The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Chester region that had Senior Java/J2EE Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java J2EE Developer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java/J2EE Developer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £394 £415
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -5.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Senior Java/J2EE 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
188 233 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 95.92% 94.72% 95.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 145 68
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 £224
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 17 22
Median hourly rate £13.50 £34.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.29% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.62 £14.40 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.87 £38.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%