The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Essex region that had Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 47 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 6 44 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.37% 6.89% 9.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 7.15% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 30 32
Median daily rate £525 £425 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -5.02%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £31.50 £36.67 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £42.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +23.52%
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
426 615 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 97.26% 96.24% 92.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 358 219
Median daily rate £320 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £243 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 70 55
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.66 £24.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% -18.49%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Essex region that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood - 3 - -
Harlow - 1 £525 -
Java Developer
East of England

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 41 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (80.49%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (80.49%) Web Services
3 27 (65.85%) J2EE
3 27 (65.85%) SOAP
3 27 (65.85%) REST
4 24 (58.54%) HTML
5 22 (53.66%) SQL Server
6 21 (51.22%) XML
7 18 (43.90%) TDD
7 18 (43.90%) HTML5
7 18 (43.90%) AngularJS
8 16 (39.02%) JSF
9 15 (36.59%) AccuRev
10 14 (34.15%) WebSphere
11 13 (31.71%) TopLink
11 13 (31.71%) CSS
12 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
12 12 (29.27%) PrimeFaces
13 11 (26.83%) Open Source
14 8 (19.51%) SQL
14 8 (19.51%) Linux
14 8 (19.51%) OO
14 8 (19.51%) SOA
14 8 (19.51%) Finance
15 7 (17.07%) IBM
15 7 (17.07%) DB2
16 6 (14.63%) Automotive
16 6 (14.63%) JPA
16 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (34.15%) WebSphere
2 4 (9.76%) Apache ServiceMix
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle Service Bus
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (9.76%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.44%) Liferay
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (53.66%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.07%) DB2
3 4 (9.76%) MySQL
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (36.59%) AccuRev
2 5 (12.20%) Ant
3 4 (9.76%) EasyMock
3 4 (9.76%) Mockito
4 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.44%) JIRA
4 1 (2.44%) LoadUI
4 1 (2.44%) Maven
4 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Automotive
3 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.88%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (80.49%) Web Services
2 27 (65.85%) J2EE
2 27 (65.85%) REST
2 27 (65.85%) SOAP
3 24 (58.54%) HTML
4 21 (51.22%) XML
5 18 (43.90%) AngularJS
5 18 (43.90%) HTML5
6 16 (39.02%) JSF
7 13 (31.71%) CSS
7 13 (31.71%) TopLink
8 12 (29.27%) PrimeFaces
9 6 (14.63%) JPA
10 5 (12.20%) Ajax
10 5 (12.20%) Hibernate
10 5 (12.20%) Middleware
10 5 (12.20%) Spring
11 4 (9.76%) JSON
11 4 (9.76%) JSP
11 4 (9.76%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Unix
3 4 (9.76%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (80.49%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (43.90%) TDD
3 11 (26.83%) Open Source
4 8 (19.51%) OO
4 8 (19.51%) SOA
5 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (9.76%) Extreme Programming
6 4 (9.76%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (9.76%) Pair Programming
6 4 (9.76%) RAD
6 4 (9.76%) Scrum
6 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
6 4 (9.76%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.32%) User Stories
8 2 (4.88%) B2C
8 2 (4.88%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (2.44%) Code Coverage
9 1 (2.44%) Kanban
9 1 (2.44%) Load Testing
9 1 (2.44%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
3 8 (19.51%) SQL
4 2 (4.88%) Python
5 1 (2.44%) Groovy
5 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) IBM
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle
3 4 (9.76%) Google
3 4 (9.76%) WSO2
4 1 (2.44%) CA
4 1 (2.44%) Rally