The first table below looks at the demand for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Essex 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 34 49 47
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 21 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.23% 0.86% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.68% 0.94% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 0
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£448 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.75 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-7.28% -2.58%
Job Titles Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
449 426 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 90.52% 92.01% 97.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 202 246
Average daily rate £386 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 72 90
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.66 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.18% -24.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £38.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Java Developer
East of England

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Developer across the Essex region.

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer across the Essex region.

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Brentwood -2 2 £253 -
Colchester - 1 £350 - 1
Halstead - - - -
Witham - - - - 1
Chelmsford - - - -
Braintree - - - -
Java Developer
East of England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title.

1 47 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (76.60%) HTML
3 35 (74.47%) CSS
4 31 (65.96%) SQL
5 30 (63.83%) UNIX
6 27 (57.45%) Linux
6 27 (57.45%) Web Development
7 26 (55.32%) Oracle
7 26 (55.32%) JavaScript
7 26 (55.32%) Relational Database
8 24 (51.06%) JBoss
9 23 (48.94%) PL/SQL
10 22 (46.81%) MySQL
11 20 (42.55%) Mac OS X
11 20 (42.55%) Hibernate
11 20 (42.55%) Enterprise Software
12 19 (40.43%) TDD
13 18 (38.30%) Spring
13 18 (38.30%) JPA
13 18 (38.30%) XML
14 17 (36.17%) OO
15 16 (34.04%) Web Services
15 16 (34.04%) LDAP
16 15 (31.91%) Scrum
17 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
18 13 (27.66%) JAAS
18 13 (27.66%) RUP
18 13 (27.66%) J2EE
19 12 (25.53%) WebLogic
19 12 (25.53%) JAX-RPC

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (25.53%) WebLogic
2 10 (21.28%) WebSphere
3 4 (8.51%) CMS
4 2 (4.26%) Liferay
4 2 (4.26%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.13%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.04%) LDAP
2 6 (12.77%) HTTP
3 4 (8.51%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (55.32%) Relational Database
2 22 (46.81%) MySQL
3 10 (21.28%) MariaDB
4 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.13%) Neo4j
6 1 (2.13%) DTS
6 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Ant
2 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.38%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.38%) XDoclet
4 1 (2.13%) Maven
4 1 (2.13%) JUnit
4 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 1 (2.13%) Gradle
General
1 3 (6.38%) Automotive
1 3 (6.38%) Legal
1 3 (6.38%) Marketing
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (76.60%) HTML
2 35 (74.47%) CSS
3 20 (42.55%) Hibernate
4 18 (38.30%) XML
4 18 (38.30%) Spring
4 18 (38.30%) JPA
5 16 (34.04%) Web Services
6 13 (27.66%) J2EE
6 13 (27.66%) JAAS
7 12 (25.53%) JAX-RPC
8 11 (23.40%) Spring MVC
9 9 (19.15%) Struts
10 8 (17.02%) Ajax
10 8 (17.02%) Struts2
10 8 (17.02%) HTML5
11 7 (14.89%) REST
11 7 (14.89%) XHTML
12 6 (12.77%) JSP
13 5 (10.64%) JSF
14 4 (8.51%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (42.55%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (10.64%) Visualisation
3 2 (4.26%) Web 2.0
3 2 (4.26%) Social Media
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 30 (63.83%) UNIX
2 27 (57.45%) Linux
3 20 (42.55%) Mac OS X
4 4 (8.51%) Windows
4 4 (8.51%) Solaris
5 1 (2.13%) Android
5 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (57.45%) Web Development
2 19 (40.43%) TDD
3 17 (36.17%) OO
4 15 (31.91%) Scrum
5 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (27.66%) RUP
7 11 (23.40%) Configuration Management
7 11 (23.40%) MVC
8 8 (17.02%) SOA
8 8 (17.02%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (14.89%) Web Design
10 6 (12.77%) Content Management
10 6 (12.77%) RAD
11 5 (10.64%) Validation
12 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (8.51%) Waterfall
13 3 (6.38%) UML
14 2 (4.26%) Data Modelling
14 2 (4.26%) B2C
14 2 (4.26%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (65.96%) SQL
3 26 (55.32%) JavaScript
4 23 (48.94%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.13%) FQL
5 1 (2.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (55.32%) Oracle
2 24 (51.06%) JBoss
3 8 (17.02%) FatWire
4 6 (12.77%) IBM
5 3 (6.38%) Adobe
5 3 (6.38%) Facebook
5 3 (6.38%) Twitter
6 1 (2.13%) Sun
6 1 (2.13%) Google
6 1 (2.13%) AccuRev
6 1 (2.13%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.13%) Vignette