The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Chester region that had Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 13 24 18
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 11 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 7.53% 4.43% 5.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.03% 4.79% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 4
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £42.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-9.94% +25.73%
Java Developer
Cheshire

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
137 146 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 93.84% 92.41% 91.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 101 47
Median daily rate £400 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £303 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 25
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £31.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -58.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 Chester region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 63 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (66.67%) Web Services
3 36 (57.14%) Spring
4 35 (55.56%) XML
5 32 (50.79%) J2EE
6 31 (49.21%) SOAP
7 27 (42.86%) Finance
8 24 (38.10%) Oracle
9 23 (36.51%) JDBC
9 23 (36.51%) WSDL
9 23 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (36.51%) JAX-WS
10 21 (33.33%) Waterfall
10 21 (33.33%) SQL
11 20 (31.75%) User Acceptance Testing
12 19 (30.16%) PL/SQL
13 18 (28.57%) JAXB
13 18 (28.57%) Software Engineering
13 18 (28.57%) Kanban
13 18 (28.57%) Integration Testing
13 18 (28.57%) AOP
13 18 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
14 17 (26.98%) Oracle Database
14 17 (26.98%) RESTful
15 15 (23.81%) JSON
16 14 (22.22%) TDD
17 12 (19.05%) BDD
18 11 (17.46%) Apache Camel
18 11 (17.46%) XSLT
19 9 (14.29%) WebSphere

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 9 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 6 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.59%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) HTTP
2 1 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.98%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.76%) MySQL
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.59%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) JUnit
2 7 (11.11%) Selenium
3 6 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 6 (9.52%) JIRA
3 6 (9.52%) Subversion
4 2 (3.17%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.17%) Maven
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
General
1 27 (42.86%) Finance
2 9 (14.29%) Banking
3 5 (7.94%) International Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (66.67%) Web Services
2 36 (57.14%) Spring
3 35 (55.56%) XML
4 32 (50.79%) J2EE
5 31 (49.21%) SOAP
6 23 (36.51%) JAX-WS
6 23 (36.51%) JDBC
6 23 (36.51%) WSDL
7 18 (28.57%) JAXB
8 17 (26.98%) RESTful
9 15 (23.81%) JSON
10 11 (17.46%) Apache Camel
10 11 (17.46%) XSLT
11 7 (11.11%) Middleware
12 6 (9.52%) HTML
12 6 (9.52%) POJO
13 5 (7.94%) JSP
14 3 (4.76%) XML Messaging
15 2 (3.17%) AngularJS
15 2 (3.17%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.17%) Wiki
2 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.59%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.59%) Android
1 1 (1.59%) Linux
1 1 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 20 (31.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 18 (28.57%) AOP
4 18 (28.57%) Integration Testing
4 18 (28.57%) Kanban
4 18 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 18 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
5 14 (22.22%) TDD
6 12 (19.05%) BDD
7 9 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.52%) Extreme Programming
9 5 (7.94%) MVC
10 4 (6.35%) DevOps
11 2 (3.17%) Microservices
11 2 (3.17%) OO
11 2 (3.17%) Pair Programming
11 2 (3.17%) Scrum
11 2 (3.17%) SOA
12 1 (1.59%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 63 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (33.33%) SQL
3 19 (30.16%) PL/SQL
4 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.59%) Groovy
5 1 (1.59%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (38.10%) Oracle
2 6 (9.52%) IBM
3 3 (4.76%) Sybase
3 3 (4.76%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.17%) hybris
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