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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 26 39 42
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 43 37 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.80% 3.43% 3.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.30% 3.59% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 27 15
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £363 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £497 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £42.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +23.52%
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
682 1030 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.04% 95.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 661 425
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 45 67
Median hourly rate £14.86 £16.16 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% +5.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £33.00 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +20 27 £450 +20.00% 2
Warrington +5 5 £400 -7.24% 2
Java Developer
North West

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 115 (100.00%) Java
2 55 (47.83%) Web Services
3 51 (44.35%) Spring
4 50 (43.48%) XML
5 47 (40.87%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (37.39%) Oracle
7 42 (36.52%) Finance
8 39 (33.91%) J2EE
8 39 (33.91%) SQL
9 37 (32.17%) SOAP
10 30 (26.09%) JDBC
11 29 (25.22%) TDD
11 29 (25.22%) RESTful
12 26 (22.61%) Software Engineering
12 26 (22.61%) JSON
13 25 (21.74%) PL/SQL
14 24 (20.87%) HTML
14 24 (20.87%) WSDL
14 24 (20.87%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (20.87%) JAX-WS
15 23 (20.00%) Kanban
15 23 (20.00%) Waterfall
15 23 (20.00%) Oracle Database
16 22 (19.13%) JavaScript
17 21 (18.26%) System Integration Testing
17 21 (18.26%) Integration Testing
17 21 (18.26%) User Acceptance Testing
18 20 (17.39%) Banking
19 19 (16.52%) AOP
19 19 (16.52%) JAXB

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 16 (13.91%) WebSphere
2 15 (13.04%) JBoss
3 8 (6.96%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (6.09%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.48%) CMS
6 3 (2.61%) Apache
7 2 (1.74%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (1.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (3.48%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.87%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.30%) HTTP
2 2 (1.74%) Internet
3 1 (0.87%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (6.09%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.48%) MySQL
3 4 (3.48%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.87%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.87%) JasperReports
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (11.30%) Selenium
2 11 (9.57%) Jenkins
2 11 (9.57%) JIRA
2 11 (9.57%) JUnit
3 9 (7.83%) Maven
3 9 (7.83%) Subversion
4 8 (6.96%) Cucumber
5 6 (5.22%) Git (software)
6 5 (4.35%) Mercurial
7 4 (3.48%) SpecFlow
7 4 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.48%) TestComplete
8 2 (1.74%) Checkstyle
8 2 (1.74%) FindBugs
8 2 (1.74%) Gradle
8 2 (1.74%) Mockito
8 2 (1.74%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 42 (36.52%) Finance
2 20 (17.39%) Banking
3 5 (4.35%) International Banking
3 5 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.87%) Advertising
4 1 (0.87%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.87%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (47.83%) Web Services
2 51 (44.35%) Spring
3 50 (43.48%) XML
4 39 (33.91%) J2EE
5 37 (32.17%) SOAP
6 30 (26.09%) JDBC
7 29 (25.22%) RESTful
8 26 (22.61%) JSON
9 24 (20.87%) HTML
9 24 (20.87%) JAX-WS
9 24 (20.87%) WSDL
10 19 (16.52%) JAXB
11 17 (14.78%) Apache Camel
12 15 (13.04%) HTML5
13 14 (12.17%) CSS
13 14 (12.17%) XSLT
14 12 (10.43%) Middleware
15 11 (9.57%) AngularJS
16 9 (7.83%) jQuery
17 7 (6.09%) POJO
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (1.74%) N-Tier
1 2 (1.74%) Online Banking
1 2 (1.74%) Wiki
2 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
2 1 (0.87%) Digital Media
2 1 (0.87%) IVR
2 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
2 1 (0.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.22%) Linux
2 4 (3.48%) Windows
3 2 (1.74%) Android
3 2 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.87%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (40.87%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (25.22%) TDD
3 26 (22.61%) Software Engineering
4 24 (20.87%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (20.00%) Kanban
5 23 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 21 (18.26%) Integration Testing
6 21 (18.26%) System Integration Testing
6 21 (18.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 19 (16.52%) AOP
8 13 (11.30%) BDD
9 11 (9.57%) Scrum
10 9 (7.83%) MVC
10 9 (7.83%) Test Automation
11 7 (6.09%) DevOps
11 7 (6.09%) E-Commerce
11 7 (6.09%) Extreme Programming
11 7 (6.09%) Web Development
12 6 (5.22%) Pair Programming
13 5 (4.35%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 115 (100.00%) Java
2 39 (33.91%) SQL
3 25 (21.74%) PL/SQL
4 22 (19.13%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.61%) C++
6 2 (1.74%) C
6 2 (1.74%) Python
6 2 (1.74%) Ruby
6 2 (1.74%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.87%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (6.09%) Degree
2 2 (1.74%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.74%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.87%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.74%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) Puppet
2 1 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 43 (37.39%) Oracle
2 14 (12.17%) IBM
3 6 (5.22%) hybris
4 4 (3.48%) ATG
4 4 (3.48%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.48%) Sybase
4 4 (3.48%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.74%) Apple
5 2 (1.74%) Axway
5 2 (1.74%) Perforce
5 2 (1.74%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.87%) Google
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