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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 17 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Java 214 186 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.37% 8.10% 9.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.59% 20.15% 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 91 117
Average daily rate
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£403 £385 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 11
Average hourly rate £36.00 £34.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.31 £28.25 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £38.93 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +3.47%
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
907 923 996
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 35.47% 40.20% 40.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 498 545
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 92 73
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.55 £13.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 27 January 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
Hertfordshire +4 63 £400 - 48
Essex +4 62 £363 -4.60% 17
Suffolk +16 32 £400 +6.73% 18
Cambridgeshire -22 30 £519 +29.68% 76
Bedfordshire +1 19 £415 -12.63% 10
Norfolk +6 7 £319 -0.39% 6
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 211 (40.81%) SQL
2 202 (39.07%) Agile Software Development
3 189 (36.56%) HTML
4 172 (33.27%) Oracle
5 167 (32.30%) XML
6 163 (31.53%) Spring
7 157 (30.37%) Linux
8 149 (28.82%) J2EE
9 146 (28.24%) JavaScript
10 143 (27.66%) UNIX
11 126 (24.37%) Web Services
12 123 (23.79%) CSS
13 107 (20.70%) Hibernate
14 106 (20.50%) REST
15 99 (19.15%) Relational Database
16 97 (18.76%) PL/SQL
16 97 (18.76%) MySQL
17 85 (16.44%) UML
18 83 (16.05%) Web Development
19 80 (15.47%) Scrum
20 79 (15.28%) MVC
21 78 (15.09%) TDD
22 77 (14.89%) JBoss
23 67 (12.96%) Finance
24 63 (12.19%) Eclipse
25 61 (11.80%) Git (software)
26 60 (11.61%) SOAP
27 57 (11.03%) Spring MVC
28 56 (10.83%) JUnit
28 56 (10.83%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 77 (14.89%) JBoss
2 48 (9.28%) WebSphere
3 47 (9.09%) WebLogic
4 38 (7.35%) Tomcat
5 25 (4.84%) Apache
5 25 (4.84%) CMS
6 17 (3.29%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (2.32%) Adobe CQ
8 11 (2.13%) Node.js
8 11 (2.13%) MQSeries
9 10 (1.93%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (1.55%) Confluence
11 7 (1.35%) SharePoint
12 6 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.97%) Apache ServiceMix
14 4 (0.77%) WebLogic Portal
14 4 (0.77%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
14 4 (0.77%) Liferay
14 4 (0.77%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 13 (2.51%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.35%) MS Office
3 4 (0.77%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.39%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.55%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.39%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.19%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.19%) Retail-J
4 1 (0.19%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (0.58%) PaaS
3 3 (0.58%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.39%) SaaS
4 2 (0.39%) IaaS
5 1 (0.19%) GitHub
5 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.19%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 44 (8.51%) LDAP
2 42 (8.12%) HTTP
3 19 (3.68%) Internet
4 8 (1.55%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.55%) Intranet
5 7 (1.35%) Extranet
6 4 (0.77%) Firewall
7 3 (0.58%) Wireless
7 3 (0.58%) VRRP
8 2 (0.39%) VPN
8 2 (0.39%) SSL
8 2 (0.39%) DHCP
8 2 (0.39%) FTP
8 2 (0.39%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.39%) Broadband
8 2 (0.39%) Telnet
8 2 (0.39%) SAN
8 2 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.39%) SSH
8 2 (0.39%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (19.15%) Relational Database
2 97 (18.76%) MySQL
3 39 (7.54%) SQL Server
3 39 (7.54%) MariaDB
4 37 (7.16%) Oracle Database
5 32 (6.19%) MongoDB
6 27 (5.22%) NoSQL
7 24 (4.64%) Neo4j
7 24 (4.64%) Couchbase
8 14 (2.71%) Oracle Reports
9 12 (2.32%) RDBMS
10 11 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (1.74%) DTS
12 8 (1.55%) Hadoop
13 7 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (1.16%) Big Data
15 4 (0.77%) Data Mining
15 4 (0.77%) Apache Hive
16 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 63 (12.19%) Eclipse
2 61 (11.80%) Git (software)
3 56 (10.83%) JUnit
4 48 (9.28%) Maven
4 48 (9.28%) Ant
5 41 (7.93%) JIRA
6 38 (7.35%) Subversion
7 35 (6.77%) Selenium
8 32 (6.19%) Jenkins
9 19 (3.68%) IntelliJ
10 13 (2.51%) WebDriver
11 12 (2.32%) Oracle Forms
11 12 (2.32%) QuickTest Pro
11 12 (2.32%) Mockito
12 11 (2.13%) SoapUI
13 9 (1.74%) Cucumber
13 9 (1.74%) Talend Open Studio
13 9 (1.74%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
14 7 (1.35%) JBehave
15 5 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 67 (12.96%) Finance
2 22 (4.26%) Retail
3 21 (4.06%) Marketing
4 18 (3.48%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.13%) Banking
5 11 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.93%) Publishing
7 5 (0.97%) Legal
8 4 (0.77%) Automotive
9 3 (0.58%) Electronics
10 2 (0.39%) Advertising
10 2 (0.39%) French Language
10 2 (0.39%) German Language
10 2 (0.39%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Billing
11 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.19%) Front Office
11 1 (0.19%) Games
11 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 306 (59.19%) Developer
2 196 (37.91%) Java Developer
3 72 (13.93%) Architect
4 52 (10.06%) Senior Developer
5 40 (7.74%) Senior Java Developer
6 33 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
7 25 (4.84%) Software Engineer
7 25 (4.84%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 21 (4.06%) Java Architect
8 21 (4.06%) Analyst
8 21 (4.06%) Software Developer
9 19 (3.68%) Tester
9 19 (3.68%) Lead Developer
10 15 (2.90%) Technical Architect
11 12 (2.32%) Web Developer
12 11 (2.13%) J2EE Developer
12 11 (2.13%) Lead Java Developer
13 10 (1.93%) Consultant
13 10 (1.93%) Java Software Engineer
13 10 (1.93%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (36.56%) HTML
2 167 (32.30%) XML
3 163 (31.53%) Spring
4 149 (28.82%) J2EE
5 126 (24.37%) Web Services
6 123 (23.79%) CSS
7 107 (20.70%) Hibernate
8 106 (20.50%) REST
9 60 (11.61%) SOAP
10 57 (11.03%) Spring MVC
11 56 (10.83%) HTML5
12 53 (10.25%) .NET
13 48 (9.28%) Ajax
14 46 (8.90%) JAAS
15 40 (7.74%) jQuery
16 38 (7.35%) XSLT
17 37 (7.16%) JPA
17 37 (7.16%) JSP
18 35 (6.77%) Struts
19 34 (6.58%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 48 (9.28%) Enterprise Software
2 26 (5.03%) Open Source
3 24 (4.64%) Computer Science
4 19 (3.68%) Visualisation
5 16 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.09%) Mathematics
6 14 (2.71%) Biology
6 14 (2.71%) User Experience
7 11 (2.13%) Data Integration
7 11 (2.13%) Clustering
8 9 (1.74%) Life Science
8 9 (1.74%) N-Tier
9 7 (1.35%) PKI
9 7 (1.35%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.16%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.16%) Algorithms
11 5 (0.97%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.77%) W3C
12 4 (0.77%) Web 2.0
12 4 (0.77%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 157 (30.37%) Linux
2 143 (27.66%) UNIX
3 51 (9.86%) Mac OS X
4 34 (6.58%) Windows
5 28 (5.42%) Solaris
6 10 (1.93%) Oracle Linux
7 9 (1.74%) Android
8 6 (1.16%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.58%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.39%) HPUX
10 2 (0.39%) CentOS
10 2 (0.39%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.19%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (39.07%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (16.44%) UML
3 83 (16.05%) Web Development
4 80 (15.47%) Scrum
5 79 (15.28%) MVC
6 78 (15.09%) TDD
7 53 (10.25%) SOA
7 53 (10.25%) Software Engineering
8 50 (9.67%) OO
8 50 (9.67%) Continuous Integration
9 44 (8.51%) E-Commerce
10 37 (7.16%) Web Design
11 36 (6.96%) Mentoring
12 35 (6.77%) Configuration Management
12 35 (6.77%) Responsive Web Design
13 34 (6.58%) Unit Testing
14 31 (6.00%) Test Automation
15 29 (5.61%) User Stories
16 28 (5.42%) Content Management
17 25 (4.84%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 211 (40.81%) SQL
2 146 (28.24%) JavaScript
3 97 (18.76%) PL/SQL
4 41 (7.93%) Python
5 36 (6.96%) C#
6 32 (6.19%) C++
7 25 (4.84%) Perl
8 23 (4.45%) Shell Script
9 22 (4.26%) Ruby
10 15 (2.90%) C
11 10 (1.93%) PHP
12 6 (1.16%) XPath
13 5 (0.97%) Scala
14 4 (0.77%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.77%) Groovy
14 4 (0.77%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.58%) VB6
15 3 (0.58%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.58%) VB
15 3 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (7.16%) Degree
2 28 (5.42%) Security Cleared
3 22 (4.26%) Sun Certification
4 18 (3.48%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.39%) ISEB
5 2 (0.39%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.39%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.19%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.19%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.19%) HND
6 1 (0.19%) MCP
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.19%) OCP
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.51%) QA
2 5 (0.97%) SLA
3 3 (0.58%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.39%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.19%) RosettaNet
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (0.77%) Docker
2 3 (0.58%) Xen
2 3 (0.58%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.39%) Firmware
3 2 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.19%) SAP ITS
4 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.16%) OpenAM
3 5 (0.97%) Vagrant
3 5 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.77%) Puppet
5 3 (0.58%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 3 (0.58%) SCOM
5 3 (0.58%) Nagios
Vendors
1 172 (33.27%) Oracle
2 34 (6.58%) Microsoft
3 31 (6.00%) IBM
4 26 (5.03%) Sun
5 21 (4.06%) AccuRev
6 14 (2.71%) FatWire
7 13 (2.51%) SAP
8 11 (2.13%) Adobe
9 9 (1.74%) Talend
10 8 (1.55%) BEA
10 8 (1.55%) Atlassian
11 7 (1.35%) HP
11 7 (1.35%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.35%) TIBCO
12 6 (1.16%) webMethods
12 6 (1.16%) hybris
13 5 (0.97%) ForgeRock
14 4 (0.77%) JD Edwards
14 4 (0.77%) ATG
14 4 (0.77%) Vertica
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