The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Rank 5 22 7
Rank change year-on-year +17 -15  
Contract jobs citing Java 93 33 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 21.88% 7.27% 17.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.21% 22.76% 43.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 19 43
Median daily rate £433 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.12% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 9
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.36% -3.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £36.50 £33.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.50 £45.00
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 Essex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 197 145 181
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 46.35% 31.94% 40.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 88 94
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 28
Median hourly rate £37.00 £47.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.10% +20.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £36.50 £32.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £47.50 £45.00
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 Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Essex

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Essex

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Essex

Java
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 within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 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 -1 24 £475 +8.57% 1
Brentwood - 8 £265 - 2
Basildon -4 4 £250 -
Saffron Walden - 3 - - 5
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 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 Essex region with a requirement for Java.

1 105 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (42.86%) TDD
3 72 (41.14%) Oracle
4 68 (38.86%) XML
5 65 (37.14%) Continuous Integration
6 64 (36.57%) JavaScript
7 62 (35.43%) HTML
8 56 (32.00%) Unix
9 55 (31.43%) SQL
9 55 (31.43%) Adobe
10 47 (26.86%) JSON
11 45 (25.71%) CSS
11 45 (25.71%) SOA
12 41 (23.43%) Web Services
12 41 (23.43%) DevOps
13 36 (20.57%) Jenkins
13 36 (20.57%) J2EE
14 35 (20.00%) Android
14 35 (20.00%) Marketing
15 33 (18.86%) Linux
15 33 (18.86%) Mentoring
15 33 (18.86%) Adobe Campaign
16 32 (18.29%) Scrum
17 31 (17.71%) Automated Testing
18 30 (17.14%) CRM
18 30 (17.14%) Open Source
19 29 (16.57%) OO
19 29 (16.57%) Digital Marketing
20 28 (16.00%) Manufacturing
20 28 (16.00%) B2C

Java
Top Related 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 28 (16.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 24 (13.71%) WebLogic
3 13 (7.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 13 (7.43%) WebSphere
4 9 (5.14%) JBoss
5 8 (4.57%) Confluence
6 6 (3.43%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (3.43%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.43%) Skype for Business
7 5 (2.86%) Mule
7 5 (2.86%) Oracle Service Bus
7 5 (2.86%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.29%) Apache
9 3 (1.71%) IIS
9 3 (1.71%) Jetty
9 3 (1.71%) Mongrel
9 3 (1.71%) nginx
9 3 (1.71%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (7.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.57%) MS Office
2 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.57%) MS Project
2 1 (0.57%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 33 (18.86%) Adobe Campaign
2 23 (13.14%) Unica
3 18 (10.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 11 (6.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (3.43%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.86%) Adobe Analytics
1 12 (6.86%) GitHub
2 6 (3.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.43%) Office 365
2 6 (3.43%) Yammer
3 5 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.29%) Oracle CX
4 4 (2.29%) PaaS
4 4 (2.29%) SaaS
5 3 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.71%) Google App Engine
5 3 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.57%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.71%) SMS
2 7 (4.00%) LDAP
3 5 (2.86%) HTTP
4 4 (2.29%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.71%) DHCP
5 3 (1.71%) DNS
5 3 (1.71%) FTP
5 3 (1.71%) Intranet
5 3 (1.71%) IPsec
5 3 (1.71%) SSL
6 1 (0.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.57%) BusinessObjects
2 17 (9.71%) Relational Database
3 14 (8.00%) SQL Server
4 12 (6.86%) Hadoop
5 11 (6.29%) Big Data
6 10 (5.71%) MySQL
6 10 (5.71%) Oracle Database
7 7 (4.00%) MariaDB
7 7 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (2.29%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.29%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (2.29%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.71%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 3 (1.71%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.71%) Neo4j
9 3 (1.71%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (1.71%) Pentaho
9 3 (1.71%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (1.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (20.57%) Jenkins
2 21 (12.00%) JUnit
3 20 (11.43%) Git (software)
4 17 (9.71%) Gradle
5 14 (8.00%) Calabash
5 14 (8.00%) SoapUI
6 11 (6.29%) Maven
7 9 (5.14%) Ant
7 9 (5.14%) Selenium
7 9 (5.14%) Subversion
8 8 (4.57%) JIRA
9 7 (4.00%) XDoclet
10 6 (3.43%) AccuRev
10 6 (3.43%) PVCS
11 5 (2.86%) Android Studio
11 5 (2.86%) JIRA Agile
11 5 (2.86%) Mockito
12 3 (1.71%) CA Gen
12 3 (1.71%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.71%) Travis CI
General
1 35 (20.00%) Marketing
2 28 (16.00%) Manufacturing
3 23 (13.14%) Finance
4 18 (10.29%) Electronics
4 18 (10.29%) Telecoms
5 13 (7.43%) Automotive
6 12 (6.86%) Legal
7 7 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 118 (67.43%) Developer
2 68 (38.86%) Java Developer
3 19 (10.86%) Architect
4 18 (10.29%) CRM Developer
5 17 (9.71%) Senior Developer
6 15 (8.57%) Android Developer
6 15 (8.57%) Senior Java Developer
7 12 (6.86%) Digital Architect
8 11 (6.29%) Digital Marketing Architect
8 11 (6.29%) Java Software Developer
8 11 (6.29%) Senior Software Developer
9 10 (5.71%) Senior Java Software Developer
10 8 (4.57%) Technical Architect
11 6 (3.43%) Digital Solutions Architect
11 6 (3.43%) IT Architect
11 6 (3.43%) SOA Architect
11 6 (3.43%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
12 5 (2.86%) Integration Developer
12 5 (2.86%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (38.86%) XML
2 62 (35.43%) HTML
3 47 (26.86%) JSON
4 45 (25.71%) CSS
5 41 (23.43%) Web Services
6 36 (20.57%) J2EE
7 25 (14.29%) RESTful
8 22 (12.57%) SOAP
9 20 (11.43%) Spring
10 18 (10.29%) .NET
11 16 (9.14%) JPA
12 15 (8.57%) Middleware
13 14 (8.00%) REST
14 13 (7.43%) Android SDK
14 13 (7.43%) Hibernate
14 13 (7.43%) XSLT
15 12 (6.86%) Core Animation
15 12 (6.86%) Core Data
15 12 (6.86%) EclipseLink
16 11 (6.29%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.71%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.57%) Mobile App
2 15 (8.57%) Virtual Team
3 14 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 13 (7.43%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (6.86%) Animation
6 11 (6.29%) Social Media
7 2 (1.14%) Clustering
7 2 (1.14%) Replication
8 1 (0.57%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.57%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.57%) e-Health
8 1 (0.57%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.57%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.57%) RIA
8 1 (0.57%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 56 (32.00%) Unix
2 35 (20.00%) Android
3 33 (18.86%) Linux
4 20 (11.43%) Apple iOS
5 12 (6.86%) Windows
6 9 (5.14%) Mac OS X
7 4 (2.29%) Solaris
8 3 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.14%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.57%) CentOS
10 1 (0.57%) Fedora
10 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (42.86%) TDD
3 65 (37.14%) Continuous Integration
4 45 (25.71%) SOA
5 41 (23.43%) DevOps
6 33 (18.86%) Mentoring
7 32 (18.29%) Scrum
8 31 (17.71%) Automated Testing
9 30 (17.14%) CRM
9 30 (17.14%) Open Source
10 29 (16.57%) Digital Marketing
10 29 (16.57%) OO
11 28 (16.00%) B2C
12 27 (15.43%) Analytics
12 27 (15.43%) Business Intelligence
12 27 (15.43%) Software Engineering
13 26 (14.86%) Android Development
14 24 (13.71%) Web Development
15 23 (13.14%) MVC
16 21 (12.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 64 (36.57%) JavaScript
2 55 (31.43%) SQL
3 27 (15.43%) PHP
4 18 (10.29%) PL/SQL
5 11 (6.29%) Perl
5 11 (6.29%) Shell Script
6 9 (5.14%) Groovy
6 9 (5.14%) Ruby
7 8 (4.57%) C++
7 8 (4.57%) Python
7 8 (4.57%) XPath
8 4 (2.29%) C
8 4 (2.29%) Scala
9 3 (1.71%) C#
10 2 (1.14%) Go
11 1 (0.57%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.57%) Haskell
11 1 (0.57%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.57%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (11.43%) Degree
2 6 (3.43%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.86%) Sun Certification
4 3 (1.71%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.71%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.57%) CISA
5 1 (0.57%) CISM
5 1 (0.57%) CISSP
5 1 (0.57%) GSEC
5 1 (0.57%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (2.29%) Docker
1 4 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (2.29%) Xen
2 2 (1.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.57%) KVM
3 1 (0.57%) LXC
3 1 (0.57%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 1 (0.57%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (2.86%) Puppet
2 4 (2.29%) Ansible
3 3 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.57%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.57%) Mesos
4 1 (0.57%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 72 (41.14%) Oracle
2 55 (31.43%) Adobe
3 24 (13.71%) SAP
4 13 (7.43%) IBM
5 12 (6.86%) Microsoft
6 10 (5.71%) WSO2
7 8 (4.57%) Google
7 8 (4.57%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (3.43%) Infor
9 5 (2.86%) Sun
10 4 (2.29%) VMware
11 3 (1.71%) BEA
11 3 (1.71%) Informatica
11 3 (1.71%) Pega
11 3 (1.71%) webMethods
12 1 (0.57%) FatWire
12 1 (0.57%) Omniture
12 1 (0.57%) Pegasus
12 1 (0.57%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.57%) Teradata
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