The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Senior Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java Developer
Rank 77 77 67
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 11 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.08% 0.51% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.54% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 2
Median daily rate £475 £394 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.63% -8.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £388 £427
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £435 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.50 -
Senior Java Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
955 933 763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.00% 94.91% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 663 580 396
Median daily rate £425 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 46 48
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.16 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.17% -48.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.92 £13.00 £10.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Senior Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheshire region that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title.

Senior Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Senior Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Java Developer across the Cheshire region.

Senior Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Senior Java Developer
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 Senior Java Developer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 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 +4 10 £475 +5.55%
Senior Java Developer
North West

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Senior Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (75.00%) Spring
2 12 (75.00%) XML
3 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (62.50%) Web Services
5 9 (56.25%) SOAP
5 9 (56.25%) JDBC
6 8 (50.00%) Finance
6 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 8 (50.00%) Integration Testing
6 8 (50.00%) RESTful
6 8 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
7 7 (43.75%) JSON
7 7 (43.75%) J2EE
8 6 (37.50%) Oracle
8 6 (37.50%) JAXB
8 6 (37.50%) WSDL
8 6 (37.50%) AOP
8 6 (37.50%) Waterfall
8 6 (37.50%) JAX-WS
8 6 (37.50%) Kanban
8 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (37.50%) BDD
9 5 (31.25%) SQL
10 4 (25.00%) JIRA
10 4 (25.00%) Java EE
10 4 (25.00%) TDD
10 4 (25.00%) Maven
11 3 (18.75%) Banking
11 3 (18.75%) HTTP

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
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 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
2 2 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) HTTP
2 2 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) JIRA
1 4 (25.00%) Maven
2 2 (12.50%) Checkstyle
2 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 2 (12.50%) FindBugs
2 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (12.50%) Mockito
2 2 (12.50%) Selenium
2 2 (12.50%) SonarQube
3 1 (6.25%) JUnit
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) Spring
1 12 (75.00%) XML
2 10 (62.50%) Web Services
3 9 (56.25%) JDBC
3 9 (56.25%) SOAP
4 8 (50.00%) RESTful
5 7 (43.75%) J2EE
5 7 (43.75%) JSON
6 6 (37.50%) JAXB
6 6 (37.50%) JAX-WS
6 6 (37.50%) WSDL
7 4 (25.00%) Java EE
8 3 (18.75%) CSS
9 2 (12.50%) jQuery
9 2 (12.50%) JSP
9 2 (12.50%) Servlets
9 2 (12.50%) Spring MVC
9 2 (12.50%) Spring Security
9 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) N-Tier
1 2 (12.50%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
3 6 (37.50%) AOP
3 6 (37.50%) BDD
3 6 (37.50%) Kanban
3 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 4 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 2 (12.50%) MVC
5 2 (12.50%) OOP
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) Web Application Development
6 1 (6.25%) E-business
6 1 (6.25%) High Availability
6 1 (6.25%) SDLC
6 1 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) Perforce