The first table below looks at the demand for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title 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 Job Titles advertised for the Chester 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 Developer
Rank 18 23 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 24 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 9.20% 1.38% 4.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.84% 1.41% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
Average daily rate £376 £378 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.52% +6.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £376 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £380 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.20 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+4.71% +10.72%
Job Titles Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
244 142 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 93.49% 97.93% 93.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 38 22
Average daily rate £350 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £236 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £421 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 17 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £11.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +216.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £9.00 £8.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Java Developer
Cheshire

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer across the Chester region.

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region that cited 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 Java Developer in their job title.

1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (62.07%) Spring
3 14 (48.28%) TDD
4 13 (44.83%) J2EE
5 12 (41.38%) Oracle
5 12 (41.38%) Web Services
5 12 (41.38%) Oracle Database
6 11 (37.93%) RESTful
6 11 (37.93%) JiBX
6 11 (37.93%) XML
6 11 (37.93%) JAXB
7 10 (34.48%) SQL
8 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
10 7 (24.14%) HTML
10 7 (24.14%) CSS
11 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (20.69%) Play Framework
12 5 (17.24%) CSS3
12 5 (17.24%) JSON
12 5 (17.24%) jQuery
12 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
13 4 (13.79%) Requirements Management
13 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
13 4 (13.79%) Scrum
13 4 (13.79%) Pair Programming
13 4 (13.79%) Dependency Injection
13 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
13 4 (13.79%) HTML5
14 3 (10.34%) Apache Solr

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region that cited 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 Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.34%) Apache Solr
1 3 (10.34%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.90%) Mule
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) SMTP
2 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) Oracle Database
2 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.34%) Redis
4 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Subversion
1 2 (6.90%) Selenium
1 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.45%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) JUnit
General
1 2 (6.90%) Retail
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Automotive
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) Spring
2 13 (44.83%) J2EE
3 12 (41.38%) Web Services
4 11 (37.93%) RESTful
4 11 (37.93%) JiBX
4 11 (37.93%) XML
4 11 (37.93%) JAXB
5 7 (24.14%) HTML
5 7 (24.14%) CSS
6 6 (20.69%) Play Framework
7 5 (17.24%) CSS3
7 5 (17.24%) JSON
7 5 (17.24%) jQuery
8 4 (13.79%) HTML5
9 3 (10.34%) Akka
9 3 (10.34%) REST
9 3 (10.34%) Kafka
9 3 (10.34%) WSDL
9 3 (10.34%) SOAP
9 3 (10.34%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) TDD
2 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
5 4 (13.79%) Requirements Management
5 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
5 4 (13.79%) Scrum
5 4 (13.79%) Pair Programming
5 4 (13.79%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (10.34%) ETL
7 2 (6.90%) OOP
7 2 (6.90%) OO
7 2 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (6.90%) Web Development
7 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (6.90%) Refactoring
7 2 (6.90%) Kanban
7 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.90%) BDD
8 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (34.48%) SQL
3 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.90%) XPath
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) hybris
3 1 (3.45%) Vertica
3 1 (3.45%) ATG
3 1 (3.45%) Perforce
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
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