The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 8 6 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +23
Contract jobs citing Java 33 39 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 13.47% 15.29% 4.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.08% 37.14% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 32 8
Median daily rate £475 £425 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +28.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £501 £423
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 £35.75 £40.38 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-11.46% +13.74%
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
89 105 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 36.33% 41.18% 54.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 80 114
Median daily rate £445 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.87% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.68% -2.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Suffolk region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Java Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -5 22 £400 -5.88% 5
Bury St Edmunds - 6 £475 - 2
Newmarket - 2 £450 -
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Java.

1 20 (40.00%) OO
2 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.00%) Open Source
3 16 (32.00%) REST
3 16 (32.00%) AngularJS
3 16 (32.00%) Web Services
3 16 (32.00%) SOAP
4 15 (30.00%) Apache
5 14 (28.00%) Scrum
6 13 (26.00%) UML
6 13 (26.00%) OOA/OOD
6 13 (26.00%) KnockoutJS
6 13 (26.00%) Java EE
6 13 (26.00%) Security Cleared
7 12 (24.00%) Apache Spark
8 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
8 11 (22.00%) Finance
9 10 (20.00%) SQL
9 10 (20.00%) SC Cleared
10 9 (18.00%) HTML
11 8 (16.00%) CSS
11 8 (16.00%) XML
11 8 (16.00%) Big Data
11 8 (16.00%) Hadoop
11 8 (16.00%) jQuery
12 7 (14.00%) EJB 3.0
12 7 (14.00%) Ajax
12 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
12 7 (14.00%) Cloudera
12 7 (14.00%) JMS

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 (30.00%) Apache
2 12 (24.00%) Apache Spark
3 6 (12.00%) Tomcat
4 4 (8.00%) IIS
5 2 (4.00%) JBoss
5 2 (4.00%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.00%) GlassFish
6 1 (2.00%) Mule
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) HTTP
2 4 (8.00%) Kerberos
2 4 (8.00%) LDAP
2 4 (8.00%) SSL
2 4 (8.00%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) Big Data
1 8 (16.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (12.00%) HBase
3 3 (6.00%) Apache Hive
4 2 (4.00%) Cloudera CDH
4 2 (4.00%) Impala
5 1 (2.00%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Ant
2 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.00%) MyEclipse
3 3 (6.00%) Selenium
4 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.00%) Gradle
4 1 (2.00%) JUnit
4 1 (2.00%) Maven
4 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 11 (22.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (70.00%) Developer
2 34 (68.00%) Java Developer
3 11 (22.00%) Agile Developer
3 11 (22.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 5 (10.00%) Apache Spark Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Architect
5 5 (10.00%) Consultant
5 5 (10.00%) Developer Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Hadoop Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Java Analyst Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Java Analyst Programmer
5 5 (10.00%) Java Hadoop Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Java Programmer
5 5 (10.00%) Programmer
6 3 (6.00%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.00%) AngularJS
1 16 (32.00%) REST
1 16 (32.00%) SOAP
1 16 (32.00%) Web Services
2 13 (26.00%) Java EE
2 13 (26.00%) KnockoutJS
3 9 (18.00%) HTML
4 8 (16.00%) CSS
4 8 (16.00%) jQuery
4 8 (16.00%) XML
5 7 (14.00%) Ajax
5 7 (14.00%) EJB
5 7 (14.00%) EJB 3.0
5 7 (14.00%) JDBC
5 7 (14.00%) JMS
5 7 (14.00%) JSP
5 7 (14.00%) Struts
6 5 (10.00%) OAuth
6 5 (10.00%) SAML
7 4 (8.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Telematics
2 4 (8.00%) Cryptography
2 4 (8.00%) PKI
3 1 (2.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Unix
2 4 (8.00%) Linux
2 4 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) OO
2 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.00%) Open Source
3 14 (28.00%) Scrum
4 13 (26.00%) OOA/OOD
4 13 (26.00%) UML
5 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (10.00%) Performance Management
6 5 (10.00%) TDD
7 4 (8.00%) ETL
7 4 (8.00%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.00%) Defect Management
8 3 (6.00%) Performance Testing
8 3 (6.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.00%) Test Planning
9 2 (4.00%) MapReduce
9 2 (4.00%) Migration
9 2 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (20.00%) SQL
3 7 (14.00%) Python
4 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.00%) C++
5 2 (4.00%) HiveQL
6 1 (2.00%) Perl
6 1 (2.00%) PHP
6 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Oozie
2 1 (2.00%) Check_MK
2 1 (2.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Cloudera
2 5 (10.00%) Hortonworks
3 4 (8.00%) ForgeRock
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle
5 1 (2.00%) IBM
5 1 (2.00%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.00%) Red Hat