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 26 June 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.

Java
North West / Manchester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 6 22
Rank change year-on-year -3 +16  
Contract jobs citing Java 140 206 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 10.03% 11.66% 6.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.03% 37.94% 20.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 152 67
Median daily rate £450 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 1
Median hourly rate £43.75 £32.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.65% -19.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £35.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.87% -10.62%  

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 518 543 485
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 37.11% 30.73% 32.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 371 313
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 11
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +84.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £26.40 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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 26 June 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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 +1 19 £425 +18.05% 6
Cheadle 0 2 - - 1
Salford +3 1 - - 4
Altrincham - 1 £390 - 2
Java
North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 144 (47.21%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (31.48%) JavaScript
3 81 (26.56%) SQL
4 66 (21.64%) HTML
5 63 (20.66%) Test Automation
6 61 (20.00%) Spring
6 61 (20.00%) DevOps
7 59 (19.34%) Web Services
8 57 (18.69%) TDD
9 50 (16.39%) CSS
9 50 (16.39%) Git (software)
10 48 (15.74%) Python
10 48 (15.74%) Finance
11 47 (15.41%) XML
12 45 (14.75%) J2EE
13 43 (14.10%) Linux
13 43 (14.10%) Jenkins
14 40 (13.11%) REST
15 39 (12.79%) Amazon AWS
15 39 (12.79%) Oracle
16 38 (12.46%) Scrum
17 37 (12.13%) AngularJS
18 34 (11.15%) HTML5
18 34 (11.15%) .NET
19 33 (10.82%) SOAP
20 32 (10.49%) BDD
20 32 (10.49%) Selenium
21 31 (10.16%) SQL Server
22 30 (9.84%) JUnit
23 29 (9.51%) JIRA

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 22 (7.21%) WebSphere
2 21 (6.89%) Tomcat
3 17 (5.57%) Apache
4 9 (2.95%) Confluence
5 8 (2.62%) Apache Spark
6 7 (2.30%) nginx
7 6 (1.97%) OpenStack
7 6 (1.97%) SAS
7 6 (1.97%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.64%) CMS
8 5 (1.64%) JBoss
9 4 (1.31%) IIS
9 4 (1.31%) Jetty
9 4 (1.31%) Mongrel
9 4 (1.31%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.98%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.66%) Apache ServiceMix
11 2 (0.66%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.33%) Anypoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.31%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.33%) Actimize
5 1 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.33%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.33%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.33%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 39 (12.79%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.95%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (2.62%) GitHub
5 6 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.64%) PaaS
7 4 (1.31%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.31%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.98%) Office 365
8 3 (0.98%) OneDrive
8 3 (0.98%) SaaS
9 2 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.66%) IaaS
10 1 (0.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.33%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.33%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.26%) SSL
2 12 (3.93%) TCP/IP
3 10 (3.28%) HTTP
4 8 (2.62%) DNS
4 8 (2.62%) Firewall
5 7 (2.30%) DHCP
6 6 (1.97%) HTTPS
7 5 (1.64%) FTP
7 5 (1.64%) Internet
8 4 (1.31%) IPsec
9 3 (0.98%) Bluetooth
9 3 (0.98%) LDAP
9 3 (0.98%) Network Security
9 3 (0.98%) NFC
9 3 (0.98%) RTSP
9 3 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.66%) LAN
10 2 (0.66%) VoIP
10 2 (0.66%) VPN
10 2 (0.66%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.16%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.89%) Big Data
3 20 (6.56%) MySQL
4 18 (5.90%) Hadoop
4 18 (5.90%) MongoDB
5 17 (5.57%) Relational Database
6 13 (4.26%) NoSQL
7 11 (3.61%) Oracle Database
7 11 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (2.62%) DB2
9 7 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.31%) Redis
11 3 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.98%) IDOL
11 3 (0.98%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 3 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.98%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.98%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 50 (16.39%) Git (software)
2 43 (14.10%) Jenkins
3 32 (10.49%) Selenium
4 30 (9.84%) JUnit
5 29 (9.51%) JIRA
6 16 (5.25%) Cucumber
6 16 (5.25%) WebDriver
7 15 (4.92%) Maven
8 13 (4.26%) Eclipse
9 12 (3.93%) Gradle
10 10 (3.28%) Subversion
11 9 (2.95%) Travis CI
12 8 (2.62%) Jasmine
13 7 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (2.30%) Visual Studio
14 6 (1.97%) GoCD
14 6 (1.97%) Mockito
14 6 (1.97%) SoapUI
15 5 (1.64%) Vagrant
16 4 (1.31%) Bitbucket
General
1 48 (15.74%) Finance
2 24 (7.87%) Banking
3 10 (3.28%) Marketing
4 9 (2.95%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.62%) Electronics
6 7 (2.30%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.97%) Retail
8 5 (1.64%) Games
8 5 (1.64%) Legal
9 2 (0.66%) Automotive
9 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.33%) Front Office
10 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Military
10 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 171 (56.07%) Developer
2 106 (34.75%) Java Developer
3 23 (7.54%) DevOps Engineer
4 22 (7.21%) Architect
5 18 (5.90%) JavaScript Developer
6 16 (5.25%) Java Engineer
7 14 (4.59%) Agile Developer
8 12 (3.93%) Agile Java Developer
8 12 (3.93%) Android Developer
9 11 (3.61%) Analyst
9 11 (3.61%) Senior Developer
9 11 (3.61%) Tester
10 10 (3.28%) Automation Tester
10 10 (3.28%) Consultant
10 10 (3.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 10 (3.28%) Software Engineer
11 8 (2.62%) Cloud Architect
11 8 (2.62%) QA Automation Engineer
11 8 (2.62%) QA Engineer
11 8 (2.62%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (21.64%) HTML
2 61 (20.00%) Spring
3 59 (19.34%) Web Services
4 50 (16.39%) CSS
5 47 (15.41%) XML
6 45 (14.75%) J2EE
7 40 (13.11%) REST
8 37 (12.13%) AngularJS
9 34 (11.15%) .NET
9 34 (11.15%) HTML5
10 33 (10.82%) SOAP
11 27 (8.85%) JSON
12 25 (8.20%) RESTful
13 20 (6.56%) Node.js
14 18 (5.90%) CSS3
14 18 (5.90%) Hibernate
14 18 (5.90%) JSP
15 17 (5.57%) Ajax
15 17 (5.57%) jQuery
16 16 (5.25%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.59%) User Experience
2 8 (2.62%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.62%) Mobile App
3 6 (1.97%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.64%) Client/Server
4 5 (1.64%) Public Cloud
5 4 (1.31%) iPad
5 4 (1.31%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.31%) NHS
6 3 (0.98%) CCTV
6 3 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.66%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.66%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (0.66%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (0.66%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.33%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.33%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.33%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.33%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 43 (14.10%) Linux
2 25 (8.20%) Android
2 25 (8.20%) Windows
3 22 (7.21%) Unix
4 17 (5.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (3.61%) CentOS
6 10 (3.28%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.64%) Fedora
8 4 (1.31%) Solaris
8 4 (1.31%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.98%) AIX
10 2 (0.66%) HPUX
11 1 (0.33%) Debian
11 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (47.21%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (20.66%) Test Automation
3 61 (20.00%) DevOps
4 57 (18.69%) TDD
5 38 (12.46%) Scrum
6 32 (10.49%) BDD
7 29 (9.51%) Open Source
8 27 (8.85%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (8.52%) Software Engineering
10 23 (7.54%) OO
11 20 (6.56%) E-Commerce
11 20 (6.56%) Microservices
12 19 (6.23%) Configuration Management
13 18 (5.90%) Unit Testing
14 16 (5.25%) Android Development
15 15 (4.92%) SDLC
16 14 (4.59%) Data Modelling
17 13 (4.26%) Front End Development
18 12 (3.93%) QA Automation
19 11 (3.61%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 96 (31.48%) JavaScript
2 81 (26.56%) SQL
3 48 (15.74%) Python
4 19 (6.23%) Scala
5 13 (4.26%) C++
5 13 (4.26%) Ruby
5 13 (4.26%) Shell Script
6 11 (3.61%) C#
7 9 (2.95%) PL/SQL
8 8 (2.62%) C
9 6 (1.97%) Objective-C
9 6 (1.97%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.64%) Apple Swift
10 5 (1.64%) Go
10 5 (1.64%) Groovy
10 5 (1.64%) PHP
10 5 (1.64%) Prolog
11 4 (1.31%) Clojure
12 3 (0.98%) Perl
13 2 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (2.95%) Degree
2 6 (1.97%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.31%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.98%) CISSP
5 2 (0.66%) SANS
5 2 (0.66%) SSCP
6 1 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.33%) ISSAP
6 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.52%) QA
2 7 (2.30%) HL7
3 1 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.33%) SEPA
System Software
1 13 (4.26%) Docker
2 4 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.31%) Xen
3 1 (0.33%) HDFS
3 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (8.52%) Puppet
2 22 (7.21%) Ansible
3 19 (6.23%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.97%) Graphite
4 6 (1.97%) Kibana
4 6 (1.97%) Mesos
5 5 (1.64%) Ganglia
5 5 (1.64%) Nagios
5 5 (1.64%) Riemann
6 2 (0.66%) IBM BigFix
6 2 (0.66%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.66%) Netcool
6 2 (0.66%) QRadar
6 2 (0.66%) SCOM
7 1 (0.33%) Grafana
7 1 (0.33%) Packer
7 1 (0.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 39 (12.79%) Oracle
2 18 (5.90%) Red Hat
3 17 (5.57%) Microsoft
4 14 (4.59%) SAP
5 12 (3.93%) Google
6 10 (3.28%) TIBCO
7 9 (2.95%) Sybase
8 8 (2.62%) IBM
8 8 (2.62%) VMware
9 7 (2.30%) Pega
10 5 (1.64%) Apple
11 4 (1.31%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.31%) SOASTA, Inc
12 3 (0.98%) iManage
12 3 (0.98%) Interwoven
12 3 (0.98%) Reuters
12 3 (0.98%) RightScale
13 2 (0.66%) hybris
13 2 (0.66%) Splunk
13 2 (0.66%) Vertica
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