The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 7 8 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing Java 20 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 13.07% 13.14% 6.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.44% 33.96% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 5
Median daily rate £420 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
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
45 53 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 29.41% 38.69% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 40 51
Median daily rate £325 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £473 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Ipswich region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 August 2016, 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for Java.

1 23 (65.71%) OO
2 19 (54.29%) Open Source
3 15 (42.86%) Apache Spark
3 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (40.00%) SOAP
4 14 (40.00%) Web Services
4 14 (40.00%) REST
4 14 (40.00%) AngularJS
5 13 (37.14%) KnockoutJS
5 13 (37.14%) OOA/OOD
5 13 (37.14%) Scrum
6 12 (34.29%) Apache
7 11 (31.43%) Big Data
8 10 (28.57%) Cloudera
8 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
9 9 (25.71%) Finance
10 8 (22.86%) Hadoop
10 8 (22.86%) HBase
10 8 (22.86%) Python
11 7 (20.00%) Kafka
12 6 (17.14%) ETL
12 6 (17.14%) Linux
12 6 (17.14%) SQL
12 6 (17.14%) JSON
13 5 (14.29%) Performance Management
13 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
13 5 (14.29%) TDD
13 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (14.29%) Hortonworks
13 5 (14.29%) Jenkins

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich 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 15 (42.86%) Apache Spark
2 12 (34.29%) Apache
3 3 (8.57%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (5.71%) JBoss
4 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.86%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.86%) Mule
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) Big Data
2 8 (22.86%) Hadoop
2 8 (22.86%) HBase
3 3 (8.57%) Apache Hive
4 2 (5.71%) Cloudera CDH
4 2 (5.71%) Impala
5 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.43%) Selenium
3 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.86%) Gradle
3 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) Developer
2 21 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (25.71%) Agile Developer
3 9 (25.71%) Agile Java Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Big Data Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
5 5 (14.29%) Apache Spark Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Developer Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Hadoop Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Java Analyst Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Java Analyst Programmer
5 5 (14.29%) Java Hadoop Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Java Programmer
5 5 (14.29%) Programmer
5 5 (14.29%) Software Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (2.86%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (40.00%) AngularJS
1 14 (40.00%) REST
1 14 (40.00%) SOAP
1 14 (40.00%) Web Services
2 13 (37.14%) KnockoutJS
3 7 (20.00%) Kafka
4 6 (17.14%) JSON
5 3 (8.57%) J2EE
6 1 (2.86%) Java EE
6 1 (2.86%) Mason
6 1 (2.86%) Middleware
6 1 (2.86%) OAuth
6 1 (2.86%) OpenID
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (2.86%) SAML
6 1 (2.86%) Spark Streaming
6 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Telematics
2 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) OO
2 19 (54.29%) Open Source
3 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (37.14%) OOA/OOD
4 13 (37.14%) Scrum
5 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 6 (17.14%) ETL
7 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (14.29%) Performance Management
7 5 (14.29%) TDD
8 4 (11.43%) Defect Management
8 4 (11.43%) Performance Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
8 4 (11.43%) Test Planning
9 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (5.71%) Analytics
10 2 (5.71%) Functional Testing
10 2 (5.71%) MapReduce
10 2 (5.71%) Migration
10 2 (5.71%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) Python
2 6 (17.14%) SQL
3 4 (11.43%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.71%) C++
4 2 (5.71%) HiveQL
4 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.86%) Perl
5 1 (2.86%) PHP
5 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Apache Flume
2 2 (5.71%) HDFS
3 1 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Kibana
2 2 (5.71%) Oozie
3 1 (2.86%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Cloudera
2 5 (14.29%) Hortonworks
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) MuleSoft