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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 10 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Java 68 92 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.23% 9.20% 9.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.78% 31.51% 28.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 64 45
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
180 292 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.07% 29.20% 33.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 209 134
Median daily rate £378 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.45% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £279 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 10
Median hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -62.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £13.00 £30.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £15.70 £39.10
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 5 December 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 5 December 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 16 £413 -2.94% 8
Warrington -3 12 £425 -12.82% 4
Knutsford -1 7 £300 -23.07% 2
Crewe - 3 - -
Northwich +2 1 £425 -
Macclesfield +1 1 £163 -26.13% 3
Wilmslow -1 1 £438 +2.94%
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 83 (49.40%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (36.31%) JavaScript
3 52 (30.95%) Spring
4 46 (27.38%) TDD
5 43 (25.60%) E-Commerce
6 42 (25.00%) Web Services
6 42 (25.00%) RESTful
7 40 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (21.43%) AngularJS
9 35 (20.83%) Web Development
10 34 (20.24%) HTML
10 34 (20.24%) SQL
11 33 (19.64%) JSON
12 30 (17.86%) Scrum
13 29 (17.26%) XML
13 29 (17.26%) Jenkins
14 28 (16.67%) CSS
15 27 (16.07%) Kanban
16 25 (14.88%) HTML5
17 24 (14.29%) SOAP
17 24 (14.29%) Finance
18 23 (13.69%) J2EE
18 23 (13.69%) Linux
18 23 (13.69%) Selenium
19 22 (13.10%) jQuery
19 22 (13.10%) Git (software)
19 22 (13.10%) CSS3
19 22 (13.10%) Dropwizard
20 21 (12.50%) Cucumber
21 20 (11.90%) DevOps

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 12 (7.14%) JBoss
2 11 (6.55%) CMS
3 7 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 7 (4.17%) WebLogic
3 7 (4.17%) WebSphere
4 6 (3.57%) Apache
4 6 (3.57%) Confluence
5 5 (2.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (2.38%) nginx
6 4 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.79%) IIS
7 3 (1.79%) Oracle 10gAS
7 3 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.19%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.60%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.60%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.60%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (1.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) Mingle
2 1 (0.60%) MS Office
2 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.38%) Slack
3 3 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.79%) PaaS
4 2 (1.19%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.19%) GitHub
4 2 (1.19%) IaaS
5 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.60%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.60%) Route 53
5 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.31%) Network Security
2 6 (3.57%) HTTP
3 5 (2.98%) Kerberos
4 3 (1.79%) LDAP
4 3 (1.79%) SSL
5 2 (1.19%) Internet
5 2 (1.19%) VPN
6 1 (0.60%) BGP
6 1 (0.60%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.60%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.60%) Firewall
6 1 (0.60%) LAN
6 1 (0.60%) MPLS
6 1 (0.60%) SAN
6 1 (0.60%) VLAN
6 1 (0.60%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.71%) MongoDB
2 16 (9.52%) NoSQL
3 14 (8.33%) MySQL
4 9 (5.36%) OLAP
4 9 (5.36%) OLAP Cube
4 9 (5.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 8 (4.76%) SQL Server
6 6 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (3.57%) Big Data
7 4 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.38%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.19%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.19%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.60%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.60%) DB2
9 1 (0.60%) Informix
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (17.26%) Jenkins
2 23 (13.69%) Selenium
3 22 (13.10%) Git (software)
4 21 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 11 (6.55%) JIRA
5 11 (6.55%) JUnit
6 9 (5.36%) Talend Open Studio
7 7 (4.17%) Grunt
7 7 (4.17%) gulp
7 7 (4.17%) Maven
8 5 (2.98%) Subversion
9 3 (1.79%) Mockito
9 3 (1.79%) SonarQube
10 2 (1.19%) Ant
10 2 (1.19%) Gatling
10 2 (1.19%) Gradle
10 2 (1.19%) Hudson
10 2 (1.19%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.19%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
General
1 24 (14.29%) Finance
2 11 (6.55%) Banking
3 6 (3.57%) Retail
4 3 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.19%) International Banking
5 2 (1.19%) Publishing
6 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 103 (61.31%) Developer
2 69 (41.07%) Java Developer
3 13 (7.74%) Senior Developer
4 12 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (5.95%) HTML Developer
6 9 (5.36%) Angular Developer
6 9 (5.36%) Architect
7 8 (4.76%) DBA
7 8 (4.76%) HTML CSS Developer
7 8 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (4.17%) Analyst
8 7 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (4.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (4.17%) Software Engineer
9 6 (3.57%) Business Analyst
9 6 (3.57%) Java Architect
9 6 (3.57%) SQL Developer
10 5 (2.98%) Senior Applications Developer
10 5 (2.98%) Senior Java Applications Developer
10 5 (2.98%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (30.95%) Spring
2 42 (25.00%) RESTful
2 42 (25.00%) Web Services
3 36 (21.43%) AngularJS
4 34 (20.24%) HTML
5 33 (19.64%) JSON
6 29 (17.26%) XML
7 28 (16.67%) CSS
8 25 (14.88%) HTML5
9 24 (14.29%) SOAP
10 23 (13.69%) J2EE
11 22 (13.10%) CSS3
11 22 (13.10%) Dropwizard
11 22 (13.10%) jQuery
12 16 (9.52%) REST
13 13 (7.74%) JDBC
13 13 (7.74%) WSDL
14 12 (7.14%) JAX-WS
14 12 (7.14%) Middleware
15 10 (5.95%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.31%) Digital Media
2 4 (2.38%) Computer Science
2 4 (2.38%) User Experience
3 3 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.19%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.19%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.19%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.19%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.19%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.60%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.60%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.60%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.60%) PKI
5 1 (0.60%) Replication
5 1 (0.60%) RIA
5 1 (0.60%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.60%) Statistics
5 1 (0.60%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.69%) Linux
2 10 (5.95%) Windows
3 8 (4.76%) Unix
4 5 (2.98%) Android
5 2 (1.19%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.60%) AIX
6 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.60%) CentOS
6 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (49.40%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (27.38%) TDD
3 43 (25.60%) E-Commerce
4 40 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (20.83%) Web Development
6 30 (17.86%) Scrum
7 27 (16.07%) Kanban
8 20 (11.90%) CRM
8 20 (11.90%) DevOps
9 19 (11.31%) ERP
10 18 (10.71%) BDD
11 17 (10.12%) Software Engineering
12 16 (9.52%) OO
12 16 (9.52%) Open Source
12 16 (9.52%) SDLC
13 14 (8.33%) Configuration Management
13 14 (8.33%) Content Management
13 14 (8.33%) Pair Programming
13 14 (8.33%) Waterfall
14 13 (7.74%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 61 (36.31%) JavaScript
2 34 (20.24%) SQL
3 20 (11.90%) PHP
4 10 (5.95%) Python
5 8 (4.76%) PL/SQL
6 5 (2.98%) C#
6 5 (2.98%) C++
6 5 (2.98%) Go
6 5 (2.98%) Perl
6 5 (2.98%) Ruby
7 3 (1.79%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.79%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.19%) Groovy
8 2 (1.19%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.19%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.60%) C
9 1 (0.60%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (2.98%) Degree
2 1 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.60%) CCNA
2 1 (0.60%) CCNP
2 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.60%) HND
2 1 (0.60%) ISEB
2 1 (0.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.95%) QA
2 2 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (2.98%) Docker
2 4 (2.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.60%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (5.36%) Puppet
2 3 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.60%) Ansible
3 1 (0.60%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.60%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.60%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.60%) Nagios
3 1 (0.60%) Rundeck
3 1 (0.60%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (11.90%) Oracle
2 16 (9.52%) hybris
3 11 (6.55%) ATG
4 10 (5.95%) Vertica
5 9 (5.36%) Talend
6 7 (4.17%) IBM
7 6 (3.57%) Adobe
7 6 (3.57%) Microsoft
8 5 (2.98%) Tableau
9 3 (1.79%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.19%) Perforce
11 1 (0.60%) Apple
11 1 (0.60%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.60%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.60%) Cisco
11 1 (0.60%) Citrix
11 1 (0.60%) Google
11 1 (0.60%) HP
11 1 (0.60%) Lotus
11 1 (0.60%) VMware
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