The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 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
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 12 6
Rank change year-on-year -8 -6  
Contract jobs citing Java 5 27 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 3.97% 10.47% 14.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.87% 31.76% 42.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 24
Median daily rate £475 £475 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.42%  
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 Suffolk with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 46 85 73
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 36.51% 32.95% 34.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 48 51
Median daily rate £400 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £301 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £43.25 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Suffolk

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Suffolk

Java
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Ipswich +1 5 £475 -26.92% 3
Java
East of England

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

1 5 (50.00%) Spring
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) SOA
2 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (20.00%) Node.js
3 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) J2EE
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Apache
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) IPTV
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Video on Demand
4 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
4 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (10.00%) Hudson
4 1 (10.00%) Pentaho
4 1 (10.00%) Product Management

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (10.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (10.00%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (10.00%) HBase
1 1 (10.00%) Impala
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (10.00%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Android Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (10.00%) Hudson
2 1 (10.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) JUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (10.00%) PostCSS
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Spock
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) WinRunner
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Billing
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Delivery Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) IPTV Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Java Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Android Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Angular Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Spring
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (20.00%) J2EE
3 2 (20.00%) Node.js
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (10.00%) Android SDK
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) JSON
4 1 (10.00%) Kafka
4 1 (10.00%) LESS
4 1 (10.00%) RESTful
4 1 (10.00%) Sass
4 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) IPTV
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Digital TV
2 1 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Streaming Music
2 1 (10.00%) Streaming Video
2 1 (10.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) SOA
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Android Development
3 1 (10.00%) API Development
3 1 (10.00%) API Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Dependency Management
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Post-Production
3 1 (10.00%) Product Management
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Cloudera
1 1 (10.00%) HP