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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 24 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing Java 85 60 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 6.14% 4.91% 5.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.00% 17.96% 16.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 33 35
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£425 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
425 334 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.69% 27.35% 34.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 208 205
Average daily rate £350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £263 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 5
Average hourly rate £37.01 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.05% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £12.58 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £20.85 £19.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +5 53 £425 +1.19% 20
High Wycombe +4 3 £375 +15.38% 1
Amersham +3 1 - -
Aylesbury - 1 £550 -
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 (32.95%) SQL
2 55 (31.25%) HTML
3 51 (28.98%) XML
4 50 (28.41%) CSS
5 47 (26.70%) Oracle
6 41 (23.30%) Finance
7 35 (19.89%) Spring
7 35 (19.89%) Web Services
7 35 (19.89%) Unit Testing
8 34 (19.32%) JavaScript
9 33 (18.75%) J2EE
9 33 (18.75%) Linux
10 29 (16.48%) CA
11 28 (15.91%) UNIX
11 28 (15.91%) Banking
12 27 (15.34%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (14.77%) WebSphere
14 25 (14.20%) JSP
15 24 (13.64%) OO
15 24 (13.64%) ITIL
16 23 (13.07%) Windows
16 23 (13.07%) HP
16 23 (13.07%) BMC
16 23 (13.07%) CMDB
16 23 (13.07%) Content Management
16 23 (13.07%) CMS
16 23 (13.07%) ITSM
16 23 (13.07%) ServiceNow
17 21 (11.93%) Service Management
17 21 (11.93%) Clustering

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 26 (14.77%) WebSphere
2 23 (13.07%) CMS
3 12 (6.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 11 (6.25%) WebLogic
5 9 (5.11%) JBoss
5 9 (5.11%) Apache
6 8 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (3.41%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.84%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.70%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (1.70%) Documentum
9 3 (1.70%) SAS
9 3 (1.70%) NetWeaver
10 2 (1.14%) Apache Solr
10 2 (1.14%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.57%) Confluence
11 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.57%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 4 (2.27%) Photoshop
1 4 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.70%) GIMP
3 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (4.55%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (1.70%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.14%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.57%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.84%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.93%) HTTP
2 17 (9.66%) Internet
3 12 (6.82%) LDAP
4 7 (3.98%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (1.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (1.70%) Intranet
6 2 (1.14%) DNS
6 2 (1.14%) DHCP
7 1 (0.57%) 3G
7 1 (0.57%) 2G
7 1 (0.57%) LTE
7 1 (0.57%) AMQP
7 1 (0.57%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.36%) Oracle Database
2 14 (7.95%) SQL Server
3 11 (6.25%) DB2
4 8 (4.55%) Big Data
5 7 (3.98%) Hadoop
5 7 (3.98%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (2.84%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (2.84%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 4 (2.27%) DB2 UDB
8 3 (1.70%) Oracle OWB
8 3 (1.70%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.14%) MySQL
9 2 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.14%) UniData
9 2 (1.14%) Base SAS
9 2 (1.14%) Xcelsius
9 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 9 (5.11%) Eclipse
2 6 (3.41%) Ant
2 6 (3.41%) Introscope
3 5 (2.84%) Subversion
3 5 (2.84%) Maven
3 5 (2.84%) WebDriver
3 5 (2.84%) JUnit
3 5 (2.84%) HP UFT
3 5 (2.84%) Selenium
4 3 (1.70%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.14%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.14%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.57%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.57%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.57%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.57%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.57%) Hudson
6 1 (0.57%) Gradle
6 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
General
1 41 (23.30%) Finance
2 28 (15.91%) Banking
3 10 (5.68%) Retail
4 7 (3.98%) Spanish Language
5 6 (3.41%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.27%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.70%) Electronics
7 3 (1.70%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 82 (46.59%) Developer
2 34 (19.32%) Java Developer
3 21 (11.93%) Analyst
3 21 (11.93%) ServiceNow Developer
4 16 (9.09%) Architect
5 12 (6.82%) Consultant
5 12 (6.82%) Administrator
6 10 (5.68%) Junior
7 7 (3.98%) Test Manager
7 7 (3.98%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (3.98%) Junior Analyst
8 6 (3.41%) Software Engineer
8 6 (3.41%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (2.84%) SAP Basis Consultant
9 5 (2.84%) SAP Consultant
9 5 (2.84%) Team Leader
9 5 (2.84%) Senior Consultant
9 5 (2.84%) Senior Developer
9 5 (2.84%) Business Analyst
9 5 (2.84%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (31.25%) HTML
2 51 (28.98%) XML
3 50 (28.41%) CSS
4 35 (19.89%) Web Services
4 35 (19.89%) Spring
5 33 (18.75%) J2EE
6 25 (14.20%) JSP
7 20 (11.36%) Struts
8 16 (9.09%) Hibernate
9 13 (7.39%) Ajax
10 12 (6.82%) Java EE
11 11 (6.25%) Dojo
11 11 (6.25%) .NET
11 11 (6.25%) DHTML
12 10 (5.68%) JMS
12 10 (5.68%) HTML5
13 9 (5.11%) jQuery
13 9 (5.11%) CSS3
14 8 (4.55%) Middleware
14 8 (4.55%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.07%) CMDB
2 21 (11.93%) Clustering
3 15 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.82%) Mobile Banking
5 7 (3.98%) Online Banking
6 5 (2.84%) User Experience
6 5 (2.84%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.84%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.27%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.27%) Life Science
8 3 (1.70%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.70%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.70%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.14%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.57%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.57%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 33 (18.75%) Linux
2 28 (15.91%) UNIX
3 23 (13.07%) Windows
4 14 (7.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.41%) Solaris
5 6 (3.41%) AIX
5 6 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.84%) Android
7 4 (2.27%) Windows NT
8 3 (1.70%) zOS
9 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.57%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (19.89%) Unit Testing
2 27 (15.34%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (13.64%) ITIL
3 24 (13.64%) OO
4 23 (13.07%) ITSM
4 23 (13.07%) Content Management
5 21 (11.93%) Service Management
6 19 (10.80%) E-Commerce
6 19 (10.80%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (10.23%) Knowledge Management
7 18 (10.23%) Workflow
8 14 (7.95%) SOA
9 12 (6.82%) Scrum
9 12 (6.82%) Network Design
9 12 (6.82%) Integration Testing
10 11 (6.25%) Open Source
11 9 (5.11%) TDD
11 9 (5.11%) High Availability
11 9 (5.11%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 58 (32.95%) SQL
2 34 (19.32%) JavaScript
3 15 (8.52%) C#
4 9 (5.11%) C++
5 6 (3.41%) C
5 6 (3.41%) Korn
5 6 (3.41%) Bash Shell
6 5 (2.84%) Scala
6 5 (2.84%) VB
7 4 (2.27%) Python
7 4 (2.27%) VBScript
8 3 (1.70%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.70%) Perl
8 3 (1.70%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.14%) PHP
9 2 (1.14%) COBOL
9 2 (1.14%) RPG
9 2 (1.14%) XQuery
9 2 (1.14%) Assembly Language
9 2 (1.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.98%) Degree
3 4 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.70%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.14%) ISEB
5 2 (1.14%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.98%) SLA
2 3 (1.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.70%) GxP
3 2 (1.14%) QA
3 2 (1.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.14%) Squid
1 2 (1.14%) Docker
2 1 (0.57%) HDFS
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.57%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (2.27%) CA Wily
2 3 (1.70%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.14%) WSUS
3 2 (1.14%) SCCM
3 2 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 47 (26.70%) Oracle
2 29 (16.48%) CA
3 23 (13.07%) BMC
3 23 (13.07%) HP
3 23 (13.07%) ServiceNow
4 13 (7.39%) Adobe
4 13 (7.39%) Red Hat
5 10 (5.68%) SAP
6 8 (4.55%) TIBCO
7 7 (3.98%) Google
8 5 (2.84%) Coremetrics
8 5 (2.84%) PayPal
8 5 (2.84%) Remedy
9 4 (2.27%) IBM
9 4 (2.27%) Microsoft
10 3 (1.70%) Sun
10 3 (1.70%) ILOG
10 3 (1.70%) F5
10 3 (1.70%) Cloudera
11 2 (1.14%) Endeca