Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Software Developer was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 18 November 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 Software Developer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 150 152
Rank change year-on-year +37 +2 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 23 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.78% 0.17% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.18% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 1
Manchester median daily rate £463 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.31% -27.78% -
North West median daily rate £463 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +15.63% -11.11% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £47.50 - -
North West median hourly rate £47.50 £37.25 -
% change year-on-year +27.52% - -

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 2776 3367 3572
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.55% 94.34% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1750 2147 2066
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £232 £238 £228
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 83 140
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -6.45% +3.33%
10th Percentile £11.34 £10.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £41.10 £39.50 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £18.75 £16.11 £20.50
% change year-on-year +16.41% -21.43% +28.13%

Java Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Java Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Developer in Manchester

Java Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Software Developer in Manchester

Java Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Software Developer in Manchester over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Software Developer in Manchester

Java Software 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 Software Developer within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 18 November 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
Cheadle - 1 - -
Java Software Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Java Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (69.57%) TDD
3 15 (65.22%) Software Engineering
4 14 (60.87%) JIRA
4 14 (60.87%) Git (software)
4 14 (60.87%) BDD
5 13 (56.52%) Open Source
5 13 (56.52%) Cucumber
6 12 (52.17%) Linux
7 9 (39.13%) Scrum
8 8 (34.78%) Shell Script
8 8 (34.78%) SQL
8 8 (34.78%) NoSQL
9 7 (30.43%) Confluence
9 7 (30.43%) Big Data
9 7 (30.43%) Akka
9 7 (30.43%) Docker
9 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
9 7 (30.43%) TeamCity
9 7 (30.43%) Hadoop
9 7 (30.43%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (30.43%) Marketing
9 7 (30.43%) SAP
9 7 (30.43%) Python
9 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (30.43%) Electronics
9 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
9 7 (30.43%) Finance
9 7 (30.43%) Manufacturing

Java Software 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 7 (30.43%) Apache Spark
1 7 (30.43%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) NoSQL
2 7 (30.43%) Big Data
2 7 (30.43%) Hadoop
3 6 (26.09%) MongoDB
3 6 (26.09%) MySQL
3 6 (26.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (60.87%) Git (software)
1 14 (60.87%) JIRA
2 13 (56.52%) Cucumber
3 7 (30.43%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.35%) Mercurial
4 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 7 (30.43%) Electronics
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
1 7 (30.43%) Manufacturing
1 7 (30.43%) Marketing
1 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) Akka
1 7 (30.43%) Spring
2 6 (26.09%) Node.js
2 6 (26.09%) REST
2 6 (26.09%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.35%) Middleware
3 1 (4.35%) RESTful
3 1 (4.35%) Spring Boot
3 1 (4.35%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Acoustics
2 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (69.57%) TDD
2 15 (65.22%) Software Engineering
3 14 (60.87%) BDD
4 13 (56.52%) Open Source
5 9 (39.13%) Scrum
6 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (30.43%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (30.43%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (30.43%) Programme Management
6 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
7 6 (26.09%) Coaching
7 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
7 6 (26.09%) Microservices
7 6 (26.09%) SFIA
8 4 (17.39%) SDLC
8 4 (17.39%) User Stories
9 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
10 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (4.35%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) Shell Script
2 8 (34.78%) SQL
3 7 (30.43%) Python
4 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
5 5 (21.74%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) SAP
2 1 (4.35%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Pega