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 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 11 7
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4  
Contract jobs citing Java 5 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 5.68% 8.85% 13.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.52% 34.69% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 15
Median daily rate £475 £458 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.82% +13.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -10.00%  

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 27 49 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 30.68% 25.52% 31.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 35
Median daily rate £388 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +0.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 7 (63.64%) Spring
2 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) J2EE
2 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) SOA
2 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
3 2 (18.18%) Node.js
3 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) RESTful
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Subversion
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) IPTV
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Apache
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
4 1 (9.09%) SIGTRAN

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 2 (18.18%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Spark
2 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) 3GPP
1 1 (9.09%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (9.09%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Hive
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
1 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
1 1 (9.09%) HBase
1 1 (9.09%) Impala
1 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
1 1 (9.09%) Pentaho
1 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) Android Studio
3 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 1 (9.09%) Hudson
3 1 (9.09%) Jasmine
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) JUnit
3 1 (9.09%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (9.09%) Maven
3 1 (9.09%) PostCSS
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium
3 1 (9.09%) Spock
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Billing
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Delivery Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) IPTV Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Software Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Android Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Angular Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Big Data Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Data Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) Spring
2 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
2 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
2 3 (27.27%) J2EE
2 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) Node.js
3 2 (18.18%) RESTful
4 1 (9.09%) Android SDK
4 1 (9.09%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (9.09%) Corona SDK
4 1 (9.09%) Drools
4 1 (9.09%) Ionic Framework
4 1 (9.09%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) Kafka
4 1 (9.09%) LESS
4 1 (9.09%) Sass
4 1 (9.09%) Spring MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 2 (18.18%) IPTV
2 1 (9.09%) Digital TV
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Streaming Music
2 1 (9.09%) Streaming Video
2 1 (9.09%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Android
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) SOA
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (18.18%) MVC
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
2 2 (18.18%) Scrum
2 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) Android Development
3 1 (9.09%) API Development
3 1 (9.09%) API Integration
3 1 (9.09%) BDD
3 1 (9.09%) Component Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Dependency Management
3 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
3 1 (9.09%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) Post-Production
3 1 (9.09%) Product Management
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Groovy
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Cloudera
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle