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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 28 20 51
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +31
Contract jobs citing Java 47 61 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.49% 6.78% 2.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.65% 23.74% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 36 10
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£375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £285 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £463 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.37% -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
252 257 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 29.44% 28.56% 31.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 155 118
Average daily rate £350 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £492 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.45 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.63% -27.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015, 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 38 (38.38%) Oracle
2 33 (33.33%) Finance
3 28 (28.28%) SQL
4 25 (25.25%) HTML
4 25 (25.25%) JavaScript
5 24 (24.24%) Spring
6 23 (23.23%) CSS
6 23 (23.23%) OO
6 23 (23.23%) Oracle Database
7 21 (21.21%) JSP
7 21 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (20.20%) J2EE
9 19 (19.19%) UNIX
9 19 (19.19%) Linux
10 18 (18.18%) Web Services
10 18 (18.18%) Banking
11 16 (16.16%) Java EE
11 16 (16.16%) Windows
11 16 (16.16%) E-Commerce
12 15 (15.15%) SOA
12 15 (15.15%) C#
12 15 (15.15%) Hibernate
13 14 (14.14%) XML
13 14 (14.14%) Struts
14 13 (13.13%) Scrum
14 13 (13.13%) TDD
14 13 (13.13%) Ajax
14 13 (13.13%) Open Source
15 12 (12.12%) WebSphere
15 12 (12.12%) JMS

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 12 (12.12%) WebSphere
2 11 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 6 (6.06%) JBoss
4 5 (5.05%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (4.04%) Confluence
6 3 (3.03%) Apache
6 3 (3.03%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.03%) Documentum
6 3 (3.03%) SAS
7 2 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.02%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (2.02%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.02%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (2.02%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (2.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.01%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.01%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.01%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.01%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.01%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Photoshop
1 3 (3.03%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 11 (11.11%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (5.05%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.01%) Staffware
4 1 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.01%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.05%) Google Checkout
2 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.01%) SaaS
2 1 (1.01%) PaaS
2 1 (1.01%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.11%) Internet
2 7 (7.07%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.06%) HTTP
4 4 (4.04%) AMQP
5 3 (3.03%) Intranet
6 1 (1.01%) DNS
6 1 (1.01%) 3G
6 1 (1.01%) Firewall
6 1 (1.01%) 2G
6 1 (1.01%) LTE
6 1 (1.01%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.23%) Oracle Database
2 10 (10.10%) DB2
2 10 (10.10%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 9 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
3 9 (9.09%) Big Data
4 6 (6.06%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (6.06%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (5.05%) DB2 UDB
5 5 (5.05%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.05%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 4 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.04%) UniData
7 3 (3.03%) Oracle OWB
7 3 (3.03%) Base SAS
8 2 (2.02%) Xcelsius
8 2 (2.02%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 9 (9.09%) Eclipse
1 9 (9.09%) Subversion
2 8 (8.08%) Ant
2 8 (8.08%) JUnit
3 5 (5.05%) HP UFT
3 5 (5.05%) Selenium
3 5 (5.05%) WebDriver
4 4 (4.04%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.04%) Gradle
4 4 (4.04%) Maven
4 4 (4.04%) JIRA
4 4 (4.04%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (4.04%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.02%) ClearCase
5 2 (2.02%) ProC
5 2 (2.02%) Introscope
6 1 (1.01%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.01%) Jenkins
General
1 33 (33.33%) Finance
2 18 (18.18%) Banking
3 6 (6.06%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.04%) Retail
5 3 (3.03%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.01%) Marketing
6 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.01%) Electronics
6 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (45.45%) Developer
2 24 (24.24%) Java Developer
3 14 (14.14%) Architect
4 10 (10.10%) Administrator
5 7 (7.07%) Analyst
5 7 (7.07%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (5.05%) AWS Developer
7 5 (5.05%) Test Manager
7 5 (5.05%) Team Leader
8 4 (4.04%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.04%) Data Architect
8 4 (4.04%) Big Data Architect
8 4 (4.04%) Pick Developer
8 4 (4.04%) Java Architect
8 4 (4.04%) Designer
9 3 (3.03%) UI Designer
9 3 (3.03%) UX Designer
9 3 (3.03%) UI/UX Designer
10 2 (2.02%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (25.25%) HTML
2 24 (24.24%) Spring
3 23 (23.23%) CSS
4 21 (21.21%) JSP
5 20 (20.20%) J2EE
6 18 (18.18%) Web Services
7 16 (16.16%) Java EE
8 15 (15.15%) Hibernate
9 14 (14.14%) XML
9 14 (14.14%) Struts
10 13 (13.13%) Ajax
11 12 (12.12%) JMS
12 11 (11.11%) DHTML
12 11 (11.11%) Dojo
13 9 (9.09%) TIBCO EMS
13 9 (9.09%) JSON
13 9 (9.09%) .NET
14 7 (7.07%) CSS3
14 7 (7.07%) HTML5
15 6 (6.06%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.07%) Clustering
3 6 (6.06%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (4.04%) Online Banking
5 3 (3.03%) Data Integration
5 3 (3.03%) User Experience
5 3 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.02%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.01%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.01%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.01%) DTV
7 1 (1.01%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.19%) UNIX
1 19 (19.19%) Linux
2 16 (16.16%) Windows
3 8 (8.08%) AIX
3 8 (8.08%) Solaris
4 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.04%) Windows NT
5 4 (4.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.03%) Android
7 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.23%) OO
2 21 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (16.16%) E-Commerce
4 15 (15.15%) SOA
5 13 (13.13%) TDD
5 13 (13.13%) Scrum
5 13 (13.13%) Open Source
6 10 (10.10%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (10.10%) Unit Testing
7 8 (8.08%) Time Management
8 7 (7.07%) High Availability
9 6 (6.06%) MapReduce
9 6 (6.06%) System Testing
9 6 (6.06%) Analytics
9 6 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (6.06%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (5.05%) OOD
10 5 (5.05%) B2B
10 5 (5.05%) B2C
10 5 (5.05%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 28 (28.28%) SQL
2 25 (25.25%) JavaScript
3 15 (15.15%) C#
4 9 (9.09%) VB
5 7 (7.07%) Korn
5 7 (7.07%) C++
5 7 (7.07%) C
5 7 (7.07%) Bash Shell
6 6 (6.06%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.04%) VBScript
7 4 (4.04%) Scala
8 3 (3.03%) Python
8 3 (3.03%) RPG
8 3 (3.03%) COBOL
8 3 (3.03%) Perl
9 2 (2.02%) XQuery
9 2 (2.02%) PL/1
9 2 (2.02%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.02%) AWK
10 1 (1.01%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 8 (8.08%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.06%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.01%) SLA
2 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) Apache Flume
1 1 (1.01%) Docker
1 1 (1.01%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (4.04%) Puppet
1 4 (4.04%) Vagrant
2 2 (2.02%) Control-M
Vendors
1 38 (38.38%) Oracle
2 11 (11.11%) TIBCO
3 6 (6.06%) Google
4 5 (5.05%) Coremetrics
4 5 (5.05%) PayPal
4 5 (5.05%) SAP
5 4 (4.04%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.04%) Atlassian
6 3 (3.03%) Adobe
7 2 (2.02%) Sun
7 2 (2.02%) IBM
7 2 (2.02%) CA
7 2 (2.02%) Lotus
7 2 (2.02%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.01%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.01%) Remedy
8 1 (1.01%) Endeca
8 1 (1.01%) Intel