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 25 June 2016 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 3 6 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +16
Contract jobs citing Java 207 142 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.57% 14.27% 6.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 55.50% 36.69% 23.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 96 34
Median daily rate £413 £438 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -0.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £330 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £37.49
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +6.69%
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
373 387 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 40.68% 38.89% 28.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 259 127
Median daily rate £400 £400 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
Median hourly rate £21.00 £33.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +65.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%

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 25 June 2016.

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 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 89 £413 -5.71% 8
Warrington -1 48 £475 -9.52% 4
Knutsford -3 17 £425 +13.33%
Macclesfield - 9 £335 - 2
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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.

1 174 (52.10%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (33.83%) Oracle
3 101 (30.24%) Finance
4 94 (28.14%) JavaScript
5 93 (27.84%) Continuous Integration
6 92 (27.54%) XML
7 86 (25.75%) Web Services
8 81 (24.25%) SQL
9 80 (23.95%) TDD
10 74 (22.16%) Spring
11 70 (20.96%) Banking
12 68 (20.36%) J2EE
13 67 (20.06%) HTML
14 65 (19.46%) SOAP
15 61 (18.26%) Linux
16 56 (16.77%) CSS
17 51 (15.27%) IBM
18 50 (14.97%) Software Engineering
19 49 (14.67%) JDBC
20 47 (14.07%) JBoss
20 47 (14.07%) HTML5
21 44 (13.17%) JSON
22 43 (12.87%) Jenkins
23 42 (12.57%) WebSphere
23 42 (12.57%) .NET
24 41 (12.28%) Waterfall
25 38 (11.38%) SQL Server
26 37 (11.08%) DevOps
27 36 (10.78%) Integration Testing
27 36 (10.78%) Scrum

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 47 (14.07%) JBoss
2 42 (12.57%) WebSphere
3 27 (8.08%) Tomcat
4 24 (7.19%) Apache
5 16 (4.79%) WebSphere Application Server
6 12 (3.59%) IBM HTTP Server
7 11 (3.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 10 (2.99%) WebLogic
9 9 (2.69%) CICS
10 8 (2.40%) SharePoint
11 6 (1.80%) iPlanet
12 2 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.60%) IIS
13 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 26 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.30%) MS Project
2 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.10%) SAP MDM
2 3 (0.90%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.39%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.89%) Amazon S3
3 11 (3.29%) Amazon Kinesis
3 11 (3.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 7 (2.10%) Veeva
5 3 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.60%) Google Play
6 2 (0.60%) IaaS
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.30%) GitHub
7 1 (0.30%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 32 (9.58%) HTTP
2 24 (7.19%) Internet
3 21 (6.29%) Network Security
4 4 (1.20%) HTTPS
4 4 (1.20%) LDAP
4 4 (1.20%) SSL
5 2 (0.60%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (11.38%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.38%) MySQL
2 28 (8.38%) Oracle Database
3 26 (7.78%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (4.79%) Big Data
4 16 (4.79%) OLAP
4 16 (4.79%) OLAP Cube
4 16 (4.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (4.19%) DB2
6 11 (3.29%) Amazon Redshift
6 11 (3.29%) Star Schema
7 8 (2.40%) MongoDB
8 7 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.20%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.90%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.90%) Redis
12 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.60%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 43 (12.87%) Jenkins
2 25 (7.49%) Talend Open Studio
3 24 (7.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (6.89%) Subversion
5 22 (6.59%) Git (software)
5 22 (6.59%) JIRA
5 22 (6.59%) Selenium
6 19 (5.69%) JUnit
7 17 (5.09%) SpecFlow
8 16 (4.79%) TestComplete
9 12 (3.59%) Cucumber
10 11 (3.29%) ERwin
11 10 (2.99%) Maven
12 9 (2.69%) ClearCase
13 7 (2.10%) Mockito
14 6 (1.80%) Introscope
15 5 (1.50%) Checkstyle
15 5 (1.50%) FindBugs
15 5 (1.50%) SonarQube
16 3 (0.90%) Gradle
General
1 101 (30.24%) Finance
2 70 (20.96%) Banking
3 16 (4.79%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (1.80%) Law
5 5 (1.50%) Billing
5 5 (1.50%) International Banking
5 5 (1.50%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.90%) Retail
7 2 (0.60%) Publishing
8 1 (0.30%) Advertising
8 1 (0.30%) German Language
8 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.30%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 183 (54.79%) Developer
2 126 (37.72%) Java Developer
3 57 (17.07%) Architect
4 37 (11.08%) Senior Developer
5 29 (8.68%) Technical Architect
6 28 (8.38%) Consultant
7 25 (7.49%) Java Architect
8 23 (6.89%) Senior Java Developer
9 19 (5.69%) DevOps Consultant
10 17 (5.09%) Java Engineer
11 16 (4.79%) JavaScript Developer
12 15 (4.49%) HTML Developer
12 15 (4.49%) Integration Consultant
13 14 (4.19%) Applications Developer
14 13 (3.89%) Agile Developer
14 13 (3.89%) DevOps Engineer
14 13 (3.89%) Programmer
15 12 (3.59%) Digital Architect
15 12 (3.59%) ETL Developer
15 12 (3.59%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (27.54%) XML
2 86 (25.75%) Web Services
3 74 (22.16%) Spring
4 68 (20.36%) J2EE
5 67 (20.06%) HTML
6 65 (19.46%) SOAP
7 56 (16.77%) CSS
8 49 (14.67%) JDBC
9 47 (14.07%) HTML5
10 44 (13.17%) JSON
11 42 (12.57%) .NET
12 35 (10.48%) Middleware
13 34 (10.18%) REST
13 34 (10.18%) WSDL
14 32 (9.58%) RESTful
15 30 (8.98%) Apache Camel
16 27 (8.08%) JSP
17 25 (7.49%) JAX-WS
18 24 (7.19%) AngularJS
19 21 (6.29%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.29%) Digital Media
2 11 (3.29%) Data Integration
3 10 (2.99%) Mainframe
3 10 (2.99%) Mobile App
3 10 (2.99%) PMI
4 8 (2.40%) IBM Mainframe
5 7 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.10%) Virtual Team
6 6 (1.80%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.80%) Online Banking
6 6 (1.80%) Smart Meter
6 6 (1.80%) User Experience
7 5 (1.50%) Clustering
7 5 (1.50%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.50%) N-Tier
7 5 (1.50%) SWIFT
8 4 (1.20%) Internet of Things
8 4 (1.20%) IVR
9 3 (0.90%) VUI
10 2 (0.60%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 61 (18.26%) Linux
2 21 (6.29%) Windows
3 13 (3.89%) Android
3 13 (3.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (2.40%) Unix
5 5 (1.50%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.60%) AIX
6 2 (0.60%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (52.10%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (27.84%) Continuous Integration
3 80 (23.95%) TDD
4 50 (14.97%) Software Engineering
5 41 (12.28%) Waterfall
6 37 (11.08%) DevOps
7 36 (10.78%) Integration Testing
7 36 (10.78%) Scrum
8 35 (10.48%) SOA
8 35 (10.48%) Web Development
9 33 (9.88%) Test Automation
10 31 (9.28%) BDD
11 30 (8.98%) E-Commerce
12 29 (8.68%) ETL
13 28 (8.38%) Analytics
14 26 (7.78%) MVC
14 26 (7.78%) Open Source
15 25 (7.49%) Kanban
15 25 (7.49%) System Integration Testing
16 24 (7.19%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 94 (28.14%) JavaScript
2 81 (24.25%) SQL
3 30 (8.98%) PL/SQL
4 23 (6.89%) PHP
5 21 (6.29%) C++
6 18 (5.39%) C
7 17 (5.09%) C#
8 13 (3.89%) COBOL
8 13 (3.89%) Python
8 13 (3.89%) Ruby
9 9 (2.69%) PowerShell
10 8 (2.40%) Assembly Language
10 8 (2.40%) VB
11 7 (2.10%) TypeScript
12 6 (1.80%) FQL
13 3 (0.90%) Perl
14 2 (0.60%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.60%) Jython
14 2 (0.60%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (7.78%) Degree
2 13 (3.89%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.99%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (1.50%) Sun Certification
5 4 (1.20%) BC Cleared
6 3 (0.90%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.60%) ISEB
7 2 (0.60%) MCITP
7 2 (0.60%) MCTS
7 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.60%) RHCE
8 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.80%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (1.50%) ISO 9001
2 5 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 11 (3.29%) Docker
2 6 (1.80%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.90%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.60%) UAG
5 2 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (4.19%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (3.59%) Puppet
3 6 (1.80%) CA Wily
3 6 (1.80%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (0.60%) StatsD
5 1 (0.30%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 113 (33.83%) Oracle
2 51 (15.27%) IBM
3 31 (9.28%) Microsoft
4 25 (7.49%) Talend
5 18 (5.39%) Vertica
6 13 (3.89%) Red Hat
7 9 (2.69%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (2.40%) Chordiant
8 8 (2.40%) Sun
9 7 (2.10%) Concur
9 7 (2.10%) Infor
9 7 (2.10%) SAP
9 7 (2.10%) VMware
10 6 (1.80%) CA
10 6 (1.80%) ServiceNow
10 6 (1.80%) Sybase
10 6 (1.80%) TIBCO
11 5 (1.50%) HP
11 5 (1.50%) Perforce
12 3 (0.90%) Google
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