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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 39 45 56
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 32 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.89% 3.17% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.27% 3.54% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 8
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£413 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £303 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £390 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £34.50 £45.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
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
750 819 797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 91.13% 89.41% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 380 438
Average daily rate £380 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £520 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 69 29
Average hourly rate £16.84 £31.56 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.63% +125.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £44.92 £58.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +5 8 £406 +25.00% 3
Warrington -14 3 £475 +46.15% 1
Crewe - 2 £400 -
Knutsford - 2 £435 - 1
Northwich - - - -
Ellesmere Port - - - -
Java Developer
North West

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 49 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (59.18%) J2EE
3 24 (48.98%) XML
4 23 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (40.82%) HTML
6 18 (36.73%) TDD
7 16 (32.65%) SQL
7 16 (32.65%) CSS
8 14 (28.57%) XSLT
9 13 (26.53%) Oracle
9 13 (26.53%) Spring
10 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
10 12 (24.49%) Linux
10 12 (24.49%) Finance
11 11 (22.45%) Web Services
12 9 (18.37%) Eclipse
12 9 (18.37%) Struts
12 9 (18.37%) C#
13 8 (16.33%) JDBC
13 8 (16.33%) JSF
13 8 (16.33%) RESTful
14 7 (14.29%) Struts2
14 7 (14.29%) Computer Science
14 7 (14.29%) Subversion
14 7 (14.29%) Java EE
14 7 (14.29%) Advertising
14 7 (14.29%) REST
15 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database
15 6 (12.24%) Relational Database
15 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (12.24%) JBoss
2 3 (6.12%) Apache Solr
2 3 (6.12%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.04%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) HTTP
2 1 (2.04%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.04%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) JasperReports
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database
1 6 (12.24%) Relational Database
2 5 (10.20%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.12%) Redis
4 2 (4.08%) MySQL
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.04%) CouchDB
5 1 (2.04%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.04%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Eclipse
2 7 (14.29%) Subversion
3 5 (10.20%) JUnit
4 3 (6.12%) Maven
5 2 (4.08%) Selenium
5 2 (4.08%) JBehave
5 2 (4.08%) Ant
6 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.04%) Gradle
6 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (24.49%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Advertising
3 4 (8.16%) Banking
4 2 (4.08%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (59.18%) J2EE
2 24 (48.98%) XML
3 20 (40.82%) HTML
4 16 (32.65%) CSS
5 14 (28.57%) XSLT
6 13 (26.53%) Spring
7 11 (22.45%) Web Services
8 9 (18.37%) Struts
9 8 (16.33%) JDBC
9 8 (16.33%) JSF
9 8 (16.33%) RESTful
10 7 (14.29%) Struts2
10 7 (14.29%) Java EE
10 7 (14.29%) REST
11 5 (10.20%) Ajax
11 5 (10.20%) JSP
11 5 (10.20%) DHTML
12 4 (8.16%) JSON
13 3 (6.12%) OOXML
13 3 (6.12%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.16%) Open Source
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Linux
2 3 (6.12%) Android
2 3 (6.12%) UNIX
3 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.04%) Windows
4 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.73%) TDD
3 5 (10.20%) MVC
3 5 (10.20%) Unit Testing
3 5 (10.20%) BDD
3 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
4 3 (6.12%) Web Application Development
4 3 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (6.12%) Test Automation
5 2 (4.08%) Mobile Commerce
5 2 (4.08%) Android Development
5 2 (4.08%) iOS Development
5 2 (4.08%) Migration
5 2 (4.08%) Scrum
5 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.04%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.04%) Web Development
6 1 (2.04%) Refactoring
6 1 (2.04%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 49 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (32.65%) SQL
3 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
4 9 (18.37%) C#
5 6 (12.24%) C++
6 5 (10.20%) PHP
7 4 (8.16%) Python
7 4 (8.16%) Ruby
8 3 (6.12%) Scala
8 3 (6.12%) PL/SQL
9 2 (4.08%) XPath
9 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) DV Cleared
2 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Oracle
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.08%) Sybase
4 1 (2.04%) Adobe
4 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
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