The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
North West / Cheshire
Rank 3 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing Java 86 122 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.06% 13.08% 13.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.24% 33.70% 37.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 77 71
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £408 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +13.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
186 362 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.90% 38.80% 37.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 242 181
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 4
Median hourly rate £44.95 £22.54 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+99.42% +14.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.48 £13.00 £13.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £31.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Java
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 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 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 +11 30 £434 +11.93% 8
Warrington +7 12 £429 -22.04% 1
Macclesfield +4 5 £445 -11.00% 1
Knutsford -3 4 £341 -16.00% 10
Daresbury - 2 £350 -
Runcorn - 1 £375 -
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Java.

1 86 (53.75%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (34.38%) Spring
2 55 (34.38%) JavaScript
3 50 (31.25%) Web Services
3 50 (31.25%) RESTful
4 43 (26.88%) TDD
5 36 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (20.63%) HTML
7 32 (20.00%) SQL
8 31 (19.38%) Scrum
8 31 (19.38%) AngularJS
9 30 (18.75%) REST
9 30 (18.75%) Finance
9 30 (18.75%) E-Commerce
10 27 (16.88%) OO
11 25 (15.63%) MySQL
12 24 (15.00%) J2EE
13 22 (13.75%) CSS
13 22 (13.75%) JSON
14 21 (13.13%) NoSQL
14 21 (13.13%) Git (software)
15 20 (12.50%) SOAP
15 20 (12.50%) Oracle
15 20 (12.50%) Python
16 19 (11.88%) Microservices
17 18 (11.25%) XML
17 18 (11.25%) jQuery
17 18 (11.25%) Selenium
17 18 (11.25%) Hibernate
18 17 (10.63%) Web Development

Java
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 10 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 9 (5.63%) JBoss
2 9 (5.63%) WebLogic
3 8 (5.00%) CMS
4 6 (3.75%) Apache
5 5 (3.13%) Confluence
5 5 (3.13%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.88%) GlassFish
7 3 (1.88%) IIS
7 3 (1.88%) nginx
7 3 (1.88%) Oracle 10gAS
8 1 (0.63%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.63%) SAS
8 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.63%) WebLogic Integration
8 1 (0.63%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) MS Office
1 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.63%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.63%) Magento
2 1 (0.63%) SAP MDG
2 1 (0.63%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.88%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.50%) Slack
3 2 (1.25%) GitHub
3 2 (1.25%) PaaS
4 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.75%) Kerberos
1 6 (3.75%) Network Security
2 3 (1.88%) LDAP
2 3 (1.88%) SSL
3 2 (1.25%) HTTP
3 2 (1.25%) VPN
4 1 (0.63%) BGP
4 1 (0.63%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.63%) Firewall
4 1 (0.63%) Internet
4 1 (0.63%) LAN
4 1 (0.63%) MPLS
4 1 (0.63%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.63%) SAN
4 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.63%) tcpdump
4 1 (0.63%) VLAN
4 1 (0.63%) WAN
4 1 (0.63%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.63%) MySQL
2 21 (13.13%) NoSQL
3 14 (8.75%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (7.50%) MongoDB
5 9 (5.63%) Oracle Database
6 8 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (4.38%) Big Data
7 7 (4.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (3.13%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.50%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.50%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.88%) DB2
10 3 (1.88%) Hazelcast
10 3 (1.88%) JasperReports
10 3 (1.88%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.25%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.63%) PowerCenter
12 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (13.13%) Git (software)
2 18 (11.25%) Selenium
3 14 (8.75%) JIRA
4 13 (8.13%) Cucumber
5 12 (7.50%) Jenkins
5 12 (7.50%) JUnit
6 10 (6.25%) Eclipse
7 7 (4.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (4.38%) Bitbucket
7 7 (4.38%) Hudson
7 7 (4.38%) IntelliJ
7 7 (4.38%) Maven
7 7 (4.38%) Mockito
8 4 (2.50%) MyEclipse
9 3 (1.88%) Ant
9 3 (1.88%) Gradle
9 3 (1.88%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.25%) CruiseControl
10 2 (1.25%) EasyMock
10 2 (1.25%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 30 (18.75%) Finance
2 16 (10.00%) Banking
3 6 (3.75%) Back Office
4 2 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.63%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 96 (60.00%) Developer
2 76 (47.50%) Java Developer
3 12 (7.50%) Architect
4 9 (5.63%) Java Architect
5 8 (5.00%) Agile Developer
5 8 (5.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 8 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (5.00%) Technical Leader
6 7 (4.38%) Angular Developer
6 7 (4.38%) Java Technical Architect
6 7 (4.38%) Senior Developer
6 7 (4.38%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (4.38%) Technical Architect
7 6 (3.75%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (3.75%) Software Engineer
8 5 (3.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (3.13%) Lead Architect
9 4 (2.50%) J2EE Developer
9 4 (2.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (2.50%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (34.38%) Spring
2 50 (31.25%) RESTful
2 50 (31.25%) Web Services
3 33 (20.63%) HTML
4 31 (19.38%) AngularJS
5 30 (18.75%) REST
6 24 (15.00%) J2EE
7 22 (13.75%) CSS
7 22 (13.75%) JSON
8 20 (12.50%) SOAP
9 18 (11.25%) Hibernate
9 18 (11.25%) jQuery
9 18 (11.25%) XML
10 16 (10.00%) Dropwizard
11 15 (9.38%) HTML5
12 12 (7.50%) CSS3
12 12 (7.50%) Middleware
13 11 (6.88%) EJB
13 11 (6.88%) Node.js
14 9 (5.63%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.38%) Client/Server
2 6 (3.75%) Derivative
2 6 (3.75%) Digital Media
3 5 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.13%) OTC Derivatives
4 4 (2.50%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.50%) User Experience
5 3 (1.88%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (1.88%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.25%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.25%) PKI
6 2 (1.25%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.63%) Clustering
7 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.63%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.63%) PMI
7 1 (0.63%) RIA
7 1 (0.63%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.75%) Linux
2 12 (7.50%) Windows
3 7 (4.38%) Unix
4 6 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.13%) AIX
6 4 (2.50%) Android
6 4 (2.50%) HPUX
6 4 (2.50%) Solaris
7 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (53.75%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (26.88%) TDD
3 36 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (19.38%) Scrum
5 30 (18.75%) E-Commerce
6 27 (16.88%) OO
7 19 (11.88%) Microservices
8 17 (10.63%) Web Development
9 16 (10.00%) DevOps
9 16 (10.00%) Unit Testing
10 13 (8.13%) Kanban
11 12 (7.50%) BDD
12 11 (6.88%) Configuration Management
12 11 (6.88%) Open Source
12 11 (6.88%) Pair Programming
12 11 (6.88%) Technical Architecture
13 10 (6.25%) Content Management
13 10 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
13 10 (6.25%) SDLC
14 9 (5.63%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 55 (34.38%) JavaScript
2 32 (20.00%) SQL
3 20 (12.50%) Python
4 11 (6.88%) Perl
5 8 (5.00%) C#
6 7 (4.38%) PHP
6 7 (4.38%) PL/SQL
7 5 (3.13%) Go
7 5 (3.13%) Scala
7 5 (3.13%) TypeScript
8 4 (2.50%) Ruby
9 3 (1.88%) C++
9 3 (1.88%) Groovy
9 3 (1.88%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (2.50%) Degree
2 2 (1.25%) HND
3 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.63%) CCNA
3 1 (0.63%) CCNP
3 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.63%) ISEB
3 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.63%) RHCE
3 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.75%) QA
2 2 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.63%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (3.75%) Docker
2 4 (2.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.63%) HDFS
3 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.63%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (3.13%) Puppet
2 4 (2.50%) IBM BigFix
2 4 (2.50%) Netcool
2 4 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.50%) SCOM
3 3 (1.88%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (1.25%) Capistrano
4 2 (1.25%) Nagios
5 1 (0.63%) Grafana
5 1 (0.63%) Graphite
5 1 (0.63%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.63%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.63%) SCCM
5 1 (0.63%) SELinux
5 1 (0.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (12.50%) Oracle
2 11 (6.88%) hybris
3 8 (5.00%) ATG
4 6 (3.75%) IBM
5 4 (2.50%) CA
5 4 (2.50%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.88%) Google
6 3 (1.88%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.88%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.25%) Tableau
7 2 (1.25%) Talend
7 2 (1.25%) Vertica
8 1 (0.63%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.63%) F5
8 1 (0.63%) Kony
8 1 (0.63%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.63%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.63%) Perforce
8 1 (0.63%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.63%) Yahoo!
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