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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 5 7 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing Java 73 81 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 17.55% 14.34% 24.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.20% 34.91% 55.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 34 95
Median daily rate £350 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £343 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £569 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £35.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +3.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £34.00 £32.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £45.00 £45.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £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
158 232 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 37.98% 41.06% 44.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 127 171
Median daily rate £350 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 36 9
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% -1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £26.15 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 5 December 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
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 5 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Essex region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
Basildon -9 11 £260 - 1
Brentwood +6 5 £265 -42.70%
Colchester +3 3 - - 1
Southend-on-Sea -3 3 £470 -14.93% 2
Saffron Walden - 1 - - 1
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 65 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (42.31%) Adobe
3 35 (33.65%) Marketing
4 32 (30.77%) Digital Marketing
4 32 (30.77%) J2EE
5 31 (29.81%) SOA
6 30 (28.85%) JavaScript
7 27 (25.96%) TDD
7 27 (25.96%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (25.00%) Adobe Campaign
8 26 (25.00%) HTML
8 26 (25.00%) Oracle
9 25 (24.04%) .NET
9 25 (24.04%) Open Source
10 24 (23.08%) SQL
11 23 (22.12%) Unix
11 23 (22.12%) Analytics
12 22 (21.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 22 (21.15%) OO
12 22 (21.15%) Zachman Framework
12 22 (21.15%) TOGAF
13 21 (20.19%) XML
13 21 (20.19%) CSS
13 21 (20.19%) Big Data
13 21 (20.19%) Social Media
13 21 (20.19%) JSON
14 20 (19.23%) Web Services
15 19 (18.27%) CRM
16 18 (17.31%) PHP
16 18 (17.31%) Android

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 22 (21.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 6 (5.77%) WebLogic
2 6 (5.77%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (4.81%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.85%) Apache
4 4 (3.85%) Mule
4 4 (3.85%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (2.88%) Confluence
6 2 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.92%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.96%) IIS
7 1 (0.96%) JBoss
7 1 (0.96%) Jetty
7 1 (0.96%) Mongrel
7 1 (0.96%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 26 (25.00%) Adobe Campaign
2 12 (11.54%) Unica
3 10 (9.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.81%) GitHub
2 4 (3.85%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (2.88%) Oracle CX
3 3 (2.88%) PaaS
3 3 (2.88%) SaaS
4 2 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.92%) Office 365
4 2 (1.92%) Yammer
5 1 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.96%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.42%) SMS
2 3 (2.88%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.92%) Internet
3 2 (1.92%) Intranet
3 2 (1.92%) Network Security
4 1 (0.96%) DHCP
4 1 (0.96%) DNS
4 1 (0.96%) FTP
4 1 (0.96%) HTTP
4 1 (0.96%) IPsec
4 1 (0.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.19%) Big Data
2 9 (8.65%) BusinessObjects
2 9 (8.65%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.85%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (6.73%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.77%) Calabash
2 6 (5.77%) Gradle
3 5 (4.81%) AccuRev
3 5 (4.81%) JUnit
3 5 (4.81%) PVCS
4 3 (2.88%) JIRA
4 3 (2.88%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (1.92%) Android Studio
5 2 (1.92%) Ant
5 2 (1.92%) Maven
6 1 (0.96%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.96%) Travis CI
General
1 35 (33.65%) Marketing
2 15 (14.42%) Legal
3 14 (13.46%) Finance
4 13 (12.50%) Manufacturing
5 10 (9.62%) Electronics
5 10 (9.62%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.88%) Automotive
7 2 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (52.88%) Developer
2 29 (27.88%) Java Developer
3 26 (25.00%) Architect
4 21 (20.19%) Digital Architect
4 21 (20.19%) Digital Marketing Architect
5 13 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (10.58%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 11 (10.58%) IT Architect
7 8 (7.69%) CRM Developer
7 8 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 7 (6.73%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (5.77%) Android Developer
9 6 (5.77%) J2EE Architect
10 5 (4.81%) Java Software Developer
10 5 (4.81%) Senior Java Software Developer
10 5 (4.81%) Senior Software Developer
10 5 (4.81%) TOGAF Architect
11 4 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (3.85%) PL/SQL Developer
11 4 (3.85%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (30.77%) J2EE
2 26 (25.00%) HTML
3 25 (24.04%) .NET
4 21 (20.19%) CSS
4 21 (20.19%) JSON
4 21 (20.19%) XML
5 20 (19.23%) Web Services
6 13 (12.50%) SOAP
7 12 (11.54%) RESTful
8 9 (8.65%) REST
9 7 (6.73%) Spring
10 5 (4.81%) Android SDK
10 5 (4.81%) Core Animation
10 5 (4.81%) Core Data
10 5 (4.81%) JAX-WS
10 5 (4.81%) JMS
10 5 (4.81%) JPA
11 4 (3.85%) Apache Camel
11 4 (3.85%) CSS3
11 4 (3.85%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.19%) Social Media
2 17 (16.35%) Virtual Team
3 14 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (8.65%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.77%) Mobile App
6 5 (4.81%) Animation
7 4 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.92%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.96%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.96%) User Experience
9 1 (0.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.12%) Unix
2 18 (17.31%) Android
3 15 (14.42%) Linux
4 12 (11.54%) Apple iOS
5 6 (5.77%) Windows
6 3 (2.88%) CentOS
7 2 (1.92%) Fedora
7 2 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.92%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.92%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (30.77%) Digital Marketing
3 31 (29.81%) SOA
4 27 (25.96%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (25.96%) TDD
5 25 (24.04%) Open Source
6 23 (22.12%) Analytics
7 22 (21.15%) OO
7 22 (21.15%) TOGAF
7 22 (21.15%) Zachman Framework
8 19 (18.27%) CRM
9 18 (17.31%) Data Analytics
10 17 (16.35%) Scrum
11 15 (14.42%) B2C
11 15 (14.42%) Big Data Analytics
11 15 (14.42%) Enterprise Architecture
11 15 (14.42%) Technical Architecture
12 14 (13.46%) DevOps
13 13 (12.50%) Mentoring
13 13 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (28.85%) JavaScript
2 24 (23.08%) SQL
3 18 (17.31%) PHP
4 8 (7.69%) C++
4 8 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 6 (5.77%) PL/SQL
5 6 (5.77%) Python
5 6 (5.77%) Ruby
6 5 (4.81%) Perl
6 5 (4.81%) XPath
7 2 (1.92%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.92%) C#
7 2 (1.92%) Scala
7 2 (1.92%) VBA
8 1 (0.96%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.96%) C
8 1 (0.96%) Go
8 1 (0.96%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (10.58%) Degree
2 5 (4.81%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.96%) Docker
2 1 (0.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (2.88%) Puppet
2 2 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.96%) Ansible
3 1 (0.96%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 44 (42.31%) Adobe
2 26 (25.00%) Oracle
3 12 (11.54%) SAP
4 7 (6.73%) IBM
4 7 (6.73%) WSO2
5 6 (5.77%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.81%) Google
6 5 (4.81%) Sun
7 3 (2.88%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.92%) Infor
8 2 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.92%) VMware
9 1 (0.96%) ServiceNow
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