The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 44 51 39
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 31 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.66% 1.46% 2.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.04% 1.61% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 10
Average daily rate £388 £373 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.02% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £286 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £379 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
767 684 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 90.66% 91.08% 91.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 323 310
Average daily rate £375 £350 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £220 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 45 27
Average hourly rate £31.56 £19.75 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.77% -31.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Java Developer
North West

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chester +4 22 £376 -0.52% 4
Warrington -3 1 £440 +18.91% 4
Crewe - - - -
Ellesmere Port - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Nantwich - - - -
Java Developer
North West

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 50 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (60.00%) Spring
3 21 (42.00%) TDD
4 19 (38.00%) Web Services
4 19 (38.00%) XML
5 17 (34.00%) SQL
5 17 (34.00%) HTML
5 17 (34.00%) J2EE
5 17 (34.00%) Oracle
5 17 (34.00%) Oracle Database
6 16 (32.00%) CSS
6 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (30.00%) RESTful
7 15 (30.00%) JavaScript
8 12 (24.00%) JAXB
9 11 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (22.00%) JiBX
10 9 (18.00%) jQuery
10 9 (18.00%) JSON
10 9 (18.00%) E-Commerce
10 9 (18.00%) JDBC
11 8 (16.00%) Scrum
11 8 (16.00%) Relational Database
11 8 (16.00%) CSS3
12 7 (14.00%) Hibernate
12 7 (14.00%) HTML5
12 7 (14.00%) SOAP
12 7 (14.00%) Apache
12 7 (14.00%) HTTP
13 6 (12.00%) Finance

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 7 (14.00%) Apache
2 3 (6.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (6.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.00%) Apache Solr
3 2 (4.00%) Mule
4 1 (2.00%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) HTTP
2 3 (6.00%) SMTP
3 1 (2.00%) Internet
3 1 (2.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.00%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (16.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.00%) Redis
5 2 (4.00%) Informix
5 2 (4.00%) DB2
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.00%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.00%) CouchDB
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.00%) JIRA
1 3 (6.00%) Subversion
1 3 (6.00%) Maven
1 3 (6.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (6.00%) Selenium
1 3 (6.00%) JUnit
2 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.00%) Gradle
3 1 (2.00%) Hudson
3 1 (2.00%) NetBeans
3 1 (2.00%) Ant
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (60.00%) Spring
2 19 (38.00%) Web Services
2 19 (38.00%) XML
3 17 (34.00%) HTML
3 17 (34.00%) J2EE
4 16 (32.00%) CSS
5 15 (30.00%) RESTful
6 12 (24.00%) JAXB
7 11 (22.00%) JiBX
8 9 (18.00%) jQuery
8 9 (18.00%) JSON
8 9 (18.00%) JDBC
9 8 (16.00%) CSS3
10 7 (14.00%) Hibernate
10 7 (14.00%) HTML5
10 7 (14.00%) SOAP
11 6 (12.00%) WSDL
11 6 (12.00%) Ajax
11 6 (12.00%) Play Framework
12 5 (10.00%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Online Banking
1 2 (4.00%) Web 2.0
2 1 (2.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.00%) Open Source
2 1 (2.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (6.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) TDD
2 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (18.00%) E-Commerce
5 8 (16.00%) Scrum
6 5 (10.00%) Requirements Management
6 5 (10.00%) Pair Programming
6 5 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (10.00%) Kanban
6 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 4 (8.00%) OO
7 4 (8.00%) MVC
7 4 (8.00%) BDD
7 4 (8.00%) Web Development
8 3 (6.00%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (6.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.00%) Refactoring
8 3 (6.00%) Integration Testing
8 3 (6.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 50 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (34.00%) SQL
3 15 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.00%) XPath
5 4 (8.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.00%) C
7 1 (2.00%) C#
7 1 (2.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (34.00%) Oracle
2 3 (6.00%) JBoss
3 2 (4.00%) Sybase
3 2 (4.00%) IBM
3 2 (4.00%) hybris
3 2 (4.00%) Vertica
4 1 (2.00%) Mercator
4 1 (2.00%) ATG
4 1 (2.00%) Perforce
4 1 (2.00%) SAP
Chester, Cheshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day excellent rates or salaries
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day excellent day rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £475 per day excellent salary or rate
Posted: 4 days ago