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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 17 15 17
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2  
Contract jobs citing Java 6 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 4.62% 4.24% 6.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.14% 26.32% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 7
Median daily rate £425 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -3.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Ipswich
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 35 19 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 26.92% 16.10% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 31
Median daily rate £400 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.51% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.10 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich citing Java as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java in Ipswich.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Ipswich

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (44.12%) Spring
2 15 (44.12%) Relational Database
3 13 (38.24%) HTML
4 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 12 (35.29%) Web Services
4 12 (35.29%) Client/Server
4 12 (35.29%) Hibernate
4 12 (35.29%) jQuery
4 12 (35.29%) AngularJS
5 11 (32.35%) Software Engineering
6 10 (29.41%) Ajax
7 9 (26.47%) RESTful
8 8 (23.53%) HTML5
8 8 (23.53%) Java EE
8 8 (23.53%) SQL
8 8 (23.53%) CSS
9 7 (20.59%) JDBC
9 7 (20.59%) Oracle
9 7 (20.59%) D3.js
10 5 (14.71%) Network Security
10 5 (14.71%) Eclipse
10 5 (14.71%) IPv4
10 5 (14.71%) J2EE
10 5 (14.71%) TDD
10 5 (14.71%) Finance
10 5 (14.71%) Firewall
10 5 (14.71%) Front End Development
10 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
11 4 (11.76%) MVC

Java
Top Related 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 4 (11.76%) JBoss
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle Spatial
2 3 (8.82%) Apache
2 3 (8.82%) Apache Spark
3 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.94%) Confluence
4 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) Firewall
1 5 (14.71%) IPv4
1 5 (14.71%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (44.12%) Relational Database
2 4 (11.76%) Big Data
3 3 (8.82%) HBase
3 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
3 3 (8.82%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.94%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.94%) Neo4j
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Eclipse
1 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.76%) JUnit
3 2 (5.88%) EasyMock
3 2 (5.88%) Jasmine
3 2 (5.88%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (5.88%) Maven
3 2 (5.88%) Selenium
3 2 (5.88%) Subversion
4 1 (2.94%) Android Studio
4 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.94%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.94%) Hudson
4 1 (2.94%) JBehave
4 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.94%) JIRA
4 1 (2.94%) Protractor
4 1 (2.94%) Redmine
4 1 (2.94%) Spock
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (67.65%) Developer
2 17 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Agile Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Agile Java Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Java Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Senior Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Applications Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Java Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Agile Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Data Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (5.88%) IPTV Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.88%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (44.12%) Spring
2 13 (38.24%) HTML
3 12 (35.29%) AngularJS
3 12 (35.29%) Hibernate
3 12 (35.29%) jQuery
3 12 (35.29%) Web Services
4 10 (29.41%) Ajax
5 9 (26.47%) RESTful
6 8 (23.53%) CSS
6 8 (23.53%) HTML5
6 8 (23.53%) Java EE
7 7 (20.59%) D3.js
7 7 (20.59%) JDBC
8 5 (14.71%) J2EE
9 4 (11.76%) JSON
10 3 (8.82%) Apache Camel
10 3 (8.82%) CSS3
10 3 (8.82%) Kafka
10 3 (8.82%) Spring MVC
11 2 (5.88%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.88%) IPTV
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) DataPower
3 1 (2.94%) Digital TV
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) Streaming Music
3 1 (2.94%) Streaming Video
3 1 (2.94%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Android
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (32.35%) Software Engineering
3 5 (14.71%) Front End Development
3 5 (14.71%) TDD
4 4 (11.76%) MVC
5 3 (8.82%) BDD
5 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (8.82%) ETL
5 3 (8.82%) OO
5 3 (8.82%) Open Source
5 3 (8.82%) SOA
5 3 (8.82%) UML
6 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Workflow
7 1 (2.94%) Android Development
7 1 (2.94%) Dependency Management
7 1 (2.94%) RAD
7 1 (2.94%) SSADM
7 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
2 8 (23.53%) SQL
3 3 (8.82%) Groovy
3 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.94%) HDFS
2 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Kibana
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle
2 4 (11.76%) VMware
3 3 (8.82%) Cloudera
3 3 (8.82%) Google