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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 10 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -6
Contract jobs citing Java 105 50 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 10.75% 4.23% 4.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.44% 13.55% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 22 16
Average daily rate £353 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.88 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -3.22%
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
334 369 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 34.19% 31.19% 30.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 177 180
Average daily rate £361 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 9
Average hourly rate £28.75 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £15.50 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 +24 83 £350 -13.58% 29
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 82 (34.45%) HTML
2 81 (34.03%) JavaScript
3 77 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (31.51%) Finance
5 62 (26.05%) CSS
6 59 (24.79%) Linux
7 57 (23.95%) WebSphere
8 44 (18.49%) XML
9 43 (18.07%) Banking
10 39 (16.39%) Oracle
11 38 (15.97%) J2EE
11 38 (15.97%) Eclipse
12 37 (15.55%) HTTP
12 37 (15.55%) DB2
13 35 (14.71%) SQL
14 34 (14.29%) AngularJS
15 33 (13.87%) Spring
16 32 (13.45%) Retail
17 31 (13.03%) Android
18 29 (12.18%) JSP
18 29 (12.18%) SOAP
18 29 (12.18%) Unix
19 28 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 26 (10.92%) Front End Development
20 26 (10.92%) Windows
20 26 (10.92%) Scrum
21 25 (10.50%) Android Development
22 23 (9.66%) HTML5
22 23 (9.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 23 (9.66%) Clustering

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 57 (23.95%) WebSphere
2 23 (9.66%) Apache
3 16 (6.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 13 (5.46%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (4.62%) IBM HTTP Server
6 9 (3.78%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (3.36%) IIS
7 8 (3.36%) Node.js
8 6 (2.52%) SharePoint
9 5 (2.10%) CMS
9 5 (2.10%) Drupal
10 4 (1.68%) Apache Spark
10 4 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.68%) JBoss
11 3 (1.26%) Apache Solr
11 3 (1.26%) Documentum
11 3 (1.26%) Liferay
11 3 (1.26%) WebSphere Portal
12 2 (0.84%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.84%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (2.10%) MS Excel
1 5 (2.10%) MS Office
1 5 (2.10%) MS Visio
1 5 (2.10%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.68%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.42%) Simulink
3 1 (0.42%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.68%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (1.26%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.42%) Staffware
3 1 (0.42%) TIBCO iProcess
3 1 (0.42%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.68%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.26%) Heroku
2 3 (1.26%) PaaS
3 2 (0.84%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.42%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.42%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (15.55%) HTTP
2 21 (8.82%) LDAP
3 15 (6.30%) Internet
4 14 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.52%) Intranet
6 5 (2.10%) SMTP
7 4 (1.68%) DNS
8 2 (0.84%) DHCP
8 2 (0.84%) Firewall
8 2 (0.84%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.84%) WEP
9 1 (0.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (0.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.42%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (15.55%) DB2
2 19 (7.98%) Hadoop
3 13 (5.46%) SQL Server
4 12 (5.04%) Big Data
4 12 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (5.04%) DB2 UDB
5 10 (4.20%) PowerCenter
6 5 (2.10%) Apache Hive
6 5 (2.10%) Impala
6 5 (2.10%) MySQL
6 5 (2.10%) OLTP
6 5 (2.10%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.68%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.26%) DataStage
8 3 (1.26%) IBM InfoSphere
8 3 (1.26%) QualityStage
9 2 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.84%) HBase
9 2 (0.84%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 38 (15.97%) Eclipse
2 17 (7.14%) gulp
2 17 (7.14%) Introscope
2 17 (7.14%) webpack
3 16 (6.72%) Git (software)
4 14 (5.88%) Android Studio
5 12 (5.04%) Grunt
6 10 (4.20%) JUnit
7 8 (3.36%) Subversion
7 8 (3.36%) Visual Studio
8 7 (2.94%) Selenium
9 4 (1.68%) Maven
9 4 (1.68%) Vagrant
10 3 (1.26%) ClearCase
10 3 (1.26%) ClearQuest
11 2 (0.84%) Ant
11 2 (0.84%) GDB
12 1 (0.42%) Appium
12 1 (0.42%) Eclipse RCP
12 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 75 (31.51%) Finance
2 43 (18.07%) Banking
3 32 (13.45%) Retail
4 19 (7.98%) Spanish Language
5 6 (2.52%) Retail Banking
6 5 (2.10%) Marketing
7 4 (1.68%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.84%) Automotive
8 2 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.42%) Electronics
9 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 124 (52.10%) Developer
2 58 (24.37%) Java Developer
3 26 (10.92%) Analyst
4 25 (10.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 25 (10.50%) Senior Developer
5 24 (10.08%) Android Developer
6 21 (8.82%) Consultant
6 21 (8.82%) J2EE Developer
6 21 (8.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 21 (8.82%) JavaScript Developer
7 16 (6.72%) Senior Java Developer
8 14 (5.88%) Administrator
8 14 (5.88%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 13 (5.46%) Junior
10 12 (5.04%) Architect
10 12 (5.04%) Senior J2EE Developer
10 12 (5.04%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
11 10 (4.20%) Project Manager
12 9 (3.78%) Junior Analyst
12 9 (3.78%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (34.45%) HTML
2 62 (26.05%) CSS
3 44 (18.49%) XML
4 38 (15.97%) J2EE
5 34 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 33 (13.87%) Spring
7 29 (12.18%) JSP
7 29 (12.18%) SOAP
8 28 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 23 (9.66%) Hibernate
9 23 (9.66%) HTML5
10 22 (9.24%) Android SDK
10 22 (9.24%) Struts
11 18 (7.56%) Sass
11 18 (7.56%) Servlets
12 17 (7.14%) jQuery
13 16 (6.72%) CSS3
14 14 (5.88%) Web Services
15 13 (5.46%) React
16 12 (5.04%) Browserify
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.66%) Clustering
2 20 (8.40%) Mobile App
3 14 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.36%) User Experience
5 6 (2.52%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.52%) N-Tier
6 5 (2.10%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.10%) HACMP
6 5 (2.10%) Social Media
7 4 (1.68%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (1.26%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.26%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.26%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.26%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.84%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.84%) W3C
10 1 (0.42%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.42%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.42%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 59 (24.79%) Linux
2 31 (13.03%) Android
3 29 (12.18%) Unix
4 26 (10.92%) Windows
5 23 (9.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (4.20%) AIX
7 9 (3.78%) Windows Server
8 7 (2.94%) Solaris
8 7 (2.94%) zOS
9 6 (2.52%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.42%) HPUX
11 1 (0.42%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (10.92%) Front End Development
2 26 (10.92%) Scrum
3 25 (10.50%) Android Development
4 20 (8.40%) Data Modelling
4 20 (8.40%) OO
5 19 (7.98%) Open Source
6 17 (7.14%) Network Design
6 17 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 16 (6.72%) DevOps
8 14 (5.88%) E-Commerce
8 14 (5.88%) Functional Programming
8 14 (5.88%) Use Case
9 12 (5.04%) OOA/OOD
9 12 (5.04%) Software Architecture
9 12 (5.04%) Web Development
10 11 (4.62%) Business Analysis
10 11 (4.62%) Project Management
11 8 (3.36%) CRM
11 8 (3.36%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 81 (34.03%) JavaScript
2 35 (14.71%) SQL
3 17 (7.14%) PHP
4 12 (5.04%) CoffeeScript
4 12 (5.04%) TypeScript
5 10 (4.20%) C++
6 9 (3.78%) C#
6 9 (3.78%) Shell Script
7 7 (2.94%) JCL
8 6 (2.52%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.10%) ES6
9 5 (2.10%) Perl
9 5 (2.10%) VB
10 4 (1.68%) Scala
11 3 (1.26%) Python
12 2 (0.84%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.84%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.42%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.42%) COBOL
13 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (9.24%) Degree
2 5 (2.10%) PMI Certification
2 5 (2.10%) PMP
3 4 (1.68%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.84%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.84%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.42%) ISEB
5 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.94%) SLA
2 5 (2.10%) QA
3 3 (1.26%) SDET
4 2 (0.84%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.84%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (3.36%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.10%) GPFS
4 4 (1.68%) Docker
5 3 (1.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.84%) Squid
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (7.14%) CA Wily
2 4 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.84%) SCCM
3 2 (0.84%) WSUS
4 1 (0.42%) Control-M
4 1 (0.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (16.39%) Oracle
2 23 (9.66%) IBM
3 18 (7.56%) Adobe
4 16 (6.72%) Red Hat
5 15 (6.30%) CA
6 8 (3.36%) Google
7 6 (2.52%) Intel
7 6 (2.52%) NetApp
7 6 (2.52%) VMware
8 5 (2.10%) Informatica
8 5 (2.10%) Remedy
8 5 (2.10%) Sun
9 4 (1.68%) Cloudera
9 4 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.26%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.84%) FatWire
11 2 (0.84%) ILOG
11 2 (0.84%) Microsoft
12 1 (0.42%) Endeca
12 1 (0.42%) Omniture
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