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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 5 22 41
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +19
Contract jobs citing Java 155 66 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.45% 8.33% 2.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.56% 27.27% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 33 13
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£425 £400 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £312 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £462 £495
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 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
402 242 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 40.08% 30.56% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 120 86
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £160 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
Average hourly rate £23.00 £35.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 6 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 6 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 +4 51 £413 +10.00% 11
Warrington +10 42 £525 +16.02% 15
Knutsford +8 7 £400 -10.11%
Wilmslow - 5 £325 -
Crewe - 4 - - 6
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 109 (43.78%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (34.14%) JavaScript
3 78 (31.33%) HTML
4 74 (29.72%) Oracle
5 73 (29.32%) Spring
6 67 (26.91%) J2EE
7 65 (26.10%) Finance
8 62 (24.90%) Web Services
9 56 (22.49%) XML
10 52 (20.88%) Linux
11 50 (20.08%) SQL
12 47 (18.88%) TDD
13 42 (16.87%) JUnit
14 41 (16.47%) SOAP
15 40 (16.06%) Banking
16 39 (15.66%) CSS
16 39 (15.66%) MongoDB
17 37 (14.86%) JSON
18 34 (13.65%) Amazon AWS
18 34 (13.65%) .NET
18 34 (13.65%) E-Commerce
19 33 (13.25%) OO
19 33 (13.25%) Git (software)
19 33 (13.25%) Big Data
20 30 (12.05%) UNIX
21 28 (11.24%) Maven
22 27 (10.84%) Data Warehouse
22 27 (10.84%) Python
22 27 (10.84%) AngularJS
22 27 (10.84%) RESTful

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 26 (10.44%) WebSphere
2 18 (7.23%) Node.js
3 14 (5.62%) Tomcat
4 10 (4.02%) JBoss
5 8 (3.21%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 8 (3.21%) IBM HTTP Server
6 7 (2.81%) Confluence
7 5 (2.01%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.61%) CICS
8 4 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.20%) Oracle Spatial
9 3 (1.20%) ArcGIS
9 3 (1.20%) Apache
9 3 (1.20%) IIS
10 2 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.80%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.40%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
11 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 4 (1.61%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.80%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.40%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.40%) SAP FI-AP
3 1 (0.40%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.40%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.40%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 34 (13.65%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (10.04%) Cloud Computing
3 22 (8.84%) IaaS
4 3 (1.20%) PaaS
5 1 (0.40%) Route 53
5 1 (0.40%) GitHub
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.44%) HTTP
2 18 (7.23%) Internet
3 12 (4.82%) Network Security
4 8 (3.21%) ATM
5 7 (2.81%) DHCP
6 6 (2.41%) HTTPS
6 6 (2.41%) SSH
7 3 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.20%) VPN
8 2 (0.80%) DNS
9 1 (0.40%) SSL
9 1 (0.40%) FTP
9 1 (0.40%) VoIP
9 1 (0.40%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (15.66%) MongoDB
2 33 (13.25%) Big Data
3 27 (10.84%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (9.24%) Apache Cassandra
4 23 (9.24%) Hadoop
4 23 (9.24%) Relational Database
5 11 (4.42%) Oracle Database
5 11 (4.42%) MySQL
6 10 (4.02%) DB2
7 9 (3.61%) RDBMS
8 8 (3.21%) Informix
9 7 (2.81%) SQL Server
9 7 (2.81%) Neo4j
10 6 (2.41%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.20%) PowerCenter
12 2 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.80%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 42 (16.87%) JUnit
2 33 (13.25%) Git (software)
3 28 (11.24%) Maven
4 25 (10.04%) Cucumber
5 19 (7.63%) Ant
6 16 (6.43%) Subversion
7 13 (5.22%) JIRA
8 12 (4.82%) Selenium
9 11 (4.42%) Gradle
10 10 (4.02%) Jenkins
11 9 (3.61%) Mockito
12 6 (2.41%) IntelliJ
13 5 (2.01%) Eclipse
13 5 (2.01%) Talend Open Studio
14 4 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 3 (1.20%) JDeveloper
15 3 (1.20%) Introscope
15 3 (1.20%) Grunt
15 3 (1.20%) SonarQube
15 3 (1.20%) Bower
General
1 65 (26.10%) Finance
2 40 (16.06%) Banking
3 6 (2.41%) Retail
4 5 (2.01%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.20%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.40%) Games
6 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 164 (65.86%) Developer
2 112 (44.98%) Java Developer
3 34 (13.65%) Architect
4 23 (9.24%) Technical Architect
5 13 (5.22%) Senior Developer
5 13 (5.22%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (4.42%) Senior Java Developer
7 10 (4.02%) Digital Architect
7 10 (4.02%) Digital Technical Architect
8 8 (3.21%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 8 (3.21%) Senior Architect
8 8 (3.21%) Technical Leader
8 8 (3.21%) Consultant
9 7 (2.81%) Senior Technical Architect
9 7 (2.81%) Designer
10 6 (2.41%) Team Leader
11 5 (2.01%) ETL Developer
11 5 (2.01%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (2.01%) AWS Developer
11 5 (2.01%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (31.33%) HTML
2 73 (29.32%) Spring
3 67 (26.91%) J2EE
4 62 (24.90%) Web Services
5 56 (22.49%) XML
6 41 (16.47%) SOAP
7 39 (15.66%) CSS
8 37 (14.86%) JSON
9 34 (13.65%) .NET
10 27 (10.84%) RESTful
10 27 (10.84%) AngularJS
11 26 (10.44%) REST
12 24 (9.64%) jQuery
13 22 (8.84%) Java EE
13 22 (8.84%) WSDL
14 21 (8.43%) JSP
15 19 (7.63%) Hibernate
15 19 (7.63%) JAX-RS
16 16 (6.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 15 (6.02%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.03%) Visualisation
2 18 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.02%) Telematics
4 7 (2.81%) Algorithms
4 7 (2.81%) User Experience
5 6 (2.41%) Open Source
5 6 (2.41%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.41%) Online Banking
5 6 (2.41%) EMV
6 5 (2.01%) Chip Card
7 4 (1.61%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.61%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (1.61%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.20%) Wiki
8 3 (1.20%) PKI
8 3 (1.20%) GIS
8 3 (1.20%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.20%) iPad
8 3 (1.20%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 52 (20.88%) Linux
2 30 (12.05%) UNIX
3 18 (7.23%) Windows
4 10 (4.02%) Android
5 9 (3.61%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.81%) AIX
7 6 (2.41%) Windows Vista
7 6 (2.41%) Windows XP
7 6 (2.41%) Mac OS
8 5 (2.01%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.80%) CentOS
9 2 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.40%) MVS
10 1 (0.40%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (43.78%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (18.88%) TDD
3 34 (13.65%) E-Commerce
4 33 (13.25%) OO
5 24 (9.64%) Software Engineering
5 24 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (8.84%) Machine Learning
7 21 (8.43%) Scrum
8 20 (8.03%) OOP
9 18 (7.23%) Waterfall
9 18 (7.23%) Integration Testing
10 17 (6.83%) Configuration Management
10 17 (6.83%) DevOps
11 16 (6.43%) MVC
11 16 (6.43%) BDD
12 15 (6.02%) Responsive Web Design
12 15 (6.02%) Project Management
13 12 (4.82%) Load Balancing
14 11 (4.42%) Unit Testing
14 11 (4.42%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 85 (34.14%) JavaScript
2 50 (20.08%) SQL
3 27 (10.84%) Python
4 24 (9.64%) R
5 19 (7.63%) C++
6 12 (4.82%) PL/SQL
6 12 (4.82%) XPath
7 11 (4.42%) Objective-C
8 10 (4.02%) Ruby
8 10 (4.02%) Shell Script
9 8 (3.21%) C
10 7 (2.81%) C#
10 7 (2.81%) Groovy
10 7 (2.81%) Scala
11 5 (2.01%) Go
12 4 (1.61%) Perl
13 2 (0.80%) PHP
13 2 (0.80%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.80%) VBScript
13 2 (0.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (7.23%) Degree
2 11 (4.42%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.41%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.80%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.40%) CCA
5 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 12 (4.82%) Docker
2 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.40%) Varnish
2 1 (0.40%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 25 (10.04%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (8.84%) StatsD
3 8 (3.21%) Puppet
4 5 (2.01%) Ansible
5 4 (1.61%) TIBCO Hawk
6 1 (0.40%) WSUS
6 1 (0.40%) SCCM
6 1 (0.40%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.40%) yum
6 1 (0.40%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.40%) Nagios
Vendors
1 74 (29.72%) Oracle
2 23 (9.24%) Tableau
3 22 (8.84%) IBM
3 22 (8.84%) Citrix
3 22 (8.84%) Teradata
4 20 (8.03%) Apigee
4 20 (8.03%) Mashery
5 7 (2.81%) Informatica
6 6 (2.41%) Microsoft
6 6 (2.41%) SAP
7 5 (2.01%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.01%) JNBridge
7 5 (2.01%) Talend
7 5 (2.01%) Syclo
7 5 (2.01%) Perforce
8 4 (1.61%) TIBCO
8 4 (1.61%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.20%) hybris
9 3 (1.20%) ESRI
9 3 (1.20%) Compuware
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