The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills 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 over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 28 32 25
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing Java 19 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.90% 1.82% 1.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.94% 7.46% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 2
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£415 £475 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.63% +46.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.13% +2.77%
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
68 67 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.53% 24.45% 28.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 47 39
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Average hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.47% +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
Luton 0 12 £415 -5.14% 3
Bedford - 1 £300 - 1
Dunstable - - - - 1
Leighton Buzzard - - - -
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Java also 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 that cited Java.

1 11 (30.56%) Linux
2 10 (27.78%) .NET
2 10 (27.78%) C++
2 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.78%) Retail
3 9 (25.00%) SQL
4 7 (19.44%) Oracle
4 7 (19.44%) E-Commerce
4 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
4 7 (19.44%) Scrum
5 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 6 (16.67%) UML
5 6 (16.67%) hybris
5 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (13.89%) XML
6 5 (13.89%) Solaris
6 5 (13.89%) C#
6 5 (13.89%) IBM
6 5 (13.89%) WebSphere
6 5 (13.89%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 4 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (11.11%) Eclipse
7 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 4 (11.11%) Middleware
7 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 4 (11.11%) UNIX
8 3 (8.33%) J2EE
8 3 (8.33%) Web Services
8 3 (8.33%) C
8 3 (8.33%) SQL Server

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Java also 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 that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.89%) WebSphere
2 3 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.56%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 2 (5.56%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.78%) JBoss
4 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.78%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.78%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) DB2
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.78%) NUnit
2 1 (2.78%) Selenium
2 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.78%) MSTest
2 1 (2.78%) MyEclipse
2 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (27.78%) Retail
2 2 (5.56%) French Language
2 2 (5.56%) German Language
2 2 (5.56%) Spanish Language
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Developer
2 7 (19.44%) Senior Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Architect
4 4 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Technical Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Development Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Junior Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) .NET
2 5 (13.89%) XML
2 5 (13.89%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 4 (11.11%) Middleware
4 3 (8.33%) J2EE
4 3 (8.33%) Web Services
4 3 (8.33%) jQuery
5 2 (5.56%) WCF
5 2 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.56%) CSS
5 2 (5.56%) HTML
6 1 (2.78%) XSLT
6 1 (2.78%) JSP
6 1 (2.78%) SOAP
6 1 (2.78%) Struts
6 1 (2.78%) Ajax
6 1 (2.78%) Spring
6 1 (2.78%) JSF
6 1 (2.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) APACS
3 1 (2.78%) EMV
3 1 (2.78%) EFT
3 1 (2.78%) PKI
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Linux
2 5 (13.89%) Solaris
3 4 (11.11%) UNIX
4 1 (2.78%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (19.44%) E-Commerce
2 7 (19.44%) Scrum
3 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 6 (16.67%) UML
4 4 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.33%) Project Planning
5 3 (8.33%) Logistics
5 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.56%) Resource Management
6 2 (5.56%) ERP
6 2 (5.56%) Process Management
6 2 (5.56%) OO
7 1 (2.78%) RAD
7 1 (2.78%) RUP
7 1 (2.78%) DSDM
7 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.78%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) C++
2 9 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (13.89%) C#
4 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.33%) C
6 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.78%) Python
7 1 (2.78%) Perl
7 1 (2.78%) PHP
7 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.78%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.78%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) ISO 8583
2 1 (2.78%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) hybris
3 5 (13.89%) IBM
4 2 (5.56%) JD Edwards
4 2 (5.56%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.78%) Google
5 1 (2.78%) Unica
5 1 (2.78%) Facebook
5 1 (2.78%) Twitter
5 1 (2.78%) Xamarin
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