The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the East of England region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 18 25 15
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing Java 237 130 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.53% 5.75% 7.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.85% 14.89% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 60 132
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £261 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 22
Average hourly rate £39.25 £27.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.72% -19.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £23.74 £26.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.18 £47.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1194 873 1338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 37.94% 38.65% 42.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 480 667
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 74 128
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.40 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +3.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.39 £25.50 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Java
England

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 April 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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire 0 83 £400 -11.11% 34
Essex +14 70 £450 +12.50% 14
Cambridgeshire -17 39 £400 +14.28% 80
Suffolk +12 21 £350 +40.00% 5
Bedfordshire +2 20 £375 - 3
Norfolk +13 7 £300 -25.00% 1
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 176 (40.93%) SQL
2 144 (33.49%) Oracle
3 142 (33.02%) UNIX
4 125 (29.07%) HTML
4 125 (29.07%) Agile Software Development
5 114 (26.51%) Linux
6 111 (25.81%) Finance
7 109 (25.35%) J2EE
8 107 (24.88%) E-Commerce
9 106 (24.65%) JavaScript
10 103 (23.95%) OO
11 90 (20.93%) Web Services
12 88 (20.47%) CSS
13 85 (19.77%) .NET
14 78 (18.14%) XML
15 76 (17.67%) TDD
16 70 (16.28%) SQL Server
17 60 (13.95%) Tomcat
18 57 (13.26%) Spring
19 55 (12.79%) C#
20 53 (12.33%) Web Development
20 53 (12.33%) Relational Database
21 52 (12.09%) Subversion
21 52 (12.09%) MySQL
22 51 (11.86%) Solaris
22 51 (11.86%) IBM
22 51 (11.86%) Retail
23 48 (11.16%) Apache
23 48 (11.16%) Scrum
24 47 (10.93%) WebSphere

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 60 (13.95%) Tomcat
2 48 (11.16%) Apache
3 47 (10.93%) WebSphere
4 41 (9.53%) WebLogic
5 17 (3.95%) CMS
6 15 (3.49%) IIS
7 9 (2.09%) WebSphere Application Server
7 9 (2.09%) MQSeries
7 9 (2.09%) Drupal
7 9 (2.09%) Liferay
8 6 (1.40%) Oracle Service Bus
9 5 (1.16%) Alfresco
9 5 (1.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 3 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.70%) LiveCycle
10 3 (0.70%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.70%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.70%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.70%) Sonic ESB
10 3 (0.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (3.02%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.40%) Fireworks
3 5 (1.16%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.70%) FrameMaker
5 2 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (2.33%) Magento
2 8 (1.86%) Oracle CRM
3 5 (1.16%) RiskWrite
3 5 (1.16%) Tridion
4 2 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.23%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.23%) Maximo
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.16%) SaaS
2 2 (0.47%) IBM SmartCloud
2 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.23%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.51%) Internet
2 26 (6.05%) HTTP
3 13 (3.02%) LDAP
4 12 (2.79%) DNS
5 8 (1.86%) Kerberos
5 8 (1.86%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.63%) DHCP
7 6 (1.40%) NFC
8 4 (0.93%) SAN
8 4 (0.93%) SMPP
9 3 (0.70%) Intranet
9 3 (0.70%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.70%) FTP
9 3 (0.70%) SMS
9 3 (0.70%) IPv6
10 2 (0.47%) NAS
10 2 (0.47%) X.509
10 2 (0.47%) SSL
10 2 (0.47%) Firewall
10 2 (0.47%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 53 (12.33%) Relational Database
3 52 (12.09%) MySQL
4 18 (4.19%) RDBMS
5 17 (3.95%) Oracle Reports
6 16 (3.72%) MongoDB
7 15 (3.49%) Oracle Database
8 14 (3.26%) NoSQL
9 12 (2.79%) DB2
9 12 (2.79%) Crystal Reports
10 8 (1.86%) JasperReports
11 7 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.40%) DTS
12 6 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (0.93%) MS Access
14 4 (0.93%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 52 (12.09%) Subversion
2 37 (8.60%) Ant
3 35 (8.14%) Git (software)
4 30 (6.98%) Eclipse
5 26 (6.05%) JUnit
6 25 (5.81%) Maven
7 17 (3.95%) Jenkins
8 15 (3.49%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 11 (2.56%) Log4j
10 7 (1.63%) Selenium
11 6 (1.40%) XDoclet
11 6 (1.40%) IntelliJ
12 5 (1.16%) Visual Studio
12 5 (1.16%) JIRA
12 5 (1.16%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.93%) LoadRunner
13 4 (0.93%) JMeter
14 3 (0.70%) NUnit
14 3 (0.70%) Mockito
14 3 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 111 (25.81%) Finance
2 51 (11.86%) Retail
3 26 (6.05%) Manufacturing
4 24 (5.58%) Marketing
5 12 (2.79%) Advertising
6 11 (2.56%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.33%) Banking
8 6 (1.40%) Automotive
9 4 (0.93%) Electronics
10 3 (0.70%) Back Office
11 2 (0.47%) Publishing
11 2 (0.47%) Games
11 2 (0.47%) Legal
12 1 (0.23%) French Language
12 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 220 (51.16%) Developer
2 104 (24.19%) Java Developer
3 53 (12.33%) Architect
4 39 (9.07%) Project Manager
5 37 (8.60%) Analyst
6 32 (7.44%) Solutions Architect
7 31 (7.21%) Senior Developer
8 17 (3.95%) C# Developer
9 16 (3.72%) Technical Architect
9 16 (3.72%) Senior Java Developer
10 15 (3.49%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 13 (3.02%) Java Architect
11 13 (3.02%) Programmer
11 13 (3.02%) Java Engineer
12 12 (2.79%) Applications Support
12 12 (2.79%) Software Developer
12 12 (2.79%) Senior C# Developer
13 11 (2.56%) Agile Project Manager
13 11 (2.56%) Software Engineer
13 11 (2.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (29.07%) HTML
2 109 (25.35%) J2EE
3 90 (20.93%) Web Services
4 88 (20.47%) CSS
5 85 (19.77%) .NET
6 78 (18.14%) XML
7 57 (13.26%) Spring
8 44 (10.23%) Ajax
9 41 (9.53%) JSP
10 38 (8.84%) XSLT
11 37 (8.60%) Hibernate
12 33 (7.67%) Struts
13 32 (7.44%) jQuery
14 26 (6.05%) HTML5
15 24 (5.58%) JSON
15 24 (5.58%) XHTML
16 23 (5.35%) Middleware
16 23 (5.35%) SOAP
17 22 (5.12%) ASP.NET
18 21 (4.88%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.44%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (3.72%) Computer Science
3 14 (3.26%) Open Source
4 12 (2.79%) Web 2.0
5 9 (2.09%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.86%) Social Media
6 8 (1.86%) W3C
7 7 (1.63%) Clustering
7 7 (1.63%) PKI
8 6 (1.40%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.16%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.16%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.16%) Visualisation
10 4 (0.93%) Informatics
10 4 (0.93%) Blog
10 4 (0.93%) LIMS
10 4 (0.93%) GIS
11 3 (0.70%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.70%) iPhone
12 2 (0.47%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 142 (33.02%) UNIX
2 114 (26.51%) Linux
3 51 (11.86%) Solaris
4 46 (10.70%) Windows
5 25 (5.81%) Apple iOS
6 23 (5.35%) Android
7 21 (4.88%) Mac OS X
8 8 (1.86%) Oracle Linux
9 7 (1.63%) bada
10 6 (1.40%) HPUX
11 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.70%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.23%) AIX
12 1 (0.23%) zOS
12 1 (0.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (29.07%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (24.88%) E-Commerce
3 103 (23.95%) OO
4 76 (17.67%) TDD
5 53 (12.33%) Web Development
6 48 (11.16%) Scrum
7 43 (10.00%) Project Management
7 43 (10.00%) UML
7 43 (10.00%) SOA
8 34 (7.91%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (7.44%) OOD
10 31 (7.21%) Waterfall
11 28 (6.51%) MVC
12 24 (5.58%) Unit Testing
13 21 (4.88%) Multithreading
13 21 (4.88%) Software Engineering
14 20 (4.65%) Configuration Management
15 16 (3.72%) ITIL
16 15 (3.49%) RUP
16 15 (3.49%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 176 (40.93%) SQL
2 106 (24.65%) JavaScript
3 55 (12.79%) C#
4 40 (9.30%) PHP
5 38 (8.84%) C++
6 36 (8.37%) Perl
7 32 (7.44%) PL/SQL
8 24 (5.58%) C
9 20 (4.65%) Python
10 17 (3.95%) XPath
11 15 (3.49%) Shell Script
12 13 (3.02%) Ruby
13 11 (2.56%) VB
14 9 (2.09%) T-SQL
14 9 (2.09%) VB6
14 9 (2.09%) Groovy
15 7 (1.63%) VB.NET
16 6 (1.40%) Delphi
16 6 (1.40%) Bash Shell
17 5 (1.16%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 39 (9.07%) Degree
2 20 (4.65%) Sun Certification
3 14 (3.26%) Security Cleared
4 12 (2.79%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.93%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.47%) HND
7 2 (0.47%) ISEB
7 2 (0.47%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.42%) QA
2 6 (1.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.93%) SLA
4 1 (0.23%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.23%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 5 (1.16%) Active Directory
1 5 (1.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 3 (0.70%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.47%) Squid
3 2 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.47%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.23%) XenServer
4 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.23%) KVM
4 1 (0.23%) Docker
4 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.63%) Tivoli
2 7 (1.63%) Puppet
3 2 (0.47%) OpenSSO
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.23%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Statspack
4 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 144 (33.49%) Oracle
2 51 (11.86%) IBM
3 39 (9.07%) Sun
3 39 (9.07%) JBoss
4 29 (6.74%) Sybase
5 26 (6.05%) Microsoft
6 17 (3.95%) hybris
7 16 (3.72%) SAP
8 13 (3.02%) AccuRev
9 12 (2.79%) Business Objects
10 11 (2.56%) JD Edwards
11 9 (2.09%) ATG
12 8 (1.86%) Adobe
13 7 (1.63%) Symbian
13 7 (1.63%) Endeca
14 6 (1.40%) Interwoven
14 6 (1.40%) Twitter
15 5 (1.16%) Elastic Path
15 5 (1.16%) Atlassian
15 5 (1.16%) Facebook
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
DP Connect
Rate: £50000 per day + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £300 - £470 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £42000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Norwich
Polkadotfrog
Rate: £10 - £30 per hour
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Sanger Institute
Rate: £30196 - £38088 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 21 days ago
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Cambridge
Hudson - London
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Cambridge
Jam Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £450 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago