The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills 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 over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 13 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing Java 301 208 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.74% 8.65% 10.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.81% 20.61% 25.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 76 161
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£425 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.88% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 21 25
Average hourly rate £34.11 £38.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.96% +19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £22.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £46.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.31 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.89% -2.77%
Java
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1264 1009 1258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 40.89% 41.94% 40.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 836 513 621
Average daily rate £363 £328 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.68% -2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 98 101
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Java
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 across the East of England region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Java
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 across the East of England region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Java
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Java Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Java
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 within the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 October 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
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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 +9 144 £450 +21.29% 17
Hertfordshire -1 79 £391 -5.30% 46
Cambridgeshire -21 39 £450 +50.00% 64
Bedfordshire -4 19 £400 +10.34% 6
Norfolk -4 16 £475 +72.72% 5
Suffolk +10 4 £375 -3.78% 7
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Java also 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 that cited Java.

1 254 (50.50%) SQL
2 202 (40.16%) Oracle
3 200 (39.76%) UNIX
4 187 (37.18%) Linux
5 186 (36.98%) XML
5 186 (36.98%) HTML
6 173 (34.39%) Agile Software Development
7 160 (31.81%) Spring
8 153 (30.42%) JavaScript
9 150 (29.82%) J2EE
10 132 (26.24%) Hibernate
11 129 (25.65%) Relational Database
12 126 (25.05%) Web Services
13 123 (24.45%) CSS
14 113 (22.47%) MySQL
15 110 (21.87%) PL/SQL
16 104 (20.68%) Finance
17 98 (19.48%) OO
18 93 (18.49%) MVC
19 89 (17.69%) REST
20 88 (17.50%) Web Development
21 87 (17.30%) UML
22 85 (16.90%) JBoss
23 83 (16.50%) Scrum
24 79 (15.71%) WebLogic
25 72 (14.31%) WebSphere
25 72 (14.31%) Spring MVC
26 70 (13.92%) TDD
26 70 (13.92%) Eclipse
27 62 (12.33%) Mac OS X

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Java also 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 that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 85 (16.90%) JBoss
2 79 (15.71%) WebLogic
3 72 (14.31%) WebSphere
4 53 (10.54%) Tomcat
5 52 (10.34%) Apache
6 26 (5.17%) MQSeries
7 23 (4.57%) CMS
8 16 (3.18%) Adobe CQ
9 15 (2.98%) WebSphere Application Server
10 12 (2.39%) BizTalk Server
11 11 (2.19%) Node.js
12 8 (1.59%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
13 7 (1.39%) Oracle Service Bus
14 6 (1.19%) Apache ServiceMix
15 5 (0.99%) Apache Pig
15 5 (0.99%) IIS
16 4 (0.80%) SharePoint
16 4 (0.80%) Documentum
16 4 (0.80%) IBM HTTP Server
16 4 (0.80%) Liferay
Applications
1 18 (3.58%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.98%) MS Office
3 5 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.80%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.40%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (1.59%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.40%) assyst
3 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.20%) Tridion
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.20%) Retail-J
4 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.20%) Magento
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.60%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.60%) CloudFront
3 3 (0.60%) PaaS
3 3 (0.60%) IaaS
4 2 (0.40%) GitHub
4 2 (0.40%) SaaS
5 1 (0.20%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.20%) Force.com
5 1 (0.20%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 55 (10.93%) LDAP
2 47 (9.34%) HTTP
3 36 (7.16%) Internet
4 12 (2.39%) TCP/IP
5 11 (2.19%) Firewall
6 10 (1.99%) DNS
7 8 (1.59%) VPN
7 8 (1.59%) Intranet
8 7 (1.39%) Extranet
8 7 (1.39%) SAN
9 6 (1.19%) Reverse Proxy
10 4 (0.80%) DHCP
11 3 (0.60%) VRRP
12 2 (0.40%) PuTTY
12 2 (0.40%) LTE
12 2 (0.40%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.40%) UMTS
12 2 (0.40%) WLAN
12 2 (0.40%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (25.65%) Relational Database
2 113 (22.47%) MySQL
3 49 (9.74%) MariaDB
4 44 (8.75%) Oracle Database
5 35 (6.96%) MongoDB
6 34 (6.76%) SQL Server
7 29 (5.77%) RDBMS
8 26 (5.17%) NoSQL
9 25 (4.97%) Neo4j
10 20 (3.98%) DB2
11 14 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
12 12 (2.39%) Big Data
13 11 (2.19%) Oracle Database 10g
14 10 (1.99%) Oracle Database 11g
15 8 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
16 7 (1.39%) DTS
17 6 (1.19%) DbVisualizer
17 6 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
18 5 (0.99%) Hadoop
18 5 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 70 (13.92%) Eclipse
2 58 (11.53%) Git (software)
3 49 (9.74%) Subversion
3 49 (9.74%) Maven
4 47 (9.34%) Ant
5 45 (8.95%) JUnit
6 26 (5.17%) Selenium
7 23 (4.57%) Jenkins
8 19 (3.78%) JIRA
9 15 (2.98%) QuickTest Pro
10 13 (2.58%) Oracle Forms
10 13 (2.58%) Mockito
11 11 (2.19%) IntelliJ
11 11 (2.19%) SoapUI
12 10 (1.99%) WebDriver
13 9 (1.79%) LoadRunner
14 7 (1.39%) NUnit
15 5 (0.99%) CruiseControl
15 5 (0.99%) ClearQuest
15 5 (0.99%) Log4j
General
1 104 (20.68%) Finance
2 31 (6.16%) Retail
3 24 (4.77%) Manufacturing
4 21 (4.17%) Marketing
5 11 (2.19%) Publishing
5 11 (2.19%) Banking
6 9 (1.79%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.59%) Automotive
8 6 (1.19%) Legal
9 3 (0.60%) Advertising
9 3 (0.60%) Electronics
9 3 (0.60%) German Language
10 2 (0.40%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.40%) French Language
10 2 (0.40%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.20%) Games
11 1 (0.20%) Front Office
11 1 (0.20%) Back Office
11 1 (0.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 305 (60.64%) Developer
2 194 (38.57%) Java Developer
3 48 (9.54%) Senior Developer
4 46 (9.15%) Architect
5 34 (6.76%) Senior Java Developer
6 28 (5.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 26 (5.17%) Tester
7 26 (5.17%) Analyst
8 25 (4.97%) Solutions Architect
9 24 (4.77%) Software Engineer
10 18 (3.58%) Software Developer
11 17 (3.38%) Java Architect
12 14 (2.78%) Project Manager
12 14 (2.78%) Web Developer
12 14 (2.78%) Oracle Developer
13 11 (2.19%) Front-End Developer
14 10 (1.99%) Designer
14 10 (1.99%) Lead Developer
15 9 (1.79%) Solutions Designer
15 9 (1.79%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (36.98%) HTML
1 186 (36.98%) XML
2 160 (31.81%) Spring
3 150 (29.82%) J2EE
4 132 (26.24%) Hibernate
5 126 (25.05%) Web Services
6 123 (24.45%) CSS
7 89 (17.69%) REST
8 72 (14.31%) Spring MVC
9 58 (11.53%) JSP
9 58 (11.53%) .NET
10 57 (11.33%) Ajax
11 56 (11.13%) JAAS
12 53 (10.54%) JPA
13 51 (10.14%) Struts
14 47 (9.34%) SOAP
15 40 (7.95%) jQuery
16 38 (7.55%) HTML5
17 37 (7.36%) XSLT
18 33 (6.56%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 55 (10.93%) Enterprise Software
2 33 (6.56%) Computer Science
3 30 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (4.97%) Open Source
5 21 (4.17%) User Experience
6 20 (3.98%) Mathematics
7 18 (3.58%) Visualisation
8 14 (2.78%) Biology
8 14 (2.78%) N-Tier
9 10 (1.99%) Replication
9 10 (1.99%) Data Integration
10 9 (1.79%) Web 2.0
10 9 (1.79%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.59%) GIS
11 8 (1.59%) PKI
11 8 (1.59%) Life Science
11 8 (1.59%) Data Structures
12 7 (1.39%) W3C
13 6 (1.19%) Clustering
14 5 (0.99%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 200 (39.76%) UNIX
2 187 (37.18%) Linux
3 62 (12.33%) Mac OS X
4 58 (11.53%) Windows
5 35 (6.96%) Solaris
6 16 (3.18%) Oracle Linux
7 13 (2.58%) Android
8 7 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.39%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.99%) HPUX
10 4 (0.80%) SUSE
11 3 (0.60%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.40%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.40%) AIX
13 1 (0.20%) Debian
13 1 (0.20%) Gentoo
13 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.20%) bada
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (34.39%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (19.48%) OO
3 93 (18.49%) MVC
4 88 (17.50%) Web Development
5 87 (17.30%) UML
6 83 (16.50%) Scrum
7 70 (13.92%) TDD
8 50 (9.94%) SOA
9 46 (9.15%) E-Commerce
9 46 (9.15%) Configuration Management
10 43 (8.55%) Software Engineering
11 36 (7.16%) Responsive Web Design
12 35 (6.96%) Unit Testing
12 35 (6.96%) Web Design
13 32 (6.36%) Mentoring
14 26 (5.17%) Waterfall
14 26 (5.17%) Content Management
14 26 (5.17%) Enterprise Architecture
15 22 (4.37%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 254 (50.50%) SQL
2 153 (30.42%) JavaScript
3 110 (21.87%) PL/SQL
4 32 (6.36%) C++
5 31 (6.16%) Perl
6 29 (5.77%) Python
6 29 (5.77%) Shell Script
7 26 (5.17%) C
8 25 (4.97%) C#
9 21 (4.17%) PHP
10 11 (2.19%) PowerShell
10 11 (2.19%) Ruby
11 9 (1.79%) VBA
12 8 (1.59%) XPath
13 6 (1.19%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.19%) VB
13 6 (1.19%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.60%) VB6
14 3 (0.60%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.40%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 52 (10.34%) Degree
2 27 (5.37%) Sun Certification
2 27 (5.37%) Security Cleared
3 16 (3.18%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.99%) ISEB
5 8 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.80%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.60%) HND
7 3 (0.60%) Chartered Engineer
8 2 (0.40%) APMP
8 2 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.20%) CSSLP
9 1 (0.20%) CISSP
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.20%) CISM
9 1 (0.20%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.18%) QA
2 5 (0.99%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.40%) SNOMED CT
3 2 (0.40%) SLA
3 2 (0.40%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.20%) JTAG
4 1 (0.20%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 6 (1.19%) Hyper-V
2 5 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.80%) Xen
4 3 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.60%) KVM
5 2 (0.40%) XenApp
5 2 (0.40%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.20%) Firmware
6 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.20%) RACF
6 1 (0.20%) Samba
6 1 (0.20%) SAP ITS
6 1 (0.20%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.20%) qmail
Systems Management
1 11 (2.19%) Puppet
1 11 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.60%) Nagios
3 3 (0.60%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.40%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.20%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.20%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.20%) SCOM
5 1 (0.20%) Oozie
5 1 (0.20%) Opsview
5 1 (0.20%) Bacula
Vendors
1 202 (40.16%) Oracle
2 52 (10.34%) IBM
3 35 (6.96%) Sun
4 33 (6.56%) Microsoft
5 17 (3.38%) AccuRev
6 16 (3.18%) FatWire
6 16 (3.18%) Atlassian
7 15 (2.98%) HP
8 13 (2.58%) Adobe
9 12 (2.39%) Sybase
10 11 (2.19%) SAP
11 6 (1.19%) TIBCO
11 6 (1.19%) BEA
12 5 (0.99%) Cisco
12 5 (0.99%) JD Edwards
12 5 (0.99%) webMethods
12 5 (0.99%) Interwoven
13 4 (0.80%) EMC
13 4 (0.80%) Citrix
13 4 (0.80%) Business Objects
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 14 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £265 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Norfolk
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Hudson - London
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Stott & May
Rate: £400 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Ifftner Solutions
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - 650 per day + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable D.O.E
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Sanger Institute
Rate: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Sanger Institute
Rate: £35,000 - £38,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 12 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400 - £450.00 per day + Long Contract
Posted: 12 days ago
Southend on Sea
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £480 - 500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Luton
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago