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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 4 8 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +15
Contract jobs citing Java 55 42 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 22.45% 16.41% 1.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 57.29% 36.52% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 17 2
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£413 £375 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £152 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £410 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £140.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
96 115 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 39.18% 44.92% 25.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 48 19
Average daily rate £407 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £140 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £388 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 4
Average hourly rate £16.50 £40.57 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.32% +350.77%
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 21 April 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 21 April 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 32 (45.07%) Web Services
2 30 (42.25%) Spring
3 27 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (38.03%) XML
4 25 (35.21%) SOAP
4 25 (35.21%) J2EE
5 24 (33.80%) Finance
6 23 (32.39%) HTML
6 23 (32.39%) E-Commerce
7 18 (25.35%) SQL
8 17 (23.94%) Oracle
9 14 (19.72%) XSLT
10 13 (18.31%) JavaScript
11 12 (16.90%) Linux
11 12 (16.90%) HTTP
11 12 (16.90%) TDD
11 12 (16.90%) DevOps
12 11 (15.49%) Network Security
12 11 (15.49%) RESTful
12 11 (15.49%) Software Engineering
12 11 (15.49%) JSON
12 11 (15.49%) Load Balancing
13 10 (14.08%) WebSphere
13 10 (14.08%) WSDL
13 10 (14.08%) JUnit
13 10 (14.08%) CSS
14 9 (12.68%) Servlets
14 9 (12.68%) Banking
14 9 (12.68%) REST
14 9 (12.68%) Amazon AWS

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (14.08%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (5.63%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (4.23%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.23%) JBoss
4 1 (1.41%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.41%) Apache
4 1 (1.41%) iPlanet
4 1 (1.41%) Jetty
4 1 (1.41%) Mule
4 1 (1.41%) nginx
4 1 (1.41%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.41%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.68%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.41%) Route 53
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.90%) HTTP
2 11 (15.49%) Network Security
3 7 (9.86%) DHCP
4 4 (5.63%) Internet
5 1 (1.41%) Firewall
5 1 (1.41%) VoIP
5 1 (1.41%) DNS
5 1 (1.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) MongoDB
1 6 (8.45%) Oracle Database
1 6 (8.45%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.04%) RDBMS
3 4 (5.63%) Informix
4 3 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.82%) Big Data
5 2 (2.82%) MySQL
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (14.08%) JUnit
2 8 (11.27%) Maven
3 6 (8.45%) Ant
3 6 (8.45%) Cucumber
4 5 (7.04%) Gradle
4 5 (7.04%) Selenium
4 5 (7.04%) Talend Open Studio
4 5 (7.04%) Git (software)
4 5 (7.04%) Mockito
5 4 (5.63%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.23%) JIRA
7 2 (2.82%) SonarQube
7 2 (2.82%) Hudson
7 2 (2.82%) Subversion
7 2 (2.82%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.82%) Introscope
8 1 (1.41%) CruiseControl
8 1 (1.41%) Cactus
8 1 (1.41%) SoapUI
General
1 24 (33.80%) Finance
2 9 (12.68%) Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (67.61%) Developer
2 36 (50.70%) Java Developer
3 11 (15.49%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (8.45%) Architect
4 6 (8.45%) Technical Architect
5 5 (7.04%) Technical Leader
6 4 (5.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Lead Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.23%) ETL Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Technical Team Leader
8 2 (2.82%) Java Team Leader
8 2 (2.82%) Technical Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Senior ETL Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Android Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (2.82%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Web Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (45.07%) Web Services
2 30 (42.25%) Spring
3 27 (38.03%) XML
4 25 (35.21%) SOAP
4 25 (35.21%) J2EE
5 23 (32.39%) HTML
6 14 (19.72%) XSLT
7 11 (15.49%) JSON
7 11 (15.49%) RESTful
8 10 (14.08%) WSDL
8 10 (14.08%) CSS
9 9 (12.68%) Servlets
9 9 (12.68%) REST
10 7 (9.86%) JSP
11 6 (8.45%) JDBC
11 6 (8.45%) JAX-RPC
11 6 (8.45%) XSL
11 6 (8.45%) JAX-WS
12 5 (7.04%) PowerMock
13 4 (5.63%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Online Banking
1 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.23%) Open Source
3 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.82%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.41%) Replication
4 1 (1.41%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.41%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.41%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.41%) iSeries
4 1 (1.41%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.90%) Linux
2 4 (5.63%) Android
3 3 (4.23%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.41%) UNIX
4 1 (1.41%) Windows
4 1 (1.41%) CentOS
4 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (32.39%) E-Commerce
3 12 (16.90%) TDD
3 12 (16.90%) DevOps
4 11 (15.49%) Software Engineering
4 11 (15.49%) Load Balancing
5 8 (11.27%) Integration Testing
6 7 (9.86%) OO
7 6 (8.45%) Configuration Management
7 6 (8.45%) Web Development
7 6 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (8.45%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (8.45%) Web Application Development
8 5 (7.04%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (7.04%) ETL
9 4 (5.63%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.23%) Waterfall
10 3 (4.23%) Android Development
11 2 (2.82%) iOS Development
11 2 (2.82%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.35%) SQL
2 13 (18.31%) JavaScript
3 8 (11.27%) PL/SQL
3 8 (11.27%) Shell Script
4 6 (8.45%) Ruby
5 4 (5.63%) Scala
5 4 (5.63%) Golang
6 3 (4.23%) XPath
7 2 (2.82%) PHP
7 2 (2.82%) R
8 1 (1.41%) C++
8 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) Puppet
2 4 (5.63%) Ansible
3 1 (1.41%) SCCM
3 1 (1.41%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 17 (23.94%) Oracle
2 8 (11.27%) IBM
3 5 (7.04%) Talend
4 4 (5.63%) Informatica
5 3 (4.23%) Perforce
6 2 (2.82%) Ab Initio
6 2 (2.82%) Tableau
6 2 (2.82%) Vertica
6 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.82%) Compuware
6 2 (2.82%) HP
7 1 (1.41%) Lotus
7 1 (1.41%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.41%) Adobe
7 1 (1.41%) RightScale
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