The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 28 18
Rank change year-on-year -1 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 42 30 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 9.84% 6.34% 6.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.34% 6.48% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 18
Median daily rate £450 £230 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +95.65% -42.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £220 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £393 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £399
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Median hourly rate £36.25 £31.90 £40.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.63% -21.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £28.90 £39.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £35.00 £47.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £35.50 £39.30
% change year-on-year +29.57% -9.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 406 463 617
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 95.08% 97.89% 97.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 223 371
Median daily rate £475 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.15% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 108 46
Median hourly rate £32.50 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.96% -13.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £36.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Essex

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Essex

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Essex over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in Essex

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in Essex

Java Developer
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 Developer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 June 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 - 23 £458 -
Brentwood +4 3 £273 - 1
Saffron Walden - 1 - -
Java Developer
East of England

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 86 (100.00%) Java
2 63 (73.26%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (56.98%) TDD
4 47 (54.65%) HTML
5 45 (52.33%) Oracle
6 42 (48.84%) XML
7 40 (46.51%) CSS
7 40 (46.51%) SQL
8 39 (45.35%) Linux
9 38 (44.19%) Unix
9 38 (44.19%) Test Automation
10 36 (41.86%) Relational Database
11 35 (40.70%) Web Services
12 33 (38.37%) Continuous Integration
13 31 (36.05%) Jenkins
14 30 (34.88%) Spring
15 29 (33.72%) WebLogic
16 28 (32.56%) JavaScript
16 28 (32.56%) Git (software)
17 27 (31.40%) Web Development
18 26 (30.23%) JPA
18 26 (30.23%) MySQL
18 26 (30.23%) JBoss
19 25 (29.07%) Hibernate
20 24 (27.91%) Spring MVC
20 24 (27.91%) MVC
21 22 (25.58%) PL/SQL
21 22 (25.58%) REST
21 22 (25.58%) MariaDB
21 22 (25.58%) Enterprise Software

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 29 (33.72%) WebLogic
2 26 (30.23%) JBoss
3 10 (11.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 10 (11.63%) WebSphere
4 7 (8.14%) CMS
5 6 (6.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (5.81%) Apache
6 5 (5.81%) Tomcat
7 4 (4.65%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (3.49%) Confluence
8 3 (3.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (3.49%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (3.49%) Unica
3 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) Google Analytics
2 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.16%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (1.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (22.09%) LDAP
2 10 (11.63%) HTTP
3 1 (1.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (41.86%) Relational Database
2 26 (30.23%) MySQL
3 22 (25.58%) MariaDB
4 5 (5.81%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.81%) Neo4j
4 5 (5.81%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.65%) Ingres
5 4 (4.65%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (4.65%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (4.65%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.49%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 31 (36.05%) Jenkins
2 28 (32.56%) Git (software)
3 19 (22.09%) JUnit
4 16 (18.60%) Mockito
5 10 (11.63%) Maven
5 10 (11.63%) SoapUI
6 9 (10.47%) Selenium
7 8 (9.30%) Ant
7 8 (9.30%) Subversion
8 7 (8.14%) XDoclet
9 5 (5.81%) AccuRev
10 3 (3.49%) Eclipse
10 3 (3.49%) Gradle
10 3 (3.49%) JIRA
11 2 (2.33%) Cucumber
12 1 (1.16%) Android Studio
12 1 (1.16%) Calabash
General
1 9 (10.47%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Marketing
3 2 (2.33%) Automotive
3 2 (2.33%) Legal
3 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.16%) Electronics
4 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (54.65%) HTML
2 42 (48.84%) XML
3 40 (46.51%) CSS
4 35 (40.70%) Web Services
5 30 (34.88%) Spring
6 26 (30.23%) JPA
7 25 (29.07%) Hibernate
8 24 (27.91%) Spring MVC
9 22 (25.58%) EclipseLink
9 22 (25.58%) REST
10 21 (24.42%) J2EE
11 18 (20.93%) JAAS
12 17 (19.77%) JAXB
13 15 (17.44%) SOAP
14 13 (15.12%) Ajax
14 13 (15.12%) XHTML
15 11 (12.79%) EJB
15 11 (12.79%) HTML5
15 11 (12.79%) Struts
16 9 (10.47%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.58%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.47%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.81%) Virtual Team
3 5 (5.81%) Web 2.0
4 2 (2.33%) Clustering
4 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.33%) Replication
5 1 (1.16%) iPad
5 1 (1.16%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 39 (45.35%) Linux
2 38 (44.19%) Unix
3 21 (24.42%) Mac OS X
4 9 (10.47%) Solaris
5 8 (9.30%) Windows
6 7 (8.14%) Android
7 5 (5.81%) Apple iOS
8 4 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.16%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (73.26%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (56.98%) TDD
3 38 (44.19%) Test Automation
4 33 (38.37%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (31.40%) Web Development
6 24 (27.91%) MVC
7 19 (22.09%) Continuous Deployment
8 18 (20.93%) Mentoring
8 18 (20.93%) SOA
9 14 (16.28%) DevOps
9 14 (16.28%) Microservices
10 12 (13.95%) B2C
10 12 (13.95%) Configuration Management
10 12 (13.95%) Responsive Web Design
10 12 (13.95%) Web Design
11 10 (11.63%) OO
12 9 (10.47%) Pair Programming
13 8 (9.30%) Open Source
13 8 (9.30%) Software Engineering
13 8 (9.30%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 86 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (46.51%) SQL
3 28 (32.56%) JavaScript
4 22 (25.58%) PL/SQL
5 7 (8.14%) Groovy
6 3 (3.49%) PHP
7 2 (2.33%) C
8 1 (1.16%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.14%) Degree
3 5 (5.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (5.81%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.49%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) Ansible
Vendors
1 45 (52.33%) Oracle
2 12 (13.95%) Adobe
3 10 (11.63%) IBM
4 5 (5.81%) Google
4 5 (5.81%) Omniture
5 4 (4.65%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.49%) FatWire
7 1 (1.16%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.16%) SAP
7 1 (1.16%) WSO2
Brentwood, Essex
X4 Group
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago