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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 13 17 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 7 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 6.54% 4.72% 9.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.86% 5.13% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 10
Median daily rate £431 £425 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% +15.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £380 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £480 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.63 £43.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-15.56% +8.43%
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
102 117 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 95.33% 92.13% 91.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 88 52
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 18
Median hourly rate £15.15 £17.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.42% -36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.70 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £25.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 23 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (52.17%) Web Services
4 10 (43.48%) Spring
5 9 (39.13%) RESTful
6 8 (34.78%) XML
6 8 (34.78%) J2EE
7 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (30.43%) DevOps
8 6 (26.09%) TDD
8 6 (26.09%) JSON
9 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (21.74%) SOAP
9 5 (21.74%) Finance
10 4 (17.39%) WSDL
10 4 (17.39%) JAXB
10 4 (17.39%) JDBC
10 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
10 4 (17.39%) AOP
10 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
10 4 (17.39%) BDD
10 4 (17.39%) JAX-WS
10 4 (17.39%) Kanban
10 4 (17.39%) Integration Testing
10 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
10 4 (17.39%) System Integration Testing
11 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
11 3 (13.04%) Selenium
11 3 (13.04%) MySQL
11 3 (13.04%) OO

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 (4.35%) JBoss
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
1 1 (4.35%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
1 3 (13.04%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.35%) Neo4j
3 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Selenium
2 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) JUnit
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) Web Services
2 10 (43.48%) Spring
3 9 (39.13%) RESTful
4 8 (34.78%) J2EE
4 8 (34.78%) XML
5 6 (26.09%) JSON
6 5 (21.74%) SOAP
7 4 (17.39%) JAXB
7 4 (17.39%) JAX-WS
7 4 (17.39%) JDBC
7 4 (17.39%) WSDL
8 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
8 2 (8.70%) Apache Camel
8 2 (8.70%) Dropwizard
8 2 (8.70%) jQuery
8 2 (8.70%) Node.js
9 1 (4.35%) Middleware
9 1 (4.35%) POJO
9 1 (4.35%) REST
9 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) RIA
2 1 (4.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Android
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (30.43%) DevOps
3 6 (26.09%) TDD
4 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (17.39%) AOP
5 4 (17.39%) BDD
5 4 (17.39%) Integration Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Kanban
5 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
5 4 (17.39%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
6 3 (13.04%) OO
7 2 (8.70%) Microservices
7 2 (8.70%) Pair Programming
7 2 (8.70%) Scrum
8 1 (4.35%) High Availability
8 1 (4.35%) Line Management
8 1 (4.35%) Low Latency
8 1 (4.35%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) Groovy
3 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) C++
4 1 (4.35%) Perl
4 1 (4.35%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) hybris
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) IBM
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
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