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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 8 6 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs citing Java 7 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 8.24% 16.18% 5.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.00% 38.60% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 2
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £375 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £438 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+0.06% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.88 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -
Java
Suffolk

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
20 57 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 23.53% 41.91% 52.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 40 36
Average daily rate £349 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.81% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £300 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 8 February 2016, 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 10 (43.48%) Big Data
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Oracle
3 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (30.43%) RESTful
4 6 (26.09%) Visualisation
4 6 (26.09%) Spring
4 6 (26.09%) Apache Hive
4 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
5 5 (21.74%) Perl
5 5 (21.74%) Web Services
5 5 (21.74%) Linux
5 5 (21.74%) Python
5 5 (21.74%) Data Mining
5 5 (21.74%) TOGAF
5 5 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (21.74%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (21.74%) Kibana
5 5 (21.74%) Check_MK
5 5 (21.74%) Apache Spark
5 5 (21.74%) Apache CXF
5 5 (21.74%) Data Visualisation
5 5 (21.74%) Spark Streaming
6 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
6 4 (17.39%) User Stories
6 4 (17.39%) Information Management
6 4 (17.39%) SOA
6 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
6 4 (17.39%) Client/Server
6 4 (17.39%) Apache

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 5 (21.74%) Apache Spark
1 5 (21.74%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (17.39%) Apache
2 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
3 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
4 2 (8.70%) JBoss
5 1 (4.35%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.70%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) Big Data
2 6 (26.09%) Apache Hive
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
3 5 (21.74%) Data Mining
4 3 (13.04%) MySQL
4 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
5 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
6 1 (4.35%) Impala
6 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
6 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
1 4 (17.39%) JUnit
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) Gradle
2 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 2 (8.70%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) Geb
3 1 (4.35%) Maven
3 1 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) Architect
3 8 (34.78%) Java Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (21.74%) Big Data Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Analyst Programmer
6 3 (13.04%) Developer Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Integration Architect
6 3 (13.04%) Java Analyst Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Java Analyst Programmer
6 3 (13.04%) Java Architect
6 3 (13.04%) Java Programmer
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Programmer
7 2 (8.70%) .NET Architect
7 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) RESTful
2 6 (26.09%) Spring
3 5 (21.74%) Apache CXF
3 5 (21.74%) Spark Streaming
3 5 (21.74%) Web Services
4 4 (17.39%) .NET
4 4 (17.39%) SOAP
5 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
5 3 (13.04%) J2EE
5 3 (13.04%) JAX-RS
5 3 (13.04%) JDBC
5 3 (13.04%) jQuery
5 3 (13.04%) REST
5 3 (13.04%) XML
6 2 (8.70%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (4.35%) Ajax
7 1 (4.35%) Drools
7 1 (4.35%) JPA
7 1 (4.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Visualisation
2 4 (17.39%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (21.74%) Data Visualisation
3 5 (21.74%) TOGAF
4 4 (17.39%) Information Management
4 4 (17.39%) SOA
4 4 (17.39%) User Stories
5 3 (13.04%) API Development
5 3 (13.04%) Open Source
5 3 (13.04%) Scrum
5 3 (13.04%) UML
6 2 (8.70%) DevOps
6 2 (8.70%) TDD
6 2 (8.70%) Web Design
7 1 (4.35%) AOP
7 1 (4.35%) MVC
7 1 (4.35%) Refactoring
7 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) Perl
1 5 (21.74%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Check_MK
1 5 (21.74%) Kibana
2 2 (8.70%) OpenAM
3 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) ForgeRock
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com