The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 43 46 42
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 37 20 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.41% 2.54% 3.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.62% 2.75% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 6 11
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£400 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £319 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £419 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £353 £373
% change year-on-year
+13.47% -5.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.73% -2.85%
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
1023 728 768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.29% 92.50% 90.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 382 363
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 60 56
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.72 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -50.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £45.00 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 4 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 14 £413 - 1
Knutsford - 5 £400 - 2
Chester -7 4 £400 - 6
Crewe -3 1 £325 - 2
Northwich - 1 - -
Java Developer
North West

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title.

1 95 (100.00%) Java
2 58 (61.05%) HTML
3 53 (55.79%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (52.63%) JavaScript
5 41 (43.16%) TDD
6 37 (38.95%) CSS
7 35 (36.84%) J2EE
8 31 (32.63%) Web Services
9 30 (31.58%) SDLC
10 29 (30.53%) SQL
11 27 (28.42%) Spring
12 23 (24.21%) Finance
12 23 (24.21%) jQuery
13 21 (22.11%) JSON
13 21 (22.11%) SOAP
13 21 (22.11%) Relational Database
14 20 (21.05%) Linux
14 20 (21.05%) OO
15 19 (20.00%) JUnit
16 18 (18.95%) OOP
17 15 (15.79%) UNIX
17 15 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
17 15 (15.79%) Security Cleared
17 15 (15.79%) Git (software)
18 14 (14.74%) REST
18 14 (14.74%) Hibernate
18 14 (14.74%) Scrum
18 14 (14.74%) XML
18 14 (14.74%) Ant
19 13 (13.68%) Oracle

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (8.42%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.26%) Node.js
3 4 (4.21%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (4.21%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.05%) Mule
4 1 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.05%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.68%) HTTP
2 12 (12.63%) Internet
3 2 (2.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.11%) Relational Database
2 10 (10.53%) MySQL
2 10 (10.53%) MongoDB
3 9 (9.47%) RDBMS
4 7 (7.37%) Neo4j
5 5 (5.26%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.26%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.21%) Informix
7 2 (2.11%) Big Data
7 2 (2.11%) Couchbase
7 2 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.11%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (20.00%) JUnit
2 15 (15.79%) Git (software)
3 14 (14.74%) Ant
4 10 (10.53%) Cucumber
5 9 (9.47%) Subversion
6 7 (7.37%) Maven
7 5 (5.26%) Selenium
7 5 (5.26%) Jenkins
8 4 (4.21%) Mockito
9 3 (3.16%) Gradle
10 2 (2.11%) JIRA
10 2 (2.11%) Eclipse
11 1 (1.05%) IntelliJ
11 1 (1.05%) Introscope
11 1 (1.05%) Cactus
11 1 (1.05%) SonarQube
11 1 (1.05%) Hudson
11 1 (1.05%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 23 (24.21%) Finance
2 13 (13.68%) Banking
3 1 (1.05%) Retail
3 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.05%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.05%) Private Banking
3 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (61.05%) HTML
2 37 (38.95%) CSS
3 35 (36.84%) J2EE
4 31 (32.63%) Web Services
5 27 (28.42%) Spring
6 23 (24.21%) jQuery
7 21 (22.11%) JSON
7 21 (22.11%) SOAP
8 14 (14.74%) XML
8 14 (14.74%) Hibernate
8 14 (14.74%) REST
9 13 (13.68%) RESTful
9 13 (13.68%) WSDL
10 11 (11.58%) JAX-RS
10 11 (11.58%) AngularJS
11 10 (10.53%) HTML5
12 9 (9.47%) Servlets
12 9 (9.47%) .NET
13 8 (8.42%) Spring MVC
14 7 (7.37%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.16%) Wiki
3 2 (2.11%) Telematics
3 2 (2.11%) User Experience
4 1 (1.05%) Blog
4 1 (1.05%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.05%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.05%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.05%) Linux
2 15 (15.79%) UNIX
3 12 (12.63%) Mac OS X
4 5 (5.26%) Windows Vista
4 5 (5.26%) Mac OS
4 5 (5.26%) Windows
4 5 (5.26%) AIX
4 5 (5.26%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (55.79%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (43.16%) TDD
3 30 (31.58%) SDLC
4 20 (21.05%) OO
5 18 (18.95%) OOP
6 15 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (14.74%) Scrum
8 13 (13.68%) Software Engineering
9 12 (12.63%) MVC
9 12 (12.63%) E-Commerce
9 12 (12.63%) OOD
10 10 (10.53%) Configuration Management
10 10 (10.53%) BDD
11 9 (9.47%) Responsive Web Design
12 8 (8.42%) Integration Testing
12 8 (8.42%) Web Design
12 8 (8.42%) System Integration Testing
12 8 (8.42%) Mentoring
13 7 (7.37%) Waterfall
14 6 (6.32%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 95 (100.00%) Java
2 50 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 29 (30.53%) SQL
4 12 (12.63%) C++
5 8 (8.42%) Ruby
5 8 (8.42%) Python
5 8 (8.42%) C#
6 6 (6.32%) PHP
7 5 (5.26%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.21%) C
8 4 (4.21%) Objective-C
9 3 (3.16%) XPath
9 3 (3.16%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 12 (12.63%) DV Cleared
3 8 (8.42%) Degree
4 1 (1.05%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (13.68%) Oracle
2 8 (8.42%) IBM
3 2 (2.11%) Perforce
3 2 (2.11%) hybris
4 1 (1.05%) Syclo
4 1 (1.05%) SAP
4 1 (1.05%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.05%) Compuware
4 1 (1.05%) HP
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