The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills 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 over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 8 5 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs citing Java 18 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 15.25% 15.83% 10.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.50% 44.90% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 11
Average daily rate £388 £363 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +16.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £303 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £413 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.88 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -3.22%
Java
Cheshire

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
48 49 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 40.68% 35.25% 47.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 41 38
Average daily rate £350 £376 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.79% +36.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £469 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 10
Average hourly rate £18.75 £25.75 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.18% -24.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.35 £20.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £33.15 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Java also 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 that cited Java.

1 21 (58.33%) Web Services
2 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (41.67%) Spring
3 13 (36.11%) J2EE
4 12 (33.33%) Finance
4 12 (33.33%) JSON
5 10 (27.78%) MVC
5 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 10 (27.78%) XML
6 9 (25.00%) HTML
6 9 (25.00%) SQL
6 9 (25.00%) CSS
6 9 (25.00%) Spring MVC
6 9 (25.00%) Mobile App
7 8 (22.22%) MongoDB
7 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (22.22%) SOAP
8 7 (19.44%) E-Commerce
8 7 (19.44%) RESTful
9 6 (16.67%) TDD
9 6 (16.67%) Banking
9 6 (16.67%) XSLT
10 5 (13.89%) Linux
10 5 (13.89%) JSP
10 5 (13.89%) Oracle
10 5 (13.89%) WebSphere
10 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (13.89%) Problem Management
10 5 (13.89%) jQuery
10 5 (13.89%) Redis

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Java also 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 that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.89%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.56%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (2.78%) Confluence
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.33%) Amazon S3
3 2 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (5.56%) Amazon Glacier
3 2 (5.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (5.56%) Route 53
4 1 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) HTTP
2 2 (5.56%) Internet
2 2 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 5 (13.89%) Redis
3 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 3 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (8.33%) Big Data
4 3 (8.33%) MySQL
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.78%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 3 (8.33%) Hudson
3 3 (8.33%) JIRA
3 3 (8.33%) Selenium
4 2 (5.56%) Maven
5 1 (2.78%) Android Studio
5 1 (2.78%) Checkstyle
5 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.78%) FindBugs
5 1 (2.78%) JUnit
5 1 (2.78%) Mockito
5 1 (2.78%) NetBeans
5 1 (2.78%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (61.11%) Developer
2 20 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Applications Support
4 4 (11.11%) Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Architect
4 4 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Java Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Java Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.56%) SOA Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Incident and Problem Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Incident Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (58.33%) Web Services
2 15 (41.67%) Spring
3 13 (36.11%) J2EE
4 12 (33.33%) JSON
5 10 (27.78%) XML
6 9 (25.00%) CSS
6 9 (25.00%) HTML
6 9 (25.00%) Spring MVC
7 8 (22.22%) SOAP
8 7 (19.44%) RESTful
9 6 (16.67%) XSLT
10 5 (13.89%) jQuery
10 5 (13.89%) JSP
11 4 (11.11%) Hibernate
11 4 (11.11%) Java EE
11 4 (11.11%) JDBC
11 4 (11.11%) MyBatis
12 3 (8.33%) HTML5
12 3 (8.33%) Servlets
13 2 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.56%) Replication
2 2 (5.56%) Telematics
3 1 (2.78%) Contactless
3 1 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.78%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Android
3 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.78%) MVC
3 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (19.44%) E-Commerce
5 6 (16.67%) TDD
6 5 (13.89%) DevOps
6 5 (13.89%) Problem Management
7 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 4 (11.11%) Load Balancing
7 4 (11.11%) Scrum
8 3 (8.33%) Android Development
8 3 (8.33%) SOA
8 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
9 2 (5.56%) BDD
9 2 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (5.56%) iOS Development
9 2 (5.56%) Microservices
9 2 (5.56%) Mobile Development
9 2 (5.56%) Server Monitoring
9 2 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 9 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (5.56%) C#
3 2 (5.56%) Go
3 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.56%) Ruby
3 2 (5.56%) Scala
4 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Ansible
1 3 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (2.78%) Apigee
3 1 (2.78%) ATG
3 1 (2.78%) hybris
3 1 (2.78%) Perforce
3 1 (2.78%) Sybase
3 1 (2.78%) TIBCO
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