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 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 6 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 92 52 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 17.59% 7.56% 5.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.10% 21.22% 14.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 24 7
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£400 £369 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% -32.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £241 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £670
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 8
Average hourly rate £42.30 £38.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.87% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £31.78 £27.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.45 £42.15 £41.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
204 245 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 39.01% 35.61% 37.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 120 76
Average daily rate £375 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 34
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.58% +25.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £34.22 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 7 May 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
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 7 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 28 £400 +39.13%
Southend-on-Sea +13 10 £438 +20.68%
Brentwood -10 6 - - 1
Chelmsford - 3 - - 5
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 91 (59.09%) HTML
2 89 (57.79%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (52.60%) J2EE
4 80 (51.95%) Web Services
5 78 (50.65%) XML
6 68 (44.16%) SQL
7 60 (38.96%) HTML5
8 58 (37.66%) TDD
9 56 (36.36%) JavaScript
10 55 (35.71%) SOAP
11 50 (32.47%) Linux
11 50 (32.47%) CSS
11 50 (32.47%) TopLink
12 49 (31.82%) SQL Server
13 48 (31.17%) UNIX
14 39 (25.32%) Relational Database
15 35 (22.73%) REST
15 35 (22.73%) Solaris
16 34 (22.08%) Ajax
17 33 (21.43%) Windows
18 31 (20.13%) Hibernate
19 30 (19.48%) Content Management
20 29 (18.83%) User Stories
21 27 (17.53%) OO
22 26 (16.88%) Eclipse
22 26 (16.88%) Ant
22 26 (16.88%) Scrum
22 26 (16.88%) IBM
22 26 (16.88%) WebSphere
23 25 (16.23%) JSF

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 26 (16.88%) WebSphere
2 20 (12.99%) WebLogic
3 15 (9.74%) JBoss
4 10 (6.49%) CMS
5 7 (4.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (3.90%) GlassFish
7 5 (3.25%) WildFly
8 4 (2.60%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.30%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.30%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.65%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.65%) LiveCycle
10 1 (0.65%) Node.js
10 1 (0.65%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (2.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.65%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.65%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) SaaS
1 1 (0.65%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.19%) LDAP
2 7 (4.55%) HTTP
3 6 (3.90%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.95%) Internet
5 1 (0.65%) Intranet
5 1 (0.65%) Telnet
5 1 (0.65%) Wireless
5 1 (0.65%) Firewall
5 1 (0.65%) Broadband
5 1 (0.65%) DHCP
5 1 (0.65%) FTP
5 1 (0.65%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 39 (25.32%) Relational Database
3 13 (8.44%) MySQL
4 8 (5.19%) MariaDB
5 7 (4.55%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.25%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (3.25%) Ingres
7 2 (1.30%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (16.88%) Eclipse
1 26 (16.88%) Ant
2 19 (12.34%) SoapUI
3 14 (9.09%) AccuRev
4 13 (8.44%) Jenkins
5 12 (7.79%) Selenium
6 11 (7.14%) Git (software)
7 10 (6.49%) JUnit
8 7 (4.55%) Maven
9 6 (3.90%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 5 (3.25%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.95%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (1.95%) JIRA
11 3 (1.95%) Subversion
12 2 (1.30%) Hudson
12 2 (1.30%) JMeter
13 1 (0.65%) Bugzilla
13 1 (0.65%) IntelliJ
13 1 (0.65%) WebDriver
13 1 (0.65%) Trac
General
1 22 (14.29%) Marketing
2 15 (9.74%) Manufacturing
3 12 (7.79%) Automotive
4 10 (6.49%) Finance
5 7 (4.55%) Legal
6 2 (1.30%) Banking
6 2 (1.30%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.65%) Back Office
7 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 125 (81.17%) Developer
2 91 (59.09%) Java Developer
3 33 (21.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 19 (12.34%) Senior Developer
5 16 (10.39%) Senior Java Developer
6 10 (6.49%) J2EE Developer
7 9 (5.84%) Agile Coach
8 7 (4.55%) Architect
8 7 (4.55%) Analyst
9 6 (3.90%) AWS Developer
10 5 (3.25%) Tester
10 5 (3.25%) Technical Architect
10 5 (3.25%) Automation Tester
11 4 (2.60%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
11 4 (2.60%) Software Developer
12 3 (1.95%) Selenium Tester
12 3 (1.95%) Web Developer
12 3 (1.95%) EDI Developer
12 3 (1.95%) ScrumMaster
12 3 (1.95%) EDI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (59.09%) HTML
2 81 (52.60%) J2EE
3 80 (51.95%) Web Services
4 78 (50.65%) XML
5 60 (38.96%) HTML5
6 55 (35.71%) SOAP
7 50 (32.47%) CSS
7 50 (32.47%) TopLink
8 35 (22.73%) REST
9 34 (22.08%) Ajax
10 31 (20.13%) Hibernate
11 25 (16.23%) JSF
11 25 (16.23%) XHTML
12 21 (13.64%) JAX-RS
13 19 (12.34%) JAX-WS
14 18 (11.69%) PrimeFaces
15 17 (11.04%) Spring
16 16 (10.39%) JSP
17 14 (9.09%) JAXB
17 14 (9.09%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.49%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (3.90%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.25%) Thin Client
3 5 (3.25%) Fat Client
4 4 (2.60%) Visualisation
4 4 (2.60%) LIMS
4 4 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.95%) Web 2.0
6 2 (1.30%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.65%) User Experience
7 1 (0.65%) Replication
7 1 (0.65%) Clustering
7 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.65%) STB
Operating Systems
1 50 (32.47%) Linux
2 48 (31.17%) UNIX
3 35 (22.73%) Solaris
4 33 (21.43%) Windows
5 8 (5.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (57.79%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (37.66%) TDD
3 30 (19.48%) Content Management
4 29 (18.83%) User Stories
5 27 (17.53%) OO
6 26 (16.88%) Scrum
7 24 (15.58%) Web Development
8 20 (12.99%) Digital Marketing
9 19 (12.34%) B2C
10 18 (11.69%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (11.69%) Validation
11 17 (11.04%) Use Case
12 16 (10.39%) RUP
12 16 (10.39%) Mentoring
13 15 (9.74%) MVC
14 13 (8.44%) SOA
15 12 (7.79%) Test Automation
16 11 (7.14%) Software Engineering
17 10 (6.49%) Continuous Delivery
18 9 (5.84%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (44.16%) SQL
2 56 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 14 (9.09%) C#
4 13 (8.44%) Ruby
5 10 (6.49%) PL/SQL
6 5 (3.25%) Python
6 5 (3.25%) Perl
7 3 (1.95%) VB
7 3 (1.95%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.95%) VBA
8 2 (1.30%) VB6
8 2 (1.30%) C++
8 2 (1.30%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.65%) VBScript
9 1 (0.65%) PHP
9 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.65%) Groovy
9 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (5.19%) Sun Certification
2 3 (1.95%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.30%) Degree
3 2 (1.30%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.65%) ISEB
4 1 (0.65%) OCP
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.65%) MCP
4 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.60%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) Docker
1 1 (0.65%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (16.88%) IBM
2 23 (14.94%) Oracle
3 11 (7.14%) FatWire
4 8 (5.19%) Sun
4 8 (5.19%) Adobe
5 7 (4.55%) Microsoft
6 6 (3.90%) Google
7 5 (3.25%) Business Objects
7 5 (3.25%) SAP
8 3 (1.95%) HP
9 2 (1.30%) Software AG
9 2 (1.30%) webMethods
10 1 (0.65%) Terracotta
10 1 (0.65%) Omniture
Brentwood, Essex
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