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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
England / East of England
Rank 4 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 334 183 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.36% 7.73% 9.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.14% 23.40% 25.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 110 129
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £325 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £408 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +5.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 7
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £37.00 £30.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £59.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £42.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +12.58%

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
832 782 914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.25% 33.04% 35.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 452 511
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 68 66
Median hourly rate £42.75 £42.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +7.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £35.00 £32.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.83 £50.68 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +12 123 £500 +11.11% 31
Essex +11 87 £450 +2.85% 20
Cambridgeshire +8 69 £350 -13.04% 66
Bedfordshire +15 27 £375 -13.04% 10
Suffolk +12 22 £400 +11.11% 4
Norfolk -8 5 £459 +4.91% 8
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Java.

1 353 (57.12%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (32.36%) TDD
3 155 (25.08%) JavaScript
4 143 (23.14%) SQL
5 131 (21.20%) Oracle
6 130 (21.04%) Web Services
7 128 (20.71%) HTML
8 127 (20.55%) Spring
9 111 (17.96%) Finance
10 108 (17.48%) BDD
11 107 (17.31%) Scrum
11 107 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
12 102 (16.50%) Linux
13 100 (16.18%) Jenkins
14 98 (15.86%) DevOps
14 98 (15.86%) RESTful
14 98 (15.86%) XML
15 93 (15.05%) Git (software)
16 92 (14.89%) J2EE
17 89 (14.40%) OO
18 85 (13.75%) E-Commerce
19 82 (13.27%) JSON
20 79 (12.78%) Python
21 77 (12.46%) .NET
22 76 (12.30%) Selenium
23 75 (12.14%) Hibernate
24 73 (11.81%) Open Source
25 72 (11.65%) Unix
26 71 (11.49%) Android
26 71 (11.49%) Software Engineering

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 52 (8.41%) Tomcat
2 45 (7.28%) Apache
3 40 (6.47%) WebLogic
4 37 (5.99%) WebSphere
5 29 (4.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 27 (4.37%) Confluence
7 23 (3.72%) JBoss
8 17 (2.75%) Apache Spark
9 14 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
10 13 (2.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 10 (1.62%) nginx
12 9 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (1.46%) SharePoint
13 8 (1.29%) Apache Pig
13 8 (1.29%) CMS
14 7 (1.13%) Drupal
14 7 (1.13%) IIS
14 7 (1.13%) Skype for Business
15 6 (0.97%) WebLogic Portal
16 5 (0.81%) Mule
Applications
1 14 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.13%) MS Office
3 3 (0.49%) Weka
4 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) MS Project
4 1 (0.16%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 33 (5.34%) Adobe Campaign
2 21 (3.40%) Unica
3 18 (2.91%) Payment Gateway
4 15 (2.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 13 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.97%) Magento
6 6 (0.97%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (0.81%) SAP SD
8 4 (0.65%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.32%) SAP HCM
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.16%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 38 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.78%) Adobe Analytics
3 11 (1.78%) GitHub
4 7 (1.13%) Office 365
5 6 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.97%) IaaS
6 5 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.81%) Yammer
7 4 (0.65%) Oracle CX
7 4 (0.65%) PaaS
7 4 (0.65%) SaaS
8 2 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.32%) Boomi
8 2 (0.32%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.69%) Firewall
2 28 (4.53%) TCP/IP
3 23 (3.72%) SSL
4 21 (3.40%) HTTP
5 14 (2.27%) Internet
6 12 (1.94%) SMS
7 11 (1.78%) DNS
8 9 (1.46%) LDAP
9 8 (1.29%) DHCP
9 8 (1.29%) Network Security
10 6 (0.97%) VoIP
11 5 (0.81%) FTP
11 5 (0.81%) IPv4
12 4 (0.65%) Intranet
12 4 (0.65%) Wireshark
13 3 (0.49%) Ethernet
13 3 (0.49%) Wireless
14 2 (0.32%) Bluetooth
14 2 (0.32%) IPsec
14 2 (0.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (7.61%) Relational Database
2 38 (6.15%) SQL Server
3 36 (5.83%) MySQL
3 36 (5.83%) PostgreSQL
4 35 (5.66%) Big Data
4 35 (5.66%) NoSQL
5 28 (4.53%) Oracle Database
6 23 (3.72%) MongoDB
7 21 (3.40%) BusinessObjects
7 21 (3.40%) Hadoop
8 13 (2.10%) Oracle Database 10g
9 12 (1.94%) DB2
9 12 (1.94%) Oracle Database 12c
9 12 (1.94%) RDBMS
10 10 (1.62%) Apache Hive
11 9 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (1.46%) HBase
11 9 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 100 (16.18%) Jenkins
2 93 (15.05%) Git (software)
3 76 (12.30%) Selenium
4 68 (11.00%) Cucumber
5 67 (10.84%) JIRA
6 55 (8.90%) JUnit
7 54 (8.74%) Maven
8 43 (6.96%) SoapUI
8 43 (6.96%) WebDriver
9 35 (5.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 34 (5.50%) JBehave
11 32 (5.18%) Ant
12 29 (4.69%) Eclipse
13 26 (4.21%) Gradle
14 25 (4.05%) Subversion
15 20 (3.24%) Appium
15 20 (3.24%) Calabash
16 16 (2.59%) Android Studio
16 16 (2.59%) Mockito
17 15 (2.43%) TeamCity
General
1 111 (17.96%) Finance
2 34 (5.50%) Marketing
2 34 (5.50%) Retail
3 30 (4.85%) Manufacturing
4 28 (4.53%) Telecoms
5 19 (3.07%) Banking
6 15 (2.43%) Electronics
7 12 (1.94%) Legal
8 11 (1.78%) Automotive
9 9 (1.46%) Back Office
10 5 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.49%) Games
11 3 (0.49%) Military
12 2 (0.32%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.32%) German Language
12 2 (0.32%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.16%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.16%) Publishing
13 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 347 (56.15%) Developer
2 217 (35.11%) Java Developer
3 74 (11.97%) Architect
4 49 (7.93%) Senior Developer
5 45 (7.28%) Agile Developer
6 44 (7.12%) Agile Java Developer
7 41 (6.63%) Senior Java Developer
8 37 (5.99%) Solutions Architect
9 35 (5.66%) Android Developer
10 31 (5.02%) Analyst
11 27 (4.37%) Java Engineer
12 23 (3.72%) Tester
13 22 (3.56%) DevOps Engineer
14 21 (3.40%) Senior Agile Developer
14 21 (3.40%) Senior Agile Java Developer
14 21 (3.40%) Test Analyst
15 20 (3.24%) Automation Tester
15 20 (3.24%) AWS Developer
15 20 (3.24%) Software Engineer
16 19 (3.07%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (21.04%) Web Services
2 128 (20.71%) HTML
3 127 (20.55%) Spring
4 98 (15.86%) RESTful
4 98 (15.86%) XML
5 92 (14.89%) J2EE
6 82 (13.27%) JSON
7 77 (12.46%) .NET
8 75 (12.14%) Hibernate
9 68 (11.00%) CSS
10 62 (10.03%) REST
11 48 (7.77%) AngularJS
12 34 (5.50%) HTML5
13 33 (5.34%) Java EE
13 33 (5.34%) XSLT
14 32 (5.18%) SOAP
15 30 (4.85%) Android SDK
15 30 (4.85%) jQuery
16 29 (4.69%) JSP
17 27 (4.37%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 39 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (5.83%) Mobile App
3 32 (5.18%) Computer Science
4 30 (4.85%) Data Structures
5 21 (3.40%) Algorithms
6 18 (2.91%) Virtual Team
7 16 (2.59%) Clustering
8 15 (2.43%) Client/Server
8 15 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (2.43%) Social Media
9 9 (1.46%) iPad
10 8 (1.29%) Animation
11 7 (1.13%) Digital Media
12 6 (0.97%) DataPower
13 4 (0.65%) User Experience
14 3 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 3 (0.49%) Mainframe
15 2 (0.32%) Augmented Reality
15 2 (0.32%) FMCG
15 2 (0.32%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 102 (16.50%) Linux
2 72 (11.65%) Unix
3 71 (11.49%) Android
4 39 (6.31%) Windows
5 38 (6.15%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.97%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.81%) AIX
7 5 (0.81%) Solaris
7 5 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.65%) VMS
8 4 (0.65%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.49%) HPUX
10 2 (0.32%) CentOS
10 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.32%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 353 (57.12%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (32.36%) TDD
3 108 (17.48%) BDD
4 107 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
4 107 (17.31%) Scrum
5 98 (15.86%) DevOps
6 89 (14.40%) OO
7 85 (13.75%) E-Commerce
8 73 (11.81%) Open Source
9 71 (11.49%) Software Engineering
10 61 (9.87%) SOA
11 45 (7.28%) Web Development
12 44 (7.12%) Android Development
12 44 (7.12%) Mentoring
13 43 (6.96%) Kanban
14 42 (6.80%) Continuous Delivery
15 41 (6.63%) Automated Testing
15 41 (6.63%) CRM
16 38 (6.15%) ATDD
17 37 (5.99%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 155 (25.08%) JavaScript
2 143 (23.14%) SQL
3 79 (12.78%) Python
4 58 (9.39%) PHP
5 52 (8.41%) Ruby
6 47 (7.61%) C#
7 38 (6.15%) PL/SQL
8 36 (5.83%) Perl
9 32 (5.18%) C++
9 32 (5.18%) Scala
10 22 (3.56%) Bash Shell
11 21 (3.40%) Go
12 20 (3.24%) Shell Script
13 19 (3.07%) Groovy
14 17 (2.75%) Clojure
14 17 (2.75%) Rust
15 15 (2.43%) XPath
16 14 (2.27%) C
16 14 (2.27%) F#
17 7 (1.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (4.53%) Degree
2 13 (2.10%) Security Cleared
3 11 (1.78%) RHCE
4 7 (1.13%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.97%) Sun Certification
6 5 (0.81%) ISEB
7 4 (0.65%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.32%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (7.61%) QA
2 9 (1.46%) SDET
3 7 (1.13%) SLA
4 4 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.32%) GDPR
5 2 (0.32%) SEPA
6 1 (0.16%) CDISC
6 1 (0.16%) HL7
System Software
1 16 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (1.94%) Docker
3 6 (0.97%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (0.65%) FreeRADIUS
6 2 (0.32%) HDFS
6 2 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.32%) Xen
7 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.16%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 46 (7.44%) Puppet
2 34 (5.50%) Ansible
3 30 (4.85%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (1.78%) Salt
5 6 (0.97%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.81%) Hadoop YARN
6 5 (0.81%) Nagios
6 5 (0.81%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 4 (0.65%) Kibana
8 2 (0.32%) Grafana
9 1 (0.16%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.16%) OpenView
9 1 (0.16%) Packer
9 1 (0.16%) Pingdom
9 1 (0.16%) SCCM
9 1 (0.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 131 (21.20%) Oracle
2 59 (9.55%) Adobe
3 50 (8.09%) Microsoft
4 41 (6.63%) IBM
5 29 (4.69%) SAP
6 18 (2.91%) Google
6 18 (2.91%) hybris
7 16 (2.59%) VMware
8 13 (2.10%) Atlassian
9 8 (1.29%) WSO2
10 7 (1.13%) HP
10 7 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (1.13%) Sun
11 6 (0.97%) BEA
11 6 (0.97%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.81%) Infor
13 4 (0.65%) Cisco
13 4 (0.65%) Cloudera
13 4 (0.65%) Hortonworks
14 3 (0.49%) Interwoven
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