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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 22 26 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Java 74 56 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 6.27% 5.41% 6.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.42% 14.85% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 30 36
Average daily rate
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£380 £363 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £312 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £478 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
330 377 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 27.97% 36.39% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 199 150
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £260 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 17
Average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £31.35 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +12 46 £400 +14.28% 11
High Wycombe -6 1 £363 -14.70% 4
Marlow - - - -
Aylesbury - - - - 3
Beaconsfield - - - -
Bletchley - - - -
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 66 (39.52%) Finance
2 50 (29.94%) HTML
2 50 (29.94%) SQL
3 48 (28.74%) JavaScript
3 48 (28.74%) J2EE
4 43 (25.75%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (25.15%) Oracle
6 41 (24.55%) CSS
7 36 (21.56%) UNIX
7 36 (21.56%) Windows
8 35 (20.96%) WebSphere
9 30 (17.96%) Spring
10 29 (17.37%) Web Services
10 29 (17.37%) Eclipse
11 25 (14.97%) C#
12 24 (14.37%) .NET
12 24 (14.37%) WebSphere Application Server
13 23 (13.77%) OO
14 22 (13.17%) Linux
14 22 (13.17%) JSP
14 22 (13.17%) Hibernate
15 21 (12.57%) Selenium
16 16 (9.58%) Banking
17 15 (8.98%) Microsoft
18 14 (8.38%) IBM
18 14 (8.38%) C++
18 14 (8.38%) Change Management
18 14 (8.38%) QA
18 14 (8.38%) Dojo
18 14 (8.38%) Unit Testing

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (20.96%) WebSphere
2 24 (14.37%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (2.40%) Apache
3 4 (2.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (2.40%) Liferay
3 4 (2.40%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.20%) CMS
5 2 (1.20%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (1.20%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.60%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.60%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (0.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.40%) Staffware
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.20%) Force.com
1 2 (1.20%) Google App Engine
1 2 (1.20%) SaaS
1 2 (1.20%) GitHub
2 1 (0.60%) IaaS
2 1 (0.60%) PaaS
2 1 (0.60%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.78%) LDAP
1 13 (7.78%) Internet
2 9 (5.39%) Intranet
3 5 (2.99%) Firewall
3 5 (2.99%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.40%) HTTPS
4 4 (2.40%) HTTP
5 2 (1.20%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.20%) IPv4
5 2 (1.20%) IPv6
5 2 (1.20%) DNS
5 2 (1.20%) VoIP
6 1 (0.60%) SSL
6 1 (0.60%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.19%) Oracle Database
2 11 (6.59%) SQL Server
3 10 (5.99%) DB2
3 10 (5.99%) DTS
4 5 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.40%) MySQL
6 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.60%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 29 (17.37%) Eclipse
2 21 (12.57%) Selenium
3 8 (4.79%) JUnit
4 7 (4.19%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (4.19%) WebDriver
5 6 (3.59%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.59%) JMeter
6 5 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.40%) Maven
7 4 (2.40%) Introscope
8 3 (1.80%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (1.80%) JIRA
8 3 (1.80%) WatiN
8 3 (1.80%) Eclipse RCP
8 3 (1.80%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.20%) Hudson
9 2 (1.20%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.20%) Rational Rose
9 2 (1.20%) Ant
9 2 (1.20%) Subversion
General
1 66 (39.52%) Finance
2 16 (9.58%) Banking
3 11 (6.59%) Retail
4 10 (5.99%) Automotive
5 7 (4.19%) Spanish Language
6 6 (3.59%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.40%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.40%) Electronics
8 3 (1.80%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.20%) Front Office
9 2 (1.20%) Legal
10 1 (0.60%) Advertising
10 1 (0.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 90 (53.89%) Developer
2 50 (29.94%) Java Developer
3 24 (14.37%) Analyst
4 14 (8.38%) Front-End Developer
5 13 (7.78%) Deployment Analyst
6 11 (6.59%) UI Developer
7 10 (5.99%) UI Programmer
7 10 (5.99%) Senior Developer
8 9 (5.39%) Architect
9 8 (4.79%) Test Manager
9 8 (4.79%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (4.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 7 (4.19%) Project Manager
11 6 (3.59%) Tester
11 6 (3.59%) J2EE Developer
11 6 (3.59%) Senior Java Developer
12 5 (2.99%) Technical Developer
12 5 (2.99%) Administrator
12 5 (2.99%) Web Developer
13 4 (2.40%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (29.94%) HTML
2 48 (28.74%) J2EE
3 41 (24.55%) CSS
4 30 (17.96%) Spring
5 29 (17.37%) Web Services
6 24 (14.37%) .NET
7 22 (13.17%) JSP
7 22 (13.17%) Hibernate
8 14 (8.38%) Dojo
9 13 (7.78%) XML
10 12 (7.19%) SOAP
10 12 (7.19%) jQuery
11 10 (5.99%) Struts
11 10 (5.99%) HTML5
12 8 (4.79%) Middleware
12 8 (4.79%) Java EE
13 7 (4.19%) Ajax
14 5 (2.99%) GWT
14 5 (2.99%) Servlets
14 5 (2.99%) JFace
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.38%) User Experience
2 9 (5.39%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.19%) Mobile Banking
4 5 (2.99%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.80%) Online Banking
5 3 (1.80%) Graphic Design
5 3 (1.80%) W3C
5 3 (1.80%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.20%) Tandem
6 2 (1.20%) CMDB
6 2 (1.20%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.20%) PMI
7 1 (0.60%) EFT
7 1 (0.60%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.60%) DTV
7 1 (0.60%) APACS
7 1 (0.60%) iPhone
7 1 (0.60%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 36 (21.56%) UNIX
1 36 (21.56%) Windows
2 22 (13.17%) Linux
3 12 (7.19%) Windows NT
4 3 (1.80%) zOS
4 3 (1.80%) Android
4 3 (1.80%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (25.75%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (13.77%) OO
3 14 (8.38%) Change Management
3 14 (8.38%) Unit Testing
4 10 (5.99%) E-Commerce
5 9 (5.39%) TDD
5 9 (5.39%) Automated Testing
5 9 (5.39%) Test Automation
6 8 (4.79%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (4.79%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (4.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (4.19%) Business Analysis
7 7 (4.19%) Waterfall
7 7 (4.19%) BDD
7 7 (4.19%) Scrum
7 7 (4.19%) ERP
7 7 (4.19%) Change Control
7 7 (4.19%) Line Management
8 6 (3.59%) ITIL
8 6 (3.59%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 50 (29.94%) SQL
2 48 (28.74%) JavaScript
3 25 (14.97%) C#
4 14 (8.38%) C++
5 12 (7.19%) VBScript
6 7 (4.19%) Perl
7 6 (3.59%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.99%) PHP
8 5 (2.99%) VB
9 4 (2.40%) C
10 3 (1.80%) Scala
10 3 (1.80%) COBOL
11 2 (1.20%) Python
11 2 (1.20%) Apex Code
11 2 (1.20%) Google Apps Script
11 2 (1.20%) Ruby
11 2 (1.20%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.60%) AWK
12 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.60%) JCL
Qualifications
1 11 (6.59%) Degree
2 8 (4.79%) ISEB
3 7 (4.19%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.59%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.99%) Sun Certification
6 4 (2.40%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (1.80%) HND
7 3 (1.80%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.20%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.60%) MCP
9 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.38%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (2.40%) CA Wily
2 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (25.15%) Oracle
2 15 (8.98%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.38%) IBM
4 10 (5.99%) JBoss
5 7 (4.19%) SAP
6 5 (2.99%) Sun
6 5 (2.99%) Google
7 4 (2.40%) HP
7 4 (2.40%) FatWire
8 3 (1.80%) ILOG
8 3 (1.80%) Lotus
8 3 (1.80%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.80%) Telerik
9 2 (1.20%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.20%) Cisco
9 2 (1.20%) Juniper
9 2 (1.20%) BMC
9 2 (1.20%) CA
9 2 (1.20%) VMware
9 2 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
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