The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Software Engineer
Rank 66 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.12% - 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% - 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.46% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -4.00%
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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
751 799 797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 91.14% 89.37% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 374 438
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £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 62 67 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 £45.00 £44.99 £58.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

Java Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Software Engineer in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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

Java Software Engineer
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Java Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) DHTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Struts
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Struts2

Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Java Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) DHTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Struts
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) Struts2
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript