The median contractor rate for a Java/J2EE Developer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java J2EE Developer
Cheshire / Chester
Rank - 29 29
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester - 1.32% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.39% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +38.46% -13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Chester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 94 144 186
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 91.26% 95.36% 97.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 99 117
Median daily rate £375 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -15.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £250 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 23
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.52% -38.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Java/J2EE Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester that featured Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java/J2EE Developer in Chester

Java/J2EE Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java/J2EE Developer in Chester