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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 87 94 68
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 52 22 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.69% 0.99% 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 1.06% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 11 45
Average daily rate £369 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £39.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +18.18%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2863 2078 2902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 92.86% 93.60% 94.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1600 1056 1409
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £185 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £487 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 248 287
Average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 24 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 24 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 +4 25 £363 - 4
Hertfordshire 0 18 £411 -8.61% 9
Suffolk +2 6 £350 +40.00%
Norfolk - 2 £306 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £265 - 2
Cambridgeshire - - - - 4
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 56 (53.33%) UNIX
4 53 (50.48%) HTML
5 49 (46.67%) Linux
6 45 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 45 (42.86%) CSS
7 43 (40.95%) Oracle
8 42 (40.00%) J2EE
9 39 (37.14%) Spring
10 38 (36.19%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (36.19%) Web Services
11 34 (32.38%) Relational Database
12 33 (31.43%) Hibernate
13 32 (30.48%) MySQL
13 32 (30.48%) Tomcat
14 30 (28.57%) Finance
15 29 (27.62%) TDD
15 29 (27.62%) Struts
15 29 (27.62%) Web Development
16 28 (26.67%) OO
17 27 (25.71%) JBoss
17 27 (25.71%) Subversion
18 26 (24.76%) SQL Server
19 23 (21.90%) XML
19 23 (21.90%) Enterprise Software
20 22 (20.95%) PL/SQL
20 22 (20.95%) Apache
20 22 (20.95%) Scrum
21 21 (20.00%) Solaris

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 32 (30.48%) Tomcat
2 22 (20.95%) Apache
3 14 (13.33%) WebLogic
4 8 (7.62%) WebSphere
4 8 (7.62%) Liferay
5 7 (6.67%) MQSeries
6 5 (4.76%) CMS
6 5 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (4.76%) Alfresco
7 2 (1.90%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (1.90%) Drupal
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.95%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.95%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.95%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 5 (4.76%) Tridion
1 5 (4.76%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.38%) Internet
2 9 (8.57%) LDAP
3 7 (6.67%) HTTP
4 6 (5.71%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (32.38%) Relational Database
2 32 (30.48%) MySQL
3 26 (24.76%) SQL Server
4 15 (14.29%) 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%) MarkLogic
12 2 (1.90%) Triplestore
13 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 27 (25.71%) Subversion
2 21 (20.00%) JUnit
3 19 (18.10%) Ant
4 16 (15.24%) Eclipse
5 14 (13.33%) Git (software)
6 12 (11.43%) Log4j
7 10 (9.52%) Jenkins
8 9 (8.57%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 8 (7.62%) Maven
10 6 (5.71%) XDoclet
11 3 (2.86%) IntelliJ
11 3 (2.86%) JIRA
11 3 (2.86%) Selenium
11 3 (2.86%) Mockito
General
1 30 (28.57%) Finance
2 10 (9.52%) Retail
3 8 (7.62%) 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 53 (50.48%) HTML
2 45 (42.86%) CSS
3 42 (40.00%) J2EE
4 39 (37.14%) Spring
5 38 (36.19%) Web Services
6 33 (31.43%) Hibernate
7 29 (27.62%) Struts
8 23 (21.90%) XML
9 19 (18.10%) JSP
10 18 (17.14%) XSLT
11 17 (16.19%) Ajax
12 16 (15.24%) JAX-RPC
13 15 (14.29%) JSF
14 13 (12.38%) Servlets
14 13 (12.38%) EJB
15 12 (11.43%) XMLBeans
15 12 (11.43%) CGI
15 12 (11.43%) Struts2
15 12 (11.43%) REST
16 11 (10.48%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.90%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (11.43%) Web 2.0
3 5 (4.76%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.90%) Social Media
4 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.90%) Semantic Web
5 1 (0.95%) GIS
5 1 (0.95%) Mobile Games
5 1 (0.95%) Clustering
5 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.95%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 56 (53.33%) UNIX
2 49 (46.67%) Linux
3 21 (20.00%) Solaris
4 17 (16.19%) Mac OS X
5 9 (8.57%) Windows
6 7 (6.67%) HPUX
7 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.95%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (36.19%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (27.62%) TDD
2 29 (27.62%) Web Development
3 28 (26.67%) OO
4 22 (20.95%) Scrum
5 14 (13.33%) UML
6 12 (11.43%) Unit Testing
7 11 (10.48%) E-Commerce
7 11 (10.48%) Configuration Management
8 10 (9.52%) RUP
9 8 (7.62%) MVC
9 8 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (7.62%) Waterfall
9 8 (7.62%) Content Management
9 8 (7.62%) Software Engineering
10 7 (6.67%) OOD
11 6 (5.71%) SOA
11 6 (5.71%) RAD
12 5 (4.76%) Web Design
12 5 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 105 (100.00%) Java
2 67 (63.81%) SQL
3 45 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 22 (20.95%) PL/SQL
5 18 (17.14%) Perl
6 12 (11.43%) XPath
7 7 (6.67%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.76%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.81%) C++
10 2 (1.90%) C
10 2 (1.90%) Groovy
10 2 (1.90%) Python
10 2 (1.90%) XQuery
10 2 (1.90%) PHP
11 1 (0.95%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 7 (6.67%) Sun Certification
1 7 (6.67%) 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 15 (14.29%) Sun
4 13 (12.38%) Sybase
5 8 (7.62%) IBM
6 7 (6.67%) Interwoven
7 5 (4.76%) ATG
7 5 (4.76%) Blue Martini
7 5 (4.76%) Elastic Path
8 3 (2.86%) hybris
8 3 (2.86%) AccuRev
9 2 (1.90%) Facebook
9 2 (1.90%) Twitter
9 2 (1.90%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.90%) FatWire
10 1 (0.95%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.95%) Adobe
10 1 (0.95%) Google