Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 16 18
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 +29
Contract jobs citing Java 44 53 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 7.94% 7.84% 6.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.73% 28.34% 27.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 39 29
Bedfordshire median daily rate £500 £475 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.06% +36.62%
10th Percentile £315 £350 £298
90th Percentile £602 £584 £605
East of England median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +10.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £46.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -34.88% -12.25%
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% +11.11% -10.00%

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 171 187 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 30.87% 27.66% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 131 122
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £300 £319 £250
90th Percentile £591 £575 £606
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £50.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -40.46% +25.98%
10th Percentile £22.50 £30.00 £28.79
90th Percentile £42.50 £30.00 £51.64
East of England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year +8.75% +0.63% +6.00%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +12 29 £525 +9.38% 11
Bedford +3 10 £345 -13.75% 4
Java
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 28 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (54.55%) Python
3 20 (45.45%) Hadoop
3 20 (45.45%) Big Data
4 19 (43.18%) Amazon RDS
4 19 (43.18%) Apache Spark
4 19 (43.18%) C++
5 18 (40.91%) OO
5 18 (40.91%) E-Commerce
5 18 (40.91%) Amazon EMR
6 17 (38.64%) Amazon Athena
6 17 (38.64%) Data Science
6 17 (38.64%) Amazon Kinesis
6 17 (38.64%) Amazon Redshift
6 17 (38.64%) Amazon EC2
7 16 (36.36%) Oracle
8 15 (34.09%) Web Services
8 15 (34.09%) Scala
9 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (27.27%) REST
11 11 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (25.00%) NoSQL
11 11 (25.00%) SQL
11 11 (25.00%) J2EE
12 10 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (22.73%) Retail
12 10 (22.73%) Predictive Modelling
12 10 (22.73%) MLlib
12 10 (22.73%) Linear Programming
13 9 (20.45%) Analytics

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 19 (43.18%) Apache Spark
2 8 (18.18%) Apache Airflow
2 8 (18.18%) Luigi
2 8 (18.18%) Oracle Workflow
3 6 (13.64%) Mule
4 3 (6.82%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (6.82%) Confluence
4 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.55%) CMS
6 1 (2.27%) Apache
6 1 (2.27%) Apache Pig
6 1 (2.27%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.27%) JBoss
6 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 6 (13.64%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (6.82%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.27%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 28 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (40.91%) Amazon EMR
3 17 (38.64%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (38.64%) Amazon Kinesis
4 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.27%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.27%) SaaS
5 1 (2.27%) vREST
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (45.45%) Big Data
1 20 (45.45%) Hadoop
2 19 (43.18%) Amazon RDS
3 17 (38.64%) Amazon Athena
3 17 (38.64%) Amazon Redshift
4 11 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (25.00%) NoSQL
5 10 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
7 3 (6.82%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
8 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (4.55%) Electronic Patient Records
8 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
9 1 (2.27%) HBase
9 1 (2.27%) Impala
9 1 (2.27%) Mahout
9 1 (2.27%) MySQL
9 1 (2.27%) Parquet
9 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) JIRA
2 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.82%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.55%) Artifactory
3 2 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (4.55%) Selenium
3 2 (4.55%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.55%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.27%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.27%) Maven
4 1 (2.27%) Robot Framework
4 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 10 (22.73%) Retail
2 2 (4.55%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) AWS Engineer
1 18 (40.91%) Data Engineer
2 17 (38.64%) Big Data Engineer
3 13 (29.55%) Architect
4 9 (20.45%) Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Integration Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Big Data Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Data Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Data Science Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) AWS Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Designer
8 2 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Hadoop Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Integration Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Test Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Solutions Designer
9 1 (2.27%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.09%) Web Services
2 12 (27.27%) REST
3 11 (25.00%) J2EE
4 10 (22.73%) MLlib
5 8 (18.18%) Spring
6 7 (15.91%) JPA
7 6 (13.64%) JSON
8 5 (11.36%) Spring MVC
9 4 (9.09%) .NET
10 2 (4.55%) JMS
10 2 (4.55%) Middleware
10 2 (4.55%) Servlets
10 2 (4.55%) SOAP
11 1 (2.27%) ActiveMQ
11 1 (2.27%) DOM
11 1 (2.27%) Hibernate
11 1 (2.27%) HTML
11 1 (2.27%) SAX
11 1 (2.27%) XML
11 1 (2.27%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) NHS
2 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) E-Commerce
1 18 (40.91%) OO
2 17 (38.64%) Data Science
3 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (22.73%) Linear Programming
4 10 (22.73%) Predictive Modelling
5 9 (20.45%) Analytics
6 8 (18.18%) Actionable Insight
6 8 (18.18%) Customer Acquisition
6 8 (18.18%) Performance Metrics
6 8 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 8 (18.18%) Workflow
6 8 (18.18%) Workflow Management
7 7 (15.91%) Content Management
8 6 (13.64%) CRM
9 5 (11.36%) MVC
9 5 (11.36%) TOGAF
9 5 (11.36%) UML
10 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 24 (54.55%) Python
2 19 (43.18%) C++
3 15 (34.09%) Scala
4 11 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (9.09%) C#
5 4 (9.09%) Ruby
6 3 (6.82%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.27%) C
8 1 (2.27%) Groovy
8 1 (2.27%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Apache Flume
1 1 (2.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (2.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Ansible
1 3 (6.82%) Terraform
2 1 (2.27%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (2.27%) Kibana
2 1 (2.27%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.27%) Oozie
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) Oracle
2 9 (20.45%) hybris
2 9 (20.45%) SAP
3 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.27%) BT
4 1 (2.27%) Google
4 1 (2.27%) Mashery
4 1 (2.27%) Remedy
4 1 (2.27%) Talend
4 1 (2.27%) TIBCO