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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 8 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 324 208 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 10.61% 6.87% 7.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.20% 17.78% 18.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 136 60
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£388 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £270 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £619
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £35.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £27.80 £27.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £38.10 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.37% -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
1149 1170 920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 37.62% 38.65% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 715 477
Average daily rate £350 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 56 82
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £25.00 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +15 122 £375 -6.25% 60
Hertfordshire +1 79 £375 - 25
Essex +2 70 £438 -0.56% 17
Suffolk +24 36 £425 +28.30% 4
Bedfordshire +6 10 £375 +33.92% 12
Norfolk +1 6 £463 +2.77% 4
East Anglia - 2 - -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 217 (38.54%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (36.41%) HTML
3 176 (31.26%) JavaScript
4 157 (27.89%) SQL
5 155 (27.53%) Web Services
6 154 (27.35%) J2EE
7 152 (27.00%) Linux
8 137 (24.33%) XML
9 136 (24.16%) CSS
10 114 (20.25%) UNIX
11 95 (16.87%) Spring
12 93 (16.52%) HTML5
13 91 (16.16%) REST
14 85 (15.10%) TDD
14 85 (15.10%) E-Commerce
15 83 (14.74%) SOAP
16 82 (14.56%) Oracle
16 82 (14.56%) Scrum
17 79 (14.03%) Hibernate
18 75 (13.32%) Ajax
19 74 (13.14%) WebSphere
20 73 (12.97%) JSP
21 72 (12.79%) Windows
22 69 (12.26%) Relational Database
23 68 (12.08%) SOA
24 65 (11.55%) Git (software)
25 62 (11.01%) .NET
26 60 (10.66%) OO
26 60 (10.66%) Finance
27 56 (9.95%) IBM

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 74 (13.14%) WebSphere
2 49 (8.70%) WebLogic
3 29 (5.15%) JBoss
4 24 (4.26%) CMS
5 20 (3.55%) WebSphere Application Server
6 19 (3.37%) Mule
7 18 (3.20%) Apache Pig
8 17 (3.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 17 (3.02%) Apache
9 16 (2.84%) Tomcat
10 13 (2.31%) Node.js
11 12 (2.13%) Apache Spark
11 12 (2.13%) MQSeries
12 11 (1.95%) Drupal
13 8 (1.42%) Confluence
14 7 (1.24%) WebSphere Portal
14 7 (1.24%) Apache Solr
14 7 (1.24%) WebSphere Process Server
15 6 (1.07%) GlassFish
15 6 (1.07%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (1.78%) Photoshop
2 9 (1.60%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.42%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (1.24%) Doxygen
4 7 (1.24%) OmniGraffle
5 5 (0.89%) MS Office
6 2 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.36%) MS Project
7 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.18%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.31%) Tridion
2 6 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.36%) Cerner Millennium
4 2 (0.36%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.18%) AWD
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.18%) Summit
5 1 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 32 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.60%) Google Analytics
4 7 (1.24%) GitHub
5 6 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.71%) Rackspace Cloud
6 4 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.71%) SaaS
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.62%) LDAP
2 24 (4.26%) HTTP
3 19 (3.37%) SSL
4 18 (3.20%) Internet
4 18 (3.20%) TCP/IP
4 18 (3.20%) Firewall
5 12 (2.13%) SSH
5 12 (2.13%) Telnet
6 9 (1.60%) PuTTY
7 3 (0.53%) DHCP
7 3 (0.53%) VLAN
7 3 (0.53%) DNS
8 2 (0.36%) AMQP
8 2 (0.36%) Wireless
9 1 (0.18%) 4G
9 1 (0.18%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.18%) SMS
9 1 (0.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (12.26%) Relational Database
2 51 (9.06%) SQL Server
3 40 (7.10%) MySQL
4 31 (5.51%) Hadoop
5 29 (5.15%) MongoDB
6 23 (4.09%) Apache Hive
7 19 (3.37%) Oracle Database
8 17 (3.02%) DB2
9 16 (2.84%) Big Data
10 15 (2.66%) RDBMS
11 12 (2.13%) NoSQL
12 9 (1.60%) DbVisualizer
12 9 (1.60%) Sqoop
12 9 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (1.60%) Impala
13 8 (1.42%) MariaDB
14 6 (1.07%) Neo4j
15 5 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (0.89%) Ingres
15 5 (0.89%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 65 (11.55%) Git (software)
2 53 (9.41%) Eclipse
3 45 (7.99%) Jenkins
4 43 (7.64%) Selenium
5 40 (7.10%) Ant
6 38 (6.75%) Subversion
7 37 (6.57%) JUnit
8 34 (6.04%) JIRA
9 22 (3.91%) Maven
9 22 (3.91%) SoapUI
10 20 (3.55%) Cucumber
11 16 (2.84%) Grunt
12 15 (2.66%) WebDriver
12 15 (2.66%) AccuRev
13 14 (2.49%) Mercurial
14 12 (2.13%) IntelliJ
15 11 (1.95%) WebStorm
16 10 (1.78%) Gradle
17 9 (1.60%) gulp
17 9 (1.60%) Toad
General
1 60 (10.66%) Finance
2 40 (7.10%) Retail
3 23 (4.09%) Marketing
4 21 (3.73%) Telecoms
5 17 (3.02%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.13%) Automotive
7 10 (1.78%) Games
8 7 (1.24%) Electronics
9 6 (1.07%) Legal
9 6 (1.07%) Banking
10 4 (0.71%) Back Office
11 2 (0.36%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.36%) Billing
11 2 (0.36%) Avionics
12 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.18%) French Language
12 1 (0.18%) Military
12 1 (0.18%) Law
12 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 360 (63.94%) Developer
2 229 (40.67%) Java Developer
3 58 (10.30%) Architect
4 52 (9.24%) Senior Developer
5 48 (8.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 47 (8.35%) Senior Java Developer
7 31 (5.51%) Front-End Developer
8 27 (4.80%) Analyst
9 25 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
10 23 (4.09%) Technical Architect
11 21 (3.73%) DevOps Engineer
12 18 (3.20%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 16 (2.84%) Hadoop Developer
14 13 (2.31%) Project Manager
14 13 (2.31%) Tester
15 12 (2.13%) Software Engineer
16 11 (1.95%) Web Developer
16 11 (1.95%) Automation Tester
16 11 (1.95%) Hybris Developer
17 10 (1.78%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (36.41%) HTML
2 155 (27.53%) Web Services
3 154 (27.35%) J2EE
4 137 (24.33%) XML
5 136 (24.16%) CSS
6 95 (16.87%) Spring
7 93 (16.52%) HTML5
8 91 (16.16%) REST
9 83 (14.74%) SOAP
10 79 (14.03%) Hibernate
11 75 (13.32%) Ajax
12 73 (12.97%) JSP
13 62 (11.01%) .NET
14 51 (9.06%) XHTML
15 47 (8.35%) Middleware
16 44 (7.82%) TopLink
17 39 (6.93%) Struts
18 37 (6.57%) RESTful
19 36 (6.39%) CSS3
20 34 (6.04%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.75%) User Experience
2 22 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (3.37%) W3C
4 14 (2.49%) Web 2.0
4 14 (2.49%) Mobile App
5 12 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.78%) Visualisation
8 7 (1.24%) FMCG
8 7 (1.24%) Graphic Design
8 7 (1.24%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.07%) PMI
9 6 (1.07%) Clustering
10 5 (0.89%) 3D Graphics
10 5 (0.89%) N-Tier
10 5 (0.89%) Thin Client
10 5 (0.89%) Fat Client
11 4 (0.71%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.53%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 152 (27.00%) Linux
2 114 (20.25%) UNIX
3 72 (12.79%) Windows
4 44 (7.82%) Solaris
5 23 (4.09%) Mac OS X
6 9 (1.60%) Android
7 8 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.07%) HPUX
9 5 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.53%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.53%) AIX
11 2 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (38.54%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (15.10%) TDD
2 85 (15.10%) E-Commerce
3 82 (14.56%) Scrum
4 68 (12.08%) SOA
5 60 (10.66%) OO
6 55 (9.77%) Continuous Integration
7 41 (7.28%) Content Management
8 36 (6.39%) MVC
8 36 (6.39%) User Stories
9 35 (6.22%) Software Engineering
10 31 (5.51%) Mentoring
10 31 (5.51%) DevOps
11 28 (4.97%) UML
12 26 (4.62%) Kanban
13 24 (4.26%) Open Source
13 24 (4.26%) Responsive Web Design
14 23 (4.09%) Unit Testing
14 23 (4.09%) B2C
15 20 (3.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 176 (31.26%) JavaScript
2 157 (27.89%) SQL
3 42 (7.46%) Perl
4 39 (6.93%) C#
5 35 (6.22%) Ruby
6 32 (5.68%) Python
7 31 (5.51%) C++
8 30 (5.33%) PHP
9 27 (4.80%) Bash Shell
10 21 (3.73%) PL/SQL
11 19 (3.37%) Scala
12 17 (3.02%) T-SQL
12 17 (3.02%) C
13 11 (1.95%) ECMAScript
13 11 (1.95%) TypeScript
13 11 (1.95%) Dart
14 10 (1.78%) MATLAB
15 8 (1.42%) XPath
15 8 (1.42%) Shell Script
16 6 (1.07%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (5.33%) Degree
2 27 (4.80%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.49%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.07%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.71%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.71%) Sun Certification
5 4 (0.71%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.53%) ISEB
6 3 (0.53%) OCA
6 3 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.18%) PhD
7 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.73%) QA
2 4 (0.71%) SLA
3 3 (0.53%) HL7
4 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.18%) WCAG
System Software
1 15 (2.66%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.60%) HDFS
3 7 (1.24%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 7 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (1.07%) Docker
5 4 (0.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (0.53%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.53%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.36%) Cygwin
7 2 (0.36%) Varnish
8 1 (0.18%) Samba
Systems Management
1 37 (6.57%) Puppet
2 35 (6.22%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (3.91%) Ansible
4 10 (1.78%) Tivoli
5 9 (1.60%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 9 (1.60%) CA Single Sign-On
6 6 (1.07%) Novell Identity Manager
6 6 (1.07%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 4 (0.71%) OpenAM
8 3 (0.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (0.53%) SCOrch
8 3 (0.53%) SCCM
8 3 (0.53%) SCOM
8 3 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.53%) HP SiteScope
8 3 (0.53%) Oozie
9 2 (0.36%) MOM
9 2 (0.36%) Kibana
9 2 (0.36%) Check_MK
10 1 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 82 (14.56%) Oracle
2 56 (9.95%) IBM
3 32 (5.68%) Google
4 22 (3.91%) hybris
5 21 (3.73%) Microsoft
6 14 (2.49%) SAP
6 14 (2.49%) FatWire
7 13 (2.31%) Adobe
8 12 (2.13%) Atlassian
9 9 (1.60%) Cyber-Ark
10 7 (1.24%) ServiceNow
10 7 (1.24%) Omniture
10 7 (1.24%) ATG
10 7 (1.24%) Sun
11 6 (1.07%) HP
11 6 (1.07%) Sybase
11 6 (1.07%) Interwoven
11 6 (1.07%) CA
11 6 (1.07%) Novell
11 6 (1.07%) JD Edwards
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Rate: £300 - £370 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £200 - £240 Per Day please send cv
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TRG
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Basildon, Essex
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
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CPS Group
Rate: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
CPS Group
Rate: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
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Rate: £500+ per day
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