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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 4 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 9 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 22.50% 17.31% 12.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 75.00% 42.86% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £195 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+79.48% -56.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.93 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.38% -0.20%
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
12 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 30.00% 40.38% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 5
Average daily rate £350 £200 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £431 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £30.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -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 23 January 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 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (73.68%) SQL
3 13 (68.42%) XML
4 12 (63.16%) HTML
4 12 (63.16%) J2EE
5 10 (52.63%) Web Services
6 8 (42.11%) UNIX
6 8 (42.11%) Content Management
7 7 (36.84%) WebSphere
7 7 (36.84%) Oracle
7 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
7 7 (36.84%) B2C
8 6 (31.58%) Scrum
8 6 (31.58%) Linux
8 6 (31.58%) HTML5
9 5 (26.32%) AccuRev
9 5 (26.32%) Ajax
9 5 (26.32%) Windows
9 5 (26.32%) XHTML
9 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
9 5 (26.32%) CSS
9 5 (26.32%) Eclipse
9 5 (26.32%) Validation
9 5 (26.32%) CMS
9 5 (26.32%) FatWire
10 4 (21.05%) TopLink
10 4 (21.05%) IBM
10 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
11 3 (15.79%) Web Development
11 3 (15.79%) Use Case

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 7 (36.84%) WebSphere
2 5 (26.32%) CMS
3 3 (15.79%) JBoss
4 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 2 (10.53%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (5.26%) LiveCycle
5 1 (5.26%) Confluence
5 1 (5.26%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (5.26%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.26%) Fireworks
3 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) PuTTY
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Eclipse
2 3 (15.79%) Ant
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Subversion
4 1 (5.26%) JIRA
4 1 (5.26%) jEdit
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
1 3 (15.79%) Legal
1 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) Automotive
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) VB Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.26%) CMS Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) XML
2 12 (63.16%) HTML
2 12 (63.16%) J2EE
3 10 (52.63%) Web Services
4 6 (31.58%) HTML5
5 5 (26.32%) Ajax
5 5 (26.32%) XHTML
5 5 (26.32%) CSS
6 4 (21.05%) TopLink
7 3 (15.79%) JSP
7 3 (15.79%) SOAP
7 3 (15.79%) XSLT
8 2 (10.53%) .NET
8 2 (10.53%) Middleware
8 2 (10.53%) JAXB
8 2 (10.53%) JAX-RS
8 2 (10.53%) JAX-WS
9 1 (5.26%) Java EE
9 1 (5.26%) WebCenter
9 1 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) UNIX
2 6 (31.58%) Linux
3 5 (26.32%) Windows
4 3 (15.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Content Management
3 7 (36.84%) B2C
4 6 (31.58%) Scrum
5 5 (26.32%) Validation
6 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) Web Development
7 3 (15.79%) Use Case
7 3 (15.79%) Release Management
7 3 (15.79%) User Stories
7 3 (15.79%) OOD
7 3 (15.79%) SOA
7 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
7 3 (15.79%) UML
8 2 (10.53%) RUP
8 2 (10.53%) Analytics
8 2 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
8 2 (10.53%) TDD
9 1 (5.26%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) VB
3 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
3 2 (10.53%) VBA
3 2 (10.53%) VB6
4 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.26%) C++
4 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Sun Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) OCP
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCP
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) AccuRev
2 5 (26.32%) FatWire
3 4 (21.05%) IBM
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) Adobe
4 3 (15.79%) Sun
Basildon, Essex
Aquent
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day - 12 month contract, Immediate start
Posted: 6 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Aquent
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day - 12 month contract, Immediate start
Posted: 6 days ago