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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 29 29 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 30 46 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.51% 4.60% 4.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.74% 4.87% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 37 23
Median daily rate £405 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £321 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £472 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £43.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-13.37% +14.66%
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
633 945 716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.19% 94.50% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 660 380
Median daily rate £413 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 38 50
Median hourly rate £15.15 £17.77 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.74% +9.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.15 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £30.40 £43.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +3 9 £431 +1.29% 4
Crewe - 3 - -
Warrington -3 2 £450 +3.15% 2
Knutsford -2 1 £380 -1.93% 1
Northwich - 1 £425 -
Java Developer
North West

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 69 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (60.87%) Spring
3 39 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (52.17%) RESTful
5 33 (47.83%) Web Services
6 25 (36.23%) JSON
7 24 (34.78%) TDD
8 22 (31.88%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (30.43%) Kanban
9 21 (30.43%) JavaScript
10 20 (28.99%) SOAP
10 20 (28.99%) Dropwizard
11 18 (26.09%) XML
12 17 (24.64%) HTML
12 17 (24.64%) Scrum
12 17 (24.64%) AngularJS
13 16 (23.19%) J2EE
13 16 (23.19%) Selenium
13 16 (23.19%) jQuery
14 14 (20.29%) HTML5
14 14 (20.29%) SQL
15 13 (18.84%) E-Commerce
15 13 (18.84%) Pair Programming
15 13 (18.84%) hybris
16 12 (17.39%) Cucumber
16 12 (17.39%) Finance
17 11 (15.94%) ATG
17 11 (15.94%) CMS
17 11 (15.94%) Configuration Management
17 11 (15.94%) Content Management

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 11 (15.94%) CMS
2 4 (5.80%) JBoss
2 4 (5.80%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.90%) PaaS
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) HTTP
2 2 (2.90%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.59%) NoSQL
2 6 (8.70%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.35%) MySQL
4 1 (1.45%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (23.19%) Selenium
2 12 (17.39%) Cucumber
3 8 (11.59%) JUnit
4 7 (10.14%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.80%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.80%) Maven
6 3 (4.35%) JIRA
6 3 (4.35%) Subversion
7 2 (2.90%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.90%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.45%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.45%) Gradle
8 1 (1.45%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.45%) JProfiler
8 1 (1.45%) Mockito
General
1 12 (17.39%) Finance
2 7 (10.14%) Banking
3 2 (2.90%) International Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (60.87%) Spring
2 36 (52.17%) RESTful
3 33 (47.83%) Web Services
4 25 (36.23%) JSON
5 20 (28.99%) Dropwizard
5 20 (28.99%) SOAP
6 18 (26.09%) XML
7 17 (24.64%) AngularJS
7 17 (24.64%) HTML
8 16 (23.19%) J2EE
8 16 (23.19%) jQuery
9 14 (20.29%) HTML5
10 11 (15.94%) CSS
10 11 (15.94%) CSS3
10 11 (15.94%) JAX-WS
10 11 (15.94%) JDBC
10 11 (15.94%) WSDL
11 9 (13.04%) Hibernate
11 9 (13.04%) JAXB
12 8 (11.59%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.45%) RIA
2 1 (1.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.90%) Android
1 2 (2.90%) Linux
2 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (34.78%) TDD
3 22 (31.88%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (30.43%) Kanban
5 17 (24.64%) Scrum
6 13 (18.84%) E-Commerce
6 13 (18.84%) Pair Programming
7 11 (15.94%) Configuration Management
7 11 (15.94%) Content Management
7 11 (15.94%) Dependency Injection
7 11 (15.94%) Enterprise Architecture
7 11 (15.94%) Responsive Web Design
7 11 (15.94%) SDLC
7 11 (15.94%) Technical Architecture
7 11 (15.94%) Test Automation
7 11 (15.94%) Web Development
8 10 (14.49%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (13.04%) AOP
9 9 (13.04%) Integration Testing
9 9 (13.04%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 69 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 14 (20.29%) SQL
4 6 (8.70%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.90%) Groovy
5 2 (2.90%) Perl
5 2 (2.90%) Python
5 2 (2.90%) Ruby
6 1 (1.45%) C#
6 1 (1.45%) C++
6 1 (1.45%) Go
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (18.84%) hybris
2 11 (15.94%) ATG
3 9 (13.04%) Oracle
4 3 (4.35%) IBM
5 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.45%) Apple
6 1 (1.45%) Perforce