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 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 23 45 51
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 55 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.12% 2.94% 2.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.57% 3.10% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 12 11
Median daily rate £425 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £324 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £499 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +12.67%
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
727 870 730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.05% 94.87% 95.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 518 394
Median daily rate £401 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 49 52
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.16 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.17% +7.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.12 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

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 23 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 23 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 +18 38 £456 +20.46% 1
Warrington +2 4 £400 - 2
Knutsford -4 2 £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 23 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.

1 123 (100.00%) Java
2 58 (47.15%) Web Services
3 56 (45.53%) XML
4 54 (43.90%) Spring
5 51 (41.46%) Finance
6 48 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (39.02%) Oracle
7 45 (36.59%) SQL
8 42 (34.15%) J2EE
9 39 (31.71%) SOAP
10 34 (27.64%) JDBC
11 33 (26.83%) Banking
12 31 (25.20%) TDD
12 31 (25.20%) HTML
13 27 (21.95%) Software Engineering
14 25 (20.33%) JavaScript
14 25 (20.33%) PL/SQL
14 25 (20.33%) Waterfall
15 24 (19.51%) JSON
15 24 (19.51%) JAX-WS
15 24 (19.51%) WSDL
16 23 (18.70%) Oracle Database
17 22 (17.89%) System Integration Testing
17 22 (17.89%) Integration Testing
17 22 (17.89%) RESTful
17 22 (17.89%) CSS
18 21 (17.07%) Kanban
19 20 (16.26%) Continuous Integration
19 20 (16.26%) User Acceptance Testing
20 19 (15.45%) Apache Camel

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 19 (15.45%) WebSphere
2 16 (13.01%) JBoss
3 9 (7.32%) Tomcat
4 8 (6.50%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (4.07%) Apache
6 3 (2.44%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (2.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (3.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.63%) Google Play
2 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.57%) HTTP
2 4 (3.25%) LDAP
3 3 (2.44%) Internet
4 1 (0.81%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.70%) Oracle Database
2 10 (8.13%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.07%) MySQL
3 5 (4.07%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.63%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.81%) JasperReports
6 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.81%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (12.20%) JUnit
2 13 (10.57%) Jenkins
3 12 (9.76%) JIRA
4 11 (8.94%) Selenium
5 9 (7.32%) Subversion
6 8 (6.50%) Maven
7 6 (4.88%) Git (software)
8 5 (4.07%) Cucumber
8 5 (4.07%) Mockito
9 4 (3.25%) SpecFlow
9 4 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (3.25%) TestComplete
10 3 (2.44%) Checkstyle
10 3 (2.44%) FindBugs
10 3 (2.44%) Mercurial
10 3 (2.44%) SonarQube
11 2 (1.63%) Gradle
12 1 (0.81%) Hudson
12 1 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 51 (41.46%) Finance
2 33 (26.83%) Banking
3 5 (4.07%) International Banking
3 5 (4.07%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.81%) Advertising
4 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.81%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (47.15%) Web Services
2 56 (45.53%) XML
3 54 (43.90%) Spring
4 42 (34.15%) J2EE
5 39 (31.71%) SOAP
6 34 (27.64%) JDBC
7 31 (25.20%) HTML
8 24 (19.51%) JAX-WS
8 24 (19.51%) JSON
8 24 (19.51%) WSDL
9 22 (17.89%) CSS
9 22 (17.89%) RESTful
10 19 (15.45%) Apache Camel
10 19 (15.45%) JAXB
11 17 (13.82%) XSLT
12 16 (13.01%) Middleware
13 15 (12.20%) HTML5
14 10 (8.13%) JSP
15 9 (7.32%) Spring MVC
16 8 (6.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.25%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.44%) N-Tier
2 3 (2.44%) Online Banking
3 2 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.81%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.81%) IVR
4 1 (0.81%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.81%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.50%) Linux
2 4 (3.25%) Android
2 4 (3.25%) Windows
3 2 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (25.20%) TDD
3 27 (21.95%) Software Engineering
4 25 (20.33%) Waterfall
5 22 (17.89%) Integration Testing
5 22 (17.89%) System Integration Testing
6 21 (17.07%) Kanban
7 20 (16.26%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (16.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 19 (15.45%) AOP
9 16 (13.01%) MVC
10 14 (11.38%) BDD
11 8 (6.50%) Scrum
12 7 (5.69%) DevOps
12 7 (5.69%) Extreme Programming
12 7 (5.69%) Web Development
13 6 (4.88%) SOA
14 5 (4.07%) E-Commerce
14 5 (4.07%) Test Automation
14 5 (4.07%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 123 (100.00%) Java
2 45 (36.59%) SQL
3 25 (20.33%) JavaScript
3 25 (20.33%) PL/SQL
4 5 (4.07%) C#
4 5 (4.07%) C++
5 4 (3.25%) C
6 2 (1.63%) Python
6 2 (1.63%) Ruby
6 2 (1.63%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.81%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (6.50%) Degree
2 3 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.81%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.63%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (1.63%) Puppet
2 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 48 (39.02%) Oracle
2 17 (13.82%) IBM
3 6 (4.88%) Sybase
3 6 (4.88%) TIBCO
4 4 (3.25%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.44%) Perforce
6 2 (1.63%) Apple
6 2 (1.63%) Axway
6 2 (1.63%) Google
6 2 (1.63%) Red Hat