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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Checkstyle
Rank 602 581 545
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -36
Contract jobs citing Checkstyle 5 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.002% 0.008%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.071% 0.015% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate
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£413 £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £500 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 - £356
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
6998 6715 5264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.92% 12.76% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4545 4348 3311
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 152 150
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £31.00 £24.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.53 £52.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 7 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 22 May 2015. 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 -22 5 £413 -17.50% 2
East Midlands - 2 £410 -
South East - 2 £406 -
Hampshire - 2 £406 -
City of London +9 1 £500 -
London -8 1 £500 -
Winchester - 1 £413 -

Checkstyle
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 14 (93.33%) Java
2 13 (86.67%) JUnit
3 12 (80.00%) Oracle
4 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (53.33%) JIRA
5 8 (53.33%) Jenkins
5 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (53.33%) Subversion
5 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
5 8 (53.33%) C#
5 8 (53.33%) .NET
6 7 (46.67%) FindBugs
7 6 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
7 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
7 6 (40.00%) Maven
7 6 (40.00%) J2EE
7 6 (40.00%) Ant
7 6 (40.00%) Python
8 5 (33.33%) SOA
8 5 (33.33%) Eclipse
8 5 (33.33%) Web Services
9 4 (26.67%) NUnit
9 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
9 4 (26.67%) Middleware
9 4 (26.67%) Project Management
9 4 (26.67%) XML
9 4 (26.67%) Linux
9 4 (26.67%) JBoss
9 4 (26.67%) ClearCase

Checkstyle
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (26.67%) JBoss
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
3 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (86.67%) JUnit
2 8 (53.33%) JIRA
2 8 (53.33%) Jenkins
2 8 (53.33%) Subversion
3 7 (46.67%) FindBugs
4 6 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (40.00%) Maven
4 6 (40.00%) Ant
5 5 (33.33%) Eclipse
6 4 (26.67%) NUnit
6 4 (26.67%) ClearCase
6 4 (26.67%) Selenium
6 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
7 3 (20.00%) NetBeans
8 2 (13.33%) MSI
8 2 (13.33%) InstallShield
8 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (13.33%) Gradle
8 2 (13.33%) Hudson
8 2 (13.33%) QUnit
General
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) AWS Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Release Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Build and Release Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Build Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) J2EE
3 5 (33.33%) Web Services
4 4 (26.67%) Middleware
4 4 (26.67%) XML
4 4 (26.67%) JMS
5 3 (20.00%) JSON
5 3 (20.00%) XSD
6 2 (13.33%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
6 2 (13.33%) WSDL
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (13.33%) EJB
6 2 (13.33%) CSS
6 2 (13.33%) SOAP
6 2 (13.33%) Struts
6 2 (13.33%) HTML
6 2 (13.33%) Spring
6 2 (13.33%) Java EE
6 2 (13.33%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) SOA
4 4 (26.67%) Project Management
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (26.67%) Build Automation
5 3 (20.00%) Analytics
5 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (20.00%) MVC
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) ITSM
6 2 (13.33%) Workflow
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL
6 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
6 2 (13.33%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
6 2 (13.33%) Software Deployment
6 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
7 1 (6.67%) Static Code Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) C#
3 6 (40.00%) Python
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) Ruby
5 2 (13.33%) C++
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (13.33%) Perl
5 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (13.33%) F#
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) OCMJD
2 2 (13.33%) Sun Certification
2 2 (13.33%) HND
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Atlassian
3 3 (20.00%) Endeca
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) Perforce
4 2 (13.33%) Sun
4 2 (13.33%) hybris
5 1 (6.67%) Elastic Path
5 1 (6.67%) IBM
5 1 (6.67%) ATG