The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 High Wycombe 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 10 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing Java 4 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 7.14% 2.50% 12.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.00% 7.14% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate £375 £300 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +71.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
Programming Languages Category
High Wycombe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
16 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 28.57% 35.00% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 9
Average daily rate £245 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.51% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £300 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Java
Buckinghamshire

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 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) J2EE
3 2 (25.00%) FTP
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) BMC
3 2 (25.00%) CA
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) ITSM
3 2 (25.00%) Back Office
3 2 (25.00%) Workflow
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) CMS
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (25.00%) CMDB
3 2 (25.00%) Selenium
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (25.00%) Content Management
3 2 (25.00%) Financial Modelling

Java
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) Drupal
2 1 (12.50%) WordPress
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (12.50%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (25.00%) Back Office
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Publishing
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) J2EE
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (12.50%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) CMDB
2 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
2 1 (12.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) CRM
1 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (25.00%) ITSM
1 2 (25.00%) Workflow
1 2 (25.00%) Content Management
1 2 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
1 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
1 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Master Data Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Transformation
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Data Management
2 1 (12.50%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) VC++
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) HP
1 2 (25.00%) BMC
1 2 (25.00%) CA
1 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Apple
2 1 (12.50%) Talend