The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 18 33 25
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Contract jobs citing Java 85 49 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 6.51% 4.73% 6.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.04% 14.54% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 31 34
Average daily rate
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£363 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -5.06%
Programming Languages Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
369 337 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 28.25% 32.56% 32.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 188 155
Average daily rate £350 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £224 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £12.50 £21.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £22.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Java
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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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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
Milton Keynes +32 62 £375 -6.25% 4
High Wycombe -6 5 £308 -21.90% 6
Marlow - - - - 1
Aylesbury - - - - 1
Beaconsfield - - - -
Bletchley - - - -
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 58 (33.53%) HTML
2 55 (31.79%) Finance
3 54 (31.21%) JavaScript
4 53 (30.64%) J2EE
5 50 (28.90%) CSS
6 46 (26.59%) SQL
7 42 (24.28%) Oracle
7 42 (24.28%) WebSphere
8 40 (23.12%) Web Services
9 39 (22.54%) UNIX
10 31 (17.92%) Spring
11 30 (17.34%) WebSphere Application Server
12 29 (16.76%) Windows
12 29 (16.76%) Linux
13 28 (16.18%) OO
14 25 (14.45%) Eclipse
15 24 (13.87%) Hibernate
16 23 (13.29%) JSP
17 21 (12.14%) Agile Software Development
18 20 (11.56%) Unit Testing
18 20 (11.56%) Change Management
19 19 (10.98%) Dojo
20 18 (10.40%) C#
20 18 (10.40%) XML
20 18 (10.40%) LDAP
21 17 (9.83%) SOAP
21 17 (9.83%) SQL Server
21 17 (9.83%) IBM
21 17 (9.83%) Retail
21 17 (9.83%) HTML5

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 42 (24.28%) WebSphere
2 30 (17.34%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (3.47%) CMS
4 5 (2.89%) Apache
4 5 (2.89%) Node.js
5 4 (2.31%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (2.31%) Liferay
5 4 (2.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.16%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.16%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.58%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.31%) Staffware
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.05%) GitHub
2 2 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.16%) Force.com
2 2 (1.16%) Google App Engine
2 2 (1.16%) SaaS
3 1 (0.58%) PaaS
3 1 (0.58%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.58%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.40%) LDAP
2 11 (6.36%) Internet
3 9 (5.20%) Intranet
4 5 (2.89%) Firewall
5 4 (2.31%) HTTP
5 4 (2.31%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.31%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.58%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.83%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.67%) DTS
3 11 (6.36%) DB2
4 9 (5.20%) Oracle Database
5 7 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.16%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.58%) MySQL
8 1 (0.58%) OLAP
8 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.58%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (14.45%) Eclipse
2 12 (6.94%) Selenium
3 9 (5.20%) JUnit
3 9 (5.20%) Git (software)
4 8 (4.62%) Jenkins
4 8 (4.62%) Ant
5 5 (2.89%) Grunt
5 5 (2.89%) Yeoman
5 5 (2.89%) Subversion
6 4 (2.31%) WebDriver
6 4 (2.31%) Introscope
6 4 (2.31%) JMeter
7 3 (1.73%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (1.73%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.73%) Maven
7 3 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.58%) Rational Rose
9 1 (0.58%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.58%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 55 (31.79%) Finance
2 17 (9.83%) Retail
3 14 (8.09%) Banking
4 7 (4.05%) Spanish Language
4 7 (4.05%) Automotive
5 6 (3.47%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.31%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.73%) Electronics
7 3 (1.73%) Legal
8 2 (1.16%) Front Office
9 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.58%) Advertising
9 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 93 (53.76%) Developer
2 49 (28.32%) Java Developer
3 33 (19.08%) Analyst
4 18 (10.40%) Deployment Analyst
5 14 (8.09%) Front-End Developer
6 13 (7.51%) Architect
7 9 (5.20%) Senior Developer
8 8 (4.62%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (4.62%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 7 (4.05%) Technical Developer
9 7 (4.05%) UI Developer
9 7 (4.05%) Project Manager
9 7 (4.05%) J2EE Developer
10 6 (3.47%) ServiceNow Developer
10 6 (3.47%) UI Programmer
11 5 (2.89%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (2.89%) Applications Support
11 5 (2.89%) Administrator
11 5 (2.89%) QA Engineer
11 5 (2.89%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (33.53%) HTML
2 53 (30.64%) J2EE
3 50 (28.90%) CSS
4 40 (23.12%) Web Services
5 31 (17.92%) Spring
6 24 (13.87%) Hibernate
7 23 (13.29%) JSP
8 19 (10.98%) Dojo
9 18 (10.40%) XML
10 17 (9.83%) SOAP
10 17 (9.83%) HTML5
11 14 (8.09%) .NET
12 13 (7.51%) jQuery
13 11 (6.36%) Struts
14 10 (5.78%) Servlets
14 10 (5.78%) CSS3
15 9 (5.20%) Middleware
16 7 (4.05%) RESTful
16 7 (4.05%) Worklight
17 6 (3.47%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.62%) Mobile App
2 7 (4.05%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.47%) CMDB
4 5 (2.89%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (2.31%) EFT
5 4 (2.31%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.31%) APACS
5 4 (2.31%) Graphic Design
6 3 (1.73%) W3C
7 2 (1.16%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.16%) PMI
7 2 (1.16%) Tandem
7 2 (1.16%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.16%) Open Source
7 2 (1.16%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.58%) iPhone
8 1 (0.58%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.58%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.58%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 39 (22.54%) UNIX
2 29 (16.76%) Windows
2 29 (16.76%) Linux
3 9 (5.20%) AIX
4 6 (3.47%) Windows NT
5 3 (1.73%) zOS
6 2 (1.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.18%) OO
2 21 (12.14%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (11.56%) Change Management
3 20 (11.56%) Unit Testing
4 15 (8.67%) Scrum
5 13 (7.51%) ITIL
6 12 (6.94%) E-Commerce
7 10 (5.78%) OOP
7 10 (5.78%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (5.20%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (4.62%) Workflow
9 8 (4.62%) TDD
9 8 (4.62%) Content Management
10 7 (4.05%) Business Analysis
10 7 (4.05%) ERP
10 7 (4.05%) Change Control
11 6 (3.47%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (3.47%) Knowledge Management
11 6 (3.47%) ITSM
11 6 (3.47%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (31.21%) JavaScript
2 46 (26.59%) SQL
3 18 (10.40%) C#
4 16 (9.25%) C++
5 8 (4.62%) VBScript
6 7 (4.05%) Objective-C
6 7 (4.05%) Perl
7 6 (3.47%) PHP
7 6 (3.47%) Python
8 5 (2.89%) VB
8 5 (2.89%) Scala
9 3 (1.73%) C
10 2 (1.16%) Google Apps Script
10 2 (1.16%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.16%) Ruby
10 2 (1.16%) COBOL
11 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (5.20%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.62%) Degree
3 7 (4.05%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.47%) Sun Certification
5 5 (2.89%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (1.73%) ISEB
6 3 (1.73%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.16%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.09%) QA
2 4 (2.31%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (2.31%) CA Wily
2 1 (0.58%) OpenView
Vendors
1 42 (24.28%) Oracle
2 17 (9.83%) IBM
3 13 (7.51%) Microsoft
4 10 (5.78%) JBoss
5 8 (4.62%) HP
6 6 (3.47%) BMC
6 6 (3.47%) CA
6 6 (3.47%) Sun
6 6 (3.47%) ServiceNow
7 5 (2.89%) Google
8 4 (2.31%) Business Objects
8 4 (2.31%) SAP
8 4 (2.31%) FatWire
9 3 (1.73%) ILOG
9 3 (1.73%) Lotus
10 2 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.58%) Remedy
11 1 (0.58%) hybris
11 1 (0.58%) Apple
11 1 (0.58%) Adobe