The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank - 12 10
Contract jobs citing Java 0 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - 1.85% 12.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 5.26% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 8
Median daily rate - £330 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.19 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-11.04% +11.63%
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
11 19 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 33.33% 35.19% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 23
Median daily rate £275 £340 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £407 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedford region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Java.

1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) Spring
3 3 (33.33%) RESTful
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) AIX
3 3 (33.33%) ETL
3 3 (33.33%) DB2
3 3 (33.33%) COBOL
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (33.33%) Sunopsis
4 1 (11.11%) Google
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (11.11%) Android
4 1 (11.11%) Back Office
4 1 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Legal
4 1 (11.11%) Android SDK
4 1 (11.11%) Android Development

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) DB2
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle ODI
1 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (11.11%) Back Office
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Java Architect
1 5 (55.56%) Java Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Java Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Technical Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Web Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Android Developer
4 1 (11.11%) COBOL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) DB2 Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Android Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Spring
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 3 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (11.11%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) ETL
1 3 (33.33%) Scrum
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) COBOL
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Sunopsis
3 1 (11.11%) Google