The first table below looks at the demand for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bedfordshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 42 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 8 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.57% - 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% - 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 4
Average daily rate
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£278 - £385
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 - £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £280 - £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
482 221 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.51% 92.86% 91.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 112 158
Average daily rate £400 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £544 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 11
Average hourly rate £25.50 £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.86% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.05 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £42.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Java Developer
East of England

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer across the Bedfordshire region.

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 5 £265 -
Luton - 3 £278 -
Dunstable - - - - 1
Java Developer
East of England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) Struts
1 10 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 10 (100.00%) JSP
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Spring
2 6 (60.00%) Servlets
2 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (60.00%) Sun
2 6 (60.00%) Sun Certification
2 6 (60.00%) JUnit
2 6 (60.00%) J2EE
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) jQuery
2 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Hibernate
3 4 (40.00%) Migration
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) MyEclipse
3 4 (40.00%) ICEfaces
3 4 (40.00%) Analytics
3 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (40.00%) EJB
3 4 (40.00%) DB2
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) XML

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) DB2
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Eclipse
2 6 (60.00%) JUnit
3 4 (40.00%) MyEclipse
4 2 (20.00%) Maven
4 2 (20.00%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) JSP
1 10 (100.00%) Struts
2 6 (60.00%) jQuery
2 6 (60.00%) Servlets
2 6 (60.00%) J2EE
2 6 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (60.00%) Spring
3 4 (40.00%) JSF
3 4 (40.00%) Ajax
3 4 (40.00%) Java EE
3 4 (40.00%) EJB
3 4 (40.00%) ICEfaces
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Analytics
3 4 (40.00%) Migration
3 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (40.00%) Web Development
3 4 (40.00%) OO
3 4 (40.00%) RAD
4 2 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Sun Certification
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
1 6 (60.00%) Sun
2 4 (40.00%) JBoss