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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 9 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 56 62 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 10.61% 14.22% 11.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.28% 39.49% 27.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 36 35
Average daily rate £450 £394 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £625 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+0.06% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 5
Average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.88 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -
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
198 157 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 37.50% 36.01% 39.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 82 116
Average daily rate £381 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 34
Average hourly rate £44.00 £39.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.39% +17.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £32.75 £25.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -4 13 £550 -12.00%
Basildon +3 10 - -
Brentwood -5 8 £500 +75.43%
Colchester - 2 £388 - 2
Thurrock - 2 £250 -
Chelmsford -1 1 £275 -
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 56 (47.46%) J2EE
2 55 (46.61%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (44.07%) HTML
4 38 (32.20%) SQL
4 38 (32.20%) Web Services
4 38 (32.20%) XML
5 32 (27.12%) HTML5
6 31 (26.27%) TDD
7 30 (25.42%) SQL Server
7 30 (25.42%) REST
8 29 (24.58%) Unix
9 27 (22.88%) Automotive
10 26 (22.03%) Linux
10 26 (22.03%) SOAP
11 25 (21.19%) CSS
11 25 (21.19%) JavaScript
11 25 (21.19%) TopLink
12 23 (19.49%) .NET
12 23 (19.49%) Oracle
13 22 (18.64%) Scrum
14 21 (17.80%) OO
14 21 (17.80%) Windows
14 21 (17.80%) SOA
15 20 (16.95%) User Stories
16 19 (16.10%) Jenkins
16 19 (16.10%) AccuRev
16 19 (16.10%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (15.25%) PL/SQL
18 17 (14.41%) TOGAF
18 17 (14.41%) JSF

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 16 (13.56%) WebSphere
2 10 (8.47%) CMS
3 7 (5.93%) WebLogic
4 6 (5.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (5.08%) Apache
4 6 (5.08%) JBoss
5 5 (4.24%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.39%) GlassFish
6 4 (3.39%) WebLogic Portal
6 4 (3.39%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (2.54%) IIS
8 2 (1.69%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (1.69%) Jetty
8 2 (1.69%) nginx
8 2 (1.69%) Node.js
8 2 (1.69%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (4.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.69%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (1.69%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.85%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.85%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.24%) SaaS
2 3 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.54%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.54%) Google App Engine
2 3 (2.54%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.69%) Office 365
4 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.02%) HTTP
2 12 (10.17%) TCP/IP
3 11 (9.32%) SSL
4 6 (5.08%) FTP
5 3 (2.54%) DHCP
5 3 (2.54%) Wireless
6 2 (1.69%) DNS
6 2 (1.69%) IPsec
6 2 (1.69%) SAN
6 2 (1.69%) SMS
6 2 (1.69%) VoIP
7 1 (0.85%) ADSL
7 1 (0.85%) Broadband
7 1 (0.85%) Firewall
7 1 (0.85%) NAS
7 1 (0.85%) SSH
7 1 (0.85%) Telnet
7 1 (0.85%) VDSL
7 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (25.42%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.71%) Relational Database
3 14 (11.86%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (8.47%) WebFOCUS
5 9 (7.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.24%) Big Data
6 5 (4.24%) MySQL
7 4 (3.39%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (3.39%) DataStage
8 3 (2.54%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.54%) Neo4j
8 3 (2.54%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.69%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.69%) Power BI
9 2 (1.69%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (16.10%) AccuRev
1 19 (16.10%) Jenkins
2 15 (12.71%) Ant
3 11 (9.32%) Git (software)
4 10 (8.47%) JUnit
5 9 (7.63%) Eclipse
5 9 (7.63%) Subversion
6 6 (5.08%) Maven
6 6 (5.08%) SoapUI
7 5 (4.24%) Checkstyle
7 5 (4.24%) FindBugs
7 5 (4.24%) TestDirector
8 4 (3.39%) Selenium
9 2 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.69%) Bower
9 2 (1.69%) EasyMock
9 2 (1.69%) Gradle
9 2 (1.69%) Grunt
9 2 (1.69%) Mockito
9 2 (1.69%) Yeoman
General
1 27 (22.88%) Automotive
2 16 (13.56%) Marketing
3 10 (8.47%) Manufacturing
4 9 (7.63%) Finance
5 7 (5.93%) Legal
6 4 (3.39%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.69%) Games
8 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 76 (64.41%) Developer
2 54 (45.76%) Java Developer
3 23 (19.49%) J2EE Developer
3 23 (19.49%) Senior Developer
4 20 (16.95%) Architect
4 20 (16.95%) Senior Java Developer
5 18 (15.25%) Solutions Architect
6 15 (12.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 11 (9.32%) SQL Developer
8 8 (6.78%) PL/SQL Developer
9 7 (5.93%) Analyst
9 7 (5.93%) Applications Developer
9 7 (5.93%) C++ Developer
9 7 (5.93%) C++/Java Developer
9 7 (5.93%) HTML Developer
9 7 (5.93%) Java Applications Developer
10 6 (5.08%) IT Architect
11 5 (4.24%) Senior J2EE Developer
11 5 (4.24%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
11 5 (4.24%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (47.46%) J2EE
2 52 (44.07%) HTML
3 38 (32.20%) Web Services
3 38 (32.20%) XML
4 32 (27.12%) HTML5
5 30 (25.42%) REST
6 26 (22.03%) SOAP
7 25 (21.19%) CSS
7 25 (21.19%) TopLink
8 23 (19.49%) .NET
9 17 (14.41%) JSF
10 15 (12.71%) Hibernate
11 14 (11.86%) Ajax
12 13 (11.02%) Middleware
13 12 (10.17%) JSON
14 11 (9.32%) Struts
15 10 (8.47%) JSP
16 9 (7.63%) JAX-RS
16 9 (7.63%) PrimeFaces
16 9 (7.63%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.24%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.24%) User Experience
3 4 (3.39%) Biology
3 4 (3.39%) Chemistry
3 4 (3.39%) Clustering
3 4 (3.39%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.39%) Physics
3 4 (3.39%) Replication
4 3 (2.54%) Life Science
4 3 (2.54%) Social Media
5 2 (1.69%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (1.69%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.69%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.69%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.69%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.69%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.69%) STB
5 2 (1.69%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 29 (24.58%) Unix
2 26 (22.03%) Linux
3 21 (17.80%) Windows
4 9 (7.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (6.78%) Solaris
6 7 (5.93%) Mac OS X
7 5 (4.24%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.69%) Android
8 2 (1.69%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (46.61%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (26.27%) TDD
3 22 (18.64%) Scrum
4 21 (17.80%) OO
4 21 (17.80%) SOA
5 20 (16.95%) User Stories
6 19 (16.10%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (14.41%) TOGAF
8 13 (11.02%) Open Source
8 13 (11.02%) Zachman Framework
9 12 (10.17%) Software Engineering
10 10 (8.47%) Analytics
10 10 (8.47%) Mentoring
11 9 (7.63%) Digital Marketing
11 9 (7.63%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (7.63%) Kanban
11 9 (7.63%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (7.63%) Web Development
12 8 (6.78%) B2C
13 7 (5.93%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 38 (32.20%) SQL
2 25 (21.19%) JavaScript
3 18 (15.25%) PL/SQL
4 15 (12.71%) C++
5 9 (7.63%) Python
5 9 (7.63%) Shell Script
6 8 (6.78%) Ruby
7 7 (5.93%) C#
8 6 (5.08%) Perl
8 6 (5.08%) Scala
9 4 (3.39%) PHP
10 2 (1.69%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.69%) C
10 2 (1.69%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.69%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.69%) VBA
11 1 (0.85%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.85%) Clojure
11 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (4.24%) Degree
1 5 (4.24%) Sun Certification
2 3 (2.54%) PhD
3 2 (1.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.39%) COBIT
1 4 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (3.39%) ISO27002
2 3 (2.54%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.69%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.69%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.69%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.69%) Xen
2 1 (0.85%) Docker
2 1 (0.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (10.17%) Puppet
2 11 (9.32%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.24%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.85%) Ansible
4 1 (0.85%) Cacti
4 1 (0.85%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (19.49%) Oracle
2 10 (8.47%) IBM
3 7 (5.93%) Adobe
3 7 (5.93%) Google
4 6 (5.08%) FatWire
4 6 (5.08%) WSO2
5 5 (4.24%) HP
5 5 (4.24%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.24%) Rally
5 5 (4.24%) Sun
6 4 (3.39%) Teradata
6 4 (3.39%) VMware
7 2 (1.69%) Cisco
8 1 (0.85%) Omniture
8 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.85%) Siebel
8 1 (0.85%) Software AG
8 1 (0.85%) Terracotta
8 1 (0.85%) webMethods
Essex
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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