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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 2 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Contract jobs citing Java 73 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 39.04% 10.29% 10.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 61.86% 27.69% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 15 6
Median daily rate £413 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £344 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.38 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-11.46% +13.74%
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
118 65 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 63.10% 37.14% 35.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 47 27
Median daily rate £413 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £438 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £20.78 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 49 (41.18%) XML
2 48 (40.34%) Web Services
2 48 (40.34%) Finance
3 47 (39.50%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (39.50%) SQL
4 44 (36.97%) J2EE
4 44 (36.97%) Spring
5 38 (31.93%) Oracle
6 35 (29.41%) SOAP
7 33 (27.73%) JDBC
7 33 (27.73%) Jenkins
8 32 (26.89%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (25.21%) Waterfall
10 29 (24.37%) E-Commerce
11 27 (22.69%) WSDL
12 26 (21.85%) SQL Server
12 26 (21.85%) PL/SQL
12 26 (21.85%) Software Engineering
12 26 (21.85%) JAX-WS
12 26 (21.85%) Integration Testing
12 26 (21.85%) System Integration Testing
13 25 (21.01%) TDD
14 23 (19.33%) JavaScript
14 23 (19.33%) Kanban
15 22 (18.49%) User Acceptance Testing
15 22 (18.49%) AOP
15 22 (18.49%) Oracle Database
16 21 (17.65%) Banking
16 21 (17.65%) JAXB
16 21 (17.65%) JSON

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 20 (16.81%) WebSphere
2 10 (8.40%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (3.36%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (3.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (1.68%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.84%) CICS
5 1 (0.84%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.84%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.40%) Network Security
2 9 (7.56%) HTTP
3 4 (3.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (21.85%) SQL Server
2 22 (18.49%) Oracle Database
3 17 (14.29%) OLAP
3 17 (14.29%) OLAP Cube
3 17 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (10.92%) Big Data
5 6 (5.04%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.52%) MySQL
6 3 (2.52%) Redis
7 2 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.84%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.84%) DB2
8 1 (0.84%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 33 (27.73%) Jenkins
2 15 (12.61%) Selenium
2 15 (12.61%) Talend Open Studio
3 14 (11.76%) JIRA
4 11 (9.24%) JUnit
5 10 (8.40%) Subversion
6 7 (5.88%) Cucumber
7 6 (5.04%) Maven
8 4 (3.36%) Checkstyle
8 4 (3.36%) FindBugs
8 4 (3.36%) Mockito
8 4 (3.36%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.84%) Gatling
9 1 (0.84%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.84%) Hudson
9 1 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.84%) Xcode
General
1 48 (40.34%) Finance
2 21 (17.65%) Banking
3 5 (4.20%) International Banking
4 2 (1.68%) Retail
5 1 (0.84%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (74.79%) Developer
2 68 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 22 (18.49%) Senior Developer
4 20 (16.81%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (10.08%) Java Engineer
5 12 (10.08%) Programmer
6 11 (9.24%) Applications Developer
6 11 (9.24%) Architect
6 11 (9.24%) Java Programmer
7 10 (8.40%) Java Applications Developer
7 10 (8.40%) Java Architect
7 10 (8.40%) Senior Applications Developer
7 10 (8.40%) Senior Java Applications Developer
8 9 (7.56%) Talend Developer
9 8 (6.72%) PL/SQL Developer
9 8 (6.72%) Technical Architect
10 7 (5.88%) DBA
10 7 (5.88%) Java Technical Architect
10 7 (5.88%) SQL Developer
10 7 (5.88%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (41.18%) XML
2 48 (40.34%) Web Services
3 44 (36.97%) J2EE
3 44 (36.97%) Spring
4 35 (29.41%) SOAP
5 33 (27.73%) JDBC
6 27 (22.69%) WSDL
7 26 (21.85%) JAX-WS
8 21 (17.65%) JAXB
8 21 (17.65%) JSON
9 19 (15.97%) XSLT
10 17 (14.29%) RESTful
11 15 (12.61%) Apache Camel
12 12 (10.08%) HTML
12 12 (10.08%) JSP
12 12 (10.08%) Middleware
13 11 (9.24%) CSS
14 9 (7.56%) jQuery
15 8 (6.72%) Dropwizard
15 8 (6.72%) POJO
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.40%) Digital Media
2 5 (4.20%) Online Banking
3 4 (3.36%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.68%) User Experience
5 1 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.84%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.84%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.84%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.84%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.84%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.84%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.81%) Linux
2 3 (2.52%) Unix
3 1 (0.84%) Android
3 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (39.50%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (26.89%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (25.21%) Waterfall
4 29 (24.37%) E-Commerce
5 26 (21.85%) Integration Testing
5 26 (21.85%) Software Engineering
5 26 (21.85%) System Integration Testing
6 25 (21.01%) TDD
7 23 (19.33%) Kanban
8 22 (18.49%) AOP
8 22 (18.49%) User Acceptance Testing
9 20 (16.81%) ETL
10 17 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
10 17 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
11 16 (13.45%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (11.76%) BDD
12 14 (11.76%) Web Development
13 13 (10.92%) Analytics
13 13 (10.92%) MVC
14 10 (8.40%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 47 (39.50%) SQL
2 26 (21.85%) PL/SQL
3 23 (19.33%) JavaScript
4 10 (8.40%) PHP
5 2 (1.68%) C#
5 2 (1.68%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.84%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.84%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (5.04%) Degree
2 2 (1.68%) ISEB
3 1 (0.84%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.68%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.84%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (31.93%) Oracle
2 19 (15.97%) Vertica
3 15 (12.61%) IBM
3 15 (12.61%) Talend
4 6 (5.04%) Sybase
4 6 (5.04%) TIBCO
5 4 (3.36%) Perforce
6 2 (1.68%) Tableau
7 1 (0.84%) Microsoft
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
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Oscar
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago