The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basildon with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java
Essex / Basildon
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 1 7
Rank change year-on-year -4 +6  
Contract jobs citing Java 4 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basildon 13.33% 45.45% 20.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.36% 100.00% 52.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £250 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £31.00 £36.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.06% +1.38%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year +2.50% +4.57%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basildon with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Basildon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 11 5 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basildon 36.67% 45.45% 39.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Median daily rate £275 - £275
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 - £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 - £344
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £31.00 £36.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.06% +1.38%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Basildon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basildon citing Java as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Basildon

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java in Basildon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Basildon

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java in Basildon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Basildon

Java
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Basildon region with a requirement for Java.

1 14 (82.35%) SQL
1 14 (82.35%) Unix
2 13 (76.47%) Oracle
3 12 (70.59%) Adobe
4 10 (58.82%) CRM
4 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
4 10 (58.82%) JSON
4 10 (58.82%) XML
4 10 (58.82%) Adobe Campaign
5 9 (52.94%) Unica
5 9 (52.94%) HTML
5 9 (52.94%) CSS
5 9 (52.94%) B2C
6 8 (47.06%) PHP
7 7 (41.18%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (41.18%) Web Development
8 6 (35.29%) Analytics
9 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
9 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
9 5 (29.41%) PL/SQL
10 4 (23.53%) C++
10 4 (23.53%) PVCS
10 4 (23.53%) Sun Certification
10 4 (23.53%) Sun
10 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
10 4 (23.53%) Systems Analysis
11 3 (17.65%) Coaching
11 3 (17.65%) Hadoop
11 3 (17.65%) Data Analytics

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basildon 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 2 (11.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Adobe Campaign
2 9 (52.94%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Adobe Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (17.65%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) DataStage
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) PVCS
General
1 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Java Developer
3 5 (29.41%) CRM Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Developer
4 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL Developer
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Java Applications Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Unix Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Unix Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) JSON
1 10 (58.82%) XML
2 9 (52.94%) CSS
2 9 (52.94%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) Ajax
3 1 (5.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Unix
2 2 (11.76%) Android
2 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) CRM
2 9 (52.94%) B2C
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) Web Development
4 6 (35.29%) Analytics
5 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
6 4 (23.53%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Coaching
7 3 (17.65%) Data Analytics
8 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (11.76%) DevOps
8 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
8 2 (11.76%) TDD
9 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
9 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
9 1 (5.88%) Password Management
9 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 8 (47.06%) PHP
4 5 (29.41%) PL/SQL
4 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
5 4 (23.53%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Sun Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Oracle
2 12 (70.59%) Adobe
3 4 (23.53%) Sun
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Teradata