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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 9 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Java 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 10.26% 4.88% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.00% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £265 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £41.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-8.68% +22.79%
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
16 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 41.03% 9.76% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 4
Average daily rate £320 £265 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% -24.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £253 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £265 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 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 (40.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (40.00%) Analytics
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Pig
1 2 (40.00%) Sqoop
1 2 (40.00%) Oozie
1 2 (40.00%) HDFS
1 2 (40.00%) Impala
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) SAS
1 2 (40.00%) Teradata
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (20.00%) French Language
2 1 (20.00%) German Language
2 1 (20.00%) Spanish Language
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (20.00%) C++

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (40.00%) SAS
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Pig
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (20.00%) Facebook Platform
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data
1 2 (40.00%) Sqoop
1 2 (40.00%) Impala
2 1 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (20.00%) French Language
1 1 (20.00%) German Language
1 1 (20.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Hadoop Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) LESS
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Teradata
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Facebook
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter
2 1 (20.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) JD Edwards