The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Suffolk region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 15 29 24
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Contract jobs citing Java 21 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 8.14% 2.04% 4.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.28% 5.33% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 7
Average daily rate £350 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £250 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
Programming Languages Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
129 75 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 50.00% 38.27% 40.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 51 69
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 8
Average hourly rate £45.00 £15.16 £35.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+196.83% -56.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.16 £21.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.00 £15.16 £45.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Java
East of England

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
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 16 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +2 16 £350 - 5
Newmarket - - - -
Stowmarket - - - -
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 12 (42.86%) PHP
2 10 (35.71%) MySQL
3 8 (28.57%) TDD
3 8 (28.57%) Drupal
4 7 (25.00%) JUnit
5 6 (21.43%) SOAP
5 6 (21.43%) UNIX
6 5 (17.86%) Hibernate
6 5 (17.86%) Subversion
6 5 (17.86%) Maven
6 5 (17.86%) Groovy
6 5 (17.86%) Android
6 5 (17.86%) Ant
6 5 (17.86%) Python
6 5 (17.86%) Web Services
7 4 (14.29%) J2EE
7 4 (14.29%) HTML
7 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 4 (14.29%) Windows
7 4 (14.29%) Linux
7 4 (14.29%) OO
7 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 4 (14.29%) Spring
7 4 (14.29%) Android SDK
8 3 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (10.71%) Spring MVC
8 3 (10.71%) Project Planning
8 3 (10.71%) Scrum
8 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Git (software)

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 8 (28.57%) Drupal
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) SSL
1 2 (7.14%) X.509
1 2 (7.14%) LDAP
1 2 (7.14%) HTTP
1 2 (7.14%) Kerberos
1 2 (7.14%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.57%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) VPN
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) MySQL
2 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.57%) Big Data
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) JUnit
2 5 (17.86%) Subversion
2 5 (17.86%) Maven
2 5 (17.86%) Ant
3 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.14%) Fiddler
5 1 (3.57%) Selenium
5 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Java Developer
2 6 (21.43%) PHP Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Java Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Java Technical Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Applications Support
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Java Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Java Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.57%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) SOAP
2 5 (17.86%) Hibernate
2 5 (17.86%) Web Services
3 4 (14.29%) J2EE
3 4 (14.29%) HTML
3 4 (14.29%) Spring
3 4 (14.29%) Android SDK
4 3 (10.71%) Spring MVC
4 3 (10.71%) REST
5 2 (7.14%) JAAS
5 2 (7.14%) CSS
5 2 (7.14%) Java EE
5 2 (7.14%) Ajax
5 2 (7.14%) jQuery
6 1 (3.57%) Apache Camel
6 1 (3.57%) Grails
6 1 (3.57%) JSON
6 1 (3.57%) HTML5
6 1 (3.57%) OSGi
6 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 2 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (7.14%) PKI
1 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Replication
2 1 (3.57%) DataPower
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) UNIX
2 5 (17.86%) Android
3 4 (14.29%) Windows
3 4 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) TDD
2 4 (14.29%) OO
3 3 (10.71%) Project Planning
3 3 (10.71%) Scrum
3 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
3 3 (10.71%) Change Management
3 3 (10.71%) MVC
4 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.14%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) SOA
4 2 (7.14%) Network Management
4 2 (7.14%) Information Assurance
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 2 (7.14%) Cyber Security
5 1 (3.57%) Android Development
5 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) PHP
2 5 (17.86%) Groovy
2 5 (17.86%) Python
3 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.14%) C
4 2 (7.14%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) C++
5 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.57%) Scala
5 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) HND
1 2 (7.14%) Chartered Engineer
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
1 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Sun Certification
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) KVM
1 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (10.71%) Puppet
2 2 (7.14%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Sun
2 2 (7.14%) ForgeRock
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