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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 9 23 16
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Contract jobs citing Java 290 186 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.83% 6.33% 8.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.62% 16.70% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 116 66
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £265 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £450 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 12
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.75 £30.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.13% +5.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £28.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.19 £36.45 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.26% -2.80%
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
1050 1114 928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 35.58% 37.93% 40.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 657 490
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 62 93
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £26.09 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015. 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
Cambridgeshire +20 96 £350 -12.50% 82
Essex +11 78 £450 +44.00% 30
Hertfordshire -8 65 £375 +7.14% 36
Suffolk +29 35 £425 +41.66% 8
Norfolk +3 8 £463 +2.77% 4
Bedfordshire -1 8 £425 +53.15% 7
East Anglia - 1 - - 1
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

1 213 (39.52%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (37.11%) HTML
3 163 (30.24%) J2EE
4 158 (29.31%) JavaScript
5 145 (26.90%) Linux
6 142 (26.35%) XML
7 141 (26.16%) SQL
8 135 (25.05%) Web Services
9 126 (23.38%) CSS
10 103 (19.11%) UNIX
11 97 (18.00%) Spring
11 97 (18.00%) HTML5
12 91 (16.88%) TDD
13 89 (16.51%) REST
14 88 (16.33%) Oracle
15 82 (15.21%) Scrum
16 80 (14.84%) SOAP
17 72 (13.36%) E-Commerce
18 69 (12.80%) Hibernate
19 68 (12.62%) Git (software)
20 66 (12.24%) Ajax
21 64 (11.87%) Continuous Integration
21 64 (11.87%) SOA
22 63 (11.69%) Windows
23 62 (11.50%) WebSphere
24 61 (11.32%) Relational Database
25 59 (10.95%) .NET
26 57 (10.58%) SQL Server
27 56 (10.39%) JSP
28 54 (10.02%) Eclipse

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 62 (11.50%) WebSphere
2 47 (8.72%) WebLogic
3 32 (5.94%) JBoss
4 20 (3.71%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (3.34%) CMS
6 17 (3.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 15 (2.78%) MQSeries
8 12 (2.23%) WebSphere Application Server
8 12 (2.23%) Apache Spark
9 11 (2.04%) Apache Pig
10 10 (1.86%) Confluence
11 9 (1.67%) Node.js
11 9 (1.67%) Tomcat
12 8 (1.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 7 (1.30%) Mule
13 7 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (1.11%) Drupal
14 6 (1.11%) GlassFish
14 6 (1.11%) SharePoint
15 5 (0.93%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (1.86%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.67%) Photoshop
3 7 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (1.30%) Doxygen
4 6 (1.11%) MS Office
4 6 (1.11%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 10 (1.86%) Tridion
2 6 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.37%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.19%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.19%) AWD
5 1 (0.19%) Cerner Millennium
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.19%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.30%) GitHub
4 3 (0.56%) Rackspace Cloud
4 3 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.19%) SaaS
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.08%) LDAP
1 22 (4.08%) HTTP
2 17 (3.15%) TCP/IP
3 16 (2.97%) Internet
4 13 (2.41%) SSL
5 11 (2.04%) Telnet
5 11 (2.04%) SSH
6 9 (1.67%) Firewall
7 8 (1.48%) PuTTY
8 2 (0.37%) Wireless
8 2 (0.37%) VLAN
8 2 (0.37%) DNS
8 2 (0.37%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.37%) DHCP
9 1 (0.19%) FTP
9 1 (0.19%) SMS
9 1 (0.19%) Intranet
9 1 (0.19%) AMQP
9 1 (0.19%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (11.32%) Relational Database
2 57 (10.58%) SQL Server
3 37 (6.86%) MySQL
4 26 (4.82%) MongoDB
5 23 (4.27%) Hadoop
6 18 (3.34%) Couchbase
7 17 (3.15%) NoSQL
8 16 (2.97%) Apache Hive
8 16 (2.97%) Oracle Database
9 15 (2.78%) Big Data
9 15 (2.78%) DB2
10 11 (2.04%) RDBMS
11 9 (1.67%) DbVisualizer
11 9 (1.67%) Impala
11 9 (1.67%) Sqoop
12 8 (1.48%) MariaDB
13 7 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
14 5 (0.93%) Ingres
14 5 (0.93%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 68 (12.62%) Git (software)
2 54 (10.02%) Eclipse
3 48 (8.91%) Selenium
4 46 (8.53%) Jenkins
5 44 (8.16%) JUnit
6 38 (7.05%) JIRA
7 37 (6.86%) Subversion
7 37 (6.86%) Ant
8 24 (4.45%) Maven
9 23 (4.27%) SoapUI
10 22 (4.08%) Cucumber
11 15 (2.78%) WebDriver
11 15 (2.78%) AccuRev
11 15 (2.78%) Grunt
12 12 (2.23%) Mercurial
13 10 (1.86%) Bower
13 10 (1.86%) Gradle
14 9 (1.67%) Talend Open Studio
14 9 (1.67%) IntelliJ
15 8 (1.48%) Toad
General
1 42 (7.79%) Finance
2 39 (7.24%) Retail
3 24 (4.45%) Marketing
4 22 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.97%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.23%) Automotive
7 10 (1.86%) Games
8 8 (1.48%) Electronics
9 6 (1.11%) Legal
9 6 (1.11%) Banking
10 4 (0.74%) Back Office
11 2 (0.37%) Billing
11 2 (0.37%) Avionics
12 1 (0.19%) French Language
12 1 (0.19%) Military
12 1 (0.19%) Publishing
12 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.19%) Law
12 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 325 (60.30%) Developer
2 205 (38.03%) Java Developer
3 75 (13.91%) Architect
4 48 (8.91%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 38 (7.05%) Senior Developer
6 36 (6.68%) Senior Java Developer
7 30 (5.57%) Solutions Architect
7 30 (5.57%) Front-End Developer
8 27 (5.01%) Technical Architect
9 24 (4.45%) Analyst
10 20 (3.71%) Java Architect
10 20 (3.71%) DevOps Engineer
11 17 (3.15%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 16 (2.97%) Software Engineer
13 14 (2.60%) Tester
14 11 (2.04%) Web Developer
14 11 (2.04%) Lead Developer
14 11 (2.04%) Consultant
14 11 (2.04%) Automation Tester
15 10 (1.86%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (37.11%) HTML
2 163 (30.24%) J2EE
3 142 (26.35%) XML
4 135 (25.05%) Web Services
5 126 (23.38%) CSS
6 97 (18.00%) Spring
6 97 (18.00%) HTML5
7 89 (16.51%) REST
8 80 (14.84%) SOAP
9 69 (12.80%) Hibernate
10 66 (12.24%) Ajax
11 59 (10.95%) .NET
12 56 (10.39%) JSP
13 48 (8.91%) TopLink
14 46 (8.53%) XHTML
15 43 (7.98%) jQuery
16 38 (7.05%) CSS3
17 36 (6.68%) Struts
18 33 (6.12%) Middleware
19 32 (5.94%) EclipseLink
Miscellaneous
1 36 (6.68%) User Experience
2 22 (4.08%) W3C
3 18 (3.34%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (2.60%) Mobile App
5 13 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (2.23%) Computer Science
7 11 (2.04%) Visualisation
7 11 (2.04%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.30%) Clustering
8 7 (1.30%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.30%) FMCG
9 6 (1.11%) Graphic Design
9 6 (1.11%) PMI
10 5 (0.93%) Thin Client
10 5 (0.93%) 3D Graphics
10 5 (0.93%) Web 2.0
10 5 (0.93%) Fat Client
11 4 (0.74%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.74%) LIMS
12 3 (0.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 145 (26.90%) Linux
2 103 (19.11%) UNIX
3 63 (11.69%) Windows
4 45 (8.35%) Solaris
5 22 (4.08%) Mac OS X
6 10 (1.86%) Android
7 7 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.74%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.74%) HPUX
10 2 (0.37%) AIX
10 2 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (39.52%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (16.88%) TDD
3 82 (15.21%) Scrum
4 72 (13.36%) E-Commerce
5 64 (11.87%) SOA
5 64 (11.87%) Continuous Integration
6 47 (8.72%) OO
7 41 (7.61%) MVC
8 38 (7.05%) User Stories
9 36 (6.68%) Content Management
10 34 (6.31%) UML
11 33 (6.12%) Software Engineering
12 32 (5.94%) DevOps
13 28 (5.19%) Mentoring
13 28 (5.19%) Open Source
14 24 (4.45%) Unit Testing
15 23 (4.27%) Kanban
16 22 (4.08%) Responsive Web Design
16 22 (4.08%) Web Development
17 21 (3.90%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 158 (29.31%) JavaScript
2 141 (26.16%) SQL
3 40 (7.42%) Perl
4 39 (7.24%) Ruby
5 35 (6.49%) C#
6 34 (6.31%) Python
7 29 (5.38%) PHP
8 28 (5.19%) C++
9 24 (4.45%) Bash Shell
10 20 (3.71%) PL/SQL
11 19 (3.53%) Scala
12 15 (2.78%) C
13 8 (1.48%) ECMAScript
13 8 (1.48%) TypeScript
13 8 (1.48%) Dart
14 7 (1.30%) T-SQL
14 7 (1.30%) XPath
14 7 (1.30%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.11%) VBA
16 5 (0.93%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 28 (5.19%) Security Cleared
2 27 (5.01%) Degree
3 19 (3.53%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.11%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.56%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.56%) OCA
5 3 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.37%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.37%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.37%) ISEB
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.53%) QA
2 3 (0.56%) SLA
3 2 (0.37%) HL7
4 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.19%) RosettaNet
4 1 (0.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.67%) HDFS
3 7 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (1.11%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 4 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (0.74%) Docker
6 2 (0.37%) Cygwin
6 2 (0.37%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.37%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.19%) Samba
7 1 (0.19%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 34 (6.31%) Puppet
1 34 (6.31%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (3.71%) Ansible
3 9 (1.67%) Tivoli
4 8 (1.48%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 8 (1.48%) CA Single Sign-On
5 5 (0.93%) Novell Identity Manager
5 5 (0.93%) OpenAM
5 5 (0.93%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 3 (0.56%) HP SiteScope
6 3 (0.56%) Oozie
6 3 (0.56%) SCOM
6 3 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.37%) SCCM
7 2 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.37%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.37%) Kibana
7 2 (0.37%) Check_MK
8 1 (0.19%) MOM
8 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 88 (16.33%) Oracle
2 45 (8.35%) IBM
3 27 (5.01%) Microsoft
4 21 (3.90%) Google
5 17 (3.15%) hybris
6 16 (2.97%) SAP
7 12 (2.23%) Atlassian
8 11 (2.04%) Adobe
9 9 (1.67%) Talend
10 8 (1.48%) Cyber-Ark
11 7 (1.30%) Sun
12 6 (1.11%) HP
12 6 (1.11%) ATG
12 6 (1.11%) WSO2
12 6 (1.11%) ServiceNow
13 5 (0.93%) Cloudera
13 5 (0.93%) FatWire
13 5 (0.93%) Business Objects
13 5 (0.93%) CA
13 5 (0.93%) Novell
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