Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java
Suffolk > Ipswich
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 9 8
Rank change year-on-year -7 -1 +5
Contract jobs citing Java 18 39 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 7.29% 12.87% 14.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.47% 39.39% 38.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 31
Ipswich median daily rate £450 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +18.75%
10th Percentile £398 £370 £363
90th Percentile £493 £536 £575
Suffolk median daily rate £413 £444 £450
% change year-on-year -6.99% -1.44% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Ipswich median hourly rate - - -
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Ipswich
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 68 99 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 27.53% 32.67% 37.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 61 63
Ipswich median daily rate £413 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £295 £275
90th Percentile £504 £588 £570
Suffolk median daily rate £388 £400 £403
% change year-on-year -3.13% -0.62% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Ipswich median hourly rate - £21.88 -
Suffolk median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £8.50
% change year-on-year -21.43% +311.76% -77.33%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Ipswich.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Ipswich

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java in Ipswich.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Ipswich

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java in Ipswich.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Ipswich region with a requirement for Java.

1 12 (66.67%) Spring
2 7 (38.89%) Microservices
3 6 (33.33%) Docker
3 6 (33.33%) Spring Boot
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle
4 4 (22.22%) REST
4 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
5 3 (16.67%) J2EE
5 3 (16.67%) XML
5 3 (16.67%) Unix
5 3 (16.67%) Linux
5 3 (16.67%) JBoss
5 3 (16.67%) SOA
5 3 (16.67%) TDD
5 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 2 (11.11%) OOP
6 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.11%) MySQL
6 2 (11.11%) CSS
6 2 (11.11%) SOAP
6 2 (11.11%) Web Services
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 2 (11.11%) .NET

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Pig
2 1 (5.56%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) 3GPP
1 1 (5.56%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (5.56%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Hive
3 1 (5.56%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.56%) Neo4j
3 1 (5.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Gradle
1 2 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) JUnit
2 1 (5.56%) Maven
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Billing
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 5 (27.78%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Delivery Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Software Delivery Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 2 (11.11%) XML Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Junior
6 1 (5.56%) NoSQL Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) Spring
2 6 (33.33%) Spring Boot
3 4 (22.22%) REST
4 3 (16.67%) J2EE
4 3 (16.67%) XML
5 2 (11.11%) .NET
5 2 (11.11%) CSS
5 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 2 (11.11%) jQuery
5 2 (11.11%) SOAP
5 2 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (5.56%) Ajax
6 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.56%) Apache Camel
6 1 (5.56%) Django
6 1 (5.56%) Java EE
6 1 (5.56%) Node.js
6 1 (5.56%) OSGi
6 1 (5.56%) React
6 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.56%) DataPower
1 1 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
1 3 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Microservices
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) SOA
3 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 3 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (11.11%) BDD
4 2 (11.11%) OOP
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) Software Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Web Development
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Open Source
5 1 (5.56%) Product Management
5 1 (5.56%) Software Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.56%) Groovy
3 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.56%) BroadSoft
2 1 (5.56%) IBM