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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 22 18 48
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 42 40 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 6.48% 8.39% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.75% 9.26% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 0
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£425 £448 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £373
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £36.67 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+24.26% -2.85%
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
622 432 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 95.99% 90.57% 92.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 215 198
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 59 63
Average hourly rate £29.50 £24.12 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.30% +50.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £13.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.24 £41.95 £38.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Southend-on-Sea -2 9 £583 +26.63%
Basildon -2 8 £245 -49.74%
Java Developer
East of England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 91 (100.00%) Java
2 60 (65.93%) HTML
3 54 (59.34%) J2EE
4 47 (51.65%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (43.96%) XML
6 39 (42.86%) CSS
7 38 (41.76%) HTML5
8 37 (40.66%) Web Services
9 36 (39.56%) REST
10 34 (37.36%) Linux
10 34 (37.36%) SQL
10 34 (37.36%) JavaScript
11 33 (36.26%) Ajax
12 32 (35.16%) UNIX
13 30 (32.97%) TDD
14 28 (30.77%) SOAP
14 28 (30.77%) Relational Database
15 27 (29.67%) TopLink
16 23 (25.27%) Hibernate
17 22 (24.18%) SOA
18 21 (23.08%) SQL Server
18 21 (23.08%) User Stories
19 19 (20.88%) Windows
19 19 (20.88%) Scrum
20 18 (19.78%) WebSphere
20 18 (19.78%) Continuous Integration
20 18 (19.78%) Solaris
20 18 (19.78%) Ant
21 17 (18.68%) XHTML
21 17 (18.68%) OO

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 18 (19.78%) WebSphere
2 10 (10.99%) WebLogic
3 8 (8.79%) JBoss
3 8 (8.79%) CMS
4 7 (7.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 6 (6.59%) GlassFish
6 5 (5.49%) Mule
7 4 (4.40%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (3.30%) Mule ESB
9 1 (1.10%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (1.10%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.59%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.19%) HTTP
1 12 (13.19%) TCP/IP
2 10 (10.99%) SSL
3 2 (2.20%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 21 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.40%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.40%) Neo4j
4 2 (2.20%) MySQL
5 1 (1.10%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 18 (19.78%) Ant
2 14 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 13 (14.29%) Eclipse
4 10 (10.99%) Git (software)
4 10 (10.99%) Subversion
5 7 (7.69%) AccuRev
5 7 (7.69%) SoapUI
6 4 (4.40%) JUnit
6 4 (4.40%) Maven
7 1 (1.10%) Checkstyle
7 1 (1.10%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 1 (1.10%) TestDirector
7 1 (1.10%) FindBugs
General
1 12 (13.19%) Marketing
2 8 (8.79%) Automotive
3 6 (6.59%) Finance
4 5 (5.49%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.10%) Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (65.93%) HTML
2 54 (59.34%) J2EE
3 40 (43.96%) XML
4 39 (42.86%) CSS
5 38 (41.76%) HTML5
6 37 (40.66%) Web Services
7 36 (39.56%) REST
8 33 (36.26%) Ajax
9 28 (30.77%) SOAP
10 27 (29.67%) TopLink
11 23 (25.27%) Hibernate
12 17 (18.68%) XHTML
12 17 (18.68%) EclipseLink
13 14 (15.38%) JAX-RS
13 14 (15.38%) Middleware
13 14 (15.38%) Struts
14 13 (14.29%) JSP
15 12 (13.19%) Spring
15 12 (13.19%) JSF
16 11 (12.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.59%) Web 2.0
2 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.20%) User Experience
4 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.10%) Replication
4 1 (1.10%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 34 (37.36%) Linux
2 32 (35.16%) UNIX
3 19 (20.88%) Windows
4 18 (19.78%) Solaris
5 14 (15.38%) Mac OS X
6 7 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (51.65%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (32.97%) TDD
3 22 (24.18%) SOA
4 21 (23.08%) User Stories
5 19 (20.88%) Scrum
6 18 (19.78%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (18.68%) OO
8 15 (16.48%) Content Management
9 12 (13.19%) Kanban
10 10 (10.99%) B2C
11 9 (9.89%) Digital Marketing
12 7 (7.69%) Software Engineering
12 7 (7.69%) MVC
13 6 (6.59%) SEO
13 6 (6.59%) Use Case
13 6 (6.59%) Responsive Web Design
13 6 (6.59%) Analytics
13 6 (6.59%) Mentoring
14 5 (5.49%) Open Source
14 5 (5.49%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 91 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (37.36%) JavaScript
2 34 (37.36%) SQL
3 7 (7.69%) Ruby
3 7 (7.69%) Scala
4 5 (5.49%) Perl
5 2 (2.20%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.20%) Python
6 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.40%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.10%) Samba
Systems Management
1 12 (13.19%) Puppet
1 12 (13.19%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.10%) WSUS
2 1 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (18.68%) IBM
2 13 (14.29%) Google
3 12 (13.19%) FatWire
4 7 (7.69%) Adobe
5 5 (5.49%) Omniture
6 3 (3.30%) WSO2
7 2 (2.20%) Oracle
7 2 (2.20%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.10%) HP
8 1 (1.10%) VMware