Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 19 14
Rank change year-on-year -4 -5 +30
Contract jobs citing Java 33 51 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 5.99% 7.48% 8.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.85% 26.70% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 41 34
Bedfordshire median daily rate £561 £450 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.67% -5.76% +42.54%
10th Percentile £403 £315 £224
90th Percentile £614 £575 £593
East of England median daily rate £510 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +13.33% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.29% +8.67% +0.07%

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 151 191 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 27.40% 28.01% 29.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 122 125
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £296 £315 £225
90th Percentile £600 £575 £500
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 £45.39 £31.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.89% +44.60% -21.53%
10th Percentile £22.50 £38.83 £15.43
90th Percentile £43.50 £49.95 £46.95
East of England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.41% +1.25% +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 12 November 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 12 November 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 +1 17 £550 +14.58% 9
Bedford -3 6 £400 +26.98% 5
Dunstable -8 1 £342 +26.67%
Java
East of England

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 18 (54.55%) E-Commerce
1 18 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (45.45%) Web Services
3 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (36.36%) Retail
4 11 (33.33%) Python
4 11 (33.33%) hybris
4 11 (33.33%) REST
5 10 (30.30%) Amazon RDS
5 10 (30.30%) SAP
5 10 (30.30%) J2EE
6 9 (27.27%) Spring
7 8 (24.24%) C++
7 8 (24.24%) Oracle
7 8 (24.24%) Amazon Redshift
7 8 (24.24%) Amazon Kinesis
7 8 (24.24%) Amazon Athena
8 7 (21.21%) Data Science
8 7 (21.21%) Apache Spark
8 7 (21.21%) Amazon EMR
8 7 (21.21%) Big Data
8 7 (21.21%) OO
8 7 (21.21%) Content Management
8 7 (21.21%) Hadoop
8 7 (21.21%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (21.21%) JPA
9 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
9 6 (18.18%) TOGAF
9 6 (18.18%) JSON
9 6 (18.18%) UML

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 7 (21.21%) Apache Spark
2 5 (15.15%) Mule
3 4 (12.12%) Confluence
4 3 (9.09%) Apache Airflow
4 3 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (9.09%) Luigi
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.06%) CMS
5 2 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (3.03%) JBoss
6 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (18.18%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (3.03%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (3.03%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 18 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (24.24%) Amazon Kinesis
3 7 (21.21%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (21.21%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (3.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (3.03%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (3.03%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (3.03%) OpenShift
5 1 (3.03%) SaaS
5 1 (3.03%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (24.24%) Amazon Athena
2 8 (24.24%) Amazon Redshift
3 7 (21.21%) Big Data
3 7 (21.21%) Hadoop
4 3 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (3.03%) Amazon QuickSight
5 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.03%) MySQL
5 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) JIRA
2 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.06%) Artifactory
3 2 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (6.06%) Selenium
3 2 (6.06%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.03%) IntelliJ
4 1 (3.03%) Maven
4 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.03%) Subversion
4 1 (3.03%) Toad
4 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (36.36%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Architect
2 9 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (21.21%) AWS Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Big Data Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Data Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Data Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Integration Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Integration Developer
6 3 (9.09%) AWS Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Big Data Architect
6 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Java Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Java Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) Web Services
2 11 (33.33%) REST
3 10 (30.30%) J2EE
4 9 (27.27%) Spring
5 7 (21.21%) JPA
6 6 (18.18%) JSON
7 5 (15.15%) Spring MVC
8 3 (9.09%) .NET
8 3 (9.09%) Middleware
8 3 (9.09%) MLlib
9 2 (6.06%) Java EE
9 2 (6.06%) JMS
9 2 (6.06%) Servlets
9 2 (6.06%) SOAP
9 2 (6.06%) XML
10 1 (3.03%) Ajax
10 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
10 1 (3.03%) HTML5
10 1 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (3.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
1 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
1 1 (3.03%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Linux
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) E-Commerce
2 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.21%) Content Management
3 7 (21.21%) Data Science
3 7 (21.21%) OO
4 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 6 (18.18%) TOGAF
4 6 (18.18%) UML
5 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (15.15%) CRM
5 5 (15.15%) MVC
6 4 (12.12%) Data Integration
6 4 (12.12%) Microservices
6 4 (12.12%) Multichannel Retail
7 3 (9.09%) Actionable Insight
7 3 (9.09%) Analytics
7 3 (9.09%) Customer Acquisition
7 3 (9.09%) DevOps
7 3 (9.09%) Linear Programming
7 3 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) Python
2 8 (24.24%) C++
3 4 (12.12%) Scala
3 4 (12.12%) SQL
4 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 3 (9.09%) C#
4 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.06%) Ruby
6 1 (3.03%) C
6 1 (3.03%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) GDPR
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Docker
1 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.03%) VMware NSX
1 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Ansible
1 3 (9.09%) Terraform
2 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.03%) vRealize
2 1 (3.03%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) hybris
2 10 (30.30%) SAP
3 8 (24.24%) Oracle
4 4 (12.12%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.03%) Avaya
5 1 (3.03%) BT
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.03%) Splunk
5 1 (3.03%) VMware
5 1 (3.03%) webMethods