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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 3 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Java 23 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 32.39% 10.34% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 71.88% 30.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Average daily rate
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£419 £392 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
Java
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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
32 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 45.07% 34.48% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 4
Average daily rate £425 £329 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +14.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £268 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £495 £375
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 £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 February 2015, 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 21 (67.74%) Banking
2 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (41.94%) HTML
3 13 (41.94%) J2EE
4 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
5 11 (35.48%) Oracle
5 11 (35.48%) Finance
6 10 (32.26%) C++
7 8 (25.81%) XML
8 7 (22.58%) Linux
8 7 (22.58%) Spring
8 7 (22.58%) Java EE
8 7 (22.58%) Waterfall
8 7 (22.58%) Apache Camel
9 6 (19.35%) jQuery
9 6 (19.35%) JSP
9 6 (19.35%) Web Services
9 6 (19.35%) ATM
10 5 (16.13%) Migration
10 5 (16.13%) JDBC
10 5 (16.13%) Windows
10 5 (16.13%) AIX
10 5 (16.13%) JBoss
10 5 (16.13%) JSON
10 5 (16.13%) Apache CXF
10 5 (16.13%) HTML5
10 5 (16.13%) JAX-RS
10 5 (16.13%) Maven
11 4 (12.90%) Objective-C
11 4 (12.90%) TDD

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 5 (16.13%) JBoss
2 3 (9.68%) CICS
2 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.23%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (3.23%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) ATM
2 3 (9.68%) HTTPS
2 3 (9.68%) SSH
3 1 (3.23%) Internet
3 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Maven
2 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.90%) Subversion
3 2 (6.45%) JUnit
4 1 (3.23%) Ant
General
1 21 (67.74%) Banking
2 11 (35.48%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Developer
2 11 (35.48%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.45%) J2EE Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Senior J2EE Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Development Team Leader
5 2 (6.45%) Java Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Designer
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Middleware Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) iOS Developer
6 1 (3.23%) ScrumMaster
6 1 (3.23%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) HTML
1 13 (41.94%) J2EE
2 8 (25.81%) XML
3 7 (22.58%) Spring
3 7 (22.58%) Java EE
3 7 (22.58%) Apache Camel
4 6 (19.35%) jQuery
4 6 (19.35%) JSP
4 6 (19.35%) Web Services
5 5 (16.13%) JDBC
5 5 (16.13%) JSON
5 5 (16.13%) Apache CXF
5 5 (16.13%) HTML5
5 5 (16.13%) JAX-RS
6 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
6 4 (12.90%) WSDL
7 3 (9.68%) JMS
7 3 (9.68%) JNDI
7 3 (9.68%) SOAP
7 3 (9.68%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) EMV
1 4 (12.90%) Chip Card
2 3 (9.68%) Mainframe
2 3 (9.68%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) PKI
3 1 (3.23%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Linux
2 5 (16.13%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) AIX
3 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Vista
3 4 (12.90%) Mac OS
4 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (22.58%) Waterfall
3 5 (16.13%) Migration
4 4 (12.90%) OOP
4 4 (12.90%) OO
4 4 (12.90%) Project Management
4 4 (12.90%) BDD
4 4 (12.90%) TDD
4 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
4 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.68%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.45%) Service Management
6 2 (6.45%) SOA
6 2 (6.45%) MVC
7 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.23%) Scrum
7 1 (3.23%) Identity Management
7 1 (3.23%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
2 10 (32.26%) C++
3 4 (12.90%) C
3 4 (12.90%) C#
3 4 (12.90%) Objective-C
4 3 (9.68%) XPath
4 3 (9.68%) SQL
4 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) IBM
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.45%) Sybase
5 1 (3.23%) Siebel
5 1 (3.23%) TIBCO