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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 49 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.41% 0.21% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
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
612 438 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 95.92% 90.68% 92.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 220 202
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £198 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 56 64
Average hourly rate £29.48 £28.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.43% +78.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £13.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.28 £41.95 £38.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer across the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Java/J2EE Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 August 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
Basildon - 4 £245 -
Java/J2EE Developer
East of England

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 27 (100.00%) Java
1 27 (100.00%) J2EE
2 23 (85.19%) HTML
3 21 (77.78%) SQL
4 18 (66.67%) XML
5 17 (62.96%) JavaScript
5 17 (62.96%) Web Services
5 17 (62.96%) HTML5
6 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (55.56%) CSS
8 13 (48.15%) TopLink
9 12 (44.44%) SOAP
10 11 (40.74%) Ant
10 11 (40.74%) UNIX
10 11 (40.74%) Ajax
10 11 (40.74%) WebSphere
11 10 (37.04%) Relational Database
11 10 (37.04%) Content Management
11 10 (37.04%) TDD
11 10 (37.04%) Windows
11 10 (37.04%) Solaris
11 10 (37.04%) Linux
11 10 (37.04%) XHTML
11 10 (37.04%) IBM
12 9 (33.33%) OO
12 9 (33.33%) Marketing
12 9 (33.33%) FatWire
12 9 (33.33%) Hibernate
13 8 (29.63%) User Stories
13 8 (29.63%) EclipseLink

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 11 (40.74%) WebSphere
2 7 (25.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 7 (25.93%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) Relational Database
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Ant
2 7 (25.93%) Eclipse
2 7 (25.93%) SoapUI
3 3 (11.11%) AccuRev
3 3 (11.11%) JUnit
4 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 1 (3.70%) TestDirector
4 1 (3.70%) Checkstyle
4 1 (3.70%) FindBugs
4 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (33.33%) Marketing
2 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
3 3 (11.11%) Automotive
4 1 (3.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) J2EE
2 23 (85.19%) HTML
3 18 (66.67%) XML
4 17 (62.96%) Web Services
4 17 (62.96%) HTML5
5 15 (55.56%) CSS
6 13 (48.15%) TopLink
7 12 (44.44%) SOAP
8 11 (40.74%) Ajax
9 10 (37.04%) XHTML
10 9 (33.33%) Hibernate
11 8 (29.63%) EclipseLink
12 7 (25.93%) JAX-WS
12 7 (25.93%) JAX-RS
12 7 (25.93%) JSF
13 6 (22.22%) JSP
14 4 (14.81%) REST
14 4 (14.81%) PrimeFaces
15 3 (11.11%) Struts
16 2 (7.41%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) UNIX
2 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Solaris
2 10 (37.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) TDD
2 10 (37.04%) Content Management
3 9 (33.33%) OO
4 8 (29.63%) User Stories
5 7 (25.93%) Scrum
5 7 (25.93%) Use Case
5 7 (25.93%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (22.22%) RUP
6 6 (22.22%) Validation
7 3 (11.11%) B2C
8 2 (7.41%) SEO
8 2 (7.41%) RAD
8 2 (7.41%) Analytics
9 1 (3.70%) OOD
9 1 (3.70%) SOA
9 1 (3.70%) UML
9 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.70%) System Testing
9 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (77.78%) SQL
3 17 (62.96%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) IBM
2 9 (33.33%) FatWire
3 7 (25.93%) Adobe
4 2 (7.41%) Omniture
4 2 (7.41%) Google
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) HP