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 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 28 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Java 7 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 3.70% - 3.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.07% - 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
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£420 - £263
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 - £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.12% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -3.47%
Java
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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
58 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 30.69% 18.92% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 10 12
Average daily rate £425 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £303 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £438 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £45.43 £40.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% +23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 November 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 21 November 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 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) C++
2 4 (36.36%) Retail
3 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
3 3 (27.27%) .NET
3 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) APACS
4 2 (18.18%) ISO 8583
4 2 (18.18%) Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) jQuery
4 2 (18.18%) hybris
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 1 (9.09%) MVVM
5 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
5 1 (9.09%) Usability Testing
5 1 (9.09%) JSF
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) MyEclipse
5 1 (9.09%) Multivariate Testing

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (9.09%) JBoss
1 1 (9.09%) MQSeries
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Retail-J
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
1 1 (9.09%) NUnit
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) MyEclipse
1 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
1 1 (9.09%) MSTest
1 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Software Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) jQuery
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) XSLT
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware
3 1 (9.09%) JSF
3 1 (9.09%) Ajax
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) Java EE
3 1 (9.09%) WCF
3 1 (9.09%) WPF
3 1 (9.09%) WF
3 1 (9.09%) Silverlight
3 1 (9.09%) LINQ
3 1 (9.09%) RESTful
3 1 (9.09%) ICEfaces
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) APACS
2 1 (9.09%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
2 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
2 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) RAD
4 1 (9.09%) RUP
4 1 (9.09%) DSDM
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Multivariate Testing
4 1 (9.09%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C++
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO 8583
2 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) hybris
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) TIBCO
2 1 (9.09%) Unica
Luton, Bedfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 4 days ago