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 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 17 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Java 11 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 6.79% 1.94% 3.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.83% 9.52% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
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£415 £438 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% +34.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.93 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.38% -0.20%
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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 Luton region.

Programming Languages Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
41 21 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 25.31% 20.39% 34.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 15 21
Average daily rate £415 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Luton region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Java Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 January 2015, 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 7 (38.89%) C++
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
1 7 (38.89%) Retail
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Scrum
2 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle
3 4 (22.22%) hybris
4 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (16.67%) .NET
4 3 (16.67%) Solaris
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
5 2 (11.11%) APACS
5 2 (11.11%) ISO 8583
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) UML
5 2 (11.11%) C#
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) Banking
6 1 (5.56%) NUnit
6 1 (5.56%) Retail-J
6 1 (5.56%) Marketing
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
6 1 (5.56%) Multivariate Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Qt

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (5.56%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Retail-J
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.56%) NUnit
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
2 1 (5.56%) MSTest
2 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (38.89%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Development Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior C++ Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (5.56%) Java Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) C++ Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) J2EE
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) SOAP
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) XSLT
2 1 (5.56%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.56%) WCF
2 1 (5.56%) WPF
2 1 (5.56%) WF
2 1 (5.56%) Silverlight
2 1 (5.56%) LINQ
2 1 (5.56%) jQuery
2 1 (5.56%) Qt
2 1 (5.56%) RESTful
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) APACS
2 1 (5.56%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
2 5 (27.78%) Scrum
3 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 2 (11.11%) UML
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.56%) Workflow
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) OO
5 1 (5.56%) RUP
5 1 (5.56%) DSDM
5 1 (5.56%) CRM
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.56%) Multivariate Testing
5 1 (5.56%) MVVM
5 1 (5.56%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) C++
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.56%) C
3 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO 8583
2 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
1 4 (22.22%) hybris
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) TIBCO
3 1 (5.56%) Unica
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
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