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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 48 34 29
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Contract jobs citing Java 29 30 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.22% 4.18% 5.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.13% 14.22% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 12
Average daily rate
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£380 £338 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.59% -14.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £275 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Java
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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
239 211 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 26.50% 29.39% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 113 56
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +108.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £20.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £37.50 £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 December 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 December 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 35 (48.61%) Finance
2 32 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (29.17%) Oracle
4 20 (27.78%) HTML
5 18 (25.00%) SQL
6 17 (23.61%) C#
6 17 (23.61%) .NET
6 17 (23.61%) UNIX
7 16 (22.22%) WebSphere
7 16 (22.22%) Selenium
8 15 (20.83%) J2EE
9 14 (19.44%) JavaScript
9 14 (19.44%) Windows
10 13 (18.06%) Spring
10 13 (18.06%) Java EE
10 13 (18.06%) QA
11 12 (16.67%) Oracle Database
12 11 (15.28%) CSS
13 10 (13.89%) VBScript
13 10 (13.89%) Windows NT
14 9 (12.50%) JSP
15 8 (11.11%) Web Services
15 8 (11.11%) XML
15 8 (11.11%) Linux
15 8 (11.11%) Automotive
15 8 (11.11%) Hibernate
15 8 (11.11%) TDD
16 7 (9.72%) E-Commerce
16 7 (9.72%) ISEB
16 7 (9.72%) Retail

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 16 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.17%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (2.78%) CMS
3 2 (2.78%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (2.78%) JBoss
4 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.39%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.39%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Staffware
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Google App Engine
1 1 (1.39%) PaaS
1 1 (1.39%) Heroku
1 1 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) LDAP
2 2 (2.78%) Network Security
3 1 (1.39%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.39%) VoIP
3 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.39%) DNS
3 1 (1.39%) SSL
3 1 (1.39%) IPv4
3 1 (1.39%) IPv6
3 1 (1.39%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.94%) DB2
4 3 (4.17%) MySQL
5 2 (2.78%) UniData
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.39%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.39%) HBase
6 1 (1.39%) Big Data
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.39%) SSDT
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (22.22%) Selenium
2 7 (9.72%) WebDriver
3 6 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (8.33%) JMeter
4 5 (6.94%) Visual Studio
5 4 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.17%) WatiN
6 3 (4.17%) JIRA
6 3 (4.17%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.78%) JUnit
8 1 (1.39%) Ant
8 1 (1.39%) PVCS
8 1 (1.39%) Toad
8 1 (1.39%) Rational Rose
8 1 (1.39%) Xcode
8 1 (1.39%) Subversion
8 1 (1.39%) Maven
8 1 (1.39%) Rational Performance Tester
8 1 (1.39%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 35 (48.61%) Finance
2 8 (11.11%) Automotive
3 7 (9.72%) Retail
4 5 (6.94%) Manufacturing
4 5 (6.94%) Banking
5 4 (5.56%) Spanish Language
6 2 (2.78%) Marketing
6 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.39%) Electronics
7 1 (1.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (38.89%) Developer
2 13 (18.06%) Java Developer
3 9 (12.50%) Analyst
4 8 (11.11%) Tester
5 7 (9.72%) Front-End Developer
6 6 (8.33%) Architect
6 6 (8.33%) Test Manager
7 4 (5.56%) Quality Manager
8 3 (4.17%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Deployment Analyst
9 2 (2.78%) ScrumMaster
9 2 (2.78%) Pick Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Designer
9 2 (2.78%) Automation Tester
9 2 (2.78%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.78%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.78%) Programmer
9 2 (2.78%) J2EE Developer
9 2 (2.78%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.78%) HTML
2 17 (23.61%) .NET
3 15 (20.83%) J2EE
4 13 (18.06%) Spring
4 13 (18.06%) Java EE
5 11 (15.28%) CSS
6 9 (12.50%) JSP
7 8 (11.11%) Web Services
7 8 (11.11%) XML
7 8 (11.11%) Hibernate
8 6 (8.33%) HTML5
9 5 (6.94%) jQuery
9 5 (6.94%) Struts
10 4 (5.56%) JMS
11 3 (4.17%) SOAP
11 3 (4.17%) GWT
11 3 (4.17%) JSTL
11 3 (4.17%) Ajax
11 3 (4.17%) CSS3
12 2 (2.78%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.94%) W3C
3 3 (4.17%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.17%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (2.78%) User Experience
4 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.78%) PMI
5 1 (1.39%) Open Source
5 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.39%) BBC
5 1 (1.39%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.39%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.61%) UNIX
2 14 (19.44%) Windows
3 10 (13.89%) Windows NT
4 8 (11.11%) Linux
5 3 (4.17%) zOS
6 1 (1.39%) Android
6 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.39%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (11.11%) TDD
3 7 (9.72%) E-Commerce
3 7 (9.72%) Test Automation
3 7 (9.72%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (8.33%) Line Management
4 6 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 6 (8.33%) BDD
4 6 (8.33%) SOA
4 6 (8.33%) Automated Testing
5 5 (6.94%) Scrum
5 5 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (5.56%) Workflow
6 4 (5.56%) Content Management
6 4 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (5.56%) Test Scripting
7 3 (4.17%) Regression Testing
7 3 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.17%) Project Management
7 3 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.00%) SQL
2 17 (23.61%) C#
3 14 (19.44%) JavaScript
4 10 (13.89%) VBScript
5 6 (8.33%) C++
6 5 (6.94%) Perl
6 5 (6.94%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.17%) C
7 3 (4.17%) COBOL
8 2 (2.78%) VB
8 2 (2.78%) Python
8 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.78%) JCL
8 2 (2.78%) AWK
9 1 (1.39%) Ruby
9 1 (1.39%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.39%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.39%) XQuery
9 1 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) ISEB
1 7 (9.72%) Degree
2 6 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 6 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.17%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.17%) HND
4 2 (2.78%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.78%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) MCP
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.39%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.06%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (1.39%) Apache Flume
1 1 (1.39%) HDFS
Vendors
1 21 (29.17%) Oracle
2 6 (8.33%) SAP
3 5 (6.94%) IBM
3 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.56%) Google
5 3 (4.17%) Telerik
5 3 (4.17%) Adobe
5 3 (4.17%) ILOG
6 1 (1.39%) Remedy
6 1 (1.39%) VMware
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco
6 1 (1.39%) Sun
6 1 (1.39%) HP
6 1 (1.39%) Juniper
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