 (47.06%) CSS3
7 8 (47.06%) HTML5
8 5 (29.41%) jQuery
8 5 (29.41%) Oracle
9 4 (23.53%) High Availability
10 3 (17.65%) Git (software)

Java EE
Top Related 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 1 (5.88%) Confluence
1 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
1 1 (5.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
1 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) DB2
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) JUnit
2 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
3 2 (11.76%) JIRA
4 1 (5.88%) Ant
4 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.88%) FitNesse
4 1 (5.88%) Gradle
4 1 (5.88%) IntelliJ
4 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.88%) JMeter
4 1 (5.88%) JProfiler
4 1 (5.88%) Maven
4 1 (5.88%) Selenium
4 1 (5.88%) SonarQube
4 1 (5.88%) Subversion
4 1 (5.88%) Toad
General
1 10 (58.82%) Banking
2 9 (52.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
1 15 (88.24%) Java Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Agile Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Server Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) UI Developer
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) Hibernate
1 12 (70.59%) JPA
1 12 (70.59%) SOAP
1 12 (70.59%) Spring
1 12 (70.59%) Web Services
2 11 (64.71%) REST
2 11 (64.71%) Spring Boot
3 9 (52.94%) CSS
3 9 (52.94%) HTML
3 9 (52.94%) J2EE
4 8 (47.06%) AngularJS
4 8 (47.06%) CSS3
4 8 (47.06%) HTML5
5 5 (29.41%) jQuery
6 3 (17.65%) JSP
6 3 (17.65%) Spring MVC
6 3 (17.65%) Struts
6 3 (17.65%) Struts2
7 2 (11.76%) Backbone.js
7 2 (11.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.88%) CentOS
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) OO
2 12 (70.59%) TDD
3 11 (64.71%) Data Modelling
3 11 (64.71%) Unit Testing
4 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
5 4 (23.53%) High Availability
6 3 (17.65%) Low Latency
6 3 (17.65%) SDLC
7 2 (11.76%) BDD
7 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
7 2 (11.76%) OOD
7 2 (11.76%) Scrum
8 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (5.88%) DevOps
8 1 (5.88%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (5.88%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
8 1 (5.88%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.88%) Jython
3 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Perforce