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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 16 17 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing Java 287 181 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.43% 7.58% 10.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.96% 19.19% 26.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 69 175
Average daily rate
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£400 £371 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -7.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £274 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £650 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 21
Average hourly rate £31.00 £38.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.95% +19.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £22.28 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £47.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £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
1250 943 1250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 41.05% 39.51% 40.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 798 481 638
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 77 120
Average hourly rate £37.00 £34.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.78 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 17 September 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
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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 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
Essex +9 110 £448 +19.97% 10
Hertfordshire +1 87 £390 -15.67% 40
Cambridgeshire -8 52 £425 +41.66% 81
Bedfordshire -3 20 £400 +45.45% 8
Norfolk -6 10 £450 +38.46% 3
Suffolk +6 6 £363 -7.05% 12
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 231 (48.94%) SQL
2 186 (39.41%) Oracle
3 178 (37.71%) UNIX
4 163 (34.53%) Agile Software Development
5 161 (34.11%) XML
6 153 (32.42%) Linux
7 149 (31.57%) HTML
8 142 (30.08%) J2EE
9 136 (28.81%) Spring
10 133 (28.18%) JavaScript
11 114 (24.15%) Finance
12 104 (22.03%) OO
12 104 (22.03%) Hibernate
13 99 (20.97%) Web Services
14 94 (19.92%) CSS
14 94 (19.92%) Relational Database
15 88 (18.64%) MySQL
16 83 (17.58%) PL/SQL
17 79 (16.74%) UML
18 77 (16.31%) WebLogic
19 73 (15.47%) Scrum
20 70 (14.83%) WebSphere
21 66 (13.98%) JBoss
22 64 (13.56%) MVC
23 63 (13.35%) Web Development
24 61 (12.92%) Apache
25 60 (12.71%) JSP
26 59 (12.50%) Tomcat
26 59 (12.50%) E-Commerce
26 59 (12.50%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 77 (16.31%) WebLogic
2 70 (14.83%) WebSphere
3 61 (12.92%) Apache
4 59 (12.50%) Tomcat
5 27 (5.72%) MQSeries
6 21 (4.45%) CMS
7 15 (3.18%) WebSphere Application Server
8 13 (2.75%) Adobe CQ
9 10 (2.12%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (1.91%) IIS
10 9 (1.91%) Node.js
11 8 (1.69%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
12 7 (1.48%) Oracle Service Bus
13 6 (1.27%) Apache ServiceMix
14 4 (0.85%) Documentum
14 4 (0.85%) GlassFish
14 4 (0.85%) IBM HTTP Server
15 3 (0.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 3 (0.64%) SharePoint
15 3 (0.64%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (3.18%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.97%) MS Office
3 5 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.06%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.64%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.42%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (0.42%) Tridion
2 2 (0.42%) Magento
2 2 (0.42%) assyst
2 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.21%) Retail-J
3 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.64%) IBM SmartCloud
3 3 (0.64%) IaaS
3 3 (0.64%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.64%) SaaS
3 3 (0.64%) PaaS
3 3 (0.64%) CloudFront
4 2 (0.42%) Force.com
4 2 (0.42%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 43 (9.11%) Internet
2 40 (8.47%) LDAP
3 37 (7.84%) HTTP
4 13 (2.75%) DNS
5 12 (2.54%) Firewall
6 11 (2.33%) TCP/IP
7 8 (1.69%) VPN
7 8 (1.69%) SAN
7 8 (1.69%) Intranet
8 7 (1.48%) Extranet
8 7 (1.48%) DHCP
9 6 (1.27%) Kerberos
9 6 (1.27%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (0.64%) VRRP
11 2 (0.42%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (0.42%) PuTTY
11 2 (0.42%) UMTS
11 2 (0.42%) WCDMA
11 2 (0.42%) SSL
11 2 (0.42%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (19.92%) Relational Database
2 88 (18.64%) MySQL
3 40 (8.47%) Oracle Database
4 37 (7.84%) SQL Server
5 28 (5.93%) MariaDB
6 25 (5.30%) RDBMS
7 20 (4.24%) DB2
7 20 (4.24%) NoSQL
8 19 (4.03%) Oracle Reports
9 18 (3.81%) MongoDB
10 12 (2.54%) Neo4j
11 11 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (2.12%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (1.91%) Oracle Database 10g
14 8 (1.69%) Big Data
15 7 (1.48%) JasperReports
16 6 (1.27%) DbVisualizer
17 5 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
17 5 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
17 5 (1.06%) DTS
Development Applications
1 58 (12.29%) Eclipse
2 57 (12.08%) Git (software)
3 49 (10.38%) Maven
4 48 (10.17%) Subversion
5 44 (9.32%) Ant
6 43 (9.11%) JUnit
7 26 (5.51%) Selenium
8 21 (4.45%) Jenkins
9 20 (4.24%) JIRA
10 15 (3.18%) QuickTest Pro
11 13 (2.75%) Oracle Forms
12 9 (1.91%) LoadRunner
12 9 (1.91%) IntelliJ
13 8 (1.69%) Mockito
14 7 (1.48%) Log4j
15 6 (1.27%) WebDriver
15 6 (1.27%) NUnit
16 5 (1.06%) CruiseControl
16 5 (1.06%) ClearQuest
16 5 (1.06%) MSBuild
General
1 114 (24.15%) Finance
2 34 (7.20%) Retail
3 26 (5.51%) Manufacturing
4 16 (3.39%) Marketing
5 11 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.33%) Automotive
5 11 (2.33%) Publishing
6 9 (1.91%) Banking
7 7 (1.48%) Legal
8 5 (1.06%) Electronics
9 4 (0.85%) 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%) Back Office
11 1 (0.21%) Games
11 1 (0.21%) Law
Job Titles
1 264 (55.93%) Developer
2 150 (31.78%) Java Developer
3 42 (8.90%) Architect
4 39 (8.26%) Senior Developer
5 28 (5.93%) Analyst
6 26 (5.51%) Senior Java Developer
7 23 (4.87%) Tester
8 20 (4.24%) Java Architect
9 19 (4.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 19 (4.03%) Solutions Architect
9 19 (4.03%) Software Developer
10 18 (3.81%) Software Engineer
11 16 (3.39%) Web Developer
11 16 (3.39%) Project Manager
12 12 (2.54%) Front-End Developer
12 12 (2.54%) Oracle Developer
13 10 (2.12%) Lead Developer
13 10 (2.12%) Systems Analyst
14 9 (1.91%) Support Analyst
15 8 (1.69%) Java/J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (34.11%) XML
2 149 (31.57%) HTML
3 142 (30.08%) J2EE
4 136 (28.81%) Spring
5 104 (22.03%) Hibernate
6 99 (20.97%) Web Services
7 94 (19.92%) CSS
8 60 (12.71%) JSP
9 59 (12.50%) REST
10 57 (12.08%) .NET
10 57 (12.08%) Ajax
11 47 (9.96%) Spring MVC
12 45 (9.53%) Struts
13 43 (9.11%) jQuery
14 36 (7.63%) JAAS
14 36 (7.63%) HTML5
15 34 (7.20%) SOAP
16 33 (6.99%) JPA
16 33 (6.99%) XSLT
17 30 (6.36%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.42%) Enterprise Software
2 33 (6.99%) Computer Science
3 32 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (5.93%) Open Source
5 22 (4.66%) User Experience
6 21 (4.45%) Mathematics
7 14 (2.97%) Biology
8 13 (2.75%) N-Tier
9 12 (2.54%) Web 2.0
10 11 (2.33%) PKI
11 10 (2.12%) Management Information System
11 10 (2.12%) W3C
11 10 (2.12%) Replication
12 9 (1.91%) Clustering
13 8 (1.69%) Visualisation
13 8 (1.69%) GIS
13 8 (1.69%) Life Science
14 7 (1.48%) Data Integration
15 6 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
16 5 (1.06%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 178 (37.71%) UNIX
2 153 (32.42%) Linux
3 55 (11.65%) Windows
4 38 (8.05%) Solaris
5 34 (7.20%) Mac OS X
6 19 (4.03%) Oracle Linux
7 14 (2.97%) Android
8 7 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.48%) HPUX
9 5 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.06%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.85%) SUSE
11 2 (0.42%) AIX
11 2 (0.42%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.21%) Gentoo
12 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.21%) Debian
12 1 (0.21%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (34.53%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (22.03%) OO
3 79 (16.74%) UML
4 73 (15.47%) Scrum
5 64 (13.56%) MVC
6 63 (13.35%) Web Development
7 59 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 50 (10.59%) TDD
9 45 (9.53%) SOA
10 32 (6.78%) Configuration Management
10 32 (6.78%) Software Engineering
11 29 (6.14%) Unit Testing
12 25 (5.30%) Content Management
12 25 (5.30%) Enterprise Architecture
12 25 (5.30%) Project Management
12 25 (5.30%) Mentoring
13 24 (5.08%) Multithreading
14 23 (4.87%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (4.66%) Performance Testing
15 22 (4.66%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 231 (48.94%) SQL
2 133 (28.18%) JavaScript
3 83 (17.58%) PL/SQL
4 34 (7.20%) Perl
5 30 (6.36%) Shell Script
6 27 (5.72%) C++
7 26 (5.51%) Python
8 24 (5.08%) C
9 23 (4.87%) PHP
10 22 (4.66%) C#
11 12 (2.54%) Ruby
12 11 (2.33%) PowerShell
13 9 (1.91%) XPath
13 9 (1.91%) VBA
13 9 (1.91%) T-SQL
14 7 (1.48%) VB
15 6 (1.27%) VB.NET
16 5 (1.06%) AWK
17 4 (0.85%) Bash Shell
17 4 (0.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 54 (11.44%) Degree
2 24 (5.08%) Sun Certification
2 24 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 19 (4.03%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.12%) ISEB
5 8 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.06%) Chartered Engineer
6 5 (1.06%) HND
7 4 (0.85%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.64%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.42%) APMP
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.21%) CEH
10 1 (0.21%) CISSP
10 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.21%) CISM
10 1 (0.21%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.39%) QA
2 6 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.85%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.64%) SNOMED CT
5 2 (0.42%) SLA
5 2 (0.42%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.21%) JTAG
System Software
1 6 (1.27%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.85%) Xen
4 3 (0.64%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 3 (0.64%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.64%) KVM
4 3 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.42%) XenApp
6 1 (0.21%) RACF
6 1 (0.21%) Samba
6 1 (0.21%) Docker
6 1 (0.21%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.21%) qmail
Systems Management
1 14 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (2.97%) Puppet
2 6 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.85%) Vagrant
3 4 (0.85%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.64%) Nagios
5 2 (0.42%) OpenSSO
5 2 (0.42%) Opsview
6 1 (0.21%) WebInspect
6 1 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.21%) Oozie
6 1 (0.21%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 186 (39.41%) Oracle
2 66 (13.98%) JBoss
3 55 (11.65%) IBM
4 37 (7.84%) Sun
5 28 (5.93%) Microsoft
6 18 (3.81%) Sybase
6 18 (3.81%) Atlassian
7 14 (2.97%) FatWire
8 13 (2.75%) AccuRev
9 10 (2.12%) hybris
9 10 (2.12%) HP
9 10 (2.12%) Endeca
10 9 (1.91%) Adobe
11 7 (1.48%) Interwoven
11 7 (1.48%) SAP
12 5 (1.06%) Cisco
13 4 (0.85%) F5
13 4 (0.85%) Twitter
13 4 (0.85%) EMC
13 4 (0.85%) ATG
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