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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 21 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 3 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.19% 4.05% 5.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.34% 18.75% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 6
Median daily rate £423 £425 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +53.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £46.07 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.12%
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
29 32 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 21.17% 21.62% 29.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 36
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £225 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Median hourly rate £46.07 £51.30 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.19% +25.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby
2 2 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 1 (12.50%) Concurrent Programming
3 1 (12.50%) Scala
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
3 1 (12.50%) Android SDK
3 1 (12.50%) Android Development
3 1 (12.50%) Kibana
3 1 (12.50%) DO-254
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Signal Processing
3 1 (12.50%) Signal Processing
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) Kanban
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) Mathematics

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 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Lead Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Test Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Android Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) FPGA Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) FPGA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Manager
3 1 (12.50%) TIBCO Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) TIBCO Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) Android SDK
2 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 1 (12.50%) Rendezvous
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) XML Schema
2 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (12.50%) Verilog
1 1 (12.50%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Android Development
2 1 (12.50%) Concurrent Programming
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) Kanban
2 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
2 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Signal Processing
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Scala
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) DO-254
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Kibana
1 1 (12.50%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Google
1 1 (12.50%) TIBCO