The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 16 44 47
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 49 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 7.60% 1.95% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.84% 2.13% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 7 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £285 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £44.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.49%
Java Developer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
625 470 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 96.90% 91.80% 93.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 244 195
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 65 68
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -34.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 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
Basildon - 11 £400 -
Southend-on-Sea -2 9 £583 +60.68%
Brentwood -4 1 - -
Java Developer
East of England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

1 110 (100.00%) Java
2 79 (71.82%) HTML
3 66 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (55.45%) J2EE
5 58 (52.73%) HTML5
6 56 (50.91%) XML
7 55 (50.00%) Web Services
8 51 (46.36%) REST
9 50 (45.45%) Linux
9 50 (45.45%) TDD
10 48 (43.64%) UNIX
10 48 (43.64%) SQL
11 46 (41.82%) CSS
11 46 (41.82%) SOAP
12 44 (40.00%) Relational Database
13 43 (39.09%) TopLink
14 37 (33.64%) Ajax
15 36 (32.73%) Hibernate
16 34 (30.91%) JavaScript
17 32 (29.09%) EclipseLink
18 29 (26.36%) SQL Server
19 28 (25.45%) Scrum
19 28 (25.45%) User Stories
20 26 (23.64%) Windows
21 25 (22.73%) Solaris
22 23 (20.91%) OO
22 23 (20.91%) JAX-RS
23 22 (20.00%) Mac OS X
24 21 (19.09%) Content Management
24 21 (19.09%) JSF

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 20 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 16 (14.55%) JBoss
3 15 (13.64%) WebLogic
4 6 (5.45%) GlassFish
5 5 (4.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (3.64%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (3.64%) CMS
7 1 (0.91%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.91%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (1.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.36%) HTTP
2 12 (10.91%) TCP/IP
3 10 (9.09%) SSL
3 10 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 29 (26.36%) SQL Server
3 10 (9.09%) MySQL
4 8 (7.27%) MariaDB
5 6 (5.45%) MongoDB
5 6 (5.45%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (18.18%) Ant
1 20 (18.18%) Eclipse
2 17 (15.45%) Jenkins
3 16 (14.55%) SoapUI
4 14 (12.73%) Git (software)
5 10 (9.09%) Subversion
6 6 (5.45%) JUnit
6 6 (5.45%) AccuRev
7 4 (3.64%) Maven
General
1 19 (17.27%) Marketing
2 12 (10.91%) Manufacturing
3 8 (7.27%) Finance
3 8 (7.27%) Automotive
4 1 (0.91%) Legal
4 1 (0.91%) Banking
4 1 (0.91%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (71.82%) HTML
2 61 (55.45%) J2EE
3 58 (52.73%) HTML5
4 56 (50.91%) XML
5 55 (50.00%) Web Services
6 51 (46.36%) REST
7 46 (41.82%) SOAP
7 46 (41.82%) CSS
8 43 (39.09%) TopLink
9 37 (33.64%) Ajax
10 36 (32.73%) Hibernate
11 32 (29.09%) EclipseLink
12 23 (20.91%) JAX-RS
13 21 (19.09%) JSF
14 20 (18.18%) Spring
15 19 (17.27%) XHTML
16 18 (16.36%) JAX-WS
17 16 (14.55%) JPA
17 16 (14.55%) Spring MVC
18 14 (12.73%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.64%) Visualisation
3 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.91%) Replication
3 1 (0.91%) Clustering
3 1 (0.91%) Web 2.0
3 1 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (45.45%) Linux
2 48 (43.64%) UNIX
3 26 (23.64%) Windows
4 25 (22.73%) Solaris
5 22 (20.00%) Mac OS X
6 7 (6.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.91%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (45.45%) TDD
3 28 (25.45%) Scrum
3 28 (25.45%) User Stories
4 23 (20.91%) OO
5 21 (19.09%) Content Management
5 21 (19.09%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (16.36%) SOA
7 17 (15.45%) Digital Marketing
8 16 (14.55%) MVC
9 15 (13.64%) Use Case
10 14 (12.73%) RUP
11 13 (11.82%) Validation
12 12 (10.91%) Kanban
12 12 (10.91%) Responsive Web Design
13 11 (10.00%) Web Design
14 10 (9.09%) Mentoring
14 10 (9.09%) Web Development
15 9 (8.18%) B2C
16 7 (6.36%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (100.00%) Java
2 48 (43.64%) SQL
3 34 (30.91%) JavaScript
4 10 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 7 (6.36%) Ruby
5 7 (6.36%) Scala
6 5 (4.55%) Perl
7 2 (1.82%) Python
7 2 (1.82%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.91%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.91%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.91%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.91%) Samba
Systems Management
1 12 (10.91%) Puppet
1 12 (10.91%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.91%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (18.18%) IBM
2 10 (9.09%) Oracle
3 8 (7.27%) Google
4 5 (4.55%) FatWire
4 5 (4.55%) Adobe
5 3 (2.73%) WSO2
6 2 (1.82%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.91%) Sun
7 1 (0.91%) VMware
7 1 (0.91%) Omniture