The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 16 13 23
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing Java 67 81 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.34% 8.87% 6.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.67% 26.05% 19.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 31 33
Average daily rate
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£400 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £288 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £450 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 1
Average hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
261 311 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 32.50% 34.06% 32.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 143 186
Average daily rate £325 £300 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 29 7
Average hourly rate £34.50 £31.56 £57.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -44.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.00 £32.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.55 £45.00 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -7 13 £400 +18.51% 7
Crewe -3 7 £418 +39.16%
Knutsford +6 5 £400 -11.11% 3
Runcorn +2 4 £474 - 2
Warrington -20 4 £375 +15.38% 9
Macclesfield - 2 - -
Northwich - - - - 2
Ellesmere Port - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Java.

1 57 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (35.04%) J2EE
3 39 (33.33%) XML
4 37 (31.62%) SQL
5 36 (30.77%) Linux
5 36 (30.77%) TDD
6 35 (29.91%) Web Services
7 33 (28.21%) JavaScript
8 32 (27.35%) HTML
9 27 (23.08%) Finance
10 26 (22.22%) C#
11 25 (21.37%) PHP
12 24 (20.51%) Oracle
12 24 (20.51%) CSS
12 24 (20.51%) NoSQL
13 23 (19.66%) RESTful
14 21 (17.95%) C++
14 21 (17.95%) Python
15 20 (17.09%) .NET
15 20 (17.09%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (17.09%) Ruby
15 20 (17.09%) BDD
15 20 (17.09%) Open Source
16 19 (16.24%) Unit Testing
16 19 (16.24%) XSLT
17 18 (15.38%) Spring
18 17 (14.53%) JDBC
19 16 (13.68%) MVC
20 15 (12.82%) JSP
20 15 (12.82%) JSON

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (8.55%) WebSphere
2 9 (7.69%) JBoss
3 7 (5.98%) Adobe CQ
4 6 (5.13%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.13%) Apache
5 4 (3.42%) CICS
5 4 (3.42%) IIS
6 3 (2.56%) Apache Solr
6 3 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.71%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.71%) Node.js
7 2 (1.71%) Jetty
7 2 (1.71%) nginx
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.85%) CMS
8 1 (0.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (2.56%) MS Office
2 2 (1.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.71%) Route 53
1 2 (1.71%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (1.71%) SaaS
1 2 (1.71%) PaaS
1 2 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.71%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.11%) HTTP
2 7 (5.98%) FTP
3 5 (4.27%) Firewall
4 3 (2.56%) DNS
5 2 (1.71%) DHCP
5 2 (1.71%) DMZ
6 1 (0.85%) SSH
6 1 (0.85%) SMS
6 1 (0.85%) SMTP
6 1 (0.85%) LDAP
6 1 (0.85%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.51%) NoSQL
2 7 (5.98%) Relational Database
2 7 (5.98%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.13%) JasperReports
3 6 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (4.27%) InterSystems Cache
4 5 (4.27%) MySQL
5 4 (3.42%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.42%) DB2
6 3 (2.56%) Redis
7 2 (1.71%) Big Data
7 2 (1.71%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.71%) CouchDB
7 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.71%) SQLite
8 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.85%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 12 (10.26%) Maven
1 12 (10.26%) Jenkins
2 11 (9.40%) JUnit
2 11 (9.40%) Eclipse
3 10 (8.55%) Subversion
4 5 (4.27%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.42%) Ant
6 2 (1.71%) Hudson
6 2 (1.71%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.71%) MSTest
6 2 (1.71%) JBehave
6 2 (1.71%) NUnit
6 2 (1.71%) Selenium
6 2 (1.71%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.85%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.85%) HtmlUnit
7 1 (0.85%) JIRA
7 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.85%) Xcode
General
1 27 (23.08%) Finance
2 11 (9.40%) Banking
3 7 (5.98%) Advertising
4 6 (5.13%) Marketing
4 6 (5.13%) Retail
5 3 (2.56%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.71%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (64.10%) Developer
2 45 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 18 (15.38%) Architect
4 11 (9.40%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 10 (8.55%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (7.69%) Designer
6 9 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
6 9 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.84%) Solutions Designer
8 5 (4.27%) Consultant
9 4 (3.42%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (2.56%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (2.56%) C# Developer
10 3 (2.56%) WebSphere Developer
10 3 (2.56%) Software Developer
10 3 (2.56%) Analyst
10 3 (2.56%) Lead Developer
11 2 (1.71%) Android Developer
11 2 (1.71%) Middleware Developer
11 2 (1.71%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (35.04%) J2EE
2 39 (33.33%) XML
3 35 (29.91%) Web Services
4 32 (27.35%) HTML
5 24 (20.51%) CSS
6 23 (19.66%) RESTful
7 20 (17.09%) .NET
8 19 (16.24%) XSLT
9 18 (15.38%) Spring
10 17 (14.53%) JDBC
11 15 (12.82%) JSP
11 15 (12.82%) JSON
12 12 (10.26%) Struts
13 10 (8.55%) JSF
13 10 (8.55%) REST
14 9 (7.69%) Ajax
15 8 (6.84%) JMS
15 8 (6.84%) Middleware
15 8 (6.84%) Struts2
16 7 (5.98%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.09%) Open Source
2 10 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.98%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.27%) Mainframe
5 4 (3.42%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (2.56%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.56%) User Experience
7 2 (1.71%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.71%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.71%) CMDB
7 2 (1.71%) Life Science
8 1 (0.85%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.85%) Chemistry
8 1 (0.85%) Biology
8 1 (0.85%) Wiki
8 1 (0.85%) IVR
8 1 (0.85%) Tandem
8 1 (0.85%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.85%) Statistics
8 1 (0.85%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 36 (30.77%) Linux
2 9 (7.69%) UNIX
3 8 (6.84%) Windows
4 5 (4.27%) CentOS
5 4 (3.42%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.42%) Android
6 2 (1.71%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.71%) Solaris
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.85%) AIX
7 1 (0.85%) HPUX
7 1 (0.85%) VMS
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (30.77%) TDD
3 20 (17.09%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (17.09%) BDD
4 19 (16.24%) Unit Testing
5 16 (13.68%) MVC
6 10 (8.55%) DevOps
6 10 (8.55%) Mentoring
7 9 (7.69%) Migration
7 9 (7.69%) OO
8 7 (5.98%) Waterfall
9 5 (4.27%) Business Analysis
9 5 (4.27%) Software Engineering
9 5 (4.27%) Project Management
10 4 (3.42%) Service Management
10 4 (3.42%) Web Development
11 3 (2.56%) Test Automation
11 3 (2.56%) Integration Testing
11 3 (2.56%) Resource Management
11 3 (2.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 37 (31.62%) SQL
2 33 (28.21%) JavaScript
3 26 (22.22%) C#
4 25 (21.37%) PHP
5 21 (17.95%) C++
5 21 (17.95%) Python
6 20 (17.09%) Ruby
7 15 (12.82%) Scala
8 7 (5.98%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.56%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.71%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.71%) XPath
10 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.85%) VB
11 1 (0.85%) C
11 1 (0.85%) Perl
11 1 (0.85%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.85%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.85%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (7.69%) Degree
2 6 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.42%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) PhD
5 1 (0.85%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.71%) Docker
2 1 (0.85%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 5 (4.27%) Puppet
2 4 (3.42%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.85%) Ganglia
3 1 (0.85%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (0.85%) Nagios
3 1 (0.85%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.85%) Foglight
3 1 (0.85%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.85%) YUM
Vendors
1 24 (20.51%) Oracle
2 10 (8.55%) IBM
2 10 (8.55%) Red Hat
3 7 (5.98%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.98%) Adobe
4 4 (3.42%) SAP
5 3 (2.56%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.71%) RightScale
6 2 (1.71%) Kony
6 2 (1.71%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.71%) HP
6 2 (1.71%) Informatica
6 2 (1.71%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.71%) Sybase
7 1 (0.85%) Tumbleweed
7 1 (0.85%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.85%) Google
7 1 (0.85%) webMethods
7 1 (0.85%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.85%) Sun
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