The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 1 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Contract jobs citing Java 27 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 28.72% 12.82% 16.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 67.50% 30.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 21
Median daily rate £430 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.96% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £351 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £421 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.69 £36.95
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +12.82%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Programming Languages Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
40 50 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 42.55% 42.74% 33.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 37 42
Median daily rate £425 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £18.75 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+166.66% -27.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the Chester region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Chester region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Chester region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Java.

1 35 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.78%) TDD
2 19 (38.78%) Web Services
2 19 (38.78%) OO
3 18 (36.73%) RESTful
4 15 (30.61%) JavaScript
5 14 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (26.53%) J2EE
7 11 (22.45%) XML
7 11 (22.45%) Spring
7 11 (22.45%) Microservices
8 10 (20.41%) AngularJS
9 8 (16.33%) DevOps
9 8 (16.33%) NoSQL
9 8 (16.33%) JSON
9 8 (16.33%) Scrum
9 8 (16.33%) Python
10 7 (14.29%) OOP
10 7 (14.29%) Finance
10 7 (14.29%) Apache Camel
10 7 (14.29%) Unit Testing
11 6 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (12.24%) MongoDB
11 6 (12.24%) Back Office
11 6 (12.24%) E-Commerce
12 5 (10.20%) MySQL
12 5 (10.20%) HTML
12 5 (10.20%) SQL
12 5 (10.20%) Derivative
12 5 (10.20%) Banking

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.12%) JBoss
2 2 (4.08%) GlassFish
2 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.04%) Apache
3 1 (2.04%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.04%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.04%) GitHub
2 1 (2.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Internet
1 1 (2.04%) Kerberos
1 1 (2.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) NoSQL
2 6 (12.24%) MongoDB
3 5 (10.20%) MySQL
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.04%) Big Data
4 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.04%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.12%) Jasmine
2 3 (6.12%) Selenium
3 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.08%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.04%) JIRA
4 1 (2.04%) Protractor
4 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Back Office
3 5 (10.20%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (59.18%) Developer
2 25 (51.02%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Architect
5 5 (10.20%) Agile Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Agile Java Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Java Architect
5 5 (10.20%) Java Technical Architect
5 5 (10.20%) Technical Architect
5 5 (10.20%) Technical Leader
6 4 (8.16%) Angular Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Lead Architect
6 4 (8.16%) XML Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (4.08%) Data Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) HTML CSS Developer
8 2 (4.08%) HTML Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) Integration Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Java Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.78%) Web Services
2 18 (36.73%) RESTful
3 13 (26.53%) J2EE
4 11 (22.45%) Spring
4 11 (22.45%) XML
5 10 (20.41%) AngularJS
6 8 (16.33%) JSON
7 7 (14.29%) Apache Camel
8 5 (10.20%) HTML
8 5 (10.20%) Node.js
9 4 (8.16%) CSS
10 3 (6.12%) REST
10 3 (6.12%) Sass
11 2 (4.08%) jQuery
11 2 (4.08%) JSTL
11 2 (4.08%) Kafka
11 2 (4.08%) Middleware
11 2 (4.08%) SOAP
11 2 (4.08%) Struts
11 2 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Derivative
1 5 (10.20%) OTC Derivatives
2 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.08%) User Experience
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.04%) RIA
4 1 (2.04%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Android
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.78%) OO
2 19 (38.78%) TDD
3 14 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (22.45%) Microservices
5 8 (16.33%) DevOps
5 8 (16.33%) Scrum
6 7 (14.29%) OOP
6 7 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 6 (12.24%) E-Commerce
8 5 (10.20%) High Availability
9 4 (8.16%) Open Source
9 4 (8.16%) Pair Programming
10 3 (6.12%) Front End Development
11 2 (4.08%) ETL
11 2 (4.08%) RAD
11 2 (4.08%) RUP
11 2 (4.08%) Software Engineering
11 2 (4.08%) UML
11 2 (4.08%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.61%) JavaScript
2 8 (16.33%) Python
3 5 (10.20%) SQL
4 4 (8.16%) C#
5 2 (4.08%) Groovy
6 1 (2.04%) C++
6 1 (2.04%) Perl
6 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) hybris
2 2 (4.08%) Talend
3 1 (2.04%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.04%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.04%) Tableau
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