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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 2 5 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +15
Contract jobs citing Java 86 34 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 40.00% 16.59% 5.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 64.66% 44.74% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 26 5
Median daily rate £413 £438 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +41.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £364 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.12%
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
133 76 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 61.86% 37.07% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 54 23
Median daily rate £413 £401 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% +29.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £341 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 £33.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.45 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +4.02%

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 1 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 1 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 (43.75%) Web Services
1 49 (43.75%) XML
2 48 (42.86%) Finance
3 47 (41.96%) Spring
4 45 (40.18%) SQL
5 44 (39.29%) J2EE
6 42 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (33.93%) Oracle
8 35 (31.25%) SOAP
9 34 (30.36%) JDBC
10 30 (26.79%) Waterfall
10 30 (26.79%) Jenkins
11 29 (25.89%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (24.11%) E-Commerce
12 27 (24.11%) WSDL
13 26 (23.21%) PL/SQL
13 26 (23.21%) Software Engineering
13 26 (23.21%) JAX-WS
13 26 (23.21%) Integration Testing
13 26 (23.21%) System Integration Testing
14 24 (21.43%) TDD
15 23 (20.54%) JavaScript
15 23 (20.54%) Kanban
16 22 (19.64%) User Acceptance Testing
16 22 (19.64%) AOP
16 22 (19.64%) WebSphere
16 22 (19.64%) Oracle Database
16 22 (19.64%) SQL Server
17 21 (18.75%) Banking
17 21 (18.75%) JAXB

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 22 (19.64%) WebSphere
2 10 (8.93%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (4.46%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (3.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (1.79%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.89%) CICS
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.93%) HTTP
2 9 (8.04%) Network Security
3 4 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.64%) Oracle Database
1 22 (19.64%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.50%) OLAP
2 14 (12.50%) OLAP Cube
2 14 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 13 (11.61%) Big Data
4 4 (3.57%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.57%) Redis
5 3 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.79%) MySQL
7 1 (0.89%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.89%) DB2
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 30 (26.79%) Jenkins
2 16 (14.29%) Selenium
3 14 (12.50%) JIRA
4 12 (10.71%) Talend Open Studio
5 11 (9.82%) JUnit
6 10 (8.93%) Subversion
7 7 (6.25%) Cucumber
8 6 (5.36%) Maven
9 4 (3.57%) Checkstyle
9 4 (3.57%) FindBugs
9 4 (3.57%) Mockito
9 4 (3.57%) SonarQube
10 2 (1.79%) Hudson
11 1 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.89%) Xcode
General
1 48 (42.86%) Finance
2 21 (18.75%) Banking
3 5 (4.46%) International Banking
4 2 (1.79%) Retail
5 1 (0.89%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (76.79%) Developer
2 70 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 22 (19.64%) Senior Developer
4 20 (17.86%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (10.71%) Programmer
6 11 (9.82%) Applications Developer
6 11 (9.82%) Java Engineer
6 11 (9.82%) Java Programmer
7 10 (8.93%) Architect
7 10 (8.93%) Java Applications Developer
7 10 (8.93%) Senior Applications Developer
7 10 (8.93%) Senior Java Applications Developer
8 9 (8.04%) Java Architect
9 8 (7.14%) PL/SQL Developer
9 8 (7.14%) Technical Architect
10 7 (6.25%) Java Technical Architect
10 7 (6.25%) XML Developer
11 6 (5.36%) DBA
11 6 (5.36%) SQL Developer
11 6 (5.36%) Talend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (43.75%) Web Services
1 49 (43.75%) XML
2 47 (41.96%) Spring
3 44 (39.29%) J2EE
4 35 (31.25%) SOAP
5 34 (30.36%) JDBC
6 27 (24.11%) WSDL
7 26 (23.21%) JAX-WS
8 21 (18.75%) JAXB
9 20 (17.86%) XSLT
10 19 (16.96%) JSON
11 17 (15.18%) RESTful
12 15 (13.39%) Apache Camel
13 13 (11.61%) JSP
14 12 (10.71%) CSS
14 12 (10.71%) HTML
14 12 (10.71%) Middleware
15 11 (9.82%) jQuery
16 8 (7.14%) POJO
17 7 (6.25%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.04%) Digital Media
2 5 (4.46%) Online Banking
3 4 (3.57%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.89%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.89%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.89%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.89%) User Experience
5 1 (0.89%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.18%) Linux
2 3 (2.68%) Unix
3 1 (0.89%) Android
3 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (26.79%) Waterfall
3 29 (25.89%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (24.11%) E-Commerce
5 26 (23.21%) Integration Testing
5 26 (23.21%) Software Engineering
5 26 (23.21%) System Integration Testing
6 24 (21.43%) TDD
7 23 (20.54%) Kanban
8 22 (19.64%) AOP
8 22 (19.64%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (14.29%) ETL
10 15 (13.39%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (13.39%) MVC
11 14 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
11 14 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
12 13 (11.61%) Analytics
12 13 (11.61%) BDD
12 13 (11.61%) Web Development
13 9 (8.04%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 45 (40.18%) SQL
2 26 (23.21%) PL/SQL
3 23 (20.54%) JavaScript
4 9 (8.04%) PHP
5 2 (1.79%) C#
6 1 (0.89%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.89%) Ruby
6 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.46%) Degree
2 1 (0.89%) ISEB
2 1 (0.89%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (0.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (33.93%) Oracle
2 16 (14.29%) IBM
2 16 (14.29%) Vertica
3 12 (10.71%) Talend
4 6 (5.36%) Sybase
4 6 (5.36%) TIBCO
5 4 (3.57%) Perforce
6 2 (1.79%) Tableau
7 1 (0.89%) ATG
7 1 (0.89%) hybris
7 1 (0.89%) Microsoft