The table below looks at the statistics for the Java/J2EE Developer role 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/J2EE Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 54 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 10 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.96% - 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% - 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 1
Average daily rate
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£425 - £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £319 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year
- -30.10%
Java/J2EE Developer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
476 519 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 93.33% 91.53% 92.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 293 166
Average daily rate £400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £133 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 81 50
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.18 £41.10 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java/J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Java/J2EE Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer across the Essex region.

Java/J2EE Developer Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Java/J2EE Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer across the Essex region.

Java/J2EE Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Java/J2EE Developer
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/J2EE Developer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Chelmsford - - - - 1
Java/J2EE Developer
East of England

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region that cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title 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 with Java/J2EE Developer in their job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) J2EE
2 10 (90.91%) CSS
2 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 10 (90.91%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) XML
3 6 (54.55%) UNIX
3 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
4 5 (45.45%) User Stories
4 5 (45.45%) HTML5
4 5 (45.45%) SoapUI
4 5 (45.45%) Adobe CQ
4 5 (45.45%) JAX-RS
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) Use Case
4 5 (45.45%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (45.45%) JAX-WS
4 5 (45.45%) Content Management
4 5 (45.45%) Ajax
4 5 (45.45%) Marketing
4 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
4 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 5 (45.45%) TopLink
4 5 (45.45%) Validation
4 5 (45.45%) OO
4 5 (45.45%) Solaris

Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region that cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title 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 with Java/J2EE Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
1 5 (45.45%) Adobe CQ
2 4 (36.36%) CMS
3 1 (9.09%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (9.09%) MariaDB
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Ant
1 5 (45.45%) Eclipse
1 5 (45.45%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (45.45%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) J2EE
2 10 (90.91%) CSS
2 10 (90.91%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) XML
4 5 (45.45%) XHTML
4 5 (45.45%) SOAP
4 5 (45.45%) Web Services
4 5 (45.45%) TopLink
4 5 (45.45%) Ajax
4 5 (45.45%) JAX-WS
4 5 (45.45%) HTML5
4 5 (45.45%) JAX-RS
5 1 (9.09%) JPA
5 1 (9.09%) Spring MVC
5 1 (9.09%) Spring
5 1 (9.09%) JAAS
5 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) UNIX
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Solaris
3 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) TDD
2 5 (45.45%) Content Management
2 5 (45.45%) OO
2 5 (45.45%) RUP
2 5 (45.45%) Validation
2 5 (45.45%) Scrum
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Use Case
2 5 (45.45%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (45.45%) User Stories
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) B2C
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Information Management
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) IBM
1 5 (45.45%) Adobe
2 4 (36.36%) FatWire
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Business Objects