The table below looks at the statistics for Java EE skills 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 EE over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 46 46 42
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing Java EE 12 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.46% 0.61% 1.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.56% 2.42% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 2
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£493 - £184
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 - £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 - £207
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £369 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Java EE
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
183 124 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 37.58% 25.05% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 60 44
Average daily rate £425 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £523 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 20
Average hourly rate £33.73 £32.00 £32.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.39% -0.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.00 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.16 £37.50 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Java EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java EE across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Java EE Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Java EE
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java EE across the Essex region.

Java EE Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Java EE
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java EE across the Essex region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Java EE Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Java EE
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java EE across the Essex region.

Java EE Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Java EE
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 EE within the Essex region over the 3 months to 17 September 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
Brentwood - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Witham - - - -
Java EE
East of England

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Java EE also 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 that cited Java EE.

1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (62.50%) OO
3 10 (62.50%) Spring
3 10 (62.50%) Struts
4 9 (56.25%) Spring MVC
4 9 (56.25%) MVC
5 8 (50.00%) Hibernate
5 8 (50.00%) UML
6 7 (43.75%) Scrum
6 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
6 7 (43.75%) Waterfall
7 6 (37.50%) XSLT
7 6 (37.50%) XML
7 6 (37.50%) N-Tier
8 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
9 4 (25.00%) JAX-RS
9 4 (25.00%) REST
9 4 (25.00%) UNIX
9 4 (25.00%) Linux
9 4 (25.00%) HTML
10 3 (18.75%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (18.75%) XSD
10 3 (18.75%) Web Services
10 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
10 3 (18.75%) SOA
10 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
10 3 (18.75%) HTTP
10 3 (18.75%) WSDL
10 3 (18.75%) RDBMS

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Java EE also 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 that cited Java EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
2 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
2 3 (18.75%) Neo4j
2 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) DTS
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
2 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
3 2 (12.50%) JUnit
4 1 (6.25%) Maven
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 11 (68.75%) Java Developer
3 7 (43.75%) Senior Developer
3 7 (43.75%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Java Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) Spring
1 10 (62.50%) Struts
2 9 (56.25%) Spring MVC
3 8 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (37.50%) XSLT
4 6 (37.50%) XML
5 4 (25.00%) JAX-RS
5 4 (25.00%) REST
5 4 (25.00%) HTML
6 3 (18.75%) XSD
6 3 (18.75%) Web Services
6 3 (18.75%) WSDL
6 3 (18.75%) TopLink
7 2 (12.50%) PrimeFaces
7 2 (12.50%) JPA
7 2 (12.50%) JSF
8 1 (6.25%) J2EE
8 1 (6.25%) JSON
8 1 (6.25%) jQuery
8 1 (6.25%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) UNIX
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) OO
3 9 (56.25%) MVC
4 8 (50.00%) UML
5 7 (43.75%) Scrum
5 7 (43.75%) Waterfall
6 3 (18.75%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
6 3 (18.75%) SOA
6 3 (18.75%) RAD
6 3 (18.75%) Web Design
6 3 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 1 (6.25%) Project Management
8 1 (6.25%) ERP
8 1 (6.25%) TDD
8 1 (6.25%) CMMI
8 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe
1 1 (6.25%) JBoss
1 1 (6.25%) FatWire