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 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 5 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 8.33% 4.76% 5.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.00% 20.00% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£225 £650 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-65.38% +44.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Chelmsford region.

Programming Languages Category
Chelmsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10 10 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 41.67% 23.81% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 23
Average daily rate £325 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £140 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £650 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
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 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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) DOM
1 2 (100.00%) XSL
1 2 (100.00%) XHTML
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) JSF
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) JPA
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) PhoneGap
1 2 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Cordova
1 2 (100.00%) PrimeFaces
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) DOM
1 2 (100.00%) XSL
1 2 (100.00%) XHTML
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) JSF
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) JPA
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) PhoneGap
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Cordova
1 2 (100.00%) PrimeFaces
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared