Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 11 December 2018 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.

Java
North West > Manchester
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 9 7
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2 +3
Contract jobs citing Java 457 329 410
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 14.24% 11.28% 12.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.43% 25.95% 30.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 240 321
Manchester median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £363 £325 £320
90th Percentile £700 £586 £538
North West median daily rate £450 £425 £424
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.29% -0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 2
Manchester median hourly rate - £40.00 £22.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +79.67% -40.63%
North West median hourly rate £38.61 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year -3.47% +7.38% -6.88%

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,454 1,268 1,349
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 45.30% 43.48% 39.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,021 921 973
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £308 £290 £263
90th Percentile £565 £538 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 30 25
Manchester median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +48.94% -25.40%
10th Percentile £16.75 £11.75 £14.48
90th Percentile £39.30 £45.30 £44.50
North West median hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year -15.63% +40.35% -23.49%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Manchester

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Manchester

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Manchester over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Manchester

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Manchester

Java
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 within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 11 December 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
Stockport -8 11 £525 +28.05% 3
Cheadle -2 7 £363 - 1
Altrincham +3 5 - - 6
Salford -7 2 £339 -32.25% 6
Sale - 1 £350 -
Java
North West

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Java.

1 235 (51.42%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (33.26%) TDD
3 150 (32.82%) Spring
4 149 (32.60%) DevOps
5 125 (27.35%) Jenkins
6 121 (26.48%) Java 8
7 119 (26.04%) JavaScript
8 104 (22.76%) Python
9 103 (22.54%) Test Automation
10 102 (22.32%) Amazon AWS
11 90 (19.69%) BDD
12 89 (19.47%) Docker
13 82 (17.94%) Ansible
14 77 (16.85%) Scrum
15 75 (16.41%) Microservices
16 74 (16.19%) Spring Boot
17 71 (15.54%) Git (software)
18 68 (14.88%) Puppet
18 68 (14.88%) Maven
18 68 (14.88%) Web Services
19 67 (14.66%) Terraform
20 65 (14.22%) Node.js
20 65 (14.22%) Selenium
20 65 (14.22%) Hibernate
21 62 (13.57%) RESTful
22 59 (12.91%) Opscode Chef
23 58 (12.69%) Open Source
23 58 (12.69%) JIRA
24 57 (12.47%) Gradle
25 56 (12.25%) HTML

Java
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 43 (9.41%) nginx
2 33 (7.22%) Cloud Foundry
3 24 (5.25%) Confluence
4 18 (3.94%) Tomcat
5 17 (3.72%) WebSphere
6 15 (3.28%) Apache
7 13 (2.84%) CMS
8 11 (2.41%) IIS
9 10 (2.19%) Jetty
9 10 (2.19%) Mongrel
10 7 (1.53%) JBoss
10 7 (1.53%) WordPress
11 6 (1.31%) Apache Spark
11 6 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (1.09%) IBM Domino
12 5 (1.09%) NetWeaver
13 4 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 3 (0.66%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.66%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (1.75%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.44%) AutoCAD
2 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.44%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.22%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.22%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 6 (1.31%) Distributed Ledger
2 4 (0.88%) Magento
3 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 102 (22.32%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (8.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (6.35%) npm
4 27 (5.91%) PaaS
5 26 (5.69%) AWS CloudFormation
6 23 (5.03%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (3.72%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (3.28%) Google Cloud Platform
9 14 (3.06%) GitHub
10 10 (2.19%) Google App Engine
11 9 (1.97%) Amazon SQS
11 9 (1.97%) SaaS
12 3 (0.66%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.66%) Slack
13 2 (0.44%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.44%) Amazon Kinesis
13 2 (0.44%) IaaS
14 1 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.22%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.16%) TCP/IP
2 18 (3.94%) DNS
3 17 (3.72%) HTTP
4 16 (3.50%) FTP
5 15 (3.28%) DHCP
5 15 (3.28%) IPsec
6 14 (3.06%) SSL
7 4 (0.88%) Internet
8 1 (0.22%) Multicast
8 1 (0.22%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.22%) RTP
8 1 (0.22%) SAN
8 1 (0.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (10.94%) PostgreSQL
2 43 (9.41%) MySQL
3 20 (4.38%) MongoDB
4 17 (3.72%) Big Data
5 13 (2.84%) SQL Server
6 12 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 12 (2.63%) DB2
6 12 (2.63%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.41%) Hadoop
7 11 (2.41%) NoSQL
8 9 (1.97%) Pentaho
8 9 (1.97%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (1.53%) Hazelcast
10 6 (1.31%) Apache Hive
10 6 (1.31%) Blockchain
11 5 (1.09%) SAP BW
12 4 (0.88%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.66%) Amazon Redshift
13 3 (0.66%) GIS
Development Applications
1 125 (27.35%) Jenkins
2 71 (15.54%) Git (software)
3 68 (14.88%) Maven
4 65 (14.22%) Selenium
5 58 (12.69%) JIRA
6 57 (12.47%) Gradle
7 40 (8.75%) Travis CI
8 38 (8.32%) JUnit
9 29 (6.35%) gulp
10 27 (5.91%) CircleCI
10 27 (5.91%) IBM UrbanCode
11 24 (5.25%) IntelliJ
12 22 (4.81%) Cucumber
13 19 (4.16%) Gatling
14 18 (3.94%) WebDriver
15 17 (3.72%) Spock
16 16 (3.50%) JMeter
17 13 (2.84%) Bitbucket
18 11 (2.41%) Jasmine
18 11 (2.41%) SoapUI
General
1 27 (5.91%) Retail
2 18 (3.94%) Finance
3 12 (2.63%) Advertising
3 12 (2.63%) Banking
4 6 (1.31%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.09%) Law
5 5 (1.09%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.88%) Marketing
7 3 (0.66%) Back Office
7 3 (0.66%) Electronics
8 2 (0.44%) Automotive
8 2 (0.44%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.44%) Legal
9 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 260 (56.89%) Developer
2 161 (35.23%) Java Developer
3 66 (14.44%) DevOps Engineer
4 33 (7.22%) Agile Developer
4 33 (7.22%) Java Engineer
5 31 (6.78%) Agile Java Developer
6 29 (6.35%) Senior Developer
7 26 (5.69%) Senior Java Developer
8 23 (5.03%) AWS Developer
9 22 (4.81%) Android Developer
10 17 (3.72%) Full Stack Developer
10 17 (3.72%) Tester
11 16 (3.50%) Software Engineer
12 14 (3.06%) Architect
12 14 (3.06%) AWS Engineer
13 13 (2.84%) Consultant
14 10 (2.19%) Technical Architect
15 9 (1.97%) Automation Tester
15 9 (1.97%) JavaScript Developer
15 9 (1.97%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (32.82%) Spring
2 74 (16.19%) Spring Boot
3 68 (14.88%) Web Services
4 65 (14.22%) Hibernate
4 65 (14.22%) Node.js
5 62 (13.57%) RESTful
6 56 (12.25%) HTML
7 54 (11.82%) .NET
8 53 (11.60%) JSON
9 47 (10.28%) CSS
9 47 (10.28%) XML
10 43 (9.41%) AngularJS
11 34 (7.44%) J2EE
12 28 (6.13%) HTML5
12 28 (6.13%) REST
13 26 (5.69%) Dropwizard
14 25 (5.47%) Elastic Stack
15 22 (4.81%) Middleware
15 22 (4.81%) Spring Security
16 20 (4.38%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.13%) Mobile App
2 20 (4.38%) User Experience
3 14 (3.06%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.31%) iPad
5 6 (1.31%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.09%) Wiki
7 3 (0.66%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.66%) Clustering
7 3 (0.66%) Fintech
7 3 (0.66%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.44%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.44%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (0.44%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.44%) Robotics
8 2 (0.44%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.22%) Life Science
9 1 (0.22%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 53 (11.60%) Linux
2 35 (7.66%) Android
3 30 (6.56%) Unix
4 12 (2.63%) Windows
5 4 (0.88%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.66%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.22%) AIX
8 1 (0.22%) CentOS
8 1 (0.22%) HPUX
8 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (51.42%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (33.26%) TDD
3 149 (32.60%) DevOps
4 103 (22.54%) Test Automation
5 90 (19.69%) BDD
6 77 (16.85%) Scrum
7 75 (16.41%) Microservices
8 58 (12.69%) Open Source
9 49 (10.72%) Software Engineering
10 43 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
11 37 (8.10%) SOA
12 36 (7.88%) E-Commerce
13 35 (7.66%) Configuration Management
14 32 (7.00%) OO
14 32 (7.00%) Problem-Solving
15 31 (6.78%) Web Development
16 30 (6.56%) Pair Programming
16 30 (6.56%) Unit Testing
17 28 (6.13%) Kanban
18 24 (5.25%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 121 (26.48%) Java 8
2 119 (26.04%) JavaScript
3 104 (22.76%) Python
4 53 (11.60%) SQL
5 46 (10.07%) Groovy
6 40 (8.75%) Shell Script
7 39 (8.53%) PHP
8 36 (7.88%) C#
9 22 (4.81%) Scala
10 12 (2.63%) Ruby
11 11 (2.41%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.53%) Kotlin
13 6 (1.31%) C++
14 5 (1.09%) Clojure
15 4 (0.88%) Perl
16 3 (0.66%) Delphi
16 3 (0.66%) LotusScript
16 3 (0.66%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.66%) Prolog
17 2 (0.44%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 18 (3.94%) Security Cleared
2 17 (3.72%) Degree
3 12 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.97%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.88%) AWS Certification
5 4 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.22%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.22%) HND
6 1 (0.22%) ISEB
6 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.22%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.56%) QA
2 3 (0.66%) GDPR
3 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 89 (19.47%) Docker
2 32 (7.00%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 82 (17.94%) Ansible
2 68 (14.88%) Puppet
3 67 (14.66%) Terraform
4 59 (12.91%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (4.81%) Kubernetes
6 7 (1.53%) Salt
7 4 (0.88%) Packer
8 2 (0.44%) Grafana
8 2 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.44%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.44%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.22%) Ambari
9 1 (0.22%) Graylog
9 1 (0.22%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.22%) Kibana
9 1 (0.22%) logstash
9 1 (0.22%) Nagios
9 1 (0.22%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 29 (6.35%) Oracle
2 20 (4.38%) Google
3 17 (3.72%) Microsoft
4 14 (3.06%) Kony
5 12 (2.63%) IBM
6 10 (2.19%) VMware
7 9 (1.97%) Adobe
8 8 (1.75%) Cloudera
8 8 (1.75%) SAP
9 5 (1.09%) Black Duck
9 5 (1.09%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.88%) Blue Prism
10 4 (0.88%) Hortonworks
10 4 (0.88%) hybris
11 3 (0.66%) HP
11 3 (0.66%) Lotus
11 3 (0.66%) Splunk
12 2 (0.44%) FatWire
12 2 (0.44%) MapR
12 2 (0.44%) Teradata