The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Checkstyle skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Checkstyle over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Checkstyle
England / South East
Rank 233 253 -
Rank change year-on-year +20 -  
Contract jobs citing Checkstyle 7 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.091% 0.13% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.60% 0.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 0
Median daily rate £438 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £375 £410
% change year-on-year +16.66% -8.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Checkstyle is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1174 1227 1205
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 15.18% 13.31% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 680 784 688
Median daily rate £410 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 50 40
Median hourly rate £45.87 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.92% +6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £37.50 £21.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £115.31 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Checkstyle
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Checkstyle as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Checkstyle in the South East

Checkstyle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Checkstyle in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Checkstyle in the South East

Checkstyle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Checkstyle in the South East over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Checkstyle in the South East

Checkstyle
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Checkstyle within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +4 3 £438 +17.92%
Berkshire +26 2 £500 -16.66%
East Sussex - 2 £398 -
Checkstyle
England

Checkstyle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Checkstyle 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 South East region with a requirement for Checkstyle.

1 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) Spring
2 12 (85.71%) JUnit
2 12 (85.71%) Subversion
3 11 (78.57%) Unit Testing
4 10 (71.43%) Oracle
4 10 (71.43%) JBoss
4 10 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (71.43%) FindBugs
4 10 (71.43%) Apache Camel
5 8 (57.14%) Artifactory
5 8 (57.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (57.14%) ActiveMQ
5 8 (57.14%) Tomcat
5 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 7 (50.00%) HTTP
6 7 (50.00%) Scrum
6 7 (50.00%) JIRA
6 7 (50.00%) Gradle
7 6 (42.86%) Maven
7 6 (42.86%) Apache
8 5 (35.71%) XML
8 5 (35.71%) Middleware
8 5 (35.71%) TDD
9 4 (28.57%) BDD
9 4 (28.57%) Confluence
9 4 (28.57%) Cobertura
9 4 (28.57%) REST

Checkstyle
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 10 (71.43%) JBoss
2 8 (57.14%) Tomcat
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 6 (42.86%) Apache
5 4 (28.57%) Confluence
6 2 (14.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (7.14%) Apache Solr
7 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (7.14%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (85.71%) JUnit
1 12 (85.71%) Subversion
2 10 (71.43%) FindBugs
3 8 (57.14%) Artifactory
3 8 (57.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (50.00%) Gradle
4 7 (50.00%) JIRA
5 6 (42.86%) Maven
6 4 (28.57%) Cobertura
6 4 (28.57%) Eclipse
6 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 4 (28.57%) Mercurial
7 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
7 3 (21.43%) Selenium
8 2 (14.29%) Bitbucket
8 2 (14.29%) IntelliJ
8 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
8 2 (14.29%) Mockito
8 2 (14.29%) SonarQube
8 2 (14.29%) TestNG
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 11 (78.57%) Java Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Middleware Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Java Middleware Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Integration Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Java Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) Spring
2 10 (71.43%) Apache Camel
3 8 (57.14%) ActiveMQ
4 5 (35.71%) Middleware
4 5 (35.71%) XML
5 4 (28.57%) REST
6 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
6 3 (21.43%) NHibernate
7 2 (14.29%) Apache CXF
7 2 (14.29%) Entity Framework
7 2 (14.29%) JSF
7 2 (14.29%) JSON
7 2 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (14.29%) SAML
7 2 (14.29%) SOAP
7 2 (14.29%) Spring MVC
7 2 (14.29%) Spring Security
7 2 (14.29%) Struts
7 2 (14.29%) Web Services
7 2 (14.29%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Unit Testing
2 10 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (50.00%) Scrum
5 5 (35.71%) TDD
6 4 (28.57%) BDD
6 4 (28.57%) Microservices
7 2 (14.29%) Content Management
7 2 (14.29%) CQRS
7 2 (14.29%) DevOps
7 2 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL
7 2 (14.29%) MVC
7 2 (14.29%) OWASP
7 2 (14.29%) SOLID
7 2 (14.29%) The Twelve-Factor App
7 2 (14.29%) User Stories
7 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 2 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Consul
1 2 (14.29%) logstash
1 2 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Adobe
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 2 (14.29%) Splunk