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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 32 54 60
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 33 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.23% 2.03% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.65% 2.30% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 5
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£375 £331 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £375 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £36.25 £45.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
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
710 870 807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 91.03% 88.41% 91.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 417 410
Average daily rate £365 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £490 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 70 56
Average hourly rate £18.02 £23.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.34% -21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.38 £44.90 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
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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
Chester +15 11 £363 +11.53% 3
Knutsford - 6 £400 -
Warrington -14 4 £475 +40.74% 1
Runcorn - 2 £474 -
Wilmslow - - - -
Northwich - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Ellesmere Port - - - -
Java Developer
North West

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 57 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (61.40%) J2EE
3 28 (49.12%) XML
4 26 (45.61%) Oracle
4 26 (45.61%) HTML
4 26 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (36.84%) Spring
6 18 (31.58%) Finance
7 17 (29.82%) TDD
8 16 (28.07%) CSS
9 15 (26.32%) XSLT
10 14 (24.56%) SQL
11 13 (22.81%) Struts
11 13 (22.81%) Web Services
11 13 (22.81%) JSP
12 12 (21.05%) Java EE
13 11 (19.30%) Banking
13 11 (19.30%) JUnit
13 11 (19.30%) SOAP
13 11 (19.30%) JavaScript
13 11 (19.30%) REST
14 10 (17.54%) Degree
15 9 (15.79%) JSF
15 9 (15.79%) JDBC
15 9 (15.79%) Eclipse
16 8 (14.04%) JBoss
17 7 (12.28%) Linux
17 7 (12.28%) Subversion
17 7 (12.28%) XPath
17 7 (12.28%) Computer Science

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (14.04%) JBoss
2 4 (7.02%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.26%) Apache Solr
3 3 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.75%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) SSH
1 6 (10.53%) HTTPS
2 5 (8.77%) HTTP
3 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) Oracle Database
1 7 (12.28%) Relational Database
2 6 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (10.53%) JasperReports
3 3 (5.26%) Redis
4 2 (3.51%) MySQL
5 1 (1.75%) Informix
5 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.75%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.75%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.75%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 11 (19.30%) JUnit
2 9 (15.79%) Eclipse
3 7 (12.28%) Subversion
4 5 (8.77%) Maven
5 3 (5.26%) Selenium
6 2 (3.51%) Grunt
6 2 (3.51%) Bower
6 2 (3.51%) JBehave
6 2 (3.51%) Ant
7 1 (1.75%) Introscope
7 1 (1.75%) JDeveloper
7 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.75%) JIRA
7 1 (1.75%) Mockito
7 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.75%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.75%) Gradle
7 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (31.58%) Finance
2 11 (19.30%) Banking
3 6 (10.53%) Advertising
4 5 (8.77%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (61.40%) J2EE
2 28 (49.12%) XML
3 26 (45.61%) HTML
4 21 (36.84%) Spring
5 16 (28.07%) CSS
6 15 (26.32%) XSLT
7 13 (22.81%) Struts
7 13 (22.81%) Web Services
7 13 (22.81%) JSP
8 12 (21.05%) Java EE
9 11 (19.30%) SOAP
9 11 (19.30%) REST
10 9 (15.79%) JSF
10 9 (15.79%) JDBC
11 7 (12.28%) RESTful
11 7 (12.28%) Struts2
12 5 (8.77%) DHTML
12 5 (8.77%) HTML5
13 4 (7.02%) Spring MVC
13 4 (7.02%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.75%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Open Source
3 1 (1.75%) User Experience
3 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Linux
2 4 (7.02%) Windows
3 3 (5.26%) Android
4 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.51%) UNIX
5 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (29.82%) TDD
3 5 (8.77%) MVC
3 5 (8.77%) Web Application Development
4 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
4 4 (7.02%) Unit Testing
4 4 (7.02%) Scrum
5 3 (5.26%) E-Commerce
5 3 (5.26%) Software Engineering
5 3 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (5.26%) BDD
5 3 (5.26%) Test Automation
6 2 (3.51%) Android Development
6 2 (3.51%) iOS Development
6 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (3.51%) Migration
6 2 (3.51%) Mobile Commerce
7 1 (1.75%) OOP
7 1 (1.75%) OO
7 1 (1.75%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (24.56%) SQL
3 11 (19.30%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.28%) XPath
5 3 (5.26%) PHP
5 3 (5.26%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.51%) C++
6 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Degree
2 4 (7.02%) DV Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 26 (45.61%) Oracle
2 2 (3.51%) Sybase
3 1 (1.75%) IBM
3 1 (1.75%) Compuware
3 1 (1.75%) HP
3 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.75%) Perforce
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