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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 18 49 47
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 39 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 7.94% 0.65% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.72% 0.71% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 0 1
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£448 - £155
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
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
447 424 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 91.04% 91.77% 97.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 209 252
Average daily rate £375 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 61 79
Average hourly rate £22.00 £16.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -44.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £37.50 £38.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
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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 - 14 £460 - 1
Chelmsford - 2 £225 - 1
Colchester - 1 £350 -
Halstead - - - -
Braintree - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Witham - - - -
Java Developer
East of England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 51 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (70.59%) SQL
3 35 (68.63%) HTML
4 33 (64.71%) CSS
5 30 (58.82%) JBoss
6 29 (56.86%) Relational Database
7 28 (54.90%) Oracle
7 28 (54.90%) Web Development
8 27 (52.94%) Spring
8 27 (52.94%) PL/SQL
8 27 (52.94%) MySQL
8 27 (52.94%) Linux
9 26 (50.98%) UNIX
10 25 (49.02%) LDAP
11 22 (43.14%) JavaScript
11 22 (43.14%) JAAS
11 22 (43.14%) Hibernate
12 20 (39.22%) Enterprise Software
13 19 (37.25%) Mac OS X
14 18 (35.29%) MVC
14 18 (35.29%) XML
14 18 (35.29%) Spring MVC
15 17 (33.33%) JPA
16 16 (31.37%) MariaDB
17 14 (27.45%) TDD
18 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
18 13 (25.49%) OO
18 13 (25.49%) J2EE
19 12 (23.53%) Struts
19 12 (23.53%) RUP

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 10 (19.61%) WebLogic
1 10 (19.61%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.84%) CMS
3 3 (5.88%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (1.96%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (49.02%) LDAP
2 6 (11.76%) HTTP
3 4 (7.84%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (56.86%) Relational Database
2 27 (52.94%) MySQL
3 16 (31.37%) MariaDB
4 3 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.88%) Neo4j
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Ant
2 5 (9.80%) Eclipse
3 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.88%) Maven
5 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.92%) Subversion
5 2 (3.92%) JIRA
6 1 (1.96%) Gradle
6 1 (1.96%) JUnit
General
1 3 (5.88%) Automotive
1 3 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (1.96%) Marketing
2 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (68.63%) HTML
2 33 (64.71%) CSS
3 27 (52.94%) Spring
4 22 (43.14%) JAAS
4 22 (43.14%) Hibernate
5 18 (35.29%) XML
5 18 (35.29%) Spring MVC
6 17 (33.33%) JPA
7 13 (25.49%) J2EE
8 12 (23.53%) Struts
9 10 (19.61%) Struts2
10 8 (15.69%) XHTML
10 8 (15.69%) Web Services
10 8 (15.69%) REST
10 8 (15.69%) HTML5
11 7 (13.73%) Ajax
12 6 (11.76%) JSP
13 5 (9.80%) JSF
13 5 (9.80%) PrimeFaces
14 4 (7.84%) JAX-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (39.22%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (9.80%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.92%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 27 (52.94%) Linux
2 26 (50.98%) UNIX
3 19 (37.25%) Mac OS X
4 3 (5.88%) Windows
4 3 (5.88%) Solaris
5 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (54.90%) Web Development
2 18 (35.29%) MVC
3 14 (27.45%) TDD
4 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (25.49%) OO
5 12 (23.53%) RUP
6 9 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (17.65%) Scrum
7 8 (15.69%) SOA
8 7 (13.73%) Content Management
8 7 (13.73%) Configuration Management
9 6 (11.76%) RAD
9 6 (11.76%) Web Design
10 5 (9.80%) Validation
11 4 (7.84%) B2C
11 4 (7.84%) Waterfall
12 2 (3.92%) SEO
12 2 (3.92%) Project Management
12 2 (3.92%) Data Modelling
12 2 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (70.59%) SQL
3 27 (52.94%) PL/SQL
4 22 (43.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.96%) FQL
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (58.82%) JBoss
2 28 (54.90%) Oracle
3 9 (17.65%) FatWire
4 6 (11.76%) IBM
5 3 (5.88%) Adobe
6 1 (1.96%) Google
6 1 (1.96%) Facebook
6 1 (1.96%) Twitter
6 1 (1.96%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.96%) Vignette
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