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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 8 46 41
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 98 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 18.56% 1.65% 1.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.04% 1.81% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 2 2
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£464 £361 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.64% +33.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £352 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £369 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
489 496 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 92.61% 90.68% 95.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 264 212
Average daily rate £425 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £238 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 77 54
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.58 £32.50 £36.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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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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 +5 48 £475 +35.71% 3
Chelmsford - 2 £225 - 3
Colchester - - - - 1
Halstead - - - -
Braintree - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Witham - - - -
Java Developer
East of England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 118 (100.00%) Java
2 91 (77.12%) HTML
3 81 (68.64%) SQL
4 79 (66.95%) Relational Database
5 75 (63.56%) UNIX
5 75 (63.56%) Linux
5 75 (63.56%) Spring
6 74 (62.71%) CSS
7 68 (57.63%) Hibernate
8 65 (55.08%) Spring MVC
8 65 (55.08%) Oracle
8 65 (55.08%) MVC
9 62 (52.54%) PL/SQL
9 62 (52.54%) JBoss
10 61 (51.69%) XML
10 61 (51.69%) Mac OS X
10 61 (51.69%) Web Development
11 60 (50.85%) MySQL
12 55 (46.61%) JAAS
13 54 (45.76%) LDAP
14 53 (44.92%) Enterprise Software
15 49 (41.53%) MariaDB
16 45 (38.14%) JPA
17 41 (34.75%) JavaScript
18 40 (33.90%) REST
19 35 (29.66%) TDD
20 34 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
20 34 (28.81%) Responsive Web Design
21 32 (27.12%) JAX-RS
21 32 (27.12%) J2EE

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 62 (52.54%) JBoss
2 24 (20.34%) WebLogic
3 14 (11.86%) WebSphere
4 9 (7.63%) CMS
4 9 (7.63%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.85%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (5.93%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 54 (45.76%) LDAP
2 32 (27.12%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (66.95%) Relational Database
2 60 (50.85%) MySQL
3 49 (41.53%) MariaDB
4 28 (23.73%) MongoDB
5 25 (21.19%) Neo4j
6 7 (5.93%) DTS
7 3 (2.54%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.54%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.85%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (10.17%) Ant
2 11 (9.32%) Eclipse
2 11 (9.32%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.24%) SoapUI
4 3 (2.54%) Maven
5 2 (1.69%) JIRA
5 2 (1.69%) Subversion
5 2 (1.69%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.85%) Gradle
General
1 7 (5.93%) Marketing
2 4 (3.39%) Legal
3 2 (1.69%) Finance
3 2 (1.69%) Automotive
4 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.85%) Banking
4 1 (0.85%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (77.12%) HTML
2 75 (63.56%) Spring
3 74 (62.71%) CSS
4 68 (57.63%) Hibernate
5 65 (55.08%) Spring MVC
6 61 (51.69%) XML
7 55 (46.61%) JAAS
8 45 (38.14%) JPA
9 40 (33.90%) REST
10 32 (27.12%) JAX-RS
10 32 (27.12%) J2EE
11 30 (25.42%) Struts
12 27 (22.88%) Web Services
13 21 (17.80%) Struts2
14 15 (12.71%) JAX-RPC
15 14 (11.86%) HTML5
16 13 (11.02%) XHTML
16 13 (11.02%) Ajax
17 12 (10.17%) Java EE
18 10 (8.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (44.92%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (13.56%) Visualisation
3 8 (6.78%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.69%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.85%) LIMS
5 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.85%) Open Source
5 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 75 (63.56%) UNIX
1 75 (63.56%) Linux
2 61 (51.69%) Mac OS X
3 10 (8.47%) Windows
4 9 (7.63%) Solaris
5 3 (2.54%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (55.08%) MVC
2 61 (51.69%) Web Development
3 35 (29.66%) TDD
4 34 (28.81%) Responsive Web Design
4 34 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (26.27%) Web Design
6 30 (25.42%) Configuration Management
7 25 (21.19%) Scrum
8 24 (20.34%) Mentoring
9 20 (16.95%) OO
10 16 (13.56%) Microservices
11 12 (10.17%) RUP
11 12 (10.17%) Content Management
12 10 (8.47%) UML
12 10 (8.47%) Validation
13 7 (5.93%) SOA
13 7 (5.93%) B2C
13 7 (5.93%) Use Case
13 7 (5.93%) Digital Marketing
13 7 (5.93%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 118 (100.00%) Java
2 81 (68.64%) SQL
3 62 (52.54%) PL/SQL
4 41 (34.75%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.85%) FQL
Qualifications
1 14 (11.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.24%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 65 (55.08%) Oracle
2 13 (11.02%) FatWire
3 11 (9.32%) IBM
4 9 (7.63%) Adobe
5 2 (1.69%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.85%) Vignette
6 1 (0.85%) Facebook
6 1 (0.85%) Twitter
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