The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Luton region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 29 17 11
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Contract jobs citing Java 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.55% 1.23% 4.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.00% 7.69% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate
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£278 - £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
Programming Languages Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
50 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 25.51% 16.05% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 7 11
Average daily rate £400 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £433 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.00 - £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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
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 July 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 9 (50.00%) hybris
2 8 (44.44%) OO
2 8 (44.44%) UNIX
2 8 (44.44%) Ajax
3 7 (38.89%) Endeca
3 7 (38.89%) E-Commerce
3 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 6 (33.33%) JSP
4 6 (33.33%) Spring
4 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (27.78%) Client/Server
5 5 (27.78%) Middleware
5 5 (27.78%) WebSphere
5 5 (27.78%) Web Development
5 5 (27.78%) Java EE
5 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
6 4 (22.22%) Analytics
6 4 (22.22%) jQuery
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (22.22%) MyEclipse
6 4 (22.22%) ICEfaces
6 4 (22.22%) Eclipse
6 4 (22.22%) Struts
6 4 (22.22%) Web Services
6 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (22.22%) JBoss
6 4 (22.22%) RAD
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 4 (22.22%) DB2

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 5 (27.78%) WebSphere
2 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (16.67%) CMS
4 2 (11.11%) Apache
4 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 4 (22.22%) DB2
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.56%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MyEclipse
1 4 (22.22%) Eclipse
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) Ant
2 2 (11.11%) Maven
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (5.56%) Back Office
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Java Software Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Support Manager
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) Ajax
2 6 (33.33%) JSP
2 6 (33.33%) Spring
3 5 (27.78%) Middleware
3 5 (27.78%) Java EE
4 4 (22.22%) jQuery
4 4 (22.22%) ICEfaces
4 4 (22.22%) Struts
4 4 (22.22%) Web Services
4 4 (22.22%) JSF
5 3 (16.67%) J2EE
6 2 (11.11%) JSTL
6 2 (11.11%) Dojo
6 2 (11.11%) Spring MVC
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.56%) .NET
7 1 (5.56%) HTML
7 1 (5.56%) Velocity
7 1 (5.56%) LESS
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Client/Server
1 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) OO
2 7 (38.89%) E-Commerce
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) Web Development
5 4 (22.22%) Analytics
5 4 (22.22%) RAD
5 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 4 (22.22%) Migration
6 3 (16.67%) Scrum
6 3 (16.67%) MVC
6 3 (16.67%) TDD
6 3 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Validation
6 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (11.11%) SOA
8 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
8 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
2 4 (22.22%) AWK
3 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Statspack
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) hybris
2 7 (38.89%) Endeca
3 4 (22.22%) JBoss
4 3 (16.67%) F5
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle
6 1 (5.56%) SAP
6 1 (5.56%) IBM
6 1 (5.56%) Compuware
6 1 (5.56%) HP