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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 7 28 19
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -9
Contract jobs citing Java 99 45 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.87% 5.75% 7.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.28% 20.27% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 25 31
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£438 £470 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.91% +25.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £304 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £540 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.16% -4.00%
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
327 222 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 35.89% 28.35% 32.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 122 111
Average daily rate £368 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.37% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £520 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £20.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £20.00 £51.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +12 28 £419 +35.16% 13
Knutsford +12 18 £400 -8.88% 1
Warrington -6 11 £650 +25.00% 11
Wilmslow - 2 £355 -
Crewe -5 1 £213 - 7
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 116 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (39.06%) JavaScript
3 76 (29.69%) HTML
4 70 (27.34%) Spring
5 69 (26.95%) J2EE
6 68 (26.56%) Linux
7 65 (25.39%) Finance
8 64 (25.00%) Oracle
9 62 (24.22%) Web Services
10 61 (23.83%) SDLC
11 52 (20.31%) TDD
12 51 (19.92%) SQL
13 45 (17.58%) CSS
13 45 (17.58%) JSON
13 45 (17.58%) MongoDB
14 44 (17.19%) Git (software)
15 42 (16.41%) Big Data
16 41 (16.02%) Python
17 40 (15.63%) XML
18 39 (15.23%) JUnit
18 39 (15.23%) .NET
18 39 (15.23%) OO
19 37 (14.45%) Amazon AWS
20 35 (13.67%) UNIX
20 35 (13.67%) Maven
21 33 (12.89%) Data Warehouse
21 33 (12.89%) Continuous Integration
22 32 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
22 32 (12.50%) SOAP
22 32 (12.50%) Banking

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 23 (8.98%) WebSphere
2 19 (7.42%) Node.js
3 8 (3.13%) JBoss
4 7 (2.73%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 6 (2.34%) IBM HTTP Server
6 5 (1.95%) Confluence
7 3 (1.17%) ArcGIS
7 3 (1.17%) Oracle Spatial
7 3 (1.17%) Apache
7 3 (1.17%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.78%) IIS
8 2 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.78%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.39%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.39%) Railo
Business Applications
1 3 (1.17%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.39%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.39%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.39%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.39%) SAP FI-AP
2 1 (0.39%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 37 (14.45%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
3 25 (9.77%) IaaS
4 3 (1.17%) PaaS
5 2 (0.78%) Route 53
5 2 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.78%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.39%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (0.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.81%) HTTP
2 18 (7.03%) Internet
3 15 (5.86%) Network Security
4 7 (2.73%) DHCP
5 5 (1.95%) ATM
6 4 (1.56%) Unified Communications
6 4 (1.56%) Converged Networks
7 3 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.17%) VPN
8 1 (0.39%) DNS
8 1 (0.39%) SSL
8 1 (0.39%) VoIP
8 1 (0.39%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (17.58%) MongoDB
2 42 (16.41%) Big Data
3 33 (12.89%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (10.55%) Apache Cassandra
5 26 (10.16%) Hadoop
6 23 (8.98%) Relational Database
7 12 (4.69%) Oracle Database
8 11 (4.30%) MySQL
9 8 (3.13%) NoSQL
10 7 (2.73%) SQL Server
10 7 (2.73%) DB2
10 7 (2.73%) RDBMS
10 7 (2.73%) Neo4j
11 6 (2.34%) Informix
12 3 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.78%) CouchDB
13 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.78%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 44 (17.19%) Git (software)
2 39 (15.23%) JUnit
3 35 (13.67%) Maven
4 23 (8.98%) Ant
5 21 (8.20%) Cucumber
6 18 (7.03%) Jenkins
7 15 (5.86%) Subversion
8 13 (5.08%) Gradle
9 11 (4.30%) Hudson
10 10 (3.91%) JIRA
11 9 (3.52%) Selenium
12 8 (3.13%) Mockito
13 6 (2.34%) Talend Open Studio
13 6 (2.34%) Eclipse
13 6 (2.34%) IntelliJ
14 4 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 3 (1.17%) Cactus
15 3 (1.17%) Artifactory
15 3 (1.17%) FishEye
16 1 (0.39%) Calabash
General
1 65 (25.39%) Finance
2 32 (12.50%) Banking
3 11 (4.30%) Retail
4 8 (3.13%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 146 (57.03%) Developer
2 105 (41.02%) Java Developer
3 45 (17.58%) Architect
4 30 (11.72%) Technical Architect
5 16 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 13 (5.08%) Senior Developer
7 11 (4.30%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (3.91%) Digital Architect
8 10 (3.91%) Digital Technical Architect
9 8 (3.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 8 (3.13%) Senior Architect
9 8 (3.13%) Technical Leader
10 7 (2.73%) Senior Technical Architect
10 7 (2.73%) Designer
11 6 (2.34%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 5 (1.95%) JavaScript Developer
12 5 (1.95%) Consultant
12 5 (1.95%) Team Leader
12 5 (1.95%) Java Architect
13 4 (1.56%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (29.69%) HTML
2 70 (27.34%) Spring
3 69 (26.95%) J2EE
4 62 (24.22%) Web Services
5 45 (17.58%) CSS
5 45 (17.58%) JSON
6 40 (15.63%) XML
7 39 (15.23%) .NET
8 32 (12.50%) SOAP
9 31 (12.11%) jQuery
9 31 (12.11%) RESTful
9 31 (12.11%) AngularJS
10 25 (9.77%) WSDL
11 24 (9.38%) Hibernate
12 23 (8.98%) REST
13 21 (8.20%) HTML5
14 18 (7.03%) Servlets
15 16 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 16 (6.25%) JAX-RS
15 16 (6.25%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.16%) Visualisation
2 21 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.30%) Telematics
4 7 (2.73%) User Experience
5 6 (2.34%) Algorithms
5 6 (2.34%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.56%) EMV
6 4 (1.56%) Chip Card
6 4 (1.56%) Online Banking
6 4 (1.56%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.17%) Wiki
7 3 (1.17%) PKI
7 3 (1.17%) Web 2.0
7 3 (1.17%) GIS
7 3 (1.17%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.17%) PMI
7 3 (1.17%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.78%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.78%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 68 (26.56%) Linux
2 35 (13.67%) UNIX
3 24 (9.38%) Windows
4 10 (3.91%) Android
5 7 (2.73%) Windows Vista
5 7 (2.73%) Mac OS
5 7 (2.73%) AIX
5 7 (2.73%) Windows XP
6 6 (2.34%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.95%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.78%) Solaris
8 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.39%) VME
9 1 (0.39%) CentOS
9 1 (0.39%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (23.83%) SDLC
3 52 (20.31%) TDD
4 39 (15.23%) OO
5 33 (12.89%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (12.11%) E-Commerce
7 25 (9.77%) Machine Learning
8 24 (9.38%) OOP
8 24 (9.38%) DevOps
9 23 (8.98%) Software Engineering
10 22 (8.59%) Waterfall
11 20 (7.81%) Configuration Management
12 17 (6.64%) MVC
12 17 (6.64%) Scrum
13 16 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
13 16 (6.25%) Load Balancing
13 16 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
14 15 (5.86%) Integration Testing
14 15 (5.86%) BDD
15 13 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (39.06%) JavaScript
2 51 (19.92%) SQL
3 41 (16.02%) Python
4 27 (10.55%) R
5 16 (6.25%) Ruby
5 16 (6.25%) C++
6 14 (5.47%) Groovy
7 12 (4.69%) PL/SQL
7 12 (4.69%) Perl
8 11 (4.30%) Scala
9 10 (3.91%) C
10 9 (3.52%) Objective-C
11 8 (3.13%) Go
11 8 (3.13%) Shell Script
12 7 (2.73%) XPath
13 5 (1.95%) PHP
14 4 (1.56%) C#
15 2 (0.78%) VBScript
15 2 (0.78%) VB
16 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (7.03%) Degree
2 17 (6.64%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.08%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.17%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.39%) CCA
5 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 15 (5.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 27 (10.55%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (9.77%) StatsD
3 13 (5.08%) Puppet
4 8 (3.13%) Ansible
5 3 (1.17%) TIBCO Hawk
6 2 (0.78%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.78%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.39%) SCCM
7 1 (0.39%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.39%) Oozie
Vendors
1 64 (25.00%) Oracle
2 26 (10.16%) Tableau
3 25 (9.77%) Citrix
3 25 (9.77%) Teradata
4 23 (8.98%) Apigee
4 23 (8.98%) Mashery
5 17 (6.64%) IBM
6 6 (2.34%) Informatica
6 6 (2.34%) Talend
7 5 (1.95%) JNBridge
7 5 (1.95%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.95%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.56%) Perforce
8 4 (1.56%) SAP
9 3 (1.17%) Syclo
9 3 (1.17%) TIBCO
9 3 (1.17%) ESRI
9 3 (1.17%) Microsoft
10 2 (0.78%) Adobe
10 2 (0.78%) Sybase
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