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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 7 13 27
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +14
Contract jobs citing Java 69 67 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 16.39% 9.88% 4.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.07% 24.81% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 36 3
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£400 £450 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +109.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £295 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £605 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £363 £361
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 5
Average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £27.70 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £35.62 £34.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-9.00% +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
168 270 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 39.90% 39.82% 26.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 132 43
Average daily rate £355 £375 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +19.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £283 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £540 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 23
Average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.17% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.18 £25.70 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.40 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 4 March 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
Brentwood +5 17 £283 -48.54% 1
Basildon +3 7 - - 1
Chelmsford - 1 - - 15
Colchester - - - - 2
Saffron Walden - - - - 1
Witham - - - -
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 132 (65.02%) HTML
2 107 (52.71%) XML
3 105 (51.72%) SQL
4 94 (46.31%) Agile Software Development
5 92 (45.32%) Linux
6 91 (44.83%) UNIX
7 80 (39.41%) Relational Database
8 79 (38.92%) CSS
9 77 (37.93%) J2EE
10 75 (36.95%) Web Services
11 72 (35.47%) Oracle
12 71 (34.98%) JavaScript
13 65 (32.02%) Hibernate
13 65 (32.02%) Web Development
14 63 (31.03%) TDD
15 62 (30.54%) Spring
16 59 (29.06%) MVC
17 57 (28.08%) Spring MVC
18 56 (27.59%) REST
19 51 (25.12%) MySQL
19 51 (25.12%) PL/SQL
20 50 (24.63%) JBoss
20 50 (24.63%) Mac OS X
21 47 (23.15%) HTML5
22 44 (21.67%) Enterprise Software
23 41 (20.20%) JAX-RS
23 41 (20.20%) MariaDB
23 41 (20.20%) JAAS
24 40 (19.70%) LDAP
25 37 (18.23%) Scrum

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 50 (24.63%) JBoss
2 24 (11.82%) WebLogic
3 20 (9.85%) WebSphere
4 13 (6.40%) CMS
5 6 (2.96%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.46%) WildFly
6 5 (2.46%) Adobe CQ
7 3 (1.48%) LiveCycle
8 2 (0.99%) Node.js
8 2 (0.99%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.49%) Apache
9 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.48%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.99%) MS Office
4 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.94%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.49%) AWD
2 1 (0.49%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (19.70%) LDAP
2 36 (17.73%) HTTP
3 4 (1.97%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.99%) PuTTY
4 2 (0.99%) NAS
4 2 (0.99%) Firewall
4 2 (0.99%) Broadband
4 2 (0.99%) DHCP
4 2 (0.99%) Telnet
4 2 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.99%) Wireless
5 1 (0.49%) Intranet
5 1 (0.49%) Internet
5 1 (0.49%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (39.41%) Relational Database
2 51 (25.12%) MySQL
3 41 (20.20%) MariaDB
4 34 (16.75%) MongoDB
5 32 (15.76%) SQL Server
6 24 (11.82%) Neo4j
7 8 (3.94%) Oracle Database
8 7 (3.45%) DTS
9 5 (2.46%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (2.46%) Ingres
10 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.49%) BusinessObjects XI
11 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (9.85%) Eclipse
2 19 (9.36%) Ant
3 18 (8.87%) Git (software)
4 15 (7.39%) AccuRev
5 14 (6.90%) SoapUI
6 11 (5.42%) Jenkins
7 9 (4.43%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 9 (4.43%) Selenium
8 5 (2.46%) JUnit
9 3 (1.48%) Maven
9 3 (1.48%) Subversion
9 3 (1.48%) JIRA
10 2 (0.99%) jEdit
10 2 (0.99%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.49%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (0.49%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.49%) Mockito
11 1 (0.49%) Hamcrest
11 1 (0.49%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.49%) Trac
General
1 17 (8.37%) Marketing
2 13 (6.40%) Manufacturing
3 10 (4.93%) Finance
4 4 (1.97%) Automotive
4 4 (1.97%) Legal
5 3 (1.48%) Publishing
5 3 (1.48%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.48%) Banking
6 1 (0.49%) Front Office
6 1 (0.49%) Back Office
6 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 162 (79.80%) Developer
2 125 (61.58%) Java Developer
3 28 (13.79%) Senior Developer
4 27 (13.30%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 25 (12.32%) Senior Java Developer
6 11 (5.42%) J2EE Developer
7 9 (4.43%) Agile Coach
8 8 (3.94%) Architect
9 7 (3.45%) Analyst
10 6 (2.96%) Technical Architect
11 5 (2.46%) Web Developer
11 5 (2.46%) Software Developer
11 5 (2.46%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
11 5 (2.46%) C++ Developer
12 4 (1.97%) Automation Engineer
12 4 (1.97%) Test Engineer
12 4 (1.97%) Team Leader
12 4 (1.97%) Development Team Leader
13 3 (1.48%) Lead Developer
13 3 (1.48%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (65.02%) HTML
2 107 (52.71%) XML
3 79 (38.92%) CSS
4 77 (37.93%) J2EE
5 75 (36.95%) Web Services
6 65 (32.02%) Hibernate
7 62 (30.54%) Spring
8 57 (28.08%) Spring MVC
9 56 (27.59%) REST
10 47 (23.15%) HTML5
11 41 (20.20%) JAX-RS
11 41 (20.20%) JAAS
12 36 (17.73%) JPA
13 34 (16.75%) TopLink
14 32 (15.76%) SOAP
15 27 (13.30%) Ajax
16 25 (12.32%) Struts
17 22 (10.84%) XSLT
18 20 (9.85%) XHTML
19 17 (8.37%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 44 (21.67%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (7.88%) Visualisation
3 9 (4.43%) N-Tier
4 7 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.46%) Thin Client
5 5 (2.46%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.46%) Fat Client
6 4 (1.97%) Biology
7 3 (1.48%) Web 2.0
7 3 (1.48%) STB
7 3 (1.48%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.48%) Life Science
8 2 (0.99%) Open Source
8 2 (0.99%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.99%) LIMS
9 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.49%) User Experience
9 1 (0.49%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 92 (45.32%) Linux
2 91 (44.83%) UNIX
3 50 (24.63%) Mac OS X
4 26 (12.81%) Solaris
5 25 (12.32%) Windows
6 3 (1.48%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.49%) Android
7 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (46.31%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (32.02%) Web Development
3 63 (31.03%) TDD
4 59 (29.06%) MVC
5 37 (18.23%) Scrum
6 33 (16.26%) Web Design
7 32 (15.76%) Responsive Web Design
8 30 (14.78%) Configuration Management
9 29 (14.29%) OO
10 27 (13.30%) Content Management
10 27 (13.30%) Mentoring
11 26 (12.81%) User Stories
12 24 (11.82%) UML
13 21 (10.34%) Validation
14 17 (8.37%) Microservices
15 16 (7.88%) Use Case
16 15 (7.39%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (7.39%) Digital Marketing
16 15 (7.39%) RUP
17 14 (6.90%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 105 (51.72%) SQL
2 71 (34.98%) JavaScript
3 51 (25.12%) PL/SQL
4 14 (6.90%) C#
5 13 (6.40%) Ruby
6 12 (5.91%) Python
7 8 (3.94%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.96%) C++
9 3 (1.48%) Perl
9 3 (1.48%) PHP
9 3 (1.48%) VB
9 3 (1.48%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.48%) VBA
10 2 (0.99%) VB6
11 1 (0.49%) VBScript
11 1 (0.49%) Groovy
11 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (6.90%) Sun Certification
2 6 (2.96%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.46%) Degree
4 3 (1.48%) VCP4
5 1 (0.49%) ISEB
5 1 (0.49%) OCP
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.49%) MCP
5 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.99%) Firmware
2 1 (0.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 72 (35.47%) Oracle
2 18 (8.87%) IBM
3 14 (6.90%) Sun
3 14 (6.90%) FatWire
4 9 (4.43%) Adobe
5 7 (3.45%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.45%) Business Objects
6 5 (2.46%) SAP
7 2 (0.99%) Software AG
7 2 (0.99%) webMethods
8 1 (0.49%) HP
8 1 (0.49%) Omniture
8 1 (0.49%) Google
8 1 (0.49%) Terracotta
8 1 (0.49%) Twitter
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