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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 47 89 92
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 115 48 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.89% 1.66% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.15% 1.81% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 37 18
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£400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.60 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.49%
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
2770 2657 2131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.71% 91.75% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1684 1523 1093
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £201 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 225 232
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £22.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -27.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015. 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
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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 +28 49 £450 +57.89% 15
Cambridgeshire +13 33 £350 -12.50% 29
Suffolk - 22 £413 - 2
Hertfordshire -15 10 £350 -6.66% 8
Norfolk +2 1 £200 -27.27% 2
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

1 213 (100.00%) Java
2 107 (50.23%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (50.23%) HTML
3 94 (44.13%) J2EE
4 82 (38.50%) SQL
5 81 (38.03%) Web Services
6 77 (36.15%) JavaScript
7 75 (35.21%) XML
8 68 (31.92%) Spring
9 67 (31.46%) Linux
10 66 (30.99%) TDD
10 66 (30.99%) REST
11 63 (29.58%) HTML5
12 61 (28.64%) UNIX
13 59 (27.70%) CSS
14 57 (26.76%) Hibernate
15 54 (25.35%) Relational Database
16 52 (24.41%) Ajax
17 50 (23.47%) Scrum
17 50 (23.47%) SOAP
18 43 (20.19%) TopLink
19 37 (17.37%) Continuous Integration
20 35 (16.43%) Eclipse
21 34 (15.96%) WebSphere
22 33 (15.49%) Windows
22 33 (15.49%) SQL Server
23 32 (15.02%) EclipseLink
24 31 (14.55%) User Stories
25 30 (14.08%) Jenkins
25 30 (14.08%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 34 (15.96%) WebSphere
2 25 (11.74%) WebLogic
3 22 (10.33%) JBoss
4 11 (5.16%) WebSphere Application Server
5 10 (4.69%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (4.23%) Tomcat
7 6 (2.82%) GlassFish
7 6 (2.82%) Mule
8 5 (2.35%) CMS
8 5 (2.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (1.88%) MQSeries
9 4 (1.88%) Apache Solr
9 4 (1.88%) Confluence
9 4 (1.88%) Node.js
10 3 (1.41%) Drupal
11 2 (0.94%) WebSphere Portal
11 2 (0.94%) WebSphere Process Server
11 2 (0.94%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.47%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.47%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 2 (0.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.88%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.29%) GitHub
2 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.92%) HTTP
2 13 (6.10%) TCP/IP
3 12 (5.63%) SSL
4 10 (4.69%) LDAP
5 5 (2.35%) Internet
6 2 (0.94%) Firewall
6 2 (0.94%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (25.35%) Relational Database
2 33 (15.49%) SQL Server
3 18 (8.45%) MySQL
3 18 (8.45%) MongoDB
4 10 (4.69%) Couchbase
4 10 (4.69%) Oracle Database
5 9 (4.23%) NoSQL
6 8 (3.76%) MariaDB
6 8 (3.76%) RDBMS
7 6 (2.82%) DB2
7 6 (2.82%) Neo4j
8 4 (1.88%) Big Data
8 4 (1.88%) Apache Hive
8 4 (1.88%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.41%) Sybase ASE
9 3 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 35 (16.43%) Eclipse
2 30 (14.08%) Jenkins
3 25 (11.74%) Ant
4 24 (11.27%) Git (software)
5 18 (8.45%) Subversion
6 17 (7.98%) JUnit
7 16 (7.51%) SoapUI
8 11 (5.16%) Maven
9 7 (3.29%) Geb
9 7 (3.29%) Gradle
10 6 (2.82%) JIRA
10 6 (2.82%) AccuRev
11 5 (2.35%) Cucumber
12 4 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.88%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
12 4 (1.88%) Log4j
13 3 (1.41%) Selenium
14 1 (0.47%) Fiddler
14 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
14 1 (0.47%) IntelliJ
General
1 19 (8.92%) Marketing
2 15 (7.04%) Finance
3 13 (6.10%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.76%) Retail
4 8 (3.76%) Automotive
5 5 (2.35%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.94%) Games
7 1 (0.47%) Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Back Office
7 1 (0.47%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (50.23%) HTML
2 94 (44.13%) J2EE
3 81 (38.03%) Web Services
4 75 (35.21%) XML
5 68 (31.92%) Spring
6 66 (30.99%) REST
7 63 (29.58%) HTML5
8 59 (27.70%) CSS
9 57 (26.76%) Hibernate
10 52 (24.41%) Ajax
11 50 (23.47%) SOAP
12 43 (20.19%) TopLink
13 32 (15.02%) EclipseLink
14 29 (13.62%) Struts
15 27 (12.68%) JSP
16 25 (11.74%) XHTML
17 24 (11.27%) Spring MVC
18 23 (10.80%) Middleware
18 23 (10.80%) JAX-RS
18 23 (10.80%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.76%) Visualisation
1 8 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.35%) Web 2.0
4 4 (1.88%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.88%) Clustering
4 4 (1.88%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.41%) iSeries
5 3 (1.41%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.94%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.94%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.47%) Replication
7 1 (0.47%) FMCG
7 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 67 (31.46%) Linux
2 61 (28.64%) UNIX
3 33 (15.49%) Windows
4 29 (13.62%) Solaris
5 22 (10.33%) Mac OS X
6 7 (3.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.88%) HPUX
8 2 (0.94%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (0.47%) AIX
9 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (50.23%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (30.99%) TDD
3 50 (23.47%) Scrum
4 37 (17.37%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (14.55%) User Stories
6 30 (14.08%) SOA
7 29 (13.62%) OO
8 25 (11.74%) MVC
8 25 (11.74%) Content Management
9 17 (7.98%) Digital Marketing
10 16 (7.51%) Kanban
10 16 (7.51%) E-Commerce
11 15 (7.04%) Use Case
12 14 (6.57%) RUP
13 13 (6.10%) Validation
13 13 (6.10%) Web Development
13 13 (6.10%) Open Source
14 12 (5.63%) Responsive Web Design
15 11 (5.16%) Web Design
16 10 (4.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 213 (100.00%) Java
2 82 (38.50%) SQL
3 77 (36.15%) JavaScript
4 14 (6.57%) Perl
5 10 (4.69%) PL/SQL
6 9 (4.23%) Ruby
6 9 (4.23%) Scala
7 8 (3.76%) Python
8 4 (1.88%) XPath
8 4 (1.88%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.41%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.41%) C
9 3 (1.41%) C#
9 3 (1.41%) C++
10 2 (0.94%) Groovy
10 2 (0.94%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.47%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 7 (3.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.35%) Degree
2 5 (2.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.47%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (0.94%) Varnish
2 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.47%) Samba
Systems Management
1 13 (6.10%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (5.63%) Puppet
3 2 (0.94%) Kibana
3 2 (0.94%) Check_MK
3 2 (0.94%) MOM
4 1 (0.47%) WSUS
4 1 (0.47%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (12.68%) IBM
2 24 (11.27%) Oracle
3 13 (6.10%) Google
4 6 (2.82%) Adobe
5 5 (2.35%) hybris
5 5 (2.35%) FatWire
6 4 (1.88%) Blue Martini
6 4 (1.88%) Intershop
6 4 (1.88%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.88%) Elastic Path
6 4 (1.88%) Interwoven
6 4 (1.88%) ATG
6 4 (1.88%) Demandware
7 3 (1.41%) WSO2
7 3 (1.41%) Sybase
7 3 (1.41%) Microsoft
8 2 (0.94%) SAP
9 1 (0.47%) Sun
9 1 (0.47%) Splunk
9 1 (0.47%) Omniture
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