The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 3 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Contract jobs citing Java 16 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 25.00% 5.07% 1.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 51.61% 22.58% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £386 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.72% -14.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Knutsford region.

Programming Languages Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
31 31 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 48.44% 22.46% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 10
Average daily rate £388 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £196 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £442 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Knutsford region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 15 (71.43%) Banking
2 9 (42.86%) J2EE
2 9 (42.86%) Oracle
3 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (33.33%) Finance
5 6 (28.57%) JSP
6 5 (23.81%) Spring
6 5 (23.81%) HTML
6 5 (23.81%) JDBC
6 5 (23.81%) Migration
6 5 (23.81%) Project Management
6 5 (23.81%) IBM
7 4 (19.05%) Mainframe
7 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
7 4 (19.05%) Struts
7 4 (19.05%) Linux
7 4 (19.05%) WebSphere
7 4 (19.05%) Apache Camel
8 3 (14.29%) SSH
8 3 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 3 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (14.29%) Java EE
8 3 (14.29%) XPath
8 3 (14.29%) JNDI
8 3 (14.29%) MVC
8 3 (14.29%) HTTPS
8 3 (14.29%) Retail
8 3 (14.29%) JBoss
8 3 (14.29%) JMS

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 4 (19.05%) WebSphere
2 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 3 (14.29%) JBoss
2 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 3 (14.29%) CICS
3 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.76%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (4.76%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 1 (4.76%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (4.76%) CMS
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.76%) Apache
4 1 (4.76%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) HTTPS
1 3 (14.29%) SSH
2 2 (9.52%) ATM
3 1 (4.76%) FTP
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) JUnit
1 2 (9.52%) Maven
2 1 (4.76%) Ant
General
1 15 (71.43%) Banking
2 7 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (14.29%) Retail
4 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Java Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) J2EE Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Senior J2EE Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Designer
5 1 (4.76%) Middleware Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) iOS Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Siebel Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) J2EE
2 6 (28.57%) JSP
3 5 (23.81%) HTML
3 5 (23.81%) Spring
3 5 (23.81%) JDBC
4 4 (19.05%) Apache Camel
4 4 (19.05%) Struts
5 3 (14.29%) SOAP
5 3 (14.29%) .NET
5 3 (14.29%) JNDI
5 3 (14.29%) Java EE
5 3 (14.29%) XML
5 3 (14.29%) JMS
5 3 (14.29%) Middleware
6 2 (9.52%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (9.52%) Ajax
6 2 (9.52%) EJB
6 2 (9.52%) JAX-RS
6 2 (9.52%) jQuery
6 2 (9.52%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Mainframe
2 3 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) AS400
3 1 (4.76%) Tandem
3 1 (4.76%) Online Banking
3 1 (4.76%) EMV
3 1 (4.76%) Biometrics
3 1 (4.76%) Chip Card
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) UNIX
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) AIX
3 1 (4.76%) HPUX
3 1 (4.76%) Solaris
3 1 (4.76%) VMS
3 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) Project Management
2 5 (23.81%) Migration
3 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.76%) SOA
4 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.76%) Web Development
4 1 (4.76%) iOS Development
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 3 (14.29%) XPath
3 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
3 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
3 2 (9.52%) C++
4 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.76%) TIBCO Hawk
1 1 (4.76%) Foglight
1 1 (4.76%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (4.76%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) IBM
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) Sybase
4 2 (9.52%) TIBCO
5 1 (4.76%) FatWire
5 1 (4.76%) Tumbleweed
5 1 (4.76%) Siebel
5 1 (4.76%) Adobe
5 1 (4.76%) Sun
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
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