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 30 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 / Suffolk
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 17 23
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6  
Contract jobs citing Java 5 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 2.92% 5.47% 4.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.00% 20.37% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 8
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.59%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.75 £38.13
% change year-on-year +5.80% +1.63%  

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 50 54 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 29.24% 26.87% 32.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 35 52
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £276 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.50 - -
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 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 30 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
Ipswich -3 4 £425 +30.76% 3
Java
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Java.

1 22 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (41.03%) Spring
3 15 (38.46%) Relational Database
4 14 (35.90%) HTML
5 13 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 12 (30.77%) Web Services
6 12 (30.77%) Client/Server
6 12 (30.77%) Hibernate
6 12 (30.77%) jQuery
6 12 (30.77%) AngularJS
7 11 (28.21%) Software Engineering
8 10 (25.64%) Ajax
9 9 (23.08%) RESTful
9 9 (23.08%) CSS
10 8 (20.51%) SQL
10 8 (20.51%) HTML5
10 8 (20.51%) Java EE
11 7 (17.95%) Oracle
11 7 (17.95%) JDBC
11 7 (17.95%) D3.js
12 6 (15.38%) TDD
12 6 (15.38%) J2EE
13 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
13 5 (12.82%) Network Security
13 5 (12.82%) Firewall
13 5 (12.82%) Finance
13 5 (12.82%) IPv4
13 5 (12.82%) Eclipse
13 5 (12.82%) Front End Development
14 4 (10.26%) CSS3

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 4 (10.26%) JBoss
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle Spatial
2 3 (7.69%) Apache
2 3 (7.69%) Apache Spark
3 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.56%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.56%) Confluence
4 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Firewall
1 5 (12.82%) IPv4
1 5 (12.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.26%) Big Data
3 3 (7.69%) HBase
3 3 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.69%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.56%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.56%) Neo4j
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Eclipse
1 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.26%) JUnit
3 3 (7.69%) HP UFT
3 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.13%) EasyMock
4 2 (5.13%) Jasmine
4 2 (5.13%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (5.13%) Maven
4 2 (5.13%) Selenium
4 2 (5.13%) Subversion
5 1 (2.56%) Android Studio
5 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.56%) Hudson
5 1 (2.56%) JBehave
5 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.56%) JIRA
5 1 (2.56%) Protractor
5 1 (2.56%) Redmine
5 1 (2.56%) Spock
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (64.10%) Developer
2 19 (48.72%) Java Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Architect
4 5 (12.82%) Agile Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Agile Java Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Java Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Java Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Applications Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Automation Tester
6 3 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Agile Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Tester
7 2 (5.13%) Angular Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Big Data Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.13%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (41.03%) Spring
2 14 (35.90%) HTML
3 12 (30.77%) AngularJS
3 12 (30.77%) Hibernate
3 12 (30.77%) jQuery
3 12 (30.77%) Web Services
4 10 (25.64%) Ajax
5 9 (23.08%) CSS
5 9 (23.08%) RESTful
6 8 (20.51%) HTML5
6 8 (20.51%) Java EE
7 7 (17.95%) D3.js
7 7 (17.95%) JDBC
8 6 (15.38%) J2EE
9 4 (10.26%) CSS3
9 4 (10.26%) JSON
10 3 (7.69%) .NET
10 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
10 3 (7.69%) Kafka
10 3 (7.69%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.13%) IPTV
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) DataPower
3 1 (2.56%) Digital TV
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Streaming Music
3 1 (2.56%) Streaming Video
3 1 (2.56%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Linux
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Android
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.21%) Software Engineering
3 6 (15.38%) TDD
4 5 (12.82%) Front End Development
5 4 (10.26%) MVC
6 3 (7.69%) Automated Testing
6 3 (7.69%) BDD
6 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.69%) ETL
6 3 (7.69%) OO
6 3 (7.69%) Open Source
6 3 (7.69%) SOA
6 3 (7.69%) UML
7 2 (5.13%) Functional Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Microservices
7 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Workflow
8 1 (2.56%) API Development
8 1 (2.56%) API Integration
8 1 (2.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 8 (20.51%) SQL
3 4 (10.26%) Groovy
4 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
1 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.56%) HDFS
2 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Kibana
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Oracle
2 4 (10.26%) Google
2 4 (10.26%) VMware
3 3 (7.69%) Cloudera
4 2 (5.13%) HP