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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 4 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
+30 0
Contract jobs citing Java 162 42 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.33% 5.10% 4.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.12% 19.00% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 24 25
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£438 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.83% +3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £326 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £440 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +21.21%
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
394 221 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 39.72% 26.82% 29.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 119 102
Average daily rate £404 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.30% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £32.75 - £50.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.95 - £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.55 - £51.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.85%

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 May 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 May 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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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 52 £438 +16.66% 5
Warrington +26 46 £600 +36.36% 9
Knutsford +7 9 £456 +3.69% 3
Wilmslow - 4 £335 - 1
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 123 (45.39%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (38.01%) JavaScript
3 86 (31.73%) HTML
4 77 (28.41%) Spring
5 73 (26.94%) Finance
5 73 (26.94%) Oracle
6 72 (26.57%) J2EE
7 68 (25.09%) Linux
8 61 (22.51%) Web Services
9 60 (22.14%) SDLC
10 56 (20.66%) TDD
11 55 (20.30%) SQL
12 49 (18.08%) XML
13 48 (17.71%) CSS
14 46 (16.97%) JUnit
15 44 (16.24%) JSON
16 43 (15.87%) MongoDB
17 42 (15.50%) Banking
18 41 (15.13%) UNIX
19 39 (14.39%) OO
19 39 (14.39%) .NET
19 39 (14.39%) Big Data
20 38 (14.02%) Git (software)
21 35 (12.92%) RESTful
21 35 (12.92%) SOAP
21 35 (12.92%) E-Commerce
22 33 (12.18%) Amazon AWS
22 33 (12.18%) AngularJS
23 32 (11.81%) jQuery
23 32 (11.81%) Python

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 25 (9.23%) WebSphere
2 19 (7.01%) Node.js
3 14 (5.17%) Tomcat
4 10 (3.69%) JBoss
5 8 (2.95%) IBM HTTP Server
5 8 (2.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 8 (2.95%) Confluence
6 5 (1.85%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.48%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (1.48%) CICS
8 3 (1.11%) Apache
8 3 (1.11%) ArcGIS
8 3 (1.11%) Oracle Spatial
9 2 (0.74%) IIS
9 2 (0.74%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.37%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (1.48%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.37%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.37%) SAP FI-AP
2 1 (0.37%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.37%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.37%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.37%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 33 (12.18%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (10.70%) Cloud Computing
3 22 (8.12%) IaaS
4 3 (1.11%) PaaS
5 1 (0.37%) Route 53
5 1 (0.37%) GitHub
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.49%) HTTP
2 21 (7.75%) Internet
3 15 (5.54%) Network Security
4 8 (2.95%) ATM
5 7 (2.58%) DHCP
6 4 (1.48%) Unified Communications
6 4 (1.48%) Converged Networks
7 3 (1.11%) VPN
7 3 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.74%) SSH
8 2 (0.74%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.37%) SSL
9 1 (0.37%) DNS
9 1 (0.37%) VoIP
9 1 (0.37%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (15.87%) MongoDB
2 39 (14.39%) Big Data
3 31 (11.44%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (8.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 24 (8.86%) Hadoop
4 24 (8.86%) Relational Database
5 14 (5.17%) MySQL
6 10 (3.69%) DB2
7 9 (3.32%) Oracle Database
7 9 (3.32%) RDBMS
8 8 (2.95%) Informix
8 8 (2.95%) NoSQL
9 7 (2.58%) Neo4j
9 7 (2.58%) SQL Server
10 3 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.11%) PowerCenter
10 3 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.74%) MS Access
11 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 46 (16.97%) JUnit
2 38 (14.02%) Git (software)
3 29 (10.70%) Maven
4 26 (9.59%) Cucumber
5 23 (8.49%) Ant
6 17 (6.27%) Subversion
7 14 (5.17%) JIRA
8 13 (4.80%) Gradle
8 13 (4.80%) Selenium
9 12 (4.43%) Jenkins
10 10 (3.69%) Mockito
11 6 (2.21%) Eclipse
11 6 (2.21%) IntelliJ
11 6 (2.21%) Talend Open Studio
12 4 (1.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (1.11%) FishEye
13 3 (1.11%) Artifactory
13 3 (1.11%) Grunt
13 3 (1.11%) Bower
13 3 (1.11%) SonarQube
General
1 73 (26.94%) Finance
2 42 (15.50%) Banking
3 8 (2.95%) Retail
4 7 (2.58%) Retail Banking
5 2 (0.74%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 167 (61.62%) Developer
2 114 (42.07%) Java Developer
3 46 (16.97%) Architect
4 29 (10.70%) Technical Architect
5 16 (5.90%) DevOps Engineer
6 13 (4.80%) Senior Developer
7 11 (4.06%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (3.69%) Digital Technical Architect
8 10 (3.69%) Digital Architect
9 8 (2.95%) Technical Leader
9 8 (2.95%) Designer
9 8 (2.95%) Senior Architect
9 8 (2.95%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 8 (2.95%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 7 (2.58%) Consultant
10 7 (2.58%) Senior Technical Architect
11 6 (2.21%) Team Leader
12 5 (1.85%) AWS Developer
12 5 (1.85%) Java Architect
12 5 (1.85%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (31.73%) HTML
2 77 (28.41%) Spring
3 72 (26.57%) J2EE
4 61 (22.51%) Web Services
5 49 (18.08%) XML
6 48 (17.71%) CSS
7 44 (16.24%) JSON
8 39 (14.39%) .NET
9 35 (12.92%) RESTful
9 35 (12.92%) SOAP
10 33 (12.18%) AngularJS
11 32 (11.81%) jQuery
12 24 (8.86%) REST
13 22 (8.12%) WSDL
13 22 (8.12%) Hibernate
14 20 (7.38%) Java EE
15 19 (7.01%) JAX-RS
15 19 (7.01%) HTML5
16 18 (6.64%) JSP
17 16 (5.90%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.86%) Visualisation
2 18 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.06%) Telematics
4 9 (3.32%) User Experience
5 7 (2.58%) Algorithms
5 7 (2.58%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.21%) Online Banking
6 6 (2.21%) EMV
7 5 (1.85%) Chip Card
8 4 (1.48%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.48%) IBM Mainframe
8 4 (1.48%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.48%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (1.11%) iPad
9 3 (1.11%) Wiki
9 3 (1.11%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.11%) GIS
9 3 (1.11%) PKI
10 2 (0.74%) Web 2.0
10 2 (0.74%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 68 (25.09%) Linux
2 41 (15.13%) UNIX
3 25 (9.23%) Windows
4 10 (3.69%) Android
5 8 (2.95%) AIX
5 8 (2.95%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.58%) Mac OS
6 7 (2.58%) Windows Vista
6 7 (2.58%) Windows XP
7 5 (1.85%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.74%) CentOS
10 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.37%) VME
10 1 (0.37%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (45.39%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (22.14%) SDLC
3 56 (20.66%) TDD
4 39 (14.39%) OO
5 35 (12.92%) E-Commerce
6 28 (10.33%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (8.86%) Software Engineering
8 23 (8.49%) DevOps
8 23 (8.49%) Scrum
8 23 (8.49%) OOP
9 22 (8.12%) Machine Learning
10 21 (7.75%) Waterfall
11 20 (7.38%) Configuration Management
12 19 (7.01%) MVC
13 18 (6.64%) Integration Testing
14 17 (6.27%) BDD
14 17 (6.27%) Project Management
15 15 (5.54%) Responsive Web Design
15 15 (5.54%) Load Balancing
16 14 (5.17%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 103 (38.01%) JavaScript
2 55 (20.30%) SQL
3 32 (11.81%) Python
4 24 (8.86%) R
5 20 (7.38%) C++
6 18 (6.64%) Ruby
7 12 (4.43%) PL/SQL
8 11 (4.06%) Scala
9 10 (3.69%) Objective-C
10 9 (3.32%) Shell Script
10 9 (3.32%) C
11 8 (2.95%) XPath
11 8 (2.95%) Go
12 7 (2.58%) Groovy
12 7 (2.58%) C#
13 6 (2.21%) PHP
14 5 (1.85%) Perl
15 2 (0.74%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.74%) VBScript
15 2 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (6.27%) Degree
1 17 (6.27%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.06%) DV Cleared
3 2 (0.74%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.37%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.48%) QA
System Software
1 16 (5.90%) Docker
2 1 (0.37%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (8.86%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (8.12%) StatsD
3 11 (4.06%) Puppet
4 8 (2.95%) Ansible
5 4 (1.48%) TIBCO Hawk
6 2 (0.74%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.74%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.37%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.37%) Oozie
7 1 (0.37%) yum
7 1 (0.37%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.37%) SCCM
7 1 (0.37%) Nagios
Vendors
1 73 (26.94%) Oracle
2 23 (8.49%) Tableau
3 22 (8.12%) Citrix
3 22 (8.12%) Teradata
4 21 (7.75%) IBM
5 20 (7.38%) Apigee
5 20 (7.38%) Mashery
6 7 (2.58%) Informatica
7 6 (2.21%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.21%) Microsoft
7 6 (2.21%) Talend
8 5 (1.85%) JNBridge
8 5 (1.85%) hybris
8 5 (1.85%) Atlassian
8 5 (1.85%) SAP
8 5 (1.85%) Perforce
9 4 (1.48%) TIBCO
9 4 (1.48%) Syclo
10 3 (1.11%) Compuware
10 3 (1.11%) HP
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