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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 18 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 11 19 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 7.48% 13.67% 18.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.75% 35.19% 44.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 6
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £264 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £524 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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
53 54 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 36.05% 38.85% 40.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 28 24
Average daily rate £375 £315 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £36.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (35.48%) Linux
3 21 (33.87%) Web Services
4 20 (32.26%) Spring
4 20 (32.26%) DevOps
5 19 (30.65%) Load Balancing
5 19 (30.65%) Network Security
6 17 (27.42%) SDLC
7 15 (24.19%) MongoDB
7 15 (24.19%) JSON
7 15 (24.19%) JavaScript
8 14 (22.58%) SOAP
8 14 (22.58%) E-Commerce
8 14 (22.58%) Ruby
8 14 (22.58%) Puppet
9 13 (20.97%) TDD
9 13 (20.97%) SQL
10 12 (19.35%) Finance
10 12 (19.35%) Kafka
10 12 (19.35%) Go
10 12 (19.35%) Ansible
10 12 (19.35%) Docker
10 12 (19.35%) Scala
11 10 (16.13%) RESTful
11 10 (16.13%) Configuration Management
11 10 (16.13%) J2EE
11 10 (16.13%) Oracle
12 9 (14.52%) HTML
12 9 (14.52%) Git (software)
12 9 (14.52%) Amazon AWS

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (11.29%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.84%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.84%) JBoss
2 3 (4.84%) Node.js
3 1 (1.61%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.61%) Apache
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.61%) iPlanet
3 1 (1.61%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.61%) Jetty
3 1 (1.61%) Mule
3 1 (1.61%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.52%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.61%) Route 53
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 19 (30.65%) Network Security
2 7 (11.29%) DHCP
3 2 (3.23%) HTTP
4 1 (1.61%) DNS
4 1 (1.61%) SSL
4 1 (1.61%) Internet
4 1 (1.61%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.19%) MongoDB
2 7 (11.29%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.23%) MySQL
5 2 (3.23%) Big Data
6 1 (1.61%) Informix
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.61%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Git (software)
2 8 (12.90%) Maven
3 5 (8.06%) Ant
3 5 (8.06%) Cucumber
3 5 (8.06%) Gradle
4 4 (6.45%) JUnit
5 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.84%) Hudson
5 3 (4.84%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (3.23%) Mockito
6 2 (3.23%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.23%) Subversion
6 2 (3.23%) Selenium
7 1 (1.61%) Cactus
7 1 (1.61%) JIRA
7 1 (1.61%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.61%) Mocha
7 1 (1.61%) Calabash
7 1 (1.61%) Appium
General
1 12 (19.35%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (53.23%) Developer
2 21 (33.87%) Java Developer
3 19 (30.65%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (19.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Technical Leader
5 5 (8.06%) Team Leader
6 4 (6.45%) Java Team Leader
6 4 (6.45%) Architect
7 3 (4.84%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.84%) Lead Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Technical Team Leader
7 3 (4.84%) Mobile Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Android Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Talend Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Technical Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (33.87%) Web Services
2 20 (32.26%) Spring
3 15 (24.19%) JSON
4 14 (22.58%) SOAP
5 12 (19.35%) Kafka
6 10 (16.13%) J2EE
6 10 (16.13%) RESTful
7 9 (14.52%) HTML
8 8 (12.90%) CSS
9 7 (11.29%) XML
9 7 (11.29%) WSDL
10 6 (9.68%) AngularJS
11 5 (8.06%) Hibernate
11 5 (8.06%) REST
12 4 (6.45%) Spring MVC
12 4 (6.45%) jQuery
12 4 (6.45%) JAX-WS
12 4 (6.45%) Servlets
13 3 (4.84%) JAX-RPC
13 3 (4.84%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.61%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.61%) Replication
3 1 (1.61%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.61%) Web 2.0
3 1 (1.61%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.61%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 22 (35.48%) Linux
2 6 (9.68%) Android
3 3 (4.84%) UNIX
3 3 (4.84%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.23%) Windows
5 1 (1.61%) CentOS
5 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (32.26%) DevOps
3 19 (30.65%) Load Balancing
4 17 (27.42%) SDLC
5 14 (22.58%) E-Commerce
6 13 (20.97%) TDD
7 10 (16.13%) Configuration Management
8 8 (12.90%) Scrum
8 8 (12.90%) Software Engineering
8 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (11.29%) Dependency Injection
9 7 (11.29%) Pair Programming
9 7 (11.29%) OO
10 6 (9.68%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (9.68%) Web Development
11 5 (8.06%) Integration Testing
11 5 (8.06%) System Integration Testing
12 4 (6.45%) Android Development
12 4 (6.45%) Kanban
12 4 (6.45%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.19%) JavaScript
2 14 (22.58%) Ruby
3 13 (20.97%) SQL
4 12 (19.35%) Scala
4 12 (19.35%) Go
5 8 (12.90%) Shell Script
6 7 (11.29%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.84%) XPath
8 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.61%) C#
8 1 (1.61%) C++
8 1 (1.61%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) QA
System Software
1 12 (19.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (22.58%) Puppet
2 12 (19.35%) Ansible
3 1 (1.61%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) Oracle
2 4 (6.45%) IBM
3 3 (4.84%) Talend
4 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.23%) hybris
5 1 (1.61%) RightScale
5 1 (1.61%) Tableau
5 1 (1.61%) Vertica
5 1 (1.61%) Perforce
5 1 (1.61%) Informatica
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