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 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 7 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Contract jobs citing Java 80 61 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 17.43% 8.63% 5.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.11% 23.46% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 33 5
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£400 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £335 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £595 £680
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 7
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.35 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.49% +28.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.70 £30.67 £27.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.71 £42.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £41.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-8.68% +22.79%
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
190 260 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 41.39% 36.78% 30.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 126 60
Average daily rate £355 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £290 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £547 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 21 28
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.80 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.33% +30.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.65 £26.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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
Brentwood 0 17 £274 -49.02% 1
Basildon +1 10 £325 +13.04%
Chelmsford - 2 - - 7
Colchester - - - - 2
Saffron Walden - - - -
Witham - - - -
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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.

1 119 (65.75%) HTML
2 96 (53.04%) SQL
3 91 (50.28%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (49.72%) XML
5 85 (46.96%) J2EE
6 82 (45.30%) Web Services
7 73 (40.33%) Linux
8 71 (39.23%) UNIX
9 68 (37.57%) TDD
10 67 (37.02%) CSS
10 67 (37.02%) JavaScript
11 63 (34.81%) Relational Database
12 56 (30.94%) HTML5
13 55 (30.39%) Oracle
14 52 (28.73%) Hibernate
14 52 (28.73%) Web Development
15 47 (25.97%) REST
16 44 (24.31%) TopLink
17 42 (23.20%) SQL Server
18 41 (22.65%) SOAP
19 37 (20.44%) PL/SQL
19 37 (20.44%) Spring
20 36 (19.89%) MVC
21 35 (19.34%) Mac OS X
21 35 (19.34%) MySQL
21 35 (19.34%) JBoss
21 35 (19.34%) Spring MVC
21 35 (19.34%) JAX-RS
22 34 (18.78%) Enterprise Software
23 31 (17.13%) Content Management

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 35 (19.34%) JBoss
2 23 (12.71%) WebSphere
3 22 (12.15%) WebLogic
4 14 (7.73%) CMS
5 5 (2.76%) WildFly
6 4 (2.21%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (1.10%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.55%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.55%) Confluence
8 1 (0.55%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (3.87%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.10%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.55%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.87%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.55%) AWD
2 1 (0.55%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (15.47%) LDAP
2 25 (13.81%) HTTP
3 4 (2.21%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.10%) Broadband
4 2 (1.10%) Wireless
4 2 (1.10%) NAS
5 1 (0.55%) DHCP
5 1 (0.55%) FTP
5 1 (0.55%) Intranet
5 1 (0.55%) Internet
5 1 (0.55%) Telnet
5 1 (0.55%) Firewall
5 1 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (34.81%) Relational Database
2 42 (23.20%) SQL Server
3 35 (19.34%) MySQL
4 28 (15.47%) MariaDB
5 24 (13.26%) MongoDB
6 15 (8.29%) Neo4j
7 8 (4.42%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.76%) Ingres
8 5 (2.76%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.10%) DTS
9 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (12.71%) Ant
2 21 (11.60%) Eclipse
3 17 (9.39%) SoapUI
4 15 (8.29%) AccuRev
5 11 (6.08%) Jenkins
6 10 (5.52%) Git (software)
7 9 (4.97%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 8 (4.42%) Selenium
9 7 (3.87%) JUnit
10 3 (1.66%) JIRA
11 2 (1.10%) Maven
11 2 (1.10%) IntelliJ
12 1 (0.55%) QuickTest Pro
12 1 (0.55%) Bugzilla
12 1 (0.55%) Subversion
12 1 (0.55%) Trac
12 1 (0.55%) Redmine
General
1 21 (11.60%) Marketing
2 15 (8.29%) Manufacturing
3 9 (4.97%) Finance
4 6 (3.31%) Automotive
5 4 (2.21%) Legal
6 3 (1.66%) Banking
6 3 (1.66%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.55%) Retail
7 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Publishing
7 1 (0.55%) Front Office
7 1 (0.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 149 (82.32%) Developer
2 111 (61.33%) Java Developer
3 36 (19.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 21 (11.60%) Senior Developer
5 18 (9.94%) Senior Java Developer
6 13 (7.18%) J2EE Developer
7 9 (4.97%) Agile Coach
8 8 (4.42%) Architect
9 7 (3.87%) Analyst
9 7 (3.87%) AWS Developer
9 7 (3.87%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
10 6 (3.31%) Technical Architect
11 5 (2.76%) C++ Developer
12 4 (2.21%) Web Developer
12 4 (2.21%) Software Developer
13 3 (1.66%) EDI Analyst
13 3 (1.66%) Team Leader
13 3 (1.66%) SQL Developer
13 3 (1.66%) Development Team Leader
13 3 (1.66%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (65.75%) HTML
2 90 (49.72%) XML
3 85 (46.96%) J2EE
4 82 (45.30%) Web Services
5 67 (37.02%) CSS
6 56 (30.94%) HTML5
7 52 (28.73%) Hibernate
8 47 (25.97%) REST
9 44 (24.31%) TopLink
10 41 (22.65%) SOAP
11 37 (20.44%) Spring
12 35 (19.34%) Spring MVC
12 35 (19.34%) JAX-RS
13 29 (16.02%) JAAS
14 26 (14.36%) JPA
14 26 (14.36%) Ajax
15 23 (12.71%) XHTML
16 22 (12.15%) JSF
17 18 (9.94%) PrimeFaces
18 17 (9.39%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (18.78%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (7.73%) Visualisation
3 7 (3.87%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.76%) Thin Client
4 5 (2.76%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.66%) Web 2.0
5 3 (1.66%) LIMS
6 2 (1.10%) STB
7 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.55%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.55%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 73 (40.33%) Linux
2 71 (39.23%) UNIX
3 35 (19.34%) Mac OS X
4 29 (16.02%) Solaris
5 28 (15.47%) Windows
6 1 (0.55%) Android
6 1 (0.55%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (50.28%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (37.57%) TDD
3 52 (28.73%) Web Development
4 36 (19.89%) MVC
5 31 (17.13%) Content Management
6 30 (16.57%) Scrum
6 30 (16.57%) User Stories
7 23 (12.71%) Web Design
8 22 (12.15%) OO
8 22 (12.15%) Configuration Management
8 22 (12.15%) Responsive Web Design
8 22 (12.15%) Mentoring
9 21 (11.60%) Validation
10 20 (11.05%) Use Case
11 19 (10.50%) Digital Marketing
12 18 (9.94%) RUP
13 16 (8.84%) Microservices
14 15 (8.29%) B2C
15 14 (7.73%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (7.18%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 96 (53.04%) SQL
2 67 (37.02%) JavaScript
3 37 (20.44%) PL/SQL
4 14 (7.73%) C#
5 13 (7.18%) Ruby
6 8 (4.42%) Python
7 6 (3.31%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.31%) C++
8 3 (1.66%) VB
8 3 (1.66%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.66%) VBA
9 2 (1.10%) VB6
9 2 (1.10%) PHP
10 1 (0.55%) VBScript
10 1 (0.55%) Perl
10 1 (0.55%) Groovy
10 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (7.73%) Sun Certification
2 5 (2.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.10%) Degree
4 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.55%) MCP
4 1 (0.55%) ISEB
4 1 (0.55%) OCP
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.10%) Firmware
2 1 (0.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 55 (30.39%) Oracle
2 22 (12.15%) IBM
3 15 (8.29%) FatWire
4 14 (7.73%) Sun
5 8 (4.42%) Adobe
6 7 (3.87%) Microsoft
6 7 (3.87%) Business Objects
7 5 (2.76%) SAP
8 2 (1.10%) Software AG
8 2 (1.10%) webMethods
9 1 (0.55%) HP
9 1 (0.55%) Omniture
9 1 (0.55%) Google
9 1 (0.55%) Terracotta
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £40 - 50 per hour
Posted: 17 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago