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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 6 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 15 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 31.25% 20.00% 16.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 68.18% 61.54% 61.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
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£293 £488 £713
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £488 £663
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £488 £763
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £38.00 £32.75 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.03% -11.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.07 £31.35 £29.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £34.15 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Java
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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
22 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 45.83% 32.50% 26.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
Average daily rate £293 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.81% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £488 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £550 £775
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 5
Average hourly rate £36.67 £34.50 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.28% +10.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £31.00 £26.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.50 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

Java Hourly Rate Histogram in Basildon

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 34 (85.00%) HTML
2 29 (72.50%) J2EE
3 28 (70.00%) Web Services
3 28 (70.00%) XML
4 22 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (52.50%) HTML5
6 20 (50.00%) SQL
7 19 (47.50%) JavaScript
8 18 (45.00%) CSS
8 18 (45.00%) TopLink
9 16 (40.00%) Hibernate
9 16 (40.00%) SQL Server
9 16 (40.00%) UNIX
10 15 (37.50%) Linux
10 15 (37.50%) SOAP
11 14 (35.00%) Ajax
12 13 (32.50%) WebSphere
12 13 (32.50%) Ant
13 12 (30.00%) JSP
13 12 (30.00%) Windows
13 12 (30.00%) Solaris
14 11 (27.50%) REST
14 11 (27.50%) Relational Database
15 10 (25.00%) XHTML
16 9 (22.50%) IBM
16 9 (22.50%) OO
16 9 (22.50%) TDD
16 9 (22.50%) Content Management
16 9 (22.50%) JSF
17 8 (20.00%) B2C

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (32.50%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.00%) GlassFish
2 4 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (10.00%) JBoss
3 3 (7.50%) CMS
4 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Google Analytics
2 2 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) FTP
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
1 1 (2.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (27.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 13 (32.50%) Ant
2 8 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 7 (17.50%) AccuRev
4 6 (15.00%) JUnit
5 4 (10.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (10.00%) Selenium
5 4 (10.00%) SoapUI
6 3 (7.50%) Maven
7 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.50%) FindBugs
8 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.50%) Hudson
8 1 (2.50%) Checkstyle
8 1 (2.50%) JIRA
8 1 (2.50%) TestDirector
8 1 (2.50%) HP UFT
8 1 (2.50%) JMeter
8 1 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 8 (20.00%) Automotive
2 7 (17.50%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.50%) Marketing
4 2 (5.00%) Legal
4 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (80.00%) Developer
2 26 (65.00%) Java Developer
3 12 (30.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (10.00%) AWS Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Selenium Tester
5 3 (7.50%) Automation Tester
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Tester
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Applications Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Java Applications Developer
6 2 (5.00%) QA Tester
6 2 (5.00%) Lead Tester
7 1 (2.50%) UI Programmer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Automation Tester
7 1 (2.50%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (85.00%) HTML
2 29 (72.50%) J2EE
3 28 (70.00%) Web Services
3 28 (70.00%) XML
4 21 (52.50%) HTML5
5 18 (45.00%) TopLink
5 18 (45.00%) CSS
6 16 (40.00%) Hibernate
7 15 (37.50%) SOAP
8 14 (35.00%) Ajax
9 12 (30.00%) JSP
10 11 (27.50%) REST
11 10 (25.00%) XHTML
12 9 (22.50%) JSF
13 6 (15.00%) Struts
13 6 (15.00%) EclipseLink
14 4 (10.00%) JPA
14 4 (10.00%) PrimeFaces
14 4 (10.00%) JAX-RS
14 4 (10.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Web 2.0
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.50%) Replication
3 1 (2.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (40.00%) UNIX
2 15 (37.50%) Linux
3 12 (30.00%) Windows
3 12 (30.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (22.50%) TDD
2 9 (22.50%) Content Management
2 9 (22.50%) OO
3 8 (20.00%) B2C
4 6 (15.00%) User Stories
5 5 (12.50%) Analytics
5 5 (12.50%) SOA
5 5 (12.50%) RAD
5 5 (12.50%) SEO
6 4 (10.00%) BDD
7 3 (7.50%) Automation Testing
7 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.50%) Release Management
8 2 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.00%) Use Case
8 2 (5.00%) Validation
8 2 (5.00%) Scrum
8 2 (5.00%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) SQL
2 19 (47.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
1 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) IBM
2 5 (12.50%) FatWire
2 5 (12.50%) Omniture
2 5 (12.50%) Google
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle
4 2 (5.00%) HP
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.50%) Adobe