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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 4 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 18 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 21.18% 4.94% 5.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.65% 25.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 6
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£400 £439 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +3.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £439 £412
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £439 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.19 £36.45 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.26% -2.80%
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
37 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 43.53% 19.75% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 6 18
Average daily rate £365 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Java Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 July 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 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) Banking
2 14 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (43.75%) Git (software)
3 13 (40.63%) Finance
3 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
4 12 (37.50%) HTML
5 11 (34.38%) Maven
5 11 (34.38%) SDLC
6 10 (31.25%) Degree
6 10 (31.25%) C++
6 10 (31.25%) Linux
7 9 (28.13%) Windows
7 9 (28.13%) JSON
7 9 (28.13%) Waterfall
8 8 (25.00%) Hudson
8 8 (25.00%) HTML5
8 8 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 8 (25.00%) Groovy
8 8 (25.00%) Python
8 8 (25.00%) Perl
8 8 (25.00%) J2EE
8 8 (25.00%) Web Services
9 7 (21.88%) XML
9 7 (21.88%) WSDL
9 7 (21.88%) Java EE
10 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
10 6 (18.75%) Subversion
10 6 (18.75%) Spring
10 6 (18.75%) Windows Vista

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 3 (9.38%) JBoss
2 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.13%) Confluence
3 1 (3.13%) CICS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) ATM
2 1 (3.13%) VPN
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (43.75%) Git (software)
2 11 (34.38%) Maven
3 8 (25.00%) Hudson
3 8 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (18.75%) Subversion
5 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 14 (43.75%) Banking
2 13 (40.63%) Finance
3 4 (12.50%) Retail
4 2 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Designer
4 3 (9.38%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Integration Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Java Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Release Manager
5 2 (6.25%) AWS Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) HTML
2 9 (28.13%) JSON
3 8 (25.00%) HTML5
3 8 (25.00%) J2EE
3 8 (25.00%) Web Services
4 7 (21.88%) XML
4 7 (21.88%) WSDL
4 7 (21.88%) Java EE
5 6 (18.75%) jQuery
5 6 (18.75%) AngularJS
5 6 (18.75%) Spring
6 4 (12.50%) JSP
7 3 (9.38%) Apache Camel
7 3 (9.38%) JAX-RS
7 3 (9.38%) Apache CXF
8 2 (6.25%) Servlets
8 2 (6.25%) EJB
8 2 (6.25%) CSS
8 2 (6.25%) JDBC
8 2 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.38%) EMV
2 3 (9.38%) Chip Card
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) PMI
4 1 (3.13%) PKI
4 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.13%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Linux
2 9 (28.13%) Windows
3 6 (18.75%) AIX
3 6 (18.75%) Mac OS
3 6 (18.75%) Windows XP
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Vista
4 2 (6.25%) UNIX
5 1 (3.13%) Solaris
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (34.38%) SDLC
4 9 (28.13%) Waterfall
5 6 (18.75%) BDD
5 6 (18.75%) TDD
5 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 6 (18.75%) OOP
5 6 (18.75%) OO
6 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.38%) Service Management
8 2 (6.25%) CMMI
8 2 (6.25%) MVC
8 2 (6.25%) RUP
8 2 (6.25%) ITIL
8 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
8 2 (6.25%) UML
8 2 (6.25%) PRINCE
8 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
8 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
2 10 (31.25%) C++
3 8 (25.00%) Groovy
3 8 (25.00%) Perl
3 8 (25.00%) Python
4 6 (18.75%) Objective-C
4 6 (18.75%) C
5 3 (9.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) IBM
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.13%) Atlassian