The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Chester region that had Senior Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java Developer
Rank 27 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 8 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.04% 0.41% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.21% 0.44% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £450 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.50 -
Senior Java Developer
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
190 228 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 95.96% 94.61% 95.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 144 69
Median daily rate £375 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £308 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 25
Median hourly rate £13.50 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.90% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.62 £15.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.87 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Senior Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Chester region that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title.

Senior Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Senior Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Java Developer across the Chester region.

Senior Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Senior Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Chester region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) XML
2 8 (88.89%) Spring
3 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
3 7 (77.78%) Integration Testing
3 7 (77.78%) JDBC
3 7 (77.78%) Finance
3 7 (77.78%) System Integration Testing
4 6 (66.67%) SOAP
4 6 (66.67%) Web Services
5 5 (55.56%) J2EE
5 5 (55.56%) WSDL
5 5 (55.56%) JAXB
5 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (55.56%) JAX-WS
5 5 (55.56%) Kanban
5 5 (55.56%) RESTful
5 5 (55.56%) Waterfall
5 5 (55.56%) BDD
5 5 (55.56%) AOP
5 5 (55.56%) JSON
6 3 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle
6 3 (33.33%) TDD
6 3 (33.33%) Maven
6 3 (33.33%) Java EE
7 2 (22.22%) FindBugs
7 2 (22.22%) Web Application Development
7 2 (22.22%) Jenkins

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
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 2 (22.22%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Maven
2 2 (22.22%) Checkstyle
2 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 2 (22.22%) FindBugs
2 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) Mockito
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Spring
1 8 (88.89%) XML
2 7 (77.78%) JDBC
3 6 (66.67%) SOAP
3 6 (66.67%) Web Services
4 5 (55.56%) J2EE
4 5 (55.56%) JAXB
4 5 (55.56%) JAX-WS
4 5 (55.56%) JSON
4 5 (55.56%) RESTful
4 5 (55.56%) WSDL
5 3 (33.33%) Java EE
6 2 (22.22%) CSS
6 2 (22.22%) jQuery
6 2 (22.22%) JSP
6 2 (22.22%) Servlets
6 2 (22.22%) Spring MVC
6 2 (22.22%) Spring Security
6 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (22.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
1 2 (22.22%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Integration Testing
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
1 7 (77.78%) System Integration Testing
2 5 (55.56%) AOP
2 5 (55.56%) BDD
2 5 (55.56%) Kanban
2 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Waterfall
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) OOP
4 2 (22.22%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) Perforce