The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stockport 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 28 April 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 / Stockport
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 9 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 -  
Contract jobs citing Java 12 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stockport 38.71% 12.96% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.44% 35.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Median daily rate £350 £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +1.81% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% -5.00%  

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 Stockport with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Stockport
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 27 20 15
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stockport 87.10% 37.04% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 12
Median daily rate £325 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £425 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stockport 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 Stockport

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Stockport

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Stockport

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Stockport region with a requirement for Java.

1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (44.44%) HTML
2 8 (44.44%) HTML5
3 7 (38.89%) Gradle
3 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
3 7 (38.89%) DevOps
4 6 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 6 (33.33%) Maven
4 6 (33.33%) XML
5 5 (27.78%) CSS
5 5 (27.78%) Finance
5 5 (27.78%) Scrum
6 4 (22.22%) OO
6 4 (22.22%) Swing
6 4 (22.22%) Eclipse
6 4 (22.22%) JUnit
6 4 (22.22%) Spring
7 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
7 3 (16.67%) J2EE
7 3 (16.67%) Linux
7 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
7 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 3 (16.67%) Ruby
7 3 (16.67%) JIRA
7 3 (16.67%) SWT
7 3 (16.67%) OSGi
8 2 (11.11%) Scrum-ban
8 2 (11.11%) REST
8 2 (11.11%) JSON

Java
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%) WebLogic
2 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) HTTP
1 2 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Gradle
1 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
2 6 (33.33%) Maven
3 4 (22.22%) Eclipse
3 4 (22.22%) JUnit
4 3 (16.67%) JIRA
5 2 (11.11%) Subversion
6 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 14 (77.78%) Java Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Angular Developer
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) AWS Developer
5 1 (5.56%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Support
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) UI Developer
5 1 (5.56%) UI/UX Developer
5 1 (5.56%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) HTML
1 8 (44.44%) HTML5
2 6 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 6 (33.33%) XML
3 5 (27.78%) CSS
4 4 (22.22%) Spring
4 4 (22.22%) Swing
5 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 3 (16.67%) J2EE
5 3 (16.67%) OSGi
5 3 (16.67%) SWT
6 2 (11.11%) JSON
6 2 (11.11%) REST
6 2 (11.11%) Restlet
6 2 (11.11%) Servlets
6 2 (11.11%) SOAP
6 2 (11.11%) XSLT
6 2 (11.11%) ZK
7 1 (5.56%) Ajax
7 1 (5.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Clustering
1 2 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.56%) iPad
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) DevOps
3 5 (27.78%) Scrum
4 4 (22.22%) OO
5 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) CRM
6 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 2 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.11%) MVVM
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum-ban
7 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Microservices
7 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (16.67%) Ruby
3 2 (11.11%) Groovy
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Python
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Ansible
2 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef