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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 17 31 23
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Contract jobs citing Java 96 49 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 7.42% 4.87% 5.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.74% 14.89% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 31 35
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£350 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £500 £415
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 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
Programming Languages Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
373 329 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 28.83% 32.70% 31.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 187 161
Average daily rate £350 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.64% +10.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £244 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £16.99 £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
South East

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 24 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 24 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 +36 70 £368 -8.12% 4
High Wycombe -4 6 £308 -18.00% 8
Marlow - - - - 1
Aylesbury - - - - 1
Beaconsfield - - - - 1
Bletchley - - - - 1
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 59 (33.52%) HTML
2 54 (30.68%) JavaScript
3 53 (30.11%) J2EE
3 53 (30.11%) Finance
4 51 (28.98%) CSS
5 50 (28.41%) SQL
6 44 (25.00%) Oracle
7 43 (24.43%) WebSphere
8 42 (23.86%) Web Services
9 40 (22.73%) UNIX
10 32 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
11 31 (17.61%) Spring
12 30 (17.05%) Windows
12 30 (17.05%) Linux
13 28 (15.91%) OO
14 25 (14.20%) Eclipse
15 24 (13.64%) Hibernate
16 23 (13.07%) JSP
17 22 (12.50%) Change Management
18 21 (11.93%) XML
18 21 (11.93%) Unit Testing
19 20 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
20 19 (10.80%) Dojo
20 19 (10.80%) SOAP
21 18 (10.23%) LDAP
21 18 (10.23%) SQL Server
21 18 (10.23%) IBM
22 17 (9.66%) Retail
22 17 (9.66%) C#
22 17 (9.66%) HTML5

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 43 (24.43%) WebSphere
2 32 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (3.98%) CMS
4 5 (2.84%) Node.js
4 5 (2.84%) Apache
5 4 (2.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (2.27%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (2.27%) Liferay
6 3 (1.70%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.14%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.14%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.57%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.57%) MS Office
1 1 (0.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.70%) Staffware
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.98%) GitHub
2 2 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.14%) Force.com
2 2 (1.14%) SaaS
2 2 (1.14%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.57%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.57%) IaaS
3 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.23%) LDAP
2 11 (6.25%) Internet
3 9 (5.11%) Intranet
4 5 (2.84%) Firewall
5 4 (2.27%) HTTPS
5 4 (2.27%) HTTP
5 4 (2.27%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.23%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.09%) DTS
3 11 (6.25%) DB2
4 10 (5.68%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.14%) MySQL
7 2 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.14%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.57%) OLAP
8 1 (0.57%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (14.20%) Eclipse
2 12 (6.82%) Selenium
3 9 (5.11%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.11%) JUnit
4 8 (4.55%) Ant
4 8 (4.55%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.84%) Grunt
5 5 (2.84%) Yeoman
5 5 (2.84%) Subversion
6 4 (2.27%) Introscope
6 4 (2.27%) JMeter
6 4 (2.27%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.70%) Maven
7 3 (1.70%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.70%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.57%) Hudson
9 1 (0.57%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.57%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 53 (30.11%) Finance
2 17 (9.66%) Retail
3 14 (7.95%) Banking
4 7 (3.98%) Spanish Language
5 6 (3.41%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.41%) Automotive
6 4 (2.27%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.70%) Electronics
7 3 (1.70%) Legal
8 2 (1.14%) Front Office
9 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.57%) Advertising
9 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 95 (53.98%) Developer
2 50 (28.41%) Java Developer
3 34 (19.32%) Analyst
4 18 (10.23%) Deployment Analyst
5 14 (7.95%) Architect
5 14 (7.95%) Front-End Developer
6 9 (5.11%) Senior Developer
7 8 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 8 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (3.98%) ServiceNow Developer
8 7 (3.98%) Technical Developer
8 7 (3.98%) J2EE Developer
8 7 (3.98%) UI Developer
8 7 (3.98%) Project Manager
9 6 (3.41%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (3.41%) UI Programmer
10 5 (2.84%) QA Engineer
10 5 (2.84%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (2.84%) Web Developer
10 5 (2.84%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (33.52%) HTML
2 53 (30.11%) J2EE
3 51 (28.98%) CSS
4 42 (23.86%) Web Services
5 31 (17.61%) Spring
6 24 (13.64%) Hibernate
7 23 (13.07%) JSP
8 21 (11.93%) XML
9 19 (10.80%) Dojo
9 19 (10.80%) SOAP
10 17 (9.66%) HTML5
11 14 (7.95%) .NET
12 13 (7.39%) jQuery
13 11 (6.25%) Struts
14 10 (5.68%) Servlets
14 10 (5.68%) CSS3
15 9 (5.11%) Middleware
16 7 (3.98%) Worklight
16 7 (3.98%) RESTful
17 6 (3.41%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 7 (3.98%) CMDB
3 6 (3.41%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.84%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (2.27%) EFT
5 4 (2.27%) Graphic Design
5 4 (2.27%) APACS
6 3 (1.70%) W3C
6 3 (1.70%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.14%) PMI
7 2 (1.14%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.14%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.14%) Tandem
7 2 (1.14%) Open Source
8 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.57%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.57%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.57%) iPhone
8 1 (0.57%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 40 (22.73%) UNIX
2 30 (17.05%) Windows
2 30 (17.05%) Linux
3 9 (5.11%) AIX
4 6 (3.41%) Windows NT
5 2 (1.14%) zOS
5 2 (1.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (15.91%) OO
2 22 (12.50%) Change Management
3 21 (11.93%) Unit Testing
4 20 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (8.52%) Scrum
6 14 (7.95%) ITIL
7 12 (6.82%) E-Commerce
8 10 (5.68%) OOP
8 10 (5.68%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (5.68%) Workflow
9 9 (5.11%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (5.11%) Content Management
10 8 (4.55%) TDD
11 7 (3.98%) Change Control
11 7 (3.98%) ITSM
11 7 (3.98%) Knowledge Management
11 7 (3.98%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (3.98%) ERP
12 6 (3.41%) Project Management
12 6 (3.41%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 54 (30.68%) JavaScript
2 50 (28.41%) SQL
3 17 (9.66%) C#
4 16 (9.09%) C++
5 8 (4.55%) VBScript
6 7 (3.98%) Objective-C
6 7 (3.98%) Perl
7 6 (3.41%) Python
7 6 (3.41%) PHP
8 5 (2.84%) Scala
8 5 (2.84%) VB
9 3 (1.70%) C
10 2 (1.14%) COBOL
10 2 (1.14%) Ruby
10 2 (1.14%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.14%) Google Apps Script
11 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (5.11%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.55%) Degree
3 7 (3.98%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.41%) Sun Certification
5 5 (2.84%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (1.70%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.70%) ISEB
7 2 (1.14%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.39%) QA
2 4 (2.27%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (2.27%) CA Wily
2 1 (0.57%) OpenView
Vendors
1 44 (25.00%) Oracle
2 18 (10.23%) IBM
3 14 (7.95%) Microsoft
4 10 (5.68%) JBoss
5 9 (5.11%) HP
6 7 (3.98%) ServiceNow
6 7 (3.98%) BMC
6 7 (3.98%) CA
7 6 (3.41%) Sun
8 5 (2.84%) Google
9 4 (2.27%) SAP
9 4 (2.27%) Business Objects
9 4 (2.27%) FatWire
10 3 (1.70%) Lotus
11 2 (1.14%) ILOG
11 2 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.57%) hybris
12 1 (0.57%) Talend
12 1 (0.57%) Apple
12 1 (0.57%) Informatica
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