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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 8 4
Rank change year-on-year -7 -4  
Contract jobs citing Java 7 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 10.00% 28.26% 21.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.59% 35.14% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 2
Median daily rate £550 £425 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.41% +1.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £325 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £460 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.75 £38.13
% change year-on-year +5.80% +1.63%  

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 34 37 11
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Salford 48.57% 80.43% 47.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 28 8
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

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

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Salford over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Salford

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 6 (60.00%) Linux
1 6 (60.00%) HTTP
1 6 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (50.00%) Open Source
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) IPsec
3 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (40.00%) Google
3 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 4 (40.00%) Xen
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (40.00%) Jetty
3 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (40.00%) nginx
3 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
3 4 (40.00%) SSL
3 4 (40.00%) IBM
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) DHCP
3 4 (40.00%) FTP
3 4 (40.00%) Apache
3 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) J2EE

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 4 (40.00%) Apache
1 4 (40.00%) IIS
1 4 (40.00%) Jetty
1 4 (40.00%) Mongrel
1 4 (40.00%) nginx
1 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (40.00%) Google App Engine
2 4 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (10.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) HTTP
2 4 (40.00%) DHCP
2 4 (40.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) FTP
2 4 (40.00%) IPsec
2 4 (40.00%) SSL
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (10.00%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (40.00%) Travis CI
2 2 (20.00%) JUnit
3 1 (10.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) Mocha
General
1 2 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Scala Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Android Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Android Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Android Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Scala Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) J2EE
1 4 (40.00%) Servlets
2 3 (30.00%) JSON
2 3 (30.00%) REST
2 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (20.00%) Pixi.js
3 2 (20.00%) RESTful
3 2 (20.00%) WebGL
3 2 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) XSLT
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5 Canvas
4 1 (10.00%) React
4 1 (10.00%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (10.00%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Games
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Android
3 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) Open Source
2 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) Android Development
3 3 (30.00%) BDD
3 3 (30.00%) High Availability
4 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (20.00%) OOP
4 2 (20.00%) Patch Management
4 2 (20.00%) Security Operations
4 2 (20.00%) SIEM
4 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Scala
2 2 (20.00%) ES6
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Apple Swift
3 1 (10.00%) Clojure
3 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) CISSP
2 2 (20.00%) SANS
2 2 (20.00%) SSCP
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (40.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Puppet
2 2 (20.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Google
1 4 (40.00%) IBM
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Apple
2 2 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) LogRhythm
2 2 (20.00%) Splunk
2 2 (20.00%) Twitter
3 1 (10.00%) Cloudera