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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 28 16 20
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 7 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 3.37% 2.41% 3.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.48% 7.69% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £275 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £275 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -2.77%
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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
61 26 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 29.33% 31.33% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 16 22
Average daily rate £425 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Average hourly rate £45.43 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014, 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 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (41.67%) OO
3 5 (41.67%) Web Services
3 5 (41.67%) jQuery
3 5 (41.67%) Analytics
4 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (33.33%) ICEfaces
4 4 (33.33%) Web Development
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) MyEclipse
4 4 (33.33%) Java EE
4 4 (33.33%) UNIX
4 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
4 4 (33.33%) JBoss
4 4 (33.33%) RAD
4 4 (33.33%) DB2
4 4 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (33.33%) JSP
4 4 (33.33%) C++
4 4 (33.33%) Ajax
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (33.33%) JSF
4 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 4 (33.33%) Migration
4 4 (33.33%) Struts
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 4 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (33.33%) JBoss
1 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Retail-J
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) DB2
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MyEclipse
1 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (8.33%) NUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (8.33%) MSTest
2 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Architect
5 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Web Services
1 5 (41.67%) jQuery
2 4 (33.33%) ICEfaces
2 4 (33.33%) JSP
2 4 (33.33%) Struts
2 4 (33.33%) JSF
2 4 (33.33%) Ajax
2 4 (33.33%) Java EE
3 3 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) SOAP
4 1 (8.33%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) XSLT
4 1 (8.33%) Middleware
4 1 (8.33%) WCF
4 1 (8.33%) WPF
4 1 (8.33%) WF
4 1 (8.33%) Silverlight
4 1 (8.33%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) APACS
2 1 (8.33%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (41.67%) OO
3 5 (41.67%) Analytics
4 4 (33.33%) RAD
4 4 (33.33%) Migration
4 4 (33.33%) Web Development
5 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) Multivariate Testing
6 1 (8.33%) MVVM
6 1 (8.33%) UML
6 1 (8.33%) Direct Marketing
6 1 (8.33%) Use Case
6 1 (8.33%) Usability Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) RUP
6 1 (8.33%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO 8583
2 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) TIBCO
2 1 (8.33%) Unica
Luton
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 24 days ago