The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cheshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 17 47 9
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -38
Contract jobs citing Java 78 19 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.15% 2.55% 10.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.43% 9.41% 35.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 11 38
Average daily rate £400 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £250 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £500 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £140.00 - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
265 202 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 31.10% 27.08% 30.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 96 111
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 12
Average hourly rate £40.57 £14.50 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+179.79% -50.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.36 £9.00 £12.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.00 £51.39 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Java
North West

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chester +18 45 £375 -0.59% 4
Warrington +6 12 £465 +69.09% 8
Knutsford +7 4 £445 -6.31% 5
Nantwich - - - -
Northwich - - - - 1
Runcorn - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Ellesmere Port - - - -
Java
North West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 40 (29.41%) SQL
2 37 (27.21%) Oracle
3 36 (26.47%) HTML
3 36 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (25.74%) TDD
5 34 (25.00%) Web Services
5 34 (25.00%) XML
6 32 (23.53%) J2EE
6 32 (23.53%) Spring
7 31 (22.79%) JavaScript
8 30 (22.06%) Linux
9 29 (21.32%) CSS
10 28 (20.59%) Finance
10 28 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (19.12%) .NET
12 22 (16.18%) WebSphere
13 20 (14.71%) IBM
13 20 (14.71%) Oracle Database
14 17 (12.50%) HTTP
14 17 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (11.76%) Apache
15 16 (11.76%) ETL
15 16 (11.76%) RESTful
16 15 (11.03%) Configuration Management
16 15 (11.03%) C++
16 15 (11.03%) Maven
16 15 (11.03%) jQuery
17 14 (10.29%) JSON
17 14 (10.29%) MySQL
17 14 (10.29%) JAXB

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 (16.18%) WebSphere
2 16 (11.76%) Apache
3 10 (7.35%) Tomcat
4 7 (5.15%) OpenStack
4 7 (5.15%) Jetty
4 7 (5.15%) nginx
5 6 (4.41%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (4.41%) NetWeaver
6 5 (3.68%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (3.68%) Apache Solr
6 5 (3.68%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (2.94%) Mule
8 2 (1.47%) CICS
8 2 (1.47%) Confluence
9 1 (0.74%) Node.js
9 1 (0.74%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.74%) SAP Portal
9 1 (0.74%) SAS
9 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.74%) SAP PP
2 1 (0.74%) SAP APO
2 1 (0.74%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.74%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.15%) Route 53
2 7 (5.15%) Amazon ELB
2 7 (5.15%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (5.15%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.74%) SaaS
3 1 (0.74%) PaaS
3 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.50%) HTTP
2 9 (6.62%) DNS
2 9 (6.62%) Firewall
3 7 (5.15%) DHCP
4 5 (3.68%) SSL
5 4 (2.94%) LDAP
5 4 (2.94%) Internet
6 3 (2.21%) SMTP
7 2 (1.47%) Kerberos
7 2 (1.47%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.74%) Network Security
8 1 (0.74%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.71%) Oracle Database
2 17 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (10.29%) MySQL
4 12 (8.82%) DB2
5 9 (6.62%) Relational Database
6 8 (5.88%) SQL Server
6 8 (5.88%) Big Data
7 6 (4.41%) RDBMS
7 6 (4.41%) SAP BW
8 5 (3.68%) Redis
9 4 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (2.94%) NoSQL
10 3 (2.21%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.47%) Informix
11 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.47%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.74%) SAP HANA
12 1 (0.74%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.74%) IBM InfoSphere
12 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 15 (11.03%) Maven
2 14 (10.29%) Cucumber
3 12 (8.82%) JUnit
3 12 (8.82%) Jenkins
4 11 (8.09%) Subversion
5 10 (7.35%) JIRA
6 9 (6.62%) Talend Open Studio
7 8 (5.88%) Hudson
8 7 (5.15%) Eclipse
9 6 (4.41%) Selenium
9 6 (4.41%) Git (software)
10 3 (2.21%) Gradle
11 2 (1.47%) FishEye
11 2 (1.47%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.74%) NWDS
12 1 (0.74%) PhantomJS
12 1 (0.74%) PHPUnit
12 1 (0.74%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.74%) Ant
12 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (20.59%) Finance
2 11 (8.09%) Banking
3 7 (5.15%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.94%) Retail
4 4 (2.94%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.21%) Back Office
6 1 (0.74%) Marketing
6 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Automotive
6 1 (0.74%) Law
Job Titles
1 66 (48.53%) Developer
2 50 (36.76%) Java Developer
3 17 (12.50%) Consultant
4 8 (5.88%) Analyst
4 8 (5.88%) Web Developer
5 7 (5.15%) Architect
5 7 (5.15%) Tester
5 7 (5.15%) Java Web Developer
5 7 (5.15%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 7 (5.15%) Senior Developer
5 7 (5.15%) Software Tester
6 6 (4.41%) Designer
7 5 (3.68%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (2.94%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (2.94%) Project Manager
8 4 (2.94%) Senior Manager
9 3 (2.21%) Talend Developer
9 3 (2.21%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.21%) Test Analyst
9 3 (2.21%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (26.47%) HTML
2 34 (25.00%) Web Services
2 34 (25.00%) XML
3 32 (23.53%) J2EE
3 32 (23.53%) Spring
4 29 (21.32%) CSS
5 26 (19.12%) .NET
6 16 (11.76%) RESTful
7 15 (11.03%) jQuery
8 14 (10.29%) JSON
8 14 (10.29%) JAXB
9 13 (9.56%) CSS3
9 13 (9.56%) JDBC
10 11 (8.09%) HTML5
10 11 (8.09%) JiBX
10 11 (8.09%) Middleware
11 10 (7.35%) Ajax
11 10 (7.35%) Servlets
11 10 (7.35%) REST
12 9 (6.62%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.09%) Open Source
2 9 (6.62%) Data Integration
3 4 (2.94%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.21%) Web 2.0
4 3 (2.21%) Online Banking
5 2 (1.47%) RIA
5 2 (1.47%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.74%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.74%) W3C
6 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.74%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.74%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 30 (22.06%) Linux
2 13 (9.56%) UNIX
3 7 (5.15%) CentOS
4 6 (4.41%) Windows
5 4 (2.94%) Solaris
5 4 (2.94%) AIX
6 1 (0.74%) Android
6 1 (0.74%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (25.74%) TDD
3 28 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (11.76%) ETL
5 15 (11.03%) Configuration Management
6 13 (9.56%) Scrum
7 12 (8.82%) OO
7 12 (8.82%) Project Management
7 12 (8.82%) Waterfall
7 12 (8.82%) BDD
8 11 (8.09%) Web Development
9 10 (7.35%) E-Commerce
9 10 (7.35%) OOP
9 10 (7.35%) Data Transformation
9 10 (7.35%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (6.62%) Agile Project Management
10 9 (6.62%) Test Scripting
10 9 (6.62%) Manual Testing
10 9 (6.62%) Data Mapping
10 9 (6.62%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 40 (29.41%) SQL
2 31 (22.79%) JavaScript
3 15 (11.03%) C++
4 13 (9.56%) Shell Script
4 13 (9.56%) C
4 13 (9.56%) Ruby
5 12 (8.82%) C#
6 9 (6.62%) Python
6 9 (6.62%) Perl
6 9 (6.62%) XPath
7 7 (5.15%) PL/SQL
7 7 (5.15%) VBScript
7 7 (5.15%) VB
7 7 (5.15%) VB.NET
8 5 (3.68%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.94%) Objective-C
9 4 (2.94%) PHP
10 2 (1.47%) ABAP
11 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.74%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (4.41%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.94%) Degree
3 2 (1.47%) SAP Certification
4 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.74%) ISEB
4 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.35%) QA
2 9 (6.62%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.21%) Tivoli Directory Server
1 3 (2.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (6.62%) Puppet
2 8 (5.88%) Tivoli
3 7 (5.15%) Vagrant
4 4 (2.94%) CA Wily
5 3 (2.21%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (1.47%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.74%) CA LISA
7 1 (0.74%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.74%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 37 (27.21%) Oracle
2 20 (14.71%) IBM
3 11 (8.09%) SAP
4 10 (7.35%) Microsoft
5 9 (6.62%) Talend
6 7 (5.15%) RightScale
6 7 (5.15%) Red Hat
6 7 (5.15%) JBoss
7 6 (4.41%) Sun
8 4 (2.94%) Atlassian
8 4 (2.94%) Cisco
9 3 (2.21%) Perforce
10 2 (1.47%) Sybase
10 2 (1.47%) Progress
10 2 (1.47%) JD Edwards
10 2 (1.47%) CA
10 2 (1.47%) Mercator
10 2 (1.47%) hybris
10 2 (1.47%) Vertica
11 1 (0.74%) TIBCO
Chester, Cheshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day excellent rates or salaries
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £475 per day excellent salary or rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago