The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 9 11 35
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +24
Contract jobs citing Java 100 113 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 11.20% 11.57% 4.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.37% 33.14% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 47 26
Median daily rate £350 £355 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £430 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.69 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +11.16%

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
254 341 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 28.44% 34.90% 33.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 199 196
Median daily rate £350 £365 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +5.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £290 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £539 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 9
Median hourly rate £42.50 £28.75 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% +55.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £14.30 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £41.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -1 72 £350 -1.40% 24
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Java.

1 125 (58.41%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (34.11%) Scrum
3 62 (28.97%) Spring
4 52 (24.30%) Continuous Integration
5 51 (23.83%) Git (software)
6 50 (23.36%) Finance
7 47 (21.96%) Banking
8 46 (21.50%) JavaScript
9 43 (20.09%) XML
10 42 (19.63%) HTML
11 41 (19.16%) TDD
12 36 (16.82%) SQL
12 36 (16.82%) Jenkins
13 35 (16.36%) CSS
13 35 (16.36%) Java EE
14 31 (14.49%) Maven
15 28 (13.08%) XSLT
15 28 (13.08%) Oracle
15 28 (13.08%) Hadoop
16 27 (12.62%) Big Data
16 27 (12.62%) Linux
16 27 (12.62%) SOAP
16 27 (12.62%) Web Services
17 26 (12.15%) Gradle
17 26 (12.15%) Microservices
18 24 (11.21%) OO
18 24 (11.21%) Android
19 23 (10.75%) J2EE
19 23 (10.75%) Spring Boot
19 23 (10.75%) REST

Java
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:

Application Platforms
1 13 (6.07%) Apache Spark
2 12 (5.61%) WebSphere
3 11 (5.14%) Apache
4 10 (4.67%) Tomcat
5 8 (3.74%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (2.34%) Apache Pig
6 5 (2.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.40%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.93%) JBoss
10 1 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.47%) Confluence
10 1 (0.47%) nginx
10 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.87%) Staffware
2 3 (1.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.80%) Amazon S3
3 5 (2.34%) Office 365
3 5 (2.34%) OpenShift
4 3 (1.40%) PaaS
5 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.80%) Internet
2 5 (2.34%) LDAP
3 4 (1.87%) Intranet
4 3 (1.40%) AMQP
5 2 (0.93%) Network Security
6 1 (0.47%) Firewall
6 1 (0.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.08%) Hadoop
2 27 (12.62%) Big Data
3 16 (7.48%) Apache Hive
4 13 (6.07%) NoSQL
5 11 (5.14%) Relational Database
6 10 (4.67%) MongoDB
7 9 (4.21%) Impala
7 9 (4.21%) MySQL
8 8 (3.74%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (3.74%) HBase
8 8 (3.74%) SQL Server
9 5 (2.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (2.34%) Data Lake
9 5 (2.34%) Data Mining
9 5 (2.34%) DataStax
10 3 (1.40%) Hazelcast
10 3 (1.40%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.40%) NewSQL
10 3 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.93%) Redis
Development Applications
1 51 (23.83%) Git (software)
2 36 (16.82%) Jenkins
3 31 (14.49%) Maven
4 26 (12.15%) Gradle
5 18 (8.41%) Eclipse
5 18 (8.41%) Selenium
6 16 (7.48%) JIRA
7 11 (5.14%) Android Studio
8 10 (4.67%) Bitbucket
9 9 (4.21%) Ant
9 9 (4.21%) Cucumber
10 7 (3.27%) JUnit
11 6 (2.80%) Mockito
12 5 (2.34%) Hudson
12 5 (2.34%) Spock
12 5 (2.34%) Subversion
12 5 (2.34%) WebDriver
13 4 (1.87%) Sonatype Nexus
14 3 (1.40%) IntelliJ
14 3 (1.40%) Vagrant
General
1 50 (23.36%) Finance
2 47 (21.96%) Banking
3 10 (4.67%) Retail
4 7 (3.27%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.47%) Automotive
5 1 (0.47%) Games
5 1 (0.47%) Law
5 1 (0.47%) Legal
5 1 (0.47%) Marketing
5 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 132 (61.68%) Developer
2 92 (42.99%) Java Developer
3 18 (8.41%) Architect
3 18 (8.41%) Senior Developer
4 17 (7.94%) Android Developer
5 14 (6.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 14 (6.54%) Senior Java Developer
6 13 (6.07%) Software Engineer
7 12 (5.61%) Java Engineer
8 11 (5.14%) Agile Developer
8 11 (5.14%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (4.67%) Agile Java Developer
9 10 (4.67%) QA Engineer
10 9 (4.21%) Analyst
10 9 (4.21%) Automation Engineer
10 9 (4.21%) QA Automation Engineer
11 8 (3.74%) Java Software Engineer
12 7 (3.27%) Development Engineer
12 7 (3.27%) Hadoop Developer
12 7 (3.27%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (28.97%) Spring
2 43 (20.09%) XML
3 42 (19.63%) HTML
4 35 (16.36%) CSS
4 35 (16.36%) Java EE
5 28 (13.08%) XSLT
6 27 (12.62%) SOAP
6 27 (12.62%) Web Services
7 23 (10.75%) J2EE
7 23 (10.75%) REST
7 23 (10.75%) Spring Boot
8 22 (10.28%) AngularJS
8 22 (10.28%) HTML5
8 22 (10.28%) RESTful
9 21 (9.81%) CSS3
10 19 (8.88%) Apache Camel
11 18 (8.41%) Node.js
12 16 (7.48%) Grails
12 16 (7.48%) Spring Integration
13 14 (6.54%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.81%) Mobile App
2 14 (6.54%) Mobile Banking
3 12 (5.61%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.34%) IVR
5 4 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.87%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.40%) Online Banking
7 2 (0.93%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.93%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.93%) User Experience
8 1 (0.47%) Clustering
8 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.47%) DataPower
8 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.47%) iPad
8 1 (0.47%) Online Games
8 1 (0.47%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 27 (12.62%) Linux
2 24 (11.21%) Android
3 10 (4.67%) Unix
4 7 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (3.27%) Windows
5 5 (2.34%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.87%) zOS
7 2 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (58.41%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (34.11%) Scrum
3 52 (24.30%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (19.16%) TDD
5 26 (12.15%) Microservices
6 24 (11.21%) OO
7 22 (10.28%) Software Engineering
8 21 (9.81%) SOA
9 17 (7.94%) Android Development
10 16 (7.48%) BDD
10 16 (7.48%) Front End Development
11 15 (7.01%) Data Modelling
11 15 (7.01%) E-Commerce
12 14 (6.54%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (6.07%) MapReduce
13 13 (6.07%) Pair Programming
13 13 (6.07%) Unit Testing
13 13 (6.07%) Web Development
14 12 (5.61%) SDLC
15 11 (5.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 46 (21.50%) JavaScript
2 36 (16.82%) SQL
3 22 (10.28%) Groovy
3 22 (10.28%) Python
4 11 (5.14%) PL/SQL
4 11 (5.14%) Scala
5 10 (4.67%) C#
6 9 (4.21%) Ruby
7 6 (2.80%) Apple Swift
7 6 (2.80%) Shell Script
7 6 (2.80%) VB.NET
8 5 (2.34%) C++
8 5 (2.34%) ES6
8 5 (2.34%) Perl
9 4 (1.87%) PHP
9 4 (1.87%) R
10 3 (1.40%) C
10 3 (1.40%) ECMAScript
11 2 (0.93%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (4.67%) Degree
1 10 (4.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.74%) DV Cleared
3 5 (2.34%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.93%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.47%) HND
5 1 (0.47%) ISEB
5 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.47%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.61%) QA
2 8 (3.74%) SDET
3 3 (1.40%) SLA
4 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (5.61%) Docker
2 5 (2.34%) HDFS
3 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.47%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.80%) logstash
2 5 (2.34%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.93%) SCOM
5 1 (0.47%) Ansible
5 1 (0.47%) Oozie
Vendors
1 28 (13.08%) Oracle
2 22 (10.28%) IBM
3 8 (3.74%) Cloudera
4 7 (3.27%) Red Hat
5 6 (2.80%) hybris
6 5 (2.34%) Avaya
7 4 (1.87%) Apple
7 4 (1.87%) ILOG
8 3 (1.40%) ATG
9 2 (0.93%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.47%) Genesys
10 1 (0.47%) Google
10 1 (0.47%) KANA
10 1 (0.47%) Luciad
10 1 (0.47%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.47%) Pega
10 1 (0.47%) Talend
10 1 (0.47%) VMware
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