Period
to 16 February 2020

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 16 February 2020 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
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 14 9 11
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2 -4
Contract jobs citing Java 204 348 291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 8.58% 11.97% 10.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.84% 27.68% 23.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 250 207
Manchester median daily rate £450 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £362 £375 £325
90th Percentile £612 £700 £588
North West median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +0.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 - £40.00
North West median hourly rate £41.50 £41.00 £40.63
% change year-on-year +1.22% +0.92% +1.88%

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 934 1,257 1,241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 39.28% 43.23% 45.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 698 920 889
Manchester median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.92% +0.31% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £570 £575 £553
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +6.25% +0.31% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 22
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £28.72 £18.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.89% +58.91% -26.03%
10th Percentile £14.76 £17.80 £13.50
90th Percentile £41.10 £40.40 £41.83
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £36.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year -3.45% -7.05% -2.50%

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 16 February 2020.

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 16 February 2020. 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
Altrincham +6 7 £501 - 3
Salford +15 1 - - 7
Java
North West

For the 6 months to 16 February 2020, 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.

1 106 (51.96%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (30.88%) AWS
3 59 (28.92%) DevOps
4 55 (26.96%) Microservices
5 47 (23.04%) Linux
6 46 (22.55%) JavaScript
7 42 (20.59%) Docker
7 42 (20.59%) Jenkins
8 37 (18.14%) Spring
9 35 (17.16%) Azure
10 34 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 34 (16.67%) TDD
11 33 (16.18%) GCP
12 32 (15.69%) Spring Boot
13 31 (15.20%) Kubernetes
13 31 (15.20%) .NET
13 31 (15.20%) Test Automation
14 30 (14.71%) Ansible
15 29 (14.22%) Git (software)
15 29 (14.22%) Oracle
16 28 (13.73%) Configuration Management
16 28 (13.73%) Node.js
17 27 (13.24%) MySQL
17 27 (13.24%) OO
17 27 (13.24%) Security Cleared
17 27 (13.24%) Open Source
18 26 (12.75%) Continuous Integration
18 26 (12.75%) Python
18 26 (12.75%) SQL
19 25 (12.25%) Terraform

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 15 (7.35%) WebSphere
2 12 (5.88%) Apache
3 10 (4.90%) nginx
4 9 (4.41%) IIS
5 8 (3.92%) SAS
5 8 (3.92%) Tomcat
6 7 (3.43%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (3.43%) Jetty
6 7 (3.43%) Mongrel
6 7 (3.43%) OpenStack
7 5 (2.45%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (1.96%) Confluence
9 3 (1.47%) Apache Spark
9 3 (1.47%) WinCC
10 2 (0.98%) Camunda
10 2 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.49%) InVision
1 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.49%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 10 (4.90%) Finacle
2 2 (0.98%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.49%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 63 (30.88%) AWS
2 35 (17.16%) Azure
3 33 (16.18%) GCP
4 14 (6.86%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (6.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 12 (5.88%) GitHub
6 8 (3.92%) Serverless
7 7 (3.43%) Google App Engine
8 5 (2.45%) PaaS
8 5 (2.45%) SaaS
9 4 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (1.47%) Amazon Kinesis
10 3 (1.47%) IaaS
11 2 (0.98%) Amazon ECS
11 2 (0.98%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.98%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.98%) Datadog
11 2 (0.98%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.49%) Azure Functions
12 1 (0.49%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.90%) HTTP
1 10 (4.90%) SSL
1 10 (4.90%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.43%) DHCP
2 7 (3.43%) DNS
2 7 (3.43%) FTP
2 7 (3.43%) IPsec
3 2 (0.98%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.24%) MySQL
2 18 (8.82%) Relational Database
3 13 (6.37%) MongoDB
4 12 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 7 (3.43%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.94%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.45%) Big Data
7 5 (2.45%) Neo4j
8 4 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.96%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.47%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (1.47%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.47%) DB2
9 3 (1.47%) SQL Server
10 2 (0.98%) Amazon QuickSight
10 2 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.98%) Impala
10 2 (0.98%) Pentaho
10 2 (0.98%) Redis
Development Applications
1 42 (20.59%) Jenkins
2 29 (14.22%) Git (software)
3 20 (9.80%) GitLab
4 16 (7.84%) Selenium
5 11 (5.39%) Artifactory
5 11 (5.39%) JIRA
6 8 (3.92%) Cucumber
6 8 (3.92%) SonarQube
7 7 (3.43%) Gerrit
7 7 (3.43%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (3.43%) Subversion
7 7 (3.43%) Travis CI
7 7 (3.43%) Vagrant
8 6 (2.94%) Robot Framework
9 5 (2.45%) Bitbucket
9 5 (2.45%) JUnit
9 5 (2.45%) WebDriver
10 4 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (1.47%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (11.76%) Public Sector
2 9 (4.41%) Finance
3 5 (2.45%) Banking
4 4 (1.96%) Automotive
4 4 (1.96%) Law
5 3 (1.47%) Retail
6 2 (0.98%) Games
6 2 (0.98%) Legal
Job Titles
1 89 (43.63%) Developer
2 50 (24.51%) Java Developer
3 27 (13.24%) DevOps Engineer
4 16 (7.84%) Software Engineer
5 15 (7.35%) Senior Developer
6 14 (6.86%) Architect
7 13 (6.37%) Java Engineer
8 12 (5.88%) Consultant
8 12 (5.88%) Senior DevOps
9 11 (5.39%) Java Software Engineer
9 11 (5.39%) Senior Java Engineer
9 11 (5.39%) Senior Software Engineer
10 10 (4.90%) Senior Java Developer
11 9 (4.41%) Analyst
11 9 (4.41%) Senior Java Software Engineer
12 8 (3.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 7 (3.43%) Android Developer
13 7 (3.43%) AWS Developer
13 7 (3.43%) Full Stack Developer
14 6 (2.94%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (18.14%) Spring
2 32 (15.69%) Spring Boot
3 31 (15.20%) .NET
4 28 (13.73%) Node.js
5 24 (11.76%) J2EE
6 17 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 17 (8.33%) CSS
6 17 (8.33%) HTML
6 17 (8.33%) RESTful
6 17 (8.33%) Web Services
7 16 (7.84%) HTML5
8 15 (7.35%) REST
9 13 (6.37%) SOAP
10 12 (5.88%) React Native
11 10 (4.90%) React
12 9 (4.41%) Servlets
13 8 (3.92%) Gherkin
13 8 (3.92%) XML
14 6 (2.94%) Hibernate
14 6 (2.94%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 15 (7.35%) Public Cloud
3 12 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (4.90%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.43%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (2.94%) Cloud Native
7 5 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.47%) SCADA
8 3 (1.47%) User Experience
8 3 (1.47%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.98%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.49%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.49%) EPoS
10 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.49%) PlayStation
10 1 (0.49%) Social Media
10 1 (0.49%) Wiki
10 1 (0.49%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 47 (23.04%) Linux
2 17 (8.33%) Unix
3 12 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (5.88%) Ubuntu
4 11 (5.39%) Android
5 10 (4.90%) CentOS
6 3 (1.47%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.47%) Windows
6 3 (1.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (51.96%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (28.92%) DevOps
3 55 (26.96%) Microservices
4 34 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 34 (16.67%) TDD
5 31 (15.20%) Test Automation
6 28 (13.73%) Configuration Management
7 27 (13.24%) OO
7 27 (13.24%) Open Source
8 26 (12.75%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (11.27%) Scrum
10 22 (10.78%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 21 (10.29%) OOP
12 20 (9.80%) BDD
12 20 (9.80%) Mentoring
13 18 (8.82%) Coaching
14 16 (7.84%) Infrastructure as Code
14 16 (7.84%) Software Delivery
15 15 (7.35%) Problem-Solving
15 15 (7.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 46 (22.55%) JavaScript
2 26 (12.75%) Python
2 26 (12.75%) SQL
3 22 (10.78%) C#
4 19 (9.31%) Java 8
5 16 (7.84%) Shell Script
6 12 (5.88%) Bash Shell
6 12 (5.88%) ES6
6 12 (5.88%) ES7
7 11 (5.39%) PL/SQL
8 10 (4.90%) Scala
9 9 (4.41%) ES8
9 9 (4.41%) Ruby
10 8 (3.92%) Go
11 6 (2.94%) C++
11 6 (2.94%) Kotlin
12 3 (1.47%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.47%) Groovy
12 3 (1.47%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.98%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 27 (13.24%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.35%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (2.45%) Degree
5 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.92%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 42 (20.59%) Docker
2 7 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.43%) Xen
3 4 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 31 (15.20%) Kubernetes
2 30 (14.71%) Ansible
3 25 (12.25%) Terraform
4 19 (9.31%) Grafana
4 19 (9.31%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (9.31%) Puppet
5 15 (7.35%) Prometheus
6 14 (6.86%) Nagios
7 3 (1.47%) Kibana
8 2 (0.98%) Graphite
8 2 (0.98%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.98%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.98%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 29 (14.22%) Oracle
2 16 (7.84%) Google
3 15 (7.35%) Pega
4 11 (5.39%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.43%) VMware
6 4 (1.96%) Coverity
7 3 (1.47%) Demandware
7 3 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.47%) Tableau
7 3 (1.47%) Twitter
8 2 (0.98%) AppDynamics
8 2 (0.98%) Facebook
8 2 (0.98%) Informatica
8 2 (0.98%) Micro Focus
8 2 (0.98%) MuleSoft
8 2 (0.98%) New Relic
8 2 (0.98%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.98%) SnapLogic
8 2 (0.98%) Splunk
8 2 (0.98%) YouTube