The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Essex region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 38 43 36
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 28 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.58% 1.18% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.83% 1.29% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 2
Average daily rate £375 - £338
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 - £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 - £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £29.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.20 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+4.71% +10.72%
Job Titles Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
731 388 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 93.48% 91.51% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 186 198
Average daily rate £375 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £120 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 73 60
Average hourly rate £33.98 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.25% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £41.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Java Developer
East of England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood - 3 £235 -
Harlow - 3 £450 -
Witham - - - - 2
Chelmsford - - - - 2
Colchester - - - - 3
Java Developer
East of England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 43 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (76.74%) HTML
3 30 (69.77%) CSS
4 29 (67.44%) Web Development
5 27 (62.79%) SQL
6 26 (60.47%) Oracle
6 26 (60.47%) UNIX
6 26 (60.47%) JBoss
7 25 (58.14%) JavaScript
8 22 (51.16%) PL/SQL
9 21 (48.84%) Web Services
10 20 (46.51%) MySQL
11 19 (44.19%) Relational Database
12 18 (41.86%) Linux
13 17 (39.53%) Mac OS X
13 17 (39.53%) Enterprise Software
14 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (37.21%) JAX-RPC
15 14 (32.56%) Scrum
15 14 (32.56%) WebLogic
15 14 (32.56%) TDD
16 12 (27.91%) Struts
17 11 (25.58%) OO
17 11 (25.58%) J2EE
17 11 (25.58%) Hibernate
17 11 (25.58%) Configuration Management
17 11 (25.58%) Spring
17 11 (25.58%) JPA
17 11 (25.58%) Struts2
18 9 (20.93%) RUP

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 14 (32.56%) WebLogic
2 6 (13.95%) Tomcat
2 6 (13.95%) Liferay
3 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.33%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) LDAP
2 6 (13.95%) Kerberos
3 5 (11.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (46.51%) MySQL
2 19 (44.19%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.98%) DTS
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Jenkins
2 7 (16.28%) Git (software)
3 6 (13.95%) XDoclet
4 4 (9.30%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 1 (2.33%) Ant
5 1 (2.33%) JUnit
General
1 2 (4.65%) Marketing
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Automotive
2 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (76.74%) HTML
2 30 (69.77%) CSS
3 21 (48.84%) Web Services
4 16 (37.21%) JAX-RPC
5 12 (27.91%) Struts
6 11 (25.58%) J2EE
6 11 (25.58%) Hibernate
6 11 (25.58%) Spring
6 11 (25.58%) JPA
6 11 (25.58%) Struts2
7 8 (18.60%) JSF
8 7 (16.28%) jBPM
8 7 (16.28%) EJB
9 6 (13.95%) XML
9 6 (13.95%) GWT
9 6 (13.95%) REST
10 5 (11.63%) Java EE
11 4 (9.30%) JAXB
12 3 (6.98%) HTML5
12 3 (6.98%) JAAS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (39.53%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (11.63%) Visualisation
3 2 (4.65%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (60.47%) UNIX
2 18 (41.86%) Linux
3 17 (39.53%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.33%) Windows
4 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (67.44%) Web Development
2 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (32.56%) Scrum
3 14 (32.56%) TDD
4 11 (25.58%) OO
4 11 (25.58%) Configuration Management
5 9 (20.93%) RUP
6 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (13.95%) UML
8 5 (11.63%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (11.63%) Waterfall
8 5 (11.63%) SOA
8 5 (11.63%) Web Design
9 3 (6.98%) Software Architecture
9 3 (6.98%) Data Virtualisation
9 3 (6.98%) OOD
10 2 (4.65%) Data Modelling
10 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Architecture
11 1 (2.33%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (62.79%) SQL
3 25 (58.14%) JavaScript
4 22 (51.16%) PL/SQL
5 4 (9.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Sun Certification
2 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (60.47%) Oracle
1 26 (60.47%) JBoss
2 4 (9.30%) Sun
3 3 (6.98%) AccuRev
4 2 (4.65%) Business Objects
4 2 (4.65%) FatWire
4 2 (4.65%) Facebook
4 2 (4.65%) Twitter
5 1 (2.33%) IBM
5 1 (2.33%) Adobe