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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 7 23 16
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 36 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 19.67% 4.00% 5.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.57% 4.17% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 4 3
Median daily rate £456 £379 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.46% +37.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
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
175 168 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 95.63% 96.00% 96.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 85 53
Median daily rate £413 £388 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +34.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 18
Median hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £31.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.00% -20.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £11.78 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.36 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 65 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (64.62%) Web Services
3 40 (61.54%) XML
4 37 (56.92%) Spring
5 33 (50.77%) J2EE
5 33 (50.77%) Finance
6 32 (49.23%) SOAP
7 30 (46.15%) Oracle
8 27 (41.54%) JDBC
9 25 (38.46%) SQL
10 24 (36.92%) WSDL
10 24 (36.92%) JAX-WS
10 24 (36.92%) Waterfall
11 22 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (32.31%) Software Engineering
12 21 (32.31%) Integration Testing
12 21 (32.31%) System Integration Testing
12 21 (32.31%) PL/SQL
13 20 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
14 19 (29.23%) Kanban
14 19 (29.23%) Oracle Database
14 19 (29.23%) AOP
14 19 (29.23%) JAXB
15 16 (24.62%) XSLT
16 15 (23.08%) WebSphere
17 14 (21.54%) JSON
17 14 (21.54%) TDD
17 14 (21.54%) Banking
18 13 (20.00%) RESTful
18 13 (20.00%) Apache Camel

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 15 (23.08%) WebSphere
2 8 (12.31%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.08%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) HTTP
2 2 (3.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (29.23%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (15.38%) Jenkins
1 10 (15.38%) JIRA
1 10 (15.38%) JUnit
2 9 (13.85%) Selenium
3 8 (12.31%) Subversion
4 4 (6.15%) Maven
5 3 (4.62%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.08%) Checkstyle
6 2 (3.08%) FindBugs
6 2 (3.08%) Mockito
6 2 (3.08%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
General
1 33 (50.77%) Finance
2 14 (21.54%) Banking
3 5 (7.69%) International Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (64.62%) Web Services
2 40 (61.54%) XML
3 37 (56.92%) Spring
4 33 (50.77%) J2EE
5 32 (49.23%) SOAP
6 27 (41.54%) JDBC
7 24 (36.92%) JAX-WS
7 24 (36.92%) WSDL
8 19 (29.23%) JAXB
9 16 (24.62%) XSLT
10 14 (21.54%) JSON
11 13 (20.00%) Apache Camel
11 13 (20.00%) RESTful
12 9 (13.85%) JSP
12 9 (13.85%) Middleware
13 7 (10.77%) HTML
13 7 (10.77%) POJO
14 5 (7.69%) jQuery
14 5 (7.69%) XML Messaging
15 4 (6.15%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.08%) N-Tier
1 2 (3.08%) Online Banking
2 1 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (1.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.54%) Linux
1 1 (1.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.92%) Waterfall
2 22 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (32.31%) Integration Testing
3 21 (32.31%) Software Engineering
3 21 (32.31%) System Integration Testing
4 20 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
5 19 (29.23%) AOP
5 19 (29.23%) Kanban
6 14 (21.54%) TDD
7 12 (18.46%) BDD
8 10 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (12.31%) MVC
10 7 (10.77%) Extreme Programming
11 3 (4.62%) E-Commerce
12 2 (3.08%) DevOps
12 2 (3.08%) OOP
12 2 (3.08%) SOA
12 2 (3.08%) Web Application Development
12 2 (3.08%) Web Development
13 1 (1.54%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 65 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (38.46%) SQL
3 21 (32.31%) PL/SQL
4 6 (9.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.54%) C#
5 1 (1.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (46.15%) Oracle
2 10 (15.38%) IBM
3 5 (7.69%) Sybase
3 5 (7.69%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.08%) Perforce
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £420 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago