The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Salford with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Manchester / Salford
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 12 8
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4  
Contract jobs citing Java 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 4.55% 8.33% 9.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.25% 21.43% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £388 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £35.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.87% -10.62%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Salford with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Salford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 16 14 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Salford 72.73% 38.89% 61.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 12
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Salford citing Java as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Salford

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Salford

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Salford region with a requirement for Java.

1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Tomcat
1 5 (62.50%) Open Source
2 4 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (50.00%) Google App Engine
2 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (50.00%) Puppet
2 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (50.00%) Travis CI
2 4 (50.00%) Mongrel
2 4 (50.00%) Apache
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) J2EE
2 4 (50.00%) IIS
2 4 (50.00%) Servlets
2 4 (50.00%) DHCP
2 4 (50.00%) FTP
2 4 (50.00%) HTTP
2 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) SSL
2 4 (50.00%) IBM
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (50.00%) IPsec
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (50.00%) Xen

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in Salford 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 5 (62.50%) Tomcat
2 4 (50.00%) Apache
2 4 (50.00%) IIS
2 4 (50.00%) Jetty
2 4 (50.00%) Mongrel
2 4 (50.00%) nginx
2 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (50.00%) Google App Engine
1 4 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DHCP
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
1 4 (50.00%) FTP
1 4 (50.00%) HTTP
1 4 (50.00%) IPsec
1 4 (50.00%) SSL
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) VoIP
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
1 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
1 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
1 1 (12.50%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (50.00%) Travis CI
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Jasmine
2 1 (12.50%) Mocha
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Android Developer
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) J2EE
1 4 (50.00%) Servlets
2 2 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) CSS3
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5 Canvas
3 1 (12.50%) Node.js
3 1 (12.50%) Pixi.js
3 1 (12.50%) POSIX
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (12.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Open Source
2 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Android Development
3 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (25.00%) Privileged Access Management
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (25.00%) SIEM
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Apple Swift
2 1 (12.50%) Clojure
2 1 (12.50%) Delphi
2 1 (12.50%) ES6
2 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
2 1 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) CISSP
2 2 (25.00%) SANS
2 2 (25.00%) SSCP
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (50.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (25.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Google
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Apple
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) LogRhythm
2 2 (25.00%) Splunk
3 1 (12.50%) Cloudera