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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
North West / Cheshire
Rank 12 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 40 56 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.86% 6.02% 7.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.28% 6.50% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 38 40
Median daily rate £425 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £429 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £45.88 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-13.89% +27.43%

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
483 862 725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.89% 92.59% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 542 412
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £267 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 45 59
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.48 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +6 11 £425 +7.25% 5
Warrington +25 7 £438 +25.00% 2
Knutsford +1 1 £338 -15.88% 1
Runcorn - 1 £375 -
Daresbury - 1 £350 -
Crewe - 1 - -
Java Developer
North West

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 78 (100.00%) Java
2 47 (60.26%) Spring
3 46 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (51.28%) RESTful
5 31 (39.74%) JavaScript
6 30 (38.46%) Web Services
7 25 (32.05%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (28.21%) TDD
9 20 (25.64%) E-Commerce
9 20 (25.64%) AngularJS
10 19 (24.36%) HTML
11 18 (23.08%) REST
12 17 (21.79%) Hibernate
12 17 (21.79%) jQuery
13 16 (20.51%) Scrum
13 16 (20.51%) Dropwizard
14 15 (19.23%) SOAP
15 14 (17.95%) JSON
16 13 (16.67%) CSS
16 13 (16.67%) J2EE
17 11 (14.10%) MySQL
17 11 (14.10%) SQL
18 10 (12.82%) Finance
18 10 (12.82%) Selenium
18 10 (12.82%) Kanban
19 9 (11.54%) Pair Programming
19 9 (11.54%) Oracle
19 9 (11.54%) XML
19 9 (11.54%) OO
19 9 (11.54%) EJB

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 8 (10.26%) CMS
2 3 (3.85%) JBoss
2 3 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.56%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.28%) Apache
4 1 (1.28%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.28%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (1.28%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.56%) PaaS
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) HTTP
1 2 (2.56%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.10%) MySQL
2 7 (8.97%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.41%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.85%) Hazelcast
5 3 (3.85%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.85%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.56%) DB2
7 1 (1.28%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.28%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.28%) JasperReports
7 1 (1.28%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (12.82%) Selenium
2 9 (11.54%) Cucumber
3 8 (10.26%) Git (software)
3 8 (10.26%) JUnit
4 7 (8.97%) Eclipse
5 6 (7.69%) JIRA
6 5 (6.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (6.41%) Bitbucket
6 5 (6.41%) Hudson
6 5 (6.41%) IntelliJ
6 5 (6.41%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.85%) Gradle
7 3 (3.85%) Jasmine
7 3 (3.85%) Maven
7 3 (3.85%) Mockito
8 2 (2.56%) MyEclipse
8 2 (2.56%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.28%) ClearCase
9 1 (1.28%) JProfiler
9 1 (1.28%) Subversion
General
1 10 (12.82%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Back Office
3 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (60.26%) Spring
2 40 (51.28%) RESTful
3 30 (38.46%) Web Services
4 20 (25.64%) AngularJS
5 19 (24.36%) HTML
6 18 (23.08%) REST
7 17 (21.79%) Hibernate
7 17 (21.79%) jQuery
8 16 (20.51%) Dropwizard
9 15 (19.23%) SOAP
10 14 (17.95%) JSON
11 13 (16.67%) CSS
11 13 (16.67%) J2EE
12 9 (11.54%) EJB
12 9 (11.54%) HTML5
12 9 (11.54%) XML
13 8 (10.26%) CSS3
14 7 (8.97%) EJB 3.0
14 7 (8.97%) JPA
14 7 (8.97%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) Client/Server
2 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.56%) Derivative
4 1 (1.28%) Clustering
4 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.28%) DataPower
4 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.28%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (1.28%) PMI
4 1 (1.28%) RIA
4 1 (1.28%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.13%) Android
2 1 (1.28%) Linux
2 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.05%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (28.21%) TDD
4 20 (25.64%) E-Commerce
5 16 (20.51%) Scrum
6 10 (12.82%) Kanban
7 9 (11.54%) Microservices
7 9 (11.54%) OO
7 9 (11.54%) Pair Programming
7 9 (11.54%) SDLC
8 8 (10.26%) Configuration Management
8 8 (10.26%) Content Management
8 8 (10.26%) Dependency Injection
8 8 (10.26%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (10.26%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (10.26%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (10.26%) Test Automation
8 8 (10.26%) Web Development
9 7 (8.97%) Unit Testing
10 6 (7.69%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 78 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (39.74%) JavaScript
3 11 (14.10%) SQL
4 5 (6.41%) Scala
5 4 (5.13%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.85%) C#
6 3 (3.85%) Groovy
6 3 (3.85%) Perl
6 3 (3.85%) Python
7 1 (1.28%) C++
7 1 (1.28%) Go
7 1 (1.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (11.54%) hybris
1 9 (11.54%) Oracle
2 8 (10.26%) ATG
3 2 (2.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.28%) Chordiant
4 1 (1.28%) Google
4 1 (1.28%) IBM
4 1 (1.28%) Kony
4 1 (1.28%) Perforce
4 1 (1.28%) Sybase
4 1 (1.28%) Yahoo!
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