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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 4 9 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Contract jobs citing Java 54 29 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 22.41% 13.49% 2.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 53.47% 34.94% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 13 3
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£425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +17.16%
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
101 83 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 41.91% 38.60% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 40 13
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £160 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £385 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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
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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, 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 34 (43.59%) Web Services
2 33 (42.31%) Spring
3 30 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (32.05%) Finance
4 25 (32.05%) E-Commerce
5 24 (30.77%) SOAP
6 22 (28.21%) HTML
6 22 (28.21%) XML
7 21 (26.92%) J2EE
8 19 (24.36%) JavaScript
8 19 (24.36%) SQL
9 17 (21.79%) Linux
10 15 (19.23%) Oracle
10 15 (19.23%) TDD
10 15 (19.23%) JSON
10 15 (19.23%) DevOps
11 14 (17.95%) Network Security
11 14 (17.95%) RESTful
11 14 (17.95%) Load Balancing
12 13 (16.67%) CSS
13 10 (12.82%) HTTP
13 10 (12.82%) WSDL
13 10 (12.82%) Software Engineering
13 10 (12.82%) WebSphere
13 10 (12.82%) MongoDB
14 9 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
14 9 (11.54%) Git (software)
14 9 (11.54%) Puppet
14 9 (11.54%) Ruby
14 9 (11.54%) Maven

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 10 (12.82%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (5.13%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.85%) JBoss
4 1 (1.28%) nginx
4 1 (1.28%) Mule
4 1 (1.28%) Node.js
4 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.28%) Jetty
4 1 (1.28%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.28%) Apache
4 1 (1.28%) iPlanet
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.28%) Route 53
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.95%) Network Security
2 10 (12.82%) HTTP
3 7 (8.97%) DHCP
4 4 (5.13%) Internet
5 1 (1.28%) Firewall
5 1 (1.28%) VoIP
5 1 (1.28%) DNS
5 1 (1.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.82%) MongoDB
2 7 (8.97%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.41%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.13%) Informix
6 3 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.56%) MySQL
7 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.56%) Big Data
8 1 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.28%) Redis
8 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (11.54%) Git (software)
1 9 (11.54%) Maven
2 8 (10.26%) JUnit
2 8 (10.26%) Cucumber
3 6 (7.69%) Ant
3 6 (7.69%) Selenium
3 6 (7.69%) Talend Open Studio
3 6 (7.69%) Mockito
4 5 (6.41%) Gradle
4 5 (6.41%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.85%) Hudson
5 3 (3.85%) JIRA
6 2 (2.56%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.56%) Subversion
6 2 (2.56%) Introscope
6 2 (2.56%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.28%) Mocha
7 1 (1.28%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.28%) Calabash
7 1 (1.28%) Appium
General
1 25 (32.05%) Finance
2 9 (11.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (62.82%) Developer
2 34 (43.59%) Java Developer
3 14 (17.95%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (10.26%) Architect
5 7 (8.97%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Technical Architect
6 6 (7.69%) Technical Leader
7 4 (5.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Team Leader
7 4 (5.13%) Lead Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Talend Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Technical Team Leader
8 3 (3.85%) Java Team Leader
8 3 (3.85%) ETL Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.56%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.56%) J2EE Developer
9 2 (2.56%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (2.56%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (2.56%) Senior ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (43.59%) Web Services
2 33 (42.31%) Spring
3 24 (30.77%) SOAP
4 22 (28.21%) HTML
4 22 (28.21%) XML
5 21 (26.92%) J2EE
6 15 (19.23%) JSON
7 14 (17.95%) RESTful
8 13 (16.67%) CSS
9 10 (12.82%) WSDL
10 9 (11.54%) Servlets
10 9 (11.54%) XSLT
11 7 (8.97%) REST
11 7 (8.97%) Kafka
11 7 (8.97%) AngularJS
12 6 (7.69%) XSL
12 6 (7.69%) JDBC
12 6 (7.69%) JAX-RPC
13 5 (6.41%) PowerMock
13 5 (6.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (6.41%) Online Banking
2 3 (3.85%) Open Source
2 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.56%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.28%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.28%) iSeries
4 1 (1.28%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.28%) Replication
4 1 (1.28%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.28%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.79%) Linux
2 5 (6.41%) Android
3 3 (3.85%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.85%) UNIX
3 3 (3.85%) Windows
4 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.28%) CentOS
4 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.05%) E-Commerce
3 15 (19.23%) TDD
3 15 (19.23%) DevOps
4 14 (17.95%) Load Balancing
5 10 (12.82%) Software Engineering
6 8 (10.26%) Configuration Management
6 8 (10.26%) Integration Testing
6 8 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (8.97%) Dependency Injection
7 7 (8.97%) OO
8 6 (7.69%) ETL
8 6 (7.69%) Web Development
8 6 (7.69%) Scrum
8 6 (7.69%) Web Application Development
8 6 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (6.41%) Pair Programming
10 4 (5.13%) MVC
10 4 (5.13%) Kanban
11 3 (3.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.36%) JavaScript
1 19 (24.36%) SQL
2 9 (11.54%) Ruby
3 8 (10.26%) PL/SQL
3 8 (10.26%) Shell Script
4 7 (8.97%) Scala
4 7 (8.97%) Go
5 3 (3.85%) XPath
6 2 (2.56%) R
7 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.28%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (11.54%) Puppet
2 7 (8.97%) Ansible
3 1 (1.28%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (19.23%) Oracle
2 8 (10.26%) IBM
3 6 (7.69%) Talend
4 4 (5.13%) Informatica
5 3 (3.85%) Perforce
6 2 (2.56%) Compuware
6 2 (2.56%) HP
6 2 (2.56%) Ab Initio
6 2 (2.56%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.56%) Tableau
6 2 (2.56%) Vertica
6 2 (2.56%) hybris
7 1 (1.28%) RightScale
7 1 (1.28%) Lotus
7 1 (1.28%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.28%) Adobe
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