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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 33 25 29
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 23 30 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.36% 6.88% 5.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.55% 7.18% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 16
Average daily rate £538 £350 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% -13.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £271 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £450 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+18.24% +5.71%
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
506 418 553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 95.83% 95.87% 94.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 233 314
Average daily rate £400 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £160 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 58 65
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.60 £40.90 £37.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 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 8 February 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
Southend-on-Sea - 10 £555 -
Basildon +2 5 - -
Java Developer
East of England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 54 (100.00%) Java
2 39 (72.22%) HTML
3 29 (53.70%) J2EE
4 28 (51.85%) Web Services
4 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (48.15%) XML
5 26 (48.15%) Unix
6 25 (46.30%) SQL
7 22 (40.74%) CSS
7 22 (40.74%) REST
8 21 (38.89%) HTML5
8 21 (38.89%) TDD
9 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
9 19 (35.19%) User Stories
10 18 (33.33%) SOAP
11 17 (31.48%) Scrum
11 17 (31.48%) TopLink
12 16 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (27.78%) Hibernate
13 15 (27.78%) Linux
13 15 (27.78%) Ant
13 15 (27.78%) Jenkins
14 14 (25.93%) PL/SQL
14 14 (25.93%) Ajax
15 13 (24.07%) Marketing
15 13 (24.07%) WebSphere
15 13 (24.07%) Oracle
15 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
15 13 (24.07%) SOA
15 13 (24.07%) Relational Database

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 13 (24.07%) WebSphere
2 8 (14.81%) CMS
3 4 (7.41%) GlassFish
3 4 (7.41%) JBoss
3 4 (7.41%) WebLogic
3 4 (7.41%) WebLogic Portal
3 4 (7.41%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (3.70%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.85%) Apache
6 1 (1.85%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.81%) HTTP
2 7 (12.96%) SSL
2 7 (12.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) Relational Database
1 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) WebFOCUS
3 4 (7.41%) MySQL
4 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.70%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (27.78%) Ant
1 15 (27.78%) Jenkins
2 12 (22.22%) AccuRev
3 8 (14.81%) Git (software)
3 8 (14.81%) Subversion
4 7 (12.96%) JUnit
5 6 (11.11%) Eclipse
5 6 (11.11%) SoapUI
6 5 (9.26%) Checkstyle
6 5 (9.26%) FindBugs
6 5 (9.26%) Maven
6 5 (9.26%) TestDirector
7 2 (3.70%) EasyMock
7 2 (3.70%) Mockito
8 1 (1.85%) Bower
8 1 (1.85%) Grunt
8 1 (1.85%) Yeoman
General
1 13 (24.07%) Marketing
2 11 (20.37%) Automotive
3 7 (12.96%) Manufacturing
4 4 (7.41%) Legal
5 1 (1.85%) Finance
5 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (72.22%) HTML
2 29 (53.70%) J2EE
3 28 (51.85%) Web Services
4 26 (48.15%) XML
5 22 (40.74%) CSS
5 22 (40.74%) REST
6 21 (38.89%) HTML5
7 18 (33.33%) SOAP
8 17 (31.48%) TopLink
9 15 (27.78%) Hibernate
10 14 (25.93%) Ajax
11 11 (20.37%) Struts
12 10 (18.52%) JSON
12 10 (18.52%) JSP
12 10 (18.52%) Middleware
13 9 (16.67%) JAX-RS
13 9 (16.67%) JSF
13 9 (16.67%) XHTML
14 7 (12.96%) Spring
15 6 (11.11%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (7.41%) Clustering
1 4 (7.41%) Mobile App
1 4 (7.41%) Replication
1 4 (7.41%) User Experience
2 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.70%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 26 (48.15%) Unix
2 15 (27.78%) Linux
3 9 (16.67%) Windows
4 8 (14.81%) Solaris
5 7 (12.96%) Mac OS X
6 6 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (38.89%) TDD
3 19 (35.19%) User Stories
4 17 (31.48%) Scrum
5 16 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (24.07%) SOA
7 10 (18.52%) Software Engineering
8 9 (16.67%) Kanban
9 7 (12.96%) B2C
9 7 (12.96%) Mentoring
9 7 (12.96%) Web Development
10 6 (11.11%) API Design
10 6 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (11.11%) Pair Programming
11 5 (9.26%) Coaching
11 5 (9.26%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (9.26%) System Testing
11 5 (9.26%) Web Design
12 4 (7.41%) CRM
12 4 (7.41%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (46.30%) SQL
3 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
4 14 (25.93%) PL/SQL
5 9 (16.67%) C++
6 5 (9.26%) Ruby
6 5 (9.26%) Scala
6 5 (9.26%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Sun Certification
2 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (14.81%) Puppet
2 5 (9.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (24.07%) Oracle
2 9 (16.67%) IBM
3 6 (11.11%) WSO2
4 5 (9.26%) FatWire
4 5 (9.26%) HP
4 5 (9.26%) Rally
4 5 (9.26%) Sun
5 4 (7.41%) Google
6 3 (5.56%) Adobe
7 1 (1.85%) Omniture
Essex
Austin Fraser
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