The first table below looks at the demand for Java skills 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 over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Milton Keynes 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 24 26 49
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +23
Contract jobs citing Java 55 27 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.10% 4.98% 2.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.15% 19.71% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 8
Average daily rate £325 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £279 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £545 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
Programming Languages Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
273 137 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 30.30% 25.28% 26.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 84 113
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £434 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 9
Average hourly rate £15.97 £30.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.63% -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Java
Buckinghamshire

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 34 (38.64%) J2EE
2 29 (32.95%) JavaScript
3 27 (30.68%) HTML
3 27 (30.68%) Linux
4 26 (29.55%) UNIX
4 26 (29.55%) WebSphere
5 25 (28.41%) CSS
6 24 (27.27%) Web Services
6 24 (27.27%) Finance
7 21 (23.86%) WebSphere Application Server
8 19 (21.59%) Oracle
8 19 (21.59%) Windows
8 19 (21.59%) Dojo
9 18 (20.45%) SOAP
9 18 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (20.45%) Change Management
10 16 (18.18%) LDAP
10 16 (18.18%) JSON
11 15 (17.05%) DTS
12 14 (15.91%) HTML5
13 13 (14.77%) E-Commerce
14 12 (13.64%) TDD
14 12 (13.64%) OO
14 12 (13.64%) SQL
15 11 (12.50%) XML
15 11 (12.50%) DOM
15 11 (12.50%) Ajax
16 10 (11.36%) Performance Tuning
16 10 (11.36%) C#
16 10 (11.36%) SQL Server

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 26 (29.55%) WebSphere
2 21 (23.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.27%) Apache
3 2 (2.27%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.27%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.27%) Node.js
4 1 (1.14%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 1 (1.14%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (1.14%) Liferay
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.14%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.14%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.14%) Staffware
2 1 (1.14%) SAP SRM
2 1 (1.14%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
2 1 (1.14%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) GitHub
2 1 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.18%) LDAP
2 2 (2.27%) Intranet
2 2 (2.27%) Internet
3 1 (1.14%) Firewall
3 1 (1.14%) HTTP
3 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.14%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.05%) DTS
2 10 (11.36%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.68%) DB2
3 5 (5.68%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.55%) MySQL
5 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.14%) OLAP
7 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.14%) PowerCenter
7 1 (1.14%) SAP BI
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Ant
1 4 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.41%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.27%) Introscope
3 2 (2.27%) Subversion
3 2 (2.27%) Grunt
3 2 (2.27%) Yeoman
4 1 (1.14%) Selenium
4 1 (1.14%) JSUnit
4 1 (1.14%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.14%) JMeter
4 1 (1.14%) JUnit
General
1 24 (27.27%) Finance
2 7 (7.95%) Banking
3 6 (6.82%) Retail
4 5 (5.68%) Spanish Language
5 2 (2.27%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.14%) Automotive
6 1 (1.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (51.14%) Developer
2 28 (31.82%) Analyst
3 16 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
3 16 (18.18%) Deployment Analyst
4 13 (14.77%) Java Developer
5 5 (5.68%) Project Manager
5 5 (5.68%) Business Analyst
6 4 (4.55%) Architect
6 4 (4.55%) Web Developer
6 4 (4.55%) C# Developer
6 4 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 4 (4.55%) Programmer
6 4 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (3.41%) Technical Architect
8 2 (2.27%) Scala Developer
8 2 (2.27%) Technical Developer
8 2 (2.27%) Java Architect
8 2 (2.27%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (2.27%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (38.64%) J2EE
2 27 (30.68%) HTML
3 25 (28.41%) CSS
4 24 (27.27%) Web Services
5 19 (21.59%) Dojo
6 18 (20.45%) SOAP
7 16 (18.18%) JSON
8 14 (15.91%) HTML5
9 11 (12.50%) XML
9 11 (12.50%) DOM
9 11 (12.50%) Ajax
10 6 (6.82%) .NET
10 6 (6.82%) Spring
11 5 (5.68%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (5.68%) JSP
11 5 (5.68%) Servlets
12 4 (4.55%) JDBC
12 4 (4.55%) XSLT
12 4 (4.55%) CSS3
12 4 (4.55%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.55%) APACS
1 4 (4.55%) EFT
1 4 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.27%) Open Source
3 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.14%) Clustering
3 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.14%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 27 (30.68%) Linux
2 26 (29.55%) UNIX
3 19 (21.59%) Windows
4 4 (4.55%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.45%) Change Management
1 18 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (14.77%) E-Commerce
3 12 (13.64%) OO
3 12 (13.64%) TDD
4 10 (11.36%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (10.23%) Software Architecture
5 9 (10.23%) Use Case
6 5 (5.68%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (5.68%) Multithreading
6 5 (5.68%) Pair Programming
6 5 (5.68%) SOA
6 5 (5.68%) CQRS
7 4 (4.55%) User Stories
7 4 (4.55%) ITIL
7 4 (4.55%) Scrum
7 4 (4.55%) Rapid Prototyping
8 3 (3.41%) Unit Testing
8 3 (3.41%) Refactoring
8 3 (3.41%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 29 (32.95%) JavaScript
2 12 (13.64%) SQL
3 10 (11.36%) C#
4 8 (9.09%) C++
5 5 (5.68%) PHP
5 5 (5.68%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.55%) Perl
7 3 (3.41%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.27%) Scala
8 2 (2.27%) VBScript
8 2 (2.27%) VB
9 1 (1.14%) ABAP
9 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.14%) COBOL
9 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.68%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.27%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.14%) PMP
4 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) QA
2 4 (4.55%) ISO 8583
3 3 (3.41%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.14%) OpenView
Vendors
1 19 (21.59%) Oracle
2 6 (6.82%) IBM
3 3 (3.41%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.27%) Remedy
4 2 (2.27%) JBoss
5 1 (1.14%) FatWire
5 1 (1.14%) hybris
5 1 (1.14%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.14%) SAP
5 1 (1.14%) Adobe
5 1 (1.14%) Sun
5 1 (1.14%) HP
5 1 (1.14%) Informatica
5 1 (1.14%) TIBCO
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
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