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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 3 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 11 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 26.83% 15.38% 11.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 68.75% 61.54% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate
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£481 £713 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.45% +93.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £663 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £763 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £32.75 £29.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.08% -8.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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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
16 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 39.02% 25.00% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 7
Average daily rate £550 £515 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.79% +83.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 2
Average hourly rate £34.50 £21.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.62% -33.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 17 September 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 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) XML
2 10 (71.43%) UNIX
3 9 (64.29%) J2EE
4 8 (57.14%) HTML
5 7 (50.00%) Oracle
5 7 (50.00%) Linux
5 7 (50.00%) Scrum
6 6 (42.86%) WebSphere
6 6 (42.86%) FatWire
7 5 (35.71%) Content Management
8 4 (28.57%) Adobe
8 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 4 (28.57%) Web Services
8 4 (28.57%) Release Management
8 4 (28.57%) AccuRev
9 3 (21.43%) HTML5
9 3 (21.43%) Adobe CQ
9 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
9 3 (21.43%) CSS
9 3 (21.43%) JSP
9 3 (21.43%) Ant
9 3 (21.43%) SOA
9 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
9 3 (21.43%) RUP
9 3 (21.43%) XHTML
9 3 (21.43%) Windows
9 3 (21.43%) Solaris
9 3 (21.43%) OO

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 6 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 3 (21.43%) Adobe CQ
2 3 (21.43%) CMS
3 2 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (14.29%) Apache
4 1 (7.14%) LiveCycle
4 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) Fireworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Ant
1 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 3 (21.43%) Legal
2 2 (14.29%) Publishing
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Software Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 2 (14.29%) CMS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) XML
2 9 (64.29%) J2EE
3 8 (57.14%) HTML
4 4 (28.57%) Web Services
5 3 (21.43%) HTML5
5 3 (21.43%) CSS
5 3 (21.43%) JSP
5 3 (21.43%) XHTML
5 3 (21.43%) Ajax
6 2 (14.29%) Servlets
6 2 (14.29%) XSLT
6 2 (14.29%) WebCenter
7 1 (7.14%) REST
7 1 (7.14%) SOAP
7 1 (7.14%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) UNIX
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) Content Management
4 4 (28.57%) Release Management
5 3 (21.43%) SOA
5 3 (21.43%) RUP
5 3 (21.43%) OO
5 3 (21.43%) RAD
5 3 (21.43%) Validation
5 3 (21.43%) SEO
6 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Web Development
6 2 (14.29%) UML
6 2 (14.29%) OOD
6 2 (14.29%) B2C
7 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 2 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (42.86%) FatWire
3 4 (28.57%) Adobe
3 4 (28.57%) AccuRev
4 3 (21.43%) JBoss
4 3 (21.43%) IBM
5 2 (14.29%) Sun