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 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 24 25 45
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +20
Contract jobs citing Java 52 29 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.87% 5.39% 2.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.85% 20.57% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 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 £282 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £545 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Programming Languages Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
262 141 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 29.57% 26.21% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 88 106
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 8
Average hourly rate £15.97 £38.50 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.51% +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.14% +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 23 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 23 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 36 (40.91%) J2EE
2 29 (32.95%) JavaScript
3 28 (31.82%) Linux
4 27 (30.68%) UNIX
4 27 (30.68%) HTML
4 27 (30.68%) WebSphere
5 25 (28.41%) CSS
5 25 (28.41%) Web Services
6 24 (27.27%) Finance
7 22 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
8 21 (23.86%) Oracle
9 20 (22.73%) Windows
10 19 (21.59%) SOAP
10 19 (21.59%) Change Management
10 19 (21.59%) Dojo
11 17 (19.32%) LDAP
12 16 (18.18%) DTS
12 16 (18.18%) JSON
13 15 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (15.91%) HTML5
15 12 (13.64%) SQL
16 11 (12.50%) XML
16 11 (12.50%) OO
16 11 (12.50%) DOM
16 11 (12.50%) Ajax
17 10 (11.36%) Performance Tuning
17 10 (11.36%) E-Commerce
17 10 (11.36%) SQL Server
18 9 (10.23%) Software Architecture
18 9 (10.23%) TDD

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 27 (30.68%) WebSphere
2 22 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.27%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.27%) Apache
3 2 (2.27%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.27%) Node.js
4 1 (1.14%) Liferay
4 1 (1.14%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (1.14%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.14%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.14%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
2 1 (1.14%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (1.14%) SAP SRM
2 1 (1.14%) Staffware
2 1 (1.14%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) GitHub
2 1 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.32%) LDAP
2 3 (3.41%) Intranet
2 3 (3.41%) Internet
3 1 (1.14%) Firewall
3 1 (1.14%) SAN
3 1 (1.14%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.14%) HTTP
3 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.18%) DTS
2 10 (11.36%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.68%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.68%) DB2
4 4 (4.55%) MySQL
5 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.14%) SAP BI
7 1 (1.14%) OLAP
7 1 (1.14%) PowerCenter
7 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Ant
1 4 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 4 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.41%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.27%) Introscope
3 2 (2.27%) Subversion
3 2 (2.27%) Yeoman
3 2 (2.27%) Grunt
4 1 (1.14%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.14%) JSUnit
4 1 (1.14%) Selenium
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
3 6 (6.82%) Spanish Language
4 2 (2.27%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Automotive
5 1 (1.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (52.27%) Developer
2 26 (29.55%) Analyst
3 17 (19.32%) Deployment Analyst
4 16 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
5 13 (14.77%) Java Developer
6 6 (6.82%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.68%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Programmer
8 4 (4.55%) Architect
8 4 (4.55%) Web Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (4.55%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Technical Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Technical Architect
10 2 (2.27%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.27%) Consultant
10 2 (2.27%) Business Analyst
10 2 (2.27%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (2.27%) Technical Specialist
10 2 (2.27%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (40.91%) J2EE
2 27 (30.68%) HTML
3 25 (28.41%) CSS
3 25 (28.41%) Web Services
4 19 (21.59%) SOAP
4 19 (21.59%) Dojo
5 16 (18.18%) JSON
6 14 (15.91%) HTML5
7 11 (12.50%) XML
7 11 (12.50%) DOM
7 11 (12.50%) Ajax
8 6 (6.82%) Spring
9 5 (5.68%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (5.68%) JSP
9 5 (5.68%) Servlets
10 4 (4.55%) XSLT
10 4 (4.55%) JDBC
10 4 (4.55%) Hibernate
10 4 (4.55%) CSS3
11 3 (3.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.55%) EFT
1 4 (4.55%) APACS
1 4 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.27%) Open Source
3 1 (1.14%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 28 (31.82%) Linux
2 27 (30.68%) UNIX
3 20 (22.73%) Windows
4 4 (4.55%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.59%) Change Management
2 15 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (12.50%) OO
4 10 (11.36%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (11.36%) E-Commerce
5 9 (10.23%) Software Architecture
5 9 (10.23%) TDD
5 9 (10.23%) Use Case
6 5 (5.68%) Pair Programming
6 5 (5.68%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (5.68%) Multithreading
6 5 (5.68%) CQRS
6 5 (5.68%) SOA
7 4 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
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%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 29 (32.95%) JavaScript
2 12 (13.64%) SQL
3 7 (7.95%) C#
4 5 (5.68%) Bash Shell
4 5 (5.68%) C++
4 5 (5.68%) PHP
5 4 (4.55%) Perl
6 3 (3.41%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.27%) VBScript
7 2 (2.27%) VB
7 2 (2.27%) Scala
8 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.14%) ABAP
8 1 (1.14%) COBOL
8 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
8 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%) Degree
4 1 (1.14%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.14%) PMP
4 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) ISO 8583
2 3 (3.41%) SLA
3 2 (2.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.14%) OpenView
Vendors
1 21 (23.86%) Oracle
2 6 (6.82%) IBM
3 4 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.27%) JBoss
4 2 (2.27%) Remedy
5 1 (1.14%) hybris
5 1 (1.14%) FatWire
5 1 (1.14%) Adobe
5 1 (1.14%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.14%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.14%) SAP
5 1 (1.14%) Sun
5 1 (1.14%) HP
5 1 (1.14%) Informatica
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