Period
to 20 February 2019

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 February 2019 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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 16 12
Rank change year-on-year -7 -4 +31
Contract jobs citing Java 26 52 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 5.73% 8.20% 8.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.81% 26.53% 28.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 46 42
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.03% -10.29%
10th Percentile £350 £315 £247
90th Percentile £615 £531 £501
East of England median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £40.00 -
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +8.43% +10.67% +2.74%

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 114 196 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 25.11% 30.91% 31.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 130 123
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £323 £300 £309
90th Percentile £566 £551 £520
East of England median daily rate £435 £425 £390
% change year-on-year +2.35% +8.97% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 £45.39 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.16% +52.57% -30.00%
10th Percentile £35.90 £38.83 £14.98
90th Percentile £50.50 £49.95 £45.13
East of England median hourly rate £44.25 £41.50 £41.19
% change year-on-year +6.63% +0.76% +5.61%

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 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 -7 12 £450 -10.00% 9
Dunstable -5 4 £400 +48.15% 3
Bedford -3 1 £400 +26.98%
Shefford - 1 - -
Java
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 13 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (34.62%) Spring
2 9 (34.62%) Web Services
3 7 (26.92%) Python
3 7 (26.92%) Retail
3 7 (26.92%) hybris
4 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
4 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (23.08%) JIRA
4 6 (23.08%) XML
4 6 (23.08%) C#
4 6 (23.08%) SAP
4 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
4 6 (23.08%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (23.08%) DevOps
5 5 (19.23%) Oracle
5 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
5 5 (19.23%) .NET
5 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (19.23%) Confluence
5 5 (19.23%) REST
6 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
6 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (15.38%) Java EE
6 4 (15.38%) CRM
6 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
6 4 (15.38%) MVC
6 4 (15.38%) SQL
6 4 (15.38%) Windows
6 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce

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 5 (19.23%) Confluence
2 3 (11.54%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (7.69%) IIS
3 2 (7.69%) JBoss
3 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.85%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (3.85%) Apache Spark
4 1 (3.85%) Luigi
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (7.69%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (3.85%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (3.85%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 13 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (11.54%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (7.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (7.69%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (7.69%) Serverless
5 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (3.85%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (3.85%) GitHub
5 1 (3.85%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) DHCP
1 2 (7.69%) DNS
1 2 (7.69%) FTP
1 2 (7.69%) HTTP
1 2 (7.69%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (7.69%) SMTP
1 2 (7.69%) SSH
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.54%) Amazon Athena
3 3 (11.54%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (11.54%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
3 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (7.69%) Amazon QuickSight
4 2 (7.69%) Big Data
4 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
1 6 (23.08%) JIRA
2 3 (11.54%) Ant
2 3 (11.54%) Artifactory
2 3 (11.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.54%) MSBuild
2 3 (11.54%) Selenium
2 3 (11.54%) TeamCity
3 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 2 (7.69%) Maven
3 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.85%) Protractor
4 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.85%) Toad
General
1 7 (26.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Architect
1 7 (26.92%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (23.08%) Developer
3 4 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Integration Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Automation Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Data Integration Architect
5 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce Architect
5 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Java Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Java Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) Spring
1 9 (34.62%) Web Services
2 6 (23.08%) XML
3 5 (19.23%) .NET
3 5 (19.23%) REST
4 4 (15.38%) Java EE
5 3 (11.54%) J2EE
5 3 (11.54%) JSON
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
6 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
6 2 (7.69%) HTML
6 2 (7.69%) JAX-RS
6 2 (7.69%) JAX-WS
6 2 (7.69%) JPA
6 2 (7.69%) Middleware
6 2 (7.69%) SOAP
6 2 (7.69%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) CMDB
1 3 (11.54%) RIA
2 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
2 2 (7.69%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (23.08%) DevOps
2 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (15.38%) CRM
3 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 4 (15.38%) MVC
4 3 (11.54%) API Integration
4 3 (11.54%) Change Control
4 3 (11.54%) Functional Programming
4 3 (11.54%) Microservices
4 3 (11.54%) OOP
4 3 (11.54%) Time Management
4 3 (11.54%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 3 (11.54%) Web Development
5 2 (7.69%) Data Integration
5 2 (7.69%) ETL
5 2 (7.69%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 2 (7.69%) Multichannel Retail
5 2 (7.69%) SOA
5 2 (7.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) Python
2 6 (23.08%) C#
2 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
3 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
3 4 (15.38%) SQL
4 3 (11.54%) Ruby
5 2 (7.69%) Java 8
5 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.85%) C
6 1 (3.85%) C++
6 1 (3.85%) Groovy
6 1 (3.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) VCP6
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Docker
2 3 (11.54%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.54%) VMware NSX
2 3 (11.54%) vSphere
3 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.69%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Ansible
1 4 (15.38%) Kubernetes
1 4 (15.38%) Terraform
2 3 (11.54%) vRealize
2 3 (11.54%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 2 (7.69%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) hybris
2 6 (23.08%) SAP
3 5 (19.23%) Oracle
4 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
5 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
5 3 (11.54%) VMware
6 1 (3.85%) Avaya
6 1 (3.85%) Rockwell
6 1 (3.85%) Splunk
6 1 (3.85%) webMethods