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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 3 16 25
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +9
Contract jobs citing Java 113 42 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 22.60% 8.54% 5.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 51.13% 24.42% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 16 3
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£448 £400 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.87% +88.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £299 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £650 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 10
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.25 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +5.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.45 £22.28 £24.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.96 £38.55 £33.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -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
221 172 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 44.20% 34.96% 34.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 80 81
Average daily rate £395 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £253 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £515 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 27
Average hourly rate £31.00 £23.46 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.13% -25.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £9.23 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £37.35 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 16 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Essex region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
Southend-on-Sea +3 28 £473 +37.85% 3
Saffron Walden - 16 - -
Basildon +1 11 £481 -32.45% 2
Brentwood - 9 £238 - 1
Chelmsford +5 2 £225 -65.38% 1
Chigwell - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Halstead - - - -
Braintree - - - -
Witham - - - -
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 91 (59.09%) SQL
2 85 (55.19%) HTML
3 79 (51.30%) Oracle
4 78 (50.65%) XML
5 76 (49.35%) UNIX
5 76 (49.35%) Linux
6 63 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
7 59 (38.31%) Relational Database
8 58 (37.66%) Spring
8 58 (37.66%) CSS
9 53 (34.42%) JBoss
10 51 (33.12%) JavaScript
11 49 (31.82%) PL/SQL
11 49 (31.82%) MySQL
11 49 (31.82%) Web Development
11 49 (31.82%) Hibernate
12 42 (27.27%) MVC
13 41 (26.62%) J2EE
14 39 (25.32%) Spring MVC
15 38 (24.68%) LDAP
16 37 (24.03%) OO
17 33 (21.43%) JAAS
17 33 (21.43%) Mac OS X
18 29 (18.83%) WebLogic
18 29 (18.83%) Scrum
18 29 (18.83%) Enterprise Software
19 28 (18.18%) MariaDB
19 28 (18.18%) REST
19 28 (18.18%) WebSphere
20 27 (17.53%) JPA

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 29 (18.83%) WebLogic
2 28 (18.18%) WebSphere
3 14 (9.09%) Apache
3 14 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 7 (4.55%) MQSeries
5 6 (3.90%) CMS
6 5 (3.25%) Adobe CQ
6 5 (3.25%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (2.60%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (2.60%) IIS
8 3 (1.95%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.30%) LiveCycle
9 2 (1.30%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.30%) Node.js
9 2 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.30%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.30%) Documentum
9 2 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (7.79%) MS Office
1 12 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.95%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.95%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.30%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (1.30%) assyst
2 2 (1.30%) Magento
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.95%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (0.65%) Force.com
2 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (24.68%) LDAP
2 19 (12.34%) HTTP
3 7 (4.55%) Internet
4 4 (2.60%) Kerberos
5 3 (1.95%) Firewall
6 2 (1.30%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.65%) Modbus
7 1 (0.65%) SAN
7 1 (0.65%) CTI
7 1 (0.65%) Intranet
7 1 (0.65%) Telnet
7 1 (0.65%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (38.31%) Relational Database
2 49 (31.82%) MySQL
3 28 (18.18%) MariaDB
4 14 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 14 (9.09%) MongoDB
5 12 (7.79%) Neo4j
6 7 (4.55%) DB2
7 6 (3.90%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (3.25%) DTS
8 5 (3.25%) SQL Server
9 4 (2.60%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.95%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 13 (8.44%) Git (software)
3 11 (7.14%) Ant
4 6 (3.90%) Maven
5 4 (2.60%) Subversion
6 2 (1.30%) JUnit
6 2 (1.30%) JIRA
6 2 (1.30%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.30%) Mockito
6 2 (1.30%) Hamcrest
6 2 (1.30%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.30%) VisualVM
6 2 (1.30%) Selenium
7 1 (0.65%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.65%) Gradle
7 1 (0.65%) QADirector
7 1 (0.65%) Lombardi
7 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (14.29%) Finance
2 11 (7.14%) Automotive
2 11 (7.14%) Publishing
3 7 (4.55%) Banking
3 7 (4.55%) Legal
4 4 (2.60%) Marketing
5 3 (1.95%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.30%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.65%) French Language
Job Titles
1 102 (66.23%) Developer
2 78 (50.65%) Java Developer
3 21 (13.64%) Analyst
4 18 (11.69%) Senior Developer
4 18 (11.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (5.84%) Systems Analyst
6 8 (5.19%) Support Analyst
7 6 (3.90%) Project Leader
7 6 (3.90%) Web Developer
7 6 (3.90%) Architect
7 6 (3.90%) Software Project Leader
8 5 (3.25%) UI Developer
8 5 (3.25%) UI Programmer
9 4 (2.60%) Software Engineer
9 4 (2.60%) Software Developer
9 4 (2.60%) Applications Support
9 4 (2.60%) Lead Developer
10 3 (1.95%) PL/SQL Developer
10 3 (1.95%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (1.95%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (55.19%) HTML
2 78 (50.65%) XML
3 58 (37.66%) CSS
3 58 (37.66%) Spring
4 49 (31.82%) Hibernate
5 41 (26.62%) J2EE
6 39 (25.32%) Spring MVC
7 33 (21.43%) JAAS
8 28 (18.18%) REST
9 27 (17.53%) JPA
10 26 (16.88%) Web Services
11 24 (15.58%) Ajax
12 22 (14.29%) Struts
13 21 (13.64%) HTML5
14 20 (12.99%) JSP
15 19 (12.34%) XSLT
16 16 (10.39%) Java EE
17 15 (9.74%) .NET
17 15 (9.74%) jQuery
18 12 (7.79%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.83%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (10.39%) Computer Science
3 14 (9.09%) Biology
4 9 (5.84%) Open Source
5 8 (5.19%) Visualisation
5 8 (5.19%) Life Science
5 8 (5.19%) Mathematics
5 8 (5.19%) N-Tier
6 6 (3.90%) Data Integration
7 5 (3.25%) Web 2.0
8 3 (1.95%) User Experience
9 1 (0.65%) DataPower
9 1 (0.65%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.65%) STB
9 1 (0.65%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 76 (49.35%) Linux
1 76 (49.35%) UNIX
2 33 (21.43%) Mac OS X
3 20 (12.99%) Windows
4 7 (4.55%) Solaris
5 4 (2.60%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.60%) SUSE
6 2 (1.30%) Android
6 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (31.82%) Web Development
3 42 (27.27%) MVC
4 37 (24.03%) OO
5 29 (18.83%) Scrum
6 20 (12.99%) SOA
6 20 (12.99%) Responsive Web Design
7 19 (12.34%) Configuration Management
8 18 (11.69%) UML
8 18 (11.69%) Web Design
8 18 (11.69%) TDD
9 16 (10.39%) RUP
9 16 (10.39%) Bioinformatics
9 16 (10.39%) Mentoring
10 14 (9.09%) Content Management
11 13 (8.44%) Validation
11 13 (8.44%) Release Management
12 11 (7.14%) Waterfall
12 11 (7.14%) RAD
13 10 (6.49%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 91 (59.09%) SQL
2 51 (33.12%) JavaScript
3 49 (31.82%) PL/SQL
4 11 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 9 (5.84%) VBA
6 8 (5.19%) Python
7 7 (4.55%) Perl
8 6 (3.90%) C++
9 5 (3.25%) PHP
10 4 (2.60%) C#
11 3 (1.95%) VB
12 2 (1.30%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.30%) ABAP
13 1 (0.65%) JCL
13 1 (0.65%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.65%) FQL
13 1 (0.65%) R
13 1 (0.65%) C
13 1 (0.65%) COBOL
13 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (9.74%) Degree
2 10 (6.49%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.90%) Sun Certification
4 5 (3.25%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.65%) CSSLP
5 1 (0.65%) CISM
5 1 (0.65%) CEH
5 1 (0.65%) CISSP
5 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.95%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.95%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.30%) XenApp
3 1 (0.65%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (1.30%) Opsview
2 1 (0.65%) WebInspect
2 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 79 (51.30%) Oracle
2 53 (34.42%) JBoss
3 14 (9.09%) IBM
3 14 (9.09%) FatWire
4 13 (8.44%) AccuRev
5 8 (5.19%) Adobe
6 5 (3.25%) Sun
7 4 (2.60%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.60%) SAP
7 4 (2.60%) webMethods
8 3 (1.95%) Twitter
8 3 (1.95%) Software AG
9 2 (1.30%) NetApp
9 2 (1.30%) EMC
9 2 (1.30%) Citrix
9 2 (1.30%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.30%) Splunk
9 2 (1.30%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.65%) Terracotta
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X4 Group
Rate: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £400.00 - £535.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southend-on-Sea
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £425 - 450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
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Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £480 - 535 per day
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