The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 62 50 58
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 12 23 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.45% 2.53% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 2.75% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 3
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£370 £369 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.33% +8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £447 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -7.05%
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Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
797 836 580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 96.14% 91.87% 93.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 508 302
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 40 60
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.84 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Developer across the Milton Keynes region.

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer across the Milton Keynes region.

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (63.64%) Spring
2 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 14 (63.64%) HTML
3 13 (59.09%) CSS
3 13 (59.09%) JSP
3 13 (59.09%) OO
4 11 (50.00%) Web Services
5 10 (45.45%) Struts
6 9 (40.91%) J2EE
6 9 (40.91%) Oracle
6 9 (40.91%) WebLogic
7 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (36.36%) Internet
7 8 (36.36%) WebSphere
8 7 (31.82%) Java EE
8 7 (31.82%) Unit Testing
8 7 (31.82%) Eclipse
8 7 (31.82%) Ajax
8 7 (31.82%) DHTML
9 6 (27.27%) JMS
9 6 (27.27%) SOA
9 6 (27.27%) Subversion
9 6 (27.27%) Scrum
9 6 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (27.27%) Open Source
9 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database
10 5 (22.73%) Analytics
10 5 (22.73%) PayPal
10 5 (22.73%) Google Checkout

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (40.91%) WebLogic
2 8 (36.36%) WebSphere
3 4 (18.18%) Confluence
4 3 (13.64%) JBoss
4 3 (13.64%) Apache
5 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
5 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (4.55%) GlassFish
6 1 (4.55%) Mule
6 1 (4.55%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) Internet
2 4 (18.18%) AMQP
3 2 (9.09%) HTTP
3 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database
2 4 (18.18%) Hadoop
2 4 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 4 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 4 (18.18%) Big Data
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Eclipse
2 6 (27.27%) Subversion
3 4 (18.18%) JIRA
3 4 (18.18%) Mercurial
3 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 4 (18.18%) Gradle
3 4 (18.18%) Ant
3 4 (18.18%) JUnit
4 1 (4.55%) NetBeans
General
1 5 (22.73%) Banking
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) HTML
1 14 (63.64%) Spring
2 13 (59.09%) CSS
2 13 (59.09%) JSP
3 11 (50.00%) Web Services
4 10 (45.45%) Struts
5 9 (40.91%) J2EE
6 7 (31.82%) DHTML
6 7 (31.82%) Ajax
6 7 (31.82%) Java EE
7 6 (27.27%) JMS
8 5 (22.73%) Hibernate
9 4 (18.18%) EJB
9 4 (18.18%) JSON
10 3 (13.64%) HTML5
10 3 (13.64%) CSS3
10 3 (13.64%) XML
11 2 (9.09%) JDBC
11 2 (9.09%) Servlets
11 2 (9.09%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Online Banking
1 3 (13.64%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
1 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) OO
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) Unit Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Scrum
4 6 (27.27%) Open Source
4 6 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (27.27%) SOA
5 5 (22.73%) B2B
5 5 (22.73%) B2C
5 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
5 5 (22.73%) OOD
5 5 (22.73%) Content Management
5 5 (22.73%) SEO
5 5 (22.73%) Analytics
5 5 (22.73%) System Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (18.18%) User Stories
6 4 (18.18%) Software Delivery
6 4 (18.18%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Puppet
1 4 (18.18%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Google
2 5 (22.73%) Coremetrics
2 5 (22.73%) PayPal
3 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 4 (18.18%) Atlassian
4 2 (9.09%) SAP
4 2 (9.09%) Sun
5 1 (4.55%) Business Objects