The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 26 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 5 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.72% 8.33% 1.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.33% 29.79% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 2
Average daily rate £525 £415 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.50% -5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £350 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £466 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.88 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -3.22%
Java
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Programming Languages Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
60 47 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 32.61% 27.98% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 34 19
Average daily rate £370 £401 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.61% +6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £550 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 0 1
Average hourly rate £50.68 - £45.00
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 Luton

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
1 3 (37.50%) Data Architecture
1 3 (37.50%) Open Source
1 3 (37.50%) SaaS
2 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby
2 2 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) Kanban
3 1 (12.50%) Google
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Spring
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 1 (12.50%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
1 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Data Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Data Integration Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Integration Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Lead Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Test Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Angular Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Manager
4 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) Android SDK
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) Express
3 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
3 1 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Data Architecture
1 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
1 3 (37.50%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Android Development
3 1 (12.50%) Concurrent Programming
3 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
3 1 (12.50%) Kanban
3 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) People Management
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) Ruby
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Google