The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 93 91 65
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 57 26 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.77% 1.13% 2.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 1.21% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 11 45
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Average hourly rate - £29.25 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.20 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+4.71% +10.72%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2996 2156 2919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.01% 93.50% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1671 1104 1408
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £188 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 247 303
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.39 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.30% -29.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Java Developer
England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Essex +5 28 £375 - 7
Hertfordshire -1 19 £411 -8.61% 8
Suffolk +2 6 £350 +40.00%
Norfolk - 2 £306 -
Cambridgeshire -18 1 £413 +6.45% 8
Bedfordshire - 1 £265 - 1
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

1 105 (100.00%) Java
2 67 (63.81%) SQL
3 55 (52.38%) UNIX
4 52 (49.52%) HTML
5 48 (45.71%) Linux
6 44 (41.90%) JavaScript
6 44 (41.90%) CSS
7 43 (40.95%) Oracle
8 41 (39.05%) J2EE
9 38 (36.19%) Web Services
9 38 (36.19%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (36.19%) Spring
10 33 (31.43%) Relational Database
11 31 (29.52%) Hibernate
11 31 (29.52%) MySQL
11 31 (29.52%) Tomcat
12 30 (28.57%) TDD
13 29 (27.62%) Finance
13 29 (27.62%) Struts
13 29 (27.62%) Web Development
14 27 (25.71%) OO
14 27 (25.71%) JBoss
15 26 (24.76%) Subversion
16 25 (23.81%) SQL Server
17 24 (22.86%) Enterprise Software
18 23 (21.90%) Scrum
19 22 (20.95%) XML
19 22 (20.95%) PL/SQL
19 22 (20.95%) Apache
20 20 (19.05%) Solaris

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 31 (29.52%) Tomcat
2 22 (20.95%) Apache
3 14 (13.33%) WebLogic
4 9 (8.57%) WebSphere
5 8 (7.62%) Liferay
6 6 (5.71%) MQSeries
7 5 (4.76%) Alfresco
7 5 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (4.76%) CMS
8 2 (1.90%) Drupal
9 1 (0.95%) Node.js
9 1 (0.95%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.95%) Magnolia
9 1 (0.95%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.95%) MTS
9 1 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 5 (4.76%) RiskWrite
1 5 (4.76%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.43%) Internet
2 9 (8.57%) LDAP
3 6 (5.71%) HTTP
3 6 (5.71%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (31.43%) Relational Database
2 31 (29.52%) MySQL
3 25 (23.81%) SQL Server
4 14 (13.33%) RDBMS
5 12 (11.43%) Crystal Reports
6 10 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (7.62%) JasperReports
8 6 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (4.76%) DB2
10 4 (3.81%) NoSQL
11 3 (2.86%) DTS
12 2 (1.90%) Triplestore
12 2 (1.90%) MarkLogic
13 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (24.76%) Subversion
2 20 (19.05%) JUnit
3 18 (17.14%) Ant
4 15 (14.29%) Eclipse
5 14 (13.33%) Git (software)
6 11 (10.48%) Log4j
7 10 (9.52%) Jenkins
8 9 (8.57%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 7 (6.67%) Maven
10 6 (5.71%) XDoclet
11 3 (2.86%) Mockito
11 3 (2.86%) JIRA
11 3 (2.86%) Selenium
11 3 (2.86%) IntelliJ
General
1 29 (27.62%) Finance
2 9 (8.57%) Retail
3 7 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.76%) Marketing
5 2 (1.90%) Publishing
6 1 (0.95%) Games
6 1 (0.95%) Advertising
6 1 (0.95%) Automotive
6 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (49.52%) HTML
2 44 (41.90%) CSS
3 41 (39.05%) J2EE
4 38 (36.19%) Web Services
4 38 (36.19%) Spring
5 31 (29.52%) Hibernate
6 29 (27.62%) Struts
7 22 (20.95%) XML
8 19 (18.10%) JSP
9 17 (16.19%) XSLT
10 16 (15.24%) JAX-RPC
10 16 (15.24%) Ajax
11 15 (14.29%) JSF
12 14 (13.33%) EJB
13 12 (11.43%) Servlets
13 12 (11.43%) CGI
13 12 (11.43%) Struts2
14 11 (10.48%) JPA
14 11 (10.48%) REST
14 11 (10.48%) XMLBeans
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.86%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (10.48%) Web 2.0
3 5 (4.76%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.90%) Semantic Web
4 2 (1.90%) Social Media
5 1 (0.95%) Open Source
5 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.95%) Mobile Games
5 1 (0.95%) GIS
5 1 (0.95%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 55 (52.38%) UNIX
2 48 (45.71%) Linux
3 20 (19.05%) Solaris
4 17 (16.19%) Mac OS X
5 9 (8.57%) Windows
6 6 (5.71%) HPUX
7 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.95%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (36.19%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (28.57%) TDD
3 29 (27.62%) Web Development
4 27 (25.71%) OO
5 23 (21.90%) Scrum
6 14 (13.33%) UML
7 12 (11.43%) Unit Testing
8 11 (10.48%) Configuration Management
8 11 (10.48%) E-Commerce
9 10 (9.52%) RUP
10 8 (7.62%) Software Engineering
10 8 (7.62%) MVC
10 8 (7.62%) Waterfall
10 8 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (6.67%) OOD
11 7 (6.67%) Content Management
12 6 (5.71%) RAD
12 6 (5.71%) SOA
13 5 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
13 5 (4.76%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 105 (100.00%) Java
2 67 (63.81%) SQL
3 44 (41.90%) JavaScript
4 22 (20.95%) PL/SQL
5 18 (17.14%) Perl
6 11 (10.48%) XPath
7 7 (6.67%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.76%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.81%) C++
10 2 (1.90%) XQuery
10 2 (1.90%) Python
10 2 (1.90%) C
10 2 (1.90%) PHP
10 2 (1.90%) Groovy
11 1 (0.95%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 6 (5.71%) Sun Certification
1 6 (5.71%) Degree
2 4 (3.81%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.95%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.90%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.90%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 43 (40.95%) Oracle
2 27 (25.71%) JBoss
3 14 (13.33%) Sun
4 13 (12.38%) Sybase
5 7 (6.67%) IBM
6 6 (5.71%) ATG
6 6 (5.71%) Interwoven
7 5 (4.76%) Elastic Path
7 5 (4.76%) Blue Martini
8 4 (3.81%) hybris
9 3 (2.86%) AccuRev
10 2 (1.90%) FatWire
10 2 (1.90%) Business Objects
10 2 (1.90%) Facebook
10 2 (1.90%) Twitter
11 1 (0.95%) Demandware
11 1 (0.95%) Microsoft
11 1 (0.95%) Adobe