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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 10 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing Java 97 61 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.93% 7.65% 9.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.99% 23.55% 30.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 30 38
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£431 £455 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.11% +21.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £298 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £540 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.37% -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
294 259 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 30.09% 32.50% 31.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 136 119
Average daily rate £366 £373 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.67% +20.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £520 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -26.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 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 31 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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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 +3 24 £550 +5.76% 9
Knutsford +5 17 £388 -11.73%
Chester -6 17 £419 +24.07% 20
Wilmslow - 2 £355 -
Crewe -8 1 £213 -51.14% 7
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 118 (46.83%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 76 (30.16%) HTML
4 72 (28.57%) Linux
5 67 (26.59%) Spring
6 63 (25.00%) Web Services
7 62 (24.60%) Finance
8 61 (24.21%) Oracle
9 60 (23.81%) J2EE
10 59 (23.41%) SDLC
11 49 (19.44%) CSS
11 49 (19.44%) TDD
12 48 (19.05%) SQL
13 46 (18.25%) Python
13 46 (18.25%) MongoDB
14 45 (17.86%) JSON
15 44 (17.46%) .NET
16 40 (15.87%) Git (software)
17 39 (15.48%) Amazon AWS
17 39 (15.48%) Big Data
18 38 (15.08%) UNIX
18 38 (15.08%) OO
19 35 (13.89%) JUnit
19 35 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
20 34 (13.49%) Cloud Computing
20 34 (13.49%) XML
21 32 (12.70%) jQuery
21 32 (12.70%) AngularJS
22 31 (12.30%) Data Warehouse
23 29 (11.51%) SOAP

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 22 (8.73%) WebSphere
2 19 (7.54%) Node.js
3 7 (2.78%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 6 (2.38%) JBoss
4 6 (2.38%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (1.98%) Confluence
6 3 (1.19%) Apache
6 3 (1.19%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.79%) IIS
7 2 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.79%) Oracle Spatial
7 2 (0.79%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.79%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.40%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.40%) Railo
Business Applications
1 2 (0.79%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.40%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.40%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.40%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.40%) SAP FI-AP
2 1 (0.40%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 39 (15.48%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (13.49%) Cloud Computing
3 25 (9.92%) IaaS
4 3 (1.19%) PaaS
5 2 (0.79%) Route 53
5 2 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.79%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.40%) Force.com
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (0.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 27 (10.71%) Internet
2 17 (6.75%) HTTP
3 16 (6.35%) Network Security
4 7 (2.78%) DHCP
5 4 (1.59%) Unified Communications
5 4 (1.59%) Converged Networks
6 3 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (1.19%) VPN
7 1 (0.40%) DNS
7 1 (0.40%) SSL
7 1 (0.40%) VoIP
7 1 (0.40%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (18.25%) MongoDB
2 39 (15.48%) Big Data
3 31 (12.30%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (10.71%) Apache Cassandra
5 26 (10.32%) Hadoop
6 25 (9.92%) Relational Database
7 13 (5.16%) MySQL
8 12 (4.76%) Oracle Database
9 9 (3.57%) RDBMS
10 8 (3.17%) NoSQL
11 7 (2.78%) Neo4j
12 6 (2.38%) DB2
12 6 (2.38%) Informix
13 4 (1.59%) SQL Server
14 3 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
15 2 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
15 2 (0.79%) MS Access
15 2 (0.79%) CouchDB
15 2 (0.79%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 40 (15.87%) Git (software)
2 35 (13.89%) JUnit
3 28 (11.11%) Maven
4 21 (8.33%) Ant
5 18 (7.14%) Cucumber
5 18 (7.14%) Jenkins
6 15 (5.95%) Subversion
7 12 (4.76%) Gradle
8 11 (4.37%) Hudson
9 10 (3.97%) JIRA
10 9 (3.57%) Selenium
11 8 (3.17%) Mockito
12 6 (2.38%) Eclipse
12 6 (2.38%) IntelliJ
13 4 (1.59%) Talend Open Studio
14 3 (1.19%) Cactus
14 3 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 3 (1.19%) Artifactory
14 3 (1.19%) FishEye
15 2 (0.79%) gulp
General
1 62 (24.60%) Finance
2 29 (11.51%) Banking
3 10 (3.97%) Retail
4 6 (2.38%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 136 (53.97%) Developer
2 102 (40.48%) Java Developer
3 47 (18.65%) Architect
4 30 (11.90%) Technical Architect
5 17 (6.75%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (3.97%) Digital Architect
6 10 (3.97%) Digital Technical Architect
6 10 (3.97%) Senior Developer
7 9 (3.57%) Consultant
7 9 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (3.57%) Java Architect
7 9 (3.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 8 (3.17%) Senior Architect
8 8 (3.17%) Technical Leader
9 7 (2.78%) Senior Technical Architect
9 7 (2.78%) Designer
10 5 (1.98%) Android Developer
10 5 (1.98%) Java Consultant
10 5 (1.98%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (1.98%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (30.16%) HTML
2 67 (26.59%) Spring
3 63 (25.00%) Web Services
4 60 (23.81%) J2EE
5 49 (19.44%) CSS
6 45 (17.86%) JSON
7 44 (17.46%) .NET
8 34 (13.49%) XML
9 32 (12.70%) jQuery
9 32 (12.70%) AngularJS
10 29 (11.51%) SOAP
11 28 (11.11%) Hibernate
11 28 (11.11%) WSDL
12 27 (10.71%) RESTful
13 25 (9.92%) REST
14 24 (9.52%) HTML5
14 24 (9.52%) Servlets
15 16 (6.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 15 (5.95%) JSP
17 13 (5.16%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.32%) Visualisation
2 25 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.17%) Telematics
4 7 (2.78%) User Experience
4 7 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.98%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.59%) Online Banking
7 3 (1.19%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.19%) Wiki
7 3 (1.19%) PKI
7 3 (1.19%) Web 2.0
8 2 (0.79%) Statistics
8 2 (0.79%) PMI
8 2 (0.79%) NHS
8 2 (0.79%) GIS
8 2 (0.79%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.79%) Replication
8 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.79%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.79%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 72 (28.57%) Linux
2 38 (15.08%) UNIX
3 25 (9.92%) Windows
4 11 (4.37%) Android
5 9 (3.57%) Mac OS X
6 6 (2.38%) Windows XP
6 6 (2.38%) AIX
6 6 (2.38%) Windows Vista
6 6 (2.38%) Mac OS
6 6 (2.38%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.59%) Solaris
8 2 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.40%) VME
9 1 (0.40%) CentOS
9 1 (0.40%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (46.83%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (23.41%) SDLC
3 49 (19.44%) TDD
4 38 (15.08%) OO
5 35 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (10.32%) E-Commerce
7 25 (9.92%) Machine Learning
7 25 (9.92%) DevOps
8 24 (9.52%) Software Engineering
9 23 (9.13%) OOP
10 22 (8.73%) Waterfall
11 21 (8.33%) MVC
12 19 (7.54%) Configuration Management
13 17 (6.75%) Load Balancing
14 16 (6.35%) Responsive Web Design
14 16 (6.35%) System Integration Testing
15 15 (5.95%) BDD
15 15 (5.95%) Integration Testing
16 14 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
16 14 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 98 (38.89%) JavaScript
2 48 (19.05%) SQL
3 46 (18.25%) Python
4 27 (10.71%) R
5 22 (8.73%) Ruby
6 16 (6.35%) C++
7 14 (5.56%) Scala
8 12 (4.76%) Perl
9 11 (4.37%) PL/SQL
9 11 (4.37%) Groovy
10 10 (3.97%) C
11 9 (3.57%) Go
12 8 (3.17%) C#
12 8 (3.17%) PHP
12 8 (3.17%) Shell Script
12 8 (3.17%) Objective-C
13 7 (2.78%) XPath
14 3 (1.19%) VB
15 2 (0.79%) VBScript
16 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (7.54%) Security Cleared
2 18 (7.14%) Degree
3 13 (5.16%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.79%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.40%) CCA
5 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.40%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.59%) ISO 9001
1 4 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 13 (5.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 27 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (9.92%) StatsD
3 14 (5.56%) Puppet
4 9 (3.57%) Ansible
5 2 (0.79%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.79%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 2 (0.79%) TIBCO Hawk
6 1 (0.40%) SCCM
6 1 (0.40%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.40%) Oozie
Vendors
1 61 (24.21%) Oracle
2 26 (10.32%) Tableau
3 25 (9.92%) Citrix
3 25 (9.92%) Teradata
4 23 (9.13%) Apigee
4 23 (9.13%) Mashery
5 15 (5.95%) IBM
6 5 (1.98%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.98%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.98%) SAP
6 5 (1.98%) Perforce
6 5 (1.98%) JNBridge
7 4 (1.59%) Talend
8 3 (1.19%) Syclo
9 2 (0.79%) Vertica
9 2 (0.79%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.79%) ESRI
9 2 (0.79%) hybris
9 2 (0.79%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.79%) Adobe
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