Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 11 25
Rank change year-on-year -10 +14 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 51 68 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 8.35% 10.12% 5.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.84% 33.50% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 54 42
Bedfordshire median daily rate £488 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% +2.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £307 £340 £350
90th Percentile £600 £575 £488
East of England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £30.00 £46.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -34.88% -
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £31.90
% change year-on-year +5.00% +25.39% -16.05%

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 190 203 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 31.10% 30.21% 24.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 152 117
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +4.13%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £263
90th Percentile £586 £538 £606
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £38.75 £50.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -22.80% +13.05%
East of England median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% -

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Bedfordshire

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Bedfordshire

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Bedfordshire

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java in Bedfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Bedfordshire

Java
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +13 35 £500 +5.26% 4
Bedford +1 9 £345 -16.36% 2
Dunstable -5 1 - - 3
Java
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Java.

1 29 (56.86%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (52.94%) Python
3 23 (45.10%) Hadoop
3 23 (45.10%) Big Data
4 22 (43.14%) Apache Spark
5 21 (41.18%) OO
5 21 (41.18%) C++
6 20 (39.22%) Oracle
7 19 (37.25%) Amazon RDS
8 18 (35.29%) Amazon EMR
8 18 (35.29%) Scala
9 17 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
9 17 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
9 17 (33.33%) Amazon Kinesis
9 17 (33.33%) E-Commerce
9 17 (33.33%) Amazon Athena
9 17 (33.33%) Data Science
10 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (27.45%) SQL
11 14 (27.45%) J2EE
11 14 (27.45%) Apache Cassandra
11 14 (27.45%) NoSQL
12 13 (25.49%) Predictive Modelling
12 13 (25.49%) REST
12 13 (25.49%) Linear Programming
12 13 (25.49%) MLlib
12 13 (25.49%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (23.53%) Web Services
13 12 (23.53%) Test Automation
14 10 (19.61%) Retail

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (43.14%) Apache Spark
2 8 (15.69%) Apache Airflow
2 8 (15.69%) Luigi
2 8 (15.69%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (9.80%) Mule
4 4 (7.84%) Confluence
5 3 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.92%) CMS
6 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.96%) Apache
7 1 (1.96%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.96%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.96%) JBoss
7 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) BusinessWorks
1 4 (7.84%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 29 (56.86%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (35.29%) Amazon EMR
3 17 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (33.33%) Amazon Kinesis
4 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.96%) GitHub
5 1 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.96%) Slack
5 1 (1.96%) vREST
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (45.10%) Big Data
1 23 (45.10%) Hadoop
2 19 (37.25%) Amazon RDS
3 17 (33.33%) Amazon Athena
3 17 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
4 14 (27.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 14 (27.45%) NoSQL
5 13 (25.49%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
7 3 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (5.88%) Electronic Patient Records
7 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.92%) DB2
8 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.96%) HBase
9 1 (1.96%) Impala
9 1 (1.96%) MySQL
9 1 (1.96%) Parquet
9 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Jenkins
2 6 (11.76%) Selenium
3 5 (9.80%) Cucumber
3 5 (9.80%) JIRA
3 5 (9.80%) SoapUI
4 4 (7.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (7.84%) TeamCity
5 3 (5.88%) Maven
5 3 (5.88%) SpecFlow
6 2 (3.92%) Artifactory
6 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.92%) JBehave
6 2 (3.92%) JUnit
6 2 (3.92%) TestNG
6 2 (3.92%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.96%) Ant
7 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.96%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.96%) Subversion
7 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (19.61%) Retail
2 2 (3.92%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (41.18%) AWS Engineer
1 21 (41.18%) Data Engineer
2 20 (39.22%) Big Data Engineer
3 12 (23.53%) Architect
3 12 (23.53%) Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Hadoop Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Big Data Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Data Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Data Science Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Integration Developer
6 3 (5.88%) AWS Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (3.92%) J2EE Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Java Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Java/J2EE Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) TIBCO Architect
7 2 (3.92%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (27.45%) J2EE
2 13 (25.49%) MLlib
2 13 (25.49%) REST
3 12 (23.53%) Web Services
4 9 (17.65%) JSON
5 6 (11.76%) Spring
6 5 (9.80%) .NET
6 5 (9.80%) JPA
7 4 (7.84%) RESTful
7 4 (7.84%) SOAP
8 3 (5.88%) Spring MVC
8 3 (5.88%) TIBCO EMS
8 3 (5.88%) WSDL
9 2 (3.92%) HTML
9 2 (3.92%) HTML5
9 2 (3.92%) JMS
9 2 (3.92%) Middleware
9 2 (3.92%) Node.js
9 2 (3.92%) Servlets
9 2 (3.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) NHS
2 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.96%) RIA
2 1 (1.96%) User Experience
2 1 (1.96%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Linux
2 2 (3.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (41.18%) OO
2 17 (33.33%) Data Science
2 17 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (25.49%) Linear Programming
4 13 (25.49%) Predictive Modelling
5 12 (23.53%) Test Automation
6 9 (17.65%) Analytics
7 8 (15.69%) Actionable Insight
7 8 (15.69%) Customer Acquisition
7 8 (15.69%) Performance Metrics
7 8 (15.69%) Workflow
7 8 (15.69%) Workflow Management
8 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (11.76%) CRM
8 6 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (9.80%) Content Management
9 5 (9.80%) Data Engineering
10 4 (7.84%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 27 (52.94%) Python
2 21 (41.18%) C++
3 18 (35.29%) Scala
4 14 (27.45%) SQL
5 6 (11.76%) C#
5 6 (11.76%) Ruby
6 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.92%) Perl
6 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.96%) PHP
7 1 (1.96%) R
7 1 (1.96%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Apache Flume
1 1 (1.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (1.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) TIBCO Hawk
2 2 (3.92%) Ansible
2 2 (3.92%) Terraform
3 1 (1.96%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.96%) Kibana
3 1 (1.96%) Oozie
Vendors
1 20 (39.22%) Oracle
2 8 (15.69%) hybris
3 7 (13.73%) SAP
4 4 (7.84%) Mashery
4 4 (7.84%) TIBCO
5 2 (3.92%) Google
5 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.96%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.96%) BT
6 1 (1.96%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.96%) Remedy
6 1 (1.96%) Talend