The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 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
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 2 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3  
Contract jobs citing Java 43 89 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 30.94% 40.64% 18.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 64.18% 65.44% 48.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 86 29
Median daily rate £450 £413 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £338 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £35.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.87% -10.62%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 67 136 82
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 48.20% 62.10% 37.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 126 58
Median daily rate £450 £400 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -0.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -36.36%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing Java as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Chester

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Chester

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Chester over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Chester

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Java.

1 57 (80.28%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (47.89%) RESTful
3 30 (42.25%) Web Services
4 24 (33.80%) Spring
5 19 (26.76%) Spring Boot
6 16 (22.54%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (22.54%) JavaScript
7 15 (21.13%) OO
8 14 (19.72%) J2EE
9 13 (18.31%) TDD
10 12 (16.90%) XML
11 11 (15.49%) SQL
11 11 (15.49%) Banking
12 10 (14.08%) Apache Camel
13 9 (12.68%) NoSQL
13 9 (12.68%) Finance
13 9 (12.68%) Python
14 8 (11.27%) MongoDB
14 8 (11.27%) Test Automation
14 8 (11.27%) Software Engineering
14 8 (11.27%) JSON
14 8 (11.27%) Microservices
15 7 (9.86%) Kanban
15 7 (9.86%) SOAP
16 6 (8.45%) OOP
16 6 (8.45%) JDBC
16 6 (8.45%) JAXB
16 6 (8.45%) WSDL
16 6 (8.45%) XSLT
16 6 (8.45%) Back Office

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 2 (2.82%) WebSphere
1 2 (2.82%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.41%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.45%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (8.45%) GitHub
2 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.68%) NoSQL
2 8 (11.27%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.82%) Big Data
5 1 (1.41%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.41%) MySQL
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Jenkins
1 6 (8.45%) Selenium
2 5 (7.04%) Cucumber
2 5 (7.04%) Gatling
3 3 (4.23%) Subversion
4 2 (2.82%) JIRA
4 2 (2.82%) JUnit
4 2 (2.82%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.41%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.41%) ProC
5 1 (1.41%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.41%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (15.49%) Banking
2 9 (12.68%) Finance
3 6 (8.45%) Back Office
4 2 (2.82%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Front Office
5 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (71.83%) Developer
2 47 (66.20%) Java Developer
3 13 (18.31%) Agile Developer
3 13 (18.31%) Agile Java Developer
4 6 (8.45%) Architect
4 6 (8.45%) Java Architect
4 6 (8.45%) Java Technical Architect
4 6 (8.45%) Technical Architect
5 5 (7.04%) Lead Architect
5 5 (7.04%) Technical Leader
6 4 (5.63%) Java Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (5.63%) XML Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Business Developer
7 3 (4.23%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Python Developer
7 3 (4.23%) QA Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (47.89%) RESTful
2 30 (42.25%) Web Services
3 24 (33.80%) Spring
4 19 (26.76%) Spring Boot
5 14 (19.72%) J2EE
6 12 (16.90%) XML
7 10 (14.08%) Apache Camel
8 8 (11.27%) JSON
9 7 (9.86%) SOAP
10 6 (8.45%) JAXB
10 6 (8.45%) JAX-WS
10 6 (8.45%) JDBC
10 6 (8.45%) POJO
10 6 (8.45%) WSDL
10 6 (8.45%) XSLT
11 5 (7.04%) JiBX
12 3 (4.23%) AngularJS
13 2 (2.82%) Django
13 2 (2.82%) Hibernate
13 2 (2.82%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Derivative
1 6 (8.45%) OTC Derivatives
2 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.41%) IVR
2 1 (1.41%) VUI
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.41%) Linux
1 1 (1.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (80.28%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (22.54%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (21.13%) OO
4 13 (18.31%) TDD
5 8 (11.27%) Microservices
5 8 (11.27%) Software Engineering
5 8 (11.27%) Test Automation
6 7 (9.86%) Kanban
7 6 (8.45%) AOP
7 6 (8.45%) OOP
7 6 (8.45%) Scrum
8 5 (7.04%) Exploratory Testing
8 5 (7.04%) High Availability
8 5 (7.04%) Unit Testing
8 5 (7.04%) Waterfall
9 4 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (4.23%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.23%) Integration Testing
10 3 (4.23%) Manual Testing
10 3 (4.23%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.54%) JavaScript
2 11 (15.49%) SQL
3 9 (12.68%) Python
4 3 (4.23%) C#
4 3 (4.23%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.41%) C
5 1 (1.41%) C++
5 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) QA
2 2 (2.82%) GDPR
3 1 (1.41%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.41%) EMIR
Vendors
1 3 (4.23%) Oracle
2 2 (2.82%) IBM
2 2 (2.82%) Talend
2 2 (2.82%) Workday
3 1 (1.41%) Ab Initio
3 1 (1.41%) Avaya
3 1 (1.41%) Vertica
Chester, Cheshire
Icore Tech
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago