The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Java 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 Senior Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 51 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 11 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.14% 0.52% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.29% 0.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £385 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £385 £355
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior Java 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
480 528 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 93.57% 91.83% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 291 192
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 £138 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 86 46
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 £12.50 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.42 £40.56 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Senior Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Senior Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Senior Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Senior Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Senior Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer across the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Senior Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Senior Java 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 Senior Java Developer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 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
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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 - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Senior Java Developer
East of England

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region that cited Senior Java 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 Senior Java Developer in their job title.

1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (62.07%) Spring
2 18 (62.07%) HTML
3 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (44.83%) SQL
4 13 (44.83%) Struts
5 12 (41.38%) CSS
6 11 (37.93%) J2EE
6 11 (37.93%) Relational Database
7 10 (34.48%) UNIX
7 10 (34.48%) Linux
7 10 (34.48%) Hibernate
8 9 (31.03%) Scrum
8 9 (31.03%) Java EE
8 9 (31.03%) JBoss
8 9 (31.03%) REST
9 8 (27.59%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (27.59%) Mac OS X
9 8 (27.59%) MySQL
9 8 (27.59%) Oracle
9 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
9 8 (27.59%) Spring MVC
9 8 (27.59%) MVC
10 7 (24.14%) Web Design
10 7 (24.14%) PL/SQL
10 7 (24.14%) JAAS
10 7 (24.14%) HTTP
10 7 (24.14%) UML
10 7 (24.14%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (24.14%) JAX-RS

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region that cited Senior Java 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 Senior Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (31.03%) JBoss
2 6 (20.69%) WebLogic
2 6 (20.69%) CMS
3 5 (17.24%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) HTTP
2 6 (20.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) Relational Database
2 8 (27.59%) MySQL
3 5 (17.24%) Neo4j
3 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.45%) DTS
4 1 (3.45%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.45%) Ant
General
1 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) Spring
1 18 (62.07%) HTML
2 13 (44.83%) Struts
3 12 (41.38%) CSS
4 11 (37.93%) J2EE
5 10 (34.48%) Hibernate
6 9 (31.03%) Java EE
6 9 (31.03%) REST
7 8 (27.59%) Spring MVC
8 7 (24.14%) JAAS
8 7 (24.14%) JAX-RS
8 7 (24.14%) Struts2
9 6 (20.69%) Web Services
9 6 (20.69%) XML
10 5 (17.24%) XSLT
11 3 (10.34%) JPA
12 2 (6.90%) JAX-RPC
12 2 (6.90%) SOAP
13 1 (3.45%) XHTML
13 1 (3.45%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (17.24%) N-Tier
3 2 (6.90%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) UNIX
1 10 (34.48%) Linux
2 8 (27.59%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.45%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) Scrum
3 8 (27.59%) MVC
4 7 (24.14%) Web Design
4 7 (24.14%) UML
4 7 (24.14%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (20.69%) Web Development
5 6 (20.69%) OO
5 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
6 5 (17.24%) TDD
6 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
6 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
7 4 (13.79%) B2C
8 2 (6.90%) Microservices
8 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.90%) Content Management
8 2 (6.90%) Validation
9 1 (3.45%) RUP
9 1 (3.45%) CMMI
9 1 (3.45%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (44.83%) SQL
3 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
4 7 (24.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Oracle
2 6 (20.69%) FatWire
3 5 (17.24%) Adobe
4 1 (3.45%) IBM