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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 7 9 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs citing Java 279 316 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 11.08% 10.16% 6.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.97% 27.72% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 185 133
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 8
Median hourly rate £33.45 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.80% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £23.60 £27.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.53 £42.00 £38.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.19 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-11.04% +11.63%
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
931 1140 1138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 36.99% 36.67% 38.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 723 687
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 50 55
Median hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +2.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £20.94 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -2 74 £400 +6.66% 78
Hertfordshire -3 53 £450 +20.00% 33
Norfolk +30 49 £470 +1.62% 3
Essex -9 41 £300 -29.41% 10
Suffolk -2 33 £475 +11.76% 7
Bedfordshire +16 20 £475 +10.14% 13
East Anglia +2 8 £525 -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 231 (44.94%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (28.21%) JavaScript
3 139 (27.04%) Web Services
4 134 (26.07%) HTML
5 115 (22.37%) SQL
6 105 (20.43%) REST
7 100 (19.46%) J2EE
8 98 (19.07%) CSS
8 98 (19.07%) XML
9 90 (17.51%) Spring
10 89 (17.32%) TDD
11 81 (15.76%) SOAP
12 79 (15.37%) HTML5
13 74 (14.40%) Python
13 74 (14.40%) Oracle
14 73 (14.20%) Scrum
15 70 (13.62%) Linux
15 70 (13.62%) AngularJS
16 68 (13.23%) Git (software)
17 66 (12.84%) OO
18 62 (12.06%) Unix
19 54 (10.51%) IBM
20 53 (10.31%) Finance
20 53 (10.31%) Open Source
21 52 (10.12%) SQL Server
22 49 (9.53%) CRM
22 49 (9.53%) Continuous Integration
23 48 (9.34%) jQuery
24 47 (9.14%) Web Development
24 47 (9.14%) E-Commerce

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 41 (7.98%) Apache
2 36 (7.00%) Tomcat
3 30 (5.84%) WebSphere
4 20 (3.89%) Apache ServiceMix
5 19 (3.70%) CMS
6 18 (3.50%) WebLogic
7 14 (2.72%) Apache Spark
8 13 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
9 12 (2.33%) JBoss
10 11 (2.14%) IIS
10 11 (2.14%) Oracle Service Bus
11 9 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (1.36%) GlassFish
13 6 (1.17%) Apache Pig
14 5 (0.97%) Drupal
14 5 (0.97%) Mule
14 5 (0.97%) nginx
15 4 (0.78%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
16 3 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 23 (4.47%) Photoshop
2 13 (2.53%) Adobe Illustrator
2 13 (2.53%) OmniGraffle
3 10 (1.95%) MS Excel
4 6 (1.17%) Windchill
5 5 (0.97%) MS Office
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.19%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.19%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 13 (2.53%) SDL Web 8
2 10 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.75%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.78%) Magento
4 4 (0.78%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.58%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.19%) BigMachines
7 1 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.19%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.19%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (7.78%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.14%) Force.com
4 10 (1.95%) Heroku
5 8 (1.56%) Adobe Analytics
6 7 (1.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 7 (1.36%) Amazon S3
6 7 (1.36%) Amazon SQS
6 7 (1.36%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (1.36%) Route 53
7 5 (0.97%) GitHub
8 3 (0.58%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.58%) IBM SmartCloud
8 3 (0.58%) Office 365
8 3 (0.58%) SaaS
9 2 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.39%) IaaS
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.09%) Network Security
2 19 (3.70%) LDAP
3 18 (3.50%) HTTP
4 14 (2.72%) SSL
5 12 (2.33%) Firewall
6 10 (1.95%) TCP/IP
7 8 (1.56%) Internet
7 8 (1.56%) SMS
8 6 (1.17%) Kerberos
9 5 (0.97%) BIG-IP
10 4 (0.78%) X.509
11 3 (0.58%) DNS
12 2 (0.39%) AMQP
12 2 (0.39%) DHCP
12 2 (0.39%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.39%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.39%) Intranet
12 2 (0.39%) SpaceWire
12 2 (0.39%) Wireshark
13 1 (0.19%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (10.12%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.03%) MySQL
3 27 (5.25%) DB2
4 23 (4.47%) Big Data
5 22 (4.28%) Hadoop
6 20 (3.89%) IBM InfoSphere
7 17 (3.31%) Relational Database
8 16 (3.11%) MongoDB
9 15 (2.92%) NoSQL
10 12 (2.33%) Oracle Database
10 12 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (1.95%) RDBMS
12 9 (1.75%) Apache Hive
13 8 (1.56%) Redis
14 7 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
14 7 (1.36%) MarkLogic
14 7 (1.36%) Neo4j
15 6 (1.17%) HBase
16 5 (0.97%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 68 (13.23%) Git (software)
2 43 (8.37%) Jenkins
3 37 (7.20%) JUnit
3 37 (7.20%) Selenium
4 33 (6.42%) Cucumber
5 30 (5.84%) Maven
6 28 (5.45%) Mercurial
7 26 (5.06%) Subversion
8 24 (4.67%) Ant
9 21 (4.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 17 (3.31%) AccuRev
11 15 (2.92%) JIRA
12 14 (2.72%) Mockito
13 13 (2.53%) IntelliJ
13 13 (2.53%) WebStorm
14 11 (2.14%) WebDriver
15 9 (1.75%) EasyMock
15 9 (1.75%) SoapUI
15 9 (1.75%) Vagrant
16 8 (1.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 53 (10.31%) Finance
2 30 (5.84%) Retail
3 18 (3.50%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.31%) Marketing
5 14 (2.72%) Automotive
6 11 (2.14%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.56%) Banking
8 5 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.78%) Legal
9 4 (0.78%) Military
10 2 (0.39%) Avionics
10 2 (0.39%) Electronics
10 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.39%) Front Office
11 1 (0.19%) Advertising
11 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.19%) Back Office
11 1 (0.19%) Games
11 1 (0.19%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 298 (57.98%) Developer
2 178 (34.63%) Java Developer
3 84 (16.34%) Architect
4 33 (6.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 29 (5.64%) Designer
6 28 (5.45%) Agile Developer
7 26 (5.06%) Agile Java Developer
7 26 (5.06%) J2EE Developer
8 25 (4.86%) Senior Developer
9 24 (4.67%) Analyst
10 23 (4.47%) Consultant
10 23 (4.47%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 23 (4.47%) JavaScript Developer
11 22 (4.28%) Solutions Architect
12 19 (3.70%) Java Architect
13 17 (3.31%) HTML Developer
14 16 (3.11%) Angular Developer
15 15 (2.92%) Senior Java Developer
16 14 (2.72%) Hadoop Developer
17 13 (2.53%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (27.04%) Web Services
2 134 (26.07%) HTML
3 105 (20.43%) REST
4 100 (19.46%) J2EE
5 98 (19.07%) CSS
5 98 (19.07%) XML
6 90 (17.51%) Spring
7 81 (15.76%) SOAP
8 79 (15.37%) HTML5
9 70 (13.62%) AngularJS
10 48 (9.34%) jQuery
11 46 (8.95%) Hibernate
12 43 (8.37%) RESTful
13 41 (7.98%) .NET
13 41 (7.98%) JSON
14 40 (7.78%) Ajax
15 35 (6.81%) CSS3
15 35 (6.81%) JSP
16 30 (5.84%) Java EE
17 27 (5.25%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 41 (7.98%) Mobile App
2 28 (5.45%) User Experience
3 23 (4.47%) Digital Media
4 16 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (3.11%) Graphic Design
5 14 (2.72%) Data Structures
6 13 (2.53%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.75%) Virtual Team
8 8 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (1.36%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.36%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.36%) Social Media
10 6 (1.17%) N-Tier
11 5 (0.97%) SWIFT
11 5 (0.97%) Telematics
12 4 (0.78%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.78%) Cryptography
12 4 (0.78%) DataPower
12 4 (0.78%) PKI
12 4 (0.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 70 (13.62%) Linux
2 62 (12.06%) Unix
3 45 (8.75%) Windows
4 26 (5.06%) Android
5 15 (2.92%) Apple iOS
6 11 (2.14%) AIX
7 10 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.36%) Solaris
8 7 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.17%) Windows Server
10 5 (0.97%) CentOS
10 5 (0.97%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.78%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.78%) zOS
12 3 (0.58%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.39%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.19%) Fedora
14 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (44.94%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (17.32%) TDD
3 73 (14.20%) Scrum
4 66 (12.84%) OO
5 53 (10.31%) Open Source
6 49 (9.53%) Continuous Integration
6 49 (9.53%) CRM
7 47 (9.14%) E-Commerce
7 47 (9.14%) Web Development
8 45 (8.75%) SOA
9 41 (7.98%) ERP
10 39 (7.59%) BDD
11 36 (7.00%) Front End Development
12 33 (6.42%) ETL
12 33 (6.42%) SDLC
12 33 (6.42%) Software Engineering
13 30 (5.84%) Data Management
13 30 (5.84%) Master Data Management
14 28 (5.45%) DevOps
15 27 (5.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 145 (28.21%) JavaScript
2 115 (22.37%) SQL
3 74 (14.40%) Python
4 40 (7.78%) C#
5 39 (7.59%) PHP
5 39 (7.59%) Shell Script
6 31 (6.03%) C++
7 23 (4.47%) Perl
7 23 (4.47%) Ruby
8 15 (2.92%) Scala
9 13 (2.53%) TypeScript
10 12 (2.33%) Apex Code
11 11 (2.14%) ECMAScript
11 11 (2.14%) SOQL
12 9 (1.75%) Dart
13 8 (1.56%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.36%) C
14 7 (1.36%) MATLAB
15 6 (1.17%) Groovy
15 6 (1.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (7.78%) Security Cleared
2 19 (3.70%) Degree
2 19 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 9 (1.75%) DV Cleared
4 5 (0.97%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.78%) ISEB
6 3 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.39%) CISSP
7 2 (0.39%) CLAS
7 2 (0.39%) MCP
8 1 (0.19%) CHECK Team Leader
8 1 (0.19%) CHECK Team Member
8 1 (0.19%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.19%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.19%) MCSA
8 1 (0.19%) OSCP
8 1 (0.19%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.31%) QA
2 8 (1.56%) WCAG
3 5 (0.97%) SEPA
4 4 (0.78%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.58%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.58%) SDET
6 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.19%) DO-254
7 1 (0.19%) ECSS
7 1 (0.19%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (2.92%) Docker
2 10 (1.95%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.36%) Apache Flume
4 5 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.39%) Cygwin
6 2 (0.39%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 2 (0.39%) Varnish
6 2 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.19%) Firmware
7 1 (0.19%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.19%) vSphere
7 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (3.70%) Puppet
2 18 (3.50%) Ansible
3 12 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (2.14%) Kibana
5 10 (1.95%) logstash
6 7 (1.36%) Packer
6 7 (1.36%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.58%) Opsview
8 2 (0.39%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.39%) Nagios
8 2 (0.39%) Oozie
8 2 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.19%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.19%) Check_MK
9 1 (0.19%) Graphite
9 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.19%) Salt
9 1 (0.19%) SCCM
9 1 (0.19%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 74 (14.40%) Oracle
2 54 (10.51%) IBM
3 32 (6.23%) Microsoft
4 26 (5.06%) Red Hat
5 18 (3.50%) hybris
6 17 (3.31%) Google
7 16 (3.11%) Adobe
7 16 (3.11%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (2.92%) Siebel
8 15 (2.92%) VMware
9 14 (2.72%) SAP
10 12 (2.33%) WSO2
11 10 (1.95%) Cloudera
12 9 (1.75%) Pega
13 7 (1.36%) Cognos
14 6 (1.17%) Cisco
14 6 (1.17%) ForgeRock
14 6 (1.17%) webMethods
15 5 (0.97%) F5
15 5 (0.97%) Hortonworks
Hertfordshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
X4 Group
Rate: £30 - 33 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £270 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Market
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Up to £625 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Essex
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago