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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 8 8 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing Java 273 308 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 11.09% 10.88% 8.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.86% 28.13% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 152 169
Median daily rate £441 £385 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.41% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £291 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £548 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 8
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £34.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +17.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £31.20 £20.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £57.50 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
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
946 1095 1255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.44% 38.69% 40.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 601 814
Median daily rate £375 £360 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 85 49
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.10 £26.50 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +6 96 £438 +12.17% 56
Cambridgeshire -6 58 £406 +6.90% 85
Bedfordshire +25 40 £494 +39.08% 7
Norfolk +13 30 £450 -3.22% 3
Essex -17 29 £350 -9.67% 9
Suffolk +9 20 £438 +2.99% 9
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Java.

1 263 (47.56%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (25.14%) SQL
3 135 (24.41%) J2EE
4 131 (23.69%) Web Services
5 130 (23.51%) HTML
5 130 (23.51%) JavaScript
6 107 (19.35%) TDD
7 105 (18.99%) Spring
8 94 (17.00%) REST
9 88 (15.91%) Linux
10 85 (15.37%) Scrum
11 83 (15.01%) Oracle
12 82 (14.83%) CSS
13 81 (14.65%) Git (software)
14 80 (14.47%) XML
15 79 (14.29%) E-Commerce
16 78 (14.10%) IBM
16 78 (14.10%) Unix
17 77 (13.92%) Python
18 75 (13.56%) OO
19 74 (13.38%) Finance
19 74 (13.38%) AngularJS
20 73 (13.20%) HTML5
21 70 (12.66%) SOAP
22 66 (11.93%) Jenkins
23 64 (11.57%) BDD
24 61 (11.03%) Continuous Integration
25 59 (10.67%) Open Source
26 54 (9.76%) C#
27 53 (9.58%) .NET

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 53 (9.58%) Tomcat
2 42 (7.59%) Apache
3 41 (7.41%) WebSphere
4 25 (4.52%) WebLogic
5 21 (3.80%) Apache Spark
6 15 (2.71%) Confluence
6 15 (2.71%) JBoss
7 11 (1.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 11 (1.99%) Apache ServiceMix
7 11 (1.99%) Drupal
8 10 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (1.63%) Cloud Foundry
9 9 (1.63%) CMS
9 9 (1.63%) GlassFish
9 9 (1.63%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (1.27%) IIS
11 4 (0.72%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.72%) Mule
11 4 (0.72%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.54%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 18 (3.25%) Photoshop
2 11 (1.99%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (1.63%) MS Office
3 9 (1.63%) OmniGraffle
4 6 (1.08%) Windchill
5 2 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.18%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.18%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 14 (2.53%) Magento
2 9 (1.63%) SDL Web 8
3 8 (1.45%) Adobe Campaign
4 5 (0.90%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.18%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.27%) Adobe Analytics
4 6 (1.08%) IaaS
5 4 (0.72%) Force.com
5 4 (0.72%) Office 365
6 3 (0.54%) Heroku
6 3 (0.54%) IBM Cloud
6 3 (0.54%) IBM SmartCloud
7 2 (0.36%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.36%) SaaS
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.18%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.16%) Network Security
2 19 (3.44%) Firewall
3 17 (3.07%) Internet
3 17 (3.07%) LDAP
4 14 (2.53%) SMS
5 13 (2.35%) HTTP
6 10 (1.81%) SSL
7 9 (1.63%) TCP/IP
8 7 (1.27%) BIG-IP
9 3 (0.54%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.36%) AMQP
10 2 (0.36%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.36%) Intranet
10 2 (0.36%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.18%) DNS
11 1 (0.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (0.18%) SSH
11 1 (0.18%) Telnet
11 1 (0.18%) Wireless
11 1 (0.18%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (8.86%) SQL Server
2 37 (6.69%) DB2
3 32 (5.79%) Big Data
4 28 (5.06%) MySQL
5 25 (4.52%) NoSQL
6 23 (4.16%) Hadoop
6 23 (4.16%) IBM InfoSphere
6 23 (4.16%) Oracle Database
7 20 (3.62%) Relational Database
8 19 (3.44%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (2.71%) MongoDB
10 12 (2.17%) RDBMS
11 9 (1.63%) HBase
12 6 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (1.08%) Apache Hive
12 6 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.90%) Couchbase
13 5 (0.90%) DbVisualizer
13 5 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (0.90%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 81 (14.65%) Git (software)
2 66 (11.93%) Jenkins
3 51 (9.22%) Maven
4 48 (8.68%) Selenium
5 47 (8.50%) Cucumber
6 46 (8.32%) Ant
6 46 (8.32%) JUnit
7 42 (7.59%) JIRA
8 29 (5.24%) Subversion
9 27 (4.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 26 (4.70%) Mercurial
10 26 (4.70%) SoapUI
11 24 (4.34%) WebDriver
12 19 (3.44%) JBehave
13 18 (3.25%) AccuRev
14 17 (3.07%) TeamCity
15 15 (2.71%) SpecFlow
16 13 (2.35%) JMeter
17 12 (2.17%) Mockito
18 10 (1.81%) WebStorm
General
1 74 (13.38%) Finance
2 38 (6.87%) Retail
3 26 (4.70%) Marketing
4 18 (3.25%) Manufacturing
5 15 (2.71%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.35%) Automotive
7 9 (1.63%) Legal
8 6 (1.08%) Games
8 6 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.90%) Banking
9 5 (0.90%) Military
10 3 (0.54%) Electronics
11 2 (0.36%) Front Office
12 1 (0.18%) Advertising
12 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.18%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 315 (56.96%) Developer
2 192 (34.72%) Java Developer
3 89 (16.09%) Architect
4 41 (7.41%) Senior Developer
5 30 (5.42%) Solutions Architect
6 29 (5.24%) Agile Developer
6 29 (5.24%) Agile Java Developer
6 29 (5.24%) J2EE Developer
7 27 (4.88%) Designer
8 26 (4.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 25 (4.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 25 (4.52%) Senior Java Developer
10 24 (4.34%) Analyst
11 23 (4.16%) Java Engineer
12 21 (3.80%) Java Architect
12 21 (3.80%) JavaScript Developer
13 20 (3.62%) Angular Developer
14 17 (3.07%) Java Software Developer
15 16 (2.89%) Consultant
15 16 (2.89%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (24.41%) J2EE
2 131 (23.69%) Web Services
3 130 (23.51%) HTML
4 105 (18.99%) Spring
5 94 (17.00%) REST
6 82 (14.83%) CSS
7 80 (14.47%) XML
8 74 (13.38%) AngularJS
9 73 (13.20%) HTML5
10 70 (12.66%) SOAP
11 53 (9.58%) .NET
12 41 (7.41%) Hibernate
12 41 (7.41%) jQuery
12 41 (7.41%) JSON
13 39 (7.05%) RESTful
14 36 (6.51%) JSP
15 30 (5.42%) CSS3
16 29 (5.24%) Ajax
16 29 (5.24%) JSF
17 25 (4.52%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 30 (5.42%) Mobile App
2 24 (4.34%) Digital Media
3 19 (3.44%) User Experience
4 18 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (2.71%) Social Media
5 15 (2.71%) Virtual Team
6 13 (2.35%) Data Structures
7 12 (2.17%) Graphic Design
8 9 (1.63%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.63%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.08%) N-Tier
10 5 (0.90%) SWIFT
10 5 (0.90%) Telematics
11 4 (0.72%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.72%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.72%) Ontologies
11 4 (0.72%) PKI
12 3 (0.54%) CESG
12 3 (0.54%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 88 (15.91%) Linux
2 78 (14.10%) Unix
3 33 (5.97%) Windows
4 21 (3.80%) Android
5 16 (2.89%) AIX
5 16 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (2.35%) Solaris
7 12 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (1.63%) Apple iOS
9 7 (1.27%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.90%) CentOS
10 5 (0.90%) Windows Server
11 4 (0.72%) HPUX
11 4 (0.72%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.72%) zOS
12 2 (0.36%) Fedora
12 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.36%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (47.56%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (19.35%) TDD
3 85 (15.37%) Scrum
4 79 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 75 (13.56%) OO
6 64 (11.57%) BDD
7 61 (11.03%) Continuous Integration
8 59 (10.67%) Open Source
9 42 (7.59%) Continuous Delivery
9 42 (7.59%) Web Development
10 40 (7.23%) SOA
11 36 (6.51%) CRM
11 36 (6.51%) ERP
11 36 (6.51%) Software Engineering
12 33 (5.97%) Data Management
12 33 (5.97%) Master Data Management
12 33 (5.97%) SDLC
13 32 (5.79%) DevOps
14 29 (5.24%) Test Automation
15 26 (4.70%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 139 (25.14%) SQL
2 130 (23.51%) JavaScript
3 77 (13.92%) Python
4 54 (9.76%) C#
5 46 (8.32%) Shell Script
6 42 (7.59%) PHP
7 35 (6.33%) C++
8 27 (4.88%) Ruby
9 21 (3.80%) Perl
10 17 (3.07%) PL/SQL
11 12 (2.17%) Scala
12 10 (1.81%) MATLAB
13 9 (1.63%) TypeScript
14 8 (1.45%) XPath
15 7 (1.27%) Bash Shell
15 7 (1.27%) ECMAScript
15 7 (1.27%) Groovy
15 7 (1.27%) VB.NET
16 6 (1.08%) R
16 6 (1.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (7.59%) Security Cleared
2 20 (3.62%) SC Cleared
3 17 (3.07%) DV Cleared
4 15 (2.71%) Degree
5 5 (0.90%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.72%) ISEB
7 3 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.36%) CISSP
8 2 (0.36%) CLAS
8 2 (0.36%) MCP
9 1 (0.18%) CEH
9 1 (0.18%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.18%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.18%) MBA
9 1 (0.18%) MCSA
9 1 (0.18%) OSCP
9 1 (0.18%) RHCE
9 1 (0.18%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.61%) QA
2 11 (1.99%) SDET
3 7 (1.27%) WCAG
4 5 (0.90%) JSP 440
4 5 (0.90%) SEPA
5 4 (0.72%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.18%) DO-254
7 1 (0.18%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.18%) MISRA
7 1 (0.18%) MISRA C
7 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (2.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (1.99%) Docker
3 8 (1.45%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.27%) Apache Flume
5 5 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.36%) HDFS
7 2 (0.36%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 2 (0.36%) Varnish
7 2 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.18%) Cygwin
8 1 (0.18%) Firmware
8 1 (0.18%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (4.52%) Ansible
2 21 (3.80%) Puppet
3 17 (3.07%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.81%) Tivoli
5 7 (1.27%) Kibana
6 4 (0.72%) logstash
6 4 (0.72%) SCCM
7 3 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (0.54%) IBM Cloud Orchestrator
7 3 (0.54%) OpenView
7 3 (0.54%) Opsview
7 3 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.36%) Oozie
9 1 (0.18%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.18%) Check_MK
9 1 (0.18%) Graphite
9 1 (0.18%) Nagios
9 1 (0.18%) Packer
9 1 (0.18%) Salt
9 1 (0.18%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 83 (15.01%) Oracle
2 78 (14.10%) IBM
3 37 (6.69%) hybris
4 27 (4.88%) Red Hat
5 22 (3.98%) Adobe
5 22 (3.98%) Microsoft
6 19 (3.44%) VMware
7 14 (2.53%) Cloudera
8 11 (1.99%) Sun
9 9 (1.63%) SAP
10 8 (1.45%) Atlassian
11 7 (1.27%) Cisco
11 7 (1.27%) F5
11 7 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.08%) webMethods
13 5 (0.90%) Google
13 5 (0.90%) Hortonworks
14 4 (0.72%) ATG
14 4 (0.72%) Endeca
14 4 (0.72%) WSO2
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
KEYRESOURCE
Rate: £400 - £600 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Peterborough
BGL Group
Rate: Competitive + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago