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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 6 11 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Contract jobs citing Java 17 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 13.93% 11.65% 2.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.74% 26.09% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 3
Average daily rate
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£338 £338 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
38 92 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 31.15% 44.66% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 31 16
Average daily rate £363 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £155 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 13
Average hourly rate £39.00 £31.56 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.59% +8.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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 18 (58.06%) HTML
1 18 (58.06%) XML
2 17 (54.84%) J2EE
3 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (38.71%) JUnit
5 11 (35.48%) Oracle
5 11 (35.48%) XSLT
6 10 (32.26%) JSP
6 10 (32.26%) Spring
6 10 (32.26%) REST
7 9 (29.03%) CSS
7 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
7 9 (29.03%) Finance
8 8 (25.81%) .NET
8 8 (25.81%) TDD
9 7 (22.58%) HTML5
9 7 (22.58%) SQL
9 7 (22.58%) Linux
9 7 (22.58%) Web Services
10 6 (19.35%) HTTP
11 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
11 5 (16.13%) OO
11 5 (16.13%) Servlets
11 5 (16.13%) Android
11 5 (16.13%) JSF
11 5 (16.13%) JSON
12 4 (12.90%) Degree
12 4 (12.90%) WebSphere
12 4 (12.90%) Maven
12 4 (12.90%) CentOS

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
1 4 (12.90%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.68%) Apache Solr
2 3 (9.68%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (6.45%) Apache
3 2 (6.45%) OpenStack
3 2 (6.45%) Jetty
3 2 (6.45%) nginx
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (3.23%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (3.23%) Adobe CQ
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon S3
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.45%) SaaS
1 2 (6.45%) PaaS
1 2 (6.45%) Route 53
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) HTTP
2 2 (6.45%) DNS
2 2 (6.45%) DHCP
2 2 (6.45%) Firewall
3 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Redis
2 2 (6.45%) Big Data
2 2 (6.45%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.45%) SQLite
2 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.23%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) Informix
3 1 (3.23%) Hazelcast
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) JUnit
2 4 (12.90%) Maven
2 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.68%) Cucumber
3 3 (9.68%) Eclipse
4 2 (6.45%) Hudson
4 2 (6.45%) Subversion
5 1 (3.23%) Ant
5 1 (3.23%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (3.23%) Introscope
5 1 (3.23%) Xcode
5 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.23%) JIRA
5 1 (3.23%) Selenium
5 1 (3.23%) Mockito
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (87.10%) Developer
2 20 (64.52%) Java Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Android Developer
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Developer
4 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.23%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) J2EE Software Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (58.06%) HTML
1 18 (58.06%) XML
2 17 (54.84%) J2EE
3 11 (35.48%) XSLT
4 10 (32.26%) JSP
4 10 (32.26%) Spring
4 10 (32.26%) REST
5 9 (29.03%) CSS
6 8 (25.81%) .NET
7 7 (22.58%) Web Services
7 7 (22.58%) HTML5
8 5 (16.13%) JSF
8 5 (16.13%) JSON
8 5 (16.13%) Servlets
9 4 (12.90%) SOAP
9 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
9 4 (12.90%) Hibernate
10 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
10 3 (9.68%) Ajax
10 3 (9.68%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Open Source
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Data Structures
2 2 (6.45%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.23%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Linux
2 5 (16.13%) Android
3 4 (12.90%) CentOS
3 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
4 3 (9.68%) Windows
4 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) TDD
3 5 (16.13%) OO
4 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
4 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.68%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (9.68%) Android Development
5 3 (9.68%) iOS Development
5 3 (9.68%) DevOps
5 3 (9.68%) MVC
5 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Web Design
6 2 (6.45%) OOD
6 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.45%) Memory Management
6 2 (6.45%) JVM Tuning
7 1 (3.23%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
2 7 (22.58%) SQL
3 4 (12.90%) PHP
3 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.45%) Ruby
5 1 (3.23%) XPath
5 1 (3.23%) C#
5 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Puppet
1 2 (6.45%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.45%) RightScale
3 2 (6.45%) IBM
3 2 (6.45%) Kony
4 1 (3.23%) Adobe
4 1 (3.23%) Compuware
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) Appcelerator
4 1 (3.23%) Perforce
4 1 (3.23%) Google
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