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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 8 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 4 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 7.14% 13.79% 12.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.53% 40.00% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Median daily rate £438 £431 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +43.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £408 £390
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £42.50 £36.95
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +15.02%

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
17 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 30.36% 34.48% 40.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 8
Median daily rate £450 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +41.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Java.

1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Android
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (80.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (80.00%) Capybara
2 4 (80.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (80.00%) API Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Calabash
3 2 (40.00%) Appium
3 2 (40.00%) SDET
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (20.00%) HTML

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Calabash
1 4 (80.00%) Capybara
1 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (40.00%) Appium
General
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Applications Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Applications Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Android
1 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) API Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
1 2 (40.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
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