Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 10 12
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2 +16
Contract jobs citing Java 22 53 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 6.88% 11.32% 10.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.56% 30.11% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 40
Suffolk median daily rate £413 £444 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.99% -1.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £213 £400 £348
90th Percentile £488 £533 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £429 £400
% change year-on-year +4.96% +7.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year - +6.81% +20.81%

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Suffolk
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 107 176 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 33.44% 37.61% 40.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 114 136
Suffolk median daily rate £388 £403 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.73% +0.31% +0.31%
10th Percentile £260 £288 £281
90th Percentile £501 £525 £500
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Suffolk median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £8.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.43% +311.76% -77.33%
10th Percentile £26.25 £13.20 £7.75
90th Percentile £28.75 £42.50 £9.25
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +0.67%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Suffolk.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Suffolk over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -6 18 £450 +5.88% 1
Stowmarket - 3 £225 -
Java
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 12 (54.55%) Spring
2 7 (31.82%) Microservices
3 6 (27.27%) Docker
3 6 (27.27%) Spring Boot
3 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) CMS
4 4 (18.18%) Objective-C
4 4 (18.18%) C#
4 4 (18.18%) SQL
4 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle
4 4 (18.18%) Mobile Development
4 4 (18.18%) Android Development
4 4 (18.18%) iOS Development
4 4 (18.18%) REST
4 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
4 4 (18.18%) Xamarin
4 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 4 (18.18%) Android
5 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
5 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
5 3 (13.64%) XML
5 3 (13.64%) J2EE
5 3 (13.64%) Unix
5 3 (13.64%) Linux
5 3 (13.64%) JBoss
5 3 (13.64%) SOA
5 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
5 3 (13.64%) Telecoms

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 (18.18%) CMS
2 3 (13.64%) JBoss
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Pig
3 1 (4.55%) Confluence
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) 3GPP
1 1 (4.55%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (4.55%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
3 2 (9.09%) MySQL
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (4.55%) Apache Hive
4 1 (4.55%) Big Data
4 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.55%) Neo4j
4 1 (4.55%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Gradle
1 2 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) JUnit
2 1 (4.55%) Maven
2 1 (4.55%) Selenium
2 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Billing
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Senior Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Android Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Applications Developer
5 3 (13.64%) iOS Android Developer
5 3 (13.64%) iOS Developer
6 2 (9.09%) .NET Project Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Delivery Project Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Software Delivery Project Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Software Project Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
6 2 (9.09%) XML Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) Spring
2 6 (27.27%) Spring Boot
3 4 (18.18%) REST
4 3 (13.64%) J2EE
4 3 (13.64%) XML
5 2 (9.09%) .NET
5 2 (9.09%) CSS
5 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
5 2 (9.09%) jQuery
5 2 (9.09%) SOAP
5 2 (9.09%) Web Services
6 1 (4.55%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (4.55%) Ajax
6 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.55%) Apache Camel
6 1 (4.55%) Django
6 1 (4.55%) Java EE
6 1 (4.55%) Node.js
6 1 (4.55%) OSGi
6 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) DataPower
2 1 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (4.55%) NHS
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Android
1 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Microservices
2 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (18.18%) Android Development
2 4 (18.18%) iOS Development
2 4 (18.18%) Mobile Development
3 3 (13.64%) SOA
3 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
3 3 (13.64%) TDD
4 2 (9.09%) BDD
4 2 (9.09%) OOP
4 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.09%) Scrum
4 2 (9.09%) Software Delivery
4 2 (9.09%) Web Development
5 1 (4.55%) Open Source
5 1 (4.55%) Post-Production
5 1 (4.55%) Product Management
5 1 (4.55%) Requirements Management
5 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) C#
1 4 (18.18%) Objective-C
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
1 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
2 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.55%) Groovy
3 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle
1 4 (18.18%) Xamarin
2 1 (4.55%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.55%) BroadSoft
2 1 (4.55%) IBM