The table below looks at the statistics for Checkstyle skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Checkstyle over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Checkstyle
Rank 622 606 611
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Contract jobs citing Checkstyle 21 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.007% 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.26% 0.057% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 1
Median daily rate £388 £416 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.90% -16.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £413 -
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
8217 7051 6825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.32% 13.01% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5651 4615 4417
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 129 155
Median hourly rate £42.13 £37.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.85% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £21.99 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.27 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.69% -1.40%

Checkstyle
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Checkstyle as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Checkstyle within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +9 21 £388 -6.90%
Hampshire +11 12 £373 -8.18%
South East -10 12 £373 -8.18%
Winchester 0 6 £450 +9.09%
East Midlands +11 4 £420 -
North West - 4 £388 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £420 -
Cheshire - 4 £388 -
Chester - 3 £394 -
London +8 1 £300 -40.00%

Checkstyle
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Checkstyle also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Checkstyle.

1 37 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (89.19%) Oracle
2 33 (89.19%) Spring
2 33 (89.19%) FindBugs
3 32 (86.49%) Subversion
4 30 (81.08%) JIRA
4 30 (81.08%) Selenium
5 29 (78.38%) Hibernate
6 26 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (67.57%) Tomcat
8 23 (62.16%) XML
8 23 (62.16%) Cucumber
9 22 (59.46%) JUnit
10 21 (56.76%) JBoss
11 19 (51.35%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (51.35%) Artifactory
12 18 (48.65%) Apache Camel
12 18 (48.65%) Gradle
12 18 (48.65%) ActiveMQ
12 18 (48.65%) NHibernate
12 18 (48.65%) PostgreSQL
13 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
13 17 (45.95%) Java EE
13 17 (45.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 16 (43.24%) SQL
14 16 (43.24%) MVC
15 15 (40.54%) Finance
15 15 (40.54%) PL/SQL
15 15 (40.54%) Maven
16 14 (37.84%) Waterfall

Checkstyle
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (67.57%) Tomcat
2 21 (56.76%) JBoss
3 14 (37.84%) Apache
4 12 (32.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 7 (18.92%) WebLogic
6 5 (13.51%) IBM HTTP Server
6 5 (13.51%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) HTTP
2 5 (13.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (48.65%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (89.19%) FindBugs
2 32 (86.49%) Subversion
3 30 (81.08%) JIRA
3 30 (81.08%) Selenium
4 23 (62.16%) Cucumber
5 22 (59.46%) JUnit
6 19 (51.35%) Artifactory
7 18 (48.65%) Gradle
8 17 (45.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 15 (40.54%) Maven
10 13 (35.14%) Jenkins
11 5 (13.51%) Mockito
11 5 (13.51%) SonarQube
12 4 (10.81%) Ant
12 4 (10.81%) Eclipse
12 4 (10.81%) Hudson
12 4 (10.81%) Liquibase
12 4 (10.81%) QUnit
13 3 (8.11%) Cobertura
13 3 (8.11%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 15 (40.54%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (89.19%) Developer
2 27 (72.97%) Java Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (16.22%) SOA Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Software Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (5.41%) Java Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Java Web Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Java Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Integration Specialist
8 1 (2.70%) Java Software Developer
8 1 (2.70%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Java Software Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (89.19%) Spring
2 29 (78.38%) Hibernate
3 23 (62.16%) XML
4 18 (48.65%) ActiveMQ
4 18 (48.65%) Apache Camel
4 18 (48.65%) NHibernate
5 17 (45.95%) Java EE
6 13 (35.14%) REST
7 11 (29.73%) Entity Framework
7 11 (29.73%) JMS
7 11 (29.73%) Web Services
8 10 (27.03%) CSS
9 7 (18.92%) Ext JS
9 7 (18.92%) HTML
9 7 (18.92%) SOAP
10 5 (13.51%) JDBC
10 5 (13.51%) JPA
10 5 (13.51%) jQuery
10 5 (13.51%) Spring MVC
10 5 (13.51%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Smart Meter
2 5 (13.51%) N-Tier
3 4 (10.81%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Linux
1 7 (18.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (51.35%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (43.24%) MVC
4 14 (37.84%) Waterfall
5 13 (35.14%) UML
6 11 (29.73%) Functional Testing
6 11 (29.73%) Scrum
6 11 (29.73%) Unit Testing
7 10 (27.03%) Mentoring
7 10 (27.03%) SOA
8 8 (21.62%) ITIL
9 7 (18.92%) Concurrent Programming
9 7 (18.92%) E-Commerce
9 7 (18.92%) Multithreading
9 7 (18.92%) OO
9 7 (18.92%) OOA/OOD
9 7 (18.92%) SDLC
9 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
10 6 (16.22%) Change Control
11 5 (13.51%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
3 16 (43.24%) SQL
4 15 (40.54%) PL/SQL
5 7 (18.92%) Erlang
6 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.70%) Apex Code
7 1 (2.70%) Groovy
7 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) OCMJD
2 3 (8.11%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.70%) HND
3 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) PCI DSS
1 7 (18.92%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (89.19%) Oracle
2 12 (32.43%) IBM
3 7 (18.92%) Atlassian
4 5 (13.51%) Perforce
5 3 (8.11%) Sun
6 1 (2.70%) Endeca
6 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com