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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 3 12 21
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Contract jobs citing Java 30 29 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 17.75% 13.94% 4.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 49.18% 25.66% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 4
Average daily rate
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£388 £381 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.63% +15.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £140 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £363 £361
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £140.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +600.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-9.00% +17.64%
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
61 113 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 36.09% 54.33% 28.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 41 29
Average daily rate £376 £325 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.53% +6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £140 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £384 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 10
Average hourly rate £25.75 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.42% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.35 £31.56 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.15 £140.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 26 (59.09%) XML
2 24 (54.55%) HTML
3 22 (50.00%) J2EE
4 21 (47.73%) Web Services
4 21 (47.73%) Spring
5 20 (45.45%) Finance
6 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (34.09%) SOAP
8 13 (29.55%) XSLT
8 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
8 13 (29.55%) HTTP
9 12 (27.27%) E-Commerce
9 12 (27.27%) CSS
10 11 (25.00%) Oracle
10 11 (25.00%) SQL
11 10 (22.73%) JUnit
12 9 (20.45%) JSON
13 8 (18.18%) Servlets
13 8 (18.18%) RESTful
14 7 (15.91%) TDD
14 7 (15.91%) Banking
15 6 (13.64%) Degree
15 6 (13.64%) WebSphere
15 6 (13.64%) XSL
15 6 (13.64%) JDBC
15 6 (13.64%) JSP
15 6 (13.64%) Cucumber
15 6 (13.64%) REST
15 6 (13.64%) Web Application Development
16 5 (11.36%) Relational Database

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 6 (13.64%) WebSphere
2 4 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.27%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (2.27%) Apache
4 1 (2.27%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.27%) Jetty
4 1 (2.27%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
1 1 (2.27%) PaaS
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 13 (29.55%) HTTP
2 4 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (2.27%) VoIP
3 1 (2.27%) DHCP
3 1 (2.27%) DNS
3 1 (2.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
1 5 (11.36%) RDBMS
2 4 (9.09%) Informix
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.55%) SQLite
3 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.27%) Big Data
4 1 (2.27%) Hazelcast
4 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) JUnit
2 6 (13.64%) Cucumber
3 5 (11.36%) Mockito
3 5 (11.36%) Selenium
4 3 (6.82%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.82%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (6.82%) Maven
5 2 (4.55%) Introscope
5 2 (4.55%) JIRA
5 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.27%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (2.27%) Hudson
6 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.27%) Ant
6 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.27%) Xcode
General
1 20 (45.45%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (79.55%) Developer
2 28 (63.64%) Java Developer
3 5 (11.36%) Technical Architect
3 5 (11.36%) Architect
4 4 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.55%) ETL Developer
5 2 (4.55%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Senior ETL Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Android Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Talend Developer
6 1 (2.27%) iOS Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Desktop Support
6 1 (2.27%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Web Test Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (59.09%) XML
2 24 (54.55%) HTML
3 22 (50.00%) J2EE
4 21 (47.73%) Web Services
4 21 (47.73%) Spring
5 15 (34.09%) SOAP
6 13 (29.55%) XSLT
7 12 (27.27%) CSS
8 9 (20.45%) JSON
9 8 (18.18%) Servlets
9 8 (18.18%) RESTful
10 6 (13.64%) XSL
10 6 (13.64%) JDBC
10 6 (13.64%) JSP
10 6 (13.64%) REST
11 5 (11.36%) PowerMock
11 5 (11.36%) .NET
12 4 (9.09%) WSDL
12 4 (9.09%) JAX-RPC
12 4 (9.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Online Banking
2 3 (6.82%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.82%) Open Source
3 2 (4.55%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.55%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.27%) iSeries
4 1 (2.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Android
2 4 (9.09%) Windows
2 4 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.27%) CentOS
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 7 (15.91%) TDD
4 6 (13.64%) Web Application Development
5 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
6 4 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.82%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (6.82%) Android Development
7 3 (6.82%) iOS Development
7 3 (6.82%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.82%) OO
7 3 (6.82%) ETL
8 2 (4.55%) Scrum
8 2 (4.55%) Web Design
8 2 (4.55%) MVC
8 2 (4.55%) Web Development
8 2 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (4.55%) OOD
8 2 (4.55%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
2 11 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (4.55%) PHP
3 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.27%) R
4 1 (2.27%) C#
4 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.27%) XPath
4 1 (2.27%) Ruby
4 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) VCP4
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Vagrant
1 1 (2.27%) Puppet
1 1 (2.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Oracle
2 5 (11.36%) IBM
3 3 (6.82%) Talend
3 3 (6.82%) Informatica
4 2 (4.55%) Perforce
4 2 (4.55%) Ab Initio
4 2 (4.55%) Compuware
4 2 (4.55%) HP
4 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.55%) Kony
5 1 (2.27%) Vertica
5 1 (2.27%) RightScale
5 1 (2.27%) Tableau
5 1 (2.27%) Appcelerator
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.27%) Adobe
5 1 (2.27%) Lotus
5 1 (2.27%) Google
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