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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 6 8 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs citing Java 285 241 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.50% 9.23% 9.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.91% 24.92% 23.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 149 186
Median daily rate £400 £413 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £330 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 6
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +3.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £35.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.35 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
922 967 1112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 40.44% 37.02% 38.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 559 729
Median daily rate £384 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 105 51
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £30.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £53.73 £50.75
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 7 December 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 7 December 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 7 December 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
Hertfordshire +34 93 £450 +11.11% 25
Essex +3 75 £350 -17.64% 16
Cambridgeshire -4 70 £388 +3.33% 77
Suffolk -1 22 £425 -10.52% 7
Bedfordshire +13 16 £375 -17.12% 11
Norfolk +12 9 £375 -21.05% 5
East Anglia - 1 £500 -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 289 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (24.19%) TDD
3 126 (22.58%) SQL
4 122 (21.86%) JavaScript
5 110 (19.71%) J2EE
5 110 (19.71%) Spring
6 108 (19.35%) HTML
7 101 (18.10%) Web Services
8 96 (17.20%) Oracle
9 94 (16.85%) Linux
10 93 (16.67%) Git (software)
11 92 (16.49%) Scrum
12 90 (16.13%) Finance
13 88 (15.77%) BDD
14 86 (15.41%) Jenkins
15 84 (15.05%) Continuous Integration
16 82 (14.70%) OO
17 78 (13.98%) E-Commerce
18 75 (13.44%) Python
19 72 (12.90%) CSS
19 72 (12.90%) Open Source
20 71 (12.72%) Unix
21 68 (12.19%) XML
22 62 (11.11%) JSON
23 60 (10.75%) .NET
24 59 (10.57%) REST
25 58 (10.39%) DevOps
25 58 (10.39%) Selenium
26 56 (10.04%) Maven
26 56 (10.04%) IBM

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 50 (8.96%) Tomcat
2 42 (7.53%) Apache
3 35 (6.27%) WebSphere
4 26 (4.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 25 (4.48%) Apache Spark
5 25 (4.48%) WebLogic
6 19 (3.41%) JBoss
7 18 (3.23%) Confluence
8 12 (2.15%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (1.61%) Drupal
9 9 (1.61%) IIS
9 9 (1.61%) nginx
10 8 (1.43%) Apache Pig
10 8 (1.43%) Cloud Foundry
10 8 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (1.43%) SharePoint
11 6 (1.08%) GlassFish
11 6 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (0.90%) CMS
12 5 (0.90%) Mule
Applications
1 12 (2.15%) Photoshop
2 9 (1.61%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.08%) MS Office
4 5 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (0.90%) OmniGraffle
5 3 (0.54%) Weka
6 2 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.36%) Windchill
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.18%) Doxygen
7 1 (0.18%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 26 (4.66%) Adobe Campaign
2 14 (2.51%) Magento
3 12 (2.15%) Unica
4 10 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (1.08%) Payment Gateway
6 5 (0.90%) SDL Web 8
7 4 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.18%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.18%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.18%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.79%) Adobe Analytics
4 6 (1.08%) GitHub
4 6 (1.08%) IaaS
4 6 (1.08%) Office 365
5 4 (0.72%) Oracle CX
5 4 (0.72%) PaaS
5 4 (0.72%) SaaS
6 2 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.36%) Yammer
7 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.18%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.58%) Firewall
2 18 (3.23%) SMS
3 17 (3.05%) Internet
4 15 (2.69%) HTTP
5 14 (2.51%) TCP/IP
6 11 (1.97%) DNS
6 11 (1.97%) Network Security
7 10 (1.79%) LDAP
7 10 (1.79%) SSL
8 8 (1.43%) DHCP
9 6 (1.08%) BIG-IP
10 5 (0.90%) FTP
11 3 (0.54%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.54%) Intranet
12 2 (0.36%) AMQP
12 2 (0.36%) IPv4
12 2 (0.36%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.36%) VoIP
12 2 (0.36%) VPN
12 2 (0.36%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (7.17%) Big Data
2 35 (6.27%) NoSQL
3 30 (5.38%) MySQL
4 29 (5.20%) PostgreSQL
4 29 (5.20%) Relational Database
5 25 (4.48%) MongoDB
5 25 (4.48%) Oracle Database
5 25 (4.48%) SQL Server
6 20 (3.58%) Hadoop
7 19 (3.41%) DB2
8 14 (2.51%) HBase
9 12 (2.15%) RDBMS
10 11 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (1.43%) Apache Hive
12 8 (1.43%) Oracle Database 12c
13 7 (1.25%) IBM InfoSphere
14 6 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
15 5 (0.90%) DbVisualizer
16 4 (0.72%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 93 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 86 (15.41%) Jenkins
3 58 (10.39%) Selenium
4 56 (10.04%) Maven
5 55 (9.86%) Cucumber
6 54 (9.68%) Ant
7 53 (9.50%) JUnit
8 52 (9.32%) JIRA
9 38 (6.81%) WebDriver
10 37 (6.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 28 (5.02%) JBehave
12 26 (4.66%) SoapUI
13 22 (3.94%) Eclipse
13 22 (3.94%) Mercurial
14 21 (3.76%) Subversion
15 19 (3.41%) Gradle
16 17 (3.05%) Appium
16 17 (3.05%) TeamCity
17 13 (2.33%) Mockito
18 12 (2.15%) JMeter
General
1 90 (16.13%) Finance
2 39 (6.99%) Marketing
2 39 (6.99%) Retail
3 21 (3.76%) Manufacturing
3 21 (3.76%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.69%) Banking
4 15 (2.69%) Legal
5 10 (1.79%) Electronics
6 7 (1.25%) Back Office
7 6 (1.08%) Games
7 6 (1.08%) Military
8 3 (0.54%) Automotive
8 3 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.36%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.36%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.36%) Front Office
9 2 (0.36%) German Language
9 2 (0.36%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.18%) Advertising
10 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 304 (54.48%) Developer
2 190 (34.05%) Java Developer
3 78 (13.98%) Architect
4 56 (10.04%) Senior Developer
5 46 (8.24%) Senior Java Developer
6 37 (6.63%) Agile Developer
6 37 (6.63%) Agile Java Developer
7 34 (6.09%) Java Engineer
8 30 (5.38%) Analyst
9 29 (5.20%) Solutions Architect
10 22 (3.94%) Android Developer
11 21 (3.76%) Digital Architect
11 21 (3.76%) Digital Marketing Architect
11 21 (3.76%) Java Software Developer
12 20 (3.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 19 (3.41%) DevOps Engineer
14 18 (3.23%) Java Architect
14 18 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
14 18 (3.23%) Senior Agile Developer
14 18 (3.23%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (19.71%) J2EE
1 110 (19.71%) Spring
2 108 (19.35%) HTML
3 101 (18.10%) Web Services
4 72 (12.90%) CSS
5 68 (12.19%) XML
6 62 (11.11%) JSON
7 60 (10.75%) .NET
8 59 (10.57%) REST
9 48 (8.60%) RESTful
10 46 (8.24%) Hibernate
11 41 (7.35%) JSP
12 37 (6.63%) HTML5
12 37 (6.63%) jQuery
13 36 (6.45%) SOAP
14 33 (5.91%) AngularJS
15 26 (4.66%) Java EE
16 25 (4.48%) CSS3
17 20 (3.58%) Ajax
17 20 (3.58%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (4.66%) Mobile App
3 23 (4.12%) Data Structures
4 21 (3.76%) Computer Science
4 21 (3.76%) Social Media
5 20 (3.58%) Algorithms
5 20 (3.58%) Virtual Team
6 13 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (1.97%) User Experience
8 9 (1.61%) Digital Media
9 6 (1.08%) Graphic Design
9 6 (1.08%) Statistics
9 6 (1.08%) Visualisation
10 5 (0.90%) Animation
10 5 (0.90%) iPad
10 5 (0.90%) Mathematics
10 5 (0.90%) SWIFT
11 4 (0.72%) Biology
11 4 (0.72%) Ontologies
12 3 (0.54%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 94 (16.85%) Linux
2 71 (12.72%) Unix
3 36 (6.45%) Android
4 32 (5.73%) Windows
5 18 (3.23%) AIX
6 17 (3.05%) Apple iOS
7 12 (2.15%) Solaris
7 12 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.08%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.54%) CentOS
10 3 (0.54%) HPUX
10 3 (0.54%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.36%) Fedora
11 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.36%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.36%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (24.19%) TDD
3 92 (16.49%) Scrum
4 88 (15.77%) BDD
5 84 (15.05%) Continuous Integration
6 82 (14.70%) OO
7 78 (13.98%) E-Commerce
8 72 (12.90%) Open Source
9 58 (10.39%) DevOps
10 55 (9.86%) Software Engineering
11 51 (9.14%) SOA
12 49 (8.78%) Continuous Delivery
13 43 (7.71%) Web Development
14 37 (6.63%) Test Automation
15 36 (6.45%) Mentoring
16 35 (6.27%) ATDD
17 32 (5.73%) Digital Marketing
17 32 (5.73%) MVC
18 30 (5.38%) CRM
18 30 (5.38%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 126 (22.58%) SQL
2 122 (21.86%) JavaScript
3 75 (13.44%) Python
4 47 (8.42%) PHP
5 46 (8.24%) C#
6 35 (6.27%) Ruby
7 34 (6.09%) C++
8 31 (5.56%) Shell Script
9 27 (4.84%) PL/SQL
10 24 (4.30%) Perl
11 20 (3.58%) Scala
12 14 (2.51%) Go
13 12 (2.15%) Clojure
14 11 (1.97%) MATLAB
14 11 (1.97%) Rust
14 11 (1.97%) XPath
15 9 (1.61%) Groovy
15 9 (1.61%) R
16 8 (1.43%) C
16 8 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (6.27%) Security Cleared
2 24 (4.30%) Degree
3 17 (3.05%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.15%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.08%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.36%) ISEB
6 2 (0.36%) MCP
6 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.36%) PhD
7 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.18%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (8.60%) QA
2 11 (1.97%) SDET
3 6 (1.08%) SLA
3 6 (1.08%) WCAG
4 5 (0.90%) JSP 440
4 5 (0.90%) SEPA
5 1 (0.18%) CDISC
5 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.18%) HL7
5 1 (0.18%) MISRA
5 1 (0.18%) MISRA C
System Software
1 22 (3.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (2.33%) Docker
3 8 (1.43%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (0.90%) FreeRADIUS
5 5 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (0.72%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.54%) HDFS
7 3 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.18%) Cygwin
8 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (0.18%) vSphere
8 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 39 (6.99%) Ansible
2 33 (5.91%) Puppet
3 31 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (1.97%) Tivoli
5 6 (1.08%) Kibana
5 6 (1.08%) Nagios
6 4 (0.72%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (0.54%) OpenView
7 3 (0.54%) SCCM
7 3 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.36%) Grafana
9 1 (0.18%) Graphite
9 1 (0.18%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.18%) logstash
9 1 (0.18%) Packer
9 1 (0.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 96 (17.20%) Oracle
2 56 (10.04%) IBM
3 55 (9.86%) Adobe
4 35 (6.27%) hybris
5 28 (5.02%) Microsoft
6 23 (4.12%) VMware
7 15 (2.69%) Red Hat
7 15 (2.69%) Sun
8 13 (2.33%) SAP
9 11 (1.97%) Cisco
9 11 (1.97%) Cloudera
10 9 (1.61%) Google
11 8 (1.43%) Atlassian
12 7 (1.25%) WSO2
13 6 (1.08%) F5
13 6 (1.08%) Hortonworks
14 5 (0.90%) BEA
14 5 (0.90%) HP
15 3 (0.54%) BMC
15 3 (0.54%) Interwoven
Cambridgeshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 4 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £Market Rates
Posted: 7 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Norfolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
Creation Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £150.00 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Essex
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 21 days ago