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 26 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 15 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Contract jobs citing Java 17 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 8.46% 6.64% 2.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.29% 12.93% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 1
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£406 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% +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 £39.25 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +17.16%
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
73 147 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 36.32% 51.40% 42.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 120 40
Average daily rate £420 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £36.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.94% -2.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 26 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 26 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 +4 14 £400 +14.28% 5
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 26 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 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) REST
3 12 (34.29%) Scrum
4 10 (28.57%) Spring
4 10 (28.57%) JIRA
4 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (25.71%) Cyber Security
6 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
6 8 (22.86%) Linux
7 7 (20.00%) Web Services
7 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 6 (17.14%) jQuery
8 6 (17.14%) Kanban
8 6 (17.14%) Visualisation
8 6 (17.14%) Confluence
8 6 (17.14%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (17.14%) Atlassian
9 5 (14.29%) Information Management
9 5 (14.29%) Java EE
9 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
9 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
9 5 (14.29%) Hibernate
9 5 (14.29%) Windows
9 5 (14.29%) Python
9 5 (14.29%) Client/Server
9 5 (14.29%) HTML
9 5 (14.29%) MySQL
9 5 (14.29%) User Stories
9 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
10 4 (11.43%) Gradle

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 26 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 6 (17.14%) Confluence
2 2 (5.71%) Drupal
3 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.86%) JBoss
3 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.86%) Jetty
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) GitHub
2 2 (5.71%) IaaS
2 2 (5.71%) PaaS
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon S3
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) MySQL
2 4 (11.43%) Big Data
2 4 (11.43%) Apache Hive
3 3 (8.57%) Data Mining
4 2 (5.71%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) JIRA
2 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 4 (11.43%) Gradle
4 4 (11.43%) Geb
5 3 (8.57%) Subversion
6 2 (5.71%) Maven
7 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.86%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.86%) Ant
7 1 (2.86%) JUnit
7 1 (2.86%) JBehave
General
1 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Games
2 1 (2.86%) Billing
Job Titles
1 30 (85.71%) Developer
2 21 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (14.29%) Lead Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Java Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Big Data Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Solutions Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Lead Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Integration Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) UI Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.86%) UI Programmer
7 1 (2.86%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) REST
2 10 (28.57%) Spring
3 7 (20.00%) Web Services
4 6 (17.14%) jQuery
5 5 (14.29%) Java EE
5 5 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 5 (14.29%) HTML
6 4 (11.43%) Spring Boot
6 4 (11.43%) SOAP
6 4 (11.43%) CSS
7 3 (8.57%) Ajax
7 3 (8.57%) Spring MVC
7 3 (8.57%) JSON
7 3 (8.57%) WSDL
7 3 (8.57%) .NET
7 3 (8.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (5.71%) Apache Camel
8 2 (5.71%) OSGi
8 2 (5.71%) Apache CXF
8 2 (5.71%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Visualisation
2 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 5 (14.29%) Client/Server
3 4 (11.43%) Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Linux
2 5 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (5.71%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) Scrum
3 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (25.71%) Cyber Security
5 6 (17.14%) Kanban
6 5 (14.29%) Information Management
6 5 (14.29%) User Stories
7 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
7 4 (11.43%) OOD
7 4 (11.43%) TDD
8 3 (8.57%) MVC
8 3 (8.57%) UML
8 3 (8.57%) Open Source
9 2 (5.71%) BDD
9 2 (5.71%) Web Testing
9 2 (5.71%) SOA
9 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
10 1 (2.86%) Regression Testing
10 1 (2.86%) Zachman Framework
10 1 (2.86%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
2 5 (14.29%) Python
3 4 (11.43%) Perl
4 3 (8.57%) SQL
5 1 (2.86%) Jython
5 1 (2.86%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.86%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (8.57%) OpenAM
3 2 (5.71%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.86%) Kibana
4 1 (2.86%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Atlassian
2 2 (5.71%) ForgeRock
2 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.86%) Google
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle