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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 16 41 40
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 57 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 11.18% 2.65% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.97% 2.89% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 4 2
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£450 £360 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £335 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £413 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.10% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
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
476 519 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 93.33% 91.53% 92.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 293 166
Average daily rate £400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £133 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 81 50
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.18 £41.10 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Chelmsford - - - - 8
Colchester - - - -
Java Developer
East of England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 123 (100.00%) Java
2 91 (73.98%) HTML
3 82 (66.67%) SQL
4 79 (64.23%) Relational Database
5 76 (61.79%) Spring
6 75 (60.98%) UNIX
6 75 (60.98%) Linux
7 74 (60.16%) CSS
8 67 (54.47%) Hibernate
9 65 (52.85%) Spring MVC
9 65 (52.85%) MVC
10 64 (52.03%) Oracle
11 62 (50.41%) XML
12 61 (49.59%) JBoss
12 61 (49.59%) PL/SQL
12 61 (49.59%) Mac OS X
12 61 (49.59%) Web Development
13 60 (48.78%) MySQL
14 55 (44.72%) JAAS
14 55 (44.72%) Enterprise Software
15 54 (43.90%) LDAP
16 49 (39.84%) MariaDB
17 44 (35.77%) JavaScript
17 44 (35.77%) JPA
18 40 (32.52%) REST
19 39 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
20 37 (30.08%) TDD
21 36 (29.27%) J2EE
22 34 (27.64%) Responsive Web Design
23 33 (26.83%) JAX-RS

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 61 (49.59%) JBoss
2 23 (18.70%) WebLogic
3 13 (10.57%) CMS
4 12 (9.76%) WebSphere
5 9 (7.32%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 3 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (5.69%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 54 (43.90%) LDAP
2 32 (26.02%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (64.23%) Relational Database
2 60 (48.78%) MySQL
3 49 (39.84%) MariaDB
4 28 (22.76%) MongoDB
5 25 (20.33%) Neo4j
6 7 (5.69%) DTS
7 2 (1.63%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (11.38%) Eclipse
2 13 (10.57%) Ant
3 11 (8.94%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.07%) SoapUI
5 4 (3.25%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.25%) Maven
6 2 (1.63%) JIRA
6 2 (1.63%) JUnit
6 2 (1.63%) IntelliJ
6 2 (1.63%) Subversion
General
1 9 (7.32%) Marketing
2 4 (3.25%) Legal
3 2 (1.63%) Finance
4 1 (0.81%) Automotive
4 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.81%) Banking
4 1 (0.81%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (73.98%) HTML
2 76 (61.79%) Spring
3 74 (60.16%) CSS
4 67 (54.47%) Hibernate
5 65 (52.85%) Spring MVC
6 62 (50.41%) XML
7 55 (44.72%) JAAS
8 44 (35.77%) JPA
9 40 (32.52%) REST
10 36 (29.27%) J2EE
11 33 (26.83%) JAX-RS
12 31 (25.20%) Web Services
13 30 (24.39%) Struts
14 21 (17.07%) Struts2
15 15 (12.20%) JAX-RPC
15 15 (12.20%) HTML5
16 14 (11.38%) XHTML
17 13 (10.57%) Ajax
18 12 (9.76%) Java EE
18 12 (9.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 55 (44.72%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (13.01%) Visualisation
3 8 (6.50%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.63%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.81%) LIMS
5 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 75 (60.98%) UNIX
1 75 (60.98%) Linux
2 61 (49.59%) Mac OS X
3 11 (8.94%) Windows
4 10 (8.13%) Solaris
5 3 (2.44%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (52.85%) MVC
2 61 (49.59%) Web Development
3 39 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (30.08%) TDD
5 34 (27.64%) Responsive Web Design
6 31 (25.20%) Web Design
7 30 (24.39%) Configuration Management
8 25 (20.33%) Scrum
9 24 (19.51%) Mentoring
10 18 (14.63%) OO
11 16 (13.01%) Microservices
12 15 (12.20%) Content Management
13 12 (9.76%) B2C
14 11 (8.94%) RUP
14 11 (8.94%) Validation
15 10 (8.13%) UML
16 8 (6.50%) SOA
16 8 (6.50%) Use Case
16 8 (6.50%) Digital Marketing
16 8 (6.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 123 (100.00%) Java
2 82 (66.67%) SQL
3 61 (49.59%) PL/SQL
4 44 (35.77%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.81%) FQL
Qualifications
1 14 (11.38%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.07%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 64 (52.03%) Oracle
2 15 (12.20%) FatWire
3 11 (8.94%) IBM
4 9 (7.32%) Adobe
5 2 (1.63%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.81%) Vignette
6 1 (0.81%) Facebook
6 1 (0.81%) Twitter