Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Java Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 20 November 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.

Senior Java Developer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 110 126
Rank change year-on-year -16 +16 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 14 53 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.48% 1.51% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 1.60% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 41 20
Manchester median daily rate £400 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +5.26% +22.58%
North West median daily rate £425 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -15.00% +5.26% +22.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Manchester median hourly rate - £29.53 -
North West median hourly rate - £29.53 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Contract vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 2777 3305 3602
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.55% 94.37% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1751 2114 2085
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £230 £240 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 80 142
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -7.94% +5.00%
10th Percentile £11.34 £10.23 £10.28
90th Percentile £41.10 £37.75 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £16.11 £20.25
% change year-on-year +17.96% -20.46% +26.25%

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer in Manchester

Senior Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Java Developer in Manchester

Senior Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Java Developer in Manchester

Senior Java Developer
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 Senior Java Developer within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 20 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 +8 9 £400 +60.00%
Senior Java Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Senior Java 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 Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (85.71%) Web Services
3 10 (71.43%) Apache CXF
3 10 (71.43%) Apache Camel
4 9 (64.29%) JUnit
5 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) Open Source
6 3 (21.43%) DevOps
6 3 (21.43%) Spring Boot
6 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (21.43%) Apache
6 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
6 3 (21.43%) Spring
7 2 (14.29%) Maven
7 2 (14.29%) RESTful
7 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
7 2 (14.29%) Coaching
7 2 (14.29%) Microservices
7 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
7 2 (14.29%) Fraud Detection
8 1 (7.14%) Low Latency
8 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (7.14%) hybris
8 1 (7.14%) BDD
8 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 1 (7.14%) Concurrent Programming
8 1 (7.14%) HTML
8 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 1 (7.14%) J2EE

Senior Java 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) JUnit
2 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) Maven
General
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) Web Services
2 10 (71.43%) Apache Camel
2 10 (71.43%) Apache CXF
3 3 (21.43%) Spring
3 3 (21.43%) Spring Boot
4 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 2 (14.29%) RESTful
5 1 (7.14%) HTML
5 1 (7.14%) J2EE
5 1 (7.14%) JSP
5 1 (7.14%) Spring MVC
5 1 (7.14%) Spring Security
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) DevOps
2 3 (21.43%) Open Source
2 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
3 2 (14.29%) Coaching
3 2 (14.29%) Fraud Detection
3 2 (14.29%) Microservices
4 1 (7.14%) BDD
4 1 (7.14%) Concurrent Programming
4 1 (7.14%) Content Management
4 1 (7.14%) E-business
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) Low Latency
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) Pair Programming
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) FatWire
1 1 (7.14%) hybris