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 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 9 11 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing Java 97 113 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 12.14% 9.92% 7.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.56% 36.10% 22.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 84 26
Median daily rate £400 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £353 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £550 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Median hourly rate £12.50 £37.50 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% +12.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Java
North West

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
289 313 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.17% 27.48% 33.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 232 141
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 11
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +12.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £22.75 £17.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £37.50 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 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 +7 34 £425 - 10
Warrington -10 14 £408 -22.38% 6
Knutsford +3 4 £390 -2.50%
Macclesfield - 1 £80 -
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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.

1 156 (51.32%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (30.26%) JavaScript
3 84 (27.63%) Continuous Integration
4 82 (26.97%) TDD
5 79 (25.99%) SQL
6 78 (25.66%) Oracle
7 74 (24.34%) Spring
8 73 (24.01%) Web Services
9 71 (23.36%) Finance
10 69 (22.70%) XML
11 65 (21.38%) Linux
12 62 (20.39%) HTML
13 61 (20.07%) SOAP
14 57 (18.75%) E-Commerce
14 57 (18.75%) J2EE
15 55 (18.09%) CSS
16 51 (16.78%) JSON
17 50 (16.45%) Jenkins
18 48 (15.79%) HTML5
19 45 (14.80%) RESTful
19 45 (14.80%) Web Development
20 44 (14.47%) Banking
21 43 (14.14%) Software Engineering
21 43 (14.14%) Scrum
21 43 (14.14%) JDBC
22 39 (12.83%) AngularJS
23 38 (12.50%) REST
24 36 (11.84%) Kanban
24 36 (11.84%) Open Source
25 35 (11.51%) SQL Server

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 30 (9.87%) JBoss
2 24 (7.89%) Tomcat
3 17 (5.59%) Apache
4 15 (4.93%) WebSphere
5 9 (2.96%) CMS
6 8 (2.63%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (1.97%) Confluence
8 5 (1.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.66%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (0.66%) IIS
9 2 (0.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.33%) CICS
10 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.33%) nginx
10 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 19 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.33%) Mingle
2 1 (0.33%) MS Office
2 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.33%) MS Project
2 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.99%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.32%) Amazon S3
2 4 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.32%) Slack
3 2 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.66%) Amazon Kinesis
3 2 (0.66%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (0.66%) GitHub
3 2 (0.66%) IaaS
4 1 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.33%) PaaS
4 1 (0.33%) Route 53
4 1 (0.33%) SaaS
4 1 (0.33%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 30 (9.87%) Network Security
2 23 (7.57%) HTTP
3 14 (4.61%) Internet
4 2 (0.66%) DNS
4 2 (0.66%) SSL
4 2 (0.66%) VPN
5 1 (0.33%) BGP
5 1 (0.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.33%) LAN
5 1 (0.33%) MPLS
5 1 (0.33%) SAN
5 1 (0.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (11.51%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.22%) OLAP
2 25 (8.22%) OLAP Cube
2 25 (8.22%) Oracle Database
2 25 (8.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 24 (7.89%) MySQL
4 21 (6.91%) Big Data
5 17 (5.59%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (5.26%) MongoDB
7 13 (4.28%) NoSQL
8 7 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.32%) DB2
10 4 (1.32%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.99%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (0.99%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.66%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.66%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 50 (16.45%) Jenkins
2 25 (8.22%) Talend Open Studio
3 24 (7.89%) Git (software)
3 24 (7.89%) Selenium
4 23 (7.57%) Cucumber
5 20 (6.58%) JIRA
6 17 (5.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (4.93%) JUnit
8 13 (4.28%) SpecFlow
8 13 (4.28%) Subversion
8 13 (4.28%) TestComplete
9 11 (3.62%) Maven
10 7 (2.30%) Grunt
10 7 (2.30%) gulp
11 5 (1.64%) Gradle
11 5 (1.64%) SonarQube
12 4 (1.32%) Mercurial
13 3 (0.99%) Mockito
14 2 (0.66%) FindBugs
14 2 (0.66%) Hudson
General
1 71 (23.36%) Finance
2 44 (14.47%) Banking
3 11 (3.62%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (1.97%) Law
4 6 (1.97%) Retail
5 5 (1.64%) International Banking
6 3 (0.99%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.99%) Publishing
7 1 (0.33%) Advertising
7 1 (0.33%) German Language
7 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.33%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 168 (55.26%) Developer
2 113 (37.17%) Java Developer
3 42 (13.82%) Architect
4 24 (7.89%) Senior Developer
5 23 (7.57%) Technical Architect
6 19 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
7 17 (5.59%) Java Architect
8 16 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
9 15 (4.93%) Consultant
9 15 (4.93%) DBA
10 14 (4.61%) Applications Developer
11 12 (3.95%) DevOps Consultant
11 12 (3.95%) HTML Developer
11 12 (3.95%) Java Engineer
11 12 (3.95%) SQL Developer
12 11 (3.62%) Digital Architect
12 11 (3.62%) Integration Consultant
13 10 (3.29%) Analyst
13 10 (3.29%) Java Applications Developer
13 10 (3.29%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (24.34%) Spring
2 73 (24.01%) Web Services
3 69 (22.70%) XML
4 62 (20.39%) HTML
5 61 (20.07%) SOAP
6 57 (18.75%) J2EE
7 55 (18.09%) CSS
8 51 (16.78%) JSON
9 48 (15.79%) HTML5
10 45 (14.80%) RESTful
11 43 (14.14%) JDBC
12 39 (12.83%) AngularJS
13 38 (12.50%) REST
14 35 (11.51%) .NET
15 32 (10.53%) CSS3
16 27 (8.88%) Apache Camel
17 26 (8.55%) WSDL
18 25 (8.22%) JAX-WS
19 24 (7.89%) Middleware
20 23 (7.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.87%) Digital Media
2 8 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.63%) User Experience
3 6 (1.97%) Smart Meter
4 5 (1.64%) Clustering
4 5 (1.64%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.64%) SWIFT
5 4 (1.32%) Internet of Things
6 3 (0.99%) Cryptography
6 3 (0.99%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.66%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.66%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.66%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.66%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.66%) Online Banking
7 2 (0.66%) PMI
7 2 (0.66%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.66%) Wiki
8 1 (0.33%) PKI
8 1 (0.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 65 (21.38%) Linux
2 19 (6.25%) Windows
3 10 (3.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (2.30%) Android
5 5 (1.64%) Unix
6 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.33%) CentOS
7 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (51.32%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (27.63%) Continuous Integration
3 82 (26.97%) TDD
4 57 (18.75%) E-Commerce
5 45 (14.80%) Web Development
6 43 (14.14%) Scrum
6 43 (14.14%) Software Engineering
7 36 (11.84%) Kanban
7 36 (11.84%) Open Source
8 33 (10.86%) ETL
9 32 (10.53%) Analytics
9 32 (10.53%) CRM
10 31 (10.20%) DevOps
11 30 (9.87%) ERP
12 29 (9.54%) Integration Testing
13 28 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
13 28 (9.21%) Waterfall
14 27 (8.88%) Test Automation
15 26 (8.55%) BDD
15 26 (8.55%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 92 (30.26%) JavaScript
2 79 (25.99%) SQL
3 33 (10.86%) PHP
4 28 (9.21%) PL/SQL
5 19 (6.25%) C++
6 15 (4.93%) C
7 11 (3.62%) C#
8 9 (2.96%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.30%) TypeScript
10 6 (1.97%) FQL
10 6 (1.97%) Python
10 6 (1.97%) VB
11 4 (1.32%) Ruby
12 3 (0.99%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.99%) COBOL
12 3 (0.99%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.66%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.33%) Groovy
14 1 (0.33%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (6.58%) Degree
2 5 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (1.32%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.99%) ISEB
5 2 (0.66%) MCITP
5 2 (0.66%) MCTS
5 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.66%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.66%) RHCE
6 1 (0.33%) CCNA
6 1 (0.33%) CCNP
6 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.62%) QA
2 6 (1.97%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (1.97%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (0.99%) Docker
2 3 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.66%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.66%) UAG
4 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (3.29%) Puppet
2 6 (1.97%) Data Guard
3 3 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.33%) Ansible
5 1 (0.33%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 78 (25.66%) Oracle
2 30 (9.87%) IBM
3 28 (9.21%) Vertica
4 25 (8.22%) Microsoft
4 25 (8.22%) Talend
5 12 (3.95%) hybris
6 11 (3.62%) Red Hat
7 9 (2.96%) ATG
8 7 (2.30%) Tableau
8 7 (2.30%) VMware
9 6 (1.97%) Adobe
9 6 (1.97%) HP
9 6 (1.97%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.32%) Perforce
11 3 (0.99%) Sybase
11 3 (0.99%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.66%) Apple
12 2 (0.66%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.66%) Axway
12 2 (0.66%) Brocade
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