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 30 June 2016 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 7 12 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Contract jobs citing Java 280 284 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 11.15% 9.50% 6.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.74% 26.87% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 168 122
Median daily rate £400 £389 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.91% +7.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 11
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.10 £29.00 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.77 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.12%
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
911 1057 1128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 36.27% 35.36% 38.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 645 666
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 57 68
Median hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £20.94 £26.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 30 June 2016.

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 30 June 2016.

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 30 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cambridgeshire +4 81 £400 +14.28% 66
Hertfordshire +1 59 £425 +13.33% 30
Essex -4 54 £300 -29.41% 10
Norfolk +20 40 £450 +5.88% 3
Suffolk -4 27 £475 +11.76% 3
East Anglia +3 11 £460 -
Bedfordshire +4 7 £350 -17.64% 6
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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.

1 215 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (29.60%) Web Services
3 138 (29.18%) JavaScript
4 130 (27.48%) HTML
5 110 (23.26%) SQL
6 100 (21.14%) XML
7 99 (20.93%) REST
8 93 (19.66%) CSS
9 91 (19.24%) J2EE
10 89 (18.82%) Spring
11 82 (17.34%) TDD
12 81 (17.12%) SOAP
13 73 (15.43%) HTML5
14 68 (14.38%) Scrum
15 65 (13.74%) AngularJS
16 64 (13.53%) Oracle
17 63 (13.32%) OO
17 63 (13.32%) Python
18 62 (13.11%) Git (software)
19 58 (12.26%) Linux
20 55 (11.63%) Unix
21 53 (11.21%) SQL Server
22 50 (10.57%) IBM
23 49 (10.36%) CRM
24 48 (10.15%) RESTful
25 46 (9.73%) Open Source
26 44 (9.30%) SOA
26 44 (9.30%) Hibernate
26 44 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
26 44 (9.30%) jQuery

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 38 (8.03%) Apache
2 34 (7.19%) WebSphere
3 29 (6.13%) Tomcat
4 24 (5.07%) Apache ServiceMix
5 19 (4.02%) CMS
6 14 (2.96%) JBoss
6 14 (2.96%) WebLogic
7 12 (2.54%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (2.33%) IIS
8 11 (2.33%) Oracle Service Bus
9 10 (2.11%) Apache Spark
10 9 (1.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (1.48%) GlassFish
12 6 (1.27%) Apache Pig
12 6 (1.27%) Mule
12 6 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
13 5 (1.06%) nginx
14 3 (0.63%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.63%) Drupal
15 2 (0.42%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (3.81%) Photoshop
2 11 (2.33%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (2.11%) OmniGraffle
4 6 (1.27%) Windchill
5 5 (1.06%) MS Office
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.21%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.21%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.21%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 10 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 10 (2.11%) SDL Web 8
2 9 (1.90%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (1.06%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.63%) Magento
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.21%) BigMachines
6 1 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.21%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.21%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (7.61%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.33%) Force.com
4 10 (2.11%) Heroku
5 7 (1.48%) Adobe Analytics
5 7 (1.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 7 (1.48%) Amazon S3
5 7 (1.48%) Amazon SQS
5 7 (1.48%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (1.48%) Route 53
6 5 (1.06%) GitHub
7 3 (0.63%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.63%) IBM SmartCloud
7 3 (0.63%) Office 365
7 3 (0.63%) SaaS
8 2 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.42%) IaaS
9 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.02%) HTTP
1 19 (4.02%) Network Security
2 18 (3.81%) LDAP
3 14 (2.96%) SSL
4 10 (2.11%) Internet
4 10 (2.11%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.27%) Firewall
5 6 (1.27%) Kerberos
6 4 (0.85%) DNS
6 4 (0.85%) X.509
7 3 (0.63%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.63%) SMS
8 2 (0.42%) DHCP
8 2 (0.42%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.42%) Intranet
8 2 (0.42%) SpaceWire
8 2 (0.42%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.21%) AMQP
9 1 (0.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.21%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (11.21%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.92%) DB2
2 28 (5.92%) MySQL
3 22 (4.65%) Hadoop
4 18 (3.81%) MongoDB
4 18 (3.81%) Relational Database
5 17 (3.59%) IBM InfoSphere
6 15 (3.17%) Big Data
7 14 (2.96%) NoSQL
8 13 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (2.11%) RDBMS
11 9 (1.90%) Apache Hive
11 9 (1.90%) Oracle Database
12 8 (1.69%) Neo4j
12 8 (1.69%) Redis
13 7 (1.48%) Amazon RDS
13 7 (1.48%) MarkLogic
14 5 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
15 4 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 62 (13.11%) Git (software)
2 40 (8.46%) Jenkins
3 38 (8.03%) JUnit
4 34 (7.19%) Cucumber
5 32 (6.77%) Maven
5 32 (6.77%) Selenium
6 25 (5.29%) Mercurial
7 24 (5.07%) Subversion
8 19 (4.02%) Ant
9 16 (3.38%) AccuRev
9 16 (3.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 15 (3.17%) Mockito
11 14 (2.96%) IntelliJ
11 14 (2.96%) JIRA
11 14 (2.96%) WebStorm
12 10 (2.11%) SoapUI
12 10 (2.11%) WebDriver
13 9 (1.90%) EasyMock
13 9 (1.90%) Vagrant
14 8 (1.69%) Eclipse
General
1 43 (9.09%) Finance
2 29 (6.13%) Retail
3 17 (3.59%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.38%) Automotive
5 13 (2.75%) Marketing
6 11 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.85%) Legal
9 3 (0.63%) Banking
9 3 (0.63%) Electronics
9 3 (0.63%) Military
10 2 (0.42%) Avionics
10 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.42%) Front Office
11 1 (0.21%) Advertising
11 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.21%) Back Office
11 1 (0.21%) Publishing
11 1 (0.21%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 279 (58.99%) Developer
2 168 (35.52%) Java Developer
3 80 (16.91%) Architect
4 30 (6.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 27 (5.71%) Agile Developer
6 26 (5.50%) J2EE Developer
7 25 (5.29%) Agile Java Developer
7 25 (5.29%) Designer
7 25 (5.29%) Solutions Architect
8 23 (4.86%) Consultant
8 23 (4.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 22 (4.65%) Analyst
9 22 (4.65%) Senior Developer
10 19 (4.02%) Java Architect
10 19 (4.02%) JavaScript Developer
11 15 (3.17%) HTML Developer
12 14 (2.96%) Angular Developer
13 13 (2.75%) Hadoop Developer
13 13 (2.75%) Senior Java Developer
14 12 (2.54%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (29.60%) Web Services
2 130 (27.48%) HTML
3 100 (21.14%) XML
4 99 (20.93%) REST
5 93 (19.66%) CSS
6 91 (19.24%) J2EE
7 89 (18.82%) Spring
8 81 (17.12%) SOAP
9 73 (15.43%) HTML5
10 65 (13.74%) AngularJS
11 48 (10.15%) RESTful
12 44 (9.30%) Hibernate
12 44 (9.30%) jQuery
13 39 (8.25%) Ajax
14 37 (7.82%) .NET
15 36 (7.61%) JSON
16 29 (6.13%) CSS3
17 28 (5.92%) Apache Camel
17 28 (5.92%) JSP
18 27 (5.71%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.03%) Mobile App
2 25 (5.29%) User Experience
3 21 (4.44%) Digital Media
4 16 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (3.17%) Data Structures
6 12 (2.54%) Graphic Design
7 11 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (2.11%) Computer Science
8 10 (2.11%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.48%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.27%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.27%) N-Tier
11 5 (1.06%) Telematics
12 4 (0.85%) Cryptography
12 4 (0.85%) DataPower
12 4 (0.85%) PKI
12 4 (0.85%) Visualisation
13 3 (0.63%) CESG
13 3 (0.63%) iPad
13 3 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 58 (12.26%) Linux
2 55 (11.63%) Unix
3 43 (9.09%) Windows
4 25 (5.29%) Android
5 14 (2.96%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.27%) Solaris
7 6 (1.27%) Windows Server
8 5 (1.06%) AIX
9 4 (0.85%) CentOS
9 4 (0.85%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.85%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.85%) zOS
10 3 (0.63%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.42%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.21%) Fedora
12 1 (0.21%) HPUX
12 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (17.34%) TDD
3 68 (14.38%) Scrum
4 63 (13.32%) OO
5 49 (10.36%) CRM
6 46 (9.73%) Open Source
7 44 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (9.30%) SOA
8 42 (8.88%) Web Development
9 38 (8.03%) BDD
10 37 (7.82%) E-Commerce
11 35 (7.40%) Front End Development
12 32 (6.77%) ERP
13 30 (6.34%) ETL
14 26 (5.50%) Data Management
14 26 (5.50%) DevOps
14 26 (5.50%) Master Data Management
14 26 (5.50%) SDLC
14 26 (5.50%) UML
15 24 (5.07%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 138 (29.18%) JavaScript
2 110 (23.26%) SQL
3 63 (13.32%) Python
4 38 (8.03%) C#
5 36 (7.61%) PHP
6 33 (6.98%) Shell Script
7 32 (6.77%) C++
8 21 (4.44%) Ruby
9 20 (4.23%) Perl
10 15 (3.17%) Scala
11 14 (2.96%) Apex Code
12 13 (2.75%) SOQL
12 13 (2.75%) TypeScript
13 10 (2.11%) ECMAScript
13 10 (2.11%) PL/SQL
14 9 (1.90%) Dart
15 8 (1.69%) C
16 6 (1.27%) Groovy
16 6 (1.27%) MATLAB
17 4 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 18 (3.81%) Degree
3 13 (2.75%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.27%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.06%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.85%) ISEB
7 3 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.42%) CISSP
8 2 (0.42%) CLAS
8 2 (0.42%) MCP
9 1 (0.21%) CEH
9 1 (0.21%) CHECK Team Leader
9 1 (0.21%) CHECK Team Member
9 1 (0.21%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.21%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.21%) MCSA
9 1 (0.21%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.38%) QA
2 7 (1.48%) WCAG
3 5 (1.06%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.21%) DO-254
5 1 (0.21%) ECSS
5 1 (0.21%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (2.96%) Docker
2 10 (2.11%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.48%) Apache Flume
4 5 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.42%) Cygwin
6 2 (0.42%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 2 (0.42%) Varnish
6 2 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.21%) Firmware
7 1 (0.21%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.21%) vSphere
7 1 (0.21%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (3.59%) Puppet
2 15 (3.17%) Ansible
3 11 (2.33%) Kibana
4 10 (2.11%) logstash
4 10 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.48%) Packer
5 7 (1.48%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.63%) Opsview
7 2 (0.42%) Nagios
7 2 (0.42%) Oozie
8 1 (0.21%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.21%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.21%) Check_MK
8 1 (0.21%) Graphite
8 1 (0.21%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.21%) MOM
8 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.21%) Salt
8 1 (0.21%) SCCM
8 1 (0.21%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 64 (13.53%) Oracle
2 50 (10.57%) IBM
3 32 (6.77%) Microsoft
4 25 (5.29%) Red Hat
5 18 (3.81%) Salesforce.com
6 17 (3.59%) Google
7 15 (3.17%) Siebel
8 14 (2.96%) SAP
9 13 (2.75%) hybris
10 12 (2.54%) WSO2
11 10 (2.11%) Adobe
11 10 (2.11%) Pega
11 10 (2.11%) VMware
12 7 (1.48%) Cognos
13 6 (1.27%) Cloudera
13 6 (1.27%) ForgeRock
14 5 (1.06%) Hortonworks
15 4 (0.85%) ATG
15 4 (0.85%) Percussion
15 4 (0.85%) webMethods
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