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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 22 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 4 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.30% 6.88% 7.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.50% 26.83% 31.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 9
Median daily rate £375 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £345 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £490 £525
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 £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
32 41 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 18.39% 25.63% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 33 33
Median daily rate £338 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £225 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £638 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £46.07 - £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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
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 3 May 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 (30.00%) Middleware
1 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (30.00%) Data Architecture
1 3 (30.00%) Open Source
1 3 (30.00%) SaaS
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (20.00%) Ruby
2 2 (20.00%) QA
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) People Management
3 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (10.00%) Concurrent Programming
3 1 (10.00%) Legal
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) VHDL
3 1 (10.00%) Verilog
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) Back Office

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 (10.00%) JBoss
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Back Office
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Data Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Data Integration Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Integration Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Lead Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Test Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Test Leader
4 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Android Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) FPGA Design Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) FPGA Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Middleware
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) Android SDK
3 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Verilog
2 1 (10.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Data Architecture
1 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (30.00%) Open Source
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Android Development
3 1 (10.00%) Concurrent Programming
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Signal Processing
3 1 (10.00%) Kanban
3 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (10.00%) People Management
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Signal Processing
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
1 2 (20.00%) Ruby
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Scala
2 1 (10.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) DO-254
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) Google