The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
North West / Cheshire
Rank 5 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 67 110 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.59% 12.49% 12.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.85% 35.14% 36.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 68 62
Median daily rate £425 £403 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +11.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.88 £42.84 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.91% +14.22%

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
177 313 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 35.90% 35.53% 34.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 222 162
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £524 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
Median hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -63.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £13.00 £30.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +3 23 £425 +9.67% 12
Warrington +9 11 £438 -20.45%
Macclesfield -1 3 £163 -26.13% 1
Knutsford -3 3 £338 -18.18% 2
Crewe - 3 - - 1
Runcorn - 1 £375 - 4
Daresbury - 1 - -
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Java.

1 71 (47.65%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (36.91%) JavaScript
3 52 (34.90%) Spring
4 48 (32.21%) RESTful
5 44 (29.53%) TDD
6 38 (25.50%) Web Services
6 38 (25.50%) E-Commerce
7 36 (24.16%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (22.15%) Scrum
8 33 (22.15%) AngularJS
9 31 (20.81%) HTML
10 30 (20.13%) JSON
11 25 (16.78%) Web Development
11 25 (16.78%) SQL
11 25 (16.78%) CSS
12 24 (16.11%) Finance
13 22 (14.77%) Selenium
13 22 (14.77%) jQuery
14 21 (14.09%) XML
14 21 (14.09%) OO
14 21 (14.09%) Jenkins
15 20 (13.42%) Cucumber
15 20 (13.42%) REST
16 19 (12.75%) NoSQL
16 19 (12.75%) Dropwizard
17 18 (12.08%) HTML5
17 18 (12.08%) Linux
17 18 (12.08%) Kanban
18 17 (11.41%) Pair Programming
18 17 (11.41%) hybris

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (8.05%) CMS
2 10 (6.71%) JBoss
3 9 (6.04%) Tomcat
4 8 (5.37%) WebLogic
5 7 (4.70%) Apache
6 6 (4.03%) Confluence
7 4 (2.68%) nginx
7 4 (2.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (2.68%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.01%) GlassFish
8 3 (2.01%) IIS
8 3 (2.01%) Oracle 10gAS
9 1 (0.67%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.67%) SAS
9 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.67%) WebLogic Integration
9 1 (0.67%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Mingle
1 1 (0.67%) MS Office
1 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.34%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.67%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.04%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.68%) Slack
3 3 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.01%) PaaS
4 2 (1.34%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.34%) IaaS
5 1 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.67%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.67%) GitHub
5 1 (0.67%) Route 53
5 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.37%) Network Security
2 5 (3.36%) HTTP
2 5 (3.36%) Kerberos
3 3 (2.01%) LDAP
3 3 (2.01%) SSL
4 2 (1.34%) VPN
5 1 (0.67%) BGP
5 1 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.67%) Firewall
5 1 (0.67%) Internet
5 1 (0.67%) LAN
5 1 (0.67%) MPLS
5 1 (0.67%) SAN
5 1 (0.67%) VLAN
5 1 (0.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.75%) NoSQL
2 16 (10.74%) MySQL
3 12 (8.05%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.70%) Big Data
4 7 (4.70%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (4.03%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (3.36%) OLAP
6 5 (3.36%) OLAP Cube
6 5 (3.36%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.01%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.01%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.34%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.34%) DB2
8 2 (1.34%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.67%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (14.77%) Selenium
2 21 (14.09%) Jenkins
3 20 (13.42%) Cucumber
4 16 (10.74%) Git (software)
5 11 (7.38%) Maven
6 9 (6.04%) JUnit
7 7 (4.70%) JIRA
8 6 (4.03%) Talend Open Studio
9 5 (3.36%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.68%) Ant
10 4 (2.68%) Mockito
11 3 (2.01%) Gradle
11 3 (2.01%) Hudson
11 3 (2.01%) IntelliJ
11 3 (2.01%) Jasmine
12 2 (1.34%) CruiseControl
12 2 (1.34%) EasyMock
12 2 (1.34%) JBehave
12 2 (1.34%) Mercurial
12 2 (1.34%) Vagrant
General
1 24 (16.11%) Finance
2 12 (8.05%) Banking
3 4 (2.68%) Back Office
4 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.67%) Prime Brokerage
4 1 (0.67%) Publishing
4 1 (0.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 85 (57.05%) Developer
2 67 (44.97%) Java Developer
3 8 (5.37%) Architect
4 6 (4.03%) Analyst
4 6 (4.03%) DBA
4 6 (4.03%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (4.03%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (4.03%) Software Engineer
5 5 (3.36%) Agile Developer
5 5 (3.36%) Agile Java Developer
5 5 (3.36%) Angular Developer
5 5 (3.36%) Java Architect
5 5 (3.36%) Technical Leader
6 4 (2.68%) Business Analyst
6 4 (2.68%) HTML Developer
6 4 (2.68%) Junior
6 4 (2.68%) Lead Software Engineer
6 4 (2.68%) Senior Developer
6 4 (2.68%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (2.68%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (34.90%) Spring
2 48 (32.21%) RESTful
3 38 (25.50%) Web Services
4 33 (22.15%) AngularJS
5 31 (20.81%) HTML
6 30 (20.13%) JSON
7 25 (16.78%) CSS
8 22 (14.77%) jQuery
9 21 (14.09%) XML
10 20 (13.42%) REST
11 19 (12.75%) Dropwizard
12 18 (12.08%) HTML5
13 17 (11.41%) CSS3
14 15 (10.07%) Hibernate
15 14 (9.40%) J2EE
16 13 (8.72%) SOAP
17 10 (6.71%) Middleware
17 10 (6.71%) Node.js
18 7 (4.70%) JPA
19 5 (3.36%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.37%) Digital Media
2 5 (3.36%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.36%) Derivative
3 4 (2.68%) OTC Derivatives
3 4 (2.68%) User Experience
4 3 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.01%) Cryptography
4 3 (2.01%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.01%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.34%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.34%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.67%) DataPower
6 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.67%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.67%) RIA
6 1 (0.67%) Statistics
6 1 (0.67%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.08%) Linux
2 11 (7.38%) Windows
3 8 (5.37%) Unix
4 3 (2.01%) Android
5 2 (1.34%) AIX
5 2 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.34%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.67%) CentOS
6 1 (0.67%) HPUX
6 1 (0.67%) Solaris
6 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (47.65%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (29.53%) TDD
3 38 (25.50%) E-Commerce
4 36 (24.16%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (22.15%) Scrum
6 25 (16.78%) Web Development
7 21 (14.09%) OO
8 18 (12.08%) Kanban
9 17 (11.41%) Pair Programming
10 16 (10.74%) Configuration Management
10 16 (10.74%) DevOps
11 15 (10.07%) Dependency Injection
11 15 (10.07%) Microservices
11 15 (10.07%) Technical Architecture
12 14 (9.40%) Content Management
12 14 (9.40%) SDLC
12 14 (9.40%) Test Automation
13 13 (8.72%) Responsive Web Design
14 12 (8.05%) BDD
14 12 (8.05%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 55 (36.91%) JavaScript
2 25 (16.78%) SQL
3 16 (10.74%) Python
4 8 (5.37%) Perl
4 8 (5.37%) PHP
5 6 (4.03%) C#
6 5 (3.36%) Go
6 5 (3.36%) Ruby
7 4 (2.68%) C++
7 4 (2.68%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.01%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.01%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.34%) Groovy
9 2 (1.34%) Scala
10 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (2.68%) Degree
2 2 (1.34%) HND
3 1 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.67%) CCNA
3 1 (0.67%) CCNP
3 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.04%) QA
2 2 (1.34%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (4.03%) Docker
2 4 (2.68%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (5.37%) Puppet
2 4 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.34%) Capistrano
3 2 (1.34%) Nagios
4 1 (0.67%) IBM BigFix
4 1 (0.67%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.67%) Netcool
4 1 (0.67%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.67%) SCCM
4 1 (0.67%) SCOM
4 1 (0.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (11.41%) hybris
2 12 (8.05%) ATG
2 12 (8.05%) Oracle
3 6 (4.03%) Talend
4 5 (3.36%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.36%) Tableau
4 5 (3.36%) Vertica
5 4 (2.68%) IBM
6 3 (2.01%) Google
6 3 (2.01%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.67%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.67%) CA
7 1 (0.67%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.67%) Citrix
7 1 (0.67%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.67%) Informatica
7 1 (0.67%) Lotus
7 1 (0.67%) Perforce
7 1 (0.67%) VMware
7 1 (0.67%) Yahoo!
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