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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 12 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Java 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 3.45% 2.78% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.00% 6.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
5 30 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 8.62% 41.67% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 4
Average daily rate £225 £254 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.33% -18.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 9 (81.82%) .NET
1 9 (81.82%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (72.73%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) XML
3 7 (63.64%) UML
3 7 (63.64%) IBM
3 7 (63.64%) Logistics
3 7 (63.64%) WebSphere
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (45.45%) Middleware
4 5 (45.45%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 4 (36.36%) C#
5 4 (36.36%) UNIX
5 4 (36.36%) Project Planning
6 3 (27.27%) C
6 3 (27.27%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
6 3 (27.27%) Process Management
6 3 (27.27%) German Language
7 2 (18.18%) SAP
7 2 (18.18%) MQSeries
7 2 (18.18%) ERP
7 2 (18.18%) JD Edwards
7 2 (18.18%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
7 2 (18.18%) French Language
7 2 (18.18%) Spanish Language
8 1 (9.09%) JavaScript

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 7 (63.64%) WebSphere
2 5 (45.45%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 5 (45.45%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (18.18%) MQSeries
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JUnit
1 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
1 1 (9.09%) Maven
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 3 (27.27%) German Language
2 2 (18.18%) Spanish Language
2 2 (18.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Middleware Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Junior
3 2 (18.18%) Junior Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 7 (63.64%) XML
4 5 (45.45%) Middleware
5 3 (27.27%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
6 1 (9.09%) Spring
6 1 (9.09%) J2EE
6 1 (9.09%) JSP
6 1 (9.09%) Servlets
6 1 (9.09%) Struts
6 1 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Logistics
1 7 (63.64%) UML
2 4 (36.36%) Project Planning
3 3 (27.27%) Process Management
4 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
4 2 (18.18%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
3 3 (27.27%) C
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Sun Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) IBM
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) SAP
3 2 (18.18%) JD Edwards
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Sun