Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java/J2EE Developer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 J2EE Developer
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 96 112
Rank change year-on-year +9 +16 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.60% 0.068% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.073% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
Cheshire median daily rate £438 - £293
10th Percentile £350 - £261
90th Percentile £475 - £330
North West median daily rate £400 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -5.88% +9.68% +1.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cheshire
Contract vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 1283 1372 1979
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.53% 93.91% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 993 1316
Cheshire median daily rate £405 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £256 £235 £264
90th Percentile £613 £600 £588
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 48 85
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.86 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.52% -11.76% +4.21%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £10.10
90th Percentile £33.80 £27.63 £34.80
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% -20.00% +25.00%

Java/J2EE Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured Java/J2EE Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Java/J2EE Developer in Cheshire

Java/J2EE Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java/J2EE Developer in Cheshire

Java/J2EE Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in Cheshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java/J2EE Developer in Cheshire

Java/J2EE Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java/J2EE Developer in Cheshire

Java/J2EE Developer
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Alderley Edge - 1 £400 -
Knutsford - 1 £400 - 3
Java/J2EE Developer
North West

Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Java/J2EE Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region featuring Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (62.50%) jQuery
4 5 (62.50%) Ajax
4 5 (62.50%) EJB
4 5 (62.50%) Servlets
5 4 (50.00%) Struts
5 4 (50.00%) JSP
5 4 (50.00%) Data Protection
5 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
5 4 (50.00%) Banking
5 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (50.00%) Scrum
6 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
6 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
6 3 (37.50%) Oracle
7 2 (25.00%) HTML
7 2 (25.00%) SQL
7 2 (25.00%) Web Services
7 2 (25.00%) JUnit
7 2 (25.00%) JPA
8 1 (12.50%) EJB 3.0
8 1 (12.50%) MyEclipse
8 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
8 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 1 (12.50%) Mockito

Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
2 2 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Ant
3 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) Gradle
3 1 (12.50%) Hudson
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) JProfiler
3 1 (12.50%) Maven
3 1 (12.50%) Mockito
3 1 (12.50%) MyEclipse
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
2 5 (62.50%) Ajax
2 5 (62.50%) EJB
2 5 (62.50%) jQuery
2 5 (62.50%) Servlets
3 4 (50.00%) JSP
3 4 (50.00%) Struts
4 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) JPA
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
6 1 (12.50%) EJB 3.0
6 1 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (12.50%) JSON
6 1 (12.50%) OSGi
6 1 (12.50%) XML
6 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) RAD
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Perforce