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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 15 32 26
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Contract jobs citing Java 25 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 9.92% 4.20% 2.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.52% 8.00% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 1
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£425 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
111 125 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 44.05% 52.52% 48.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 92 69
Average daily rate £400 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 8
Average hourly rate £8.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.33% +4.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +11 18 £450 +35.84% 7
Felixstowe - 1 £275 -
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 27 (62.79%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (39.53%) Web Services
3 14 (32.56%) Scrum
4 11 (25.58%) JIRA
4 11 (25.58%) Jenkins
5 10 (23.26%) Cyber Security
6 9 (20.93%) Telecoms
7 8 (18.60%) MySQL
7 8 (18.60%) OOD
7 8 (18.60%) Big Data
7 8 (18.60%) Spring
7 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (16.28%) Unit Testing
8 7 (16.28%) RESTful
8 7 (16.28%) Java EE
8 7 (16.28%) GitHub
8 7 (16.28%) REST
8 7 (16.28%) Gradle
8 7 (16.28%) Geb
8 7 (16.28%) Spring Boot
8 7 (16.28%) XML
8 7 (16.28%) SOAP
9 6 (13.95%) Linux
9 6 (13.95%) UML
9 6 (13.95%) Visualisation
9 6 (13.95%) Confluence
9 6 (13.95%) Apache CXF
9 6 (13.95%) Kanban
9 6 (13.95%) Atlassian
10 5 (11.63%) GWT

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 6 (13.95%) Confluence
2 3 (6.98%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (6.98%) Apache Spark
2 3 (6.98%) Apache
2 3 (6.98%) Drupal
3 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.65%) CMS
3 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.33%) Jetty
4 1 (2.33%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) GitHub
2 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) MySQL
1 8 (18.60%) Big Data
2 5 (11.63%) Apache Hive
3 4 (9.30%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.30%) Data Mining
3 4 (9.30%) Hadoop
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) JIRA
1 11 (25.58%) Jenkins
2 7 (16.28%) Geb
2 7 (16.28%) Gradle
3 2 (4.65%) JUnit
4 1 (2.33%) Subversion
4 1 (2.33%) Maven
4 1 (2.33%) Selenium
4 1 (2.33%) Ant
General
1 9 (20.93%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (79.07%) Developer
2 26 (60.47%) Java Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Architect
4 5 (11.63%) Technical Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Java Technical Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Java Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Java Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Big Data Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Systems Test Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Analyst Programmer
8 1 (2.33%) Programmer
8 1 (2.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (39.53%) Web Services
2 8 (18.60%) Spring
3 7 (16.28%) Java EE
3 7 (16.28%) XML
3 7 (16.28%) SOAP
3 7 (16.28%) RESTful
3 7 (16.28%) REST
3 7 (16.28%) Spring Boot
4 6 (13.95%) Apache CXF
5 5 (11.63%) Smart GWT
5 5 (11.63%) GWT
5 5 (11.63%) jQuery
6 4 (9.30%) J2EE
6 4 (9.30%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (9.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (6.98%) Apache Camel
8 2 (4.65%) Spark Streaming
8 2 (4.65%) JDBC
8 2 (4.65%) .NET
8 2 (4.65%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Visualisation
2 4 (9.30%) Client/Server
2 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Linux
2 4 (9.30%) Windows
3 2 (4.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (62.79%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (32.56%) Scrum
3 10 (23.26%) Cyber Security
4 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (18.60%) OOD
5 7 (16.28%) Unit Testing
6 6 (13.95%) Kanban
6 6 (13.95%) UML
7 5 (11.63%) TDD
7 5 (11.63%) User Stories
8 4 (9.30%) DevOps
8 4 (9.30%) Web Design
8 4 (9.30%) Information Management
9 3 (6.98%) OO
10 2 (4.65%) Time Management
10 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
10 2 (4.65%) Software Testing
11 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Architecture
11 1 (2.33%) Open Source
11 1 (2.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) Perl
1 5 (11.63%) Python
2 4 (9.30%) SQL
3 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.65%) Groovy
4 1 (2.33%) Scala
4 1 (2.33%) C#
4 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) OpenAM
2 2 (4.65%) Kibana
2 2 (4.65%) Check_MK
3 1 (2.33%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Atlassian
2 5 (11.63%) Red Hat
2 5 (11.63%) Google
3 4 (9.30%) ForgeRock
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle
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