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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 4 4 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 +24
Contract jobs citing Java 208 161 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.39% 16.35% 5.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.94% 40.45% 19.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 114 24
Median daily rate £413 £438 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +12.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £326 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +1.91%
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
425 398 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 41.67% 40.41% 28.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 268 121
Median daily rate £400 £408 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +25.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £683 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 £32.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.87% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.09%

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 May 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 May 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 +1 72 £400 -8.57% 11
Warrington -5 48 £465 -22.50% 8
Knutsford +1 24 £425 -12.82% 1
Macclesfield - 13 £411 -
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 172 (52.12%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (30.30%) Oracle
3 99 (30.00%) Finance
4 97 (29.39%) JavaScript
5 94 (28.48%) Continuous Integration
6 80 (24.24%) XML
7 74 (22.42%) Web Services
8 71 (21.52%) Banking
9 69 (20.91%) TDD
10 68 (20.61%) Spring
10 68 (20.61%) HTML
11 66 (20.00%) SQL
12 61 (18.48%) CSS
13 59 (17.88%) Linux
14 57 (17.27%) J2EE
15 55 (16.67%) SOAP
16 52 (15.76%) JBoss
17 51 (15.45%) HTML5
18 49 (14.85%) IBM
19 42 (12.73%) JSON
20 40 (12.12%) WebSphere
20 40 (12.12%) RESTful
21 38 (11.52%) Jenkins
21 38 (11.52%) .NET
21 38 (11.52%) Software Engineering
22 37 (11.21%) Scrum
23 36 (10.91%) JDBC
23 36 (10.91%) Middleware
24 35 (10.61%) SQL Server
24 35 (10.61%) REST

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 52 (15.76%) JBoss
2 40 (12.12%) WebSphere
3 28 (8.48%) Tomcat
4 27 (8.18%) Apache
5 14 (4.24%) IBM HTTP Server
5 14 (4.24%) WebSphere Application Server
6 13 (3.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 12 (3.64%) WebLogic
8 9 (2.73%) CICS
9 8 (2.42%) iPlanet
9 8 (2.42%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.21%) Node.js
11 2 (0.61%) Confluence
11 2 (0.61%) IIS
12 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 25 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.61%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.30%) MS Office
3 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.12%) SAP MDM
2 3 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.94%) Amazon S3
3 11 (3.33%) Amazon Kinesis
3 11 (3.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 7 (2.12%) Veeva
5 3 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.61%) Google Play
6 2 (0.61%) IaaS
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.30%) GitHub
7 1 (0.30%) PaaS
7 1 (0.30%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 33 (10.00%) Internet
2 31 (9.39%) HTTP
3 15 (4.55%) Network Security
4 6 (1.82%) SSL
5 4 (1.21%) HTTPS
5 4 (1.21%) LDAP
6 2 (0.61%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.48%) MySQL
3 26 (7.88%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (5.45%) Oracle Database
5 15 (4.55%) DB2
6 14 (4.24%) Big Data
7 13 (3.94%) OLAP
7 13 (3.94%) OLAP Cube
7 13 (3.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (3.33%) Amazon Redshift
8 11 (3.33%) Star Schema
9 7 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.82%) MongoDB
11 5 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.21%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.21%) Relational Database
13 3 (0.91%) Redis
14 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (0.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 38 (11.52%) Jenkins
2 30 (9.09%) JIRA
3 29 (8.79%) Git (software)
4 24 (7.27%) Talend Open Studio
5 22 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (5.76%) Subversion
7 18 (5.45%) Selenium
8 17 (5.15%) JUnit
9 16 (4.85%) SpecFlow
10 15 (4.55%) TestComplete
11 12 (3.64%) Cucumber
12 11 (3.33%) ERwin
12 11 (3.33%) Maven
13 9 (2.73%) ClearCase
14 8 (2.42%) Introscope
15 7 (2.12%) Mockito
16 6 (1.82%) Gradle
17 5 (1.52%) Checkstyle
17 5 (1.52%) FindBugs
17 5 (1.52%) SonarQube
General
1 99 (30.00%) Finance
2 71 (21.52%) Banking
3 15 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (2.73%) Billing
4 9 (2.73%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.52%) Law
6 2 (0.61%) International Banking
7 1 (0.30%) Advertising
7 1 (0.30%) German Language
7 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.30%) Publishing
7 1 (0.30%) Retail
7 1 (0.30%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 175 (53.03%) Developer
2 123 (37.27%) Java Developer
3 62 (18.79%) Architect
4 32 (9.70%) Consultant
5 28 (8.48%) Java Architect
5 28 (8.48%) Technical Architect
6 27 (8.18%) Senior Developer
7 18 (5.45%) DevOps Consultant
8 17 (5.15%) JavaScript Developer
9 16 (4.85%) HTML Developer
9 16 (4.85%) Java Engineer
10 14 (4.24%) Integration Consultant
10 14 (4.24%) Java Consultant
10 14 (4.24%) Senior Java Developer
11 13 (3.94%) Agile Developer
11 13 (3.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 13 (3.94%) HTML CSS Developer
11 13 (3.94%) Programmer
12 12 (3.64%) DevOps Engineer
12 12 (3.64%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (24.24%) XML
2 74 (22.42%) Web Services
3 68 (20.61%) HTML
3 68 (20.61%) Spring
4 61 (18.48%) CSS
5 57 (17.27%) J2EE
6 55 (16.67%) SOAP
7 51 (15.45%) HTML5
8 42 (12.73%) JSON
9 40 (12.12%) RESTful
10 38 (11.52%) .NET
11 36 (10.91%) JDBC
11 36 (10.91%) Middleware
12 35 (10.61%) REST
13 24 (7.27%) JSP
14 23 (6.97%) jQuery
15 22 (6.67%) AngularJS
15 22 (6.67%) Apache Camel
16 21 (6.36%) WSDL
17 19 (5.76%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.55%) Digital Media
2 12 (3.64%) Mobile App
3 11 (3.33%) Data Integration
4 10 (3.03%) PMI
5 9 (2.73%) Mainframe
6 8 (2.42%) IBM Mainframe
7 7 (2.12%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.82%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.82%) Online Banking
8 6 (1.82%) User Experience
9 5 (1.52%) Clustering
9 5 (1.52%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.52%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.52%) Smart Meter
9 5 (1.52%) SWIFT
10 4 (1.21%) Internet of Things
10 4 (1.21%) IVR
11 3 (0.91%) VUI
12 2 (0.61%) Contactless
12 2 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 59 (17.88%) Linux
2 20 (6.06%) Windows
3 15 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (3.94%) Android
5 9 (2.73%) Unix
6 4 (1.21%) AIX
6 4 (1.21%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.61%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (52.12%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (28.48%) Continuous Integration
3 69 (20.91%) TDD
4 38 (11.52%) Software Engineering
5 37 (11.21%) Scrum
6 34 (10.30%) DevOps
6 34 (10.30%) MVC
7 33 (10.00%) SOA
8 32 (9.70%) Web Development
9 31 (9.39%) Test Automation
9 31 (9.39%) Waterfall
10 27 (8.18%) ETL
11 26 (7.88%) Analytics
11 26 (7.88%) E-Commerce
11 26 (7.88%) Integration Testing
12 25 (7.58%) Mentoring
13 24 (7.27%) BDD
14 23 (6.97%) Open Source
15 20 (6.06%) High Availability
16 19 (5.76%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 97 (29.39%) JavaScript
2 66 (20.00%) SQL
3 21 (6.36%) C++
4 19 (5.76%) PL/SQL
5 17 (5.15%) C
5 17 (5.15%) C#
5 17 (5.15%) PHP
6 14 (4.24%) COBOL
7 12 (3.64%) Python
8 11 (3.33%) Ruby
9 9 (2.73%) PowerShell
10 8 (2.42%) Assembly Language
10 8 (2.42%) VB
11 7 (2.12%) TypeScript
12 6 (1.82%) FQL
13 5 (1.52%) Perl
14 4 (1.21%) Jython
14 4 (1.21%) Korn
14 4 (1.21%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (7.58%) Degree
2 20 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.33%) BC Cleared
4 10 (3.03%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (1.52%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.91%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.61%) ISEB
7 2 (0.61%) MCITP
7 2 (0.61%) MCTS
7 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.61%) RHCE
8 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.33%) ISO 9001
1 11 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.21%) QA
System Software
1 11 (3.33%) Docker
2 6 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.91%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.61%) UAG
Systems Management
1 14 (4.24%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (3.33%) Puppet
3 8 (2.42%) CA Wily
4 6 (1.82%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.61%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (0.61%) StatsD
6 1 (0.30%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 100 (30.30%) Oracle
2 49 (14.85%) IBM
3 29 (8.79%) Microsoft
4 24 (7.27%) Talend
5 15 (4.55%) Red Hat
5 15 (4.55%) Vertica
6 9 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (2.73%) Sun
7 8 (2.42%) CA
7 8 (2.42%) Chordiant
8 7 (2.12%) Concur
8 7 (2.12%) Infor
8 7 (2.12%) SAP
8 7 (2.12%) VMware
9 6 (1.82%) ServiceNow
9 6 (1.82%) Sybase
9 6 (1.82%) TIBCO
10 5 (1.52%) HP
10 5 (1.52%) Perforce
11 3 (0.91%) Google
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