Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 3 11
Rank change year-on-year -4 +8 -3
Contract jobs citing Java 30 77 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 14.02% 25.75% 10.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.00% 50.66% 28.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 71 29
Chester median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £318 £319 £305
90th Percentile £475 £525 £501
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - £12.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year - -66.67% +12.78%

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 75 152 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 35.05% 50.84% 36.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 136 89
Chester median daily rate £394 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +14.07%
10th Percentile £303 £297 £289
90th Percentile £481 £488 £501
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Chester median hourly rate - - £25.25
Cheshire median hourly rate £31.00 £21.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +47.62% -38.24% -

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 21 November 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 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (43.33%) RESTful
3 12 (40.00%) Spring Boot
4 8 (26.67%) Web Services
5 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
6 6 (20.00%) Spring
7 5 (16.67%) SQL
8 4 (13.33%) Oracle
8 4 (13.33%) HTML
8 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL
8 4 (13.33%) CSS
8 4 (13.33%) Finance
8 4 (13.33%) Banking
8 4 (13.33%) WebSphere
9 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
9 3 (10.00%) Change Management
9 3 (10.00%) SAS
9 3 (10.00%) Tivoli
9 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
9 3 (10.00%) ITIL
9 3 (10.00%) Unix
9 3 (10.00%) Windows
9 3 (10.00%) Linux
9 3 (10.00%) Python
9 3 (10.00%) PHP
9 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (10.00%) Front End Development
9 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
9 3 (10.00%) AngularJS

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 4 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 3 (10.00%) SAS
3 2 (6.67%) CMS
4 1 (3.33%) SugarCRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
1 1 (3.33%) JMeter
1 1 (3.33%) JUnit
1 1 (3.33%) Selenium
1 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
1 1 (3.33%) Subversion
1 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (13.33%) Banking
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Developer
2 19 (63.33%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Agile Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Agile Java Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Applications Support
5 3 (10.00%) Python Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (6.67%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (6.67%) HTML Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (6.67%) PHP Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) RESTful
2 12 (40.00%) Spring Boot
3 8 (26.67%) Web Services
4 6 (20.00%) Spring
5 4 (13.33%) CSS
5 4 (13.33%) HTML
6 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (6.67%) Django
7 2 (6.67%) Laravel
7 2 (6.67%) React
7 2 (6.67%) SOAP
8 1 (3.33%) Ajax
8 1 (3.33%) DOM
8 1 (3.33%) J2EE
8 1 (3.33%) JAX-RPC
8 1 (3.33%) JSF
8 1 (3.33%) Servlets
8 1 (3.33%) WSDL
8 1 (3.33%) XHTML
8 1 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
1 1 (3.33%) Internet of Things
1 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.33%) Online Banking
1 1 (3.33%) RIA
1 1 (3.33%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
1 3 (10.00%) Unix
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
1 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (10.00%) Change Management
2 3 (10.00%) Front End Development
2 3 (10.00%) ITIL
2 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (6.67%) Re-Platforming
3 2 (6.67%) TDD
3 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (3.33%) BDD
4 1 (3.33%) Coaching
4 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.33%) CRM
4 1 (3.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Microservices
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.33%) SDLC
4 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.33%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (16.67%) SQL
3 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL
4 3 (10.00%) PHP
4 3 (10.00%) Python
4 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.33%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) IBM
2 1 (3.33%) Perforce