The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 17 6 20
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +14
Contract jobs citing Java 8 26 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.59% 14.13% 4.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.69% 36.62% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 3
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £375 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £364
% change year-on-year
- +9.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.69 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+8.50% -3.22%
Java
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Programming Languages Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
51 71 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 35.66% 38.59% 49.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 52 48
Average daily rate £388 £384 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.97% +2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £254 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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 Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the Suffolk region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Suffolk region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Java
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -1 7 £400 - 4
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £425 -
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 (40.00%) Big Data
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Oracle
3 8 (32.00%) RESTful
4 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (24.00%) Apache CXF
5 6 (24.00%) Visualisation
5 6 (24.00%) Spring
5 6 (24.00%) Apache Hive
5 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (24.00%) Web Services
5 6 (24.00%) Python
6 5 (20.00%) Data Mining
6 5 (20.00%) Perl
6 5 (20.00%) SOAP
6 5 (20.00%) Linux
6 5 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
6 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 5 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (20.00%) Kibana
6 5 (20.00%) Check_MK
6 5 (20.00%) Apache Spark
6 5 (20.00%) TOGAF
6 5 (20.00%) Spark Streaming
7 4 (16.00%) Information Management
7 4 (16.00%) User Stories
7 4 (16.00%) UML
7 4 (16.00%) .NET
7 4 (16.00%) JUnit

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 (20.00%) Apache Spark
1 5 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (16.00%) Apache
2 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (12.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (8.00%) JBoss
5 1 (4.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) Big Data
2 6 (24.00%) Apache Hive
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (20.00%) Data Mining
4 3 (12.00%) MySQL
4 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
6 1 (4.00%) Impala
6 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (16.00%) JUnit
3 3 (12.00%) JIRA
4 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.00%) Gradle
4 2 (8.00%) Subversion
5 1 (4.00%) Geb
5 1 (4.00%) Maven
5 1 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Developer
2 11 (44.00%) Architect
3 10 (40.00%) Java Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (20.00%) Big Data Developer
6 4 (16.00%) Java Architect
7 3 (12.00%) Analyst
7 3 (12.00%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Analyst Programmer
7 3 (12.00%) Developer Analyst
7 3 (12.00%) Integration Architect
7 3 (12.00%) Java Analyst Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Java Analyst Programmer
7 3 (12.00%) Java Programmer
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle Analyst
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Programmer
7 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) RESTful
2 6 (24.00%) Apache CXF
2 6 (24.00%) Spring
2 6 (24.00%) Web Services
3 5 (20.00%) SOAP
3 5 (20.00%) Spark Streaming
4 4 (16.00%) .NET
4 4 (16.00%) XML
5 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (12.00%) J2EE
5 3 (12.00%) JAX-RS
5 3 (12.00%) JDBC
5 3 (12.00%) jQuery
5 3 (12.00%) REST
6 2 (8.00%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (4.00%) Ajax
7 1 (4.00%) Drools
7 1 (4.00%) JPA
7 1 (4.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Visualisation
2 4 (16.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
3 5 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 4 (16.00%) Information Management
4 4 (16.00%) SOA
4 4 (16.00%) UML
4 4 (16.00%) User Stories
5 3 (12.00%) API Development
5 3 (12.00%) DevOps
5 3 (12.00%) Open Source
5 3 (12.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) Web Design
6 2 (8.00%) TDD
7 1 (4.00%) AOP
7 1 (4.00%) Refactoring
7 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) Python
2 5 (20.00%) Perl
3 2 (8.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Check_MK
1 5 (20.00%) Kibana
2 3 (12.00%) OpenAM
3 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) ForgeRock
2 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com