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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 14 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Java 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 1.49% 2.08% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.14% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £36.95 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.60% -1.46%
Java
Essex

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
14 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 20.90% 20.83% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 6
Average daily rate £325 £225 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -23.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £225 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +240.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (50.00%) Grunt
3 2 (50.00%) Yeoman
3 2 (50.00%) Bower
3 2 (50.00%) Maven
3 2 (50.00%) JUnit
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) Node.js
4 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) API Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (25.00%) Lucene
4 1 (25.00%) Spring
4 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium
4 1 (25.00%) Spring Security
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Ehcache

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Bower
1 2 (50.00%) Grunt
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) JUnit
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
1 2 (50.00%) Yeoman
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Angular Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (25.00%) Ehcache
3 1 (25.00%) Lucene
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) API Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL