The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 25 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 3 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.97% 5.76% 8.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 6.45% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £373
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+24.26% -2.85%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
144 124 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 94.74% 89.21% 89.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 49 51
Average daily rate £375 £285 £312
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -8.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £216 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £424 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 18
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £33.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -46.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.27 £14.00 £16.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.70 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (61.90%) SOAP
2 13 (61.90%) Web Services
3 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (57.14%) Spring
4 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
5 10 (47.62%) J2EE
5 10 (47.62%) SDLC
6 9 (42.86%) TDD
7 8 (38.10%) Finance
8 7 (33.33%) JSON
8 7 (33.33%) HTML
8 7 (33.33%) SQL
8 7 (33.33%) CSS
8 7 (33.33%) RESTful
9 6 (28.57%) Oracle
9 6 (28.57%) WSDL
9 6 (28.57%) Scrum
9 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
10 5 (23.81%) Pair Programming
10 5 (23.81%) WebSphere
10 5 (23.81%) PL/SQL
10 5 (23.81%) XML
10 5 (23.81%) Integration Testing
10 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
10 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
10 5 (23.81%) System Integration Testing
11 4 (19.05%) REST
11 4 (19.05%) IBM
11 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 5 (23.81%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.52%) Node.js
3 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.76%) Mule
3 1 (4.76%) JBoss
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
2 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.52%) MySQL
4 1 (4.76%) Informix
4 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) JUnit
2 2 (9.52%) Subversion
2 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
2 2 (9.52%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) Hudson
3 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.76%) Maven
3 1 (4.76%) Cactus
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.76%) Mockito
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) SOAP
1 13 (61.90%) Web Services
2 12 (57.14%) Spring
3 10 (47.62%) J2EE
4 7 (33.33%) CSS
4 7 (33.33%) HTML
4 7 (33.33%) JSON
4 7 (33.33%) RESTful
5 6 (28.57%) WSDL
6 5 (23.81%) XML
6 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
7 4 (19.05%) REST
7 4 (19.05%) JAX-WS
8 3 (14.29%) Servlets
8 3 (14.29%) Spring MVC
8 3 (14.29%) jQuery
8 3 (14.29%) CSS3
8 3 (14.29%) XSLT
8 3 (14.29%) JAXB
8 3 (14.29%) JiBX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Web 2.0
1 1 (4.76%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Android
1 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) SDLC
3 9 (42.86%) TDD
4 6 (28.57%) Scrum
4 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 5 (23.81%) Integration Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Pair Programming
5 5 (23.81%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
6 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
7 3 (14.29%) MVC
7 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (9.52%) Time Management
8 2 (9.52%) Kanban
8 2 (9.52%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
8 2 (9.52%) Requirements Management
8 2 (9.52%) Refactoring
8 2 (9.52%) Coaching
8 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) PL/SQL
5 3 (14.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) IBM
3 2 (9.52%) hybris
4 1 (4.76%) Perforce
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