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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 8 7 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +17
Contract jobs citing Java 14 33 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 10.53% 15.49% 1.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.93% 44.00% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £388 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £18.03 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -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
54 75 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 40.60% 35.21% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 26 16
Average daily rate £313 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £406 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -19.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) Maven
3 10 (35.71%) Jenkins
3 10 (35.71%) XML
4 9 (32.14%) Linux
4 9 (32.14%) DevOps
5 8 (28.57%) HTML
5 8 (28.57%) J2EE
5 8 (28.57%) JUnit
6 7 (25.00%) OO
6 7 (25.00%) XSLT
6 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 7 (25.00%) RESTful
7 6 (21.43%) CentOS
7 6 (21.43%) Marketing
7 6 (21.43%) REST
7 6 (21.43%) AngularJS
7 6 (21.43%) NoSQL
7 6 (21.43%) Adobe CQ
7 6 (21.43%) Adobe
7 6 (21.43%) MVC
7 6 (21.43%) CSS
7 6 (21.43%) Servlets
8 5 (17.86%) Oracle
8 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
8 5 (17.86%) Tomcat
8 5 (17.86%) HTTP
8 5 (17.86%) OSGi
8 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
8 5 (17.86%) InterSystems Cache

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (21.43%) Adobe CQ
2 5 (17.86%) Tomcat
2 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
3 4 (14.29%) Jetty
3 4 (14.29%) nginx
3 4 (14.29%) OpenStack
3 4 (14.29%) Apache
4 3 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (10.71%) Apache Solr
5 1 (3.57%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon S3
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (14.29%) Route 53
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (7.14%) SaaS
2 2 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) HTTP
2 4 (14.29%) DNS
2 4 (14.29%) DHCP
2 4 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) NoSQL
2 5 (17.86%) InterSystems Cache
3 4 (14.29%) Big Data
3 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (10.71%) Redis
5 1 (3.57%) SAP BW
5 1 (3.57%) DB2
5 1 (3.57%) MySQL
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.57%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Maven
2 10 (35.71%) Jenkins
3 8 (28.57%) JUnit
4 4 (14.29%) Hudson
4 4 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 2 (7.14%) Subversion
6 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (21.43%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Developer
2 13 (46.43%) Java Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Java Web Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (3.57%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.57%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Java Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
5 1 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) XML
2 8 (28.57%) HTML
2 8 (28.57%) J2EE
3 7 (25.00%) XSLT
3 7 (25.00%) RESTful
4 6 (21.43%) REST
4 6 (21.43%) AngularJS
4 6 (21.43%) CSS
4 6 (21.43%) Servlets
5 5 (17.86%) OSGi
6 4 (14.29%) Spring
6 4 (14.29%) JSP
7 3 (10.71%) .NET
7 3 (10.71%) Akka
7 3 (10.71%) Play Framework
7 3 (10.71%) Kafka
7 3 (10.71%) HTML5
7 3 (10.71%) JSF
8 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
8 2 (7.14%) OOXML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Open Source
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) CentOS
3 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Windows
4 1 (3.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) DevOps
3 7 (25.00%) OO
4 6 (21.43%) MVC
5 5 (17.86%) TDD
6 4 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (14.29%) JVM Tuning
6 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.57%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
2 4 (14.29%) Ruby
2 4 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) C#
3 2 (7.14%) PHP
3 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.57%) ABAP
4 1 (3.57%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Puppet
1 4 (14.29%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (21.43%) Adobe
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle
4 4 (14.29%) RightScale
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.57%) IBM
6 1 (3.57%) SAP
Chester, Cheshire
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