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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 23 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 9 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.69% 1.81% 4.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.03% 1.95% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
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£388 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.30 £36.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+11.17% -7.05%
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
179 154 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 93.23% 92.77% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 53 43
Average daily rate £400 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £215 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 15
Average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 2 July 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 30 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (70.00%) Spring
2 21 (70.00%) SOAP
3 20 (66.67%) Web Services
4 18 (60.00%) J2EE
5 17 (56.67%) XML
5 17 (56.67%) Finance
6 14 (46.67%) HTML
7 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
7 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (36.67%) SDLC
8 9 (30.00%) SQL
8 9 (30.00%) CSS
8 9 (30.00%) XSLT
9 8 (26.67%) TDD
10 7 (23.33%) Banking
10 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
10 7 (23.33%) HTTP
10 7 (23.33%) WSDL
10 7 (23.33%) Oracle
10 7 (23.33%) System Integration Testing
10 7 (23.33%) Integration Testing
10 7 (23.33%) RESTful
11 6 (20.00%) Servlets
11 6 (20.00%) WebSphere
11 6 (20.00%) JSON
12 5 (16.67%) PL/SQL
12 5 (16.67%) IBM
12 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
12 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 6 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (6.67%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (3.33%) Mule
3 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.33%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) HTTP
2 2 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.67%) MySQL
4 2 (6.67%) Informix
5 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Selenium
2 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.00%) Mockito
2 3 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (10.00%) JUnit
3 2 (6.67%) Subversion
3 2 (6.67%) Maven
4 1 (3.33%) Cactus
4 1 (3.33%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) Hudson
4 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (56.67%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (70.00%) SOAP
1 21 (70.00%) Spring
2 20 (66.67%) Web Services
3 18 (60.00%) J2EE
4 17 (56.67%) XML
5 14 (46.67%) HTML
6 9 (30.00%) XSLT
6 9 (30.00%) CSS
7 7 (23.33%) WSDL
7 7 (23.33%) RESTful
8 6 (20.00%) JSON
8 6 (20.00%) Servlets
9 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
10 4 (13.33%) XSL
10 4 (13.33%) JAX-WS
10 4 (13.33%) REST
11 3 (10.00%) CSS3
11 3 (10.00%) PowerMock
11 3 (10.00%) JiBX
11 3 (10.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Online Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Android
1 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (36.67%) SDLC
2 8 (26.67%) TDD
3 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
3 7 (23.33%) Integration Testing
3 7 (23.33%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (13.33%) Web Application Development
4 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 3 (10.00%) Scrum
5 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.00%) Pair Programming
5 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.67%) Kanban
6 2 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.67%) MVC
7 1 (3.33%) Web Design
7 1 (3.33%) SOA
7 1 (3.33%) OOP
7 1 (3.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
3 9 (30.00%) SQL
4 5 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 3 (10.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle
2 5 (16.67%) IBM
3 2 (6.67%) hybris
4 1 (3.33%) Perforce