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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 14 20 12
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing Java 274 165 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.81% 6.82% 9.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.90% 17.78% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 63 167
Average daily rate
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£393 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £275 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £650 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 14
Average hourly rate £30.50 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.15 £27.28 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -5.06%
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
1251 928 1257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 40.24% 38.33% 40.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 772 487 653
Average daily rate £350 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £209 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 72 134
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £12.87 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 20 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
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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
Hertfordshire +7 90 £375 -25.00% 50
Essex +21 79 £400 -11.11% 19
Cambridgeshire -7 63 £400 +14.28% 63
Bedfordshire -4 18 £400 +45.45% 8
Suffolk -7 11 £363 -7.05% 5
Norfolk 0 10 £450 - 3
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 226 (47.58%) SQL
2 182 (38.32%) Oracle
3 160 (33.68%) UNIX
4 145 (30.53%) J2EE
5 140 (29.47%) JavaScript
6 139 (29.26%) HTML
7 138 (29.05%) XML
8 136 (28.63%) Linux
9 120 (25.26%) Finance
10 117 (24.63%) Spring
11 109 (22.95%) OO
12 102 (21.47%) Agile Software Development
13 100 (21.05%) Web Services
14 88 (18.53%) Hibernate
15 86 (18.11%) CSS
16 84 (17.68%) MySQL
17 79 (16.63%) Relational Database
18 76 (16.00%) WebLogic
18 76 (16.00%) E-Commerce
18 76 (16.00%) WebSphere
19 71 (14.95%) PL/SQL
19 71 (14.95%) UML
20 68 (14.32%) .NET
20 68 (14.32%) Scrum
21 66 (13.89%) JSP
22 64 (13.47%) TDD
23 62 (13.05%) Apache
24 61 (12.84%) IBM
24 61 (12.84%) Ajax
25 59 (12.42%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 76 (16.00%) WebLogic
1 76 (16.00%) WebSphere
2 62 (13.05%) Apache
3 56 (11.79%) Tomcat
4 29 (6.11%) MQSeries
5 24 (5.05%) CMS
6 16 (3.37%) WebSphere Application Server
7 11 (2.32%) IIS
8 10 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (2.11%) Adobe CQ
9 8 (1.68%) Node.js
9 8 (1.68%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 7 (1.47%) Oracle Service Bus
11 5 (1.05%) Drupal
11 5 (1.05%) MS Exchange
11 5 (1.05%) Apache ServiceMix
12 4 (0.84%) Documentum
12 4 (0.84%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.84%) IBM HTTP Server
13 3 (0.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 14 (2.95%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.53%) MS Office
3 5 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.84%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.42%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (0.84%) Tridion
2 3 (0.63%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.63%) Magento
3 2 (0.42%) assyst
3 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.21%) Retail-J
4 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (0.63%) CloudFront
4 3 (0.63%) SaaS
4 3 (0.63%) PaaS
4 3 (0.63%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.63%) IaaS
4 3 (0.63%) IBM SmartCloud
5 2 (0.42%) Force.com
5 2 (0.42%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 42 (8.84%) Internet
2 30 (6.32%) LDAP
3 29 (6.11%) HTTP
4 17 (3.58%) DNS
5 14 (2.95%) TCP/IP
6 12 (2.53%) Firewall
7 10 (2.11%) SAN
8 9 (1.89%) VPN
8 9 (1.89%) DHCP
9 7 (1.47%) Reverse Proxy
10 6 (1.26%) Kerberos
10 6 (1.26%) Intranet
11 5 (1.05%) Extranet
12 3 (0.63%) VRRP
13 2 (0.42%) X.509
13 2 (0.42%) SSL
13 2 (0.42%) LTE
13 2 (0.42%) Wireshark
13 2 (0.42%) WCDMA
13 2 (0.42%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (17.68%) MySQL
2 79 (16.63%) Relational Database
3 47 (9.89%) Oracle Database
4 42 (8.84%) SQL Server
5 28 (5.89%) RDBMS
6 26 (5.47%) NoSQL
7 22 (4.63%) DB2
8 16 (3.37%) MariaDB
9 15 (3.16%) Oracle Reports
10 11 (2.32%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (2.11%) MongoDB
12 9 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
13 8 (1.68%) Big Data
14 7 (1.47%) DbVisualizer
14 7 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (1.47%) JasperReports
15 6 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
15 6 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
16 4 (0.84%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 57 (12.00%) Eclipse
2 52 (10.95%) Git (software)
3 50 (10.53%) JUnit
3 50 (10.53%) Subversion
4 49 (10.32%) Maven
5 46 (9.68%) Ant
6 24 (5.05%) Selenium
7 23 (4.84%) Jenkins
8 20 (4.21%) JIRA
9 16 (3.37%) QuickTest Pro
10 12 (2.53%) Oracle Forms
11 9 (1.89%) IntelliJ
11 9 (1.89%) Log4j
12 8 (1.68%) LoadRunner
13 7 (1.47%) Mockito
14 5 (1.05%) MSBuild
14 5 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (1.05%) TeamCity
14 5 (1.05%) NUnit
14 5 (1.05%) CruiseControl
General
1 120 (25.26%) Finance
2 45 (9.47%) Retail
3 29 (6.11%) Manufacturing
4 16 (3.37%) Marketing
5 12 (2.53%) Automotive
6 10 (2.11%) Banking
7 9 (1.89%) Publishing
7 9 (1.89%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.26%) Electronics
8 6 (1.26%) Legal
9 5 (1.05%) Advertising
10 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.42%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.21%) French Language
11 1 (0.21%) German Language
11 1 (0.21%) Games
11 1 (0.21%) Back Office
11 1 (0.21%) Law
Job Titles
1 263 (55.37%) Developer
2 129 (27.16%) Java Developer
3 47 (9.89%) Architect
4 35 (7.37%) Senior Developer
5 31 (6.53%) Analyst
6 24 (5.05%) Java Architect
7 23 (4.84%) Project Manager
7 23 (4.84%) Tester
8 18 (3.79%) Software Developer
8 18 (3.79%) Solutions Architect
8 18 (3.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 17 (3.58%) Front-End Developer
9 17 (3.58%) Senior Java Developer
10 16 (3.37%) Web Developer
11 15 (3.16%) Software Engineer
12 13 (2.74%) Support Analyst
13 12 (2.53%) Oracle Developer
14 11 (2.32%) Technical Architect
14 11 (2.32%) PHP Developer
15 10 (2.11%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (30.53%) J2EE
2 139 (29.26%) HTML
3 138 (29.05%) XML
4 117 (24.63%) Spring
5 100 (21.05%) Web Services
6 88 (18.53%) Hibernate
7 86 (18.11%) CSS
8 68 (14.32%) .NET
9 66 (13.89%) JSP
10 61 (12.84%) Ajax
11 49 (10.32%) REST
12 41 (8.63%) jQuery
13 39 (8.21%) HTML5
14 37 (7.79%) Struts
15 36 (7.58%) SOAP
16 35 (7.37%) Spring MVC
17 30 (6.32%) XHTML
18 29 (6.11%) J2SE
19 28 (5.89%) JSON
20 27 (5.68%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.89%) Enterprise Software
2 27 (5.68%) Computer Science
3 26 (5.47%) Open Source
4 17 (3.58%) Mathematics
5 15 (3.16%) W3C
6 14 (2.95%) Web 2.0
7 11 (2.32%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.32%) Replication
8 10 (2.11%) PKI
8 10 (2.11%) Biology
9 9 (1.89%) Clustering
10 7 (1.47%) GIS
10 7 (1.47%) N-Tier
10 7 (1.47%) Visualisation
11 6 (1.26%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (1.05%) Client/Server
12 5 (1.05%) Data Integration
12 5 (1.05%) Life Science
13 4 (0.84%) Blog
13 4 (0.84%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 160 (33.68%) UNIX
2 136 (28.63%) Linux
3 59 (12.42%) Windows
4 40 (8.42%) Solaris
5 21 (4.42%) Mac OS X
6 19 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
7 15 (3.16%) Android
8 9 (1.89%) HPUX
9 7 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.26%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.84%) SUSE
13 3 (0.63%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.42%) AIX
15 1 (0.21%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.21%) bada
15 1 (0.21%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (22.95%) OO
2 102 (21.47%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (16.00%) E-Commerce
4 71 (14.95%) UML
5 68 (14.32%) Scrum
6 64 (13.47%) TDD
7 53 (11.16%) Web Development
7 53 (11.16%) MVC
8 44 (9.26%) SOA
9 32 (6.74%) Project Management
10 29 (6.11%) Unit Testing
11 28 (5.89%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (5.68%) Configuration Management
13 26 (5.47%) Software Engineering
13 26 (5.47%) Multithreading
14 25 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
15 24 (5.05%) Content Management
16 22 (4.63%) Performance Testing
17 19 (4.00%) Waterfall
17 19 (4.00%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 226 (47.58%) SQL
2 140 (29.47%) JavaScript
3 71 (14.95%) PL/SQL
4 37 (7.79%) PHP
5 34 (7.16%) Perl
6 30 (6.32%) C++
7 29 (6.11%) C#
7 29 (6.11%) Shell Script
8 26 (5.47%) Python
9 22 (4.63%) C
10 18 (3.79%) Ruby
11 12 (2.53%) PowerShell
12 11 (2.32%) XPath
13 9 (1.89%) VBA
13 9 (1.89%) T-SQL
14 8 (1.68%) VB
15 7 (1.47%) Groovy
16 6 (1.26%) VB.NET
16 6 (1.26%) Delphi
16 6 (1.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 51 (10.74%) Degree
2 26 (5.47%) Sun Certification
3 20 (4.21%) Security Cleared
4 16 (3.37%) SC Cleared
5 10 (2.11%) ISEB
6 9 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (1.05%) HND
7 5 (1.05%) Chartered Engineer
8 3 (0.63%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.42%) APMP
9 2 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.21%) CISSP
10 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.21%) CISM
10 1 (0.21%) CEH
10 1 (0.21%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.16%) QA
2 6 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.05%) SLA
4 4 (0.84%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.63%) SNOMED CT
6 2 (0.42%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.21%) JTAG
System Software
1 7 (1.47%) Hyper-V
2 6 (1.26%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.84%) Xen
4 4 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.84%) KVM
5 3 (0.63%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (0.42%) XenApp
7 1 (0.21%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.21%) Docker
7 1 (0.21%) RACF
7 1 (0.21%) Samba
7 1 (0.21%) qmail
Systems Management
1 16 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (3.16%) Puppet
3 6 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.84%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.84%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.63%) Nagios
6 2 (0.42%) OpenSSO
6 2 (0.42%) Opsview
7 1 (0.21%) Oozie
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.21%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.21%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 182 (38.32%) Oracle
2 61 (12.84%) IBM
3 52 (10.95%) JBoss
4 39 (8.21%) Sun
5 37 (7.79%) Microsoft
6 19 (4.00%) Sybase
7 18 (3.79%) Atlassian
8 15 (3.16%) AccuRev
9 14 (2.95%) hybris
9 14 (2.95%) HP
10 13 (2.74%) FatWire
11 10 (2.11%) Endeca
12 9 (1.89%) SAP
12 9 (1.89%) Interwoven
13 6 (1.26%) JD Edwards
13 6 (1.26%) Adobe
14 5 (1.05%) Cisco
14 5 (1.05%) ATG
14 5 (1.05%) VMware
15 4 (0.84%) Blue Martini
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