The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 62 62 63
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.13% 0.27% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.29% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£540 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
714 679 765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.09% 91.63% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 281 408
Average daily rate £373 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £190 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 39 40
Average hourly rate £15.00 £31.56 £22.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.46% +40.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £44.90 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Senior Java Developer
North West

Senior Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Java Developer in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Warrington - 1 £540 -
Senior Java Developer
North West

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Senior Java Developer in their job title 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 with Senior Java Developer in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) RESTful
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 2 (33.33%) Apache Solr
4 2 (33.33%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) Redis
4 2 (33.33%) Kafka
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (33.33%) Akka
4 2 (33.33%) Play Framework
5 1 (16.67%) DevOps
5 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (16.67%) Mercator
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) C++
5 1 (16.67%) OOP
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (16.67%) Python
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (16.67%) Puppet

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Senior Java Developer in their job title 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 with Senior Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Apache Solr
1 2 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Redis
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Hudson
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) Kafka
2 2 (33.33%) Akka
2 2 (33.33%) Play Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) OOP
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) DevOps
5 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) C++
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Mercator