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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 14 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Java 10 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 6.99% 9.82% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.83% 16.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £373 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.16% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
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
48 67 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 33.57% 59.82% 24.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 53 19
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £456 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%

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 5 March 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 (42.42%) REST
2 12 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (30.30%) Git (software)
3 10 (30.30%) MySQL
3 10 (30.30%) JUnit
4 9 (27.27%) JIRA
4 9 (27.27%) Jenkins
4 9 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (24.24%) Spring
5 8 (24.24%) Maven
5 8 (24.24%) Hibernate
6 7 (21.21%) Clustering
6 7 (21.21%) Eclipse
6 7 (21.21%) IntelliJ
6 7 (21.21%) Linux
6 7 (21.21%) JDBC
6 7 (21.21%) Ant
6 7 (21.21%) jQuery
6 7 (21.21%) JBehave
7 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (15.15%) SQL
8 5 (15.15%) SOAP
8 5 (15.15%) UML
8 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
8 5 (15.15%) Open Source
8 5 (15.15%) Apache CXF
9 4 (12.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (12.12%) ForgeRock
9 4 (12.12%) OpenAM

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (3.03%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon S3
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.06%) PaaS
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (6.06%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) MySQL
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (6.06%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) JUnit
1 10 (30.30%) Git (software)
2 9 (27.27%) JIRA
2 9 (27.27%) Jenkins
3 8 (24.24%) Maven
4 7 (21.21%) Ant
4 7 (21.21%) JBehave
4 7 (21.21%) Eclipse
4 7 (21.21%) IntelliJ
5 3 (9.09%) Subversion
6 2 (6.06%) Moq
General
1 1 (3.03%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Developer
2 14 (42.42%) Java Developer
3 10 (30.30%) Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Technical Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Lead Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Java Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Java Technical Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Coordinator
6 2 (6.06%) Lead .NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Java Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Release Coordinator
6 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) Security Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) Build Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) Release Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) REST
2 8 (24.24%) Spring
2 8 (24.24%) Hibernate
3 7 (21.21%) JDBC
3 7 (21.21%) jQuery
4 5 (15.15%) Apache CXF
4 5 (15.15%) SOAP
5 4 (12.12%) .NET
5 4 (12.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (9.09%) RESTful
6 3 (9.09%) HTML
6 3 (9.09%) Web Services
6 3 (9.09%) XML
6 3 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (9.09%) Spring MVC
6 3 (9.09%) WCF
6 3 (9.09%) LINQ
6 3 (9.09%) Ajax
7 2 (6.06%) Java EE
7 2 (6.06%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Clustering
2 5 (15.15%) Open Source
3 3 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (6.06%) Visualisation
4 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.03%) Data Integration
5 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) CentOS
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.15%) UML
4 3 (9.09%) MVC
4 3 (9.09%) Scrum
5 2 (6.06%) Web Design
5 2 (6.06%) TDD
5 2 (6.06%) Information Management
5 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Web Testing
5 2 (6.06%) BDD
5 2 (6.06%) User Stories
5 2 (6.06%) DevOps
6 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.03%) Metadata Management
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.03%) Data Governance
6 1 (3.03%) Analytics
6 1 (3.03%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 5 (15.15%) SQL
3 3 (9.09%) Groovy
3 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 3 (9.09%) C#
4 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.03%) Python
5 1 (3.03%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.03%) Jython
5 1 (3.03%) R
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (12.12%) OpenAM
3 2 (6.06%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) ForgeRock
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
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