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 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 11 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 17 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 10.06% 8.29% 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.63% 8.59% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 4
Average daily rate
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£388 £388 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.42%
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 £40.00 £35.70
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +12.04%
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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
160 198 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 94.67% 96.59% 98.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 78 46
Average daily rate £400 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £223 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 31 24
Average hourly rate £27.50 £36.07 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.74% +3.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.49 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 March 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 28 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (82.14%) XML
3 22 (78.57%) J2EE
4 20 (71.43%) Spring
5 19 (67.86%) HTML
6 18 (64.29%) Finance
7 15 (53.57%) SOAP
8 14 (50.00%) Web Services
9 13 (46.43%) XSLT
10 12 (42.86%) HTTP
11 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (35.71%) Oracle
12 9 (32.14%) JUnit
13 8 (28.57%) SQL
13 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
13 8 (28.57%) CSS
14 7 (25.00%) Servlets
14 7 (25.00%) Banking
15 6 (21.43%) XSL
15 6 (21.43%) TDD
15 6 (21.43%) JDBC
15 6 (21.43%) Degree
15 6 (21.43%) JSON
15 6 (21.43%) RESTful
15 6 (21.43%) Web Application Development
16 5 (17.86%) PowerMock
16 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
16 5 (17.86%) Mockito
16 5 (17.86%) Online Banking
16 5 (17.86%) WebSphere

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) HTTP
2 4 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
1 5 (17.86%) RDBMS
2 4 (14.29%) Informix
3 1 (3.57%) Hazelcast
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) JUnit
2 5 (17.86%) Mockito
2 5 (17.86%) Selenium
3 4 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.14%) Maven
4 2 (7.14%) Introscope
4 2 (7.14%) JIRA
4 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.57%) Ant
General
1 18 (64.29%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (82.14%) XML
2 22 (78.57%) J2EE
3 20 (71.43%) Spring
4 19 (67.86%) HTML
5 15 (53.57%) SOAP
6 14 (50.00%) Web Services
7 13 (46.43%) XSLT
8 8 (28.57%) CSS
9 7 (25.00%) Servlets
10 6 (21.43%) XSL
10 6 (21.43%) JDBC
10 6 (21.43%) JSON
10 6 (21.43%) RESTful
11 5 (17.86%) PowerMock
11 5 (17.86%) JSP
12 4 (14.29%) JAX-RPC
12 4 (14.29%) WSDL
12 4 (14.29%) HTML5
12 4 (14.29%) REST
12 4 (14.29%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Online Banking
2 2 (7.14%) N-Tier
2 2 (7.14%) Open Source
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Android
2 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (21.43%) TDD
2 6 (21.43%) Web Application Development
3 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
4 4 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.14%) MVC
6 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.14%) Android Development
6 2 (7.14%) iOS Development
7 1 (3.57%) User Stories
7 1 (3.57%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.57%) Refactoring
7 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.57%) Web Development
7 1 (3.57%) Pair Programming
7 1 (3.57%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (28.57%) SQL
2 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (3.57%) XPath
4 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) VCP4
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) IBM
3 2 (7.14%) Perforce
3 2 (7.14%) Compuware
3 2 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
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