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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 8 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 264 240 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 10.71% 8.40% 6.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.00% 24.51% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 130 121
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.06% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 8
Median hourly rate £31.59 £40.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.03% +3.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £12.15 £31.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £45.00 £42.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
825 979 1088
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 33.48% 34.25% 36.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 556 625
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 59 81
Median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.49% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £19.00 £25.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 May 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 +8 71 £440 +25.71% 68
Essex -2 63 £318 -20.62% 11
Hertfordshire +11 58 £428 +14.00% 32
Norfolk +17 31 £450 +5.88% 4
Suffolk +4 24 £400 -3.03% 11
Bedfordshire -2 11 £375 -21.05% 9
East Anglia - 5 £535 -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 214 (47.77%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (29.24%) Web Services
3 126 (28.13%) HTML
4 118 (26.34%) JavaScript
5 107 (23.88%) SQL
6 95 (21.21%) J2EE
7 94 (20.98%) XML
8 91 (20.31%) REST
9 86 (19.20%) Spring
10 83 (18.53%) TDD
11 80 (17.86%) CSS
12 75 (16.74%) Oracle
13 74 (16.52%) OO
14 73 (16.29%) SOAP
15 69 (15.40%) Linux
16 67 (14.96%) Scrum
17 66 (14.73%) Python
17 66 (14.73%) HTML5
18 60 (13.39%) Unix
19 56 (12.50%) AngularJS
20 54 (12.05%) Git (software)
21 53 (11.83%) RESTful
21 53 (11.83%) SQL Server
22 50 (11.16%) Jenkins
23 48 (10.71%) CRM
24 47 (10.49%) Windows
24 47 (10.49%) SOA
24 47 (10.49%) IBM
24 47 (10.49%) Continuous Integration
25 46 (10.27%) Finance

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 38 (8.48%) Apache
2 37 (8.26%) WebSphere
3 34 (7.59%) Tomcat
4 29 (6.47%) Apache ServiceMix
5 21 (4.69%) Node.js
5 21 (4.69%) WebLogic
6 20 (4.46%) CMS
7 19 (4.24%) JBoss
8 12 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
9 11 (2.46%) IIS
10 9 (2.01%) Oracle Service Bus
10 9 (2.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 8 (1.79%) GlassFish
12 7 (1.56%) Apache Pig
12 7 (1.56%) Apache Spark
12 7 (1.56%) Mule
12 7 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
13 5 (1.12%) nginx
14 3 (0.67%) Drupal
14 3 (0.67%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 13 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.46%) Photoshop
3 8 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (1.79%) OmniGraffle
4 5 (1.12%) Windchill
5 4 (0.89%) MS Office
6 2 (0.45%) Doxygen
7 1 (0.22%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.22%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 10 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.01%) Oracle BPM
3 8 (1.79%) SDL Web 8
4 5 (1.12%) Magento
5 4 (0.89%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.67%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.45%) BigMachines
7 2 (0.45%) Eloqua
7 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.22%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 36 (8.04%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.46%) Force.com
4 10 (2.23%) Heroku
5 7 (1.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 7 (1.56%) Amazon S3
5 7 (1.56%) Amazon SQS
5 7 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (1.56%) Route 53
6 5 (1.12%) GitHub
6 5 (1.12%) SaaS
7 3 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.67%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.67%) IBM SmartCloud
7 3 (0.67%) Office 365
8 2 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.45%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.45%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.80%) HTTP
2 19 (4.24%) LDAP
2 19 (4.24%) SSL
3 17 (3.79%) TCP/IP
4 16 (3.57%) Network Security
5 10 (2.23%) Internet
6 6 (1.34%) Firewall
7 5 (1.12%) X.509
8 4 (0.89%) DNS
8 4 (0.89%) Kerberos
8 4 (0.89%) SpaceWire
9 3 (0.67%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.45%) DHCP
10 2 (0.45%) FTP
10 2 (0.45%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.45%) Intranet
10 2 (0.45%) IPsec
10 2 (0.45%) SMS
11 1 (0.22%) 802.15
11 1 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (11.83%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.47%) DB2
3 28 (6.25%) MySQL
4 20 (4.46%) Relational Database
5 19 (4.24%) Hadoop
6 18 (4.02%) Big Data
6 18 (4.02%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (4.02%) MongoDB
7 17 (3.79%) NoSQL
8 14 (3.13%) IBM InfoSphere
9 12 (2.68%) Apache Hive
10 11 (2.46%) RDBMS
11 9 (2.01%) Neo4j
12 8 (1.79%) Oracle Database
12 8 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (1.79%) Redis
13 7 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
13 7 (1.56%) MarkLogic
14 6 (1.34%) Data Mining
15 5 (1.12%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 54 (12.05%) Git (software)
2 50 (11.16%) Jenkins
3 44 (9.82%) Cucumber
4 42 (9.38%) JUnit
5 39 (8.71%) Maven
6 33 (7.37%) Selenium
7 31 (6.92%) Subversion
8 17 (3.79%) Ant
9 16 (3.57%) AccuRev
9 16 (3.57%) JIRA
10 15 (3.35%) Mercurial
11 13 (2.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (2.68%) Eclipse
12 12 (2.68%) IntelliJ
12 12 (2.68%) Mockito
12 12 (2.68%) WebDriver
13 11 (2.46%) SoapUI
13 11 (2.46%) WebStorm
14 9 (2.01%) Gerrit
14 9 (2.01%) Vagrant
General
1 46 (10.27%) Finance
2 28 (6.25%) Retail
3 20 (4.46%) Automotive
3 20 (4.46%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.35%) Marketing
5 12 (2.68%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.12%) Electronics
6 5 (1.12%) Legal
7 4 (0.89%) Avionics
7 4 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.67%) Banking
8 3 (0.67%) Military
9 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.45%) Publishing
10 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.22%) Back Office
10 1 (0.22%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 251 (56.03%) Developer
2 153 (34.15%) Java Developer
3 76 (16.96%) Architect
4 31 (6.92%) Solutions Architect
5 25 (5.58%) Agile Developer
5 25 (5.58%) J2EE Developer
5 25 (5.58%) Senior Developer
6 24 (5.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 23 (5.13%) Agile Java Developer
8 22 (4.91%) Analyst
8 22 (4.91%) Consultant
8 22 (4.91%) Designer
8 22 (4.91%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 17 (3.79%) Java Architect
9 17 (3.79%) Senior Java Developer
10 13 (2.90%) Angular Developer
10 13 (2.90%) Applications Support
10 13 (2.90%) DevOps Engineer
11 12 (2.68%) JavaScript Developer
11 12 (2.68%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (29.24%) Web Services
2 126 (28.13%) HTML
3 95 (21.21%) J2EE
4 94 (20.98%) XML
5 91 (20.31%) REST
6 86 (19.20%) Spring
7 80 (17.86%) CSS
8 73 (16.29%) SOAP
9 66 (14.73%) HTML5
10 56 (12.50%) AngularJS
11 53 (11.83%) RESTful
12 41 (9.15%) .NET
13 39 (8.71%) Ajax
14 37 (8.26%) Hibernate
15 36 (8.04%) jQuery
16 35 (7.81%) JSON
17 32 (7.14%) Apache Camel
18 27 (6.03%) Middleware
19 26 (5.80%) CSS3
20 21 (4.69%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.37%) Mobile App
2 24 (5.36%) User Experience
3 18 (4.02%) Digital Media
4 15 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (2.90%) Computer Science
7 11 (2.46%) Data Structures
8 9 (2.01%) Graphic Design
9 7 (1.56%) N-Tier
9 7 (1.56%) Visualisation
10 6 (1.34%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.34%) Data Centre
11 5 (1.12%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.12%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.89%) Clustering
12 4 (0.89%) Cryptography
12 4 (0.89%) DataPower
12 4 (0.89%) PKI
12 4 (0.89%) Replication
13 3 (0.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 69 (15.40%) Linux
2 60 (13.39%) Unix
3 47 (10.49%) Windows
4 18 (4.02%) Android
5 14 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 13 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.56%) Solaris
7 7 (1.56%) Windows Server
8 5 (1.12%) AIX
9 4 (0.89%) CentOS
9 4 (0.89%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.89%) zOS
10 3 (0.67%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.67%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.45%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.22%) Fedora
12 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (47.77%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (18.53%) TDD
3 74 (16.52%) OO
4 67 (14.96%) Scrum
5 48 (10.71%) CRM
6 47 (10.49%) Continuous Integration
6 47 (10.49%) SOA
7 43 (9.60%) BDD
7 43 (9.60%) E-Commerce
8 39 (8.71%) Open Source
9 34 (7.59%) ETL
10 33 (7.37%) Front End Development
10 33 (7.37%) Web Development
11 32 (7.14%) Software Engineering
12 29 (6.47%) DevOps
13 28 (6.25%) ERP
13 28 (6.25%) SDLC
14 26 (5.80%) Mentoring
15 24 (5.36%) Automated Testing
15 24 (5.36%) UML
Programming Languages
1 118 (26.34%) JavaScript
2 107 (23.88%) SQL
3 66 (14.73%) Python
4 37 (8.26%) C#
5 32 (7.14%) C++
5 32 (7.14%) PHP
6 30 (6.70%) Shell Script
7 26 (5.80%) Perl
8 20 (4.46%) Ruby
9 15 (3.35%) Apex Code
9 15 (3.35%) Scala
10 13 (2.90%) SOQL
11 11 (2.46%) C
11 11 (2.46%) PL/SQL
11 11 (2.46%) TypeScript
12 9 (2.01%) ECMAScript
13 8 (1.79%) Dart
14 5 (1.12%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.89%) Groovy
15 4 (0.89%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 22 (4.91%) Security Cleared
2 21 (4.69%) Degree
3 6 (1.34%) DV Cleared
3 6 (1.34%) ISTQB
3 6 (1.34%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.89%) ISEB
5 3 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.45%) CISSP
6 2 (0.45%) CLAS
7 1 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.22%) CEH
7 1 (0.22%) CHECK Team Leader
7 1 (0.22%) CHECK Team Member
7 1 (0.22%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.22%) MCSA
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.22%) OSCP
7 1 (0.22%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.90%) QA
2 6 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.12%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.89%) COBIT
4 4 (0.89%) ISO27002
5 2 (0.45%) ECSS
5 2 (0.45%) WCAG
6 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.22%) DO-254
6 1 (0.22%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (3.13%) Docker
2 8 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.79%) Apache Flume
3 6 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.89%) Cygwin
6 3 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.45%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.45%) Varnish
7 2 (0.45%) Xen
8 1 (0.22%) Firmware
8 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 22 (4.91%) Puppet
2 15 (3.35%) Ansible
3 13 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (2.68%) Kibana
5 9 (2.01%) logstash
6 7 (1.56%) Packer
6 7 (1.56%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 3 (0.67%) MOM
7 3 (0.67%) Opsview
8 2 (0.45%) Check_MK
8 2 (0.45%) Oozie
9 1 (0.22%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.22%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.22%) Nagios
9 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.22%) Salt
9 1 (0.22%) SCCM
9 1 (0.22%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 75 (16.74%) Oracle
2 47 (10.49%) IBM
3 34 (7.59%) Red Hat
4 32 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 19 (4.24%) Salesforce.com
6 18 (4.02%) Google
7 16 (3.57%) Siebel
8 15 (3.35%) SAP
9 12 (2.68%) WSO2
10 11 (2.46%) hybris
11 10 (2.23%) Pega
11 10 (2.23%) VMware
12 6 (1.34%) Cloudera
12 6 (1.34%) ForgeRock
13 5 (1.12%) Cognos
14 4 (0.89%) ATG
14 4 (0.89%) Percussion
14 4 (0.89%) Sunopsis
14 4 (0.89%) Teradata
14 4 (0.89%) webMethods
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