The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Basildon region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 6 16 6
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing Java 11 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 14.29% 3.64% 12.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.93% 16.67% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate £288 £201 £173
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £37.75 - £37.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.15 - £29.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.35 - £45.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
Programming Languages Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
29 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 37.66% 21.82% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate £350 £215 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.79% -38.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
Average hourly rate £46.00 £31.25 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.20% +15.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Java
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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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Basildon

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Basildon region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Java Hourly Rate Histogram in Basildon

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) SQL
2 17 (89.47%) HTML
2 17 (89.47%) XML
3 14 (73.68%) Web Services
4 12 (63.16%) UNIX
5 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
5 11 (57.89%) Oracle
6 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
6 10 (52.63%) OO
6 10 (52.63%) OOD
7 9 (47.37%) Marketing
8 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (42.11%) Windows
8 8 (42.11%) CSS
9 7 (36.84%) XSLT
9 7 (36.84%) J2EE
9 7 (36.84%) UML
9 7 (36.84%) JAXB
9 7 (36.84%) Sun
9 7 (36.84%) Sun Certification
9 7 (36.84%) Web Development
9 7 (36.84%) Degree
10 5 (26.32%) Ajax
10 5 (26.32%) HTML5
10 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
10 5 (26.32%) SOA
10 5 (26.32%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
10 5 (26.32%) RUP
10 5 (26.32%) XHTML

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
1 2 (10.53%) LiveCycle
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) Fireworks
3 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (10.53%) Magento
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
3 2 (10.53%) Subversion
4 1 (5.26%) Ant
General
1 9 (47.37%) Marketing
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
3 2 (10.53%) Finance
4 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Web Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (89.47%) HTML
1 17 (89.47%) XML
2 14 (73.68%) Web Services
3 8 (42.11%) CSS
4 7 (36.84%) XSLT
4 7 (36.84%) J2EE
4 7 (36.84%) JAXB
5 5 (26.32%) Ajax
5 5 (26.32%) XHTML
5 5 (26.32%) .NET
5 5 (26.32%) HTML5
6 4 (21.05%) CSS3
6 4 (21.05%) JSON
7 3 (15.79%) jQuery
7 3 (15.79%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (15.79%) Java EE
8 2 (10.53%) Middleware
8 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
8 2 (10.53%) TopLink
8 2 (10.53%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Social Media
2 3 (15.79%) Open Source
3 1 (5.26%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) UNIX
2 8 (42.11%) Windows
3 5 (26.32%) Solaris
3 5 (26.32%) Linux
4 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) OO
1 10 (52.63%) OOD
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) UML
3 7 (36.84%) Web Development
4 5 (26.32%) RUP
4 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
4 5 (26.32%) SOA
5 4 (21.05%) Validation
6 3 (15.79%) TDD
6 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (15.79%) MVC
6 3 (15.79%) ERP
6 3 (15.79%) Logistics
6 3 (15.79%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) Product Management
7 2 (10.53%) CRM
7 2 (10.53%) ITIL
7 2 (10.53%) Scrum
8 1 (5.26%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 5 (26.32%) PHP
3 5 (26.32%) PL/SQL
3 5 (26.32%) C++
4 3 (15.79%) C#
4 3 (15.79%) Python
4 3 (15.79%) Ruby
5 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Sun Certification
1 7 (36.84%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Oracle
2 7 (36.84%) Sun
3 4 (21.05%) AccuRev
3 4 (21.05%) Facebook
3 4 (21.05%) Twitter
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.53%) Adobe
5 2 (10.53%) JD Edwards
5 2 (10.53%) SAP
5 2 (10.53%) JBoss
6 1 (5.26%) IBM
6 1 (5.26%) FatWire