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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 17 30 40
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +10
Contract jobs citing Java 16 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.65% 1.68% 2.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.05% 5.49% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 10
Median daily rate £375 £453 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.12% +9.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £355 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £551 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
84 91 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 29.68% 30.54% 22.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 54 68
Median daily rate £406 £400 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +10.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 26 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £36.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +10.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +11 9 £390 -13.81% 4
Dunstable - 5 £220 - 2
Bedford - 1 £450 - 3
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (38.89%) Scrum
3 19 (35.19%) Jenkins
4 18 (33.33%) Ant
4 18 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 18 (33.33%) Maven
5 13 (24.07%) TDD
5 13 (24.07%) BDD
6 12 (22.22%) Cucumber
6 12 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
6 12 (22.22%) QA
6 12 (22.22%) Selenium
7 11 (20.37%) hybris
7 11 (20.37%) C#
7 11 (20.37%) Oracle
8 10 (18.52%) J2EE
8 10 (18.52%) Finance
8 10 (18.52%) Feature Driven Development
8 10 (18.52%) JBehave
8 10 (18.52%) Test Automation
8 10 (18.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (18.52%) TeamCity
8 10 (18.52%) SpecFlow
8 10 (18.52%) ATDD
9 9 (16.67%) SoapUI
9 9 (16.67%) DevOps
9 9 (16.67%) Defect Management
9 9 (16.67%) SDET
9 9 (16.67%) WebDriver

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 8 (14.81%) JBoss
2 7 (12.96%) Tomcat
2 7 (12.96%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.85%) Apache
3 1 (1.85%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 6 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (35.19%) Jenkins
2 18 (33.33%) Ant
2 18 (33.33%) Maven
3 12 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 12 (22.22%) Selenium
4 10 (18.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 10 (18.52%) JBehave
4 10 (18.52%) SpecFlow
4 10 (18.52%) TeamCity
5 9 (16.67%) JIRA
5 9 (16.67%) JUnit
5 9 (16.67%) SoapUI
5 9 (16.67%) TestNG
5 9 (16.67%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 10 (18.52%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Marketing
4 1 (1.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Developer
2 13 (24.07%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 8 (14.81%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Test Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Applications Support
6 6 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Designer
7 5 (9.26%) Developer in Test
8 4 (7.41%) C# Developer
8 4 (7.41%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Senior C# Software Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Senior Java Software Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Senior Test Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Software Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) J2EE
2 9 (16.67%) Spring
2 9 (16.67%) XML
3 7 (12.96%) Java EE
3 7 (12.96%) JSP
3 7 (12.96%) XSLT
4 6 (11.11%) Hibernate
4 6 (11.11%) JSF
4 6 (11.11%) Struts
4 6 (11.11%) XSL
5 5 (9.26%) Middleware
6 4 (7.41%) HTML
7 2 (3.70%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (3.70%) Apache Camel
7 2 (3.70%) Apache CXF
7 2 (3.70%) JSON
7 2 (3.70%) Redux
7 2 (3.70%) Sass
7 2 (3.70%) Web Services
8 1 (1.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) SWIFT
2 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.85%) Linux
1 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (38.89%) Scrum
3 18 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 13 (24.07%) BDD
4 13 (24.07%) TDD
5 12 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (18.52%) ATDD
6 10 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (18.52%) Feature Driven Development
6 10 (18.52%) Test Automation
7 9 (16.67%) Defect Management
7 9 (16.67%) DevOps
8 8 (14.81%) Release Management
9 6 (11.11%) High Availability
10 5 (9.26%) Anti-Money Laundering
10 5 (9.26%) ERP
10 5 (9.26%) Kanban
10 5 (9.26%) Presales
10 5 (9.26%) SDLC
11 4 (7.41%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.37%) C#
2 9 (16.67%) Perl
2 9 (16.67%) Python
2 9 (16.67%) Ruby
3 8 (14.81%) SQL
4 6 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.85%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) Degree
1 1 (1.85%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.22%) QA
2 9 (16.67%) SDET
3 5 (9.26%) SEPA
4 4 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) hybris
1 11 (20.37%) Oracle
2 3 (5.56%) BEA
2 3 (5.56%) Mercator
3 1 (1.85%) ServiceNow
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