The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 7 17 34
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +17
Contract jobs citing Java 21 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 12.21% 4.67% 2.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.84% 19.44% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 3
Median daily rate £480 £355 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.21% -16.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £333 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £438 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
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
43 36 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 25.00% 24.00% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 30 37
Median daily rate £438 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £51.30 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Luton region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 August 2016.

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 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Luton region with a requirement for Java.

1 11 (44.00%) Ant
1 11 (44.00%) Maven
1 11 (44.00%) Jenkins
2 10 (40.00%) BDD
2 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) TDD
2 10 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 9 (36.00%) QA
3 9 (36.00%) Selenium
3 9 (36.00%) Cucumber
4 8 (32.00%) SpecFlow
4 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (32.00%) JBehave
4 8 (32.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (32.00%) Python
4 8 (32.00%) C#
4 8 (32.00%) Perl
5 7 (28.00%) JUnit
5 7 (28.00%) JIRA
5 7 (28.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (28.00%) Ruby
5 7 (28.00%) Defect Management
5 7 (28.00%) SDET
5 7 (28.00%) WebDriver
5 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
5 7 (28.00%) TestNG
5 7 (28.00%) TeamCity
5 7 (28.00%) Feature Driven Development
5 7 (28.00%) ATDD
5 7 (28.00%) SoapUI

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.00%) JBoss
1 5 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Ant
1 11 (44.00%) Jenkins
1 11 (44.00%) Maven
2 9 (36.00%) Cucumber
2 9 (36.00%) Selenium
3 8 (32.00%) JBehave
3 8 (32.00%) SpecFlow
4 7 (28.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (28.00%) JIRA
4 7 (28.00%) JUnit
4 7 (28.00%) SoapUI
4 7 (28.00%) TeamCity
4 7 (28.00%) TestNG
4 7 (28.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.00%) Games
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Developer
2 11 (44.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Senior Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Developer in Test
4 5 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (16.00%) C# Developer
5 4 (16.00%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (16.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Java Software Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Senior C# Software Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Senior Java Software Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Software Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Test Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior DevOps
7 2 (8.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) J2EE
2 2 (8.00%) XML
3 1 (4.00%) Android SDK
3 1 (4.00%) Java RMI
3 1 (4.00%) Rendezvous
3 1 (4.00%) REST
3 1 (4.00%) SOAP
3 1 (4.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (4.00%) XML Schema
3 1 (4.00%) XML-RPC
3 1 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (4.00%) Fintech
1 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.00%) Verilog
1 1 (4.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Android
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (40.00%) BDD
1 10 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 10 (40.00%) TDD
2 8 (32.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (28.00%) ATDD
3 7 (28.00%) Defect Management
3 7 (28.00%) Feature Driven Development
3 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (24.00%) Scrum
5 4 (16.00%) API Testing
5 4 (16.00%) DevOps
5 4 (16.00%) Release Management
6 1 (4.00%) Android Development
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Digital Signal Processing
6 1 (4.00%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.00%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) C#
1 8 (32.00%) Perl
1 8 (32.00%) Python
2 7 (28.00%) Ruby
3 2 (8.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) C
4 1 (4.00%) C++
4 1 (4.00%) Haskell
4 1 (4.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.00%) Tcl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) QA
2 7 (28.00%) SDET
3 1 (4.00%) DO-254
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Ansible
2 1 (4.00%) Kibana
2 1 (4.00%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) hybris
2 2 (8.00%) Mercator
3 1 (4.00%) Google
3 1 (4.00%) TIBCO
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