The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 43 39 86
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +47
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 90 107 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.55% 4.00% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.67% 4.16% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 66 35
Average daily rate £401 £395 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.39% +9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £306 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £373
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 1
Average hourly rate £31.25 £38.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.76% +8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.60 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.67% +8.26%
Java Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2452 2575 2901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 96.61% 96.37% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1427 1428 1626
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 240 207
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -15 32 £325 -18.75% 2
Hertfordshire +13 23 £425 +13.33% 8
Norfolk - 10 £450 - 1
Suffolk +8 9 £400 -5.88% 2
Bedfordshire +5 9 £410 -20.00% 2
Cambridgeshire +1 7 £455 +40.00% 16
Java Developer
England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title.

1 163 (100.00%) Java
2 89 (54.60%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (44.17%) Web Services
3 72 (44.17%) Spring
4 54 (33.13%) REST
4 54 (33.13%) HTML
4 54 (33.13%) TDD
5 42 (25.77%) JavaScript
5 42 (25.77%) XML
6 40 (24.54%) Middleware
7 39 (23.93%) SOAP
8 38 (23.31%) Scrum
9 34 (20.86%) OO
10 33 (20.25%) Jenkins
11 32 (19.63%) CSS
11 32 (19.63%) J2EE
12 31 (19.02%) SOA
13 30 (18.40%) Oracle
14 29 (17.79%) JSON
15 28 (17.18%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (17.18%) Apache Camel
16 27 (16.56%) HTML5
16 27 (16.56%) JUnit
17 26 (15.95%) SQL
18 25 (15.34%) WebLogic
18 25 (15.34%) Maven
19 24 (14.72%) Open Source
19 24 (14.72%) Hibernate
20 23 (14.11%) RESTful
20 23 (14.11%) Ajax

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (15.34%) WebLogic
2 22 (13.50%) WebSphere
3 20 (12.27%) Apache ServiceMix
4 19 (11.66%) Mule
5 17 (10.43%) Apache
6 12 (7.36%) JBoss
7 9 (5.52%) Node.js
7 9 (5.52%) Oracle Service Bus
7 9 (5.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (4.91%) Tomcat
9 5 (3.07%) GlassFish
9 5 (3.07%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (2.45%) CMS
10 4 (2.45%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.61%) Liferay
11 1 (0.61%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (5.52%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.23%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.07%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.82%) HTTP
2 13 (7.98%) SSL
2 13 (7.98%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.68%) LDAP
4 3 (1.84%) Network Security
5 1 (0.61%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.27%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.20%) NoSQL
3 14 (8.59%) MySQL
4 12 (7.36%) Relational Database
5 10 (6.13%) DB2
5 10 (6.13%) MongoDB
6 6 (3.68%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (3.68%) CouchDB
6 6 (3.68%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.45%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.84%) Big Data
8 3 (1.84%) Couchbase
8 3 (1.84%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.84%) Neo4j
9 2 (1.23%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.61%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.61%) Impala
10 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 33 (20.25%) Jenkins
2 27 (16.56%) JUnit
3 25 (15.34%) Maven
4 20 (12.27%) Git (software)
5 18 (11.04%) Cucumber
6 12 (7.36%) Ant
7 11 (6.75%) Mockito
8 10 (6.13%) Subversion
9 9 (5.52%) EasyMock
10 7 (4.29%) AccuRev
11 6 (3.68%) SoapUI
12 5 (3.07%) Eclipse
13 2 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (1.23%) Gradle
13 2 (1.23%) IntelliJ
13 2 (1.23%) Mercurial
13 2 (1.23%) WebStorm
14 1 (0.61%) JIRA
14 1 (0.61%) LoadUI
14 1 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (8.59%) Finance
2 9 (5.52%) Retail
3 8 (4.91%) Marketing
4 5 (3.07%) Legal
5 3 (1.84%) Automotive
5 3 (1.84%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.61%) Back Office
6 1 (0.61%) Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.61%) Publishing
6 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (44.17%) Spring
1 72 (44.17%) Web Services
2 54 (33.13%) HTML
2 54 (33.13%) REST
3 42 (25.77%) XML
4 40 (24.54%) Middleware
5 39 (23.93%) SOAP
6 32 (19.63%) CSS
6 32 (19.63%) J2EE
7 29 (17.79%) JSON
8 28 (17.18%) Apache Camel
9 27 (16.56%) HTML5
10 24 (14.72%) Hibernate
11 23 (14.11%) Ajax
11 23 (14.11%) RESTful
12 17 (10.43%) AngularJS
13 13 (7.98%) jQuery
13 13 (7.98%) TopLink
13 13 (7.98%) XSLT
14 12 (7.36%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.91%) User Experience
2 7 (4.29%) N-Tier
3 6 (3.68%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.45%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.45%) Clustering
4 4 (2.45%) Digital Media
4 4 (2.45%) Replication
5 2 (1.23%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.23%) iPad
5 2 (1.23%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.61%) FMCG
6 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.61%) Physics
6 1 (0.61%) Remote Sensing
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.04%) Linux
1 18 (11.04%) Unix
2 7 (4.29%) Mac OS X
2 7 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (3.07%) Windows
4 4 (2.45%) Solaris
5 3 (1.84%) zOS
6 2 (1.23%) AIX
6 2 (1.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (54.60%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (33.13%) TDD
3 38 (23.31%) Scrum
4 34 (20.86%) OO
5 31 (19.02%) SOA
6 28 (17.18%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (14.72%) Open Source
8 20 (12.27%) E-Commerce
8 20 (12.27%) Software Engineering
9 19 (11.66%) BDD
10 16 (9.82%) User Stories
11 14 (8.59%) Kanban
12 12 (7.36%) Microservices
13 11 (6.75%) API Design
14 10 (6.13%) SOLID
14 10 (6.13%) Web Development
15 9 (5.52%) Continuous Improvement
15 9 (5.52%) CRM
15 9 (5.52%) OOA/OOD
15 9 (5.52%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 163 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (25.77%) JavaScript
3 26 (15.95%) SQL
4 11 (6.75%) Scala
5 6 (3.68%) C++
5 6 (3.68%) PL/SQL
5 6 (3.68%) Ruby
6 5 (3.07%) PHP
6 5 (3.07%) Python
7 3 (1.84%) Groovy
8 2 (1.23%) C#
8 2 (1.23%) COBOL
8 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.61%) C
9 1 (0.61%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (1.84%) Degree
1 3 (1.84%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.61%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (5.52%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (4.91%) Puppet
3 6 (3.68%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 6 (3.68%) MOM
3 6 (3.68%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 30 (18.40%) Oracle
2 14 (8.59%) Red Hat
3 13 (7.98%) IBM
3 13 (7.98%) WSO2
4 11 (6.75%) Google
5 4 (2.45%) hybris
6 2 (1.23%) Intershop
6 2 (1.23%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.23%) Sunopsis
7 1 (0.61%) CA
7 1 (0.61%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.61%) Rally
7 1 (0.61%) Sun
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