The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 34 11
Rank change year-on-year +15 -23  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 40 19 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 9.90% 4.18% 13.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.53% 4.34% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 8 35
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £363 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.12% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 8
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -1.35%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% +15.13%  

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 380 438 443
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 94.06% 96.26% 97.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 234 236
Median daily rate £350 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.44% +11.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 50 53
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +112.12% -52.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

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 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 28 March 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 - 15 £475 -
Brentwood - 3 £265 - 1
Basildon -3 2 - -
Java Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 69 (100.00%) Java
2 43 (62.32%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (52.17%) TDD
4 34 (49.28%) Oracle
4 34 (49.28%) XML
5 33 (47.83%) HTML
6 31 (44.93%) SQL
7 30 (43.48%) Unix
8 29 (42.03%) JavaScript
8 29 (42.03%) CSS
8 29 (42.03%) Web Services
9 26 (37.68%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (34.78%) Adobe
11 22 (31.88%) Automated Testing
12 21 (30.43%) Linux
12 21 (30.43%) DevOps
13 20 (28.99%) Mentoring
14 18 (26.09%) Jenkins
14 18 (26.09%) WebLogic
14 18 (26.09%) Software Engineering
15 17 (24.64%) Spring
15 17 (24.64%) Analytical Skills
15 17 (24.64%) Git (software)
16 16 (23.19%) JPA
16 16 (23.19%) Web Development
17 15 (21.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 14 (20.29%) REST
18 14 (20.29%) SOA
19 13 (18.84%) CRM
19 13 (18.84%) B2C

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 18 (26.09%) WebLogic
2 15 (21.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 10 (14.49%) WebSphere
4 7 (10.14%) JBoss
5 6 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (4.35%) Confluence
6 3 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.90%) CMS
8 1 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (14.49%) Adobe Campaign
1 10 (14.49%) Unica
2 5 (7.25%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (5.80%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.45%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.45%) Office 365
2 1 (1.45%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) LDAP
2 2 (2.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.84%) Relational Database
2 8 (11.59%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
3 7 (10.14%) MariaDB
3 7 (10.14%) MySQL
4 5 (7.25%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.80%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (5.80%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (5.80%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (4.35%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.35%) Neo4j
7 2 (2.90%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 18 (26.09%) Jenkins
2 17 (24.64%) Git (software)
3 9 (13.04%) Ant
3 9 (13.04%) Selenium
3 9 (13.04%) SoapUI
4 8 (11.59%) JUnit
5 7 (10.14%) Maven
5 7 (10.14%) Subversion
5 7 (10.14%) XDoclet
6 6 (8.70%) AccuRev
7 5 (7.25%) Mockito
8 4 (5.80%) Gradle
9 3 (4.35%) Eclipse
9 3 (4.35%) JIRA
10 2 (2.90%) Android Studio
10 2 (2.90%) Calabash
10 2 (2.90%) Cucumber
11 1 (1.45%) PVCS
General
1 6 (8.70%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Automotive
2 3 (4.35%) Marketing
3 2 (2.90%) Legal
4 1 (1.45%) Electronics
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (49.28%) XML
2 33 (47.83%) HTML
3 29 (42.03%) CSS
3 29 (42.03%) Web Services
4 17 (24.64%) Spring
5 16 (23.19%) JPA
6 14 (20.29%) REST
7 13 (18.84%) Hibernate
7 13 (18.84%) J2EE
7 13 (18.84%) SOAP
8 12 (17.39%) EclipseLink
9 11 (15.94%) Ajax
9 11 (15.94%) EJB
9 11 (15.94%) XHTML
10 10 (14.49%) Spring MVC
11 9 (13.04%) HTML5
11 9 (13.04%) JSON
12 8 (11.59%) JMS
12 8 (11.59%) JSP
12 8 (11.59%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.64%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (15.94%) Computer Science
3 8 (11.59%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.90%) Clustering
4 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.90%) Replication
4 2 (2.90%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.90%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.45%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 30 (43.48%) Unix
2 21 (30.43%) Linux
3 13 (18.84%) Android
4 11 (15.94%) Apple iOS
5 8 (11.59%) Mac OS X
6 4 (5.80%) Windows
7 3 (4.35%) Solaris
8 1 (1.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (62.32%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (52.17%) TDD
3 26 (37.68%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (31.88%) Automated Testing
5 21 (30.43%) DevOps
6 20 (28.99%) Mentoring
7 18 (26.09%) Software Engineering
8 16 (23.19%) Web Development
9 14 (20.29%) SOA
10 13 (18.84%) B2C
10 13 (18.84%) CRM
11 12 (17.39%) Android Development
12 10 (14.49%) iOS Development
12 10 (14.49%) MVC
12 10 (14.49%) OO
13 8 (11.59%) Continuous Deployment
14 7 (10.14%) Analytics
14 7 (10.14%) Coaching
14 7 (10.14%) Open Source
14 7 (10.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (44.93%) SQL
3 29 (42.03%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.04%) PHP
4 9 (13.04%) PL/SQL
5 7 (10.14%) Groovy
6 3 (4.35%) C#
7 1 (1.45%) C
7 1 (1.45%) C++
7 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (18.84%) Degree
2 3 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 34 (49.28%) Oracle
2 24 (34.78%) Adobe
3 12 (17.39%) IBM
4 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.35%) Google
6 2 (2.90%) Omniture
6 2 (2.90%) SAP
7 1 (1.45%) FatWire
7 1 (1.45%) Infor
7 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.45%) Sun
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