The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Norwich 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Norfolk / Norwich
Rank 11 6 18
Rank change year-on-year -5 +12  
Contract jobs citing Java 7 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norwich 9.09% 15.52% 3.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.93% 43.90% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 2
Median daily rate £460 £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.15% +58.33%  
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 Norwich with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Norwich
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 27 41 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Norwich 35.06% 35.34% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 16
Median daily rate £325 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £16.50 - £20.00
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 Norwich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Norwich 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 Norwich

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Norwich

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Norwich

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Norwich over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Norwich

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Norwich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Norwich

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 26 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 Norwich region with a requirement for Java.

1 7 (87.50%) Maven
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) JUnit
2 6 (75.00%) Spring
2 6 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (50.00%) RESTful
3 4 (50.00%) Apache Camel
3 4 (50.00%) Apache ServiceMix
3 4 (50.00%) API Design
3 4 (50.00%) BDD
3 4 (50.00%) OO
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (37.50%) SOLID
4 3 (37.50%) User Stories
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Ajax
5 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) LDAP
5 2 (25.00%) HTTP
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) SSL
6 1 (12.50%) IBM
6 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
6 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 1 (12.50%) J2EE
6 1 (12.50%) Ant
6 1 (12.50%) JBoss
6 1 (12.50%) Apache

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich 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 (50.00%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) CMS
3 1 (12.50%) JBoss
3 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
1 2 (25.00%) LDAP
1 2 (25.00%) SSL
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Maven
2 6 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (75.00%) JUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Ant
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Designer
2 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Spring
2 4 (50.00%) Apache Camel
2 4 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (25.00%) Ajax
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE
4 1 (12.50%) Java EE
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) JSP
4 1 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) Velocity
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) API Design
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) SOLID
3 3 (37.50%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) API Development
4 1 (12.50%) Content Management
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) IBM