The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 26 11 6
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs citing Java 30 67 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 6.65% 10.31% 16.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.74% 27.46% 41.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 43 41
Median daily rate £350 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £583 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 8
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.34 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.13% +24.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £18.75 £27.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £41.00 £33.96
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
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
138 244 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 30.60% 37.54% 39.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 140 101
Median daily rate £350 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £556 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 19
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.90 £27.80 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 August 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
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Essex region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood - 3 - - 1
Chelmsford +8 1 £425 +3.65% 1
Harlow - 1 £525 -
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Java.

1 62 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (53.26%) Web Services
3 45 (48.91%) J2EE
4 42 (45.65%) HTML
5 41 (44.57%) SOAP
6 34 (36.96%) XML
7 33 (35.87%) TDD
8 32 (34.78%) REST
9 29 (31.52%) HTML5
9 29 (31.52%) SQL Server
10 28 (30.43%) AngularJS
11 27 (29.35%) SQL
12 22 (23.91%) SOA
13 21 (22.83%) OO
14 20 (21.74%) JavaScript
14 20 (21.74%) Open Source
15 19 (20.65%) AccuRev
15 19 (20.65%) JSF
15 19 (20.65%) .NET
15 19 (20.65%) CSS
15 19 (20.65%) Linux
16 17 (18.48%) WebSphere
16 17 (18.48%) Marketing
17 16 (17.39%) Digital Marketing
17 16 (17.39%) TopLink
17 16 (17.39%) Finance
18 15 (16.30%) PrimeFaces
19 14 (15.22%) Oracle
20 12 (13.04%) Unix
20 12 (13.04%) IBM

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (18.48%) WebSphere
2 8 (8.70%) WebLogic
3 7 (7.61%) Apache
3 7 (7.61%) Tomcat
4 6 (6.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (6.52%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (4.35%) Apache ServiceMix
5 4 (4.35%) GlassFish
5 4 (4.35%) IIS
5 4 (4.35%) JBoss
5 4 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (2.17%) CMS
6 2 (2.17%) Mule
7 1 (1.09%) Liferay
7 1 (1.09%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.09%) SAS
7 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.35%) MS Office
3 2 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (6.52%) Adobe Campaign
2 4 (4.35%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (3.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) IBM Cloud
1 3 (3.26%) IBM SmartCloud
2 2 (2.17%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.61%) SMS
2 6 (6.52%) Internet
3 5 (5.43%) Network Security
4 4 (4.35%) Firewall
4 4 (4.35%) LDAP
5 2 (2.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.09%) Intranet
6 1 (1.09%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (31.52%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.87%) Big Data
3 9 (9.78%) DB2
4 5 (5.43%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.35%) MySQL
6 1 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.09%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (20.65%) AccuRev
2 7 (7.61%) Ant
3 5 (5.43%) Cucumber
3 5 (5.43%) Selenium
3 5 (5.43%) SoapUI
4 4 (4.35%) EasyMock
4 4 (4.35%) Mockito
4 4 (4.35%) SpecFlow
5 3 (3.26%) VisualVM
6 2 (2.17%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.17%) Gradle
6 2 (2.17%) JUnit
6 2 (2.17%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.09%) JIRA
7 1 (1.09%) LoadUI
7 1 (1.09%) Maven
7 1 (1.09%) PVCS
7 1 (1.09%) Subversion
7 1 (1.09%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 17 (18.48%) Marketing
2 16 (17.39%) Finance
3 8 (8.70%) Automotive
4 7 (7.61%) Legal
5 6 (6.52%) Manufacturing
6 4 (4.35%) Telecoms
7 3 (3.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 57 (61.96%) Developer
2 41 (44.57%) Java Developer
3 19 (20.65%) J2EE Developer
4 16 (17.39%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 15 (16.30%) Architect
6 10 (10.87%) Digital Architect
7 9 (9.78%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (8.70%) Agile Developer
9 7 (7.61%) Analyst
9 7 (7.61%) Angular Developer
10 6 (6.52%) Agile Java Developer
10 6 (6.52%) HTML Developer
10 6 (6.52%) SOA Developer
10 6 (6.52%) SQL Developer
11 5 (5.43%) Digital Solutions Architect
11 5 (5.43%) IT Architect
12 4 (4.35%) J2EE Architect
12 4 (4.35%) TOGAF Architect
12 4 (4.35%) XML Developer
13 3 (3.26%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (53.26%) Web Services
2 45 (48.91%) J2EE
3 42 (45.65%) HTML
4 41 (44.57%) SOAP
5 34 (36.96%) XML
6 32 (34.78%) REST
7 29 (31.52%) HTML5
8 28 (30.43%) AngularJS
9 19 (20.65%) .NET
9 19 (20.65%) CSS
9 19 (20.65%) JSF
10 16 (17.39%) TopLink
11 15 (16.30%) PrimeFaces
12 7 (7.61%) Ajax
13 6 (6.52%) Hibernate
13 6 (6.52%) JPA
13 6 (6.52%) JSON
13 6 (6.52%) JSP
13 6 (6.52%) Sass
13 6 (6.52%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.87%) Social Media
2 9 (9.78%) Virtual Team
3 7 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.52%) Digital Media
5 4 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.35%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.35%) DataPower
6 3 (3.26%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.26%) User Experience
7 2 (2.17%) Web 2.0
8 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.65%) Linux
2 12 (13.04%) Unix
3 10 (10.87%) Windows
4 6 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.43%) Windows Server
6 4 (4.35%) zOS
7 3 (3.26%) CentOS
8 2 (2.17%) Fedora
8 2 (2.17%) Solaris
9 1 (1.09%) Android
9 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.09%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.09%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (35.87%) TDD
3 22 (23.91%) SOA
4 21 (22.83%) OO
5 20 (21.74%) Open Source
6 16 (17.39%) Digital Marketing
7 12 (13.04%) Scrum
8 11 (11.96%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (11.96%) TOGAF
8 11 (11.96%) Zachman Framework
9 10 (10.87%) Analytics
10 9 (9.78%) Extreme Programming
11 7 (7.61%) ATDD
11 7 (7.61%) Data Analytics
11 7 (7.61%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (7.61%) Pair Programming
11 7 (7.61%) Software Engineering
11 7 (7.61%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (7.61%) Unit Testing
11 7 (7.61%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (29.35%) SQL
2 20 (21.74%) JavaScript
3 7 (7.61%) C#
3 7 (7.61%) PHP
4 6 (6.52%) Python
5 4 (4.35%) C++
5 4 (4.35%) Perl
5 4 (4.35%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.17%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.17%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.17%) Ruby
6 2 (2.17%) VBA
6 2 (2.17%) XPath
7 1 (1.09%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.09%) Groovy
7 1 (1.09%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.09%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.43%) Degree
1 5 (5.43%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (3.26%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (2.17%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) IBM Cloud Orchestrator
1 3 (3.26%) Opsview
2 2 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (15.22%) Oracle
2 12 (13.04%) IBM
3 10 (10.87%) Adobe
4 7 (7.61%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.52%) Google
5 6 (6.52%) Red Hat
5 6 (6.52%) WSO2
6 5 (5.43%) SAP
7 4 (4.35%) webMethods
8 3 (3.26%) CA
8 3 (3.26%) Rally
8 3 (3.26%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (3.26%) Software AG
8 3 (3.26%) Splunk
9 2 (2.17%) FatWire
9 2 (2.17%) Infor
9 2 (2.17%) Omniture
10 1 (1.09%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.09%) Cisco
10 1 (1.09%) VMware
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