The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Buckinghamshire region that had Java Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Software Engineer
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 75 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.22% 0.20% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £275 -
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 £41.50 £43.75 £43.25
% change year-on-year
-5.14% +1.15%

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
859 954 1171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.76% 94.93% 95.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 488 588
Median daily rate £396 £380 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.07% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 33 39
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.14 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.16% +0.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £31.20 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

Java Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Buckinghamshire region that featured Java Software Engineer in the job title.

Java Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Java Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Java Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Java Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, Java Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region featuring Java Software Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) Spring
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Unix
4 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) SOA
4 3 (42.86%) Java EE
4 3 (42.86%) Pair Programming
4 3 (42.86%) Spring Boot
4 3 (42.86%) Microservices
4 3 (42.86%) Spring Cloud
5 2 (28.57%) BDD
5 2 (28.57%) Big Data
5 2 (28.57%) Retail
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
5 2 (28.57%) Node.js
6 1 (14.29%) REST
6 1 (14.29%) High Availability
6 1 (14.29%) MapReduce
6 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 1 (14.29%) Redis
6 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
6 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
6 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared

Java Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Big Data
1 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Ant
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 1 (14.29%) Gradle
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Spring
2 3 (42.86%) Java EE
2 3 (42.86%) Spring Boot
2 3 (42.86%) Spring Cloud
3 2 (28.57%) Node.js
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) EJB
4 1 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE
4 1 (14.29%) JMS
4 1 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Microservices
3 3 (42.86%) Pair Programming
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) SOA
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) High Availability
5 1 (14.29%) Process Management
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Refactoring
5 1 (14.29%) Software Optimisation
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) UML
5 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Avaya
1 1 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat