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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Rank 3 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing Java 99 58 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 24.09% 10.90% 13.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 61.88% 27.10% 36.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 32 37
Median daily rate £375 £444 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.49% +14.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £253 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £573 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 3
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.75 £35.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.65% +15.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

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
160 214 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 38.93% 40.23% 37.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 148 96
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £508 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 18 14
Median hourly rate £36.00 £44.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £36.50 £31.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +13.71%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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
Basildon -8 14 £260 -
Southend-on-Sea 0 9 £475 -13.63%
Brentwood +7 6 £265 -47.00%
Colchester +7 4 - -
Saffron Walden - 1 - - 1
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 84 (67.20%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (35.20%) Adobe
3 42 (33.60%) Oracle
3 42 (33.60%) TDD
4 40 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (31.20%) Marketing
5 39 (31.20%) J2EE
6 36 (28.80%) SOA
7 35 (28.00%) Digital Marketing
8 34 (27.20%) JavaScript
9 33 (26.40%) SQL
10 32 (25.60%) DevOps
11 29 (23.20%) Web Services
11 29 (23.20%) Unix
12 28 (22.40%) OO
12 28 (22.40%) Open Source
13 27 (21.60%) HTML
13 27 (21.60%) Adobe Campaign
14 24 (19.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 24 (19.20%) Analytics
15 23 (18.40%) JSON
15 23 (18.40%) Scrum
15 23 (18.40%) .NET
15 23 (18.40%) XML
16 22 (17.60%) Manufacturing
17 21 (16.80%) CSS
17 21 (16.80%) Business Intelligence
17 21 (16.80%) Automated Testing
17 21 (16.80%) Android
17 21 (16.80%) Mentoring

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 24 (19.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 19 (15.20%) WebLogic
3 8 (6.40%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (4.00%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.20%) Apache
6 3 (2.40%) Confluence
6 3 (2.40%) Mule
6 3 (2.40%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.60%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.60%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.80%) IIS
8 1 (0.80%) JBoss
8 1 (0.80%) Jetty
8 1 (0.80%) Mongrel
8 1 (0.80%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (6.40%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.60%) MS Office
4 1 (0.80%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 27 (21.60%) Adobe Campaign
2 16 (12.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 13 (10.40%) Unica
4 5 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.00%) Adobe Analytics
1 5 (4.00%) GitHub
2 4 (3.20%) Oracle CX
2 4 (3.20%) PaaS
2 4 (3.20%) SaaS
3 3 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.60%) Office 365
4 2 (1.60%) Yammer
5 1 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.80%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.00%) SMS
2 4 (3.20%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.40%) Internet
4 2 (1.60%) HTTP
4 2 (1.60%) Intranet
5 1 (0.80%) DHCP
5 1 (0.80%) DNS
5 1 (0.80%) FTP
5 1 (0.80%) IPsec
5 1 (0.80%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.40%) Big Data
2 13 (10.40%) BusinessObjects
3 12 (9.60%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.80%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.00%) Hadoop
5 5 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.20%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.40%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 3 (2.40%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (2.40%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.40%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.40%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (2.40%) Pentaho
7 3 (2.40%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (1.60%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.80%) DataStage
9 1 (0.80%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (12.00%) Jenkins
2 10 (8.00%) SoapUI
3 6 (4.80%) AccuRev
3 6 (4.80%) Calabash
3 6 (4.80%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.80%) Gradle
3 6 (4.80%) PVCS
3 6 (4.80%) Selenium
3 6 (4.80%) XDoclet
4 5 (4.00%) JUnit
5 4 (3.20%) Ant
6 3 (2.40%) CA Gen
6 3 (2.40%) JIRA
6 3 (2.40%) JIRA Agile
6 3 (2.40%) Maven
7 2 (1.60%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.80%) Travis CI
General
1 39 (31.20%) Marketing
2 22 (17.60%) Manufacturing
3 19 (15.20%) Finance
4 16 (12.80%) Electronics
4 16 (12.80%) Telecoms
5 15 (12.00%) Legal
6 5 (4.00%) Automotive
7 2 (1.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (55.20%) Developer
2 42 (33.60%) Java Developer
3 25 (20.00%) Architect
4 19 (15.20%) Digital Architect
5 18 (14.40%) Digital Marketing Architect
6 11 (8.80%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (8.00%) CRM Developer
7 10 (8.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 10 (8.00%) IT Architect
8 9 (7.20%) Senior Developer
9 8 (6.40%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (5.60%) Java Software Developer
11 6 (4.80%) Android Developer
11 6 (4.80%) Senior Java Software Developer
11 6 (4.80%) Senior Software Developer
11 6 (4.80%) Technical Architect
12 5 (4.00%) SOA Architect
12 5 (4.00%) SQL Developer
13 4 (3.20%) Scrum Master
13 4 (3.20%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (31.20%) J2EE
2 29 (23.20%) Web Services
3 27 (21.60%) HTML
4 23 (18.40%) .NET
4 23 (18.40%) JSON
4 23 (18.40%) XML
5 21 (16.80%) CSS
6 15 (12.00%) SOAP
7 14 (11.20%) RESTful
8 6 (4.80%) EJB
8 6 (4.80%) Java EE
8 6 (4.80%) JAX-WS
8 6 (4.80%) JMS
8 6 (4.80%) JPA
8 6 (4.80%) JSP
8 6 (4.80%) Middleware
8 6 (4.80%) REST
9 5 (4.00%) Ajax
9 5 (4.00%) Spring
9 5 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (14.40%) Social Media
3 17 (13.60%) Virtual Team
4 9 (7.20%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.80%) Mobile App
6 5 (4.00%) Animation
7 4 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.80%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.80%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.80%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.80%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 29 (23.20%) Unix
2 21 (16.80%) Android
3 19 (15.20%) Linux
4 15 (12.00%) Apple iOS
5 6 (4.80%) Windows
6 3 (2.40%) CentOS
6 3 (2.40%) Fedora
6 3 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.60%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.80%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.80%) Solaris
8 1 (0.80%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.80%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (67.20%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (33.60%) TDD
3 40 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (28.80%) SOA
5 35 (28.00%) Digital Marketing
6 32 (25.60%) DevOps
7 28 (22.40%) OO
7 28 (22.40%) Open Source
8 24 (19.20%) Analytics
9 23 (18.40%) Scrum
10 21 (16.80%) Automated Testing
10 21 (16.80%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (16.80%) Mentoring
11 20 (16.00%) CRM
12 19 (15.20%) TOGAF
12 19 (15.20%) Zachman Framework
13 18 (14.40%) Software Engineering
14 17 (13.60%) B2C
15 16 (12.80%) Programme Management
15 16 (12.80%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 34 (27.20%) JavaScript
2 33 (26.40%) SQL
3 19 (15.20%) PHP
4 11 (8.80%) Shell Script
5 10 (8.00%) PL/SQL
6 8 (6.40%) Perl
6 8 (6.40%) Ruby
7 7 (5.60%) C++
7 7 (5.60%) Groovy
8 6 (4.80%) Python
9 4 (3.20%) XPath
10 3 (2.40%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.40%) C#
11 2 (1.60%) Scala
11 2 (1.60%) VBA
12 1 (0.80%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.80%) C
12 1 (0.80%) Go
12 1 (0.80%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (8.80%) Degree
2 5 (4.00%) Sun Certification
3 4 (3.20%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (1.60%) Docker
1 2 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.80%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.80%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (3.20%) Puppet
2 3 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.60%) Ansible
4 1 (0.80%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 44 (35.20%) Adobe
2 42 (33.60%) Oracle
3 18 (14.40%) SAP
4 11 (8.80%) IBM
5 7 (5.60%) Microsoft
6 6 (4.80%) WSO2
7 5 (4.00%) Google
7 5 (4.00%) Sun
8 3 (2.40%) BEA
8 3 (2.40%) Informatica
8 3 (2.40%) Pega
8 3 (2.40%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.40%) webMethods
9 2 (1.60%) Infor
9 2 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.60%) VMware
10 1 (0.80%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.80%) Teradata
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