The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 21 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 1.92% 6.06% 4.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.25% 18.18% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£393 £225 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+74.44% -65.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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 Chelmsford region.

Programming Languages Category
Chelmsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
32 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 30.77% 33.33% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 7
Average daily rate £350 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £461 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +54.54%
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 Chelmsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Chelmsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the Chelmsford region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Chelmsford region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

Java
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) VBA
2 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 4 (57.14%) Service Management
2 4 (57.14%) ITSM
2 4 (57.14%) ServiceNow
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Information Management
3 3 (42.86%) Web Development
3 3 (42.86%) LIMS
3 3 (42.86%) JSP
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (28.57%) Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Legal
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 1 (14.29%) Back Office
5 1 (14.29%) SLA
5 1 (14.29%) Intranet

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford 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.

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Report Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Service Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Services Delivery Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) LIMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITSM
1 4 (57.14%) Service Management
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Information Management
2 3 (42.86%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) VBA
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) ServiceNow