Period
to 18 January 2018

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 6 months to 18 January 2018 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
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 3 13
Rank change year-on-year +1 +10 -
Contract jobs citing Java 25 31 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stockport 27.47% 23.31% 12.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.08% 43.66% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 0
Stockport median daily rate £400 £420 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% - -
Manchester median daily rate £436 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.65% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 9
Stockport median hourly rate £40.00 - £37.50
Manchester median hourly rate £40.00 £29.53 £37.50
% change year-on-year +35.48% -21.27% +25.00%

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Stockport with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Stockport
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 52 71 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stockport 57.14% 53.38% 63.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 53 26
Stockport median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% +9.38%
10th Percentile £290 £233 £263
90th Percentile £466 £470 £475
Manchester median daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.00% +3.45% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 15
Stockport median hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.13% -23.33% -
Manchester median hourly rate £18.71 £29.53 £31.25
% change year-on-year -36.63% -5.52% +30.21%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stockport.

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 18 January 2018, 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 16 (64.00%) Web Services
1 16 (64.00%) Apache CXF
1 16 (64.00%) Apache Camel
2 14 (56.00%) JUnit
3 9 (36.00%) SQL
4 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
4 7 (28.00%) Open Source
5 6 (24.00%) Coaching
6 5 (20.00%) Windows
6 5 (20.00%) VB
6 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 5 (20.00%) C#
6 5 (20.00%) C++
6 5 (20.00%) HTML
6 5 (20.00%) WSDL
6 5 (20.00%) WPF
6 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (16.00%) JIRA
7 4 (16.00%) Microservices
7 4 (16.00%) SDLC
7 4 (16.00%) Slack
7 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
7 4 (16.00%) Confluence
7 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
7 4 (16.00%) BDD
7 4 (16.00%) MongoDB
7 4 (16.00%) NoSQL
7 4 (16.00%) Node.js

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 4 (16.00%) Confluence
2 3 (12.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (16.00%) MySQL
1 4 (16.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (56.00%) JUnit
2 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (16.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Developer
2 16 (64.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (32.00%) Senior Developer
3 8 (32.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Java Team Leader
4 6 (24.00%) Lead Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Lead Java Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Team Leader
5 5 (20.00%) C++ Developer
6 4 (16.00%) C++ Software Developer
6 4 (16.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (16.00%) Software Developer
6 4 (16.00%) Software Engineer
7 3 (12.00%) Java Engineer
7 3 (12.00%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (12.00%) JavaScript Engineer
7 3 (12.00%) Senior Java Engineer
7 3 (12.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (64.00%) Apache Camel
1 16 (64.00%) Apache CXF
1 16 (64.00%) Web Services
2 5 (20.00%) HTML
2 5 (20.00%) WPF
2 5 (20.00%) WSDL
3 4 (16.00%) Node.js
3 4 (16.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Open Source
1 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (24.00%) Coaching
3 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (16.00%) BDD
4 4 (16.00%) Microservices
4 4 (16.00%) SDLC
4 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (16.00%) TDD
5 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.00%) DevOps
6 2 (8.00%) Fraud Detection
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) C#
2 5 (20.00%) C++
2 5 (20.00%) VB
3 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance