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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 6 29 35
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +6
Contract jobs citing Java 40 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.46% 2.03% 3.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.04% 9.72% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 4 11
Median daily rate £494 £355 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.08% -11.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
108 72 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 30.95% 20.93% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 47 90
Median daily rate £438 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £46.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% -13.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +13 28 £486 +36.97% 8
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 22 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (40.43%) Jenkins
3 18 (38.30%) Maven
3 18 (38.30%) Ant
3 18 (38.30%) Scrum
4 16 (34.04%) E-Commerce
5 13 (27.66%) TDD
5 13 (27.66%) BDD
6 12 (25.53%) Cucumber
6 12 (25.53%) Continuous Delivery
6 12 (25.53%) JIRA
6 12 (25.53%) QA
6 12 (25.53%) Selenium
7 11 (23.40%) Python
7 11 (23.40%) C#
8 10 (21.28%) Perl
8 10 (21.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (21.28%) TeamCity
8 10 (21.28%) Test Automation
8 10 (21.28%) JBehave
8 10 (21.28%) Feature Driven Development
8 10 (21.28%) SpecFlow
8 10 (21.28%) ATDD
9 9 (19.15%) TestNG
9 9 (19.15%) SoapUI
9 9 (19.15%) DevOps
9 9 (19.15%) Defect Management
9 9 (19.15%) SDET
9 9 (19.15%) 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 (17.02%) JBoss
2 7 (14.89%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.51%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.13%) Apache
4 1 (2.13%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) SMS
2 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.13%) MySQL
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (40.43%) Jenkins
2 18 (38.30%) Ant
2 18 (38.30%) Maven
3 12 (25.53%) Cucumber
3 12 (25.53%) JIRA
3 12 (25.53%) Selenium
4 10 (21.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 10 (21.28%) JBehave
4 10 (21.28%) SpecFlow
4 10 (21.28%) TeamCity
5 9 (19.15%) JUnit
5 9 (19.15%) SoapUI
5 9 (19.15%) TestNG
5 9 (19.15%) WebDriver
6 5 (10.64%) Subversion
7 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.26%) JProfiler
7 2 (4.26%) YourKit
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Games
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (38.30%) Developer
2 15 (31.91%) Java Developer
3 9 (19.15%) Senior Developer
4 8 (17.02%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (14.89%) Test Engineer
6 6 (12.77%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (12.77%) Test Automation Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) Designer
7 5 (10.64%) Developer in Test
8 4 (8.51%) C# Developer
8 4 (8.51%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Senior C# Software Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Senior Java Software Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Senior Test Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) Software Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Senior DevOps
9 3 (6.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) J2EE
2 5 (10.64%) Middleware
3 4 (8.51%) XML
4 3 (6.38%) Spring
5 2 (4.26%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (4.26%) Apache Camel
5 2 (4.26%) Apache CXF
5 2 (4.26%) XSLT
6 1 (2.13%) Akka
6 1 (2.13%) Guava
6 1 (2.13%) HTML
6 1 (2.13%) Java EE
6 1 (2.13%) Java RMI
6 1 (2.13%) Rendezvous
6 1 (2.13%) REST
6 1 (2.13%) SOAP
6 1 (2.13%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (2.13%) XML Schema
6 1 (2.13%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) SWIFT
2 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (2.13%) Fintech
2 1 (2.13%) Verilog
2 1 (2.13%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Linux
2 3 (6.38%) Windows
3 1 (2.13%) HPUX
3 1 (2.13%) Solaris
3 1 (2.13%) Unix
3 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Vista
3 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (38.30%) Scrum
3 16 (34.04%) E-Commerce
4 13 (27.66%) BDD
4 13 (27.66%) TDD
5 12 (25.53%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (21.28%) ATDD
6 10 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (21.28%) Feature Driven Development
6 10 (21.28%) Test Automation
7 9 (19.15%) Defect Management
7 9 (19.15%) DevOps
8 8 (17.02%) Release Management
9 7 (14.89%) SDLC
10 5 (10.64%) Anti-Money Laundering
10 5 (10.64%) ERP
10 5 (10.64%) Kanban
10 5 (10.64%) Presales
10 5 (10.64%) Programme Management
11 4 (8.51%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) C#
1 11 (23.40%) Python
2 10 (21.28%) Perl
3 9 (19.15%) Ruby
4 3 (6.38%) SQL
5 1 (2.13%) C
5 1 (2.13%) C++
5 1 (2.13%) Haskell
5 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.13%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.13%) PHP
5 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.13%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.53%) QA
2 9 (19.15%) SDET
3 5 (10.64%) SEPA
4 1 (2.13%) DO-254
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) Ansible
2 1 (2.13%) Kibana
2 1 (2.13%) SCCM
2 1 (2.13%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) hybris
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle
3 3 (6.38%) Mercator
4 1 (2.13%) Citrix
4 1 (2.13%) Google
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.13%) Sun
4 1 (2.13%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.13%) VMware
Luton, Bedfordshire
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Rate: £475 - £525 per day
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