The table below looks at the statistics for Java 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 over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 9 6 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Contract jobs citing Java 67 80 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 10.39% 16.74% 6.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.92% 42.55% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 41 11
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£425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £488 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 4
Average hourly rate £37.34 £30.00 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.45% -19.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £27.45 £30.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £33.96 £39.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Java
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Programming Languages Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
240 188 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 37.21% 39.33% 35.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 98 71
Average daily rate £360 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £475 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 19 25
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £25.00 £9.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Java
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Java Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

Java
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 within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Basildon -3 15 £293 -40.00% 2
Southend-on-Sea -2 9 £583 +26.63%
Chelmsford -15 2 £393 +74.44% 3
Colchester +5 1 - - 2
Loughton - 1 - -
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Java 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.

1 81 (59.12%) HTML
2 68 (49.64%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (48.91%) J2EE
4 53 (38.69%) XML
5 52 (37.96%) SQL
6 50 (36.50%) Web Services
7 47 (34.31%) JavaScript
7 47 (34.31%) CSS
7 47 (34.31%) HTML5
8 45 (32.85%) UNIX
8 45 (32.85%) Linux
9 39 (28.47%) REST
10 37 (27.01%) TDD
10 37 (27.01%) Ajax
11 35 (25.55%) SOAP
12 32 (23.36%) TopLink
13 31 (22.63%) Relational Database
14 28 (20.44%) SQL Server
14 28 (20.44%) SOA
15 26 (18.98%) Hibernate
16 25 (18.25%) Ant
16 25 (18.25%) User Stories
17 24 (17.52%) WebSphere
18 23 (16.79%) Continuous Integration
18 23 (16.79%) Windows
18 23 (16.79%) Solaris
18 23 (16.79%) Scrum
19 22 (16.06%) Eclipse
19 22 (16.06%) OO
20 21 (15.33%) IBM

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Java 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (17.52%) WebSphere
2 12 (8.76%) WebLogic
3 10 (7.30%) CMS
3 10 (7.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 9 (6.57%) JBoss
5 6 (4.38%) GlassFish
6 5 (3.65%) Mule
7 4 (2.92%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (2.19%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.73%) Confluence
9 1 (0.73%) WildFly
9 1 (0.73%) Drupal
9 1 (0.73%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.73%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (2.92%) MS Office
2 2 (1.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (0.73%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.57%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.19%) SaaS
3 1 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.49%) HTTP
1 13 (9.49%) TCP/IP
2 11 (8.03%) SSL
3 3 (2.19%) FTP
4 2 (1.46%) LDAP
4 2 (1.46%) Internet
5 1 (0.73%) SSH
5 1 (0.73%) SMS
5 1 (0.73%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (22.63%) Relational Database
2 28 (20.44%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.38%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.65%) Neo4j
5 4 (2.92%) MySQL
6 2 (1.46%) SQLite
7 1 (0.73%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.73%) DTS
7 1 (0.73%) Ingres
7 1 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.73%) WebFOCUS
7 1 (0.73%) Datomic
Development Applications
1 25 (18.25%) Ant
2 22 (16.06%) Eclipse
3 18 (13.14%) Jenkins
4 17 (12.41%) Git (software)
5 15 (10.95%) AccuRev
6 13 (9.49%) Subversion
7 9 (6.57%) JUnit
7 9 (6.57%) SoapUI
8 7 (5.11%) Selenium
9 6 (4.38%) Maven
10 5 (3.65%) Cucumber
11 3 (2.19%) JIRA
12 2 (1.46%) Hudson
12 2 (1.46%) HP UFT
12 2 (1.46%) JMeter
12 2 (1.46%) Android Studio
13 1 (0.73%) Checkstyle
13 1 (0.73%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 1 (0.73%) TestDirector
13 1 (0.73%) FindBugs
General
1 15 (10.95%) Marketing
2 14 (10.22%) Automotive
3 13 (9.49%) Finance
4 8 (5.84%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.65%) Legal
6 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.73%) Back Office
7 1 (0.73%) Banking
Job Titles
1 109 (79.56%) Developer
2 91 (66.42%) Java Developer
3 29 (21.17%) Senior Developer
3 29 (21.17%) Senior Java Developer
4 25 (18.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 8 (5.84%) Analyst
5 8 (5.84%) Architect
6 7 (5.11%) Lead Developer
6 7 (5.11%) Lead Java Developer
7 6 (4.38%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 5 (3.65%) J2EE Developer
8 5 (3.65%) Technical Architect
9 4 (2.92%) Tester
9 4 (2.92%) Report Analyst
9 4 (2.92%) Automation Tester
9 4 (2.92%) AWS Developer
10 3 (2.19%) Selenium Tester
10 3 (2.19%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (2.19%) Service Analyst
11 2 (1.46%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (59.12%) HTML
2 67 (48.91%) J2EE
3 53 (38.69%) XML
4 50 (36.50%) Web Services
5 47 (34.31%) CSS
5 47 (34.31%) HTML5
6 39 (28.47%) REST
7 37 (27.01%) Ajax
8 35 (25.55%) SOAP
9 32 (23.36%) TopLink
10 26 (18.98%) Hibernate
11 20 (14.60%) JSP
12 19 (13.87%) XHTML
13 17 (12.41%) EclipseLink
14 16 (11.68%) Struts
14 16 (11.68%) Middleware
14 16 (11.68%) JSON
15 15 (10.95%) JSF
16 14 (10.22%) JAX-RS
17 12 (8.76%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.84%) Web 2.0
2 7 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.92%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.19%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.19%) User Experience
4 3 (2.19%) LIMS
5 2 (1.46%) Biology
5 2 (1.46%) Life Science
6 1 (0.73%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.73%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.73%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.73%) Social Media
6 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.73%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.73%) Replication
6 1 (0.73%) Clustering
6 1 (0.73%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.73%) Physics
6 1 (0.73%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 45 (32.85%) UNIX
1 45 (32.85%) Linux
2 23 (16.79%) Windows
2 23 (16.79%) Solaris
3 15 (10.95%) Mac OS X
4 8 (5.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.46%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.46%) Android
6 1 (0.73%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (49.64%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (27.01%) TDD
3 28 (20.44%) SOA
4 25 (18.25%) User Stories
5 23 (16.79%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (16.79%) Scrum
6 22 (16.06%) OO
7 18 (13.14%) Content Management
8 15 (10.95%) B2C
9 14 (10.22%) Kanban
9 14 (10.22%) Analytics
10 11 (8.03%) Mentoring
10 11 (8.03%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (5.84%) Web Development
11 8 (5.84%) Software Engineering
11 8 (5.84%) SEO
12 7 (5.11%) RAD
12 7 (5.11%) Use Case
12 7 (5.11%) Open Source
12 7 (5.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 52 (37.96%) SQL
2 47 (34.31%) JavaScript
3 10 (7.30%) Scala
4 8 (5.84%) Ruby
5 5 (3.65%) Perl
6 4 (2.92%) VBA
6 4 (2.92%) Python
6 4 (2.92%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.73%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.73%) Clojure
7 1 (0.73%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.73%) PHP
7 1 (0.73%) C#
7 1 (0.73%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (2.92%) SC Cleared
1 4 (2.92%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.19%) Degree
3 2 (1.46%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.73%) PhD
4 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.46%) SLA
1 2 (1.46%) QA
2 1 (0.73%) HL7
2 1 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.73%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.73%) Samba
Systems Management
1 13 (9.49%) Puppet
1 13 (9.49%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.19%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.73%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (15.33%) IBM
2 16 (11.68%) Google
3 14 (10.22%) FatWire
4 10 (7.30%) Adobe
5 7 (5.11%) Oracle
5 7 (5.11%) Omniture
6 6 (4.38%) WSO2
7 4 (2.92%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.19%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.19%) HP
9 2 (1.46%) webMethods
10 1 (0.73%) VMware
10 1 (0.73%) Eloqua
10 1 (0.73%) Software AG
10 1 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.73%) SAP
10 1 (0.73%) Siebel
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