The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 28 21 44
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 70 78 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.34% 7.68% 3.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.82% 8.01% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 50 10
Median daily rate £369 £388 £382
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.83% +1.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £312 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £425 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +8.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.60 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.67% +8.28%
Java Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1027 974 748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.03% 95.87% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 701 588 368
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 57 57
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.16 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.46% -53.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.25 £11.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheshire region that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +5 29 £361 -6.77% 1
Knutsford -6 13 £388 +3.33% 1
Warrington -18 9 £375 -6.25% 2
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Java Developer
North West

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 Cheshire region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 126 (100.00%) Java
2 60 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (46.83%) Spring
4 54 (42.86%) Web Services
5 43 (34.13%) XML
6 41 (32.54%) Finance
7 39 (30.95%) Banking
8 36 (28.57%) HTML
9 35 (27.78%) JavaScript
10 34 (26.98%) TDD
11 33 (26.19%) Oracle
12 32 (25.40%) J2EE
13 29 (23.02%) CSS
14 28 (22.22%) RESTful
15 26 (20.63%) SOAP
16 25 (19.84%) SQL
16 25 (19.84%) MVC
16 25 (19.84%) Continuous Integration
17 22 (17.46%) JSON
17 22 (17.46%) HTML5
17 22 (17.46%) JBoss
18 20 (15.87%) Scrum
19 19 (15.08%) Git (software)
20 18 (14.29%) WebSphere
21 16 (12.70%) Java EE
21 16 (12.70%) jQuery
21 16 (12.70%) BDD
21 16 (12.70%) JUnit
22 15 (11.90%) JDBC
22 15 (11.90%) IBM

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 22 (17.46%) JBoss
2 18 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 7 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.76%) Apache
5 5 (3.97%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (3.17%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (2.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (2.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.14%) HTTP
2 4 (3.17%) LDAP
3 3 (2.38%) Internet
4 1 (0.79%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.79%) Network Security
4 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 6 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.97%) MySQL
5 4 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.38%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.59%) Redis
7 2 (1.59%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.79%) JasperReports
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 19 (15.08%) Git (software)
2 16 (12.70%) JUnit
3 15 (11.90%) Jenkins
3 15 (11.90%) JIRA
4 12 (9.52%) Maven
5 10 (7.94%) Subversion
6 9 (7.14%) Gradle
7 8 (6.35%) Cucumber
7 8 (6.35%) Selenium
8 5 (3.97%) Mockito
9 3 (2.38%) Ant
9 3 (2.38%) Checkstyle
9 3 (2.38%) FindBugs
9 3 (2.38%) Mercurial
9 3 (2.38%) SonarQube
9 3 (2.38%) SpecFlow
9 3 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.38%) TestComplete
10 2 (1.59%) Hudson
11 1 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
General
1 41 (32.54%) Finance
2 39 (30.95%) Banking
3 3 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.79%) Advertising
4 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.79%) Retail
4 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (46.83%) Spring
2 54 (42.86%) Web Services
3 43 (34.13%) XML
4 36 (28.57%) HTML
5 32 (25.40%) J2EE
6 29 (23.02%) CSS
7 28 (22.22%) RESTful
8 26 (20.63%) SOAP
9 22 (17.46%) HTML5
9 22 (17.46%) JSON
10 16 (12.70%) Java EE
10 16 (12.70%) jQuery
11 15 (11.90%) JDBC
12 14 (11.11%) Spring MVC
13 12 (9.52%) Middleware
14 11 (8.73%) AngularJS
15 10 (7.94%) Apache Camel
15 10 (7.94%) REST
16 9 (7.14%) Hibernate
16 9 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.97%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.38%) N-Tier
2 3 (2.38%) Online Banking
3 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.79%) Digital Media
3 1 (0.79%) DTV
3 1 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (0.79%) IVR
3 1 (0.79%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (0.79%) STB
3 1 (0.79%) User Experience
3 1 (0.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.94%) Linux
2 6 (4.76%) Windows
3 4 (3.17%) Android
4 3 (2.38%) AIX
4 3 (2.38%) Mac OS
4 3 (2.38%) Windows Vista
4 3 (2.38%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.59%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (26.98%) TDD
3 25 (19.84%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (19.84%) MVC
4 20 (15.87%) Scrum
5 16 (12.70%) BDD
6 14 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 14 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 10 (7.94%) Kanban
8 9 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 8 (6.35%) Integration Testing
9 8 (6.35%) OO
9 8 (6.35%) System Integration Testing
9 8 (6.35%) Web Development
10 6 (4.76%) Front End Development
10 6 (4.76%) OOP
10 6 (4.76%) SDLC
10 6 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (3.97%) SOA
11 5 (3.97%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 126 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 25 (19.84%) SQL
4 9 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 8 (6.35%) C
5 8 (6.35%) C++
6 5 (3.97%) C#
7 3 (2.38%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.59%) Python
8 2 (1.59%) Ruby
9 1 (0.79%) Groovy
9 1 (0.79%) Perl
9 1 (0.79%) PHP
9 1 (0.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (7.94%) Degree
2 6 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.17%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (26.19%) Oracle
2 15 (11.90%) IBM
3 6 (4.76%) Sybase
3 6 (4.76%) TIBCO
4 3 (2.38%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.38%) Perforce
5 2 (1.59%) Axway
5 2 (1.59%) Google
5 2 (1.59%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.79%) ATG
6 1 (0.79%) hybris
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