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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 19 9 15
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing Java 43 72 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 8.90% 11.45% 9.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.22% 34.78% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 45 27
Median daily rate £320 £425 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £251 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £583 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 7
Median hourly rate £33.45 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.37% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.65 £29.60 £27.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.53 £42.00 £34.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.84% +15.37%
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
158 207 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 32.71% 32.91% 33.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 134 87
Median daily rate £313 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £227 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 16 23
Median hourly rate £32.27 £38.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.07% +22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £24.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Colchester -6 3 £225 - 1
Basildon -10 3 £300 -25.00% 2
Brentwood - 2 - - 2
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 57 (62.64%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (57.14%) Web Services
3 45 (49.45%) SOAP
4 41 (45.05%) HTML
5 40 (43.96%) J2EE
6 39 (42.86%) XML
7 36 (39.56%) REST
8 33 (36.26%) TDD
9 29 (31.87%) AngularJS
9 29 (31.87%) HTML5
9 29 (31.87%) SQL Server
10 26 (28.57%) SQL
11 22 (24.18%) SOA
11 22 (24.18%) Open Source
12 19 (20.88%) JSF
12 19 (20.88%) JavaScript
13 18 (19.78%) Oracle
13 18 (19.78%) CSS
13 18 (19.78%) Linux
13 18 (19.78%) AccuRev
14 17 (18.68%) WebSphere
15 16 (17.58%) OO
15 16 (17.58%) .NET
15 16 (17.58%) TopLink
16 15 (16.48%) Finance
16 15 (16.48%) PrimeFaces
17 14 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
18 12 (13.19%) Google
19 11 (12.09%) JSON
19 11 (12.09%) Marketing

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 (18.68%) WebSphere
2 10 (10.99%) Oracle Service Bus
3 9 (9.89%) Apache
4 8 (8.79%) Apache ServiceMix
4 8 (8.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (8.79%) Tomcat
5 7 (7.69%) WebLogic
6 5 (5.49%) IIS
7 4 (4.40%) GlassFish
7 4 (4.40%) JBoss
8 3 (3.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (2.20%) CMS
9 2 (2.20%) Mule
10 1 (1.10%) Jetty
10 1 (1.10%) Liferay
10 1 (1.10%) MS Exchange
10 1 (1.10%) nginx
10 1 (1.10%) SAS
10 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (9.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.30%) MS Office
3 1 (1.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (8.79%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (3.30%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (2.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) IBM SmartCloud
2 2 (2.20%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.10%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.49%) Internet
1 5 (5.49%) Network Security
2 4 (4.40%) Firewall
2 4 (4.40%) LDAP
3 3 (3.30%) SMS
4 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.10%) DHCP
5 1 (1.10%) DNS
5 1 (1.10%) FTP
5 1 (1.10%) HTTP
5 1 (1.10%) Intranet
5 1 (1.10%) IPsec
5 1 (1.10%) Skype
5 1 (1.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (31.87%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.89%) DB2
2 9 (9.89%) MySQL
3 6 (6.59%) Big Data
4 4 (4.40%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.10%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (19.78%) AccuRev
2 8 (8.79%) EasyMock
2 8 (8.79%) Mockito
3 7 (7.69%) Ant
4 6 (6.59%) Cucumber
4 6 (6.59%) Selenium
5 5 (5.49%) SoapUI
6 4 (4.40%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.40%) SpecFlow
7 3 (3.30%) Git (software)
7 3 (3.30%) JUnit
7 3 (3.30%) VisualVM
8 2 (2.20%) Gradle
8 2 (2.20%) Maven
8 2 (2.20%) SonarQube
8 2 (2.20%) Subversion
9 1 (1.10%) JIRA
9 1 (1.10%) LoadUI
9 1 (1.10%) Travis CI
9 1 (1.10%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (16.48%) Finance
2 11 (12.09%) Marketing
3 8 (8.79%) Automotive
4 5 (5.49%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.30%) Legal
5 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 61 (67.03%) Developer
2 45 (49.45%) Java Developer
3 19 (20.88%) J2EE Developer
4 16 (17.58%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 11 (12.09%) SOA Developer
6 10 (10.99%) Architect
7 8 (8.79%) Agile Developer
8 7 (7.69%) Angular Developer
8 7 (7.69%) XML Developer
9 6 (6.59%) Agile Java Developer
9 6 (6.59%) Analyst
9 6 (6.59%) Digital Architect
9 6 (6.59%) HTML Developer
9 6 (6.59%) SQL Developer
10 5 (5.49%) Senior Developer
10 5 (5.49%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (4.40%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (4.40%) Test Analyst
12 3 (3.30%) Java Programmer
12 3 (3.30%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (57.14%) Web Services
2 45 (49.45%) SOAP
3 41 (45.05%) HTML
4 40 (43.96%) J2EE
5 39 (42.86%) XML
6 36 (39.56%) REST
7 29 (31.87%) AngularJS
7 29 (31.87%) HTML5
8 19 (20.88%) JSF
9 18 (19.78%) CSS
10 16 (17.58%) .NET
10 16 (17.58%) TopLink
11 15 (16.48%) PrimeFaces
12 11 (12.09%) Apache Camel
12 11 (12.09%) JSON
13 9 (9.89%) Middleware
13 9 (9.89%) WireMock
13 9 (9.89%) XSD
13 9 (9.89%) XSLT
14 7 (7.69%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (6.59%) Digital Media
1 6 (6.59%) Social Media
2 5 (5.49%) Virtual Team
3 4 (4.40%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.40%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.40%) DataPower
4 3 (3.30%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.30%) User Experience
5 2 (2.20%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.78%) Linux
2 11 (12.09%) Unix
3 9 (9.89%) Windows
4 6 (6.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.49%) Windows Server
6 4 (4.40%) zOS
7 3 (3.30%) CentOS
8 2 (2.20%) Fedora
8 2 (2.20%) Solaris
9 1 (1.10%) Android
9 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.10%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (62.64%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (36.26%) TDD
3 22 (24.18%) Open Source
3 22 (24.18%) SOA
4 16 (17.58%) OO
5 14 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (12.09%) Scrum
7 10 (10.99%) Digital Marketing
8 9 (9.89%) Extreme Programming
9 7 (7.69%) ATDD
9 7 (7.69%) Pair Programming
9 7 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 7 (7.69%) Unit Testing
9 7 (7.69%) Web Development
10 6 (6.59%) RAD
10 6 (6.59%) SDLC
10 6 (6.59%) TOGAF
10 6 (6.59%) Zachman Framework
11 5 (5.49%) CRM
11 5 (5.49%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 26 (28.57%) SQL
2 19 (20.88%) JavaScript
3 7 (7.69%) C#
3 7 (7.69%) PHP
4 5 (5.49%) Python
4 5 (5.49%) Shell Script
5 4 (4.40%) Perl
6 3 (3.30%) C++
7 2 (2.20%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.20%) Ruby
7 2 (2.20%) XPath
8 1 (1.10%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.10%) Groovy
8 1 (1.10%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.10%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.49%) Degree
1 5 (5.49%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (3.30%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (2.20%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.30%) Opsview
2 3 (3.30%) Puppet
3 1 (1.10%) Ansible
3 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 18 (19.78%) Oracle
2 12 (13.19%) Google
3 11 (12.09%) IBM
3 11 (12.09%) WSO2
4 7 (7.69%) Adobe
4 7 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.59%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.40%) SAP
6 4 (4.40%) webMethods
7 3 (3.30%) CA
7 3 (3.30%) Rally
7 3 (3.30%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (3.30%) Software AG
7 3 (3.30%) Splunk
8 2 (2.20%) FatWire
8 2 (2.20%) Infor
8 2 (2.20%) Omniture
8 2 (2.20%) VMware
9 1 (1.10%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.10%) Cisco
Brentwood, Essex
X4 Group
Rate: £30 - 33 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Essex
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
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