The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 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 28 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.

Java
East of England / Norfolk
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 11 21
Rank change year-on-year -6 +10  
Contract jobs citing Java 10 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 7.09% 10.36% 2.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.74% 33.33% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 2
Median daily rate £458 £468 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.03% +55.83%  
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 £38.75 £38.25
% change year-on-year +5.80% +1.30%  

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 Norfolk with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Norfolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 46 60 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 32.62% 31.09% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 41 33
Median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £475 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £16.50 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Norfolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Norfolk 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 Norfolk

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Norfolk

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Norfolk over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Norfolk

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Norfolk

Java
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich -3 9 £458 -3.57% 8
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 28 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 Norfolk region with a requirement for Java.

1 8 (66.67%) Spring
1 8 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 7 (58.33%) Maven
3 6 (50.00%) JUnit
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 5 (41.67%) OO
5 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 4 (33.33%) BDD
5 4 (33.33%) Apache Camel
5 4 (33.33%) Apache ServiceMix
5 4 (33.33%) API Design
5 4 (33.33%) RESTful
6 3 (25.00%) SOLID
6 3 (25.00%) REST
6 3 (25.00%) User Stories
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (16.67%) Linux
7 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
7 2 (16.67%) SSL
7 2 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) Ajax
7 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
7 2 (16.67%) Apache
7 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
7 2 (16.67%) LDAP
7 2 (16.67%) HTTP
7 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 2 (16.67%) HTML
8 1 (8.33%) JavaScript

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in Norfolk 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 (33.33%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (8.33%) CMS
3 1 (8.33%) JBoss
3 1 (8.33%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
1 2 (16.67%) LDAP
1 2 (16.67%) SSL
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 7 (58.33%) Maven
3 6 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 6 (50.00%) JUnit
4 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (8.33%) Ant
5 1 (8.33%) Bitbucket
5 1 (8.33%) JIRA
5 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
1 7 (58.33%) Java Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) Spring
2 4 (33.33%) Apache Camel
2 4 (33.33%) RESTful
3 3 (25.00%) REST
4 2 (16.67%) Ajax
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (8.33%) J2EE
5 1 (8.33%) Java EE
5 1 (8.33%) JSON
5 1 (8.33%) JSP
5 1 (8.33%) SOAP
5 1 (8.33%) Velocity
5 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
1 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) OO
3 4 (33.33%) API Design
3 4 (33.33%) BDD
4 3 (25.00%) SOLID
4 3 (25.00%) User Stories
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Complexity Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Content Management
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 1 (8.33%) DevOps
6 1 (8.33%) High Availability
6 1 (8.33%) OOD
6 1 (8.33%) Open Source
6 1 (8.33%) Open Source Development
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (8.33%) PHP
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (8.33%) IBM