Period
to 19 August 2019

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 19 August 2019 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
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 6 10
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4 -4
Contract jobs citing Java 295 435 313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 10.42% 13.38% 10.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.36% 29.19% 26.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 288 206
Manchester median daily rate £438 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -1.16% +1.18%
10th Percentile £354 £356 £325
90th Percentile £600 £616 £575
North West median daily rate £450 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 16
Manchester median hourly rate £13.54 £42.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.77% +1.82% +42.18%
10th Percentile £12.83 £40.60 £37.50
90th Percentile £14.24 £138.60 £49.38
North West median hourly rate £30.00 £42.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -28.57% -1.18% +46.49%

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 1,263 1,490 1,192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 44.60% 45.85% 41.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 898 1,033 801
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £268
90th Percentile £575 £551 £513
North West median daily rate £423 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.63% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 26 48
Manchester median hourly rate £13.60 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.15% - +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.62 £12.75 £11.75
90th Percentile £38.00 £43.75 £45.00
North West median hourly rate £41.00 £36.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +13.10% -9.38% +40.35%

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 19 August 2019.

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 19 August 2019. 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
Salford +6 4 £435 +2.35% 11
Stockport 0 2 £350 -18.84% 7
Altrincham -3 2 £425 +8.97% 9
Bury - 2 £475 - 1
Rochdale - 1 - -
Java
North West

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, 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.

1 164 (55.59%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (29.49%) Microservices
3 84 (28.47%) TDD
4 83 (28.14%) JavaScript
5 77 (26.10%) Amazon AWS
6 75 (25.42%) Test Automation
7 71 (24.07%) Jenkins
8 70 (23.73%) DevOps
9 69 (23.39%) Spring
10 64 (21.69%) Java 8
11 58 (19.66%) Linux
12 55 (18.64%) Docker
13 52 (17.63%) AngularJS
14 47 (15.93%) BDD
15 43 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
16 42 (14.24%) MongoDB
17 41 (13.90%) Public Sector
18 40 (13.56%) REST
18 40 (13.56%) Spring Boot
18 40 (13.56%) .NET
18 40 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
19 37 (12.54%) SQL
20 35 (11.86%) Scrum
21 34 (11.53%) Web Services
21 34 (11.53%) Kubernetes
22 32 (10.85%) Configuration Management
23 31 (10.51%) Selenium
23 31 (10.51%) Open Source
24 30 (10.17%) Git (software)
24 30 (10.17%) Security Cleared

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 13 (4.41%) CMS
2 12 (4.07%) Apache Spark
3 10 (3.39%) Apache
4 8 (2.71%) nginx
4 8 (2.71%) WebSphere
5 7 (2.37%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.03%) Confluence
7 4 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.36%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.02%) Camunda
8 3 (1.02%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (1.02%) IIS
8 3 (1.02%) Jetty
8 3 (1.02%) Mongrel
9 2 (0.68%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.68%) Drupal
9 2 (0.68%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.68%) WordPress
10 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.34%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Magento
2 1 (0.34%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 77 (26.10%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (6.44%) Google Cloud Platform
4 18 (6.10%) GitHub
5 15 (5.08%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (3.05%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (2.71%) Serverless
8 7 (2.37%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (1.69%) IBM Blueworks
11 4 (1.36%) Amazon Kinesis
12 3 (1.02%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.68%) npm
13 2 (0.68%) SaaS
14 1 (0.34%) AWS CodePipeline
14 1 (0.34%) BrowserStack
14 1 (0.34%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 1 (0.34%) Slack
14 1 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.15%) HTTP
2 16 (5.42%) DNS
3 15 (5.08%) TCP/IP
4 13 (4.41%) SSL
5 12 (4.07%) DHCP
5 12 (4.07%) FTP
6 11 (3.73%) IPsec
7 4 (1.36%) Internet
8 1 (0.34%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.34%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (14.24%) MongoDB
2 20 (6.78%) MySQL
2 20 (6.78%) NoSQL
3 16 (5.42%) Relational Database
4 12 (4.07%) Hadoop
5 10 (3.39%) Big Data
6 9 (3.05%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (3.05%) Oracle Database
7 8 (2.71%) RDBMS
8 7 (2.37%) Apache Hive
8 7 (2.37%) Neo4j
9 6 (2.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (1.69%) DB2
11 4 (1.36%) HBase
11 4 (1.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 4 (1.36%) SQL Server
12 3 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.02%) Impala
12 3 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.02%) Presto
Development Applications
1 71 (24.07%) Jenkins
2 31 (10.51%) Selenium
3 30 (10.17%) Cucumber
3 30 (10.17%) Git (software)
4 23 (7.80%) JIRA
5 22 (7.46%) Mockito
6 21 (7.12%) Maven
7 16 (5.42%) JUnit
8 14 (4.75%) WebDriver
9 13 (4.41%) JMeter
10 12 (4.07%) Sonatype Nexus
11 11 (3.73%) Gradle
12 10 (3.39%) Artifactory
12 10 (3.39%) Travis CI
13 9 (3.05%) SonarQube
13 9 (3.05%) Subversion
14 8 (2.71%) Ant
15 7 (2.37%) GitLab
16 6 (2.03%) Jasmine
17 5 (1.69%) Gatling
General
1 41 (13.90%) Public Sector
2 26 (8.81%) Finance
3 20 (6.78%) Banking
4 8 (2.71%) Retail
5 6 (2.03%) Law
6 4 (1.36%) Advertising
6 4 (1.36%) Automotive
6 4 (1.36%) Back Office
6 4 (1.36%) Legal
6 4 (1.36%) Marketing
7 2 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 179 (60.68%) Developer
2 137 (46.44%) Java Developer
3 26 (8.81%) DevOps Engineer
4 22 (7.46%) Agile Developer
4 22 (7.46%) Agile Java Developer
4 22 (7.46%) Full Stack Developer
5 19 (6.44%) Senior Developer
6 17 (5.76%) Senior Java Developer
7 15 (5.08%) Tester
8 12 (4.07%) Automation Tester
9 10 (3.39%) Angular Developer
10 9 (3.05%) Architect
11 8 (2.71%) AWS Developer
11 8 (2.71%) Consultant
11 8 (2.71%) Senior DevOps
11 8 (2.71%) Software Engineer
12 7 (2.37%) Analyst
12 7 (2.37%) Android Developer
12 7 (2.37%) JavaScript Developer
12 7 (2.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (23.39%) Spring
2 52 (17.63%) AngularJS
3 40 (13.56%) .NET
3 40 (13.56%) REST
3 40 (13.56%) Spring Boot
4 34 (11.53%) Web Services
5 24 (8.14%) HTML
5 24 (8.14%) Node.js
6 23 (7.80%) CSS
6 23 (7.80%) RESTful
7 19 (6.44%) React
8 18 (6.10%) J2EE
9 16 (5.42%) ActiveMQ
10 15 (5.08%) Hibernate
11 14 (4.75%) JAX-RS
11 14 (4.75%) XML
12 13 (4.41%) jQuery
13 12 (4.07%) Kafka
13 12 (4.07%) SOAP
14 10 (3.39%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.07%) Mobile App
2 11 (3.73%) User Experience
3 10 (3.39%) Public Cloud
4 9 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (2.03%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (1.69%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.36%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.36%) EPoS
7 4 (1.36%) Robotics
7 4 (1.36%) Tandem
8 3 (1.02%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.68%) Life Science
9 2 (0.68%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.34%) BBC
10 1 (0.34%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.34%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.34%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 58 (19.66%) Linux
2 24 (8.14%) Unix
3 18 (6.10%) Mac OS X
4 11 (3.73%) Android
5 10 (3.39%) CentOS
5 10 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (3.39%) Ubuntu
6 9 (3.05%) Windows
7 7 (2.37%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.36%) Windows Server
8 4 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.34%) MVS
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.34%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (55.59%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (29.49%) Microservices
3 84 (28.47%) TDD
4 75 (25.42%) Test Automation
5 70 (23.73%) DevOps
6 47 (15.93%) BDD
7 40 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (11.86%) Scrum
9 32 (10.85%) Configuration Management
10 31 (10.51%) Open Source
11 24 (8.14%) OOP
11 24 (8.14%) Software Engineering
12 22 (7.46%) Web Development
13 21 (7.12%) Problem-Solving
14 20 (6.78%) OO
15 18 (6.10%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 18 (6.10%) E-Commerce
15 18 (6.10%) Infrastructure as Code
15 18 (6.10%) Pair Programming
15 18 (6.10%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 83 (28.14%) JavaScript
2 64 (21.69%) Java 8
3 37 (12.54%) SQL
4 30 (10.17%) Python
5 25 (8.47%) Scala
6 17 (5.76%) C#
7 14 (4.75%) Groovy
8 9 (3.05%) PHP
9 8 (2.71%) Go
9 8 (2.71%) Ruby
9 8 (2.71%) Shell Script
9 8 (2.71%) TypeScript
10 7 (2.37%) Bash Shell
11 6 (2.03%) C++
12 5 (1.69%) ES6
13 4 (1.36%) Kotlin
13 4 (1.36%) VB
13 4 (1.36%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.02%) ES7
14 3 (1.02%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (10.17%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.41%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.05%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (1.69%) Degree
5 4 (1.36%) AWS Certification
5 4 (1.36%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.68%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.34%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.34%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.08%) QA
2 2 (0.68%) GxP
3 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.34%) PSD2
3 1 (0.34%) WCAG
System Software
1 55 (18.64%) Docker
2 7 (2.37%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.02%) Xen
4 2 (0.68%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.68%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.68%) RACF
5 1 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.34%) BusyBox
5 1 (0.34%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 34 (11.53%) Kubernetes
2 29 (9.83%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (7.46%) Ansible
4 20 (6.78%) Puppet
5 19 (6.44%) Terraform
6 13 (4.41%) Prometheus
7 10 (3.39%) Nagios
8 8 (2.71%) Grafana
9 4 (1.36%) Oracle Identity Management
10 3 (1.02%) Oozie
10 3 (1.02%) Salt
11 2 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
12 1 (0.34%) CFEngine
12 1 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.34%) HP ALM
12 1 (0.34%) Istio
12 1 (0.34%) Kibana
12 1 (0.34%) logstash
12 1 (0.34%) Nessus
12 1 (0.34%) systemd
Vendors
1 26 (8.81%) Oracle
2 14 (4.75%) Google
2 14 (4.75%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.73%) IBM
4 7 (2.37%) Splunk
5 6 (2.03%) Pega
5 6 (2.03%) SnapLogic
5 6 (2.03%) Twitter
6 5 (1.69%) Facebook
6 5 (1.69%) YouTube
7 4 (1.36%) webMethods
8 3 (1.02%) HP
8 3 (1.02%) VMware
9 2 (0.68%) Cypress Semiconductor
9 2 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.68%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.34%) hybris
10 1 (0.34%) Micro Focus
10 1 (0.34%) Sage
10 1 (0.34%) SAP