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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 8 15 19
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 343 271 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 10.96% 8.56% 7.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.51% 20.96% 18.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 166 64
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£385 £393 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.91% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £259 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 12
Average hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% -18.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £28.15 £26.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £37.50 £49.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
1203 1293 918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.45% 40.85% 38.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 808 476
Average daily rate £360 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 51 69
Average hourly rate £39.00 £34.75 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.23% +0.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £20.00 £9.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £57.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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
Cambridgeshire +17 146 £383 -6.70% 70
Hertfordshire 0 88 £388 +3.33% 43
Essex -5 66 £418 -3.46% 13
Suffolk +15 23 £425 +13.33% 7
Norfolk +12 11 £464 +3.05% 3
Bedfordshire +1 8 £375 -6.25% 6
East Anglia +10 2 - -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

1 218 (37.52%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (33.91%) HTML
3 186 (32.01%) JavaScript
4 158 (27.19%) Web Services
5 156 (26.85%) J2EE
6 155 (26.68%) SQL
7 137 (23.58%) Linux
8 128 (22.03%) CSS
9 119 (20.48%) XML
9 119 (20.48%) Spring
10 102 (17.56%) UNIX
11 91 (15.66%) E-Commerce
12 89 (15.32%) HTML5
13 85 (14.63%) REST
14 81 (13.94%) JSP
15 80 (13.77%) Finance
15 80 (13.77%) TDD
16 77 (13.25%) Ajax
16 77 (13.25%) WebSphere
17 75 (12.91%) Git (software)
18 73 (12.56%) Hibernate
18 73 (12.56%) Scrum
18 73 (12.56%) SOAP
19 72 (12.39%) OO
20 71 (12.22%) Windows
21 67 (11.53%) Oracle
22 62 (10.67%) .NET
22 62 (10.67%) SOA
23 59 (10.15%) IBM
24 58 (9.98%) Middleware

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 77 (13.25%) WebSphere
2 34 (5.85%) WebLogic
3 29 (4.99%) JBoss
4 25 (4.30%) Apache
4 25 (4.30%) WebSphere Application Server
5 24 (4.13%) CMS
6 23 (3.96%) Mule
7 21 (3.61%) Node.js
8 19 (3.27%) Apache Pig
9 17 (2.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 16 (2.75%) Tomcat
11 15 (2.58%) Drupal
12 13 (2.24%) MQSeries
13 11 (1.89%) WebSphere Portal
14 8 (1.38%) Apache Solr
14 8 (1.38%) Confluence
15 7 (1.20%) Apache Spark
15 7 (1.20%) WebSphere Process Server
16 6 (1.03%) GlassFish
16 6 (1.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (2.41%) Photoshop
2 11 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (1.72%) OmniGraffle
4 9 (1.55%) MS Excel
5 7 (1.20%) Doxygen
6 4 (0.69%) MS Office
7 2 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.34%) MS Project
8 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (2.93%) Tridion
2 7 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.34%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.34%) Cerner Millennium
4 2 (0.34%) Magento
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.17%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.17%) Summit
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 37 (6.37%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.55%) Google Analytics
4 7 (1.20%) GitHub
5 6 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.86%) SaaS
7 4 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.69%) Rackspace Cloud
8 2 (0.34%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.17%) IaaS
9 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.82%) LDAP
2 26 (4.48%) Internet
2 26 (4.48%) Firewall
3 22 (3.79%) SSL
4 20 (3.44%) TCP/IP
5 18 (3.10%) SSH
5 18 (3.10%) HTTP
6 17 (2.93%) Telnet
7 14 (2.41%) PuTTY
8 3 (0.52%) VLAN
8 3 (0.52%) DNS
8 3 (0.52%) DHCP
8 3 (0.52%) FTP
9 2 (0.34%) AMQP
9 2 (0.34%) Wireless
10 1 (0.17%) 4G
10 1 (0.17%) Bluetooth
10 1 (0.17%) SMS
10 1 (0.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (9.47%) Relational Database
2 47 (8.09%) SQL Server
3 36 (6.20%) MySQL
4 30 (5.16%) Hadoop
5 27 (4.65%) MongoDB
6 23 (3.96%) Apache Hive
7 22 (3.79%) DB2
8 19 (3.27%) RDBMS
9 17 (2.93%) NoSQL
10 16 (2.75%) Oracle Database
11 14 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (2.24%) Big Data
13 12 (2.07%) DbVisualizer
14 5 (0.86%) Neo4j
14 5 (0.86%) Sqoop
14 5 (0.86%) Impala
14 5 (0.86%) Data Mining
15 4 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
15 4 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
15 4 (0.69%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 75 (12.91%) Git (software)
2 47 (8.09%) Eclipse
3 44 (7.57%) Jenkins
4 42 (7.23%) Ant
4 42 (7.23%) Subversion
4 42 (7.23%) Selenium
5 35 (6.02%) Maven
5 35 (6.02%) JUnit
6 31 (5.34%) JIRA
7 23 (3.96%) Mercurial
8 18 (3.10%) IntelliJ
9 16 (2.75%) Cucumber
9 16 (2.75%) Grunt
10 15 (2.58%) WebStorm
10 15 (2.58%) AccuRev
11 14 (2.41%) Toad
12 13 (2.24%) SoapUI
13 12 (2.07%) Gradle
14 11 (1.89%) WebDriver
15 10 (1.72%) gulp
General
1 80 (13.77%) Finance
2 34 (5.85%) Retail
3 21 (3.61%) Telecoms
4 18 (3.10%) Marketing
5 14 (2.41%) Automotive
6 12 (2.07%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.38%) Games
7 8 (1.38%) Electronics
8 5 (0.86%) Legal
9 4 (0.69%) Banking
9 4 (0.69%) Back Office
10 3 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.34%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.34%) Billing
11 2 (0.34%) Avionics
12 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.17%) French Language
12 1 (0.17%) Military
12 1 (0.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 378 (65.06%) Developer
2 244 (42.00%) Java Developer
3 56 (9.64%) Senior Developer
4 46 (7.92%) Senior Java Developer
5 45 (7.75%) Architect
6 40 (6.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 34 (5.85%) Front-End Developer
8 30 (5.16%) Analyst
9 23 (3.96%) Solutions Architect
9 23 (3.96%) DevOps Engineer
10 20 (3.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 17 (2.93%) Web Developer
11 17 (2.93%) Hadoop Developer
12 15 (2.58%) Technical Architect
13 13 (2.24%) Project Manager
13 13 (2.24%) Lead Developer
14 12 (2.07%) Test Analyst
15 11 (1.89%) Software Engineer
15 11 (1.89%) Tester
15 11 (1.89%) E-Commerce Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (33.91%) HTML
2 158 (27.19%) Web Services
3 156 (26.85%) J2EE
4 128 (22.03%) CSS
5 119 (20.48%) XML
5 119 (20.48%) Spring
6 89 (15.32%) HTML5
7 85 (14.63%) REST
8 81 (13.94%) JSP
9 77 (13.25%) Ajax
10 73 (12.56%) Hibernate
10 73 (12.56%) SOAP
11 62 (10.67%) .NET
12 58 (9.98%) Middleware
13 50 (8.61%) RESTful
14 45 (7.75%) jQuery
15 44 (7.57%) XHTML
16 42 (7.23%) Struts
17 40 (6.88%) CSS3
18 38 (6.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 40 (6.88%) User Experience
2 26 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (3.27%) Mobile App
4 18 (3.10%) W3C
5 15 (2.58%) Web 2.0
6 14 (2.41%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.72%) Graphic Design
8 9 (1.55%) N-Tier
8 9 (1.55%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.38%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.20%) Visualisation
11 6 (1.03%) 3D Graphics
12 4 (0.69%) FMCG
12 4 (0.69%) Life Science
12 4 (0.69%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.69%) Biology
12 4 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.69%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.52%) Data Centre
13 3 (0.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 137 (23.58%) Linux
2 102 (17.56%) UNIX
3 71 (12.22%) Windows
4 30 (5.16%) Solaris
5 15 (2.58%) Mac OS X
6 10 (1.72%) Android
6 10 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.20%) HPUX
8 5 (0.86%) AIX
8 5 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.69%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (37.52%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (15.66%) E-Commerce
3 80 (13.77%) TDD
4 73 (12.56%) Scrum
5 72 (12.39%) OO
6 62 (10.67%) SOA
7 55 (9.47%) Continuous Integration
8 37 (6.37%) Content Management
9 35 (6.02%) Software Engineering
10 34 (5.85%) DevOps
11 33 (5.68%) User Stories
12 31 (5.34%) MVC
13 26 (4.48%) UML
13 26 (4.48%) Kanban
14 24 (4.13%) Unit Testing
14 24 (4.13%) Mentoring
15 23 (3.96%) B2C
16 22 (3.79%) Responsive Web Design
16 22 (3.79%) BDD
17 21 (3.61%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 186 (32.01%) JavaScript
2 155 (26.68%) SQL
3 50 (8.61%) Perl
4 37 (6.37%) Python
5 34 (5.85%) C#
6 33 (5.68%) Ruby
7 32 (5.51%) PHP
8 31 (5.34%) C++
9 30 (5.16%) Bash Shell
10 22 (3.79%) T-SQL
11 18 (3.10%) C
11 18 (3.10%) Scala
12 14 (2.41%) TypeScript
12 14 (2.41%) Dart
12 14 (2.41%) ECMAScript
13 12 (2.07%) PL/SQL
14 10 (1.72%) Shell Script
14 10 (1.72%) MATLAB
14 10 (1.72%) Groovy
15 9 (1.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 32 (5.51%) Degree
2 26 (4.48%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.75%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.20%) OCA
4 7 (1.20%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (0.86%) Sun Certification
6 4 (0.69%) ISEB
6 4 (0.69%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.52%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.52%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.34%) PhD
9 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.61%) QA
2 4 (0.69%) SLA
3 3 (0.52%) HL7
4 2 (0.34%) WCAG
5 1 (0.17%) CDISC
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (2.75%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.24%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 8 (1.38%) Docker
4 6 (1.03%) HDFS
5 4 (0.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (0.69%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.52%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.34%) Varnish
7 2 (0.34%) Cygwin
8 1 (0.17%) Samba
8 1 (0.17%) XenServer
8 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 39 (6.71%) Puppet
2 37 (6.37%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (4.48%) Ansible
4 20 (3.44%) Tivoli
5 14 (2.41%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 14 (2.41%) CA Single Sign-On
6 7 (1.20%) Novell Identity Manager
6 7 (1.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 4 (0.69%) OpenAM
8 3 (0.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (0.52%) SCOrch
8 3 (0.52%) SCCM
8 3 (0.52%) SCOM
8 3 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.52%) HP SiteScope
8 3 (0.52%) MOM
9 2 (0.34%) Oozie
9 2 (0.34%) Kibana
9 2 (0.34%) Check_MK
10 1 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 67 (11.53%) Oracle
2 59 (10.15%) IBM
3 32 (5.51%) Google
4 23 (3.96%) hybris
5 16 (2.75%) MuleSoft
5 16 (2.75%) Microsoft
6 14 (2.41%) Adobe
6 14 (2.41%) FatWire
6 14 (2.41%) Cyber-Ark
7 9 (1.55%) HP
8 8 (1.38%) SAP
8 8 (1.38%) ATG
8 8 (1.38%) Atlassian
9 7 (1.20%) Elastic Path
9 7 (1.20%) ServiceNow
9 7 (1.20%) JD Edwards
9 7 (1.20%) Blue Martini
9 7 (1.20%) Omniture
9 7 (1.20%) Sybase
9 7 (1.20%) Sun
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