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 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 5 12 17
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs citing Java 109 104 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.71% 9.64% 8.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.17% 31.71% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 72 38
Median daily rate £425 £416 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% -4.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £350 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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
319 328 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.05% 30.40% 32.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 237 150
Median daily rate £350 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £527 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 8
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £33.00 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £37.50 £37.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 August 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 28 August 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 +17 52 £430 +12.78% 7
Warrington -7 15 £420 -20.75% 11
Knutsford -4 5 £425 +13.33% 2
Macclesfield - 1 £80 -
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 169 (52.81%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (30.94%) Continuous Integration
3 89 (27.81%) Oracle
4 86 (26.88%) JavaScript
5 84 (26.25%) Finance
6 78 (24.38%) SQL
7 76 (23.75%) TDD
8 75 (23.44%) Web Services
9 74 (23.13%) XML
10 66 (20.63%) Linux
11 65 (20.31%) Spring
12 60 (18.75%) HTML
12 60 (18.75%) J2EE
13 58 (18.13%) SOAP
14 55 (17.19%) Jenkins
15 52 (16.25%) Banking
16 51 (15.94%) CSS
17 50 (15.63%) E-Commerce
18 48 (15.00%) Software Engineering
19 46 (14.38%) JDBC
19 46 (14.38%) JSON
20 44 (13.75%) .NET
20 44 (13.75%) HTML5
20 44 (13.75%) DevOps
21 41 (12.81%) Web Development
22 38 (11.88%) RESTful
22 38 (11.88%) ETL
23 37 (11.56%) IBM
23 37 (11.56%) Scrum
24 36 (11.25%) 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 35 (10.94%) JBoss
2 24 (7.50%) Tomcat
3 21 (6.56%) WebSphere
4 16 (5.00%) Apache
5 11 (3.44%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (2.50%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (1.56%) IBM HTTP Server
7 5 (1.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (1.25%) CMS
9 2 (0.63%) IIS
10 1 (0.31%) CICS
10 1 (0.31%) Confluence
10 1 (0.31%) iPlanet
10 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.31%) nginx
10 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
Applications
1 27 (8.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.31%) Mingle
2 1 (0.31%) MS Project
2 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.25%) SAP MDM
2 3 (0.94%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.13%) Amazon S3
3 8 (2.50%) Amazon Kinesis
3 8 (2.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 4 (1.25%) Veeva
5 3 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.31%) GitHub
7 1 (0.31%) Google Play
7 1 (0.31%) IaaS
7 1 (0.31%) PaaS
7 1 (0.31%) Route 53
7 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (9.06%) Network Security
2 26 (8.13%) HTTP
3 15 (4.69%) Internet
4 2 (0.63%) DNS
4 2 (0.63%) SSL
5 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (11.25%) SQL Server
2 27 (8.44%) Oracle Database
3 26 (8.13%) MySQL
4 25 (7.81%) OLAP
4 25 (7.81%) OLAP Cube
4 25 (7.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 21 (6.56%) Big Data
6 20 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (3.75%) MongoDB
8 10 (3.13%) NoSQL
9 8 (2.50%) Amazon Redshift
9 8 (2.50%) Star Schema
10 7 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (1.88%) DB2
12 4 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.94%) Relational Database
14 2 (0.63%) Redis
14 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
15 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 55 (17.19%) Jenkins
2 30 (9.38%) Talend Open Studio
3 23 (7.19%) Git (software)
3 23 (7.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (6.88%) Selenium
5 18 (5.63%) JIRA
6 17 (5.31%) SpecFlow
7 16 (5.00%) Cucumber
7 16 (5.00%) Subversion
7 16 (5.00%) TestComplete
8 13 (4.06%) JUnit
8 13 (4.06%) Maven
9 8 (2.50%) ERwin
10 6 (1.88%) Grunt
10 6 (1.88%) gulp
11 5 (1.56%) Mercurial
11 5 (1.56%) Mockito
11 5 (1.56%) SonarQube
12 4 (1.25%) FindBugs
12 4 (1.25%) Gradle
General
1 84 (26.25%) Finance
2 52 (16.25%) Banking
3 14 (4.38%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (1.88%) Law
4 6 (1.88%) Retail
5 5 (1.56%) International Banking
6 3 (0.94%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.94%) Publishing
7 1 (0.31%) Advertising
7 1 (0.31%) German Language
7 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.31%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 171 (53.44%) Developer
2 115 (35.94%) Java Developer
3 45 (14.06%) Architect
4 32 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 27 (8.44%) Technical Architect
6 24 (7.50%) Consultant
7 21 (6.56%) DevOps Consultant
7 21 (6.56%) Senior Java Developer
8 20 (6.25%) Java Architect
9 19 (5.94%) Java Engineer
10 16 (5.00%) DBA
10 16 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
11 15 (4.69%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
11 15 (4.69%) Integration Consultant
11 15 (4.69%) JavaScript Developer
12 14 (4.38%) Applications Developer
12 14 (4.38%) Talend Developer
13 13 (4.06%) HTML Developer
13 13 (4.06%) Programmer
14 12 (3.75%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (23.44%) Web Services
2 74 (23.13%) XML
3 65 (20.31%) Spring
4 60 (18.75%) HTML
4 60 (18.75%) J2EE
5 58 (18.13%) SOAP
6 51 (15.94%) CSS
7 46 (14.38%) JDBC
7 46 (14.38%) JSON
8 44 (13.75%) .NET
8 44 (13.75%) HTML5
9 38 (11.88%) RESTful
10 30 (9.38%) REST
11 29 (9.06%) AngularJS
11 29 (9.06%) Apache Camel
12 27 (8.44%) WSDL
13 26 (8.13%) CSS3
13 26 (8.13%) JAX-WS
13 26 (8.13%) Middleware
14 21 (6.56%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.06%) Digital Media
2 8 (2.50%) Data Integration
3 7 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.19%) Virtual Team
4 6 (1.88%) Smart Meter
5 5 (1.56%) Clustering
5 5 (1.56%) N-Tier
5 5 (1.56%) SWIFT
5 5 (1.56%) User Experience
6 4 (1.25%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.25%) Internet of Things
6 4 (1.25%) Online Banking
7 3 (0.94%) Cryptography
7 3 (0.94%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.94%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.63%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.63%) PMI
8 2 (0.63%) Wiki
9 1 (0.31%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.31%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 66 (20.63%) Linux
2 23 (7.19%) Windows
3 11 (3.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (2.19%) Android
5 4 (1.25%) Unix
6 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.31%) CentOS
7 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (52.81%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (30.94%) Continuous Integration
3 76 (23.75%) TDD
4 50 (15.63%) E-Commerce
5 48 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 44 (13.75%) DevOps
7 41 (12.81%) Web Development
8 38 (11.88%) ETL
9 37 (11.56%) Scrum
10 36 (11.25%) Test Automation
11 33 (10.31%) Integration Testing
12 32 (10.00%) CRM
13 31 (9.69%) Analytics
13 31 (9.69%) Kanban
13 31 (9.69%) SOA
14 29 (9.06%) Continuous Deployment
14 29 (9.06%) ERP
14 29 (9.06%) Open Source
14 29 (9.06%) Waterfall
15 28 (8.75%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 86 (26.88%) JavaScript
2 78 (24.38%) SQL
3 32 (10.00%) PHP
4 30 (9.38%) PL/SQL
5 21 (6.56%) C++
6 15 (4.69%) C
7 14 (4.38%) Ruby
8 12 (3.75%) C#
8 12 (3.75%) Python
9 9 (2.81%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.19%) TypeScript
10 7 (2.19%) VB
11 6 (1.88%) FQL
12 5 (1.56%) COBOL
13 3 (0.94%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.63%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.63%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.63%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.31%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (7.81%) Degree
2 7 (2.19%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (0.94%) ISEB
4 3 (0.94%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.63%) MCITP
5 2 (0.63%) MCTS
5 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.63%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.63%) RHCE
6 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.81%) QA
2 6 (1.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (2.81%) Docker
2 6 (1.88%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.94%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.63%) UAG
5 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (5.00%) Puppet
2 13 (4.06%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.88%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.31%) Ansible
5 1 (0.31%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.31%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.31%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 89 (27.81%) Oracle
2 37 (11.56%) IBM
3 32 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 30 (9.38%) Talend
5 28 (8.75%) Vertica
6 12 (3.75%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.88%) Adobe
7 6 (1.88%) HP
7 6 (1.88%) hybris
7 6 (1.88%) ServiceNow
7 6 (1.88%) VMware
8 5 (1.56%) Perforce
8 5 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.56%) Tableau
9 4 (1.25%) ATG
9 4 (1.25%) Concur
9 4 (1.25%) Infor
9 4 (1.25%) SAP
9 4 (1.25%) Sybase
9 4 (1.25%) TIBCO
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £480 per day + DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £360 - £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £10 - £15 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago