The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Knutsford region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 14 17 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Contract jobs citing Java 2 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 3.39% 2.50% 20.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.00% 16.67% 68.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Average daily rate £445 £475 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.31% +41.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £475 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £475 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Programming Languages Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 16.95% 15.00% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 7
Average daily rate £445 £388 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.83% +21.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £184 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £475 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Java
Cheshire

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 18 April 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 5 (55.56%) Finance
1 5 (55.56%) WebSphere
2 4 (44.44%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) IBM
2 4 (44.44%) Sun
3 3 (33.33%) LDAP
3 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 3 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (33.33%) Tivoli
3 3 (33.33%) Financial Institution
3 3 (33.33%) CA Wily
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Maven
4 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 2 (22.22%) Middleware
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) AIX
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) Perl
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) Solaris

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (55.56%) WebSphere
2 4 (44.44%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 1 (11.11%) Node.js
4 1 (11.11%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) LDAP
2 2 (22.22%) SSL
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) HTTP
3 1 (11.11%) Kerberos
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Maven
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
2 1 (11.11%) ClearCase
2 1 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Gradle
2 1 (11.11%) Artifactory
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) PhantomJS
2 1 (11.11%) FishEye
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Designer
1 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Designer
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) Middleware
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) DOM
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (11.11%) JMS
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE
3 1 (11.11%) JDBC
3 1 (11.11%) JSP
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) JNDI
3 1 (11.11%) JSON
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) REST
3 1 (11.11%) Modernizr
3 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 1 (11.11%) OpenID
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
1 1 (11.11%) Tandem
1 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) AIX
3 2 (22.22%) Solaris
4 1 (11.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) OOP
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Web Design
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
1 2 (22.22%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) XPath
2 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 3 (33.33%) CA Wily
2 1 (11.11%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) IBM
1 4 (44.44%) Sun
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Progress
3 1 (11.11%) JBoss
3 1 (11.11%) Atlassian