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 1 April 2015 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 6 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Java 10 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 20.00% 14.08% 7.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 55.56% 34.48% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £288 £201
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £288 £212
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 £29.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.03% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £41.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +20.58%
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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
18 29 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 36.00% 40.85% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Average daily rate £275 £350 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +62.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Average hourly rate £36.00 £29.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.03% +2.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 1 April 2015, 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 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (85.71%) HTML
3 17 (80.95%) J2EE
3 17 (80.95%) Web Services
4 16 (76.19%) XML
4 16 (76.19%) SQL
5 15 (71.43%) HTML5
6 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
7 10 (47.62%) SOAP
8 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
8 9 (42.86%) TopLink
9 8 (38.10%) Hibernate
9 8 (38.10%) TDD
9 8 (38.10%) JSF
10 7 (33.33%) Content Management
10 7 (33.33%) REST
10 7 (33.33%) PrimeFaces
10 7 (33.33%) Manufacturing
11 6 (28.57%) B2C
11 6 (28.57%) CSS
11 6 (28.57%) Windows
11 6 (28.57%) XHTML
11 6 (28.57%) Ajax
11 6 (28.57%) WebSphere
12 5 (23.81%) IBM
12 5 (23.81%) Validation
13 4 (19.05%) FatWire
13 4 (19.05%) SOA
13 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
13 4 (19.05%) UNIX

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 6 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 3 (14.29%) CMS
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.76%) Confluence
4 1 (4.76%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Ant
1 4 (19.05%) JUnit
2 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
2 2 (9.52%) AccuRev
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 7 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (14.29%) Automotive
2 3 (14.29%) Legal
3 2 (9.52%) Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Finance
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Developer
2 11 (52.38%) Java Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (23.81%) AWS Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.76%) VB Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (85.71%) HTML
2 17 (80.95%) J2EE
2 17 (80.95%) Web Services
3 16 (76.19%) XML
4 15 (71.43%) HTML5
5 10 (47.62%) SOAP
6 9 (42.86%) TopLink
7 8 (38.10%) Hibernate
7 8 (38.10%) JSF
8 7 (33.33%) REST
8 7 (33.33%) PrimeFaces
9 6 (28.57%) CSS
9 6 (28.57%) XHTML
9 6 (28.57%) Ajax
10 4 (19.05%) JSP
11 2 (9.52%) JAXB
11 2 (9.52%) Middleware
11 2 (9.52%) XSLT
11 2 (9.52%) .NET
11 2 (9.52%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) UNIX
2 4 (19.05%) Solaris
2 4 (19.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) TDD
3 7 (33.33%) Content Management
4 6 (28.57%) B2C
5 5 (23.81%) Validation
6 4 (19.05%) SOA
7 3 (14.29%) Analytics
7 3 (14.29%) User Stories
7 3 (14.29%) Use Case
7 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 3 (14.29%) Scrum
8 2 (9.52%) SEO
8 2 (9.52%) OOD
8 2 (9.52%) RAD
8 2 (9.52%) RUP
8 2 (9.52%) UML
8 2 (9.52%) OO
8 2 (9.52%) Web Development
8 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
8 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) VB
3 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
3 2 (9.52%) VBA
3 2 (9.52%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Sun Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) MCP
2 1 (4.76%) OCP
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) IBM
2 4 (19.05%) FatWire
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) Sun
5 1 (4.76%) Omniture
5 1 (4.76%) Google