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 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 Developer
Rank 37 69 107
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +38
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 150 83 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.87% 2.61% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.17% 2.79% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 61 8
Average daily rate
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£385 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £325 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £373
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £46.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.09 - £18.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -2.85%
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
2899 2972 2286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 94.03% 93.49% 94.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1730 1774 1145
Average daily rate £380 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 226 212
Average hourly rate £19.66 £20.50 £16.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.09% +26.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £39.08 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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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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
Cambridgeshire +36 59 £380 -5.00% 14
Essex -1 43 £425 -5.02% 3
Hertfordshire +15 32 £388 +1.30% 17
Suffolk - 15 £403 - 5
Norfolk +11 1 £200 - 1
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 245 (100.00%) Java
2 107 (43.67%) Web Services
3 96 (39.18%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (37.14%) JavaScript
4 91 (37.14%) HTML
5 90 (36.73%) J2EE
6 83 (33.88%) Spring
7 78 (31.84%) SQL
8 66 (26.94%) XML
9 63 (25.71%) CSS
9 63 (25.71%) Linux
10 58 (23.67%) REST
11 54 (22.04%) TDD
11 54 (22.04%) UNIX
12 53 (21.63%) Hibernate
13 51 (20.82%) JSP
14 50 (20.41%) Middleware
14 50 (20.41%) Ajax
15 49 (20.00%) SOAP
16 48 (19.59%) OO
16 48 (19.59%) HTML5
17 45 (18.37%) WebSphere
18 44 (17.96%) SOA
18 44 (17.96%) Relational Database
19 40 (16.33%) Scrum
20 38 (15.51%) Struts
21 36 (14.69%) Finance
22 31 (12.65%) WebLogic
22 31 (12.65%) Ant
22 31 (12.65%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 45 (18.37%) WebSphere
2 31 (12.65%) WebLogic
3 23 (9.39%) WebSphere Application Server
3 23 (9.39%) Mule
4 20 (8.16%) Apache
5 19 (7.76%) JBoss
6 12 (4.90%) CMS
7 11 (4.49%) WebSphere Portal
7 11 (4.49%) Tomcat
8 8 (3.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 7 (2.86%) MQSeries
9 7 (2.86%) WebSphere Process Server
10 6 (2.45%) GlassFish
10 6 (2.45%) Node.js
11 5 (2.04%) Mule ESB
12 4 (1.63%) Drupal
12 4 (1.63%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.82%) Confluence
13 2 (0.82%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (2.86%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.86%) GitHub
2 6 (2.45%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.57%) SSL
2 13 (5.31%) HTTP
2 13 (5.31%) TCP/IP
3 11 (4.49%) Firewall
4 10 (4.08%) Internet
5 2 (0.82%) AMQP
5 2 (0.82%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (17.96%) Relational Database
2 28 (11.43%) SQL Server
3 20 (8.16%) MongoDB
4 16 (6.53%) MySQL
5 13 (5.31%) RDBMS
6 8 (3.27%) DB2
6 8 (3.27%) NoSQL
7 7 (2.86%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.63%) Sybase ASE
9 4 (1.63%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (1.63%) Data Mining
9 4 (1.63%) Apache Hive
9 4 (1.63%) Neo4j
9 4 (1.63%) Big Data
10 3 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.41%) Oracle ODI
12 1 (0.41%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 31 (12.65%) Ant
2 30 (12.24%) Eclipse
3 29 (11.84%) Jenkins
4 21 (8.57%) Maven
5 20 (8.16%) Git (software)
6 19 (7.76%) Subversion
7 18 (7.35%) JUnit
8 9 (3.67%) Gradle
9 8 (3.27%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 8 (3.27%) SoapUI
10 7 (2.86%) Selenium
10 7 (2.86%) AccuRev
10 7 (2.86%) Log4j
10 7 (2.86%) Geb
11 6 (2.45%) JIRA
12 4 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (1.22%) IntelliJ
14 2 (0.82%) TeamCity
14 2 (0.82%) Mercurial
14 2 (0.82%) Mockito
General
1 36 (14.69%) Finance
2 13 (5.31%) Marketing
3 9 (3.67%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.27%) Automotive
5 6 (2.45%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.04%) Retail
7 2 (0.82%) Games
8 1 (0.41%) Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Legal
8 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (43.67%) Web Services
2 91 (37.14%) HTML
3 90 (36.73%) J2EE
4 83 (33.88%) Spring
5 66 (26.94%) XML
6 63 (25.71%) CSS
7 58 (23.67%) REST
8 53 (21.63%) Hibernate
9 51 (20.82%) JSP
10 50 (20.41%) Ajax
10 50 (20.41%) Middleware
11 49 (20.00%) SOAP
12 48 (19.59%) HTML5
13 38 (15.51%) Struts
14 28 (11.43%) TopLink
15 27 (11.02%) XHTML
16 25 (10.20%) RESTful
17 20 (8.16%) JPA
18 18 (7.35%) JSTL
18 18 (7.35%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.31%) Web 2.0
2 10 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.04%) N-Tier
4 4 (1.63%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.63%) Visualisation
4 4 (1.63%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.22%) iSeries
5 3 (1.22%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.82%) Clustering
6 2 (0.82%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.82%) User Experience
7 1 (0.41%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.41%) Replication
7 1 (0.41%) FMCG
7 1 (0.41%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 63 (25.71%) Linux
2 54 (22.04%) UNIX
3 31 (12.65%) Windows
4 26 (10.61%) Solaris
5 14 (5.71%) Mac OS X
6 7 (2.86%) HPUX
6 7 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.82%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (0.41%) AIX
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (39.18%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (22.04%) TDD
3 48 (19.59%) OO
4 44 (17.96%) SOA
5 40 (16.33%) Scrum
6 31 (12.65%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (11.02%) User Stories
8 25 (10.20%) E-Commerce
9 23 (9.39%) Content Management
10 15 (6.12%) Software Engineering
10 15 (6.12%) Enterprise Architecture
10 15 (6.12%) MVC
10 15 (6.12%) EAI
10 15 (6.12%) Kanban
11 13 (5.31%) Open Source
12 12 (4.90%) RAD
13 11 (4.49%) UML
13 11 (4.49%) B2C
14 10 (4.08%) OOD
14 10 (4.08%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 245 (100.00%) Java
2 91 (37.14%) JavaScript
3 78 (31.84%) SQL
4 18 (7.35%) Perl
5 9 (3.67%) XPath
5 9 (3.67%) Scala
6 8 (3.27%) Ruby
7 7 (2.86%) Bash Shell
7 7 (2.86%) T-SQL
7 7 (2.86%) Python
8 5 (2.04%) C
9 4 (1.63%) C#
9 4 (1.63%) Groovy
9 4 (1.63%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.22%) C++
11 2 (0.82%) XQuery
12 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.41%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 13 (5.31%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.08%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (0.41%) QA
1 1 (0.41%) CDISC
System Software
1 2 (0.82%) Varnish
2 1 (0.41%) Docker
2 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.41%) Samba
Systems Management
1 12 (4.90%) Puppet
1 12 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.82%) Kibana
2 2 (0.82%) Check_MK
2 2 (0.82%) MOM
3 1 (0.41%) WSUS
3 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (11.43%) IBM
2 23 (9.39%) Google
3 16 (6.53%) MuleSoft
3 16 (6.53%) Oracle
4 13 (5.31%) FatWire
5 9 (3.67%) Adobe
6 7 (2.86%) Interwoven
6 7 (2.86%) ATG
6 7 (2.86%) Sybase
6 7 (2.86%) Blue Martini
6 7 (2.86%) Elastic Path
7 5 (2.04%) hybris
7 5 (2.04%) Omniture
8 4 (1.63%) Demandware
8 4 (1.63%) Intershop
9 3 (1.22%) WSO2
9 3 (1.22%) Microsoft
9 3 (1.22%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.82%) WorldPay
10 2 (0.82%) SAP
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