The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 59 69 66
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 26 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.99% 1.35% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% 1.43% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £319 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -0.64%
Java Developer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1205 1115 759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.41% 93.78% 90.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 589 425
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 55 70
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.73 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £22.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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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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
Milton Keynes +3 16 £370 -12.94% 6
High Wycombe -3 2 £350 -6.66%
Java Developer
South East

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title.

1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (62.50%) Spring
3 16 (50.00%) Oracle
4 15 (46.88%) HTML
5 14 (43.75%) J2EE
6 13 (40.63%) CSS
6 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
6 13 (40.63%) Internet
7 12 (37.50%) JSP
8 11 (34.38%) Struts
9 10 (31.25%) OO
9 10 (31.25%) Banking
10 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (28.13%) Eclipse
10 9 (28.13%) Mobile Banking
11 8 (25.00%) HTML5
11 8 (25.00%) Java EE
11 8 (25.00%) Web Services
12 7 (21.88%) Finance
12 7 (21.88%) Hibernate
12 7 (21.88%) Scrum
12 7 (21.88%) WebSphere
12 7 (21.88%) Integration Testing
13 6 (18.75%) CSS3
13 6 (18.75%) Open Source
13 6 (18.75%) Subversion
13 6 (18.75%) JMS
13 6 (18.75%) WebLogic
14 5 (15.63%) XML
14 5 (15.63%) Linux

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (21.88%) WebSphere
2 6 (18.75%) WebLogic
3 4 (12.50%) Confluence
4 3 (9.38%) JBoss
5 2 (6.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Apache
5 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (3.13%) CMS
6 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.13%) Mule
6 1 (3.13%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 13 (40.63%) Internet
2 4 (12.50%) AMQP
3 2 (6.25%) HTTP
3 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database
2 4 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 4 (12.50%) Big Data
2 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 4 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Eclipse
2 6 (18.75%) Subversion
3 4 (12.50%) JIRA
3 4 (12.50%) Mercurial
3 4 (12.50%) Gradle
3 4 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 4 (12.50%) Ant
3 4 (12.50%) JUnit
4 1 (3.13%) NetBeans
General
1 10 (31.25%) Banking
2 7 (21.88%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (62.50%) Spring
2 15 (46.88%) HTML
3 14 (43.75%) J2EE
4 13 (40.63%) CSS
5 12 (37.50%) JSP
6 11 (34.38%) Struts
7 8 (25.00%) HTML5
7 8 (25.00%) Java EE
7 8 (25.00%) Web Services
8 7 (21.88%) Hibernate
9 6 (18.75%) CSS3
9 6 (18.75%) JMS
10 5 (15.63%) XML
11 4 (12.50%) Ajax
11 4 (12.50%) JSON
11 4 (12.50%) EJB
11 4 (12.50%) DHTML
12 3 (9.38%) jQuery
13 2 (6.25%) Dojo
13 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Mobile Banking
2 6 (18.75%) Open Source
3 5 (15.63%) Online Banking
4 2 (6.25%) iPhone
4 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.25%) W3C
5 1 (3.13%) BeagleBone
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) OO
2 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.88%) Scrum
3 7 (21.88%) Integration Testing
4 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 4 (12.50%) User Stories
4 4 (12.50%) Software Delivery
4 4 (12.50%) MapReduce
4 4 (12.50%) Content Management
4 4 (12.50%) TDD
4 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.25%) Use Case
5 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.25%) System Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Time Management
5 2 (6.25%) Analytics
5 2 (6.25%) Software Architecture
5 2 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.50%) C#
4 3 (9.38%) SQL
5 1 (3.13%) Embedded C++
5 1 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Vagrant
1 4 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) Atlassian
2 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.25%) Google
3 2 (6.25%) Coremetrics
3 2 (6.25%) PayPal
3 2 (6.25%) Apple
3 2 (6.25%) Adobe
4 1 (3.13%) Sun
4 1 (3.13%) SAP