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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 7 24 34
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +10
Contract jobs citing Java 93 60 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 12.95% 6.63% 3.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.77% 21.82% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 31 19
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£364 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.98% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £285 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £366 £365
% change year-on-year
+9.36% +0.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.13% +2.77%
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
260 275 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.21% 30.39% 29.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 146 144
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £202 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 15
Average hourly rate £36.00 £31.56 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.08% +57.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.77 £15.70 £10.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.06 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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
Knutsford +15 25 £400 +3.72% 2
Chester +15 19 £363 - 5
Warrington -9 7 £350 -16.41% 8
Wilmslow 0 4 £320 -5.88% 2
Crewe +1 2 - - 3
Runcorn +5 1 - -
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Nantwich - - - -
Northwich - - - -
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 62 (39.24%) J2EE
2 61 (38.61%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (37.97%) HTML
4 51 (32.28%) Oracle
5 49 (31.01%) XML
6 47 (29.75%) Spring
7 42 (26.58%) Finance
8 38 (24.05%) JavaScript
9 34 (21.52%) Banking
10 31 (19.62%) Web Services
11 30 (18.99%) SQL
12 29 (18.35%) JSP
12 29 (18.35%) JUnit
13 28 (17.72%) CSS
14 26 (16.46%) TDD
15 21 (13.29%) SOAP
15 21 (13.29%) .NET
15 21 (13.29%) XSLT
16 19 (12.03%) Maven
16 19 (12.03%) Java EE
17 18 (11.39%) Linux
17 18 (11.39%) Struts
17 18 (11.39%) HTTP
18 17 (10.76%) JDBC
18 17 (10.76%) Continuous Integration
19 16 (10.13%) UNIX
19 16 (10.13%) Tomcat
19 16 (10.13%) MVC
20 15 (9.49%) Windows
20 15 (9.49%) C++

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 16 (10.13%) Tomcat
2 14 (8.86%) WebSphere
3 13 (8.23%) JBoss
4 7 (4.43%) Apache
5 6 (3.80%) IIS
6 5 (3.16%) CICS
7 4 (2.53%) Confluence
8 3 (1.90%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.27%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.27%) Node.js
9 2 (1.27%) Jetty
9 2 (1.27%) nginx
9 2 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.27%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.63%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 3 (1.90%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.53%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.27%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.27%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.27%) Route 53
2 2 (1.27%) SaaS
2 2 (1.27%) PaaS
2 2 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.27%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.27%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.63%) Yammer
3 1 (0.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.39%) HTTP
2 8 (5.06%) ATM
2 8 (5.06%) HTTPS
2 8 (5.06%) SSH
3 4 (2.53%) FTP
4 3 (1.90%) Firewall
4 3 (1.90%) Internet
4 3 (1.90%) DNS
5 2 (1.27%) DHCP
6 1 (0.63%) SMTP
6 1 (0.63%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.70%) MySQL
2 8 (5.06%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.43%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.43%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.80%) Big Data
5 5 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.16%) DB2
6 4 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.53%) JasperReports
7 3 (1.90%) PowerCenter
7 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.27%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.27%) SQLite
8 2 (1.27%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.27%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.27%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.27%) Informix
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.27%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (18.35%) JUnit
2 19 (12.03%) Maven
3 14 (8.86%) Git (software)
4 13 (8.23%) Subversion
5 12 (7.59%) Cucumber
6 11 (6.96%) Eclipse
7 8 (5.06%) Jenkins
7 8 (5.06%) Ant
8 7 (4.43%) JIRA
9 6 (3.80%) Selenium
10 3 (1.90%) JDeveloper
11 2 (1.27%) Hudson
11 2 (1.27%) Mockito
11 2 (1.27%) MSTest
11 2 (1.27%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (1.27%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.27%) RSpec
11 2 (1.27%) JBehave
11 2 (1.27%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.27%) Gradle
General
1 42 (26.58%) Finance
2 34 (21.52%) Banking
3 5 (3.16%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.53%) Advertising
4 4 (2.53%) Retail
5 3 (1.90%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.90%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.63%) Games
6 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 109 (68.99%) Developer
2 71 (44.94%) Java Developer
3 11 (6.96%) Designer
4 10 (6.33%) Architect
4 10 (6.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 8 (5.06%) Solutions Designer
5 8 (5.06%) Consultant
5 8 (5.06%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (5.06%) Senior Developer
6 7 (4.43%) J2EE Developer
6 7 (4.43%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (3.80%) iOS Developer
8 5 (3.16%) Lead Java Developer
8 5 (3.16%) Lead Developer
8 5 (3.16%) Analyst
9 3 (1.90%) ETL Developer
9 3 (1.90%) Business Analyst
9 3 (1.90%) Hybris Developer
10 2 (1.27%) Android Developer
10 2 (1.27%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (39.24%) J2EE
2 60 (37.97%) HTML
3 49 (31.01%) XML
4 47 (29.75%) Spring
5 31 (19.62%) Web Services
6 29 (18.35%) JSP
7 28 (17.72%) CSS
8 21 (13.29%) SOAP
8 21 (13.29%) .NET
8 21 (13.29%) XSLT
9 19 (12.03%) Java EE
10 18 (11.39%) Struts
11 17 (10.76%) JDBC
12 15 (9.49%) RESTful
13 13 (8.23%) REST
14 12 (7.59%) HTML5
14 12 (7.59%) JSON
15 11 (6.96%) jQuery
16 10 (6.33%) Apache Camel
16 10 (6.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.80%) Algorithms
2 6 (3.80%) EMV
2 6 (3.80%) Mainframe
3 5 (3.16%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.16%) Chip Card
3 5 (3.16%) User Experience
3 5 (3.16%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.16%) Open Source
3 5 (3.16%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (2.53%) Telematics
5 3 (1.90%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (1.90%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.90%) iPad
6 2 (1.27%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.27%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.27%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.27%) Biometrics
6 2 (1.27%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.39%) Linux
2 16 (10.13%) UNIX
3 15 (9.49%) Windows
4 9 (5.70%) Apple iOS
5 8 (5.06%) Android
6 4 (2.53%) CentOS
6 4 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.53%) AIX
7 2 (1.27%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.27%) Windows Phone
7 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.27%) Solaris
7 2 (1.27%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.27%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.63%) VMS
8 1 (0.63%) HPUX
8 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (38.61%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (16.46%) TDD
3 17 (10.76%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (10.13%) MVC
5 13 (8.23%) Scrum
6 12 (7.59%) E-Commerce
7 11 (6.96%) Project Management
8 10 (6.33%) Unit Testing
9 9 (5.70%) Migration
9 9 (5.70%) Waterfall
10 8 (5.06%) Integration Testing
10 8 (5.06%) iOS Development
11 7 (4.43%) Software Engineering
11 7 (4.43%) Web Development
11 7 (4.43%) SOA
11 7 (4.43%) BDD
12 6 (3.80%) Web Application Development
12 6 (3.80%) DevOps
12 6 (3.80%) OO
12 6 (3.80%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 38 (24.05%) JavaScript
2 30 (18.99%) SQL
3 15 (9.49%) C++
4 11 (6.96%) C#
4 11 (6.96%) PHP
5 10 (6.33%) XPath
6 8 (5.06%) PL/SQL
7 7 (4.43%) Ruby
7 7 (4.43%) Python
8 6 (3.80%) Objective-C
9 4 (2.53%) Groovy
9 4 (2.53%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.53%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.90%) C
10 3 (1.90%) Perl
10 3 (1.90%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.90%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.63%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.63%) VB
11 1 (0.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (8.23%) Degree
2 7 (4.43%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.53%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.63%) PhD
4 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.80%) Docker
2 2 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.63%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.63%) GPFS
3 1 (0.63%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.63%) Varnish
3 1 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 6 (3.80%) Puppet
2 4 (2.53%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.27%) yum
3 2 (1.27%) Ganglia
3 2 (1.27%) Nagios
3 2 (1.27%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (0.63%) WSUS
4 1 (0.63%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (0.63%) Foglight
4 1 (0.63%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.63%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 51 (32.28%) Oracle
2 13 (8.23%) IBM
3 10 (6.33%) Red Hat
4 7 (4.43%) SAP
5 6 (3.80%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.80%) Informatica
6 4 (2.53%) HP
6 4 (2.53%) JD Edwards
7 3 (1.90%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.90%) hybris
8 2 (1.27%) Talend
8 2 (1.27%) Syclo
8 2 (1.27%) RightScale
8 2 (1.27%) Kony
8 2 (1.27%) Siebel
8 2 (1.27%) Sybase
8 2 (1.27%) Compuware
8 2 (1.27%) Perforce
8 2 (1.27%) Ab Initio
8 2 (1.27%) VMware
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