The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 1 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Java 9 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 34.62% 21.62% 16.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 75.00% 72.73% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.88 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -3.22%
Java
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Basildon region.

Programming Languages Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
12 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 46.15% 29.73% 43.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Average daily rate - £210 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 9
Average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the Basildon region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Java.

1 21 (63.64%) J2EE
2 20 (60.61%) HTML
3 17 (51.52%) SQL Server
4 15 (45.45%) Web Services
4 15 (45.45%) HTML5
5 14 (42.42%) JSF
5 14 (42.42%) XML
6 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (36.36%) AccuRev
7 12 (36.36%) TopLink
8 11 (33.33%) SOAP
8 11 (33.33%) REST
9 10 (30.30%) TDD
9 10 (30.30%) Automotive
10 9 (27.27%) Hibernate
11 8 (24.24%) Manufacturing
11 8 (24.24%) SQL
12 7 (21.21%) OO
12 7 (21.21%) Unix
12 7 (21.21%) PL/SQL
12 7 (21.21%) PrimeFaces
13 6 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
13 6 (18.18%) TOGAF
13 6 (18.18%) Oracle
13 6 (18.18%) JSP
14 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
14 5 (15.15%) C#
14 5 (15.15%) C++
14 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.06%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
1 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) SaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (51.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.06%) WebFOCUS
4 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) AccuRev
2 3 (9.09%) Ant
2 3 (9.09%) JUnit
3 2 (6.06%) Checkstyle
3 2 (6.06%) FindBugs
3 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.06%) TestDirector
General
1 10 (30.30%) Automotive
2 8 (24.24%) Manufacturing
3 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.06%) Marketing
5 1 (3.03%) Finance
5 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (75.76%) Developer
2 18 (54.55%) Java Developer
3 12 (36.36%) J2EE Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Architect
4 6 (18.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (18.18%) SQL Developer
5 5 (15.15%) HTML Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Applications Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Java Applications Developer
7 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL Developer
7 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (6.06%) C++ Applications Developer
8 2 (6.06%) C++ Developer
8 2 (6.06%) C++/Java Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Oracle Applications Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (63.64%) J2EE
2 20 (60.61%) HTML
3 15 (45.45%) HTML5
3 15 (45.45%) Web Services
4 14 (42.42%) JSF
4 14 (42.42%) XML
5 12 (36.36%) TopLink
6 11 (33.33%) REST
6 11 (33.33%) SOAP
7 9 (27.27%) Hibernate
8 7 (21.21%) PrimeFaces
9 6 (18.18%) JSP
10 4 (12.12%) CSS
10 4 (12.12%) LESS
10 4 (12.12%) Sass
11 2 (6.06%) JDBC
11 2 (6.06%) JRules
11 2 (6.06%) Servlets
11 2 (6.06%) Struts
12 1 (3.03%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Unix
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Solaris
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) TDD
3 7 (21.21%) OO
4 6 (18.18%) TOGAF
4 6 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
5 4 (12.12%) ERP
5 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Web Development
6 2 (6.06%) Content Management
6 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.06%) Pair Programming
6 2 (6.06%) Project Management
6 2 (6.06%) Scrum
6 2 (6.06%) System Testing
6 2 (6.06%) User Stories
7 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.03%) Change Management
7 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) SQL
2 7 (21.21%) PL/SQL
3 5 (15.15%) C#
3 5 (15.15%) C++
3 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Sun Certification
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) IBM
2 4 (12.12%) Sun
3 2 (6.06%) HP
3 2 (6.06%) Rally
4 1 (3.03%) FatWire
4 1 (3.03%) Google
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) Omniture