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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 9 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 10 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 10.10% 6.60% 13.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.99% 6.86% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 13
Median daily rate £425 £396 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.25% +9.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £388 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £438 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £376
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £43.75 £41.88
% change year-on-year
-14.85% +4.47%

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
91 102 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 91.92% 96.23% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 75 56
Median daily rate £365 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £260 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 16
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +24.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.79 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017, 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 21 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (52.38%) Web Services
3 11 (52.38%) RESTful
4 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
5 6 (28.57%) TDD
5 6 (28.57%) Spring
5 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 5 (23.81%) Microservices
6 5 (23.81%) XML
6 5 (23.81%) DevOps
7 4 (19.05%) J2EE
7 4 (19.05%) OO
8 3 (14.29%) MySQL
8 3 (14.29%) JSON
8 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
8 3 (14.29%) Jasmine
8 3 (14.29%) Sass
9 2 (9.52%) Dropwizard
9 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
9 2 (9.52%) hybris
9 2 (9.52%) Groovy
9 2 (9.52%) Android
9 2 (9.52%) Selenium
9 2 (9.52%) jQuery
9 2 (9.52%) Node.js
9 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
9 2 (9.52%) Finance
9 2 (9.52%) Scrum

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 1 (4.76%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
1 1 (4.76%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 3 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.76%) Neo4j
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Jasmine
2 2 (9.52%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) RESTful
1 11 (52.38%) Web Services
2 6 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 6 (28.57%) Spring
3 5 (23.81%) XML
4 4 (19.05%) J2EE
5 3 (14.29%) JSON
5 3 (14.29%) Sass
6 2 (9.52%) Dropwizard
6 2 (9.52%) jQuery
6 2 (9.52%) Node.js
7 1 (4.76%) HTML
7 1 (4.76%) Middleware
7 1 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.76%) Derivative
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.76%) OTC Derivatives
2 1 (4.76%) RIA
2 1 (4.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (28.57%) TDD
3 5 (23.81%) DevOps
3 5 (23.81%) Microservices
4 4 (19.05%) OO
5 2 (9.52%) OOP
5 2 (9.52%) Pair Programming
5 2 (9.52%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.76%) BDD
6 1 (4.76%) High Availability
6 1 (4.76%) Line Management
6 1 (4.76%) Low Latency
6 1 (4.76%) MVC
6 1 (4.76%) Open Source
6 1 (4.76%) Refactoring
6 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) Groovy
3 2 (9.52%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) C++
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) hybris
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat