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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 14 6 29
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 12 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 10.26% 12.78% 4.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.62% 13.82% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 1
Average daily rate £405 £363 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.72% -6.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+18.24% +5.71%
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
113 123 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 96.58% 92.48% 97.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 73 81
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £295 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 25
Average hourly rate £16.84 £18.00 £36.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.44% -50.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £22.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £53.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016, 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 19 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (78.95%) Spring
3 14 (73.68%) Web Services
4 10 (52.63%) J2EE
4 10 (52.63%) MVC
5 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (47.37%) Spring MVC
5 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
5 9 (47.37%) HTML
6 8 (42.11%) XML
6 8 (42.11%) CSS
6 8 (42.11%) SOAP
7 7 (36.84%) E-Commerce
7 7 (36.84%) Finance
8 6 (31.58%) SQL
9 5 (26.32%) XSLT
9 5 (26.32%) TDD
9 5 (26.32%) WebSphere
10 4 (21.05%) Java EE
10 4 (21.05%) JSON
10 4 (21.05%) Tomcat
10 4 (21.05%) Hibernate
10 4 (21.05%) Scrum
10 4 (21.05%) JSP
10 4 (21.05%) Oracle
10 4 (21.05%) HTTP
10 4 (21.05%) jQuery
10 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
10 4 (21.05%) MyBatis
11 3 (15.79%) Jenkins

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (26.32%) WebSphere
2 4 (21.05%) Tomcat
3 2 (10.53%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
3 2 (10.53%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 2 (10.53%) Redis
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Cucumber
1 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
1 3 (15.79%) Selenium
2 2 (10.53%) Hudson
2 2 (10.53%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) Maven
3 1 (5.26%) Checkstyle
3 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.26%) FindBugs
3 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) JUnit
3 1 (5.26%) Mockito
3 1 (5.26%) NetBeans
3 1 (5.26%) SonarQube
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) Spring
2 14 (73.68%) Web Services
3 10 (52.63%) J2EE
4 9 (47.37%) HTML
4 9 (47.37%) Spring MVC
5 8 (42.11%) CSS
5 8 (42.11%) SOAP
5 8 (42.11%) XML
6 5 (26.32%) XSLT
7 4 (21.05%) Hibernate
7 4 (21.05%) Java EE
7 4 (21.05%) jQuery
7 4 (21.05%) JSON
7 4 (21.05%) JSP
7 4 (21.05%) MyBatis
8 3 (15.79%) HTML5
8 3 (15.79%) JDBC
8 3 (15.79%) RESTful
9 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
9 2 (10.53%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.26%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) MVC
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) E-Commerce
4 5 (26.32%) TDD
5 4 (21.05%) Scrum
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
7 2 (10.53%) Web Development
8 1 (5.26%) Front End Development
8 1 (5.26%) OOP
8 1 (5.26%) Pair Programming
8 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
8 1 (5.26%) SOA
8 1 (5.26%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) ATG
3 1 (5.26%) hybris
3 1 (5.26%) Perforce
3 1 (5.26%) Sybase
3 1 (5.26%) TIBCO
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