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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 6 14 25
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 40 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 20.41% 8.54% 5.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.28% 9.01% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 14 6
Median daily rate £375 £394 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £333 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £468 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £402 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+0.56% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.13 £40.60 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-3.63% +12.77%
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
188 233 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 95.92% 94.72% 95.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 145 68
Median daily rate £375 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £308 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 22
Median hourly rate £13.50 £34.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.29% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.62 £14.40 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.87 £38.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Chester region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 May 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 52 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (57.69%) Web Services
2 30 (57.69%) Spring
3 29 (55.77%) XML
4 26 (50.00%) Finance
5 23 (44.23%) J2EE
5 23 (44.23%) Oracle
6 17 (32.69%) SQL
7 16 (30.77%) JDBC
7 16 (30.77%) SOAP
7 16 (30.77%) WebSphere
8 15 (28.85%) Waterfall
8 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (25.00%) TDD
9 13 (25.00%) Banking
9 13 (25.00%) PL/SQL
9 13 (25.00%) MVC
10 12 (23.08%) Software Engineering
10 12 (23.08%) Integration Testing
10 12 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
10 12 (23.08%) XSLT
11 11 (21.15%) WSDL
11 11 (21.15%) Oracle Database
11 11 (21.15%) JAX-WS
12 10 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (19.23%) Jenkins
12 10 (19.23%) JavaScript
13 9 (17.31%) IBM
13 9 (17.31%) JAXB

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 16 (30.77%) WebSphere
2 5 (9.62%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (7.69%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) HTTP
2 3 (5.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.15%) Oracle Database
2 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.85%) Redis
4 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Jenkins
2 9 (17.31%) Selenium
3 8 (15.38%) JIRA
4 7 (13.46%) JUnit
5 6 (11.54%) Cucumber
6 5 (9.62%) Subversion
7 4 (7.69%) Maven
8 3 (5.77%) Checkstyle
8 3 (5.77%) FindBugs
8 3 (5.77%) Mockito
8 3 (5.77%) SonarQube
9 2 (3.85%) Hudson
10 1 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
General
1 26 (50.00%) Finance
2 13 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) International Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (57.69%) Spring
1 30 (57.69%) Web Services
2 29 (55.77%) XML
3 23 (44.23%) J2EE
4 16 (30.77%) JDBC
4 16 (30.77%) SOAP
5 12 (23.08%) XSLT
6 11 (21.15%) JAX-WS
6 11 (21.15%) WSDL
7 9 (17.31%) JAXB
7 9 (17.31%) jQuery
7 9 (17.31%) JSON
8 8 (15.38%) CSS
8 8 (15.38%) JSP
8 8 (15.38%) Middleware
8 8 (15.38%) RESTful
9 6 (11.54%) Apache Camel
9 6 (11.54%) HTML
9 6 (11.54%) Servlets
9 6 (11.54%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) N-Tier
1 3 (5.77%) Online Banking
2 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.92%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (28.85%) Waterfall
2 13 (25.00%) MVC
2 13 (25.00%) TDD
3 12 (23.08%) Integration Testing
3 12 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 12 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
4 10 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (17.31%) AOP
5 9 (17.31%) Kanban
6 5 (9.62%) BDD
6 5 (9.62%) E-Commerce
7 4 (7.69%) Extreme Programming
7 4 (7.69%) Web Development
8 3 (5.77%) OOP
8 3 (5.77%) Web Application Development
9 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (1.92%) Pair Programming
10 1 (1.92%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (32.69%) SQL
3 13 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 10 (19.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Degree
Vendors
1 23 (44.23%) Oracle
2 9 (17.31%) IBM
3 6 (11.54%) Sybase
3 6 (11.54%) TIBCO
4 3 (5.77%) Perforce
5 1 (1.92%) ATG
5 1 (1.92%) hybris