The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Stockport during the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 5 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 11 18 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stockport 28.21% 21.69% -
As % of the Job Titles category 28.21% 22.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 0
Median daily rate £425 £360 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £35.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year +29.57% -8.38%  

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 39 81 37
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stockport 100.00% 97.59% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 68 26
Median daily rate £350 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £575 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.46% +140.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £32.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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 28 June 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 18 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) JUnit
3 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
4 7 (38.89%) Apache Camel
4 7 (38.89%) DevOps
4 7 (38.89%) Maven
4 7 (38.89%) Apache CXF
4 7 (38.89%) XML
5 6 (33.33%) HTML
5 6 (33.33%) CSS
5 6 (33.33%) Scrum
5 6 (33.33%) HTML5
6 5 (27.78%) Swing
6 5 (27.78%) Web Services
6 5 (27.78%) OO
7 4 (22.22%) SQL
7 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
8 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 3 (16.67%) JIRA
8 3 (16.67%) J2EE
8 3 (16.67%) Apache
8 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
9 2 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
9 2 (11.11%) XSLT
9 2 (11.11%) Servlets
9 2 (11.11%) SOAP

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 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) HTTP
1 2 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (61.11%) JUnit
2 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 7 (38.89%) Maven
4 3 (16.67%) JIRA
5 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
6 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
6 1 (5.56%) Jasmine
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Apache Camel
1 7 (38.89%) Apache CXF
1 7 (38.89%) XML
2 6 (33.33%) CSS
2 6 (33.33%) HTML
2 6 (33.33%) HTML5
3 5 (27.78%) Swing
3 5 (27.78%) Web Services
4 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 3 (16.67%) J2EE
5 2 (11.11%) JSON
5 2 (11.11%) Node.js
5 2 (11.11%) REST
5 2 (11.11%) Restlet
5 2 (11.11%) Servlets
5 2 (11.11%) SOAP
5 2 (11.11%) XSLT
6 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
6 1 (5.56%) jQuery
6 1 (5.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.56%) iPad
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) AIX
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) DevOps
3 6 (33.33%) Scrum
4 5 (27.78%) OO
5 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 2 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (11.11%) Open Source
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum-ban
7 1 (5.56%) Case Management
7 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Microservices
7 1 (5.56%) Service Design
7 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle
1 1 (5.56%) Pega
1 1 (5.56%) Red Hat