The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Java Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Software Engineer
North West / Cheshire
Rank - - 67
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £360 £450
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.63 £45.34 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-10.38% -1.97%

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
461 824 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.05% 92.58% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 528 397
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 36 43
Median hourly rate £19.66 £15.92 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.49% -13.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.03 £35.00 £43.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Java Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheshire region that featured Java Software Engineer in the job title.

Java Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Java Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Software Engineer across the Cheshire region.

Java Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Java Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Software Engineer across the Cheshire region.

Java Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire