The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Chester region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 16 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 7 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 5.26% 5.06% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.56% 5.59% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £375 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +21.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £339
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Job Titles Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
126 143 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 94.74% 90.51% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 48 40
Average daily rate £288 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £182 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 5
Average hourly rate £31.50 £31.56 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.17% -20.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.45 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Java Developer
Cheshire

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
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 31 July 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 25 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (52.00%) TDD
3 9 (36.00%) RESTful
4 8 (32.00%) Spring
4 8 (32.00%) J2EE
4 8 (32.00%) XML
4 8 (32.00%) Play Framework
4 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (24.00%) CSS
5 6 (24.00%) HTML
5 6 (24.00%) SQL
5 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (24.00%) Web Services
6 5 (20.00%) JAXB
6 5 (20.00%) Apache Solr
6 5 (20.00%) JiBX
6 5 (20.00%) Linux
6 5 (20.00%) Oracle
6 5 (20.00%) Redis
6 5 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (20.00%) Akka
6 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
6 5 (20.00%) REST
6 5 (20.00%) Kafka
7 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (12.00%) ETL
7 3 (12.00%) XSLT
8 2 (8.00%) MS Office
8 2 (8.00%) C#

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 (20.00%) Apache Solr
1 5 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.00%) Mule
2 1 (4.00%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) SMTP
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Redis
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JUnit
1 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.00%) Subversion
1 1 (4.00%) Maven
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (8.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) RESTful
2 8 (32.00%) Play Framework
2 8 (32.00%) J2EE
2 8 (32.00%) XML
2 8 (32.00%) Spring
3 6 (24.00%) Web Services
3 6 (24.00%) HTML
3 6 (24.00%) CSS
4 5 (20.00%) JAXB
4 5 (20.00%) Akka
4 5 (20.00%) Kafka
4 5 (20.00%) REST
4 5 (20.00%) JiBX
5 3 (12.00%) XSLT
6 2 (8.00%) JSON
6 2 (8.00%) OOXML
6 2 (8.00%) jQuery
7 1 (4.00%) JAX-WS
7 1 (4.00%) Spring MVC
7 1 (4.00%) JSF
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) TDD
2 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (12.00%) ETL
4 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.00%) BDD
5 2 (8.00%) OOP
5 2 (8.00%) OO
5 2 (8.00%) MVC
6 1 (4.00%) Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Scrum
6 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.00%) Project Management
6 1 (4.00%) Master Data Management
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps
6 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (4.00%) Pair Programming
6 1 (4.00%) Data Management
6 1 (4.00%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe
3 1 (4.00%) hybris
3 1 (4.00%) SAP