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 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 42 35 35
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing Java 46 42 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.04% 4.12% 4.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.61% 13.59% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 14
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£363 £369 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% +13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £513 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £29.25 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.13% +2.77%
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
338 309 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 29.65% 30.32% 24.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 180 84
Average daily rate £350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 19
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £28.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £35.00
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 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 30 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Java Hourly Rate Histogram 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 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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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 -12 31 £408 +5.16% 5
High Wycombe +1 3 £356 +18.75%
Marlow - - - -
Amersham - - - -
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 48 (41.74%) Finance
2 38 (33.04%) Oracle
3 32 (27.83%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (26.96%) SQL
5 28 (24.35%) C++
6 26 (22.61%) HTML
7 24 (20.87%) UNIX
8 22 (19.13%) Windows
8 22 (19.13%) C#
9 21 (18.26%) WebSphere
10 20 (17.39%) .NET
11 19 (16.52%) JavaScript
11 19 (16.52%) Banking
12 18 (15.65%) Selenium
12 18 (15.65%) Perl
13 16 (13.91%) C
13 16 (13.91%) J2EE
13 16 (13.91%) QA
13 16 (13.91%) Spring
14 15 (13.04%) Java EE
14 15 (13.04%) Oracle Database
15 14 (12.17%) Test Automation
16 13 (11.30%) VBScript
16 13 (11.30%) CSS
16 13 (11.30%) JSP
17 12 (10.43%) Linux
17 12 (10.43%) ISEB
17 12 (10.43%) ISTQB
18 11 (9.57%) Software Engineering
18 11 (9.57%) TDD

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 21 (18.26%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.61%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (2.61%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (1.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.74%) CMS
3 2 (1.74%) JBoss
4 1 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.87%) Commerce Server
4 1 (0.87%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.87%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.87%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (0.87%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.87%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.87%) Facebook Platform
4 1 (0.87%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Photoshop
1 2 (1.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (2.61%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (2.61%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.61%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.87%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) SaaS
1 2 (1.74%) PaaS
1 2 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.87%) Heroku
2 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.87%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.87%) IaaS
2 1 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.35%) Internet
2 3 (2.61%) DNS
2 3 (2.61%) CDMA
2 3 (2.61%) GSM
3 2 (1.74%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.74%) Network Security
3 2 (1.74%) VoIP
3 2 (1.74%) IPv4
3 2 (1.74%) IPv6
4 1 (0.87%) 3G
4 1 (0.87%) Telnet
4 1 (0.87%) LDAP
4 1 (0.87%) SNMP
4 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.87%) Firewall
4 1 (0.87%) 2G
4 1 (0.87%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.87%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.04%) Oracle Database
2 7 (6.09%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.09%) DB2
3 6 (5.22%) MySQL
4 4 (3.48%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.61%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (2.61%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.61%) UniData
6 2 (1.74%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.74%) Big Data
6 2 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.87%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.87%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.87%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.87%) HBase
7 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.87%) SSDT
7 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (15.65%) Selenium
2 11 (9.57%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (7.83%) WebDriver
4 8 (6.96%) Eclipse
5 7 (6.09%) JMeter
6 5 (4.35%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.48%) Subversion
7 4 (3.48%) JIRA
7 4 (3.48%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.48%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (2.61%) LoadRunner
8 3 (2.61%) Git (software)
8 3 (2.61%) WatiN
8 3 (2.61%) eggPlant
9 2 (1.74%) Eclipse RCP
9 2 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.74%) Bugzilla
9 2 (1.74%) Maven
9 2 (1.74%) Ant
9 2 (1.74%) ProC
General
1 48 (41.74%) Finance
2 19 (16.52%) Banking
3 6 (5.22%) Spanish Language
4 5 (4.35%) Retail
5 4 (3.48%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.48%) Automotive
6 3 (2.61%) Electronics
7 2 (1.74%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.87%) Marketing
8 1 (0.87%) Legal
Job Titles
1 52 (45.22%) Developer
2 25 (21.74%) Java Developer
3 11 (9.57%) Tester
3 11 (9.57%) Architect
3 11 (9.57%) Test Manager
4 10 (8.70%) Analyst
5 8 (6.96%) Software Engineer
6 6 (5.22%) QA Engineer
6 6 (5.22%) Software Developer
6 6 (5.22%) Technical Architect
7 5 (4.35%) UI Programmer
7 5 (4.35%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (4.35%) UI Developer
8 4 (3.48%) Software Tester
8 4 (3.48%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (3.48%) Programmer
9 3 (2.61%) Pick Developer
9 3 (2.61%) WebSphere Developer
9 3 (2.61%) C++/Java Developer
9 3 (2.61%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (22.61%) HTML
2 20 (17.39%) .NET
3 16 (13.91%) J2EE
3 16 (13.91%) Spring
4 15 (13.04%) Java EE
5 13 (11.30%) CSS
5 13 (11.30%) JSP
6 11 (9.57%) XML
6 11 (9.57%) HTML5
7 10 (8.70%) Struts
8 6 (5.22%) jQuery
8 6 (5.22%) JMS
9 4 (3.48%) JFace
9 4 (3.48%) CSS3
9 4 (3.48%) Hibernate
9 4 (3.48%) Ajax
9 4 (3.48%) Web Services
10 3 (2.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (1.74%) Android SDK
11 2 (1.74%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.09%) Mobile Banking
2 5 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.48%) iPhone
3 4 (3.48%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.61%) W3C
4 3 (2.61%) iPad
5 2 (1.74%) Open Source
5 2 (1.74%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.87%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.87%) EPoS
6 1 (0.87%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.87%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.87%) BBC
6 1 (0.87%) DataPower
6 1 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.87%) UNIX
2 22 (19.13%) Windows
3 12 (10.43%) Linux
4 10 (8.70%) Windows NT
5 5 (4.35%) Android
6 4 (3.48%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.87%) zOS
7 1 (0.87%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (27.83%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (12.17%) Test Automation
3 11 (9.57%) Software Engineering
3 11 (9.57%) TDD
4 9 (7.83%) SOA
4 9 (7.83%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (6.96%) Waterfall
5 8 (6.96%) BDD
5 8 (6.96%) Line Management
5 8 (6.96%) Automated Testing
6 7 (6.09%) Scrum
6 7 (6.09%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (5.22%) Workflow
7 6 (5.22%) Test Management
7 6 (5.22%) E-Commerce
8 5 (4.35%) OO
8 5 (4.35%) Migration
9 4 (3.48%) Test Strategy
9 4 (3.48%) Performance Testing
9 4 (3.48%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 31 (26.96%) SQL
2 28 (24.35%) C++
3 22 (19.13%) C#
4 19 (16.52%) JavaScript
5 18 (15.65%) Perl
6 16 (13.91%) C
7 13 (11.30%) VBScript
8 11 (9.57%) Python
9 10 (8.70%) PL/SQL
10 5 (4.35%) Shell Script
10 5 (4.35%) VB
11 4 (3.48%) AWK
11 4 (3.48%) COBOL
12 3 (2.61%) JCL
13 2 (1.74%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.74%) PHP
14 1 (0.87%) XQuery
14 1 (0.87%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.87%) Ruby
14 1 (0.87%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 12 (10.43%) ISEB
1 12 (10.43%) ISTQB
2 6 (5.22%) SC Cleared
2 6 (5.22%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.22%) Degree
3 3 (2.61%) HND
3 3 (2.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.87%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.91%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.87%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.87%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.87%) Docker
1 1 (0.87%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (6.96%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.87%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.87%) Control-M
Vendors
1 38 (33.04%) Oracle
2 6 (5.22%) IBM
2 6 (5.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.48%) HP
4 3 (2.61%) Remedy
4 3 (2.61%) Adobe
4 3 (2.61%) SAP
4 3 (2.61%) Telerik
5 2 (1.74%) VMware
5 2 (1.74%) Google
5 2 (1.74%) Juniper
5 2 (1.74%) Cisco
6 1 (0.87%) Nortel
6 1 (0.87%) Ericsson
6 1 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.87%) ILOG
6 1 (0.87%) Apple
6 1 (0.87%) Siebel
6 1 (0.87%) Huawei
6 1 (0.87%) Green Hills
Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London/Milton Keynes
Church International
Rate: £650 - £800 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Mason Frank
Posted: 15 days ago