Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 7 15
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8 +13
Contract jobs citing Java 332 425 326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.25% 11.97% 8.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.43% 31.18% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 338 198
Manchester median daily rate £436 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.65% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £325 £320 £300
90th Percentile £586 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 15
Manchester median hourly rate £40.00 £22.26 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.67% -40.63% +25.00%
10th Percentile £35.50 £16.11 £26.55
90th Percentile £48.68 £31.14 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £37.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.38% -6.88% +20.30%

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 1256 1363 1275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 42.55% 38.39% 33.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 983 781
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £291 £263 £238
90th Percentile £531 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 23 46
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.94% -32.86% +66.67%
10th Percentile £11.75 £14.30 £13.44
90th Percentile £48.00 £43.00 £42.00
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £29.01 £37.50
% change year-on-year +37.87% -22.63% +30.43%

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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 47 £410 -2.38% 5
Cheadle +1 4 - - 1
Salford -4 4 £500 +15.61% 4
Altrincham -9 2 £390 +5.41% 3
Java
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 152 (45.78%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (31.33%) Spring
3 82 (24.70%) SQL
4 81 (24.40%) TDD
5 79 (23.80%) JavaScript
6 78 (23.49%) Web Services
7 61 (18.37%) Linux
8 57 (17.17%) Finance
8 57 (17.17%) Git (software)
9 53 (15.96%) JUnit
9 53 (15.96%) HTML
10 49 (14.76%) Open Source
11 48 (14.46%) BDD
12 47 (14.16%) Test Automation
12 47 (14.16%) JIRA
13 46 (13.86%) NoSQL
13 46 (13.86%) Docker
14 44 (13.25%) Spring Boot
15 43 (12.95%) DevOps
15 43 (12.95%) Software Engineering
16 42 (12.65%) Oracle
16 42 (12.65%) Python
17 40 (12.05%) PostgreSQL
17 40 (12.05%) Jenkins
18 39 (11.75%) Apache Camel
18 39 (11.75%) CSS
19 38 (11.45%) Scrum
20 37 (11.14%) Maven
20 37 (11.14%) Apache CXF
21 36 (10.84%) Microservices

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 28 (8.43%) WebSphere
2 21 (6.33%) Confluence
2 21 (6.33%) Tomcat
3 16 (4.82%) CMS
4 15 (4.52%) Apache Spark
5 12 (3.61%) Apache
6 8 (2.41%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (1.81%) JBoss
8 4 (1.20%) Commerce Server
8 4 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.20%) NetWeaver
8 4 (1.20%) nginx
9 2 (0.60%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.60%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.30%) Anypoint
10 1 (0.30%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.30%) Mule
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.20%) SAP ERP
2 4 (1.20%) SAP SRM
3 2 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.60%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.30%) Magento
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.63%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.61%) Slack
3 8 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.11%) PaaS
5 6 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.81%) Amazon S3
6 5 (1.51%) Office 365
6 5 (1.51%) OneDrive
7 4 (1.20%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (1.20%) CloudFront
7 4 (1.20%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.90%) Serverless
9 2 (0.60%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.60%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.60%) GitHub
9 2 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.30%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.81%) Internet
2 4 (1.20%) LDAP
3 3 (0.90%) HTTP
3 3 (0.90%) RTSP
3 3 (0.90%) SMS
4 2 (0.60%) AMQP
5 1 (0.30%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.30%) Converged Networks
5 1 (0.30%) DNS
5 1 (0.30%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.30%) NFC
5 1 (0.30%) SMTP
5 1 (0.30%) SNMP
5 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.30%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (13.86%) NoSQL
2 40 (12.05%) PostgreSQL
3 31 (9.34%) Relational Database
4 30 (9.04%) MongoDB
5 26 (7.83%) MySQL
6 24 (7.23%) Big Data
7 22 (6.63%) Hadoop
8 21 (6.33%) RDBMS
9 17 (5.12%) DB2
9 17 (5.12%) SQL Server
10 8 (2.41%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.81%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.81%) Endeca
11 6 (1.81%) OLAP
12 5 (1.51%) IDOL
13 4 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (1.20%) OLTP
13 4 (1.20%) SAP BW
13 4 (1.20%) Star Schema
14 3 (0.90%) Redis
Development Applications
1 57 (17.17%) Git (software)
2 53 (15.96%) JUnit
3 47 (14.16%) JIRA
4 40 (12.05%) Jenkins
5 37 (11.14%) Maven
6 25 (7.53%) Cucumber
7 17 (5.12%) TeamCity
8 15 (4.52%) Gradle
9 9 (2.71%) Eclipse
10 7 (2.11%) Visual Studio
11 6 (1.81%) Bitbucket
12 5 (1.51%) Jasmine
12 5 (1.51%) Mockito
12 5 (1.51%) SonarQube
12 5 (1.51%) Sonatype Nexus
13 4 (1.20%) IntelliJ
13 4 (1.20%) SoapUI
14 3 (0.90%) JProfiler
14 3 (0.90%) Selenium
15 2 (0.60%) NUnit
General
1 57 (17.17%) Finance
2 26 (7.83%) Manufacturing
3 21 (6.33%) Marketing
3 21 (6.33%) Telecoms
4 19 (5.72%) Electronics
4 19 (5.72%) Retail
5 14 (4.22%) Banking
6 9 (2.71%) Legal
7 3 (0.90%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.60%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.60%) Games
8 2 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.30%) German Language
9 1 (0.30%) Law
9 1 (0.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 231 (69.58%) Developer
2 164 (49.40%) Java Developer
3 24 (7.23%) Software Developer
4 23 (6.93%) Java Software Developer
5 22 (6.63%) Java Engineer
5 22 (6.63%) Software Engineer
6 21 (6.33%) Senior Developer
7 20 (6.02%) Architect
8 19 (5.72%) Agile Developer
9 18 (5.42%) Java Software Engineer
10 17 (5.12%) Agile Java Developer
10 17 (5.12%) Android Developer
11 15 (4.52%) Senior Java Developer
11 15 (4.52%) WebSphere Developer
12 14 (4.22%) DevOps Engineer
12 14 (4.22%) Scala Developer
13 13 (3.92%) JavaScript Developer
14 12 (3.61%) Analyst
15 9 (2.71%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 9 (2.71%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (31.33%) Spring
2 78 (23.49%) Web Services
3 53 (15.96%) HTML
4 44 (13.25%) Spring Boot
5 39 (11.75%) Apache Camel
5 39 (11.75%) CSS
6 37 (11.14%) Apache CXF
7 35 (10.54%) REST
8 34 (10.24%) Hibernate
9 33 (9.94%) J2EE
10 31 (9.34%) AngularJS
10 31 (9.34%) JSP
11 29 (8.73%) RESTful
12 28 (8.43%) Node.js
13 25 (7.53%) .NET
14 24 (7.23%) XML
15 23 (6.93%) Spring Security
16 22 (6.63%) JPA
17 20 (6.02%) JSON
18 18 (5.42%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.01%) Management Information System
2 10 (3.01%) User Experience
3 6 (1.81%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.51%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (1.51%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.51%) Public Cloud
5 4 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (1.20%) NHS
6 3 (0.90%) Clustering
6 3 (0.90%) Fintech
6 3 (0.90%) Life Science
7 2 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.60%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.30%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.30%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.30%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.30%) iPad
8 1 (0.30%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 61 (18.37%) Linux
2 23 (6.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (6.02%) Android
4 18 (5.42%) Windows
5 11 (3.31%) Unix
6 8 (2.41%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (1.20%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.60%) AIX
8 2 (0.60%) CentOS
8 2 (0.60%) Solaris
9 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (45.78%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (24.40%) TDD
3 49 (14.76%) Open Source
4 48 (14.46%) BDD
5 47 (14.16%) Test Automation
6 43 (12.95%) DevOps
6 43 (12.95%) Software Engineering
7 38 (11.45%) Scrum
8 36 (10.84%) Microservices
9 23 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (6.33%) SOA
11 20 (6.02%) E-Commerce
12 19 (5.72%) Continuous Delivery
12 19 (5.72%) Digital Marketing
12 19 (5.72%) Programme Management
13 18 (5.42%) Android Development
13 18 (5.42%) MVC
14 17 (5.12%) SDLC
15 16 (4.82%) Coaching
15 16 (4.82%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 82 (24.70%) SQL
2 79 (23.80%) JavaScript
3 42 (12.65%) Python
4 27 (8.13%) Shell Script
5 21 (6.33%) C++
6 11 (3.31%) C#
6 11 (3.31%) Groovy
7 10 (3.01%) Clojure
7 10 (3.01%) PHP
7 10 (3.01%) Ruby
8 9 (2.71%) Bash Shell
8 9 (2.71%) C
8 9 (2.71%) Scala
9 7 (2.11%) Go
10 6 (1.81%) Perl
10 6 (1.81%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.81%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.81%) VB
11 4 (1.20%) Kotlin
11 4 (1.20%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (4.52%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.22%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.92%) Degree
4 4 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.11%) QA
2 6 (1.81%) HL7
3 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 46 (13.86%) Docker
2 1 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.30%) HDFS
2 1 (0.30%) Varnish
2 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (5.72%) Ansible
2 16 (4.82%) Kibana
3 12 (3.61%) Puppet
4 11 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (2.71%) Consul
5 9 (2.71%) Zipkin
6 7 (2.11%) Mesos
7 4 (1.20%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.60%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 2 (0.60%) Packer
9 1 (0.30%) Grafana
9 1 (0.30%) Graphite
Vendors
1 42 (12.65%) Oracle
2 26 (7.83%) SAP
3 12 (3.61%) Red Hat
4 8 (2.41%) Microsoft
5 7 (2.11%) Pega
6 6 (1.81%) FatWire
6 6 (1.81%) hybris
7 5 (1.51%) IBM
7 5 (1.51%) iManage
7 5 (1.51%) Interwoven
7 5 (1.51%) Perforce
7 5 (1.51%) Reuters
8 4 (1.20%) EnterpriseDB
8 4 (1.20%) Google
8 4 (1.20%) MuleSoft
8 4 (1.20%) NetIQ
8 4 (1.20%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.90%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.60%) New Relic
10 2 (0.60%) ServiceNow