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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 29 33 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Contract jobs citing Java 67 48 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.36% 4.83% 6.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.18% 13.26% 24.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 26 30
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£363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £419 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -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
332 362 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 26.54% 36.46% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 193 104
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £247 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 15
Average hourly rate £42.50 £18.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.11% -48.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £37.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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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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 -7 33 £400 +14.28% 17
Aylesbury +7 5 £330 -20.00% 3
High Wycombe -9 2 £363 +45.00% 3
Marlow - - - - 2
Bletchley - - - -
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 72 (43.90%) Finance
2 51 (31.10%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (29.27%) SQL
4 46 (28.05%) Oracle
5 41 (25.00%) HTML
6 39 (23.78%) JavaScript
7 38 (23.17%) J2EE
8 37 (22.56%) UNIX
9 35 (21.34%) WebSphere
10 33 (20.12%) Spring
10 33 (20.12%) Windows
11 29 (17.68%) Eclipse
11 29 (17.68%) C#
12 28 (17.07%) CSS
13 27 (16.46%) .NET
14 24 (14.63%) C++
14 24 (14.63%) QA
14 24 (14.63%) Selenium
15 23 (14.02%) Hibernate
15 23 (14.02%) JSP
16 22 (13.41%) OO
17 21 (12.80%) Web Services
18 19 (11.59%) Perl
18 19 (11.59%) Banking
19 18 (10.98%) WebSphere Application Server
20 16 (9.76%) Linux
21 14 (8.54%) Windows NT
21 14 (8.54%) VBScript
21 14 (8.54%) C
21 14 (8.54%) IBM

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 35 (21.34%) WebSphere
2 18 (10.98%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (6.10%) JBoss
4 4 (2.44%) Apache
4 4 (2.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (2.44%) Liferay
4 4 (2.44%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.22%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.22%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.61%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.61%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.44%) Staffware
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.83%) Google App Engine
2 2 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.22%) PaaS
3 1 (0.61%) Heroku
3 1 (0.61%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.61%) GitHub
3 1 (0.61%) IaaS
3 1 (0.61%) Force.com
3 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.10%) Internet
2 7 (4.27%) LDAP
3 6 (3.66%) Intranet
4 5 (3.05%) Firewall
4 5 (3.05%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.44%) HTTPS
5 4 (2.44%) HTTP
6 2 (1.22%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.22%) IPv4
6 2 (1.22%) IPv6
6 2 (1.22%) DNS
6 2 (1.22%) VoIP
7 1 (0.61%) SSL
7 1 (0.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.54%) Oracle Database
2 12 (7.32%) DB2
3 11 (6.71%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.44%) MySQL
4 4 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.44%) DTS
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.61%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.61%) HBase
5 1 (0.61%) Big Data
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.61%) SSDT
5 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (17.68%) Eclipse
2 24 (14.63%) Selenium
3 10 (6.10%) WebDriver
4 9 (5.49%) QuickTest Pro
5 8 (4.88%) JUnit
5 8 (4.88%) JMeter
6 6 (3.66%) Visual Studio
7 5 (3.05%) Maven
7 5 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (2.44%) Subversion
8 4 (2.44%) Introscope
9 3 (1.83%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (1.83%) Git (software)
9 3 (1.83%) JIRA
9 3 (1.83%) WatiN
9 3 (1.83%) Eclipse RCP
10 2 (1.22%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.22%) Hudson
10 2 (1.22%) Rational Rose
10 2 (1.22%) LoadRunner
General
1 72 (43.90%) Finance
2 19 (11.59%) Banking
3 10 (6.10%) Retail
3 10 (6.10%) Automotive
4 7 (4.27%) Spanish Language
5 6 (3.66%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.05%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.44%) Electronics
7 4 (2.44%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.22%) Front Office
8 2 (1.22%) Legal
9 1 (0.61%) Advertising
9 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 84 (51.22%) Developer
2 50 (30.49%) Java Developer
3 20 (12.20%) Analyst
4 12 (7.32%) Front-End Developer
5 11 (6.71%) UI Developer
5 11 (6.71%) Test Manager
6 10 (6.10%) UI Programmer
7 9 (5.49%) Architect
7 9 (5.49%) Software Engineer
7 9 (5.49%) Senior Developer
8 8 (4.88%) Tester
8 8 (4.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 7 (4.27%) Deployment Analyst
9 7 (4.27%) J2EE Developer
10 6 (3.66%) QA Engineer
10 6 (3.66%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (3.05%) C++ Developer
11 5 (3.05%) C++/Java Developer
11 5 (3.05%) Administrator
11 5 (3.05%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (25.00%) HTML
2 38 (23.17%) J2EE
3 33 (20.12%) Spring
4 28 (17.07%) CSS
5 27 (16.46%) .NET
6 23 (14.02%) JSP
6 23 (14.02%) Hibernate
7 21 (12.80%) Web Services
8 14 (8.54%) Java EE
9 13 (7.93%) jQuery
10 12 (7.32%) XML
10 12 (7.32%) Struts
11 10 (6.10%) HTML5
12 7 (4.27%) SOAP
12 7 (4.27%) Middleware
13 5 (3.05%) Ajax
13 5 (3.05%) Dojo
13 5 (3.05%) Servlets
13 5 (3.05%) JFace
13 5 (3.05%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.71%) User Experience
2 9 (5.49%) Mobile Banking
2 9 (5.49%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.05%) Mainframe
3 5 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.83%) Online Banking
4 3 (1.83%) W3C
5 2 (1.22%) Tandem
5 2 (1.22%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.22%) PMI
5 2 (1.22%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.61%) DataPower
6 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.61%) Open Source
6 1 (0.61%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.61%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 37 (22.56%) UNIX
2 33 (20.12%) Windows
3 16 (9.76%) Linux
4 14 (8.54%) Windows NT
5 4 (2.44%) Android
6 3 (1.83%) zOS
7 2 (1.22%) AIX
8 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (31.10%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (13.41%) OO
3 13 (7.93%) Test Automation
4 12 (7.32%) Unit Testing
5 11 (6.71%) TDD
6 10 (6.10%) Automated Testing
6 10 (6.10%) Software Engineering
6 10 (6.10%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (5.49%) Waterfall
7 9 (5.49%) BDD
7 9 (5.49%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (5.49%) Scrum
7 9 (5.49%) E-Commerce
7 9 (5.49%) Line Management
8 8 (4.88%) Change Management
8 8 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (4.27%) Business Analysis
10 6 (3.66%) ERP
10 6 (3.66%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (3.66%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 48 (29.27%) SQL
2 39 (23.78%) JavaScript
3 29 (17.68%) C#
4 24 (14.63%) C++
5 19 (11.59%) Perl
6 14 (8.54%) VBScript
6 14 (8.54%) C
7 12 (7.32%) Python
8 6 (3.66%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.05%) VB
9 5 (3.05%) PHP
9 5 (3.05%) COBOL
10 4 (2.44%) AWK
11 3 (1.83%) Scala
11 3 (1.83%) JCL
12 2 (1.22%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.22%) Ruby
12 2 (1.22%) Google Apps Script
13 1 (0.61%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (8.54%) ISEB
2 11 (6.71%) ISTQB
2 11 (6.71%) Degree
3 9 (5.49%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.88%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.05%) Sun Certification
6 4 (2.44%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (1.83%) HND
8 2 (1.22%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.61%) MCP
9 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (14.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (0.61%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.61%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (2.44%) CA Wily
2 1 (0.61%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 46 (28.05%) Oracle
2 14 (8.54%) IBM
3 12 (7.32%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.27%) SAP
5 6 (3.66%) Google
6 5 (3.05%) Sun
7 4 (2.44%) FatWire
8 3 (1.83%) ILOG
8 3 (1.83%) Lotus
8 3 (1.83%) Telerik
8 3 (1.83%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.22%) Cisco
9 2 (1.22%) HP
9 2 (1.22%) Juniper
9 2 (1.22%) Remedy
9 2 (1.22%) VMware
10 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.61%) Green Hills
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