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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 2 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 131 49 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 24.76% 8.60% 10.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 55.74% 26.06% 30.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 21 18
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£450 £336 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.12% -25.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £190 £382
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 10
Average hourly rate £35.18 £28.75 £28.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.34% +0.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £22.28 £22.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.55 £33.25 £33.59
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -3.47%
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
235 188 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 44.42% 32.98% 35.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 105 74
Average daily rate £425 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £137 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £418 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 31 18
Average hourly rate £37.00 £27.50 £26.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.54% +2.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £12.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £38.00
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 27 November 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
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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 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
Basildon +3 10 £463 +137.17% 2
Brentwood - 8 £306 - 4
Saffron Walden - 5 - -
Witham - - - -
Chelmsford - - - - 7
Colchester - - - - 3
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 128 (60.66%) HTML
2 119 (56.40%) SQL
3 107 (50.71%) Linux
4 104 (49.29%) XML
5 102 (48.34%) Oracle
6 100 (47.39%) UNIX
7 90 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
7 90 (42.65%) Relational Database
8 87 (41.23%) CSS
9 86 (40.76%) Spring
10 80 (37.91%) Web Development
11 77 (36.49%) Hibernate
12 76 (36.02%) JavaScript
12 76 (36.02%) PL/SQL
13 72 (34.12%) JBoss
14 71 (33.65%) MySQL
15 70 (33.18%) MVC
16 66 (31.28%) Spring MVC
17 65 (30.81%) J2EE
18 61 (28.91%) Mac OS X
19 55 (26.07%) JAAS
19 55 (26.07%) Enterprise Software
20 54 (25.59%) LDAP
21 51 (24.17%) Web Services
21 51 (24.17%) TDD
21 51 (24.17%) REST
22 49 (23.22%) MariaDB
23 45 (21.33%) JPA
24 40 (18.96%) Scrum
25 38 (18.01%) HTTP

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 72 (34.12%) JBoss
2 31 (14.69%) WebLogic
3 26 (12.32%) WebSphere
4 13 (6.16%) CMS
5 10 (4.74%) Apache
5 10 (4.74%) Tomcat
6 9 (4.27%) Adobe CQ
7 7 (3.32%) MQSeries
8 5 (2.37%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.90%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (1.42%) Node.js
11 2 (0.95%) LiveCycle
11 2 (0.95%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.47%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (7.11%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.16%) MS Office
3 6 (2.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.95%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.27%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 54 (25.59%) LDAP
2 38 (18.01%) HTTP
3 5 (2.37%) Internet
4 2 (0.95%) PuTTY
4 2 (0.95%) NAS
4 2 (0.95%) Firewall
4 2 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.95%) Wireless
4 2 (0.95%) Telnet
4 2 (0.95%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.95%) Broadband
4 2 (0.95%) DHCP
5 1 (0.47%) CTI
5 1 (0.47%) Intranet
5 1 (0.47%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (42.65%) Relational Database
2 71 (33.65%) MySQL
3 49 (23.22%) MariaDB
4 31 (14.69%) MongoDB
5 25 (11.85%) Neo4j
6 18 (8.53%) Oracle Database
7 9 (4.27%) SQL Server
8 7 (3.32%) DB2
8 7 (3.32%) DTS
9 4 (1.90%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.42%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 21 (9.95%) Eclipse
2 14 (6.64%) Ant
2 14 (6.64%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.79%) Maven
4 7 (3.32%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 7 (3.32%) Selenium
5 5 (2.37%) JIRA
5 5 (2.37%) SoapUI
6 4 (1.90%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.90%) Subversion
7 3 (1.42%) JUnit
8 2 (0.95%) Mockito
8 2 (0.95%) Hamcrest
8 2 (0.95%) jEdit
8 2 (0.95%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.95%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.47%) Lombardi
9 1 (0.47%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.47%) Trac
9 1 (0.47%) Gradle
General
1 13 (6.16%) Finance
2 11 (5.21%) Publishing
3 9 (4.27%) Banking
3 9 (4.27%) Marketing
4 8 (3.79%) Automotive
5 5 (2.37%) Legal
6 3 (1.42%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.95%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.47%) Front Office
8 1 (0.47%) Retail
8 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 152 (72.04%) Developer
2 122 (57.82%) Java Developer
3 30 (14.22%) Senior Developer
4 29 (13.74%) Senior Java Developer
5 15 (7.11%) Analyst
6 11 (5.21%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 9 (4.27%) Agile Coach
8 7 (3.32%) Architect
8 7 (3.32%) Support Analyst
9 6 (2.84%) Software Project Leader
9 6 (2.84%) Web Developer
9 6 (2.84%) Project Leader
10 5 (2.37%) Systems Analyst
10 5 (2.37%) Software Developer
10 5 (2.37%) C++ Developer
10 5 (2.37%) J2EE Developer
10 5 (2.37%) UI Developer
10 5 (2.37%) UI Programmer
11 4 (1.90%) Automation Engineer
11 4 (1.90%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (60.66%) HTML
2 104 (49.29%) XML
3 87 (41.23%) CSS
4 86 (40.76%) Spring
5 77 (36.49%) Hibernate
6 66 (31.28%) Spring MVC
7 65 (30.81%) J2EE
8 55 (26.07%) JAAS
9 51 (24.17%) Web Services
9 51 (24.17%) REST
10 45 (21.33%) JPA
11 34 (16.11%) JAX-RS
12 31 (14.69%) Struts
13 28 (13.27%) Ajax
14 27 (12.80%) XSLT
15 26 (12.32%) HTML5
16 21 (9.95%) Struts2
17 18 (8.53%) Java EE
18 17 (8.06%) SOAP
18 17 (8.06%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 55 (26.07%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (8.53%) Visualisation
3 15 (7.11%) Computer Science
4 14 (6.64%) Biology
5 9 (4.27%) N-Tier
5 9 (4.27%) Open Source
6 8 (3.79%) Life Science
6 8 (3.79%) Mathematics
7 7 (3.32%) Data Structures
8 6 (2.84%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.42%) STB
9 3 (1.42%) User Experience
10 2 (0.95%) Web 2.0
10 2 (0.95%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.47%) LIMS
11 1 (0.47%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.47%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.47%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 107 (50.71%) Linux
2 100 (47.39%) UNIX
3 61 (28.91%) Mac OS X
4 20 (9.48%) Windows
5 10 (4.74%) Solaris
6 4 (1.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 4 (1.90%) SUSE
7 3 (1.42%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.95%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (37.91%) Web Development
3 70 (33.18%) MVC
4 51 (24.17%) TDD
5 40 (18.96%) Scrum
6 36 (17.06%) Responsive Web Design
7 34 (16.11%) Configuration Management
8 33 (15.64%) Web Design
9 30 (14.22%) OO
10 29 (13.74%) Mentoring
11 26 (12.32%) UML
12 20 (9.48%) Software Engineering
12 20 (9.48%) Content Management
13 19 (9.00%) SOA
13 19 (9.00%) User Stories
14 16 (7.58%) Bioinformatics
14 16 (7.58%) Validation
14 16 (7.58%) Microservices
15 14 (6.64%) Test Automation
15 14 (6.64%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 119 (56.40%) SQL
2 76 (36.02%) JavaScript
2 76 (36.02%) PL/SQL
3 14 (6.64%) Shell Script
4 13 (6.16%) Ruby
4 13 (6.16%) Python
5 12 (5.69%) C#
6 8 (3.79%) C++
7 7 (3.32%) Perl
7 7 (3.32%) VBA
8 5 (2.37%) PHP
9 1 (0.47%) JCL
9 1 (0.47%) COBOL
9 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.47%) VB
9 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.47%) Groovy
9 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.47%) FQL
9 1 (0.47%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (6.64%) Sun Certification
1 14 (6.64%) Degree
1 14 (6.64%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.95%) Firmware
2 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.47%) RACF
2 1 (0.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 102 (48.34%) Oracle
2 20 (9.48%) AccuRev
3 16 (7.58%) FatWire
4 14 (6.64%) Sun
5 12 (5.69%) Adobe
5 12 (5.69%) IBM
6 3 (1.42%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.42%) Business Objects
6 3 (1.42%) Twitter
7 2 (0.95%) webMethods
7 2 (0.95%) Software AG
8 1 (0.47%) Avaya
8 1 (0.47%) Actuate
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco
8 1 (0.47%) Vignette
8 1 (0.47%) Cognos
8 1 (0.47%) Facebook
8 1 (0.47%) Terracotta
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