Period
to 25 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java/J2EE Developer was £310 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 J2EE Developer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 133 137
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 1 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.036% 0.44% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.46% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 7
Manchester median daily rate £310 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.85% +3.13% +10.34%
10th Percentile £305 £364 £361
90th Percentile £315 £438 £450
North West median daily rate £469 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +13.64% +3.13% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2637 3467 3121
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 93.94% 94.96% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1595 2049 1744
Manchester median daily rate £375 £390 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +9.09% +5.93%
10th Percentile £219 £225 £214
90th Percentile £544 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 80 121
Manchester median hourly rate £15.50 £14.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.08% +5.36% -6.67%
10th Percentile £10.88 £10.18 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £33.98 £36.25
North West median hourly rate £21.50 £18.99 £18.47
% change year-on-year +13.20% +2.83% +8.65%

Java/J2EE Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Java/J2EE Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Java/J2EE Developer in Manchester

Java/J2EE Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java/J2EE Developer in Manchester

Java/J2EE Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java/J2EE Developer in Manchester

Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, Java/J2EE Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) RAD
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) JPA
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) JProfiler
1 1 (100.00%) Gradle

Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Gradle
1 1 (100.00%) JProfiler
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) JPA
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) RAD
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce