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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 8 8 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing Java 283 348 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 11.06% 11.15% 8.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.53% 29.52% 21.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 183 172
Median daily rate £425 £385 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% -1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 10
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +24.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £21.60 £28.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.17 £44.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
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
992 1179 1251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.77% 37.79% 40.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 713 772
Median daily rate £375 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 59 50
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £24.00 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 23 August 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
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 23 August 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 -3 69 £400 +3.89% 70
Hertfordshire -2 67 £444 +18.33% 37
Norfolk +21 46 £470 +3.01%
Suffolk +4 32 £450 +5.88% 5
Essex -15 32 £350 -17.64% 10
Bedfordshire +19 31 £480 +28.00% 10
East Anglia +3 6 £438 -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 August 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.

1 235 (44.01%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (25.28%) JavaScript
2 135 (25.28%) Web Services
3 130 (24.34%) SQL
4 128 (23.97%) HTML
5 115 (21.54%) J2EE
6 95 (17.79%) TDD
6 95 (17.79%) REST
7 90 (16.85%) Spring
8 88 (16.48%) CSS
9 85 (15.92%) XML
10 82 (15.36%) Linux
11 80 (14.98%) Python
12 78 (14.61%) Unix
13 77 (14.42%) Oracle
14 76 (14.23%) Scrum
15 73 (13.67%) OO
15 73 (13.67%) IBM
15 73 (13.67%) HTML5
16 70 (13.11%) SOAP
17 67 (12.55%) Finance
17 67 (12.55%) Git (software)
17 67 (12.55%) AngularJS
18 60 (11.24%) E-Commerce
19 55 (10.30%) Jenkins
20 54 (10.11%) Continuous Integration
21 53 (9.93%) SQL Server
22 51 (9.55%) C#
23 50 (9.36%) BDD
24 48 (8.99%) Open Source

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 48 (8.99%) Tomcat
2 44 (8.24%) Apache
3 39 (7.30%) WebSphere
4 26 (4.87%) WebLogic
5 19 (3.56%) Apache Spark
6 16 (3.00%) Apache ServiceMix
6 16 (3.00%) Elasticsearch
6 16 (3.00%) JBoss
7 13 (2.43%) CMS
8 11 (2.06%) IIS
9 10 (1.87%) Drupal
10 9 (1.69%) GlassFish
11 6 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 6 (1.12%) Apache Pig
11 6 (1.12%) Oracle Service Bus
12 5 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (0.94%) Mule
13 4 (0.75%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 19 (3.56%) Photoshop
2 11 (2.06%) MS Excel
3 10 (1.87%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (1.87%) OmniGraffle
4 9 (1.69%) MS Office
5 6 (1.12%) Windchill
6 2 (0.37%) Doxygen
6 2 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.19%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.19%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 10 (1.87%) Magento
1 10 (1.87%) SDL Web 8
2 6 (1.12%) Adobe Campaign
3 4 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.75%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.19%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.19%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.31%) Adobe Analytics
3 7 (1.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 7 (1.31%) Amazon S3
3 7 (1.31%) Amazon SQS
3 7 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (1.31%) Route 53
4 5 (0.94%) Force.com
4 5 (0.94%) Office 365
5 4 (0.75%) Heroku
6 3 (0.56%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
6 3 (0.56%) IBM SmartCloud
7 2 (0.37%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.37%) IaaS
7 2 (0.37%) SaaS
8 1 (0.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.31%) LDAP
2 22 (4.12%) Network Security
3 19 (3.56%) HTTP
4 18 (3.37%) Firewall
5 15 (2.81%) SSL
6 11 (2.06%) Internet
6 11 (2.06%) SMS
6 11 (2.06%) TCP/IP
7 7 (1.31%) BIG-IP
8 6 (1.12%) Kerberos
9 4 (0.75%) X.509
10 2 (0.37%) AMQP
10 2 (0.37%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.37%) Intranet
10 2 (0.37%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.19%) DNS
11 1 (0.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (0.19%) Skype
11 1 (0.19%) SpaceWire
11 1 (0.19%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (9.93%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.99%) DB2
3 30 (5.62%) Big Data
3 30 (5.62%) MySQL
4 27 (5.06%) Hadoop
5 23 (4.31%) IBM InfoSphere
6 21 (3.93%) Relational Database
7 19 (3.56%) MongoDB
8 17 (3.18%) NoSQL
8 17 (3.18%) Oracle Database
9 16 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (2.06%) RDBMS
11 9 (1.69%) Apache Hive
12 8 (1.50%) HBase
12 8 (1.50%) Redis
13 7 (1.31%) Amazon RDS
13 7 (1.31%) MarkLogic
13 7 (1.31%) Neo4j
14 6 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 67 (12.55%) Git (software)
2 55 (10.30%) Jenkins
3 42 (7.87%) JUnit
4 41 (7.68%) Ant
4 41 (7.68%) Maven
5 39 (7.30%) Cucumber
5 39 (7.30%) Selenium
6 30 (5.62%) Subversion
7 25 (4.68%) Mercurial
8 23 (4.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 23 (4.31%) JIRA
9 19 (3.56%) AccuRev
10 15 (2.81%) WebDriver
11 14 (2.62%) SoapUI
12 13 (2.43%) SpecFlow
13 10 (1.87%) IntelliJ
13 10 (1.87%) WebStorm
14 9 (1.69%) JBehave
14 9 (1.69%) Mockito
14 9 (1.69%) Vagrant
General
1 67 (12.55%) Finance
2 35 (6.55%) Retail
3 24 (4.49%) Marketing
4 18 (3.37%) Telecoms
5 16 (3.00%) Manufacturing
6 13 (2.43%) Automotive
7 7 (1.31%) Legal
8 6 (1.12%) Banking
8 6 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.94%) Electronics
9 5 (0.94%) Military
10 4 (0.75%) Games
11 2 (0.37%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.37%) Front Office
12 1 (0.19%) Advertising
12 1 (0.19%) Avionics
12 1 (0.19%) Back Office
12 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.19%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 312 (58.43%) Developer
2 195 (36.52%) Java Developer
3 85 (15.92%) Architect
4 33 (6.18%) Senior Developer
5 28 (5.24%) Designer
6 26 (4.87%) Agile Developer
6 26 (4.87%) J2EE Developer
7 25 (4.68%) Solutions Architect
8 24 (4.49%) Agile Java Developer
8 24 (4.49%) Analyst
8 24 (4.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 23 (4.31%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 23 (4.31%) Senior Java Developer
10 22 (4.12%) Consultant
11 20 (3.75%) JavaScript Developer
12 18 (3.37%) Java Architect
13 17 (3.18%) Java Engineer
14 16 (3.00%) Angular Developer
14 16 (3.00%) DevOps Engineer
14 16 (3.00%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (25.28%) Web Services
2 128 (23.97%) HTML
3 115 (21.54%) J2EE
4 95 (17.79%) REST
5 90 (16.85%) Spring
6 88 (16.48%) CSS
7 85 (15.92%) XML
8 73 (13.67%) HTML5
9 70 (13.11%) SOAP
10 67 (12.55%) AngularJS
11 48 (8.99%) .NET
12 44 (8.24%) Hibernate
13 43 (8.05%) jQuery
14 38 (7.12%) JSP
15 36 (6.74%) RESTful
16 34 (6.37%) Ajax
17 33 (6.18%) JSON
18 29 (5.43%) Java EE
18 29 (5.43%) JSF
19 28 (5.24%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.99%) Mobile App
2 24 (4.49%) Digital Media
3 23 (4.31%) User Experience
4 15 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (2.43%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (2.43%) Computer Science
5 13 (2.43%) Data Structures
5 13 (2.43%) Graphic Design
6 11 (2.06%) Virtual Team
7 10 (1.87%) Social Media
8 9 (1.69%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.31%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.12%) N-Tier
10 6 (1.12%) PKI
11 5 (0.94%) SWIFT
11 5 (0.94%) Telematics
12 4 (0.75%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.75%) Cryptography
12 4 (0.75%) DataPower
13 3 (0.56%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 82 (15.36%) Linux
2 78 (14.61%) Unix
3 41 (7.68%) Windows
4 22 (4.12%) Android
5 17 (3.18%) AIX
6 15 (2.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (2.06%) Solaris
7 11 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.87%) Apple iOS
9 7 (1.31%) Windows Server
10 6 (1.12%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.94%) CentOS
12 4 (0.75%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.75%) zOS
13 3 (0.56%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.37%) Fedora
14 2 (0.37%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.19%) HPUX
15 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (44.01%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (17.79%) TDD
3 76 (14.23%) Scrum
4 73 (13.67%) OO
5 60 (11.24%) E-Commerce
6 54 (10.11%) Continuous Integration
7 50 (9.36%) BDD
8 48 (8.99%) Open Source
9 43 (8.05%) Web Development
10 40 (7.49%) SOA
11 38 (7.12%) CRM
11 38 (7.12%) Software Engineering
12 37 (6.93%) ERP
13 33 (6.18%) Data Management
13 33 (6.18%) Master Data Management
14 32 (5.99%) DevOps
14 32 (5.99%) SDLC
15 28 (5.24%) ETL
16 27 (5.06%) Analytics
17 26 (4.87%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 135 (25.28%) JavaScript
2 130 (24.34%) SQL
3 80 (14.98%) Python
4 51 (9.55%) C#
5 46 (8.61%) Shell Script
6 41 (7.68%) PHP
7 34 (6.37%) C++
8 33 (6.18%) Ruby
9 18 (3.37%) Perl
10 13 (2.43%) PL/SQL
10 13 (2.43%) Scala
11 10 (1.87%) MATLAB
11 10 (1.87%) TypeScript
12 7 (1.31%) C
12 7 (1.31%) ECMAScript
13 6 (1.12%) Dart
13 6 (1.12%) Groovy
13 6 (1.12%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.12%) XPath
14 5 (0.94%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 42 (7.87%) Security Cleared
2 20 (3.75%) SC Cleared
3 17 (3.18%) Degree
4 15 (2.81%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.94%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.75%) ISEB
7 3 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.37%) CISSP
8 2 (0.37%) CLAS
8 2 (0.37%) MCP
9 1 (0.19%) CEH
9 1 (0.19%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.19%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.19%) MBA
9 1 (0.19%) MCSA
9 1 (0.19%) RHCE
9 1 (0.19%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.68%) QA
2 7 (1.31%) SDET
2 7 (1.31%) WCAG
3 5 (0.94%) JSP 440
3 5 (0.94%) SEPA
4 4 (0.75%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.37%) SLA
6 1 (0.19%) DO-254
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.19%) MISRA
6 1 (0.19%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (3.18%) Docker
2 15 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.25%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.87%) Apache Flume
5 5 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.37%) Cygwin
7 2 (0.37%) HDFS
7 2 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.37%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 2 (0.37%) Varnish
7 2 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.19%) Firmware
8 1 (0.19%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (5.06%) Ansible
2 25 (4.68%) Puppet
3 16 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (2.43%) Kibana
5 11 (2.06%) Tivoli
6 10 (1.87%) logstash
7 7 (1.31%) Packer
8 3 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (0.56%) IBM Cloud Orchestrator
8 3 (0.56%) Opsview
8 3 (0.56%) SCCM
8 3 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.37%) Oozie
9 2 (0.37%) OpenView
10 1 (0.19%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.19%) Check_MK
10 1 (0.19%) Graphite
10 1 (0.19%) Nagios
10 1 (0.19%) Salt
10 1 (0.19%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 77 (14.42%) Oracle
2 73 (13.67%) IBM
3 29 (5.43%) Red Hat
4 26 (4.87%) hybris
5 25 (4.68%) Microsoft
6 20 (3.75%) VMware
7 18 (3.37%) Adobe
8 13 (2.43%) Cloudera
9 11 (2.06%) SAP
10 10 (1.87%) Google
10 10 (1.87%) Sun
11 9 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (1.50%) Cisco
13 7 (1.31%) F5
13 7 (1.31%) webMethods
14 6 (1.12%) ForgeRock
14 6 (1.12%) WSO2
15 5 (0.94%) Hortonworks
15 5 (0.94%) Siebel
16 4 (0.75%) ATG
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