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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 8 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 4 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 9.30% 9.52% 13.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.67% 33.33% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
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£488 £513 £219
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.87% +134.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £35.75 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
Programming Languages Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
15 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 34.88% 28.57% 34.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 11
Average daily rate £450 £250 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -9.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £37.75 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.27% -15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 24 July 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%) SQL
2 12 (85.71%) XML
3 11 (78.57%) HTML
3 11 (78.57%) UNIX
4 9 (64.29%) Oracle
5 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (50.00%) J2EE
5 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (42.86%) Web Services
6 6 (42.86%) Linux
6 6 (42.86%) OO
7 5 (35.71%) Windows
7 5 (35.71%) Solaris
7 5 (35.71%) XHTML
7 5 (35.71%) RUP
7 5 (35.71%) SOA
7 5 (35.71%) CSS
7 5 (35.71%) Ajax
7 5 (35.71%) HTML5
7 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
8 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
8 4 (28.57%) Web Development
8 4 (28.57%) XSLT
8 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 4 (28.57%) UML
8 4 (28.57%) OOD
8 4 (28.57%) Scrum
8 4 (28.57%) Validation
8 4 (28.57%) FatWire
8 4 (28.57%) JAXB

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 2 (14.29%) LiveCycle
2 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.14%) CMS
3 1 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 2 (14.29%) Fireworks
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (7.14%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) PuTTY
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Ant
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 3 (21.43%) Legal
1 3 (21.43%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Automotive
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (7.14%) CMS Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) XML
2 11 (78.57%) HTML
3 7 (50.00%) J2EE
4 6 (42.86%) Web Services
5 5 (35.71%) XHTML
5 5 (35.71%) CSS
5 5 (35.71%) Ajax
5 5 (35.71%) HTML5
6 4 (28.57%) XSLT
6 4 (28.57%) JAXB
7 3 (21.43%) JSP
8 2 (14.29%) JSON
8 2 (14.29%) CSS3
8 2 (14.29%) Servlets
9 1 (7.14%) Middleware
9 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
9 1 (7.14%) TopLink
9 1 (7.14%) .NET
9 1 (7.14%) WebCenter
9 1 (7.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Web 2.0
2 2 (14.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) UNIX
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Solaris
4 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) OO
3 5 (35.71%) RUP
3 5 (35.71%) SOA
4 4 (28.57%) Web Development
4 4 (28.57%) UML
4 4 (28.57%) OOD
4 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 4 (28.57%) Validation
5 3 (21.43%) SEO
5 3 (21.43%) Content Management
5 3 (21.43%) RAD
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL
7 1 (7.14%) Workflow
7 1 (7.14%) CRM
7 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.14%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) C++
3 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Sun Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) FatWire
2 4 (28.57%) Sun
3 3 (21.43%) IBM
3 3 (21.43%) Adobe
3 3 (21.43%) JBoss
3 3 (21.43%) AccuRev
4 2 (14.29%) Facebook
4 2 (14.29%) Twitter
5 1 (7.14%) JD Edwards
5 1 (7.14%) SAP