The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 7 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 14 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 11.86% 4.12% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.96% 4.28% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 3
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +31.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -10.25%
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
108 187 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 91.53% 96.39% 93.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 73 40
Average daily rate £388 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £458 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 26
Average hourly rate £16.84 £31.56 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.64% -5.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.33 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £43.39 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (77.27%) J2EE
3 16 (72.73%) XML
4 14 (63.64%) HTML
4 14 (63.64%) Spring
5 12 (54.55%) Finance
6 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (50.00%) XSLT
7 9 (40.91%) SOAP
7 9 (40.91%) Oracle
8 8 (36.36%) JUnit
8 8 (36.36%) Web Services
8 8 (36.36%) HTTP
9 6 (27.27%) JSP
10 5 (22.73%) CSS
10 5 (22.73%) HTML5
10 5 (22.73%) REST
11 4 (18.18%) RESTful
11 4 (18.18%) Degree
11 4 (18.18%) JSON
11 4 (18.18%) SQL
11 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
11 4 (18.18%) TDD
11 4 (18.18%) Hibernate
11 4 (18.18%) Banking
12 3 (13.64%) JSF
12 3 (13.64%) IBM
12 3 (13.64%) .NET
12 3 (13.64%) JDBC
12 3 (13.64%) Servlets

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) HTTP
2 2 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) MySQL
1 2 (9.09%) Informix
1 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) Hazelcast
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) JUnit
2 2 (9.09%) Introscope
2 2 (9.09%) JIRA
2 2 (9.09%) Selenium
2 2 (9.09%) Mockito
2 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) Maven
3 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.55%) Ant
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (77.27%) J2EE
2 16 (72.73%) XML
3 14 (63.64%) HTML
3 14 (63.64%) Spring
4 11 (50.00%) XSLT
5 9 (40.91%) SOAP
6 8 (36.36%) Web Services
7 6 (27.27%) JSP
8 5 (22.73%) CSS
8 5 (22.73%) HTML5
8 5 (22.73%) REST
9 4 (18.18%) Hibernate
9 4 (18.18%) RESTful
9 4 (18.18%) JSON
10 3 (13.64%) JSF
10 3 (13.64%) JDBC
10 3 (13.64%) Servlets
10 3 (13.64%) .NET
11 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
11 2 (9.09%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) N-Tier
1 2 (9.09%) Online Banking
1 2 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Android
2 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (18.18%) TDD
3 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
3 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Web Application Development
4 2 (9.09%) MVC
4 2 (9.09%) Android Development
4 2 (9.09%) iOS Development
5 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.55%) Scrum
5 1 (4.55%) Pair Programming
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Web Development
5 1 (4.55%) Refactoring
5 1 (4.55%) User Stories
5 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) XPath
4 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) IBM
3 2 (9.09%) Compuware
3 2 (9.09%) HP
3 2 (9.09%) Perforce
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
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