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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 25 10 43
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +33
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 32 70 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 7.44% 13.31% 3.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.62% 13.59% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 39 11
Average daily rate £325 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £350 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £373
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 0
Average hourly rate £31.25 £38.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.60 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.67% +8.26%
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
420 515 672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 97.67% 97.91% 93.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 282 391
Average daily rate £350 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £135 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 43 50
Average hourly rate £16.50 £36.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.16% +89.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Basildon -3 4 £270 -28.00%
Brentwood +2 2 - -
Java Developer
East of England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 53 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (66.04%) REST
3 32 (60.38%) Web Services
4 30 (56.60%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (52.83%) HTML
6 27 (50.94%) XML
7 26 (49.06%) SOAP
8 23 (43.40%) SOA
9 22 (41.51%) TDD
10 21 (39.62%) J2EE
11 20 (37.74%) CSS
11 20 (37.74%) HTML5
12 19 (35.85%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (33.96%) Middleware
14 17 (32.08%) Unix
15 16 (30.19%) Linux
15 16 (30.19%) SQL Server
15 16 (30.19%) JSON
16 15 (28.30%) Ajax
16 15 (28.30%) WebSphere
17 14 (26.42%) Scrum
18 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
18 13 (24.53%) TopLink
18 13 (24.53%) Open Source
18 13 (24.53%) WSO2
19 12 (22.64%) User Stories
19 12 (22.64%) JSF
19 12 (22.64%) Software Engineering
19 12 (22.64%) SQL
20 11 (20.75%) MySQL

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 15 (28.30%) WebSphere
2 9 (16.98%) Apache ServiceMix
2 9 (16.98%) Oracle Service Bus
2 9 (16.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (9.43%) WebLogic
4 4 (7.55%) GlassFish
4 4 (7.55%) JBoss
4 4 (7.55%) WebLogic Portal
4 4 (7.55%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.89%) Apache
5 1 (1.89%) Liferay
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) HTTP
2 7 (13.21%) SSL
2 7 (13.21%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.89%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.19%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.75%) MySQL
3 10 (18.87%) Relational Database
4 6 (11.32%) DB2
5 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.77%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Jenkins
2 9 (16.98%) Ant
2 9 (16.98%) EasyMock
2 9 (16.98%) Git (software)
2 9 (16.98%) Mockito
3 8 (15.09%) Subversion
4 7 (13.21%) AccuRev
5 5 (9.43%) Maven
5 5 (9.43%) SoapUI
6 4 (7.55%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.89%) JIRA
7 1 (1.89%) LoadUI
General
1 6 (11.32%) Marketing
2 4 (7.55%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Legal
3 3 (5.66%) Automotive
3 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (66.04%) REST
2 32 (60.38%) Web Services
3 28 (52.83%) HTML
4 27 (50.94%) XML
5 26 (49.06%) SOAP
6 21 (39.62%) J2EE
7 20 (37.74%) CSS
7 20 (37.74%) HTML5
8 18 (33.96%) Middleware
9 16 (30.19%) JSON
10 15 (28.30%) Ajax
11 13 (24.53%) TopLink
12 12 (22.64%) JSF
13 10 (18.87%) Apache Camel
13 10 (18.87%) XSD
13 10 (18.87%) XSLT
14 8 (15.09%) AngularJS
14 8 (15.09%) PrimeFaces
14 8 (15.09%) XHTML
15 7 (13.21%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (7.55%) Clustering
1 4 (7.55%) Mobile App
1 4 (7.55%) Replication
1 4 (7.55%) User Experience
2 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.08%) Unix
2 16 (30.19%) Linux
3 7 (13.21%) Mac OS X
4 6 (11.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.55%) Solaris
5 4 (7.55%) Windows
6 3 (5.66%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (56.60%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (43.40%) SOA
3 22 (41.51%) TDD
4 19 (35.85%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (26.42%) Scrum
6 13 (24.53%) Open Source
7 12 (22.64%) Software Engineering
7 12 (22.64%) User Stories
8 9 (16.98%) Kanban
9 8 (15.09%) OO
10 6 (11.32%) API Design
10 6 (11.32%) B2C
10 6 (11.32%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (11.32%) Mentoring
11 5 (9.43%) Coaching
11 5 (9.43%) Pair Programming
11 5 (9.43%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (9.43%) Unit Testing
11 5 (9.43%) Web Design
12 4 (7.55%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
3 12 (22.64%) SQL
4 5 (9.43%) C++
4 5 (9.43%) PL/SQL
4 5 (9.43%) Ruby
4 5 (9.43%) Scala
5 3 (5.66%) Python
6 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.89%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.89%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 9 (16.98%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (15.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) WSO2
2 11 (20.75%) Oracle
3 10 (18.87%) Google
4 4 (7.55%) IBM
5 1 (1.89%) CA
5 1 (1.89%) Rally
5 1 (1.89%) Sun