The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills 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 over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 29 35 32
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing Java 64 48 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.25% 4.61% 4.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.08% 14.63% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 20 20
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £505 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
Java
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
398 328 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 32.62% 31.48% 23.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 193 92
Average daily rate £345 £380 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.21% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 22
Average hourly rate £18.50 £37.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.66% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.17 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Java
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 within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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 -1 46 £408 +8.66% 17
High Wycombe -4 3 £350 +1.44% 1
Aylesbury - 1 £550 - 2
Amersham - - - -
Marlow - - - - 1
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 49 (40.83%) Finance
2 46 (38.33%) Oracle
3 34 (28.33%) SQL
4 31 (25.83%) C++
5 28 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (21.67%) HTML
7 24 (20.00%) UNIX
8 21 (17.50%) Perl
8 21 (17.50%) C
8 21 (17.50%) Java EE
9 20 (16.67%) WebSphere
9 20 (16.67%) Oracle Database
10 19 (15.83%) Banking
10 19 (15.83%) JavaScript
10 19 (15.83%) J2EE
10 19 (15.83%) Windows
10 19 (15.83%) Linux
11 18 (15.00%) C#
12 15 (12.50%) Spring
13 14 (11.67%) PL/SQL
13 14 (11.67%) .NET
13 14 (11.67%) CSS
14 13 (10.83%) HTML5
15 12 (10.00%) JSP
15 12 (10.00%) TDD
15 12 (10.00%) ISTQB
15 12 (10.00%) QA
16 11 (9.17%) Selenium
16 11 (9.17%) Oracle Database 11g
16 11 (9.17%) Scrum

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 20 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 7 (5.83%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (2.50%) Confluence
4 3 (2.50%) Adobe CQ
4 3 (2.50%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (1.67%) JBoss
5 2 (1.67%) SAS
5 2 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.67%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.67%) CMS
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.83%) Facebook Platform
6 1 (0.83%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.83%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.83%) Apache
6 1 (0.83%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.83%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
2 1 (0.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Oracle Financials
1 5 (4.17%) Oracle 11i
1 5 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (4.17%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (3.33%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.50%) SaaS
1 3 (2.50%) PaaS
2 2 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.67%) IaaS
3 1 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.83%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.83%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.67%) Internet
2 4 (3.33%) DNS
3 3 (2.50%) CDMA
3 3 (2.50%) GSM
3 3 (2.50%) AMQP
4 2 (1.67%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.67%) Firewall
4 2 (1.67%) VoIP
4 2 (1.67%) IPv4
4 2 (1.67%) IPv6
5 1 (0.83%) 3G
5 1 (0.83%) Telnet
5 1 (0.83%) SNMP
5 1 (0.83%) 2G
5 1 (0.83%) Network Security
5 1 (0.83%) LTE
5 1 (0.83%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 11 (9.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (8.33%) DB2
3 10 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (5.83%) SQL Server
6 6 (5.00%) MySQL
7 5 (4.17%) UniData
7 5 (4.17%) Hadoop
7 5 (4.17%) NoSQL
7 5 (4.17%) Big Data
8 4 (3.33%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.67%) DB2 UDB
10 2 (1.67%) Base SAS
11 1 (0.83%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.83%) HBase
11 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (9.17%) Eclipse
1 11 (9.17%) Selenium
2 8 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (5.83%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (5.83%) Subversion
4 6 (5.00%) JIRA
4 6 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.17%) WebDriver
5 5 (4.17%) ProC
5 5 (4.17%) Ant
6 4 (3.33%) JUnit
6 4 (3.33%) JMeter
6 4 (3.33%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.50%) Mercurial
7 3 (2.50%) eggPlant
7 3 (2.50%) Gradle
7 3 (2.50%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.50%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.67%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.67%) WatiN
General
1 49 (40.83%) Finance
2 19 (15.83%) Banking
3 6 (5.00%) Spanish Language
4 5 (4.17%) Retail
5 4 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.50%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.67%) Electronics
8 1 (0.83%) Legal
8 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (49.17%) Developer
2 26 (21.67%) Java Developer
3 14 (11.67%) Architect
4 10 (8.33%) Tester
5 9 (7.50%) Analyst
6 7 (5.83%) Test Manager
6 7 (5.83%) Software Engineer
7 6 (5.00%) Technical Architect
7 6 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
7 6 (5.00%) QA Engineer
8 5 (4.17%) Pick Developer
8 5 (4.17%) Oracle Architect
8 5 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
8 5 (4.17%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.33%) Programmer
9 4 (3.33%) Administrator
9 4 (3.33%) Software Tester
10 3 (2.50%) UI Developer
10 3 (2.50%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (21.67%) HTML
2 21 (17.50%) Java EE
3 19 (15.83%) J2EE
4 15 (12.50%) Spring
5 14 (11.67%) .NET
5 14 (11.67%) CSS
6 13 (10.83%) HTML5
7 12 (10.00%) JSP
8 11 (9.17%) XML
9 10 (8.33%) Struts
10 8 (6.67%) JMS
11 7 (5.83%) jQuery
12 6 (5.00%) CSS3
12 6 (5.00%) Web Services
13 5 (4.17%) JSON
13 5 (4.17%) Ajax
14 4 (3.33%) Hibernate
14 4 (3.33%) EJB
15 3 (2.50%) JFace
15 3 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.83%) Mobile Banking
1 7 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.00%) Open Source
3 5 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.17%) iPhone
4 3 (2.50%) iPad
4 3 (2.50%) W3C
4 3 (2.50%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.50%) BeagleBone
5 2 (1.67%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.67%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.67%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.67%) Clustering
6 1 (0.83%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.83%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.83%) DataPower
6 1 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.00%) UNIX
2 19 (15.83%) Windows
2 19 (15.83%) Linux
3 4 (3.33%) Windows NT
3 4 (3.33%) Android
3 4 (3.33%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.50%) AIX
4 3 (2.50%) Solaris
5 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (10.00%) TDD
3 11 (9.17%) Scrum
4 10 (8.33%) SOA
5 9 (7.50%) Software Engineering
5 9 (7.50%) Test Automation
6 8 (6.67%) Workflow
6 8 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 7 (5.83%) Migration
7 7 (5.83%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (5.00%) Test Management
8 6 (5.00%) Automated Testing
8 6 (5.00%) OO
8 6 (5.00%) Project Management
9 5 (4.17%) Strategic Management
9 5 (4.17%) Test Scripting
10 4 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (3.33%) Performance Testing
10 4 (3.33%) Waterfall
10 4 (3.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 34 (28.33%) SQL
2 31 (25.83%) C++
3 21 (17.50%) C
3 21 (17.50%) Perl
4 19 (15.83%) JavaScript
5 18 (15.00%) C#
6 14 (11.67%) PL/SQL
7 11 (9.17%) Python
8 8 (6.67%) Shell Script
9 7 (5.83%) VBScript
10 6 (5.00%) VB
10 6 (5.00%) AWK
11 5 (4.17%) COBOL
12 3 (2.50%) JCL
13 2 (1.67%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.67%) PHP
13 2 (1.67%) Korn
13 2 (1.67%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.83%) C++/CLI
14 1 (0.83%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 12 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 10 (8.33%) ISEB
2 10 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.83%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.17%) Degree
5 3 (2.50%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.67%) HND
6 2 (1.67%) VCP4
7 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (1.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.67%) Docker
2 1 (0.83%) HDFS
2 1 (0.83%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 8 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.33%) Control-M
3 3 (2.50%) Puppet
3 3 (2.50%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 46 (38.33%) Oracle
2 6 (5.00%) IBM
3 4 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.33%) TIBCO
4 3 (2.50%) Remedy
4 3 (2.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.50%) Adobe
4 3 (2.50%) HP
4 3 (2.50%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.67%) Cisco
5 2 (1.67%) Juniper
5 2 (1.67%) Apple
5 2 (1.67%) Google
5 2 (1.67%) VMware
5 2 (1.67%) Telerik
6 1 (0.83%) Northgate
6 1 (0.83%) Huawei
6 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.83%) Ericsson
6 1 (0.83%) Business Objects
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Red10
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
QA Limited
Rate: £180.00 per week
Posted: 15 days ago