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 2 May 2016 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 3 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing Java 54 52 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 27.84% 21.05% 15.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.37% 53.06% 35.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 37 17
Median daily rate £381 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.57% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £358 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £140.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
114 98 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 58.76% 39.68% 45.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 75 48
Median daily rate £375 £401 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.36% +16.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £316 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 8
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £40.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -59.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.50 £25.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £16.50 £140.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 2 May 2016.

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 2 May 2016, 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 30 (41.67%) Finance
2 27 (37.50%) Spring
2 27 (37.50%) Web Services
3 26 (36.11%) XML
4 24 (33.33%) SQL
5 23 (31.94%) J2EE
5 23 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (29.17%) Oracle
7 20 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (26.39%) JavaScript
9 18 (25.00%) WebSphere
9 18 (25.00%) Jenkins
10 17 (23.61%) Banking
11 16 (22.22%) E-Commerce
12 15 (20.83%) TDD
12 15 (20.83%) MVC
13 14 (19.44%) JDBC
13 14 (19.44%) SQL Server
13 14 (19.44%) Waterfall
14 12 (16.67%) CSS
14 12 (16.67%) IBM
15 11 (15.28%) SOAP
15 11 (15.28%) Linux
15 11 (15.28%) Software Engineering
15 11 (15.28%) JSON
15 11 (15.28%) Selenium
15 11 (15.28%) jQuery
15 11 (15.28%) Integration Testing
15 11 (15.28%) System Integration Testing
16 10 (13.89%) JIRA

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 18 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (6.94%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (5.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.39%) CICS
5 1 (1.39%) Confluence
5 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.17%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.78%) Amazon Glacier
3 2 (2.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (2.78%) Route 53
4 1 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) HTTP
1 5 (6.94%) Internet
1 5 (6.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.50%) Big Data
3 8 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 6 (8.33%) OLAP
4 6 (8.33%) OLAP Cube
4 6 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (6.94%) MySQL
6 4 (5.56%) MongoDB
7 3 (4.17%) Redis
8 2 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.39%) DB2
9 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (15.28%) Selenium
3 10 (13.89%) JIRA
4 7 (9.72%) Cucumber
5 6 (8.33%) JUnit
5 6 (8.33%) Subversion
5 6 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
6 5 (6.94%) Maven
7 4 (5.56%) Checkstyle
7 4 (5.56%) FindBugs
7 4 (5.56%) Mockito
7 4 (5.56%) SonarQube
8 2 (2.78%) Hudson
9 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.39%) NetBeans
9 1 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
General
1 30 (41.67%) Finance
2 17 (23.61%) Banking
3 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (69.44%) Developer
2 41 (56.94%) Java Developer
3 12 (16.67%) Java Engineer
4 10 (13.89%) Programmer
5 9 (12.50%) Java Programmer
5 9 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 7 (9.72%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (8.33%) Architect
7 6 (8.33%) Java Architect
8 5 (6.94%) Applications Support
9 4 (5.56%) Analyst
9 4 (5.56%) Applications Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (5.56%) Java Technical Architect
9 4 (5.56%) SQL Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Technical Architect
10 3 (4.17%) Java Applications Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Talend Developer
10 3 (4.17%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (37.50%) Spring
1 27 (37.50%) Web Services
2 26 (36.11%) XML
3 23 (31.94%) J2EE
4 14 (19.44%) JDBC
5 12 (16.67%) CSS
6 11 (15.28%) jQuery
6 11 (15.28%) JSON
6 11 (15.28%) SOAP
7 10 (13.89%) Middleware
7 10 (13.89%) XSLT
8 8 (11.11%) JSP
9 7 (9.72%) HTML
9 7 (9.72%) Java EE
9 7 (9.72%) Servlets
9 7 (9.72%) Spring MVC
9 7 (9.72%) WSDL
10 6 (8.33%) JAXB
10 6 (8.33%) JAX-WS
10 6 (8.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Digital Media
1 5 (6.94%) Mobile App
1 5 (6.94%) Online Banking
2 4 (5.56%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.78%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.78%) Replication
3 2 (2.78%) Telematics
4 1 (1.39%) Contactless
4 1 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.39%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.39%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.39%) User Experience
4 1 (1.39%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.28%) Linux
2 3 (4.17%) Android
3 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 15 (20.83%) MVC
4 15 (20.83%) TDD
5 14 (19.44%) Waterfall
6 11 (15.28%) Integration Testing
6 11 (15.28%) Software Engineering
6 11 (15.28%) System Integration Testing
7 9 (12.50%) Web Development
8 7 (9.72%) AOP
8 7 (9.72%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (9.72%) ETL
8 7 (9.72%) Kanban
8 7 (9.72%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (8.33%) Analytics
9 6 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
9 6 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
10 5 (6.94%) ERP
10 5 (6.94%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (33.33%) SQL
2 19 (26.39%) JavaScript
3 9 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 5 (6.94%) PHP
5 2 (2.78%) C#
6 1 (1.39%) Python
6 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) ISEB
2 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Ansible
1 1 (1.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (29.17%) Oracle
2 12 (16.67%) IBM
3 7 (9.72%) Vertica
4 6 (8.33%) Sybase
4 6 (8.33%) Talend
4 6 (8.33%) TIBCO
5 4 (5.56%) Perforce
6 1 (1.39%) ATG
6 1 (1.39%) hybris
6 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.39%) Tableau
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