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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Rank 5 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing Java 84 49 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 21.59% 9.94% 18.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 53.85% 27.22% 46.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 32 49
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £573 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £411 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.34% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 9
Median hourly rate £37.00 £46.25 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +28.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.80 £36.50 £32.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £60.90 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.69 £36.95
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +12.82%

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
156 180 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 40.10% 36.51% 39.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 126 93
Median daily rate £423 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 26
Median hourly rate £37.00 £44.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.90% +11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £36.50 £32.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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
Southend-on-Sea -1 16 £475 -13.63% 2
Basildon -3 9 £250 -
Brentwood +8 8 £263 -47.50%
Colchester - 2 - - 6
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 90 (63.38%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (39.44%) Oracle
3 52 (36.62%) Adobe
4 51 (35.92%) TDD
4 51 (35.92%) Continuous Integration
5 48 (33.80%) JavaScript
6 43 (30.28%) SQL
7 42 (29.58%) XML
8 41 (28.87%) HTML
9 40 (28.17%) Unix
10 38 (26.76%) SOA
11 36 (25.35%) J2EE
11 36 (25.35%) DevOps
12 35 (24.65%) JSON
13 33 (23.24%) Marketing
13 33 (23.24%) Web Services
14 32 (22.54%) Adobe Campaign
15 29 (20.42%) Digital Marketing
15 29 (20.42%) Android
16 28 (19.72%) Open Source
16 28 (19.72%) CSS
17 27 (19.01%) CRM
17 27 (19.01%) Automated Testing
17 27 (19.01%) Analytics
17 27 (19.01%) Mentoring
18 26 (18.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 25 (17.61%) OO
20 24 (16.90%) PHP
20 24 (16.90%) Scrum
21 23 (16.20%) WebLogic

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 26 (18.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 23 (16.20%) WebLogic
3 10 (7.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (4.93%) WebSphere
5 6 (4.23%) Confluence
6 5 (3.52%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (3.52%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.52%) Skype for Business
7 4 (2.82%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.11%) Apache
8 3 (2.11%) Mule
8 3 (2.11%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (1.41%) IIS
9 2 (1.41%) Jetty
9 2 (1.41%) Mongrel
9 2 (1.41%) nginx
10 1 (0.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (7.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.70%) MS Office
2 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 32 (22.54%) Adobe Campaign
2 20 (14.08%) Unica
3 13 (9.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (7.04%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (4.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.75%) Adobe Analytics
2 8 (5.63%) GitHub
3 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.52%) Office 365
3 5 (3.52%) Yammer
4 4 (2.82%) Oracle CX
4 4 (2.82%) PaaS
4 4 (2.82%) SaaS
5 3 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.41%) Google App Engine
6 2 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.15%) SMS
2 4 (2.82%) HTTP
3 3 (2.11%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.41%) DHCP
4 2 (1.41%) DNS
4 2 (1.41%) FTP
4 2 (1.41%) Intranet
4 2 (1.41%) IPsec
4 2 (1.41%) SSL
5 1 (0.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.38%) BusinessObjects
2 16 (11.27%) Big Data
3 14 (9.86%) SQL Server
4 11 (7.75%) Hadoop
5 10 (7.04%) Oracle Database
6 7 (4.93%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (4.23%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.82%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (2.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 3 (2.11%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (2.11%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.11%) Neo4j
9 3 (2.11%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (2.11%) Pentaho
9 3 (2.11%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.70%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 23 (16.20%) Jenkins
2 11 (7.75%) Gradle
2 11 (7.75%) SoapUI
3 10 (7.04%) Calabash
3 10 (7.04%) Git (software)
4 9 (6.34%) JUnit
5 7 (4.93%) Maven
5 7 (4.93%) Selenium
5 7 (4.93%) XDoclet
6 6 (4.23%) JIRA
6 6 (4.23%) PVCS
7 5 (3.52%) AccuRev
7 5 (3.52%) Android Studio
7 5 (3.52%) Subversion
8 4 (2.82%) Ant
9 3 (2.11%) CA Gen
9 3 (2.11%) JIRA Agile
10 2 (1.41%) Travis CI
General
1 33 (23.24%) Marketing
2 21 (14.79%) Manufacturing
3 17 (11.97%) Finance
4 13 (9.15%) Electronics
4 13 (9.15%) Legal
4 13 (9.15%) Telecoms
5 10 (7.04%) Automotive
6 6 (4.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 90 (63.38%) Developer
2 51 (35.92%) Java Developer
3 22 (15.49%) Architect
4 17 (11.97%) Digital Architect
5 16 (11.27%) CRM Developer
5 16 (11.27%) Digital Marketing Architect
6 12 (8.45%) Senior Developer
7 11 (7.75%) Android Developer
7 11 (7.75%) Senior Java Developer
8 9 (6.34%) Java Software Developer
9 8 (5.63%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 8 (5.63%) IT Architect
9 8 (5.63%) Senior Java Software Developer
9 8 (5.63%) Senior Software Developer
9 8 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (4.23%) Technical Architect
11 5 (3.52%) Software Manager
11 5 (3.52%) SQL Developer
12 4 (2.82%) CRM Consultant
12 4 (2.82%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (29.58%) XML
2 41 (28.87%) HTML
3 36 (25.35%) J2EE
4 35 (24.65%) JSON
5 33 (23.24%) Web Services
6 28 (19.72%) CSS
7 22 (15.49%) .NET
8 19 (13.38%) RESTful
8 19 (13.38%) SOAP
9 11 (7.75%) EJB
9 11 (7.75%) REST
10 10 (7.04%) Spring
11 9 (6.34%) Android SDK
11 9 (6.34%) JMS
11 9 (6.34%) JPA
11 9 (6.34%) XSLT
12 8 (5.63%) Core Animation
12 8 (5.63%) Core Data
12 8 (5.63%) Hibernate
13 7 (4.93%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.79%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (11.27%) Social Media
3 15 (10.56%) Virtual Team
4 11 (7.75%) Computer Science
4 11 (7.75%) Mobile App
5 8 (5.63%) Animation
6 3 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.70%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.70%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 40 (28.17%) Unix
2 29 (20.42%) Android
3 18 (12.68%) Apple iOS
4 17 (11.97%) Linux
5 8 (5.63%) Windows
6 3 (2.11%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.41%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.70%) CentOS
8 1 (0.70%) Fedora
8 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.70%) Solaris
8 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (63.38%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (35.92%) Continuous Integration
2 51 (35.92%) TDD
3 38 (26.76%) SOA
4 36 (25.35%) DevOps
5 29 (20.42%) Digital Marketing
6 28 (19.72%) Open Source
7 27 (19.01%) Analytics
7 27 (19.01%) Automated Testing
7 27 (19.01%) CRM
7 27 (19.01%) Mentoring
8 25 (17.61%) OO
9 24 (16.90%) Scrum
10 23 (16.20%) B2C
10 23 (16.20%) Software Engineering
11 21 (14.79%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (14.08%) Android Development
13 16 (11.27%) TOGAF
13 16 (11.27%) Zachman Framework
14 15 (10.56%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 48 (33.80%) JavaScript
2 43 (30.28%) SQL
3 24 (16.90%) PHP
4 13 (9.15%) PL/SQL
5 11 (7.75%) Shell Script
6 8 (5.63%) Groovy
7 6 (4.23%) C++
7 6 (4.23%) Ruby
8 5 (3.52%) Perl
9 4 (2.82%) XPath
10 3 (2.11%) C#
10 3 (2.11%) Python
11 2 (1.41%) C
11 2 (1.41%) Scala
12 1 (0.70%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.70%) Go
12 1 (0.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (10.56%) Degree
2 5 (3.52%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.52%) Sun Certification
3 3 (2.11%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.82%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.41%) Docker
2 2 (1.41%) Xen
3 1 (0.70%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.11%) Puppet
2 2 (1.41%) Ansible
3 1 (0.70%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 56 (39.44%) Oracle
2 52 (36.62%) Adobe
3 18 (12.68%) SAP
4 10 (7.04%) Microsoft
5 9 (6.34%) IBM
6 7 (4.93%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (4.23%) Google
7 6 (4.23%) WSO2
8 5 (3.52%) Infor
8 5 (3.52%) Sun
9 3 (2.11%) BEA
9 3 (2.11%) Informatica
9 3 (2.11%) Pega
9 3 (2.11%) VMware
9 3 (2.11%) webMethods
10 1 (0.70%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.70%) Teradata
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