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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 11 3 29
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +26
Contract jobs citing Java 12 36 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 9.09% 17.91% 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.09% 41.38% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.88% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £18.03 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.31 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.89% -2.77%
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
46 87 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 34.85% 43.28% 15.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 13
Average daily rate £338 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 5
Average hourly rate £39.00 £31.56 £62.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.59% -49.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 20 October 2014, 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 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) XML
3 9 (33.33%) OO
3 9 (33.33%) HTML
3 9 (33.33%) Maven
4 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
4 8 (29.63%) J2EE
4 8 (29.63%) XSLT
4 8 (29.63%) CSS
5 7 (25.93%) Linux
5 7 (25.93%) JUnit
5 7 (25.93%) REST
5 7 (25.93%) MVC
5 7 (25.93%) DevOps
6 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
6 6 (22.22%) TDD
6 6 (22.22%) Marketing
6 6 (22.22%) RESTful
6 6 (22.22%) Adobe CQ
6 6 (22.22%) NoSQL
6 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 6 (22.22%) .NET
6 6 (22.22%) Adobe
7 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
7 5 (18.52%) JSP
7 5 (18.52%) SQL
7 5 (18.52%) OSGi
7 5 (18.52%) InterSystems Cache
8 4 (14.81%) JSF
8 4 (14.81%) CentOS

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 6 (22.22%) Adobe CQ
2 3 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (11.11%) Apache Solr
2 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 3 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 2 (7.41%) Jetty
3 2 (7.41%) nginx
3 2 (7.41%) OpenStack
3 2 (7.41%) Apache
4 1 (3.70%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon S3
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
1 2 (7.41%) PaaS
1 2 (7.41%) Route 53
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) HTTP
2 2 (7.41%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 5 (18.52%) InterSystems Cache
3 3 (11.11%) Redis
4 2 (7.41%) Big Data
4 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.41%) SQLite
5 1 (3.70%) SAP BW
5 1 (3.70%) MySQL
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.70%) DB2
5 1 (3.70%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Maven
2 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
3 7 (25.93%) JUnit
4 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
4 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.41%) Hudson
4 2 (7.41%) Subversion
5 1 (3.70%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (3.70%) Xcode
5 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (22.22%) Marketing
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Developer
2 12 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.70%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Java Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) XML
2 9 (33.33%) HTML
3 8 (29.63%) J2EE
3 8 (29.63%) CSS
3 8 (29.63%) XSLT
4 7 (25.93%) REST
5 6 (22.22%) RESTful
5 6 (22.22%) .NET
5 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
6 5 (18.52%) JSP
6 5 (18.52%) OSGi
7 4 (14.81%) HTML5
7 4 (14.81%) JSF
7 4 (14.81%) Servlets
8 3 (11.11%) Web Services
8 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
8 3 (11.11%) JSON
8 3 (11.11%) CSS3
8 3 (11.11%) Kafka
8 3 (11.11%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Data Structures
2 2 (7.41%) Algorithms
2 2 (7.41%) Open Source
2 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) CentOS
3 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (11.11%) Android
3 3 (11.11%) Windows
4 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) OO
3 7 (25.93%) MVC
3 7 (25.93%) DevOps
4 6 (22.22%) TDD
5 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 3 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (7.41%) JVM Tuning
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Memory Management
6 2 (7.41%) OOD
6 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.41%) Web Design
6 2 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.70%) Web Development
7 1 (3.70%) Refactoring
7 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.70%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 5 (18.52%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) PHP
4 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.41%) Ruby
5 1 (3.70%) XPath
5 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.70%) ABAP
5 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Puppet
1 2 (7.41%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Adobe
2 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle
4 2 (7.41%) RightScale
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.41%) Kony
5 1 (3.70%) Appcelerator
5 1 (3.70%) SAP
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) Google
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