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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 27 37 22
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Contract jobs citing Java 44 31 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.41% 4.16% 6.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.34% 11.57% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 21
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£410 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £338 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
197 268 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 24.23% 35.92% 31.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 137 103
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £36.25 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 22 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 22 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 49 (44.55%) Finance
2 38 (34.55%) J2EE
3 34 (30.91%) Oracle
3 34 (30.91%) WebSphere
4 31 (28.18%) JavaScript
5 30 (27.27%) SQL
6 29 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (25.45%) HTML
8 26 (23.64%) Web Services
9 25 (22.73%) UNIX
9 25 (22.73%) Windows
9 25 (22.73%) Spring
10 24 (21.82%) WebSphere Application Server
11 23 (20.91%) CSS
12 22 (20.00%) Hibernate
13 20 (18.18%) JSP
14 18 (16.36%) Linux
15 17 (15.45%) .NET
16 15 (13.64%) Eclipse
17 14 (12.73%) C#
17 14 (12.73%) Microsoft
17 14 (12.73%) Change Management
17 14 (12.73%) Selenium
18 13 (11.82%) LDAP
19 12 (10.91%) SOAP
19 12 (10.91%) Dojo
19 12 (10.91%) QA
19 12 (10.91%) Unit Testing
20 11 (10.00%) IBM
21 10 (9.09%) DTS

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 34 (30.91%) WebSphere
2 24 (21.82%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (3.64%) Apache
3 4 (3.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (3.64%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (3.64%) Liferay
4 3 (2.73%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.82%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.91%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.91%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (0.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Staffware
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) PaaS
1 1 (0.91%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.82%) LDAP
2 9 (8.18%) Internet
3 8 (7.27%) Intranet
4 5 (4.55%) Firewall
4 5 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.64%) HTTPS
5 4 (3.64%) HTTP
6 1 (0.91%) Network Security
6 1 (0.91%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.91%) SSL
6 1 (0.91%) IPv4
6 1 (0.91%) IPv6
6 1 (0.91%) DNS
6 1 (0.91%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.09%) DTS
1 10 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.27%) DB2
2 8 (7.27%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.91%) SSDT
4 1 (0.91%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (13.64%) Eclipse
2 14 (12.73%) Selenium
3 5 (4.55%) JUnit
3 5 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.64%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (3.64%) Introscope
4 4 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.64%) WebDriver
5 3 (2.73%) WatiN
5 3 (2.73%) JMeter
5 3 (2.73%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (2.73%) JIRA
6 2 (1.82%) Rational Rose
6 2 (1.82%) Maven
7 1 (0.91%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.91%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.91%) Rational Performance Tester
7 1 (0.91%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (0.91%) MyEclipse
General
1 49 (44.55%) Finance
2 9 (8.18%) Automotive
3 7 (6.36%) Banking
4 6 (5.45%) Retail
4 6 (5.45%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.64%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.82%) Legal
6 2 (1.82%) Front Office
7 1 (0.91%) Electronics
7 1 (0.91%) Advertising
7 1 (0.91%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (43.64%) Developer
2 28 (25.45%) Java Developer
3 21 (19.09%) Analyst
4 13 (11.82%) Deployment Analyst
5 10 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 8 (7.27%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (6.36%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 6 (5.45%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (5.45%) J2EE Developer
8 6 (5.45%) Architect
8 6 (5.45%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.45%) Tester
9 5 (4.55%) Technical Developer
10 4 (3.64%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (3.64%) Test Manager
10 4 (3.64%) Applications Support
10 4 (3.64%) Administrator
10 4 (3.64%) Quality Manager
11 3 (2.73%) Test Analyst
11 3 (2.73%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (34.55%) J2EE
2 28 (25.45%) HTML
3 26 (23.64%) Web Services
4 25 (22.73%) Spring
5 23 (20.91%) CSS
6 22 (20.00%) Hibernate
7 20 (18.18%) JSP
8 17 (15.45%) .NET
9 12 (10.91%) SOAP
9 12 (10.91%) Dojo
10 9 (8.18%) XML
11 8 (7.27%) Middleware
11 8 (7.27%) Struts
12 7 (6.36%) Java EE
13 6 (5.45%) Ajax
14 5 (4.55%) GWT
14 5 (4.55%) Servlets
15 4 (3.64%) jQuery
15 4 (3.64%) WebCenter
16 3 (2.73%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.18%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.55%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.64%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (3.64%) User Experience
5 3 (2.73%) W3C
6 2 (1.82%) Tandem
6 2 (1.82%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.82%) PMI
7 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.91%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.91%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.91%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.73%) UNIX
1 25 (22.73%) Windows
2 18 (16.36%) Linux
3 8 (7.27%) Windows NT
4 3 (2.73%) zOS
5 2 (1.82%) Android
6 1 (0.91%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (12.73%) Change Management
3 12 (10.91%) Unit Testing
4 9 (8.18%) OO
5 7 (6.36%) ERP
5 7 (6.36%) Change Control
6 6 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (5.45%) TDD
6 6 (5.45%) Automated Testing
7 5 (4.55%) Business Analysis
7 5 (4.55%) Incident Management
7 5 (4.55%) Project Management
7 5 (4.55%) E-Commerce
7 5 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (4.55%) Test Automation
7 5 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (3.64%) Time Management
8 4 (3.64%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (3.64%) Waterfall
8 4 (3.64%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 31 (28.18%) JavaScript
2 30 (27.27%) SQL
3 14 (12.73%) C#
4 8 (7.27%) VBScript
5 4 (3.64%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.82%) C
6 2 (1.82%) VB
6 2 (1.82%) C++
6 2 (1.82%) COBOL
6 2 (1.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (9.09%) Degree
2 7 (6.36%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.45%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.45%) ISEB
4 5 (4.55%) Sun Certification
5 4 (3.64%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (2.73%) HND
7 2 (1.82%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.82%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.91%) MCP
8 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.91%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.91%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (3.64%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 34 (30.91%) Oracle
2 14 (12.73%) Microsoft
3 11 (10.00%) IBM
4 10 (9.09%) JBoss
5 6 (5.45%) SAP
6 5 (4.55%) Sun
7 4 (3.64%) FatWire
8 3 (2.73%) Telerik
8 3 (2.73%) Google
8 3 (2.73%) ILOG
8 3 (2.73%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.82%) HP
10 1 (0.91%) Juniper
10 1 (0.91%) Cisco
10 1 (0.91%) Lotus
10 1 (0.91%) Remedy
10 1 (0.91%) VMware