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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 24 51 23
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -28
Contract jobs citing Java 45 19 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.38% 2.52% 6.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.18% 7.57% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 24
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£380 £400 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +22.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £337 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £390
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 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -5.06%
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
223 251 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 26.67% 33.29% 32.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 136 121
Average daily rate £386 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.39% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £251 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Average hourly rate £10.90 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 49 (40.83%) Finance
2 42 (35.00%) J2EE
3 38 (31.67%) Oracle
4 37 (30.83%) WebSphere
5 34 (28.33%) JavaScript
6 31 (25.83%) HTML
7 30 (25.00%) SQL
7 30 (25.00%) UNIX
8 29 (24.17%) Web Services
9 27 (22.50%) WebSphere Application Server
9 27 (22.50%) Spring
10 26 (21.67%) CSS
11 25 (20.83%) Windows
12 23 (19.17%) Hibernate
13 21 (17.50%) JSP
14 20 (16.67%) Linux
15 17 (14.17%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (13.33%) Change Management
17 15 (12.50%) LDAP
17 15 (12.50%) .NET
18 14 (11.67%) Dojo
18 14 (11.67%) SQL Server
18 14 (11.67%) SOAP
18 14 (11.67%) Eclipse
19 13 (10.83%) Microsoft
19 13 (10.83%) C#
19 13 (10.83%) Unit Testing
20 12 (10.00%) Selenium
20 12 (10.00%) DTS
20 12 (10.00%) IBM

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 37 (30.83%) WebSphere
2 27 (22.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (3.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (3.33%) Apache
3 4 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (3.33%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (3.33%) Liferay
4 2 (1.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (0.83%) Node.js
5 1 (0.83%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Staffware
2 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.67%) GitHub
2 1 (0.83%) PaaS
2 1 (0.83%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.50%) LDAP
2 9 (7.50%) Internet
3 8 (6.67%) Intranet
4 5 (4.17%) Firewall
5 4 (3.33%) HTTPS
5 4 (3.33%) HTTP
5 4 (3.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.83%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.00%) DTS
3 11 (9.17%) DB2
4 8 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 7 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.83%) SSDT
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.83%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 14 (11.67%) Eclipse
2 12 (10.00%) Selenium
3 5 (4.17%) WebDriver
3 5 (4.17%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.17%) JUnit
4 4 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (3.33%) Introscope
4 4 (3.33%) JMeter
4 4 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (2.50%) Ant
6 2 (1.67%) Maven
6 2 (1.67%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.67%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.83%) Yeoman
7 1 (0.83%) MyEclipse
7 1 (0.83%) Rational Performance Tester
7 1 (0.83%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.83%) WatiN
7 1 (0.83%) Grunt
General
1 49 (40.83%) Finance
2 11 (9.17%) Banking
3 10 (8.33%) Retail
4 9 (7.50%) Automotive
5 6 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 6 (5.00%) Spanish Language
6 3 (2.50%) Legal
7 2 (1.67%) Front Office
8 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.83%) Marketing
8 1 (0.83%) Advertising
8 1 (0.83%) Electronics
8 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (45.00%) Developer
2 30 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 28 (23.33%) Analyst
4 15 (12.50%) Deployment Analyst
5 9 (7.50%) Senior Developer
6 8 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (5.83%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 6 (5.00%) Architect
8 6 (5.00%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
8 6 (5.00%) Technical Developer
9 5 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (4.17%) Applications Support
10 4 (3.33%) Test Manager
10 4 (3.33%) Test Analyst
10 4 (3.33%) Administrator
10 4 (3.33%) Quality Manager
10 4 (3.33%) Front-End Developer
11 3 (2.50%) Technical Analyst
11 3 (2.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (35.00%) J2EE
2 31 (25.83%) HTML
3 29 (24.17%) Web Services
4 27 (22.50%) Spring
5 26 (21.67%) CSS
6 23 (19.17%) Hibernate
7 21 (17.50%) JSP
8 15 (12.50%) .NET
9 14 (11.67%) Dojo
9 14 (11.67%) SOAP
10 9 (7.50%) Struts
10 9 (7.50%) XML
10 9 (7.50%) Servlets
10 9 (7.50%) Middleware
11 6 (5.00%) Java EE
11 6 (5.00%) HTML5
12 5 (4.17%) GWT
12 5 (4.17%) jQuery
12 5 (4.17%) EJB
13 4 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.83%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.33%) EFT
2 4 (3.33%) Mainframe
2 4 (3.33%) APACS
2 4 (3.33%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (2.50%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.50%) W3C
4 2 (1.67%) PMI
4 2 (1.67%) Tandem
4 2 (1.67%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.83%) Open Source
5 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.83%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.83%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.83%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 30 (25.00%) UNIX
2 25 (20.83%) Windows
3 20 (16.67%) Linux
4 8 (6.67%) Windows NT
5 4 (3.33%) AIX
6 3 (2.50%) zOS
7 2 (1.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.17%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (13.33%) Change Management
3 13 (10.83%) Unit Testing
4 11 (9.17%) OO
5 9 (7.50%) E-Commerce
6 8 (6.67%) TDD
7 7 (5.83%) Change Control
7 7 (5.83%) Scrum
7 7 (5.83%) ERP
7 7 (5.83%) ITIL
8 6 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (5.00%) Business Analysis
8 6 (5.00%) BDD
9 5 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (4.17%) Test Automation
9 5 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (4.17%) Project Management
10 4 (3.33%) Automated Testing
10 4 (3.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (28.33%) JavaScript
2 30 (25.00%) SQL
3 13 (10.83%) C#
4 10 (8.33%) VBScript
5 5 (4.17%) C++
6 4 (3.33%) VB
7 2 (1.67%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.67%) COBOL
7 2 (1.67%) C
7 2 (1.67%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.83%) Scala
8 1 (0.83%) Perl
8 1 (0.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (6.67%) Degree
1 8 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.17%) CTC Cleared
3 5 (4.17%) Sun Certification
4 4 (3.33%) ISEB
5 2 (1.67%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.83%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.17%) QA
2 4 (3.33%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (3.33%) CA Wily
2 1 (0.83%) OpenView
Vendors
1 38 (31.67%) Oracle
2 13 (10.83%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.00%) IBM
4 10 (8.33%) JBoss
5 5 (4.17%) Sun
5 5 (4.17%) SAP
6 4 (3.33%) FatWire
7 3 (2.50%) Google
7 3 (2.50%) ILOG
7 3 (2.50%) HP
7 3 (2.50%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.83%) Telerik
8 1 (0.83%) Remedy
8 1 (0.83%) Informatica
8 1 (0.83%) Lotus