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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 27 34 28
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing Java 6 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.05% 0.55% 4.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.06% 0.93% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Average daily rate
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£363 £390 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £390 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £390 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
99 107 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 50.25% 59.12% 37.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 84 74
Average daily rate £394 £380 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.61% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 8
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +84.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 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
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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 - 5 £357 - 4
Southwold - - - - 1
Bury St Edmunds - - - - 1
Halesworth - - - -
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (55.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (40.00%) Puppet
2 8 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 8 (40.00%) UNIX
2 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Subversion
3 6 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Firewall
3 6 (30.00%) Scrum
3 6 (30.00%) Replication
3 6 (30.00%) TDD
3 6 (30.00%) Project Planning
3 6 (30.00%) JSON
3 6 (30.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (30.00%) Android
3 6 (30.00%) Linux
3 6 (30.00%) OO
3 6 (30.00%) PHP
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) MySQL
3 6 (30.00%) Web Services
3 6 (30.00%) XML
3 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (30.00%) Change Management
3 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (30.00%) VPN
3 6 (30.00%) DNS
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (10.00%) IIS
1 2 (10.00%) Apache
1 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Firewall
1 6 (30.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (30.00%) VPN
1 6 (30.00%) DNS
1 6 (30.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (10.00%) LDAP
2 2 (10.00%) HTTP
2 2 (10.00%) Kerberos
2 2 (10.00%) X.509
2 2 (10.00%) SSL
3 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) MySQL
1 6 (30.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Subversion
2 2 (10.00%) Fiddler
2 2 (10.00%) Maven
2 2 (10.00%) Ant
General
1 5 (25.00%) Electronics
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) PHP Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Java Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Web Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Security Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Testing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) JSON
1 6 (30.00%) Web Services
1 6 (30.00%) XML
1 6 (30.00%) Android SDK
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) JAAS
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (30.00%) Replication
3 5 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) UNIX
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Android
2 6 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
1 6 (30.00%) Scrum
1 6 (30.00%) TDD
1 6 (30.00%) Project Planning
1 6 (30.00%) OO
1 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (30.00%) Change Management
2 5 (25.00%) Network Management
2 5 (25.00%) Cyber Security
2 5 (25.00%) DevOps
2 5 (25.00%) Project Management
2 5 (25.00%) Information Assurance
2 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (30.00%) PHP
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) C
3 5 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Sun Certification
2 5 (25.00%) HND
2 5 (25.00%) Chartered Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (15.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) Puppet
1 8 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.00%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) ForgeRock
3 2 (10.00%) Sun
4 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint