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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 18 27 54
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 75 52 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.53% 5.25% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.05% 5.54% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 31 12
Median daily rate £419 £401 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.55% -4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £363 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £391 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.43% +8.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £38.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-8.38% +7.63%
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
829 939 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.31% 94.85% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 571 405
Median daily rate £420 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 46 44
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.16 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.17% +1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £33.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +16 50 £425 +6.11%
Warrington -18 6 £433 +1.76% 2
Knutsford -1 3 £425 -6.84%
Macclesfield - 2 - -
Java Developer
North West

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 128 (100.00%) Java
2 63 (49.22%) Web Services
3 60 (46.88%) Spring
4 58 (45.31%) XML
5 51 (39.84%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (39.84%) Finance
6 48 (37.50%) Oracle
7 45 (35.16%) SQL
8 43 (33.59%) J2EE
9 41 (32.03%) SOAP
10 35 (27.34%) JDBC
11 33 (25.78%) TDD
11 33 (25.78%) Banking
12 32 (25.00%) HTML
13 27 (21.09%) JavaScript
13 27 (21.09%) Software Engineering
14 25 (19.53%) PL/SQL
14 25 (19.53%) JSON
14 25 (19.53%) RESTful
14 25 (19.53%) Waterfall
15 24 (18.75%) JAX-WS
15 24 (18.75%) CSS
15 24 (18.75%) WSDL
16 23 (17.97%) Oracle Database
17 22 (17.19%) System Integration Testing
17 22 (17.19%) Kanban
17 22 (17.19%) Integration Testing
18 21 (16.41%) Continuous Integration
18 21 (16.41%) WebSphere
19 20 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing

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 21 (16.41%) WebSphere
2 16 (12.50%) JBoss
3 9 (7.03%) Tomcat
4 8 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (3.91%) Apache
6 4 (3.13%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (2.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.56%) Google Play
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.94%) HTTP
2 4 (3.13%) LDAP
3 3 (2.34%) Internet
4 1 (0.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.97%) Oracle Database
2 10 (7.81%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.91%) MySQL
3 5 (3.91%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.56%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.56%) Redis
5 2 (1.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.78%) JasperReports
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (11.72%) JUnit
2 14 (10.94%) Jenkins
3 13 (10.16%) JIRA
4 12 (9.38%) Selenium
5 9 (7.03%) Subversion
6 8 (6.25%) Maven
7 6 (4.69%) Cucumber
7 6 (4.69%) Git (software)
8 5 (3.91%) Mockito
9 4 (3.13%) SpecFlow
9 4 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (3.13%) TestComplete
10 3 (2.34%) Checkstyle
10 3 (2.34%) FindBugs
10 3 (2.34%) Mercurial
10 3 (2.34%) SonarQube
11 2 (1.56%) Gradle
11 2 (1.56%) Hudson
12 1 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.78%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 51 (39.84%) Finance
2 33 (25.78%) Banking
3 5 (3.91%) International Banking
3 5 (3.91%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.78%) Advertising
4 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.78%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (49.22%) Web Services
2 60 (46.88%) Spring
3 58 (45.31%) XML
4 43 (33.59%) J2EE
5 41 (32.03%) SOAP
6 35 (27.34%) JDBC
7 32 (25.00%) HTML
8 25 (19.53%) JSON
8 25 (19.53%) RESTful
9 24 (18.75%) CSS
9 24 (18.75%) JAX-WS
9 24 (18.75%) WSDL
10 19 (14.84%) Apache Camel
10 19 (14.84%) JAXB
11 18 (14.06%) XSLT
12 16 (12.50%) HTML5
12 16 (12.50%) Middleware
13 11 (8.59%) JSP
13 11 (8.59%) Spring MVC
14 9 (7.03%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.91%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.34%) N-Tier
2 3 (2.34%) Online Banking
3 2 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.78%) IVR
4 1 (0.78%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (0.78%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.25%) Linux
2 4 (3.13%) Android
2 4 (3.13%) Windows
3 2 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (39.84%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (25.78%) TDD
3 27 (21.09%) Software Engineering
4 25 (19.53%) Waterfall
5 22 (17.19%) Integration Testing
5 22 (17.19%) Kanban
5 22 (17.19%) System Integration Testing
6 21 (16.41%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 19 (14.84%) AOP
9 18 (14.06%) MVC
10 15 (11.72%) BDD
11 10 (7.81%) Scrum
12 8 (6.25%) Web Development
13 7 (5.47%) Extreme Programming
14 6 (4.69%) DevOps
14 6 (4.69%) SOA
15 5 (3.91%) E-Commerce
15 5 (3.91%) Front End Development
15 5 (3.91%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 128 (100.00%) Java
2 45 (35.16%) SQL
3 27 (21.09%) JavaScript
4 25 (19.53%) PL/SQL
5 5 (3.91%) C#
5 5 (3.91%) C++
6 4 (3.13%) C
7 2 (1.56%) Python
7 2 (1.56%) Ruby
7 2 (1.56%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (6.25%) Degree
2 3 (2.34%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.78%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (1.56%) Puppet
2 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 48 (37.50%) Oracle
2 18 (14.06%) IBM
3 6 (4.69%) Sybase
3 6 (4.69%) TIBCO
4 4 (3.13%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.34%) Perforce
6 2 (1.56%) Apple
6 2 (1.56%) Axway
6 2 (1.56%) Google
6 2 (1.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.78%) ATG
7 1 (0.78%) hybris