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 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 17 33 34
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 20 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.81% 2.33% 3.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.97% 11.11% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 13
Median daily rate £475 £431 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% +55.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £330 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £540
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
East of England

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
77 81 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 22.38% 20.93% 25.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 58 78
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Median hourly rate £50.78 £51.30 £26.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.01% +96.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 23 July 2016.

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 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +7 9 £465 +7.82% 9
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Java.

1 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (40.00%) Oracle
3 13 (37.14%) Scrum
4 7 (20.00%) Spring
4 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 7 (20.00%) Finance
4 7 (20.00%) SDLC
5 6 (17.14%) SQL
5 6 (17.14%) Degree
5 6 (17.14%) JIRA
5 6 (17.14%) Kanban
6 5 (14.29%) Maven
6 5 (14.29%) TDD
6 5 (14.29%) Banking
6 5 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 5 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 5 (14.29%) ERP
6 5 (14.29%) Python
6 5 (14.29%) Ant
6 5 (14.29%) Web Services
6 5 (14.29%) Middleware
6 5 (14.29%) Presales
6 5 (14.29%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 5 (14.29%) SEPA
6 5 (14.29%) SWIFT
6 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
7 4 (11.43%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (11.43%) Cucumber
7 4 (11.43%) BDD
7 4 (11.43%) Product Management

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 4 (11.43%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.71%) JBoss
2 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.86%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) SMS
2 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) DB2
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) JIRA
2 5 (14.29%) Ant
2 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 5 (14.29%) Maven
3 4 (11.43%) Cucumber
3 4 (11.43%) JUnit
3 4 (11.43%) Selenium
3 4 (11.43%) Subversion
4 3 (8.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (8.57%) JBehave
4 3 (8.57%) SoapUI
4 3 (8.57%) SpecFlow
4 3 (8.57%) TeamCity
4 3 (8.57%) TestNG
4 3 (8.57%) WebDriver
5 2 (5.71%) JProfiler
5 2 (5.71%) YourKit
6 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Back Office
4 1 (2.86%) Games
4 1 (2.86%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Developer
2 17 (48.57%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Senior Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Architect
4 5 (14.29%) Designer
4 5 (14.29%) Java Architect
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Developer in Test
5 3 (8.57%) Java Software Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Java Architect
6 2 (5.71%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (5.71%) DB2 Developer
6 2 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Java Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Linux Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior C# Software Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) Spring
2 5 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 5 (14.29%) Middleware
2 5 (14.29%) Web Services
3 4 (11.43%) RESTful
4 3 (8.57%) XML
5 1 (2.86%) Akka
5 1 (2.86%) Android SDK
5 1 (2.86%) Guava
5 1 (2.86%) HTML
5 1 (2.86%) Java RMI
5 1 (2.86%) Rendezvous
5 1 (2.86%) REST
5 1 (2.86%) SOAP
5 1 (2.86%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (2.86%) XML Schema
5 1 (2.86%) XML-RPC
5 1 (2.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) SWIFT
2 2 (5.71%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.86%) Physics
3 1 (2.86%) Remote Sensing
3 1 (2.86%) Verilog
3 1 (2.86%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) AIX
2 3 (8.57%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Windows
3 1 (2.86%) Android
3 1 (2.86%) HPUX
3 1 (2.86%) Solaris
3 1 (2.86%) Unix
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
3 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) Scrum
3 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (20.00%) SDLC
4 6 (17.14%) Kanban
5 5 (14.29%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 5 (14.29%) ERP
5 5 (14.29%) Presales
5 5 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 5 (14.29%) TDD
6 4 (11.43%) BDD
6 4 (11.43%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (11.43%) ETL
6 4 (11.43%) Product Management
6 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
7 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.57%) Feature Driven Development
7 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
7 3 (8.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) Python
3 4 (11.43%) COBOL
3 4 (11.43%) Perl
4 3 (8.57%) C#
4 3 (8.57%) Ruby
5 2 (5.71%) C
5 2 (5.71%) C++
5 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.86%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.86%) Scala
6 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.86%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) MBA
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) SEPA
2 4 (11.43%) QA
3 3 (8.57%) SDET
4 1 (2.86%) DO-254
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Ansible
2 1 (2.86%) Kibana
2 1 (2.86%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) Sunopsis
3 2 (5.71%) Google
3 2 (5.71%) hybris
4 1 (2.86%) Citrix
4 1 (2.86%) Mercator
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.86%) Sun
4 1 (2.86%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.86%) VMware
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