The table below looks at the statistics for Checkstyle skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Checkstyle over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Checkstyle
Rank 592 587 577
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing Checkstyle 27 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.028% 0.004%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.36% 0.20% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 3 0
Average daily rate £425 £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7601 6904 5837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.78% 13.63% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5081 4663 3679
Average daily rate £425 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 127 126
Average hourly rate £41.85 £36.70 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.73 £24.65 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £50.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

Checkstyle
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Checkstyle within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Checkstyle Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Checkstyle
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Checkstyle within the UK.

Checkstyle Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Checkstyle
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Checkstyle within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Checkstyle Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Checkstyle
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Checkstyle within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +14 27 £425 -
South East +12 17 £400 -
Hampshire +16 14 £388 -
Winchester - 11 £400 -
London -3 9 £450 +5.88%
Berkshire - 3 £600 -
Reading - 3 £600 -
Chester - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

Checkstyle
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Checkstyle 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 Checkstyle.

1 38 (97.44%) Java
2 37 (94.87%) FindBugs
3 30 (76.92%) Hibernate
3 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (74.36%) Spring
4 29 (74.36%) Oracle
5 28 (71.79%) Subversion
6 26 (66.67%) JUnit
7 25 (64.10%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (58.97%) JIRA
8 23 (58.97%) Selenium
9 20 (51.28%) PL/SQL
9 20 (51.28%) XML
9 20 (51.28%) JBoss
10 19 (48.72%) SQL
10 19 (48.72%) Cucumber
11 18 (46.15%) ActiveMQ
11 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
11 18 (46.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 18 (46.15%) Apache Camel
12 17 (43.59%) Gradle
12 17 (43.59%) Artifactory
12 17 (43.59%) Tomcat
12 17 (43.59%) UML
12 17 (43.59%) Web Services
13 16 (41.03%) IBM
14 15 (38.46%) Unix
14 15 (38.46%) Unit Testing
14 15 (38.46%) Functional Testing
15 14 (35.90%) Waterfall

Checkstyle
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Checkstyle 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 Checkstyle. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (51.28%) JBoss
2 17 (43.59%) Tomcat
3 9 (23.08%) WebLogic
4 7 (17.95%) WebSphere
5 4 (10.26%) Apache
5 4 (10.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (2.56%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) HTTP
2 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (15.38%) WebFOCUS
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 37 (94.87%) FindBugs
2 28 (71.79%) Subversion
3 26 (66.67%) JUnit
4 23 (58.97%) JIRA
4 23 (58.97%) Selenium
5 19 (48.72%) Cucumber
6 18 (46.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 17 (43.59%) Artifactory
7 17 (43.59%) Gradle
8 13 (33.33%) Maven
9 12 (30.77%) Jenkins
10 8 (20.51%) Ant
11 6 (15.38%) AccuRev
11 6 (15.38%) TestDirector
12 3 (7.69%) Cobertura
12 3 (7.69%) Hudson
12 3 (7.69%) Liquibase
12 3 (7.69%) SoapUI
12 3 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
13 2 (5.13%) QUnit
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Marketing
3 5 (12.82%) Automotive
4 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.56%) Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (84.62%) Developer
2 25 (64.10%) Java Developer
3 9 (23.08%) Oracle Developer
4 5 (12.82%) J2EE Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Applications Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Integration Specialist
5 3 (7.69%) J2EE Applications Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Java Applications Developer
5 3 (7.69%) SOA Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) Integration Developer
7 1 (2.56%) HTML Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Hybris Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (76.92%) Hibernate
2 29 (74.36%) Spring
3 20 (51.28%) XML
4 18 (46.15%) ActiveMQ
4 18 (46.15%) Apache Camel
5 17 (43.59%) Web Services
6 13 (33.33%) NHibernate
7 12 (30.77%) Java EE
7 12 (30.77%) REST
8 11 (28.21%) Entity Framework
8 11 (28.21%) JMS
9 9 (23.08%) Ext JS
9 9 (23.08%) SOAP
10 8 (20.51%) HTML
10 8 (20.51%) Struts
11 7 (17.95%) JDBC
11 7 (17.95%) JSP
11 7 (17.95%) Servlets
12 6 (15.38%) J2EE
12 6 (15.38%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.56%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 15 (38.46%) Unix
2 5 (12.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (64.10%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (43.59%) UML
4 15 (38.46%) Functional Testing
4 15 (38.46%) Unit Testing
5 14 (35.90%) Mentoring
5 14 (35.90%) Waterfall
6 12 (30.77%) MVC
6 12 (30.77%) Scrum
7 11 (28.21%) Change Control
8 9 (23.08%) Concurrent Programming
8 9 (23.08%) Multithreading
8 9 (23.08%) OO
8 9 (23.08%) OOA/OOD
8 9 (23.08%) SDLC
9 8 (20.51%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (20.51%) Software Testing
10 7 (17.95%) TDD
11 6 (15.38%) Pair Programming
11 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 38 (97.44%) Java
2 20 (51.28%) PL/SQL
3 19 (48.72%) SQL
4 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
5 9 (23.08%) Erlang
6 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) OCA
2 3 (7.69%) OCP
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (5.13%) OCAJ
4 1 (2.56%) HND
4 1 (2.56%) OCMJD
4 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) PCI DSS
1 9 (23.08%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (74.36%) Oracle
2 16 (41.03%) IBM
3 9 (23.08%) Atlassian
4 6 (15.38%) HP
4 6 (15.38%) Rally
5 2 (5.13%) Endeca
5 2 (5.13%) hybris
6 1 (2.56%) Perforce
6 1 (2.56%) Sun