The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 11 29 21
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Contract jobs citing Java 27 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.44% 3.41% 6.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 11.46% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 13
Median daily rate £375 £431 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +3.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £360 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £579 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.69 £36.95
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +12.82%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
81 96 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 28.32% 29.72% 21.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 57 59
Median daily rate £405 £375 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £305 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £565 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 18 2
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.39 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.73% +93.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Java
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +18 12 £365 -30.47% 7
Bedford -4 3 £450 +5.88% 1
Dunstable - 2 £293 - 3
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Java.

1 23 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (41.67%) SQL
3 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
4 14 (29.17%) Cucumber
5 13 (27.08%) J2EE
5 13 (27.08%) Python
5 13 (27.08%) Ruby
6 12 (25.00%) Java EE
6 12 (25.00%) JIRA
6 12 (25.00%) Selenium
6 12 (25.00%) SoapUI
6 12 (25.00%) Mobile App
7 11 (22.92%) XML
8 10 (20.83%) Oracle
8 10 (20.83%) JSP
8 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
8 10 (20.83%) API Testing
9 9 (18.75%) Calabash
9 9 (18.75%) Capybara
9 9 (18.75%) Apple iOS
9 9 (18.75%) Android
9 9 (18.75%) QA
9 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (18.75%) Spring
9 9 (18.75%) JSF
10 8 (16.67%) Finance
10 8 (16.67%) HTML
10 8 (16.67%) E-Commerce
11 7 (14.58%) PL/SQL
11 7 (14.58%) XSLT

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.42%) WebSphere
1 5 (10.42%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (10.42%) WebSphere Portal
2 4 (8.33%) Drupal
2 4 (8.33%) JBoss
3 3 (6.25%) CMS
3 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.25%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.08%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (6.25%) DB2
5 1 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (29.17%) Cucumber
2 12 (25.00%) JIRA
2 12 (25.00%) Selenium
2 12 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 9 (18.75%) Calabash
3 9 (18.75%) Capybara
4 7 (14.58%) Jenkins
5 6 (12.50%) Ant
5 6 (12.50%) Maven
6 5 (10.42%) TeamCity
7 4 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (8.33%) JUnit
7 4 (8.33%) TestNG
8 3 (6.25%) Eclipse
8 3 (6.25%) JBehave
8 3 (6.25%) Rational Application Developer
8 3 (6.25%) SpecFlow
9 2 (4.17%) Appium
9 2 (4.17%) WebDriver
10 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.08%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 23 (47.92%) Developer
2 13 (27.08%) Test Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) Applications Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) Java Developer
4 7 (14.58%) Mobile Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Applications Support
5 6 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Drupal Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Technical Leader
7 3 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (6.25%) Java WebSphere Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) WebSphere Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Applications Developer
8 2 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Hybris Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Web Applications Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.08%) J2EE
2 12 (25.00%) Java EE
3 11 (22.92%) XML
4 10 (20.83%) JSP
5 9 (18.75%) JSF
5 9 (18.75%) Spring
6 8 (16.67%) HTML
7 7 (14.58%) XSLT
8 6 (12.50%) Hibernate
8 6 (12.50%) JSON
8 6 (12.50%) Struts
8 6 (12.50%) Web Services
8 6 (12.50%) XSL
9 5 (10.42%) JSR 168
9 5 (10.42%) JSR 286
10 4 (8.33%) REST
11 3 (6.25%) AngularJS
11 3 (6.25%) OSGi
11 3 (6.25%) Redux
11 3 (6.25%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) Android
1 9 (18.75%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.08%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.83%) API Testing
3 8 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 7 (14.58%) Test Automation
5 6 (12.50%) High Availability
5 6 (12.50%) OO
5 6 (12.50%) Scrum
6 5 (10.42%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (10.42%) OOP
7 4 (8.33%) ATDD
7 4 (8.33%) BDD
7 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (8.33%) Feature Driven Development
7 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.33%) TDD
7 4 (8.33%) Web Development
8 3 (6.25%) Defect Management
8 3 (6.25%) Front End Development
8 3 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (6.25%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (41.67%) SQL
2 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
3 13 (27.08%) Python
3 13 (27.08%) Ruby
4 7 (14.58%) PL/SQL
5 6 (12.50%) C#
6 4 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) ISEB
1 2 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.75%) QA
2 5 (10.42%) SDET
3 4 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
1 10 (20.83%) Oracle
2 7 (14.58%) hybris
3 5 (10.42%) IBM
4 3 (6.25%) BEA
5 1 (2.08%) Mercator
5 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
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