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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 11 6 16
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs citing Java 52 91 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 12.09% 17.40% 8.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.77% 43.33% 23.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 47 33
Average daily rate £400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £300 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.43% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 7
Average hourly rate £30.89 £40.60 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.92% +7.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.40 £36.20 £31.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.88 £45.00 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
154 210 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 35.81% 40.15% 37.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 111 136
Average daily rate £350 £370 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 26 22
Average hourly rate £35.50 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.47% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.38 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.80 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 29 April 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
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 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -2 8 £300 -22.58% 1
Brentwood +2 3 £325 +14.84%
Chelmsford +8 2 £275 - 2
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 48 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (38.18%) Web Services
3 40 (36.36%) HTML
4 39 (35.45%) J2EE
4 39 (35.45%) XML
5 38 (34.55%) REST
6 35 (31.82%) SQL
7 34 (30.91%) SOAP
7 34 (30.91%) SOA
8 32 (29.09%) TDD
9 31 (28.18%) SQL Server
10 30 (27.27%) Linux
11 26 (23.64%) HTML5
12 25 (22.73%) .NET
12 25 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (21.82%) CSS
13 24 (21.82%) Oracle
14 23 (20.91%) Unix
14 23 (20.91%) Windows
15 22 (20.00%) OO
16 21 (19.09%) Middleware
16 21 (19.09%) WebSphere
16 21 (19.09%) Scrum
17 19 (17.27%) Open Source
18 18 (16.36%) JavaScript
19 17 (15.45%) Software Engineering
19 17 (15.45%) Ajax
20 16 (14.55%) JSON
20 16 (14.55%) TopLink
21 15 (13.64%) JSF

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 21 (19.09%) WebSphere
2 12 (10.91%) WebLogic
3 11 (10.00%) Apache
4 10 (9.09%) JBoss
4 10 (9.09%) Tomcat
5 9 (8.18%) Apache ServiceMix
5 9 (8.18%) Oracle Service Bus
5 9 (8.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (7.27%) GlassFish
7 7 (6.36%) IIS
8 4 (3.64%) WebLogic Portal
8 4 (3.64%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (2.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (2.73%) CMS
10 2 (1.82%) Jetty
10 2 (1.82%) nginx
11 1 (0.91%) Liferay
11 1 (0.91%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.91%) SAS
11 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (8.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (8.18%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.82%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.73%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (2.73%) Google App Engine
1 3 (2.73%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (2.73%) IBM SmartCloud
2 2 (1.82%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.82%) HTTP
2 12 (10.91%) TCP/IP
3 11 (10.00%) SSL
4 5 (4.55%) Firewall
5 4 (3.64%) Internet
5 4 (3.64%) LDAP
6 3 (2.73%) DHCP
6 3 (2.73%) FTP
6 3 (2.73%) Wireless
7 2 (1.82%) DNS
7 2 (1.82%) IPsec
7 2 (1.82%) SAN
7 2 (1.82%) SMS
7 2 (1.82%) VoIP
8 1 (0.91%) ADSL
8 1 (0.91%) Broadband
8 1 (0.91%) Intranet
8 1 (0.91%) Telnet
8 1 (0.91%) VDSL
8 1 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (28.18%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.82%) Relational Database
3 11 (10.00%) MySQL
4 9 (8.18%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (6.36%) DB2
6 5 (4.55%) Big Data
6 5 (4.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.64%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (3.64%) DataStage
7 4 (3.64%) WebFOCUS
8 2 (1.82%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.82%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.82%) Neo4j
8 2 (1.82%) Power BI
8 2 (1.82%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 11 (10.00%) AccuRev
2 11 (10.00%) Ant
2 11 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 10 (9.09%) Subversion
4 9 (8.18%) EasyMock
4 9 (8.18%) Mockito
5 7 (6.36%) Maven
6 6 (5.45%) Eclipse
6 6 (5.45%) JUnit
7 5 (4.55%) Selenium
7 5 (4.55%) SoapUI
8 3 (2.73%) VisualVM
9 2 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.82%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.82%) Gradle
9 2 (1.82%) JIRA
9 2 (1.82%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.82%) Travis CI
9 2 (1.82%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (11.82%) Finance
2 12 (10.91%) Automotive
3 9 (8.18%) Marketing
4 7 (6.36%) Legal
5 4 (3.64%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.82%) Games
7 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 70 (63.64%) Developer
2 53 (48.18%) Java Developer
3 19 (17.27%) Senior Developer
4 16 (14.55%) Senior Java Developer
5 15 (13.64%) Architect
6 12 (10.91%) J2EE Developer
6 12 (10.91%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (10.00%) SOA Developer
8 10 (9.09%) SQL Developer
9 9 (8.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 8 (7.27%) XML Developer
11 7 (6.36%) Analyst
11 7 (6.36%) PL/SQL Developer
12 5 (4.55%) Agile Developer
12 5 (4.55%) C++ Developer
12 5 (4.55%) C++/Java Developer
12 5 (4.55%) HTML Developer
13 4 (3.64%) Angular Developer
13 4 (3.64%) Applications Support
13 4 (3.64%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (38.18%) Web Services
2 40 (36.36%) HTML
3 39 (35.45%) J2EE
3 39 (35.45%) XML
4 38 (34.55%) REST
5 34 (30.91%) SOAP
6 26 (23.64%) HTML5
7 25 (22.73%) .NET
8 24 (21.82%) CSS
9 21 (19.09%) Middleware
10 17 (15.45%) Ajax
11 16 (14.55%) JSON
11 16 (14.55%) TopLink
12 15 (13.64%) JSF
13 14 (12.73%) AngularJS
14 11 (10.00%) PrimeFaces
14 11 (10.00%) XSD
15 10 (9.09%) Apache Camel
15 10 (9.09%) XHTML
15 10 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.55%) User Experience
3 4 (3.64%) Clustering
3 4 (3.64%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.64%) DataPower
3 4 (3.64%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.64%) Replication
4 3 (2.73%) Chemistry
4 3 (2.73%) Physics
4 3 (2.73%) Social Media
5 2 (1.82%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.82%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.82%) STB
5 2 (1.82%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.91%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.91%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.91%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 30 (27.27%) Linux
2 23 (20.91%) Unix
2 23 (20.91%) Windows
3 13 (11.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (6.36%) Mac OS X
5 6 (5.45%) Solaris
5 6 (5.45%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.64%) Windows Vista
7 3 (2.73%) zOS
8 1 (0.91%) CentOS
8 1 (0.91%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (30.91%) SOA
3 32 (29.09%) TDD
4 25 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (20.00%) OO
6 21 (19.09%) Scrum
7 19 (17.27%) Open Source
8 17 (15.45%) Software Engineering
9 12 (10.91%) Kanban
9 12 (10.91%) Mentoring
9 12 (10.91%) User Stories
10 11 (10.00%) TOGAF
11 9 (8.18%) DevOps
11 9 (8.18%) Digital Marketing
11 9 (8.18%) Extreme Programming
12 8 (7.27%) Pair Programming
12 8 (7.27%) Unit Testing
13 7 (6.36%) B2C
13 7 (6.36%) Coaching
13 7 (6.36%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 35 (31.82%) SQL
2 18 (16.36%) JavaScript
3 11 (10.00%) C++
4 10 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 10 (9.09%) Python
5 9 (8.18%) Ruby
6 8 (7.27%) Shell Script
7 7 (6.36%) C#
8 6 (5.45%) Perl
9 5 (4.55%) Scala
10 4 (3.64%) PHP
11 2 (1.82%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.82%) C
11 2 (1.82%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.82%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.82%) VBA
12 1 (0.91%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.91%) Groovy
12 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.91%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.55%) Degree
2 3 (2.73%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (1.82%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.91%) PhD
4 1 (0.91%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.64%) COBIT
1 4 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (3.64%) ISO27002
2 3 (2.73%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.82%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.82%) Xen
3 1 (0.91%) Docker
3 1 (0.91%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (11.82%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (11.82%) Puppet
2 3 (2.73%) Opsview
3 2 (1.82%) Ansible
4 1 (0.91%) Cacti
4 1 (0.91%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.91%) Nagios
4 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 24 (21.82%) Oracle
2 15 (13.64%) Google
3 13 (11.82%) WSO2
4 9 (8.18%) IBM
5 8 (7.27%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.55%) VMware
6 5 (4.55%) webMethods
7 4 (3.64%) Adobe
7 4 (3.64%) Software AG
7 4 (3.64%) Teradata
8 3 (2.73%) CA
8 3 (2.73%) Cisco
8 3 (2.73%) FatWire
8 3 (2.73%) Rally
8 3 (2.73%) Splunk
9 2 (1.82%) Omniture
10 1 (0.91%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.91%) SunGard
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