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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 37 36 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Contract jobs citing Java 36 30 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.15% 4.09% 8.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.65% 12.05% 29.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 26
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £332 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.88% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.31 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.89% -2.77%
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
204 249 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 23.53% 33.92% 27.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 127 79
Average daily rate £375 £350 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 7
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +20.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £37.50 £17.50
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 20 October 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 October 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 51 (49.51%) Finance
2 34 (33.01%) Oracle
2 34 (33.01%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (31.07%) WebSphere
4 31 (30.10%) SQL
4 31 (30.10%) J2EE
5 28 (27.18%) Spring
6 25 (24.27%) HTML
6 25 (24.27%) JavaScript
7 23 (22.33%) UNIX
7 23 (22.33%) Hibernate
8 21 (20.39%) JSP
9 20 (19.42%) Web Services
9 20 (19.42%) Windows
10 18 (17.48%) WebSphere Application Server
10 18 (17.48%) .NET
11 16 (15.53%) CSS
11 16 (15.53%) C#
11 16 (15.53%) Eclipse
11 16 (15.53%) Selenium
12 13 (12.62%) QA
12 13 (12.62%) Linux
13 12 (11.65%) Microsoft
13 12 (11.65%) Unit Testing
14 11 (10.68%) Java EE
14 11 (10.68%) IBM
15 10 (9.71%) Struts
15 10 (9.71%) JBoss
15 10 (9.71%) SQL Server
15 10 (9.71%) DB2

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (31.07%) WebSphere
2 18 (17.48%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (9.71%) JBoss
4 4 (3.88%) Apache
4 4 (3.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (3.88%) Liferay
4 4 (3.88%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (2.91%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.94%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.97%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.97%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.97%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Staffware
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) PaaS
2 1 (0.97%) Heroku
2 1 (0.97%) IaaS
2 1 (0.97%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.80%) LDAP
2 6 (5.83%) Internet
3 5 (4.85%) Firewall
3 5 (4.85%) Intranet
3 5 (4.85%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.88%) HTTPS
4 4 (3.88%) HTTP
5 1 (0.97%) Network Security
5 1 (0.97%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.97%) SSL
5 1 (0.97%) IPv4
5 1 (0.97%) IPv6
5 1 (0.97%) DNS
5 1 (0.97%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.71%) SQL Server
1 10 (9.71%) DB2
2 9 (8.74%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.88%) DTS
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.97%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.97%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.97%) HBase
4 1 (0.97%) Big Data
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.97%) SSDT
4 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.97%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (15.53%) Eclipse
1 16 (15.53%) Selenium
2 6 (5.83%) WebDriver
3 5 (4.85%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (4.85%) JUnit
3 5 (4.85%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.88%) Introscope
4 4 (3.88%) JMeter
4 4 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.91%) WatiN
5 3 (2.91%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (2.91%) JIRA
6 2 (1.94%) Maven
6 2 (1.94%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.97%) Xcode
7 1 (0.97%) Subversion
7 1 (0.97%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.97%) Rational Performance Tester
7 1 (0.97%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (0.97%) MyEclipse
General
1 51 (49.51%) Finance
2 9 (8.74%) Automotive
2 9 (8.74%) Banking
3 6 (5.83%) Retail
3 6 (5.83%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.88%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.94%) Legal
5 2 (1.94%) Front Office
6 1 (0.97%) Electronics
6 1 (0.97%) Advertising
6 1 (0.97%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (42.72%) Developer
2 30 (29.13%) Java Developer
3 16 (15.53%) Analyst
4 9 (8.74%) Senior Developer
5 7 (6.80%) Architect
5 7 (6.80%) Tester
5 7 (6.80%) J2EE Developer
5 7 (6.80%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 7 (6.80%) Deployment Analyst
6 6 (5.83%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (4.85%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (4.85%) Test Manager
8 4 (3.88%) Applications Support
8 4 (3.88%) Administrator
8 4 (3.88%) Quality Manager
8 4 (3.88%) Technical Developer
9 3 (2.91%) Test Engineer
9 3 (2.91%) Test Analyst
9 3 (2.91%) Project Manager
10 2 (1.94%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (30.10%) J2EE
2 28 (27.18%) Spring
3 25 (24.27%) HTML
4 23 (22.33%) Hibernate
5 21 (20.39%) JSP
6 20 (19.42%) Web Services
7 18 (17.48%) .NET
8 16 (15.53%) CSS
9 11 (10.68%) Java EE
10 10 (9.71%) XML
10 10 (9.71%) Struts
11 7 (6.80%) Middleware
11 7 (6.80%) SOAP
12 5 (4.85%) Servlets
12 5 (4.85%) GWT
13 4 (3.88%) jQuery
13 4 (3.88%) WebCenter
13 4 (3.88%) HTML5
13 4 (3.88%) Ajax
13 4 (3.88%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.74%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.83%) Mobile Banking
3 5 (4.85%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.88%) User Experience
4 4 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.91%) W3C
6 2 (1.94%) Tandem
6 2 (1.94%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.94%) PMI
7 1 (0.97%) Open Source
7 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.97%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.97%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.97%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.33%) UNIX
2 20 (19.42%) Windows
3 13 (12.62%) Linux
4 9 (8.74%) Windows NT
5 3 (2.91%) zOS
5 3 (2.91%) Android
6 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.97%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (33.01%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (11.65%) Unit Testing
3 9 (8.74%) OO
4 8 (7.77%) Change Management
5 7 (6.80%) TDD
6 6 (5.83%) Automated Testing
6 6 (5.83%) Scrum
6 6 (5.83%) ERP
6 6 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (5.83%) Test Automation
6 6 (5.83%) Change Control
6 6 (5.83%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (4.85%) Waterfall
7 5 (4.85%) BDD
7 5 (4.85%) Line Management
7 5 (4.85%) E-Commerce
7 5 (4.85%) Business Analysis
7 5 (4.85%) Incident Management
8 4 (3.88%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (30.10%) SQL
2 25 (24.27%) JavaScript
3 16 (15.53%) C#
4 9 (8.74%) VBScript
5 4 (3.88%) COBOL
5 4 (3.88%) Perl
5 4 (3.88%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.94%) JCL
6 2 (1.94%) AWK
6 2 (1.94%) C
6 2 (1.94%) C++
6 2 (1.94%) VB
7 1 (0.97%) Python
7 1 (0.97%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (9.71%) Degree
2 8 (7.77%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.80%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.80%) ISEB
4 5 (4.85%) Sun Certification
5 4 (3.88%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (2.91%) HND
6 3 (2.91%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.94%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.97%) MCP
8 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.62%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (0.97%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.97%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (3.88%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 34 (33.01%) Oracle
2 12 (11.65%) Microsoft
3 11 (10.68%) IBM
4 6 (5.83%) SAP
5 5 (4.85%) Sun
6 4 (3.88%) Google
6 4 (3.88%) FatWire
7 3 (2.91%) ILOG
7 3 (2.91%) Telerik
7 3 (2.91%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.94%) HP
9 1 (0.97%) Juniper
9 1 (0.97%) Cisco
9 1 (0.97%) Lotus
9 1 (0.97%) Remedy
9 1 (0.97%) VMware