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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 26 23 50
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 57 52 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.94% 6.78% 2.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.53% 7.19% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 39 6
Average daily rate £389 £363 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% -18.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+18.24% -7.50%
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
873 723 817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 91.03% 94.26% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 422 407
Average daily rate £400 £388 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +11.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 52 71
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £22.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% -17.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £41.50 £42.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Knutsford +3 13 £413 +10.00% 2
Chester -4 13 £405 +9.75% 6
Warrington -8 5 - - 1
Macclesfield - 1 £220 - 1
Java Developer
North West

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 103 (100.00%) Java
2 59 (57.28%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (52.43%) Spring
4 47 (45.63%) Web Services
5 46 (44.66%) HTML
6 41 (39.81%) JavaScript
7 32 (31.07%) Banking
8 31 (30.10%) CSS
9 30 (29.13%) Finance
10 28 (27.18%) XML
11 27 (26.21%) J2EE
11 27 (26.21%) TDD
11 27 (26.21%) Git (software)
12 26 (25.24%) Scrum
12 26 (25.24%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (24.27%) MVC
13 25 (24.27%) SQL
13 25 (24.27%) SOAP
14 24 (23.30%) RESTful
15 20 (19.42%) HTML5
15 20 (19.42%) Spring MVC
15 20 (19.42%) jQuery
15 20 (19.42%) JSON
16 19 (18.45%) BDD
17 18 (17.48%) Hibernate
18 17 (16.50%) Java EE
19 16 (15.53%) Jenkins
20 15 (14.56%) E-Commerce
21 14 (13.59%) Oracle
21 14 (13.59%) AngularJS

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 13 (12.62%) JBoss
1 13 (12.62%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.85%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.91%) Apache
3 3 (2.91%) Node.js
4 2 (1.94%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (1.94%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.83%) HTTP
2 3 (2.91%) LDAP
3 2 (1.94%) Internet
4 1 (0.97%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.65%) Relational Database
2 8 (7.77%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.85%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.85%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.88%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (3.88%) Redis
5 3 (2.91%) Couchbase
5 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.91%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (26.21%) Git (software)
2 16 (15.53%) Jenkins
3 12 (11.65%) Maven
3 12 (11.65%) Subversion
4 10 (9.71%) JIRA
5 9 (8.74%) JUnit
6 8 (7.77%) Gradle
7 7 (6.80%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.91%) Ant
8 3 (2.91%) Mockito
8 3 (2.91%) Selenium
9 2 (1.94%) Appium
9 2 (1.94%) Calabash
9 2 (1.94%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.94%) Hudson
9 2 (1.94%) Mocha
9 2 (1.94%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.97%) FindBugs
10 1 (0.97%) NetBeans
10 1 (0.97%) SonarQube
General
1 32 (31.07%) Banking
2 30 (29.13%) Finance
3 1 (0.97%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.97%) Private Banking
3 1 (0.97%) Retail
3 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (52.43%) Spring
2 47 (45.63%) Web Services
3 46 (44.66%) HTML
4 31 (30.10%) CSS
5 28 (27.18%) XML
6 27 (26.21%) J2EE
7 25 (24.27%) SOAP
8 24 (23.30%) RESTful
9 20 (19.42%) HTML5
9 20 (19.42%) jQuery
9 20 (19.42%) JSON
9 20 (19.42%) Spring MVC
10 18 (17.48%) Hibernate
11 17 (16.50%) Java EE
12 14 (13.59%) AngularJS
13 9 (8.74%) WSDL
14 8 (7.77%) MyBatis
15 7 (6.80%) D3.js
15 7 (6.80%) XSLT
16 6 (5.83%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.85%) Mobile App
2 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.97%) DTV
3 1 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (0.97%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (0.97%) N-Tier
3 1 (0.97%) Online Banking
3 1 (0.97%) STB
3 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.62%) Linux
2 8 (7.77%) AIX
2 8 (7.77%) Mac OS
2 8 (7.77%) Windows
3 7 (6.80%) Windows Vista
3 7 (6.80%) Windows XP
4 4 (3.88%) Android
4 4 (3.88%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.88%) Unix
5 1 (0.97%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (57.28%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (26.21%) TDD
3 26 (25.24%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (25.24%) Scrum
4 25 (24.27%) MVC
5 19 (18.45%) BDD
6 15 (14.56%) E-Commerce
7 11 (10.68%) SDLC
8 10 (9.71%) OO
9 9 (8.74%) OOP
9 9 (8.74%) Software Engineering
9 9 (8.74%) Waterfall
10 7 (6.80%) Data Protection
11 6 (5.83%) Front End Development
11 6 (5.83%) Unit Testing
12 5 (4.85%) Kanban
12 5 (4.85%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (4.85%) Web Design
13 4 (3.88%) Open Source
13 4 (3.88%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 103 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (39.81%) JavaScript
3 25 (24.27%) SQL
4 10 (9.71%) C++
5 9 (8.74%) C
6 8 (7.77%) Objective-C
7 6 (5.83%) C#
8 2 (1.94%) PHP
8 2 (1.94%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.94%) Python
8 2 (1.94%) Ruby
9 1 (0.97%) Groovy
9 1 (0.97%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (7.77%) Degree
2 6 (5.83%) BC Cleared
2 6 (5.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.97%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (13.59%) Oracle
2 4 (3.88%) IBM
3 2 (1.94%) Perforce
4 1 (0.97%) Apigee
4 1 (0.97%) ATG
4 1 (0.97%) hybris
4 1 (0.97%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.97%) Sybase
4 1 (0.97%) TIBCO
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