Period
to 25 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 25 November 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
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 51 25
Rank change year-on-year -1 -26 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 45 29 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.76% 3.30% 6.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.93% 3.41% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 15 41
Essex median daily rate £450 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £258 £235
90th Percentile £505 £460 £599
East of England median daily rate £425 £438 £388
% change year-on-year -2.86% +12.90% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 8
Essex median hourly rate £38.50 £31.70 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.45% -13.15% -
10th Percentile £36.55 £30.48 £34.68
90th Percentile £46.75 £38.88 £45.75
East of England median hourly rate £38.50 £31.70 £38.00
% change year-on-year +21.45% -16.58% +322.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Essex
Contract vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 759 851 1173
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.18% 96.92% 96.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 502 656
Essex median daily rate £475 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £230 £220 £227
90th Percentile £600 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +6.45% - +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 154 160
Essex median hourly rate £30.77 £32.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.86% +6.67% +39.53%
10th Percentile £11.98 £15.75 £15.49
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.83 £42.63
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year -19.10% +5.95% +5.00%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

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 6 months to 25 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Essex over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 25 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood -11 11 £400 +25.00%
Southend-on-Sea - 10 £472 -
Basildon +11 9 £400 -
Colchester - 1 £475 - 1
Java Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 45 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (84.44%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (71.11%) Spring
4 26 (57.78%) TDD
4 26 (57.78%) JavaScript
5 20 (44.44%) SQL
5 20 (44.44%) HTML
6 19 (42.22%) Web Services
6 19 (42.22%) Oracle
7 18 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (37.78%) Unix
8 17 (37.78%) Jenkins
9 16 (35.56%) REST
9 16 (35.56%) AngularJS
10 15 (33.33%) Spring Boot
10 15 (33.33%) J2EE
10 15 (33.33%) XML
10 15 (33.33%) CSS
11 14 (31.11%) Linux
11 14 (31.11%) JPA
12 13 (28.89%) NoSQL
12 13 (28.89%) Relational Database
13 12 (26.67%) MVC
14 11 (24.44%) JAXB
14 11 (24.44%) Struts
14 11 (24.44%) WebLogic
14 11 (24.44%) PL/SQL
14 11 (24.44%) RESTful
14 11 (24.44%) Spring MVC
15 10 (22.22%) Git (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 11 (24.44%) WebLogic
2 9 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 9 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 8 (17.78%) JBoss
4 4 (8.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (6.67%) CMS
5 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) LDAP
2 7 (15.56%) HTTP
3 1 (2.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) NoSQL
1 13 (28.89%) Relational Database
2 8 (17.78%) MySQL
3 7 (15.56%) MariaDB
4 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 3 (6.67%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.22%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 17 (37.78%) Jenkins
2 10 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 10 (22.22%) JUnit
3 7 (15.56%) Maven
3 7 (15.56%) Mockito
4 5 (11.11%) AccuRev
4 5 (11.11%) Ant
5 4 (8.89%) SoapUI
6 3 (6.67%) Eclipse
6 3 (6.67%) Gradle
6 3 (6.67%) JIRA
6 3 (6.67%) LoadUI
7 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.22%) Selenium
7 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 6 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 4 (8.89%) Automotive
2 4 (8.89%) Finance
3 3 (6.67%) Publishing
4 2 (4.44%) Marketing
5 1 (2.22%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (71.11%) Spring
2 20 (44.44%) HTML
3 19 (42.22%) Web Services
4 16 (35.56%) AngularJS
4 16 (35.56%) REST
5 15 (33.33%) CSS
5 15 (33.33%) J2EE
5 15 (33.33%) Spring Boot
5 15 (33.33%) XML
6 14 (31.11%) JPA
7 11 (24.44%) JAXB
7 11 (24.44%) RESTful
7 11 (24.44%) Spring MVC
7 11 (24.44%) Struts
8 10 (22.22%) EclipseLink
9 9 (20.00%) Hibernate
9 9 (20.00%) Kafka
9 9 (20.00%) OAuth2
9 9 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
9 9 (20.00%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.89%) N-Tier
3 3 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.22%) Clustering
5 1 (2.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (37.78%) Unix
2 14 (31.11%) Linux
3 8 (17.78%) Mac OS X
4 3 (6.67%) Windows
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (84.44%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (57.78%) TDD
3 18 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (26.67%) MVC
5 9 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 9 (20.00%) Test Management
5 9 (20.00%) Web Development
6 8 (17.78%) Continuous Deployment
6 8 (17.78%) OO
7 7 (15.56%) Configuration Management
7 7 (15.56%) Mentoring
7 7 (15.56%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (15.56%) Web Design
8 5 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
8 5 (11.11%) Telematics
8 5 (11.11%) Visualisation
9 4 (8.89%) BDD
9 4 (8.89%) DevOps
9 4 (8.89%) Scrum
9 4 (8.89%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (57.78%) JavaScript
3 20 (44.44%) SQL
4 11 (24.44%) PL/SQL
5 9 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 5 (11.11%) C
7 4 (8.89%) C++
7 4 (8.89%) Groovy
8 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.22%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) GCP
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (42.22%) Oracle
2 4 (8.89%) Adobe
2 4 (8.89%) IBM
3 3 (6.67%) CA
3 3 (6.67%) CA Agile Central