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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 16 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Java 12 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 7.36% 6.00% 1.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.91% 27.27% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 0
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£469 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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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
43 44 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 26.38% 22.00% 35.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 31 14
Average daily rate £425 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £480 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £38.75 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +211.99%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 11 (50.00%) Linux
2 10 (45.45%) hybris
3 9 (40.91%) E-Commerce
3 9 (40.91%) Retail
4 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (27.27%) Spring
5 6 (27.27%) Oracle
5 6 (27.27%) JUnit
6 5 (22.73%) J2EE
6 5 (22.73%) Solaris
7 4 (18.18%) Selenium
7 4 (18.18%) FMCG
7 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
7 4 (18.18%) Scrum
8 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
8 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
8 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
8 3 (13.64%) .NET
8 3 (13.64%) Servlets
8 3 (13.64%) EJB
8 3 (13.64%) C++
8 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
9 2 (9.09%) CSS
9 2 (9.09%) JDBC
9 2 (9.09%) JSP
9 2 (9.09%) JMS
9 2 (9.09%) Struts
9 2 (9.09%) Web Services

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) JUnit
2 4 (18.18%) Selenium
3 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
4 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 9 (40.91%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Technical Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Hybris Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Development Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Designer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Design Authority
5 1 (4.55%) Java Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Senior C++ Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C++ Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Spring
2 5 (22.73%) J2EE
3 3 (13.64%) .NET
3 3 (13.64%) EJB
3 3 (13.64%) Servlets
4 2 (9.09%) JMS
4 2 (9.09%) Struts
4 2 (9.09%) Web Services
4 2 (9.09%) CSS
4 2 (9.09%) JDBC
4 2 (9.09%) JSP
5 1 (4.55%) HTML
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.55%) XML
5 1 (4.55%) XHTML
5 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.55%) SOAP
5 1 (4.55%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) FMCG
2 2 (9.09%) BeagleBone
3 1 (4.55%) CMDB
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Solaris
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) E-Commerce
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 4 (18.18%) Scrum
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.55%) ERP
6 1 (4.55%) UML
6 1 (4.55%) CRM
6 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) C++
1 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) hybris
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.09%) OpenText
4 2 (9.09%) Endeca
5 1 (4.55%) Atlassian
5 1 (4.55%) Pega
5 1 (4.55%) TIBCO
5 1 (4.55%) SAP