The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 12 11 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing Java 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 5.08% 6.45% 13.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.75% 15.38% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
Average daily rate
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£356 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +3.47%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the High Wycombe region.

Programming Languages Category
High Wycombe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
16 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 27.12% 41.94% 36.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 10
Average daily rate £356 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £388 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £39.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.79% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the High Wycombe region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

Java
Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the High Wycombe region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the High Wycombe region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

Java
Top 25 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Management
2 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (20.00%) iPhone
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (20.00%) EPoS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Eclipse

Java
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) iPhone
1 1 (20.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Test Management
1 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (60.00%) Test Planning
1 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Apple
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