The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 14 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Java 1 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 1.75% 12.82% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.76% 27.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
Average daily rate
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£330 £340 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.37% -6.66%
Java
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Programming Languages Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
21 36 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 36.84% 46.15% 48.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 3
Average daily rate £340 £300 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £25.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the Bedford region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Java
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Java.

1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) SAS
1 2 (50.00%) Teradata
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Pig
1 2 (50.00%) Sqoop
1 2 (50.00%) Oozie
1 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (50.00%) HDFS
1 2 (50.00%) Impala
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (25.00%) Android Development
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (25.00%) OO

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) SAS
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Pig
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
1 2 (50.00%) Sqoop
1 2 (50.00%) Impala
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Hadoop Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Android Development
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Teradata
2 1 (25.00%) Google