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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 14 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 191 215 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.02% 8.41% 8.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.15% 23.94% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 128 110
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £286 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £531
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £364
% change year-on-year
- +9.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £32.74 £28.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.80 £41.00 £38.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.69 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+8.50% -3.22%
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
825 898 959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 34.62% 35.15% 40.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 502 530
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 71 87
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £25.80 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 9 February 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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the East of England region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +28 62 £403 -25.11% 41
Essex -1 54 £450 +14.28% 9
Hertfordshire -6 35 £450 +17.64% 26
Norfolk +5 22 £431 +43.75% 2
Bedfordshire -8 9 £475 +14.45% 11
Suffolk -11 8 £400 - 5
East Anglia +5 2 £470 +38.23%
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 192 (44.04%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (30.96%) HTML
3 118 (27.06%) J2EE
3 118 (27.06%) Web Services
4 110 (25.23%) JavaScript
5 108 (24.77%) Spring
6 104 (23.85%) SQL
7 94 (21.56%) Git (software)
8 90 (20.64%) TDD
9 85 (19.50%) REST
10 82 (18.81%) OO
11 79 (18.12%) HTML5
12 74 (16.97%) CSS
13 71 (16.28%) Oracle
14 70 (16.06%) XML
15 55 (12.61%) Middleware
15 55 (12.61%) Jenkins
16 54 (12.39%) Unix
16 54 (12.39%) SOA
16 54 (12.39%) jQuery
17 53 (12.16%) RESTful
18 52 (11.93%) Continuous Integration
18 52 (11.93%) Python
19 51 (11.70%) SOAP
19 51 (11.70%) Scrum
20 50 (11.47%) Linux
21 46 (10.55%) SQL Server
21 46 (10.55%) Maven
22 45 (10.32%) Ajax
23 44 (10.09%) JUnit

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 33 (7.57%) WebLogic
2 32 (7.34%) WebSphere
3 27 (6.19%) JBoss
4 26 (5.96%) Node.js
5 25 (5.73%) Apache
5 25 (5.73%) Mule
6 19 (4.36%) Tomcat
7 17 (3.90%) Apache ServiceMix
8 13 (2.98%) CMS
9 11 (2.52%) NetWeaver
9 11 (2.52%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (1.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (1.15%) Apache Spark
11 5 (1.15%) Drupal
11 5 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (1.15%) WebLogic Portal
12 4 (0.92%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.92%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.92%) nginx
12 4 (0.92%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 15 (3.44%) Photoshop
2 13 (2.98%) Adobe Illustrator
2 13 (2.98%) OmniGraffle
3 9 (2.06%) MS Excel
4 3 (0.69%) MS Office
5 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.23%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.23%) MS Project
5 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (2.98%) SDL Web 8
2 5 (1.15%) Magento
3 4 (0.92%) BigMachines
3 4 (0.92%) Eloqua
3 4 (0.92%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.46%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.52%) SaaS
4 5 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.15%) GitHub
4 5 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.69%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.46%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.46%) Office 365
8 1 (0.23%) Force.com
8 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.23%) Heroku
8 1 (0.23%) IaaS
8 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.82%) HTTP
2 16 (3.67%) SSL
2 16 (3.67%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.83%) Internet
3 8 (1.83%) LDAP
4 7 (1.61%) Firewall
5 5 (1.15%) DNS
5 5 (1.15%) FTP
5 5 (1.15%) Telnet
6 4 (0.92%) DHCP
7 3 (0.69%) LAN
7 3 (0.69%) PuTTY
7 3 (0.69%) SpaceWire
7 3 (0.69%) SSH
7 3 (0.69%) WAN
7 3 (0.69%) Wireless
8 2 (0.46%) IPsec
8 2 (0.46%) SAN
8 2 (0.46%) SMS
8 2 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (10.55%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.65%) NoSQL
3 25 (5.73%) MySQL
4 22 (5.05%) Relational Database
5 21 (4.82%) MongoDB
6 19 (4.36%) Big Data
7 16 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (3.44%) DB2
9 13 (2.98%) Oracle Database
10 10 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (2.29%) WebFOCUS
11 9 (2.06%) Data Mining
11 9 (2.06%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 8 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (1.83%) Apache Hive
12 8 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (1.83%) CouchDB
13 7 (1.61%) DbVisualizer
14 5 (1.15%) Hadoop
15 4 (0.92%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 94 (21.56%) Git (software)
2 55 (12.61%) Jenkins
3 46 (10.55%) Maven
4 44 (10.09%) JUnit
5 32 (7.34%) Selenium
6 29 (6.65%) Ant
6 29 (6.65%) Mercurial
7 24 (5.50%) IntelliJ
8 23 (5.28%) Cucumber
9 21 (4.82%) Gerrit
9 21 (4.82%) Subversion
10 20 (4.59%) Eclipse
10 20 (4.59%) WebStorm
11 19 (4.36%) AccuRev
12 14 (3.21%) JIRA
13 10 (2.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (2.29%) Grunt
13 10 (2.29%) SoapUI
14 9 (2.06%) Mockito
15 8 (1.83%) Jasmine
General
1 35 (8.03%) Finance
2 27 (6.19%) Automotive
3 21 (4.82%) Telecoms
4 19 (4.36%) Marketing
5 13 (2.98%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.29%) Retail
7 7 (1.61%) Legal
8 5 (1.15%) Electronics
9 3 (0.69%) Avionics
9 3 (0.69%) Back Office
9 3 (0.69%) Publishing
10 2 (0.46%) Banking
10 2 (0.46%) Games
10 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 256 (58.72%) Developer
2 170 (38.99%) Java Developer
3 61 (13.99%) Architect
4 45 (10.32%) Solutions Architect
5 41 (9.40%) Senior Developer
6 34 (7.80%) Senior Java Developer
7 29 (6.65%) J2EE Developer
8 28 (6.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 21 (4.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 19 (4.36%) Analyst
11 17 (3.90%) Designer
11 17 (3.90%) Integration Developer
12 15 (3.44%) Web Developer
13 14 (3.21%) Java Engineer
14 13 (2.98%) SQL Developer
15 12 (2.75%) Java Architect
15 12 (2.75%) Java Web Developer
16 11 (2.52%) Agile Developer
16 11 (2.52%) Agile Java Developer
16 11 (2.52%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (30.96%) HTML
2 118 (27.06%) J2EE
2 118 (27.06%) Web Services
3 108 (24.77%) Spring
4 85 (19.50%) REST
5 79 (18.12%) HTML5
6 74 (16.97%) CSS
7 70 (16.06%) XML
8 55 (12.61%) Middleware
9 54 (12.39%) jQuery
10 53 (12.16%) RESTful
11 51 (11.70%) SOAP
12 45 (10.32%) Ajax
13 43 (9.86%) Hibernate
14 41 (9.40%) CSS3
15 39 (8.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 35 (8.03%) .NET
17 31 (7.11%) JSON
18 29 (6.65%) Apache Camel
19 25 (5.73%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.88%) User Experience
2 24 (5.50%) Mobile App
3 17 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (3.90%) Computer Science
4 16 (3.67%) N-Tier
5 13 (2.98%) Graphic Design
6 9 (2.06%) Visualisation
7 8 (1.83%) Mathematics
8 7 (1.61%) Life Science
9 6 (1.38%) Biology
9 6 (1.38%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.38%) iPad
9 6 (1.38%) Replication
10 5 (1.15%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.15%) Clustering
10 5 (1.15%) Data Integration
11 4 (0.92%) Chemistry
11 4 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.92%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.92%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 54 (12.39%) Unix
2 50 (11.47%) Linux
3 33 (7.57%) Windows
4 15 (3.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (2.29%) Solaris
6 7 (1.61%) Android
6 7 (1.61%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.15%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.15%) Windows Vista
8 3 (0.69%) AIX
9 2 (0.46%) CentOS
9 2 (0.46%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.46%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (44.04%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (20.64%) TDD
3 82 (18.81%) OO
4 54 (12.39%) SOA
5 52 (11.93%) Continuous Integration
6 51 (11.70%) Scrum
7 44 (10.09%) E-Commerce
8 38 (8.72%) User Stories
9 37 (8.49%) BDD
10 36 (8.26%) Front End Development
11 33 (7.57%) Open Source
12 31 (7.11%) Software Engineering
13 26 (5.96%) DevOps
14 24 (5.50%) MVC
15 23 (5.28%) Responsive Web Design
16 22 (5.05%) TOGAF
17 21 (4.82%) UX Design
18 20 (4.59%) UML
19 19 (4.36%) Mentoring
19 19 (4.36%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 110 (25.23%) JavaScript
2 104 (23.85%) SQL
3 52 (11.93%) Python
4 43 (9.86%) Perl
5 23 (5.28%) PL/SQL
6 20 (4.59%) C++
7 18 (4.13%) Scala
8 17 (3.90%) ECMAScript
9 16 (3.67%) Dart
9 16 (3.67%) TypeScript
10 15 (3.44%) C#
11 14 (3.21%) Ruby
12 13 (2.98%) Shell Script
13 11 (2.52%) ABAP
14 10 (2.29%) PHP
15 7 (1.61%) Apex Code
15 7 (1.61%) Bash Shell
15 7 (1.61%) C
16 5 (1.15%) Groovy
17 3 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (5.50%) Degree
2 21 (4.82%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.52%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.61%) Sun Certification
5 3 (0.69%) PhD
6 2 (0.46%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.46%) OCA
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.23%) ISEB
7 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.21%) QA
2 4 (0.92%) COBIT
2 4 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (0.92%) ISO27002
3 3 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.46%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.46%) ECSS
4 2 (0.46%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (1.61%) Docker
2 5 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.92%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 3 (0.69%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.69%) Cygwin
5 2 (0.46%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.46%) Xen
6 1 (0.23%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.23%) Firmware
6 1 (0.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 18 (4.13%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (3.90%) Puppet
3 8 (1.83%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 8 (1.83%) MOM
4 7 (1.61%) Tivoli
5 5 (1.15%) Ansible
5 5 (1.15%) Check_MK
5 5 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (1.15%) Kibana
6 3 (0.69%) CA Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.69%) OpenAM
6 3 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.69%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 2 (0.46%) Nagios
8 1 (0.23%) Cacti
8 1 (0.23%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.23%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.23%) Novell Identity Manager
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 71 (16.28%) Oracle
2 27 (6.19%) Red Hat
3 26 (5.96%) IBM
4 14 (3.21%) SAP
5 13 (2.98%) Google
5 13 (2.98%) Microsoft
6 10 (2.29%) Adobe
6 10 (2.29%) HP
7 9 (2.06%) hybris
7 9 (2.06%) MuleSoft
7 9 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (2.06%) Sun
8 7 (1.61%) VMware
8 7 (1.61%) WorldPay
9 6 (1.38%) FatWire
9 6 (1.38%) WSO2
10 5 (1.15%) Pega
10 5 (1.15%) Rally
11 4 (0.92%) Siebel
11 4 (0.92%) Teradata
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