The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Stockport during the 3 months to 29 March 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 Developer
Manchester / Stockport
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 13 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stockport 24.24% 6.52% -
As % of the Job Titles category 25.00% 6.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £350 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.12% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £43.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year -5.71% +15.13%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Stockport. 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
Stockport
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32 43 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stockport 96.97% 93.48% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 38 11
Median daily rate £275 £383 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.10% +16.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £530 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £9.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stockport that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Stockport

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Stockport

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in Stockport

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 Stockport region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 7 (41.18%) Scrum
4 7 (41.18%) DevOps
4 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
5 6 (35.29%) Finance
6 5 (29.41%) HTML
6 5 (29.41%) CSS
6 5 (29.41%) MySQL
6 5 (29.41%) JUnit
6 5 (29.41%) XML
6 5 (29.41%) Linux
6 5 (29.41%) Maven
6 5 (29.41%) HTML5
6 5 (29.41%) Gradle
7 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
7 4 (23.53%) Node.js
7 4 (23.53%) Spring
7 4 (23.53%) OO
7 4 (23.53%) Swing
8 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
8 3 (17.65%) SQL
8 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
8 3 (17.65%) Eclipse
8 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
8 3 (17.65%) Clustering
8 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
8 3 (17.65%) Ruby

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport 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 (17.65%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
1 1 (5.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) MySQL
2 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
3 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
3 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
2 5 (29.41%) Gradle
2 5 (29.41%) JUnit
2 5 (29.41%) Maven
3 3 (17.65%) Eclipse
3 3 (17.65%) JIRA
4 2 (11.76%) Subversion
5 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
5 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) CSS
1 5 (29.41%) HTML
1 5 (29.41%) HTML5
1 5 (29.41%) XML
2 4 (23.53%) Node.js
2 4 (23.53%) Spring
2 4 (23.53%) Swing
3 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
3 3 (17.65%) REST
4 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
4 2 (11.76%) J2EE
4 2 (11.76%) ZK
5 1 (5.88%) Akka
5 1 (5.88%) Apache Camel
5 1 (5.88%) Dropwizard
5 1 (5.88%) jQuery
5 1 (5.88%) JSP
5 1 (5.88%) Servlets
5 1 (5.88%) SOAP
5 1 (5.88%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) iPad
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) DevOps
2 7 (41.18%) Scrum
3 4 (23.53%) OO
4 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.76%) CRM
5 2 (11.76%) Kanban
5 2 (11.76%) MVVM
5 2 (11.76%) Open Source
6 1 (5.88%) BDD
6 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.88%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (5.88%) Microservices
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum-ban
6 1 (5.88%) SDLC
6 1 (5.88%) TDD
6 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) Groovy
3 3 (17.65%) Ruby
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
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