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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 20 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Java 4 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.54% - 5.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.02% - 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 8
Average daily rate
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£357 - £370
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 - £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 - £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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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
57 53 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 50.44% 61.63% 41.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 41 67
Average daily rate £375 £390 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +84.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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
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 22 September 2014, 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 11 (61.11%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (44.44%) Subversion
3 6 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 6 (33.33%) Scrum
3 6 (33.33%) TDD
3 6 (33.33%) Android
3 6 (33.33%) Change Management
3 6 (33.33%) UNIX
3 6 (33.33%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 6 (33.33%) PHP
3 6 (33.33%) MySQL
3 6 (33.33%) OO
3 6 (33.33%) Puppet
3 6 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (33.33%) Android SDK
4 5 (27.78%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (27.78%) Cyber Security
4 5 (27.78%) Network Management
4 5 (27.78%) DevOps
4 5 (27.78%) C
4 5 (27.78%) C++
4 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
4 5 (27.78%) Electronics
4 5 (27.78%) Project Management
4 5 (27.78%) Information Assurance
4 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
4 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
4 5 (27.78%) Chartered Engineer

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 2 (11.11%) IIS
1 2 (11.11%) Apache
1 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 4 (22.22%) VPN
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
1 4 (22.22%) SAN
1 4 (22.22%) Firewall
1 4 (22.22%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (11.11%) Wireshark
2 2 (11.11%) X.509
2 2 (11.11%) LDAP
2 2 (11.11%) HTTP
2 2 (11.11%) Kerberos
2 2 (11.11%) SSL
3 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) MySQL
2 4 (22.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Subversion
2 2 (11.11%) Maven
2 2 (11.11%) Fiddler
2 2 (11.11%) Ant
General
1 5 (27.78%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Java Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Testing Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Security Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Web Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Android SDK
2 4 (22.22%) JSON
2 4 (22.22%) Web Services
2 4 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (11.11%) JAAS
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (5.56%) .NET
4 1 (5.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
2 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
2 5 (27.78%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (22.22%) Replication
4 2 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) UNIX
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
1 6 (33.33%) Android
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) OO
1 6 (33.33%) Change Management
1 6 (33.33%) Scrum
1 6 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 6 (33.33%) TDD
1 6 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
2 5 (27.78%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) Information Assurance
2 5 (27.78%) Network Management
2 5 (27.78%) Cyber Security
2 5 (27.78%) DevOps
3 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) PHP
1 6 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 5 (27.78%) C
2 5 (27.78%) C++
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
1 5 (27.78%) Chartered Engineer
1 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
1 5 (27.78%) HND
2 4 (22.22%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.56%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Puppet
1 6 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (11.11%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) ForgeRock
3 2 (11.11%) Sun
4 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint