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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 18 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 6 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 4.08% 4.32% 1.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.35% 17.02% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 0
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£425 £278 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.12% -1.34%
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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
31 47 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 21.09% 25.41% 26.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 14
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £278 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £51.30 £42.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% +238.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +4.41%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 10 (45.45%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Retail
2 7 (31.82%) hybris
3 6 (27.27%) JUnit
3 6 (27.27%) Spring
4 5 (22.73%) .NET
4 5 (22.73%) J2EE
4 5 (22.73%) Solaris
5 4 (18.18%) Selenium
5 4 (18.18%) FMCG
5 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 4 (18.18%) C++
5 4 (18.18%) SQL
5 4 (18.18%) Web Services
5 4 (18.18%) XML
5 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
6 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.64%) JSP
6 3 (13.64%) Servlets
6 3 (13.64%) EJB
6 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (9.09%) Git (software)

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Telnet
1 2 (9.09%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
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%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (4.55%) ProC
5 1 (4.55%) JIRA
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (31.82%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Technical Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Designer
2 4 (18.18%) Hybris Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (9.09%) C++ Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Development Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Senior C++ Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Design Authority
5 1 (4.55%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Spring
2 5 (22.73%) .NET
2 5 (22.73%) J2EE
3 4 (18.18%) Web Services
3 4 (18.18%) XML
4 3 (13.64%) EJB
4 3 (13.64%) JSP
4 3 (13.64%) Servlets
5 2 (9.09%) HTML
5 2 (9.09%) Struts
5 2 (9.09%) CSS
5 2 (9.09%) JDBC
5 2 (9.09%) JMS
6 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
6 1 (4.55%) XHTML
6 1 (4.55%) Qt
6 1 (4.55%) Android SDK
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) FMCG
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.55%) BeagleBone
2 1 (4.55%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Solaris
3 1 (4.55%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (4.55%) UNIX
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
1 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
4 2 (9.09%) SOA
4 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.55%) SDLC
5 1 (4.55%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.55%) Scrum
5 1 (4.55%) ERP
5 1 (4.55%) UML
5 1 (4.55%) OO
5 1 (4.55%) CRM
5 1 (4.55%) Web Development
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) C++
1 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
2 2 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) C
3 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.55%) AWK
3 1 (4.55%) Korn
3 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) sed
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle
1 7 (31.82%) hybris
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) OpenText
3 2 (9.09%) Endeca
4 1 (4.55%) Google
4 1 (4.55%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.55%) Pega
4 1 (4.55%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.55%) SAP