The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 26 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 3 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.86% 8.89% 2.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.45% 16.67% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 0
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£450 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Java
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Programming Languages Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
55 96 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 34.16% 53.33% 37.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 81 24
Average daily rate £475 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £30.75 £15.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.34% +102.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the Ipswich region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Java.

1 14 (46.67%) REST
2 12 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (36.67%) MySQL
4 10 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 9 (30.00%) Spring
5 9 (30.00%) JIRA
5 9 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (26.67%) Hibernate
7 7 (23.33%) Clustering
7 7 (23.33%) JUnit
7 7 (23.33%) jQuery
8 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
8 6 (20.00%) Open Source
8 6 (20.00%) SOAP
8 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (20.00%) SQL
8 6 (20.00%) Linux
9 5 (16.67%) UML
9 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
9 5 (16.67%) Oracle
9 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (16.67%) Apache CXF
9 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
9 5 (16.67%) Maven
9 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (13.33%) JBehave
10 4 (13.33%) RESTful
10 4 (13.33%) ForgeRock
10 4 (13.33%) OpenAM
10 4 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) JBoss
1 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.33%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.67%) PaaS
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (6.67%) IaaS
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) MySQL
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (6.67%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 9 (30.00%) JIRA
3 7 (23.33%) JUnit
4 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 5 (16.67%) Maven
6 4 (13.33%) Ant
6 4 (13.33%) JBehave
6 4 (13.33%) Eclipse
6 4 (13.33%) IntelliJ
7 3 (10.00%) Subversion
8 2 (6.67%) Moq
General
1 1 (3.33%) Games
1 1 (3.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Developer
2 12 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 11 (36.67%) Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Technical Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Lead Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Java Architect
5 4 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Java Technical Architect
7 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Coordinator
7 2 (6.67%) Release Coordinator
7 2 (6.67%) Lead .NET Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Java Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Automation Tester
8 1 (3.33%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Build and Release Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Lead Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Build Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) REST
2 9 (30.00%) Spring
3 8 (26.67%) Hibernate
4 7 (23.33%) jQuery
5 6 (20.00%) SOAP
6 5 (16.67%) Apache CXF
7 4 (13.33%) RESTful
7 4 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (13.33%) JDBC
7 4 (13.33%) Web Services
7 4 (13.33%) .NET
8 3 (10.00%) HTML
8 3 (10.00%) XML
8 3 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (10.00%) Spring MVC
8 3 (10.00%) WCF
8 3 (10.00%) LINQ
8 3 (10.00%) Ajax
8 3 (10.00%) Java EE
9 2 (6.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Clustering
2 6 (20.00%) Open Source
3 3 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (6.67%) Visualisation
4 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.33%) Data Integration
5 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) CentOS
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (16.67%) UML
2 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.00%) MVC
3 3 (10.00%) Scrum
4 2 (6.67%) Web Design
4 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
4 2 (6.67%) Web Testing
4 2 (6.67%) Information Management
4 2 (6.67%) TDD
4 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.67%) BDD
4 2 (6.67%) User Stories
4 2 (6.67%) DevOps
5 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.33%) Metadata Management
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.33%) Data Governance
5 1 (3.33%) Analytics
5 1 (3.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) Groovy
2 3 (10.00%) C#
3 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.33%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.33%) Jython
4 1 (3.33%) R
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (13.33%) OpenAM
3 2 (6.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle
1 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (13.33%) ForgeRock
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
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