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 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
North West / Manchester
Rank 7 6 29
Rank change year-on-year -1 +23  
Contract jobs citing Java 166 234 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 12.54% 13.04% 5.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.18% 36.73% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 161 66
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £559
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £38.13
% change year-on-year +2.50% +4.91%  

Java is in the programming language 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 programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 589 637 515
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 44.49% 35.49% 31.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 400 320
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 9
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.34 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £48.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Java as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Manchester

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +5 8 £300 -20.00% 9
Salford -8 7 £550 +29.41% 2
Altrincham -1 2 £375 +1.35% 4
Bolton - 2 £469 - 1
Bury - 1 £425 -
Oldham - 1 £400 - 3
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java 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.

1 174 (50.73%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (31.78%) JavaScript
3 98 (28.57%) TDD
4 76 (22.16%) Python
5 75 (21.87%) SQL
6 74 (21.57%) BDD
7 66 (19.24%) Git (software)
8 64 (18.66%) Spring
9 61 (17.78%) DevOps
10 59 (17.20%) Linux
11 58 (16.91%) Web Services
11 58 (16.91%) Finance
11 58 (16.91%) Scrum
12 54 (15.74%) Amazon AWS
12 54 (15.74%) Jenkins
13 52 (15.16%) Selenium
14 50 (14.58%) HTML
15 49 (14.29%) XML
15 49 (14.29%) AngularJS
16 47 (13.70%) JIRA
17 44 (12.83%) REST
18 42 (12.24%) J2EE
19 41 (11.95%) CSS
19 41 (11.95%) SOAP
20 40 (11.66%) Open Source
21 37 (10.79%) Cucumber
22 36 (10.50%) Ruby
23 35 (10.20%) Puppet
23 35 (10.20%) Oracle
24 34 (9.91%) OO

Java
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 24 (7.00%) Tomcat
1 24 (7.00%) WebSphere
2 14 (4.08%) Apache Spark
3 13 (3.79%) nginx
4 12 (3.50%) Confluence
5 11 (3.21%) OpenStack
6 10 (2.92%) Apache
6 10 (2.92%) GeoServer
7 9 (2.62%) WebLogic
8 7 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (2.04%) Jetty
8 7 (2.04%) NetWeaver
9 6 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (1.46%) CMS
10 5 (1.46%) IIS
10 5 (1.46%) Mongrel
11 4 (1.17%) SAS
12 2 (0.58%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.58%) JBoss
12 2 (0.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 5 (1.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (4.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.17%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 54 (15.74%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (5.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (4.37%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (2.92%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (2.33%) GitHub
6 6 (1.75%) Amazon S3
7 5 (1.46%) Google App Engine
8 4 (1.17%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.17%) PaaS
8 4 (1.17%) SaaS
8 4 (1.17%) Slack
8 4 (1.17%) TestFlight
9 3 (0.87%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (0.87%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.87%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.58%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.58%) IaaS
11 1 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.54%) TCP/IP
2 16 (4.66%) SSL
3 15 (4.37%) HTTP
4 10 (2.92%) DNS
5 9 (2.62%) HTTPS
6 8 (2.33%) DHCP
6 8 (2.33%) Firewall
7 7 (2.04%) Internet
8 6 (1.75%) FTP
9 5 (1.46%) IPsec
10 3 (0.87%) Network Security
11 2 (0.58%) Bluetooth
11 2 (0.58%) LAN
11 2 (0.58%) NFC
11 2 (0.58%) SMTP
11 2 (0.58%) SNMP
11 2 (0.58%) VoIP
11 2 (0.58%) VPN
11 2 (0.58%) WAN
11 2 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.58%) MySQL
3 24 (7.00%) Big Data
3 24 (7.00%) NoSQL
4 23 (6.71%) Hadoop
5 22 (6.41%) MongoDB
6 20 (5.83%) Relational Database
7 14 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (3.79%) DB2
9 8 (2.33%) Oracle Database
10 7 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (2.04%) Redis
10 7 (2.04%) SAP BW
11 4 (1.17%) SQLite
12 3 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.87%) HDInsight
12 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.87%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.87%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 66 (19.24%) Git (software)
2 54 (15.74%) Jenkins
3 52 (15.16%) Selenium
4 47 (13.70%) JIRA
5 37 (10.79%) Cucumber
6 31 (9.04%) JUnit
6 31 (9.04%) Maven
7 22 (6.41%) WebDriver
8 20 (5.83%) Subversion
9 19 (5.54%) Gradle
10 13 (3.79%) Travis CI
11 12 (3.50%) Eclipse
11 12 (3.50%) SoapUI
12 11 (3.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (3.21%) JBehave
13 10 (2.92%) Jasmine
13 10 (2.92%) Vagrant
14 9 (2.62%) GoCD
15 7 (2.04%) IntelliJ
16 6 (1.75%) Xcode
General
1 58 (16.91%) Finance
2 25 (7.29%) Banking
3 20 (5.83%) Games
4 18 (5.25%) Marketing
5 15 (4.37%) Manufacturing
6 14 (4.08%) Telecoms
7 13 (3.79%) Electronics
8 8 (2.33%) Retail
9 7 (2.04%) Legal
10 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.29%) Advertising
11 1 (0.29%) Front Office
11 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 196 (57.14%) Developer
2 119 (34.69%) Java Developer
3 31 (9.04%) DevOps Engineer
4 22 (6.41%) JavaScript Developer
5 19 (5.54%) Agile Developer
5 19 (5.54%) Tester
6 18 (5.25%) Consultant
7 17 (4.96%) Agile Java Developer
7 17 (4.96%) Automation Tester
8 15 (4.37%) Architect
9 14 (4.08%) Automation Engineer
9 14 (4.08%) QA Engineer
10 13 (3.79%) Android Developer
10 13 (3.79%) QA Automation Engineer
11 12 (3.50%) Analyst
11 12 (3.50%) Java Engineer
11 12 (3.50%) Senior Developer
12 10 (2.92%) Data Engineer
13 9 (2.62%) AWS Developer
13 9 (2.62%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (18.66%) Spring
2 58 (16.91%) Web Services
3 50 (14.58%) HTML
4 49 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 49 (14.29%) XML
5 44 (12.83%) REST
6 42 (12.24%) J2EE
7 41 (11.95%) CSS
7 41 (11.95%) SOAP
8 33 (9.62%) .NET
9 31 (9.04%) JSON
10 29 (8.45%) Node.js
11 27 (7.87%) HTML5
12 23 (6.71%) Hibernate
12 23 (6.71%) RESTful
13 19 (5.54%) CSS3
14 18 (5.25%) JPA
14 18 (5.25%) React
14 18 (5.25%) Spring Boot
15 17 (4.96%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (4.66%) Mobile App
2 15 (4.37%) User Experience
3 7 (2.04%) Clustering
3 7 (2.04%) Mobile Games
4 4 (1.17%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.17%) iPad
4 4 (1.17%) iPhone
4 4 (1.17%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (1.17%) NHS
4 4 (1.17%) SWIFT
5 3 (0.87%) 3D Graphics
5 3 (0.87%) Data Structures
5 3 (0.87%) Interactive TV
5 3 (0.87%) Management Information System
5 3 (0.87%) MHEG
6 2 (0.58%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.58%) IPTV
6 2 (0.58%) Life Science
6 2 (0.58%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 59 (17.20%) Linux
2 26 (7.58%) Android
3 22 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (6.12%) Windows
5 19 (5.54%) Unix
6 16 (4.66%) CentOS
7 14 (4.08%) Apple iOS
8 8 (2.33%) Fedora
9 5 (1.46%) AIX
10 4 (1.17%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.17%) Solaris
11 3 (0.87%) Windows Server
12 2 (0.58%) HPUX
12 2 (0.58%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.29%) Debian
13 1 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (50.73%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (28.57%) TDD
3 74 (21.57%) BDD
4 61 (17.78%) DevOps
5 58 (16.91%) Scrum
6 40 (11.66%) Open Source
7 34 (9.91%) OO
8 32 (9.33%) Software Engineering
9 30 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (8.45%) Configuration Management
11 24 (7.00%) Automated Testing
11 24 (7.00%) E-Commerce
12 22 (6.41%) Unit Testing
13 20 (5.83%) Test Scripting
14 19 (5.54%) Android Development
15 18 (5.25%) High Availability
15 18 (5.25%) Microservices
15 18 (5.25%) Pair Programming
16 16 (4.66%) QA Automation
16 16 (4.66%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 109 (31.78%) JavaScript
2 76 (22.16%) Python
3 75 (21.87%) SQL
4 36 (10.50%) Ruby
5 26 (7.58%) Scala
6 21 (6.12%) C#
7 15 (4.37%) PHP
8 12 (3.50%) C
8 12 (3.50%) Groovy
9 11 (3.21%) PL/SQL
10 10 (2.92%) ES6
11 9 (2.62%) C++
11 9 (2.62%) Objective-C
12 8 (2.33%) Apple Swift
12 8 (2.33%) Clojure
12 8 (2.33%) Perl
13 7 (2.04%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.75%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.46%) F#
16 4 (1.17%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 13 (3.79%) Degree
2 6 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (1.46%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.17%) ISEB
5 3 (0.87%) CISSP
6 2 (0.58%) SANS
6 2 (0.58%) SSCP
7 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.29%) ISSAP
7 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.29%) PMP
7 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.29%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (9.62%) QA
2 7 (2.04%) HL7
3 2 (0.58%) SDET
4 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (5.54%) Docker
2 5 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.17%) Xen
4 2 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.29%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 35 (10.20%) Puppet
2 29 (8.45%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (7.87%) Ansible
4 10 (2.92%) Kibana
5 8 (2.33%) Ganglia
5 8 (2.33%) Graphite
5 8 (2.33%) Nagios
5 8 (2.33%) Riemann
6 5 (1.46%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.87%) Packer
8 2 (0.58%) IBM BigFix
8 2 (0.58%) Netcool
8 2 (0.58%) QRadar
8 2 (0.58%) SCOM
8 2 (0.58%) Terraform
9 1 (0.29%) Control-M
9 1 (0.29%) FreeIPA
9 1 (0.29%) logstash
9 1 (0.29%) Mesos
Vendors
1 35 (10.20%) Oracle
2 25 (7.29%) Red Hat
3 23 (6.71%) SAP
4 17 (4.96%) Google
5 15 (4.37%) Microsoft
6 13 (3.79%) IBM
7 10 (2.92%) ESRI
8 9 (2.62%) VMware
9 7 (2.04%) Sybase
10 6 (1.75%) TIBCO
11 5 (1.46%) Perforce
12 4 (1.17%) Apple
12 4 (1.17%) HP
12 4 (1.17%) ServiceNow
13 3 (0.87%) Guidewire
13 3 (0.87%) hybris
13 3 (0.87%) New Relic
13 3 (0.87%) OpenTV
13 3 (0.87%) SaltStack
13 3 (0.87%) Splunk
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