Period
to 25 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for J2SE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited J2SE over the 6 months to 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 - 120
Rank change year-on-year - +120 -17
Contract jobs citing J2SE 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.23% - 0.050%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.66% - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Cheshire median daily rate £338 - £340
10th Percentile £255 - £320
90th Percentile £420 - £360
North West median daily rate £338 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -10.00% +15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

J2SE is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 454 334 560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 34.52% 31.69% 28.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 264 411
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £411 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.81% +2.81% +3.23%
10th Percentile £256 £286 £288
90th Percentile £547 £500 £510
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 12
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £21.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% -5.97% +14.97%
10th Percentile £31.98 £15.08 £15.13
90th Percentile £37.50 £47.00 £37.38
North West median hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -15.63% +8.11% +64.44%

J2SE
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing J2SE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for J2SE in Cheshire

J2SE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing J2SE in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for J2SE in Cheshire

J2SE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2SE in Cheshire over the 6 months to 25 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for J2SE in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing J2SE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for J2SE.

1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) HTTPS
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Java ME
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) C
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Android Development
3 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Java 8
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) STB
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu

J2SE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (33.33%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) HTTPS
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Android Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Core Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (33.33%) GUI Developer
2 1 (33.33%) GUI Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Android Developer
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Android Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java GUI Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Java ME
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) JSP
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) STB
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Java 8