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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 14 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 105 74 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.61% 9.01% 9.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.16% 26.71% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 37 33
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£425 £435 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
337 277 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 30.83% 33.74% 33.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 149 138
Average daily rate £388 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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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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
Warrington +8 46 £525 +2.94% 11
Knutsford +4 15 £388 -11.73% 2
Chester -14 11 £388 -3.12% 9
Crewe -7 2 £269 -38.21% 8
Northwich - 1 - -
Wilmslow - 1 £500 - 1
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 129 (48.68%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (41.13%) JavaScript
3 87 (32.83%) HTML
4 86 (32.45%) Linux
5 67 (25.28%) Oracle
6 63 (23.77%) Spring
7 62 (23.40%) CSS
8 59 (22.26%) SQL
9 58 (21.89%) Web Services
10 56 (21.13%) SDLC
11 55 (20.75%) Finance
12 54 (20.38%) J2EE
13 52 (19.62%) .NET
14 50 (18.87%) UNIX
14 50 (18.87%) Python
14 50 (18.87%) MongoDB
15 48 (18.11%) TDD
16 41 (15.47%) JSON
17 40 (15.09%) Git (software)
18 39 (14.72%) Amazon AWS
19 37 (13.96%) Big Data
19 37 (13.96%) Continuous Integration
20 36 (13.58%) jQuery
21 35 (13.21%) Cloud Computing
22 34 (12.83%) OO
23 33 (12.45%) Banking
24 32 (12.08%) AngularJS
25 31 (11.70%) Windows
25 31 (11.70%) Internet
25 31 (11.70%) Data Warehouse

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 24 (9.06%) Node.js
2 22 (8.30%) WebSphere
3 10 (3.77%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.26%) JBoss
5 5 (1.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 5 (1.89%) NetWeaver
5 5 (1.89%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (1.89%) Confluence
6 3 (1.13%) Apache
7 2 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.75%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.75%) IIS
7 2 (0.75%) CMS
7 2 (0.75%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.38%) nginx
8 1 (0.38%) SAP Portal
8 1 (0.38%) Mule
8 1 (0.38%) WordPress
8 1 (0.38%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (1.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.89%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.38%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.38%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.38%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.38%) SAP WM
2 1 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.38%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.38%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.38%) SAP FI-AP
Cloud Services
1 39 (14.72%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (13.21%) Cloud Computing
3 25 (9.43%) IaaS
4 2 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.75%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.75%) Route 53
5 1 (0.38%) SaaS
5 1 (0.38%) Force.com
5 1 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.38%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (0.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 31 (11.70%) Internet
2 21 (7.92%) HTTP
3 19 (7.17%) Network Security
4 7 (2.64%) DHCP
5 5 (1.89%) FTP
5 5 (1.89%) SMTP
6 4 (1.51%) Unified Communications
6 4 (1.51%) Converged Networks
7 2 (0.75%) SMS
8 1 (0.38%) DNS
8 1 (0.38%) SSL
8 1 (0.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (18.87%) MongoDB
2 37 (13.96%) Big Data
3 31 (11.70%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (10.19%) Apache Cassandra
5 26 (9.81%) Hadoop
6 24 (9.06%) Relational Database
7 14 (5.28%) MySQL
8 12 (4.53%) NoSQL
8 12 (4.53%) Oracle Database
9 10 (3.77%) RDBMS
10 9 (3.40%) SQL Server
11 7 (2.64%) Neo4j
12 6 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (1.89%) Informix
14 4 (1.51%) SAP BW
15 2 (0.75%) CouchDB
15 2 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
15 2 (0.75%) MS Access
15 2 (0.75%) DB2
15 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 40 (15.09%) Git (software)
2 28 (10.57%) Maven
3 24 (9.06%) JUnit
4 22 (8.30%) Jenkins
5 20 (7.55%) Ant
6 17 (6.42%) Subversion
7 14 (5.28%) Cucumber
8 12 (4.53%) Gradle
9 11 (4.15%) Hudson
10 10 (3.77%) JIRA
11 6 (2.26%) Selenium
11 6 (2.26%) Eclipse
11 6 (2.26%) Mockito
12 3 (1.13%) Artifactory
12 3 (1.13%) Grunt
12 3 (1.13%) Bower
12 3 (1.13%) FishEye
12 3 (1.13%) gulp
12 3 (1.13%) Talend Open Studio
12 3 (1.13%) Cactus
General
1 55 (20.75%) Finance
2 33 (12.45%) Banking
3 9 (3.40%) Retail
4 6 (2.26%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.38%) Private Banking
5 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.38%) Billing
5 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 132 (49.81%) Developer
2 94 (35.47%) Java Developer
3 48 (18.11%) Architect
4 29 (10.94%) Technical Architect
5 20 (7.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 16 (6.04%) Consultant
7 13 (4.91%) Java Architect
8 12 (4.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 10 (3.77%) Digital Technical Architect
9 10 (3.77%) Digital Architect
9 10 (3.77%) Senior Developer
10 9 (3.40%) Analyst
10 9 (3.40%) Senior Java Developer
10 9 (3.40%) Java Consultant
11 8 (3.02%) Designer
11 8 (3.02%) Senior Architect
12 7 (2.64%) Senior Technical Architect
12 7 (2.64%) Technical Leader
13 5 (1.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 5 (1.89%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (32.83%) HTML
2 63 (23.77%) Spring
3 62 (23.40%) CSS
4 58 (21.89%) Web Services
5 54 (20.38%) J2EE
6 52 (19.62%) .NET
7 41 (15.47%) JSON
8 36 (13.58%) jQuery
9 32 (12.08%) AngularJS
10 29 (10.94%) HTML5
10 29 (10.94%) XML
10 29 (10.94%) Hibernate
11 27 (10.19%) SOAP
12 26 (9.81%) WSDL
13 25 (9.43%) RESTful
14 24 (9.06%) Servlets
15 21 (7.92%) REST
16 18 (6.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 17 (6.42%) JSP
18 15 (5.66%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.81%) Visualisation
1 26 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.77%) User Experience
3 7 (2.64%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.89%) Telematics
4 5 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.13%) Wiki
5 3 (1.13%) Web 2.0
6 2 (0.75%) Online Banking
6 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.75%) PMI
6 2 (0.75%) NHS
6 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.75%) Replication
6 2 (0.75%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (0.75%) BYOD
7 1 (0.38%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.38%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.38%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.38%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 86 (32.45%) Linux
2 50 (18.87%) UNIX
3 31 (11.70%) Windows
4 13 (4.91%) Mac OS X
5 10 (3.77%) Solaris
6 9 (3.40%) Windows XP
7 8 (3.02%) Android
8 5 (1.89%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.51%) Mac OS
9 4 (1.51%) AIX
9 4 (1.51%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.38%) CentOS
11 1 (0.38%) VME
11 1 (0.38%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (48.68%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (21.13%) SDLC
3 48 (18.11%) TDD
4 37 (13.96%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (12.83%) OO
6 29 (10.94%) DevOps
7 25 (9.43%) OOP
7 25 (9.43%) MVC
7 25 (9.43%) Machine Learning
8 22 (8.30%) E-Commerce
9 21 (7.92%) Waterfall
10 20 (7.55%) Load Balancing
10 20 (7.55%) Software Engineering
11 19 (7.17%) Configuration Management
11 19 (7.17%) Responsive Web Design
11 19 (7.17%) System Integration Testing
12 18 (6.79%) Integration Testing
13 17 (6.42%) Mentoring
14 16 (6.04%) Migration
14 16 (6.04%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 109 (41.13%) JavaScript
2 59 (22.26%) SQL
3 50 (18.87%) Python
4 29 (10.94%) Ruby
5 26 (9.81%) R
6 18 (6.79%) C++
7 17 (6.42%) C#
7 17 (6.42%) Scala
8 12 (4.53%) Go
8 12 (4.53%) Perl
8 12 (4.53%) PHP
8 12 (4.53%) PL/SQL
9 8 (3.02%) C
9 8 (3.02%) Shell Script
9 8 (3.02%) Groovy
10 7 (2.64%) XPath
11 6 (2.26%) Objective-C
12 5 (1.89%) ABAP
13 3 (1.13%) VBA
13 3 (1.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (7.55%) Degree
2 18 (6.79%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.91%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.75%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.38%) CISA
5 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.38%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.38%) CCA
5 1 (0.38%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.77%) QA
2 8 (3.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.02%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (4.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 27 (10.19%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (9.43%) StatsD
3 21 (7.92%) Puppet
4 12 (4.53%) Ansible
5 2 (0.75%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.75%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.38%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.38%) Oozie
Vendors
1 67 (25.28%) Oracle
2 25 (9.43%) Citrix
2 25 (9.43%) Teradata
2 25 (9.43%) Tableau
3 23 (8.68%) Apigee
3 23 (8.68%) Mashery
4 18 (6.79%) IBM
5 15 (5.66%) SAP
6 5 (1.89%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.89%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.89%) webMethods
6 5 (1.89%) Perforce
7 4 (1.51%) Syclo
8 3 (1.13%) Talend
8 3 (1.13%) HP
9 2 (0.75%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.75%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.75%) hybris
9 2 (0.75%) Sybase
9 2 (0.75%) Microsoft
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