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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 19 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 235 205 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.28% 8.45% 8.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.98% 20.32% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 86 130
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £256 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £469 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 18
Average hourly rate £35.18 £34.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.95% -4.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
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
1069 1009 1106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 37.65% 41.61% 39.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 680 528 586
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 112 90
Average hourly rate £41.00 £36.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £12.50 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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 +12 102 £450 +55.17% 7
Cambridgeshire -20 41 £488 +14.70% 42
Hertfordshire -18 40 £405 -1.81% 37
Suffolk +23 29 £414 +6.77% 10
Norfolk +11 13 £500 +58.73% 2
Bedfordshire -11 11 £415 -7.77% 9
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 236 (45.38%) SQL
2 192 (36.92%) HTML
3 190 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
4 188 (36.15%) Oracle
5 179 (34.42%) Linux
6 177 (34.04%) XML
7 176 (33.85%) UNIX
8 153 (29.42%) Spring
9 149 (28.65%) JavaScript
10 131 (25.19%) J2EE
10 131 (25.19%) CSS
11 128 (24.62%) Web Services
12 120 (23.08%) MySQL
13 117 (22.50%) Hibernate
14 113 (21.73%) Relational Database
15 108 (20.77%) REST
16 104 (20.00%) PL/SQL
17 91 (17.50%) Web Development
18 87 (16.73%) MVC
19 85 (16.35%) Scrum
20 84 (16.15%) Finance
20 84 (16.15%) UML
21 83 (15.96%) JBoss
22 82 (15.77%) TDD
23 66 (12.69%) Spring MVC
24 64 (12.31%) .NET
24 64 (12.31%) Eclipse
25 63 (12.12%) OO
26 62 (11.92%) Mac OS X
27 59 (11.35%) WebSphere

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 83 (15.96%) JBoss
2 59 (11.35%) WebSphere
3 55 (10.58%) WebLogic
4 44 (8.46%) Tomcat
5 41 (7.88%) Apache
6 27 (5.19%) CMS
7 15 (2.88%) MQSeries
8 14 (2.69%) Adobe CQ
9 13 (2.50%) Node.js
10 10 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (1.92%) Apache ServiceMix
11 8 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (1.54%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
12 7 (1.35%) Oracle Service Bus
12 7 (1.35%) Confluence
12 7 (1.35%) SharePoint
13 5 (0.96%) Liferay
14 4 (0.77%) IBM HTTP Server
14 4 (0.77%) IIS
14 4 (0.77%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 18 (3.46%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.50%) MS Office
3 7 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.77%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.38%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.92%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.38%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.19%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.19%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.96%) PaaS
2 5 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.77%) Amazon S3
3 4 (0.77%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (0.77%) IaaS
4 3 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.38%) SaaS
5 2 (0.38%) GitHub
6 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.19%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.19%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 54 (10.38%) LDAP
2 45 (8.65%) HTTP
3 28 (5.38%) Internet
4 11 (2.12%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.54%) Intranet
5 8 (1.54%) Firewall
6 7 (1.35%) Extranet
7 5 (0.96%) SAN
7 5 (0.96%) VPN
8 4 (0.77%) DNS
9 3 (0.58%) Wireless
9 3 (0.58%) VRRP
9 3 (0.58%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (0.38%) SSH
10 2 (0.38%) DHCP
10 2 (0.38%) WLAN
10 2 (0.38%) Broadband
10 2 (0.38%) Telnet
10 2 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (23.08%) MySQL
2 113 (21.73%) Relational Database
3 49 (9.42%) MariaDB
4 37 (7.12%) Oracle Database
5 35 (6.73%) SQL Server
5 35 (6.73%) MongoDB
6 28 (5.38%) NoSQL
7 25 (4.81%) Neo4j
8 15 (2.88%) RDBMS
8 15 (2.88%) Oracle Reports
9 10 (1.92%) DB2
10 8 (1.54%) DTS
10 8 (1.54%) Couchbase
11 7 (1.35%) Big Data
11 7 (1.35%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.77%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 64 (12.31%) Eclipse
2 58 (11.15%) Git (software)
3 49 (9.42%) JUnit
4 48 (9.23%) Maven
5 46 (8.85%) Ant
6 38 (7.31%) Subversion
7 34 (6.54%) JIRA
8 32 (6.15%) Selenium
9 31 (5.96%) Jenkins
10 19 (3.65%) IntelliJ
11 16 (3.08%) QuickTest Pro
12 13 (2.50%) Mockito
12 13 (2.50%) WebDriver
13 12 (2.31%) Oracle Forms
14 11 (2.12%) SoapUI
15 8 (1.54%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
15 8 (1.54%) Cucumber
16 7 (1.35%) LoadRunner
17 6 (1.15%) NUnit
17 6 (1.15%) JBehave
General
1 84 (16.15%) Finance
2 28 (5.38%) Retail
3 22 (4.23%) Marketing
4 19 (3.65%) Manufacturing
5 15 (2.88%) Banking
6 14 (2.69%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.12%) Publishing
8 8 (1.54%) Legal
9 7 (1.35%) Automotive
10 3 (0.58%) Advertising
10 3 (0.58%) Electronics
10 3 (0.58%) German Language
11 2 (0.38%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.38%) French Language
12 1 (0.19%) Games
12 1 (0.19%) Front Office
12 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 302 (58.08%) Developer
2 188 (36.15%) Java Developer
3 59 (11.35%) Architect
4 51 (9.81%) Senior Developer
5 38 (7.31%) Senior Java Developer
6 28 (5.38%) Solutions Architect
7 27 (5.19%) Analyst
8 23 (4.42%) Tester
9 21 (4.04%) Software Developer
10 19 (3.65%) Software Engineer
10 19 (3.65%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 17 (3.27%) Lead Developer
12 16 (3.08%) Java Architect
13 14 (2.69%) Web Developer
14 12 (2.31%) Project Manager
15 11 (2.12%) Consultant
15 11 (2.12%) Technical Architect
16 10 (1.92%) Lead Java Developer
16 10 (1.92%) Front-End Developer
17 9 (1.73%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (36.92%) HTML
2 177 (34.04%) XML
3 153 (29.42%) Spring
4 131 (25.19%) J2EE
4 131 (25.19%) CSS
5 128 (24.62%) Web Services
6 117 (22.50%) Hibernate
7 108 (20.77%) REST
8 66 (12.69%) Spring MVC
9 64 (12.31%) .NET
10 56 (10.77%) JAAS
11 55 (10.58%) SOAP
12 49 (9.42%) Ajax
13 48 (9.23%) JPA
14 47 (9.04%) HTML5
15 45 (8.65%) JSP
16 41 (7.88%) Struts
17 39 (7.50%) XSLT
18 34 (6.54%) JAX-RS
18 34 (6.54%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 57 (10.96%) Enterprise Software
2 27 (5.19%) Computer Science
3 25 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (4.42%) Open Source
5 20 (3.85%) Visualisation
6 19 (3.65%) User Experience
7 18 (3.46%) Mathematics
8 14 (2.69%) Biology
9 13 (2.50%) Clustering
10 10 (1.92%) Data Integration
11 9 (1.73%) N-Tier
11 9 (1.73%) Life Science
12 8 (1.54%) Management Information System
13 7 (1.35%) PKI
13 7 (1.35%) Web 2.0
14 6 (1.15%) W3C
15 5 (0.96%) Data Structures
15 5 (0.96%) Algorithms
15 5 (0.96%) Mobile App
15 5 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 179 (34.42%) Linux
2 176 (33.85%) UNIX
3 62 (11.92%) Mac OS X
4 47 (9.04%) Windows
5 28 (5.38%) Solaris
6 14 (2.69%) Oracle Linux
7 9 (1.73%) Android
8 7 (1.35%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.58%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.58%) HPUX
10 2 (0.38%) SUSE
10 2 (0.38%) CentOS
10 2 (0.38%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.19%) bada
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (17.50%) Web Development
3 87 (16.73%) MVC
4 85 (16.35%) Scrum
5 84 (16.15%) UML
6 82 (15.77%) TDD
7 63 (12.12%) OO
8 51 (9.81%) SOA
9 50 (9.62%) E-Commerce
10 48 (9.23%) Software Engineering
11 42 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
12 38 (7.31%) Web Design
13 37 (7.12%) Unit Testing
13 37 (7.12%) Configuration Management
13 37 (7.12%) Responsive Web Design
14 34 (6.54%) Mentoring
15 32 (6.15%) Test Automation
16 31 (5.96%) Content Management
17 28 (5.38%) User Stories
18 25 (4.81%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 236 (45.38%) SQL
2 149 (28.65%) JavaScript
3 104 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 41 (7.88%) C#
5 36 (6.92%) Python
6 31 (5.96%) C++
6 31 (5.96%) Perl
7 26 (5.00%) Shell Script
8 20 (3.85%) C
9 19 (3.65%) Ruby
10 14 (2.69%) PHP
11 7 (1.35%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.15%) XPath
12 6 (1.15%) VBA
13 5 (0.96%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.96%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.96%) VB
13 5 (0.96%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.77%) VB6
14 4 (0.77%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 46 (8.85%) Degree
2 28 (5.38%) Security Cleared
3 25 (4.81%) Sun Certification
4 17 (3.27%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.35%) ISEB
6 5 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.58%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.38%) Chartered Engineer
8 2 (0.38%) HND
8 2 (0.38%) APMP
8 2 (0.38%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.19%) OCP
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.19%) MCP
9 1 (0.19%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.27%) QA
2 5 (0.96%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.58%) SLA
4 2 (0.38%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.19%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 4 (0.77%) Xen
1 4 (0.77%) Docker
2 3 (0.58%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.38%) Firmware
3 2 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.19%) KVM
4 1 (0.19%) qmail
4 1 (0.19%) Samba
4 1 (0.19%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 15 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.35%) Puppet
3 6 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.96%) OpenAM
4 5 (0.96%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.58%) Nagios
6 2 (0.38%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 2 (0.38%) SCOM
7 1 (0.19%) Bacula
7 1 (0.19%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 188 (36.15%) Oracle
2 43 (8.27%) IBM
3 36 (6.92%) Microsoft
4 32 (6.15%) Sun
5 20 (3.85%) FatWire
6 19 (3.65%) AccuRev
7 14 (2.69%) Adobe
8 13 (2.50%) HP
8 13 (2.50%) Atlassian
9 11 (2.12%) SAP
10 8 (1.54%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.15%) BEA
11 6 (1.15%) TIBCO
11 6 (1.15%) ForgeRock
12 5 (0.96%) JD Edwards
13 4 (0.77%) VMware
13 4 (0.77%) Business Objects
13 4 (0.77%) Sybase
13 4 (0.77%) webMethods
13 4 (0.77%) ATG
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