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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 9 11 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +23
Contract jobs citing Java 70 48 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 11.22% 9.94% 5.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.18% 28.74% 11.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 27 9
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£438 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £489 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -0.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £27.45 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £35.76 £36.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.37% -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
211 167 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 33.81% 34.58% 41.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 86 103
Average daily rate £361 £350 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 29
Average hourly rate £38.00 £33.73 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +34.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £25.00 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Basildon +2 15 £400 -17.94% 6
Southend-on-Sea -2 11 £583 +26.63%
Chelmsford - 4 £435 - 5
Colchester +5 1 - - 1
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 103 (63.58%) HTML
2 83 (51.23%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (48.15%) J2EE
4 70 (43.21%) SQL
4 70 (43.21%) Web Services
4 70 (43.21%) XML
5 67 (41.36%) UNIX
6 66 (40.74%) Linux
7 62 (38.27%) HTML5
8 58 (35.80%) CSS
9 54 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 54 (33.33%) TDD
10 52 (32.10%) REST
11 49 (30.25%) SOAP
11 49 (30.25%) Relational Database
12 44 (27.16%) TopLink
13 43 (26.54%) Ajax
14 39 (24.07%) Hibernate
15 37 (22.84%) SQL Server
16 35 (21.60%) Solaris
17 31 (19.14%) Windows
17 31 (19.14%) EclipseLink
18 30 (18.52%) User Stories
18 30 (18.52%) Ant
19 29 (17.90%) SOA
19 29 (17.90%) Scrum
19 29 (17.90%) WebSphere
20 28 (17.28%) OO
21 27 (16.67%) Eclipse
22 26 (16.05%) IBM

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 29 (17.90%) WebSphere
2 21 (12.96%) WebLogic
3 18 (11.11%) JBoss
4 10 (6.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 9 (5.56%) CMS
6 6 (3.70%) GlassFish
7 5 (3.09%) Mule
7 5 (3.09%) WildFly
8 4 (2.47%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (1.85%) Mule ESB
10 2 (1.23%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.62%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.62%) IIS
11 1 (0.62%) Drupal
11 1 (0.62%) LiveCycle
11 1 (0.62%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (3.09%) MS Office
2 3 (1.85%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.62%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) AWD
1 1 (0.62%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.56%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.73%) HTTP
2 13 (8.02%) TCP/IP
3 11 (6.79%) SSL
4 10 (6.17%) LDAP
5 2 (1.23%) Internet
6 1 (0.62%) SMS
6 1 (0.62%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (30.25%) Relational Database
2 37 (22.84%) SQL Server
3 15 (9.26%) MySQL
4 11 (6.79%) MongoDB
5 8 (4.94%) MariaDB
6 6 (3.70%) Neo4j
7 5 (3.09%) Ingres
7 5 (3.09%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.62%) DTS
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 30 (18.52%) Ant
2 27 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 25 (15.43%) Jenkins
4 22 (13.58%) Git (software)
5 18 (11.11%) SoapUI
6 15 (9.26%) AccuRev
7 14 (8.64%) Subversion
8 10 (6.17%) JUnit
9 8 (4.94%) Selenium
10 6 (3.70%) Maven
11 5 (3.09%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.85%) JIRA
12 3 (1.85%) HP UFT
13 2 (1.23%) JMeter
13 2 (1.23%) Hudson
14 1 (0.62%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (12.96%) Marketing
2 13 (8.02%) Manufacturing
3 12 (7.41%) Finance
3 12 (7.41%) Automotive
4 5 (3.09%) Legal
5 2 (1.23%) Back Office
5 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.62%) Banking
Job Titles
1 131 (80.86%) Developer
2 113 (69.75%) Java Developer
3 33 (20.37%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 32 (19.75%) Senior Java Developer
4 32 (19.75%) Senior Developer
5 11 (6.79%) Analyst
5 11 (6.79%) Architect
6 9 (5.56%) Technical Architect
7 6 (3.70%) Lead Developer
7 6 (3.70%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 6 (3.70%) Lead Java Developer
8 5 (3.09%) J2EE Developer
9 4 (2.47%) Report Analyst
9 4 (2.47%) Tester
9 4 (2.47%) Automation Tester
9 4 (2.47%) AWS Developer
10 3 (1.85%) Selenium Tester
10 3 (1.85%) Service Analyst
11 2 (1.23%) QA Tester
11 2 (1.23%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (63.58%) HTML
2 78 (48.15%) J2EE
3 70 (43.21%) Web Services
3 70 (43.21%) XML
4 62 (38.27%) HTML5
5 58 (35.80%) CSS
6 52 (32.10%) REST
7 49 (30.25%) SOAP
8 44 (27.16%) TopLink
9 43 (26.54%) Ajax
10 39 (24.07%) Hibernate
11 31 (19.14%) EclipseLink
12 25 (15.43%) XHTML
13 22 (13.58%) JAX-RS
14 21 (12.96%) Spring
14 21 (12.96%) JSF
15 20 (12.35%) JSP
16 17 (10.49%) Struts
16 17 (10.49%) JPA
16 17 (10.49%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (4.94%) Web 2.0
3 6 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.09%) Thin Client
4 5 (3.09%) Fat Client
5 4 (2.47%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.85%) LIMS
6 3 (1.85%) User Experience
7 2 (1.23%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.62%) Replication
8 1 (0.62%) Clustering
8 1 (0.62%) Social Media
8 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 67 (41.36%) UNIX
2 66 (40.74%) Linux
3 35 (21.60%) Solaris
4 31 (19.14%) Windows
5 23 (14.20%) Mac OS X
6 8 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (51.23%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (33.33%) TDD
3 30 (18.52%) User Stories
4 29 (17.90%) Scrum
4 29 (17.90%) SOA
5 28 (17.28%) OO
6 26 (16.05%) Content Management
6 26 (16.05%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (11.73%) Digital Marketing
8 18 (11.11%) Mentoring
9 17 (10.49%) B2C
10 16 (9.88%) MVC
11 15 (9.26%) Web Development
12 14 (8.64%) Use Case
12 14 (8.64%) Kanban
13 13 (8.02%) RUP
14 12 (7.41%) Validation
14 12 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
14 12 (7.41%) Analytics
15 11 (6.79%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 70 (43.21%) SQL
2 54 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 12 (7.41%) PL/SQL
4 9 (5.56%) Scala
5 8 (4.94%) Ruby
6 5 (3.09%) Perl
6 5 (3.09%) VBA
7 2 (1.23%) Python
7 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.23%) C#
8 1 (0.62%) C++
8 1 (0.62%) VBScript
8 1 (0.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (3.09%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.47%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.85%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.23%) Degree
4 2 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.62%) ISEB
5 1 (0.62%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.47%) QA
2 2 (1.23%) SLA
3 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.62%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.62%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.62%) Samba
Systems Management
1 13 (8.02%) Puppet
1 13 (8.02%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.62%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (16.05%) IBM
2 19 (11.73%) Oracle
3 16 (9.88%) Google
4 14 (8.64%) FatWire
5 11 (6.79%) Adobe
6 7 (4.32%) Omniture
7 6 (3.70%) WSO2
8 5 (3.09%) SAP
9 4 (2.47%) Microsoft
9 4 (2.47%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.85%) webMethods
10 3 (1.85%) HP
11 2 (1.23%) Software AG
12 1 (0.62%) Sun
12 1 (0.62%) VMware
12 1 (0.62%) Terracotta
Basildon, Essex
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Basildon, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
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