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 7 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 19 21 28
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing Java 14 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 6.17% 6.81% 2.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.28% 14.18% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 1
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£420 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +40.00%
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 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
81 134 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 35.68% 48.03% 40.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 107 44
Average daily rate £423 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Average hourly rate £15.75 £36.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.84% -2.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 7 May 2015.

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 7 May 2015. 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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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 -2 10 £410 +17.14% 7
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (34.15%) REST
3 12 (29.27%) JIRA
4 11 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (24.39%) Spring
5 10 (24.39%) Scrum
6 9 (21.95%) MySQL
6 9 (21.95%) Web Services
6 9 (21.95%) Jenkins
7 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
7 8 (19.51%) Hibernate
7 8 (19.51%) jQuery
7 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
8 7 (17.07%) JUnit
8 7 (17.07%) Linux
8 7 (17.07%) SOAP
8 7 (17.07%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (14.63%) Cyber Security
9 6 (14.63%) UML
9 6 (14.63%) .NET
10 5 (12.20%) HTML
10 5 (12.20%) Clustering
10 5 (12.20%) Red Hat
10 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
10 5 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (12.20%) Apache CXF
10 5 (12.20%) Confluence
10 5 (12.20%) Unit Testing
10 5 (12.20%) Atlassian
10 5 (12.20%) Kanban

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 (12.20%) Confluence
2 1 (2.44%) JBoss
2 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.44%) Jetty
2 1 (2.44%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.32%) GitHub
3 2 (4.88%) IaaS
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (4.88%) PaaS
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) MySQL
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.88%) Big Data
3 2 (4.88%) Apache Hive
3 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.88%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (29.27%) JIRA
2 9 (21.95%) Jenkins
3 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
4 7 (17.07%) JUnit
5 5 (12.20%) Maven
6 4 (9.76%) JBehave
6 4 (9.76%) Ant
6 4 (9.76%) Eclipse
6 4 (9.76%) IntelliJ
7 3 (7.32%) Subversion
7 3 (7.32%) Gradle
7 3 (7.32%) Geb
8 2 (4.88%) Moq
General
1 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) Billing
2 1 (2.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (78.05%) Developer
2 21 (51.22%) Java Developer
3 9 (21.95%) Architect
4 7 (17.07%) Lead Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Java Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Java Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Lead .NET Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.88%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Java Technical Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Integration Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Tester
8 1 (2.44%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.44%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) REST
2 10 (24.39%) Spring
3 9 (21.95%) Web Services
4 8 (19.51%) Hibernate
4 8 (19.51%) jQuery
5 7 (17.07%) SOAP
6 6 (14.63%) .NET
7 5 (12.20%) HTML
7 5 (12.20%) Apache CXF
7 5 (12.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (9.76%) Java EE
8 4 (9.76%) RESTful
8 4 (9.76%) CSS
8 4 (9.76%) JDBC
9 3 (7.32%) WSDL
9 3 (7.32%) XML
9 3 (7.32%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (7.32%) JSON
9 3 (7.32%) Ajax
9 3 (7.32%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Clustering
1 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.76%) Open Source
2 4 (9.76%) Visualisation
2 4 (9.76%) Client/Server
3 3 (7.32%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.44%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Linux
2 4 (9.76%) Windows
3 2 (4.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (24.39%) Scrum
4 6 (14.63%) Cyber Security
4 6 (14.63%) UML
5 5 (12.20%) Unit Testing
5 5 (12.20%) Kanban
6 4 (9.76%) User Stories
6 4 (9.76%) Information Management
6 4 (9.76%) TDD
7 3 (7.32%) OOD
7 3 (7.32%) MVC
7 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.88%) DevOps
8 2 (4.88%) Web Testing
8 2 (4.88%) Web Design
8 2 (4.88%) BDD
8 2 (4.88%) SOA
9 1 (2.44%) OOP
9 1 (2.44%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
2 4 (9.76%) SQL
3 3 (7.32%) Python
3 3 (7.32%) C#
3 3 (7.32%) Groovy
4 2 (4.88%) Perl
4 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.44%) Jython
5 1 (2.44%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.44%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (12.20%) OpenAM
3 2 (4.88%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Red Hat
1 5 (12.20%) Atlassian
2 4 (9.76%) ForgeRock
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.44%) Google