Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 9 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 +17
Contract jobs citing Java 366 298 439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.98% 11.13% 12.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.72% 27.41% 36.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 197 318
Manchester median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £313
90th Percentile £575 £568 £543
North West median daily rate £425 £438 £413
% change year-on-year -2.86% +6.06% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 3
Manchester median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +18.06% -4.00%
10th Percentile £40.00 £35.50 £28.60
90th Percentile £124.80 £49.88 £39.20
North West median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year -1.18% -2.30% -5.62%

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 1,423 1,087 1,199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 46.56% 40.61% 33.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 999 713 775
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £293 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £523
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +6.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 38 18
Manchester median hourly rate £27.00 £35.00 £34.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.86% +2.19% +65.06%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.75 £14.09
90th Percentile £42.53 £44.13 £48.00
North West median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +12.68% +4.41%

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 21 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 June 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 -7 13 £413 +3.13% 5
Salford +2 8 £469 -14.77% 2
Altrincham +1 5 £390 +4.00% 6
Cheadle -3 3 £363 - 1
Bolton +4 1 £238 -49.33% 4
Java
North West

For the 6 months to 21 June 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.

1 211 (57.65%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (39.07%) JavaScript
3 122 (33.33%) TDD
4 115 (31.42%) Spring
5 102 (27.87%) CSS
6 90 (24.59%) HTML
7 80 (21.86%) Scrum
8 70 (19.13%) J2EE
9 68 (18.58%) SQL
9 68 (18.58%) Amazon AWS
9 68 (18.58%) Microservices
10 62 (16.94%) Web Services
11 61 (16.67%) Java 8
12 59 (16.12%) Git (software)
12 59 (16.12%) Continuous Integration
13 58 (15.85%) Jenkins
14 56 (15.30%) DevOps
15 55 (15.03%) AngularJS
15 55 (15.03%) REST
15 55 (15.03%) Test Automation
16 52 (14.21%) BDD
16 52 (14.21%) Hibernate
17 48 (13.11%) Python
18 47 (12.84%) RESTful
19 44 (12.02%) Android
19 44 (12.02%) Node.js
19 44 (12.02%) E-Commerce
19 44 (12.02%) MySQL
20 41 (11.20%) Software Engineering
21 39 (10.66%) Oracle

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 34 (9.29%) Tomcat
2 28 (7.65%) Apache
3 21 (5.74%) CMS
3 21 (5.74%) WebSphere
4 15 (4.10%) Confluence
5 10 (2.73%) WebLogic
6 9 (2.46%) JBoss
7 7 (1.91%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (1.37%) Apache Spark
8 5 (1.37%) Commerce Server
8 5 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (1.37%) WildFly
9 4 (1.09%) Amazon Alexa
9 4 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.09%) Oracle Beehive
10 3 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.55%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.55%) nginx
11 2 (0.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 12 (3.28%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.37%) Magento
2 1 (0.27%) Maximo
2 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 68 (18.58%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (5.74%) GitHub
3 16 (4.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (3.55%) PaaS
5 12 (3.28%) OpenShift
6 9 (2.46%) AWS Lambda
6 9 (2.46%) Serverless
7 7 (1.91%) Amazon S3
7 7 (1.91%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (1.64%) SaaS
9 5 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.55%) AWS OpsWorks
11 2 (0.55%) npm
11 2 (0.55%) Slack
11 2 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.27%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (0.27%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.73%) HTTP
2 9 (2.46%) SMS
3 7 (1.91%) DNS
4 5 (1.37%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.09%) SNMP
6 3 (0.82%) Firewall
6 3 (0.82%) FTP
6 3 (0.82%) Intranet
6 3 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.55%) BGP
7 2 (0.55%) IPFIX
7 2 (0.55%) Junos
7 2 (0.55%) MPLS
7 2 (0.55%) MRTG
7 2 (0.55%) OSPF
7 2 (0.55%) SMTP
7 2 (0.55%) TACACS
7 2 (0.55%) VPN
8 1 (0.27%) AMQP
8 1 (0.27%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (12.02%) MySQL
2 27 (7.38%) Relational Database
3 24 (6.56%) MongoDB
4 23 (6.28%) NoSQL
5 17 (4.64%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (4.37%) Big Data
7 14 (3.83%) SQL Server
8 9 (2.46%) DB2
8 9 (2.46%) Hadoop
8 9 (2.46%) Neo4j
9 8 (2.19%) CouchDB
9 8 (2.19%) RDBMS
10 7 (1.91%) Amazon RDS
10 7 (1.91%) Endeca
11 6 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.37%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.82%) Redis
13 3 (0.82%) VoltDB
14 2 (0.55%) HBase
14 2 (0.55%) Riak
Development Applications
1 59 (16.12%) Git (software)
2 58 (15.85%) Jenkins
3 29 (7.92%) JIRA
4 28 (7.65%) Selenium
5 19 (5.19%) Maven
6 16 (4.37%) JUnit
7 13 (3.55%) Axure RP
7 13 (3.55%) Gradle
8 10 (2.73%) JMeter
9 9 (2.46%) Jasmine
9 9 (2.46%) Mockito
9 9 (2.46%) Subversion
10 6 (1.64%) Cucumber
10 6 (1.64%) Karma Test Runner
10 6 (1.64%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.37%) IntelliJ
11 5 (1.37%) Mercurial
11 5 (1.37%) Protractor
11 5 (1.37%) RSpec
12 4 (1.09%) gulp
General
1 33 (9.02%) Finance
2 25 (6.83%) Retail
3 10 (2.73%) Banking
4 8 (2.19%) Marketing
5 6 (1.64%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.37%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.09%) Electronics
7 4 (1.09%) Publishing
8 2 (0.55%) Back Office
9 1 (0.27%) Advertising
9 1 (0.27%) Billing
9 1 (0.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 240 (65.57%) Developer
2 154 (42.08%) Java Developer
3 27 (7.38%) Architect
4 25 (6.83%) Java Engineer
5 22 (6.01%) Senior Developer
6 20 (5.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 19 (5.19%) Software Engineer
8 18 (4.92%) Agile Developer
8 18 (4.92%) Agile Java Developer
8 18 (4.92%) Android Developer
8 18 (4.92%) DevOps Engineer
9 16 (4.37%) Senior Java Developer
10 15 (4.10%) JavaScript Developer
11 14 (3.83%) Java Architect
12 12 (3.28%) Angular Developer
12 12 (3.28%) AWS Engineer
12 12 (3.28%) Java Software Engineer
13 11 (3.01%) Analyst
13 11 (3.01%) Technical Architect
13 11 (3.01%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (31.42%) Spring
2 102 (27.87%) CSS
3 90 (24.59%) HTML
4 70 (19.13%) J2EE
5 62 (16.94%) Web Services
6 55 (15.03%) AngularJS
6 55 (15.03%) REST
7 52 (14.21%) Hibernate
8 47 (12.84%) RESTful
9 44 (12.02%) Node.js
10 36 (9.84%) Ajax
11 35 (9.56%) Spring Boot
12 34 (9.29%) SOAP
13 32 (8.74%) JSON
13 32 (8.74%) XML
14 29 (7.92%) jQuery
15 27 (7.38%) JSP
16 22 (6.01%) .NET
17 21 (5.74%) CSS3
17 21 (5.74%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.11%) User Experience
2 23 (6.28%) Mobile App
3 14 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (2.19%) Algorithms
6 7 (1.91%) iPad
7 6 (1.64%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.37%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.37%) Wiki
9 4 (1.09%) Blog
9 4 (1.09%) CESG
9 4 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (0.82%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.55%) Clustering
11 2 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.27%) BBC
12 1 (0.27%) Life Science
12 1 (0.27%) Mobile Payment
12 1 (0.27%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 44 (12.02%) Android
2 39 (10.66%) Linux
3 31 (8.47%) Apple iOS
4 21 (5.74%) Windows
5 16 (4.37%) Unix
6 13 (3.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (0.82%) CentOS
9 2 (0.55%) AIX
9 2 (0.55%) Debian
9 2 (0.55%) Solaris
9 2 (0.55%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.55%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.27%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (57.65%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (33.33%) TDD
3 80 (21.86%) Scrum
4 68 (18.58%) Microservices
5 59 (16.12%) Continuous Integration
6 56 (15.30%) DevOps
7 55 (15.03%) Test Automation
8 52 (14.21%) BDD
9 44 (12.02%) E-Commerce
10 41 (11.20%) Software Engineering
11 35 (9.56%) Kanban
12 30 (8.20%) SOA
13 28 (7.65%) Front End Development
13 28 (7.65%) OO
14 27 (7.38%) Problem-Solving
15 25 (6.83%) MVC
16 24 (6.56%) Android Development
17 23 (6.28%) Open Source
17 23 (6.28%) Pair Programming
17 23 (6.28%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 143 (39.07%) JavaScript
2 68 (18.58%) SQL
3 61 (16.67%) Java 8
4 48 (13.11%) Python
5 29 (7.92%) Groovy
6 23 (6.28%) C#
7 22 (6.01%) Ruby
8 21 (5.74%) Scala
9 14 (3.83%) Go
10 11 (3.01%) PHP
11 10 (2.73%) Perl
12 7 (1.91%) Apple Swift
12 7 (1.91%) C++
13 6 (1.64%) Clojure
14 5 (1.37%) Java 9
14 5 (1.37%) VB
15 4 (1.09%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.09%) COBOL
15 4 (1.09%) PL/SQL
15 4 (1.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (2.73%) Security Cleared
2 9 (2.46%) Degree
3 4 (1.09%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.55%) CISSP
4 2 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.27%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (0.27%) GCED
5 1 (0.27%) GCFA
5 1 (0.27%) GCIA
5 1 (0.27%) GCIH
5 1 (0.27%) GIAC
5 1 (0.27%) GREM
5 1 (0.27%) GSEC
5 1 (0.27%) IISP
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.92%) QA
2 6 (1.64%) GCP
3 3 (0.82%) CESG Infosec
3 3 (0.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.55%) GDPR
5 1 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (10.66%) Docker
2 10 (2.73%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.55%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.55%) KVM
4 1 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 35 (9.56%) Kubernetes
2 21 (5.74%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (4.92%) Puppet
4 17 (4.64%) Ansible
5 10 (2.73%) Terraform
6 3 (0.82%) IBM BigFix
6 3 (0.82%) Kibana
6 3 (0.82%) Mesos
6 3 (0.82%) Salt
7 2 (0.55%) Amdocs OSS
7 2 (0.55%) Cacti
7 2 (0.55%) collectd
7 2 (0.55%) Grafana
7 2 (0.55%) Graphite
7 2 (0.55%) Icinga
7 2 (0.55%) logstash
7 2 (0.55%) Observium
7 2 (0.55%) OpenNMS
7 2 (0.55%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 39 (10.66%) Oracle
2 20 (5.46%) Red Hat
3 13 (3.55%) hybris
4 11 (3.01%) Microsoft
5 10 (2.73%) IBM
6 9 (2.46%) Google
7 7 (1.91%) FatWire
7 7 (1.91%) SOASTA, Inc
8 6 (1.64%) SAP
9 4 (1.09%) Splunk
10 3 (0.82%) Apiary
10 3 (0.82%) Cloudera
11 2 (0.55%) Adobe
11 2 (0.55%) Blue Prism
11 2 (0.55%) Cisco
11 2 (0.55%) Cramer
11 2 (0.55%) Ericsson
11 2 (0.55%) Juniper
11 2 (0.55%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.55%) Zend