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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 22 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Contract jobs citing Java 29 66 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 6.82% 12.77% 22.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.97% 30.00% 50.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 60
Median daily rate £350 £388 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -13.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £240 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £589 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 4
Median hourly rate £38.75 £36.59 £32.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.91% +13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £22.95 £26.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.82 £42.30 £34.27
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +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
132 220 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 31.06% 42.55% 44.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 109 121
Median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £566 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 40 16
Median hourly rate £41.40 £37.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.40% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.73 £26.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 September 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 28 September 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 +10 4 - - 4
Chelmsford - 1 £425 - 1
Harlow - 1 £525 -
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 59 (71.95%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (54.88%) J2EE
3 40 (48.78%) Web Services
4 36 (43.90%) SOAP
5 35 (42.68%) HTML
6 29 (35.37%) SQL Server
6 29 (35.37%) REST
7 27 (32.93%) AngularJS
8 25 (30.49%) XML
8 25 (30.49%) TDD
9 24 (29.27%) SQL
9 24 (29.27%) HTML5
10 21 (25.61%) Marketing
11 20 (24.39%) Digital Marketing
12 19 (23.17%) .NET
12 19 (23.17%) JSF
13 18 (21.95%) AccuRev
13 18 (21.95%) Open Source
14 16 (19.51%) TopLink
14 16 (19.51%) OO
14 16 (19.51%) SOA
15 15 (18.29%) PrimeFaces
15 15 (18.29%) Zachman Framework
15 15 (18.29%) TOGAF
16 14 (17.07%) Adobe
16 14 (17.07%) JavaScript
16 14 (17.07%) Linux
16 14 (17.07%) Social Media
16 14 (17.07%) Big Data
17 13 (15.85%) WebSphere

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 13 (15.85%) WebSphere
2 8 (9.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 8 (9.76%) WebLogic
3 6 (7.32%) Apache
3 6 (7.32%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.66%) GlassFish
4 3 (3.66%) IIS
4 3 (3.66%) JBoss
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (2.44%) Mule
6 1 (1.22%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.88%) MS Office
3 2 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (9.76%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (3.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) IBM Cloud
1 3 (3.66%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.98%) SMS
2 5 (6.10%) Internet
2 5 (6.10%) Network Security
3 3 (3.66%) Firewall
3 3 (3.66%) LDAP
4 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (35.37%) SQL Server
2 14 (17.07%) Big Data
3 9 (10.98%) DB2
4 3 (3.66%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.22%) MySQL
5 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (21.95%) AccuRev
2 5 (6.10%) Cucumber
2 5 (6.10%) Selenium
2 5 (6.10%) SoapUI
3 4 (4.88%) SpecFlow
4 3 (3.66%) VisualVM
5 2 (2.44%) Ant
6 1 (1.22%) EasyMock
6 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.22%) JIRA
6 1 (1.22%) LoadUI
6 1 (1.22%) Maven
6 1 (1.22%) Mockito
6 1 (1.22%) PVCS
6 1 (1.22%) Subversion
6 1 (1.22%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 21 (25.61%) Marketing
2 13 (15.85%) Finance
3 9 (10.98%) Legal
4 8 (9.76%) Automotive
5 6 (7.32%) Manufacturing
6 4 (4.88%) Telecoms
7 3 (3.66%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 47 (57.32%) Developer
2 34 (41.46%) Java Developer
3 19 (23.17%) J2EE Developer
4 17 (20.73%) Architect
5 16 (19.51%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 14 (17.07%) Digital Architect
7 10 (12.20%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (8.54%) Analyst
8 7 (8.54%) Angular Developer
8 7 (8.54%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 7 (8.54%) IT Architect
9 6 (7.32%) Agile Developer
9 6 (7.32%) Agile Java Developer
9 6 (7.32%) HTML Developer
9 6 (7.32%) J2EE Architect
9 6 (7.32%) SQL Developer
10 5 (6.10%) TOGAF Architect
11 3 (3.66%) IT Analyst
11 3 (3.66%) SOA Developer
11 3 (3.66%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (54.88%) J2EE
2 40 (48.78%) Web Services
3 36 (43.90%) SOAP
4 35 (42.68%) HTML
5 29 (35.37%) REST
6 27 (32.93%) AngularJS
7 25 (30.49%) XML
8 24 (29.27%) HTML5
9 19 (23.17%) .NET
9 19 (23.17%) JSF
10 16 (19.51%) TopLink
11 15 (18.29%) PrimeFaces
12 13 (15.85%) CSS
13 7 (8.54%) JPA
14 6 (7.32%) Hibernate
15 5 (6.10%) Java EE
15 5 (6.10%) Spring
16 4 (4.88%) JAX-WS
16 4 (4.88%) JMS
16 4 (4.88%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.07%) Social Media
2 9 (10.98%) Virtual Team
3 6 (7.32%) Digital Media
4 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.66%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.66%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.66%) DataPower
5 3 (3.66%) User Experience
6 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.07%) Linux
2 7 (8.54%) Unix
3 6 (7.32%) Windows
4 5 (6.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.88%) zOS
6 3 (3.66%) CentOS
6 3 (3.66%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.44%) Fedora
8 1 (1.22%) Android
8 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (71.95%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (30.49%) TDD
3 20 (24.39%) Digital Marketing
4 18 (21.95%) Open Source
5 16 (19.51%) OO
5 16 (19.51%) SOA
6 15 (18.29%) TOGAF
6 15 (18.29%) Zachman Framework
7 10 (12.20%) Analytics
8 9 (10.98%) Big Data Analytics
8 9 (10.98%) Data Analytics
8 9 (10.98%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (10.98%) Scrum
8 9 (10.98%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (8.54%) SDLC
9 7 (8.54%) Web Development
10 6 (7.32%) BDD
11 5 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (6.10%) CRM
11 5 (6.10%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 24 (29.27%) SQL
2 14 (17.07%) JavaScript
3 7 (8.54%) PHP
4 6 (7.32%) C#
4 6 (7.32%) Python
5 4 (4.88%) C++
5 4 (4.88%) Perl
5 4 (4.88%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.44%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.44%) Ruby
6 2 (2.44%) VBA
6 2 (2.44%) XPath
7 1 (1.22%) Groovy
7 1 (1.22%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (6.10%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (2.44%) Degree
3 2 (2.44%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) IBM Cloud Orchestrator
1 3 (3.66%) Opsview
2 2 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (17.07%) Adobe
2 11 (13.41%) Oracle
3 8 (9.76%) IBM
4 6 (7.32%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.32%) Red Hat
5 5 (6.10%) SAP
6 3 (3.66%) Software AG
6 3 (3.66%) Splunk
6 3 (3.66%) webMethods
6 3 (3.66%) WSO2
7 2 (2.44%) Infor
7 2 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.22%) CA
8 1 (1.22%) Google
8 1 (1.22%) Rally
8 1 (1.22%) ServiceNow