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 24 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Checkstyle
Rank 604 561 575
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +14
Contract jobs citing Checkstyle 9 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.031% 0.024%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.12% 0.26% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 4
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£425 £350 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -28.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - £488
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
7439 6195 6084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.75% 11.81% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5001 4023 3446
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 146 234
Average hourly rate £38.50 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.50 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +2.85%

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
Top 6 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 24 October 2014. 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
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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 -33 9 £425 +21.42%
London -13 8 £425 +21.42%
City of London - 2 £413 -
South East - 1 £400 -
Redhill - - - -
Surrey - - - -

Checkstyle
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) JUnit
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) Selenium
2 11 (84.62%) QA
2 11 (84.62%) Web Services
3 10 (76.92%) TDD
4 8 (61.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (61.54%) Spring
4 8 (61.54%) HTML
4 8 (61.54%) CSS
4 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
4 8 (61.54%) SQL
4 8 (61.54%) Eclipse
5 7 (53.85%) JavaBeans
5 7 (53.85%) JSP
5 7 (53.85%) DB2
5 7 (53.85%) XML
5 7 (53.85%) JIRA
5 7 (53.85%) Hibernate
5 7 (53.85%) Scrum
5 7 (53.85%) Canoo
5 7 (53.85%) User Stories
6 6 (46.15%) JSON
6 6 (46.15%) Java EE
6 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (46.15%) XSD
6 6 (46.15%) Apache
6 6 (46.15%) JMS
6 6 (46.15%) SOA

Checkstyle
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 6 (46.15%) Apache
2 3 (23.08%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) SNMP
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
3 1 (7.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) DB2
2 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) JUnit
2 11 (84.62%) Selenium
3 8 (61.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (61.54%) Eclipse
4 7 (53.85%) JIRA
5 5 (38.46%) FindBugs
6 4 (30.77%) Redmine
6 4 (30.77%) Maven
7 3 (23.08%) SoapUI
7 3 (23.08%) Mockito
7 3 (23.08%) Bitbucket
7 3 (23.08%) Gradle
7 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
8 2 (15.38%) TestNG
9 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
9 1 (7.69%) JMeter
9 1 (7.69%) Capybara
9 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
1 9 (69.23%) Java Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Java Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Designer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Designer
4 3 (23.08%) Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Integration Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Integration Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Java Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) Web Services
2 8 (61.54%) CSS
2 8 (61.54%) HTML
2 8 (61.54%) Spring
3 7 (53.85%) JavaBeans
3 7 (53.85%) Hibernate
3 7 (53.85%) JSP
3 7 (53.85%) XML
4 6 (46.15%) XSD
4 6 (46.15%) JMS
4 6 (46.15%) Java EE
4 6 (46.15%) JSON
5 4 (30.77%) JPA
5 4 (30.77%) REST
6 3 (23.08%) Ajax
6 3 (23.08%) Apache Camel
6 3 (23.08%) JSTL
6 3 (23.08%) Spring MVC
6 3 (23.08%) Java RMI
6 3 (23.08%) WSDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Android
1 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) TDD
3 7 (53.85%) Scrum
3 7 (53.85%) User Stories
4 6 (46.15%) SOA
4 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (38.46%) OO
6 3 (23.08%) ITSM
6 3 (23.08%) MVC
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) UML
6 3 (23.08%) Multithreading
6 3 (23.08%) BDD
7 2 (15.38%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
8 1 (7.69%) OWASP
8 1 (7.69%) Use Case
8 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) XQuery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (84.62%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Canoo
2 1 (7.69%) Akamai