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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 14 24 16
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing Java 14 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 8.97% 6.37% 2.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.45% 12.62% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
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 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
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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
55 103 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 35.26% 50.49% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 84 14
Average daily rate £481 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +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
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) Scrum
2 11 (40.74%) REST
3 9 (33.33%) Spring
3 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (29.63%) JIRA
4 8 (29.63%) Cyber Security
5 7 (25.93%) Linux
6 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 6 (22.22%) Web Services
6 6 (22.22%) Visualisation
6 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
7 5 (18.52%) Kanban
7 5 (18.52%) Confluence
7 5 (18.52%) User Stories
7 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (18.52%) Windows
7 5 (18.52%) Python
7 5 (18.52%) Client/Server
7 5 (18.52%) Java EE
7 5 (18.52%) jQuery
7 5 (18.52%) Information Management
7 5 (18.52%) Atlassian
7 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
7 5 (18.52%) Hibernate
8 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
8 4 (14.81%) Perl
8 4 (14.81%) MySQL
8 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
8 4 (14.81%) Apache Hive

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 5 (18.52%) Confluence
2 2 (7.41%) Drupal
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.70%) JBoss
3 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.70%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) GitHub
2 2 (7.41%) IaaS
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (7.41%) PaaS
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon S3
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) MySQL
1 4 (14.81%) Apache Hive
1 4 (14.81%) Big Data
2 3 (11.11%) Data Mining
3 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) JIRA
2 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
4 3 (11.11%) Gradle
4 3 (11.11%) Geb
4 3 (11.11%) Subversion
5 2 (7.41%) Maven
6 1 (3.70%) JBehave
6 1 (3.70%) Ant
6 1 (3.70%) JUnit
6 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.70%) IntelliJ
General
1 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Developer
2 16 (59.26%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Java Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Lead Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Big Data Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Integration Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) REST
2 9 (33.33%) Spring
3 6 (22.22%) Web Services
4 5 (18.52%) Java EE
4 5 (18.52%) jQuery
4 5 (18.52%) Hibernate
5 3 (11.11%) Spring Boot
5 3 (11.11%) HTML
5 3 (11.11%) SOAP
5 3 (11.11%) Spring MVC
5 3 (11.11%) Ajax
6 2 (7.41%) JSON
6 2 (7.41%) WSDL
6 2 (7.41%) CSS
6 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (7.41%) Apache Camel
6 2 (7.41%) OSGi
6 2 (7.41%) JPA
6 2 (7.41%) Apache CXF
7 1 (3.70%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Visualisation
2 5 (18.52%) Client/Server
3 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
4 3 (11.11%) Clustering
5 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
5 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) Scrum
3 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (29.63%) Cyber Security
5 5 (18.52%) Kanban
5 5 (18.52%) User Stories
5 5 (18.52%) Information Management
6 3 (11.11%) OOD
6 3 (11.11%) MVC
6 3 (11.11%) TDD
6 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Web Testing
7 2 (7.41%) UML
7 2 (7.41%) BDD
7 2 (7.41%) Open Source
8 1 (3.70%) Analytics
8 1 (3.70%) Data Governance
8 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.70%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 5 (18.52%) Python
3 4 (14.81%) Perl
4 3 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (3.70%) R
5 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.70%) Jython
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.41%) Vagrant
2 2 (7.41%) OpenAM
3 1 (3.70%) Kibana
3 1 (3.70%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Atlassian
2 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.41%) ForgeRock
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle