The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 30 41 20
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Contract jobs citing Java 42 28 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.17% 3.76% 6.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.21% 10.77% 23.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 21
Average daily rate
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£410 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £332 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £371 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +5.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
Java
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Programming Languages Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
198 260 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 24.35% 34.95% 29.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 131 90
Average daily rate £380 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £268 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 8
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £36.25 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 52 (47.71%) Finance
2 38 (34.86%) J2EE
3 35 (32.11%) Oracle
4 32 (29.36%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (29.36%) WebSphere
5 31 (28.44%) SQL
6 28 (25.69%) JavaScript
7 27 (24.77%) Spring
7 27 (24.77%) HTML
8 25 (22.94%) UNIX
9 24 (22.02%) Windows
9 24 (22.02%) Web Services
10 22 (20.18%) WebSphere Application Server
10 22 (20.18%) Hibernate
11 20 (18.35%) CSS
11 20 (18.35%) JSP
12 18 (16.51%) .NET
13 17 (15.60%) Linux
14 16 (14.68%) Selenium
15 15 (13.76%) Eclipse
15 15 (13.76%) C#
16 13 (11.93%) Microsoft
17 12 (11.01%) Change Management
17 12 (11.01%) QA
17 12 (11.01%) Unit Testing
18 11 (10.09%) IBM
18 11 (10.09%) LDAP
19 10 (9.17%) JBoss
19 10 (9.17%) SQL Server
19 10 (9.17%) DB2

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 32 (29.36%) WebSphere
2 22 (20.18%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (3.67%) Apache
3 4 (3.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (3.67%) Liferay
3 4 (3.67%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (2.75%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.83%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.92%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.92%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.92%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (0.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Staffware
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) PaaS
1 1 (0.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.09%) LDAP
2 9 (8.26%) Internet
3 8 (7.34%) Intranet
4 5 (4.59%) Firewall
4 5 (4.59%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.67%) HTTPS
5 4 (3.67%) HTTP
6 1 (0.92%) Network Security
6 1 (0.92%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.92%) SSL
6 1 (0.92%) IPv4
6 1 (0.92%) IPv6
6 1 (0.92%) DNS
6 1 (0.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.17%) SQL Server
1 10 (9.17%) DB2
2 9 (8.26%) Oracle Database
3 8 (7.34%) DTS
4 5 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.92%) MySQL
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.92%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.92%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.92%) HBase
5 1 (0.92%) Big Data
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.92%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 16 (14.68%) Selenium
2 15 (13.76%) Eclipse
3 6 (5.50%) WebDriver
4 5 (4.59%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (4.59%) JUnit
4 5 (4.59%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.67%) Introscope
5 4 (3.67%) JMeter
5 4 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.75%) WatiN
6 3 (2.75%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (2.75%) JIRA
7 2 (1.83%) Rational Rose
7 2 (1.83%) Maven
8 1 (0.92%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.92%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.92%) Rational Performance Tester
8 1 (0.92%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (0.92%) MyEclipse
General
1 52 (47.71%) Finance
2 10 (9.17%) Banking
3 9 (8.26%) Automotive
4 6 (5.50%) Retail
4 6 (5.50%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.50%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.83%) Legal
5 2 (1.83%) Front Office
6 1 (0.92%) Electronics
6 1 (0.92%) Advertising
6 1 (0.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (42.20%) Developer
2 28 (25.69%) Java Developer
3 20 (18.35%) Analyst
4 11 (10.09%) Deployment Analyst
5 10 (9.17%) Senior Developer
6 7 (6.42%) Tester
6 7 (6.42%) J2EE Developer
6 7 (6.42%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 6 (5.50%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (5.50%) Architect
7 6 (5.50%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.59%) Test Manager
8 5 (4.59%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (4.59%) Technical Developer
9 4 (3.67%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (3.67%) Applications Support
9 4 (3.67%) Administrator
9 4 (3.67%) Quality Manager
10 3 (2.75%) Test Analyst
10 3 (2.75%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (34.86%) J2EE
2 27 (24.77%) HTML
2 27 (24.77%) Spring
3 24 (22.02%) Web Services
4 22 (20.18%) Hibernate
5 20 (18.35%) CSS
5 20 (18.35%) JSP
6 18 (16.51%) .NET
7 10 (9.17%) SOAP
7 10 (9.17%) Struts
8 9 (8.26%) XML
8 9 (8.26%) Dojo
9 8 (7.34%) Java EE
9 8 (7.34%) Middleware
10 5 (4.59%) Servlets
10 5 (4.59%) Ajax
10 5 (4.59%) GWT
11 4 (3.67%) jQuery
11 4 (3.67%) WebCenter
12 3 (2.75%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.26%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.50%) Mobile Banking
2 6 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.59%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.67%) User Experience
5 3 (2.75%) W3C
6 2 (1.83%) Tandem
6 2 (1.83%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.83%) PMI
7 1 (0.92%) Open Source
7 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.92%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.92%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.92%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.94%) UNIX
2 24 (22.02%) Windows
3 17 (15.60%) Linux
4 9 (8.26%) Windows NT
5 3 (2.75%) zOS
6 2 (1.83%) Android
7 1 (0.92%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.36%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (11.01%) Change Management
2 12 (11.01%) Unit Testing
3 9 (8.26%) OO
4 7 (6.42%) ERP
4 7 (6.42%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (6.42%) TDD
4 7 (6.42%) Change Control
5 6 (5.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (5.50%) Test Automation
5 6 (5.50%) Automated Testing
5 6 (5.50%) Scrum
6 5 (4.59%) E-Commerce
6 5 (4.59%) Project Management
6 5 (4.59%) Business Analysis
6 5 (4.59%) Incident Management
6 5 (4.59%) Waterfall
6 5 (4.59%) BDD
6 5 (4.59%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (4.59%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (28.44%) SQL
2 28 (25.69%) JavaScript
3 15 (13.76%) C#
4 9 (8.26%) VBScript
5 4 (3.67%) COBOL
5 4 (3.67%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.83%) Perl
6 2 (1.83%) C
6 2 (1.83%) C++
6 2 (1.83%) VB
6 2 (1.83%) JCL
Qualifications
1 10 (9.17%) Degree
2 8 (7.34%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.42%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.42%) ISEB
4 5 (4.59%) Sun Certification
5 4 (3.67%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (2.75%) HND
6 3 (2.75%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.83%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.92%) MCP
8 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.01%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (0.92%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.92%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (3.67%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 35 (32.11%) Oracle
2 13 (11.93%) Microsoft
3 11 (10.09%) IBM
4 10 (9.17%) JBoss
5 6 (5.50%) SAP
6 5 (4.59%) Sun
7 4 (3.67%) FatWire
8 3 (2.75%) Telerik
8 3 (2.75%) Google
8 3 (2.75%) ILOG
8 3 (2.75%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.83%) HP
10 1 (0.92%) Juniper
10 1 (0.92%) Cisco
10 1 (0.92%) Lotus
10 1 (0.92%) Remedy
10 1 (0.92%) VMware