Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 58 86
Rank change year-on-year +47 +28 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 229 55 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 9.67% 3.16% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.18% 3.40% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 15 26
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £365 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% +2.82% +12.70%
10th Percentile £323 £289 £268
90th Percentile £525 £500 £450
South East median daily rate £475 £466 £400
% change year-on-year +1.93% +16.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +1.19% +20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 2249 1620 2528
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.97% 93.10% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 997 842 1271
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £228 £213 £225
90th Percentile £525 £538 £513
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 78 108
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - +12.00%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.00 £9.16
90th Percentile £42.50 £39.13 £31.10
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Buckinghamshire

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Buckinghamshire

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in Buckinghamshire

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in Buckinghamshire

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Milton Keynes +41 186 £400 +9.59% 5
High Wycombe - 2 £450 - 1
Amersham - 1 £300 -
Aylesbury - 1 £600 -
Java Developer
South East

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 229 (100.00%) Java
2 141 (61.57%) Spring
3 95 (41.48%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (36.68%) Banking
5 70 (30.57%) RESTful
6 67 (29.26%) Microservices
7 64 (27.95%) Git (software)
8 63 (27.51%) Jenkins
8 63 (27.51%) TDD
9 62 (27.07%) Spring Boot
10 56 (24.45%) AngularJS
11 51 (22.27%) Maven
12 50 (21.83%) Scrum
13 49 (21.40%) Web Services
14 48 (20.96%) HTML
15 47 (20.52%) JavaScript
16 43 (18.78%) MVC
17 39 (17.03%) Finance
18 38 (16.59%) J2EE
19 36 (15.72%) REST
20 34 (14.85%) Hibernate
21 32 (13.97%) SOA
21 32 (13.97%) Spring MVC
22 31 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
23 30 (13.10%) Eclipse
23 30 (13.10%) CSS
23 30 (13.10%) WebSphere
23 30 (13.10%) JSON
24 28 (12.23%) JUnit
24 28 (12.23%) Node.js

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 30 (13.10%) WebSphere
2 22 (9.61%) Tomcat
3 15 (6.55%) Apache
4 13 (5.68%) WebSphere Application Server
5 12 (5.24%) Confluence
6 10 (4.37%) Cloud Foundry
7 9 (3.93%) Apache Spark
8 8 (3.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (2.18%) JBoss
10 4 (1.75%) WebLogic
11 3 (1.31%) CMS
12 2 (0.87%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.87%) Drupal
12 2 (0.87%) Liferay
13 1 (0.44%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 27 (11.79%) PaaS
2 18 (7.86%) OpenShift
3 11 (4.80%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (4.37%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.75%) Google Analytics
5 4 (1.75%) Google Checkout
6 3 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.87%) GitHub
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.55%) HTTP
2 1 (0.44%) Internet
2 1 (0.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.68%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.24%) NoSQL
3 9 (3.93%) Big Data
4 6 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.62%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.18%) Hadoop
5 5 (2.18%) MySQL
6 4 (1.75%) Endeca
6 4 (1.75%) Hazelcast
7 3 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.31%) Redis
8 2 (0.87%) DB2
8 2 (0.87%) Spark SQL
9 1 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.44%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 64 (27.95%) Git (software)
2 63 (27.51%) Jenkins
3 51 (22.27%) Maven
4 30 (13.10%) Eclipse
5 28 (12.23%) JUnit
6 24 (10.48%) JIRA
7 16 (6.99%) Mockito
8 14 (6.11%) Octopus Deploy
8 14 (6.11%) TeamCity
9 8 (3.49%) git-flow
9 8 (3.49%) GitLab
9 8 (3.49%) Selenium
9 8 (3.49%) Subversion
10 6 (2.62%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (2.18%) Ant
11 5 (2.18%) Hudson
11 5 (2.18%) Jasmine
12 4 (1.75%) Gradle
12 4 (1.75%) Grunt
12 4 (1.75%) gulp
General
1 84 (36.68%) Banking
2 39 (17.03%) Finance
3 12 (5.24%) Retail Banking
4 10 (4.37%) Automotive
5 8 (3.49%) Retail
6 4 (1.75%) Games
7 3 (1.31%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.44%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (61.57%) Spring
2 70 (30.57%) RESTful
3 62 (27.07%) Spring Boot
4 56 (24.45%) AngularJS
5 49 (21.40%) Web Services
6 48 (20.96%) HTML
7 38 (16.59%) J2EE
8 36 (15.72%) REST
9 34 (14.85%) Hibernate
10 32 (13.97%) Spring MVC
11 30 (13.10%) CSS
11 30 (13.10%) JSON
12 28 (12.23%) Node.js
13 26 (11.35%) Java EE
14 21 (9.17%) SOAP
15 17 (7.42%) HTML5
16 16 (6.99%) Spring Integration
17 15 (6.55%) Spring Security
18 14 (6.11%) jQuery
19 13 (5.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (1.75%) iPad
1 4 (1.75%) Online Games
2 3 (1.31%) Computer Science
3 2 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.44%) Cloud Native
4 1 (0.44%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.93%) Linux
2 7 (3.06%) Windows
3 4 (1.75%) Android
3 4 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (0.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (41.48%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (29.26%) Microservices
3 63 (27.51%) TDD
4 50 (21.83%) Scrum
5 43 (18.78%) MVC
6 32 (13.97%) SOA
7 31 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (11.35%) API Development
9 21 (9.17%) BDD
9 21 (9.17%) Kanban
9 21 (9.17%) Unit Testing
10 17 (7.42%) CRM
10 17 (7.42%) DevOps
11 14 (6.11%) Continuous Delivery
11 14 (6.11%) E-Commerce
12 13 (5.68%) Pair Programming
13 12 (5.24%) OO
14 11 (4.80%) SOLID
15 10 (4.37%) Test-First Development
15 10 (4.37%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 229 (100.00%) Java
2 47 (20.52%) JavaScript
3 22 (9.61%) Ruby
4 19 (8.30%) SQL
5 10 (4.37%) Go
5 10 (4.37%) Scala
6 4 (1.75%) Groovy
7 3 (1.31%) ES6
8 1 (0.44%) C#
8 1 (0.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (2.18%) Degree
2 3 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.06%) QA
2 5 (2.18%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (6.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.31%) Consul
1 3 (1.31%) Kubernetes
1 3 (1.31%) Mesos
1 3 (1.31%) Oozie
Vendors
1 25 (10.92%) IBM
2 14 (6.11%) Google
2 14 (6.11%) Oracle
3 8 (3.49%) Cloudera
4 6 (2.62%) hybris
4 6 (2.62%) MuleSoft
5 5 (2.18%) Apigee
5 5 (2.18%) WSO2
6 4 (1.75%) Coremetrics
6 4 (1.75%) PayPal
7 3 (1.31%) Avaya
7 3 (1.31%) Nuxeo
8 2 (0.87%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.87%) Microsoft
8 2 (0.87%) OpenText
8 2 (0.87%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.44%) Informatica
9 1 (0.44%) Lotus