Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 7 7
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 +12
Contract jobs citing Java 298 351 421
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.01% 11.64% 10.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.01% 28.13% 29.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 259 257
Manchester median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £300
90th Percentile £587 £539 £525
North West median daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 20
Manchester median hourly rate £40.00 - £35.57
North West median hourly rate £41.25 £39.88 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.45% -0.31% +14.29%

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 1,241 1,248 1,422
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 45.84% 41.39% 36.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 890 898 854
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £275 £270 £246
90th Percentile £563 £500 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 15 50
Manchester median hourly rate £18.07 £22.90 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.09% -21.03% +18.37%
10th Percentile £13.50 £14.38 £13.40
90th Percentile £41.83 £46.75 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +8.11% +13.85%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +1 24 £400 -5.88% 9
Salford +4 5 £488 +9.55% 11
Cheadle 0 3 £375 -11.76%
Bolton -4 1 £238 -47.22% 5
Java
North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 156 (52.35%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (32.21%) JavaScript
3 80 (26.85%) TDD
3 80 (26.85%) Spring
4 64 (21.48%) HTML
5 63 (21.14%) CSS
5 63 (21.14%) Web Services
6 61 (20.47%) SQL
6 61 (20.47%) Linux
7 53 (17.79%) DevOps
8 52 (17.45%) Python
9 50 (16.78%) Scrum
10 47 (15.77%) Docker
11 46 (15.44%) Jenkins
12 44 (14.77%) Git (software)
13 42 (14.09%) BDD
14 41 (13.76%) NoSQL
15 40 (13.42%) Node.js
15 40 (13.42%) REST
16 39 (13.09%) Amazon AWS
16 39 (13.09%) Microservices
16 39 (13.09%) Software Engineering
17 38 (12.75%) Test Automation
18 34 (11.41%) AngularJS
19 33 (11.07%) Spring Boot
19 33 (11.07%) Maven
19 33 (11.07%) JIRA
19 33 (11.07%) J2EE
20 31 (10.40%) PostgreSQL
21 30 (10.07%) Finance

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 24 (8.05%) Tomcat
2 21 (7.05%) Apache
3 18 (6.04%) WebSphere
4 15 (5.03%) Confluence
5 14 (4.70%) Apache Spark
6 12 (4.03%) CMS
7 11 (3.69%) JBoss
8 6 (2.01%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.68%) Oracle Beehive
9 5 (1.68%) WildFly
10 4 (1.34%) Amazon Alexa
10 4 (1.34%) Commerce Server
10 4 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.67%) nginx
13 1 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.01%) Magento
2 1 (0.34%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 39 (13.09%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.36%) PaaS
3 12 (4.03%) OpenShift
4 9 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (2.68%) GitHub
5 8 (2.68%) Slack
6 7 (2.35%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.68%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (1.68%) Serverless
8 2 (0.67%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.67%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.67%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.67%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.34%) Office 365
9 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.36%) HTTP
2 6 (2.01%) Firewall
2 6 (2.01%) Internet
2 6 (2.01%) Intranet
2 6 (2.01%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (1.68%) DNS
3 5 (1.68%) FTP
3 5 (1.68%) SMS
4 3 (1.01%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.67%) SSL
6 1 (0.34%) RTSP
6 1 (0.34%) SMTP
6 1 (0.34%) SNMP
6 1 (0.34%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (13.76%) NoSQL
2 31 (10.40%) PostgreSQL
3 29 (9.73%) MongoDB
4 28 (9.40%) Relational Database
5 22 (7.38%) Big Data
5 22 (7.38%) MySQL
6 18 (6.04%) Hadoop
7 17 (5.70%) RDBMS
8 13 (4.36%) DB2
9 11 (3.69%) SQL Server
10 9 (3.02%) OLAP
11 8 (2.68%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.34%) OLTP
12 4 (1.34%) Star Schema
13 3 (1.01%) Apache Hive
13 3 (1.01%) Couchbase
13 3 (1.01%) Neo4j
13 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.67%) HBase
Development Applications
1 46 (15.44%) Jenkins
2 44 (14.77%) Git (software)
3 33 (11.07%) JIRA
3 33 (11.07%) Maven
4 27 (9.06%) JUnit
5 12 (4.03%) Selenium
5 12 (4.03%) TeamCity
6 11 (3.69%) Cucumber
6 11 (3.69%) Gradle
7 7 (2.35%) Eclipse
7 7 (2.35%) JMeter
8 6 (2.01%) Subversion
9 5 (1.68%) SonarQube
10 4 (1.34%) Liquibase
10 4 (1.34%) Mockito
10 4 (1.34%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.01%) Axure RP
11 3 (1.01%) Bitbucket
11 3 (1.01%) IntelliJ
11 3 (1.01%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 30 (10.07%) Finance
2 17 (5.70%) Retail
3 14 (4.70%) Manufacturing
4 13 (4.36%) Marketing
5 12 (4.03%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.02%) Banking
6 9 (3.02%) Electronics
7 2 (0.67%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.34%) Billing
8 1 (0.34%) German Language
8 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 198 (66.44%) Developer
2 132 (44.30%) Java Developer
3 24 (8.05%) Java Engineer
4 22 (7.38%) Architect
5 21 (7.05%) Senior Developer
5 21 (7.05%) Software Engineer
6 19 (6.38%) DevOps Engineer
7 15 (5.03%) Agile Developer
7 15 (5.03%) Agile Java Developer
7 15 (5.03%) Java Software Engineer
8 14 (4.70%) JavaScript Developer
8 14 (4.70%) Senior Java Developer
8 14 (4.70%) WebSphere Developer
9 12 (4.03%) AWS Engineer
9 12 (4.03%) Full Stack Developer
10 11 (3.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 11 (3.69%) Lead Developer
10 11 (3.69%) Software Developer
11 10 (3.36%) Android Developer
11 10 (3.36%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (26.85%) Spring
2 64 (21.48%) HTML
3 63 (21.14%) CSS
3 63 (21.14%) Web Services
4 40 (13.42%) Node.js
4 40 (13.42%) REST
5 34 (11.41%) AngularJS
6 33 (11.07%) J2EE
6 33 (11.07%) Spring Boot
7 29 (9.73%) JSON
8 25 (8.39%) Hibernate
8 25 (8.39%) RESTful
8 25 (8.39%) SOAP
9 23 (7.72%) JSP
9 23 (7.72%) XML
10 22 (7.38%) Ajax
11 18 (6.04%) React
12 16 (5.37%) Apache CXF
12 16 (5.37%) Middleware
12 16 (5.37%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.37%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.03%) User Experience
3 9 (3.02%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.68%) Algorithms
4 8 (2.68%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.68%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.01%) CESG
6 4 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (1.34%) NHS
7 3 (1.01%) Cyberattack
7 3 (1.01%) Wiki
8 2 (0.67%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.34%) BBC
9 1 (0.34%) Fintech
9 1 (0.34%) Life Science
9 1 (0.34%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.34%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.34%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.34%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 61 (20.47%) Linux
2 28 (9.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (5.70%) Android
4 11 (3.69%) Windows
5 10 (3.36%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.35%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (1.68%) Unix
8 1 (0.34%) AIX
8 1 (0.34%) CentOS
8 1 (0.34%) Fedora
8 1 (0.34%) Solaris
8 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.34%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (52.35%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (26.85%) TDD
3 53 (17.79%) DevOps
4 50 (16.78%) Scrum
5 42 (14.09%) BDD
6 39 (13.09%) Microservices
6 39 (13.09%) Software Engineering
7 38 (12.75%) Test Automation
8 30 (10.07%) Open Source
9 25 (8.39%) E-Commerce
10 24 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (8.05%) SOA
11 19 (6.38%) Continuous Delivery
11 19 (6.38%) Kanban
11 19 (6.38%) Mentoring
12 16 (5.37%) SDLC
13 15 (5.03%) Front End Development
13 15 (5.03%) Pair Programming
14 14 (4.70%) ETL
15 13 (4.36%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 96 (32.21%) JavaScript
2 61 (20.47%) SQL
3 52 (17.45%) Python
4 28 (9.40%) Ruby
5 18 (6.04%) Groovy
5 18 (6.04%) Scala
6 13 (4.36%) C#
7 12 (4.03%) PHP
8 11 (3.69%) Go
9 10 (3.36%) Shell Script
10 9 (3.02%) Bash Shell
10 9 (3.02%) C++
11 8 (2.68%) Perl
12 6 (2.01%) COBOL
12 6 (2.01%) Kotlin
12 6 (2.01%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.68%) C
14 4 (1.34%) VB
14 4 (1.34%) XPath
15 3 (1.01%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (5.03%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.02%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.68%) Degree
4 6 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.68%) CISSP
6 4 (1.34%) GCED
6 4 (1.34%) GCFA
6 4 (1.34%) GCIA
6 4 (1.34%) GCIH
6 4 (1.34%) GIAC
6 4 (1.34%) GREM
6 4 (1.34%) GSEC
7 2 (0.67%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.34%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.01%) CESG Infosec
1 6 (2.01%) HL7
1 6 (2.01%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 6 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.68%) QA
3 2 (0.67%) GDPR
4 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.34%) GCP
4 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.34%) PSD2
System Software
1 47 (15.77%) Docker
2 2 (0.67%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.34%) Varnish
3 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (8.05%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (6.71%) Puppet
3 18 (6.04%) Kubernetes
4 17 (5.70%) Ansible
5 13 (4.36%) Kibana
6 7 (2.35%) Consul
6 7 (2.35%) Zipkin
7 6 (2.01%) IBM BigFix
7 6 (2.01%) Terraform
8 2 (0.67%) Mesos
9 1 (0.34%) Amdocs OSS
9 1 (0.34%) Oozie
Vendors
1 28 (9.40%) Oracle
2 20 (6.71%) Red Hat
3 11 (3.69%) Google
4 10 (3.36%) SAP
5 7 (2.35%) Microsoft
6 5 (1.68%) IBM
7 4 (1.34%) EnterpriseDB
7 4 (1.34%) Zend
8 3 (1.01%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.01%) Perforce
9 2 (0.67%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.67%) HP
9 2 (0.67%) hybris
9 2 (0.67%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.34%) Apigee
10 1 (0.34%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.34%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.34%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.34%) Talend
10 1 (0.34%) Xamarin